Which MIB version should I get?

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  1. paul:hillsdon

    paul:hillsdon Stunt Coordinator

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    I read that Men In Black has got 5 different DVD releases. Is the Superbuit version really an upgrade in video and audio that the Deluxe Edition? I'm thinking of getting the Deluxe Edition, but I wanted your guys' opinions.

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. Jake Johnson

    Jake Johnson Second Unit

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    I have the Limited Edition with the sweeeeet all black cover. I enjoy it.
     
  3. Ray H

    Ray H Producer

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    I believe the Limited Edition and the Deluxe Edition are pretty much the same thing. If you want extras, the Deluxe is the way to go since it tends to be the cheaper of the two.
     
  4. ChrisBEA

    ChrisBEA Screenwriter

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    I have the Deluxe edition and am quite happy with it.
     
  5. Dave H

    Dave H Producer

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    I have the Superbit version and it is slightly better than the regular version. I recommend it.
     
  6. AlexBC

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    I have pretty much all MIB releases, the Limited ED., the stand alone DTS, superbit. If you're looking for the quality of the feature itself then, definately go with the superbit. But if extras are your cup of tea, then you should be settled with the Deluxe. Personally if I had to go with just one, I'd always choose better picture and sound quality, I don't care much about extras.
     
  7. Brent M

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    I have the Limited Edition and the SuperBit and while the Ltd Ed does have a lot of great bonus features, the SuperBit is the way to go if you're concerned with picture and sound quality.
     
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    anthony_b Screenwriter

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    I got the Limited Edition used for $14.95 at F.Y.E.
     
  9. Neil Joseph

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    Is the SB that much better in PQ and sound? I currently have the dts version but I always wondedred what the difefrence was in the SB?
     
  10. Travis W.

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    I've got the original special edition, I'm happy with the extras.
     
  11. Dan Hitchman

    Dan Hitchman Cinematographer

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    MIB is one they need to completely re-do. As in new telecine transfer to 1080p from pristine negatives. Even the Superbit is only SLIGHTLY better (and the DTS sound is the same as the original DTS release). It's still an old transfer with too many problems.

    Dan
     
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    Too bad they didn't do a MIIB: LE with an all white cover.
     
  13. Lee_eel

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    Dan is talking a lot of sense with this one. I also think the print should have been cleaned up before the Superbit was brought out. I noticed no difference at all on a 42 inch plasma screen. The soundtrack was good but the picture was the let down for me.
     
  14. Matt Butler

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    On the first release; I originally bought the stand-alone DTS and the audio sucked! I upgraded to the LE 2 disc set and am happy.

    MIB is one of the only cases (your mileage may vary) that DD is better than DTS.
     

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