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Old 07-06-07, 05:48 PM
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john waters' serial mom.

i went in dvd planet today to find this movie is out of print.
should i grab it while i can, or is there a better version coming?
Old 07-06-07, 05:57 PM
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Originally Posted by im_ryandick
i went in dvd planet today to find this movie is out of print.
should i grab it while i can, or is there a better version coming?
I found it in the walmart bin sometime ago. Its an HBO thing so I doubt Criterion will be releasing it any time soon.

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go ahead and pick it up then?

hows the transfer?
WS / FS?
extras?

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Well, it's FS, but it's a great movie and it has a GREAT John Waters commentary. Get it while you can. If HBO didn't license it to New Line as part of their John Waters' collection, It doubt it will ever get a re-release.
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Originally Posted by Peep
Well, it's FS, but it's a great movie and it has a GREAT John Waters commentary.
It's widescreen, not FS.
Old 07-07-07, 08:16 AM
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Yes, definitely widescreen. Grab it!
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One of my favorite Waters' movies, if not my favorite. Definitely pick it up!
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The disc isn't anamorphic, though, if I remember right.
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Originally Posted by mcharro3
The disc isn't anamorphic, though, if I remember right.
I can confirm that. I just popped my copy in the player. It is non-anamorphic widescreen.
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Yeah, too bad it's not anamorphic, but I picked it up at Walmart for less than 5 bucks. Worth the price (and then some) just for Waters' commentary (he does a great job as usual).
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I bought this at best buy several years ago for about $5 and was lucky enough to meet john waters a few months back and had him autograph it as well as cry baby, hairspray, pecker, and pink flamingos
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It's been out of print for a while now, however the price has been somewhat stable. I would recommend grabbing one now.
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While the transfer is non-anamorphic, it's also 1.66:1, and its fairly common practice to not encode them in anamorphic. Some companies do, I have at least 3 DVDs that do, but I have more that don't.

It's still a good release, snapper and all...
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Amazing movie...worth buying even if not anamorphic
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Serial Mom has always been one of my favorite black comedies of all time. I just recently rewatched it and was upset that it's not 16x9. The most promising aspect of it being OOP is that a new SE should be around the corner at some point.
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Originally Posted by TheKing
While the transfer is non-anamorphic, it's also 1.66:1, and its fairly common practice to not encode them in anamorphic. Some companies do, I have at least 3 DVDs that do, but I have more that don't.

It's still a good release, snapper and all...
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Old 01-22-08, 05:21 PM
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hope waters is involved with the special features
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Fuck yea. All over this one. Might be my favorite black comedy of all time.
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One of my favorite movies of all times, and def one of John Water's top films. Pick it up, who knows when this will get re released.

Edit: apparently soon, looks like ill be picking up the new version
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Originally Posted by animatedude
DVDEmpire lists the running time as 135 minutes...
if that's right, there will be 40 minutes of additional scenes. Sold!

Who am I kidding, I love this movie so much, I'll probably buy it either way.

Rob
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I think 135 was a typo. Probably should have been 1:35 - which would mean maybe a couple of extra minutes.
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Saw this ages ago and definitely enjoyed it. Grab it!

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