Alien Anthology Blu-ray Screenshots
I have been eagerly awaiting this release for a few years now and the fact that it comes out on October 26th has me very excited. (Note: Mike, I don’t care what else comes out on the 26th. This had better be the pick of the week. 😉 ) I was concerned that there would be an issue with the original Alien’s transfer to Blu-ray, but they apparently did a fantastic job.
…seeing Sigourney Weaver all HD’d up without an SD reference point did make it hard to tell how much effort has gone into the transfer process. Screenshots leaked on AVSForum of the Cameron-supervised remastering of Aliens for Blu-ray though show that the king of the world has clearly been busy de-graining his work to shine in 1080p.
I wasn’t that impressed with the shots posted in EngadgetHD’s gallery (in fact, I was sorely disappointed), but, a user posted links to CompareScreenshots which clearly shows the dramatic improvement via high resolution screen captures: