2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968)

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Re: 2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968)

#226 Post by What A Disgrace » Tue Oct 30, 2018 11:34 am

I'm getting mine early - tomorrow, in fact. Wicked.

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Re: 2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968)

#227 Post by mfunk9786 » Tue Oct 30, 2018 1:44 pm

5/5 in all categories but extras (4/5) for the UHD from Blu-ray.com - same score for the regular Blu's transfer too

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Re: 2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968)

#228 Post by ivuernis » Fri Nov 02, 2018 5:42 am


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Re: 2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968)

#229 Post by tenia » Fri Nov 02, 2018 6:11 am

I gave the BD a quick spin, and the 2 lossless soundtracks seemed quite different to me. The overture is much brighter on the Remixed track than on the 1968 one, as if the 1968 is, let's say, more muffled. The opening credits are closer to each other though in tone, but the remixed track packs just so much punch altogether, especially regarding low end and any percussive music. I don't think I heard any of the high-end distorsion Bill Hunt mentioned in his review, but that's not where I'm the most experienced, hearing (and tech) wise.

I didn't have any issue with the color timing though I'm not the most familiar (at all) with the movie. But there wasn't anything that felt strange, or biased, or anything.

In any case, this seems just great, and I'm quite eager to revisit the movie entirely.

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Re: 2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968)

#230 Post by hearthesilence » Fri Nov 02, 2018 12:10 pm

I don't have a 4K TV yet, but this is looking like a definite buy when I do get one. I'm going to hold off in the meantime - I've been catching 70mm screenings of this nearly once a year anyway, so I can wait.


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