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- v. Present participle of remaster.
- n. The production of a new version of a recording by remixing the original master recordings
- n. The new version so produced
- n. To change the type of an instance to a new type.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
It's the music score however that hand benefits most from the remastering, which is great as it is so vital to the whole mood and impact of the film.
One of the best cases FOR "remastering", in my opinion, was the re-release of GRENDEL: DEVIL BY THE DEED last year that had the book recolored in the now-standared "red, white, black" motif of Hunter Rose.
Rumours are rapidly gathering pace suggesting that Sony is looking to follow-up the success of its HD "remastering" of the God of War titles with a similar gaming double pack featuring the classic ICO and Shadow of the Colossus.
God of War Collection will have seen how the attention to detail the artists put into their work almost seems to exceed the resolution requirements of the host platform itself, to the point where the PS2 HD "remastering" acquits itself well even up against native current-gen titles.
Meanwhile, the record companies are destroying our entire musical heritage by "remastering" it, which today means destroying it with dynamic compression to make it seem "louder."
James Marcus raises some good points about sound engineering and digital "remastering" in relation to the Beatles.
Some of the work for the book involved "remastering" older strips, improving backgrounds, changing the speech font, etc., in order to get the work in shape to look its best on a printed page.
Although the supposed "remastering" is negligible at best and the CDs come adorned with the same extras as the 2005 remasters, the new reissues, adorned in swanky "super jewel boxes" and featuring expanded artwork, are far more aesthetically pleasing than the drab, grey-bordered versions from four years ago.
Even some reviewers who appreciate Warner's efforts to preserve the grain seem to be under the illusion that future "remastering" may somehow harvest a cleaner image from original elements.
A truly epic western that embraces the iconography and is given a stunning remastering.
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