Dear Warner Bros - Just because it wasn't brought up in the chat, FORBIDDEN PLANET...

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  1. Dick

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    ...is right up there on the want lists of many of us. You are probably aware of this if you read our threads, as you say you do, so consider this a friendly tug on your shirt sleeve. An all-new, restored transfer of this gorgeous classic with option for playing back the original directional dialog tracks would be great! Next year marks its 50th anniversary, so I suspect you're aiming for that. But, geese, I'm having a hard time waiting!
     
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    Ditto for me. A restored/remastered FORBIDDEN PLANET: 50TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION, with copious extras, is much desired.
     
  3. Joseph DeMartino

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    Ditto. This is one of the few films I own on DVD that I vastly prefer on laserdisc. And since my laserdisc player has been sitting in a box since my move last year, I'd really like an improved DVD. [​IMG]

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    er-and while youre up-lets get crackin' on a BLADE RUNNER SE-of *ANY* sort-but preferably the rumoured 4 disc edition
     
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    Add another voice wanting a "stuffed" S.E. of "Forbidden Planet". My Criterion LD is getting worn out. [​IMG]
     
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    The current DVD has the most disappointing transfer in my collection: it's not the full 2.55:1 CinemaScope framing (it's around 2.30:1); the film element used has faded colours, is scratchy, overly grainy, etc. And no extras for this LANDMARK classic?! Please.
     
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    The 2.0 audio on the current DVD lacks the directional dialog and sound effects found on the previous MGM and Criterion laserdiscs. WB ..*please* include the original 4.0 discrete audio and not a re-mix!
     

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