Buckaroo banzai 1-4-2002!!!

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  1. AndrewR

    AndrewR Stunt Coordinator

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    From the MGM Pre-order page.....
    http://www.mgm.com/cgi-bin/c2k/title..._star=ADVBUCKA
    Special Features:
    New Anamorphic Transfer With 5.1 Audio Track
    Exciting Nuon Enhanced Special Features
    Audio Commentary By Director W.D. Richter
    Rare Prologue Sequence Starring Jamie Lee Curtis
    Never-Before-Seen Deleted Scenes, Restored With Director’s Audio Commentary
    Making-Of Documentary Featuring Director W.D. Richter, John Lithgow, Peter Weller, Jeff Goldblum And More!
    Cool Storyboard And Behind-The-Scenes Featurette
    TV Spots, Theatrical Trailers
    Lots Of Easter Eggs To Make Cult Fans Happy
    Technical Details:
    Screen Format: 16x9 Widescreen
    Languages: ENG (Stereo) FR (Mono)
    Subtitles: FR, SP
    Andrew
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  2. David Lambert

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    Great news! [​IMG]
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  4. Dave Hahn

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    With a new anamorphic transfer and all those special features, this special edition is a steal for $20.00. Tremendous support for a, well, lessor known title. Three cheers for MGM!
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  5. Alex Spindler

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    Outstanding news. Maybe I can get my HTF name changed to John YaYa until this is released.
    What is with that cover? Another blender job!
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  6. Jason Seaver

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    As per usual, I'd be shocked if MGM owned the original poster art for this movie; it at least looks better than the VHS cover.
    This release has sold a DVD player; I've got a friend who said he would buy one if and when BB was released.
     
  7. Jeff Kleist

    Jeff Kleist Executive Producer

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    My pissed-off state at MGM is beginning to lessen, See other studios, when you begin to do things right, we stop yelling and start praising!
    Now if Stargate's release frequency and disc count could be increased, UHF:SE is true, and Bill&Ted get some extras, I would be totally at peace [​IMG]
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  8. Tom Boucher

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  9. John Sparks

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    ...MGM is getting to be a hit and miss studio...case in point..."Scanners" has a lip sync problem, they won't admit it, so in won't be in my collection, "Invaders from Mars" has a 99 minutes running time, the Anchor Bay version runs at 102 minutes just like the Elite laser edition, gave it to my son and picked up the Anchor Bay one. This studio is cranking them out, that's great, but let's hope they try and do a better job at "QUALITY CONTROL"!!!
     
  10. David Lambert

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  11. John Sparks

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    ...well David, then you would think that on their website they would have brought that up as eloquently as you just did. I guess I will keep my copy and be happy that there are very knowledgeable people on this website...thank you for so much!
     
  12. David Lambert

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    Not knowledgeable; just a movie junkie! [​IMG]
    But, yes, you're right. You think they'd get word out. Sigh.
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    Did you want to make us fear? You just steeled our resolve.
    Did you want to tear us apart? You just brought us together.
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  13. Eric_R_C

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    I have been Soooooo looking forward to this release. I even signed the online petition to the person in charge of this project (forgot the name. have to tlook up old e-mails.) I'll certainly write her back to thank her.
    Now, where in the hell is Real Genius?
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  14. Rod Martin

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    When I read the list of features, I was sure this was a cruel, cruel joke. Now I see that it's true! IT'S TRUE!
    O happy day.
     
  15. Matt_Stevens

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    But will the deleted scenes be IN the movie? They were supposed to be and were removed against the wishes of the director.
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  16. Loring

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    This is good news.. I have been waiting on technical specs on this disc. Thank goodness January isn't that far away.
    Just another Monkeyboy.
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  17. LarryDavenport

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    I can't wait, but I'm glad MGM held off until they were able to put toether a special edition. Too bad the cover looks so crappy, but it's the movie that counts.
    Thanks MGM for adding the prrologue. It was my favorite part of my 15 year old bootleg VHS tape.
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  18. Jeff Kleist

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    The deleted scenes are not in the movie, and sourced from the only source available, a VHS tape of a workprint. Apparently the originals were almost definately destroyed a long long time ago. This is from an email I got from MGM today
    Jeff Kleist
     
  19. Will_B

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    The extra scenes that I've seen, from a billion-generation-down bootleg VHS of the "rough cut" are - aside from the prologue - mostly just scene extensions, running a few seconds. A line or two of dialogue, mostly.
     
  20. Bill Balcziak

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    [​IMG] Man that is one ugly cover. The marketing director's kid must have just graduated from the Art Instruction School.
     

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