CTHV to release Groundhog Day Spec Ed in Jan

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  1. JohnS

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    Over at DVD shrine, they announce a Jan 29th release date for Groundhog Day Spec Ed.
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    Little else I can say but YAY!
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    [Edited last by Dan Brecher on October 22, 2001 at 07:03 AM]
     
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    Finally! Can't wait.
    It's kind of funny, actually, because I had kept holding off buying the current disc because of the SE rumor. Then, in July, I gave in and bought it for $9.95 at Wal-Mart. I had a feeling that the SE would be released within 6 months after I bought it. I was just about right. [​IMG] I don't mind, though, because this movie is worth it.
     
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    One of my faves...I must have watched the current version of the disc about 15 or 20 times...I'll be glad to repurchase this one and pass my current version on to a friend...
     
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    Hmmmm... an announcement of an SE of Groundhog Day on the same day as it going to be broadcast on TV. I smell a conspiracy!
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    Good news. I never bought the original.
    But now I'm a little worried this will follow THE MASK OF ZORRO:SE model, with a pan-n-scan version on the second disc. I don't call that a Special Edition.
    They should devote Disc 1 to picture and sound of the movie itself (almost like Superbits, but maybe add a commentary if they want). Then Disc 2 should have all the other extras. That would be a worthy Special Edition.
    There's nothing "special" about pan-n-scan (or open-matte).
     
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    what aspect ratio was this movie?
    I have the Japanese DVD and its anamorphic 16x9 (so that could be either 1.78:1 pan/scan, or 1.85:1 with overscan).
    Groundhog Day is one of my favourite movies, so if the new version is much improved, I might re-buy.
     
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    Of course I just picked up the current version! Doh!!!
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    My top ten movies that need to be on dvd:
    1. Akira Kurosawa's Dreams 2. Freaks 3. Men With Guns 4. The Ninth Configuration 5. The Reflecting Skin 6. Santa Sangre 7. Treasure of the Sierra Madre 8. Voyager 9. White Heat 10. Wings of Desire
     
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    If you go back to DVDshrine, they have one screen shot of the ANIMATED main menu
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    [Edited last by JohnS on October 23, 2001 at 05:04 PM]
     
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    Over at DVD shrine, they announce a Jan 29th release date for Groundhog Day Spec Ed.
     
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    Okay, the above was a bad joke... but in the spirit of the movie! [​IMG]
     
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