"Best of both Worlds" - Special Bluray Release

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  1. RAMA

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    Nah, the simple shot of Locutus on the cover pretty much says it all. Its the Picard angle picked up in Family and First Contact, very appropriate.

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  2. Maxwell Everett

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    True, you could view it as the cube just beginning to explode from the inside and I sort of noticed that as I was making it, so I welcome that interpretation... but initially, I was trying to match the original internal lighting scheme of the miniature from this episode:

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    The DP, Marvin Rush seemed to use yellow as his Borg color of choice at this point in the series:

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  3. Maxwell Everett

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    I don't think he's objecting to the use of Lucutus on the cover... he's objecting to how they went about it, i.e. using a season two publicity still of Stewart as Picard, then pasting on the Borg implants in Photoshop.

    I wasn't originally going to share this, but my initial stab at this was to try and use a real image of Locutus on the cover, but I just abandoned it:

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  4. Mott the barber

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    Well, looks like I'll be getting both sets..... :bolian::borg:
     
  5. GameOn

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    Me too, I don't mind it for Best of Both Worlds because it saves having to swap discs from 2 different season sets. I hope they don't make a habit of it though and I have no interest in separate releases with exclusive extras for other 2 part episodes. I can see them maybe doing it again for All Good Things though.
     
  6. Maxwell Everett

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    The good news is they don't have to. "All Good Things..." will be feature length on the Season 7 blu-ray set just as it was on the DVD set. It was originally broadcast as a 2-hour TV movie just like "Encounter at Farpoint."
     
  7. Maxwell Everett

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  8. trekker670

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    That looks a lot better, given the additional "functionality," it's actually a pretty cool idea.
     
  9. mr.peany

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    So word on the street is that us Aussies are no longer getting this release. Which i believe is truly unfair considering there are extras on the release that are not on the Season 3 set. Any official word on this???
     
  10. Tosk

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    Even if the Oz one gets dropped, it won't be region locked in other countries so you can just pick up whichever import you can find cheapest.
     
  11. Maxwell Everett

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    The Best of Both Worlds Blu-ray Trailer
    Via Amazon UK (sorry, no HD yet):

    [YT]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Awr9JL4DMRA[/YT]


    And here's a quick animation that shows how the special package cover folds open via tvshowsondvd:

    [YT]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPTWCTN7zRA[/YT]
     
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  12. Tosk

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    Huh. The pre-explosion of the cube looks strangely slo-mo...but a nice replacement! Looks good.
     
  13. Flying Spaghetti Monster

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    When is this coming out?
     
  14. Aatrek

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    April 30 in the US, April 29 in Europe.
     
  15. Flying Spaghetti Monster

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    Thanks!
    I can't wait. Any plans to show this theatrically?
     
  16. Aatrek

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    It hasn't been officially announced by CBS, but plenty of theater websites are listing an April 25th showing.
     
  17. BillJ

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    Can't find it for pre-order on Amazon...
     
  18. Aatrek

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    It's not up yet. Best Buy has it, though.
     
  19. BillJ

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    Already have season three pre-ordered from Amazon. :techman:
     
  20. MickJo1701

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    Looking forward to the HD version of that trailer, the quality of the live action and FX looks top notch. The replacement shot of the Enterprise bolting to safety as the cube is burning in space before it explodes is reminiscent of the destruction of the Odyssey from 'The Jem'Hadar' an excellent upgrade in my book.