Midnight Run Reviews?

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  1. Todd B

    Todd B Stunt Coordinator

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    Midnight Run is scheduled for release on June 3rd. I'm assuming it's a new transfer since some shopping sites list it as anamorphic.

    Has anyone seen any reviews posted?
     
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    I have been wondering the same thing.
     
  3. Randy A Salas

    Randy A Salas Screenwriter

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    The upcoming Universal DVD is anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1). Unlike the original Image disc, this one has a trailer and a making-of feature. I haven't checked yet to see if the latter is an original featurette from the movie's production, or a newly done retrospective (as Universal has been doing on many of these former Image titles).
     
  4. John Stockton

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    Where are you guys getting this info from. According to www.dvdpricesearch there is no Midnight Run scheduled for June 3rd.
     
  5. Todd B

    Todd B Stunt Coordinator

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    This was reported a while ago (a search should find it).

    Both Amazon and DDD show the DVD with the June 3rd release date. In addition, DDD lists it as anamorphic (where the previous release was not).

    Todd
     
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    from dvdfile.com may 7 disc news...

     
  7. Randy A Salas

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    I just checked the disc, and the extra I mentioned previously is indeed the original making-of featurette. It runs 7 1/2 minutes.
     
  8. Todd B

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    How is the transfer?
     
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    Doesn't the original release have a 4.0 track? Does this mean I have to sacrifice audio quality for an anamorphic transfer if I upgrade?
     
  10. Louis C

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    I have it on pre-order and on Jun 3 or so I will post a review if there's not one here by then.
     
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    The Image dvd release doesn't have a 4.0 track. As stated earlier, the Universal dvd has a anamorphic transfer and 2.0 track. After playing around with both dvds, I prefer the Universal dvd because it displays better on my widescreen television.




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  12. WillG

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    Has anyone been able to find this DVD? I went to 3 places today and nada! Do I have to order it off the net and pay a shipping charge because this is a catalog title that is impossible to find in stores
     
  13. Louis C

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    I called about the status of shipment --they said it has not yet shipped --they didn't have a reason.

    Will check back tomorrow
     
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    I bought my copy today at Best Buy. It was the last copy on the shelf. They may not have shipped a lot of these. It's a very entertaining movie.
     
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    Sweet! This is one of my all-time favorite movies and, as an owner of the Image DVD, I was wondering if they were ever gonna upgrade it. Off to Best Buy today at lunch I suppose!
     
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    Very few copies shipped in my area, but I managed to get 1 of the 2 at a local BB. A manager said that only a few stores had them and only 2 or 3 copies per store. `Go figure that out'
    The PQ is the best I've ever seen for this movie. The sound is DD 2.0 and so so, but that's fine. What a great movie.
    Dennis Farina's lines kill me every time.

    They checked my 20 with the Litmas Test [​IMG]

    Special Agent Mosely
     
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    My advance order now shows shipped. Should be here in a few days [​IMG]
     
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    Went to 2 Best Buys, and their system showed none on hand. Tried my luck with Best Buy's site usign another store for pickup, and got it last night. Must not have gotten many of them. had to do the same for Universal's Opportunity Knocks yesterday as well.
     
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    Confrag-two, Hank. Check'm out.
     

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