Sunday, May 24, 2009

Le Grand Bleu (The Big Blue)

image host The Big Blue is a great work by director Luc Besson and continues the partnership between he and actor Jean Reno. Although the film was originally released in 1988 it is seeing some high def loving this year in two separate versions. In late 2008 Paramount released the Blu-Ray in France using an AVC format and a dual layer disc. In May 2009 Concorde Video released its own version in Germany utilizing a VC-1 transfer.
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+/-French Blu-Ray (Released 10/26/2008)-Paramount
Total   Video                                 
Title                                                           Codec   Length  Movie Size      Disc Size       Bitrate Bitrate Main Audio Track                          Secondary Audio Track
-----                                                           ------  ------- --------------  --------------  ------- ------- ------------------                        ---------------------
00003.MPLS                                                      AVC     2:48:20 33,811,101,696  35,017,186,453  26.78   21.75   DTS-HD Master 5.1 3582Kbps (48kHz/24-bit)


DISC INFO:

Disc Title:     LE_GRAND_BLEU
Disc Size:      35,017,186,453 bytes
Protection:     AACS
BD-Java:        No
BDInfo:         0.5.2

PLAYLIST REPORT:

Name:                   00003.MPLS
Size:                   33,811,101,696 bytes
Length:                 2:48:20 (h:m:s)
Total Bitrate:          26.78 Mbps
Description:

VIDEO:

Codec                   Bitrate             Description
-----                   -------             -----------
MPEG-4 AVC Video        21754 kbps          1080p / 23.976 fps / 16:9 / High Profile 4.1

AUDIO:

Codec                           Language        Bitrate         Description
-----                           --------        -------         -----------
DTS-HD Master Audio             French          3582 kbps       5.1 / 48 kHz / 3582 kbps / 24-bit (DTS Core: 5.1 / 48 kHz / 1509 kbps / 24-bit)

SUBTITLES:

Codec                           Language        Bitrate         Description
-----                           --------        -------         -----------
Presentation Graphics           English         10.868 kbps         
Presentation Graphics           French          13.921 kbps         
Presentation Graphics           French          1.521 kbps          

FILES:

Name            Time In         Length          Size            Total Bitrate
----            -------         ------          ----            -------------
00003.M2TS      0:00:00.000     2:48:20.256     33,811,101,696  26,780

CHAPTERS:

Number          Time In         Length          Avg Video Rate  Max 1-Sec Rate  Max 1-Sec Time  Max 5-Sec Rate  Max 5-Sec Time  Max 10Sec Rate  Max 10Sec Time  Avg Frame Size  Max Frame Size  Max Frame Time
------          -------         ------          --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------
1               0:00:00.000     0:05:21.529     21,432 kbps     33,795 kbps     00:00:45.545    33,055 kbps     00:00:43.793    32,497 kbps     00:00:42.542    111,723 bytes   331,361 bytes   00:02:12.882
2               0:05:21.529     0:09:29.360     23,094 kbps     36,062 kbps     00:05:25.283    31,225 kbps     00:14:08.639    30,765 kbps     00:08:43.189    120,399 bytes   332,381 bytes   00:07:25.736
3               0:14:50.890     0:08:48.277     22,020 kbps     34,176 kbps     00:22:10.537    31,318 kbps     00:18:25.020    29,903 kbps     00:18:19.515    114,800 bytes   397,123 bytes   00:23:05.884
4               0:23:39.167     0:02:37.198     21,261 kbps     30,678 kbps     00:26:13.154    23,802 kbps     00:25:53.009    23,581 kbps     00:23:57.102    110,843 bytes   368,759 bytes   00:26:08.817
5               0:26:16.366     0:08:21.834     20,468 kbps     31,984 kbps     00:32:29.530    23,783 kbps     00:29:29.350    23,252 kbps     00:29:27.474    106,709 bytes   396,816 bytes   00:28:06.476
6               0:34:38.201     0:03:42.180     25,384 kbps     35,992 kbps     00:35:23.454    33,846 kbps     00:35:12.318    30,597 kbps     00:35:07.814    132,339 bytes   398,474 bytes   00:37:42.093
7               0:38:20.381     0:05:20.695     20,919 kbps     35,062 kbps     00:38:35.187    29,336 kbps     00:38:31.225    27,775 kbps     00:38:26.178    109,062 bytes   364,479 bytes   00:41:57.640
8               0:43:41.076     0:07:02.088     20,333 kbps     35,090 kbps     00:45:00.572    27,422 kbps     00:44:58.028    24,958 kbps     00:47:33.141    106,007 bytes   375,869 bytes   00:47:46.613
9               0:50:43.165     0:04:06.412     21,843 kbps     29,922 kbps     00:54:37.232    25,801 kbps     00:54:37.232    24,864 kbps     00:54:33.979    113,882 bytes   381,894 bytes   00:54:49.577
10              0:54:49.577     0:05:16.691     19,562 kbps     32,139 kbps     00:57:17.350    26,448 kbps     01:00:01.055    25,212 kbps     00:59:56.259    101,986 bytes   350,819 bytes   00:56:11.409
11              1:00:06.269     0:08:23.502     22,975 kbps     35,220 kbps     01:06:18.849    31,731 kbps     01:07:56.030    29,772 kbps     01:07:22.788    119,780 bytes   377,123 bytes   01:02:59.817
12              1:08:29.772     0:03:17.906     21,906 kbps     30,995 kbps     01:09:10.229    25,460 kbps     01:10:22.760    25,050 kbps     01:10:22.635    114,209 bytes   359,791 bytes   01:08:42.243
13              1:11:47.678     0:03:21.534     21,231 kbps     36,018 kbps     01:12:07.573    24,224 kbps     01:12:38.187    24,102 kbps     01:12:40.439    110,688 bytes   339,793 bytes   01:12:17.249
14              1:15:09.213     0:10:20.870     21,987 kbps     35,587 kbps     01:18:06.890    31,504 kbps     01:23:05.605    29,969 kbps     01:23:00.642    114,631 bytes   383,575 bytes   01:21:51.865
15              1:25:30.083     0:04:44.158     21,324 kbps     35,903 kbps     01:27:30.870    34,572 kbps     01:27:28.243    33,138 kbps     01:28:22.296    111,174 bytes   376,651 bytes   01:30:12.782
16              1:30:14.242     0:04:07.789     21,851 kbps     32,082 kbps     01:33:28.686    29,410 kbps     01:30:27.547    27,520 kbps     01:30:24.335    113,924 bytes   381,809 bytes   01:33:08.791
17              1:34:22.031     0:05:29.328     21,206 kbps     28,857 kbps     01:35:20.172    25,993 kbps     01:36:35.748    25,288 kbps     01:36:35.748    110,560 bytes   394,529 bytes   01:38:34.742
18              1:39:51.360     0:02:45.790     21,707 kbps     33,391 kbps     01:40:04.957    28,172 kbps     01:40:03.455    24,957 kbps     01:40:01.954    113,172 bytes   384,893 bytes   01:41:31.752
19              1:42:37.151     0:04:21.469     21,140 kbps     31,534 kbps     01:45:35.162    27,120 kbps     01:45:01.253    26,412 kbps     01:45:01.378    110,212 bytes   389,909 bytes   01:46:19.289
20              1:46:58.620     0:04:51.708     19,747 kbps     27,902 kbps     01:51:15.585    23,285 kbps     01:49:01.493    22,603 kbps     01:48:56.655    102,953 bytes   387,212 bytes   01:49:59.551
21              1:51:50.328     0:03:32.170     23,131 kbps     30,042 kbps     01:52:17.647    27,341 kbps     01:52:16.271    26,358 kbps     01:52:34.706    120,595 bytes   375,483 bytes   01:51:52.956
22              1:55:22.498     0:05:39.964     22,436 kbps     35,858 kbps     01:57:24.829    30,769 kbps     01:59:26.784    29,677 kbps     01:59:22.071    116,971 bytes   406,882 bytes   02:00:43.778
23              2:01:02.463     0:04:40.613     24,326 kbps     35,887 kbps     02:03:47.128    33,223 kbps     02:03:47.128    29,634 kbps     02:03:42.915    126,823 bytes   397,116 bytes   02:02:43.272
24              2:05:43.077     0:06:34.602     23,109 kbps     35,593 kbps     02:09:51.283    30,540 kbps     02:07:18.130    28,379 kbps     02:07:13.125    120,479 bytes   391,574 bytes   02:07:25.888
25              2:12:17.679     0:08:11.407     25,725 kbps     36,114 kbps     02:20:15.698    34,771 kbps     02:19:30.528    34,619 kbps     02:19:30.528    134,119 bytes   407,361 bytes   02:20:16.699
26              2:20:29.087     0:13:40.194     23,853 kbps     36,449 kbps     02:25:30.346    33,541 kbps     02:25:38.187    33,192 kbps     02:25:38.312    124,357 bytes   396,616 bytes   02:21:13.798
27              2:34:09.281     0:09:15.221     21,610 kbps     36,364 kbps     02:35:43.459    31,208 kbps     02:38:22.534    27,976 kbps     02:35:15.264    112,667 bytes   400,888 bytes   02:36:24.541
28              2:43:24.503     0:04:55.753     6,991 kbps      12,215 kbps     02:48:01.404    10,754 kbps     02:47:59.652    10,322 kbps     02:43:40.852    36,453 bytes    180,830 bytes   02:48:02.280

STREAM DIAGNOSTICS:

File            PID             Type            Codec           Language                Seconds                 Bitrate                 Bytes           Packets
----            ---             ----            -----           --------                --------------          --------------          -------------   -----
00003.M2TS      4113 (0x1011)   0x1B            AVC                                     10100.173               21,754                  27,465,395,672  149,410,226
00003.M2TS      4352 (0x1100)   0x86            DTS-HD MA       fra (French)            10100.173               3,582                   4,522,408,608   26,153,144
00003.M2TS      4608 (0x1200)   0x90            PGS             fra (French)            10100.173               14                      17,575,349      105,126
00003.M2TS      4609 (0x1201)   0x90            PGS             eng (English)           10100.173               11                      13,721,071      81,340
00003.M2TS      4610 (0x1202)   0x90            PGS             fra (French)            10100.173               2                       1,920,628       11,268

Review: DVDBeaver

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+/-German Blu-Ray (Released 5/4/2009)-Concorde Video
Total   Video                                  
Title                                                           Codec   Length  Movie Size      Disc Size       Bitrate Bitrate Main Audio Track                          Secondary Audio Track
-----                                                           ------  ------- --------------  --------------  ------- ------- ------------------                        ---------------------
00000.MPLS                                                      VC-1    2:48:19 25,748,588,544  30,942,055,528  20.40   15.01   DTS-HD Master 5.1 1964Kbps (48kHz/16-bit)


DISC INFO:

Disc Title:     BIGBLUE
Disc Size:      30,942,055,528 bytes
Protection:     AACS
BD-Java:        No
BDInfo:         0.5.2

PLAYLIST REPORT:

Name:                   00000.MPLS
Size:                   25,748,588,544 bytes
Length:                 2:48:19 (h:m:s)
Total Bitrate:          20.40 Mbps
Description: 

VIDEO:

Codec                   Bitrate             Description
-----                   -------             -----------
VC-1 Video              15008 kbps          1080p / 23.976 fps / 16:9 / Advanced Profile 3

AUDIO:

Codec                           Language        Bitrate         Description
-----                           --------        -------         -----------
DTS-HD Master Audio             French          1964 kbps       5.1 / 48 kHz / 1964 kbps / 16-bit (DTS Core: 5.1 / 48 kHz / 1509 kbps / 16-bit)
DTS-HD Master Audio             German          2002 kbps       5.1 / 48 kHz / 2002 kbps / 16-bit (DTS Core: 5.1 / 48 kHz / 1509 kbps / 16-bit)

SUBTITLES:

Codec                           Language        Bitrate         Description
-----                           --------        -------         -----------
Presentation Graphics           German          19.444 kbps          
Presentation Graphics           German          23.647 kbps          
Presentation Graphics           German          2.516 kbps           

FILES:

Name            Time In         Length          Size            Total Bitrate
----            -------         ------          ----            -------------
00000.M2TS      0:00:00.000     2:48:18.421     25,748,527,104  20,398
00004.M2TS      2:48:18.421     0:00:01.000     61,440          491  

CHAPTERS:

Number          Time In         Length          Avg Video Rate  Max 1-Sec Rate  Max 1-Sec Time  Max 5-Sec Rate  Max 5-Sec Time  Max 10Sec Rate  Max 10Sec Time  Avg Frame Size  Max Frame Size  Max Frame Time
------          -------         ------          --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------
1               0:00:00.000     0:05:16.524     18,134 kbps     33,694 kbps     00:02:34.529    32,803 kbps     00:02:34.404    30,020 kbps     00:03:01.472    95,157 bytes    289,047 bytes   00:02:05.125
2               0:05:16.524     0:09:32.947     18,590 kbps     45,699 kbps     00:14:07.471    35,520 kbps     00:13:57.837    31,525 kbps     00:13:58.504    97,089 bytes    371,071 bytes   00:10:37.178
3               0:14:49.471     0:08:47.735     15,785 kbps     32,935 kbps     00:18:32.736    26,443 kbps     00:18:20.224    25,614 kbps     00:18:18.055    82,326 bytes    346,965 bytes   00:15:20.002
4               0:23:37.207     0:10:55.696     13,759 kbps     26,034 kbps     00:25:16.848    25,333 kbps     00:25:11.968    25,113 kbps     00:25:08.840    71,732 bytes    400,265 bytes   00:26:10.068
5               0:34:32.904     0:09:06.212     15,447 kbps     35,637 kbps     00:35:33.506    32,554 kbps     00:35:09.398    28,294 kbps     00:35:07.188    80,532 bytes    361,502 bytes   00:36:50.708
6               0:43:39.116     0:07:02.088     14,571 kbps     23,012 kbps     00:44:39.510    20,370 kbps     00:43:42.953    19,366 kbps     00:43:39.116    75,965 bytes    374,857 bytes   00:44:39.551
7               0:50:41.204     0:09:16.556     14,064 kbps     25,128 kbps     00:52:33.191    24,159 kbps     00:52:29.187    20,979 kbps     00:53:03.430    73,325 bytes    321,509 bytes   00:51:49.731
8               0:59:57.760     0:08:51.781     15,834 kbps     41,807 kbps     01:07:01.600    33,310 kbps     01:07:00.016    29,000 kbps     01:07:00.016    82,549 bytes    372,932 bytes   01:08:20.471
9               1:08:49.542     0:06:17.710     12,700 kbps     29,002 kbps     01:10:03.657    21,228 kbps     01:10:54.583    20,962 kbps     01:10:51.747    66,213 bytes    348,069 bytes   01:15:07.211
10              1:15:07.252     0:10:20.828     15,207 kbps     38,017 kbps     01:18:57.065    32,463 kbps     01:23:03.603    29,779 kbps     01:23:02.852    79,282 bytes    316,108 bytes   01:22:56.972
11              1:25:28.081     0:05:02.468     15,735 kbps     44,368 kbps     01:27:30.536    38,165 kbps     01:30:04.565    36,198 kbps     01:28:19.085    82,034 bytes    388,625 bytes   01:29:23.566
12              1:30:30.550     0:09:28.776     12,968 kbps     22,632 kbps     01:33:27.810    20,576 kbps     01:38:24.440    20,391 kbps     01:38:18.267    67,608 bytes    298,704 bytes   01:38:38.287
13              1:39:59.326     0:11:47.206     12,880 kbps     23,825 kbps     01:45:42.127    21,376 kbps     01:41:02.264    19,901 kbps     01:40:56.633    67,150 bytes    410,123 bytes   01:51:46.491
14              1:51:46.533     0:08:32.345     15,326 kbps     38,988 kbps     01:56:08.878    29,138 kbps     01:57:18.740    25,960 kbps     01:57:13.735    79,903 bytes    343,830 bytes   01:57:19.824
15              2:00:18.878     0:06:48.574     17,778 kbps     41,513 kbps     02:02:27.798    32,283 kbps     02:02:23.878    25,539 kbps     02:04:26.542    92,686 bytes    350,971 bytes   02:04:52.067
16              2:07:07.453     0:09:28.943     15,056 kbps     32,465 kbps     02:10:04.129    24,055 kbps     02:09:02.317    22,050 kbps     02:08:57.855    78,496 bytes    309,857 bytes   02:07:43.238
17              2:16:36.396     0:09:40.204     19,312 kbps     49,028 kbps     02:18:36.391    35,951 kbps     02:18:36.224    33,723 kbps     02:18:35.974    100,686 bytes   367,277 bytes   02:24:39.462
18              2:26:16.601     0:06:30.848     14,869 kbps     22,967 kbps     02:31:39.673    21,420 kbps     02:31:37.797    19,931 kbps     02:28:58.554    77,518 bytes    302,466 bytes   02:31:38.798
19              2:32:47.449     0:10:23.414     15,043 kbps     30,395 kbps     02:40:28.660    28,108 kbps     02:40:27.909    21,623 kbps     02:38:18.489    78,560 bytes    301,106 bytes   02:38:22.201
20              2:43:10.864     0:05:07.557     4,656 kbps      8,167 kbps      02:47:59.402    7,565 kbps      02:47:57.150    7,240 kbps      02:43:39.142    24,712 bytes    192,634 bytes   02:48:00.111
21              2:48:18.421     0:00:01.001     285 kbps        0 kbps          00:00:00.000    0 kbps          00:00:00.000    0 kbps          00:00:00.000    2,746 bytes     9,236 bytes     02:48:18.838

STREAM DIAGNOSTICS:

File            PID             Type            Codec           Language                Seconds                 Bitrate                 Bytes           Packets
----            ---             ----            -----           --------                --------------          --------------          -------------   -----
00000.M2TS      4113 (0x1011)   0xEA            VC-1                                    10098.297               15,009                  18,945,950,815  103,113,114
00000.M2TS      4352 (0x1100)   0x86            DTS-HD MA       deu (German)            10098.297               2,002                   2,527,484,284   15,270,531
00000.M2TS      4353 (0x1101)   0x86            DTS-HD MA       fra (French)            10098.297               1,965                   2,480,017,028   15,059,560
00000.M2TS      4608 (0x1200)   0x90            PGS             deu (German)            10098.297               19                      24,546,840      138,808
00000.M2TS      4609 (0x1201)   0x90            PGS             deu (German)            10098.297               24                      29,852,877      168,539
00000.M2TS      4610 (0x1202)   0x90            PGS             deu (German)            10098.297               3                       3,176,860       18,033
00004.M2TS      4113 (0x1011)   0xEA            VC-1                                    0.876                   410                     44,933          262  

Review:
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Comparison Review: I can't really pick much apart between these two releases as they seem like accurate representations of Besson's work. Although the German release gives up some of the video bitrate while adding a second audio track, neither film fill up the DL Blu-ray disc. This is peculiar as the film runs nearly 3 hours long (~168 minutes) in its "Version Longue." Whichever version you pick up, the movie comes highly recommended.

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Thursday, May 7, 2009

Bangkok Dangerous

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Ok, so this isn't one of the most anticipated titles of the year. I'm a Nicolas Cage fan but lately his work hasn't really been up to par. Either way its a decent movie and with the imports going around there are definitely some discs to review. I've got info on three different versions so far: US, German, and UK. Lets start in chronological order.
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+/-UK Blu-Ray (Released 12/29/2008)
DISC INFO:

Disc Title:     Bangkok.Dangerous.2008.1080p.OAR.Blu-ray.AVC.DTS-HD.5.1
Disc Size:      23,319,920,036 bytes
Protection:     AACS
BD-Java:        No
BDInfo:         0.5.2

PLAYLIST REPORT:

Name:                   00000.MPLS
Size:                   21,769,512,960 bytes
Length:                 1:38:49 (h:m:s)
Total Bitrate:          29.37 Mbps
Description:

VIDEO:

Codec                   Bitrate             Description
-----                   -------             -----------
MPEG-4 AVC Video        22999 kbps          1080p / 23.976 fps / 16:9 / High Profile 4.1

AUDIO:

Codec                           Language        Bitrate         Description
-----                           --------        -------         -----------
DTS-HD Master Audio             English         4124 kbps       5.1 / 48 kHz / 4124 kbps / 24-bit (DTS Core: 5.1 / 48 kHz / 1509 kbps / 24-bit)
Dolby Digital Audio             English         640 kbps        5.1 / 48 kHz / 640 kbps

SUBTITLES:

Codec                           Language        Bitrate         Description
-----                           --------        -------         -----------
Presentation Graphics           Danish          7.826 kbps
Presentation Graphics           Finnish         7.686 kbps
Presentation Graphics           Norwegian       7.398 kbps
Presentation Graphics           Swedish         7.548 kbps

FILES:

Name            Time In         Length          Size            Total Bitrate
----            -------         ------          ----            -------------
00000.M2TS      0:00:00.000     1:38:49.923     21,769,512,960  29,369

CHAPTERS:

Number          Time In         Length          Avg Video Rate  Max 1-Sec Rate  Max 1-Sec Time  Max 5-Sec Rate  Max 5-Sec Time  Max 10Sec Rate  Max 10Sec Time  Avg Frame Size  Max Frame Size  Max Frame Time
------          -------         ------          --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------
1               0:00:00.000     0:07:42.461     19,733 kbps     32,960 kbps     00:06:01.903    30,692 kbps     00:06:52.203    30,271 kbps     00:07:07.802    102,871 bytes   347,195 bytes   00:06:45.655
2               0:07:42.461     0:08:38.935     26,464 kbps     47,313 kbps     00:08:20.791    39,559 kbps     00:08:18.998    36,034 kbps     00:08:14.911    137,969 bytes   418,985 bytes   00:08:21.417
3               0:16:21.397     0:07:18.354     23,373 kbps     40,144 kbps     00:16:40.708    35,940 kbps     00:19:51.815    33,881 kbps     00:18:08.045    121,856 bytes   425,046 bytes   00:18:41.036
4               0:23:39.751     0:10:25.041     25,709 kbps     42,346 kbps     00:32:36.412    32,868 kbps     00:28:12.315    31,448 kbps     00:28:11.689    134,037 bytes   377,278 bytes   00:32:36.037
5               0:34:04.792     0:05:51.517     22,716 kbps     39,802 kbps     00:35:56.612    34,096 kbps     00:38:07.535    33,539 kbps     00:38:07.535    118,429 bytes   377,757 bytes   00:35:48.604
6               0:39:56.310     0:08:10.656     23,688 kbps     37,194 kbps     00:42:21.789    34,166 kbps     00:40:00.106    32,107 kbps     00:43:29.940    123,497 bytes   392,756 bytes   00:44:26.413
7               0:48:06.967     0:10:49.732     25,756 kbps     44,475 kbps     00:55:30.952    38,668 kbps     00:55:16.813    36,477 kbps     00:55:24.070    134,280 bytes   401,703 bytes   00:53:13.523
8               0:58:56.699     0:04:43.366     18,534 kbps     32,927 kbps     01:02:40.798    27,061 kbps     01:02:37.795    26,002 kbps     01:02:38.796    96,627 bytes    418,300 bytes   01:03:32.809
9               1:03:40.066     0:07:30.575     23,243 kbps     44,363 kbps     01:07:09.859    39,343 kbps     01:04:41.711    37,771 kbps     01:04:37.081    121,180 bytes   449,397 bytes   01:06:51.132
10              1:11:10.641     0:09:29.318     25,902 kbps     45,702 kbps     01:15:27.689    42,642 kbps     01:15:25.020    37,317 kbps     01:15:25.020    135,043 bytes   431,728 bytes   01:12:33.599
11              1:20:39.960     0:13:30.518     21,728 kbps     42,021 kbps     01:26:13.126    33,745 kbps     01:30:05.274    31,128 kbps     01:30:02.230    113,282 bytes   431,063 bytes   01:25:27.872
12              1:34:10.478     0:04:39.445     9,959 kbps      16,358 kbps     01:36:55.518    15,999 kbps     01:36:55.518    15,417 kbps     01:36:52.431    51,927 bytes    230,545 bytes   01:36:57.645

STREAM DIAGNOSTICS:

File            PID             Type            Codec           Language                Seconds                 Bitrate                 Bytes           Packets
----            ---             ----            -----           --------                --------------          --------------          -------------   -----
00000.M2TS      4113 (0x1011)   0x1B            AVC                                     5929.757                23,000                  17,047,688,237  92,733,850
00000.M2TS      4352 (0x1100)   0x81            AC3             eng (English)           5929.757                640                     474,396,160     2,779,665
00000.M2TS      4353 (0x1101)   0x86            DTS-HD MA       eng (English)           5929.757                4,124                   3,056,777,060   17,537,919
00000.M2TS      4608 (0x1200)   0x90            PGS             swe (Swedish)           5929.757                8                       5,594,971       32,926
00000.M2TS      4609 (0x1201)   0x90            PGS             nor (Norwegian)         5929.757                7                       5,483,612       32,313
00000.M2TS      4610 (0x1202)   0x90            PGS             dan (Danish)            5929.757                8                       5,800,909       34,036
00000.M2TS      4611 (0x1203)   0x90            PGS             fin (Finnish)           5929.757                8                       5,696,867       33,467          
Review: StalePopcorn
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+/-USA Blu-Ray (Released 1/6/2009)
Total   Video                       
Title                                                           Codec   Length  Movie Size      Disc Size       Bitrate Bitrate Main Audio Track                          Secondary Audio Track
-----                                                           ------  ------- --------------  --------------  ------- ------- ------------------                        ---------------------
Bangkok Dangerous                                               AVC     1:39:12 29,397,719,040  41,331,152,361  39.51   31.59   DTS-HD Master 7.1 5260Kbps (48kHz/24-bit)

DISC INFO:

Disc Title:     BANGKOK_DANGEROUS
Disc Size:      41,331,152,361 bytes
Protection:     AACS
BD-Java:        Yes
BDInfo:         0.5.2

PLAYLIST REPORT:

Name:                   00004.MPLS
Size:                   29,397,719,040 bytes
Length:                 1:39:12 (h:m:s)
Total Bitrate:          39.51 Mbps
Description:

VIDEO:

Codec                   Bitrate             Description
-----                   -------             -----------
MPEG-4 AVC Video        31587 kbps          1080p / 23.976 fps / 16:9 / High Profile 4.1

AUDIO:

Codec                           Language        Bitrate         Description
-----                           --------        -------         -----------
DTS-HD Master Audio             English         5260 kbps       7.1 / 48 kHz / 5260 kbps / 24-bit (DTS Core: 5.1 / 48 kHz / 1509 kbps / 24-bit)
Dolby Digital Audio             French          640 kbps        5.1 / 48 kHz / 640 kbps

SUBTITLES:

Codec                           Language        Bitrate         Description
-----                           --------        -------         -----------
Presentation Graphics           English         6.891 kbps
Presentation Graphics           English         7.005 kbps
Presentation Graphics           French          0.101 kbps
Presentation Graphics           Spanish         8.342 kbps

FILES:

Name            Time In         Length          Size            Total Bitrate
----            -------         ------          ----            -------------
00141.M2TS      0:00:00.000     1:39:12.988     29,397,719,040  39,507

CHAPTERS:

Number          Time In         Length          Avg Video Rate  Max 1-Sec Rate  Max 1-Sec Time  Max 5-Sec Rate  Max 5-Sec Time  Max 10Sec Rate  Max 10Sec Time  Avg Frame Size  Max Frame Size  Max Frame Time
------          -------         ------          --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------
1               0:00:00.000     0:08:08.529     29,307 kbps     43,502 kbps     00:04:26.266    37,197 kbps     00:04:44.492    36,716 kbps     00:03:30.251    152,782 bytes   355,658 bytes   00:06:09.786
2               0:08:08.529     0:04:28.309     35,422 kbps     42,498 kbps     00:10:00.766    37,126 kbps     00:09:56.887    36,316 kbps     00:11:27.978    184,675 bytes   488,972 bytes   00:08:14.577
3               0:12:36.839     0:08:10.490     34,498 kbps     47,422 kbps     00:15:42.024    37,284 kbps     00:15:38.020    36,586 kbps     00:14:31.245    179,856 bytes   596,401 bytes   00:12:43.679
4               0:20:47.329     0:07:05.216     33,793 kbps     50,069 kbps     00:27:20.513    37,813 kbps     00:24:08.155    37,073 kbps     00:27:11.504    176,183 bytes   496,769 bytes   00:24:12.868
5               0:27:52.545     0:04:53.167     35,117 kbps     43,199 kbps     00:32:29.572    37,607 kbps     00:32:25.568    36,562 kbps     00:31:01.192    183,083 bytes   365,021 bytes   00:29:44.991
6               0:32:45.713     0:07:33.369     33,482 kbps     43,880 kbps     00:36:15.298    37,390 kbps     00:38:13.916    36,749 kbps     00:38:24.969    174,558 bytes   469,388 bytes   00:36:30.188
7               0:40:19.083     0:04:13.878     34,911 kbps     42,509 kbps     00:43:49.168    36,903 kbps     00:43:35.988    36,535 kbps     00:43:30.983    182,011 bytes   488,288 bytes   00:43:44.455
8               0:44:32.961     0:07:38.166     33,314 kbps     42,649 kbps     00:44:58.070    37,367 kbps     00:51:04.478    36,542 kbps     00:51:28.418    173,686 bytes   357,313 bytes   00:51:08.982
9               0:52:11.127     0:07:08.845     35,063 kbps     43,455 kbps     00:58:21.247    37,272 kbps     00:58:17.202    36,718 kbps     00:58:12.238    182,803 bytes   422,908 bytes   00:58:01.895
10              0:59:19.973     0:09:08.422     32,147 kbps     47,900 kbps     01:06:29.402    38,559 kbps     01:06:25.398    36,474 kbps     01:04:27.822    167,599 bytes   484,300 bytes   01:06:30.194
11              1:08:28.395     0:03:05.059     34,164 kbps     40,110 kbps     01:09:30.207    36,796 kbps     01:08:49.208    36,430 kbps     01:08:55.798    178,115 bytes   320,687 bytes   01:11:33.455
12              1:11:33.455     0:07:16.853     33,621 kbps     52,663 kbps     01:13:17.810    38,810 kbps     01:13:13.806    37,090 kbps     01:13:08.801    175,282 bytes   531,505 bytes   01:13:18.477
13              1:18:50.308     0:04:35.149     31,292 kbps     38,713 kbps     01:20:04.382    36,767 kbps     01:19:58.418    36,396 kbps     01:19:55.332    163,140 bytes   452,819 bytes   01:22:46.169
14              1:23:25.458     0:03:47.560     23,655 kbps     39,453 kbps     01:25:29.082    33,936 kbps     01:24:31.566    32,610 kbps     01:24:28.688    123,327 bytes   719,459 bytes   01:26:52.624
15              1:27:13.019     0:04:12.293     31,017 kbps     43,567 kbps     01:30:07.026    37,548 kbps     01:30:03.022    36,812 kbps     01:29:58.017    161,707 bytes   373,694 bytes   01:28:19.127
16              1:31:25.313     0:07:47.675     16,738 kbps     38,227 kbps     01:32:40.054    36,549 kbps     01:33:20.678    36,403 kbps     01:33:19.677    87,270 bytes    525,827 bytes   01:32:01.265

STREAM DIAGNOSTICS:

File            PID             Type            Codec           Language                Seconds                 Bitrate                 Bytes           Packets
----            ---             ----            -----           --------                --------------          --------------          -------------   -----
00141.M2TS      4113 (0x1011)   0x1B            AVC                                     5952.822                31,588                  23,504,455,311  127,825,273
00141.M2TS      4352 (0x1100)   0x86            DTS-HD MA       eng (English)           5952.822                5,260                   3,913,749,792   22,200,125
00141.M2TS      4353 (0x1101)   0x81            AC3             fra (French)            5952.822                640                     476,239,360     2,790,465
00141.M2TS      4608 (0x1200)   0x90            PGS             eng (English)           5952.822                7                       5,127,667       29,885
00141.M2TS      4609 (0x1201)   0x90            PGS             eng (English)           5952.822                7                       5,212,350       31,346
00141.M2TS      4610 (0x1202)   0x90            PGS             spa (Spanish)           5952.822                8                       6,207,525       36,121
00141.M2TS      4611 (0x1203)   0x90            PGS             fra (French)            5952.822                0                       74,817          445
Review: AVSForum.com Blu-Ray.com BigPictureBigSound.com DVDBeaver.com

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+/-German Blu-Ray (Released 1/21/2009)
DISC INFO:

Disc Title:     
Disc Size:      33,845,661,600 bytes
Protection:     AACS
BD-Java:        No
BDInfo:         0.5.3

PLAYLIST REPORT:

Name:                   00015.MPLS
Length:                 1:38:46 (h:m:s)
Size:                   23,601,973,248 bytes
Total Bitrate:          31.86 Mbps

VIDEO:

Codec                   Bitrate             Description     
-----                   -------             -----------     
MPEG-4 AVC Video        26031 kbps          1080p / 24 fps / 16:9 / High Profile 4.1

AUDIO:

Codec                           Language        Bitrate         Description     
-----                           --------        -------         -----------     
DTS-HD High-Res Audio           English         2046 kbps       5.1 / 48 kHz / 2046 kbps / 16-bit (DTS Core: 5.1 / 48 kHz / 1509 kbps / 16-bit)
DTS-HD High-Res Audio           German          2046 kbps       5.1 / 48 kHz / 2046 kbps / 16-bit (DTS Core: 5.1 / 48 kHz / 1509 kbps / 16-bit)

SUBTITLES:

Codec                           Language        Bitrate         Description     
-----                           --------        -------         -----------     
Presentation Graphics           English         1.253 kbps                      
Presentation Graphics           German          15.738 kbps                     

FILES:

Name            Time In         Length          Size            Total Bitrate   
----            -------         ------          ----            -------------   
00021.M2TS      0:00:00.000     1:38:46.041     23,601,973,248  31,862          

CHAPTERS:

Number          Time In         Length          Avg Video Rate  Max 1-Sec Rate  Max 1-Sec Time  Max 5-Sec Rate  Max 5-Sec Time  Max 10Sec Rate  Max 10Sec Time  Avg Frame Size  Max Frame Size  Max Frame Time  
------          -------         ------          --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  
1               0:00:00.000     0:06:43.250     20,338 kbps     42,724 kbps     00:02:22.541    40,314 kbps     00:02:21.041    34,781 kbps     00:02:19.541    105,917 bytes   477,627 bytes   00:02:56.958    
2               0:06:43.250     0:05:55.625     29,617 kbps     42,516 kbps     00:07:50.958    37,930 kbps     00:07:30.458    35,527 kbps     00:07:30.458    154,257 bytes   574,393 bytes   00:07:46.250    
3               0:12:38.875     0:04:59.458     29,874 kbps     45,470 kbps     00:16:40.708    36,990 kbps     00:12:55.333    35,204 kbps     00:12:47.708    155,595 bytes   478,856 bytes   00:16:41.708    
4               0:17:38.333     0:05:39.875     27,782 kbps     42,813 kbps     00:19:48.125    37,086 kbps     00:19:47.000    35,218 kbps     00:19:46.541    144,700 bytes   543,557 bytes   00:18:40.916    
5               0:23:18.208     0:04:16.083     30,901 kbps     42,195 kbps     00:24:05.416    35,973 kbps     00:23:54.166    34,449 kbps     00:24:01.624    160,945 bytes   496,977 bytes   00:23:42.291    
6               0:27:34.291     0:06:32.291     30,612 kbps     42,645 kbps     00:28:11.791    37,995 kbps     00:30:13.791    36,734 kbps     00:30:13.791    159,437 bytes   558,716 bytes   00:28:14.833    
7               0:34:06.583     0:04:54.916     28,192 kbps     43,476 kbps     00:35:19.875    38,351 kbps     00:35:19.875    36,945 kbps     00:37:30.791    146,832 bytes   632,082 bytes   00:37:35.125    
8               0:39:01.500     0:05:10.000     29,142 kbps     42,833 kbps     00:44:02.250    35,684 kbps     00:43:16.416    34,383 kbps     00:43:28.666    151,780 bytes   486,190 bytes   00:43:07.833    
9               0:44:11.500     0:07:34.708     24,700 kbps     43,173 kbps     00:51:14.166    37,225 kbps     00:51:11.458    36,030 kbps     00:51:06.416    128,645 bytes   570,073 bytes   00:51:32.208    
10              0:51:46.208     0:07:05.416     31,612 kbps     42,463 kbps     00:53:46.583    37,153 kbps     00:51:46.958    36,233 kbps     00:51:46.208    164,647 bytes   522,238 bytes   00:58:19.416    
11              0:58:51.625     0:05:53.583     23,936 kbps     46,818 kbps     01:03:53.416    40,364 kbps     01:03:51.208    36,907 kbps     01:03:46.166    124,666 bytes   564,790 bytes   01:03:09.958    
12              1:04:45.208     0:06:22.166     28,125 kbps     46,640 kbps     01:10:16.375    39,744 kbps     01:10:12.958    36,493 kbps     01:08:09.833    146,484 bytes   652,430 bytes   01:06:38.333    
13              1:11:07.375     0:05:51.833     28,305 kbps     43,479 kbps     01:13:48.541    38,729 kbps     01:15:01.750    37,093 kbps     01:14:58.458    147,421 bytes   599,559 bytes   01:14:48.958    
14              1:16:59.208     0:04:15.458     24,889 kbps     42,080 kbps     01:17:52.000    37,598 kbps     01:17:50.833    35,252 kbps     01:17:50.708    129,631 bytes   481,896 bytes   01:20:44.958    
15              1:21:14.666     0:07:24.083     20,210 kbps     42,448 kbps     01:26:08.958    32,149 kbps     01:21:37.500    28,348 kbps     01:21:34.875    105,260 bytes   507,626 bytes   01:26:08.041    
16              1:28:38.750     0:05:26.958     24,008 kbps     42,870 kbps     01:30:00.833    35,972 kbps     01:30:00.791    33,932 kbps     01:29:57.791    125,044 bytes   581,762 bytes   01:33:03.083    
17              1:34:05.708     0:04:40.333     10,106 kbps     18,262 kbps     01:36:53.666    16,912 kbps     01:36:50.416    16,282 kbps     01:36:47.666    52,645 bytes    239,132 bytes   01:36:53.708    

STREAM DIAGNOSTICS:

File            PID             Type            Codec           Language                Seconds                 Bitrate                 Bytes           Packets         
----            ---             ----            -----           --------                --------------          --------------          -------------   -----           
00021.M2TS      4113 (0x1011)   0x1B            AVC                                     5925.958                26,031                  19,282,350,007  104,878,704     
00021.M2TS      4352 (0x1100)   0x85            DTS-HD HR       deu (German)            5925.958                2,046                   1,515,581,320   8,889,040       
00021.M2TS      4353 (0x1101)   0x85            DTS-HD HR       eng (English)           5925.958                2,046                   1,515,581,320   8,889,040       
00021.M2TS      4608 (0x1200)   0x90            PGS             deu (German)            5925.958                16                      11,657,641      66,254          
00021.M2TS      4609 (0x1201)   0x90            PGS             eng (English)           5925.958                1                       928,255         5,345
Review:
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Comparison Review: Screenshot Comparison (US vs GER)

Well there doesn't seem to be one clear winner. Luckily we can axe the UK release off the bat. I'll be receiving it myself in a day or two and see if its just some poor screenshots or if the whole thing looks like a mosaic. Between the German and US release we see similar bitrate while the German transfer is OAR whereas the US is not. Furthermore, it looks like the US release keeps a bit more of the detail in the grain of the film. Lastly, there have been raving reviews concerning the US DTS-HD MA track with some claiming it to be reference quality. I'm sticking with the US release personally, but its a close call.

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Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Total Recall

image host Total Recall was released in 1990 and stars Arnold Schwarzenegger. I've enjoyed watching it multiple times and I'm happy that it got a high def treatment. This is one of the movies that has received both a debut on HD DVD and Blu-Ray. Lions Gate released a Blu-Ray edition of Total Recall in late 2006 based on an MPEG-2 transfer. Studio Canal released the HD DVD counterpart in early 2007 using the VC-1 codec. More recently Studio Canal has put out another VC-1 encoded transfer on Blu-Ray for the UK and Australian markets. In 2010, Kinowelt Home Entertainment released an AVC encoded Blu-Ray.

+/-US Blu-Ray MPEG-2 (Released 8/29/2006)

Total   Video                  
Title                                                           Codec   Length  Movie Size      Disc Size       Bitrate Bitrate Main Audio Track                          Secondary Audio Track
-----                                                           ------  ------- --------------  --------------  ------- ------- ------------------                        ---------------------
00000.MPLS                                                      MPEG-2  1:53:20 23 919 777 792  24 975 636 370  28,14   22,83   DTS-HD Hi-Res 6.1 3039Kbps (48kHz/24-bit) DD AC3 5.1-EX 640Kbps


DISC INFO:

Disc Title:     Total Recall 1990 Blu-ray MPEG2 DTS-HD
Disc Size:      24 975 636 370 bytes
Protection:     AACS
BD-Java:        No
BDInfo:         0.5.2

PLAYLIST REPORT:

Name:                   00000.MPLS
Size:                   23 919 777 792 bytes
Length:                 1:53:20 (h:m:s)
Total Bitrate:          28,14 Mbps
Description:

VIDEO:

Codec                   Bitrate             Description
-----                   -------             -----------
MPEG-2 Video            22830 kbps          1080p / 23,976 fps / 16:9

AUDIO:

Codec                           Language        Bitrate         Description
-----                           --------        -------         -----------
DTS-HD Audio                    English         3039 kbps       6.1 / 48 kHz / 3039 kbps / 24-bit (DTS Core: 6.1-ES / 48 kHz / 1509 kbps / 24-bit)
Dolby Digital EX Audio          English         640 kbps        5.1-EX / 48 kHz / 640 kbps

SUBTITLES:

Codec                           Language        Bitrate         Description
-----                           --------        -------         -----------
Presentation Graphics           English         30,805 kbps
Presentation Graphics           Spanish         29,499 kbps

FILES:

Name            Time In         Length          Size            Total Bitrate
----            -------         ------          ----            -------------
00000.M2TS      0:00:00.000     1:53:20.794     23 919 777 792  28 138

CHAPTERS:

Number          Time In         Length          Avg Video Rate  Max 1-Sec Rate  Max 1-Sec Time  Max 5-Sec Rate  Max 5-Sec Time  Max 10Sec Rate  Max 10Sec Time  Avg Frame Size  Max Frame Size  Max Frame Time
------          -------         ------          --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------
1               0:00:00.000     0:09:21.978     21 877 kbps     39 930 kbps     00:00:29.654    27 154 kbps     00:05:11.936    25 526 kbps     00:05:06.931    114 047 bytes   664 602 bytes   00:07:27.738
2               0:09:21.978     0:08:53.157     21 849 kbps     30 059 kbps     00:10:28.377    25 288 kbps     00:10:42.600    24 746 kbps     00:10:28.377    113 913 bytes   644 967 bytes   00:14:34.039
3               0:18:15.135     0:06:36.896     22 727 kbps     33 286 kbps     00:22:25.218    28 469 kbps     00:22:48.241    26 776 kbps     00:22:41.610    118 489 bytes   584 629 bytes   00:19:43.599
4               0:24:52.032     0:07:08.886     23 717 kbps     40 790 kbps     00:25:21.895    32 831 kbps     00:30:17.524    29 971 kbps     00:30:12.519    123 647 bytes   612 966 bytes   00:27:31.066
5               0:32:00.919     0:07:28.489     22 931 kbps     38 674 kbps     00:36:54.629    33 023 kbps     00:37:32.041    28 976 kbps     00:37:26.494    119 553 bytes   596 683 bytes   00:37:07.516
6               0:39:29.408     0:04:12.543     23 640 kbps     40 881 kbps     00:42:38.264    32 584 kbps     00:42:46.188    29 304 kbps     00:42:43.185    123 250 bytes   596 071 bytes   00:40:58.873
7               0:43:41.952     0:04:56.295     23 506 kbps     40 851 kbps     00:47:19.962    30 204 kbps     00:47:02.486    27 210 kbps     00:46:59.650    122 550 bytes   620 274 bytes   00:47:56.415
8               0:48:38.248     0:06:26.761     22 549 kbps     34 337 kbps     00:52:54.963    30 060 kbps     00:52:52.669    27 106 kbps     00:52:48.623    117 561 bytes   640 209 bytes   00:50:22.936
9               0:55:05.010     0:13:24.220     22 620 kbps     36 018 kbps     01:07:53.402    28 313 kbps     01:05:50.279    27 193 kbps     01:07:07.148    117 932 bytes   630 336 bytes   01:00:57.945
10              1:08:29.230     0:05:49.223     24 047 kbps     38 963 kbps     01:11:19.483    29 109 kbps     01:13:36.453    28 628 kbps     01:13:30.864    125 372 bytes   616 339 bytes   01:13:05.422
11              1:14:18.454     0:09:59.557     22 754 kbps     40 914 kbps     01:22:47.712    30 482 kbps     01:22:47.712    29 231 kbps     01:22:46.795    118 629 bytes   639 400 bytes   01:23:14.531
12              1:24:18.011     0:11:49.667     23 539 kbps     41 091 kbps     01:33:58.633    32 840 kbps     01:33:57.548    30 541 kbps     01:33:53.377    122 722 bytes   594 443 bytes   01:29:19.645
13              1:36:07.678     0:10:54.278     24 055 kbps     40 780 kbps     01:41:54.733    33 724 kbps     01:37:06.570    32 186 kbps     01:37:06.445    125 413 bytes   591 073 bytes   01:42:59.214
14              1:47:01.957     0:06:18.836     19 823 kbps     30 724 kbps     01:48:16.114    25 491 kbps     01:48:00.599    23 972 kbps     01:48:16.031    103 357 bytes   612 551 bytes   01:48:16.156

STREAM DIAGNOSTICS:

File            PID             Type            Codec           Language                Seconds                 Bitrate                 Bytes           Packets
----            ---             ----            -----           --------                --------------          --------------          -------------   -----
00000.M2TS      4113 (0x1011)   0x02            MPEG-2                                  6800,669                22 830                  19 ...  105 571 316
00000.M2TS      4352 (0x1100)   0x85            DTS-HD HR       eng (English)           6800,669                3 039                   2 583 453 900   15 301 800
00000.M2TS      4353 (0x1101)   0x81            AC3-EX          eng (English)           6800,669                640                     544 064 000     3 187 875
00000.M2TS      4608 (0x1200)   0x90            PGS             eng (English)           6800,669                31                      26 186 895      149 843
00000.M2TS      4609 (0x1201)   0x90            PGS             spa (Spanish)           6800,669                29                      25 076 656      143 482        
Review: HighDefDigest Blu-Ray.com DVDFile.com

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+/-UK HD DVD VC-1 (Released 3/26/2007)

Total Video
Title     Codec Length Movie Size Disc Size Bitrate Bitrate Main Audio Track IME Secondary Audio Track
-----     ----- ------- -------------- -------------- ------- ------- ------------------- --- ---------------------
Total Recall            VC-1 1:53:27 21,281,163,264*~22,085,368,978 25.01  ~20.47 DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 No
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+/-UK Blu-Ray VC-1 (Released 8/4/2008)

Total   Video                         
Title                                                           Codec   Length  Movie Size      Disc Size       Bitrate Bitrate Main Audio Track                          Secondary Audio Track
-----                                                           ------  ------- --------------  --------------  ------- ------- ------------------                        ---------------------
(UK) Total Recall                                               VC-1    1:53:33 27,470,180,352  27,855,845,274  32.25   19.95   DTS-HD Master 5.1 2121Kbps (48kHz/16-bit)

DISC INFO:

Disc Title:     TOTAL_RECALL
Disc Size:      27,855,845,274 bytes
Protection:     AACS
BD-Java:        No

PLAYLIST REPORT:

Name:           00039.mpls
Size:           27,470,180,352 bytes
Length:         1:53:33 (h:m:s)
Total Bitrate:  32.25 Mbps
Description:

FILES:

Name            Size            Length          Time In         Time Out
----            ----            ------          -------         --------
00156.M2TS      27,470,180,352  1:53:33.765     0:00:00.000     1:53:33.765

VIDEO:

Codec               Bitrate         Description
-----               -------         -----------
VC-1 Video          19948 kbps      1080p / 23.976fps / 16:9 / Advanced Profile 3

AUDIO:

Codec                           Language        Bitrate         Description
-----                           --------        -------         -----------
DTS-HD Master Audio             English         2121 kbps       5.1 / 48kHz / 16-bit / 2121kbps (DTS Core: 5.1 / 48kHz / 16-bit / 1536kbps)
DTS-HD Audio                    French          2046 kbps       5.1 / 48kHz / 16-bit / 2046kbps (DTS Core: 5.1 / 48kHz / 16-bit / 1536kbps)
DTS-HD Audio                    German          2046 kbps       5.1 / 48kHz / 16-bit / 2046kbps (DTS Core: 5.1 / 48kHz / 16-bit / 1536kbps)
DTS-HD Audio                    Portuguese      2046 kbps       5.1 / 48kHz / 16-bit / 2046kbps (DTS Core: 5.1 / 48kHz / 16-bit / 1536kbps)
DTS Audio                       Spanish         1536 kbps       2.0 / 48kHz / 16-bit / 1536kbps

SUBTITLES:

Codec                           Language        Bitrate         Description
-----                           --------        -------         -----------
Presentation Graphics           English         24.312 kbps 
Presentation Graphics           Danish          21.227 kbps 
Presentation Graphics           Dutch           25.842 kbps 
Presentation Graphics           Finnish         20.843 kbps 
Presentation Graphics           French          24.466 kbps 
Presentation Graphics           German          28.306 kbps 
Presentation Graphics           Norwegian       18.331 kbps 
Presentation Graphics           Portuguese      22.373 kbps 
Presentation Graphics           Spanish         25.149 kbps 
Presentation Graphics           Spanish         25.447 kbps 
Presentation Graphics           Swedish         19.297 kbps 

CHAPTERS:

Number          Time            Length          Avg Video Rate  Max 1-Sec Rate  Max 1-Sec Time  Max 5-Sec Rate  Max 5-Sec Time  Max 10Sec Rate  Max 10Sec Time  Avg Frame Size  Max Frame Size  Max Frame Time
------          ----            ------          --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------  --------------
1               0:00:00.000     0:06:06.575     18,146 kbps     33,546 kbps     00:00:56.974    25,251 kbps     00:05:17.943    24,014 kbps     00:05:14.064    94,606 bytes    606,476 bytes   00:03:57.612
2               0:06:06.575     0:05:37.128     20,221 kbps     36,872 kbps     00:10:44.644    24,177 kbps     00:10:49.023    23,792 kbps     00:10:44.435    105,425 bytes   420,690 bytes   00:10:44.686
3               0:11:43.703     0:06:48.408     19,981 kbps     30,662 kbps     00:18:30.609    24,442 kbps     00:15:54.996    22,681 kbps     00:15:47.780    104,173 bytes   370,853 bytes   00:14:06.429
4               0:18:32.111     0:06:36.021     20,102 kbps     30,138 kbps     00:19:44.392    23,690 kbps     00:19:00.931    23,022 kbps     00:19:35.966    104,802 bytes   299,758 bytes   00:21:42.927
5               0:25:08.132     0:04:47.078     20,111 kbps     29,389 kbps     00:28:33.128    24,111 kbps     00:26:55.322    22,115 kbps     00:26:54.238    104,850 bytes   310,910 bytes   00:27:55.674
6               0:29:55.210     0:07:30.659     19,993 kbps     32,818 kbps     00:30:21.862    23,837 kbps     00:30:56.313    22,230 kbps     00:32:15.183    104,233 bytes   334,618 bytes   00:34:17.138
7               0:37:25.869     0:06:04.656     19,960 kbps     31,077 kbps     00:38:54.999    23,861 kbps     00:41:53.386    22,032 kbps     00:38:06.284    104,063 bytes   348,593 bytes   00:43:28.105
8               0:43:30.525     0:05:22.614     20,217 kbps     31,496 kbps     00:47:03.029    24,926 kbps     00:43:52.713    23,819 kbps     00:43:47.708    105,403 bytes   437,169 bytes   00:48:50.594
9               0:48:53.139     0:06:29.806     20,059 kbps     32,812 kbps     00:49:42.021    23,846 kbps     00:52:42.451    22,329 kbps     00:54:20.591    104,580 bytes   577,027 bytes   00:49:03.941
10              0:55:22.945     0:05:01.676     20,339 kbps     30,893 kbps     00:56:30.137    24,307 kbps     00:56:28.176    22,434 kbps     00:56:41.982    106,037 bytes   351,141 bytes   00:59:21.975
11              1:00:24.621     0:15:18.417     20,429 kbps     34,888 kbps     01:09:47.392    25,043 kbps     01:14:57.702    23,540 kbps     01:14:39.100    106,506 bytes   511,364 bytes   01:09:59.612
12              1:15:43.038     0:04:53.419     20,189 kbps     31,495 kbps     01:16:01.766    23,596 kbps     01:18:14.815    22,544 kbps     01:18:14.315    105,254 bytes   296,203 bytes   01:15:44.290
13              1:20:36.457     0:06:51.619     20,090 kbps     29,041 kbps     01:25:10.647    24,188 kbps     01:23:12.613    22,431 kbps     01:23:12.487    104,738 bytes   297,269 bytes   01:23:55.864
14              1:27:28.076     0:05:11.687     20,097 kbps     33,225 kbps     01:32:01.891    23,720 kbps     01:31:43.039    23,172 kbps     01:31:54.134    104,774 bytes   608,649 bytes   01:31:43.665
15              1:32:39.763     0:07:35.079     19,774 kbps     35,033 kbps     01:37:56.746    24,357 kbps     01:38:15.431    22,314 kbps     01:38:10.218    103,094 bytes   758,248 bytes   01:38:59.267
16              1:40:14.842     0:13:18.923     19,498 kbps     33,550 kbps     01:45:51.554    24,889 kbps     01:50:52.104    24,018 kbps     01:49:49.792    101,655 bytes   861,380 bytes   01:47:01.582

STREAM DIAGNOSTICS:

File            PID             Type            Codec           Lang. Code      Lang. Name      Seconds         Bytes           Packets         Bitrate
----            ---             ----            -----           ----------      ----------      -------         -----           -------         -------
00156.M2TS      4113 (0x1011)   0xEA            VC-1                                            6813.77         16,990,522,841  92,438,395      19,948
00156.M2TS      4352 (0x1100)   0x86            DTS-HD MA       eng             English         6813.77         1,806,378,884   10,834,635      2,121
00156.M2TS      4353 (0x1101)   0x85            DTS-HD HR       por             Portuguese      6813.77         1,742,621,848   10,220,656      2,046
00156.M2TS      4354 (0x1102)   0x85            DTS-HD HR       deu             German          6813.77         1,742,621,848   10,220,656      2,046
00156.M2TS      4355 (0x1103)   0x82            DTS             spa             Spanish         6813.77         1,285,247,492   7,665,492       1,509
00156.M2TS      4356 (0x1104)   0x85            DTS-HD HR       fra             French          6813.77         1,742,621,848   10,220,656      2,046
00156.M2TS      4608 (0x1200)   0x90            PGS             eng             English         6813.77         20,706,721      118,079         24
00156.M2TS      4609 (0x1201)   0x90            PGS             por             Portuguese      6813.77         19,055,437      110,266         22
00156.M2TS      4610 (0x1202)   0x90            PGS             dan             Danish          6813.77         18,079,551      102,666         21
00156.M2TS      4611 (0x1203)   0x90            PGS             deu             German          6813.77         24,108,538      136,786         28
00156.M2TS      4612 (0x1204)   0x90            PGS             spa             Spanish         6813.77         21,420,169      122,715         25
00156.M2TS      4613 (0x1205)   0x90            PGS             fra             French          6813.77         20,837,834      120,286         24
00156.M2TS      4614 (0x1206)   0x90            PGS             spa             Spanish         6813.77         21,673,740      125,293         25
00156.M2TS      4615 (0x1207)   0x90            PGS             nld             Dutch           6813.77         22,010,076      125,271         26
00156.M2TS      4616 (0x1208)   0x90            PGS             nor             Norwegian       6813.77         15,612,526      89,180          18
00156.M2TS      4617 (0x1209)   0x90            PGS             fin             Finnish         6813.77         17,752,698      100,864         21
00156.M2TS      4618 (0x120A)   0x90            PGS             swe             Swedish         6813.77         16,435,915      93,666          19
Review: DVDActive.com

Screenshots: Same transfer used as the HD DVD. Additional shots below to compare to the newest Blu-ray.
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+/-DE Blu-Ray AVC (Released 6/17/2010)

PLAYLIST REPORT:

Name:                   00000.MPLS
Length:                 1:53:36.643 (h:m:s.ms)
Size:                   28.443.598.848 bytes
Total Bitrate:          33,38 Mbps

VIDEO:

Codec                   Bitrate             Description     
-----                   -------             -----------     
MPEG-4 AVC Video        17717 kbps          1080p / 23,976 fps / 16:9 / High Profile 4.1

AUDIO:

Codec                           Language        Bitrate         Description     
-----                           --------        -------         -----------     
DTS-HD Master Audio             English         2121 kbps       5.1 / 48 kHz / 2121 kbps / 16-bit (DTS Core: 5.1 / 48 kHz / 1509 kbps / 16-bit)
DTS-HD Master Audio             Portuguese      1078 kbps       2.0 / 48 kHz / 1078 kbps / 16-bit (DTS Core: 2.0 / 48 kHz / 768 kbps / 16-bit)
DTS-HD Master Audio             German          2049 kbps       5.1 / 48 kHz / 2049 kbps / 16-bit (DTS Core: 5.1 / 48 kHz / 1509 kbps / 16-bit)
DTS-HD Master Audio             Spanish         954 kbps        2.0 / 48 kHz / 954 kbps / 16-bit (DTS Core: 2.0 / 48 kHz / 768 kbps / 16-bit)
DTS-HD Master Audio             French          2135 kbps       5.1 / 48 kHz / 2135 kbps / 16-bit (DTS Core: 5.1 / 48 kHz / 1509 kbps / 16-bit)
DTS-HD Master Audio             Italian         2065 kbps       5.1 / 48 kHz / 2065 kbps / 16-bit (DTS Core: 5.1 / 48 kHz / 1509 kbps / 16-bit)
DTS-HD Master Audio             Spanish         973 kbps        2.0 / 48 kHz / 973 kbps / 16-bit (DTS Core: 2.0 / 48 kHz / 768 kbps / 16-bit)
DTS-HD Master Audio             Russian         994 kbps        2.0 / 48 kHz / 994 kbps / 16-bit (DTS Core: 2.0 / 48 kHz / 768 kbps / 16-bit)

SUBTITLES:

Codec                           Language        Bitrate         Description     
-----                           --------        -------         -----------     
Presentation Graphics           Portuguese      26,080 kbps                     
Presentation Graphics           Danish          25,157 kbps                     
Presentation Graphics           German          33,741 kbps                     
Presentation Graphics           Spanish         28,792 kbps                     
Presentation Graphics           French          29,464 kbps                     
Presentation Graphics           Italian         30,788 kbps                     
Presentation Graphics           Spanish         29,696 kbps                     
Presentation Graphics           Dutch           30,825 kbps                     
Presentation Graphics           Norwegian       21,807 kbps                     
Presentation Graphics           Finnish         25,010 kbps                     
Presentation Graphics           Swedish         22,978 kbps                     
Presentation Graphics           Russian         26,909 kbps
Review:

Screenshots: Compare to the VC-1 Above

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Comparison Review: AVSForum.com (US BR/UK BR/HD DVD) HiFiWriter.com (HD DVD/UK BR)
Again we have a case where the first try at creating a high def transfer is well below the subsequent attempts. The US Blu-Ray disc is not only single layer but uses MPEG-2 compression. StudioCanal's HD DVD version, utilizing VC-1, is a much better copy of the film though not without its faults. Although both the Blu-Ray and HD DVD used some form of scratch removal processing the HD DVD seems to have gone too far. It is also is plagued by a high pitch noise, as were other StudioCanal discs (source). This problem was solved when they released the same VC-1 transfer on Blu-Ray in 2008. The AVC disc seems very similar in quality. 

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