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Ripper Street Blu-ray

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Blu-ray + Digital Copy + UltraViolet BBC | 2012 | Season 1 | 450 min | Not rated | Mar 12, 2013

Ripper Street (Blu-ray)
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Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC (19.94 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.78:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.78:1

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

Subtitles
English SDH

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50GB Blu-ray Disc
Two-disc set (2 BDs)
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Slipcover in original pressing

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Video 4.5 of 54.5
Audio 3.5 of 53.5
Extras 1.0 of 51.0
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Ripper Street

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Ripper Street Blu-ray delivers stunning video and solid audio in this excellent Blu-ray release

In 1889, H Division, the Whitechapel police precinct in the East End of London, struggles to allay fear and keep order in the aftermath of Jack the Ripper's unsolved murders.

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

Starring: Matthew Macfadyen, Adam Rothenberg, Jerome Flynn, MyAnna Buring, Ruta Gedmintas, Emma Rigby

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Ripper Street Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.5 of 5

According to IMDb, Ripper Street was shot (by several cinematographers) with the Arri Alexa, which seems to have become the standard for BBC series. Following its recent trend, BBC Home Video has presented the eight episodes formatted for 1080p; they are encoded with AVC and split between two BD-50s. The image throughout is clean, detailed and noiseless, with a color palette that has been desaturated in post-production to de-emphasize primary colors and leave numerous shades of brown, rust and ochre, with an occasional scene tinted blue. This has several notable effects.

First of all, desaturation makes the gory scenes in Dr. Jackson's autopsy room (and occasionally elsewhere) more bearable, because bright reds are less pronounced. Still, I don't recommend viewing Ripper Street at mealtime. Second, the earth-toned palette accentuates the impression that everything in Whitechapel has a layer of grime over it. This is one of the dirtiest areas of London, both literally and figuratively, and the imagery conveys both the moral and the physical decay. When the production travels to better parts of the city, the image acquires more color (or at least a brighter cast). Third, a "faded" palette is a classic visual cue that the story is set in the past. It complements the period costume and decor and formalized dialogue and contributes to creating the sense of a bygone (but not too distant) era.

Unlike the cinematography of Copper, which pushed shadows and blacks to such extremes that figures were often on the verge of disappearing into darkness, Ripper Street's dark recesses remain visible at all times. This image's blacks and contrast are managed for visibility, not concealment. In addition, filtering, banding and compression artifacts were not an issue.


Ripper Street Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  3.5 of 5

As is typical for British TV fare, Ripper Street has a stereo soundtrack, presented here as DTS-HD MA 2.0. Discrete 5.1 snobbery notwithstanding, a well-mixed stereo soundtrack can be astonishingly effective. An example occurs at the beginning of Episode 8 ("What Use Our Work?"), when a group of policemen sing a song in a bar, and the sound plays over a montage of events happening elsewhere while they sing. As the scene cuts back and forth between the coppers singing and other characters, the change in tonal quality between the "live" vocals and the singing as voiceover reinforces the song's commentary on everything we see. It's an effective launch to the episode.

Ripper Street's dialogue is clearly articulated, and there are subtitles for anyone whose ear is unaccustomed to the various accents. What may challenge the American viewer, however, is the historical slang. A glossary would have been a useful extra. (For example, in the first episode, the term "snide" occurs frequently. It means counterfeit money.)

Ripper Street's score was written by composer Dominik Scherrer, who, though Swiss, has penned as Irish-sounding a soundtrack as any Dubliner might have wished. With its dirge-like fiddle, the series theme wails as though it's mourning for the whole of Whitechapel. (Scherrer is the regular composer for Agatha Christie's Marple and has also scored several episodes of a more contemporary but equally pessimistic police procedural, George Gently.)


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