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The ABCs of Death Blu-ray

United States
Blu-ray + DVD Magnolia Pictures | 2012 | 130 min | Not rated | May 21, 2013

The ABCs of Death (Blu-ray)
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Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.78:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1

Subtitles
English SDH, Spanish

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50GB Blu-ray Disc
Two-disc set (1 BD, 1 DVD)
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Audio 3.5 of 53.5
Extras 3.5 of 53.5
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The ABCs of Death

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The ABCs of Death Blu-ray offers decent video and solid audio in this enjoyable Blu-ray release

Twenty-six directors. Twenty-six ways to die. Co-produced by Drafthouse Films, and finally ready to be unleashed-see what happens when you give more than two dozen of the most brilliant filmmakers from around the world free reign to indulge their creative impulses and black humor. From A to Z, it's got something for every genre fan and is like nothing you've ever seen before.

For more about The ABCs of Death and the The ABCs of Death Blu-ray release, see the The ABCs of Death Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 3.0 out of 5.

Directors: Angela Bettis, Jason Eisener, Xavier Gens, Ti West, Jake West, Srđan Spasojević

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The ABCs of Death Blu-ray, Video Quality

  3.0 of 5

The ABCs of Death's 1080p/AVC-encoded Blu-ray presentation is as hit-or-miss as the individual entries. It looks like all of the shorts were shot digitally, but the cameras used vary greatly in picture quality, from shaky head-mounted GoPro action cams to prosumer HDSLRs to the Red Epic shooting in glorious 120fps slow motion. So, no, this isn't your latest demo disc. Still, the level of detail that's generally inherent in the image leaves a clear imperative to see the anthology in high definition instead of on DVD. The shorts shot on higher-end cameras definitely look it, with crisp lines and textures, better color grading, and more balanced and consistent contrast, but even at their fuzziest and most shoddily graded—Ti West's M is for Miscarriage seems weirdly soft—none of the lower-quality shorts look harsh or overly mushy. Noise is quite heavy in some of the pieces, and on a larger screen you will notice semi-frequent compression/sensor artifacts—banding, pixelation, aliasing, etc.—but nothing terribly distracting. This is one of those "it is what it is" releases, and for the most part, it looks fine.


The ABCs of Death Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  3.5 of 5

Likewise, the quality of the movie's DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround track varies depending on the sound design and mastering of each short. Most were clearly recorded with quality gear, while a few others seem lo-fi, bordering on amateurish. By and large, though, the audio is functional and easy on the ears, if never especially noteworthy. Dialogue is always nicely balanced—you'll be hearing English, Spanish, Japanese, Thai, French, and probably a few others I'm forgetting—and when the shorts use music, it's usually rich and spread throughout the soundfield. Otherwise, the surround speakers don't seem to get a whole lot of use, with only occasional cross-channel effects and quiet ambience. What you will hear frequently is the low rumble of your subwoofer, which pulses and roars to emphasize the more horrifying scenes. The disc includes optional English SDH and Spanish subtitles, and defaults to English subs for the sections in other languages, although you can turn these off too if you'd like.


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