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Will there be a SE of Get Shorty on DVD?

Old 05-23-04, 05:45 PM
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Will there be a SE of Get Shorty on DVD?

Will there be a SE of Get Shorty on DVD with the sequel Be Cool coming out soon. Just wondering if anyone has heard anything.
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Old 05-23-04, 05:54 PM
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I haven't heard anything, but I"d love to see a sweet SE of Get Shorty... a great movie.
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Old 05-23-04, 06:47 PM
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I remember the laser disc had a really good commentary by Barry Sonnenfeld, I'd like to have that included on a DVD.

At least I remember it being really good, it was the first commentary track I ever listened to.
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Old 05-24-04, 11:46 AM
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It'd be nice. They had a commentary and deleted scenes that were on the laser disc, but were left off the DVD...
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Old 05-24-04, 04:29 PM
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Thanks for the suggestion, think I will go watch my Get Shorty LD.

Edited to add:

Well, after watching it, yes a new SE DVD would be nice, the LD sounds real nice, but of course the video is somewhat lacking.

Oh, and it is just one rather lengthy deleted scene on the LD. Ben Stiller is in the deleted scene as a cameraman and Hackman is giving him advice for those that have not seen it.

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From EyeCraveDVD.com

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February 22nd John Travolta, Danny DeVito, Gene Hackman, Rene Russo, James Gandolfini, and Dennis Farina will appear together on you screen once again with this collector's edition DVD set.

The set will feature 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen along with Dolby Digital 5.1 and DTS 5.1. The first disc will feature a feature-length audio commentary by director Barry Sonnenfeld.

Disc two will feature the following:

"Get Shorty: Look At Me"
Half-hour featurette on the creation of the film from book to script to screen, featuring film clips, behind-the-scenes footage and new interviews with John Travolta, Danny DeVito, Gene Hackman, Rene Russo, Sonnenfeld, author Elmore Leonard and screenwriter
Scott Frank.

"Get Shorty: Wiseguys And Dolls"
Featurette on the actors and their characters, including Russo, Delroy Lindo, Dennis Farina, James Gandolfini, Harvey Keitel, with new interviews, film clips and behind-the-scenes footage.

"Deleted Graveyard Scene"
Never-before-seen deleted scene, featuring Travolta, Hackman and a young Ben Stiller, with a vintage interview with Stiller and a new interview with Sonnenfeld.

"Going Again"
A behind-the scenes look at one scene with Travolta, DeVito and Russo, featuring behind-the-scenes footage, various ad-lib outtakes by DeVito, a narration by Sonnenfeld and cast interviews.

"Get Shorty Party Reel"
Reel of bloopers and outtakes, as shown to the cast and crew at the film’s wrap party.

"Page To Screen"
Full-length Bravo special on the making of the film.

Photo gallery
24 behind-the-scenes still photos.

Original theatrical trailer as shown in theatres.

Easter eggs
Four hidden features, including:
- "Silent Schmuck" (with Sonnenfeld)
- "Cappuccino" (with Sonnenfeld)
- "Radio Show" (with DeVito)
- "I Bought The Book" (with DeVito)

Sneak peek at the upcoming theatrical sequel Be Cool, in theatres March 4th.

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There will also be a free ticket to see the sequel included in the package.
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Old 10-04-04, 01:25 PM
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Figured they'd do a rerelease to coincide with Be Cool. What a great movie.
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Figured they'd do a rerelease to coincide with Be Cool.
So did I.

Just watched the old release over the weekend. I see no reason to upgrade...well maybe.
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Can't wait!
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Thier never before seen deleted scene is on the Laser Disc and if you look I described it several months ago.

Still want to get this though.
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I for one am looking forward to this dvd re-release.
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That is un-fucking-believable news!!! Can't wait for that!
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Old 10-04-04, 10:37 PM
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Get Shorty was the first DVD I ever bought (in April 1998) to go with Sony 3000.
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Old 10-04-04, 11:31 PM
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Good news, never bought the original so I'll pick this one up. Thanks!
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I have the original, but since Get Shorty is one of my favourite movies of the last decade, I'm easily going to be buying this rerelease. Fuck you Fuckball!

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I've always been irritated that my DVD is labeled as 5.1 but defaults on my player to pro logic--perhaps it's mislabeled??? (Noticed that after it was much too late to return it.)

Also there's terrible distortion on the music during the opening credits.

Put me down for a new copy.
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DTS baby!
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Old 10-25-04, 11:45 PM
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Here is the cover art.

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Release date of the SE Feb. 22, 2005.
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Looks like the new cover is play on the poster art for Be Cool - the sequel to Get Shorty.

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Old 10-30-04, 02:54 PM
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Originally posted by jimmymagick
I've always been irritated that my DVD is labeled as 5.1 but defaults on my player to pro logic--perhaps it's mislabeled??? (Noticed that after it was much too late to return it.)

Also there's terrible distortion on the music during the opening credits.

Put me down for a new copy.
The 5.1 is not a misprint on the label. Get Shorty was one of the first DVD released in 1998. Since it was common for most people not to have multi-channel receivers, there was many discs that defaulted to 2 channel streo. You had to select 5.1 channel output. Now that most of the early days of DVD releases are eithe OOP or been re-released is no longer a problem.
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Originally posted by Big Worms
Here is the cover art.

They editted out Chili's cigarette.

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What are these movies about?
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