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Old 09-23-09, 08:19 AM
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Watchmen: The Ultimate Cut - 11/3/09

DVD Active has the details on it. It will be a five-disc DVD and four-disc Blu-ray. It includes 'The Ultimate Cut' of the movie, which is basically the Director's Cut with the Black Freighter animation woven in. It also includes the Motion Comics and all of the relevant special features from the Director's Cut and Black Freighter releases. The only completely new stuff are the two audio commentaries, although the featurettes "Real Super Heroes, Real Vigilantes", "Mechanics: Technologies of a Fantastic World" will be new to DVD.

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Re: Watchmen: The Ultimate Cut - 11/3/09

So by the looks of it, it doesn't include the theatrical release on DVD then? (I see the digital, but I really never cared for that as a "feature")
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Re: Watchmen: The Ultimate Cut - 11/3/09

Yay!
cant wait for this one. Looks like a great package
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Re: Watchmen: The Ultimate Cut - 11/3/09

I've held off on this thus far -- will likely pick this one up.
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Re: Watchmen: The Ultimate Cut - 11/3/09

I'm going to buy it, but I don't like the pirate artwork on the packaging. I wish it was just the smiley face.
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Re: Watchmen: The Ultimate Cut - 11/3/09

Originally Posted by toddly6666 View Post
I'm going to buy it, but I don't like the pirate artwork on the packaging. I wish it was just the smiley face.
Looks like a Lenticular cover? maybe from smiley face to pirate artwork... I might be wrong
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Re: Watchmen: The Ultimate Cut - 11/3/09

Looks like the inclusion of the Motion Comic will be the already released version tossed into the box rather than a new disc in the set. The trade ad shows the Motion Comic in it's own BluRay case with the artwork from it's stand-alone release.

I'll be picking this up. I already have the BD for the director's cut, but I'm a big fan of the movie and the comic, so I'll be adding the ultimate set to my collection.
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Re: Watchmen: The Ultimate Cut - 11/3/09

I think I'll be sticking with the DC I already own. When reading the book I didn't much care for the Black Freighter component and I can live without the commentaries and digital copy. For some reason the copy I bought of the DC didn't even include the digital copy.
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Re: Watchmen: The Ultimate Cut - 11/3/09

Anyone else find it funny, in a cringe-inducing way, to read about new "cuts" for a movie most famous for a giant blue dong? It gets worse if this version is extended or enhanced in any way.
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Re: Watchmen: The Ultimate Cut - 11/3/09

pass. i've got 2 SteelBooks™ and the motion comic for a not so rewatchable movie. i'm good.
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Re: Watchmen: The Ultimate Cut - 11/3/09

Link for the Lazy on the cover art?

That should be a new interwebz acroynm: LftL (Link for the Lazy)
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Re: Watchmen: The Ultimate Cut - 11/3/09

I held out for this. I'm in.
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Re: Watchmen: The Ultimate Cut - 11/3/09

Originally Posted by dogmatica View Post
Link for the Lazy on the cover art?

That should be a new interwebz acroynm: LftL (Link for the Lazy)
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Re: Watchmen: The Ultimate Cut - 11/3/09

ill pass.
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Re: Watchmen: The Ultimate Cut - 11/3/09

I'm still on the fence for this one. I watched the director's cut recently and felt that it was dragging at spots. I am a sucker for fancy packaging and I am interested to see how they transition to the black freighter scenes.
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Re: Watchmen: The Ultimate Cut - 11/3/09

Maybe....
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Re: Watchmen: The Ultimate Cut - 11/3/09

Originally Posted by toddly6666 View Post
I'm going to buy it, but I don't like the pirate artwork on the packaging. I wish it was just the smiley face.
I thought I read somewhere that the yellow smiley face was somehow trademarked and it wasn't allowed to be used in certain instances. Can't remember where I heard that though so it may be total B.S.
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Re: Watchmen: The Ultimate Cut - 11/3/09

The smiley face is trademarked, but I'm too lazy to see by who. DC had to work out a deal with the owner for use.
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Re: Watchmen: The Ultimate Cut - 11/3/09

It's trademarked by Smiley World Ltd. That does not, however, mean they couldn't have used the yellow clock or done like the Trade Paperback cover (all yellow with a black eye and the red blood)
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Re: Watchmen: The Ultimate Cut - 11/3/09

Enjoyed this movie quite a bit. The $10 coupon I got from the Director's Cut will come in handy.
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Re: Watchmen: The Ultimate Cut - 11/3/09

Will be mine opening day. I just bought the theatrical cut for real cheap used at Blockbuster, so i'll have all the cuts of the movie!
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Re: Watchmen: The Ultimate Cut - 11/3/09

I ended up getting the DC on Blu, but I enjoyed the movie enough that I'll probably pick this up as well...
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Re: Watchmen: The Ultimate Cut - 11/3/09

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Enjoyed this movie quite a bit. The $10 coupon I got from the Director's Cut will come in handy.
Yeah..I'm going to use it too. With this..I'll have every cut of the film. Theatrical, DC, and Ultimate.

Not too keen on the cover art though..alas..
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Re: Watchmen: The Ultimate Cut - 11/3/09

I haven't seen this film since it was in theaters, can anyone tell me if that pirate symbol is at all relevant to the movie in any way shape or form?
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Re: Watchmen: The Ultimate Cut - 11/3/09

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I haven't seen this film since it was in theaters, can anyone tell me if that pirate symbol is at all relevant to the movie in any way shape or form?
the cartoon that is being added into the movie if i recall is a pirate story

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