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UNIVERSAL: Ultimate Editions we really DO WANT!


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#1 of 75 OFFLINE   Kwang Suh

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Posted August 24 2001 - 01:22 PM

Here's my list of UEs I'd purchase immediately. You have my 100% guarantee that the moment you release these, I will purchase them. All UEs must contain the OAR/anamorphically enhanced version of the movie. Dragon: A Bruce Lee Story The Thing Babe The Shadow Street Fighter Timecop Tremors Twins Backdraft One caveat: The packaging must not be in those clear cases. They do not close properly and thus do not meet my needs for a case. My preference is either a "Gladiator" style case, or a case such as the one used for "Independence Day".

#2 of 75 OFFLINE   Will K

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Posted August 24 2001 - 01:40 PM

Ummm...how's aboot The Frighteners? Given that super-duper director's cut laserdisc box set from a few years back, this one would be a natural for such a treatment. Just deep-six those awful see-through cases!
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#3 of 75 OFFLINE   Wes Ray

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Posted August 24 2001 - 03:21 PM

I'll second the votes for The Thing and The Frighteners, and add a few choices of my own...

Village of the Damned - Include commentary with Carpenter, Mark Hamill, Kirstey Alley, Linda Kozlowski, and Christopher Reeve possibly. Deleted scenes, uncut footage, etc. Behind the scenes footage and making of featurettes as well.

The Serpent and the Rainbow - Include commentary with Wes Craven, (who does a lot of commentary tracks, so he'd be easy to get) actor Bill Pullman, and possibly the original book's author, Wade Davis . Deleted scenes, uncut footage, etc. Making of featurette and behind-the-scenes.

The People Under the Stairs - Include commentary with Wes Craven and actors Everett McGill, Wendy Robie, and Ving Rhames. Deleted scenes, uncut footage, etc. Behind the scenes footage and making of featurettes.

Prince of Darkness - Include commentary with John Carpenter and actors Victor Wong and Dennis Dun. Deleted scenes, uncut footage, etc. Making of featurette and behind-the-scenes footage.

They Live (i know a SE is already on the way, but it might as well be called an Ultimate Edition). - Commentary with Roddy Piper and John Carpenter (this is already going to happen, but it'd be really cool if they'd add Keith David to the commentary...he was in The Thing, also by Carpenter, and he narrated the first internet trailer of Ghosts of Mars.) A commentary with Carpenter and Keith David needs to happen at some point, on some disc! Posted Image Include deleted scenes, uncut footage, etc. Making of featurette and behind-the-scenes footage. Maybe include a pair of replica sunglasses like the ones in the film as well. Posted Image

Shocker - Include commentary with Wes Craven and Mitch Pileggi. Deleted scenes, uncut footage, etc. Making of featurette and behind the scenes footage.

These are all I can think of right now.

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Posted August 24 2001 - 03:42 PM

In my eyes, the next title to receive the "ultimate" treatment should undoubtedly be Scarface. This classic movie is in dire need of a DVD upgrade especially in the A/V department.
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#5 of 75 OFFLINE   ErikG

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Posted August 24 2001 - 06:15 PM

I second everything Wes listed plus a few of my own: Fast Times At Ridgemont High Conan the Destroyer Halloween 2 Phantasm 2 The Thing Jaws Scarface Animal House
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#6 of 75 OFFLINE   Matthew Chmiel

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Posted August 24 2001 - 07:42 PM

The Frightners
Disc One (SS-RSDL):
- 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
- Dolby Digital and DTS 5.1 Surround Sound
- Director's Cut
- Audio Commentary with Peter Jackson
- Theatrical Trailers
- Cast and Crew Biographies
- Production Notes
Disc Two (DS-SL):
- Original 4½ Hour Documentary

Halloween II
Disc One (SS-RSDL):
- 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
- Dolby Digital and DTS 5.1 Surround Sound
- Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround Sound
- Audio Commentary with Rick Rosenthal
Disc Two (SS-RSDL):
- The Television Cut (in Anamorphic Widescreen and Dolby Digital 2.0)
- Documentary on the Film
- Deleted Scenes (From the Television Cut and More)
- Outtakes
- Theatrical Trailers
- Television Spots
- Radio Spots
- Cast and Crew Biographies
- Production Notes

National Lampoon's Animal House
Disc One (SS-RSDL):
- 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
- Dolby Digital and DTS 5.1 Surround Sound
- Dolby Digital Mono
Disc Two (SS-RSDL):
- Original Documentary
- Theatrical Trailers
- Cast and Crew Biographies
- Production Notes
- Web Links

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#7 of 75 OFFLINE   Jeff Ulmer

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Posted August 24 2001 - 09:18 PM

How about just releasing the LEGEND SE?

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#8 of 75 OFFLINE   David Tolsky

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Posted August 24 2001 - 11:29 PM

Indeed, The Sting needs a major revisit. Probably one of the greatest movies ever made, the current representation does not do this movie justice!

#9 of 75 OFFLINE   Mikel_Cooperman

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Posted August 25 2001 - 12:27 AM

Everyone forgot the Back to the Future trilogy? A 6 Million Dollar/man Bionic-Fembot episode Ultimate Additions

#10 of 75 OFFLINE   Ricky f

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Posted August 25 2001 - 02:11 AM

That would be it

Ultimate Edition Back to the future trilogy box set.

WOW imagine that.

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#11 of 75 OFFLINE   Jeff Kleist

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Posted August 25 2001 - 05:52 AM

As far as I know, they're already doing Animal House, that's why they pulled it Jeff Kleist

#12 of 75 OFFLINE   Michael Sliger

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Posted August 25 2001 - 06:28 AM

A Field of Dreams Ultimate Edition would be nice, but I will settle for a anamorphic rerelease with the current feature set. I'd suggest the BTTF trilogy also, but after 3+ years of waiting, I'm getting tired of asking for those films.

#13 of 75 OFFLINE   Jeff Swindoll

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Posted August 25 2001 - 06:32 AM

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The Frighteners LD box is sweet!! Would love to have that in its entirety do not cut it like you did with JAWS!! The best thing would be to ADD things not TAKE THINGS AWAY. [rant]Damn software engineers, why does the upgrade have to take away the function that was so useful in the old version[/rant] Sorry Posted Image

Another ditto for Scarface. I never picked up the old version because of the poor reviews.

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#14 of 75 OFFLINE   Josh Davidson

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Posted August 25 2001 - 09:00 AM

Conan The Destroyer
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#15 of 75 OFFLINE   PhilipG

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Posted August 25 2001 - 11:06 AM

Lynch's Dune over all of the above.

#16 of 75 OFFLINE   Andy Sheets

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Posted August 25 2001 - 11:26 AM

In addition to all these other good suggestions...Dazed and Confused, please Posted Image

#17 of 75 OFFLINE   Neil S. Bulk

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Posted August 25 2001 - 02:05 PM

Flash Gordon!

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#18 of 75 OFFLINE   Jason Borchers

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Posted August 25 2001 - 08:08 PM

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Posted August 25 2001 - 10:19 PM

Phantasm II Phantasm III: Lord Of The Dead Shocker The Serpent & The Rainbow E.T. Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie The Frighteners Halloween II John Carpenter's The Thing Jaws Jaws 2 Prince Of Darkness Child's Play 2 Child's Play 3 Bride Of Chucky Tales From The Crypt: Demon Knight Finally, Ultimate Edition Boxed Sets of the Jurassic Park Trilogy (please try to get some Commentaries this time!), the Back To The Future Trilogy, the Tremors Trilogy, and a UE DVD of The People Under The Stairs (and Wes Ray, you forgot that Brandon Adams should also be on the Commentary!)...

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Posted August 26 2001 - 10:59 AM

Kindergarten Cop(original release was full frame only) Twins(Same as above) Death Becomes Her(Same as above) Darkman(Extra features and a 5.1 mix on this would be great) Hard Target- Director's Cut




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