Evil Dead 2: R1 Book of the Dead vs. R2 Scandinavia

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Evil Dead 2: R1 Book of the Dead vs. R2 Scandinavia

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R1 USA Book of the Dead (Anchor Bay) vs. R2 Scandinavia (Sandrew Metronome/Kinowelt)


R1 Book of the Dead
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R2 Scadinavia
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R1 Book of the Dead
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R1 Book of the Dead
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R2 Scandinavia
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R1 Book of the Dead
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R2 Scandinavia
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R1 Book of the Dead
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R1 Book of the Dead
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R2 Scandinavia
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1. 6:32 (NTSC), 6:16 (PAL)
2. 9:58 (NTSC), 9:33 (PAL) (360 --> sun --> this shot)
3. 10:26 (NTSC), 10:03 (PAL) (”join us”)
4. 11:14 (NTSC), 10:49 (PAL)
5. 65:50 (NTSC), 63:12 (PAL)
6. 79:10 (NTSC), 75:51 (PAL)

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R2 looks way too dark IMO.

Is the R2 UK Momentum the same as the Scandavian one?

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No idea. Caps from other versions are welcome.

Interesting difference in framing.

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i have the book of the dead region 1.great transfer,would be hard to top.there's no contest with the scandanavian shown here,way too dark as grim said.
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Have the German disc of it. If anybody is interested, I can post the caps of it.
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thelostdragon wrote:Have the German disc of it. If anybody is interested, I can post the caps of it.
Great, thanks.

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God this film is awful. I just wanted to say that :D . It's the only Evil Dead I've seen and believe me when I say "it's enough".

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bradavon wrote:God this film is awful. I just wanted to say that :D . It's the only Evil Dead I've seen and believe me when I say "it's enough".
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Evil Dead II is the best of the trilogy.
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I love "Army of Darkness".
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The R2UK Momentum release is exactly the same as the German release. Momentum = UK arm of Kinowelt.

Anyway, I'm happy with my Momentum release. Might get AB's remaster when it's out in HD and a clear winner of the format war is established.

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I finally got around to watching the Blu-ray of this. The transfer is definately the same one from the "Book of the Dead" edition. It looks pretty good but I had trouble with the heavy DNR they used. If it wasn't for the grain reduction it would have been a great picture instead of a decent picture.
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Can anyone add caps from Anchor Bay's 2000 THX master?
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Ivan Drago wrote:Can anyone add caps from Anchor Bay's 2000 THX master?
I think I have that version lurking about... give me some time :wink:

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thanks
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those old caps are taken with powerdvd, if you want to take that into consideration

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The THX mastered disc is the best, even beating the new blu-ray! There's is such terrible DNR on the Anchorbay BOTD and the BD that it completely robs the picture of detail.
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The THX mastered disc is the best, even beating the new blu-ray! There's is such terrible DNR on the Anchorbay BOTD and the BD that it completely robs the picture of detail.
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Is there a comparison of the Region A Anchor Bay BD vs. the R-B Optimum release floating around anywhere?

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