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Abyss in HD?

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While I can appreciate a nice DVD on a nice upscaler... 1989 The Abyss is not a nice DVD.  It's letterboxed, not anamorphic- so right there it's about 60% of the resolution it should be... so I've been  waiting for the a new DVD or a BD to come out... but I've wanted to watch it recently.  Has it been in HD on TV anytime?  Are there HD rips of it available anywhere?

IT'S MY TRILOGY, AND I WANT IT NOW!

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By coincidence I was thinking the same thing just the other day (except I don't even have a DVD - I only have this film on VHS!).

Unfortunately there is no BD, and AFAIK no HDTV rip available either.

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Maybe there was a DVHS of it? I doubt it.

Funny there's a DVHS of True Lies.

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The dvd was awful.

Non Anamorphic.

Also was there problems with it that also plagued early DVD's?

I cannot remember exactly but it was really bogus.

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So place your bets: On a scale of Teal-ish to Teal-est, how teal is this shit gonna be?

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Adywan will realize the movies would look way better in teal.

Keep Circulating the Tapes.

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(It hasn’t happened yet)

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And that will delay ESB for another FIVE YEARS while he figures out how to make it happen. The effects shots will need to be redone, of course, to make sure they’re integrally teal and can’t be altered by anyone.

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About time.

Also in news about movies finally coming to Blu: The Pink Panther sequels!

The Pink Panther has been out for a while now, but the sequels have been slow to follow. Hopefully they’ll release individual titles, I really just want a Shot in the Dark, and IIRC, the DVD is just dreadful.

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Abyss HD is the Duke Nukem Forever of movies unfortunately

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Now where’s my Enemy Mine blu release?!?!

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Tobar said:

Now where’s my Enemy Mine blu release?!?!

Released in 2012 by Twilight Time. Sold out, long ago. (It’s Twilight Time, they do limited editions)

There’s been a new edition last year in the U.K. But it’s region B locked.

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moviefreakedmind said:

I can’t stand Twilight Time.

Why? They have released titles the studios often won’t bother with on their own these days. The Ray Harryhausen Blu Rays have been wonderful.

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Where were you in '77?

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I hate the limited edition releases. If you miss them, you have to spend 400 dollars on them.

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