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Old 11-03-06, 08:05 AM   #1
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Bandidas ----> 1/9/2007


Bandidas (R1) in January

Fox Home Entertainment have announced the Region 1 DVD release of Bandidas for 9th January 2007 priced at $27.98 SRP. Determined to avenge the deaths of their fathers, Sara Sandoval (Salma Hayek) and Maria Alvarez (Penelope Cruz) vow to seize the ill-gotten gains of robber baron Tyler Jackson (Dwight Yoakam). So, with help from a retired bank robber (Sam Shepard) and a jittery criminologist (Steve Zahn), these two beauties become unlikely outlaws, blazing a trail of larceny and laughter across Mexico.

Features include:
Anamorphic Widescreen & Full Screen Presentations (Flipper Disc)
English DD5.1 Surround
Spanish Dolby Surround
English & Spanish subtitles
Audio Commentary by Salma Hayek and Penelope Cruz
"Burning up the Set with Salma and Penelope" Featurette
Theatrical Trailer

Please note this is not the final artwork…
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Old 11-03-06, 09:16 AM   #2
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Well i wouldn't mind if that was in fact the art work. I like it. They should keep that as the artwork.
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Old 11-04-06, 12:48 AM   #3
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Did this get any kind of theatrical release?
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Old 11-04-06, 06:13 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by mike7162
Did this get any kind of theatrical release?
It received a limited release back on September 22nd. However, I can't seem to find any info box office info.
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Old 11-04-06, 08:04 AM   #5
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I hate when the names on the cover do not match the picture.
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Old 11-04-06, 08:52 AM   #6
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Steve Zahn was the luckiest guy in the world in this movie.
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Old 11-04-06, 10:45 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by fryinpan1
I hate when the names on the cover do not match the picture.
The order that the names appear on the poster is a contractual obligation and you'd be amazed at how much intensive negotiating goes into it most times.

That said, it's particularly odd the way this cover is designed, almost intentionally placing the wrong name directly on each actress's body.
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Old 11-04-06, 10:56 AM   #8
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This will be a blind buy for me

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Old 11-04-06, 11:53 AM   #9
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Has anybody seen this yet? Does the movie live up to the (not final version) cover art?
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Old 11-04-06, 08:04 PM   #10
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It was okay. I saw it in theatres a week ago and liked it... for a matinee. The first 20 minutes are a disaster. I got the feeling that someone decided that they wanted to "get to the good stuff" as soon as possible and just put a chainsaw through the whole first act. The movie literaly jumps all over the place before the girls finally team up.

There's a scene where Salma witnesses an old prospector get killed. The scene just suddenly happens when in the previous scene she was at her father Hacienda. In fact, she comes across as an unwilling guest of the old man, suggesting that there was a whole sequence that got cut out that would explain why she was there in the first place.
Stuff like that happens a lot during the first 20 minutes. After that, the movie is great zany fun. Here's hoping some sort of extended cut shows up later on.

As for the cover, I like it.
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Old 11-05-06, 12:38 PM   #11
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I can see right now that this is a movie I will be renting just so I can masterbate too it.
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Old 11-05-06, 01:25 PM   #12
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i'll probably pick it up, the trailer i saw was pretty good IMO.
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Old 11-25-06, 03:29 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by Harold Wazzu
Steve Zahn was the luckiest guy in the world in this movie.
You can say that again...
I'd like to see Johnny Depp direct a movie about Tim Burton directing a movie starring Johnny Depp, in which Johnny is directing a film about Danny Elfman, who is composing the music for a new Tim Burton film starring Johnny Depp.....playing Danny Elfman.
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