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InDogWeTrust 3rd November 2011 10:30 AM

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Originally Posted by thehamish (Post 194930)
Que? i have this same edition. its the film i remember from all those years ago.

he cleaned up the sound, thats all. if im wrong, shoot me.:lol:

That's what I thought...But here I stand corrected.

Here's a Wikipedia excerpt-

"In 2004, Lucas finally set about getting a DVD version of the film together. Like he did with Star Wars, Lucas put the film through a meticulous audio/video restoration and making use of computer-generated imagery to modify certain scenes to his liking, mostly by expanding crowds and sets. In addition, Lucas shot new footage for the film, and even went as far as to reshoot several scenes using computer systems to insert the actors and replace existing footage. This director's cut was released to a limited number of digital-projection theaters on September 10, 2004 and on DVD in Region 1 on September 14. Region 2 and 4 releases came later. More recently, a Blu-ray edition was released on September 7, 2010."

InDogWeTrust 3rd November 2011 10:35 AM

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Originally Posted by InDogWeTrust (Post 194926)
Oh really? He updated this one too?

Would I need to get a VHS to get the original or could I get an original on DVD?

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Originally Posted by sawyer6 (Post 194928)
A vhs I presume but I'm not really sure


I have found the answer to my question. Another Wiki excerpt-

"Neither of the theatrical versions of the film have been released on DVD or Blu-ray.

Versions

There are three different versions of THX-1138:

Original cut: 86 minutes, released in 1977
Theatrical cut: 81 minutes
Director's cut: 88 minutes, released on DVD in 2004
"

Demoncrat 3rd November 2011 10:54 AM

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Originally Posted by sawyer6 (Post 194934)
There are new digital effects but I'm not going to shoot you THX 1138: Comparison between Original version and Director's Cut - YouTube

i stand corrected then. seems GL cant keep his hands off anything he does (apart from HTD that is:lol:)

InDogWeTrust 3rd November 2011 11:04 AM

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Originally Posted by thehamish (Post 194945)
i stand corrected then. seems GL cant keep his hands off anything he does (apart from HTD that is:lol:)

Well he actually hasn't done anything to American Graffiti, He has left that one all alone!

Nemesis 3rd November 2011 11:11 AM

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Originally Posted by Phurious (Post 194893)
Pusher Trilogy - so damned good. The third part is my favourite, but the others are both superb. It's just the central performance in the third that is magnificent and elevates it ever so slightly - enjoy :nod:

Thanks :happy:

The third part's the reason I actually bought it; I've also heard that it's the best and outside of HMV, the trilogy now seems to be OOP in the UK.

Pete 3rd November 2011 11:18 AM

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Originally Posted by PaulD (Post 194794)
http://p.playserver1.com/ProductImag..._180x180_1.jpg

Just bought this too. Any good? Is this version cut or anything? Was only 1.60

The UK and US dvd's of AENIGMA are missing a brief 5 second flashback scene, I think only the Italian dvd contains the uncut version.

Nosferatu@Cult Labs 3rd November 2011 11:20 AM

Here's a photo of The Conversation Blu-ray set, with the keep case sticking out from the slipcase:


http://i1085.photobucket.com/albums/...5/P1050112.jpg

Make Them Die Slowly 3rd November 2011 01:31 PM

Picked up "Martyrs" and "Amer" in HMV today. A tenner for the two.

dream demon 3rd November 2011 01:59 PM

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Originally Posted by Rik (Post 194764)
Mine too, even though I cancelled my order back in September and received a cancellation confirmation email, strange. I hope it's not Region A locked now because that was my reason for cancelling


Sometimes, dead is better

And mine. Is there anyone who isn't picking this up? :lol:

Stephen@Cult Labs 3rd November 2011 02:31 PM

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Originally Posted by PaulRobinson (Post 194705)

And mine! :D


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