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WATCH: This Is How Criterion Restores a Film

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood February 19, 2014 at 12:35PM

Ever wonder how your Criterion Blu-rays get to look so damn good? Well, Gizmodo has created a 6-minute video taking you through the renowned company's restoration process. Hitchcock's "Foreign Correspondent," which arrived in a dual Blu-ray/DVD package on February 18, is used as the example. Watch below as we're guided through how Criterion corrects the color, contrast, audio and picture on the classic film.
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Alfred Hitchcock and Joel McCrea in 'Foreign Correspondent'
Alfred Hitchcock and Joel McCrea in 'Foreign Correspondent'

Ever wonder how your Criterion Blu-rays get to look so damn good? Well, Gizmodo has created a 6-minute video taking you through the renowned company's restoration process. Hitchcock's "Foreign Correspondent," which arrived in a dual Blu-ray/DVD package on February 18, is used as the example. Watch below as we're guided through how Criterion corrects the color, contrast, audio and picture on the classic film.

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