The Offical Fox Title Cancellation Notice Thread ( Q3/4 07 edition

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  1. Paul_Scott

    Paul_Scott Lead Actor

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    M&C would be Master & Commander.
    Shame about Amityville Horror, I was actually looking forward to that one (although I was going to wait for a sale price).

    more to come I'm sure
     
  2. Jason Roer

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    What's that ole' Bill Hunt was saying about HD-DVD not keeping up with it's promises? [​IMG]

    Seriously - sorry to hear that for all who were hoping FOX wouldn't fail them this time. I know many were excited about these titles. Especially Master and Commander. Is this confirmed yet, or just speculation?

    Cheers,

    Jason
     
  3. Paul_Scott

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    here is the post from the self labled Blu-ray insider

    in the same thread, a retailer gave a copy of the email he recieved stating that Amityville Horror was no longer being released
     
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    The fact that I was not surprised by this thread's existence is is blackly hilarious.
     
  5. Jason Roer

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    Yep. That all sounds discouraging all right. I'll wait for the offical press release, but this probably is true. Again - too bad for those who were really hoping Fox would turn things around. After this and the ridiculous exclusion of extra features on Robocop (supposedly due to the fact that they only wanted to release on BD25) you really have to wonder what the heck is going on. Are they or are they not supporting this format? I had been planning on picking up a BD player this holiday season to go right next to my HD-DVD player, but after the Paramoun decision and this annoying Fox garbage, I've decided to keep away for now. Really too bad. Because it looks like Anchor Bay is delivering the goods with their slate of horror titles - all of which would be on my must-buy list. Now I will have to wait for those.

    Cheers,

    Jason
     
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    FOX did give us Fight Club. That was a "dark comedy" as well. [​IMG]

    Cheers,

    Jason
     
  7. Paul Arnette

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    With friends like Fox, who needs enemies.
     
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    I ordered Master & Commander. I tried to believe it this time.

    Big studio support for BD. If this is true, I wonder which reasons will be spun by supporters (you cannot accuse Fox of that) this time.

    AACS is out as a reason? Yes?


    Cees
     
  9. Dave Mack

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    As of now, FOX could go HDdvd exclusive and it wouldn't affect BD in the slightest.


    shame.

    I thought it was weird that we got all these announcements the day after the Paramount bombshell.
     
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    True, Mack. But it also wouldn't effect HD-DVD either! [​IMG]

    Cheers,

    Jason
     
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    Sorry Paul; still using pony express over here!

    Cheers,

    Jason
     
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    Next Up....Die Hard trilogy.
     
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    Fox is going to exclusively support HD-DVD.
     
  15. Cees Alons

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    Rumor: HD DVD will then pay them an undisclosed amount to stay BD-exclusive.


    Cees
     
  16. Stephen_J_H

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    [​IMG] Thanks, Cees; I needed that.
     
  17. Jason Roer

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    [​IMG] Cees - you get the old "ba-dum-dum-chish" for that one. Very funny.



    Cheers,

    Jason
     
  18. Paul_Scott

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    the word on Die Hard is that the first three movies are now going to be packaged in a set with the fourth and the srp raised to $129.99

    I was just about on board for the old three film set with the srp of just under $100 and a likely Amazon price of under $60- but I won't be paying more than that at this time. I'll just wait for them to be re-issued as single titles next year and buy them one at a time.
     
  19. Jim_K

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    I don't know whats more pathetic, the Ass-hats over at Fox PR or the so called HT enthusiasts that get their jollies from this type of news. [​IMG] I'm sure AVS is a party zone today.

    Anyhoo, can't say I'm all that surprised by the return of the ol "bait & switch" tactics from Fox in fact it's pretty comical. Money saved I guess.
     
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    They already are.
     

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