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#1 of 14 OFFLINE   Matty P

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Posted April 09 2003 - 07:45 AM

sorry if this is old news, search option has been down all day...saw these specs over at bloody disgusting and wanted to share...

Its almost here, Anchor Bays two disc special edition of George Romero's Day of the Dead, check out the full specs.....

DVD Maniacs reports, "Anchor Bay will released their two disc special edition of George Romero's classic on Aug 19th. Retail expected to be under $30. Disc One New anamorphic transfer from the original negative, DTS 6.1 Dolby EX, Commentary by George Romero, Tom Savini, Lori Cardille and production designer Cletus Anderson, Second commentary by filmmaker Roger Avery."

"Disc Two: New Featurette with interviews with Lori Cardille, Tom Savini, George Romero, Cletus Anderson, etc. Production Notes, Featurette, Behind the Scenes footage courtesy of Tom Savini, Original Screenplay, Last interview with Richard Liberty on Audio, Trailers, Poster and Advertising Gallery, Behind Scenes Gallery, Production Photo Gallery, Still Gallery, Production design art gallery, Mine Promo Footage, Full Color Booklet."
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#2 of 14 OFFLINE   Travis_W

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Posted April 09 2003 - 08:17 AM

Thanks for posting this, I thought the date was still pushed to Fall but this isn't too far away. Does that mean Dawn will follow in that time frame as well. I'm getting both but I'm more excited for Dawn of the Dead.
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#3 of 14 OFFLINE   TedT

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Posted April 09 2003 - 08:45 AM

Cool! I know most people wouldn't agree with me, but this is my favorite of the trilogy!

#4 of 14 ONLINE   Russell G

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Posted April 09 2003 - 08:55 AM

Is this still going to appear in th runored box set with DAWN? I'd love to get that, but will buy them both regardless!

Looks like I can finally pawn my anchor bay VHS of these!

#5 of 14 OFFLINE   Will K

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Posted April 09 2003 - 09:01 AM

Dawn apparently has been pushed back to early 2004. Surely it'll be worth the wait.

August is going to be one sweet(and expensive) month with DayOTD and all those MGM horror titles. Yippee!
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#6 of 14 OFFLINE   Nathan_R

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Posted April 09 2003 - 09:07 AM

I believe I read on another site (dvdtalk) that Dawn is delayed until 2004. Just learned that as I'm looking for copies of Dawn and Day now Posted Image
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#7 of 14 OFFLINE   ChrisJefferys

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Posted April 09 2003 - 10:10 AM

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Is this still going to appear in th runored box set with DAWN?


I think the box set is supposed to contain the theatrical cut, "director's" cut and Argento's cut (Zombie -exclusive to the box set?), but not Day of the Dead.


Isn't there an extended version of Day of the Dead floating around? I could have sworn I remember seeing one advertised by one of the "grey market" video companies a few years back (I think Blackest Heart) and also saw one for rent at a Toronto video store that specialized in "hard to find" (aka bootleg) videos.

#8 of 14 OFFLINE   Joshua_Y

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Posted April 09 2003 - 10:58 AM

Oh yeah! Zombies! In DTS! Posted Image

#9 of 14 OFFLINE   Adam_WM

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Posted April 09 2003 - 11:30 AM

Can't wait for Day, but I'm an extra anxious for next April's DAWN!!!!
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#10 of 14 OFFLINE   Steve_Knutzen

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Posted April 09 2003 - 02:50 PM

Awesome news. Dawn and Day are two of my most anticipated titles. The wait for Dawn will likely be worth it. Anchor Bay Rocks Posted Image!
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#11 of 14 OFFLINE   Geoff_D

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Posted April 10 2003 - 01:07 AM

Finally I can retire my old Anchor Bay dvd. So by August we'll have an awesome edition of Day to go with the ME of Night - now all we have to do is wait for the Dawn...

#12 of 14 OFFLINE   Brian Kidd

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Posted April 10 2003 - 01:13 AM

Although DAY isn't my favorite, I still think it's better than most people give it credit for. I like the sense of claustrophobia that permeates the film. Plus, the scenes where they're locked in the chambers with the zombies can't be beat. Fun movie.
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#13 of 14 OFFLINE   Chuck L

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Posted April 10 2003 - 02:57 AM

Can't wait!

#14 of 14 OFFLINE   Matt Stone

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Posted April 10 2003 - 04:28 AM

Thanks for the news, this is definitely one I'll pick up!
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