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Do the Right Thing Blu-ray

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20th Anniversary Edition Universal Studios | 1989 | 120 min | Rated R | Jun 30, 2009

Do the Right Thing (Blu-ray)
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Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC (28.70 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)
French: DTS 5.1
Spanish: DTS 5.1

Subtitles
English SDH, French, Spanish

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)
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Packaging
Slipcover in original pressing

Playback
Region free

Price
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Video 4.2 of 54.2
Audio 4.2 of 54.2
Extras 4.9 of 54.9
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Do the Right Thing

 (1989)

Do the Right Thing Blu-ray delivers stunning video and great audio in this exceptional Blu-ray release

Visionary filmmaker Spike Lee is at the top of his game in this film about a racially divided neighborhood facing a scorching summer heat wave. On the hottest day of the year, the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn becomes a crucible for the wide-ranging racial, social and economic beliefs of its residents. During a 24-hour period that changes lives forever, the neighborhood’s tenuous equilibrium boils over into a showdown between longtime business owner Sal (Danny Aiello) and the neighborhood’s African-American majority. In a slyly funny and riveting expose of racial tensions in the inner city, Lee unflinchingly confronts profoundly sensitive issues as violence threatens to explode against a throbbing musical backdrop.

For more about Do the Right Thing and the Do the Right Thing Blu-ray release, see Do the Right Thing Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 4.5 out of 5.

Starring: Spike Lee, Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Rosie Pérez, John Turturro
Director: Spike Lee

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Do the Right Thing Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.5 of 5

For a twenty-year old catalog title, Do the Right Thing's AVC 1080p 1.85:1 transfer pops and sizzles like an egg frying on the hood of a Cadillac. As a film about the hottest day of a New York summer, cinematographer Ernest Dickerson was charged with finding a way to convincingly portray heat on the screen. His solution? Color psychology. The film is awash in big, bold, sun- drenched hues that make other films' warm tones seem flat out cold. Morning light streams through windows in saturated yellows, the late-afternoon sundown swelter burns with almost violent oranges, and the films Greek chorus—a trio of loquacious corner men—sits in front of a brick wall painted a vibrant fire-truck red. The lighting is highly stylized at times and immensely effective at transforming the screen into a virtual thermometer.

Other elements of the picture are equally impressive. Check out the inkiness of Sam Jackson's sunglasses, for example, or examine the dynamic lighting of Mookie's shower scene. Deep black levels and strong, but rarely too hot contrast go a long way in giving Do the Right Thing a palpable sense of depth. And while it's not the sharpest transfer I've encountered, the film fares well for its age and budget. Medium and long shots can look a bit soft at times, but close-ups are crisp and well textured. I was particularly impressed by the macro shot of Mookie running an ice cube over his girlfriend Tina's lips. The film has a pleasing grain field that suits the gritty summer tone, and although there are some specks on the print, I didn't notice any evidence of sloppy DNR or the hello-I'm-here halos of over-zealous edge enhancement. There are a few small staircases of digital banding in Tina's apartment and surrounding some bright light sources, but you'd have to sit fairly close to your screen to even notice them. The only other qualm I have is with the occasional sense of stutter when the camera pans quickly. These really are negligible complaints though. Overall, I'm sure this transfer sits very close to Spike Lee's intentions for the film, and the visual acumen on display here is a joy to watch.


Do the Right Thing Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.0 of 5

Public Enemy's "Fight the Power" plays something like fifteen times during the course of Do the Right Thing and this DTS-HD MA 5.1 lossless track handles each appearance (and the whole film) with a capable, if somewhat ironically under-powered aplomb. For a film that takes place smack in the center of a busy city block, I was hoping for a bit more immersion from the rear channels. Granted, I don't want or need to hear every car whiz by cleverly or feel the Doppler effect of sirens wail in cross-channel glory, but a slight boost in ambience would've been appreciated. I don't mean that to sound disparaging, because I really did enjoy the audio experience of Do the Right Thing and the sound is likely exactly as intended. And what the track does, it does quite well. Dueling boom-boxes blare with LFE-heavy bass-lines, the climax is especially frenzied and involved, and the film delights in Robert Altman-esque levels of overlapping but never muddled dialogue.


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