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Criterion Press Release: Scanners (Dual Format)

Criterion BD/DVD Press Release

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#21 of 23 Brian Kidd

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Posted April 20 2014 - 06:55 AM

 

I'm wondering which trailer they will include - there was a short green-band teaser with clips from the film, and a longer red-band version which was essentially just the classic scene of the bald guy pulling a scanner from the room and getting, as Big Jim and Billy Sol on SCTV would say, "his head blow'd up real good". I'd love to have both.

 

I distinctly remember going to the movies with my brother and Dad when I was a child. I don't remember what the film was, but it would have been some sort of family film. I don't remember the movie, but I sure as heck remember that red band trailer for Scanners they showed before it. Pure nightmare fuel.

 

Sometimes I really miss the days when trailers weren't attached to a particular movie. Theaters just showed whatever they had lying around.


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#22 of 23 Josh Steinberg

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Posted April 20 2014 - 02:34 PM

I made a blind buy of this on DVD when I first went away to college -- and somehow never watched it.

 

Would still like to see the movie, but probably won't blind buy it again, I figure if I haven't gotten to it in over a decade of having it on my shelf, the urgency probably isn't gonna happen anytime soon.  But glad there's an HD version I can at least rent one of these days.

 

What's with the separate BD/DVD combo and DVD releases?  I thought Criterion announced they were going all combo pack, with no more individual format releases?



#23 of 23 Lord Dalek

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Posted April 21 2014 - 02:46 PM

The MGM dvd had both trailers IIRC.





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