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Citizen Kane Blu-ray

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Amazon Exclusive / Ultimate Collector's Edition | The Magnificent Ambersons DVD Warner Bros. | 1941 | 119 min | Rated PG | Sep 13, 2011

Citizen Kane (Blu-ray)
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Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.37:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.37:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio Mono
Portuguese: Dolby Digital Mono
Polish: Dolby Digital Mono

Subtitles
English SDH, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Czech, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian

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Extras 4.5 of 54.5
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Citizen Kane

 (1941)

Citizen Kane Blu-ray delivers stunning video and solid audio in this must-own Blu-ray release

A psychological study of Charles Foster Kane, a powerful newspaper tycoon whose idealism was corrupted as he rose to enourmous wealth and power. The story unfolds as a mystery: when Mr. Kane dies uttering cryptic last words, a magazine reporter interviews the tycoon's friends in an effort to uncover the significance of the word "Rosebud."

For more about Citizen Kane and the Citizen Kane Blu-ray release, see Citizen Kane Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 5.0 out of 5.

Starring: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Ruth Warrick, Dorothy Comingore, Ray Collins, George Coulouris
Director: Orson Welles

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Citizen Kane Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.5 of 5

Warner once again does itself proud with a stunning high definition restoration and presentation of a catalog title, one of the crowning jewels in its assets catalog. Previous home video releases have been roundly criticized (sometimes fairly, sometimes not), but Citizen Kane's brand new AVC encoded 1080p transfer in 1.37:1, mastered from a 4K restoration of original nitrate elements, should satisfy all but the most diehard, picayune-obsessed complainers. Many people have bitched and moaned about the very dark image quality of much of Kane on both VHS and DVD, without realizing that's exactly what Welles and Toland were going for. These two were experimenting with chiaroscuro years before any Johnny come lately auteur had even thought of it. The Blu-ray presents this shadowy world with gorgeously rich black levels and abundant shadow detail, which is not to say viewers are suddenly going to see William Alland's face all of a sudden, to give one salient example. But what amazing detail and what a refreshing lack of compression artifacts. Usually tricky items like chain link fences and palm fronds resolve with absolute clarity, and Toland's incredibly impressive deep focus work is delivered with jaw dropping intensity. The frequent use of back lighting offers an amazing display of gray scale and contrast and unlike the DVD, grain structure has not been erased to within an inch of its life and looks completely natural. There is some very minor ringing on just a couple of scenes but that is about the only issue of any kind with this release, and it's kind of churlish to even mention that, so minimal is it in the overall scheme of things.


Citizen Kane Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  3.5 of 5

Say what you will about the Dolby process (and believe me, I hated its compressed highs long before it became fashionable due to my own recordings which were processed with noise reduction), it can hide a multitude of sins. Therefore, while a layer of aural shellack has been peeled away from Citizen Kane courtesy of this new lossless DTS-HD Master Audio Mono mix, that means some of the sonic warts can more easily be heard. There's some persistent distortion in the upper midrange that is especially noticeable early in the film, including the opening cues of Bernard Herrmann's iconic score, and, later, in Susan Alexander Kane's first appearance. That anomaly aside, which is no doubt endemic to the stems themselves, this is a brilliantly effective track, one that is surprisingly full sounding for its age. Especially impressive is Welles' incredible sound design (as noted above in the main body of the review), which gets a sparklingly clear reproduction here. Thankfully no faux surround mix has been attempted, and while that may give the film a slightly more claustrophobic sonic quality than some would like, fidelity is generally very strong here, with no egregious dropouts and even better no overwhelming hiss despite the lack of that Dolby masking on the high end.


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Citizen Kane: The 70th Anniversary - September 12, 2011

It has been on hundreds of top ten lists (many at #1), a film that was critically praised but did not become popular or admired by the public for years following its release. This is the 70th anniversary of Citizen Kane, and in honor of that anniversary we bring ...

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Amazon has finally listed Citizen Kane: 70th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition available for pre-order. This long-anticipated Blu-ray contains not only Citizen Kane and a wealth of related collectable materials but also director Orson Welles' long-unavailable ...


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