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Old 11-16-01, 03:08 AM
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Picked up POTA @ Wal-Mart & it's great!

I bought Planet of the Apes @ Wal-Mart & just got through watching it... It's REALLY good!

I didn't see it @ the theater, so I wasn't sure what to expect. It was actually pretty good.

Chapter 5- 13:04 - 14:47 ROCKS!! It's the Crash Landing scene. Plenty of deep, pounding bass & excellent use of the surrounds! It's demo quailty!

The story line was good as were the characters. I rate it (0= Sucked - 5= Excellent):

Audio- 4.5 (great surround usage)

Video- 4.0 (some of the filming was a bit dark)

Story Line- 3.0 (good job, seeing as though it was a remake. Didn't follow the original much at all, but I'm pleased with it)

Extras- Yet to watch disc 2 or 3, so no # (will post as soon as I watch)

This is a three disc set:

Disc 1 has the Movie, Commentaries, Bios, Screen Tests, Enhanced Viewing Mode, Nuon features & THX Optimode.

Disc 2 has the extras.. 6 Documentaries, 5 Extended scenes, HBO Special, Multi-Angle viewing, Music video, Concept Art, Trailers & DVD ROM features.

Disc 3 is a Limited Edition CD ROM.. It has a Charlton Heston interview, "Making of" featurettes, The Forbidden Zone?, Movie Posters, Stills, Bios & more!

Dolby Digital 5.1 & DTS, Anamorphic Widescreen 2:35:1

Overall, I'm glad I took a chance with this one!


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Old 11-16-01, 08:49 AM
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Sweet...I am really looking forward to this one.
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Me too!! Its on my x-mas and I've reminded my wife that if she gets one DVD for christmas for me, let it be this. (I hope she's reading this)
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A bad movie with demo quality audio is still a bad movie...
Old 11-22-01, 11:21 PM
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Originally posted by The Bus
A bad movie with demo quality audio is still a bad movie...
So don't watch it!
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Quick questionn something that is bugging me. I got POTA last night for my bday the package had a sticker on it that said Bonus CD-ROM inside 2 discs no sign of anything else other than the inserts what gives did I get shafted out of my "Bonus CdRom" I love it when they act like I am getting something extra and then there is nothing there.
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If one of your inserts is square, as opposed to retangular, and has a picture of Thade on it, there's your CD-ROM (check inside the sleeve)--if you have no such insert, you got screwed...
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I watched it at a friend's house on Saturday night. He has a pretty intense BOSE surround sound system, so I give the sound effects in the movie a BIG thumbs up.
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I rented this & thought I had heard that an alternate ending was included as an extra but I could find nothing like that on either of the 2 discs. Did I hear wrong?

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