Media Blasters Finally, and Officially, Announces Godzilla Acquisitions

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  1. MisterTwister

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    I have my doubts Media Blaster will ever release the SPECIAL EDITION version of it. It's too bad since I really wanted to listen to that commentary track. Oh well.

    I haven't seen Megalon in quite a few years. I love it, though. Screw the haters I think it's good ol' fashioned goofy fun!
     
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    This is one of the only Godzilla titles I don't currently have on DVD but I'm still going to wait for the blu. I saw this film in the theater when I lived in Minnesota and then again when I moved to California. It played on a double bill with Giant Spider Invasion.
     
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    It is VERY tempting to buy this DVD, but I'm going to take my chances on waiting for a blu-ray. I've waited this long, another few months or whatever won't kill me.
     
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    I caved - I've been waiting for this release forever it seem. I hoping it's remastered like the others and not a full screen, cropped mess.
     
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    $11 is not a bad deal considering it's the worse Godzilla movie ever.
     
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    Worst ever? I think that award goes to Godzilla's Revenge!
     
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    Yeah that one sucks but this movie sucked more. [​IMG]
     
  9. MisterTwister

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    Godzilla's Revenge is far worse than Megalon.
     
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    Yes, Godzilla's Revenge is certainly the worst. Even worse than Son of Godzilla.

    However Megalon did make for one of the best MST3k episodes ever.
     
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    :lol: Yeah I have that MST3k DVD set Megalon is on hilarious!
     
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    Same here. A favorite of mine since I was a little boy. I was reading some of the reviews on Amazon and one of the reviewers states that this is an uncut widescreen disc.
     
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    I actually liked Son of Godzilla. The ending scene of G holding onto his pillsbury dough boy of a son is quite touching. LOL

    Good to hear the Megalon disc is uncut! I'm glad the DVD at least got released.
     
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    Reportedly there are Megalon DVDs in the mix that contain all of the extras. The case and UPC are all the same and it's only when you take a look at the disc that you'll know.

    I actually live near enough in Illinois to take that gamble of picking up a disc but I'm still going to have to wait for a Blu-ray. I've learned to never bet against Media Blaster, no matter how much of the odds are in your favor.
     
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    Managed to snag one of the special edition discs from FYE. Commentary track was great.

    There's also a hidden TOHO trailer reel that's pretty awesome.
     
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    So wait, is Meida Blasters now releasing the SE version of Godzilla Vs Megalon or no? I'm confused here.
     
  18. MisterTwister

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    No.

    The replication plant used the original file instead of the new one when doing a second pressing of the Megalon discs. This was an accident and less than a 1,000 were made.

    There will not be a wide release of the SE until Toho approves it. And with this happening I have my doubts....
     
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    Good news. Might be yet another year before we see anything of it, but there's so much other stuff out there anyways I can continue to wait.
     

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