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Anyone find any information on this or High Fidelity? I couldn't find if there would be any extras or any specs...

I really hope so on GPB especially!
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Re: Grosse Point Blank & High Fidelity --> 8.7.12

Awesome, looking forward to getting both.
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Re: Grosse Point Blank & High Fidelity --> 8.7.12

I have High Fidelity coming soon and hope to have a review up early next week. Here's hoping all the (limited) extras are intact, especially those deleted scenes.
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in for both!
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Re: Grosse Point Blank & High Fidelity --> 8.7.12

yep both pre-ordered atm from amazon. can't wait.
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Re: Grosse Point Blank & High Fidelity --> 8.7.12

can anyone find any info. on these releases? if they have any extras, etc..
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Re: Grosse Point Blank & High Fidelity --> 8.7.12

Originally Posted by scott1598 View Post
can anyone find any info. on these releases? if they have any extras, etc..
Blu-ray Definition has some reviews:

http://www.blu-raydefinition.com/rev...ay-review.html
http://www.blu-raydefinition.com/rev...ay-review.html

Pretty much nothin' on Grosse Pointe Blank. High Fidelity carries over most (all?) of the DVD extras.

Despite the star ratings, Grosse Point Blank looks awful, if those screenshots are any indication. High Fidelity is better but underwhelming...could be the JPEG compression mucking things up, though. To be fair, I haven't seen either with my own eyes, although I'm definitely grabbing High Fidelity next week, flawed or not.
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Re: Grosse Point Blank & High Fidelity --> 8.7.12

I guess it's time to dump my 35 DVD copies on ebay while I can still get $35 each.
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Re: Grosse Point Blank & High Fidelity --> 8.7.12

Originally Posted by Adam Tyner View Post
Blu-ray Definition has some reviews:

http://www.blu-raydefinition.com/rev...ay-review.html
http://www.blu-raydefinition.com/rev...ay-review.html

Pretty much nothin' on Grosse Pointe Blank. High Fidelity carries over most (all?) of the DVD extras.

Despite the star ratings, Grosse Point Blank looks awful, if those screenshots are any indication. High Fidelity is better but underwhelming...could be the JPEG compression mucking things up, though. To be fair, I haven't seen either with my own eyes, although I'm definitely grabbing High Fidelity next week, flawed or not.
Yep, those are the exact same supplements as the DVD. Kind of disappointing (especially since the trailer / deleted scenes are not in HD), but it's usually expected for low-priced catalogue reissues.
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Re: Grosse Point Blank & High Fidelity --> 8.7.12

Originally Posted by Adam Tyner View Post
Blu-ray Definition has some reviews:

http://www.blu-raydefinition.com/rev...ay-review.html
http://www.blu-raydefinition.com/rev...ay-review.html

Pretty much nothin' on Grosse Pointe Blank. High Fidelity carries over most (all?) of the DVD extras.

Despite the star ratings, Grosse Point Blank looks awful, if those screenshots are any indication. High Fidelity is better but underwhelming...could be the JPEG compression mucking things up, though. To be fair, I haven't seen either with my own eyes, although I'm definitely grabbing High Fidelity next week, flawed or not.
thanks Adam. that sucks on GPB.
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Re: Grosse Point Blank & High Fidelity --> 8.7.12

Even if Grosse Point Blank was just an anamorphic 480i encode, it would be an improvement over what we have now. Not saying I'll be happy if the transfer sucks, but it's bound to be a pretty decent improvement on what's currently available.
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http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/High-F.../39502/#Review
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Re: Grosse Point Blank & High Fidelity --> 8.7.12

Originally Posted by kefrank View Post
Even if Grosse Point Blank was just an anamorphic 480i encode, it would be an improvement over what we have now. Not saying I'll be happy if the transfer sucks, but it's bound to be a pretty decent improvement on what's currently available.
I agree. We pretty much know how these things work and that most catalogs aren't going to look like Jaws and if the dvd didn't look too good, the blu-ray likely won't either.

When it comes to catalogs blus that I'm just wanting to see released at this point, I'm ok with it being pretty good for the most part and that's what GBP is.

Scores really vary, but if I go on the 5 star system, I really only feel like the film is BAD when it goes below 3. Again, I'm with you, I wish they all looked GREAT, but being a realist, I know some/many won't.

Although I still have no idea how Anchor Bay could make The Truth About Cats and Dogs, which is easily the worst blu-ray in my collection, look so awful.

It is kind of strangely amusing that Romy and Michele, which isn't a very good film but I like just enough to own, gets great a great pq review and maybe one of the most under-rated films ever, Grosse Pointe Blank, ends up looking very average.
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Re: Grosse Point Blank & High Fidelity --> 8.7.12

Now $7.99 with U&S!!

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/High+Fid...994785&st=high
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Grosse+P...4812&st=grosse
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Re: Grosse Point Blank & High Fidelity --> 8.7.12

^ Yea, if they have any inventory. See: Total Recall
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^ Yea, if they have any inventory. See: Total Recall
stores near me say they will have in stock tomorrow and only available in-stores. but yeah, who knows!
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Re: Grosse Point Blank & High Fidelity --> 8.7.12

I went to Best Buy yesterday at noon to pick up both for my girlfriend. They had exactly one copy of Grosse Point Blank and two copies of High Fidelity. I'm glad I went when I did to take advantage of the Upgrade & Save.

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