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Old 12-08-03, 09:25 PM
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American History X SE????

Is there going be SE of American History X in the near future? I want to get the current release, but it sucks. So any news?
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i doubt it
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Old 12-08-03, 10:22 PM
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I'd like to see a director's cut as opposed to the Norton cut.
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I want to get the current release, but it sucks.
How is that? The current transfer is VERY good.
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I like the current version as well, although an SE would be nice, but the current one is pretty decent.
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Re: American History X SE????

Originally posted by Corleone316
Is there going be SE of American History X in the near future? I want to get the current release, but it sucks. So any news?
Sucks? ¿Porque?
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Old 12-09-03, 12:00 AM
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Re: American History X SE????

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Is there going be SE of American History X in the near future?
It needs one?
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Old 12-09-03, 12:19 AM
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I would definitely double-dip on this one. Norton was amazing in it... (not that this is a reason for another purchase, but I would buy another release with different/more extras)
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Old 12-09-03, 12:37 AM
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Re: Re: American History X SE????

Originally posted by DonnachaOne
It needs one?
yup...
the current disc barely got any extra at all...
it would be nice to get a little bit of documentary.... or something
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Old 12-09-03, 01:08 AM
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I like the current release but I hate the snapper!
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Old 12-09-03, 01:30 AM
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Its a good movie, but I'm pretty happy with the current release now. Maybe when the new format HDD comes out they might re-release it.
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Old 12-09-03, 02:18 AM
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Originally posted by RyoHazuki7
I'd like to see a director's cut as opposed to the Norton cut.
Uh, correct me if I'm wrong, but didn't the director disown this movie? I'm guessing he's probably not going to have anything to do with any SE or bonus material.
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Old 12-09-03, 02:21 AM
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Originally posted by FatTony
Uh, correct me if I'm wrong, but didn't the director disown this movie? I'm guessing he's probably not going to have anything to do with any SE or bonus material.
I think that's RyoHazuki7's point: he wants Tony Kaye to get involved again and finally be able to release his own cut. I think the bigger problem than Kaye's unwillingness would be New Line's, given that Kaye sued them for millions over the film.

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I highly doubt we'll ever see an SE of this one. I don't think any of the filmmakers care to revisit this movie.
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Hard to think such an eye opening movie gets the shaft from being treated as a SE and/or director's cut. A director's cut is well deserved. Didn't the studio hold some scenes back because they thought they were too graphic or whatever. So now that we're all immune or at least don't uncontrollably twitch at the thought of a curb bite or shower raping, I believe we're ready for a director's cut! Plus an upgrade from a snapper case isn't bad either.
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Its well known or rumored that the dir cut is actually shorter than the theatrical cut. now, being that i dont think the story is as fleshed out as it could be, how would a dir. cut help things?
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The current version is perfect as it is, don't push it too far. The movie is graphic as it is, and unless you're stupid, most people got the point and imagined what norton did at the curb scene and received at the shower scene. Now, if you're still not satisfied and wanted more, go watch Irreversible or Salo a couple dozen times to fulfill your sick hunger.
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I like what we have now.
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Originally posted by FuzzyBallz
The current version is perfect as it is, don't push it too far. The movie is graphic as it is, and unless you're stupid, most people got the point and imagined what norton did at the curb scene and received at the shower scene. Now, if you're still not satisfied and wanted more, go watch Irreversible or Salo a couple dozen times to fulfill your sick hunger.
I agree . . . sometimes more is not better . . . leaving a some of it to the imagination can be more effective. Adding more can some times push it over the top to the point where it just seems ridiculous rather than powerful.
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I liked mine to...until mine suffered DVD rot. I thought it was a myth until it happened to my disc.

I am gonna try & pick up another one soon. You may want to check yours if you haven't in a while. I got my copy soon after it was first released.
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According to the studio (so that it with a grain of salt), Tony never finished the movie. He was coniously doing reshoot after reshoot. Finally, they lost patience, took control away from him, and put together the best release that they thought that they could using the finished footage.

If they are to believed, there never was a finished "director's cut", just a bunch of rough cuts.
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I'm more interested in a American Beauty SE!!!!!!
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Originally posted by talemyn
I agree . . . sometimes more is not better . . . leaving a some of it to the imagination can be more effective. Adding more can some times push it over the top to the point where it just seems ridiculous rather than powerful.
I'm reminded of that deleted Diner scene in the extras. Was it just me who found the dialogue very silly? (Glad it didn't make the film.)
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Old 12-12-03, 08:16 AM
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I own the current version and do not see anything wrong with it. The transfers ok and its 16:9. Deleted scenes, trailers, ect.

If you are asking for a Director's Cut then that is something different...
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Originally posted by RyoHazuki7
I'd like to see a director's cut as opposed to the Norton cut.
Exactly. Same here.

But in the meantime if you want a better movie with a similar topic check out Romper Stomper. It's a little ditty Russell Crowe did before selling out.
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