Best Blu-ray Deals

Best Blu-ray Deals, See All the Deals »
Top deals | Price drops  
 All countries United States United Kingdom Canada Germany France Spain Italy Japan
Battlestar Galactica: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
$89.99
Game of Thrones: The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
$19.95
Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection (Blu-ray)
$54.49
Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro (Blu-ray)
$14.99
Transformers: Age of Extinction 3D (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Kingsman: The Secret Service (Blu-ray)
$35.99
Frozen Planet (Blu-ray)
$12.99
Justified: The Complete Final Season (Blu-ray)
$39.99
Society (Blu-ray)
$25.29
The Wire: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
$109.99
Chinatown (Blu-ray)
$6.99
The Cat Returns (Blu-ray)
$25.89
What's your next favorite movie?
Join our movie community to find out


Image from: Life of Pi (2012)
COLLECT WATCH TRACK RATE REVIEW APP
Manage your own movie collection and always keep it with you with our Apps. Price track movies and get price drop notifications instantly. Become a member to take full advantage of all site features.
GET STARTED


Deals


 Best deals
 New deals
 Lowest prices
 New price drops
 New lowest prices
 Big price drops


Reviews


 New reviews
 Browse reviews
 Search reviews

Releases


 Release calendar
 Now available
 New releases
 Coming soon
 Recently listed
 New pre-orders
 New covers

Top lists


 Top movies
 Top collected
 Top Blu-ray
 Top sellers
 Top pre-orders

Database


 Search movies
 Blu-ray movies
 Blu-ray box sets
 TV on Blu-ray
 3D movies

Community


 Latest reviews
 Top reviewers
 Top contributors

By genre


 Action (40657)
 Adventure (31241)
 Animation (9385)
 Anime (5222)
 Biography (4320)
 Comedy (30133)
 Comic book (5808)
 Coming of age (2032)
 Crime (21037)
 Dark humor (4257)
 Documentary (5316)
 Drama (48885)
 Epic (5838)
 Erotic (1262)
 Family (13100)
 Fantasy (17929)
 Film-Noir (1317)
 Foreign (7002)
 Heist (1820)
 History (6332)
 Holiday (1311)
 Horror (15358)
 Imaginary (996)
 Martial arts (3644)
 Melodrama (2648)
 Music (9417)
 Musical (4226)
 Mystery (12181)
 Nature (1884)
 Other (723)
 Period (7657)
 Psychological thriller (3483)
 Romance (17569)
 Sci-Fi (20097)
 Short (444)
 Sport (3087)
 Supernatural (4841)
 Surreal (1616)
 Teen (3573)
 Thriller (35481)
 War (6303)
 Western (2616)

By studio


 20th Century Fox
 Criterion
 Disney / Buena Vista
 DreamWorks
 Lionsgate Films
 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
 New Line Cinema
 Paramount Pictures
 Sony Pictures
 Studio Canal
 Universal Studios
 Warner Bros.

 Show all studios


About


 Blu-ray movies
 Blu-ray studios


On Approval Blu-ray

United States
Inception Media Group | 1944 | 80 min | Not rated | Mar 19, 2013

On Approval (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC (27.00 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.33:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.37:1

Audio
English: LPCM 2.0 (48kHz, 24-bit)

Subtitles
None

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

Playback
Region A (B, C untested)

Price
List price: $34.98, Price history

Amazon: $23.19 (Save 34%)
New from: $20.40 (Save 42%)
Usually ships in 2 to 3 days

Buy On Approval on Blu-ray Movie

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
7.5
1
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 4.0 of 54.0
Audio 3.5 of 53.5
Extras 3.5 of 53.5
Be the first to review it!

Movie appeal

 
Comedy100%
11%
popularity
46
collections
0
fans




On Approval

 (1944)

On Approval Blu-ray delivers great video and solid audio in this excellent Blu-ray release

Two wealthy Victorian ladies are courted by two impoverished British gentlemen. When the elder lady suggests that her beau go away with her for a month to see if they are compatible, the fireworks begin.

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

Director: Clive Brook
Writers: Frederick Lonsdale, Clive Brook
Starring: Clive Brook, Beatrice Lillie, Roland Culver, Googie Withers, Laurence Hanray, Hay Petrie

» See full cast & crew


On Approval Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.0 of 5

According to information supplied by the publisher, the transfer for this 1080p, AVC-encoded Blu-ray was newly created from a so-called "safety negative" made from a nitrate fine grain print maintained by the British Film Institute. (A DVD released in 1999 by Image Entertainment was taken from a lesser source.) Although occasional scratches and damage are evident, they are quite minor and, indeed, it would appear the BFI may have performed restoration work on the source material, because the overall condition is impressive. The image is detailed, and the blacks that are so crucial for such scenes as the extended ball at Maria Wislack's residence, where ever gentleman is dressed from head to toe in formal wear, are solid and deep. The shades of grey into which cameraman Claude Friese-Greene translated the lavish decor and costumes are well-delineated, and the film's grain pattern has been left intact. Contrast is never overstated, although I am sure there were moments when the colorist may have been tempted to exaggerate it for modern tastes. This is a first-rate presentation of a Forties black-and-white film. I suspect the only way to improve upon it would require access to the original camera negative, which apparently no longer exists.


On Approval Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  3.5 of 5

The film's original mono soundtrack is presented as lossless PCM 2.0, and I can't imagine it sounding any better. The actors' delivery of the clipped, precise dialogue is always clear, and the occasional underscoring by William Alwyn has sufficient dynamic range to create the necessary impact. Essential effects, whether source music at Maria's ball, or the sound of the boat crossing from the Scottish mainland, are distinct. There is a minimum of hiss and an absence of clicks or pops. The track may show the limits of its era, but there's nothing wrong with its presentation.


On Approval Blu-ray, News and Updates



On Approval Blu-ray - February 28, 2013

Inception Media Group has officially announced that it will release on Blu-ray Clive Brook's classic British comedy On Approval (1944), starring Clive Brook, Roland Culver, Beatrice Lillie, and Googie Withers. Street date is March 19th.


On Approval Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post



On Approval Blu-ray


$34.98 $23.19


Buy On Approval on Blu-ray Movie


 


Get Daily Blu-ray Deals



* We do not share your email and you may opt out at any time.



Top Blu-ray Deals

 


The best Blu-ray deals online. Don't miss out on these great deals.

See Today's Deals »


 Top movies



Latest Deals United States



The latest deals on Blu-ray movies
at Amazon.

Show new deals »


Trending Blu-ray Movies
1. The Babadook
2. Batman vs. Robin
3. Batman vs. Robin
4. Interstellar
5. Interstellar
6. Interstellar
7. Innerspace
8. Big Eyes
9. Moonrise Kingdom
10. Maps to the Stars
11. Class of 1984
12. The Killers
13. A Most Violent Year
14. The Imitation Game
15. Big Hero 6

Trending in Theaters
1. Furious 7
2. It Follows
3. The Voices
4. Kingsman: The Secret Service
5. Lost River
6. The Divergent Series: Insurgent
7. Maps to the Stars
8. Cinderella
9. Hot Tub Time Machine 2
10. Ex Machina
11. Accidental Love
12. Wild Card
13. Chappie
14. Home Sweet Hell
15. Run All Night
16. '71
17. Home
18. Everly
19. What We Do in the Shadows
20. The Longest Ride
21. While We're Young
22. Woman in Gold
23. Killers
24. Get Hard
25. Last Knights
26. Outcast
27. The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water
28. Hard to Be a God
29. Mortdecai
30. Welcome to New York
31. Digging Up the Marrow
32. Cake
33. Girlhood
34. Jupiter Ascending
35. Zombeavers
36. Wild Tales
37. Focus
38. Serena
39. The Salvation
40. Clouds of Sils Maria
41. The Lazarus Effect
42. Cut Bank
43. Alien Outpost
44. The Humbling
45. Ned Rifle

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Fifty Shades of Grey
2.  Interstellar
3.  Big Hero 6
4.  American Sniper
5.  Star Wars: Episodes IV-VI
6.  The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ...
7.  Star Wars: The Complete Saga
8.  The Babadook
9.  Taken 3
10.  The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Fifty Shades of Grey
2.  American Sniper
3.  Taken 3
4.  Furious 7
5.  Cinderella
6.  Outlander: Season 1 Volume 2
7.  Paddington
8.  Justified: The Complete Final Season
9.  Jupiter Ascending 3D
10.  Insurgent
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  Big Hero 6
$19.94, Save 50%
2.  The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ...
$24.76, Save 45%
3.  The Babadook
$14.99, Save 50%
4.  Taken 3
$19.96, Save 50%
5.  The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
$19.99, Save 50%
6.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
$39.96, Save 50%
7.  Into the Woods
$19.91, Save 50%
8.  The Imitation Game
$17.96, Save 49%
9.  Fast & Furious 6-Movie Collection
$36.49, Save 54%
10.  Battlestar Galactica: The Complete ...
$89.99, Save 70%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Battlestar Galactica: The Complete Series

 United States


$299.98 $89.99





Game of Thrones: The Complete First Season

 United States


$79.98 $19.95





Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection

 United States


$149.98 $54.49





Best Blu-ray Movie Deals »



This web site is not affiliated with the Blu-ray Disc Association.
All trademarks are the property of the respective trademark owners.
© 2002-2015 Blu-ray.com. All rights reserved.
Registration problems | Business/Advertising Inquiries | Privacy Policy | Legal Notices