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Good non-Region 1 titles?

Old 12-03-08, 03:35 PM
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Good non-Region 1 titles?

Just got my first region-free player. I've heard there are a lot of titles available in other regions that aren't available in R1, or that have SE's or features not on the R1 version.

any recommendations/suggestions?

(NOT looking for foreign language films - just foreign releases of english language flicks)
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Old 12-03-08, 04:09 PM
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here's a couple from the UK that i recommend:

santa sangre
phantasm 2
sleepless
garth marenghi's darkplace
piranha
starman

all of these are proper aspect ratios and anamorphic.
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Old 12-03-08, 05:53 PM
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Check out these two threads:

http://forum.dvdtalk.com/internation...-releases.html

http://forum.dvdtalk.com/internation...-editions.html

For comparisons: www.dvdbeaver.com
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THE DEER HUNTER has an exclusive commentary track by Cimino.

THE AFRICAN QUEEN is available in a so-so transfer, but has a commentary track by Jack Cardiff which most likely will not be on the eventual Region 1 release.

Several of the John Carpenter movies have terrific commentary tracks by Carpenter (usually along with a cast member).

There are tons of other titles .... those threads mentioned above should help.

And .... now is a great time to buy from Amazon UK (my preferred supplier over there) because the exchange rate is the best it's been in many years.

If you're a Laurel & Hardy fan, grab the 21-disk set that is now under GBP50 - it'll cost about $75-80 including shipping - it's a knock-out.
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Anyone know what special features are on the 2-disk La Vie En Rose R2 2-disk Edition.
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