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#1 of 17 OFFLINE   SteveVM

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Posted June 05 2006 - 01:40 AM

Just wondering about this on DVD any info would be greatly appreciated

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#2 of 17 OFFLINE   Sam Davatchi

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Posted June 05 2006 - 02:49 AM

If they release a new pristine restored anamorphic transfer for this, that would be an outrage! Posted Image

#3 of 17 OFFLINE   Joe:C

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Posted June 05 2006 - 10:44 AM

I'd love to see this movie released on dvd. If we can get The Wizard, Howard can't be too far behind!!

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Posted June 05 2006 - 12:04 PM

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I'd love to see this movie released on dvd. If we can get The Wizard, Howard can't be too far behind!!

Not if George Lucas has anything to say about it.

#5 of 17 OFFLINE   Mike Frezon

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Posted June 05 2006 - 02:27 PM

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#6 of 17 OFFLINE   Joseph Bolus

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Posted June 05 2006 - 08:07 PM

It's my understanding that Lucas has decided that the movie *has* to be released in HD in order to properly render Howard's delicate feather structure.

Since Lucas is also on record as not wanting any of his movies to be involved in establishing a new format and/or giving an advantage to one format over another, then it's probable that we won't see this movie released to home video again until either HD-DVD and/or Blu-ray prevails as the winning format. After that occurs, then Lucas will need to wait until market penetration of that format reaches critical mass. His definition of critical mass is "Every home in the country has at least two optical format HD decks installed." As soon as this occurs, and, barring the evolution of a technically better format in the interim, I'm sure "Howard the Duck" will be released again to Home Video!

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Posted June 05 2006 - 08:42 PM

Wow, I would sure like to see “Howard the Duck” on region 2 DVD UK, with a cracking six-track Dolby Stereo Digital soundtrack, I wonder if there will be any possibility of a THX DVD?

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#8 of 17 OFFLINE   john mcfadden

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Posted June 08 2006 - 04:19 PM

I got mine !! But i transfered my full frame LD to DVD.Digitally tweaked the picture using Nero digital and remixed the sound . Aside from the FF picture Im covered .....I might be wrong but i think there might have been some sort of lawsuit between the creator of Howard the Duck and Lucas and Universal, I think that might be the reason for the hold up .......I just want Harry and the Hendersons ....Region 2 has it why not Region 1

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#9 of 17 OFFLINE   Adam_WM

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Posted June 09 2006 - 01:27 PM

I've got a feeling we'll see HOWARD when we see the "original" Star Wars. Posted Image
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#10 of 17 OFFLINE   TonyD

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Posted June 11 2006 - 06:55 AM

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wow thats alot of topics already discussing this movie
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#11 of 17 OFFLINE   Magnus T

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Posted June 11 2006 - 06:57 AM

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wow thats alot of topics already discussing this movie

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Posted June 11 2006 - 07:04 AM

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I've got a feeling we'll see HOWARD when we see the "original" Star Wars. Posted Image

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How did you derive at that conclusion then?

#13 of 17 OFFLINE   Adam_WM

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Posted June 11 2006 - 07:33 AM

It's just a joke. George Lucas keeps Howard the Duck in the same pocket as the original versions of Star Wars. I would be VERY surprised if we see Howard on DVD.
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#14 of 17 OFFLINE   Dan Hitchman

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Posted June 11 2006 - 09:10 AM

Actually, Howard the Duck IMHO is better than his Star Wars pre-quels and special edition Original Trilogy.

At least it doesn't pretend to be anything other than crap. Posted Image

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Posted June 11 2006 - 11:10 AM

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Actually, Howard the Duck IMHO is better than his Star Wars pre-quels and special edition Original Trilogy.

At least it doesn't pretend to be anything other than crap. Posted Image

Oops! Better duck! Posted Image

Oh come on now, Howard’s not a bad movie, I’ll have to look around for it on rental VHS for the night, or down at HMV for less than a £10,00 I doubt I can wait for a six-track Howard to come along on DVD R2!

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#16 of 17 OFFLINE   Artur Meinild

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Posted June 12 2006 - 06:44 PM

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It's just a joke. George Lucas keeps Howard the Duck in the same pocket as the original versions of Star Wars. I would be VERY surprised if we see Howard on DVD.

I don't get this, since the original Star Wars have already been announced... Does that mean you expect a Howard announcement around the corner then? I don't though...
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#17 of 17 OFFLINE   Adam_WM

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Posted June 13 2006 - 10:40 AM

No Artur, perhaps I should have said "beautifully remastered original STAR WARS"...
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