DVDs with no chapters?

 
Old 05-05-03, 06:25 PM
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DVDs with no chapters?

Do they exist?


On a side note, I'm curious about what to expect when I buy the NYPD Blue and Alias Season 1 sets. Do TV box sets have chapters in each episode? Or only between episodes?

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Mulholland Drive.
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Strait Story, The Elephant Man, and Mullholland Dr. have no chapter stops.
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A better question may have been non-David Lynch discs with no chapters, as i think he's the main culprit.
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Some TV shows have chapter stops within each episode, and others don't.

NYPD Blue does, according to this review, which mentions "Scene Selection" as one of the menu options.

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Lynch movies were the first ones which came to mind for me also.
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I'm surprised we even received a DVD from Lynch. I considered myself lucky when I did.
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Mulholland Drive? Never saw it, but thought about it. It has no chapters at all? Did the director do that to force viewrs to watch it in its entirety?
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I think Lynch must have done that on purpose for Mulholland drive.... there is one spot that should have a chapter for quick access tho!
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Old 05-05-03, 09:45 PM
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Originally posted by Ranger
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Mulholland Drive? Never saw it, but thought about it. It has no chapters at all? Did the director do that to force viewrs to watch it in its entirety?
I believe the reasoning for this was that Lynch felt that movies aren't like books with chapters, so they shouldn't have them on the DVD.
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The 'Premium' edition of KOYAANISQATSI (from IRE) doesn't have chapters.
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I'll echo 24 and David Lynch's DVD as stated above. Besides that, The Hire DVD also have no chapter stop. Of course, it's not a feature presentation.
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Yup,

I've got a cr*ppy release of Peter Jackson's Meet the Feebles released by 'Dead Alive' that hasn't got any chapters.

It also has some trailers for some of the worst movies I think have ever been made (well, judging from the trailers anyway) like Camp Blood, Camp Blood 2, Camp Blood 3. Camp Blood...

Well it seamed like they went on forever.
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That so called release of Final Countdown had no chapter stops. Of course it also had no video or sound quality, extras, or even a reason to purchase it so most people didn't notice.
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If I remember correctly, The Message and possibly Lion of the Desert do not have chapter stops.

Maybe someone can confirm. I only have Lion of the Desert but can confirm later.
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IIRC, Zemeckis put out Gump on LD with no chapter stops and wanted to do the same for the dvd, but the studio said no. I believe this was the reason for the long delay of its release.

Slightly off-topic I guess.
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NYPD Blue has cool chapter stops. I HOPE Season 2 of 24 throws those in. I despise David Lynch DVDs because of his pretentious "not a book" crap; just wish I didn't like his movies so )([email protected]#* much...
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Destroy All Monsters... no menu, no chapter stops, nada.

Still, nice looking DVD for a bunch of guys running around in rubber monster suits.
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The 50's sci fi Kronos has no chapter stops which makes it hard to visit your favorite scenes.
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The 1950's version of "The Blob".

Fun old movie, but the worse Video quality of all the DVDs I have. Looks worse than a VHS copy.
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Old 05-07-03, 06:37 AM
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Yep, Mulholland drive came to mind immediately for me too, that was actually the only one that i knew about.
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