Clint Eastwood is back once again, as "Dirty" Harry Callaghan, an uncompromising cop with a Magnum .45. This is considered the best sequel of the series, as Harry has to battle a new force of crime, an underground vigilante group of cops, doing the dirty jobs the courts don't want to do, and ultimately executing them. Everyone from pimps, pushers, murders and robbers are under the bright light of the vigilante cops - and even though Harry doesn't like the system, he doesn't like this either.
This is a very good reprint of Magnum Force, the dark scenes in the ship are much clearer, and actually give you new scope to the film, also I've noticed a lot more background details, something that can't be bad. The audio is amazing too, master HD digital, 5.1, sounds really good on a 5.1 system, as well as the 2.1 system I have. The crisp clear sound, and the AVC video averaging at around 30mbit/sec are just sublime and make Harry look better than he did in the cinemas. You also get language tracks in French, Spanish and Italian, plus the inclusion of director commentary - which is all very good.
Extras come in the form of a 30 minute look at politics in Dirty Harry, which includes all the stars from the films, including Hal Holbrook, also known as Briggs, and Scorpio (Andrew Robinson) - so it's a pretty good round up of the series. You also get the original 1973 feature about Magnum Force, which lasts around 8 minutes. For those who love trailers there's all 5 here too.
This is a good blu-ray in my opinion, but I've been expecting a good re-encode of Dirty Harry, and have to say I'm smitten with all 5 blu ray discs, and recommend them to Dirty Harry fans, as they really show why Dirty Harry was a great series of films - entertaining and have a serious point at the same time. In my opinion this is better than the DVD - but that's mainly because of the quality of the whole experience on blu-ray disk.
Get this if you love Dirty Harry films.