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Well.. "new" PC starts getting set up... Still many applications not installed, but it makes a solid impression... 4th gen i7, 32GB Ram, GeForce gtx 980 Titan, 4TB HDD for data... 500gb hdd for system...
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@PDB I could handle the poor visual quality...but even in this extended version the quality of the film itself was pretty hard to watch.
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Congrats @MrBrown. @HippieDalek Its more the movie itself than the quality of the video Wink. Honestly the extended is better than what we got,,,
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@PDB Yeah, the extended version is a better film, but it's still not a good film. The effort of the fans to find and restore this though is utterly incredible! They get my full respect Smile
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Im pretty certain SMB was never at any point of its production anything but a flaming hot mess. Its hardwired into its DNA
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@zoidberg As someone who has spent far too much of their spare time on Highlander 2 I think it's fair to say that I can appreciate a hot mess Smile
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SMB and HL2 do have the commonality of coming up with a gonzo concept and running hard with them. I do appreciate that Smile
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I don't mind watching VHS rips at all but they went a little far in "restoring" some scenes with the filter and looks horrible in motion. Also is the aspect ratio wrong on the video? I think a 4:3 flag on the container is needed to correct it.
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Despite being a stinker of a movie, I do love how dedicated the fans are. And the SMB Archive website reminds me of the good old days of the web. I do own the BD and watched it last year and was tough to get through but I still have nostalgia for it. Must watch the extended version soon
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Nice to see everyone's new projects coming along. Didn't plan on taking a break from Fanres but work picked up and life got in the way.
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Who knew the original Rancor was an ape: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DO6pdxHXi3o
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As far as video game movies go, I'll take SMB over ANY of the Resident Evil films. And MK '95 still reigns supreme as the best video game movie imo
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RIP Richard Donner :’( Superman and The Goonies are some of my absolute favourites
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And the Lethal Weapon franchise Sad
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RIP.
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I saw that also. Ironically I had just watched the first two LWs and Goonies. RIP
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A bunch of laserdisc in California for 50$ https://forum.lddb.com/viewtopic.php?f=44&t=9905
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Does anyone know Czech/Slovak? I'm looking to buy some DVDs and I'm having trouble finding them...
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And if anyone knows Polish they could help me track down a VHS/TV-rip...
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Drop me a PM
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