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Old 12-26-03, 08:51 AM
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Somewhat of a tough call for me as well...

Definitely between Alien Quad and TTT:EE

But I gotta go with Alien Quad for the best.
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Old 12-26-03, 09:38 AM
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LotR: The Two Towers - Platinum Series Extended Edition Collector's Gift Set
The Gollum statue is amazing, combined with TTT EE DVD its just great...
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Old 12-26-03, 12:37 PM
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Alien Quad deserves my vote.
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Old 12-26-03, 01:33 PM
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For those who don't have Alien Quadrilogy yet, it's $50 at Fry's today only.

I have many of the movies on this list so far but the only one I've watched is The Ultimate Ric Flair Collection.
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Old 12-26-03, 01:46 PM
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Originally posted by CaseyB
For those who don't have Alien Quadrilogy yet, it's $50 at Fry's today only.

I have many of the movies on this list so far but the only one I've watched is The Ultimate Ric Flair Collection.
In CA, plus tax...equal to $54 out the door.
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Old 12-26-03, 05:30 PM
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For me it has to go to the Bergman Trilogy. It isn't slopped with extras, but they were probably my favorite films that were released this year. Colors Trilogy is another good contender, the Truffaut box and Throne of Blood also. Indiana Jones Trilogy was well done, but I don't like the films as much as the others. And thanks to all the publicity for our new governer in CA, Pumping Iron has a number of amazing features on it, when I previously clutched my VHS for dear life assuming no dvd would ever be released. It was indeed a good year for DVD, I'm sure '04 will be another.
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Old 12-26-03, 07:43 PM
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LOTR: TT - EE.

best DVD in my collection, IMO.
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Old 12-26-03, 10:28 PM
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Originally posted by REL77
once again, got to give it up to TTT:EE Collectors Edition for DVD of the year
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Old 12-27-03, 12:26 AM
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'nuff said.

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Old 12-27-03, 09:58 AM
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Another vote for the Casablanca Two Disc SE.

The Adventures of Robin Hood is a very close second.
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Old 12-27-03, 01:06 PM
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Scarface: Giftset.
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Old 12-27-03, 01:30 PM
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Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers (New Line Platinum Series)

Honorable mentions:

Alien Quadrilogy
Alias Season 2
The Lion King Collector's Gift set
Indiana Jones The Complete Movie Collection
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Old 12-27-03, 06:37 PM
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for me its LOTR: Two Towers Extended Edition *high fives*

that and Finding Nemo
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Old 12-27-03, 07:09 PM
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I couldn't pick between these two, so in a tie...

Scarface Box Set
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: CC



Honorable Mentions Goes To:
Who Framed Roger Rabbit: Vista Series
Indiana Jones Box Set
Day of the Dead: SE
Fargo: SE
Escape From New York: SE
Pirates of the Caribbean: SE
The High School Reunion Box (for having the original music restored)
There's Something More About Mary: CE
A Christmas Story - 20th Anniversary: SE
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Old 12-27-03, 07:23 PM
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Off the top of my head my favorites of the year would have to be...

THREE COLORS
DAY OF THE THE DEAD
X-MEN 1.5
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Old 12-28-03, 12:34 AM
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Tokyo Story.
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Old 12-28-03, 04:51 AM
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THREE COLORS?
Tokyo Story?
Eraserhead?

I've never heard of any of these movies before. Are they any good? Descriptions?
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Old 12-28-03, 03:01 PM
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Man, THATS an interesting question and one I probably can't answer. TT is without a doubt an amazing piece of work that will be enjoyed by me and my 12 year old son for years to come. Seeing Escape From New York finally released as an SE this year makes it high on my list as well. As so many have mentioned, the Alien Quadrilogy and the Indiana Jones set are both welcome boons to my collection.......favorite DVD of the year is way too tough for me to call. Best DEAL of the year isn't though....Escape From New York SE from Wallyworld online for $9.98!!!
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Old 12-28-03, 03:30 PM
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I think the best release of the year was Fassbinder's BRD Trilogy box set from Criterion.


My Top 20 (Region 1) Releases of 2003 (in alphabetical order):

The Adventures of Antoine Doinel (Truffaut/Criterion)
L'Atalante (Vigo/New Yorker)
Beauty and the Beast (Cocteau/Criterion)
by Brakhage--an anthology (Criterion)
Casablanca SE (Curtiz/Warner)
The Devil and Daniel Webster (Dieterle/Criterion)
Eraserhead (Lynch/Absurda)
Fassbinder's BRD Trilogy (Criterion)
I Fidanzati (Olmi/Criterion)
A Film Trilogy by Ingmar Bergman (Criterion)
Hiroshima mon amour (Resnais/Criterion)
Once Upon a Time in the West (Leone/Paramount)
La Strada (Fellini/Criterion)
Straw Dogs (Peckinpah/Criterion)
Sunrise (Murnau/Fox)
Three Colors: Blue/White/Red (Kieslowski/Miramax)
Tokyo Story (Ozu/Criterion)
Trembling Before G-d
Trouble in Paradise (Lubitsch/Criterion)
Warner Legends Collection (Curtiz/Huston)

And even with twenty choices, I couldn't find room for such great releases as:

Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (Fassbinder/Criterion)
All About Eve (Mankiewicz/Fox)
Fargo SE (Coen/MGM)
Finding Nemo (Stanton/Disney/Pixar)
Night and Fog (Resnais/Criterion)
Talk to Her (Almodóvar/Columbia TriStar)
X2: X-Men United (Singer/Fox)
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Old 12-28-03, 04:23 PM
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Alien Quadrilogy is the best DVD of this year or any year...TTT EE is in a close second...and Indiana Jones Trilogy at a distant third...
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Old 12-29-03, 05:24 AM
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Another vote for The Looney Tunes Golden Collection, with too many honorable mentions to mention.
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LOTR: TTT Extended Edition. It's not even close.
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Well, since this is the favorite DVD release, I have no doubt that it must be Casablanca SE. Casablanca is my favorite film and this SE is sensational. I could not be more pleased.
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Indiana Jones Box set & Pirates of the Caribbean
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