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Rasputin The Mad Monk (Blu-ray + DVD) [1966] <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Christopher Lee
8 of 10 people found the following review helpful
The audio on this release has been botched, I'm afraid, and this disc should be recalled. The problems may not be noticeable to those watching through TV speakers but this comparison between an old DVD and the new release illustrates the difference:


Once you have a comparison, you can hear that something has gone badly wrong, with no bass present at all. The new transfer sounds like it's playing on a transistor radio. Hammer themselves have a youtube clip of the main titles, which sounds bassy and full, so this was obviously an error in encoding. Despite being an otherwise good product, I can't recommend it for this reason.
Alfred Hitchcock: The Masterpiece Collection - Lim&hellip <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Alfred Hitchcock
80 of 107 people found the following review helpful
Be aware before buying that this Blu-ray set has been delayed in the US and Germany in order to correct mistakes in the film transfers. However, as of writing, the UK set still shows a release date of Oct 1st. If it still shows this release date, this means that Universal have decided NOT to correct those mistakes in the UK. This means that either you will be spending 100 on a faulty release or, at best, you'll have to send some of the discs back for replacement. Faults include - errors in spelling on replaced credits and faulty authoring on MARNIE (wherein the picture is fuzzy until chapter 18, when it reverts suddenly back to normal). This same problem may apply to TORN CURTAIN and there… Read more

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