Blu Ray Medium Issues List

 
Blu Ray Medium Issues List.
 
Film titles which have more extensive issues and more prolonged may be placed on the medium issues list. Films may still look film like but may have serious other problems.
 
Medium Issues With Transfer To Blu Ray
Titles on this list will have more noticeable issues and these will be more frequent and annoying

Alien 3
*An old master is being used, i thought the workprint scenes were of a higher picture quality
*Transfer Quality 3.5/5
*Sound Mix 4/5
*Click here for screencaps from the film

CutThroat Island
*Too much DNR
*Far too clean looking and processed and not film like
*Transfer Quality 3/5
*Sound Mix 4.5/5
*Click here for screencaps

Dead Snow
*Plays at 25fps and listed on my Oppo player as PAL format
*I saw some scenes which looked like de-interlacing combing issues
*Generally speaking the image quality is still very good – I tossed a coin for this to be on medium or minor issues list
*Transfer Quality 3.5/5
*Sound Mix 4/5
Face/Off – German Edition
*Some minor edge enhancement throughout the film
*Film grain is mostly intact
*Transfer Quality 2.5/5
*Sound Mix 4/5
*Region free release
*Check out a blu ray review of Face/Off by clicking here.


Highlander
*Some scenes have had degraining done
*Inconsistent transfer
*Transfer Quality 3/5
*Sound Mix 3.5/5 – Original 2.0 mix

Journey To The Center Of The Earth 3D
*Issues with ghosting
*Transfer Quality 3/5
*Sound Mix 4/5
*Only a lossy 640kbp/s Dolby Digital 5.1 track provided

Jurassic Park
*Issues with edge enhancement and grain reduction
*Transfer Quality 3.5/5
*Sound MIx 4.5/5
*Click here for a blu ray film review of Jurassic Park

My Bloody Valentine 3D
*Ghosting issues related to Anaglyph 3D
*Transfer Quality 3/5
*Sound Mix 4/5
*Click here to view screencaps

Rio Bravo
*Some grain reduction affects a number of scenes, particulary outdoor night scenes
*Some artifacts present due to low bitrate used
*Transfer Quality 3/5
*Sound Mix 3/5
*A region free release and the same transfer worldwide
*Click here for a blu ray film review of Rio Bravo

Seraphim Falls
*Finer detail on most scenes looks filtered
*Minor ringing noticeable in some scenes
*Some grain reduction and compression artifacts
*Transfer Quality 2.5/5
*Sound Mix 3.5/5

Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope
*Some frozen grain and minor edge enhancement visible in some scenes
*Lightsaber scenes not totally fixed as promised for this release
*Some scenes look processed and not film like
*The best this has looked on a home format
*Transfer Quality 3/5
*Sound Mix 4/5
*Click here for a blu ray film review


Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back
*Some frozen grain visible and minor edge enhancement in some scenes
*Some scenes look decidely processed and not film like
*The best this has looked on a home format
*Transfer Quality 3/5
*Sound Mix 3.7/5
*Click here for a blu ray film review


Star Wars: Return Of The Jedi
*Some frozen grain early on and some minor edge enhancement
*Lightsaber scenes not fixed as promised
*Transfer Quality 3.5/5
*Sound Mix 4/5
*Click here for a blu ray film review

The Dark Knight
*Edge enhancement issues
*Some grain reduction
*Transfer Quality 3/5
*Sound Mix 4.5/5
*Click here to view screencaps

The Lord Of The Rings: Fellowship Of The Ring – Theatrical
*DNR applied to some scenes – Probably on the master used
*Transfer Quality 3/5
*Sound Mix 4.5/5
*Click here for screencaps from the film

The Pianist
*Some edge enhancement
*Grain reduction evident in a number of scenes
*Colour fringing on some scenes
*Transfer Quality 2.5/5
*Sound Mix 3.5/5
*Click here for screencaps

True Romance ( French Edition )
*Good but some scenes have mild halo's which look like edge sharpening applied to the transfer
*Possibly contrast boosted but blacks are deeper and look more realistic on this release
*Superior to the Warner USA/UK releases
Transfer Quality 3/5
*Sound Mix 4/5
Click here for a blu ray comparison between the USA/UK and French releases
 Last updated by on September 20, 2013