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Frankenhooker Blu-ray

United Kingdom
Arrow | 1990 | 85 min | Rated BBFC: 15 | Jan 02, 2012

Frankenhooker (Blu-ray)
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Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.78:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio
English: LPCM 2.0

Subtitles
English SDH

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)

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Video 4.0 of 54.0
Audio 4.0 of 54.0
Extras 4.5 of 54.5
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Frankenhooker

 (1990)

Frankenhooker Blu-ray delivers great video and audio in this fan-pleasing Blu-ray release

A wacky doctor decides to bring his fiancee back to life after a lawnmower accident. He uses cocaine addicted hookers to get most of the errr.. parts.

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

Starring: James Lorinz, Joanne Ritchie, Patty Mullen, Joseph Gonzalez, Jennifer Delora, Heather Hunter
Director: Frank Henenlotter

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Frankenhooker Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.0 of 5

Presented in an aspect ratio of 1.78:1, encoded with MPEG-4 AVC and granted a 1080p transfer, Frank Henenlotter's Frankenhooker arrives on Blu-ray courtesy of British distributors Arrow Films.

The high-definition transfer is surprisingly good. Close-ups, for example, convey pleasing depth, even where light is restricted. The panoramic vistas from New York City also boast decent clarity (see screencapture #8). Color reproduction does not disappoint either, though it is easy to tell that Frankenhooker isn't a big-budget film (the lighting is often quite rough). The best news, however, is that there are no traces of severe denoising. It is easy to see that post production sharpening corrections have not been performed either. Unsurprisingly, the film has a consistent organic look that will please those who might have been disappointed with some of Arrow Films' early Blu-ray releases. Lastly, there are a few specks and tiny scratches popping up here and there, but they are never distracting. (Note: This is a Region-Free Blu-ray disc. Therefore, you will be able to play it on your PS3 or SA regardless of your geographical location. For the record, there is no problematic PAL or 1080/50i content preceding the disc's main menu).


Frankenhooker Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.0 of 5

There is only one audio track on this Blu-ray disc: English LPCM 2.0. For the record, Arrow Films have provided optional English SDH subtitles for the main feature.

The English LPCM 2.0 track has pleasing depth but it is never intense enough to make an impression. However, this is not to say that there are serious technical issues with it, rather that the film's sound design is fairly modest. The dialog is consistently crisp, clean, stable, and very easy to follow. Additionally, there are no pops, sync issues, heavy background hiss, or audio dropouts to report in this review.



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