The thinking-intent behind DVD-18s was to utilize what was considered to be an advanced video technology in more efficiently storing content by fully utilzing the holding capacity of each individual DVD. Unfortunately it was left in the hands of (likely) cheap, unskilled Mexican labour with no quality control standards to speak of and (at least in the case of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment) the results were (predictably) disastrous.
The Hammer Films Horror Collection is most definitely an apt candidate for a quality rerelease considering that 8 feature films were pressed on a mere 2 double-sided discs.
Another reissue should be the ALFRED HITCHCOCK PRESENTS - SEASON ONE which I (and a good many others) could never get to entirely play correctly and immediately returned it for a full refund.
Universal is really wasting everyone's time (and taxing our patience) when it issues yet another FRANCIS THE TALKING MULE set with the selfsame 4 films not even bothering to at least complete this series with the (still) outstanding 3.
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment has also jumped on the MOD (Manufactured on Demand) bandwagon which currently seems to be very much in vogue. Naturally we are requesting-suggesting that these past film and television releases be made available on the standard DVD (or even blu-ray) format.
Is Universal listening?!
Edited by JeffT., March 24 2013 - 08:33 AM.