Mannequin

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  1. Richard Cook

    Richard Cook Stunt Coordinator

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    I've recently bought this release (don't laugh, it's a fvourite film)!!and I've noticed two annoying problems.

    1. it's very dark compared to all of my other discs (region 1 & 2)

    2. There is either an audio dropout at chapter 13 or it freezes at the same point.

    Has anybody else experienced this or do I have a dodgy disc?
     
  2. Michael Reuben

    Michael Reuben Studio Mogul

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    Nothing to be embarrassed about. It's a classic piece of 80s fluff.

    Thhe image didn't strike me as particularly dark. And I don't recall any sound dropout or freeze (it's double-sided, single-layered, so there's no layer change).

    If the disc is freezing or experiencing dropout at the same point each time, I suppose it could be a dirty or defective disc. But dirt and scratches usually cause picture break-up as well.

    M.
     
  3. JohnS

    JohnS Producer

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    I'm also a non-embarassed Mannequin DVD owner![​IMG]
    I'm experencing NO problems. Great 80's film
     
  4. Walt Riarson

    Walt Riarson Supporting Actor

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    Why couldn't they include the music video for "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now" on the disc? The least they could've given us on the disc was that.
     
  5. Joel C

    Joel C Screenwriter

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    Oddly enough, I just watched this and had problems too, right near the beginning of the moie when he sees Kim Catrall for the first time. Severe pixilization, and freezing.

    I was pissed because I bought it over two months ago (no return).

    Then I took it out of the player and noticed that the person I'd lent it to the week before had deposited a big hair on the widescreen side!

    Then it worked. Not bad, as far as an '80s cheese fest, BTW.
     
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    Michael Reuben Studio Mogul

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