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Title: Dredd 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray available to pre-order now!
Post by: dweezil2 on 09 April, 2017, 04:49:58 pm
This has been mentioned in a previous thread, but it seems deserving of its own.

For tech savvy squax the rather good film Dredd is making its UHD debut on 06/06/17!

Wow HD currently seems to have the cheapest price, £17.48 including postage!

http://www.wowhd.co.uk/dredd/031398263937

Note Ultra HD discs are apparently region free, while the standard Blu-ray disc will most probably be locked to U.S.A region A.


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Title: Re: Dredd 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray available to pre-order now!
Post by: Keef Monkey on 10 April, 2017, 01:37:44 pm
Nice! I haven't upgraded to a 4K telly yet, but am planning to towards the end of the year (once the Scorpio console is out it'll make a lot more sense for me). Now I know what the first 4K movie I purchase will be.
Title: Re: Dredd 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray available to pre-order now!
Post by: Dr Feeley Good on 11 April, 2017, 12:19:48 am
Same here....
Title: Re: Dredd 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray available to pre-order now!
Post by: Steve Green on 11 April, 2017, 09:09:54 am
Bear in mind, I'm pretty sure that isn't a 3D release in 4K - not even sure 4K/3D standard was ever established.

http://4k.com/news/blu-ray-to-supposedly-exclude-3d-from-4k-resolution-in-media-players-5379/ (http://4k.com/news/blu-ray-to-supposedly-exclude-3d-from-4k-resolution-in-media-players-5379/)
Title: Re: Dredd 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray available to pre-order now!
Post by: Keef Monkey on 12 April, 2017, 01:54:22 pm
Yeah, with the prospect of going 4K I now find myself faced with a choice when I buy a lot of blu-rays - do I get the one that comes with a 3D copy or the one that comes with a 4K copy?! Obviously 3D is better for the moment because I can actually get the benefit, but it'd be nice if when I get a 4K telly I've already got some stuff to watch on it.
Title: Re: Dredd 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray available to pre-order now!
Post by: Supreme Pizza Of The DPRK on 20 April, 2017, 11:58:26 am
I see Ex-Machina is coming out on the same day on 4k http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Ex-Machina-4K-Blu-ray/176583/ (http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Ex-Machina-4K-Blu-ray/176583/)

It's gonna be a good day for 4K owners. I'm a bit concerned about the special effects. Anyone who has seen Fury Road on 4k will know that the digital fire effects on 4k can look pretty crap. But I will reserve judgement until I get my copy.

A bit miffed that you can't get 4k 3d, not that I'm a fan of 3d but Dredd really does watch best in 3d.
Title: Re: Dredd 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray available to pre-order now!
Post by: dweezil2 on 20 April, 2017, 04:17:16 pm
As Steve said, 4K 3D was never a standard and with major manufacturers like LG pulling out of 3D compatible tech market , it's doubtful how long it will last as an option.
Title: Re: Dredd 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray available to pre-order now!
Post by: JOE SOAP on 20 April, 2017, 08:21:59 pm
It's gonna be a good day for 4K owners. I'm a bit concerned about the special effects. Anyone who has seen Fury Road on 4k will know that the digital fire effects on 4k can look pretty crap. But I will reserve judgement until I get my copy.


All the FX were rendered as 2K for FURY ROAD so it's a 2K digital master upscaled to a 4k image rather than an original 4k master. It will more or less be the same for DREDD as the film wasn't mastered in 4k to begin with.

The benefit of these releases is that it's HDR which means it has better colour dynamics.

Title: Re: Dredd 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray available to pre-order now!
Post by: dweezil2 on 01 June, 2017, 12:39:23 am
The reviews are coming in for the 4K UHD release of Dredd and by all accounts it's a stunner, with particular praise levelled at the newly mixed Dolby Atmos soundtrack!


Another review here:

http://www.thedigitalbits.com/item/dredd-uhd

Title: Re: Dredd 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray available to pre-order now!
Post by: dweezil2 on 01 June, 2017, 12:42:46 am
Yet another review here:

http://whysoblu.com/dredd-4k-uhd-blu-ray-review/

And only £14.03 from Wow HD:


http://www.wowhd.co.uk/dredd/031398263937
Title: Re: Dredd 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray available to pre-order now!
Post by: Supreme Pizza Of The DPRK on 01 June, 2017, 10:13:44 am
Can't wait to hear this on an atmos system!
Title: Re: Dredd 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray available to pre-order now!
Post by: dweezil2 on 01 June, 2017, 06:46:01 pm
Can't wait to hear this on an atmos system!

Apparently it's a real bone shaker!

Hope your house is detached!!!  :)
Title: Re: Dredd 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray available to pre-order now!
Post by: dweezil2 on 05 June, 2017, 12:17:37 pm
Dredd 4K UHD video review:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Fgw3ugVtUb8&time_continue=230&ebc=ANyPxKpY130rtNaRN6w9bDVpNj7ONh9eKivXKrgDW1LBZ50PeUikTxtxHncNLYnLlo-SQH949ucVP88CPEb0wKGEb0K5LFYPJQ
Title: Re: Dredd 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray available to pre-order now!
Post by: Supreme Pizza Of The DPRK on 06 June, 2017, 01:28:50 am
Has anyone from the board upgraded to 4K yet?
Title: Re: Dredd 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray available to pre-order now!
Post by: Supreme Pizza Of The DPRK on 06 June, 2017, 12:48:13 pm
Bluray.com just put up their review today

http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Dredd-4K-Blu-ray/176582/#Review (http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Dredd-4K-Blu-ray/176582/#Review)
Title: Re: Dredd 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray available to pre-order now!
Post by: Keef Monkey on 03 February, 2018, 05:51:14 pm
Finally went 4k and the Amazon price for this was about £40. Just stumbled on this thread again and checked Wow HD, £13! Ace, looking forward to it arriving, I've read the Atmos soundtrack is one of the best.
Title: Re: Dredd 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray available to pre-order now!
Post by: Keef Monkey on 14 February, 2018, 12:21:54 pm
Fired it on for 15mins just to check the disc worked (I'd heard 4k discs had no region locking but this was my first purchase of an import one). Looks good, not mindblowing (but I'm finding that's par for the course with 4k discs, they very rarely seem to offer a noticeably big leap over 1080p, unless there's something wrong with my eyes) but definitely bloody nice. The Atmos mix on first impression is one of the best I've ever heard. It sounds fantastic.

Looking forward to sitting down and watching the whole thing!