[Blu-ray] Latest and Upcoming Releases

Looks like that has changed sadly.
Apparently MGM won’t now release the Italian audio. No clear idea why but suspect there is an issue with Italian rights holders. :unamused:

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Those MGM assholes! Excuse the use of language there, but that really burns me. Looks like I’ll be going with the German editions :disappointed: (disappointed about the UK release, not about getting the German discs)

Does anyone know if the upcoming Eureka release of the Great Silence will have subtitles for both audio tracks?

I already have the Film Movement version and I have 2 issues with it:

  1. only the Italian track was “remastered”. The English track sounds very muffled;
  2. the subtitles are actually the translation of the Italian track. So using it for the English track is very confusing since the dialogue is quite different in some places.

If Eureka would solve these 2 issues, I would be a happy man :wink:

The specs just say ‘optional English subtitles’ so we won’t have an idea until it comes out, unfortunately.

Yes and here is a first review

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Another review: Sabata Blu-ray (Ehi amico...c'è Sabata. Hai chiuso! / Eureka Classics) (United Kingdom)

Bad news, read closely and also the comments

https://www.facebook.com/EurekaEntertainment/posts/4808502429160415

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Dang, that’s a bummer. I’m still gonna keep my pre-order as I don’t have the FilmMovement release but I was hoping Eureka’s release would look a bit better as I’ve heard the restoration wasn’t exactly perfect.

the Film Movement disc looked fine, but certainly not on par with what could be expected from an expensive 4K restoration of source material. On the other hand though, I don’t know of anyone who saw that restoration in Paris and it may either just be up to Museum standards but not fit for home video processing or the French Cinemateque can’t license it out because they themselves only have the rights to show and use it in the framework of their capacity as an archive and museum (trying to think of reasons here)… at any rate the Eureka disc should be a blast anyway, not the least because of all the extras. But we’ll see. I will receive it as well and I have the Film Movement and the German discs here to compare

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Yeah, even if I did have the Film Movement release, I’d still want the Eureka one for the Cox commentary and the extra goodies included

I try not to be too picky when it comes to releases, though I do admit I prefer it when a film’s original language track with translated subtitles is included as an option, but from the few stills I’ve seen from the current home media restorations seem fine to me. Maybe I’m oblivious to imperfections on some things with some releases, I don’t know, but so far the content both Eureka and Film Movement have done seem on par with a job well done. I prefer quality over quantity myself, but I also try to be forgiving, as sometimes certain things are taken out of a company’s hands.

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I trust Eureka will be doing a better job with the encoding than Film Movement whose disc’s encoding varies between garbage and ok.

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and

https://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Return-of-Sabata-Blu-ray/296284/#Review

and

https://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Adios-Sabata-Blu-ray/296334/#Review

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Just got my dispatch email from Eureka. Really looking forward to checking out the extras

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found another

https://tripwiremagazine.co.uk/headlines/tripwire-reviews-the-sabata-trilogy/