ok, it is 12am Wednesday, Day 1. My quick/view, Yumbo/View whatever. Playing this this afternoon (first viewing) was pretty creepy with opening, and cryptic menu images - stark and crisp. So much so, I was forced to wait until dark to watch it. The opening made the movie appear to have so much going for it. And I'll say this now, you will appreciate that this is a bare bones release as IT ADDS TO THE VIEWING ATMOSPHERE. freaked and creeped out! How does it look? OK. Nothing great. Blue filters etc. Mood I guess. How does it sound? OK. The DTS mix is a bit low. Some freaky ambient noises (helped by my usual lizard sounds in the room - talk about spooky!). How's the movie? Starts great, changes tone, then reverts to formula. A few mysteries. "Don't watch this" is the deleted scenes montage - great filler, but dry more or less, no pun intended. "Look here" is the trailer montage: Ringu, Catch Me If You Can (16x9), 8 Mile. that's it. I now ask myself AGAIN - should I get the original? YES - if only to possibly answer some questions about the plot in the remake. Horses? Why kill? thar yoo go. THE RING. I have my phone of the hook.jk.