Anamorphic, uncut edition of Natural Born Killers or Robocop in the future?

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  1. RobR

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    I will only purchase anamorphic titles, yet the current anamorphic versions of Natural Born Killers and Robocop come without the deleted scenes. Does anybody know of a planned re-issue of either title in the uncut version?
     
  2. Scott_MacD

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    Robocop should be coming out again as the director's cut. Us lucky R2 people will be recieving a nice seamless branched version with both cuts on it and some other extras.
    see http://www.dvddebate.com/article.php...thread&order=0
    for details. (Hopefully, like the Rocky set, we'll be able to get the first movie separately.) Either way, keeping my Criterion. Just gotta love that commentary. [​IMG]
    And making a relatively safe assumption, like Terminator you should get this Special Edition later on in 2002 all being well.
     
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    I don't think he was being sarcastic. Paul Verhoeven's commentary on Robocop is actually quite good.
     
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    I hope so. I haven't listened to any Verhoven commentaries yet.
     
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    Which is the better version of Robocop? at the video store there is the Criterion and the MGM versions.
     
  7. Brad_W

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    Criterion in my opinion. Ulta violent - which I highly enjoy.

    The only think I don't like about the Criterion version is the Dolby surround. No DD 5.1.
     
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    Regarding Natural Born Killers, if you can do PAL then the Australian R4 release has a nice anamorphic transfer and the same extras as Trimark's R1 disc.
     
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    Brad, I apologise.. I misled you with a slip of the shift key.(lame excuse. :b)

    Criterion's Robocop commentary is truly excellent.. an interesting, funny and entertaining extra. Go and listen to it asap. Verhoeven is usually highly enthusiastic, a little boisterous perhaps. His Starship Troopers commentary is another unmissable listen, IMHO. My point is, I don't think the commentary on the MGM version will be the same one on the Criterion, so I'm keeping my old copy.

    I don't do sarcasm.. often. (and when I do, it's usually unmistakably signposted.)
     
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    Scott,

    Your lame excuse has been duely noted and thank you because I have another reason to watch Robocop now!

    Also, Starship Troopers!
     
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    Warner probably will not release an anamorphic DC of NBK, due to their policy of not releasing unrated material.
     
  12. RobR

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    I didn't think about that. Is it also the reason why Warner won't release the unrated version of Eyes Wide Shut? If so, that policy seems to be limited to the North America market.
     
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