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Forum: HD Talk
05-14-16, 11:58 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 12,802
Posted By smcguire

Re: Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Director's Cut - 6/7/16

I meant that you can find expanded versions of all the Star Trek movie soundtracks at intrada.com or screenarchives.com. Just search for "star trek" at either site, although you have to be careful...
Forum: HD Talk
04-23-16, 02:43 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 12,802
Posted By smcguire

Re: Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Director's Cut - 6/7/16

The soundtrack CD to buy is this one:

http://www.filmscoremonthly.com/cds/detail.cfm/CDID/431/Star-Trek-II--The-Wrath-of-Khan/

It is remastered and the most complete version out there.

It's...
Forum: DVD Talk
12-06-08, 02:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,184
Posted By smcguire

As DJLinus says, the "A Charlie Brown Christmas"...

As DJLinus says, the "A Charlie Brown Christmas" 3-CD tin isn't exclusive to anywhere, and it consists of three CDs that are available separately as well:

* "A Charlie Brown Christmas" (I believe...
Forum: DVD Talk
09-28-08, 04:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,184
Posted By smcguire

Yeah, the 75 minutes for the DVD includes the...

Yeah, the 75 minutes for the DVD includes the runtime for the two extras on it, "Charlie Brown's Christmas Tales" (17 mins) and "The Making of A Charlie Brown Christmas" (16 1/2 mins) as well as "I...
Forum: DVD Talk
09-27-08, 12:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,184
Posted By smcguire

"I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown" is 41...

"I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown" is 41 minutes long; so while it's longer than most Peanuts TV specials, it's not a full length movie.

But I agree, it would be nice if there were a few...
Forum: DVD Talk
09-27-08, 12:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,184
Posted By smcguire

I don't think the remastering takes away the...

I don't think the remastering takes away the nostalgia, but your mileage may vary, of course. I think for me, a lot of the nostalgia is in the soundtrack (the music and kid's voices) as well as the...
01-19-08, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By smcguire

Just as a further point of clarification:...

Just as a further point of clarification: "There's No Time For Love, Charlie Brown" (1973) is the show where the gang mistakes a grocery store for an art museum; "You're in Love, Charlie Brown"...
11-24-07, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,969
Posted By smcguire

I haven't personally seen another DVD released by...

I haven't personally seen another DVD released by Umbrella Entertainment, but the impression I've gotten from other forums is that their stuff is usually well regarded.

They've released box sets...
11-17-07, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,969
Posted By smcguire

I'm afraid I have to agree with toddly6666 - my...

I'm afraid I have to agree with toddly6666 - my copies of both movies arrived this week, and the video is just about the crummiest I've ever seen on DVD - really unsharp, motion smears, poor and...
Forum: DVD Talk
10-20-07, 12:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,519
Posted By smcguire

What's your source for saying that 1.75:1 is the...

What's your source for saying that 1.75:1 is the "correct" aspect ratio for the two Peanuts movies?

And the credits would be an extremely tight fit at 1.78:1 or 1.85:1 - some words would be...
Forum: DVD Talk
10-13-07, 12:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,519
Posted By smcguire

Actually, Paramount's DVD releases of "A Boy...

Actually, Paramount's DVD releases of "A Boy Named Charlie Brown" and "Snoopy Come Home" from last year were pretty good, on balance.

You can read my complete review of them here:
...
Forum: DVD Talk
02-03-07, 12:05 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 10,879
Posted By smcguire

At least one of the "baker falling down the...

At least one of the "baker falling down the stairs" skits is on the DVD set. I don't think it's when he has 12 cakes, though - it's a lower number. Still, same gag, still funny.

I've only...
Forum: Store Forum
12-19-06, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,647
Posted By smcguire

I highly recommend WhoNA.com. I'm a regular...

I highly recommend WhoNA.com. I'm a regular customer and they're one of the best stores I've ever dealt with. As Super X said, they're helpful, responsive, ship promptly, and the couple of times...
Forum: DVD Talk
12-16-06, 12:27 PM
Replies: 934
Views: 89,287
Posted By smcguire

Yep, my Brian Singer Journals disc does that too...

Yep, my Brian Singer Journals disc does that too - it makes a noticeable extra spinning/rattling noise on the menu, and for the first couple of video journals - it goes away by the fourth or fifth...
08-18-06, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 842
Posted By smcguire

Hi, I have the set and I have an opinion on...

Hi,

I have the set and I have an opinion on it!

The big Snoopy doghouse it comes in is reasonably sturdy corrugated cardboard, and inside it are 6 separate two-disc sets (with uniform matching...
Forum: DVD Talk
03-12-06, 12:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,525
Posted By smcguire

"Snoopy Come Home" looks quite good - just the...

"Snoopy Come Home" looks quite good - just the odd dust speck or smudge here and there, most of the movie looks excellent.

Unfortunately, "A Boy Named Charlie Brown" is a little disappointing. ...
Forum: DVD Talk
03-12-06, 12:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,525
Posted By smcguire

The old Cinema Center Films opening is included...

The old Cinema Center Films opening is included on both DVDs.

Neither has a Spanish track - no foreign language tracks at all - nor are there any subtitles, not even English.

The cropped words...
Forum: DVD Talk
03-10-06, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By smcguire

Unfortunately, the information above isn't...

Unfortunately, the information above isn't correct. The DVD will be anamorphic widescreen.

And "Snoopy Come Home" is coming out on DVD on March 28 as well.

There was an older thread about...
Forum: DVD Talk
03-10-06, 01:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,525
Posted By smcguire

I've been meaning to post an update this thread...

I've been meaning to post an update this thread for some time.

The new DVDs of "A Boy Named Charlie Brown" and "Snoopy Come Home" are anamorphic widescreen.

The downside to this is the VHS...
Forum: DVD Talk
01-31-06, 12:13 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,374
Posted By smcguire

No, only 3 of them. It says, "Cracking...

No, only 3 of them. It says, "Cracking Contraptions is a brilliant feature that showcases three inventions in their own little Wallace and Gromit animated adventures."

But other than the rest of...
Forum: DVD Talk
12-02-05, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 224,625
Posted By smcguire

While it does sound kind of expensive, it's in...

While it does sound kind of expensive, it's in perfectly in line with - actually, relatively cheaper than - the other Doctor Who DVD releases of the older episodes. Those are MSRP $25 (for the...
Forum: DVD Talk
11-26-05, 01:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,525
Posted By smcguire

Thanks, calhoun, for saving me time by posting...

Thanks, calhoun, for saving me time by posting the aspect ratio information.

As to the movie length... there are two edits of "A Boy Named Charlie Brown" - an 85 minute version and and a 79 minute...
Forum: DVD Talk
11-04-05, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,010
Posted By smcguire

It's true that only two and 1/3rd episodes from...

It's true that only two and 1/3rd episodes from the first season exist; the rest are missing.

However, A&E never finished releasing the second season episodes (the first Cathy Gale season) that do...
Forum: DVD Talk
11-04-05, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,010
Posted By smcguire

As far as I've read, no one knows and A&E isn't...

As far as I've read, no one knows and A&E isn't telling anyone when they'll release more megasets the last of the early episodes (a far more critical omission than more megasets, in my opinion).
...
Forum: DVD Talk
09-07-05, 12:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,614
Posted By smcguire

I just checked the first disc, and yes, it has...

I just checked the first disc, and yes, it has closed captioning but not DVD subtitles.
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