Upgrade to Vista Series Sixth Sense?

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  1. Brad Cook

    Brad Cook Stunt Coordinator

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    I have the original release of The Sixth Sense and I was wondering if it's worth it to get rid of that copy and pick up the Vista Series version. Is there anything worthwhile from the first disc that didn't get ported over to the new one?

    Thanks.

    - Brad
     
  2. Max Leung

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    I'd also like to know if the transfer was improved in the new release in any way? I was somewhat disappointed with the transfer on the original release.
     
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    The cropping was a bit too tight in the first release...don't know if this was redone or not.
     
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    It' a little better now plus has added dts. In a film where those subtle sounds really make a difference, dts here helps with that. [​IMG]

    Re; the framing. I really don't know about that, sorry.
     
  5. Brad Cook

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    How about the extras, like the documentaries, deleted scenes, etc.? I know there's at least one new doc on the Vista Series release, but is there anything else? And is there anything that they dropped from the last release for this one?

    - Brad
     
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    Greetings Brad,
    I own both versions but it has been a long time since I watched either so I won't make any guesses vis-a-vis differences.

    However, according to Matt Brighton, DVD Authority.com:
     
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    One easter egg from the first release did not make it over to the Vista Series set: a 90-second long clip from a film that Shyamalan made when he was 11 years old.

    DJ
     
  8. Brad Cook

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    Thanks for the info, Andrew and Damin. Looks like I'll have to upgrade my original purchase one of these days. I can live without that 90-second clip from Shyamalan's early days as a filmmaker. It was amusing, but who really needs to see it again?

    - Brad
     
  9. Christian Preischl

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    Matt from DVD Authority has it wrong. The Vista Series does not contain the featurettes "A Conversation with M. Night Shyamalan", "The Cast" as well as the storyboard featurette (because there's an upgraded one). Also, the Night's first horror film easter egg is sadly absent. And mostly the content of these featurettes isn't included in the new docs.

    Chris
     
  10. Matt Pelham

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    Well, the best reason to upgrade is the packaging. The documentary just plain sucks and the transfer isn't noticeably better than the original release.

    If you can find it for cheap (Target had it a while back for $14.44 along with Tombstone:VS) and sell the old one on Ebay then maybe it would be worth it.

    I was slightly disappointed with the Vista Series Sixth Sense, although if you don't own the movie the VS is definitely the way to go.
     
  11. Andrew Chong

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    Oopsy-daisy!
    From www.dvdcompare.org.uk:
     
  12. Malcolm R

    Malcolm R Executive Producer

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    I upgraded mine with the Best Buy "2 for $25" deal when "Signs" was released. [​IMG]
     

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