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Blu-ray Review Star Wars: The Force Awakens Blu-ray Review

Discussion in 'Blu-ray and UHD' started by matt-hough, Apr 4, 2016.

  1. Matt Hough

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    Thanks Matt!
    Hopefully my copy is in the post today!
     
  3. Tony J Case

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    No trailer? Really? That teaser was goddamned epic. Why the hell would you not include it in the extras?
     
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    I can't wait for my copy to arrive today! The review just stirs up excitement at the prospect of seeing the "Star Wars" universe through different eyes!
     
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    I watched the movie this morning and this is a great looking disc.
     
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  6. Todd H

    Todd H Go Dawgs!

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    My copy is waiting on me at home. Can't wait!
     
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    Dr Griffin Cinematographer

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    I was in Walmart today, and they had lots of copies, but not one BB8 slipcover which is their exclusive. The website says "pickup only", so I'm assuming you have to order online for in-store pickup?
     
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  8. Harry-N

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    Got mine from Amazon today, as promised. I've only quickly perused the disc which looks great.

    One oddity: while sitting at my computer this afternoon, I popped in the DVD (no BR player on the computer) and watched the opening. When it got to the end of the scrolling text, the player (VLC) stopped, I suppose to accommodate the branching for the Spanish crawl. I checked it with Windows 10's DVD player and that played it smoothly.

    Harry
     
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    I am already thinking of how I can design a custom case for ALL my Star Wars discs...the BD set, the three DVDs of the OT unaltered, the special features DVD with Empire of Dreams, and the two BDs for Episode VII, as well as space for movies to come....hmmm.

    As far as episode VII, my BD looks wonderful.
     
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    After the rather erratic video quality of the Complete Saga, its nice to see a Star Wars release that looks this good.
     
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    I'd be curious to see the sales numbers for episode VIII on disc versus streaming.
     
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  12. Adam Lenhardt

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    You'll have to wait a few years!
     
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  13. Carabimero

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    Well, let me be more specific. I'd love to know the numbers on disc release day: how many folks bought the movie digitally when Amazon was offering it a few days before the DVD release compared to preorder disc sales as of day of disc release.
     
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  14. Carabimero

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    So am I correct in my guess that the critter who sticks its glowing eyes up out of the sand as Rey walks away is in fact what a Jawa looks like without its hood?
     
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    First the movie has to come out in theaters!:)
     
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    I was wondering the same thing in the movie discussion thread recently and Wookieepedia had the answer (pulled from TFA: The Visual Dictionary), it's called a nightwatcher worm.

    http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Nightwatcher_worm
     
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    Thanks for the review, Matt. As always, it was a pleasure to read.
     
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    I'm not sure we're talking about the same movie. I'm talking about episode 7, come and gone in theaters.
     
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    Thanks. It sounds like a Jawa to me.
     
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    No 3D, no sale.
     

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