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Old 02-06-12, 08:13 AM
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Re: New wave of Universal catalog releases

The Mockingbird digibook is very nice. I like that Universal prints the specs on the actual book instead of slapping a piece of paper on the back the way WB does with theirs. I expect that E.T. and Jaws will both have standard and digibook releases. The previous 2-disc Jaws DVD set had that nice photo book in it. I could see them re-using that for a digibook version.

I am also very excited about the monster films. I wouldn't mind if they gave us a nice box set of them like they did with the original dvd collection. But I'll take them however they're presented.
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Old 02-24-12, 06:39 PM
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Re: New wave of Universal catalog releases

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Old 02-25-12, 01:23 PM
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Re: New wave of Universal catalog releases

Super annoying that the Universal Blu-ray is missing so many of the features from the Studio Canal Blu-ray, but the transfer sure looks pretty good, to this untrained eye at least.
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Re: New wave of Universal catalog releases

Originally Posted by Kory
Super annoying that the Universal Blu-ray is missing so many of the features from the Studio Canal Blu-ray, but the transfer sure looks pretty good, to this untrained eye at least.
I believe that's because SC produced their own extras, and Universal opted not to license them. It's a shame, since by all accounts, the extras are quite good.
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Re: New wave of Universal catalog releases

The transfer for The Deer Hunter is atrocious! Compare the one Blu-Ray to the other! Universal's DNR obsession has not changed.
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Re: New wave of Universal catalog releases

Originally Posted by droidguy1119
The transfer for The Deer Hunter is atrocious! Compare the one Blu-Ray to the other! Universal's DNR obsession has not changed.
I was really looking forward to that one.
Old 03-01-12, 07:53 AM
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Bestbuy.com and Amazon's pricing for The Deer Hunter is $11.99.
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Sea of Love and Scent of a Woman arriving on June 5.
Old 03-26-12, 05:27 PM
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Re: New wave of Universal catalog releases

Per blu-ray.com, if you have the old Out of Africa BD with the dreadful transfer, there is now an exchange program in place where you can exchange it for the remastered disc.

See the link for details. You send the disc only, not the packaging.

It's not clear if you will get back just the new BD, or the whole digibook package.

Info: http://forum.blu-ray.com/showthread.php?t=196469
Old 03-26-12, 08:36 PM
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^ well that would have been nice to know when the Out of Africa new disc actually came out - not after the fact
Old 03-27-12, 10:51 AM
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^ well that would have been nice to know when the Out of Africa new disc actually came out - not after the fact
I agree completely. They apparently just announced it though. Whether the delay was intentional or not, let the conspiracy theorists have at that one.
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I agree completely. They apparently just announced it though. Whether the delay was intentional or not, let the conspiracy theorists have at that one.
I think it's most likely that complaints about the lack of an exchange program shamed Universal into establishing one.
Old 03-27-12, 01:22 PM
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Im still waiting for a Conan The Barbarian replacement program to be announced but I have a feeling ill be waiting forever.
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Re: New wave of Universal catalog releases

United 93 is getting the Universal Anniversary treatment.
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Life and Mystery Men are arriving on July 24.
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According to the trailer, this will be arriving in the Fall 2012 and will feature 7.1 audio.



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Re: New wave of Universal catalog releases

Rifles or walkie talkies?
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Re: New wave of Universal catalog releases

Originally Posted by SethDLH
Rifles or walkie talkies?
This should answer your question:

http://www.slashfilm.com/steven-spie...riginal-forms/

On Tuesday, Steven Spielberg appeared in LA after a screening of a new digital print of Raiders of the Lost Ark. The print was created from the same new master files that will ultimately be used to create a Blu-ray release. And in a move that will likely delight fans, he expressed regret over alterations made to E.T. a few years ago, where guns were digitally replaced with walkie-talkies, and says that the Blu-ray release of that film will be the original 1982 version. His comments also suggested that the few digital tweaks made to Raiders of the Lost Ark for its 2003 DVD release might also be rolled back.
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Originally Posted by Mr. Cinema
Digital copy and Ultraviolet? I thought Ultraviolet is the digital copy/rights-management package? Jeez- how much crap can they cram in, when all we want is the damn Blu-ray disc?
Old 05-26-12, 02:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Doctorossi
Digital copy and Ultraviolet? I thought Ultraviolet is the digital copy/rights-management package? Jeez- how much crap can they cram in, when all we want is the damn Blu-ray disc?
I watched Tintin the other day, and I see that with my purchase I got BD, DVD, iTunes download, UltraViolet download, and Ultraviolet stream of this movie. Seems a bit excessive, but I registered them anyway. I don't know who actually uses all these formats though.
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Re: New wave of Universal catalog releases

The different digital formats are meant to cover the bases for whatever version you need, like the 2 different disc formats. It's too bad there isn't a single standard.
Old 05-26-12, 02:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Drexl
The different digital formats are meant to cover the bases for whatever version you need, like the 2 different disc formats. It's too bad there isn't a single standard.
I think every company except for Disney and Itunes supports Ultraviolet. Blame them I suppose.
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Re: New wave of Universal catalog releases

Originally Posted by SethDLH
Rifles or walkie talkies?
The Trailer (linked from MrCinema's post) showed Rifles...
Old 06-01-12, 09:41 AM
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