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Old 12-06-2012, 07:53 AM   #1
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Default UFO on Bluray in Germany

Amazon Germany are listing UFO on a single bluray disk to be released on 14th June. It contains 9 episodes, presumably the first 9. No news of a UK release though.

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Old 12-06-2012, 03:11 PM   #2
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That should play on UK players,the question is is there English soundtrack that you can select
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Old 03-08-2012, 05:12 PM   #3
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According to the reviews on amazon these are DVD resolution on Blu Ray discs!
They are also complaining about a lack of German audio...

Best avoided ?
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Old 03-08-2012, 06:12 PM   #4
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According to the reviews on amazon these are DVD resolution on Blu Ray discs!
They are also complaining about a lack of German audio...

Best avoided ?
I'd say so. They don't seem to have been afforded the due care that the Network DVDs have. It seems common practice over here for small companies to buy a very limited licence and produce cheap DVDs, such as these, or the Year 2 Space 1999 ones... or perhaps they are pirate copies.

For example, I managed to pick up some German episodes for next to nothing a couple of years ago at a Flohmarkt. One episode each per DVD, with English and German soundtracks, but a very poor interface - you have to switch the sound with the soundtrack button on the remote control. I believe they were offered through one of the many electronics catalogues you get here in Germany - but they never offered the other episodes.

They were : "Survival", "Exposed", "Conflict (Test Pilot Paul Foster)", "The Responsibility Seat (SHADO ruft Sovatex)", "The Cat With Ten Lives" and "The Psychobombs".

Apparently, they never issued the other episodes. Either they went bankrupt, or got caught in the act.

On the plus side, because they were 1 episode per disc, the quality is very good, with practically no artifacting due to compression, and the picture stands up very well on a HD screen.

I still want the Blu-ray box set, but only if I get proper HD with all the trimmings!

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Old 30-01-2014, 11:43 PM   #5
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An Italian release of Invasion:UFO is listed for March:

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Old 31-01-2014, 01:54 AM   #6
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An Italian release of Invasion:UFO is listed for March:

http://www.amazon.it/Ufo-Prendeteli-...ds=UFO+blu+ray
While I've no realistic grasp of Italian, my initial impression of this listing is that it harks from the likes of the old Super Space Theatre releases. Other opinions?
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Old 07-02-2014, 10:53 PM   #7
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I still want the Blu-ray box set, but only if I get proper HD with all the trimmings!
I'd like one without the trimmings - as in leaving the picture 4:3 and no trimming it to 16:9 like they did with Thunderbirds!
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Old 01-06-2014, 12:04 PM   #8
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If a UK company can match the quality of the Network Blu-ray releases (check out the Prisoner set for example), then I'm in! Does anyone know who owns the UK rights to a UFO HD release?
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Old 05-06-2014, 12:42 AM   #9
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An Italian release of Invasion:UFO is listed for March:

http://www.amazon.it/Ufo-Prendeteli-...ds=UFO+blu+ray
Does anybody have any info on this blu-ray? The back says 1080p.
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Old 05-06-2014, 10:08 PM   #10
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They are listing others as well ... interesting

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Edit: They are listed on Amazon UK as well as imports.

And more info on a blu-ray forum here - http://forum.blu-ray.com/showthread.php?t=198264

And this on Amazon Japan! - http://www.amazon.co.jp/%E8%AC%8E%E3...1&keywords=ufo ... something like 150!

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