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post #121 of 426
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Originally Posted by thebland View Post

I got a pre-release copy of the film to try out in my reference theater... It's going to be an amazing Blu Ray.

(Sorry for the my photography skills buyt we had 15 in the theater and some standing up while I was shooting)!




Very lucky Jeff, I can't wait to see this.
post #122 of 426
Excellent Jeff! It willbe great if you can post some additional pictures...

Cheers,

Christian
post #123 of 426
It was Jeff, who leaked it online.

The MPAA are on to you, boyo!

wink.gif
post #124 of 426
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Originally Posted by coolscan View Post

And a complete idiot when it comes to choosing camera for such a big franchise shooting with a low resolution camera when he could have shot it with a camera three times the resolution.
Particularly when he knew beforehand it would be converted to IMAX and even up-converted to regular 4K.
Some people complained of Pixelation on the IMAX screen.

Also never understood that so many people hail him as the best DP in the world. Never seen a film he has shoot that the cinematography made any special impression.
While he'll be at the Oscars, you'll still be posting here wink.gif
post #125 of 426
I am seeing Feb 12th as the US release date. Can anyone confirm this?
post #126 of 426
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Originally Posted by rboster View Post

I am seeing Feb 12th as the US release date. Can anyone confirm this?

007.com has confirmed the UK release date for February 13th. They haven't officially confirmed the US release date yet, but since the film came out a few weeks later in the US than the UK, it might be early March before we get it on Blu-ray here. I'd rather have it sooner than later, but there hasn't been an official announcement about the US release date yet, just the UK release.
post #127 of 426
Feb 12th in North America is now official (18th in UK).

"LOS ANGELES, CA (January 24, 2013) – Box-office smash, SKYFALL, will soon be available to own in high-definition, it was announced today by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Sony Pictures Entertainment and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. SKYFALL will release on Digital HD February 5th across all digital stores including Amazon, CinemaNow, iTunes, PlayStation, VUDU and Xbox Live. The SKYFALL Blu-ray and DVD will follow on February 12th in North America and February 18th in the United Kingdom with additional international markets to follow through March."

http://www.highdefdiscnews.com/?p=98509#more-98509

And here the list of special features:

Shooting Bond :
○ Intro
○ Opening Sequence
○ The Title Sequence
○ 007
○ Q
○ DB5
○ Women
○ Villains
○ Action
○ Locations
○ Music
○ End Sequence
○ M
○ The Future
Skyfall Premiere
Audio Commentaries :
○ Director Sam Mendes
○ Producers Michael G. Wilson & Barbara Broccoli; Production Designer Dennis Gassner
Theatrical Trailer
post #128 of 426
Nice^

3 hours worth of extras... I'm in.
post #129 of 426
Im very much looking forward to this, cant wait.
post #130 of 426
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Originally Posted by neveser View Post

3 hours worth of extras... I'm in.
2 and a half hour movie + 3 hours of extras on one disc? smile.gif

Extras are about 60 minutes long:
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Intro - 2:21
Opening Sequence – The Death of Bond - 4:15
Title Sequence – Working The Titles - 2:57
007 – The return of James Bond - 3:46
Q- Back to Basics - 1:54
DB5 – Behind the wheel - 1:33
Women – The Good, The Bad and the Beautiful - 4:22
Villain – In The Shadows - 7:00
Locations – License To Travel - 3:23
Music – The Sound of Bond - 3:38
The End sequence – The Beginning of the End - 13:57
M – Changes - 4:42
The Future - New Beginnings - 2:10
Skyfall Premiere - 5:00
Soundtrack promotional spot - 0:29
post #131 of 426
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Originally Posted by Johnny Vertigo View Post

2 and a half hour movie + 3 hours of extras on one disc? smile.gif

Extras are about 60 minutes long:

I think the audio commentaries during the movie are counted as an extra, so 2+ plus hours of the movie with audio commentary
and the regular extras make it a total of 3.

Very Sparse if you ask me. No doubt a double dip by the time Bond 24 is out is in the cards.
post #132 of 426
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Originally Posted by Johnny Vertigo View Post

2 and a half hour movie + 3 hours of extras on one disc? smile.gif

Extras are about 60 minutes long:
That's pretty sly of High Def Disc News. I certainly would not count commentaries as extras.
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Originally Posted by High Def Disc News 
With the Blu-ray, go behind-the-scenes of Bond’s latest mission with more than three hours of in-depth special features.

*shakes fist*
post #133 of 426
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Originally Posted by neveser View Post

That's pretty sly of High Def Disc News. I certainly would not count commentaries as extras.
*shakes fist*
It has bugger all to do with HDDN, it's the official press release.

Plus it's quite common.
post #134 of 426
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Originally Posted by raoul_duke View Post

It has bugger all to do with HDDN, it's the official press release.

Plus it's quite common.

You're right. HDDN just parroted the press release.
post #135 of 426
Cannot wait for this. I was so happy to see Skyfall return some of the key aspects of the Bond series after the slight departure in the previous two films. Now getting to watch it again here at home I'm sure I'll be able to pick up on other aspects of the movie which didn't grab me the first viewing as I was taking everything in at once. Only a couple more weeks until I can fill that empty spot in my Bond 50 collection. biggrin.gif
post #136 of 426
Didn't think this film was anything special given the buzz... a rather by-the-numbers screenplay that I felt I'd seen countless times before in other action movies. The villain was introduced as the most clever, dastardly, and evil nemesis for Bond ever... Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
and this foppish, prancing freak's whole "brilliant" scheme boils down to dressing up as a cop to shoot "M" at a hearing.

Wow... how original. rolleyes.gif

The cinematography didn't impress me much, considering how ga-ga DP's, especially Deakins, seem to be over the Arri Alexa (at only 2k to boot). Maybe it was the digitally stylized color timing choices, or lighting, or what... but it sure looked like digital video to me... and some shots were downright artificial and ugly.

I think I'll pass on this one.
Edited by Dan Hitchman - 2/1/13 at 10:00am
post #137 of 426
They should of kept it consistent and shot the movie on film.
post #138 of 426
Dan - you may want spoiler tag that bit.
post #139 of 426
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Originally Posted by neveser View Post

Dan - you may want spoiler tag that bit.

Oops! My bad.
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post #141 of 426
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Originally Posted by Dan Hitchman View Post

The cinematography didn't impress me much, considering how ga-ga DP's, especially Deakins, seem to be over the Arri Alexa (at only 2k to boot). Maybe it was the digitally stylized color timing choices, or lighting, or what... but it sure looked like digital video to me... and some shots were downright artificial and ugly.

Opinions on the movie are one thing, but this just doesn't make any sense at all to me. You must have seen an exceptionally poor theatrical presentation.
post #142 of 426
Agree, I saw it twice theatrically, once in RPX on a 2K Barco and once at a standard theater in 4K Sony. I never once thought it looked even remotely digital. One of the most film-like digital presentations I've seen so far.
post #143 of 426
^^^ The Arri Alexa camera will do that. It's my favorite digital camera. I still prefer film though.
post #144 of 426
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Originally Posted by Kris Deering View Post

Agree, I saw it twice theatrically, once in RPX on a 2K Barco and once at a standard theater in 4K Sony. I never once thought it looked even remotely digital. One of the most film-like digital presentations I've seen so far.

+1.

Anyone not recognizing Deakins' skill, complaining about the cinematography in Skyfall let alone many of his other gigs, leaves me baffled.
post #145 of 426
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Originally Posted by Josh Z View Post

Opinions on the movie are one thing, but this just doesn't make any sense at all to me. You must have seen an exceptionally poor theatrical presentation.
The extreme edges of both side of the screen were completely out of focus, when I saw it. Even then, I could tell the cinematography was pretty damn good.
post #146 of 426
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Originally Posted by Johnny Vertigo View Post

http://blushots.weebly.com/skyfall.html

Hate those folks at dvdworldusa.com
yes (and I don't care for posting my comment on-line here) dvdworldusa.com breaks the street date only to UK customers and not to US customers. I don't know how they get away with it. I hope the authorities seize them.
That's where everyone overseas is getting the early jump on bluray for Skyfall.
post #147 of 426
http://www.homecinemachoice.com/news/article/blu-ray-review-skyfall/14528

For those interested. One caveat: The disc menu graphics and art appears to be different than the Bond 50 set. I have no proof yet but it would appear that the physical blu ray disc's art will not match with the other 22 on the Bond 50 set. A real shame if true. Barbara Broccolli and Co. never learn how to treat the consumer right and apparently are still in a legal dispute with Sean Connery who I hope sticks it to them by not showing up for the 50th anniversary Bond segment in the upcoming Oscars telecast.
post #148 of 426
Sweet Jesus, it was bad enough hearing the whinging about QoS having a different menu.
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I hope the authorities seize them
What an odd person, you are.
post #149 of 426
Amazon just dropped it to $19.99 for the blu ray. However I needed to cancel my original order in which they awere going to charge $24.99 (Amazon is a bunch of thieves).
post #150 of 426
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Originally Posted by daniels1994 View Post

Amazon just dropped it to $19.99 for the blu ray. However I needed to cancel my original order in which they awere going to charge $24.99 (Amazon is a bunch of thieves).

No need to cancel the pre-order. Amazon will charge you the $19.99 when it ships (they don't charge your card until it ships). Are they still thieves, then?
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