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Saving Private Ryan (2 Discs) (Blu-ray)

Featuring: Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore & Edward Burns

Format: Blu-ray | Rating: 15 years & over

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  Superb Conversion

| | See all 308winchester's reviews (2)

Having read some of the reviews here I almost didn't get the film. How pleased I am that I went with my own instinct and ignored them. You have to remember the film was shot to look grainy for effect. I think the picture quality is far superior than the standard DVD and the sound quality from the remastered DTS HD MasterAudio is stunning as you would expect from a film of this pedigree. I look for improvement over the original and this conversion delivers.

  audio's the winner here

| | See all stuarty75's reviews (73)

The video quality on private ryan is grainy at times(much like black hawk down)this is how these films are meant to look in order to add realism to the war scenes so that doesn't bother me but the real winner is the audio and the dts hd master soundtrack on a home cinema system will have the neighbours ducking for cover.

  the best of the best

| | See all jaymac2007uk's reviews (21)

Along with Black Hawk Down this is one of the greatest war films ever. The opening scenes were amazing and this film just gets better everytime i watch it. A timeless classic. Great conversion to blu-ray as the sound really captures the action sequences in the film. Awesome

  War Is Hell...

| | See all ricco85uk's reviews (4)

Since I went to the cinema to see Saving Private Ryan when it came out I have been enthralled by the story and the representation of war within it. The picture is really grainy as it is intended to give a feel of being there in the film. The colours are great, the definition is perfect and the tones really bring the story and action to the front. The audio is great, you hear everything in perfect quality and detail so much so you really do feel in amongst the action.

Bluray is simply THE format for this film, it shows off all the action and you hear all the sounds. It helps give the film a more impressive feel than the DVD does.

A must own...

  Awesome

| | See all afghacker's reviews (2)

One of the best movies i have seen and its in blu ray, if you got surround system this movie is for you

  Doh!

| | See all ofelas's reviews (10)

Kristiansen, Blu-ray isnt about making a picture as clean as possible with DNR, its about giving you the BEST presentation of the movie as intended by the makers. Aka Saving Private Ryan on BD, which look grainy, as it is SUPPOSED to look.....

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  True Grit.

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I have many regrets, one of them is not going to cinema to see this on its release. Saving Private Ryan has to be one of THE finest war films of all time. I felt I must let go of my cash as second time for this film & so bought this Bluray release (The least I could do) & was not dissapointed. Anyone who has seen the DVD will know that it's grainy to, but its grainy on purpose. Paying homage to those great WII cameramen & their kit, the film looks as though it could have been original footage. Behind the grain lies beautiful detail that has a real feeling of depth & texture. The remastered soundtrack & score are superbly done. The Omaha beach scene alone caused a visit from my neighbours. Any self respecting fan of war films should not be without this, give your DVD copy to a friend, sell it, whatever. You need this.

  Saving Private Ryan

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Im not a fan of war films but I love Saving Private Ryan. The picture is grainy but it gives it a sence of realism, but the sound is outstanding. I give it 5 stars as it is the best war movie ever made.

  Not good blu-ray material

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Saving Private Ryan is one of my all time favorite movies, but as a blu-ray release it fails to deliver. The reason is of course director Spielberg and cinematographer Kaminskis artistic choices.

The picture is constantly dark, grainy and bleak with washed out colors to give the movie a realistic war atmosphere. Unfortunately these factors leave you with the feeling of watching a standard dvd release.

A true classic movie but not made for the classic blu-ray moments.

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