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Old 04-13-10, 02:47 PM
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Almost Famous Extended Edition Blu-ray -- £5.99 @ Amazon UK

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Almost-Famou...187635&sr=1-10



Like most of Sony's Blu-rays in the UK, it's region-free (scroll to the film title for confirmation).
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Old 04-13-10, 02:56 PM
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cool thanks
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Old 04-13-10, 03:24 PM
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I just got this from amazon.uk... cost me just over 15 with shipping. Ordered in 4/8 and got it on 4/12.. amazingly fast speed for overseas
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Old 04-13-10, 03:40 PM
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I'm extremely tempted to get this, but I'm sure there is a 10th anniversary edition coming this fall; I hope with all the features from the 2-disc set in HD.
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If you're placing an order and looking for some blu-rays to add, I'd recommend:

All The Boys Love Mandy Lane (£6.49)
Pontypool (£8.97)
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Old 04-13-10, 03:59 PM
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Re: Almost Famous Extended Edition Blu-ray -- £5.99 @ Amazon UK

Originally Posted by zekeburger1979 View Post
I'm extremely tempted to get this, but I'm sure there is a 10th anniversary edition coming this fall
Shit, it's been 10 years already!
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Old 04-13-10, 04:34 PM
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Re: Almost Famous Extended Edition Blu-ray -- £5.99 @ Amazon UK

picked this up never seen it blind buy


Almost Famous [Extended Edition] [Blu-ray] [2000] [Blu-ray]
£5.10

1 of: Band Of Brothers - HBO Complete Series [Blu-ray] [2001] [Blu-ray]
£14.89


Item(s) Subtotal: £19.99
Postage & Packing: £4.07 to canada
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Total Before VAT: £24.06
VAT: £0.00
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Total: £24.06
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Grand Total: £24.06
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Old 04-13-10, 05:01 PM
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Never seen this - is the cover misleading?
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nope not at all shes nekkid in it
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Old 04-13-10, 06:06 PM
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This is a fantastic film, one of my favorites. And the aforementioned Kate Hudson nudity.
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Old 04-13-10, 06:10 PM
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Is this the same as the untitled directors cut? I picked that up a few years ago and just wanted confirmation
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nope not at all shes nekkid in it
Barely. Unless there is more in the extended cut.
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I've read that this is a pretty bad transfer which is why I've held off buying it. I am pinning my hopes on a region 1 Blu-ray release.
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Originally Posted by Jaymole View Post
I've read that this is a pretty bad transfer which is why I've held off buying it. I am pinning my hopes on a region 1 Blu-ray release.
Admittedly I don't have the eye some of you do for PQ, or DQ, or MCD's, or KFC's as you guys do, but I will let you know if it is especially bad
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Old 04-13-10, 09:08 PM
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Barely. Unless there is more in the extended cut.
There is. She and Billy Crudup are shown playing a board game in just their underwear. Very nice.
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Old 04-13-10, 10:34 PM
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I've read that this is a pretty bad transfer which is why I've held off buying it. I am pinning my hopes on a region 1 Blu-ray release.
It's not bad; some parts are worse than others. It's not Pixar quality but it's definitely not a BAD transfer.
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Ok, I watched it. It wasn't horrible, a bit grainy so there could have been improvement. There were a couple of times though with horribly noticeable transitions. Like it almost looked like it skipped a few frames
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Out of a 100 blu-rays or so, this is my most watched.

Highly recommended.
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It's not bad; some parts are worse than others. It's not Pixar quality but it's definitely not a BAD transfer.
This is part of a review from DVDActive. Did you notice what he is speaking about?

Almost Famous is presented with a 1080p picture and I regret to report that the picture quality is up (or should I say down) there with Wall Street as one of the worst Blu-ray transfers Iíve seen. Colours are muted and black is more like charcoal grey. The picture is grainy (some scenes more than others), which is immediately obvious from the opening logos, but the main problem I have with the picture quality is an odd one. For pretty much the whole movie, thin dark vertical lines cut down the picture. I donít mean solid black lines or anything, just thin patches where the picture was slightly darker, which meant that walls of solid colour in background looked like they were decorated with stripes and the whole experience was like watching the movie through a track blind. This doesnít show up on the screenshots, but it was obvious on my 37Ē TV at a distance of about six metres. If you pick up this disc and donít notice this effect, add a couple of points on for the video score (the detail is good, after all), but if you do, itíll drive you crazy.
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I've had this one a while and I'd say the PQ is definitely better than DVD, but definitely not the best BD has to offer.
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Re: Almost Famous Extended Edition Blu-ray -- £5.99 @ Amazon UK

What are the special features if there are any? Thanks!!
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What are the special features if there are any? Thanks!!
Love Comes and Goes Featurette
Lester Bangs Interview
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Old 04-14-10, 04:15 PM
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Dang, that's a really good price. I bought this for my wife last year and paid about $20-$25 USD for it (Amazon UK). PQ looked fine to me.
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Old 04-14-10, 05:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Michael Corvin View Post
I've had this one a while and I'd say the PQ is definitely better than DVD, but definitely not the best BD has to offer.
Agreed, but this is the best way to get the Extended Director's Cut 'Untitled'.
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waiting for US release. who knows when that will be but sticking with the director's cut dvd version till that happens.
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