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#1 of 24 James L White

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Posted June 11 2003 - 04:41 AM

good bye crappy disc, hello SE Posted Image Posted Image
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#2 of 24 Paul_Stachniak

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Posted June 11 2003 - 05:07 AM

Oh thank god.

This is the only Python disc I don't have. And the old version retails for $80 now.

I just wish Universal would re-release Mystery Science Theater 3000 the movie as well.
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#3 of 24 Aaron Cohen

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Posted June 11 2003 - 05:12 AM

THANK YOU!!!!!!! This is the last thing I need to complete my Python dvd collection and I have been holding out for the last 3 years or so due to the very high prices on Ebay.

It's about time!

#4 of 24 Steven Good

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Posted June 11 2003 - 05:23 AM

I know this is from Universal's website, but who thinks this could be delayed, as other Image/Universal re-issues have been?

I am certainly tempted to dump my current disc on ebay, but don't want to have Universal yank their re-issue and leave me with no Meaning of Life...my life has so litle meaning as it is. Posted Image

Quick profit vs. Meaning of Life.

I want both.
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#5 of 24 Christian P

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Posted June 11 2003 - 05:43 AM

At last!
I refrained from buying the old version, even as it came out, because it wasn't anamorphic.

Thanks for the info!

#6 of 24 Chris Bardon

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Posted June 11 2003 - 08:08 AM

This is great news! Now all we need is an SE of Life of Brian that's not Criterion-priced and we're set.

Actually, a non A&E-priced release of Flying Circus wouldn't hurt either...
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#7 of 24 Chad Gregory

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Posted June 11 2003 - 08:41 AM

From thedigitalbits.com Rumor Mill

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Oh, but there's more! Universal is set to announce the DVD release of Monty Python's The Meaning of Life: Special Edition on September 2nd! Can you hear us all giggling like school girls here at The Bits? Look for both Dolby Digital and DTS 5.1 audio, a new introduction by Eric Idle, audio commentary, deleted scenes, The Meaning of Making the Meaning of Life documentary and a slew of featurettes (including The Songs, Snipped Bits, Un Film de John Cleese, Songs Unsung, Education Tips, Fish, Re-mastering a Masterpiece, Song and Dance, Virtual Reunion and Selling the Meaning of Life). How bleedin' cool is that!?

Nice.

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#8 of 24 Rob Lutter

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Posted June 11 2003 - 08:51 AM

YES! Finally my Python collection can be complete (well, sans And Now for Something Completely Different which doesn't really count Posted Image)

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#9 of 24 Todd Hostettler

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Posted June 11 2003 - 09:01 AM

I think I'll celebrate with a nice thin mint...

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#10 of 24 James L White

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Posted June 11 2003 - 08:59 AM

thanks for that info chad, I'm amazed that it getting DTS!!Posted Image I can't wait to see the deleted scenes. Posted Image
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#11 of 24 PaulP

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Posted June 11 2003 - 09:22 AM

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HOLY FUCKING SHIT!


#12 of 24 Jussi Tarvainen

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Posted June 11 2003 - 09:37 AM

The title of the movie seems very appropriate now. Posted Image
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#13 of 24 RexW

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Posted June 11 2003 - 01:36 PM

Python in DTS. My life is now complete.
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#14 of 24 Steve_Knutzen

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Posted June 11 2003 - 01:59 PM

Where oh where could that fishy be?
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#15 of 24 Joel C

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Posted June 11 2003 - 02:24 PM

$80? Why didn't I pick this one up when it was $5 at Wal-Mart? Oh, the pain! Posted Image

I've been very tempted to sell my MST3K:TM as I see more of these re-release announcements.
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#16 of 24 Scott Weinberg

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Posted June 11 2003 - 02:56 PM

What great news this is! Thanks, James!

#17 of 24 Coressel

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Posted June 11 2003 - 10:45 PM

YES!
I was just thinking about the fact that right now is the 20th Anniversary of the release of The Meaning of Life, and wondering if an SE DVD was in the works!


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#18 of 24 MatthewA

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Posted June 12 2003 - 03:24 AM

"A lion in Africa? Probably escaped from the zoo."

Enough is enough, Disney. No more evasions or excuses. We DEMAND the release Song of the South on Blu-ray along with the uncut version of Bedknobs and Broomsticks on Blu-ray. I will not support anything your company produces until then.


#19 of 24 Terry St

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Posted June 12 2003 - 06:06 AM

Well slap me with a sardine... Posted Image

#20 of 24 ChrisMatson

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Posted June 16 2003 - 01:22 AM

Does anyone want my copy of the original DVD. I'll let it go for the market value of $80 Posted Image

This is good news for all Monty Python fans. I don't think I'll double-dip on this one, unless I can unload the current DVD at a nice price. Maybe I'll try to eBay it.