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E.T. coming Fall 2012

Old 06-02-12, 01:00 AM
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And the UK getting a steelbook of course

Thanks for the heads-up! Just preordered it.
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I agree. The legend of the Star Wars Holiday Special is more interesting than the actual special itself, and keeping it unreleased only fuels the mystique about it. Then those who do stumble across a copy and view it, discover something so horrible(and boring), it defies description and was best left unseen.
Yeah, there should be a happy median between the two but that would take more work. I liked the forest being "alive" and not a matte painting.
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Old 06-02-12, 07:04 PM
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And for the past decade the 2002 E.T. did replace the original by being the sole version available for purchase and airing on t.v.
Not sure about TV airings, but the original version has been available on all DVD copies.
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Old 06-02-12, 08:48 PM
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Not sure about TV airings, but the original version has been available on all DVD copies.
Really? I was under the impression that once the 2 dvd LE went out of print. The 1 disc release featured just the 2002 version using disc 1 from the LE set. That was my guess since it only listed the running time of the 2002 version and no mention on the package of containing the original theatrical version. And that's the main version I see in stores currently.
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Old 06-02-12, 10:44 PM
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The 2002 edition is terrible but it's a significant chapter in the history of the movie and it should be included. Even the biggest ET '02 hater would also agree that the alternate audio track of the live score makes it worth including.

Showing the inside of the mother ship in the Special Edition of Close Encounters is a greater sin than anything in ET '02 (and I know Columbia would only give Spielberg the money for new scenes if that was one of them) but I'm glad I have the option of watching it even if it's little more than a curiosity sandwiched between two valid presentations of the film.

Hopefully some retailer will get it as a bonus disc or something. If not I still have that fancy DVD box set that I was gonna keep anyway. Ultimately having it in SD only is far from a crisis. But having it in HD with lossless audio on the live score would be better.
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Old 06-03-12, 08:20 AM
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Even though I don't give a shit about the 02 version, but I think I'll keep my DVD as well as buy the BD. Just so I have the reference to the horrid changes.
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Old 06-04-12, 06:56 PM
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Really? I was under the impression that once the 2 dvd LE went out of print. The 1 disc release featured just the 2002 version using disc 1 from the LE set. That was my guess since it only listed the running time of the 2002 version and no mention on the package of containing the original theatrical version. And that's the main version I see in stores currently.
Sorry, I guess I was talking about the original 2002 2-disc and 3-disc Gift Set releases. I didn't realize they had re-released it in a 1-disc set with only the 2002 version. But the 1982 version was available on both the 2-disc and 3-disc sets.
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Re: E.T. coming Fall 2012

Keeping my giftset DVD but I can't wait to get my hands on ET in HD. Sounds like it will be a great release.
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E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Blu-ray Exclusive Spaceship Limited Edition



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Old 06-21-12, 09:25 AM
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Wow, that looks like a cheap piece of shit considering the price.
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^^ Oh no they di'int!
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Old 07-26-12, 02:54 PM
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Target.com has an exclusive steelbook.

http://www.target.com/p/e-t-steelboo...26&LNM=Primary
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Old 07-26-12, 03:44 PM
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Will there be a digibook treatment for the E.T. release??
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Old 07-26-12, 04:26 PM
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That space ship is pretty cool but not worth the price IMO. I would have prefered a walkie talkie special edition packaging.
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Yeah...that spaceship looks like shit.
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Another vote for the spaceship looking like a piece of junk...but I DO hope we get a digibook - maybe another BB exclusive? (Like Jaws)
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Yeah the space ship looks pretty meh to me. Wouldn't pay the extra price or have it take up the extra shelf space personally. I'm still holding out on a digibook too as it's easily the best gimmick packaging if you ask me. Not a really big fan of steelbooks personally.

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Another vote for the spaceship looking like a piece of junk...but I DO hope we get a digibook - maybe another BB exclusive? (Like Jaws)
Fuck..I want that Jaws digibook that Best Buy has as an exclusive but I hope they lower the price from what it's currently at ($29.99)..
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A steelbook or special case that would be really cool would be a Speak And Spell case. That toy was a pretty big part of the movie, after all. Or Maybe a box that looks like a package of Reese's Pieces...
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Re: E.T. coming Fall 2012

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Fuck..I want that Jaws digibook that Best Buy has as an exclusive but I hope they lower the price from what it's currently at ($29.99)..
I think you will see it at $15 if you can wait. Their exclusive digis of Citizen Kane and The Town were initially priced at $30, but hit $15 during subsequent sales.
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Re: E.T. coming Fall 2012

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Target.com has an exclusive steelbook.

http://www.target.com/p/e-t-steelboo...26&LNM=Primary
I wonder if that will be in stores or remain a website exclusive. Any ideas?
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I wonder if that will be in stores or remain a website exclusive. Any ideas?
A Target employee found it in their system and it said "online only", which was the same situation with the Cowboys & Aliens steelbook.
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Another vote for the spaceship looking like a piece of junk...but I DO hope we get a digibook - maybe another BB exclusive? (Like Jaws)
There are rumors floating around that Best Buy will have a digibook version of E.T.
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A Target employee found it in their system and it said "online only", which was the same situation with the Cowboys & Aliens steelbook.
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There are rumors floating around that Best Buy will have a digibook version of E.T.
Good to know on both accounts. Thanks.
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Old 07-30-12, 02:13 PM
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A steelbook or special case that would be really cool would be a Speak And Spell case. That toy was a pretty big part of the movie, after all. Or Maybe a box that looks like a package of Reese's Pieces...
How about a pizza box that plays "Papa Oom Mow Mow" when you open the lid?
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