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Weird Science, Slap Shot, High Plains Drifter - 10/15

Old 07-23-13, 09:02 AM
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Weird Science, Slap Shot, High Plains Drifter - 10/15

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Re: Weird Science, Slap Shot, High Plains Drifter - 10/15

Good prices. I'll get Weird Science.
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Re: Weird Science, Slap Shot, High Plains Drifter - 10/15

Weird Science for me.
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Re: Weird Science, Slap Shot, High Plains Drifter - 10/15

All three for me.
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Re: Weird Science, Slap Shot, High Plains Drifter - 10/15

Been waiting forever for High Plains Drifter on blu. That's the one i'm getting. Already put it down on my schedule. I hope that they make it very good. Just checked out your links. 5.1 for High Plains Drifter, i'm all over this one.
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Re: Weird Science, Slap Shot, High Plains Drifter - 10/15

Weird Science, thank you very much.
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Re: Weird Science, Slap Shot, High Plains Drifter - 10/15

I'm definetly in for Slap Shot. I loved Weird Science as a kid, and probably watched it a zillion times on HBO in the 80's, but it is one of the few John Hughes movies that did not age well. Although Chet is still one of the greatest characters from that era!
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Re: Weird Science, Slap Shot, High Plains Drifter - 10/15

Weird Science for me. I saw it a couple of years ago (saw it a dozen times in the 80's too) and it has aged just fine. It is still a very fun (and a little saucy) movie.


I need to re-see Slap Shot, its been years and at the right price I might be interested. I've never seen High Plains Drifter, so I can't say one way or the other.
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Re: Weird Science, Slap Shot, High Plains Drifter - 10/15

Weird Science
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Re: Weird Science, Slap Shot, High Plains Drifter - 10/15

Slap Shot and only Slap Shot.

Weird Science, vastly overrated. Also, has aged terribly since modern generation computer losers will soon be able to 3D print out plastic vagoos.
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Re: Weird Science, Slap Shot, High Plains Drifter - 10/15

Weird Science and Slapshot!
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Re: Weird Science, Slap Shot, High Plains Drifter - 10/15

Weird Science and High Plains Drifter for me though all 3 are classics.
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Re: Weird Science, Slap Shot, High Plains Drifter - 10/15

Finally was able to watch High Plains Drifter ( after the horror challenge ) it was fantastic! Great remastering job in HD! Thank you.
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Re: Weird Science, Slap Shot, High Plains Drifter - 10/15

Found this on the dead side of my DiscoVision Slap Shot:
<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/hdVMUfNdJmI" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
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Re: Weird Science, Slap Shot, High Plains Drifter - 10/15

Picked up Slapshot and Weird Science at Target last week and watched over the weekend. Fully enjoyed both of them especially Slapshot.
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Re: Weird Science, Slap Shot, High Plains Drifter - 10/15

Can anyone comment on the quality of the Weird Science blu ray? I heard the transfer sucked. Anyone?
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Re: Weird Science, Slap Shot, High Plains Drifter - 10/15

Also wondering if Weird Science has the dialogue restored that was missing from the last DVD. They should also have included the original matrixed sound track.
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Re: Weird Science, Slap Shot, High Plains Drifter - 10/15

Originally Posted by clayg
Can anyone comment on the quality of the Weird Science blu ray? I heard the transfer sucked. Anyone?
It's a horrible film transfer, one of the worst served up by Universal.

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Re: Weird Science, Slap Shot, High Plains Drifter - 10/15

Originally Posted by PhantomStranger
It's a horrible film transfer, one of worst served up by Universal.
Thank you! I know now to avoid this one. It was too good to be true. I assume they will re-release it some day...hopefully with a better transfer. Thanks again.
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Re: Weird Science, Slap Shot, High Plains Drifter - 10/15

And when this doesn't sell, they'll just say nobody wants catalog titles...
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Re: Weird Science, Slap Shot, High Plains Drifter - 10/15

Originally Posted by clayg
I assume they will re-release it some day...hopefully with a better transfer. Thanks again.
I can't think of one catalog title Universal has remastered for BD after a lackluster transfer. I wouldn't count on it.

The iTunes version (which comes free with the Blu-ray) looks better, which is the best you'll probably get.
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Re: Weird Science, Slap Shot, High Plains Drifter - 10/15

Originally Posted by My Other Self
I can't think of one catalog title Universal has remastered for BD after a lackluster transfer. I wouldn't count on it.

The iTunes version (which comes free with the Blu-ray) looks better, which is the best you'll probably get.
You're entirely correct, slow-selling catalog titles aren't getting multiple remasters on Blu-ray- from Universal or anyone else. This BD will be the only HD transfer for Weird Science on a disc format for the next 10 years.
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Re: Weird Science, Slap Shot, High Plains Drifter - 10/15

Originally Posted by My Other Self
I can't think of one catalog title Universal has remastered for BD after a lackluster transfer.
It's not recent, but the Dune Blu-ray has a vastly better transfer than the terrible DVD. That's the rare exception for Universal, of course.
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Re: Weird Science, Slap Shot, High Plains Drifter - 10/15

And I'll still have to get Weird Science on Blu-ray.


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Re: Weird Science, Slap Shot, High Plains Drifter - 10/15

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It's not recent, but the Dune Blu-ray has a vastly better transfer than the terrible DVD. That's the rare exception for Universal, of course.
Which cut of Dune is included on the Blu-ray?

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