Posted Tue Mar 13, 2012 at 05:59 AM PDT by Tom Landy
Test drive the upcoming series on Blu-ray for only $10 at Amazon!
Amazon has reduced the price of 'Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Next Level' to $9.99 (57% off suggested list price).
This Blu-ray sampler includes the episodes "Encounter at Farpoint," "The Inner Light," and "Sins of the Father." The disc will be followed by a season-one set to be released later on in the year.
"Fans have been clamoring for a high-definition release of "Star Trek: The Next Generation,"" Ken Ross, Executive Vice President and General Manager of CBS Entertainment, said in a statement. "Transferring the series to high-definition presented difficult technical challenges, but our team has come up with a process to create true 1080p HD masters with true HD visual effects. We can’t wait to show fans how pristine the series looks and sounds with our upcoming Blu-ray releases."
CBS is, in fact, returning to the original film negatives, a mother lode of material encompassing 25,000-plus reels of footage, and editing the episodes together precisely as they were when they originally aired between 1987 and 1994. Visual effects will not be upconverted from videotape, but instead will be recompositioned. The freshly cut film will ultimately be transferred to high definition with 7.1 DTS Master Audio. And all of the work is being done in conjunction with respected, longtime Star Trek figures Denise and Michael Okuda, who are on board as consultants."
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