Quick and The Dead a Pleasant Surprise

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Dave Scarpa, Jan 18, 2002.

  1. Dave Scarpa

    Dave Scarpa Producer

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    It's anamorphic ! I stayed away from Columbia's original release because I thought it nonanamorphic.Well the repackaged version was at BB for $9.95 and I had 10% off so for $8.99 I figured what the heck, it's one of my favorite westerns. Boy was I surprised when I popped in the disk to find a stunning Anamorphic transfer. This is what Tombstone should have looked like, only the faintest hint of EE. If your on the fence on buying this don't wait like I did.
     
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    rutger_s Supporting Actor

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    A lot of Columbia Tri-Star Home Video DVDs have widescreen transfers enhanced for 16:9 tvs. Its just that the artwork never mentions it.
     
  3. PhilipG

    PhilipG Cinematographer

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    Is there not a European cut with extra scenes...?
    I love this movie, but am waiting for a SE to replace my LD.
     
  4. Michael Reuben

    Michael Reuben Studio Mogul

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  5. Neil Joseph

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    Yeah, I enjoyed it. As far as CTHV is concerned, just about 99.9% of their releases must be anamorphic even if the boxes do not say so.
     
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    Yeah I liked this western too. I really liked Raimi's style of direction especially in this one. Also the dolby digital track rocks on this DVD when I rented it way back. I can only imagine how it would sound with the DTS treatment. Ah yes... someday....
     
  7. Haden

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    I too love this film, but have put off buying it in hopes of a special edition with some nice extras. I'm especially wanting the scenes cut from the film. There were a few interesting ones including a brief love scene between Sharon Stone and Russell Crowe, and a cameo appearance by Bruce Campbell.
     
  8. Joseph J.D

    Joseph J.D Cinematographer

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    I won't be surprised to see both an SE and a Superbits edition of this title down the road considering that the current DVD is very inexpensive. The only question is which one to buy when the do show up.[​IMG]
     

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