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Conan The Barbarian 1982 US Theatrical Edition & BONUS! *RELEASED* — Page 4

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whilst we're waiting for the final touches to be done to this, anyone got a link for that awesome cover art in the meantime?

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The audio is done on this though isn't it? Is it possible to get an upload of that somewhere?

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You_Too said:

I think DJ is delaying the release a bit because he's hoping we'd find a way to make it look even more like the theatrical color timing. And he's also been very busy with our Star Wars project, and his job of course.

You'll get this one in time, so don't worry. I think DJ just wants to make 100% sure what you get is as good as it can possibly be.

I can appreciate that. I for one remember seeing this in the theaters with my dad and I can remember the sound and the excitement so vividly.

I look forward to having this one the way it should be in my collection.

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I can't wait! I've been so disappointed that all the dvd and blu ray releases ruin the ending.

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Small update: There's been a new 3CD set released of the soundtrack from the film, so DJ is going to synch it to make another isolated score track. He's not sure if the blu-ray menu will be updated so it can be included when he uploads it, but if not, he will upload this new track separately so everyone can mux it in themselves if they want.

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I can't wait for this release, i have not watched the new Conan and i very much doubt i ever will, Arnold will always be the true Conan :)

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I’ve recently had the chance to get this disc and I’ve watched it twice already.

WOW, I'm was really impressed!

The packing is fantastic! It comes with a slipcover and the artwork employs the original poster art. IMO it’s one of the greatest movie posters of all time!

The menus are also very beautiful. Simple, yet effective. I usually hate menus and disc intros, but if they were all made like this, I wouldn't have a problem with them at all.

Regarding the presentation itself, wow, what can I say?

It must be described as a labor of love!

How refreshing it is to see the US TC for the first time in high definition.! While the DC is not offensive like other revisionisms we get these days, for me, it pales in comparison the US TC.

The cuts are totally seamless and so is the integration of the original LPCM track. Speaking of which, it's such a great and powerful track. It reminds me why I love LD PCM tracks so much. It barely feels like a mono track, as the sound fills the room and it has lots of LFE.

But that’s not all of it. The disc also comes with 2 lossless isolated score tracks, which are fantastic additions. I can only imagine the work involved in 'rescuing' and treating them for this presentation.

Finally there are the soundtrack CDs and they’re such a special treat.

Congratulations to DarkJedi and everyone involved! The more I watch it, the more I love it. Can't wait for your next work!

Thanks for making such a fantastic work available to us enthusiasts!

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I don't know why, but I can't get the font color to look right on my previous post. Can some mod fix it, please?

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Me too! So does that mean it's ready?

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Sure thing it's ready!

I would advise you guys to try to contact Dark Jedi through PM. I belive it would be ok with him.

 

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As far as I know, DJ hasn't visited this site since he was banned a while back. But I'm sure he will upload it soon, it's just that he's been busy with his job and we've been working on multiple projects.

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Good to hear YouToo, so there's a chance we'll be seeing the disc on myspleen in the near future?

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I don't know how soon, but DJ have just told me that he wants to add some more features. One of the DVD versions have some info files on each main actor, the theatrical trailer and such things. And apparently there was some bug with the menu or something that had to be fixed.

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Looking very much forward to this, any news of when it might be ready?

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I will be waiting for this one as well.  When it is finally finished I have a feeling it will be well worth it.

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What was he banned for? I fear we will now never see this. 

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Matt_Stevens said:

What was he banned for? I fear we will now never see this. 

DJ was temporarily banned because he replied a bit harshly to a message from another user which he interpreted as provoking. But after a month the ban was lifted. DJ just decided to take some time off this forum and let me handle the communication regarding our projects.

You will see this project, it's just that DJ is a guy of a thousand ideas and he keeps wanting to do more and more. When the new complete Conan 3 CD score was released, he wanted to synch it because he said the already synched isolated score was missing some parts.

We're also exploring the possibilities of applying the original theatrical color timing. We can't make any promises but it sure would be nice if it's possible.

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Any word on the timeframe for this?  I am going to show some friends some early 80's fantasy greats for the the first time (starting with Dragonslayer and Conan), and would really like to show them the theatrical for Conan.

Is the actual movie itself done?  Will there be a movie file available by itself, or only in a blu-ray format?  I am pretty much disc-free these days, and don't have a blu-ray player anyhow...

Thanks for any info, really looking forward to this!

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Sorry to go off topic, but what other fantasy movies (80s or otherwise) can you recommend? I know there are tonnes of movies classed as 'fantasy' but not all of them have the right atmosphere to me.  Only Conan, Willow & LOTR/Hobbit springs to mind for me and I'm looking for something similar.

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@NeonBible: Why not start a topic in the off-topic part of the forum about that? I'm sure there are a lot of fantasy fans who could help you.

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is there any update on this fantastic project :)

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As long as there is a light at the end of the tunnel, I remain hopeful with anticipation !

 

You_Too said:

Matt_Stevens said:

What was he banned for? I fear we will now never see this. 

DJ was temporarily banned because he replied a bit harshly to a message from another user which he interpreted as provoking. But after a month the ban was lifted. DJ just decided to take some time off this forum and let me handle the communication regarding our projects.

You will see this project, it's just that DJ is a guy of a thousand ideas and he keeps wanting to do more and more. When the new complete Conan 3 CD score was released, he wanted to synch it because he said the already synched isolated score was missing some parts.

We're also exploring the possibilities of applying the original theatrical color timing. We can't make any promises but it sure would be nice if it's possible.

 

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Good news! We're really really closing in on releasing this one and it's gonna have the theatrical color timing! Not as oversaturated as the US theatrical DVD but still that original look.