Legend: Ultimate Edition review up at DVDFile!

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  1. Tim RH

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  2. Richard Smith

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    Its a bit worrying to read this about the theatrical cut:
     
  3. Dharmesh C

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    A bit unfair to those who will prefer the original hack piece.
     
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    I can't wait to watch the D.C. but I also LOVE the Tangerine Dream score. A different movie it makes...perhaps one that does not represent Scott's true vision...but wonderful music all the same!
    I wanted 5.1 DD/DTS Tangerine Dream [​IMG]
    Agreed...it makes me nervous about E.T.!!! I can see it now...the new SE gets 5.1 DD and DTS...while the "original" cut without the CRAPPY and DISTRACTING CGI effects gets 2.0 DD mastered at 192 kbps with tons of extra crammed on the disc...producing lots of MPEG artfacts necessitaing some more filtering of the image which then leads to softening of the picture which prompts the techs to introduce some EE....
    AHHHH!!
    dave [​IMG]
     
  5. Kevin M

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    I would wait until we see it ourselves before we start to complain how unfairly the US cut was treated, DVD File has praised or condemned some transfers in their reviews in the past that I have totally disagreed with (The Book Of The Dead being one of them), so I'll wait & see.
     
  6. DanR

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    Yep, check the ET DVD thread from a few days ago. This is exactly what I had been saying that I could see Uinversal doing with the Original Version of ET (even before this Legend review hit the internet). Get ready folks, I'm telling you, Universal cuts corners wherever possible, so prepare for the worst with regards to ET.

    Regards,

    Dan
     
  7. Jeff Ulmer

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    I'm also taking a wait and see approach to this one. I already know I'll be looking for a new cover, but aside from that I'll judge for myself whether there is a problem or not.
     
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  9. Chuck Mayer

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    Hell,
    I am happy it is even coming...I can't believe it was in someone's player. This has been on the list for sometime. I'll reserve judgement until I have seen it. As for ET, if the theatrical cut is poor, I won't buy it...ebay still has Laserdiscs.
    Take care,
    Chuck
    Doing the happy dance in 3 weeks[​IMG]
     
  10. Ed Francisco

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    After 2 years waiting for this sucker, I don't care what version of it comes out anymore (except for P&S), as long as it gets released on DVD.
     
  11. Ronald Epstein

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    Gentlemen,

    Universal accidently had a delay in our

    review copy.

    I should have it tomorrow and a review

    complete with screenshots will go up Wednesday.

    Question...

    Which version do you want reviewed? I only

    have time to watch one.

    Thanks for the help.
     
  12. Jo_C

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    In the end, Ronald, There Can Be Only One. May It Be Legend---The Director's Cut.
     
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    The Director's Cut.
    Peace Out`[​IMG]
     
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    I agree with Jo_C (how disconcerting [​IMG]). I think more people will be interested in hearing about the DC.
     
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    Ron, Ditto on the DCut.
     
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    anyone doing a cover so we can get rid of the UE crappy case?

    thanx Randy.

    also i vote for the DC for review.
     
  17. Jeff Ulmer

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    The US cut, just to be different. [​IMG]
    I too will want a different case. This deserves a double alpha to stand out on the shelf, with the US poster art as the cover.
     
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    Don't jump to conclusions re: the original theatrical ET transfer just yet....
    It made, lessee...... TONS of dough. Was the #1 B.O. champ.
    Legend made..... I mean, LOST dough.
    Hmmmm.......
    [​IMG] D
     
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    Ron, my preference is for you to review the director's cut, as (a.) it presumbably has better AV quality than the theatrical version, and (b.) it'd be interesting to get your take on what it meant to be the definitive version of the movie. I'd also enjoy reading your comments about the doco and extras.
     

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