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Old 12-02-08, 09:08 PM
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Howard The Duck: Special Edition --> March 10, 2009!

Popped up with very little info from Universal today:


Catalog # 61106119
DVD Standard
3/10/2009
$14.98
PG
English
Snap Case
Anamorphic Widescreen
Special Edition -

Hopefully more info and art soon!
Old 12-02-08, 09:12 PM
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That is so weird...for the first time in months, I listened to the theme song of this movie, and I thought "I wonder when this is going to be on DVD."

It's about time. This is not a childhood fav or anything (I didn't see it until I was like 14), but it was a serviceable sci-fi comedy after Ghostbusters.

I wonder what they mean by "snap case," though, is it 1999 again?
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Really!? That is great news! HTD is one of my most wanted still not on R1 DVD.

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somebody posted this on HTF:
Originally Posted by Mike Frezon
From Universal...

Howard the Duck: Special Edition
March 10, 2009
14.98 SRP

1 hour 51 minutes
Anamorphic Widescreen
English Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
English, French, Spanish Subtitles

Bonus Materials:
. A Look Back at Howard the Duck
. Releasing the Duck
. News Featurette
. The Stunts of Howard the Duck
. The Special Effects of Howard the Duck
. The Music of Howard the Duck
. Teaser Trailers

Howard the Duck, the outrageous film about a highly-evolved offbeat duck from outer space, finally lands on DVD in an all-new Special Edition! Based on the popular Marvel Comics character and executive produced by George Lucas (Star Wars), the visual effects-filled comedy follows the exploits of a wise-cracking, cigar-chomping duck as he tries to return to his home planet. Featuring brand-new bonus features, a digitally remastered picture and new 5.1 surround sound, Howard the Duck Special Edition is a hidden treasure the whole family can enjoy.


Courtesy of our good friend Dave Lambert at TVShowsonDVD.com
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Originally Posted by Mao View Post
Popped up with very little info from Universal today:


Catalog # 61106119
DVD Standard
3/10/2009
$14.98
PG
English
Snap Case
Anamorphic Widescreen
Special Edition -

Hopefully more info and art soon!
they still release dvds in snap cases?
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Wow. I can't believe this. Can this really be the last holey grail DVD release?
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I used to watch this often when I was a kid. I'd definitely pick this up.
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I've almost bought the R2 several times... glad I held off.
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Finally! And it's relatively cheap to get on DVD? No word on Blu-ray?
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Did they bring snap cases out of retirement to try to discourage sales???
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Yay, I can put my Import to rest. Well, as long as the CG hasn't been redone and Howard doesn't drop to his knees to yell "Nooooooooooooooooo!"..
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This was the movie that introduced me to condoms. It's going to the collection just for that alone.
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Finally! And it's relatively cheap to get on DVD? No word on Blu-ray?
For the most part, Universal doesn't seem to want to release new catalog titles on BD. They'd rather port the HD DVD titles.

Then again, if Street Fighter is coming, anything's possible.
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I'm looking forward to this one, haven't seen it in years!
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Seems odd nobody like thedigitalbits.com or someone has annouced it...
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About Friggin time!! March wont come soon enough.
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Originally Posted by critterdvd View Post
Wow. I can't believe this. Can this really be the last holey grail DVD release?
Finally! It is great news that Howard the Duck is being released...but I still consider the African Queen to be the holy grail of yet-to-be-released dvds in R1...hello, Warner Bros?
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I've almost bought the R2 several times... glad I held off.
Ditto. I nearly bought it in October but something told me to wait.

YAY!!!!!
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Great news.
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Finally, the movie that caused the chairman of Universal to resign and indirectly launched Pixar comes to DVD!

Fascinating, that's what I can say about it. Not in a good way, but in a sense of appreciating it as a failure, which was solely because of how commercial they attempted to make an non-commercial property. As in, it's not Battlefield Earth, but the concept as created would have worked better later on, say, as an Adult Swim show or what not.
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Originally Posted by critterdvd View Post
Wow. I can't believe this. Can this really be the last holey grail DVD release?
I'd say there are still others, like R1 African Queen
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Wonderful news!
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Wow. I never thought I'd see the day.
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Wish they'd replace that crap looking ducksuit with a CGI duck. Ug.
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Thanks for the news. Another VHS that can be retired.

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