Season FOUR OFFICIAL TNG Blu-Ray Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'The Next Generation' started by Savage Dragon, Apr 24, 2013.

  1. Danlav05

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    What were DS9 and Voyager filmed on? Are they all on film too? Or did things change after TNG ended
     
  2. Angel4576

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    DS9 and VOY were shot in the same way as TNG as far as I know, albeit with CGI replacing model effects work. Hence, the FX would have been edited on videotape so would need a similar process for restoration that TNG has had and DS9 would need.

    For the record, whilst I'd be indifferent to actually buying Voyager on BD I certainly wouldn't begrudge the show being remastered, for the sake of its fans, of which there are many. :)
     
  3. Tosk

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    In DS9's case, not replacing...supplementing. :)
     
  4. Angel4576

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    Indeed. I can't wait to see the final act of The Jem'hadar in HD.
     
  5. Savage Dragon

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    Voyager started out as a model too, no?
     
  6. Start Wreck

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    Yeah, there's quite a lot of model work on Voyager too. I'm pretty sure Enterprise was the only show that went 100% CGI.
     
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    I don`t think that there will be more negative special features. There are many conventionclips or transcripts where the cast talked about how much they liked working on Voyager and how much they liked working together.
     
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  9. Savage Dragon

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    I'm not going to bother pre-ordering anymore. The last two seasons have had last minute price drops near release day and Best Buy has had ample supplies each time I went in. I was able to get S3 for $59.99 and BoBW for $14.99 this afternoon.
     
  10. Aatrek

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    Preordering through TrekCore helps TrekCore stay running, though, according to their Facebook page; since they're ad-free, I'm happy to pitch in that way.
     
  11. tomalak301

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    I think I'm going to try to not get the Redemption set and just go with Season 4. I have to use these gift cards some time right? When Season 4 comes out, it will be a year since Season 1 came out. Time flies when you're having fun I guess. By years end we'll only have 2 more seasons to go.
     
  12. Scotty

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  13. ATimson

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    Amazon gives you a refund for the difference if it drops any time up through the release date. So I got them on release date, for the same price, and don't have to go out of my way to shop. :techman:
     
  14. jimbotron

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    At some point, I bet TrekCore will have the uncompressed trailer for download.
     
  15. FrontierTrek

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    Right. Our trailer on youtube is full 1080p from the uncompressed source, i just haven't got around to putting them up for download yet.
     
  16. Dick Whitman

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    I think they are choosing based on appeal to general audiences. People would not buy a full seasons. So subjects which are popular, The Borg and the Klingons. You can tell by the cover art. Its similar to the themed Fan Collective sets.

    So I have no doubt this will be done with Unification. Its an easy sell. I have heard TOS fans complain that they want the guest appearances episodes without needing to buy the whole seasons. I could see causal fans, whether older or from the new films, being curious to see it too.

    Also I think being a two parter within a season, it works better as a movie than some of the later cliffhangers. Which were not written to be seen as a movie. The cliffhangers often felt like having a climax in the middle of a movie, so that the second have was usually a let down. The first part of Unification is a build up, the Search for... Spock. ;) So I think it actually plays much better as a movie than as two separate episodes.
     
  17. DJ Mike

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    Amazon UK have this up for pre-order for just £41 right now which is the lowest they've ever had one of these before release!
     
  18. Ysmalari

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    Yup if you're a UK customer I'd get in on that Amazon pre-order now if you're going to pre-order from anywhere, I can't see it being cheaper than that anywhere else and I wouldn't be surprised if that price creeps up as we get closer to release. If hell freezes over and the price drops further elsewhere you can always just cancel the pre-order!
     
  19. MikeS

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    I certainly hope I am wrong and you are correct. :bolian:
     
  20. jimbotron

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    Releases like BOBW and Redemption serve a purpose that is lost on episodes like Unification - it combines episodes that would be separated by different discs/seasons/dates. It provides a temporary selling point by allowing fans to resolve the cliffhanger right away.