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The Ninth Gate, Cutthroat Island, Replicant, See No Evil, and Chaos 8/11/09

Old 05-21-09, 11:44 PM
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The Ninth Gate, Cutthroat Island, Replicant, See No Evil, and Chaos 8/11/09

http://www.blu-ray.com/news/?id=2729

"...Additionally, they have announced the technical specs and special features for the upcoming Blu-ray releases of 'Cutthroat Island', 'The Ninth Gate', 'Replicant', 'See No Evil', and 'Chaos', which are due to hit store shelves a month later on August 11th...

...'Cutthroat Island' will be presented in 1080p AVC accompanied by a 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack. Extra features include an archival featurette with interviews with cast/crew, audio commentary and the original theatrical trailer.

For Roman Polanski's 'The Ninth Gate', video will be presented in 1080p AVC accompanied by a 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack with special features that include audio commentary by Polanski, a "making-of" featurette, storyboard selections, and a gallery of satanic drawings.

The Jean-Claude Van Damme action film 'Replicant' will be presented in 1080p AVC video accompanied by a 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack. Additional features include features audio commentary from Van Damme, deleted scenes, and storyboards.

'See No Evil' will be presented in 1080p AVC accompanied bya 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack. Extras include audio commentaries, two featurettes, and storyboard-to-film comparisons.

And finally, for 'Chaos' video will be presented in 1080p AVC accompanied by a 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack and features a behind-the-scenes featurette and audio commentary with the writer/director."
Old 05-22-09, 01:47 AM
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Re: The Ninth Gate, Cutthroat Island, Replicant, See No Evil, and Chaos 8/11/09

Cutthroat Island was a guilty pleasure of mine so, if the price is right, I'd go for that.

I remember liking Replicant but I don't remember much of the actual film beyond the premise and a few scenes (like the funny bit with a prostitute) so I'll need to rent it to see if it's worth picking up.

The Ninth Gate bored me to tears, despite a great cast, so that's definitely not for me.

Never saw Chaos since the reviews were rather lackluster.

I never heard of See No Evil. Unless that's See No Evil, Hear No Evil. I'd be up for that.

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Re: The Ninth Gate, Cutthroat Island, Replicant, See No Evil, and Chaos 8/11/09

I'm all over Replicant, bring on all of Van Damme's movies!
No interest in any of the others, though.
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Re: The Ninth Gate, Cutthroat Island, Replicant, See No Evil, and Chaos 8/11/09

I love Cutthroat Island...so much better than it was given credit for. Looking forward to the DTS Master Audio too as the original soundtrack was great to begin with.
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Re: The Ninth Gate, Cutthroat Island, Replicant, See No Evil, and Chaos 8/11/09

More fodder for the eventual dump bin at Wal-mart. Though I can't help but laugh that Lionsgate has more titles released and planned than Disney.

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Re: The Ninth Gate, Cutthroat Island, Replicant, See No Evil, and Chaos 8/11/09

Wow, so Cutthroat Island actually gets some BD-exclusive bonus features? Obviously an insidious plot to force SD owners to upgrade their systems.
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Re: The Ninth Gate, Cutthroat Island, Replicant, See No Evil, and Chaos 8/11/09

I love The Ninth Gate, so that's a definite buy for me.
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Re: The Ninth Gate, Cutthroat Island, Replicant, See No Evil, and Chaos 8/11/09

DVD Beaver on The Ninth Gate. Nothing too spectacular, but I'm in for Polanski in HD.
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Re: The Ninth Gate, Cutthroat Island, Replicant, See No Evil, and Chaos 8/11/09

Seem to remember that I enjoyed the Ninth Gate but will Netflix before purchasing. When it gets down to the inevitable sub-$10 Lions Gate price, I'll probably bite.
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Re: The Ninth Gate, Cutthroat Island, Replicant, See No Evil, and Chaos 8/11/09

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I never heard of See No Evil. Unless that's See No Evil, Hear No Evil. I'd be up for that.
Joan Severance shower scene in HD.
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Re: The Ninth Gate, Cutthroat Island, Replicant, See No Evil, and Chaos 8/11/09

Cutthroat has a wee bit of EE/DNR applied to it.
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Re: The Ninth Gate, Cutthroat Island, Replicant, See No Evil, and Chaos 8/11/09

Saw all 4 titles at Best Buy today.
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Re: The Ninth Gate, Cutthroat Island, Replicant, See No Evil, and Chaos 8/11/09

Ninth Gate is also EEed/DNRed to hell.
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Re: The Ninth Gate, Cutthroat Island, Replicant, See No Evil, and Chaos 8/11/09

I never realized that Cutthroat Island was such a bomb until after I owned it. I really didn't think it was that bad. In fact I enjoyed it. I'm sure some day I'll find a bargain or used copy that I wouldn't mind picking up.

It just seems so funny to me that they'll release one of the all time money losing bombs before some of the blockbusters that are guaranteed huge sellers.
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Re: The Ninth Gate, Cutthroat Island, Replicant, See No Evil, and Chaos 8/11/09

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I never realized that Cutthroat Island was such a bomb until after I owned it. I really didn't think it was that bad. In fact I enjoyed it. I'm sure some day I'll find a bargain or used copy that I wouldn't mind picking up.

It just seems so funny to me that they'll release one of the all time money losing bombs before some of the blockbusters that are guaranteed huge sellers.
It's a budget title that will sell to the current BD demographic. Makes great fodder among the Wal-mart crowd.
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Re: The Ninth Gate, Cutthroat Island, Replicant, See No Evil, and Chaos 8/11/09

Yikes, that Ninth Gate transfer doesn't look good. I'll upgrade when it's $5.
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Re: The Ninth Gate, Cutthroat Island, Replicant, See No Evil, and Chaos 8/11/09

Dissapointing to hear about the Ninth Gate. I'll give it a Netflix first and make a choice from there.
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Re: The Ninth Gate, Cutthroat Island, Replicant, See No Evil, and Chaos 8/11/09

Getting Replicant. Now I own all of JCVD's movies that are on Blu. here's hoping we get his better films like Hard Target, Lionheart, Bloodsport, Nowhere to Run, and Death Warrant.
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Re: The Ninth Gate, Cutthroat Island, Replicant, See No Evil, and Chaos 8/11/09

All 4 titles are $9.99 this week at Target.

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