Hot topic Thriller 40th Anniversary

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Just watched them videos and BOY THEY LOOK GORGEOUS.
It does feel like I'm watching them for the first time all over again.

I'd also like to give credit where credit is due: I'm glad they kept the freaking grain instead of washing it out with DNR.
I saw some people saying Beat It doesn't look as sharp as Thriller and, after a few more watches, it's clear it has been de-noised/de-grained a bit.
 

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I saw some people saying Beat It doesn't look as sharp as Thriller and, after a few more watches, it's clear it has been de-noised/de-grained a bit.
I wonder how it compares to the moonwalker version.
 

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I saw some people saying Beat It doesn't look as sharp as Thriller and, after a few more watches, it's clear it has been de-noised/de-grained a bit.
It seems it was denoised in just some scenes. I still like it tho. I can't complain at all
 

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Wow, experiencing Beat It in this way actually made me cry.
Overwhelmed…

Michael’s spirit and presence really comes through!
 
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I saw some people saying Beat It doesn't look as sharp as Thriller and, after a few more watches, it's clear it has been de-noised/de-grained a bit.
I wish they would have left the film grain as it is so details aren't lost. You can see grain in some parts but not much in others.
 

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great! but why the hell did they crop thriller back to 4:3... i've seen it in widescreen in 2017..
 

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Are you sure that wasn't cropped too? This has probably more image on top and bottom.

it might have been cropped too.. but it was widescreen 16:9 and it was not cropped from the 4:3 version.. you could see more at left and right.
 

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dude, you get your first month free. Subscribe and then cancel your subscription. Now go watch them vids.
Tried it yesterday. This is so typical Esatate again. Pay subscription to watch this. And i am 100% not giving this Tidal any Bank or Credit Card details. They not even release it at the same time on Youtube. Thats the main channel for everything.
So Stupid. Thanks for nothing, estate.
 

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Beat it 4K

Thriller 1080p, De nada
the estate is useless. at least this. thanks.
Is that your own rip from this dubious streaming channel?
People need to rip that in the right way. mostly they did it in the wrong way.
2 different video formats? there is something wrong. Thriller have to be much bigger.
 

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Tried it yesterday. This is so typical Esatate again. Pay subscription to watch this. And i am 100% not giving this Tidal any Bank or Credit Card details. They not even release it at the same time on Youtube. Thats the main channel for everything.
So Stupid. Thanks for nothing, estate.
Yeah, because Tidal would steal your money. Plus, it seems like these upgraded versions were released too early because it's not on YT yet.
 

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Smart move to get it on Tidal - I had hopes for Netflix also. An entire MJ section with all his musikvideos and Thriller and The Making of Thriller, Ghosts, The making of Ghosts and Caprain EO etc.
YouTube does not offer best quality and they have a lot of compression.
 

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Waiting until the highest quality versions are available before I watch the full short films, but the quality looks incredible. 👍
 

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It’s funny how mostly Old people always think companies Will use their visa/Mastercard info to steal or whatever they are affraid of 😂
Tidal offers a free trial period and after that it is fairly cheap to have.
This is a great move from the Estate.
 

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It’s funny how mostly Old people always think companies Will use their visa/Mastercard info to steal or whatever they are affraid of 😂
Tidal offers a free trial period and after that it is fairly cheap to have.
This is a great move from the Estate.
data privacy my friend. not for such a dubios channel. sorry.
 

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can someone please just use replay media catcher to download both files?
 

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it might have been cropped too.. but it was widescreen 16:9 and it was not cropped from the 4:3 version.. you could see more at left and right.
The IMAX version has more data left to right, but there were parts MJ got cut off in that one, i say they did the right thing releasing a 4K remaster of the film the way we've known it.

the estate is useless. at least this. thanks.
Is that your own rip from this dubious streaming channel?
People need to rip that in the right way. mostly they did it in the wrong way.
2 different video formats? there is something wrong. Thriller have to be much bigger.
Was this a direct stream rip or did someone screen record and rip it? I'm bad at telling apart footage, it looks like a direct rip to me though.
 

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@mjchris
the estate is useless. at least this. thanks.
Is that your own rip from this dubious streaming channel?
People need to rip that in the right way. mostly they did it in the wrong way.
2 different video formats? there is something wrong. Thriller have to be much bigger.
weren't you throwing a tantrum earlier that the vhs is better?
 

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The IMAX version has more data left to right, but there were parts MJ got cut off in that one, i say they did the right thing releasing a 4K remaster of the film the way we've known it.


Was this a direct stream rip or did someone screen record and rip it? I'm bad at telling apart footage, it looks like a direct rip to me though.
There is a tts file and mp4. thats strange. If they are from the same platform its normally that they have the same format. And thriller have to be much bigger. (its only 1080). Replay media catcher is maybe the idea. i dont know that channel. but there are other rip apps out there.
 
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There is a tts file and mp4. thats strange. If they are from the same platform its normally that they have the same format. And thriller have to be much bigger. (its only 1080). Replay media catcher is maybe the idea. i dont know that channel. but there are other rip apps out there.
they are not from same platform. that's why tech specs are different
 

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There is a tts file and mp4. thats strange. If they are from the same platform its normally that they have the same format. And thriller have to be much bigger. (its only 1080). Replay media catcher is maybe the idea. i dont know that channel. but there are other rip apps out there.
One was from Tidal one was from iTunes

I think Thriller was Tidal
Beat It was from iTunes
 
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