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Old 02-27-08, 01:11 PM
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Better versions of these DVDs

So Ive been waiting for better versions of these DVD's. Some have only been released in full screen while others are pretty bare bones. Feel free to add to the list:

1. Toy Soldiers
2. True Lies (special edition)
3. Cocktail (special edition)
4. X-Men III: The Last Stand
5. Innerspace
6. Canít Buy Me Love
7. Demon Knight
8. Lethal Weapon Series

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Old 02-27-08, 01:50 PM
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I am curious about XMEN III as well. I read that there was going to be another edition coming out so I held off.

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I'm still waiting for widescreen versions of Child's Play and Pumpkinhead.
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Cocktail was supposed have a special edition along the Waterboy almost 4 years ago. They were announced then removed from schedule without reason.

True Lies has always been rumored with a new SE coming out but it still hasn't been announced.

Expect the X-Men 3 SE when Wolverine is released on 2009.
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I'd like a 2-disk version of Gettysburg with the additional footage I've always heard about added in.

Oh and make it a two-disk please. I have two copies of the original release flipper disk and they're both going bad.

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anamorphic outland, please.
Old 02-27-08, 02:50 PM
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Been waiting for "True Lies" as well.

Also "Private Parts"

And "Bladerunner", for crying out loud!
Old 02-27-08, 02:56 PM
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And "Bladerunner", for crying out loud!
um....

http://www.dvdtalk.com/reviews/read.php?ID=31757

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Abyss (anamorphic)
Phantasm 2 (would be happy with anything I wouldn't need a region free player for!)
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Originally Posted by lamphorn

Also "Private Parts"
100% agree but I doubt it will ever happen.
Old 02-27-08, 03:34 PM
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Originally Posted by lamphorn
And "Bladerunner", for crying out loud!


Seriously, what? (and it's Blade Runner, two words)

All I want are anamorphic versions of True Lies and 2010.

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Originally Posted by Panda Phil
I'd like a 2-disk verion of Gettysburg with the additional footage added in.

Oh and make it a two-disk please. Apparently the old flippers are going bad.
I will second this.
Love that movie. I remember going to the theater to see it opening weekend.
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Still waiting for an SE or at least 16x9 of DEEP RISING!
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Paths of Glory. I just tried to watch my copy that I picked up used a little while ago, and my player was doing weird things with the image, like blowing it up to fill my 16:9 screen. Anyone know what gives with this DVD?? Thanks...
Old 02-27-08, 04:14 PM
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Jim,

likely to be a setting for your tv, plays 4:3 on mine with black bars on the side like it should.
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Originally Posted by Rammsteinfan
Still waiting for an SE or at least 16x9 of DEEP RISING!
Love me some Deep Rising.
Would also love a 2-disc or better version of On the Waterfront
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Phantasm 2 (would be happy with anything I wouldn't need a region free player for!)
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Well, at least we R2'ers got something to be happy about...

I myself am most looking forward to these three titles:
The Road Warrior (needs SE treatment)
Navajo Joe (only available in a super-expensive OOP Japanese box set)
The Mercenary (see above; US disc is pan&scan)
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DOes A life Less Ordinary have any Special Features in R2 or any other region?
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Originally Posted by JiM T
Paths of Glory. I just tried to watch my copy that I picked up used a little while ago, and my player was doing weird things with the image, like blowing it up to fill my 16:9 screen. Anyone know what gives with this DVD?? Thanks...
Is your DVD player set to stretch 4:3 content?

Paths of Glory was restored in 2004. I'm still waiting for the DVD SE...

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Originally Posted by MartinBlank
I'm still waiting for widescreen versions of Child's Play and Pumpkinhead.
I'm with ya. Thankfully, both are rumored to be coming out with new widescreen fully-packed SE's this year.
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Originally Posted by Panda Phil
I'd like a 2-disk version of Gettysburg with the additional footage I've always heard about added in.

Oh and make it a two-disk please. I have two copies of the original release flipper disk and they're both going bad.
The "additional" footage is probably the extended cut that was available on laserdisc...I remember it fairly well. While interesting it didn't really make the movie any better. I thought the movie in its theatrical cut offered JUST enough about the characters without dragging it down.

I agree regarding the flippers. WB seemed to get away from them for the most part but I see they have started turning up again recently (The REAPING being the first example...)

I hate them.
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I've been waiting for "The Simpsons Movie"
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I want a True Lies and Air Force One SE

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