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Saving Private Ryan 2-Disc - May 25

Saving Private Ryan 2-Disc - May 25

 
Old 02-26-04, 02:44 PM
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Saving Private Ryan 2-Disc - May 25

Saving Private Ryan gets the two disc treatment
February 26, 2004


The 1998 World War II epic is coming to DVD as a new two-disc special edition in time for D-Day from DreamWorks SKG.
The new edition of Private Ryan will solve the old conflict of which version to buy by including both a Dolby Digital and DTS soundtrack. All the features of the first version of the disc will be included as well as possible extras to be announced.
The disc will arrive on May 25th with a $26.95 suggested retail price.

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Oh......my......god.



NO WAY!!!!


















http://www.dvdtalk.com/forum/showthr...hreadid=348679

http://www.dvdtalk.com/forum/showthr...hreadid=349461
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If it has a substantial amount of additional extras then I will double dip. This is one of my favorite war movie.
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my bad...didnt realize that it was covered previously
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The cover looks ugly. Its posted at the digital bits website too.
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This kinda sucks, i just bought SPR a few months ago. I hate to double dip but this might be worth it. More specs below:


From DavisDVD today:

THE GREAT WAR


To remember the upcoming anniversary of the Allied invasion of Normandy, Dreamworks Home Entertainment has announced the new release of Saving Private Ryan: D-Day 60th Anniversary Commemorative Edition. Due on May 25th, this two-disc set will feature 1.85:1 anamorphic transfer with English Dolby Digital 5.1 and DTS Surround tracks. Bonus features will include inside look with the filmmakers, "Looking Into the Past: Research, Screenplay and the Vision" featurette, "The Making Of a Platoon" featurette, "Boot Camp For the Cast," "Re-Creating D-Day: Omaha Beach" and much more. Retail will be $26.99. Also due on the same day are the documentaries Price For Peace and Shooting War. Price for Peace arrives with a 1.78 anamorphic transfer, along with Dolby 5.1 and 2.0 track. Shooting War, narrated by Tom Hanks, features a fullscreen transfer and Dolby 2.0 audio. Retail is $19.99 each. All three titles also will be available in The World War II Collection box set which will add "Saving Private Ryan: The Mission and the Movie" book. Retail on this is $49.99.
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Does anyone know if the new disc will have a new transfer? The old one is okay, but it was an early DVD and there are some noticeable compression artifacts.
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