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So what’s your particular reasons for buying physical over digital or nothing?

Old 05-22-20, 07:25 PM
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Re: So what’s your particular reasons for buying physical over digital or nothing?

Just add Flight of Navigator at end, by Dawn DVDs. I’ll reorganize sometime...
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Re: So what’s your particular reasons for buying physical over digital or nothing?

Rented a movie on Vudu last night, and it crapped out twice to buffer. My discs players have never done that. Intend on renting a few more digital movies soon so we'll see how that goes.
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Re: So what’s your particular reasons for buying physical over digital or nothing?

Random censorship will end up being the main reason why physical media will always remain superior. Disney has digitally changed Splash on their Disney Plus service, covering up Daryl Hannah's butt for no reason. More troubling is the random change by Netflix's copy of Back to the Future 2. They've made sloppy edits removing visual references to Biff's French girlie magazines.

Hollywood has shown they don't mind changing classic content for the changing whims of today. It's only going to get worse in coming years once streaming services are the only alternative.
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Re: So what’s your particular reasons for buying physical over digital or nothing?

Originally Posted by PhantomStranger View Post
Random censorship will end up being the main reason why physical media will always remain superior. Disney has digitally changed Splash on their Disney Plus service, covering up Daryl Hannah's butt for no reason. More troubling is the random change by Netflix's copy of Back to the Future 2. They've made sloppy edits removing visual references to Biff's French girlie magazines.

Hollywood has shown they don't mind changing classic content for the changing whims of today. It's only going to get worse in coming years once streaming services are the only alternative.
That's a bit misleading since there's instances where the home video releases have edits/censoring too. Depending on the Streaming services, most of them are keeping the movie as is without any changes like the Criterion Channel.
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Re: So what’s your particular reasons for buying physical over digital or nothing?

Originally Posted by Alan Smithee View Post
Rented a movie on Vudu last night, and it crapped out twice to buffer. My discs players have never done that. Intend on renting a few more digital movies soon so we'll see how that goes.

Seriously, you have shitty internet.
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Re: So what’s your particular reasons for buying physical over digital or nothing?

Originally Posted by OldBoy View Post
Just add Flight of Navigator at end, by Dawn DVDs. I’ll reorganize sometime...
I have some of those! If my closets weren't already packed with things, I'd love to do something like that. They're currently on top of my DVD shelves and my wife hates the look of it.


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Random censorship will end up being the main reason why physical media will always remain superior. Disney has digitally changed Splash on their Disney Plus service, covering up Daryl Hannah's butt for no reason. More troubling is the random change by Netflix's copy of Back to the Future 2. They've made sloppy edits removing visual references to Biff's French girlie magazines.

Hollywood has shown they don't mind changing classic content for the changing whims of today. It's only going to get worse in coming years once streaming services are the only alternative.
Zemeckis has asked Netflix to change BTTF 2 back to the original and asked Universal to destroy that copy.
I don't recall, what was shown? Surely not an actual nude?
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Re: So what’s your particular reasons for buying physical over digital or nothing?

Originally Posted by Alan Smithee View Post
Rented a movie on Vudu last night, and it crapped out twice to buffer. My discs players have never done that. Intend on renting a few more digital movies soon so we'll see how that goes.
You have terrible internet if that happens. It would be like complaint the new Star Wars Blu-ray doesn’t work on my launch Samsung BD player from 2006.
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Re: So what’s your particular reasons for buying physical over digital or nothing?

While I think movies look better on disc vs streaming but I've never had buffering problems. I use Google Fiber.

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