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Payback Straight Up: The Director's Cut coming April 10th, 2007


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#1 of 7 OFFLINE   EnricoE

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Posted December 19 2006 - 03:16 PM

i'm looking forward to the original cut of the movie. i've read that it was a lot better then the version mel gibson had put out.

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#2 of 7 OFFLINE   Tim Glover

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Posted December 19 2006 - 03:38 PM

Saw that earlier. Really like this film and anxious to own it. Posted Image

#3 of 7 OFFLINE   TonyD

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Posted December 19 2006 - 05:48 PM

i liked the origional too. a bit of a remake of point blank. i wonder what will be different on the dir cut.
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#4 of 7 OFFLINE   Robert Crawford

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Posted December 19 2006 - 11:27 PM

I just watched this the other day on the dish which was in high def. I really liked this film and it's definitely a remake to Point Blank. If not then it borrowed a great deal of material from that great film. Crawdaddy

#5 of 7 OFFLINE   BrianShort

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Posted December 19 2006 - 11:36 PM

Since this is Paramount... Blu-Ray too?

#6 of 7 OFFLINE   Dave_P.

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Posted December 20 2006 - 01:43 AM

Yep, Blu-Ray too. From http://http://dvd.th....iew.php?id=416



#7 of 7 OFFLINE   Chad R

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Posted December 20 2006 - 02:50 AM

I saw this film at the Austin Film Festival with Helgeland in attendance. Honestly, I don't remember the first cut all that well to tell how much improved this cut was, but I did enjoy the new cut. It was a pretty straight forward story that seemed like an old pulp novel -- which was the intention. It was amazing to hear the things that the studio objected to, and the fact they fired him off the picture the day after winning his Oscar.




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