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anyone have the region 2 Conan?

 
Old 08-17-03, 11:34 PM
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anyone have the region 2 Conan?

Is the remastered 5.1 track much better than the current region 1 mono track? How about the special features? Is the Arnold commentary still there? If I get a region-free dvd player, I may import it.
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Old 08-18-03, 12:56 AM
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Big thread on this in the International Forum a few weeks back.
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Old 08-18-03, 01:39 AM
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Yep, Arnold commentary is there and the 5.1 soundtrack is quiet nice. Here is a list of the special features :

Audio commentary by Arnold Schwarzenegger and director John Milius
Documentary: 'Conan Unchained: The Making of Conan'
Deleted scenes sequence
'The Conan Archives': video montage of stills
Special effects split screen video
Cast and filmmakers biographies
Production notes
Theatrical trailers
Interactive menu
Scene access
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Again, more suited for the International forum, but just in case you didn't know, dvdcompare.net claims the UK R2 SE is edited:

R2 - (United Kingdom - SE) - Yes - Fox precut scenes of horse tripping and a sex scene was cut/reframed to avoid an 18 certificate.

So go for the French R2 or the Australian R4 if you want the uncut SE with 5.1 sound.
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Old 08-18-03, 02:51 AM
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I have the "Conan The Barbarian" and "Conan the Destroyer" in 5.1 both are Region 4 (Australia) since July 2001. I have a mod (modified) JVC, I have 237 Region 2 & 4. I have just ordered the "Midway" and "Armageddon" discs, although the same OAR my mod JVC can x, y, scale it to anamorphic, each time I view the 2.35:1 Letter box. Last purchase "Deep Impact" this already is a anamorphic, so no scaling is necessary to view.


Yes it's perfectly legal to own discs from other regions of the world, it's a good way to get a anamorphic view out of USA LBX if you have a JVC or Malata x, y, scaler on your mod Progressive Scan player. It's so nice to be zone free, one word of caution don't buy a automatic, buy a manual 'switch' to play R.C.E. (Region Code Enhancement) discs.
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Old 08-18-03, 10:26 AM
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also i think the R4 is cheaper than the R2.
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