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Old 04-04-2008, 03:44 PM
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I gave pretty high marks (8s) to the theatrical and unrated DVDs, which were mastered in High Definition and featured relatively bright and bold colors. But I felt like an umpire who needed glasses as I watched the Blu-ray, because to my eyes I couldn't see an appreciable difference. I expected a glossier surface and even more striking detail, but the transfer looks a little soft to me . . . which, again, seems inappropriate for a film about a guy named Cox. It was a good picture, with decent color saturation and detail, but certainly nothing that made me go, "Wow," check out this 1080p Blu-ray! The black levels aren't as strong as they could have been, and a number of scenes have a slight graininess. I'm sure that's a director's decision, because as I mentioned in an earlier review, some of the performance scenes are actually less grainy than the ones from "Walk the Line" that they parody.
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. As with the video, though, it didn't blow me away.
Does this really sound like its worth a 43.99 MSRB.
24.99 on Amazon

I got it anyway..but im interested to hear what HDD says.
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I'd wait for other reviews, since DVD Town has a bit of notoriety when it comes reporting on Blu-ray.
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I'd wait for other reviews, since DVD Town has a bit of notoriety when it comes reporting on Blu-ray.
Yea..Although First reviews give you somewhat of a sneak peak,, HDD is were i get the definite thumbs up/thumbs down.
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Really? Even the trailer you can download from the Playstation Store looks pretty amazing. I'm guessing it's more a case of a really stellar-looking DVD.
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Really? Even the trailer you can download from the Playstation Store looks pretty amazing. I'm guessing it's more a case of a really stellar-looking DVD.
Yea but that really stellar looking DVD is about 12 bucks cheaper.
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I didn't care for this movie at all. It was hardly funny & I was high as hell when I watched it. Kudos to the studio for still doing a good job on the DVD though, I figured we'd start seeing lower quality DVDs so studios can push harder.
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I didn't care for this movie at all. It was hardly funny & I was high as hell when I watched it. Kudos to the studio for still doing a good job on the DVD though, I figured we'd start seeing lower quality DVDs so studios can push harder.
oh come on man, how can you not enjoy most of those scenes high? tons of classic weed-esque jokes.
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HighDefDiscNews gave the video 5/5.


here is the link to the review:

highdefdiscnews.com/?p=743
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This will be a rental for me.


My fav line is, "I've got some provin' ta do"!
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The reviewer is full of shit. Even the crappiest Blu-ray transfers blow the DVD versions away.
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