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Stephen_J_H

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From what I’ve been reading in this forum I have reason to believe that the North American rights to the original film have reverted from MGM to WB, which means WB now fully owns all four films in the series, and which also explains why the supplements from the earlier releases are absent from this new collection.

If you have bought the previous Kino 4K release, you may already have a collector’s item in your hands. If not, seek this out before it is too late.
I don't think this is accurate. MGM inherited rights to Mad Max from its acquisition of Orion Pictures, the successor company to American International Pictures, the original North American distributor. However, MGM now has a physical media distribution relationship with WB, which replaced the previous agreement with TCFHE, and so negotiating for a box set such as this is simplified.
 

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I don't think this is accurate. MGM inherited rights to Mad Max from its acquisition of Orion Pictures, the successor company to American International Pictures, the original North American distributor. However, MGM now has a physical media distribution relationship with WB, which replaced the previous agreement with TCFHE, and so negotiating for a box set such as this is simplified.
This just reminds me how much I wish WB had gotten it’s hands on MGM instead of Amazon.
 

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I'm surprised (well maybe not) that there is not more said about this being recalled by the studio for apparently not including the Road Warrior's original stereo audio track as stated on the disk menu. I hope everyone believes what Bill Hunt wrote now:)
 

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I'm surprised (well maybe not) that there is not more said about this being recalled by the studio for apparently not including the Road Warrior's original stereo audio track as stated on the disk menu. I hope everyone believes what Bill Hunt wrote now:)
I'm still awaiting word back from Warner regarding whether or not this has been recalled. Curious to see if Mad Max gets recalled since its missing Dolby Vision HDR.
 

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Per Warner Bros.:

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has taken immediate steps to correct the unintentional audio file error on Mad Max 2 The Road Warrior and Mad Max Anthology 4K UHD products. The company has recalled all inventory currently in stores and the manufacturing of new discs has begun. Replacement discs will be made available for consumers who purchased the affected product. Due to concurrent supply chain delays, replacement product will become available in mid-January. For more information and to receive a replacement disc, please contact customer support at [email protected].
 

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Glad to hear they're embracing their error and arranging replacement, but what a massive waste of time, money, and raw materials that could have been avoided with a bit of QA/QC.
 

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I am wondering how long it will take to purge the defective sets and get corrected sets out? Looks like I will put it off awhile but I still want to pick this set up but after it is corrected.
 

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I am wondering how long it will take to purge the defective sets and get corrected sets out? Looks like I will put it off awhile but I still want to pick this set up but after it is corrected.
It sounds like they've pulled all unsold inventory from retailers and will replace them all. So once it shows up at retail again, I'd think you should be safe.

This is different from the Universal/Psycho process where they made replacements available for those that wanted them but did not pull the bad discs from stores.
 

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I’m really surprised for the positive review here for Beyond Thinderdome the worst of the original trilogy.
 

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I’m really surprised for the positive review here for Beyond Thinderdome the worst of the original trilogy.
The third film (which I still think of as Slightly Cheesed-Off Max Beyond Thunderdome thanks to Barry Norman) is my least favourite of the four, too, but de gustibus non est disputandem; I wouldn't begrudge anyone else their liking of it.
 

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The third film (which I still think of as Slightly Cheesed-Off Max Beyond Thunderdome thanks to Barry Norman) is my least favourite of the four, too, but de gustibus non est disputandem; I wouldn't begrudge anyone else their liking of it.

At least the 2 Tina songs are good! :D

I've not seen "Beyond Thunderdome"... since release weekend, I don't think. Never reviewed the DVD or BD.

"MM: BT" came out the same weekend as Live Aid. I woke up at like 7AM that Saturday - after working until 11PM the night before - and watched Live Aid all day... and then saw a midnight screening of "MM: BT" after my friends pestered me to go.

Oh, to have the energy of an 18-year-old again!
 

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