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Video: How Does The Disc Look?
With Pixar: Short Film Collection 1, we had early material that didn't have the zippy digital sheen of modern technology to rely on. Seeing as the material on this edition is distinctly newer, it's easy to state that these shorts look pretty much exactly as they were intended. Coming to high-def in various aspect ratios, these 1080p transfers are industry standard: black levels are inky and consistent, color accuracy appears to be authentic, and detail quality is exceptionally spot-on. No compression artifacting, no banding - those dudes and dudettes at Pixar sure know how to print a Blu-ray.
Audio: How Does The Disc Sound?
There will no doubt be some viewers who moan and groan about some of these shorts not coming to Blu-ray with lossless mixes (it definitely seems odd), but for the most part, these tracks - in various permutations of DTS-HD Master Audio and Dolby TrueHD formats - are lovely. Music and dialogue are definitely these short's most go-to elements, and they're represented on BD wonderfully. On this facet of this Short Films Collection 2 set, this is where Pixar comes up a bit short, but the vast majority of its running time is filled with state-of-the-art audio magic.
English SDH, Spanish, and French subtitles are included.