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One of the finest uses of HDR you will ever see. But no sign of the free offer with the purchase.
30 April 2019
This review is of the 4K Blu-ray version
As a movie, Gladiator is truly magnificent.
I have read that many find the hdr to be very dark in this movie
I would suggest that this movie needs a very powerful tv to get the best from its hdr. It’s going to need a tv that can do around 1000 nits hdr.
My tv can do this and the picture is truly marvellous and much better than the Blu-ray version. Colours and deep and accurate and true. You won’t find a better example of hdr being used properly in any movie.
I highly recommend the 4K Blu-ray of gladiator but with the warning that unless you have a very powerful tv correctly calibrated then you just may be disappointed
This is a 4K Blu-ray where caveat emptor applies.
Few movies, if any are this demanding on your tv, but it’s just about the best picture you will ever see.
Gladiator 4k blu ray came with three months free access to Amazon Music unlimited. Unfortunately i never received this nor did i get any promised emails from amazon to activate the agreed offer. When i contacted Amazon regarding this, via their chat system, i was given garbled and convoluted instructions on how to activate the offer which required me to pay up front for the free offer!
When i asked the amazon representative for an email transcript of the chat, he sent a message saying id get the transcript after i had paid for the subscription that was supposed to be free. Then he cut me straight off.
I am knocking two stars off my review as ive not received the complete package that comes with gladiator 4k.
I found the amazon representative to be, ultimately rude and unprofessional. It seems the purchase comes with a free offer that you have to pay for.
Why bother offering it?