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A.I. Packaging Question

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Adam_WM, Sep 12, 2002.

  1. Adam_WM

    Adam_WM Screenwriter

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    Hey, is the AI a funky style double slim case with a weird hinge thing for the second disc? I bought one off of ebay and I just wanted to make sure it was the original packaging.
     
  2. Declan

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    the second one............the werid hingey thing.
     
  3. Adam_WM

    Adam_WM Screenwriter

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  4. David Von Pein

    David Von Pein Producer

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    I think Declan meant to say.....
    Weird hinge thingie. (I've always had a fondness for the fictitious word "thingie".) [​IMG]
     
  5. Matt Pelham

    Matt Pelham Screenwriter

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    Yes, that's the right packaging.
     
  6. Rich Romero

    Rich Romero Supporting Actor

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    Yeah, the A.I. packaging is a bit different, and that's definitely the right packaging.
     
  7. Kevin M

    Kevin M Producer

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    Anyone have a picture of this "thingie"...and yes, I DO mean the A.I. case!![​IMG]
     
  8. Adam_WM

    Adam_WM Screenwriter

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    How do I upload a picture?
     
  9. Adam_WM

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    It's similar, but the hinge is definately weirder than Gladiator, Blade, and Shrek.
     
  10. Malcolm R

    Malcolm R Executive Producer

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    What's the big mystery? It's the same style used for "Gladiator," "Shrek," "Blade II," and others that cram two discs into a single-wide keepcase.
     
  11. David Von Pein

    David Von Pein Producer

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  12. Rob M.

    Rob M. Stunt Coordinator

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    The tray for Disc 1 in the A.I. set faces Disc 2, as opposed to the other cases like Gladiator. Plus, it's situated lower inside the case. Shrek is the same way.

    Hope that sheds some light. Kind of hard to put into words, and I don't have the ability to post a picture.
     
  13. Malcolm R

    Malcolm R Executive Producer

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    The "A.I." case does have a slighly different hinge style, but it's the same idea as the rest. It's the same style used by Anchor Bay for "House/House 2" limited edition (edit: and for "Shrek," as Rob said).
     
  14. David Von Pein

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    OK...Thanks Rob/Malc. [​IMG]
     
  15. Kyle McKnight

    Kyle McKnight Cinematographer

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    Gladiator case...
    [​IMG]
    A.I. case...
    [​IMG]
     
  16. Craig Sherman

    Craig Sherman Stunt Coordinator

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    Have to say, I prefer the Gladiator case. From my experience, you can't fully "turn the page" on the Shrek case to get at the booklet.

    Plus, we know the Gladiator case (first use I recall, Disney's Music of the Heart) is manufactured by Amaray. Who makes the Shrek Case? And why do two Dreamworks films even have different cases? Is it a co-studio thing?

    Back on my meds,

    CS
     
  17. YANG

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    That A.I case was used on the release of CAPE FEAR as well.
    FOX dual disc release on selected titles uses GLADIATOR keepcase design.
    This design is very common with R4 dual disc releases.

    I still prefer dual alphas for dual disc release over the slim version.
     
  18. JJR512

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    I bought Gladiator when it first came out, and it didn't come in a two-disc case. It came in a one-disc case. The second disc was in a plastic paper sleeve, similar to a white Tyvek CD-ROM sleeve, complete with clear round window, only it was black, not white. I've discussed this Gladiator packaging here before, and if I recall correctly, I'm the only one here who ever saw such a thing, and it was speculated that, since I got mine right at the beginning, they may have been having supply problems with the two-disc case, so they used the method I got as a substitution in some cases.
     

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