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    Cool How to Train Your Dragon . . . Sir T?

    Well, the eagerly anticipated DreamWorks latest project was very enjoyable - besides being typically formulaic and just a bit derivative (think Last Shadow from Avatar) I was very disappointed with the image quality. I actually stopped the movie to check my monitor and PS3 video settings to make sure nothing was amiss. Don't mean to say it is a horrible image, but I was disappointed. I am hoping it might be something that was an error in the production process and that I just got a "bad" copy. Anyone else?

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    You did play the Blu-ray copy, right? Just making sure

    I haven't picked that one up yet. Maybe it should be a rental first.
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    That would be funny . . .

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Peabody
    You did play the Blu-ray copy, right? Just making sure

    I haven't picked that one up yet. Maybe it should be a rental first.
    But, no. It was definitely the Blu Ray. I was doing some comparison's yesterday, Wall-E, Bolt, Kung Fu Panda, Ratatouille,, etc, HTTYD just does not even compare in depth, color saturation, detail, etc. I am convinced that there was some encoding error that we will hear about regarding this. How disappointing.

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    Wow flaming scalp, I am surprised at your observation. How to train your Dragon is one of the best looking animation projects I have seen on Bluray outside of a Pixar production. The only bad thing I saw on that disc was color banding which is a problem with most animation anyone(try shoving a 10bit colorspace into a 8 bit shell).
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    Flaming Scalp! LOL!

    Quote Originally Posted by Sir Terrence the Terrible
    Wow flaming scalp, I am surprised at your observation. How to train your Dragon is one of the best looking animation projects I have seen on Bluray outside of a Pixar production. The only bad thing I saw on that disc was color banding which is a problem with most animation anyone(try shoving a 10bit colorspace into a 8 bit shell).
    Maybe I am being overly critical but it just didn't look right some how in some scenes. Thanks for replying!

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    Red face I am so embarassed to say . . .

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Peabody
    You did play the Blu-ray copy, right? Just making sure

    I haven't picked that one up yet. Maybe it should be a rental first.
    that I mistakenly watched the standard DVD instead of the Bluray. I still can't believe I did that and didn't realize it. I guess that is a highly positive endorsement for the image quality from a PS3 that allowed me to believe that it was 1080p when it was not. I am still shaking my head and feeling like an idiot. Sorry folks.

    I watched the Bluray last night and was just floored. Definitely one of the best I have seen so far.

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    lol... it can happen to the best of us

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