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Waterworld (1995) [Fundamental Collection™ #009]

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Waterworld (1995) [Fundamental Collection™ #009]

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From the back cover: “At the present day, the best version of the movie was the HD-DVD. But the overall quality was not exceptional; even if grain level was better than subsequent Blu-ray editions, colors are wrong, and the noise floor was a bit too high.

With this version, the video was slightly denoised, and a proper grain plate from real 35mm film was added; the same master used for the laserdisc, known to be very close to the theatrical colors, here was used to regrade the video, and get rid also of that nasty pink shift.

English main audio track is the DTS 5.1 taken directly from the DTS Cinema track; French, Italian, Spanish and German 5.1 Dolby Digital tracks are included.

Six subtitles tracks are included as well: English, French, German, Italian and Spanish, plus the English SDH.”

Screenshot comparison: top Blu-ray, bottom Fundamental Collection

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[Image: WW_046141.jpg]

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Technical data


Blu-ray (BD-25)


1080p High-Definition
widescreen 1.85:1 original aspect ratio
framerate 23.976fps
AVC encoded 19mpbs avg bitrate, 38mpbs max


DTS 5.1: English
DD 5.1: French, German, Italian, Spanish

Full: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, SDH: English

2K master from negative for main video; LD master from interpositive used as color reference using our acclaimed technique ColourMatch™

Release date: 2017-04-05

Covers and disc label:


Comparison "at a glance":
Sadly my projects are lost due to an HDD crash... Sad
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Seen around half of it now, will watch the rest later today, really nice work, the colorbase is very natural and I love the old DTS Cinema track. Thank you for sharing.
Planning to re-release all my FC; mainly with higher video bitrate, and including original language lossless audio track when available and not included in V1.

For Waterworld, I've toned down the denoise, and added a slight sharpening - very slight indeed; more important, I've managed to solve some color problems that is mainly noticeable in the skin tones, where in the shadows it appears greyish; in V2 it would be resolved, leaving the other colors unaffected.

WARNING: picture 3 in the following comparison contains a naked girl, so if you are under 18 or don't want to see a naked body, even if it's just a rear view, just don't show the third picture; you may ask why I have used this if there could be a problem... simple, it's a self-explanatory picture of the problem described before - the more skin, the more problem, the better result of correction.

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If you are re-release this, it might be fun to push the colors more towards Willarob's 35mm trailer, etc. More orange skin, yellower picture, more saturated blues, etc. It's a very 35mm look.

I like those colors, but frankly the project is ready, and I just adjusted few settings... to make this, a loooot of work is needed... anyone who would attempt to do this? Wink
Sadly my projects are lost due to an HDD crash... Sad
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What's about an open matte (1.78:1) version, with less magenta and more blue?

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WEB DL Amazon has more frame filling

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True on top and bottom (open matte)! Also, different frame positions (one has more details on one side, the other on the opposite side) and rotations.

May you post something more about the bitrate, resolution etc.?
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ID: 1
Формат: AVC
Формат / Информация: Расширенный
формат видеокодека Формат: Высокие
настройки @ L4 Формат, CABAC: Да
Настройки формата, RefFrames: 4 кадра
Codec ID: V_MPEG4 / ISO / AVC
Продолжительность: 2 часа 15 минут
Режим битовой скорости : Переменная
Скорость передачи: 14,1 Мбит / с
Максимальная скорость передачи данных: 15,0 Мбит / с
Ширина: 1 920 пикселей
Высота:1 080 пикселей
Соотношение сторон экрана: 16: 9
Режим частоты кадров: постоянный
Частота кадров: 23,976 (24000/1001) FPS
Цветовое пространство: YUV
Хроматическая подвыборка: 4: 2: 0
Глубина бит: 8 бит
Тип сканирования: Прогрессивные
биты / (пиксель * Рамка): 0.283
Размер потока: 13,3 ГБ (96%)
По умолчанию: Да
Принудительный: Нет
Цветовой диапазон: Ограниченный
Цвет праймериз: BT.709
Характеристики передачи: BT.709
Коэффициенты матрицы: BT.709

ID: 2
Формат: E-AC-3
Формат / Информация: Расширенное кодирование звука 3
Настройки формата, Endianness: Big
Codec ID: A_EAC3
Продолжительность: 2 ч 15 мин
Скорость передачи данных Режим: постоянный
Скорость передачи: 640 кбит / с
Канал (ы): 6 каналов
Позиции каналов : Фронт: LCR, Сторона: LR, LFE
Частота дискретизации: 48.0 kHz
Частота кадров: 187.500 FPS (256 SPF)
Режим сжатия: Lossy
Размер потока: 619 MiB (4%)
Язык: Английский
Тип обслуживания: Полный Основной
По умолчанию: Да
Принудительно: Нет

ID: 3
Формат: UTF-8
Код кодекса: S_TEXT / UTF8
ID кодека / информация: UTF-8 Обычный текст
Продолжительность: 2 ч. 3 мин.
Скорость передачи:37 b / s
Количество элементов: 1161
Размер потока: 33,7 KiB (0%)
Язык: английский
Значение по умолчанию: No
Forced: No

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(This post was last modified: 2017-07-15, 07:28 PM by maksnew.)
According to the screenshot, and the mediainfo, it seems very nice - maybe very near to HD-DVD and BD quality (apart eventually grain, but it could be added later); can you confirm that?
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