'Devil Wears Prada' - High-Def Digest review - High-Def Digest Forums
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 12-12-2006, 01:31 AM
Posts: n/a
Thumbs up 'Devil Wears Prada' - High-Def Digest review

Hung out with the 'Devil' tonight:


Really fun, enjoyable movie. Great transfer. Good soundtrack. Fun extras. Thumbs up!!!!!
Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2006, 01:30 PM
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 46

I got this in earlier in the week, but haven't even had a chance to unbox it. Been looking forward to it for a bit though since I missed it theatrically.

That said, I'm starting to wonder about some of the reviews in regards to the video side of things. Things that are obviously being done intentionally in the filming of the movie/post production are impacting the rating of the disc. Shouldn't these aspects that you don't like, how it was filmed, be in the actual movie review section? If the authoring of the disc is capturing the intent of the film as seen by people before and is (I hate this term) transparent to the master, then shouldn't the video rating be higher?

In essence, I want to know how well they did in authoring the disc in terms of video. Not how the filmmakers made it. Does that make sense? It just seems like the video section is not being kept "pure" in the sense that it should just focus on the transfer itself to the format but rather bringing in other things.
Reply With Quote
Old 12-15-2006, 12:31 PM
Senior Member
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 101

*loved* this movie and told myself I'd only buy it in High Def. I have a HD-DVD player so it looks like I'll have to wait longer unless I eventually invest in a Blu-Ray player.
Reply With Quote
Old 12-16-2006, 10:20 AM
Tejstar's Avatar
Super Moderator
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 2,891

Don't let the "chick flick" tag scare you a way -- 'The Devil Wears Prada' just may be the most fun you'll have on Blu-ray all season.
Well, my wife really wanted to see this but I held off thinking it would just be another chick flick. However, after reading your review I may have to back track and order it as a surprise for her (and a decent film night in for me!)
Reply With Quote
Old 01-16-2007, 11:41 AM
Junior Member
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 22

Very disapointed in the look of this film (notice how I'm not saying transfer because it may just be the style). It was overly soft imo.

From Peter's review I expected a very sharp picture. I found it so soft I could not make out typical details (like facial pores etc).

All other aspects of the disc were fine (movie was entertaining), but I would expect that an upconverted SD version would be indistinguishable.
Reply With Quote
Old 01-16-2007, 02:35 PM
mitchelljd's Avatar
Senior Member
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 749

The movie i thought looks great. not just a chick flick.
Reply With Quote
Old 01-16-2007, 03:22 PM
Glenmulder's Avatar
Founding Member
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 2,480

Very good movie. Personally thought the transfer was good but not outstanding
Reply With Quote

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Devil Wears Prada The 10th Anniversary on Blu-ray Jan 12 mattedscreen Blu-ray Software General Discussion 0 11-23-2015 03:55 PM
Devil Wears Prada UK Blu-ray marine92104 Blu-ray Imports Subforum 4 09-12-2009 08:27 PM
'Devil Wears Prada' - pre-release buzz jed Blu-ray Software General Discussion 5 04-13-2009 03:13 PM
The Devil Wears Prada Japan BluRay in AVC enricokael2005 Blu-ray Imports Subforum 3 08-22-2008 09:24 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off