Universal Monsters - 4k Ultra HD

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  1. X-human

    X-human I ate my keys

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    90th and 80th Anniversary 4k Ultra HD sets 10/05/2021:

    “Dracula” (1931)
    Bonus Materials:
    - Dracula (1931) Spanish Version with Introduction by Lupita Tovar Kohner
    - The Road to Dracula
    - Lugosi: The Dark Prince
    - Dracula: The Restoration
    - Monster Tracks
    - Dracula Archives
    - Alternate Score by Philip Glass performed by The Kronos Quartet
    - Feature Commentary by Film Historian David J. Skal
    - Feature Commentary by Steve Haberman, Screenwriter of Dracula: Dead and Loving It
    - Trailer Gallery

    “Frankenstein” (1931)
    Bonus Materials:
    - The Frankenstein Files: How Hollywood Made A Monster
    - Karloff: The Gentle Monster
    - Monster Tracks
    - Universal Horror
    - Frankenstein Archives
    - Boo!: A Short Film
    - Feature Commentary with Film Historian Rudy Behlmer
    - Feature Commentary with Historian Sir Christopher Frayling
    - 100 Years of Universal: Restoring the Classics
    - Trailer Gallery

    “The Invisible Man” (1933)
    Bonus Materials:
    - Now You See Him: The Invisible Man Revealed
    - Production Photographs
    - Feature Commentary with Film Historian Rudy Behlmer
    - 100 Years of Universal: Unforgettable Characters
    - Trailer Gallery

    “The Wolf Man” (1941)
    Bonus Materials:
    - Monster by Moonlight
    - The Wolf Man: From Ancient Curse to Modern Myth
    - Pure in Heart: The Life and Legacy of Lon Chaney Jr.
    - He Who Made Monsters: The Life and Art of Jack Pierce
    - The Wolf Man Archives
    - Feature Commentary with Film Historian Tom Weaver
    - 100 Years of Universal: The Lot
    - Trailer Gallery

    Full Universal Press Release: https://www.highdefdigest.com/news/...sters-scaring-4k-uhd-bluray-october-5th/46028
     
  2. russweiss

    russweiss Well-Known Member

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    It's nice to see that these classics will be getting a UHD release but I already own these on DVD as well as a few different blu-ray sets and don't plan on doing any more upgrades.
     
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    Only interested in Frankenstein.
    I hope they release a standalone disc soon, and also give Bride of Frankenstein the 4K treatment.
     
  4. ImmortalSlasher

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    Hopefully they will make a big final 4K release later on with Creature from the Black Lagoon and the others. 4K depends on your setup and how much you like the movie. I would think most really don't need it.
     
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    Until 4K sets reintroduce 3-D to the marketplace, it’s going to be hard to upgrade what is already available on blu, imo. Creature was meant to be seen in 3-D.
     
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    I still haven't seen Creature from the Black Lagoon in 3D. I was going to get a 3D projector for it eventually. And a few other movies that I missed during the 3D period. I want to do it right with my final setup.

    I believe most of the last releases of Creature from the Black Lagoon included the 3D version as well. I don't see why a 4K version wouldn't have it.
     
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    It’s just simply that there are very very few models of 4K sets that were ever 3D capable. The window of time that they were available was very small, and it’s amazing that anybody even releases 3D on blu ray anymore given that the last 3D set on the market was back in 2016.
     
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    Projectors were probably always the best way to go for 3D at home. That's the sort of thing you want the biggest possible viewing experience. I imagine that interest will pick up again with the new Avatar movies.
     
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    I was fortunate enough to grab a Samsung 4K/3D TV when they came out. They really weren't available long.
     

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