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Phantom of the Paradise Blu-ray

United States
Shout Factory | 1974 | 92 min | Rated PG | Aug 05, 2014

Phantom of the Paradise (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 (48kHz, 24-bit)

Subtitles
English

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

Packaging
Slipcover in original pressing

Playback
Region A, B (C untested)

Price
List price: $29.93, Price history

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Blu-ray rating
Video 4.2 of 54.2
Audio 4.8 of 54.8
Extras 4.5 of 54.5
Based on 1 user review

Movie appeal

 
Horror100%
Music8%
Musical5%
Thriller1%
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Phantom of the Paradise

 (1974)

Phantom of the Paradise Blu-ray delivers great video and superb audio in this excellent Blu-ray release

When a record producer steals a composer’s music and girlfriend, the composer becomes “The Phantom” of the producer’s rock palace and attempts to exact his revenge.

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

Director: Brian De Palma
Writer: Brian De Palma
Starring: Paul Williams, William Finley, Jessica Harper, Gerrit Graham, George Memmoli, Robin Mattson

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Phantom of the Paradise Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.0 of 5

Phantom of the Paradise is presented on Blu-ray courtesy of Scream Factory (an imprint of Shout! Factory) with an AVC encoded 1080p transfer in 1.85:1. This film has seen several European Blu-ray releases, including British and French, though for the purposes of this review, probably only the British release need be addressed for comparative purposes, as that was reportedly sourced from the same new(ish) high definition master Fox did on this title which evidently also served as the basis for this release. A cursory comparison of screenshots (I've tried to provide at least a few which come close to those in Svet's review of the Arrow release) shows that color timing has been tweaked on this new Shout release (as Shout's own Cliff MacMillan has indicated on our Forum). The overall look here is considerably brighter a lot of the time (compare the screenshots of Graham in the shower), but there's also a noticeably cooler color space a lot of the time which (to my eyes, anyway) seems more natural and less contrast boosted looking than the Arrow release. This might therefore be seen as a nice middle ground between the British and French releases, at least in terms of color timing. The transfer boasts richly saturated colors one way or the other, and also has a natural looking grain field which expectedly spikes during opticals (the film has a lot of split screen elements). Blacks are especially lush and deep throughout this presentation. The increased resolution of this presentation only points out a few inherent problems which were caused when the name of Swan's record label needed to be changed in post-production. These include some wavering matte lines and the like, but nothing is ultimately that distracting.


Phantom of the Paradise Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.5 of 5

Phantom of the Paradise features DTS-HD Master Audio tracks in both 2.0 and 5.1 Amplitude on the 2.0 track seems anemic when compared to the 5.1 track, and there's simply no comparison when it comes to the music, which is much more vibrant, spacious and full of low end in the surround iteration. There are occasional moments of a kind of boxy phased quality in the 5.1 mix (listen to Rod Serling's opening narration for an example), but overall fidelity is superb, offering both the score and the dialogue with clarity and precision. Neither track has any problems to cause concern.



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This Week on Blu-ray: August 5-12 - August 3, 2014

For the week of July 29th, Twentieth Century Fox is bringing Oculus to Blu-ray. Other Tuesday titles include Brian De Palma's hilarious, exciting rock opera Phantom of the Paradise, Fox's HD upgrade of the Academy Award-winning comedy The Full Monty, and the disappointing ...

Phantom of the Paradise Blu-ray Detailed - May 22, 2014

Scream Factory, the horror-thriller offshoot of independent film distributor Shout Factory, has detailed its upcoming Blu-ray release of Brian De Palma's cult comedy Phantom of the Paradise (1974), starring Paul Williams, William Finley, Jessica Harper, George ...

Phantom of the Paradise Blu-ray - December 12, 2013

Scream Factory, the horror-thriller offshoot of independent film distributor Shout Factory, has confirmed that it plans to bring to Blu-ray Brian De Palma's cult comedy Phantom of the Paradise (1974), starring Paul Williams, William Finley, Jessica Harper, George ...

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