Hello guest, if you like this forum, why don't you register? https://fanrestore.com/member.php?action=register (December 14, 2021) x

Thread Rating:
  • 1 Vote(s) - 5 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
[Released] Aliens (1986) [Fundamental Collection™ #002] V2
Aliens (1986) [Fundamental Collection™ #002] V2

[Image: Aliens_cover.jpg]

From the back cover: “Latest Blu-ray editions of “Aliens” have very good resolution, but they received a new color treatment, and almost everything is green tinted… In this edition, we used the same master found in the PAL LD, taken from the interpositive, as color reference, using our proprietary technique ColourMatch™, to obtain a more balanced image, closer to the theatrical representation, according to our renowned expert.

We also added the usual multiple languages tracks – English, French, German, Italian and Spanish – along with an English commentary as special bonus tracks; subtitles for all the languages, plus French, German and Italian for the commentary.”

Screenshot comparison: top Blu-ray, bottom Fundamental Collection

[Image: Aliens_026479.jpg]

[Image: Aliens_063259.jpg]

[Image: Aliens_177122.jpg]

[Image: Aliens_182541.jpg]

Technical data


Blu-ray (BD-25)


1080p High-Definition
widescreen 1.85:1 original aspect ratio
framerate 23.976fps
AVC encoded 18mpbs avg bitrate, 38.5mpbs max


DTS 5.1: English, French, German, Italian
DD 5.1: Spanish
Bonus tracks: DD 2.0 English commentary


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


2K master from original negative for main video; LD master from interpositive used as color reference with acclaimed ColourMatch™ regrading technique

Release date: 2017-04-19

The whole movie in an image:

V1 Vs V2:
Thanks given by: jedi55 , lawgiver , acidzero , Inq81 , Nicky90 , Benjamin K.
Was watching the film earlier last week, I think the different shot in the laserdisc, is actually taken from earlier in the film, so it must be an authoring mistake or fix. maybe there was a scratch or a defect on the master, so they replaced the spaceship shot with one from earlier in the movie. Perhaps it would be better if you get the real shot back.
Thanks given by:
I'll check it, thanks! Ok

Apart that, what do you think about colors?
Thanks given by:
Love it!
Thanks given by:
THANKS! Big Grin
Thanks given by:
OK, checked the shot, and it's not the same from previous scene - actually, the laserdisc version "flows" well with the previous shot before Bishop, apart few frames missing... I guess this is a continuos shot, that, for some reason, has to have removed few frames due to whatever reason - that's why there is Bishop inbetween... a bit like Star Wars shot in the hangar, where a person passing in the front of the camera was used to hide the ruined frames. Just a theory, of course! Anyway, it's not a duplicate shot, so I think I'll leave it in - it's nice to have a touch of laserdisc inside one of my projects! Wink
Thanks given by:
I don't know anything about this substitute shot.
AKA thxita on OriginalTrilogy
I preserve movies as they first appeared in Italy.
Thanks given by:
@all: ooops, I mixed the threads... Tongue the replaced shot is NOT on V2, but only on V1

@Evit: it is at 01:48:39 - comparison clip here (left BD, right LD)
Thanks given by:
Is there an open matte ALIENS somewhere?
Thanks given by:
Aliens was filmed in hard matte for the majority of the the film, so there can't be an open matte
Thanks given by:

Possibly Related Threads…
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  [Released] Alien (1979) [Fundamental Collection™ #001] spoRv 58 42,233 2023-05-27, 10:28 AM
Last Post: alexpeden2000
  Cobra (1986, Sylvester Stallone), Film Whisperer extended version The Film Whisperer 3 645 2023-01-25, 04:51 AM
Last Post: The Film Whisperer
  [No Longer Available]Aliens SE, TV and Theatrical Cut (Japanese WOWOW HDTV Broadcast) PDB 77 29,208 2023-01-20, 02:16 PM
Last Post: Hitcher
  [Archived] Aliens (1986) [Project: Celluloid — Branching Regrade] LucasGodzilla 6 1,548 2022-09-25, 12:50 PM
Last Post: evilash
  Blade Runner International Cut Regrade (Criterion Collection Laserdisc) PDB 44 48,211 2022-09-03, 07:07 AM
Last Post: BDgeek
  [Released] The Chronicles Of Riddick (2004)[Fundamental Collection™ #011] spoRv 19 14,555 2022-08-12, 07:28 PM
Last Post: PDB
  [Released] The Keep (1983) [Fundamental Collection™ #022] spoRv 39 22,539 2022-05-12, 01:15 PM
Last Post: devomk
  [Released] Halloween (1978) [Fundamental Collection™ #006] spoRv 33 26,084 2022-02-11, 06:54 PM
Last Post: Stamper
  [Released] Prometheus (2012) (open matte) [Fundamental Collection™ #023] spoRv 12 13,678 2021-12-12, 05:20 AM
Last Post: reinvention
  [Released] Alien: Covenant IMAX [Fundamental Collection™ #021] spoRv 24 21,155 2021-09-14, 10:01 PM
Last Post: Onyx

Forum Jump:

Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)