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Old 03-20-2007, 12:45 PM
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Default 'Eragon' - High-Def Digest Review

Peter's review of 'Eragon' is up, and it's a bit of a roller coaster ride. He disliked the film itself (finding it both derivitive and uninspired) but he ranked the both the video and audio on this Blu-ray release quite highly. Unfortunately, a non-existant supplements package (the day and date standard-def release comes fully loaded) drags this one down yet again, making the already steep $39.99 list price feel wholly unjustified

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Well the smart way to purchase movies is from Amazon Prime - you can get it for under $28 which $11 off the price and about average price at Bestbuy. I have this film Pre-order and should get it tommorrow. I have yet seen it.
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the movie itself was "meh". the Dragon looked sweet as hell though. Worth a watch for sure.
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I have a question. How come the HD audio is rated so highly when its a DTS-HD Master track that you cannot really play yet?
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I have a question. How come the HD audio is rated so highly when its a DTS-HD Master track that you cannot really play yet?
why cant you play DTS-HD?
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Should have mine today, never seen this before in two minds about it will more than likely watch and sell on.
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why cant you play DTS-HD?
To quote the review...

"As good as the video transfer is on 'Eragon,' the audio is even better. Fox serves up another DTS HD Lossless Master Audio 5.1 surround track, and it's a winner. Unfortunately I have continue to lament the fact that current Blu-ray hardware has yet to offer full DTS HD decoding, leaving me to enjoy only the "core" 1.5mpbs DTS track contained within, but this mix is impressive enough that I can only imagine how much more exciting it will sound in full high-resolution."
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They should have called this movie Dungeon and Dragons 2:Where's the Black Guy?
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I just finish watching this movie and thought it was beutifully done - some of the best scenary images I seen yet in HD. I enjoy the movie and enjoy the movie.

I can wait to play this movie once I get HDMI receiver that would support it. I would highly recommend this movie.

To be honest, you can get it cheaper at Amazon, and I never care about the extras. None of that matters - this is well quality made movie.

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