Is Saving Private Ryan DTS OOP? New 2-Disc Release coming in May

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  1. lakshmant

    lakshmant Agent

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    hi this is my first HTF post after being a passive member of the threads here for over 3 years now.

    i want to buy this dvd asap it seems to be out of stock at amazon.com amazon.ca and many other online sites has dreamworks made this a limited edition of any kind or is a temporary shortage of discs.

    can anyone please confirm this

    thanks a lot and it is good to post on the HTF
     
  2. Charlie O.

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    There's a new two disc Saving Private Ryan D-Day 60th Anniversary Commemorative Edition coming out the 25th May. That will include a DTS track. No other details yet though...
     
  4. JonZ

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    "There's a new two disc Saving Private Ryan D-Day 60th Anniversary Commemorative Edition coming out the 25th May"

    First Ive heard of this.

    I just bought the DTS version at Best Buy about a month ago.
     
  5. MarcoBiscotti

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    Jon, can you please link to a source... I literally just bought the Limited DTS version yesterday!
     
  6. Brian PB

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    Posted today at the wonderful DVD Times:

     
  7. MarcoBiscotti

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    Thank you - cancelled my order just in time!!

    [​IMG]

    This is the possibly the first and last time I will ever be gratefull for restock delays.
     
  8. WillG

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    Yeah, but will the DTS be as good with the DD5.1 track on it as well?
     
  9. Dane Marvin

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    I'm waiting for May! Can it be? Another great DVD release coming in May???
     
  10. jonathan_little

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    It will probably be the same DTS track. I believe this was the first release to use half-bitrate DTS to begin with.
     
  11. Magnus T

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    I'll buy this new release if it sports a new transfer. The old one has way too much edge enhancement for my taste.
     
  12. TomWoodward

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    I've attached the artwork below. As for disc specs, you can expect an inside look with the filmmakers, a Looking into the Past: Research, Screenplay and the Vision feature, a Making of a Platoon featurette, a look at the boot camp for the cast, Re-Creating D-Day: Omaha Beach and more.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Sweetness!
     
  14. Bill J

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    I hope it has the deleted scenes...
     
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    Man I have bought this movie twice already. It is going to have to be one steller release for me to buy it again.
     
  16. Ray_R

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    I was about to buy the 'Special Limited Edtition' on DVD yesterday. But some inner voice inside my head said there's gonna be an even better release of your fave WWII film coming within 9 months.
    Good thing I listened to that! SPR 2-Disc Special Edition here I come! Hooyah! [​IMG]
     
  17. CraigL

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    Damnit! And I just bought the 2 disc set from Brazil! Who the hell thought we'd get another edition of this???

    Did Spielberg have anything to do with it?

    Btw...once I pick this up...it'll be my 4th time buying this movie. *sigh*
     
  18. Ray_R

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    We could submit a query... I wish I knew Steven a little bit better before I asked this to him. Mebbe he thought it was the right time for a 2-Disc DVD-9 (both) for this? I'd completely agree with this.
     
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    Maybe the release has something to do with the 60th anniversary of D-Day... [​IMG]
     
  20. Ray_R

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    Peter,
    I forgot to catch that! NOW I remember why I want to buy this! I'm such a goon sometimes! [​IMG]
    Ray

    P.S. Is this gonna be released to R2? I hope it is for your sake. Why should a different Region get a different release than other Regions? All regions should get the same types of DVD releases no matter what. Damn 'different consumer' shit. A DVD 'freak' (I can say that because I consider myself one) should not have to deal with this situation. We should all get the best of the best of the best. Final comment.
     

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