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Hoodlum Empire Blu-ray

United States
Olive Films | 1952 | 98 min | Not rated | Apr 30, 2013

Hoodlum Empire (Blu-ray)
Large:


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

Subtitles
None

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

Playback
Region A (B, C untested)

Price
List price: $29.95, Price history

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Video 4.0 of 54.0
Audio 4.0 of 54.0
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Hoodlum Empire

 (1952)

Hoodlum Empire Blu-ray delivers great video and audio, but overall it's a mediocre Blu-ray release

A former gangster who joined the army during World War II and became a hero is now leading a respectable life, out of the rackets. However, when he is called before a grand jury probing organized crime activities, his former colleagues in the mob are afraid he'll spill the beans, and prepare to take measures to ensure that he doesn't.

For more about Hoodlum Empire and the Hoodlum Empire Blu-ray release, see Hoodlum Empire Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 2.5 out of 5.

Director: Joseph Kane (I)
Starring: Brian Donlevy, John Russell, Claire Trevor, Luther Adler, Vera Ralston, Forrest Tucker

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Hoodlum Empire Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.0 of 5

Hoodlum Empire is presented on Blu-ray courtesy of Olive Films with an AVC encoded 1080p transfer in 1.37:1. This is yet another generally very solid high definition presentation from Olive, with good contrast and pleasing detail. The elements have their requisite minor age related wear and tear, but the biggest drawback to this particular release is some stock footage that is noticeably more washed out and ragged than the bulk of the film. Otherwise, though, this effort is another great example of leaving well enough alone. While that means that no restoration has taken place, it also means that there's no egregious digital tweaking that interferes with a filmic appearance.


Hoodlum Empire Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.0 of 5

Hoodlum Empire's lossless DTS-HD Master Audio Mono track has some minimal distortion, especially in the early going, but settles down to provide a surprisingly full bodied audio presentation, one which delivers the dialogue cleanly and clearly as well as offering quite a bit more dynamic range than might be expected, courtesy of the flashbacks to World War II. Fidelity is very good throughout this track, without even much hiss to hamper the high end.


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