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Hell On Wheels: The Complete First Season Blu-ray

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Entertainment One | 2011-2012 | Season 1 | 450 min | Rated TV-14 | May 15, 2012

Hell On Wheels: The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
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Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.78:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.78:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (48kHz, 16-bit)
English: Dolby Digital 5.1

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50GB Blu-ray Disc
Three-disc set (3 BDs)

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Hell On Wheels: The Complete First Season

 (TV) (2011-2012)

Hell On Wheels: The Complete First Season Blu-ray delivers stunning video and audio in this excellent Blu-ray release

Set in the 1860s it centers on former confederate soldier Cullen Bohannan, whose quest for vengeance has led him to the Union Pacific Railroad's westward construction of the first Transcontinental Railroad.

For more about Hell On Wheels: The Complete First Season and the Hell On Wheels: The Complete First Season Blu-ray release, see Hell On Wheels: The Complete First Season Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 4.0 out of 5.

Starring: Anson Mount, Colm Meaney, Common, Christopher Heyerdahl, Tom Noonan, Robin McLeavy

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Hell On Wheels: The Complete First Season Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.5 of 5

Hell on Wheels: The Complete First Season is presented on Blu-ray courtesy of Entertainment One with an AVC encoded 1080p transfer in 1.78:1. This is a really beautifully crisp and clear high definition presentation which very impressively captures the look and feel of the mid 19th century American Midwest. Some of the series is intentionally desaturated, looking almost like an old Daguerreotype. Some of the establishing shots of various locales are almost gasp inducing, with gorgeous fields of wildflowers or wheat, or rough hewn structures being erected against a cloud strewn backdrop. Aside from the intentionally desaturated elements, colors are very strong and beautifully vivid, and fine detail is quite impressive throughout the series. There are some very occasional artifacting issues with regard to some of the closeknit patterns on some of the costumes, leading to some minor moiré or aliasing at times. Otherwise, this is a stellar presentation that should delight videophiles.


Hell On Wheels: The Complete First Season Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.5 of 5

Hell on Wheels: The Complete First Season has two 5.1 mixes on tap, a lossless DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 mix and an accompanying standard lossy Dolby Digital 5.1 mix. The DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 mix is often astoundingly effective, with consistent attention paid to surround activity and some very nice use of discrete channelization. The first sequence in the church confessional lets us know right off the bat that the series will not skimp on LFE, and the series is awash in a lot of very boisterous low end sound effects. Dialogue is cleanly presented, and the kind of jangly, acoustic music score also fills the surrounds and provides some nice (if strangely contemporary sounding) counterpoint to the imagery. Fidelity is top notch throughout the series and dynamic range is also wide and fulsome.


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