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The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Blu-ray

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The Criterion Collection Criterion | 2004 | 119 min | Rated R | May 27, 2014

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (Blu-ray)
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Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.34:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1

Subtitles
English SDH

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

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Region A (locked)

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The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

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The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Blu-ray delivers truly amazing video and audio in this excellent Blu-ray release

With a plan to exact revenge on a mythical shark that killed his partner, oceanographer Steve Zissou rallies a crew that includes his estranged wife, a journalist, and a man who may or may not be his son.

For more about The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou and the The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Blu-ray release, see the The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 4.0 out of 5.

Starring: Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Anjelica Huston, Cate Blanchett, Willem Dafoe, Jeff Goldblum
Director: Wes Anderson

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The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Blu-ray, Video Quality

  5.0 of 5

Presented in an aspect ratio of 2.34:1, encoded with MPEG-4 AVC and granted a 1080p transfer, Wes Anderson's The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou arrives on Blu-ray courtesy of Criterion.

The following text appears inside the leaflet provided with this Blu-ray release:

"Supervised by director Wes Anderson, this new digital transfer was created in 4K resolution on a Scanity film scanner from the 35mm original camera negative at Sony Colorworks in Culver City, California. Thousands of instances of dirt and debris were manually removed using MTI's DRS, while Digital Vision's Phoenix was for small dirt, warps, and jitter. The original 5.1 soundtrack was mastered at 24-bit from the original magnetic track using Pro Tools HD.

Transfer supervisors: Wes Anderson, Lee Kline.
Colorist: Sheri Eiusenberg/Sony Colorworks, Culver City, CA."

The film looks quite beautiful on Blu-ray. Excluding the underwater footage, where some minor clarity fluctuations are present, virtually the entire film looks remarkably crisp and vibrant. The daylight footage, in particular, boasts tremendous depth. Color reproduction is excellent -- there is a wide range of wonderfully well saturated yellows, browns, blues, and greens, and impressively balanced grays and blacks. Overall image stability is outstanding. Also, there are no encoding anomalies to report in this review. Finally, it is easy to tell that dirt, debris, and jitter have been removed as best as possible. (Note: This is a Region-A "locked" Blu-ray release. Therefore, you must have a native Region-A or Region-Free PS3 or SA in order to access its content).


The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  5.0 of 5

There is only one standard audio track on this Blu-ray release: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1. For the record, Criterion have provided optional English SDH subtitles for the main feature. When turned on, they appear inside the image frame.

The sound is as good as it can possibly be. It has tremendous depth, clarity is fantastic, and the range of nuanced dynamics is very impressive (see the two shootouts). Mark Mothersbaugh's soundtrack has primarily a supportive role, but the music is always well rounded and balance expertly managed (there are no sudden spikes or drops in dynamic activity). The dialog is very crisp, stable, and exceptionally easy to follow.



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This Week on Blu-ray: May 27-June 3 - May 25, 2014

For the week of May 20th, The Criterion Collection is bringing Wes Anderson's flawed-but-unique The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou as well as Howard Hawks' masterful Western Red River to Blu-ray. Other Tuesday titles include Sony's Gambit and Drafthouse Films' ...

Bittersweet Reminiscences of The Life Aquatic - May 21, 2014

The Criterion Collection has uploaded an online-exclusive video in which Wes Anderson, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Murray, and Willem Dafoe reminisce about the challenging conditions under which they made The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou.

Criterion Announces May Titles - February 18, 2014

The Criterion Collection has announced five titles for Blu-ray release in May: On May 6th, the studio will release Billy Wilder's Ace in the Hole (1951). On May 13th, it will release Stuart Cooper's Overlord (1975). On May 20th, it will release Abbas Kiarostami's ...

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