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Old 02-10-09, 06:46 PM
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Clarence and Alabama (True Romance) May 26th

in the announcements thread but worth its own discussion/thread

True Romance, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves Blu-ray Bound
February 10, 2009

Joining Falling Down on Blu-ray May 26 and timed with Father's Day will be two more Warner catalog male favorite films: the extended cut of Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves and the director's cut of True Romance.

Each film will be presented in widescreen 1080p video and likely, though not confirmed, 5.1 Dolby TrueHD audio.

Given both of these films have already received lavish DVD treatments in recent years it comes as no surprise that the Blu-ray versions are packed with bonus features. The complete breakdown for each title is as follows.

True Romance (Director's Cut)


Commentary by Christian Slater and Patricia Arquette
Commentary by Tony Scott
Commentary by Quentin Tarantino
Selective Commentary: Val Kilmer, Dennis Hopper, Brad Pitt, Michael Rapaport
Original 1993 EPK Featurette - During the this featurette a heart icon will appear on the screen which allows viewers to click enter taking them into another small featurette once the pod is over the original featurette will continue where it was left off
Deleted and Extended Scenes with Optional commentary by the Director
At The Movies (3:28)
Heroes For Sale (2:05)
He Really Loved Her (1:20)
Coming Clean (5:08)
"We Know What Were Doing" (2:17)
Playing "What If?" (RT 1:59)
Elliots Motivation (RT 1:12
Alternate Ending with optional commentary by the Director and Writer (6:21)
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (Extended Edition)


Commentary with Kevin Costner and Director Kevin Reynolds
Commentary with Morgan Freeman, Christian Slater and producers Pen Densham and John Watson
Robin Hood: The Man, The Myth, The Legend (31:44)
One on One with the Cast
Kevin Costner (3:54)
Morgan Freeman (4:22)
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (3:42)
Christian Slater (3:41)
Alan Rickman (3:12)
Bryan Adams "(Everything I do I do it) For You" -Live At Slane Castle (4:14)
Trailers
Theatrical Trailer (2:30)
A Legend (0:30)
A Legend (0:10)
A Love Story (0:30)
A love Story (0:10)
Fight for Justice (0:30)
Fight For Justice (0:10)
Music Soundtrack Cues in 5.1 (Play all option)
Overture and a Prisoner of the Crusades
Sir Guy of Gisborne and the Escape to Sherwood
Little John and the Band in the forest
The Sheriff and His Witch
Maid Marian
Training-Robin Hood Prince of Thieves
Marian at the Waterfall
The Abduction and the final Battle at the Gallows
Warner has priced each title at $28.99 in line with their other catalog films on Blu-ray. Amazon pre-order information will be published as soon as the listing goes up.

http://www.thehdroom.com/news/True_R...ray_Bound/4251

catalog titles (decent ones at that) are now rolling out at a nice pace

too nice for my wallet at current prices though

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Old 02-10-09, 07:33 PM
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Re: Clarence and Alabama (True Romance) May 26th

Wow one of the best movies of the 90s and one of the worst.

Definitely in for True Romance. Glad to see the extras ported over.
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True Romance is a pre-order for me. That and Falling Down on the same day is fucking great news.
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Re: Clarence and Alabama (True Romance) May 26th

You're so cool. You're so cool.
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You're so cool. You're so cool.
You're part eggplant.

You're a cantaloupe.
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Old 02-10-09, 09:38 PM
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is today white boy day?
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Re: Clarence and Alabama (True Romance) May 26th

I'm surprised Warner didn't give these a digibook release, especially for a movie like True Romance.
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Re: Clarence and Alabama (True Romance) May 26th

.....

2009 is looking AWESOME!
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Re: Clarence and Alabama (True Romance) May 26th

Thumbs down on the True Romance cover. The 2 Disc dvd cover was perfect.
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"art subject to change"
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Re: Clarence and Alabama (True Romance) May 26th

Yes, like someone above mentioned, True Romance 2-Disc Art > Snapper art.
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I love TR!

Every cast member is perfect....great small parts for Gandolfini, Brad Pitt, Chris Penn, Dennis Hopper, and of couse Walken and Oldman steal the show.
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Re: Clarence and Alabama (True Romance) May 26th

Wow, so down for True Romance. A lot of great catalog titles coming in the next few months.
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I agree that the two disc cover art for True Romance would be better fitted for this release than the cover art found on the old snapper release.
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Sounds like the video transfer leaves a lot to be desired (and omits 2 extras from the SE).
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Re: Clarence and Alabama (True Romance) May 26th

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Sounds like the video transfer leaves a lot to be desired
Source?
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Re: Clarence and Alabama (True Romance) May 26th

DVD Beaver has some screencaps: http://www.dvdbeaver.com/film/dvdcom...rueromance.htm

It looks like it has some DNR, but thankfully no edge enhancement that I can see. It's not too bad. I don't think I'd pass on it.
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http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/movies...01&show=review
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Re: Clarence and Alabama (True Romance) May 26th

TR looks great to me. The colors are so much better.
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Re: Clarence and Alabama (True Romance) May 26th

I'll just stick with my 2-disk True Romance DVD for now. I've got plenty others I'd rather upgrade first.
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Re: Clarence and Alabama (True Romance) May 26th

Originally Posted by DVD Polizei View Post
TR looks great to me. The colors are so much better.
I think it looks like a pretty significant leap from the DVD. We'll see.
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Re: Clarence and Alabama (True Romance) May 26th

I finally got around to watching this tonight

the transfer looked better than I could have ever hoped for
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Re: Clarence and Alabama (True Romance) May 26th

wow, i've never used a review ever to BUY or NOT BUY a disc.

and i can see why.

not sure what players and TV's they're using, but how could they be more WRONG.

Watched it the other night, with some non-BLU people, and they and I were blown away

the film looks Amazing

glad i'll stick to not reading reviews.
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