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Wouldnt 3 cuts on 1 BD compromise the quality?
I imagine its cheaper than the German though.. hmmm. Reading through the Blu Ray.com forums I got the impression the German/French used the same transfer? :?

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grim_tales wrote:Wouldnt 3 cuts on 1 BD compromise the quality?
I imagine its cheaper than the German though.. hmmm. Reading through the Blu Ray.com forums I got the impression the German/French used the same transfer? :?
they will. french blu-ray is a much cheaper option than the bloated ultimate.aren't 4 of the 6 discs in that set dvds?
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Not sure if its 4 or 3... hmmm.

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grim_tales wrote:Not sure if its 4 or 3... hmmm.
can't justify the extra cost personally.not when i can get all 3 cuts at less than half that price.And there's solid reports about the french disc which swayed it for me.
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The German has some TV cut in there apparently (which has footage not in another home video version), sounds a curio but.. dunno, I'll stick with what I have for a while until more reviews.

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grim_tales wrote:The German has some TV cut in there apparently (which has footage not in another home video version), sounds a curio but.. dunno, I'll stick with what I have for a while until more reviews.
enjoy your reviews. :P i'll be pro-active and go french :rock:
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Ordered: The New Armed Swordsman German Digibook - part of me just said "Fuck it", as I've never seen the film and I'm not in a rush to recieve it.

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Wow. That's very bold to pay top dollar for a film you've never even seen. I hope you really like it!
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grim_tales wrote:Ordered: The New Armed Swordsman German Digibook - part of me just said "Fuck it", as I've never seen the film and I'm not in a rush to recieve it.
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Markgway wrote:Wow. That's very bold to pay top dollar for a film you've never even seen. I hope you really like it!
Me too, but The One Armed Swordsman (1967) is a great film, I imagine this will be similar :thumbs:

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grim_tales wrote:
Markgway wrote:Wow. That's very bold to pay top dollar for a film you've never even seen. I hope you really like it!
Me too, but The One Armed Swordsman (1967) is a great film, I imagine this will be similar :thumbs:
If you like 'One Arm' and 'Return of' there's no reason you shouldn't enjoy this one, too. Although it's unrelated to the Wang Yu films, it's still classic Chang Cheh.
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grim_tales wrote:Recieved: Who Framed Roger Rabbit (Blu ray, USA) - FINALLY! :D
We can all sleep at night now! ;)
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Received: The Complete Matrix Trilogy.

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Xenon wrote:Received: The Complete Matrix Trilogy.
Do you actually like the sequels? I originally had the trilogy because it was cheap, but ended up feeling the need to sell it and just buy the first one haha.

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gasteropod wrote:I originally had the trilogy because it was cheap
Haha, same here. To be totally honest I have never seen the sequels. I remember I tried watching Reloaded back when it came out, but I turned it off after 40 minutes or so. Might have something to do with me being 16 at the time and having an attention span that of a squirrel. :lol:

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Xenon wrote:I remember I tried watching Reloaded back when it came out, but I turned it off after 40 minutes or so. Might have something to do with me being 16 at the time and having an attention span that of a squirrel. :lol:
Nah, that's definitely a perfectly normal reaction to said film ;)

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