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Old 04-07-07, 11:46 AM
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Grindhouse, both movies not on same dvd?

What is the deal with tihs. Robert Rodriguez was on Opie and Anthony last week and said when it's release on DVD it will be released as two different DVDs not one 'grindhouse' movie. Come on! At least give us fans the option of getting both or just one. He did say it will be loaded with delete scenes. That's good.
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After reading from some that they didn't like "Death Proof" maybe this is a good thing for them. It would probably be a 2-disc set anyways so you could always just play 'em back to back. Of course, you'll be paying more for 2 separate releases rather than 1 set.

There's always the chance that it could get re-released as a complete boxset... but the rate that Tarantino works, who knows when that might happen.
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I think it's a little too early for any official DVD news on Grindhouse.Rumors of cleaned up pristine film prints,deleted scenes,extended cuts,seperate DVD releases etc....There will be people who want the original as it is.People who want seperated releases and cleaned up prints,restored scenes.I'm sure there will be multiple incarnations in the future.And as stated with Tarantino involved this might be years down the line.Where's the 2 other SE's of Kill Bill Tarantino promised?Are we looking for 5th and 10th anniversary editions?If you get a chance see Grindhouse in the movies.A fun ride all the way.And I give nods to Death Proof over Planet Terror.Sure Terror is a fun ride from start to finish,but Death Proof is a masterpiece.
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Well almost all of Rodriguez movies have excellent treatment on dvd, so many he can push tarantino to do the same with this film. It's a good idea to make them both seperate DVD's, since it is 2 films, but more than likely they will do a gift set with abunch of crap.
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I would go for the seperate movie per disc if it had both the theatrical version and uncut on the same disc. Then ill take them split up. How about a third disc of just the fake trailers and their extras?
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I think this makes sense. The whole point was to replicate the old theatre double bill experience and since they are coming out on dvd what theatre experience is that?
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I think this makes sense. The whole point was to replicate the old theatre double bill experience and since they are coming out on dvd what theatre experience is that?
Well, my home theater is much nicer than most shoebox-size screens with tinny sound. I rarely see films in movie theatres anymore.

Grindhouse is just over 3 hours and would probably be released on a 2-disc package anyway. The only advantage of a single release is that it would definitely be cheaper than two separate titles.

Cleaning up the picture is not an option.
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So predictable. If they don't put them both on a single release off the bat, they'll release them together in a super sweet set later on down the line. I wouldn't be too surprised if they made you buy them seperately in packaging that would combine if you bought them both. Another possibility is having a box packaging available if you buy both at the same time at Best Buy or something like that.
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It should be a three-disc SE, with the both films (plus fake trailers) on the first disc, Planet Terror special features on the second disc and Death Proof special features on the third disc.
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I'd welcome a 2 disc set, with movies on each disc.
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Cleaning up the picture is not an option.
As long as they release the grainy and scratched version, I wouldn't mind watching a clean version as well. Besides, Death Proof drops the whole notion for the final hour and it looks like a brand new film (which it is!)
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It is crazy to split it up. It would be better to have it on the same dvd like I saw it in the theater last night. Having both of them running straight together with no break is the way to do it otherwise what is the point of watching Grindhouse?
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two seperate movies...two dvd's sounds right to me
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Since the entire project was conceived as a way of sharing the double-feature grindhouse experience with today's audience, why would they want to deconstruct it?
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Originally Posted by marty888
Since the entire project was conceived as a way of sharing the double-feature grindhouse experience with today's audience, why would they want to deconstruct it?
exactly! the only way i would want this DVD is if it were the theatrical release on 1 dvd or at least 2 for a good DTS, but keeping the exact structure of the theatrical. on dvd anyone can do what they want and watch how they want, whether it be just one movie or whatever, that is the greatness of the DVD medium! but to split it up as two separate entities would be just wrong.

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Originally Posted by marty888
Since the entire project was conceived as a way of sharing the double-feature grindhouse experience with today's audience, why would they want to deconstruct it?
In Europe both movies will be released at different dates. Also, according to EW, Tarantino is still working on a cut for "Death Proof" to show on Cannes.
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Originally Posted by marty888
Since the entire project was conceived as a way of sharing the double-feature grindhouse experience with today's audience, why would they want to deconstruct it?
That's what I was wondering. The movie is "Grindhouse". Planet Terror and Death Proof are not (should not be, anyhow) stand alone products.
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They're separated for the European theatrical market I believe.
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If I am right on some parts of the world is getting the double feature. I know the US but I hear other places it's being released as two movies.
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Why would the release them separate on dvd? Hmmmm.......

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Does that answer your question?
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Just saw it and it was alot of fun. Looks like it wont be making a ton of money in theatres this weekend so they just might need to make as much money as possible on DVD.
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I hope so, Death Proof rocked, Planet Terror stank.
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Its been in theaters for a day. Jesus Christ! Why bitch about the DVD release now?
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I can see why you could release it as two different DVD but I am just saying they need to do both.
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After seeing it and really thinking about how good these movies were... they should do a few sets. Release the films seperately, each with 2 discs. Then have a mega set with 4-6 discs that way we can have a disc just for the trailers and their extras. I think I would end up watching DP more than PT in the long run.

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