What should be Carpenter's next SE?

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What should be the next Carpenter film to get a Region 1 special edition?

  1. Escape From L.A.

    8 vote(s)
    9.6%
  2. Village of the Damned

    2 vote(s)
    2.4%
  3. Body Bags

    8 vote(s)
    9.6%
  4. Memoirs of an Invisible Man

    1 vote(s)
    1.2%
  5. They Live!

    28 vote(s)
    33.7%
  6. Prince of Darkness

    20 vote(s)
    24.1%
  7. Starman

    5 vote(s)
    6.0%
  8. Elvis

    6 vote(s)
    7.2%
  9. Someone's Watching Me!

    5 vote(s)
    6.0%
  10. Dark Star

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. rhett

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    From HALLOWEEN to THE THING, John Carpenter's most popular films have received hefty special edition laserdiscs and DVDs. Many of his lesser works, like GHOSTS OF MARS and VAMPIRES, have also received special edition treatment. There remains, however, several of his films to not yet receive special edition treatment in North America (even despite Region 2 SEs of PRINCE OF DARKNESS, STARMAN and THEY LIVE). With Columbia's upcoming CHRISTINE reissue, the amount of Carpenter films still not released in special edition form is shrinking. Which of his remaining bare bones DVDs deserves a Stateside special edition the most?
     
  2. DrGerbil

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    Considering we will probably never see a R1 SE of They Live... Escape From LA and Starman badly need SE's. LA, especially, since it is non-anamorphic. :fire:
     
  3. Myron Breck

    Myron Breck BOO!!! Gotcha!

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    An extended edition of THEY LIVE would be awesome...the last ten minutes seem a little on the herky-jerky side.
     
  4. SaviniFan

    SaviniFan I Have A Fetish

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    My vote goes to the excellent Prince of Darkness. I think it's one of Carpenter's best efforts.
     
  5. Grim

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    I don't think there is an extended edition. The cut we see is Carpenter's cut. Anywho, my vote goes to They Live as well.
     
  6. Tawny

    Tawny You guys got sour balls?

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    I voted for "Elvis."
     
  7. Damed

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    Prince of Darkness.

    I'm glad to have the current R1, but an SE would be fantastic.
     
  8. wizzer

    wizzer get outta here ewe

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    i voted for starman. i want it to have commentary from john and kurt russel so they can talk the whole time about why kurt was not cast for the part of starman. :)
     
  9. BloodMan

    BloodMan Kill Time B4 It Kills You

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    Village of the Damned
     
  10. fceurich39

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    agreed i dont think this movie get's enough credit or respect
     
  11. Hellbilly

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    Someone's Watching Me. That film needs to be on DVD.
     
  12. Nemesis

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    I was tempted to vote for They Live, but i already have the R2 with a commentary and a basic featurette so I'll go with escape from LA which currently only has a bare bones release.. another russell/carpenter commentary would be awesome :D
     
  13. Tuzotonic

    Tuzotonic Guest

    I voted for They Live. I never get tired of seeing this movie and a commentary track featuring Roddy Piper would be worth hearing I think.
     
  14. thrashard76

    thrashard76 Guest

    They Live!
     
  15. Nemesis

    Nemesis Guest

    um, one already exists, it's on the R2 release of They Live ;)
     
  16. RyanPC

    RyanPC Guest

    I admit, I'm the one who voted for Village of the Damned. That movie needs more love. :eek:
     
  17. Katatonia

    Katatonia Hellbound Heart

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    I doubt the cheap goats at Universal will be releasing any SE's anytime soon for They Live or Prince Of Darkness.

    However I'd love to see an SE for Prince Of Darkness the most.
     
  18. Cujo108

    Cujo108 Guest

    Prince of Darkness without a doubt. Its Carpenter's best film (tied with The Thing), and is one of my top 5 favorite films of all time. Sure, I own the R2 DVD with commentary. There's no way I'd be without it. Still, I'd love to see this classic get a slew of other features as well. They Live would be my second pick, followed by Escape From LA.
     
  19. Gothic Queen

    Gothic Queen Guest

    I just got Prince of Darkness so I voted for escape from L.A. Actually releasing one for Prince of Darkness would be cool...
     
  20. dwatts

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    considering I really like only one of those titles, with MAYBE a second one if it cheap enough, then I had no choice but to plump for They Live.
     

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