Outland: Truely as bad as reported

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  1. Dave Scarpa

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    I had a 10% off at Best Buy and I tooka chance on it, despite what I read. It said On the backthat it was anamrphic so I figured "HHow bad could it be", well it was'nt anamorpic despite the packaging, andit's truely bad, about the quality of VCD. It goes backSunday forFerris Bueller.

    This is pretty bad for Warner, generally their older disks like Road Warrior are at least acceptable. What happened here?

    Any ways the film desrerved better,actually alwaysbeena fav of mine for it's HignNoon in space,Connery's and Francis Sternhagen had a good repoir in it. Where's the SE Warner?
     
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    I'd be surprised if Best Buy lets you return it and exchange it for a different disc. I tried to return and exchange a $6.99 His Girl Friday there because it was worse than VHS quality and they said no way. Once it's opened you can only exchange it for the same title.
     
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    The Package says it's anamorphic and it isn't. End of story
     
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    Warner's "The American President" also looks terrible.

    - Steve
     
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    I've been wanting to pick this up, but haven't because of the bad things I've heard about it. Warner ain't gettin' my money until they redo this...
     
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    This is a rehashed laserdisc master. I have both and they are the same. The DVD does get a few more compression artifacts thrown in as a bonus, but otherwise they are identical. It would be nice to see this one revisited, but I wouldn't hold my breath. It is one in a long line in need of a remaster.
     
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    WAL-MART is really cool also with exchanges.[​IMG]
     

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