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Eric F

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Ah, how very charitable of them. And I suppose in 2 more years for another $20 they will introduce a version with a lossless track and better PQ as well?
 

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Good news. I haven´t even seen the film yet, let alone owning the "original" BD-version...

But where are those original Superman-films in BD? Dammit.
 

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Superman The movie and Superman 2 donner cut are both on HDdvd and bluray!
hdnetmovies has played both the theatre version of superman 2 and superman 3.

Jacob
 

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Good news! Thanks for the heads up. I love the movie and I've been holding out for this.
 

Eric F

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Why offer a rebate when they can get suckers like us to pony up to the plate 2x?
 

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Considering Warner Bros. waited until their existing stock of DD 5.1 discs were depleted before releasing this version, hoping for an exchange program seems unrealistic.
 

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Ah, sorry. I got confused, since I kinda thought about the big "Superman Ultimate Collector's Edition" (Superman - The Movie/ Superman II/ Superman II - The Richard Donner Cut/ Superman III/ Superman IV - The Quest for Peace/ Superman Returns) (available in SD DVD only)...
 

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Like you maybe, not me. While this was just a ho-hum ok film it's not worth double-dipping for, not even with a TrueHD track.
 

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I completely agree. I may get a bluray set with all the Superman films, but, I damn sure won't go out and buy this one title for a sound upgrade.
 

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I think that WB needs to concentrate on releasing Superman 3 & 4 instead of re-releasing Superman Returns.

And I am also wondering when we will see Lethal Weapon 3 & 4?

I guess I would not be surprised to see both Superman and Lethal Weapon released as a 4 movie box set. With new transfers and new lossless audio tracks as well. Has anyone heard anything about the 3rd & 4th movies of ether series?
 

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As mediocre as Returns was, I can't honestly believe people think 3 & (especially) 4 were better. Oh well, different strokes for different folks as they say...
 

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While I was never really big on Superman 3 & 4, but in a way I would not mind having a 4 Superman movies on Blu-ray. I actually have never owned all the Superman movies so I might buy them all on Bluray if they where available. You would think that WB would have all the Superman movies on Blu-ray by now. I actually am alot more interested in seeing Lethal Weapon 3 & 4. I would also hope that if WB re-releases Superman 1 & 2 and Lethal Weapon 1 & 2. That they would release them with lossless audio instead of using lossy Dolby Digital.
 

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I have a kind of newbie-ish question about this re-release.

According to the Digital Bits, "the original Blu-ray featured only LPCM uncompressed surround audio."

If the original version already contained an uncompressed audio track, what would be the advantage of a losslessly-compressed audio track? Won't they sound exactly the same?
 

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According to High Def Digest, Superman Returns got a standard 5.1 Dolby Digital track on blu-ray the first time around.

Doug
 

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That is the one thing about the Blu-ray version that I hated! I am not to sure I am willing to double dip this title though. Mostly because I have the HD-DVD version that has a Dolby True HD track. So I am most likely going to have to pass on the re-release of the Blu-ray of Superman Returns.
 

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Weren't a number of people disappointed with the HD DVD on this however because although it was True HD, it was a relatively low sample rate 48khz 16bit if I recall. I don't know if the new version is a 96/24 release or not. Of course it the original recordings are 48/16 it wouldn't make any difference anyway.

Doug
 

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Does anyone know if this reissue will include a PCM track as well? I thought I read somewhere that the import TrueHD version currently being sold online also includes a PCM track which supposedly sounds better than the TrueHD track.
 

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