Star Trek Into Darkness out on Blu-ray/DVD September 10th [spoilers]

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  1. trekker670

    trekker670 Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Re: Star Trek Into Darkness out on Blu-ray/DVD September 10th [spoiler

    I'm not an expert, but many other Blurays are able to hold more than the 2.5 hours on this STID release. According to a quick google search, standard Bluray can hold over 8 hours of HD video, so I doubt expanded the release to 3 hours to include the commentary (or even 4-4.5 hours to include all of the special features :eek:) would be much of a problem. And hey, if it is an issue, release a 2-disc BR edition like almost every other high profile movie does...
     
  2. Ovation

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    Re: Star Trek Into Darkness out on Blu-ray/DVD September 10th [spoiler

    Can I watch the variable aspect ratio version from iTunes without the commentary? Is the digital copy that comes with the Blu-ray the same as the stand-alone iTunes version?

    So far, I've had two movies whose iTunes digital copy was in HD (all the rest are in SD, which is fine for an iPad or even a laptop, but not on my projector screen). I would like the variable aspect ratio version if possible (I quite enjoy that on my Dark Knight/Rises BDs) but not if it is only in SD quality. In that case, I don't really care.
     
  3. Aatrek

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    Re: Star Trek Into Darkness out on Blu-ray/DVD September 10th [spoiler

    The digital download will give you the stand-alone iTunes version of the film, yes. The commentary track (with the variable aspect ratio) is a separate download, and a separate encoding of the film - and it's not available without the commentary audio.
     
  4. OneBuckFilms

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    Re: Star Trek Into Darkness out on Blu-ray/DVD September 10th [spoiler

    Do we know if the Target edition has the bonus disc in the main case, or in a slipcase?
     
  5. Ovation

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    That stinks (but thank you for the information). It's not a deal breaker (I value the film over the special features) but I was hoping they would take a cue from the Dark Knight films re: variable aspect ratio.
     
  6. Data's Cat

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    Re: Star Trek Into Darkness out on Blu-ray/DVD September 10th [spoiler

    Happy! Happy! I just got the email from Amazon:

    Your Amazon.com order of "Star Trek Into Darkness" has shipped!
    Your guaranteed delivery date is:
    Tuesday, September 10, 2013
     
  7. JWPlatt

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    Re: Star Trek Into Darkness out on Blu-ray/DVD September 10th [spoiler

    My sympathies for the substandard product foisted upon you. Better luck next time.
     
  8. BillJ

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    Re: Star Trek Into Darkness out on Blu-ray/DVD September 10th [spoiler

    How do you know that isn't the product she wanted? I'm not big on extras, personally. So I'm not at all bothered with this release.
     
  9. Data's Cat

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    Re: Star Trek Into Darkness out on Blu-ray/DVD September 10th [spoiler

    I'm VERY happy with my selection! I'm on a tight budget and I don't need the extras.

    Can't wait until I get my movie delivered to the door on Tuesday! :hugegrin:
     
  10. JWPlatt

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    Re: Star Trek Into Darkness out on Blu-ray/DVD September 10th [spoiler

    What makes you think I claim to know what she wanted? My sympathies would be there regardless.
     
  11. Data's Cat

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    Re: Star Trek Into Darkness out on Blu-ray/DVD September 10th [spoiler

    Your sympathy is futile. I'm still happy. :D
     
  12. JWPlatt

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    Re: Star Trek Into Darkness out on Blu-ray/DVD September 10th [spoiler

    I hope you understand that your budget isn't pertinent to the issue because it would almost certainly have been the same price whether it had the complete set of extras or not. That's why we feel cheated - we would have to pay more to buy them all from the various retailers when they should have been on a single disk.

    And according to Bill Hunt of DigitalBits.com, there's little reason now to deny that Paramount made a mistake because they seem to coming around to that conclusion for themselves:
    Mr. Hunt has previously said that the people at Paramount who really understood the market have moved on and Paramount is now full of people fresh out of business school who don't have a clue about what they're selling and who they are selling it to. He has also said that the physical package marketing is suffering because of the internal push for online streaming. He considers this premature and a big mistake for numerous reasons.
     
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  13. JWPlatt

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    Re: Star Trek Into Darkness out on Blu-ray/DVD September 10th [spoiler

    You are under the influence of Omicron Ceti III spores. Snap out of it. On the other hand, you are probably extremely spontaneous, adaptable, cooperative, and easy to please and get along with. Tough choice. I'm not sure which way to go with this.
     
  14. Data's Cat

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    Re: Star Trek Into Darkness out on Blu-ray/DVD September 10th [spoiler

    That's me!
     
  15. Kemaiku

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    Re: Star Trek Into Darkness out on Blu-ray/DVD September 10th [spoiler

    My Bluray arrived :D just have to wait 9 hours for all 11-12GB of the HD movie and extras to download...
     
  16. BillJ

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    Re: Star Trek Into Darkness out on Blu-ray/DVD September 10th [spoiler

    Mine has shipped and should be on my doorstep tomorrow. :techman:
     
  17. KirkusOveractus

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    Re: Star Trek Into Darkness out on Blu-ray/DVD September 10th [spoiler

    So's mine! YEAH!
     
  18. OneBuckFilms

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    Re: Star Trek Into Darkness out on Blu-ray/DVD September 10th [spoiler

    By Blu will be waiting for me when I get home tomorrow. It's almost there.

    I may even get it today, if I'm lucky.

    Target 3D exclusive BTW. Cover sucks a bit, but it has the most in terms of physical extras.
     
  19. Kemaiku

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    Re: Star Trek Into Darkness out on Blu-ray/DVD September 10th [spoiler

    Well, the digital copy of the film downloaded, but the extras keep refusing to...
     
  20. LOKAI of CHERON

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    Re: Star Trek Into Darkness out on Blu-ray/DVD September 10th [spoiler

    Can anybody confirm whether the visual commentary included with the iTunes version is available at 1080p? Thus far I've only been able to download it at 720p.