Carrie (1976) 10/07

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  1. Dust Bunny

    Dust Bunny New Member

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    Amityville Horror (1979), Carrie (1976) and Young Frankenstein all due on Oct 7 http://www.releaselists.com/

    I am going to pick up Carrie for sure (long as it has extras) as for Amityville I am happy with my 1-3 box for now.
     
  2. SaviniFan

    SaviniFan I Have A Fetish

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    Young Frankenstein is a Mel Brooks classic and since I don't own it on standard def I'll definitely buy. Carrie is top notch as well. I'll wait until I read a review on the blu-ray transfer before double dipping though.
     
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    X-human I ate my keys

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    Young Frankenstein certainly, Carrie maybe. Good to see MGM back on the slate.
     
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    I be getting Carrie for sure.
     
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    As someone new to Blu...I'll be getting it too.
     
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    Yea I think I will need to pick up Carrie on blu-ray - that is if the video is well done- some blu-rays that are released hardly are any different from the standard dvd so I usually check reviews before any blu-ray purchase
     
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    I'll definitely pick up Carrie and Amityville Horror on Blu-Ray, both flicks are personal favorites of mine :)
     
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    I'll be getting Carrie and Amityville Horror as well.
     
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    MGM Officially Announces Carrie & The Amityville Horror

    FUCK YOU MGM....FUCK YOU!

    Honestly....25GB blu-ray discs with no special features!!!???? (I could honestly care less about The Amityville Horror) but CARRIE? COME ON! Aren't studios trying to PUSH blu-ray sales? But no, you have MGM releasing titles for TWICE the price of other studios who are putting out FULL FLEDGED special editions for HALF the goddamn price of this shit. Utterly dissapointing.

    On a more positive note, Koch is releasing Black Christmas on blu-ray scheduled to release on November 14th. (yaay!)

    ~Matt
     
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    Well to be fair it does say No special features have been announced at this time. That's not saying there won't be any.
     
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    I do think the lack of extras on a format basically designed to support them is silly, but at the same time I don't really have any qualms about it - since I've already got them all on DVD, and really, don't have much desire to ever watch them again. I actually wouldn't be surprised if in this new format extras slowly fall by the wayside. Now the focus is on recreating the theater experience rather than the novelty of accessing supplements. With the window of theatrical films coming home ever decreasing, that means less time for supplements anyway.
     
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    X-human I ate my keys

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    MGM's using Fox for distribution, which puts everything at $39.99 for the foreseeable future. I'll only buy Fox/MGM when they're on sale till they start matching other studio prices.

    The Story of O too.
     
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    This will be intersting as they never got it to look very good on DVD. Unless they got a better print I don't know how it can benifit too much.
     
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    http://dvdtimes.co.uk/content.php?contentid=68498

    "Priced at $39.98 SRP each, these horror classics arrive on barebones discs just in time for Halloween." :(

    What pisses me off the most about not having special features is:
    1. There's MORE fucking space on these discs! No longer is there any need for a 2-disc special edition.
    2. When I replace a title I want to get rid of the old one. (i.e. if I replace a film on blu-ray, I don't wanna have the DVD sticking around anymore. Then you end up with multiple copies of the same film. It's a nuisance.)

    ~Matt
     
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    That's just the thing, though. Since it looks bad on DVD, the enhancement of blu-ray will make it look all the more better in high definition. Same thing goes for The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.

    ~Matt
     
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    Movie-only discs for $40? Love the titles, but I'll pass on principle. Personally, I can care less about special features. But when they drop features AND price gouge, that's too much. I want to support blu-ray, but I'm giving my money to the studios that deserve it.
     
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    I guess this will be using MPEG2 as well. I will definatley pass on this one.
     
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    I'm not sure where you got this idea from. The format was devised to allow hi-def prints of films (and sound) to be sold, with little compression. It wasn't design to support extras. That there is more space for them is a byproduct.
     
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    I'm sure your wife has told you this in the past, but size isn't everything. The way the structure is designed to access menus on the fly and to easily incorporate picture in picture and the like certainly makes the medium more extra friendly than any other before it. The online jack built into these units now certainly isn't for the better of the picture or the sound, either.
     

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