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[Released] A Better Tomorrow regrade
#1
So, this is one is done. 

Audio:
Cantonese mono (analogue laserdisc track)
Cantonese mono (digital laserdisc track)
Cantonese 7.1 (from the blu-ray)
Mandarin 5.1 (from the Joy Sales DVD)

Subtitles:
Kuyahukduk's translation.

Video:
Blu-ray release regraded to come closer to the Golden Cinema LD release (hopefully with no encoding issues). What I did here was aim to come close to Colek's release while reducing the magenta tones of the Golden Cinema LD colours; as well as adding back the blue that often isn't kept in the most recent releases. 

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Full disclosure that, as we know, the original release wasn't the greatest and does have its problems; my regrade might thus have the same inherent flaws but I hope it does present an acceptable viewing option all the same.

PM me for the Mega link.
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#2
Thank for all your hard work my friend, is this an ISO bluray file?
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(2020-07-01, 01:11 PM)H A S S A N Wrote: Thank for all your hard work my friend, is this an ISO bluray file?
You're very welcome. It's an MKV for now. I don't yet have a blu-ray writer for my current PC, but once I get one I'll look into authoring. I've authored DVDs in the past, but blu-ray authoring is quite new to me so I'd want to do it right.
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#4
great work! looks great. I think the last time I saw this was on a VCD, lol.
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#5
Thanks!

A VCD? I'd be curious if it had similar colours to the old DVDs.
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#6
I had VCDs too, but they are unplayable now.
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#7
Hi. Could someone pm me a link for this? Thanks!
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#8
Not sure, I replaced my VCD with DVD, but can't recall if I ever rewatched it, and this were imported dvds, which at the moment are in storage. But if I had to guess probably not the best quality.
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zoolander, read the rules, there is no exchange of links here.
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(2020-07-22, 04:05 PM)Grim Wrote: Not sure, I replaced my VCD with DVD, but can't recall if I ever rewatched it, and this were imported dvds, which at the moment are in storage. But if I had to guess probably not the best quality.
Fair points. Sometimes the colours can be close to the theatrical release, and I think also some VCDs were made from different masters than an equivalent DVD release.

I only ever bought two VCDs, but luckily they were films that either never got a DVD release or didn't get one until a decade or so after the VCD release.
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