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The Expendables 2 - Bluray - 11/20/2012 - 11.1 channel DTS Neo:X Release

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Re: The Expendables 2 - Bluray - 11/20/2012 - 11.1 channel DTS Neo:X Release

Originally Posted by Giles View Post
I liked the first film, but didn't see the second one in the theater, is this a good blind buy?
If you liked the first I don't see why you wouldn't the second.
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Re: The Expendables 2 - Bluray - 11/20/2012 - 11.1 channel DTS Neo:X Release

If anything, the opening sequence is worth the purchase. If I had to compare the two, I like this just a little less than the first, mostly because Jet Li's appearance is mostly a cameo, and no Micky Rourke. It also seemed like the theatrical cut was really edited and chooped in some parts, so I'm going to guess we'll be seeing an extended cut, just like the first one.
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Re: The Expendables 2 - Bluray - 11/20/2012 - 11.1 channel DTS Neo:X Release

Originally Posted by Mr. Cinema View Post
The combo pack will be $17.99 at Best Buy next week.
Sweet. Hopefully Amazon will pricematch.
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Re: The Expendables 2 - Bluray - 11/20/2012 - 11.1 channel DTS Neo:X Release

Amazon has pricematched BestBuy.
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Re: The Expendables 2 - Bluray - 11/20/2012 - 11.1 channel DTS Neo:X Release

Hoping for a extended/directors cut, will wait for that
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Re: The Expendables 2 - Bluray - 11/20/2012 - 11.1 channel DTS Neo:X Release

Originally Posted by RocShemp View Post
Ordered.
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Re: The Expendables 2 - Bluray - 11/20/2012 - 11.1 channel DTS Neo:X Release

Apprently, despite the film having the crappiest theatrical sound ever, the audio on the BD is reference quality:

http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/The-Ex...Blu-ray/33059/

http://www.avsforum.com/t/1439035/th...vsforum-review

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Re: The Expendables 2 - Bluray - 11/20/2012 - 11.1 channel DTS Neo:X Release

oooof. Those features are very weak compared to what we got on EX1. I'll hold out for an Extended w/ better or more features.
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Re: The Expendables 2 - Bluray - 11/20/2012 - 11.1 channel DTS Neo:X Release

Originally Posted by Solid Snake PAC View Post
oooof. Those features are very weak compared to what we got on EX1. I'll hold out for an Extended w/ better or more features.
Is Simon West even known for constantly doing extended cuts of his movies? I know Con Air got one but I think that was the exception rather than the rule.

Besides, how often will you watch the special features compared to the movie itself?
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Re: The Expendables 2 - Bluray - 11/20/2012 - 11.1 channel DTS Neo:X Release

Originally Posted by RocShemp View Post
Is Simon West even known for constantly doing extended cuts of his movies? I know Con Air got one but I think that was the exception rather than the rule.

Besides, how often will you watch the special features compared to the movie itself?
Maybe he's waiting for the 5 Hour "The Making Of Expendables 2" documentary plus commentary by Stallone, Norris, Van Damme, Arnold, Willis.
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Re: The Expendables 2 - Bluray - 11/20/2012 - 11.1 channel DTS Neo:X Release

This'll likely be a blind buy for me.
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Re: The Expendables 2 - Bluray - 11/20/2012 - 11.1 channel DTS Neo:X Release

Originally Posted by redrum View Post
Hoping for a extended/directors cut, will wait for that
I agree. I'll be waiting to see.
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Re: The Expendables 2 - Bluray - 11/20/2012 - 11.1 channel DTS Neo:X Release

Did anyone notice how cleaner the picture was than in theaters? I remember it being very grainy before. As far as extra go, I was surprised to see 2 fight scenes from the airport cut out. But like stated above I dont expect a directors cut from West.
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Re: The Expendables 2 - Bluray - 11/20/2012 - 11.1 channel DTS Neo:X Release

Originally Posted by RocShemp View Post
Is Simon West even known for constantly doing extended cuts of his movies? I know Con Air got one but I think that was the exception rather than the rule.

Besides, how often will you watch the special features compared to the movie itself?
For the price it's at? Yeah. I expect more when other films have shit tons more for that price.

The first film had a good chunk in those few features it had. EX2 doesn't have that.
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Re: The Expendables 2 - Bluray - 11/20/2012 - 11.1 channel DTS Neo:X Release

Originally Posted by Solid Snake PAC View Post
For the price it's at? Yeah. I expect more when other films have shit tons more for that price.

The first film had a good chunk in those few features it had. EX2 doesn't have that.
Dude, it's only $17.99. I don't expect much at that price.
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Re: The Expendables 2 - Bluray - 11/20/2012 - 11.1 channel DTS Neo:X Release

Originally Posted by RocShemp View Post
Dude, it's only $17.99. I don't expect much at that price.
Yeah I got it for $14.99 at Moviestop.
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Re: The Expendables 2 - Bluray - 11/20/2012 - 11.1 channel DTS Neo:X Release

Originally Posted by stingermck View Post
Yeah I got it for $14.99 at Moviestop.
Nice. Is that including tax and/or shipping?
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Re: The Expendables 2 - Bluray - 11/20/2012 - 11.1 channel DTS Neo:X Release

Originally Posted by RocShemp View Post
Nice. Is that including tax and/or shipping?
Well I had it on reserve in store, with a trade 2 blu's get 1 free. When I picked it up he said the price was $15, so there was $7 credit left over, that I then applied to Tarantino XX which they had for $55. It was a win all around.
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Re: The Expendables 2 - Bluray - 11/20/2012 - 11.1 channel DTS Neo:X Release

Originally Posted by stingermck View Post
Well I had it on reserve in store, with a trade 2 blu's get 1 free. When I picked it up he said the price was $15, so there was $7 credit left over, that I then applied to Tarantino XX which they had for $55. It was a win all around.
Awesome deal.
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Re: The Expendables 2 - Bluray - 11/20/2012 - 11.1 channel DTS Neo:X Release

A poster over at Blu-ray.com got to try this disc out using Neo:X and this was his impression:

From another thread, it seems that newer receivers will automatically matrix the soundtrack to the amount of speakers you have hooked up to your receiver when decoding DTS soundtracks.

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Re: The Expendables 2 - Bluray - 11/20/2012 - 11.1 channel DTS Neo:X Release

Originally Posted by stingermck View Post
Did anyone notice how cleaner the picture was than in theaters? I remember it being very grainy before. As far as extra go, I was surprised to see 2 fight scenes from the airport cut out. But like stated above I dont expect a directors cut from West.
I was just coming to ask this, sort of.

There were scenes that were extremely grainy, and others where it was crystal clear, this kinda took away from the film IMO.
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Re: The Expendables 2 - Bluray - 11/20/2012 - 11.1 channel DTS Neo:X Release

http://www.expendablespremiere.com/1...ast-stand.html

If you look at the picture from the xbox dash it says Expendables 2 Extended Directors Cut. Anyone have any info on this? It might be fake, but I have no idea why anyone would do that.
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Re: The Expendables 2 - Bluray - 11/20/2012 - 11.1 channel DTS Neo:X Release

It's popped up before on Xbox Live but I've no evidence that it was a DC.
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Re: The Expendables 2 - Bluray - 11/20/2012 - 11.1 channel DTS Neo:X Release

As far as I knew, an Extended/Unrated cut has never been released which is strange because the other 2 both have had Extended Cut releases. However, I came across this http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/The-Ex...Blu-ray/58145/.
Anyone familiar with this release or could it be an error?

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