Anyone heard anything about an Apt Pupil SE?

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  1. Michael Hall

    Michael Hall Stunt Coordinator

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    I watched the episode of "Inside the Actor's Studio" with Sir Ian MacKellan the other night, and it made me think of how good "Apt Pupil" really was, and how disappointed I was that there was no Special Edition of that film on DVD. With two other Brian Singer films getting the SE treatment on DVD (Usual Suspects and this new X-Men 2 disc set), have there been any rumblings about revisiting AP on DVD?

    I did a search through the archives and came up empty handed. I certainly hope I'm not alone in wishing that a new DVD of AP would come to pass.
     
  2. MarcusUdeh

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    Apt Pupil is my favorite Bryan Singer picture. Although I doubt the studio would prepare a proper release. For me this title should not include any of the deleted footage. An instead of commentaries, a feature-length documentary covering everything from Stephen King’s original short-story to the infamous rumor of Bryan Singer showing his friends outtake footage from the controversial shower scene. The transfer on the current release does not need a touch-up. Columbia, please keep the WIDESCREEN version.
     
  3. Matt Stone

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    Wow, blast from the past [​IMG]
    I'd like to listen a Singer commentary, and a documentary would be nice too. With Singer's recent successes (X2, landing Supes) maybe the studio will put something out.
     
  4. MarcusUdeh

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    Well he is currently helming some project about some super person.[​IMG]
     
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    Apt Pupil
    The above link is a detail account of events.
     
  8. Jesse Blacklow

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    I wasn't all that impressed with the movie, but the story was pretty hard to adapt and not really cause an uproar. If they did make an SE, I wonder if they'd be willing to address the "controversy". Reading the article and seeing how willing the lawyers and so-called victims were willing to destroy Singer and others because of their misperceptions and bigotry made me ill. I really hope sexual identity isn't the McCarthyism of the 2000s.
     

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