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Old 04-25-2013, 11:01 PM   #166
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importCDs has Castle Freak for $8.69. Shipping in 5 days
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Old 05-06-2013, 12:00 AM   #167
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NEWS FLASH!! According to their facebook page, Castle Freak blu-ray will be released by 88Films on 15/07/13.
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Old 05-06-2013, 03:29 AM   #168
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For those of you wondering (and don't have a Blu-ray player yet), I asked Full Moon Features on Facebook if DVD versions of the recent remastered editions are coming and they said "It's in the works!".
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Old 05-06-2013, 04:22 AM   #169
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I'm looking forward to watching Castle Freak again. I remember being taken aback by how serious this film was played. I was expecting something with a little comedy seeing as Stuart Gordon was behind this. Instead it was quite disturbing.

Looking forward to the bonus film on the 88Films disc as well.
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Old 05-11-2013, 11:47 PM   #170
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picked up the Blu-ray collection of the subspecies 1,2,3 part 2,3 look amazing and have new audio commentary part 1 I think is the 2011 release remade so it wont have laser rot!!

2,3 I believe is the 88 films overseas transfers!! kinda weird subspecies IV and vampire journals weren't done but I don't think there is many fans of those 2 films

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Old 05-18-2013, 03:26 PM   #171
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Tourist Trap

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+1 for Tourist Trap. Does Full Moon actually control the rights to it? I had a copy of the film on VHS from Paramount. This is one movie that still packs a punch - it holds up very well. Creepy stuff.
Full Moon Pictures is releasing Tourist Trap on dvd on June 18th. The older dvd is now out-of-print but if you go on the Full Moon Pictures website the dvd is there already. But on amazon.com it says that it's not going to be released until the 18th of June.
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Old 05-18-2013, 04:28 PM   #172
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kinda weird subspecies IV and vampire journals weren't done but I don't think there is many fans of those 2 films
Yeah, but those were probably shot on video. Which brings me to this question; is it possible for Full Moon or 88 Films to restore shot-on-video films?
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Old 05-18-2013, 07:22 PM   #173
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Yeah, but those were probably shot on video. Which brings me to this question; is it possible for Full Moon or 88 Films to restore shot-on-video films?
Define restore? You can only do so much with video. If Full Moon uses the actual video masters from the 90's and early 00's, they shouldn't have to do much, if anything, as far as restoration.

BBC has done wonders with restoring Doctor Who video episodes from the 70's/80's for example, but if you're asking if SOV movies can be restored to actual 1080p resolution or higher, no. Sure they could simply upconvert them and slap them on a Blu-ray, but they're not going to look great. Some German Blu-rays (Ninja III: The Domination) have even used upconverted VHS transfers.

The original DVD releases (in 1997) of Vampire Journals and Subspecies 4 actually looked somewhat better than the transfers that were used in the much later DVD boxset. They were better encoded for one thing, even though the box set came 9 years later.
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Old 05-18-2013, 07:45 PM   #174
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Yeah, but those were probably shot on video. Which brings me to this question; is it possible for Full Moon or 88 Films to restore shot-on-video films?
It's possible to go back to first generation tapes, de-interlace and upconvert the video with industrial grade tools to produce something better then the average household equipment. Even then it'd have to be something you'd truly enjoy before you could really justify the extra expense for a marginal upgrade (compared to what your Blu-ray player could do as an upconverter).

Since many are shrugging off these HD masters from film as being barely an upgrade over their SD counterparts I wouldn't think it'd be worth the effort.
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Old 05-18-2013, 08:24 PM   #175
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just got killjoy goes to hell I heard a lot of good things about it. I very much enjoyed part 3 also directed by the same guy who also did bio-slime!!!!
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Old 05-19-2013, 01:20 AM   #176
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I saw a Trancers trilogy set at Dollar General for $10.
Just saw the recent Full Moon Video cast, Tim Thomerson has something going on with his eye!
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Old 05-19-2013, 02:05 AM   #177
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I've heard a lot of good things about Tourist Trap but after finally seeing it I was let down. It starts off very good but didn't really keep my interest after about half an hour. I would have preferred it had they kept things on the supernatural side.

This as well as Dollman are not going in my bluray collection, or dvd for that matter
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Old 05-23-2013, 08:35 PM   #178
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Remastered DVD editions of Subspecies II and III are now available (through a new Subspecies DVD collection):

http://www.fullmoondirect.com/Subspe...Set_p_723.html
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Old 05-28-2013, 05:21 PM   #179
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So from what I've gathered, the Subspecies set released by Full Moon has an inferior part 1 (PQ, AQ, extras), but 2 and 3 are identical in every way (PQ, AQ, extras) to 88 films releases. Can anyone confirm this?

Also, what about the Puppet Master series, obviously Full Moons Part 1 is inferior to 88 films release (PQ, AQ, extras), but what about 2 and 3? I figured like Subspecies they would be the same, but at a quick glance, it looks like 88 films releases for part 2 and 3 include the proper aspect ratio, better audio, and actually include the trailers for their films.

Finally, are the 88 film releases completely region free, extras and all? As in they are not shot in 1080/50i and will work no matter what player and Tv you have?

These con-current releases have been so confusing and it's hard to find any info on the 88 film releases.
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Old 05-28-2013, 06:10 PM   #180
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Here's what I got so far, is this all correct? There is a lot of conflicting info regarding the aspect ratios and audio tracks with each release. Also, do the Full Moon versions include their respective trailers with each movie? Any help would be much appreciated, thanks!

RED = Superior PQ and/or AQ or exclusive extras


FULL MOON SUBSPECIES SERIES

Subspecies

- 1:77:1 1080i Transfer
- English Stereo 2.0
- Original full length videozone
- Full Moon trailer park

Subspecies 2

- 1:78:1 1080p Transfer
- English Dolby Digital 5.1
- Audio Commentary with director Ted Nicolau, actress Denice Duff, and actor Anders Hove
- Making of "Subspecies": the recollections of Ted Nicolau, Anders Hove, and Denice Duff
- Killer Montage
- Original full length videozone
- Trailer
- Full Moon trailer park

Subspecies 3

- 1:78:1 1080p Transfer
- English Dolby Digital 5.1
- Audio Commentary with director Ted Nicolau, actress Denice Duff, and actor Anders Hove
- Making of "Subspecies": the recollections of Ted Nicolau, Anders Hove, and Denice Duff
- Killer Montage
- Original full length videozone
- Trailer
- Full Moon trailer park


88 FILMS SUBSPECIES SERIES

Subspecies

- 1:78:1 1080p Transfer
- English DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 stereo
- Audio Commentary by producer Charles Band and Filmthreat.com founder Chris Gore
- Making of "Subspecies": the recollections of Ted Nicolau, Anders Hove, and Denice Duff
- Killer Montage

- Original full length videozone
- Trailer
- Full Moon trailer park
- Reversible sleeve incorporating original art

Subspecies 2

- 1:78:1 1080p Transfer
- English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
- English DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 stereo

- Audio Commentary with director Ted Nicolau, actress Denice Duff, and actor Anders Hove
- Making of "Subspecies": the recollections of Ted Nicolau, Anders Hove, and Denice Duff
- Killer Montage
- Original full length videozone
- Trailer
- Full Moon trailer park
- Reversible sleeve incorporating original art

Subspecies 3

- 1:78:1 1080p Transfer
- English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
- English DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 stereo

- Audio Commentary with director Ted Nicolau, actress Denice Duff, and actor Anders Hove
- Making of "Subspecies": the recollections of Ted Nicolau, Anders Hove, and Denice Duff
- Killer Montage
- Original full length videozone
- Trailer
- Full Moon trailer park
- Reversible sleeve incorporating original art


FULL MOON PUPPET MASTER SERIES

Puppet Master

- 1:78:1 1080p Transfer (Inferior to 88 Films release)
- English Dolby Digital 5.1 (Original release mistakenly included 2.0 Stereo Track instead)
- No Strings Attached original making of featurette
- Special introduction by Charles Band
- Promo for 'Puppet Master: Axis of Evil
- Trailer
- Full Moon trailer park

Puppet Master 2

- 1:78:1 1080p Transfer
- English Dolby Digital 5.1
- English Stereo 2.0
- Special introduction and audio commentary by Charles Band
- Original full length videozone
- Killer Puppet Master montage
- Rare 1997 Puppetmaster action figure commercial
- Full Moon trailer park

Puppet Master 3

- 1:78:1 1080p Transfer
- English Dolby Digital 5.1
- 2.0 Stereo Track
- Special introduction by Charles Band
- Audio commentary by David DeCoteau and C. Courtney Joyner
- Original full length videozone
- Killer Puppet Master montage
- Rare 1997 Puppetmaster action figure commercial
- Full Moon trailer park

88 FILMS PUPPET MASTER SERIES

Puppet Master

- 1:78:1 1080p Transfer (Superior to Full Moon release)
- English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
- English LPCM 2.0 Stereo
- UK exclusive audio commentary with slasher expert Justin Kerswell
- Audio commentary by Charles Band

- No Strings Attached original making of featurette
- Special introduction by Charles Band
- Trailer
- Full Moon trailer park
- Reversible sleeve incorporating original art
- Collector's booklet


Puppet Master 2

- 1:78:1 1080p Transfer
- English DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 stereo
- Special introduction and audio commentary by Charles Band
- Original full length videozone
- Killer Puppet Master montage
- Rare 1997 Puppetmaster action figure commercial
- HD trailer
- Full Moon trailer park
- Reversible sleeve incorporating original artwork & Graham Humphrey's artwork
- Collector's booklet


Puppet Master 3

- 1:78:1 1080p Transfer
- DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack
- English DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 stereo

- Special introduction by Charles Band
- Audio commentary by David DeCoteau and C. Courtney Joyner
- Original full length videozone
- Killer Puppet Master montage
- Rare 1997 Puppetmaster action figure commercial
- HD trailer
- Full Moon trailer park
- Reversible sleeve incorporating original artwork & Graham Humphrey's artwork
- Collector's booklet
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