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Did Universal Drop Original Studio Logos?


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#1 of 8 WillG

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Posted October 04 2008 - 04:39 PM

Was watching "The Thing" on BD and I skipped the "modern" studio logo, expecting the original logo afterwards like it happens of their DVD, but on this BD it just went right to the credits. Is Universal no longer showing original logos anymore when it comes to BDs?
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#2 of 8 MatthewA

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Posted October 04 2008 - 05:34 PM

That would really piss me off. It's bad enough they do it with their TV shows (while Shout! Factory appears to keep them), but with movies now too?

They used to be so good at keeping them, unlike WB and MGM/UA

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Posted October 05 2008 - 01:20 AM

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Originally Posted by WillG
Was watching "The Thing" on BD and I skipped the "modern" studio logo, expecting the original logo afterwards like it happens of their DVD, but on this BD it just went right to the credits. Is Universal no longer showing original logos anymore when it comes to BDs?
I don't know what they've done with other older movies but I believe that The Thing actually doesn't have the Universal logo at the beginning. I think Carpenter mentions that at the beginning of his commentary.

#4 of 8 WillG

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Posted October 05 2008 - 03:22 AM

Now that I think about it you might be right. False alarm by me
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#5 of 8 Sam Posten

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Posted October 05 2008 - 11:05 AM

Not entirely sure what you are asking.

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Posted October 07 2008 - 06:49 PM

Sam,
What Will means is that studios are dropping the original or vintage logos at the intros to their older movies in favor of the new ones. However what we are thinking is that the Thing never had a logo at the begining. The BD does after the warnings but it isnt part of the movie
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Posted October 08 2008 - 02:29 AM

Oh OK. I saw the vintage logo on The Thing so wasn't sure what the issue was.

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Posted October 08 2008 - 02:34 AM

^ Yeah, the Universal logo is at the end of the movie.