1986 Transformers Blu Ray?

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  1. Omega_Sentinel

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    I do, to be honest its not that much better. There is bound to be Bluray releases of everything over the next couple, with better extras so best to hold on.
     
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    To me watching the 86 movie on Blu Ray would be the same as popping in the remastered release from like 3 years ago into a Blu Ray player or an upconverting DVD player. It's not gonna make much difference.
     
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    I disagree completely on that. The picture quality on the Blu-Ray version is absolutely beautiful, especially if you have a larger 1080P TV with a good contrast ratio. Unlike the remastered DVD version, there are no compression artifacts, no color bleeds and the encode is cleaner and clearer. The colors are as accurate as you will get until someone spends some serious cash to completely remasters and cleans up the film (top to bottom) in HD.

    But the picture quality is the only redeeming quality on the Blu-Ray version. the audio is only passable, and the sound channels are mixed up if you have surround sound. There is not a single extra o nthe disc. So if you buy it, it's only for the upgraded picture.
     
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    I stand corrected then. In my experience with movies, animated or live, that were shot in the 80's and 90's for the most part look grainy and only slightly better on Blu Ray versus their DVD counterparts. I recently watched the remastered 86 movie on my Blu Ray player and I was very disappointed. It actually looked worse than watching it on DVD.
     
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    Awesome - animation mistakes in 1080p!!!!!
     
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    It all depends on how the film was shot or the depth of the animation. And then it depends on the care given to them by the studio. Take Braveheart for example...One of the best transfers I have ever seen for a catalog title. I also recommend 2001, The Thing, Blade Runner or The Matrix as older titles that simply shine on Blu-Ray.
     
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    Awesome, I'll have to check those out. The Rock surprisingly looks awesome in Blu Ray as well.
     
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    i didn't know that the '86 movie was out in blu-ray. my friend at work let me borrow the 20th anniversary and it looked alt better than the first one. many members already know this but that dvd had a episode on it called sramble city with commentary i didn't know that this one even was around.it was never released in the us it was really good
     
  10. Nevermore

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    I think one of the commenters is named Alex Weiner or somesuch. That name sounds familiar, I wonder where I heard it...
     
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    I see what you did there.
     
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    Ah, I got it. He's the guy who maintains this site. :) 
     

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