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Basic Instinct Blu-ray

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Unrated Director's Cut Lionsgate Films | 1992 | 128 min | Unrated | May 29, 2007

Basic Instinct (Blu-ray)
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Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC (17.59 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD HR 6.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)
English: Dolby Digital 5.1 EX

Subtitles
English, Spanish

Discs
25GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)

Playback
Region A (locked)

Price
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Video 3.5 of 53.5
Audio 3.6 of 53.6
Extras 3.8 of 53.8
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Movie appeal

 
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Mystery24%
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Basic Instinct

 (1992)

Basic Instinct Blu-ray offers solid video and audio in this excellent Blu-ray release

Nick Curran is a tough but vulnerable detective investigating the brutal murder of a former rock star and nightclub owner. The prime suspect is the victimís girlfriend, Catherine Tramell. Catherine is beautiful; but she's a cold, calculating psychologist with an insatiable sexual appetite. She has recently written a novel that describes the exact crime. Obsessed with cracking the case, Nick descends into San Franciscoís forbidden underground where suspicions mount, bodies fall, and he finds within himself an instinct more basic than survival.

For more about Basic Instinct and the Basic Instinct Blu-ray release, see Basic Instinct Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 4.0 out of 5.

Starring: Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone, George Dzundza, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Denis Arndt, Chelcie Ross
Director: Paul Verhoeven (I)

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Basic Instinct Blu-ray, Video Quality

  3.5 of 5

Presented in its original aspect ratio of 2.35:1, encoded in MPEG-4 AVC, and granted a 1080p transfer Basic Instinct arrives on BR courtesy of Lions Gate Films. The presentation is good but not impeccable. Detail is mostly strong and convincing, colors are lush and vivid, and contrast acceptable. The panoramic vistas from San Francisco for example are solid with enough depth allowing the viewer to truly appreciate Verhoeven's vision. Some of the indoor scenes however are a bit problematic. The color-scheme is notably weaker here as the lushness noted earlier is often absent. Furthermore, occasionally I noticed a tiny dose of color-bleeding which may bother some of you with more elaborate setups. I also see that there have been some restoration partial efforts applied here to clean up some of the easily noticeable aging patterns the print has suffered. Still, I don't believe that this was a full-blown effort as consistency appears to be an issue. Still, this is a tremendous improvement over previous SDVD versions of the film. With this in mind, I don't believe that if you like this film as much as I do you would need much of an encouragement to consider upgrading from standard-def to high-def. Without a shadow of a doubt currently this is the best presentation of the film in any format.


Basic Instinct Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  3.5 of 5

There are two tracks on this disc: English: Dolby Digital 5.1 EX and English: DTS-HD 5.1. It is somewhat of a letdown that Basic Instinct did not receive a full-blown DTS-HD Master audio treatment as the film certainly would have benefited greatly from it but nevertheless the DTS-HD track adds enough for one to enjoy the film. The surround activity here is very good and as far as I am concerned notably more impressive than the Dolby Digital 5.1 EX track (a good scene to compare the two would be the road chase after Catherine leaves the house and heads to her mother). Dialog on the other hand is crisp, crystal clear, and very easy to follow. Balance is upheld expertly and I did not detect any hissing, pop-ups, or cracks. Finally, I found the bass to be rich and strong enough to meet the expectations on the more demanding amongst us (the dancing scene in the night club could be a good barometer). To sum it all up, I do agree that a DTS-HD Master would have been the perfect solution for this disc but it is what it is, and the current treatment is quite pleasing as well.



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