Brian Yuzna's Society Blu-ray (Second Sight) — 3/31/14

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  1. Katatonia

    Katatonia Hellbound Heart

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    Amazon UK cancelled my pre-order, due to "Our supplier has informed us that this item is no longer available."

    It's quite odd that Second Sight hasn't said anything further on their Facebook page or anything. It looks like it's time to go ahead and get the German Blu-ray.
     
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    Yeah my order got cancelled too, but i think i will wait and see what happens.
     
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    Wasn't sure if this was the right thread to ask this in, but who has the rights to this in the US? I feel like if it was something Scream Factory had a shot at they would have hesitated.
     
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    I believe Brian Yuzna has the rights himself, along with Bride of Re-Animator if I'm not mistaken. There was a rumour that Synapse made a deal with him, but nothing came out of that. People have been hoping for a while that Scream Factory will make a deal with him.
     
  5. Katatonia

    Katatonia Hellbound Heart

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    I got tired of waiting on Second Sight to release this, so broke down and finally ordered the German Blu-ray. SS haven't even posted any updates that I'm aware of regarding the release problem. In fact, the outright silence to enquiries about the situation is just bizarre.

    The German Blu-ray was less than $11 shipped from Grooves Inc, so I won't mind rebuying it if SS ever get around to releasing it.

    Beautiful 4K transfer indeed, utilizing a high bit-rate. A 99 minute film getting nearly 34GB of the disc dedicated to the film itself is impressive.
     
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    Wow, awesome price. Thanks Kat, just ordered it myself.

    I don't get what the hell happened with Second Sight's release either. I am really not pleased with the way they went about the whole thing, leaving those who pre-ordered in the dark about why it got cancelled.

    Now if only I can find the Re-Animator 2-pack cheap.
     
  7. CPT HOOK

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    Might have to import this one myself. Region free?

    There were rumors quite some time ago that the rights for Society and Bride Of Re-Animator had reverted back to Yunza and he would be shopping them around to the genre labels here in the U.S., but nothing seems to have happened there. I was waiting to see how that played out before resorting to imports.

    P.S. I'm probably sounding like a broken record, but I actually visited the mansion from Society in Pasadena earlier this year. Very cool experience, they even have a little public garden on one side where you can walk around. Plus, the fraternity house from Scream 2 (where they have the party and Sidney is attacked) is located directly behind it.
     
  8. elDomenechHDG

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    Has Second Sight released anything at all recently? Haven't heard a peep about the label.
     
  9. Katatonia

    Katatonia Hellbound Heart

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    Yes, it's region free.

    If that's true, it sounds like a royal screw-up on somebody's part. I know Second Sight had already filmed a bunch of interviews for the release.

    They've released several things, including Absentia and Re-Animator in the recent past. They're also due to release the original '74 Texas Chain Saw Massacre Blu-ray next month.
     
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    thanks for the heads up, just ordered it from grooves inc. £6.43, very good price had to bite for that.
     
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    Ordered one as well i think $13 shipped. Hopefully it will be here soon, as I've never dealt with these guys before.
     
  12. Katatonia

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    I've ordered from them quite a few times over the last few years, and have never had a problem. Shipping usually takes a couple of weeks to arrive after they send out the "shipped" email.
     
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    cool thanks, been wanting to see this sense my flip disc got scratched.
     
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    I hope the Second Sight release is eventually able to be released or a US company grabs the rights and puts out a domestic edition. I just watched the film for the first time and really enjoyed it, would love to see interviews with the cast/crew about this bizarre film.
     
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    That Grooves Inc website required $25 or more for free shipping, but Amazon.de just lowered their price to make it a comparable $12 shipped. I finally just placed my order.
     
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    Apparently this and Bride of Re-Animator have been dropped from SS lineup.

    Instead Arrow will be releasing both titles...
     
  17. Zombie Dude

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    Hopefully it'll be a double pack or a box set with Beyond Re-Animator included. That'd be nice.
     
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    Hopefully it also means Arrow US will be bringing them to states.
     
  19. elDomenechHDG

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    Arrow released Beyond ReAnimator on DVD so a trilogy set is technically possible unless they lost the rights. I actually like the 3rd film.
     
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    got my society bluray from grooves inc. now i just gotta get an English cover printed
     

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