"Mac & Me": The Classic Finally Comes to DVD

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  1. Colin Jacobson

    Colin Jacobson Producer

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    Got a big press release that mentions 1988's legendary Mac & Me will finally go digital soon. I couldn't get the damned link to work, but Amazon has it up as arriving April 12. Ominously, they call it "fullscreen and subtitled" - odd description, but if fullscreen and subtitled is what it takes to get me some Mac action, so be it!
     
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    this used to be my favorite movie when i was a little kid, before i realized what a complete ridiculous rip off of e.t. it was. my family STILL makes fun of me for it to this day. honestly, i wouldn't be surprised if they got it for my birthday this year. haha. brings back so many memories...:b
     
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    This movie was terrible, and I will buy it. Watching years later, I can't help but laugh when

    the kid in the wheelchair goes off the cliff! Not because he is in a wheelchair, but because the editing was pathetic!
     
  4. Andrew Radke

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    I loved this movie a great deal as a kid. My only hope is that the specs are incorrect, and that it is indeed widescreen. Otherwise, I'll have to pass. I still have the VHS if I need to relive a fond memory.
     
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    No thank you, I already own E.T. The Extra Terrestrial. [​IMG]

    Besides, if it's fool-screen, they could have kept it even if I wanted it.
     
  6. Colin Jacobson

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    Mac & Me is great just for the shameless product placement. That and the oddest line reading ever when the little girl says "gimme a CALL sometime - we'll get a BIG Mac!" (Paraphrazing.)

    Just a delightfully terrible movie - I can't wait!
     
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    [​IMG] What utter DISRESPECT to post such a profound spoiler! A pox on you, dear Sir!!!

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    i dont know how it was advertised in your town, but when this opened where i lived, the newspaper ad had ronald mcdonald on it with the original poster art, waving at you, and the cast credit actually listed "special guest appearence by Ronald McDonald"!!!!!
     
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    Jerome Grate Cinematographer

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    Almost worth buying if I can get two other people to watch it with me and we can do the Mystery Science 3000 thing throughout the film.[​IMG]
     
  10. Colin Jacobson

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    I apologize. How about I give you a call sometime? We'll get a BIG Mac!
     
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    The Digital Bits has a cover art for Mac & Me. I remember this movie from my early childhood, I think I only watched it twice and I may pick this one up in the future. Probably not when it fist comes out but once it gets knocked down a few dollars.
     
  12. Colin Jacobson

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    Oh my - that art's hilarious! Mac & Me was always an ET rip-off, but that cover art doesn't even attempt to hide that fact. Actually, it plays up the theft! [​IMG]

    And you're waiting for a price drop??? The thing lists for $15 - how much cheaper does it need to be???
     
  13. Joe:C

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    This movie is playing on Flix West right now in widescreen. It's strange they decided to release this full frame only.



    Its clearly not a rip-off of E.T. but a "homage".[​IMG]
     
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    God I always hated this film....."Mac" looks like he has constant explosive diarrhea...

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    Nice to see that Gollum was finding work prior to the LOTR.
     
  16. Paul Sandhu

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    So this is a Full-Frame release?
     

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