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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street --> April 1st!

Old 02-17-08, 07:53 PM
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street --> April 1st!

Paramount unleashes the beloved Tim Burton masterpiece "Sweeney Todd" on April 1st in single disc, 2-disc Special Edition, and gasping-for-breath HD-DVD versions.

Specs:

Single Disc:
Languages: English, French Dubbed & Subtitled, Spanish Dubbed & Subtitled
Audio: 5.1 Surround
DVD Feature:
Featurette: Burton + Depp + Carter = Todd

2-Disc Special Edition:
Languages: English, French Dubbed & Subtitled, Spanish Dubbed & Subtitled
Audio: 5.1 Surround
DVD Features:
Featurette: Burton + Depp + Carter = Todd
Interview: Sweeney Todd Press Conference, November 2007
Featurette: Sweeney Todd is Alive: The Real History of the Demon Barber
Featurette: Musical Mayhem: Sondheim's Sweeney Todd
Featurette: Sweeney's London
Featurette: The Making of Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Featurette: Grand Guignol: A Theatrical Tradition
Featurette: Designs for a Demon Barber
Featurette: A Bloody Business
Interview: Moviefone Unscripted with Tim Burton and Johnny Depp
Featurette: The Razor's Refrain
Trailers: Theatrical Trailer
Photo Gallery: Photo Gallery

2-Disc Special Edition HD-DVD:
Languages: English, French Dubbed & Subtitled, Spanish Dubbed & Subtitled
Audio: 5.1 Dolby Digital Plus, 5.1 Dolby TrueHD
DVD Features:
Featurette: Burton + Depp + Carter = Todd
Interview: Sweeney Todd Press Conference, November 2007
Featurette: Sweeney Todd is Alive: The Real History of the Demon Barber
Featurette: Musical Mayhem: Sondheim's Sweeney Todd
Featurette: Sweeney's London
Featurette: Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Featurette: Grand Guignol: A Theatrical Tradition
Featurette: Designs for a Demon Barber
Featurette: A Bloody Business
Interview: Moviefone Unscripted with Tim Burton and Johnny Depp
Featurette: The Razor's Refrain
Photo Gallery: Photo Gallery
Trailers: Theatrical Trailer

Art to follow soon~
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Old 02-17-08, 08:00 PM
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I love how this is loaded with extras. I'm going to wait for the Blu-Ray release.
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Old 02-17-08, 08:50 PM
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I'll be pre-ordering the HD-DVD.
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I am going to go insane if this does not have commentary!!!!!
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Old 02-17-08, 09:45 PM
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Funny, I thought it was listening to Tim Burton commentaries that could cause one to go insane, not the lack of them. I loved this movie though, can't wait to pick up the 2-disc SE.

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Originally Posted by mike2
I love how this is loaded with extras. I'm going to wait for the Blu-Ray release.
Personally, I wouldn't confuse people on DVDTalk that have no idea what is going on with the format war. Paramount is HD DVD exclusive as of RIGHT NOW. This is being announced as an HD DVD only movie right now, today. Would you like me to go into all the Sony, Fox, Disney etc. threads and say I am waiting for the HD DVD version?
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I honestly thought this movie was incredibly lackluster...
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SWEET! Loved that movie.
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Two disc for me.
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Old 02-17-08, 11:48 PM
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Truly one of 2007's best and, perhaps, Burton's masterpiece (though the exclusion of The Ballad of Sweeney Todd sucked the biggest sucked that ever sucked).

While I'm disappointed that there's no DTS (honestly, musicals should always be included with DTS tracks), I'll be first in line for the 2-disc.
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Old 02-18-08, 06:31 AM
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man...i hope they use that poster for the DVD artwork...also..let's hope for a more better packaging than Amaray case for 2-disc.
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2-disc for me as well, not gonna bemoan the lack of a commentary because Burton can be hit-or-miss on the commentary.
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Old 02-18-08, 07:58 PM
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DVD Spot has this small picture for the 2-disc special edition. It looks pretty cool...I wish the image was bigger though. :/

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the 2-disc art's pretty cool. I just hope there's a classy way to do the Oscar and GG noms on there.
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Old 02-18-08, 08:47 PM
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I'm going to hope that is not the final art.
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Old 02-18-08, 09:12 PM
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Originally Posted by fashionvictim86
DVD Spot has this small picture for the 2-disc special edition. It looks pretty cool...I wish the image was bigger though. :/

Larger image here: http://www.tlavideo.com/details/enla...=507363,510428

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Such a badass image. I saw the trailer for this and thought, "shit. This will own."

It's not among my top 10 for this year (as are a lot of other movies I loved), but I'll grab the HD DVD permitting it makes it out.
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Nice! 2-Disc'er is a must-buy for me.
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I'll buy the HD version, barring no last minute Paramount changes.
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Sold!

Though I may just have to do a custom cover fo rit. HATE that damn BEST PICTURE banner.
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Here's the 1-disc edition picture art that Columbia House has posted...


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WOW! Terrible cover art for the 1- disk.
The 2 disk temp. cover art is cool but the 1-disk is just awful.
I really really hate Paramount. They fucked over many of my favorite films last year with terrible DVD releases.
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Old 02-19-08, 12:02 PM
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Originally Posted by fashionvictim86
Here's the 1-disc edition picture art that Columbia House has posted...


How is it I knew, aside from changing the background, that the art of Sweeney, Mrs. Lovett and the razor was gonna be the art for ONE of the covers?
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Old 02-19-08, 01:09 PM
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So this is just temporary artwork? Certainly, the one on the HD-DVD cover is rather blatantly photoshopped onto the box...

It's hard for me to believe they're real... Why would they have changed the name logo from something blood-covered and detailed to something more generic? More importantly, why would they crop out HBC's breasts, which were like the main point of that photo?

So, I take it the simultaneous HD-DVD release won't happen...
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come on Paramount, release this on Bluray
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