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Charlie & the Chocolate Factory 2 Disc (Info from Survey)

Old 07-23-05, 02:05 AM
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Charlie & the Chocolate Factory 2 Disc (Info from Survey)

My wife was asked to take a survey today from a marketing company. The questions were VERY Charlie and the Chocolate Factory oriented.

Here's the one that got my attention:

In addition to the regular DVD of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", a special 2-disc version of the movie will be coming out at the same time. This 2-disc version will include additional special features not included with the regular DVD, including behind-the-scenes footage, movie commentary, a BBC special on the life of Roald Dahl, and a demo of the "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" videogame. If this 2-disc version is sold at places where you (or people you know) normally shop, how interested are you in buying (or having someone buy for you) a NEW 2-disc version of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" at a price of $22.95 within the first month after it comes out?

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Sounds good! I'm particulary interested in the life on Roald Dahl featurette. Good price, too.
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Old 07-23-05, 08:35 AM
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Doesn't necessarily mean it will come out in these forms-- that's what the survey's for: to gauge the interest in the marketability of this stuff.
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Old 07-23-05, 09:38 AM
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I hope that uninterested survey-takers don't keep me from having a nice two-disc set of this movie....
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why do companies release more than one version of a movie with the first dvd? Why not just release the 2-disc set and forget about the 1-disc version. It just pisses me off because usually eventhough the MSRP of the 2-disc is $2-5 more, but the store usually charge about $7-10 more for the 2-disc than the 1-disc, and that's if you can actually find the 2-disc version.
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Sounds similar to what WB's doing with The Polar Express DVD. Yeah it kinda sucks when two versions are released, but I'd rather pay more for a quality two-disc than get a watered down version or none at all.
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Well I agree with the whole forget the watered down version, but it could be worse...they could release the watered down version first.

Then a quality set somewhere down the line..
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Old 07-23-05, 11:10 PM
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They need to make 5 different collectible cover versions, for each of the children who visited the factory - to please the Reservoir Dogs buyers.

The cases should be brown plastic, and shaped like a chocolate bar, with a slip cover which looks like the Wonka Bar wrapper.

They also need to hide Golden Tickets in some of the DVD cases with huge cash prizes and other goodies.
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Old 07-24-05, 12:46 AM
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I haven't picked it up yet, but I thought I saw both a single disc and a 2-discer for Lemony Snicket at Wal-Mart. While my "extras" viewing is pretty limited, I usually try to pick up the most "complete" version (as with Life Aquatic). However, I've never pursued "collector's editions" that contain, for lack of a better word, toys or novelties.

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I had no problem with what WB did with, say, Phantom of the Opera, where it had the single disc widescreen and fullscreen editions and then the two-disc edition on the same day. It caters to all buyers, and it's far more honest than what Fox does with their double dips (or Sony). I hope that's the case here. Although it does seem somewhat unnecessary to have two different editions, I'd rather have two different editions than one single disc, bare bones edition.
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Old 07-24-05, 05:36 PM
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They better release that 2-disc set because I ain't buying no barebones version now.
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Old 07-24-05, 06:13 PM
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This would be nice, loved the movie

And I'm sure we can expect the same boring commentary by Tim Burton
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And I'm sure we can expect the same boring commentary by Tim Burton
He's been doing a little better since teaming up with guests (like on Big Fish) and when he's specifically asked questions (like Planet of the Apes).
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