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Shanghai Noon / Shanghai Knights Blu-ray

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2 Movie Collection Disney / Buena Vista | 2000-2003 | 2 Movies | 224 min | Rated PG-13 | May 07, 2013

Shanghai Noon / Shanghai Knights (Blu-ray)
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Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC (22.00 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio
English: Dolby Digital 5.1 (640 kbps)
French: Dolby Digital 5.1
Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1

Subtitles
English SDH, French, Spanish, Portuguese

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50GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)

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Blu-ray rating
Video 3.2 of 53.2
Audio 3.1 of 53.1
Extras 3.2 of 53.2
Based on 3 user reviews

Movie appeal

 
Comedy100%
Martial arts44%
Action29%
Western23%
Adventure19%
52%
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Shanghai Noon / Shanghai Knights

 (2000-2003)

Shanghai Noon / Shanghai Knights Blu-ray features mediocre video and solid audio in this enjoyable Blu-ray release

Acrobatic Chinese Imperial Guard Chon Wang comes to the Wild West to rescue beautiful, kidnapped Princess Pei Pei. Upon transporting her ransom, Chon finds himself on the very train that Roy O'Bannon, an outlaw of dubious competence, plans to rob. They reluctantly become partners when faced with bad-seed Marshall Van Cleef who'd rather neither one of them make it off the train alive.

For more about Shanghai Noon / Shanghai Knights and the Shanghai Noon / Shanghai Knights Blu-ray release, see Shanghai Noon / Shanghai Knights Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 3.0 out of 5.

Starring: Jackie Chan, Owen Wilson, Lucy Liu, Tom Fisher (XV), Brandon Merrill, Aidan Gillen
Directors: Tom Dey, David Dobkin


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Shanghai Noon / Shanghai Knights Blu-ray, Video Quality

  2.5 of 5

Shanghai Noon: 3/5

Shanghai Noon would look pretty good... if, that is, it weren't riddled with issues. Edge halos and ringing are frequent offenders, contrast inconsistencies are distracting (sometimes even jarring), artificial sharpening has been applied too liberally, saturation skews high, and delineation is problematic. Be that as it may, fans with diminished expectations will be mildly pleased, if for no other reason than Disney's 1080p/AVC-encoded video transfer outclasses its DVD counterparts. Colors are richer and primaries punchier, black levels are deeper, fine detail is more refined and apparent (more often than not), and compression anomalies aren't as prevalent. Some egregious crush spoils things, and some minor artifacting sneaks in here and there, but the encode is reasonably proficient. Obviously, more room to breathe would have been a boon (both films are crammed on a single BD-50), and a proper remaster -- one created from scratch specifically for this Blu-ray release -- would have yielded greater results. As is, Shanghai Noon eeks by, battered and bruised, but alive.

Shanghai Knights: 2/5

Shanghai Knights isn't so lucky, mainly because the contrast inconsistencies that haunt Shanghai Noon have been promoted to full-fledged nightmare. In one scene, stark black levels consume detail, hot whites add even more crush to the proceedings, skintones are oversaturated... then woefully undersaturated, and the image itself, having been subjected to invasive tweaking, no longer resembles film. In the next scene, colors are muddy and murky, with a flatness and indistinctness that inches closer and closer to a DVD upscale. Halos are everywhere too, as are the damaging fingerprints of a DVD-era master, complete with outmoded techniques used to sharpen and "improve" the already soft, dingy, terribly imperfect presentation for its Blu-ray debut. It's all still a slight -- slight -- improvement over its DVD cousins, making it an upgrade in the loosest sense. Alas, any clarity comes at the expense of ungainly enhancements, any color strength comes at the cost of unnatural, tanned and reddish hues, and its technical proficiency has its share of problems.


Shanghai Noon / Shanghai Knights Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  3.5 of 5

Rather than sacrifice special features or *gasp* grant each film its own disc, Shanghai Noon and Shanghai Knights have been wedged onto a single BD-50 disc, sans lossless audio. Instead, Noon and Knights are presented via lossy 640kbps Dolby Digital 5.1 surround tracks, which have their share of good, bad and ugly. Thankfully, though, the good outweighs its companions. Neither mix is what I would ever consider poor, or even mediocre for that matter, and it's important to remember than 640kbps is still an upgrade over DVD audio, and one that pays off noticeably. The films lack the crispness, raw power and exacting dynamics of lossless presentations, of course, but both tracks prove more satisfying than the faulty video transfers they accompany. Dialogue is clean and clear, without any major prioritization mishaps, and effects are given the freedom to graze and roam relatively open soundfields. The rear speakers aren't always reliable, but they do have their directional fun, and the LFE channel isn't always a force to be reckoned with, although it certainly lends its support to the films' robust action sequences. Ultimately, neither mix actually disappoints, despite the fact that disappointment is inevitable. Could they be better? Absolutely. Do they hold their own? Do they do the best they can? I'd say so. Here's hoping Disney stops this single-disc nonsense. Consumers appreciate 2-Movie Collections for the most part, but first-class quality demands higher standards -- and more discs -- than this.



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