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Mimic SE?

Discussion in 'DVD' started by Mark Cappelletty, Mar 22, 2006.

  1. Mark Cappelletty

    Mark Cappelletty Cinematographer

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    When I went to Guillermo Del Toro's signing of HELLBOY and THE DEVIL'S BACKBONE at Laser Blazer in West L.A. back in August 2004, he had a box with what was to be a MIMIC SE disc which was supposedly due out last Halloween. It was to feature both the original cut and a director's cut with the original, downbeat ending as well as limited-edition packaging that included a bust of the film's cockroach monsters. It didn't look like a mock-up-- the box he had looked like finished packaging. Whatever happened to this? Am I the only person who's ever heard about this? I would love to have this underrated film in a 16x9 enhanced version at the very least.
     
  2. Robin_B

    Robin_B Stunt Coordinator

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    Me too. It's one of those DVDs that I've come across many times for a very low price but have resisted getting in hopes of a SE or at least a 16x9 enhanced version. Still waiting.
     
  3. Mark Lucas

    Mark Lucas Second Unit

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    Another Buene Vista SE that's been suppressed from the public. I bet the Mimic SE is in the same vault that the anamorphic Scream, Crimson Tide, and The Rocketeer are being held.
     
  4. Stephen_J_H

    Stephen_J_H All Things Film Junkie

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    Among other BVHE SEs.
     
  5. Malcolm R

    Malcolm R Executive Producer

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    Mimic SE?

    I am SO there!
     
  6. Kevin M

    Kevin M Producer

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    Del Toro's less than happy experience with the studio might also be a factor....I wonder what that commentary track sounds like coming from a frank man such Guillermo? [​IMG]
     
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    Robert Ringwald Cinematographer

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    I'm very interested. This movie was a big surprise a few years back. I've been waiting for this release forever.

    Has anyone seen the HORRIBLE sequel Mimic 2? Haven't seen the third one, but I'm guessing it's not much better.
     
  8. David_Blackwell

    David_Blackwell Screenwriter

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    I would be up for SE. I think MIMIC gets better with each repeat viewing. I didn't think much of the film on the first viewing. Now I like even better.
     
  9. Malcolm R

    Malcolm R Executive Producer

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    "Mimic 2" was horrible. I haven't seen "Mimic 3," but have heard it's better than the 2nd.
     
  10. Mark Cappelletty

    Mark Cappelletty Cinematographer

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    Bad news from the man himself.

    Off a question I posed on the deltorofilms.com message board wondering if this got caught up in the whole Miramax/Dimension/Disney debacle:

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    The MIMIC dvd box was indeed caugt in the DIMENSION debacle. I´m not sure if Disney would ever pick it up now. We´ll see!
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    Foo!
     
  11. Mark_TS

    Mark_TS Screenwriter

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    >>Among other BVHE SEs
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    yes. I still find it incredibly mindbogglingly stupid that BVHV released a second, Specail Edition of NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISMAS-in 4:3 WS..
    I have the UK version which is 16:9 but the word is that the Netherlands version is tops.

    and you have to go to Austrailia to get an anamorphic ROMY AND MICHELLES HIGH SCHOOL REUNION...sad

    And yes a 16:9 MIMIC would be most welcome.
     
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    Jace_A Second Unit

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    Mimic is 16:9 in R2, if anyone is interested.
     
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    Hector.B Stunt Coordinator

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    I would love to finally have a DTS-ES 6.1 track, although my DTS laserdisc has been keeping me happy for years in the sound department I would definitely welcome a remastered picture and 16:9 enhancement as well...ooh and a 2 hour long documentary would be cool too!
     
  14. William DAnnucci

    William DAnnucci Stunt Coordinator

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    The people have spoken, the petition is launched:

    http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/MIMIC/

    Through the helpful fans of DelToroFilms.com, we've set this up. If you would love to get your hands on a proper MIMIC special edition, click over there and sign.
     

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