SPEED coming next year with special treatment,did FOX forgotten...

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  1. YANG

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    ...to pay a little attention to the sequel S2:CRUISE CONTROL?As the latter is a boxoffice flop,that doesn't deserve special treatment as its prequel do?
    I do hope that they will put the two together as a special edition boxset,with dual digi-surround for both...
     
  2. Matt Butler

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    Speed 2 was considered a bomb. Sales and reacton to the film were horrendus. No one cares about this title.
     
  3. Inspector Hammer!

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    quote...
    "No one cares about this title."
    NOT TRUE, I do.
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    [Edited last by John Williamson on November 07, 2001 at 11:39 AM]
     
  4. Iain Lambert

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    Err, not to knock John's opinion, but somehow I doubt that it will get the same 5-star treatment as the first one is up for. [​IMG]
     
  5. Matt Butler

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    Sorry John and Yang, That comment shouldve said "few care about the title". Didnt mean any offense to anyone who was a fan. Was making a general statement.
     
  6. Nate Anderson

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    I also enjoyed Speed 2, although not as much as the first, but I did enjoy it. I don't ask for a five-star treatment to Speed 2, but I would like a few features, and a new anamorphic transfer...
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  7. YANG

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    Personally,i do care about this popcorn flick.
    "I don't ask for a five-star treatment to Speed 2, but I would like a few features, and a new anamorphic transfer..."
    Thats what i have in mind,when i say special treatment,i don't 100% mean that it will have to be FIVE STAR badged.Which the same thing had happened to DIE HARD 2 & 3.
     
  8. Inspector Hammer!

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    Matthew, you didn't offend me, but I can see how you might have thought you did, well, with my post in italics and all.
    And yes, even I, being a fan of the film, am not so blind as to expect a 5 star job on this. A new anamorphic transfer, and a good DD and DTS track will suffice.
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  9. Sam Graves

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    I believe that the reissues of Speed and Speed 2 will receive the same treatment that The French Connection/French Connection II received this year. A Five Star release of Speed, a Special Edition of Speed 2, and a box that contains both films.
     
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    I could never watch Speed 2 again. The whole ending was bloated and didn't have 1/100 the intensity of the first movie.
     
  11. Jerry Gracia

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    SPEED 1: in a bus that couldn't go slower than 50mph(?) through city streets and highways = EXCITING! [​IMG]
    SPEED 2: on a boat minus Keanu Reeves (smart move by Reeves) that was in the open sea with a cheesy bad guy...nuff' said. [​IMG]
    Damn, Jon...it seems I keep busting your balls lately! [​IMG]
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    Jerry, it's a guilty pleasure title for me. Wilem Defoe is just so inept and stupid as a villian, he couldn't intimidate an old lady, and yes, the premise is less than thrilling, Sandra Bullock is well, UUUGGGHHH! But I like the movies spirit, and that one sequence alone is worth it for me.
    Consider my balls intact! [​IMG]
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  13. Shane Martin

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    John,
    He's only busting your balls because I'm not around to tout the superiority of DTS [​IMG]
    Anyway, I'd buy a French Connection type set with the first Speed disc being the 2 disc 5 star and the other being a "Enhanced Widescreen" version.
    Then again Peter has probably already thought of this.
     
  14. Derek Miner

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    I will buy a Speed 2 special edition if they put the disc in a special case shaped like an A/B switch for sharing printers and put all capital vinyl lettering on it reading "FIBER OPTIC CONVERTER". [​IMG]
    That's what I remember most about the movie.
    = Derek =
     
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    I loved Speed. Since I sold my bare bones old version some time ago, I will replace it with this SE version. I hope it will have 5.1 sound (with dedicated LFE channel) this time. The lower end punch was really missing from this soundtrack.
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  16. Luis A

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    Count me in for both films. Speed was great! While Speed 2 wasn't a great film, it's still fun to watch now and then.
     
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    Sometimes I get in the mood for a gooey, cheese-filled, mindless action flick and nothing else will satisfy. I can't wait for Speed, but I will never watch Speed 2 again. I find it completely un-watchable. To those who love it, more power to you! Just promise not to make fun of me for watching Kickboxer a couple of times a year! [​IMG]
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