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Open Range Audio; R1 vs R2

Discussion in 'Movie Forum' started by Thunder, Jun 25, 2004.

  1. Thunder

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    Had initially rented this film on R2 and liked the film a lot, but the audio was mastered at a really low level and I had to crank the vol up to +5 to get a good result. I ended up ordering the R1 from CD WOW because it had a DTS track. I watched it last night and I must say its like night and day, the gun battle is incredible! played at 0.0db the gun shots punch you in the face like Mike Tyson :devil: Anyone else compared the two different versions?
     
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    I haven't compared them, but yeah, the DTS track on the R1 is awesome - the thunderstorm at the start was amazing, as was the gunfight. I didn't realise the DTS track had been pulled for the R2 release - that's a real shame.
     
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    the R2 is a poor imitation all-round :thumbsdow
    doesn't get the hour long "making of" either. When you see what they went through to make the movie it makes you appreciate it even more
     
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    I was very disappointed with the sound on 'Open Range'. Out of all my DVDs this is the first one that I have had to have the volume on my amp over half way just to hear the dialogue. I initially thought there was some thing wrong with my system. Why was it recorded at such a low level? Was it a mistake?
    Cracking film, though.
     
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    I reviewed this one over at DvDdebate and agreed that the reg2 volume was turned down and that the DTS is the one to go for on reg1. Also the making of documentary is one of the best and worth having.
     
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    The Spanish version had DTS, but I think it was only in the dubbed version into Spanish! Good sound, nevertheless (and brilliant film, by the way)
     

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