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I've waitied way too long for Indiana Jones DVD's


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#1 of 21 OFFLINE   Anthony Moore

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Posted December 18 2001 - 07:51 AM

the damn Indy Jones DVD's...come on, Spielberg, get a move on! anyone else feel the same way?
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#2 of 21 OFFLINE   Thomas T

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Posted December 18 2001 - 10:14 AM

Ummmmm ....... No!

#3 of 21 OFFLINE   Anthony_J

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Posted December 18 2001 - 10:20 AM

who's Indiana Jones?

#4 of 21 OFFLINE   Matt Butler

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Posted December 18 2001 - 10:30 AM

I want the whole trilogy like everyone else; but at least give me Raiders!!
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#5 of 21 OFFLINE   Ken_McAlinden

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Posted December 18 2001 - 10:34 AM

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#6 of 21 OFFLINE   Anthony Moore

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Posted December 18 2001 - 10:43 AM

oh, come on...theyre great..whats not to like about them?
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#7 of 21 OFFLINE   Michael Reuben

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Posted December 18 2001 - 11:37 AM

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oh, come on...theyre great..whats not to like about them?

[quote] Nothing, but there are plenty of other good films out there whose producers aren't so eccentric about DVD releases as Lucas.



Note that I said "Lucas". This isn't a Spielberg issue. With a few exceptions, his films and those of his production company (Amblin) are well-represented on DVD.



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#8 of 21 OFFLINE   Dave H

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Posted December 18 2001 - 11:49 AM

Just give me Raiders - maybe Temple of Doom - and I'm happy.

#9 of 21 OFFLINE   Patrick McCart

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Posted December 18 2001 - 12:13 PM

I'd love to have the Indy Trilogy on DVD, but I'd like to see Lucasfilm/Paramount do it right. There's too many DVD's out there that reveal what happens when a DVD is a rush job.

#10 of 21 OFFLINE   StephenA

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Posted December 18 2001 - 01:58 PM

I'd like the Indy trilogy too. But the the thing is, is getting Spielberg, Lucas, and the studio together to do it right. It'll take a while, especially since Lucas is doing the prequel trilogy. Took him long enough to get TPM on DVD.

#11 of 21 OFFLINE   Ken Seeber

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Posted December 18 2001 - 02:34 PM

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the damn Indy Jones DVD's...come on, Spielberg, get a move on!



anyone else feel the same way?

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No, you're the only person in the history of the Home Theater Forum to express an interest in the Indiana Jones movies.

#12 of 21 OFFLINE   Anthony Moore

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Posted December 18 2001 - 02:42 PM

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No, you're the only person in the history of the Home Theater Forum to express an interest in the Indiana Jones movies.

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why the sarcasm? just starting a conversation
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#13 of 21 OFFLINE   Nathan*W

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Posted December 18 2001 - 02:55 PM

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why the sarcasm?

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#14 of 21 OFFLINE   Neil Joseph

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Posted December 18 2001 - 03:12 PM

The only catalogue DVD's I drool over more are the Star Wars DVD's.
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#15 of 21 OFFLINE   Joseph Bolus

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Posted December 18 2001 - 04:44 PM

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The only catalogue DVD's I drool over more are the Star Wars DVD's.

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Speaking of which, I've waited way too long for these films on DVD.



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Seriously, it's sad that, for those of us that have never owned LD, the only way we can view the original trilogy is via VHS Widescreen.



I was able to tolerate the Widescreen VHS renderings for my Star Wars fix until I acquired TPM on DVD. Now it brings tears to my eyes to have to go back to that sad analog format for the OT.



Lucas needs to understand that there are millions and millions of DVD owners who have never owned a LD player. Most of these "early adopters" of the DVD format are going to be Star Wars fans due to the way the demographics skew. (Actually, it's not so "early" anymore!) And many of these DVD owners are not going to be willing to wait until 2006 (or "whenever") for the OT on DVD. More than ever, we need a "Basic Release" of these films to tide us over until the "Definitive Versions" are ready.



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#16 of 21 OFFLINE   Robert_eb

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Posted December 18 2001 - 07:31 PM

I've got all three on widescreen laserdisc. They look as good as some current dvd releases. I'd rather they take there time on the dvd's and put out the best DAMN dvd box set on EARTH!

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Posted December 18 2001 - 11:29 PM

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Seriously, it's sad that, for those of us that have never owned LD, the only way we can view the original trilogy is via VHS Widescreen.

[quote]Not that long ago, e-tailers like Ken Crane's were trying to unload the THX versions for $10 apiece. I hear they finally gave up and destroyed their remaining inventory.



I grabbed two sets while the going was good. As for LD players, used ones can be had for cheap via eBay.



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#18 of 21 OFFLINE   Peter Overduin

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Posted December 19 2001 - 01:05 AM

If I could find this and the SW trilogy on LD, I would buy them, and it.
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#19 of 21 OFFLINE   Carl Johnson

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Posted December 19 2001 - 01:17 AM

Its been so long since I last saw any of the Indiana Jones films they will feel like new releases when the DVDs are released.

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Posted December 19 2001 - 05:59 AM

Everyone has been waiting too long too see certain much loved films on DVD. The difference between your films & mine are that you know that the Indy Trilogy will be on DVD withen the next year or 2. I don't have that luxury. I've been waiting too long for: In Cold Blood Curse of the Demon Freaks Devils, The Conformist, The Leopard, The King of Comedy & many others that I haven't a clue on when, or if, they will be released on DVD. I guess what I'm trying to say that try not to get too upset over this. Be comforted by the fact that the Indy Trilogy will eventually be out on DVD in probably a great special edition box set.




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