So the only releases we know to have had the huge Ellison credit were the 90s Hemdale transfers and the MGM ones.
Though I'd be surprised if they didn't reshoot the credits earlier, they look of the time. I compared the two once, no errors or anything. Just differences in the scroll speed and maybe some spacing. A couple credits were moved out of the scroll.
On DVD it was a novelty, on image there was, AFAIK one issue without it at all, and a release with the first version after or in the end credits, not at the beginning.
It wasn't until the early 90s when Harlan got upset again around T2 that we finally saw the reshot text at the start of the credits
I will say that the lack of an Ellison credit is not as much of a novelty as I thought. I think the Image LD was entirely missing it
The German LD might be better, but this was an early DVD, it could have been a direct port
That release is important though because it poked a hole in the argument that the previous HD transfer was the "correct" timing. I remember that there were people who said it was wrong, they were lambasted by others, how could the film have possibly been so teal? I reiterate, just because a remaster is flawed doesn't make the previous master any more accurate.
Mhm... I wonder if the corresponding LD is a bit better... Not in color, but the technical transfer itself...
because if the source really is a German print, then that's the only thing that can explain a repeating pattern
they just could not resolve well with the technology of the era. Heck, it takes a lot of work on our part to get them to resolve well in HD
Yeah. The good thing is it's a theatrical print. The bad thing is it's a theatrical print
It's pure luck it even exists. It's good it does but as a home video transfer it looks subpar
Maybe it is a secret code... The master guy was imprisoned in the company, and he tried to communicate via strange Interlacing and pull downs...
The ones that came from dual-subtitled prints with cigarette burns and everything
It is a shit transfer too, it is proof positive why it was mostly a BAD idea to telecine from a positive meant for theatrical projection. It may preserve the theatrical color in some respect, but it's skewed and washed out nonetheless
I have an MKV of his attempt. Maybe he still has the avs script lying around
Chewtobacca tried to deinterlace it for me once. Some frames still had artifacts
I don't dispute you but it makes no sense whatsoever for it to have been transferred in NTSC.
Again it makes no sense, this is a German print. It has the optical overlay of the distributor over the Orion logo
Sometimes you can tell that the black bars on video are separate from the black bars on the print. It makes no sense it would be a conversion from NTSC because it is a German transfer
(And of course in true open matte you can see the frame overlap, which is outside of even the 1.33 aperture I believe
I know that every time it cuts to an animatronic the matte goes away. I've even seen film cells with a splice from open matte to hard matte
http://i70.fastpic.ru/big/2015/1004/87/3...dba787.jpg the DVD version
... Even if strong censored, it was even more open matted, compared to that DVD.
Indeed, but especially cool for me since my goal is to have an open matte NTSC DVD of it
rather than IVTCing back to progressive and then just flagging it as 25fps or doing 2:2 for 50i
It's almost as if they took the NTSC master with 3:2 pulldown already applied and did an NTSC->PAL conversion as if it were video
It's definitely interlaced, but it's not straight 2:2 like most 50i PAL sources
Does anyone know what's up with that 1.66:1 German DVD release of Terminator?
Mhm... I don't know every T2 LD in my Collection... Maybe I already got that...
I think it was the final Laserdisc release (in the US) before DVD, doesn't pop up very often
I do not know, if I have that LD... I think I have more of the old T1 LDs and fewer T2 LDs...
It also has the TriStar Logo before the Carolco Logo. Just wondered if maybe the AC3 had a bit more oomph compared to the DVD. I'll put a bid in if the price doesn't get daft