COLLECT WATCH TRACK RATE REVIEW APP
Manage your own movie collection and always keep it with you with our Apps. Price track movies and get price drop notifications instantly. Become a member to take full advantage of all site features.
GET STARTED

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
Marilyn Monroe: Classic Nine-Film Collection (Blu-ray)
$34.99
 
The Doctor and the Devils (Blu-ray)
$8.99
14 hrs ago
Halloween: The Complete Collection (Blu-ray)
$109.99
 
Snowpiercer (Blu-ray)
$14.96
 
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Seasons 1 & 2 (Blu-ray)
$48.78
2 hrs ago
Americano (Blu-ray)
$10.98
2 hrs ago
Sleepy Hollow: The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
$24.99
 
The Jack Ryan Collection (Blu-ray)
$19.80
22 hrs ago
Team Hot Wheels: The Origin of Awesome (Blu-ray)
$17.97
1 hr ago
Arrow: The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
$39.99
 
Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods (Blu-ray)
$24.99
 
Soundgarden: Superunknown (Blu-ray)
$74.38
1 hr ago
South Park: The Complete Seventeenth Season (Blu-ray)
$24.99
 
The Nutty Professor: 50th Anniversary (Blu-ray)
$8.69
 
The Fault in Our Stars (Blu-ray)
$22.99
 
Rio 2 3D (Blu-ray)
$19.99
 


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 (35496)
 Adventure (27200)
 Animation (8190)
 Anime (4465)
 Biography (3725)
 Comedy (26653)
 Comic book (4976)
 Coming of age (1734)
 Crime (18609)
 Dark humor (3688)
 Documentary (4847)
 Drama (42719)
 Epic (5066)
 Erotic (1054)
 Family (11576)
 Fantasy (15553)
 Film-Noir (1142)
 Foreign (6098)
 Heist (1606)
 History (5597)
 Holiday (1189)
 Horror (13369)
 Imaginary (882)
 Martial arts (3207)
 Melodrama (2279)
 Music (8270)
 Musical (3722)
 Mystery (10855)
 Nature (1793)
 Other (690)
 Period (6653)
 Psychological thriller (3061)
 Romance (15584)
 Sci-Fi (17445)
 Short (373)
 Sport (2724)
 Supernatural (4177)
 Surreal (1405)
 Teen (3111)
 Thriller (31451)
 War (5570)
 Western (2328)

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


Wings Blu-ray

United States
246
5
16
Paramount Pictures | 1927 | 144 min | Not rated | Jan 24, 2012

Wings (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.34:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.33:1

Audio
Music: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Music: Dolby Digital 2.0

Subtitles
French, Spanish, Portuguese

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

Packaging
Slipcover in original pressing

Playback
Region free

Price
List price: $29.99, Price history

Amazon: $22.91 (Save 24%)
New from: $19.89 (Save 34%)
Fulfilled by Amazon

Buy Wings on Blu-ray

Price
Buy on:

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
7.8
55
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 4.8 of 54.8
Audio 4.7 of 54.7
Extras 3.2 of 53.2
Based on 4 user reviews

Movie appeal

 
Drama100%
Romance47%
War22%
Action-
56%
popularity
563
collections
19
fans




Wings

 (1927)

Wings Blu-ray delivers stunning video and audio in this excellent Blu-ray release

In this silent film, romantic rivals fly against the enemy in World War I.

For more about Wings and the Wings Blu-ray release, see Wings Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 4.0 out of 5.

Starring: Clara Bow, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Richard Arlen, Gary Cooper, El Brendel, Henry B. Walthall
Directors: William A. Wellman, Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast

» See full cast & crew


Wings Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.5 of 5

Wings debuts on Blu-ray with a nice looking retro 1080p, 1.34:1-framed transfer that places vertical black bars on either side of the 1.78:1 display to preserve the film's original presentation appearance. The visual experience opens brilliantly, beginning with the current, colorful high definition Paramount logo which gives way to each previous variant of the same, until reaching the film's original take on the famous stars-and-mountains. The movie itself produces an image that's generally presented in a sepia overlay. There's a stretch of black-and-white and a stretch of heavier blue shading, with the only real splashes of color coming in the form of bright oranges that accent firing machine guns and planes on fire. Fine detail is strong; backgrounds can look a little warped and soft, but foregrounds, clothes, and faces appear nicely resolved, with good clarity and texturing evident in most every scene, from the aerial battles to a Parisian night club. Some slight banding is evident, and such instances introduce a false arc of green onto the image. There's certainly a hint of wear and tear here and there, but this is, for the most part, a remarkably clean restoration. A visible grain structure retains, and the cumulative result is a veritable time machine that takes audiences back decades thanks to the horsepower of today's best restorative and projection video technology.


Wings Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.5 of 5

Wings features a pair of soundtracks, one a DTS-HD MA 5.1 presentation with "re-recorded score composed by J.S. Zamecnik (orchestrated and arranged by Dominik Hauser; featured pianist -- Frederick Hodges) with sound effects by Ben Burtt" and the other a Dolby Digital 2.0 track that offers the "pipe organ score composed and performed by Gaylord Carter." The DTS presentation is spectacular. It offers up a listen that's wonderfully clean and very spacious. Music plays with a crispness and clarity that makes it easy to distinguish the range of instruments used to re-score the picture. The crisp notes throughout the range and the strong supporting low cumulatively yield a sonically beautiful presentation. The 5.1 track additionally makes use of the entire soundstage in the implementation of various sound effects. Whirring propellors slice through the listening area, whether churning on the ground or carrying an aircraft in the sky. Machine gun fire is crisp and emanates from various speakers depending on the situation. Screaming sirens blare into the stage, explosions are hefty and accurate, and artillery shells zip around the soundstage during some of the more critical land battle scenes. The effects, however, aren't so unnatural that they pull the audience out of the movie; there's an authenticity to the experience that benefits the movie and each plays seamlessly in the greater context. The Dolby Digital "organ" track sounds fantastic, too. It's clean, spacious, and very distinct, and not lacking too far behind the seamlessness of the lossless effort. However, it lacks the added sound effects. Both tracks provide unique listening experiences; the re-recorded track and effects blend very well with the visuals, and even the purists might be surprised at how well it works. The easy solution: watch the movie in full with both!


Wings: Other Editions



1-disc
$13.99


Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members





   



Wings Blu-ray, News and Updates



Paramount Teases Five Upcoming Blu-ray Releases (Updated) - January 18, 2012

Along with a new, monthly sweepstakes designed to commemorate the studio's centennial, Paramount Home Media Distribution has announced further plans for the studio's 2012 Blu-ray slate. Today's press release also hinted at Clueless, Hondo, Barbarella, and Clue ...

Wings Blu-ray (Updated) - November 15, 2011

In an early announcement to retailers, Paramount Pictures has revealed that it will release on Blu-ray William A. Wellman's Wings (1927), starring Clara Bow, Richard Arlen, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, and Gary Cooper. Wings was the first film, and the only silent film, ...


Wings Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post
Wings (1927) 1st Academy Award Best Picture... (

Official Thread

)
129 Feb 19, 2014
Wings of Desire 65 Oct 14, 2011



Wings Blu-ray


$29.99 $22.91


Buy Wings on Blu-ray



 


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. Ghostbusters 1 & 2
2. Godzilla
3. Godzilla 3D
4. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
5. Captain America: The Winter Soldier 3D
6. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
7. Hannibal: Season Two
8. Captain America: The Winter Soldier 3D
9. The Fault in Our Stars
10. Godzilla
11. Godzilla
12. Time Bandits
13. Sleepy Hollow: The Complete First S...
14. Eraserhead
15. Arrow: The Complete Second Season

Trending in Theaters
1. Guardians of the Galaxy
2. Transformers: Age of Extinction
3. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
4. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
5. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
6. Snowpiercer
7. The Expendables 3
8. Lucy
9. The Drop
10. The Maze Runner
11. Boyhood
12. Frank
13. The November Man
14. A Walk Among the Tombstones
15. Tusk
16. Hercules
17. The Zero Theorem
18. This Is Where I Leave You
19. The Giver
20. The Equalizer

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Jurassic Park 1-3
2.  Captain America: The Winter Soldier 3D
3.  Godzilla
4.  The Fault in Our Stars
5.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
6.  Captain America: The Winter Soldier
7.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
8.  Halloween: The Complete Collection
9.  Godzilla 3D
10.  Neighbors
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
2.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
3.  Halloween: The Complete Collection
4.  Neighbors
5.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
6.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
7.  Transformers: Age of Extinction 3D
8.  Snowpiercer
9.  Edge of Tomorrow 3D
10.  Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  The Fault in Our Stars
$22.99, Save 54%
2.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
$19.99, Save 50%
3.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
$19.96, Save 45%
4.  Frozen
$24.96, Save 45%
5.  Snowpiercer
$14.96, Save 50%
6.  The LEGO Movie
$17.96, Save 50%
7.  Captain America: The First Avenger
$19.96, Save 50%
8.  The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
$22.99, Save 54%
9.  The Amazing Spider-Man 2 3D
$24.96, Save 46%
10.  Marilyn Monroe: Classic Nine-Film C...
$34.99, Save 83%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Marilyn Monroe: Classic Nine-Film Collection

 United States


$199.99 $34.99





The Doctor and the Devils

 United States


$24.97 $8.99





Halloween: The Complete Collection

 United States


$169.99 $109.99





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