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'Almost Famous (Bootleg Cut)' is being released 1/30/11

Old 12-15-10, 09:15 PM
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'Almost Famous (Bootleg Cut)' is being released 1/30/11

Best Buy exclusive.

http://www.discdish.com/index.php/20...g-cut-blu-ray/

* commentary by Crowe
* audio introduction by Crowe
* featurette “The Making of Almost Famous”
* interview with the real Lester Bangs
* Cameron Crowe’s Top Albums of 1973
* music video for “Fever Dog”
* Stillwater’s Cleveland Concert
* “Small Time Blues”
* Stairway
* “B-Sides” behind-the-scenes footage
* and seven Rolling Stones articles with audio introduction by Crowe: The Allman Brothers from Dec. 6, 1973; Led Zeppelin from March 13, 1975; Neil Young from Aug. 14, 1975; Peter Frampton from Feb. 10, 1977; Fleetwood Mac from March 24, 1977; Van Morrison from May 19, 1977 and Joni Mitchell from July 26, 1979.

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Re: 'Almost Famous (Bootleg Cut)' is being released 1/30/11

No Stillwater CD, no sale.
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Re: 'Almost Famous (Bootleg Cut)' is being released 1/30/11

No sale regardless. Still trying to decipher the appeal of this movie.
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Re: 'Almost Famous (Bootleg Cut)' is being released 1/30/11

Originally Posted by trespoochies View Post
No sale regardless. Still trying to decipher the appeal of this movie.
So basically you posted in a thread about a movie (which you don't like) that's being released on BD, just so you can tell people you won't purchase it because you don't like it.

Here's an idea... you avoid the thread altogether.
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Yes I did. Glad you got that. Did I bash the movie? No. Did I say "This movie sucked ass?" No. I simply said I do not understand the appeal of the movie.

Here's an idea. Ignore what I said, or move to decaf.
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Re: 'Almost Famous (Bootleg Cut)' is being released 1/30/11

Oh, good. I missed this when it first came out and now it's out of print. I hope they keep the cool packaging.
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Originally Posted by trespoochies View Post
Yes I did. Glad you got that. Did I bash the movie? No. Did I say "This movie sucked ass?" No. I simply said I do not understand the appeal of the movie.

Here's an idea. Ignore what I said, or move to decaf.
I don't think you understand the concept of threadcrapping - even though you do it well.
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Re: 'Almost Famous (Bootleg Cut)' is being released 1/30/11

Originally Posted by doctorthodt View Post
Best Buy exclusive.
Link?
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Re: 'Almost Famous (Bootleg Cut)' is being released 1/30/11

I don't huh.
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Originally Posted by trespoochies View Post
Still trying to decipher the appeal of this movie.
+1. This movie has always felt stunningly inauthentic to me, considering that it's basically an autobiography of the writer/director. I would never have believed such an amazing story could be told in such a bland way by the guy who lived it.
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Re: 'Almost Famous (Bootleg Cut)' is being released 1/30/11

Nice, I just sold my DVD on Amazon today for $18.
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Originally Posted by Coral View Post
I don't think you understand the concept of threadcrapping - even though you do it well.
I don't think you understand it if your demand is that all who enter a thread must indiscriminately praise the release announcement it relates to the heavens.

Words to the effect of "I don't understand why so many people get excited about this." imply an interest in being educated on the topic and aren't the same as words to the effect of "You're all a bunch of half-witted idiots for liking this horrible piece-of-crap movie!!!"
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Re: 'Almost Famous (Bootleg Cut)' is being released 1/30/11

Anyways, back on topic.

As already asked, is there a link or anything confirming this. Anyone know if Best Buy exclusives include Canada, or are they usually just a US thing? I'm really picky about what I pick up on BD, but this is definitely one title I would buy. Of course it's probably obvious otherwise I wouldn't be posting in this thread.
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Re: 'Almost Famous (Bootleg Cut)' is being released 1/30/11

Originally Posted by Doctorossi View Post
+1. This movie has always felt stunningly inauthentic to me, considering that it's basically an autobiography of the writer/director. I would never have believed such an amazing story could be told in such a bland way by the guy who lived it.
Watch out - you're threadcrapping....according to some folks.

Okay,Coral - Let me continue by saying I will probably buy this at some point down the line. Seems like a good $9.99 title to have. I have a lot of movies that I'm sure we'd agree are really bad. But - Doctorossi hit all the main points of why I don't see this movie as appealing. Perhaps you have a different opinion as to the appeal.
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Originally Posted by Coral View Post
Anyways, back on topic.
Oh, was someone discussing basketball?
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Re: 'Almost Famous (Bootleg Cut)' is being released 1/30/11

It's not trolling or threadcrapping to come into a release thread and say something to the effect of "I don't see the appeal of this movie." It's just obnoxious as hell.
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Well, I'll definitely be getting this on day 1.
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Re: 'Almost Famous (Bootleg Cut)' is being released 1/30/11

Unless this improves on the UK release...pass.

Looks like studios need retailer money to even release catalog titles anymore.
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Re: 'Almost Famous (Bootleg Cut)' is being released 1/30/11

If this will include both cuts and the CD bonus I'll sell my UK edition and go for this. I hope it does as I can then get rid of my DVD copy as well. I've held on to that so that I own both cuts of the film.
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I'm fine without the CD bonus, but I need me both cuts.
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Re: 'Almost Famous (Bootleg Cut)' is being released 1/30/11

Great for those who dont allready have the UK release thats been out for several years, but unless it has additional content not on that UK release I wont be getting this.
Especially when you factor in the fact that they almost assuredly will not be using that great cover art the uk bd release has.
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Re: 'Almost Famous (Bootleg Cut)' is being released 1/30/11

Originally Posted by doctorthodt View Post
It's not trolling or threadcrapping to come into a release thread and say something to the effect of "I don't see the appeal of this movie." It's just obnoxious as hell.
It's obnoxious as hell AND it's thread-crapping, according to this example from the All About Threadcraps thread:

One commonly seen threadcrap is someone posting that "___________ is a crappy movie" in a thread dedicated to information about the movie's DVD release. The point of the thread isn't to discuss the quality of the movie, but to discuss the movie's DVD release.
And don't split hairs over whether "I won't be buying this Blu-ray because I don't like the movie" and "This is a crappy movie." You're essentially saying the same thing. And life is too short to waste your time posting in threads about movies you already know you don't like and have no interest in.

Back on topic, I have the UK release so I won't be rebuying this unless it also includes the theatrical cut.
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Re: 'Almost Famous (Bootleg Cut)' is being released 1/30/11

Mod Note: I don't know which is sillier, the thread crapping or the arguing about the thread crapping. How about we cut it all out?
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Re: 'Almost Famous (Bootleg Cut)' is being released 1/30/11

I'd prefer both cuts to be included, but I'll still end up getting this regardless. One of my favorite Crowe films, second only to Say Anything... (or third, if you wanna count Fast Times at Ridgemont High).
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yes both cuts would be good, I prefer the shorter theatrical cut

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