Fearless Hyena Columbia Reg. 1 Vs HKL Reg. 2

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Fearless Hyena Columbia Reg. 1 Vs HKL Reg. 2

Unread post by saltysam » 29 Jan 2007, 19:31

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Unread post by grim_tales » 29 Jan 2007, 19:52

I prefer the look of the R1 (overall a warmer look) they must be from different prints.

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Unread post by saltysam » 29 Jan 2007, 20:11

are you joking?the hkl pisses over the blurry columbia.

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Unread post by grim_tales » 29 Jan 2007, 20:25

Ah yes the HKL is certainly sharper

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Unread post by Shingster » 30 Jan 2007, 00:46

I think that's the understatement of the century Grim and I am left absolutely flabbergasted that anyone sound of mind can look at those comparison grabs and actually think the R1 release has the better transfer.

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Unread post by Markgway » 30 Jan 2007, 01:22

The HKL is an easy winner. The Columbia is mince.

Can't tell if the HKL has been pinkified without an IVL comparison, but it doesn't look bad on these caps.

I never liked the film, but out of interest how's the mono?

Original or downmix?
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Unread post by Shingster » 30 Jan 2007, 02:09

Markgway wrote:Can't tell if the HKL has been pinkified without an IVL comparison, but it doesn't look bad on these caps.
Well, there's a very distinct lack of any sort of red tint in the skintones of the HKL grabs (the Columbia has far redder skintones) so I'd say the signs are pretty good there.

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Unread post by grim_tales » 30 Jan 2007, 09:29

In the last cap it's easy to see the HKL wins by a mile.

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Unread post by IronMonkey » 30 Jan 2007, 09:37

Only the last capture? How about all of them?! :P
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Unread post by Ivan Drago » 30 Jan 2007, 11:12

Is the English dub on the HKL DVD the original? I don't like this particular dub but the other Lo Wei films had fun dubs
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Unread post by chenlung » 30 Jan 2007, 11:31

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Is the mono genuine?

HKL doesn't seem to be affected but as you say Mark, it's impossible to know for sure without the untampered IVL (or Geneon) captures.

Columbia has two advantages: It's got the original credits (despite being the export English ones) and it's not missing the ending.

How are HKL's subtitles?

I'll add the Eastern Heroes captures :).

BTW, the captures aren't exact. If you want, I'll repost the Columbia captures too so they match the HKL ones?
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Unread post by Shingster » 30 Jan 2007, 11:47

chenlung wrote:HKL doesn't seem to be affected but as you say Mark, it's impossible to know for sure without the untampered IVL (or Geneon) captures.
Just looking at Salty's grabs you can see the HKL grabs don't exhibit any reddening of skintones at all. This isn't to say the IVL won't have different skintones than the HKL, but when you consider how pale the skintones are in the grabs above, if the IVL is actually "less red" JC and co. would be looking like Gwailo's.

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Unread post by EvaUnit02 » 30 Jan 2007, 12:11

What's the big deal about having the original title cards or not with all these HK flicks?

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Unread post by saltysam » 30 Jan 2007, 12:17

don't know Eva,couldn't care less myself.it's a bit anal to be worrying about title cards imo.
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Unread post by Ivan Drago » 30 Jan 2007, 12:27

I don't think it's anal. FH isn't so bad but I hate it when the title cards have AKA's crudly slapped on - see Fortune Star's release of Hand Of Death and the Fox Bruce Lee remasters.
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Unread post by tigerstyles » 30 Jan 2007, 17:44

here the IVL caps

no changes made standard setting with power dvd

thought i better make a contribution as this site the only one that bothers with comparisons


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it was a mission to fins those pics a time would be helpful, can;t locate the last cap!

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Unread post by HungFist » 30 Jan 2007, 17:49

How's the HKL mono? (I know this was asked before, but it's really the only thing that matters now. The tranfer looks good to me, and I can live with the title cards)

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Unread post by tom2681 » 30 Jan 2007, 17:51

Tigerstyles:
Don't take this the wrong way (I appreciate your participation), but your caps are in the wrong aspect ratio:

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Unread post by dragonhero005 » 03 Feb 2007, 21:31

Not even one special feature on the HKL. What a shame! :shock:

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Unread post by chenlung » 03 Feb 2007, 21:58

dragonhero005 wrote:Not even one special feature on the HKL. What a shame! :shock:
The commentary is included 8) .
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Re: Fearless Hyena Columbia Reg. 1 Vs HKL Reg. 2

Unread post by Ivan Drago » 10 Dec 2009, 10:27

Coming to this two years on, there are odd bits on the HKL where the foley is out of sync. This flaw is not on the Columbia's Cantonese track
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Unread post by JCLegend86 » 08 Jan 2012, 12:47

grim_tales wrote:I prefer the look of the R1 (overall a warmer look) they must be from different prints.
I can back that up. Obviously the HKL is sharper, but I prefer the colours from the R1 version.

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Re: Fearless Hyena Columbia Reg. 1 Vs HKL Reg. 2

Unread post by luckystars » 08 Jan 2012, 15:10

We still need a release of this with the original opening credits!
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