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DVD Review HTF DVD REVIEW: "Alien: Quadrilogy" w/ ton's of screenshots! Highly Recommended!

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  1. Adam_Reiter

    Adam_Reiter Well-Known Member

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    Alien : QUADRILOGY
     
  2. Adam_Reiter

    Adam_Reiter Well-Known Member

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    Sorry for the lateness of this review guys, I only got it a week ago, and its been a rough week with the wife out of town for 2 1-2 weeks! I almost threw in the towel a few times, but was allready half way through screenshots.

    I just about for sure gave up after I saw the DVD talk review. OMG!! This is when I knew my review had to be slightly different to be of any use to you guys. Hopefully it is.

    Let me know if there are any broken links, and I will fine tooth it for grammer later. Sorry, I just needed to get "QUAD" off my back.


    Next up, League of EG! WOW, what a soundtrack!!!
     
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    Wow thanks for the great review. I like the format you picked for this review. Lots of screen caps.
     
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    .......m.....m......my nipples are hard.........[​IMG]
     
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    HAHAHAHAHA..... mmmmmmm... that good, eh?

    I am glad I just switched web hosting, otherwise this review could have never happened!
     
  6. Ric Easton

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    Ulp! I was going to try hard to resist this one. Espescially since I own the Legacy box set. But you are certainly not making it easy, Adam! Nice review!

    What's the price on this monster, anyway? 100 bucks?

    Ric
     
  7. Harold Wazzu

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    $70 @ Amazon.com, or like $62 with share-the-love @ Amazon.com.

    Damn I am so jealous!!!!!
     
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    Nice review.

    I am only interested in the first movie and look forward to its individual release in January. Good to hear the transfer is near perfect - I've held off from the buying the original for so long.
     
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    that did it Adam.
    the screenshots for Alien convinced me to pick this up next week (if i can find it for under $80).

    i'm really curious now to a/b it with the old disc.
    i pulled it out the other day, and it really didn't look too bad at all- especially considering this was done in '99.
    the screenshots though look pretty sweet.
     
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    Can someone put a picture of the packaging fully folded out next to an adult?
     
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    I have the money saved up for this monster next week, so I will be prepare to comfront all the nasty monsters next week. And I don't mean Christmas shoppers. [​IMG]
     
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    lol, that's the hugest package ever...

    and I never thought I'd say that while not watching porn...
     
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    Cheers for the review, love the pics. I will wait until January to pick up Alien and Aliens. Sorry, as pretty as the boxset is, its the first two I want.
     
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    Cant wait to get mine in the mail. 62 bucks from amazon with share the love seems to be the best deal on this set. Thats about 15 bucks a movie which is what release day prices on single now a days are [​IMG]
     
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    If this had 3/4 good movies then I would be all for it. But I can't force myself to spend $70 bucks on two good movies.

    I can't stop laughing at DVD files review of the alien 4 movie.

     
  16. Carlo Medina

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    I'm definitely buying this. I just hope those DTS lockups were an aberration and not another frickin' swap-by-mail waiting to happen (ala Monty Python, Bond, and BTTF)...
     
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    From the Dolby 5.1 encoded soundtrack description from this review on Aliens it sounds like Fox didn't remix this movie and used the same so-so 4.1 mix as the last DVD. That sucks!

    This movie had the greatest opportunity for atmospheric sound effects, LFE impact, and split surround usage using the 5.1 or 6.1 (w/DTS-ES) palete and a better (or at least equal) film compared to Alien.

    Why Fox, why? Didn't Cameron supervise this transfer?

    Dan
     
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    This set gets my vote for DVD of the year & Fox for studio of the year.

    Adam:

    Concerning the dts drop outs on Alien. I did not experience any problems with the dts track on Alien. I've watched both the theatrical version & directors cut in dts without a problem. I'm using a RCA 5220 dvd player connected via optical cables to a Yamaha HTR-5650 reciever. Haven't touched Resurrection yet. Probbally won't until late next week.

    Joe
     
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    Good review Adam, thanks for the time you took with all the screenshots.Ill be picking my set up bright and early on the 2nd ![​IMG]
     

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