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Old 07-03-18, 08:57 AM
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Hardware (1990) - (D/W: Richard Stanley) - Ronin Flix - June 28th, 2018!

Here's one that slipped under the radar - but I quickly snagged it up.

Looks like it's been remastered from a 4k source and they've added a lossless soundtrack to it. Looks like I will be able to retire my 2009 UK release and I also missed the 25th anniversary edition three years ago.


Supplies are limited.

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Blu-ray includes a Limited Edition Slipcover and VHS Box Style Magnet while supplies last.

In this action-packed thriller set in the near future, earth has become a brutal, dehumanized planet where radiation and pollution have taken over. On leave from the combat zone, Mo returns home with broken pieces of a combat android machine and gives them to his girlfriend as a gift to use in her artistic metal sculptures. Little do they realize that this android Mark 13 the most destructive droid of its kind is not scrap metal just yet. Its aim is simple kill and destroy anything that gets in its way. Late at night, the killing machine starts to reassemble itself and begins its task, wrecking havoc and destruction on anyone or anything in its path. Mo must help Jill and the tenants of her apartment building escape the wrath of the Mark 13.

Starring Dylan McDermott, Stacey Travis, Iggy Pop, Lemmy, John Lynch, William Hootkins

Special Features: New 4K scan of the original negative, New 5.1 Surround DTS-HD Master Audio & Stereo DTS-HD Master Audio, English SDH Subtitles (Feature Only), Reversible Cover, 2 Discs

DISC 1: Hardware, Audio Commentary with writer/director Richard Stanley, Deleted and Extended Scenes

DISC 2: New Interview with writer/director Richard Stanley, Interview with Iggy Pop, No Flesh Shall Be Spared - The Making of Hardware, 3 Richard Stanley Shorts: Incidents in an Expanding Universe - Early Super 8 version of Hardware, The Sea of Perdition, and Rites of Passage, Richard Stanley on Hardware 2, Vintage Hardware Promo Videos featuring Iggy Pop and Lemmy, Theatrical Trailer (English & German)

Miramax // 1990 // 94 Minutes // Not Rated // Color // English // Region A

Please Note: The Hardware Blu-ray is available for sale to customers in the US only. Also, the Limited Edition magnet will be delivered in the same box with the Blu-ray. Please use caution when opening the package to avoid damaging the item.

This is the uncut version, too.


https://roninflix.com/collections/br...ducts/hardware
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Re: Hardware (1990) - (D/W: Richard Stanley) - Ronin Flix - June 28th, 2018!

$35 bucks, huh? Man... these boutique labels really bend you over a barrel and show you the fifty states.
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Re: Hardware (1990) - (D/W: Richard Stanley) - Ronin Flix - June 28th, 2018!

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$35 bucks, huh? Man... these boutique labels really bend you over a barrel and show you the fifty states.
Indeed. I got free shipping on it but got charged sales tax. Supplies are limited and it's already $5 off, so I expect it to get bumped up to $40 when their supplies begin to dwindle. They're out in Ventura County, so I expect it sometime this week not counting tomorrow's holiday.
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Re: Hardware (1990) - (D/W: Richard Stanley) - Ronin Flix - June 28th, 2018!

Is this the theatrical version, or a different cut like last time?
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Re: Hardware (1990) - (D/W: Richard Stanley) - Ronin Flix - June 28th, 2018!

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Is this the theatrical version, or a different cut like last time?
It's the uncut version.
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Re: Hardware (1990) - (D/W: Richard Stanley) - Ronin Flix - June 28th, 2018!

And I just got my shipping confirmation. I misspoke earlier. Their HQ is in Ventura County but their distribution center is in Kentucky, so who knows if I actually get it this week. Maybe by Saturday. We'll see.
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Re: Hardware (1990) - (D/W: Richard Stanley) - Ronin Flix - June 28th, 2018!

I watched this last night and it looks and sounds really good. I have the Severin blu but haven't gotten a chance to compare them yet.
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Re: Hardware (1990) - (D/W: Richard Stanley) - Ronin Flix - June 28th, 2018!

Shipping notification says it will be here 7/6.
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Re: Hardware (1990) - (D/W: Richard Stanley) - Ronin Flix - June 28th, 2018!

I have the 2-Disc (unrated) Special Edition DVD of this movie, it's definitely badass and I'm really glad to have it in my collection, but I don't know that it's a movie I need to double dip for the BD. Love the cover of my DVD (it's as badass as the movie), this BD not so much.
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Re: Hardware (1990) - (D/W: Richard Stanley) - Ronin Flix - June 28th, 2018!

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I have the 2-Disc (unrated) Special Edition DVD of this movie, it's definitely badass and I'm really glad to have it in my collection, but I don't know that it's a movie I need to double dip for the BD. Love the cover of my DVD (it's as badass as the movie), this BD not so much.
Me either. I think I played the Blu-ray and they were defective. I think Severin sent me like 3 replacements. Sad authored incorrectly or something. I think I got one that worked. Looked dark and red is all I remember...
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Plus missing that nearly hour Severin doc that was exclusive. I’m good...
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Re: Hardware (1990) - (D/W: Richard Stanley) - Ronin Flix - June 28th, 2018!

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It's the uncut version.
What version was Severin?
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Re: Hardware (1990) - (D/W: Richard Stanley) - Ronin Flix - June 28th, 2018!

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What version was Severin?


The new version. It's also from a 4K source and it's the first time in DTS-HD MA 5.1. It's never been lossless before in any version. I have the 2009 UK one that has a cool booklet. I missed the Severin one.
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Re: Hardware (1990) - (D/W: Richard Stanley) - Ronin Flix - June 28th, 2018!

Just got my copy. Will watch after the game. Will be perfect companion piece to this triple digit heat we're having.

Seems to be a winner on that other site:

http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Hardwa...205303/#Review
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Re: Hardware (1990) - (D/W: Richard Stanley) - Ronin Flix - June 28th, 2018!

so this new one does have the Severin doc. Ronin Flix must have paid for that, but i don't think it is light and day in a/v so i think i'm good
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Re: Hardware (1990) - (D/W: Richard Stanley) - Ronin Flix - June 28th, 2018!

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The new version. It's also from a 4K source and it's the first time in DTS-HD MA 5.1. It's never been lossless before in any version. I have the 2009 UK one that has a cool booklet. I missed the Severin one.
wait, the Severin version is uncut right? but i read review and lossy Dolby only, correct? this new one seems a/v upgrade, but recycled extras mostly and a couple new ones, i think. don't think worth it...
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Re: Hardware (1990) - (D/W: Richard Stanley) - Ronin Flix - June 28th, 2018!

^ That's right. The transfer and new lossless track are phenomenal. The new 40 minute Stanley interview is great, too.

Definitely one of the best Blu-ray releases of the year, IMO.
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Definitely one of the best Blu-ray releases of the year, IMO.
check out my The Last House on the Left pics in Arrow thread. can't wait to dig into that sucker!
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Re: Hardware (1990) - (D/W: Richard Stanley) - Ronin Flix - June 28th, 2018!

Anyone else get this copy?

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Re: Hardware (1990) - (D/W: Richard Stanley) - Ronin Flix - June 28th, 2018!

Another glowing review:

https://www.theaterbyte.com/bluray-u...ay-review.html
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