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Ms. 45 Blu-ray

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Blu-ray + Digital Copy Cinedigm | 1981 | 81 min | Not rated | Mar 25, 2014

Ms. 45 (Blu-ray)
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Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC (22.00 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.84:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

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English: DTS-HD Master Audio Mono
Note: 2.0 mono...

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English SDH

Discs
25GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)
Digital copy (as download)

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Ms. 45

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Ms. 45 Blu-ray offers solid video and audio in this enjoyable Blu-ray release

After being attacked and raped twice in one day, a shy and mute seamstress takes to the streets of New York and randomly kills men with a .45 caliber gun.

For more about Ms. 45 and the Ms. 45 Blu-ray release, see Ms. 45 Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 3.5 out of 5.

Starring: ZoŽ Lund, Albert Sinkys, Darlene Stuto, Helen McGara, Nike Zachmanoglou, Abel Ferrara
Director: Abel Ferrara

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Ms. 45 Blu-ray, Video Quality

  3.5 of 5

Ms. 45 was shot by James Lemmo (as "James Momel"), a frequent cinematographer for William Lustig. Reports have circulated that Drafthouse has restored the film from original negatives, but at least some portions have been taken from a print, because I spotted a few of the "cigarette burns" formerly used by projectionists to note reel changes. Still, the quality of Drafthouse's 1080p, AVC-encoded Blu-ray is impressive, given the film's low-budget origins. Sharpness and detail vary throughout the film, but at their best they are strikingly good, and at their worst, they do not interfere with the story. The seedy New York streets and alleys of 1980, when the film was shot, have been preserved for posterity without the psychedelic overlay that Martin Scorsese and Michael Chapman gave them a few years earlier in Taxi Driver . The color palette is muted and dull (or, at Thana's workplace, pastel) in the early portions of the film, but as Thana's "mission" gathers momentum, colors become richer and more saturated until, at the Halloween party where the film reaches its climax, an abundance of rich colors are on display.

Visible damage is minimal, confined to a few scratches and occasional speckling. The film's natural grain pattern is observable and, in some shots, rather pronounced, but the grain does not appear to have been scrubbed away by digital means. To the extent the image appears soft, this is undoubtedly inherent in the original photography.

The average bitrate of 22 Mbps is adequate, given the film's deliberate pace and slow buildup to its sudden explosions of violence.


Ms. 45 Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  3.5 of 5

Ms. 45's original mono soundtrack is presented in lossless DTS-HD MA 2.0, and it's a perfectly adequate reproduction with good dynamic range, clear dialogue and a fine reproduction of Joe Delia's score, which serves as both music and sound effects. The track has the slightly artificial quality that fans of the period's exploitation films will recognize, as if many of the voices have been dubbed (and, in fact, several of them were). Certain sound effects are exaggerated to give a sense of how Thana experiences them, although it's worth noting that the gunshots are relatively tame, perhaps because Thana doesn't consider them a big deal.



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The Visitor and Ms.45 Blu-ray Releases Detailed - February 7, 2014

Drafthouse Films has detailed its upcoming Blu-ray releases of Abel Ferrara's remastered cult film Ms. 45 (1981), starring ZoŽ Lund, Albert Sinkys, Darlene Stuto, Nike Zachmanoglou, Helen McGara, Peter Yellen, and Abel Ferrara, and Giulio Paradisi's The Visitor ...

First Look at Abel Ferrara's Remastered Ms.45 - November 22, 2013

Drafthouse Films has released a brand new trailer for acclaimed American director Abel Ferrara's remastered cult film Ms. 45 (1981), starring ZoŽ Lund, Albert Sinkys, Darlene Stuto, Nike Zachmanoglou, Helen McGara, Peter Yellen, and Abel Ferrara. The film will ...

Drafthouse Films Prepping Abel Ferrara's Ms. 45 for Blu-ray - October 8, 2013

Independent distributors Drafthouse Films have confirmed that they are planning to bring to Blu-ray director Abel Ferrara's cult thriller Ms. 45 (1981), starring ZoŽ Lund, Albert Sinkys, Darlene Stuto, and Helen McGara. Remastered in HD from the original negative ...

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