Star Wars saga on Blu-Ray announced

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  1. Dream

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    http://www.theblurayblog.com/2010/0...m-announces-6-film-star-wars-saga-on-blu-ray/

    Looks like it's really happening. Let the bitching begin!:lol:
     
  2. Ríu ríu chíu

    Ríu ríu chíu Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    About bloody time.
     
  3. Broccoli

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    At least it looks like they want to do it right. Say what you will about the prequels, special editions, whatever, TPTB want to put together a good package when it is released. They could easily just do quick transfers on barebones disks and push it out into stores and still make a ton of money. Instead, they want to make something worthwhile that they hope fans will enjoy. You have to give them credit for that.
     
  4. Ríu ríu chíu

    Ríu ríu chíu Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    As long as these BRs have the special editions, I'll be happy. I could care less about extras.
     
  5. Aragorn

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    So first he'll release the "special editions" bare bones, then he'll release them with special features, then he'll release the original trilogy without the CGI additions but bare bones, then he'll release an ultimate box set with all six movies, the two versions of the original trilogy, the Clone Wars cartoon, the Ewoks cartoon, the Droids cartoon, the two Ewoks TV movies with Wilford Brimley, but leave out the special features for the box set with them.
     
  6. Mr Light

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    Does this mean you can only buy all 6 in a single set?
     
  7. The Wormhole

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    Is the Biggs scene finally going to be inserted into ANH?
     
  8. Samurai8472

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    DAMMIT! then it's not complete!!!

    :scream::scream:

    I'm starting a petition!

    I want that 4 hour long meeting discussing the color of Yoda's pupils and the hour and half lunch break.
     
  9. TheBrew

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    That would be funny if that's what actually happened. There was only one re-release of the original DVD and it was to add a copy of the laserdisc version onto a separate disc because people were bitching about it so much. The first release had great features and a great transfer.
     
  10. Leroy

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    I'm very picky I'll only buy if they release the originals without any quality problems like the other sets. I also hope they retain all the extras from the previous releases.
     
  11. RodrigoBrowncoat

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    Oh... I'm so IN!

    But October 2011????
     
  12. milo bloom

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    Quite honestly, I'd argue both of those bolded points there. The features would have been great for a 2001/02 release not a 2004 release, and they certainly weren't worth all the hype they gave us about "waiting to do them right", which was BS also. If they had simply released the Laserdisc boxset of the SE's in 1997, they would have taken a lot of the pressure off of themselves for very minimal effort, and we could have gotten a much nicer DVD set later on.
    And there were also many issues with the transfers. There's scenes where Luke's lightsaber is white, and where Vader's is pink. There's numerous sound issues, ranging from unclear dialogue, to sound FX drowning out the score in certain places.

    The DVD's could have been way better, and that's not getting into the absolutely insulting laserdisc transfers of the original, untouched versions of the trilogy they tried to foist on us.


    And I've been reading discussion of this at some other forums, and I'm not sure I get all this buzz. It's a foregone conclusion that they've had something in the works, and until they give a firm date or specs, then it's just something else I'll push into the waiting room of my long term memory.
     
  13. RandyS

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    What about the original editions?
     
  14. RandyS

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    Well, they need time to make whatever changes they have planned. Such as inserting Padme, Mace, and Jinn into the OT.

    And Han and Lando in the PT.

    :devil:
     
  15. Dukhat

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    I doubt it, since it hasn't been done so far. Ditto for the Camie & Fixer scene and the "Han with chick" scene in the cantina. Perhaps they'll be in the deleted scenes?

    What I'm really hoping they'll eventually do is to let the viewer choose which scene they'd like to watch: Han shooting first, or Greedo shooting first...:)
     
  16. RandyS

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    Didn't they fix that by having them shoot at the same time?
     
  17. Ríu ríu chíu

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    Don't care about those either. If they're on there, fine; if not, fine. I prefer the SE's.
     
  18. Gryffindorian

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    At least with Star Wars, there aren't any Director's Cuts or Extended Editions. Looking forward to next year.
     
  19. Broccoli

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    What a perplexing statement. You're wrong, yet you're right at the same time.
     
  20. jefferiestubes8

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    Re: Star Wars saga on Blu-Ray

    Like The Digital Bits said:
    4/17/2010
    http://www.thedigitalbits.com/rumormill.html

    This 'announcement' is not official from Lucasfilm with a press release just yet...