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Old 05-30-12, 04:55 PM
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Has there been official confirmation? All I've seen is the Blu-ray.com placeholder for the film.
No.
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Old 06-01-12, 03:49 PM
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The leaked Universal list (which has been 100% correct so far, in spite of being dismissed by some), lists 8/7 as the release date for Jaws 3D. I'm looking forward to Prometheus in 3D, though I'll wait until the price goes down.
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From HTF:
Burbank, Calif., June 22, 2012 – Dial M for Murder, Alfred Hitchock’s suspense classic, was among the first films that helped Warner Bros. introduce 3D in U.S. theatres in the early ‘50s. Now, thanks to advanced Blu-ray™ technology and the tireless efforts of Warner Bros.’ Motion Picture Imaging (MPI) division, Warner Home Video has meticulously and painstakingly restored the original 3D presentation, and, when Dial M for Murder Blu-ray 3D debuts October 9, audiences will finally be able to see the film in their homes as it was originally meant to be seen. A 2D version will also be included for those who have yet to upgrade TVs and players to 3D. Dial M for Murder Blu-ray 3D will be priced at $35.99 SRP, and the order due date is September 4.

Originally designed to lure audiences away from their TV sets, 3D utilized a “left-eye/right-eye” dual projection process and polarized glasses, the basis for what is seen today. However, with the advent of CinemaScope (“the miracle you can see without glasses”) and the higher costs associated with 3D, the fad was fading by the time Dial M for Murder was released in theatres. As a result, most 1954 moviegoers only saw the film projected in 2D, and it wasn’t until the early 1980s that a classic 3D film revival allowedDial M for Murder to be briefly seen theatrically, albeit in a “faux 3D” 70 mm composite print.

To ready Dial M for Murder for this current release, MPI’s work included a 4K scan of the original camera negative, and a full restoration of the two “eyes,” as well as convergence fixes to ensure perfect alignment.

Said Jeff Baker, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Theatrical Catalog,

“Given the current trend toward 3D, we’re delighted to be releasing this authentic classic 3D. This is not a conversion from 2D to 3D, but an original work, with a big tip of the cap to MPI, that illustrates just how good 3D can be. The Warner library has the largest number of classic 3D titles (15) of any studio and over the years we’ve been looking to release them, but not until now has the technology been perfected to the point we can do that. We’re hoping Dial M for Murder is the first of several classic 3D films to be released, with the long-awaited, much requested “House of Wax” expected next.”
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Will definitely be getting that.
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Cool!!!
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So happy it has finally been confirmed! I've been wanting to see that in 3D for so long.
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Old 06-28-12, 09:36 AM
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A 3D version of Creature from the Black Lagoon will be releases as part of Universal's Monster Collection box on 10/2, no individual release announced.

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Old 07-04-12, 04:31 PM
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Originally Posted by RocShemp View Post
Has anyone here seen this one yet?



If so, any good?
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Whoa, I'm curious about this one as well.
Still haven't found any reviews. But here's a trailer:

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I, Robot - 10/23
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Robot Head?? Really?
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Robot Head?? Really?
It appears to be the packaging from the limited edition DVD set that was released Japan back in the day. Somebody must have dusted off the mold.
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Anybody check out The Lorax in 3D yet??? Worth a purchase??
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No idea, though I can tell you my kids borrowed the regular Blu-ray from friends and watched it 4 times yesterday. Might be good for you, provided you have kids, based on that alone.
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Anybody check out The Lorax in 3D yet??? Worth a purchase??
I got it. The 3D picture is absolutely perfect.
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Originally Posted by trespoochies View Post
Now here's one I didn't expect. I'm not as sure about those numbers they throw out at the end though.

http://www.homemediamagazine.com/fox...-blu-ray-26998

Fox Transferring ‘I, Robot’ to 3D Blu-ray

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment said it is releasing sci-fi action movie I, Robot, starring Will Smith, on 3D Blu-ray later this year — the first in a series of legacy movies the studio plans to re-release in the high-definition format.

The announcement was made April 16 at the NAB confab in Las Vegas. I, Robot, which grossed nearly $350 million at the box office, earned an Oscar nomination in 2005 for best special effects. It was released May 24, 2005, in a two-disc DVD all-access collector's edition and on Blu-ray Disc March 11, 2008.

The studio is working with JVC Kenwood, which has developed a process that allows for the conversion of 2D movies to 3D at a third of the $50,000 to $70,000 per minute it costs to transfer a typical feature film to 3D. Specifically, the new process significantly reduces the amount of labor required to “rotoscope” each frame of a movie, according to Fox.

“The advances in 3D conversion technology developed by JVC has exceeded our most optimistic expectations,” Danny Kaye, EVP of global research and technology with 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, said in a statement. “We look forward to bringing movies like the already visually stunning I, Robot to home on 3D Blu-ray.”

Futuresource Consulting predicts there will be 8.8 million households with 3D-equipped HDTVs by the end of 2012 and more than 18 million households by the end of 2013. The increased interest in the format will bring a greater demand for quality 3D movies in the marketplace.
This streets the 23rd of this month, for those interested.



http://www.amazon.com/I-Robot-Blu-ra...rds=3D+blu+ray
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I heard they're doing "The Wizard of Oz" in 3D too. Converted 3D just has to stop, at least until every REAL 3D movie is released. If nothing else, it's making people think that ANY movie can be released in 3D, and while that may be true, it isn't a good idea.
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If you are dying to have I, Robot early for $30, check your local Walmart. I saw a few copies out at $29.96 beside Avatar 3D on their side display of new releases. This has been reported by other members on blu-ray.com as well. It comes with a lenticular cover.

DVD Empire has it priced at $26.99 with the correct release date of 10/23.
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Cool, I'll drop by tomorrow. Thanks for the heads up. Now to ponder if that price is worth it to get it a week early. That is if I do find it.

EDIT: Actually, I'll wait since Fry's has it for $19.99 pre-order.

http://www.frys.com/product/7306614?...H:MAIN_RSLT_PG

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Here's a list of major 3D releases for the rest of the year:

Oct. 16 (today)
Avatar
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted

Oct. 23
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
I, Robot
Tinker Bell: Secret of the Wings

Nov. 6
Arthur Christmas
March of the Wooden Soldiers (1933)

Nov. 9
The Amazing Spider-Man

Nov. 13
Brave

Nov. 27
ParaNorman
Step Up: Revolution

Nov. 30
Men in Black III

Dec. 4
Finding Nemo
Up

Dec. 11
Ice Age: Continental Drift
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Is there any difference between Avatar that is being released this week, and the disc that was the Panasonic exclusive for the past two years?
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Is there any difference between Avatar that is being released this week, and the disc that was the Panasonic exclusive for the past two years?
Per blu-ray.com:

"20th Century Fox's late 2012 Blu-ray 3D release of "Avatar" is identical to the version previously bundled with Panasonic 3D gear and, until now, exclusive to costly hardware purchases. And "identical" really means "identical." The discs share exactly the same menu screens, exactly the same menu options, exactly the same chapter stops, and exactly the same content, which means the same audio options, the same quality 3D transfer, and the same quality 2D transfer."
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Originally Posted by Todd B. View Post
Here's a list of major 3D releases for the rest of the year:

Oct. 16 (today)
Avatar
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted

Oct. 23
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
I, Robot
Tinker Bell: Secret of the Wings

Nov. 6
Arthur Christmas
March of the Wooden Soldiers (1933)

Nov. 9
The Amazing Spider-Man

Nov. 13
Brave

Nov. 27
ParaNorman
Step Up: Revolution

Nov. 30
Men in Black III

Dec. 4
Finding Nemo
Up

Dec. 11
Ice Age: Continental Drift
Really I, Robot? I did not know that.
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Didn't know March of the Wooden Soldiers was fake 3D. As I've said, this has gotta stop at least until all the REAL 3D movies are released! I wonder if the new retail Avatar disc still has the Panasonic bumper after the movie, since they say it's "identical".
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Originally Posted by trespoochies View Post
Cool, I'll drop by tomorrow. Thanks for the heads up. Now to ponder if that price is worth it to get it a week early. That is if I do find it.

EDIT: Actually, I'll wait since Fry's has it for $19.99 pre-order.

http://www.frys.com/product/7306614?...H:MAIN_RSLT_PG
The only other decent price is Best Buy, which will have it for $24.99 in store. Amazon has also PM'd.
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Review of I, Robot. Pissed me off that the OAR has been changed to 1.78:1. And that's for both 2D and 3D. I picked it up at Frys and watched random bits, and its what you would expect - the action scenes look pretty good, but a lot of the non-action stuff looks flat, almost 2D.

http://bluray.highdefdigest.com/6955/i_robot_3d.html
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