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The Player Blu-ray

United States
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7
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New Line Cinema | 1992 | 124 min | Rated R | Sep 07, 2010

The Player (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: VC-1
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.78:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)
French: Dolby Digital 2.0

Subtitles
English SDH, French, Spanish

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

Playback
Region free

Price
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Blu-ray rating
Video 3.5 of 53.5
Audio 3.2 of 53.2
Extras 3.2 of 53.2
Based on 1 user review

Movie appeal

 
Drama100%
Romance18%
Crime13%
Mystery7%
Comedy-
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popularity
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The Player

 (1992)

The Player Blu-ray offers decent video and mediocre audio in this enjoyable Blu-ray release

“Movies. Now more than ever!” That’s the motto of the movie studio where fast-tracking exec Griffin Bell works. But rumor has it a power play could push Bell out. And a rejected writer who’s sending anonymous death threats could push him under.

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

Starring: Tim Robbins, Greta Scacchi, Fred Ward, Whoopi Goldberg, Peter Gallagher, Vincent D'Onofrio
Director: Robert Altman

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The Player Blu-ray, Video Quality

  3.0 of 5

While it showcases every one of the film's eighteen years, the Blu-ray edition of The Player eek by, if for no other reason than its plucked-from-the-vine 1080p/VC-1 transfer delivers a fairly faithful presentation. Jean Lépine's evocative photography is soft and diffuse, hazy even at times. His sun-bleached exteriors, drably lit interiors and smoky LA nights allow Altman's film to appear, at least initially, decidedly un-Hollywood, and Warner's encode reflects his intentions. Primaries don't exactly pop, shadows are staunch and unforgiving, and fleshtones trail behind accordingly, but I didn't expect anything more. Likewise, detail is frequently chained to Lépine and Altman's vision, and fine texture clarity and edge definition follow suit. That's not to say everything is as it should be though. Minted from an older master, The Player struggles with a variety of issues including unsightly crush, mediocre delineation, minor ringing, telecine wobble, spiking noise, and a small smattering of waxy closeups. Print blemishes are present throughout as well, and eagle-eyed videophiles will even notice brief bursts of artifacting. No one thing spoils the experience entirely, but it all adds up to a somewhat unremarkable catalog presentation.


The Player Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  2.5 of 5

The Player's unreliable DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround track is more difficult to enjoy, even though many of its problems trace back to Altman's style. Thin, flat and front-heavy, the whole of the mix is rather two-dimensional, despite the fact that Thomas Newman's score and several late-game elements make good use of the rear speakers. Dialogue, a crucial aspect of any Altman film, is all over the place, ranging from crisp-and-clear to hollow-and-tinny to shallow-and-swampy, sometimes within the span of a single sequence. Hiss, air noise and environmental ambience take their toll as well (albeit more by intention than anything else). Worse, LFE output is often either weak and anemic or dull and cumbersome; the soundfield seems chained to the center speaker; and separation and directionality are merely adequate. Nothing about the track suggests it's received a proper overhaul, and its lone selling point is that it represents a marked improvement over the 1997 DVD's murky mix.


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The Player Announced on Blu-ray - May 12, 2010

Warner Home Video has announced the New Line title The Player for release on Blu-ray on September 7. In this acclaimed, cameo-filled 1992 thriller/satire, starring Tim Robbins, the late Robert Altman takes a tongue-in-cheek look at Hollywood and studio executi ...



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