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Korngold 02-11-2013 03:34 AM

Any news on a new Beyond Blu-ray?
I know this was released across the pond by Arrow, but I heard the transfer wasn't so hot.

I just saw the Beyond at the Carolina Theatre in Durham, NC. It was awesome seeing the film on the big screen and I was curious if anyone has heard anything from Grindhouse Releasing about a Blu edition.

As you can tell from my avatar and sig, I am a huge fan of the film.

Mikey Horror 02-11-2013 04:00 AM

Thats a good question. I'm not sure what's going on with Grindhouse Releasing since Sage died.

Chomp 02-11-2013 05:43 AM

Grindhouse is still being run by Bob and Co...but I think they are now primarily focusing on theatrically releasing films. They said that even when Sage was still alive. The Arrow BD kinda put a damper on things since they just worked so hard on their DVD version. So I doubt you will see another The Beyond BD in the near future...at least not stateside.

X-human 03-30-2013 02:01 PM

This is the most recent thread on these guys and their recent post on Facebook is fairly open ended so I figured I'd post it here:

Original post: http://www.avmaniacs.com/forums/show...l=1#post947124

SaviniFan 03-30-2013 03:43 PM

Unfortunately it appears that they ignored any questions asking about Cannibal Holocaust and The Beyond blus. Those 2 and Pieces are the only films I'd be interested in upgrading from their previous DVD library.

SaviniFan 03-30-2013 03:45 PM

Oh, and a Cannibal Ferox blu would be great as well.

Egg_Shen 03-30-2013 05:12 PM

I have the Arrow Blu-ray and it looks good to me. Is there room for improvement? Sure, I guess. However, I wouldn't say it doesn't look so hot. If you're a fan I'd definitely recommend picking it up.

DVD-fanatic-9 03-30-2013 08:22 PM

I just watched a YouTube reviewer last night remarking that the opening sequence was originally supposed to be yellow- not sepia. Uh... that would be awesome to see.

X-human 03-30-2013 08:35 PM


Originally Posted by DVD-fanatic-9 (Post 731439)
I just watched a YouTube reviewer last night remarking that the opening sequence was originally supposed to be yellow- not sepia. Uh... that would be awesome to see.

...Sepia is yellow. Do they mean sepia not black and white? The original Arrow disc was B&W instead of sepia, they issued a replacement.

DVD-fanatic-9 03-30-2013 08:56 PM

Someone called Grindhouse's transfer of the opening sepia. But it's much more a rust color. I really thought sepia was more rust than yellow. I was wrong.

EDIT: the disc is in the player right now- it's rusty pink. I hope Fulci wanted it sepia, that would have a far more sickly quality to it.

evildeadfan123 03-30-2013 10:02 PM

I too, would like to upgrade my Beyond LE Tin DVD, Cannibal Ferox, and Cannibal Holocaust DVDs, to Blu-Ray, but I would still keep the DVDs.

Chomp 03-31-2013 12:52 AM

Honestly, I'd rather have American Hippie in Israel released on DVD before Grindhouse starts rereleasing their catalog in HD.

Jimmy S 03-31-2013 03:23 AM

For me it would be Scum of the Earth, I think it was supposed to be release at least five years ago if I remember well (it was the one who was set to follow Pieces)... I'll take what is ready to release on DVD, before any blu-ray as I rarely double dip just because something is release on blu (I prefer to spend my limited ammount of money on stuff I don't have in my collection unless a lot of worthy new extras justified the price for me).

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