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Old 01-02-08, 03:58 PM
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Gattaca - Special Edition coming 3-11-2008

According to DVDEmpire, this one is getting a special edition.
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I have wanted to see this film for years but havn't because I could only find the full screen version. At least I'll finally get to see it.
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Same day as the Blu-ray version. I'm going blu on this!
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Already own the regular version (WS) so it'd better get remastered picture and audio and a decent selection of features for me to upgrade.
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Originally Posted by chris_sc77
I have wanted to see this film for years but havn't because I could only find the full screen version. At least I'll finally get to see it.

ditto. I was pissed that Sony decided to discontinue the WS version and keep the FS at bargain bins. Glad to see this one coming in Blu-Ray too.
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Originally Posted by TheMovieman
Already own the regular version (WS) so it'd better get remastered picture and audio and a decent selection of features for me to upgrade.

Same here - will definitely need some extras of value for me to upgrade.
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I had the opportunity to watch this at Roger Ebert's Overlooked Film fest a year or so ago and did not. A big regret. The cinematography is sumptuous and the story is beautifully told. It is one of my favourite films.

But you know, I'm still fine with the Superbit until I upgrade to HD.
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If the extras are good enough than I'll consider getting this.
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Well it's about bloody time. I'll be picking this up no matter the special features. As long as it's WS, with a great transfer, then it'll be all mine.

I hate that this flick is so overlooked/underrated. It's one of the best films of '90s as far as I'm concerned.
Old 01-02-08, 06:02 PM
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I absolutely love this movie. Assuming the extras are decent, I will definitely be going Blu with this one.
Old 01-02-08, 06:14 PM
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hot damn!!!!

i been waiting...

i bought the foolscreen only because i had missed the reprint date, and the copies of the superbit were $25 where i could find it... so i wimped out and bought the foolscreen for like $9 because i really like the film...

i'm totally getting this SE one...
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Very cool...worthy of a SE.
Old 01-02-08, 10:48 PM
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No details?
Old 01-03-08, 12:21 AM
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I think I'll pass. I already own
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finally, i held off on this because it was only available in fullscreen
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Originally Posted by uncle-frank
finally, i held off on this because it was only available in fullscreen
Assuming we are talking about R1, the version I have (which I bought many years ago) is a 2-sided disc fullscreen/widescreen combo. Is there another version that is fullscreen only?
Old 01-03-08, 08:16 PM
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^^^ Yup, they dropped the widescreen side from that release a long time ago. Now it's foolscreen only.
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If the features are decent will pick it up, otherwise I'll keep my WS version
Old 01-06-08, 04:50 PM
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I have a Superbit of this, but I'll double dip if there will be any good extras. I love this movie!
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I can certainly appreciate the film's merits, but it falls under my "people can rarely enjoy a film about their area of expertise" theory. I study human genetics, and how much they oversimplify, mischaracterize and just plain get wrong ends up being too distracting. Of course, the fact every that other person I meet asks, "Oh, did you like that GATTACA movie?" upon hearing I study human genetics doesn't help.

Still, I agree with the sentiment that it looked fantastic, and the story did have its interesting twists.
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Originally Posted by Dr. Forrester
I can certainly appreciate the film's merits, but it falls under my "people can rarely enjoy a film about their area of expertise" theory. I study human genetics, and how much they oversimplify, mischaracterize and just plain get wrong ends up being too distracting. Of course, the fact every that other person I meet asks, "Oh, did you like that GATTACA movie?" upon hearing I study human genetics doesn't help.

Still, I agree with the sentiment that it looked fantastic, and the story did have its interesting twists.
One of my good friends is a genetic counselor and loves the hell out of the movie. Takes all kinds, I suppose.

As I recall, the original disc had some pretty nice extras. I wonder if this is just a port and relabeling.

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-the Jesus
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While I would love some good special features, just give it a good transfer and I'm all over this. My original copy was stolen three years ago, and I have never been able to replace it.
Old 01-07-08, 09:45 AM
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The film itself will be presented in anamorphic widescreen, along with an English Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround track. Extras will include deleted scenes, a Substance Test Outtake, and three making of featurettes (Original “Making Of” Featurette, a “Welcome to Gattaca” Featurette featuring new interviews with Ethan Hawke and Jude Law, and a “Do Not Alter?” exposé on DNA testing).
http://www.dvdactive.com/news/releases/gattaca.html
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Gattaca may have been my first Superbit title... Or was it Crouching Tiger... Eh whatever. This is good news for those that don't have it I suppose but I'll pass.
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Originally Posted by bareva
I think I'll pass. I already own
Me too, and me too.
Got it when Best Buy had all the superbits on sale for 10 bucks or so.

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