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Death Ship Blu-ray

United States
Scorpion Releasing | 1980 | 91 min | Rated R | Dec 18, 2012

Death Ship (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.78:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0

Subtitles
None

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

Playback
Region free

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Blu-ray rating
Video 3.5 of 53.5
Audio 2.5 of 52.5
Extras 3.0 of 53.0
Based on 2 user reviews

Movie appeal

 
Horror100%
Mystery6%
Adventure-
41%
popularity
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6
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Death Ship

 (1980)

Death Ship Blu-ray delivers great video and mediocre audio in this fan-pleasing Blu-ray release

Survivors of a tragic shipping collision are rescued by a mysterious black ship which appears out of the fog. Little do they realise that the ship is actually a Nazi torture ship which has sailed the seas for years, luring unsuspecting sailors aboard and killing them off one by one.

For more about Death Ship and the Death Ship Blu-ray release, see Death Ship Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 3.5 out of 5.

Starring: George Kennedy, Richard Crenna, Nick Mancuso, Sally Ann Howes, Kate Reid, Saul Rubinek
Director: Alvin Rakoff

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Death Ship Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.0 of 5

The AVC encoded image (1.78:1 aspect ratio) presentation is perhaps the best "Death Ship" is ever going to look on home video, with the forgotten picture handed a pleasing upgrade to Blu-ray with minimal hiccups. There's a fair amount of debris and scratches to contend with, but nothing that causes concern. Fine detail is acceptable for neglected ship interiors, horror make-up, and facial reactions, capturing a sense of panic and sweat, while costuming reveals fuzzy textures. Colors are adequate, remaining balanced and purposeful throughout, though early scenes with Ashland and Marshall on the cruise ship appear slightly unnatural, with hot skintones. German ship encounters offers darker hues in mud and steel, with blood red a particular standout, making a critical shower sequence pop with horror. Shadow detail tends to solidify in low-lit environments, but remains largely controlled and readable.


Death Ship Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  2.5 of 5

The 2.0 DTS-HD MA sound mix works uphill to retain its original sense of tension. The front stage is a little out of whack, with the center channel showing minimal presence, often burying the dialogue when scoring and soundtrack selection surge in power, requiring a boost of volume to hear voices. Further volume riding is necessary for sound effects, which are intended to unnerve but remain persistently shrill, hurting ears during a few shock sequences. It's an uneven track that appears to be doing the best it can with iffy source elements, leaving the listening experience aggressive, tinny, and limited in scope.



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Death Ship Blu-ray - October 8, 2012

Scorpion Releasing is bringing director Alvin Rakoff's 1980 horror Death Ship to Blu-ray. Starring Academy Award winner George Kennedy (Cool Hand Luke), as well as Richard Crenna (Rambo: First Blood), the film makes its widescreen and HD debut November 6th.


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