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Old 07-09-13, 04:58 AM
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Amazon DOTD 7/9/13: Alien Anthology Blu-ray $19.99

Amazon Goldbox Deal of the Day: Alien Anthology Blu-Ray box set for $19.99.

Great deal on a nice set.
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Old 07-09-13, 06:11 PM
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Only the first two films are worth watching
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^^ Thanks for sharing.
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Got one to give as a gift, thanks!
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Only the first two films are worth watching
absolutely. the 3rd 1 is utter garbage and the 4th just passable.
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4th was ruined by the massive French influence. It's something I never noticed when it came out at the theater but between then and last year when I revisited it again, I'd watched a bunch of French films.
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I've heard a lot of good things about the extremely extended edition of Alien 3 included in this set. I remember that version circulated as an expensive boot on Ebay before they turned it into an official release for this set. Anyone seen it yet? I own this, but haven't gotten past Alien yet.
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Re: Amazon DOTD 7/9/13: Alien Anthology Blu-ray $19.99

I know people who absolutely hated the original theatrical version of Alien 3 but loved the extended "work print" version that is available in this set.

Ordered a copy last night so I can see for myself.

I still haven't watched either of the AVP films or Prometheus.
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Old 07-09-13, 08:09 PM
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I still haven't watched either of the AVP films or Prometheus.
consider yourself VERY lucky. The first 2 Alien movies were where things should have stopped.
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The Alien 3 "assembly" cut is worth it along with the documentary. Great stuff.
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Old 07-09-13, 08:26 PM
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Great tip! Gonna deff order this. I must be the only person on the planet to have enjoyed Prometheus (especially in its native 3d) but never checked out these originals.
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Old 07-09-13, 08:37 PM
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The work print of Alien3 is good. Excellent price for the set. I got it for $29.99 from Amazon last year just in time to refresh on the films before Prometheus opened so timing wise the price was right for me but it's an excellent bargain today.
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Originally Posted by alexanderwolf View Post
Great tip! Gonna deff order this. I must be the only person on the planet to have enjoyed Prometheus (especially in its native 3d) but never checked out these originals.
No Sir, you are not alone. I LOVED Prometheus (although I acknowledge that it had its flaws). The 3D BD release is also one of my favorites. So happy Prometheus 2 is moving forward.

However, you will really love this set and you'll be hard pressed to find anyone that doesn't enjoy the 1st two films. They're both classics! You're in for a treat.
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Re: Amazon DOTD 7/9/13: Alien Anthology Blu-ray $19.99

Fantastic deal on a set that pretty much EVERY Blu-ray adopter should own. I have a soft spot for the 3rd film and don't really enjoy the 4th, but the bonus features more than make up for it.
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Re: Amazon DOTD 7/9/13: Alien Anthology Blu-ray $19.99

Did anyone see the customer review on the right side of the review page that said:

"If you don't have a 2013 / 2014 Blu-Ray player then this set will never play properly."

Anyone know what that is about or to what potential issue that person is referring?

(BTW I ordered the set as well).
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^I bought this set last year and so far I've watched the first three movies on my 2008 Sony Blu-ray player, with no problems. I haven't tried out all the features, though.
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The set came out in 2010, so the person who wrote that is demented.
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Great tip! Gonna deff order this. I must be the only person on the planet to have enjoyed Prometheus (especially in its native 3d) but never checked out these originals.
I thought Prometheus was great. The Director's Cut of Alien 3 was much better and more involved.
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Re: Amazon DOTD 7/9/13: Alien Anthology Blu-ray $19.99

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I thought Prometheus was great. The Director's Cut of Alien 3 was much better and more involved.
I assume you mean the Workprint Cut and yeah, it's definitely better than the theatrical version. Since Fincher pretty much disowned the movie, I doubt we'll ever get anything resembling a true "Director's Cut".
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Alien 3 would've been better if I had directed it.
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Re: Amazon DOTD 7/9/13: Alien Anthology Blu-ray $19.99

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4th was ruined by the massive French influence. It's something I never noticed when it came out at the theater but between then and last year when I revisited it again, I'd watched a bunch of French films.
Yeah it's almost as if the director was French...
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