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Star Wars: The Force Awakens - April 5th, 2016

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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens - April 5th

Originally Posted by JoeyOhhhh View Post
It sucks the shipping/taxes negates the value of the gift card (atleast in my case - don't have a red card).
Get one! You can set it up to debit from your bank account if you don't want another credit card.
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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens - April 5th

Originally Posted by hanshotfirst1138 View Post
We sell a whole bunch of wooden things at work with the poster art on them.
Paying royalties on 'a whole bunch of wooden things' is probably a tad different than paying royalties on millions upon millions of DVD/BDs.
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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens - April 5th

Originally Posted by neocheddar02 View Post
I'm just holding out for some store-exclusive Star Wars oranges.
Let's hope the release isn't a lemon.
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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens - April 5th

I'm pretty sure blu-ray.com put that date up as "wishful thinking". It's not on there anymore.

Disney / Buena Vista | 2015 | 135 min | Rated PG-13 | No Release Date
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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens - April 5th

Originally Posted by Josh-da-man View Post
I've already seen cards for TFA digital downloads (with three mini-posters) in Walmart and Bestbuy.

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When I think Posters, I don't think
"size: 10W x 6.84H".
They're kinda cool though.
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Originally Posted by Michael Corvin View Post
Paying royalties on 'a whole bunch of wooden things' is probably a tad different than paying royalties on millions upon millions of DVD/BDs.
Wall art .
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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens - April 5th

Originally Posted by rocket1312 View Post
The worst were the individual dvd releases where they took the original posters and made photo collages to match them. It's like they out to troll everyone who was saying they should just use the poster art.

DVD cover is way less phallic. Sorry, Luke.
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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens - April 5th

^ Han Solo's short haircut always bothered me in that photo used on the DVD cover art.
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Originally Posted by PhantomStranger View Post
I strongly doubt it, I don't expect it. Disney always plays new formats very, very cautiously. They don't believe in "building" new formats, they let the other studios do that for them.
Um... OK, but I think the force is strong with this one. I wouldn't be surprised if we see UHD out of the blocks.

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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens - April 5th

For those inclined.

http://www.zavvi.com/blu-ray/star-wa.../11216153.html

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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens - April 5th

Originally Posted by trespoochies View Post
not 3D, huh?
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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens - April 5th

Originally Posted by Dean Kousoulas View Post
I'm in for a Steelbook, but that's about it.
If it's anything like their last Steelbooks, it'll be a Captain Phasma headshot, just because.
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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens - April 5th

is this going to be released in a 3D version? it has to right?
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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens - April 5th

Why does it have to? No official specs on it just yet.
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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens - April 5th

Originally Posted by trespoochies View Post
Why does it have to? No official specs on it just yet.
Well it should be...
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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens - April 5th

Originally Posted by PhantomStranger View Post
I strongly doubt it, I don't expect it. Disney always plays new formats very, very cautiously. They don't believe in "building" new formats, they let the other studios do that for them.
They were at the forefront of Blu-ray features in 2007...Ratatouille's commentary had supplemental photos pop up throughout, something that you don't even see today. With a shitload of upgrade incentives and all those $10 off coupons. Also they were pretty obsessed with BD Live - the weather on the main menu of Sleeping Beauty was supposed to reflect the real time weather in your neighborhood...for some reason. But with a new media, yeah I doubt they'd be on board at this time.
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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens - April 5th

Originally Posted by OldBoy View Post
is this going to be released in a 3D version? it has to right?
This is why I'm holding off on prebooking, as I definitely want the 3D version, even if it means importing.
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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens - April 5th

Originally Posted by Shannon Nutt View Post
This is why I'm holding off on prebooking, as I definitely want the 3D version, even if it means importing.
I'm in the same boat. It would difficult to convince myself to buy this knowing it was shown 3D. If I had to, I would have no problem importing. I've done it before, but you would think this would be a title that would get a 3D release. If any one title could invigorate 3D Blu-ray sales, it's this one.
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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens - April 5th

Were you all really impressed by the 3D on this one? There was only a couple of shots in the theater that I thought were worth the trouble.
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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens - April 5th

Nope. In this case, not having a 3D release of this isn't a bad thing. Although that one bit showing that destroyer pop right out of the screen was pretty good, especially in IMAX. 3D didn't add much to the rest of the movie.
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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens - April 5th

even if it wasn't utilized effectively or as effectively as some others i would still take the option as that is my preferred choice nowadays...
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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens - April 5th

Not for me, just because it was in 3D doesn't mean I may want it for home viewing. In fact, I'd prefer it if they gave us the IMAX scenes in their original aspect ratio over 3D. Sure it was only a scene, but at least it was shot that way.
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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens - April 5th

Originally Posted by trespoochies View Post
Not for me, just because it was in 3D doesn't mean I may want it for home viewing. In fact, I'd prefer it if they gave us the IMAX scenes in their original aspect ratio over 3D. Sure it was only a scene, but at least it was shot that way.
Disney has done this for both Tron: Legacy and Guardians of the Galaxy (well, only on the 3D disc). I don't see why they wouldn't do it here.
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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens - April 5th

Originally Posted by trespoochies View Post
Nope. In this case, not having a 3D release of this isn't a bad thing. Although that one bit showing that destroyer pop right out of the screen was pretty good, especially in IMAX. 3D didn't add much to the rest of the movie.
Not only did 3D not add much to the movie, I found it detracted from it. It's like reading a pop-up book.
It feels like it's a slap in the face to the cinematographer. Here's this nicely framed shot that's trying to convey a certain mood and setting - but it's destroyed because a person/object is popping out and taking total focus away from everything else. Very annoying and distracting.

I initially didn't have any plans to see the film again, but I think I'll watching it again in non-3D to see all the stuff I missed.
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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens - April 5th

Originally Posted by clckworang View Post
I'm in the same boat. It would difficult to convince myself to buy this knowing it was shown 3D. If I had to, I would have no problem importing. I've done it before, but you would think this would be a title that would get a 3D release. If any one title could invigorate 3D Blu-ray sales, it's this one.
Disney still hasn't given Region A FROZEN in 3D. They haven't been supporting the format much in Region A. HOWEVER, I'm not sure if Disney, Lucasfilm, or Bad Robot gets more input on what's on the final disc(s). The Marvel movies have still been supporting 3D with their releases.

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