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L.A. Confidential Blu-ray

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Blu-ray + CD Warner Bros. | 1997 | 138 min | Rated R | Sep 23, 2008

L.A. Confidential (Blu-ray)
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Video
Codec: VC-1
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.40:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio
English: Dolby TrueHD 5.1 (48kHz, 16-bit)
English: Dolby Digital 5.1
French: Dolby Digital 5.1
Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1
Italian: Dolby Digital 5.1
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English, English SDH, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Italian, Cantonese, Danish, Dutch… (more)

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50GB Blu-ray Disc
Two-disc set (1 BD, 1 CD)

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Video 3.9 of 53.9
Audio 4.0 of 54.0
Extras 4.1 of 54.1
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Movie appeal

 
Drama100%
Crime54%
Period33%
Mystery25%
Film-Noir22%
Thriller19%
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L.A. Confidential

 (1997)

L.A. Confidential Blu-ray delivers great video and audio in this excellent Blu-ray release

Los Angeles in the early 50s. Unrelenting sunshine, alluring glamour, easy money and a burgeoning industry called Hollywood. The entire country is transfixed by the seductive images coming from the City of Angles. But beneath the gleaming surface lies a corrupt soul. The energy and growth of post-war America is a combustible mix that's bound to explode.

For more about L.A. Confidential and the L.A. Confidential Blu-ray release, see L.A. Confidential Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 4.0 out of 5.

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, James Cromwell, Kim Basinger, David Strathairn
Director: Curtis Hanson

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L.A. Confidential Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.0 of 5

At first glance, L.A. Confidential features an underwhelming 1080p/VC-1 transfer that doesn't offer the sharpness or clarity of other notable catalog releases. However, upon closer inspection, it becomes clear that Warner's presentation pays a tremendous amount of respect to Hanson and Spinotti's intentions, relying on lifelike textures, savory shadows, and convincing depth to craft a decidedly satisfying experience. After a less-than-thrilling series of opening shots (that left my brow furrowed and my pen scribbling across my notepad), Hanson's Los Angeles heats up the screen, offering perfectly saturated skintones in place of hyper-realistic faces, and comfortable contrast in place of stark vibrancy. Blacks are wonderfully resolved, colors are warm and inviting, and vivid primaries (particularly reds) pop with the urgency of a more aggressive palette. Detail isn't mind-blowing, but it is engrossing -- edges are nicely defined (without the use of any overzealous artificial sharpening) and delineation is revealing.

Compared to the previously released standard DVDs, the Blu-ray edition is an absolute godsend, deftly trouncing everything that has come before with filmic grace and technical proficiency. Some brief artifacting and banding appear in a handful of chaotic shots, but they're fairly negligible in light of the transfer's overall quality. Ultimately, I doubt many viewers will be disappointed by L.A. Confidential's high definition presentation. Once you adjust any unreasonably lofty expectations you might have, you'll find it's quite easy to sink in and enjoy Warner's faithfulness and Hanson's intentions.


L.A. Confidential Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.0 of 5

Warner's Dolby TrueHD 5.1 surround track is just as rewarding, injecting crystal clear dialogue, lively LFE support, and increasingly impressive dynamics into an already immersive soundfield to create a memorable sonic experience. Regardless of whether a scene is filled with Pearce's quippy banter, Crowe's rugged throatiness, or Spacey's brisk syllables, the studio's lossless mix perfectly prioritizes each one, even amidst the most chaotic shootouts. Gunfire is blessed with jarring savagery, splintering wood explodes across the floor, and the roar of car engines is hearty and menacing. And while rear speaker activity is generally restrained, it storms the room anytime it's called upon: an open-window interrogation is invigorating, a third act gunfight surrounds the listener with a squad of advancing assassins, and the precinct is populated with clacking typewriters, shouting prisoners, and disgruntled police officers. Moreover, interior acoustics are dead on, directionality is accurate, and pans are silky smooth. If I have any nitpick, it's that Jerry Goldsmith's score is overpowering at times, overwhelming the on-screen action and reducing important ambient effects to mere bit players in the soundscape. Still, it's a minor gripe, especially considering how integral Goldsmith's music is to the film.

As it stands, I was thoroughly pleased with L.A. Confidential's lossless audio track. So pleased that I nearly bumped its score up another half point. Fans will be thrilled with the TrueHD upgrade, newcomers will nod their heads in approval, and audiophiles will find their list of complaints is much shorter than usual. Well done, Warner.


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Warner Home Video has announced the specs for the upcoming Blu-ray release of 'L.A. Confidential', due to hit store shelves on September 23rd, day-and-date with the DVD re-release. On this BD-25, video will be presented in 2.4:1 1080p VC-1 accompanied by a Dolby ...

Warner Announces L.A. Confidential for Blu-ray - June 16, 2008

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