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Great edition with some caveats
on 22 June 2013
The 40th Anniversary Edition of Enter The Dragon is a great package. The film has been rejuvenated with new video and new sound and comes with a great assortment of extras. I own the 2007 blu which was plagued by 'jaggies', noticed by some more than others, and particularly obvious on some screens and players. These imperfections have now, thankfully, been eliminated, and what we have is a robust and film-like image, certain to please most fans. However, in comparison to the previous bluray (2007) and dvd (2004), the new video is somewhat revisionist; not only does it crop the edges of the frame, it also introduces an entirely new colour scheme, which will undoubtedly please some and aggravate others; boosted colours (sometimes unnaturally so), boosted contrast and a teal orange push tints the image to a yellowish colour spectrum, while occasionally crushing out shadow detail. Owning both this and the previous editions I cannot help but see the strengths of the old transfer, while the new one is surely better in most areas, with a superior encode.
In terms of extras, those on here are all recycled from previous editions, except for three new short docs that I did not find that worthwhile. A shame that the excellent A Warrior's Journey-doc has been dropped that was part of the previous edition. But you can get it separately on DVD.