Other than extras, is Right Stuff CE worth a repurchase?

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  1. Dennis Nicholls

    Dennis Nicholls Lead Actor

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    I haven't found many reviews of the new The Right Stuff CE coming out today. The one over on dvdfile wasn't able to compare the video with the previous edition. One review that I did find www.dvdmg.com/rightstuffse.shtml gave the new disk a C+ on video with the old disk receiving a C-. It also stated that the audio transfer was identical on the two releases.

    Is the difference in the video transfer significant? I'm getting cheap in my old age and am considering passing on the CE as I own the previous version. And, no, I'm not passionately against two-sided disks.
     
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    I had the original release and sold it in anticipation of this but I'm pretty sure it was anamorphic. Just a bit grainy. Plus it was a flipper, which makes this repurchase totally worth it
     
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  5. Dennis Nicholls

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    I think Matt Brighton is wrong - IIRC the original disk WAS anamorphic. I'll have to check again tonight.
     
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  7. Dennis Nicholls

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    My snapper for The Right Stuff says "Enhanced for widescreen TVs". But then again so does my Warner copy of Outland, and it definately isn't. I got home late so no checking the disk tonight - if I start The Right Stuff I'll watch the whole darned film....[​IMG]
     
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    I just checked the VOB creation dates on my original flipper disc: May 30 1997. The disc was released on August 22. I bought this disc about two months after it was released and it was/is definitely anamorphic.

    Adam
     
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    I'm rebuying. THE RIGHT STUFF was my very first DVD....
     
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    Got mine in September 1997 and it's anamorphic.

    Love the movie, but there's so much cool stuff coming out that I *don't* already have that I can't justify rebuying this.

    Ryan
     

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