Black hawk Down review...bad news

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Brian Fineberg, May 17, 2002.

  1. Brian Fineberg

    Brian Fineberg Second Unit

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    Well ths disc was reviewed at dvdfile.com ad it was said that it was left wthout the dts track. This might have been mentioned before but I am pissed as I was looking forward to it. He des ention the DD trac is good however. Go check it out for yourself.

    -B
     
  2. Eric Fisher

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    The first release is barebones. There will be a special edition later.
     
  3. Jerry Gracia

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    The Dolby Digital track was "good", eh?
    That's interesting...being that the Dolby tracks are usually terrible... [​IMG]
     
  4. Peter Overduin

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    It's early...just early enough to annoy me when I see the silliness from people who get pissed when a movie doesn't have a sound format that they don't know will sound better than DD anyway; and diss the movie as a result.
     
  5. Andy Kim

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    Here here!

    And although I have not seen the disc, judging by CTHV discs in generally, I'll bet you this 'barebone' release will be pound for pound one of the better discs out there in terms of picture and sound.
     
  6. Dan Hitchman

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    As Sony is one of those studios that loves to milk their customers for all they're worth, there will be a Ridley Scott approved special edition (more than likely with DTS) later on. Perhaps as a 2 disc Superbit version.

    Dan
     
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  8. Jeff Kleist

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    Columbia announced the BHD SE a LONG time ago, so I don't see what the problem is. If you buy the barebones, you have no one to blame for being milked than yourself. Scott Free just couldn't finish the disc and have everything they want on there in time for a June release.

    More than likely there will be a DTS track on the SE

    I didn't see an actual review of the movie on DVDFile, instead it seemed to just be one long undeserved rag on Ridley Scott
     
  9. Dave H

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  10. Brian Fineberg

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    ok. ok relax boys. ya know somtimes you guys make it impossible to post on here. i was just stating a fact(no DTS) and one that I did not hear(the SE coming out) You don't have to jump down my throught. I love this forum but sometimes you guys are harsh and it is really annoying! I know for some people some empathism is difficult. but my god I an uninformed comment.

    geez

    -B
     
  11. Jeff Kleist

    Jeff Kleist Executive Producer

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    Brian, that's why, and this is seriously just friendly advice, before you ask a question, do a search.
     
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  13. Ned

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    Jerry Gracia - high five [​IMG]
     
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    Everyone who says that DD sucks should buy or rent the Episode 1 DVD.

    Period.

    But i would take DTS over Dolby any day of the week and twice on Sunday. Depending if there is a difference between the two tracks.

    I plan on buying the first issue of BHD.

    I truly don´t mind specs or DTS.
     
  16. luke cav

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    The R3 is out now, saw it in China Town Today.
     
  17. Jeff Kleist

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    Luke, if you're living in the US, chances are you saw a boot. Yes, they are THAT FAST
     
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    I imported the R3 edition and just wanted to report that the picture and DD tracks are terrific.

    Yes, it is barebones, but it was also cheap and at least this time we have been told up front that a SE is on its way.

    I am enjoying this edition but will also be eagerly awaiting the SE when it arrives, hopefully with DTS, commentary and if possible the brilliant History Channel documentary.
     

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