How are the other regions of The Final Countdown?

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  1. HankM

    HankM Second Unit

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    R2 & R4. Are these PAL transfers any better than the god-awful PFE R1 release? I was thinking of picking up a copy but I read nightmare reviews on the R1 disc.
     
  2. Christopher D

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    I haven't seen the R1, but the R4 is decent and cheap, and the R2 is even cheaper. There has been speculation in the longer threads on this title that the PAL transfers are the same and the R1 was a bad copy of it.

    If you just want the movie, the R2 or R4 should be fine although it could be better. If you are a super audio or videophile, be aware that it's probably not going to be fully up to snuff.
     
  3. HankM

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    Thank you. If it isn't a 16:9 enhanced transfer than I will pass.
     
  4. Malcolm Cleugh

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    The UK version is definitely letterboxed but was so cheap I picked it up anyway it has a retail of only USD6 !

    I think I saw that a mainland European version was anamorphic may well have been Germany. Could try amazon.de
     
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    The UK version is letterboxed and a decent print. Considering the low price it's difficult not to pick it up.[​IMG]
     
  6. Roland Wandinger

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    The German version is anamorphic but I have never seen it so I can't tell how good it really is?

    A friend has the UK version and it looks dreadful but it's cheap!
     

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