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#1103766
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Jaws: The Revenge | Theatrical Cut Reconstruction - HD
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Cj6543 said:

digitalfreaknyc said:

Cj6543 said:

digitalfreaknyc said:

Jaws The Revenge is back on Netflix next month if it needs capturing.

You know for sure that it is back on Netflix? The original cut?

Why wouldn’t it be? I can’t imagine they’d switch it out

Would you be willing to cap it? I don’t think I’ll be able to…

Of course I could. But there’s really no point in doing the whole thing. We really just need the pieces that weren’t included in the official release. Beyond that, it’s really just a “cut and paste” job.

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#1095770
Topic
Empire Strikes Back audio/70mm Dolby mix
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yotsuya said:

5.1 AC-3 on LD came out before 94/95 (I found a review of a Pioneer LD player with AC-3 RF output from late in 1995 and the Star Wars SE LD set had AC-3 5.1 audio in 97). It would make sense if the 93 mix involved remixing the surround to be two channel. The resulting Dolby Stereo mix would be downward compatible for 4 channel systems and be compatible with the current 5.1 systems then in theaters. I just finished adjusting the audio levels of the trilogy from the theatrical release to the 93 release and the 93 mix surround didn’t have the same signature that the theatrical and 85 did. There were a lot of subtle differences in the mixes so I may just have been imagining it, but it very well could be the first 5.1 mix of the trilogy. The audio levels seemed a lot closer to the 97 SE - what I was using to set the channel audio levels.

Clear and Present Danger was the first 5.1 DD title

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#1095764
Topic
Star Wars Film Concert Series
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alexp120 said:

I’m bumping this just to let you all know that this event is about a month and a half away.

Anyone want to take-one for the team and make an audio capture of the performance from, at least, any one of these concerts?

I’m planning on it. Going to all 4. I’m trying to figure out which mic to get.

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#1087331
Topic
Jaws: The Revenge | Theatrical Cut Reconstruction - HD
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RayRogers said:

digitalfreaknyc said:

Aaaaaand now the theatrical version is up on Netflix STREAMING. sigh

It’s not on the Netflix I use. Yes, still disc rentals on my side. Can’t stand streaming, even if it’s HD or 4K and am seeing it through an impossibly fast connection.
If the filesize is decent after a rip from Netflix Streaming, someone put it on a BD25 without DNR/EE use. Film grain needs to be left alone, dammit.

You realize that you quoted something from September of last year, right?

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#1085827
Topic
Jaws: The Revenge | Theatrical Cut Reconstruction - HD
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Cj6543 said:

The version JawsTDS uploads will probably be better looking than the version Netflix puts out tho. Plus, they might not release it again, but take it down instead

I wasn’t planning on capping the whole thing. Just the portion he needed.

JawsTDS said:

It’s not a big deal, there’s another source out there – and it’s only for a few hundred frames if anything…

But not an HD source,right?

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#1085307
Topic
Han - Solo Movie ** Spoilers **
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From the comments section of Variety…

"Set Dresser says:
June 22, 2017 at 8:18 am

This article sounds like it was written by their agent.
Putting aside my personal opinion that the four films this pair has made so far are, once you get past their core ‘creative’ gimmick, comedic mediocrities, with hollow narratives, paint by numbers dialogue, and wafer thin character archetypes in place of actual character of any sort, if you did any sort of reaching out you’ve got to know that pretty much EVERYBODY wanted them off the film, as they refused to follow the film, as scripted, that they had signed on to and agreed to direct. Instead rewriting scenes and forcing actors to improv, resulting in a more heavily comedic approach, against all advice, and in direct opposition to what they had been hired to make. And they refused to listen or take advice or guidance from anyone, instead seeming to believe that now they were on the film they could do whatever the hell they wanted, and no one could do anything about it.

The majority of the cast was unhappy, the writer was unhappy, the producer was unhappy, the studio was unhappy, no one thought they were doing a good job, they would take advice or course correct, though they were given multiple opportunities to do so, and they certainly weren’t doing the job that they had agreed to do, so ultimately they HAD to be fired. And, frankly, honestly, DESERVED to be.

Part of me wishes someone would leak some of the footage online, just so the fans could see and fully appreciate just how far off the rails this had gone. Honestly, I don’t know if the film is salvageable, or if the reshoots will basically be a page one do-over (I suspect the latter) but even in its current state of flux, the film is in better hands today than it was a week ago, and at least now it has a chance again of being a worthwhile addition to the Star Wars legacy.

Defending the artistic integrity of directors is a noble cause, but next time you might want to find out the full story before you storm that particular barricade, because sometimes, just sometimes, it is the director(s) that are the problem and that are in the wrong and acting unaccountably out of control, and not in the best interest in the film they were hired to make. And this was very much one such case. Just ask, off the record, anyone working set on this show."

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#1085226
Topic
Jaws: The Revenge | Theatrical Cut Reconstruction - HD
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JawsTDS said:

I did assemble the theatrical cut, but I had to use HDTV footage for Jake’s death sequence… and it did not look all that good. I’m still trying to hunt down a proper source for that footage.

I could have easily captured the Netflix. You should have let me know

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#1084612
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Jaws: The Revenge | Theatrical Cut Reconstruction - HD
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Cj6543 said:

crissrudd4554 said:

I actually just checked this out a few hours ago. Yep the Netflix version has the original ending. Strange. On another note the print of the first Jaws on Netflix is not the BD print either. It looks to be an HD master of the print from the 2000 and 2005 DVDs. It also had the first surround mix done for Jaws in 2000 ie minus the restored sound FX from the original mono.

So you said that the original cut of Jaws the Revenge is on Netflix, does it have the 3 frames of Jake’s Death that is not seen in any other cut? If you could check for me, I would be very happy.
Thanks!

They’re no longer on Netflix

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#1081134
Topic
Star Wars Despecialized Editions - Custom Bluray Set
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Captain_Danielsan said:

Captain_Danielsan said:

http://m.ebay.co.uk/itm/Homemade-STAR-WARS-9-Disc-Box-Set-For-Despecialized-Original-Theatrical-Blu-Rays-/263017458811?hash=item3d3d0fec7b%3Ag%3AtksAAOSwZ4dZMiFN&_trkparms=pageci%3Ad6f540c4-4850-11e7-a43b-74dbd180d04c%7Cparentrq%3A6dbdbb8a15c0aa46c242b47ffffdeb19%7Ciid%3A2

Another complete asshat. This guy ( ive reported him ) is selling a 9 disc set ripping off the works of Team negative one, Harmy, nvjc, towne, and romwlins box set instructions …not to mention the countless others who helped. Makes me so mad!!!

Wait wait. Hes not including the content but instructions on how to get it all…I dont know whats worse. Charging $150 bucks for romwlins set alone…

He’s selling the contents.
There are lots more where he came from. Just search “despecialized” or, better yet, search it under “completed items.”

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#1079833
Topic
Star Wars 40th Reunion
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SilverWook said:

George is the one who decided not to be there. I guess a race in Monaco was more important to him than celebrating the 40th anniversary with all the people who helped him make the movie.

Considering how badly he doesn’t want to be associated with Star Wars anymore, I’m not surprised.

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#1079472
Topic
Star Wars Despecialized Editions - Custom Bluray Set
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Possessed said:

Too bad it’s not at a convention. Then it’d be okay, right?

No. It’s not ok anywhere…but certainly more understandable there. I sure as hell have bought bootlegs before at various conventions before the internet became such a thing so I can’t very well point the finger at others for doing the same.

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