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King Kong - Limited Edition Digibook [Blu-ray] [2005]
King Kong - Limited Edition Digibook [Blu-ray] [2005]
Dvd ~ Naomi Watts
Offered by Retro_Foundation
Price: 23.71

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent But No features at all., 22 July 2013
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I love Digi books, they are classy and look excellent, The digibook arrived well packaged, very nice outer texture and feel of the book, one blu ray disc is found once the book is opened, the 44 page booklet is wonderfully presented, very excellent pictures and excellent stories about the making of the film, especially about Peter Jacksons passion for it

King Kong is one of those films that can only be done by a Director who is passionate about the character of the movie, This was Peter Jackson's boy hood dream, to remake King Kong, though his version is not really considered a masterpiece, in my books its one hell of a try to give us a King Kong that is as grand as it's name, I love this film, its quite long and can be tedious at some points but once we get to skull island everything is amped up like crazy. From here on, its a full on onslaught, the DTS HD Master audio soundtrack is aggressive, Be it King Kong crashing through the jungle as he fights off the dinosaurs or us following the rescue search party through the jungle as they try to find Darrow, every single sound detail is outstanding, up until the very end of the film, the soundtrack keeps up with the action, as expected the picture detail is amazing, the close up shots of Kong's face are extremely detailed on blu ray. It's a experience in its self.

Sadly there is no single special feature on the disc, none at all, this for me is a let down, cause the digi book book is brilliant but it falls short without a special feature disc, but what really added my value for money was the extended version of the film, the extended version contains several minutes of action on skull island that where cut out from the theatrical version, these scenes are stunning, i cant believe they where edited out, they add so much more to the dynamic of skull island, these added scenes aint short too, they are long sequences, also as King Kong escapes from the theater at the end, new scenes are spread out, not long though, but the scenes on skull island make it worth while.

Specifications:

King Kong:

Video

Codec: VC-1
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio

English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
French: DTS 5.1
Spanish: DTS 5.1

Subtitles
English SDH, French, Spanish

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
One Disc (1 BD)

Playback

Region B


Twister & Poseidon & Perfect Storm [Blu-ray] [US Import]
Twister & Poseidon & Perfect Storm [Blu-ray] [US Import]
Dvd ~ Bill Paxton
Offered by RAREWAVES USA
Price: 9.45

5.0 out of 5 stars MUST HAVE COLLECTION, 22 July 2013
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The packaging is nice and glossy, all 3 discs are in one case, neatly done, package arrived in mint condition.

I watched all these movies in the cinem, i held out buying any of the blu rays, cause honestly i did not feel the individual prices along with the shipping costs justified what i had to pay,When I saw the triple feature pack, I immediately snatched it up, after all it had all 3 movies that i wanted to own.

Twister is one of those disaster movies that can be watched over and over again, I watched it in the cinema when it first came out and have watched it several time since then, on satellite tv and dvd, On blu ray its a whole other beast, the film is stunning, detail is amazing, and the Dolby True HD 5.1 soundtrack thunders through the room when in full flow, Rear speakers are constantly active. As i said its a movie that be watched over and over again and on blu ray it stands out even more.

The Perfect Storm is based on true events from that freak storm in 1991 which is believed to have brutally pounded the Andrea Gail (the fishing vessel, that is the focal point of the film) and her crew, all where lost to sea, having watched this movie all those years ago, i always wanted to experience it again, i will say this the blu ray is amazing, detail is spot on, but the winner here is the soundtrack, cause once we move into the part of the film where its the Andrea Gail plus her crew vs The Perfect Storm, the Dolby True HD 5.1 soundtrack is at it's peak, every single sound can be heard, and because there is so much movement by the boat and the storm, you constantly get this beautiful 3d like sound effect as the sound rotates back and forth through the front and rear speakers, i Loved it.

Poseidon, is the only movie in the collection that carries a DTS HD Master audio 5.1 soundtrack, i am a big fan of DTS HD, though here it feels restrained, its brilliant when the ship gets hit by the rouge wave and then through various points in the film, but honestly it does feel toned down, don't get me wrong, its still a wonderful soundtrack, though it feels a like during the sound mixing they kept its capabilities caged most of the time. Picture detail is spot and very clean, being the newest movie of the two this is expected.

This triple feature is a bargain.

Specifications:

Twister:

Video

Codec: VC-1
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.41:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio

English: Dolby TrueHD 5.1
English: Dolby Digital 5.1
French: Dolby Digital 5.1

Subtitles
English, English SDH, French

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)

Playback

A,B (Don't know if it plays in a region C player)

The Perfect Storm

Video

Codec: VC-1
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.40:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio

English: Dolby TrueHD 5.1
English: Dolby Digital 5.1 EX
French: Dolby Digital 5.1 EX
Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1 EX
German: Dolby Digital 5.1 EX
Italian: Dolby Digital 5.1 EX
Japanese: Dolby Digital 5.1 EX
Spanish: Dolby Digital 2.0

Subtitles
English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, German, Italian, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Korean, Norwegian, Swedish

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)

Playback

A,B (Don't know if it plays in a region C player)

Poseidon:

Video

Codec: VC-1
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.41:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio

English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
French: Dolby Digital 5.1
Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1

Subtitles
English, French, Spanish

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)

Playback

A,B (Don't know if it plays in a region C player)


Jerry Bruckheimer Action Collection [Blu-ray]
Jerry Bruckheimer Action Collection [Blu-ray]
Dvd ~ Sean Connery
Price: 18.00

9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars WORTH THE PRICE, 22 July 2013
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I had this pre-ordered and i received it 5 days later (I stay in East Africa), as usual my blur ray arrived well packed, though i am totally disappointed by the packaging, its a very thin cheap piece of paper that forms the case that holds all the discs in their respective boxes. This for me is the let down of the whole package, for such a distinguished Producer in Hollywood, the studio chooses this sort cheap packing. It does not look next to my collection of digibooks and steel books, even next to the other blu ray collections with the ordinary packaging.

Thankfully this is the only downside, they are 4 disc cases, each contains 2 discs, as it has been stated clearly over here by other reviewers, all movies are region free except Déjà Vu , which is strictly region B, Amazon needs to change this mistake.

Now on to the quality of the movies, i am pretty sure these are the old transfers that have been floating around, no new improvements have been made to the movies, but there are still excellent on blur ray, though its now very easy to notice the age of movies like Armageddon, don't get me wrong, I aint saying Armageddon looks bad, its still stunning on blu-ray, The rest of the movies stand out very well. No complaints from me.

Now for the sound, I am huge fan of DTS HD, closely followed by Dolby True HD, Unfortunately only Armageddon out of the whole collection comes with DTS HD master audio 5.1 soundtrack, which really gets all the speakers going when necessary, All the other movies have the standard 5.1 dolby digital soundtrack and no DTS HD master Audio soundtrack, but thank the lord they put a LPCM 5.1 soundtrack on the rest of the films, the thing about uncompressed PCM is that everything is very crisp, i watched the remaining 7 movies with the LPCM 5.1 soundtrack option (Not a fan of ordinary Dolby Digital 5.1 on Blu rays) and they where stunning.

As for features, dont expect any, the very few that are available are very very few.

All in all it's a great bargain for all these movies, except for the packaging though, nothing else should stop you from buying this, though i am very sure, we shall soon see a new Bruckheimer collection with brand new transfers, just wait, the studios always get us like that don't they, lol.

SPECIFICATIONS:

Gone in 60 Seconds:

Video

Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio

English: LPCM 5.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)
English: Dolby Digital 5.1
French: Dolby Digital 5.1

Subtitles
English SDH, French, Spanish

Discs
25GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)

Playback
Region A,B,C

The Rock:

Video

Codec: MPEG-4 AVC (23.45 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio

English: LPCM 5.1 (48kHz, 16-bit)
English: Dolby Digital 5.1 (640 kbps)
French: Dolby Digital 5.1 (640 kbps)
Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1 (640 kbps)

Subtitles
English SDH, French, Spanish

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)

Playback

A,B,C

Déjà Vu:

Video

Codec: VC-1 (23.17 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.40:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio

English: LPCM 5.1 (48kHz, 16-bit)
English: Dolby Digital 5.1 (640 kbps)
French: Dolby Digital 5.1 (640 kbps)
Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1 (640 kbps)

Subtitles
English SDH, French, Spanish

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)

Playback

Region B ONLY

Armageddon:

Video

Codec: MPEG-4 AVC (26.32 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.40:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio

English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)
French: Dolby Digital 5.1 (640 kbps)
Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1 (640 kbps)

Subtitles
English SDH, French, Spanish

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)
D-Box

Playback

A,B,C

Crimson Tide:

Video

Codec: MPEG-4 AVC (24.00 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.40:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio

English: LPCM 5.1 (48kHz, 16-bit)
English: Dolby Digital 5.1
French: Dolby Digital 5.1

Subtitles
English SDH, French, Spanish

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)

Playback

A,B,C

Enemy Of The State:

Video

Codec: MPEG-2 (19.60 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio

English: LPCM 5.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)
English: Dolby Digital 5.1
French: Dolby Digital 5.1
Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1

Subtitles
English SDH, French, Spanish

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)

Playback

A,B,C

Pearl Harbor:

Video

Codec: MPEG-2
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio

English: LPCM 5.1 (48kHz, 16-bit)
French: DTS 5.1 (48kHz, 16-bit)
Spanish: DTS 5.1 (48kHz, 16-bit)
English: Dolby Digital 5.1 (640 kbps)
French: Dolby Digital 5.1 (640 kbps)
Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1 (640 kbps) (less)

Subtitles
English, English SDH, French, French SDH, Spanish, Spanish SDH, Dutch, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)

Playback

A,B,C

Con Air:

Video

Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio

English: LPCM 5.1 (48kHz, 16-bit)
English: Dolby Digital 5.1 (640 kbps)
French: DTS 5.1
French: Dolby Digital 5.1 (640 kbps)
Spanish: DTS 5.1
Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1 (640 kbps) (less)

Subtitles
English, English SDH, French, French SDH, Spanish, Spanish SDH, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)

Playback

A,B,C

Jerry Bruckheimer Action Collection [Blu-ray]


Mission: Impossible Extreme Blu-ray Trilogy [1996] [Region Free]
Mission: Impossible Extreme Blu-ray Trilogy [1996] [Region Free]
Dvd ~ Tom Cruise
Offered by best_value_entertainment
Price: 12.82

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars POOR SOUND??? WHAT THE HELL?, 31 May 2013
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First things first, the packaging is nice, all three blu rays come in their own cases. that's about it.

Now here is the problem, These blu ray transfers are not the best, the picture quality is where better then dvd of course but no where close to what BLU RAY should be, they just never tried to make it perfect, the worst part is the audio, Jesus lord, the audio is patheticccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccc, it's plain 5.1 Dolby, i have a high end Blu ray home cinema system and watching this blu ray extreme trilogy was painful.

Throughout the all the movies 1 to 3 hardly ever did i hear my rear speaks spring to life, maybe once in a while when a chopper flew by and that once in a while moment is a once and a while moment.

This is the worst sound i have heard on big budget blu ray studio movie.

Stay away.


Casino Royale/ Quantum of Solace Double Pack [Blu-ray] [2006]
Casino Royale/ Quantum of Solace Double Pack [Blu-ray] [2006]
Dvd ~ Daniel Craig
Offered by Emjays Webstore LTD
Price: 18.27

5.0 out of 5 stars Casino Royale/ Quantum of Solace Double Pack [Blu-ray] [2006] 5 Stars for Casino Royale, 3 Stars for Quantum Of Solace, 6 May 2013
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Casino Royale and Quantum of solace both stunning on Blu ray, crisp detail and wonderful scenery bring the movie to life, Audio is top end, no complaints from me at all.

Disc package is simple and neat, both blu rays are contained in one box.

SPECIFIACTIONS

Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.40:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1
French: Dolby Digital 5.1
Portuguese: Dolby Digital 5.1

Subtitles

English, English SDH, French, Spanish, Cantonese, Korean, Mandarin (Traditional)

Discs

50GB Blu-ray Disc
Two-disc set (2 BDs)


Jurassic Park Ultimate Trilogy [Blu-ray][Region Free]
Jurassic Park Ultimate Trilogy [Blu-ray][Region Free]
Dvd ~ Richard Attenborough
Offered by Champion Toys
Price: 12.89

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Jurassic Park Ultimate Trilogy [Blu-ray][Region Free]. A Must Own, 6 May 2013
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What more can be said about Spielberg? Honestly what more?

The First Jurassic Park changed the film industry in terms of CGI, I mean even watching this today on 60" inch screen is still amazing, looks like it was done yesterday, the visual effects still stand out, same goes for Jurassic Park 2 and 3.

The disc package is quite nice, all three discs in one case.

Picture quality is stunning and by God they did Jurassic park justice by releasing it with a 7.1 soundtrack, it's something that gets your heart racing.

This is a must have for classic film lovers.

SPECIFICATIONS

Video
Codec: VC-1
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)
French: DTS 5.1
Spanish: DTS 5.1

Subtitles
English SDH, French, Spanish

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Three-disc set (3 BDs)


Marvel Avengers Assemble (Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray) [Region Free]
Marvel Avengers Assemble (Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray) [Region Free]
Dvd ~ Robert Downey Jr.
Price: 15.70

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Marvel Avengers Assemble (Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray) [Region Free]. Avengers Rule, 6 May 2013
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Joss Whedon somehow pulled off a master piece by being able to give all the Avenger's characters enough screen presence to please all the fans, a remarkable feat.

This a 2 disc set containing A 2D disc and 3D disc, package is simple but nice.

Video is Amazing, very eye catching, delivers some of the most detailed CGI ever put on film effortlessly, the Lossless 7.1 sound track bangs away when needed and is perfectly timed through out all elements of the film.

SPECIFICATIONS
Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.78:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1
French: DTS-HD HR 7.1
Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1

Subtitles
English SDH, French, Spanish

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
2 Disc set (2 BD's)


The Amazing Spider-Man (Blu-ray 3D + UV Copy) [2012] [Region Free]
The Amazing Spider-Man (Blu-ray 3D + UV Copy) [2012] [Region Free]
Dvd ~ Andrew Garfield
Price: 13.00

5.0 out of 5 stars The Amazing Spider-Man (Blu-ray 3D + UV Copy) [2012] [Region Free] AMAZING INDEED!, 6 May 2013
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I have loved Sam Raimi films ever since I first watched “Evil Dead”, So I was very thrilled to hear that he would direct the Spiderman film (2002), I was excited and he delivered, Spiderman 2 is actually my favorite, but Spiderman 3 was not too good, So with the collapse of Spiderman 4 and 5 during pre – production, Raimi walked away, So then Marc Webb directs the Reboot, honestly they have been a lot of Negative’s and Positives being thrown around about the reboot, but I liked it, Webb did a very good Job with this, the 3D is not the best out there, but it ain’t the worst either, story wise I felt it was well paced.

The Blu-Ray package is very nice, it consists of 2 Blu Ray discs, the second Blu Ray disc is packed with features, this is what is not specified here on Amazon, the first disc of this set has both the 3D and 2D versions of the movie, they are both on the same disc, just pop it in and select the version you want.

The Video is flawless, Crisp and Very detailed, The Audio is well timed and detailed too.

SPECIFICATIONS
Video
Codec: MPEG-4 MVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.40:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
French: Dolby Digital 5.1
Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1

Subtitles
English, English SDH, French, Spanish

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
2 Disc set (2 BD's)
UV digital copy


X-Men: The Ultimate Collection [Blu-ray] [2000]
X-Men: The Ultimate Collection [Blu-ray] [2000]
Dvd ~ Hugh Jackman

27 of 28 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars FORE EVERY X-MEN FAN: BUT BEWARE OF REGION CODING, 12 Mar 2013
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Am a big comic fan, love all the x-men movie's, though the last stand fell a bit short. All movies came in tiny slip cover's, nice overall box packaging. Extremely stunning picture quality and sound.

But please note one thing the region codes:

X-men is region A,B & C
X-men 2 is region A,B & C
X-men The Last Stand is region A,B & C
X-Men Origin's: Wolverine is region A & B ONLY (NOT C)
X-men: First Class is region B ONLY (NOT A or B)

SPEC'S:

X-MEN ORIGIN'S: WOLVERINE

Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Spanish: DTS 5.1
French: DTS 5.1

Subtitles
English,Portuguese,Cantonese, French, Spanish, Mandarin (Traditional)

X-MEN: FIRST CLASS

Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC (21.79 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1
French: Dolby Digital 5.1

Subtitles
English SDH, Spanish

X-MEN:

Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
English: Dolby Digital 5.1
Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1
French: Dolby Digital 5.1
Portuguese: Dolby Digital 5.1 (less)

Subtitles
English SDH, Spanish, Portuguese, Korean, Mandarin (Simplified), Mandarin (Traditional)

X2:

Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.40:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
English: Dolby Digital 5.1
Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1
French: Dolby Digital 5.1
Portuguese: Dolby Digital 5.1

Subtitles
English SDH, Spanish, Portuguese, Korean, Mandarin (Simplified), Mandarin (Traditional)

X-MEN: THE LAST STAND

Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.40:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 6.1
French: Dolby Digital 5.1
Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1

Subtitles
English, English SDH, Spanish
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Skyfall (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy)
Skyfall (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy)
Dvd ~ Daniel Craig
Price: 14.99

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars EXCELLENT MOVIE, 12 Mar 2013
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THE BEST BOND MOVIE EVER, THAT'S MY OPINION, A STUNNING PIECE, DIRECTOR MENDE'S CRAFTED A BEAUTIFUL PIECE, STUNNING FILM.

BLU RAY PACKAGE WAS NICE, CAME WITH DVD DIGITAL COPY (WHICH PLAYS IN DVD PLAYER'S, BUT TO PLAY IT ON YOU PC YOU WILL NEED T REDEEM THE DIGITAL CODE ONLINE).

EXCELLENT SOUND AND PICTURE


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