The Truman Show: Special Collector's Edition - 8/23

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  1. PaulP

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    Via digitalbits.com:



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  2. Scott Simonian

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    Cool. I was wondering how long it would take Paramount to release a special edition. Wasn't this one of their first dvd release as well?
     
  3. Richard Kim

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    I hope this version will be anamorphic widescreen this time around.

    If it is, I think it's time for me to sell my previous version.
     
  4. David Galindo

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    Awesome news!!! I can sell my old copy now. [​IMG]

    Hey, what was the deal with the original Truman Release? It was a weird semi-widescreen format...what was up with that?
     
  5. Greg Black

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    Great, great, news!! The Truman Show is one of my absolute favorite movies. So glad to hear that it's finally getting a new transfer, and anamorphic to boot. Supplementary material is also very welcome!
     
  6. Carlo Medina

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    I believe the film was shot in 1.66:1, which isn't quite 1.85, to give it that "TV" sort of look without actually going all the way to 4:3.

    I'll be in for a double dip on this one...gladly!
     
  7. David Galindo

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    Ah, thanks Carlo.

    Definitely one of Jim Carrey's best films.
     
  8. Joe Caps

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    I would love to see interviews with Jim Carrey and Laura linney on this, but I don't hink they are there. Will have to house this version in the old container as the new cover is prety ugly.
     
  9. MikeEckman

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    Im glad I held off all these years in picking this title up. I will gladly get this new version once it comes out.
     
  10. Jim Dalton

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    Any other info?

    Links?
    Running audio commentary?
     
  11. Francois Caron

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    I always liked the premise of the movie despite the level at which it's exaggerated. Definitely putting this one on my list.
     
  12. ZackR

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    I will definitely be picking this up. I have gotten a lot of enjoyment out of the current disc, but will gladly upgrade - especially for the anamorphic video. Great to see this film getting better treatment. [​IMG]
     
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    Actually, I like the new cover much better than the original one.
     
  14. PaulP

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    First of all the features won't match the old back cover, and secondly, this is the original theatrical poster. And a much better one.
     
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    I love the poster, but I personally think red on black looks rather ugly. So thumbs down to that border. [​IMG]
     
  16. Keith Paynter

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    Thumbs down to the artwork - thumbs up to an anamorphic transfer! On the strength of the transfer, I'll be doing the D-D, and toss the cover - features, smeatures.

    And in case I don't see ya, good afternoon, good evening and good night...
     
  17. David Galindo

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    Hah, I need to use that line more often.
     
  18. Bradley-E

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    WITNESS: SE

    Features:

    Between Two Worlds: The Making Of Witness
    Deleted Scene
    Theatrical Trailer
    TV Spots


    THE TRUMAN SHOW:SE


    Features:

    How's It Going To End? The Making Of The Truman Show
    Faux Finishing - The Visual Effects of The Truman Show
    8 Deleted/Extended Scenes
    Photo Gallery
    Theatrical Trailers
    TV Spots

    Video:

    Widescreen 1.85:1 Color (Anamorphic)
     
  19. Mikael Soderholm

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    Interesting, this is how the R2 was transfered (no SE, but anamorphic, nonetheless), actually a bit overmatted, since the OAR would be 1,66:1, no? I believe it was the director's intent, to make more TV-like. Was it ever projected at 1,66:1?
    What is the actual OAR in this case? Was is projected at 1,85:1, and the original DVD slightly opened up, or was it projected correctly (assuming this was the director's intent) and slightly overmatted in this new DVD?
     
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    No reviews yet?
     

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