D. Jacobs

Helpful votes received on reviews: 93% (40 of 43)
Location: TN


Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,147,634 - Total Helpful Votes: 40 of 43
Straw Dogs - Ultimate 40th Anniversary Edition [Bl&hellip <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Dustin Hoffman
40 of 43 people found the following review helpful
Don't be fooled by the "Fully Restored" claim on the cover of this monstrosity. The transfer is poor with very bright whites and overbearing contrast. I may have to keep the disc for the extras as I don't think I could handle the guilt of selling this disc to some poor unsuspecting soul. The most fascinating extra is the before and after "restoration" comparison where Freemantle tries to convince us that they actually improved the image of this film. Whether the source print or Freemantle's tinkering is to blame for the poor transfer, I could not say. I'm just sorry that I rewarded them with my purchase, but I hope I can prevent others from making the same mistake. I agree with the other… Read more

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