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07.21.2006
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King Kong (SE) - November 14

Here are the honest to goodness specs for the new Deluxe Extended Edition. Long list, huh? Yeah, and there's much more. The movie itself will be featured in 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen with English DD5.1 Surround and English SDH, French & Spanish subtitles. You can also scoop all this up in a nice, convenient gift set called--no bullshit--King Kong: Deluxe Extended Limited Edition which includes a Kong figurine (see below) from Oscar Winning special effects studio, the Weta Workshop and Weta Digital.

Disc 1: Main Feature Part 1

  • 16 Deleted Scenes
  • Feature Commentary with Director/Writer/Producer Peter Jackson And Co-Writer/Producer Philippa Boyens
Disc 2: Main Feature Part 2
  • The Eighth Blunder of the World
  • "The Present"
  • A Night In Vaudeville
  • King Kong Homage
  • Weta Collectables
  • Trailers
  • Feature Commentary with Director/Writer/Producer Peter Jackson And Co-Writer/Producer Philippa Boyens
Disc 3: Extra Features
  • The "King Kong" Archives
  • Introduction by Peter Jackson
  • The Origins of "King Kong"
  • Pre-Production Part 1: The Return of Kong vPre-Production Part 2: Countdown To Filming
  • The Venture Journey
  • Return To Skull Island
  • New York, New Zealand
  • Bringing Kong To Life Part 1: Design And Research
  • Bringing Kong To Life Part 2: Performance And Animation
  • The 1996 "King Kong" Video Gallery
  • The Venture Video Gallery
  • Skull Island Video Gallery
  • New York Video Gallery
  • Kong Video Gallery
  • Arrival At Skull Island Pre-Viz Animatic
  • Bronto Stampede Pre-Viz Animatic
  • T-Rex Fight Pre-Viz Animatic
  • Kong's Capture Pre-Viz Animatic
  • Empire State Building Battle Pre-Viz Animatic
  • Ann Disarms Kong Motion-Capture/Animation Comparison
  • Kong's Capture Motion-Capture/Animation Comparison
  • Kong In New York Motion-Capture/Animation Comparison
  • DVD Credits
  • DVD-ROM: 1996 And 2005 Scripts
  • And Much More


Limited Edition, bitches!

Point Break (SE) - October 3

Nice! I've been waiting for a special edition for like 9 years or whatever. The Swayze is hitting it hard this year with this and the Road House Special Edition (read my review of it HERE). Now if I can get a Red Dawn special edition, I'll be happy.

Includes:

  • Deleted Scenes:
    • Holistic Fitness With Agent Pappas
    • Agent Johnny Utah Thinks He Can Surf
    • Tyler Saves Johnny From The Waves
    • Penetration Of The Social Infrastructure
    • Tyler & Johnny Spend Time
    • Alone In The Water
    • A Basic Hit & Run
    • Tyler Accuses Johnny Of Using Her
    • Johnny & Bodhi Talk About Robbing Banks
  • Featurettes:
    • It's Make Or Break
    • Ride The Wave
    • Adrenaline Junkies
    • On Location: Malibu
  • Still Gallery
  • 3 Theatrical Trailers
  • 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DD4.0 & DD5.1 Surround
  • French Dolby Surround
  • Spanish Mono
  • Spanish subtitles

Poseidon - August 22

By all accounts, Poseidon was shit. If there's anyone out there who has seen it and didn't think it was shit, feel free to strike back or email me and let me know what you liked about it. Kurt Russell should hook up with John Carpenter again. Yeah, and bring The Swayze along, and they could be brothers who are looking through the jungles of South America for their mullets. That would GO OFF!

Includes: Disc 1:

  • English, French & Spanish DD5.1 Surround
  • English, French & Spanish subtitles
  • Poseidon: A Ship on a Soundstage – The Complexities of Making a Modern Adventure Movie
  • Theatrical Trailer
Disc 2 (Special Edition only):
  • Poseidon: Upside Down – A Unique Set Design Chronicle
  • A Shipmate’s Diary: A Film School Intern’s Experiences on the Set
  • The History Channel Documentary Rogue Waves: Explore the mystery of this powerful phenomenon on nature

The Pacino Collection - October 17

Fox Home Entertainment is releasing this collection that has Pacino flicks The Local Stigmatic, The Chinese Coffee and Looking for Richard . It also has a bonus disc with a documentary entitled Babbelonia. There you go.

Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels (SE) - October 3

Well, consider me bummed the f*ck out. The specs for this Unrated Director's Cut are below. Apparently, you blokes in the UK have had this for awhile, and it included much more shit including a Guy Ritchie commentary. If any of our readers in Region 2 want to send me that shit (for free of course), please let me know. Thanks.

Includes:

  • 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DD2.0 Stereo
  • English SDH, French & Spanish subtitles
  • ”One Smoking Camera” Featurette
  • ”Lock, Stock and Two F**cking Barrels” Montage

Grease (SE) - September 19

I'm probably going to get in trouble for this but here we go. There isn't another movie in the world, other than The Rocky Horror Picture Show, that I absolutely HATE more than Grease. Every time I hear a song from the movie and people start singing and smiling and shit, my eye twitches and I start thinking about my time back in 'Nam and the urge to slay motherf*ckers is an emotion that's difficult to suppress. Just because you wear a leather jacket does not mean it's Rock and Roll. And besides, Rock and Roll is meant to poison children, piss your parents off and make you quit school. Not smile, break out in song and dance on a table. Tools.

Includes:

  • Anamorphic Widescreen Presentation
  • English DD2.0 & DD5.1 Surround
  • French DD2.0 Surround
  • English subtitles
  • Rydell Sing-Along: Rock Along with your favourite Grease
  • songs
  • 11 Deleted/Extended/Alternate Scenes
  • DVD Launch Party – A collection of memorable moments from the 25th Anniversary DVD launch party
  • Grease Memories from John and Olivia
  • The Moves behind the Music
  • Thunder Roadsters
  • And much more...

Menu Shots/Covers

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (SE)

Thank You For Smoking

Nightmares and Dreamscapes

The Butterfly Effect 2

Notables

Final Destination Trilogy: Don't forget to enter our contest running HERE. Forget and die. Simple as that. 7/25

Ask the Dust: You've gotta appreciate a woman as fine as Salma Hayek being completely uninhibited when it comes to taking her clothes off. The male version of Paris Hilton, Colin Farrell, totally nails Salma in this, so be sure to not stare too long at his ass.

Hudson Hawk (SE): I have a friend who has this as one of her favorite movies of all time. I have another friend who wants to kill her.

Halloween: 25 Years of Terror: Our very own Arrow, who's playing "Hide the Weenie" with some borderline-legal stripper as we speak, is featured and interviewed alongside John Carpenter, Clive Barker and much more. Buy that shit, homie. 7/25

Chappelle's Show: The Lost Episodes: The episodes that Dave didn't want aired. They've been playing them on Comedy Central every five seconds. 7/25

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21 Grams (SE), Curious George, LOTR Trilogy....

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7:46PM on 07/23/2006

Poseidon liker - right here!

It was a good movie. Some friggin tense scenes and an awesome huge waves (me rikey waves). The only BAD things about it were some terrible dialogue and Matt Dillons' brother. What a runt that guy is! Wanna bag a BAD movie? Bag Kong. That movie was SOOOO ham fisted and boring that the GREAT action scenes almost can't save it. I haven't bought it yet and maybe I won't ever buy it. At least Posiedon knew what it was and was short. What the *(exploitive deleted)* was Kong doing being 3 hours long?!
It was a good movie. Some friggin tense scenes and an awesome huge waves (me rikey waves). The only BAD things about it were some terrible dialogue and Matt Dillons' brother. What a runt that guy is! Wanna bag a BAD movie? Bag Kong. That movie was SOOOO ham fisted and boring that the GREAT action scenes almost can't save it. I haven't bought it yet and maybe I won't ever buy it. At least Posiedon knew what it was and was short. What the *(exploitive deleted)* was Kong doing being 3 hours long?! Tripe. He ice skates for the love of pancakes!!! SO BORING! Yay V-Rex's! Boo sunset and ape huggles!
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7:24PM on 07/23/2006

Poseidon liker - right here!

It was a good movie. Some friggin tense scenes and an awesome huge waves (me rikey waves). The only BAD things about it were some terrible dialogue and Matt Dillons' brother. What a runt that guy is! Wanna bag a BAD movie? Bag Kong. That movie was SOOOO ham fisted and boring that the GREAT action scenes almost can't save it. I haven't bought it yet and maybe I won't ever buy it. At least Posiedon knew what it was and was short. What the *(exploitive deleted)* was Kong doing being 3 hours long?!
It was a good movie. Some friggin tense scenes and an awesome huge waves (me rikey waves). The only BAD things about it were some terrible dialogue and Matt Dillons' brother. What a runt that guy is! Wanna bag a BAD movie? Bag Kong. That movie was SOOOO ham fisted and boring that the GREAT action scenes almost can't save it. I haven't bought it yet and maybe I won't ever buy it. At least Posiedon knew what it was and was short. What the *(exploitive deleted)* was Kong doing being 3 hours long?! Tripe. He ice skates for the love of pancakes!!! SO BORING! Yay V-Rex's! Boo sunset and ape huggles!
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6:42PM on 07/22/2006
A 3-Disc Deluxe King Kong edition? Not sure that's really necessary, but you have to admit, it's got some kickass specs.
A 3-Disc Deluxe King Kong edition? Not sure that's really necessary, but you have to admit, it's got some kickass specs.
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6:34PM on 07/22/2006
Grease is for 'tards. Seriously. Buddy at work was showing me his high school yearbook, and being the assholes we are, we were pointing out waterheads. That's when I discovered a common trend. They all listed Grease as their favorite movie. Some even included Grease 2.

And you had to see this King Kong thing coming a mile away. I fell for Peter Jackson's tricks in the Fellowship. Never again. Speaking of Jackson, when's that bum going to put out new editions of his classic movies.
Grease is for 'tards. Seriously. Buddy at work was showing me his high school yearbook, and being the assholes we are, we were pointing out waterheads. That's when I discovered a common trend. They all listed Grease as their favorite movie. Some even included Grease 2.

And you had to see this King Kong thing coming a mile away. I fell for Peter Jackson's tricks in the Fellowship. Never again. Speaking of Jackson, when's that bum going to put out new editions of his classic movies.
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9:16AM on 07/22/2006
1) How can you dislike any movie that has Emmy Rossum, Jacinda Barret, and a spanish girl running around soaking wet while Kurt Russel channels Backdraft? Weird, man...

2) Bout time Point Break came out in a decent edition.
1) How can you dislike any movie that has Emmy Rossum, Jacinda Barret, and a spanish girl running around soaking wet while Kurt Russel channels Backdraft? Weird, man...

2) Bout time Point Break came out in a decent edition.
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7:54AM on 07/22/2006
Very cool colmn. ;-)

1. I am not going to buy King Kong... again!
2. I definetly want to stare at Colin Farrell's ass.
3. Poseidon was an "okay" movie. I mean it was mercifully short and had lots of CG and non-CG effects to keep my sorry ass entertained.
Very cool colmn. ;-)

1. I am not going to buy King Kong... again!
2. I definetly want to stare at Colin Farrell's ass.
3. Poseidon was an "okay" movie. I mean it was mercifully short and had lots of CG and non-CG effects to keep my sorry ass entertained.
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4:07PM on 07/21/2006

Agree

Couldnt agree more about Grease and Rocky Horror Picture Show being the 2 movies that annoy me the most when someone mentions, "I loooooove that movie". I loathe that god-damn "Summer Nights" song and I tend to hear it at EVERY wedding or dance I go to. I want to kill the world when I hear it. Although, what do I know?.....I liked Poseidon. Not a lot. But I still thought it was decent.
Couldnt agree more about Grease and Rocky Horror Picture Show being the 2 movies that annoy me the most when someone mentions, "I loooooove that movie". I loathe that god-damn "Summer Nights" song and I tend to hear it at EVERY wedding or dance I go to. I want to kill the world when I hear it. Although, what do I know?.....I liked Poseidon. Not a lot. But I still thought it was decent.
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