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Adam Gregorich

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Here are the specs:

DVD BONUS FEATURES:
· NEW! What’s This? Jack’s Haunted Mansion Holiday Tour – Viewers choose the way they want to tour Disneyland’s Holiday Haunted Mansion. “On Track” explores a tricked-out version of the Haunted Mansion, while “Off Track” reveals what went into creating all the creepy fun.
· NEW! Tim Burton’s Original poem narrated by Christopher Lee – Tim Burton’s poem that inspired the creation of the movie. Now, the original verse comes to creepy life as performed by legendary actor Christopher.Lee.
· NEW! Film Commentary – commentary by producer and writer Tim Burton, director Henry Selick and composer Danny Elfman.
· NEW Introduction To Frankenweenie! – A new un-cut version introduction by Tim Burton.
· The Making of Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas - Go behind the scenes of the very first full-length stop motion animated movie with the filmmakers.
· The Worlds of Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas – Witness the creation of the film’s richly imagined dreamscapes, including Halloween Town, Christmas Town and the Real World.
· Deleted Scenes
· Storyboard to Film Comparison
· Original Theatrical Trailers and Posters
· PLUS Tim Burton’s Complete Short Film Vincent

EXCLUSIVE BLU-RAY BONUS FEATURE:
Includes all DVD Bonus Features, Plus:
· A Special Blu-ray Only Introduction by Tim Burton

Other Specs:
STREET DATE: August 26, 2008
Suggested Retail Price: 1-Disc Blu-ray Disc + 1-Disc DisneyFile: $39.99 US
2-Disc DVD + 1-Disc DisneyFile: $32.99 US
Ultimate Collector’s DVD Gift Set: $179.99 US
(2-Disc DVD + 1-Disc DisneyFile featuring an individually numbered hand-painted bust of Jack Skellington in all his gory glory equipped with a Jack’s “Sandy Claws” hat and beard, a sound chip that plays memorable lines from the film and a letter of authenticity. )
Feature Run Time: 76 minutes
Rated: G
Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1-Original Theatrical Presentation - Anamophoic Enhanced for 16X9 Televisions
Audio: DVD: 5.1 Dolby Digital
Blu-ray: Dolby Digital 7.1 D-TRU HD, 5.1 Dolby Digital (48k-24 bits)
Languages: English, French and Spanish
 

Carlo_M

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As long as A/V quality is up to spec, this will be a day and date purchase for me. I am trying to limit double dip purchases on BD and this one qualifies as a movie that I love enough to own again in 1080p. :)
 

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The fact it will be 16x9 Enhanced is enough of a reason for me to upgrade.

Count me in for 1 copy. :D
 

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This'll be a very rare definite upgrade for me. Once the street price drops below $20, that is. . .
 

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From the looks of the trailer on other Disney Blu-rays that I've seen lately, this one promises to be a spectacular looking film on Blu-ray. The previews are truly as close to 3-D as any I've seen in any Blu-ray presentation.
 

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When I heard how great the Corpse Bride HD editions looked, I got my hopes up for this one. Based on their track record so far, I have faith in Disney.
 

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While I do not expect to have to do so, I would actually pay full list for this one.

The trailer on Narnia looks spectacular, in particular given how poor it has looked for all these years on non-Anamorphic, letter boxed DVD. And Bravo for TruHD.

Being an early adopter lacking DTS-HD MA capability, I hate studios that use only DTS-HD MA rather than an uncompressed or TruHD track.

Thank you Disney.

Brian
 

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:eek: That´s nuts! And it´s SD DVD!

(then again, give me Blu-ray-version of this and we´ll talk..)

(or perhaps not..)
 

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Heck, for $179.99 I'll put on a Jack Skellington mask and hand-deliver a copy of the DVD.

And for another $179.99, I'll leave! :D
 

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Never bought it on DVD because of the poor quality. :P Can't wait for this one on BD. :emoji_thumbsup:

_Man_
 

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I bought the SE DVD back in 2000 and have watched it about 3 times a year ever since so upgrading to the Blu-ray is a no-brainer for me. I just sold that disc today on Amazon for $20 so I can even apply a bit of profit towards the upgrade.
 

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I wonder if there will be a lower priced DVD version available without the "1-Disc DisneyFile" for people who couldn't care less about such things?

And I'm a little confused. Does this:mean that the entire short of Frankenweenie will be included on this disc or is this an introduction to a soon-to-be-announced standalone release? I know Tim Burton had talked recently about doing a Digital-3D remake of Frankenweenie, so I was expecting that the next time Frankenweenie would show up on video would be to coincide with the release of the remake.
 

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Brian,
I noticed that also.

Some folks on IMDB seem to think that the original VHS contained a version that was about 2.5 minutes longer, so that's probably the one we'll be getting next. Hopefully the "NEW Introduction" will answer all our questions.

:)
 

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So it's probably just an introduction by Tim Burton to the uncut version (which was already released on the previous dvd) of Frankenweenie. I think.
Of course you can never totally trust IMDb with this sort of information.
 

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Well, I guess we'll have to wait until somebody gets this disk into their player to find out what's really going on.
 

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