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
RoboCop (Blu-ray)
$5.00
Ender's Game (Blu-ray)
$13.00
Gravity 3D (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Gravity (Blu-ray)
$12.99
Mallrats (Blu-ray)
$9.96
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (Blu-ray)
$12.99
8-Film Action Collection (Blu-ray)
$7.99
Gremlins (Blu-ray)
$4.99
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Blu-ray)
$5.99
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (Blu-ray)
$10.99
The Goonies (Blu-ray)
$4.99
Reality Bites (Blu-ray)
$9.96
Weird Science (Blu-ray)
$6.96
Robin Hood (Blu-ray)
$14.99
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (Blu-ray)
$17.99
Smokey and the Bandit (Blu-ray)
$9.96
Madagascar: The Complete Collection (Blu-ray)
$34.96
Brother Bear / Brother Bear 2 (Blu-ray)
$13.99
Rambo 1-3 Box Set (Blu-ray)
$14.96


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 (31494)
 Adventure (24079)
 Animation (7309)
 Anime (3592)
 Biography (3273)
 Comedy (23816)
 Comic book (4186)
 Coming of age (1469)
 Crime (16803)
 Dark humor (3202)
 Documentary (4429)
 Drama (37971)
 Epic (4571)
 Erotic (867)
 Family (10500)
 Fantasy (13585)
 Film-Noir (1048)
 Foreign (5115)
 Heist (1486)
 History (4965)
 Holiday (1094)
 Horror (11670)
 Imaginary (801)
 Martial arts (2782)
 Melodrama (2043)
 Music (7570)
 Musical (3286)
 Mystery (9602)
 Nature (1694)
 Other (662)
 Period (5841)
 Psychological thriller (2707)
 Romance (13784)
 Sci-Fi (15117)
 Short (322)
 Sport (2469)
 Supernatural (3464)
 Surreal (1170)
 Teen (2803)
 Thriller (28480)
 War (4912)
 Western (2073)

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


The Detective Blu-ray

Hong Kong
C+ jing taam Universe Laser & Video Co. | 2007 | 110 min | Rated IIB | Jul 07, 2011

The Detective (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio
Cantonese: DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1
Cantonese: Dolby Digital 5.1
Mandarin: Dolby Digital 5.1

Subtitles
Mandarin (Traditional), Mandarin (Simplified), English

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

Playback
Region A (locked)

Price
Buy it from YesAsia:

Buy The Detective on Blu-ray

Import
Buy on:

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
7.3
/10
3
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 4.5 of 54.5
Audio 5.0 of 55.0
Extras 0.0 of 50.0
Be the first to review it!

Movie appeal

 
Foreign100%
Drama94%
Crime29%
Action-

73%
popularity
28
collections
3
fans




The Detective

 (2007)

The Detective Blu-ray delivers stunning video and reference-quality audio in this overall recommended Blu-ray release

No synopsis for The Detective.

For more about The Detective and the The Detective Blu-ray release, see the The Detective Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 3.5 out of 5.

Starring: Aaron Kwok, Kai Chi Liu, Siu-Ming Lau, Tak-bun Wong, Jo Kuk
Director: Oxide Pang Chun

» See full cast & crew


The Detective Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.5 of 5

Presented in an aspect ratio of 2.35:1, encoded with MPEG-4 AVC and granted a 1080p transfer, Oxide Pang's The Detective arrives on Blu-ray courtesy of Hong Kong-based distributors Universe Laser & Video Co.

The high-definition transfer is very strong. Detail is excellent throughout the entire film - even during the very dark sequences where detective Tam is seen wandering the back alleys of Bangkok - and clarity pleasing. Contrast fluctuates, but the inconsistencies are intentional. Colors also fluctuate - the daylight scenes favor heavy yellows and browns, while the nighttime sequences feature prominent dark greens and heavy blacks. Edge-enhancement is not a serious issue of concern and there are no traces of harmful noise corrections. Banding and aliasing do not plague the high-definition transfer either. There are, however, a couple of sequences where minor compression artifacts are visible. Still, the presentation is indeed very convincing. (Note: This is a Region-A "locked" Blu-ray disc. Therefore, you must have a native Region-A or Region-Free PS3 or SA in order to access its content).


The Detective Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  5.0 of 5

There are three audio tracks on this Blu-ray disc: Cantonese DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1, Cantonese Dolby Digital 5.1, and Mandarin Dolby Digital 5.1 (with large portions of Thai). For the record, Universe Laser & Video Co. have provided optional English, Traditional Chinese, and Simplified Chinese subtitles for the main feature. When turned on, they split the image frame and the black bar below it.

The Cantonese DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 track services the film exceptionally well. It has a very impressive dynamic amplitude while surround activity is amongst the best I've heard on an Asian Blu-ray release this year. Balance is also handled convincingly - there are no sudden dropouts and the special effects do not overshadow the dialog. There are no problematic pops, cracks, or hissings to report in this review. The English translation, however, could have been a lot more convincing. I noticed quite a few small spelling and syntax errors.


The Detective: Other Editions




2-disc set



Similar titles you might also like (still not reliable for this title)

What is this?

Show more titles »


The Detective Blu-ray, News and Updates



No related news posts for The Detective Blu-ray yet.


The Detective Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post




 


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. Mallrats
2. Scanners
3. Frozen
4. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
5. Looney Tunes Platinum Collection: V...
6. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
7. Ride Along
8. Double Indemnity
9. Gravity 3D
10. Ender's Game
11. Touch of Evil
12. The Big Chill
13. RoboCop
14. The Jungle Book
15. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Trending in Theaters
1. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
2. The Raid 2
3. Oculus
4. RoboCop
5. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
6. Noah
7. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
8. The Grand Budapest Hotel
9. Frozen
10. The LEGO Movie
11. Draft Day
12. Rio 2
13. Thor: The Dark World
14. Under the Skin
15. The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Frozen
2.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
3.  The Pirate Fairy
4.  Gravity
5.  Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
6.  RoboCop
7.  Gravity 3D
8.  The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
9.  Ender's Game
10.  Rocky: Heavyweight Collection
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  The Lego Movie
2.  Space Battleship Yamato: Movie
3.  The Lego Movie
4.  Lone Survivor
5.  The Walking Dead: The Complete Four...
6.  The Monuments Men
7.  Noah
8.  Veronica Mars: The Movie
9.  True Detective: The Complete First ...
10.  Pompeii 3D
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  Frozen
$19.96, Save 56%
2.  The Pirate Fairy
$19.96, Save 46%
3.  Gravity
$12.99, Save 64%
4.  Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
$12.99, Save 68%
5.  RoboCop
$5.00, Save 75%
6.  Gravity 3D
$19.99, Save 56%
7.  The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
$17.99, Save 55%
8.  Ender's Game
$13.00, Save 67%
9.  Despicable Me 2
$14.99, Save 50%
10.  The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
$19.99, Save 50%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


RoboCop

 United States


$19.99 $5.00





Ender's Game

 United States


$39.99 $13.00





Gravity 3D

 United States


$44.95 $19.99





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.
© 2002-2014 Blu-ray.com. All rights reserved.
Registration problems | Business/Advertising Inquiries | Privacy Policy | Legal Notices