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Monty Python "Meaning of Life" SE 2 disk set coming!!!!!

 
Old 06-16-03, 01:46 AM
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Monty Python "Meaning of Life" SE 2 disk set coming!!!!!

sweet! Can't wait!


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Just in from Universal Studios Home Video is a September 2nd arrival for a new two-disc special edition reissue of Monty Python's Meaning of Life. This comedy classic gets a new 1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen transfer, Dolby Digital and DTS 5.1 surround tracks, an introduction by Eric Idle , an audio commentary, "The Meaning of Making the Meaning Of Life" featurette, deleted scenes, "The Songs" and "Snipped Bits" reels, plus "Un Film de John Cleese Songs," "Unsung," and "Education Tips," filmographies and trailers. Retail is $26.95.



F*** off, I'm full in lovely DTS and anamorphic widescreen.


THanks Universal!
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Who does the commentary I wonder...
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Old 06-16-03, 06:16 AM
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Holy Jesus does this make me happy! I've been waiting forever for a good version of this film to be available.
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Thanks whynotsmile, you made my week!
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Nice to see we are getting good Python disks
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I've been waiting for what seems like forever for a SE of Meaning Of Life--it's about frickin' time!
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I would like to hear a sincere and frank commentary, because undestandibly, mosty Pythons don't consider this their finest hour. But I do think the accountant pirate sequence is nearly worth the price alone as one of th finest things filmed in the 80's. I guess all that would be left after this is "Monty Python: Live at the Hollywood Bowl" which is merely a live rendetion of their television show, featuring mostly classic sketches. But nonetheless, it's hilarious and definately worthy of at least a barebones release.
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Old 06-16-03, 12:29 PM
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Wow! Python w/ a DTS track. This can't come soon enough.
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Old 06-16-03, 12:41 PM
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Originally posted by The Nature Boy
I guess all that would be left after this is "Monty Python: Live at the Hollywood Bowl" which is merely a live rendetion of their television show, featuring mostly classic sketches. But nonetheless, it's hilarious and definately worthy of at least a barebones release.
Its already out. Came out about two years ago. Check out the Monty Python Live 2 disc set. Its on there, along with their HBO Aspen reunion special, and a bunch of other specials that have aired over the years.
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We have to go - um - I'm having rather heavy period.
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Very nice!
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Originally posted by The Nature Boy
I guess all that would be left after this is "Monty Python: Live at the Hollywood Bowl" which is merely a live rendetion of their television show, featuring mostly classic sketches. But nonetheless, it's hilarious and definately worthy of at least a barebones release.
As Wallet Boy says, it's already out as part of the 2-disc 'live' set:

http://www.deepdiscountdvd.com/dvd.cfm?itemid=ANE070353
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I'd give a traveling doctor my liver for this!!!
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Nice! Haven't seen this in YEARS. Cannot wait!
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Anyone want my OOP bare bones one?
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Awesome news. I've held off getting the current version in hopes of a SE.
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Originally posted by Wallet Boy
Its already out. Came out about two years ago. Check out the Monty Python Live 2 disc set. Its on there, along with their HBO Aspen reunion special, and a bunch of other specials that have aired over the years.
Whoa! Very cool! Thanks man, I haven't picked that set up yet, but I will do so most expediously now! That thing is really loaded! I appreciate the tip!
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I would like to hear a sincere and frank commentary, because undestandibly, mosty Pythons don't consider this their finest hour.
I do consider it their finest hour. It's their best stuff since the TV show.

I hope this disc has full participation from Terry Gilliam and has lots of features on The Crimson Permanant Asurance

[Large corporate boardroom filled with suited executives]
Exec #1: Item six on the agenda: "The Meaning of Life" Now uh, Harry, you've had some thoughts on this.
Exec #2: Yeah, I've had a team working on this over the past few weeks, and what we've come up with can be reduced to two fundamental concepts. One: People aren't wearing enough hats. Two: Matter is energy. In the universe there are many energy fields which we cannot normally perceive. Some energies have a spiritual source which act upon a person's soul. However, this "soul" does not exist ab initio as orthodox Christianity teaches; it has to be brought into existence by a process of guided self-observation. However, this is rarely achieved owing to man's unique ability to be distracted from spiritual matters by everyday trivia.
Exec #3: What was that about hats again?
Exec #2: Oh, Uh... people aren't wearing enough.
Exec #1: Is this true?
Exec #4: Certainly. Hat sales have increased but not pari passu, as our research...
Exec #3: [Interrupting] "Not wearing enough"? enough for what purpose?
Exec #5: Can I just ask, with reference to your second point, when you say souls don't develop because people become distracted...
[looking out window]
Exec #5: Has anyone noticed that building there before?

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I have never seen this, but have always heard how good it is. I am thinking about getting a new 50" HDTV in August so this will fit right in there.
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This is fantastically wonderfully great news.
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Awesome news. I've held off getting the current version in hopes of a SE.
"Current" version??
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Originally posted by Snowmaker
"Current" version??
I suppose he means this.
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Old 06-16-03, 06:39 PM
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I do consider it their finest hour. It's their best stuff since the TV show.
I don't know if I would say that about the whole film.....but personally I think the Every Sperm Is Sacred skit might be the best Python skit ever........an amazing show-stopping musical number that nicely parodies Oliver! and probably has the highest production values of anything Python has ever done.
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