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« : August 30, 2021, 08:16:14 PM »

Directed by John Sturgeds
Starring Charles Bronson.

Kino is coming out with this.
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« #1 : August 31, 2021, 09:25:59 AM »

https://www.blu-ray.com/movies/The-Valdez-Horses-Blu-ray/289469/#Review
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Presented in its original aspect ratio of 1.85:1, encoded with MPEG-4 AVC and granted a 1080p transfer, The Valdez Horses arrives on Blu-ray courtesy if Kino Lorber.

Earlier this year, we reviewed this Region-B release of The Valdez Horses which was sourced from an older master that was supplied by StudioCanal. I did not like this master at all because it was color-graded in a very awkward way. Indeed, there are various primaries on it that are quite simply wrong, which is why the overall color balance/temperature is very problematic as well. In other words, the film does not look as it should. This release is sourced from a new 2K master that was struck from a 35mm print. It has a completely different color-scheme with very nice primaries that are much better balanced. Yes, there are still areas where meaningful improvements can be made, but all of the distracting anomalies that are present on the other master are gone. For example, the odd greens and yellows that destroy the blues and whites are eliminated. Also, there are entire ranges of supporting nuances that are improved and look much better. Now, there is quite a bit of inherited surface damage, but I personally did not find it problematic. Why? Because even though ideally the film should look healthier, it still looks like organic film. On the other release it is painfully obvious that the film has its native color-scheme destabilized, which is why it does not look like organic film. There are no traces of problematic digital adjustments. Image stability is good, but there is room for some small yet meaningful stabilizations. To sum it all up, currently this release has the best technical presentation of The Valdez Horses. My score is 3.75/5.00.

Also included is a different 'version' of the film in the 1.37:1 ratio, which was apparently remastered by StudioCanal. I don't see any real value in it. Not only is the aspect ratio wrong, but it has many of the color anomalies from the Region-B release that is referenced above. (Note: This is a Region-A "locked" Blu-ray release. Therefore, you must have a native Region-A or Region-Free player in order to access its content).



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« #2 : August 31, 2021, 10:34:37 AM »

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« #3 : August 31, 2021, 08:10:25 PM »

 https://cinemaretro.com/index.php?/archives/11429-REVIEW-THE-VALDEZ-HORSES-AKA-CHINO-1973-STARRING-CHARLES-BRONSON;-KINO-LORBER-BLU-RAY-SPECIAL-EDITION.html

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« #4 : August 31, 2021, 08:13:07 PM »

So, ...
do we file this.under EURO or SPAG?




 


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« #5 : September 14, 2021, 12:46:23 PM »

Neither I think.

Tricky, yes, but for me an US western shot in Spain, despite being an European production. But the director and the style belong to the USA, and it fits more well alongside other US westerns of the 70s dealing with the genocide of the Indians.


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