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Blade Runner UHD Blu Ray coming this september
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Don't worry, vbangle. I replied to your PM. It's all good. :-)
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If chewtobacca reads this, my apologies for PMing you for links...didn't read the rules until now...sorry man.
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Also.. a PM is like.. well.. how saying it best.. uhm.. if he is offline, while you send a PM.. he may read it, when he comes online.. the PM doesn't just.. get lost on waiting... Big Grin
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So, send him a pm, lol.
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he was online 4 hours ago...
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I was hoping to send him a PM.
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Oh, where's Stamper these days?
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Clearly we could have guessed that from your username Tongue
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The sun reflecting on me was blinding the other people... Big Grin
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Last year I was called "the whitest thing around the pool area"... Even the Plastik Chairs were not as white as I... Big Grin
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Yeah us brit can't handle weather like you chaps lol. being in the Health and Safety profession as well makes it more intresting! i've just had to iossue a memo to tell workers to check their pee!
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^You should see what happens when it snows here
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The UK calls 30 degree temps a "heatwave"!! LOL
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If they work from negatives it must mean that they are going to re-do the title cards, right? I hope they pick the exact same font
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This is a big release for Arrow. They're going to do a great job
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Wasn't the 35th anniversary edition of Halloween the same as the old Criterion LD though and more closer to it's original cinema presentation? the 1999 THX DVD was a Cundy apporved 'revision' saying it was closer to what they were trying to acheive back in 1978? Correct me if i'm wrong though?
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Wasn't the Scream Factory release from last year also supervised by Cundey?
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None of those guys knows how their films look like. It's too long ago and they did too many films in between.
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So we can be sure it will look bland with zero color correction like Halloween does I guess
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This new 4K restorayion from the original negative is being supervised by both Dean Cundy and John Carpenter and thats direct from Stuart Cohen (Producer)
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I'm ready to regrade it as well! Happy
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Yeah Arrow announced it earlier this year, it will be interesting to see how it differs from the Shout release
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Looks like Arrow is preparing a restoration of The Thing in 4k https://twitter.com/ArrowFilmsVideo/stat...5211807744
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So when do we get 3D trailers? Smile
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re: BLADE RUNNER 2049 Making-Of Featurette -- my favorite part is ... "See it REAL 3D" :-O
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And that is why we can't have nice things...
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Invites on CG have been disabled for a while, since some vindictive ex-member tried to bring the site down.
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@althor ... CG = CinemaGeddon
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Hell, I still can't get an invite for there, lol. I had one guy on myspleen tell me he'd hook me up when they got things sorted and that's the last I heard of it.
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BLADE RUNNER 2049 Making-Of Featurette: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2BUozYf9w0Y
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What is CG?
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I'm having trouble DLing new files from CG. Everything I've already DL'd seeds just fine, but anything new I pull down never connects. Is anyone else experiencing the same?
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Let me know if you need any help with Data Structures and Algorithms, Colek. My degree is in CS.
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Today's Data Structure and Algorithms, tomorrow Physics.
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@Colek wow, what's the exam on?
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^ ^ Because they're "getting into the flow" today? "Stealing Fire" -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Og6q2h1QScg
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I am procrastinating, so I visit it every few minutes rather than learn for today's exam.
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Busy day. This is most people I've seen on the site at one time
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Star Wars reality-check by Glenn and crew ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6MvMWyIpOs&t=60m40s Big Grin
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That's pretty cool indeed and good to know. It's also weird since we usually keep the credits very close to the originals but oh well.
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Basically, the English credits use the standard fades, while the French credits have everything wiping in from left to right, which looks rather cool IMO.
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Just found that French Die Hard trailer which is very interesting color wise: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XDg9AkYRWCc
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I didn't even know the English credits were different Woo
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Those closing credits for Die Hard 2 in French look better than the English credits, that's for sure! I just wish there was a way to make a clean version of the final shot so I could recreate those French credits in HD...
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Yes, including a downmix is never a bad idea. The problem is that it makes it difficult to work out whether the original audio is present or not. If you run the decoded streams through Spek, you should be able to see whether or not you have two different mixes.
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@Bigrob in the case of Escape from New York, Scream Factory also included a 2.0 mix which was a downmix from 5.1. I don't know how common downmixing is for them but I have to guess that any film containing both 5.1 and 2.0 tracks is potentially a 2.0 downmix. They say it's for maximum compatibility with all audio systems.
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Just came back from a 35mm screening of Silence of the Lambs, and boy, that DS mix is a beast! The low ends rumble very loudly in the asylum, gunshots are very loud and present, and it takes the 5.1 mix by a mile. The image is very similar to the BD in color, but in 2 scenes, the contrast was noticeably different, and effectively so (Avoiding spoilers here, for those who haven't had the pleasure).
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You'd probably have to check them on a case-by-case basis.
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Scream Factory Blu-Ray's. Are the 2.0 tracks the original audio mix or are they the 5.1 mixes down mixed?
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I was going to wait until the back-to-school sale period, one of three in the year when computers go on sale, but the constant failures my Dell laptop's enduring, and the time wasted from those failures alone, have forced my hand.
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Good news: I might be getting a new computer soon, finally.
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Angry Birds Star Wars cantina scene (very funny!) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6lYFO_tKlE
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"poita - Damn you Britain and USA trying to steal Australia's rightful place as the land of political turmoil." USA just won the crown: yesterday's Virgina GOP senators baseball practice s̶h̶o̶o̶t̶i̶n̶g̶. mass political assination attempt. And the U.S. "fake news" media is still calling it a "shooting"! We're No.1, right?
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Any remixing done for LD tends to be pretty light in touch compared to DVD/BD
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All time? Really? For every kind of tracks? AFAIK DD were a direct port of theatrical tracks, while DTS were just an APT-X -> DTS Coherent Acoustics conversions...
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Soundtracks were altered for near field home viewing all the time for LD, unfortunately.
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Check the tech. Info at IMDB
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Just use the LD tracks - they should be 99% theatrical mixes! Happy
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I don't want to include home video surround upmixes.
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I'd like to include a surround mix with encodes for my digital movie library, but only if it's a legit original surround mix.
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Is there some place to check if a film had a surround mix prepared at the time of its theatrical debut?
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John Wayne? In Star Wars? Yep ... and sounds just like him, too. Wink
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VidAngel
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I recall a service which allowed parents to rent a DVD from some company and then send them notes on how they wish to cut it, and the company would just censor it for them. It's no different than TV versions (At least in the states), so I don't see a problem. Even though there are films which even you cut out the graphic images, will still have adult themes.
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It even could be interesting for preservation, if they are changed with audio redubs and such....
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If the clean versions really are "available at no additional charge as an ‘extra’ included with the original theatrical version of movies in the program", I see no problem.
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It's the same think I've thought... gritty, punchy, more violent and sensual... they would be PG-35, though! Happy
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They should make 'dirty' versions available too
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Oh, Sony want's to start, to bring some clean movie versions (Versions censored for flight companies and Television Broadcast) to some vod services as choice to the normal Theatrical versions...
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I'm interested and we have the LD PCM track for it
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I'll try and grab them tomorrow.
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Post some examples in the proposal section bigrob
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Has anyone considered a regrade of Die Hard 2? There were some screencaps that showed that the BD is headed different from the THX LD / DVD release?
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Adam West -- same Bat-time, but next Bat-Age, old chum! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6NwQvA4OuMI
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What?? Sad
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RIP Adam West
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^ ^ ^ ^ ^ Amazon demi-gods have longer lifetimes. In human years, she's a 28 year-old hottie! :-O
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Psst ... hey bud ... I've got a friend Emile Fournier (Gambit [1966]) and he tells me he can get it for you half price ... on the quiet. ;-)
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Get yourself the real Luke's lightsaber for a quarter million only! Available for a limited amount of time. Get it while you can!
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If you want Luke's sabre or Paxton's Aliens armour
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A bit too old for my tastes, still a nice woman - not that wonder, but still nice... Wink
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@ spoRv -- Lynda Carter, still yummy at 66 -- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lynda_Carter
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And also some Israeli "chutzpah" which suited perfectly with being an Amazon in 1918 England.
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And yeah, Gal Gadot started as your average model, but in contrast to Bar Refaeli, she rose above that with commitment and sheer will power
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I'm from Israel and can confirm that. When I joined, a short 8 years ago, it was 3 years for men.
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Damn you Britain and USA trying to steal Australia's rightful place as the land of political turmoil.
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The normal length of compulsory service is currently two years and eight months for men (with some roles requiring an additional four months of service), and two years for women.
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I loved Lynda Carter when I was a boy! Heart but AFAIK the military service is mandatory for women, too, in Israel... one of our members could eventually confirm that!
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It seems the star of the movie was a bit of a wonder woman in real life: "Gal Gadot was born and raised in Rosh HaAyin, Israel. .. served for two years as an enlisted soldier in the Israel Defense Forces .. She says of her time as a soldier: "You learn discipline and respect. .. [Fast And Furious] director Justin Lin really liked that I was in the military, and he wanted to use my knowledge of weapons." Yeah ... but can she do this: https://m.popkey.co/9c0f31/DYyLq_s-200x150.gif ? Wink
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Just got back from seeing Wonder Woman with my daughter. FREEKIN AWESOME is all I can say. Smile
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"Shrek" parodied "Cops", too--remember that scene in "Shrek 2" where some of the characters are watching a series called "Knights"?
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Haven't seen it. I only know the name of "Kevin Smith" (never met him but he always popped up here & there on the Internet) from his "Clerks" movie/short (haven't seen it, but I have seen someone else's "Troops" -- a "Cops" parody [excellent!] in the Star Wars universe).
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OK, but, without other's words, have you seen it? What do you think of?
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Tusk (2014) -- rottentomatoes.com's TomatoMeter is at 41% -- "Tusk is pleasantly ridiculous and charmingly self-deprecating, but that isn't enough to compensate for its thin, overstretched story."
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^ ^ ^ It's okay. Trump's a clever guy and got his detractors talking "covfefe" while he gets his work done without the hailstorm of "fake news". Smile
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What's going on here, then?