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The Fog (Collector's Edition) (Blu-ray) Available for Preorder

Discussion in 'Blu-ray and UHD' started by Ronald Epstein, Apr 5, 2013.

  1. Ronald Epstein

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    Great news! One of my favorites, along with the original Halloween.
     
  3. Richard V

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    This is the original one, right?
     
  4. Ronald Epstein

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    Yes, per the poster and per the cast member's name on the Amazon preorder link.
     
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    Yep. I'm looking forward to it.

    EDIT: Ron beat me to it by a matter of seconds. :)
     
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    Great, just needed confirmation. Can't say I'm a fan of the remake. :thumbsdown:
     
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    New HD transfer supervised by Dean Cundey, too!
     
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    That's great, the European edition looks like an upconvert to me so it will be great to finally get this in proper HD.

    :EDIT: For Typo.
     
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    Looking forward to this one.
     
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    The european release is not an upscale, I saw the film being scanned as I worked with the same tech on another project. It was made from an IP, back in 2000, so it's an early scan, hence the low quality.
     
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    I love The Fog, though I can't think of what new special features would be added, the Special Edition from 2002 had a lot on it, so I'm guessing besides a better picture quality nothing new.
     
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    Nothing but a guess based on Shout Factory's other releases but I think they might get some new interviews or maybe even a making-of (and, like you said, the laserdisc/DVD features). Carpenter did a new interview for They Live so they probably got him to talk about The Fog then too. Jamie Lee Curtis made a one time only appearance at a horror movie convention and Shout was there so I imagine they got an interview with her. I'm pretty sure that Adrienne Barbeau, Tom Atkins and maybe even Charles Cyphers were also at conventions that Shout was also at so they seem pretty likely to participate too.
     
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    Really looking forward to this. Can't wait to finally upgrade this horror classic to HD.

    I know this goes against the grain for Carpenter fans, but this is my favourite of all his films. I absolutely love the creepy, classic horror atmosphere. Totally unmatched in sinister, foreboding terror!

    Shout Factory really has become the new Blue Underground....
     
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    I thought Jamie Lee Curtis has been at Halloween conventions before?
     
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    Awesome news. My favorite Carpenter film. I can finally delete the hdnet HD broadcast from my dvr.
     
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    I can't say for sure but she wrote a brief piece in the current issue of Horror Hound magazine (who set up the convention) and she said how that this would be her one and only appearance. As an aside, she was there for charity and together they raised almost $200,000 for a children's hospital in Los Angeles.
     
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    Might as well be an upscale, no additional details whatsoever and awful edge enhancement, apart from increasing contrast the release looks like the DVD version, now usually when people make such claims it is hyperbole and untrue, usually a BD, even a bad BD beats the DVD for image quality, not so with The Fog, it truly is that bad.
     
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    I have not seen that BD, but I have seen the tech doing the transfer, he rolled the first reel to me and director Christophe Gans, it was magnificent on the small screen at the time. Perhaps they used the SD reduction on the Blu (ie the Digital Beta)?
     
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    Who knows, at least we are finally going to get a modern scan and this release should look very good and by that i mean as good as the filmed materials allow it to look, i must add i have never been into the eye candy way of looking at releases, if its ugly but looks as intended then i take it.

    Incidentally i do not know if you are a hater of screencaps, some are, i am not, this site gives you an idea about the old Blu ray edition of The Fog.

    http://caps-a-holic.com/hd_vergleiche/comparison.php?cID=667#auswahl
     
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    The HDnet broadcast looked great in hd. Vast improvement over the DVD.
     

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