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Re: Interesting comment on HD quality...
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Newsgroup: uk.media.dvd
Posted by: Roberto Pirezzi
2007-03-02 14:01:23


"ThePunisher" wrote in message
news:5CKEh.19397$mn2.11206@newsfe7-win.ntli.net...
> kim wrote:
>> http://forum.videohelp.com/viewtopic.php?t=323203
>>
>> " They are not trying very hard to make HI-DEF on Blu-Ray/HD-DVD look
>> better than DVD. I watched several HD-DVD movies this weekend at a
>> friends house on a 56" JVC D-ILA screen. Waterworld and a few other
>> HD-DVD's looked like crap. The studios did not clean up the films.
>> There were scratches, spots, hair, and dust on the transfer. This is
>> a shoddy job and personally I will NEVER pay for a movie that looks
>> like that! I've had enough of poor quality DVD transfers.
>>
>> I knew it would eventually happen to these hi-def transfers of older
>> films. The studios are rushing them to market and not spending time
>> to get a clean transfer. Sure, it looks hi-resolution, but with all
>> the scratches spots, it makes it look like crap. If us amateurs can
>> use software tools to take away spots, Hollywood should be able to
>> also. "
>
> Nobody said that HD films have to be remastered first.

Isn't that kinda the whole point of having a new generation of visual
viewing though?

To take everything to the next level?

It's all fine and dandy to say its hi-res, but if the actual transfer has
the blemishes and general "oldness" effect of past formats, it's kinda like
eating TV Dinner style with Royal Daulton. The "use" doesn't justify the
price.

l2oberto

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