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#1363055
Topic
Upcoming Star Wars Release Schedule
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I wouldn’t consider it totally unthinkable that, perhaps, Dark Disciple would be readapted into an 8 episode animated miniseries. After all, the book was apparently based on unproduced scripts from The Clone Wars after it was cancelled that didn’t get made only because of said cancellation. Not to mention that many Star Wars stories exist in more than one for of media, so it wouldn’t be entirely unprecedented and I see it being very possible, even quite likely, that Dave Filoni and Lucasfilm wouldn’t want the end of Asajj Ventress’ arc to be left to a novel that only exists in the first place because of the cancellation of Clone Wars.

Post
#1362217
Topic
Ultimate Star Wars Chronological Marathon
Time

Rodney-2187 said:

There’s a thread on essential Clone Wars episodes. Here’s a link to my post. I tried to narrow it down as much as I could, but I really want add a few more episodes.

https://originaltrilogy.com/topic/The-Essential-Star-Wars-Animated-Series-Episodes-for-Movie-Marathon-Inclusion/id/74792/page/1#1343085

I have yet to view Lightsaber Lost. I’ve really come to enjoy Ahsoka’s character, so I’d be very interested to check that one out.

You basically nailed the essentials, but even non-essentials can add a bit to the over-arcing storyline, so I try to add them to the list, just as long as they’re not COMPLETELY dumb or pointless in my eyes (and there are more than a few that are so dumb, I can only exclaim, “why?!”).

Post
#1362211
Topic
Ultimate Star Wars Chronological Marathon
Time

Rodney-2187 said:

There no such thing as too much Star Wars. Please share!

I included all of The Clone Wars in my list, but I suppose not every episode is essential to the overall story, even though they do add some depth to the characters. There are some episodes however I consider to be as essential as anything could be. Just my opinion.

That is an amazing list! Great job!

Thanks, and yeah, everybody I know who watches Clones Wars has no problem watching from beginning to end. My uncle, for example, likes to claim that every episode is top-tier Star Wars. But for me, I cannot stand the Jar-Jar episodes (whata shock!!) and the episodes that add practically nothing to the plot really stifle my excitement to keep watching, because I know there will be more bad episodes to come as I make my way through the series.

But I agree, there are MANY episodes and story arcs that add so much great textures to the Star Wars universe. I desire to really nail down a solid list of episodes I can get behind in terms of my own fandom to the series. I don’t wanna sit there groaning every few episodes if I don’t have to, I already have to deal with enough of my own groaning watching the prequel trilogy, lol.

Post
#1362011
Topic
Ultimate Star Wars Chronological Marathon
Time

oojason said:

LeperMessiah117 said:

I have a chronological Star Wars list, but mine include various comics, novels and any current and future narrative driven video games, so it’s probably too bloated to share here. Been working on this list since 2017.

I am intrigued…

If you wish to ‘copy & paste’ it here feel free to use the…

spoiler type tags of ‘>>’ so text is not shown until the ‘Expand’ button is clicked on

…to give people the option to read through it or not - without it taking too much time / ‘mouse scrolling energy’ to scroll through 😉 👍

Alright then, thanks for the advice!

NOW, keep in mind that this list is still a work in progress. Some things may be on this list may be there as placeholders. There are also a couple assumptions on timeline placement, and placement in the timeline is usually dependent on how far in the the future the narrative of the media brings us. Any mistakes you note, I would appreciate you pointing out if you know for a fact that it is wrong.

A few other things to keep in mind is that I do not include EVERYTHING. Some stuff has been struck from my list at my own discretion. For example, The Clones Wars. In adding The Clone Wars to my list, I started with the popular list that excluded “skippable” episodes. Since I had never seen it before creating the list, I then viewed the show based on that list and even ended up removing a few episodes I deemed to be not good enough, unnecessary or contradictory to better stories. I am currently in the process of reviewing episodes that were not in the initial list for possible inclusion into the final list with a couple surprising reevaluations. Some stuff on the list may also be removed in the future once I actually watch/read whatever it is.

I also left off junior novels (because I am an adult) and short stories. Any novels or comics not found here are books of which I viewed the synopsis and deemed non-essential or unworthy of the distraction from the overall plot of the Star Wars saga and other important matters of the galaxy (or I have read it and found it to be pointless junk, sorry Kevin Hearne). If there’s a novel you find missing from the list that you consider list-worthy, it may be because I haven’t decided on appropriate placement yet. Lost Stars is one I am looking at, but don’t yet have a solid spot yet, as it takes place over many years and I’d like to read it for myself to decide where it belongs.

Anything you find missing but think should be included, I welcome the recommendations. Much that is excluded is based on my assumptions of low quality and/or importance (or may have been overlooked), so recommend away if you feel inclined to do so.

Big shoutout to the editors at Wookiepedia for providing me a blueprint to work within!

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High Republic Era

Light of the Jedi [novel]

Into the Dark [novel]

The High Republic [comic]

===================================
Waning Republic Era

         {{40 BBY}}

Master and Apprentice [novel]

Age of Republic - Qui-Gon [comic]

         {{32 BBY}}

Darth Maul, pts I - V [comic]

Age of Republic - Darth Maul [comic]

Queen’s Peril [novel]

EPISODE I - The Phantom Menace [film]

Age of Republic - Obi-Wan Kenobi [comic]

         {{29 BBY}}

Obi-Wan & Anakin, pts I - V [comic]

         {{28 BBY}}

Queen’s Shadow [novel]

Age of Republic - Count Dooku [comic]
- Jango Fett [comic]

         {{22 BBY}}

EPISODE II - Attack of the Clones [film]

Dooku: Jedi Lost [audiobook]

Jedi of the Republic - Mace Windu, pts I - V [comic]

Age of Republic - Anakin Skywalker [comic]

The Clone Wars, S2, E16 - Cat and Mouse [TV]
S1, E16 - The Hidden Enemy [TV]

The Clone Wars [film]

The Clone Wars, S3, E1 - Clone Cadets [TV]
S1, E2 - Rising Malevolence [TV]
S1, E3 - Shadow of Malevolence [TV]
S1, E4 - Destroy Malevolence [TV]
S1, E5 - Rookies [TV]
S1, E9 - Cloak of Darkness [TV]
S1, E10 - Lair of Grievous [TV]

Age of Republic - General Grievous [comic]

The Clone Wars, S1, E13 - Jedi Crash [TV]
S1, E14 - Defenders of Peace [TV]
S1, E15 - Trespass [TV]

         {{21 BBY}}

The Clone Wars, S1, E19 - Storm Over Ryloth [TV]
S1, E20 - Innocents of Ryloth [TV]
S1, E21 - Liberty on Ryloth [TV]
S2, E1 - Holocron Heist [TV]
S2, E2 - Cargo of Doom [TV]
S2, E3 - Children of the Force [TV]
S2, E17 - Bounty Hunters [TV]
S2, E5 - Landing at Point Rain [TV]
S2, E6 - Weapons Factory [TV]
S2, E7 - Legacy of Terror [TV]
S2, E8 - Brain Invaders [TV]
S2, E9 - Grievous Intrigue [TV]
S2, E10 - The Deserter[TV]
S2, E12 - The Mandalore Plot [TV]
S2, E13 - Voyage of Temptation [TV]
S2, E14 - Duchess of Mandalore [TV]
S2, E20 - Death Trap [TV]
S2, E21 - R2 Come Home [TV]
S2, E22 - Lethal Trackdown [TV]
S3, E5 - Corruption [TV]
S3, E6 - The Academy [TV]
S3, E7 - Assassin [TV]
S3, E2 - ARC Troopers [TV]
S3, E4 - Sphere of Influence [TV]
S1, E22 - Hostage Crisis [TV]
S3, E9 - The Hunt For Ziro [TV]
S3, E10 - Heroes on Both Sides [TV]

         {{20 BBY}}

The Clone Wars, S3, E12 - Nightsisters [TV]
S3, E13 - Monster [TV]
S3, E14 - Witches of the Mist [TV]
S3, E15 - Overlords [TV]
S3, E16 - Altar of Mortis [TV]
S3, E17 - Ghosts of Mortis [TV]
S3, E18 - The Citadel [TV]
S3, E19 - Counterattack [TV]
S3, E20 - Citadel Rescue [TV]
S4, E7 - Darkness on Umbara [TV]
S4, E8 - The General [TV]
S4, E9 - Plan of Dissent [TV]
S4, E10 - Carnage of Krell [TV]
S4, E11 - Kidnapped [TV]
S4, E12 - Slaves of the Republic [TV]
S4, E13 - Escape from Kadavo [TV]
S4, E14 - A Friend in Need [TV]
S4, E15 - Deception [TV]
S4, E16 - Friends and Enemies [TV]
S4, E17 - The Box [TV]
S4, E18 - Crisis on Naboo [TV]
S4, E19 - Massacre [TV]

Age of Republic - Padme Amidala [comic]

The Clone Wars, S4, E20 - Bounty [TV]
S4, E21 - Brothers [TV]
S4, E22 - Revenge [TV]
S5, E2 - A War on Two Fronts [TV]
S5, E3 - Front Runners [TV]
S5, E4 - The Soft War [TV]
S5, E5 - Tipping Points [TV]
S5, E6 - The Gathering [TV]
S5, E7 - A Test of Strength [TV]
S5, E8 - Bound for Rescue [TV]
S5, E9 - A Necessary Bond [TV]
S5, E1 - Revival [TV]

         {{19 BBY}}

S5, E14 - Eminence [TV]
S5, E15 - Shades of Reason [TV]
S5, E16 - The Lawless [TV]
S5, E17 - Sabotage [TV]
S5, E18 - The Jedi Who Knew Too Much [TV]
S5, E19 - To Catch a Jedi [TV]
S5, E20 - The Wrong Jedi [TV]
S6, E1 - The Unknown [TV]
S6, E2 - Conspiracy [TV]
S6, E3 - Fugitive [TV]
S6, E4 - Orders [TV]

Dark Disciple [novel]

Darth Maul - Son of Dathomir, pts I - IV [comic]

Age of Republic - Padme Amidala [comic]

The Clone Wars, S7, E5 - Gone With a Trace [TV]
S7, E6 - Deal No Deal [TV]
S7, E7 - Dangerous Debt [TV]
S7, E8 - Together Again [TV]
S7, E1 - Bad Batch [TV]
S7, E2 - A Distant Echo [TV]
S7, E3 - On the Wings of Keeradaks [TV]
S7, E4 - Unfinished Business [TV]
S7, E9 - Old Friends Not Forgotten [TV]

EPISODE III - Revenge of the Sith [film]

The Clone Wars, S7, E10 - The Phantom Apprentice [TV]
S7, E11 - Shattered [TV]
S7, E12 - Victory and Death [TV]

===================================
Imperial Domination Era

Darth Vadar: Dark Lord of the Sith 1-6 - The Chosen One, pts I - VI [comic]
7-10 - The Dying Light, pts I - IV [comic]
11 & 12 - The Rule of Five, pts I & II [comic]

         {{18 BBY}}

Darth Vadar: Dark Lord of the Sith 13-17 - Burning Seas, pts I - V [comic]

Darth Vader Annual 2: Technological Terror [comic]

Ahsoka (exclude flashback chapters) [novel]

         {{14 BBY}}

Lords of the Sith [novel]

Tarkin [novel]

Jedi: Fallen Order - Dark Temple 1-5 [comic]

Age of Rebellion - Darth Vader [comic]

Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith 18 - Bad Ground [comic]
19-25: Fortress Vader, Pts I - VII [comic]

Jedi: Fallen Order [video game]

Beckett [comic]

         {{13 BBY}}

Most Wanted [novel]

         {{11 BBY}}

A New Dawn [novel]

       {{13-10 BBY}}

Solo: A Star Wars Story [film]

Lando: Double or Nothing [comic]

Han Solo: Imperial Cadet [comic]

         {{5 BBY}}

Rebels, S1, E1-2 - Spark of Rebellion [TV]
S1, E3 - Droids in Distress [TV]
S1, E4 - Fighter Flight [TV]
S1, E5 - Rise of the Old Masters [TV]
S1, E6 - Breaking Ranks [TV]
S1, E7 - Out of Darkness [TV]

         {{4 BBY}}

Rebels, S1, E8 - Empire Day [TV]
S1, E9 - Gathering Forces [TV]

Kanan 1-6: The Last Padawan, pts I - VI [comic]
7-12: First Blood, pts I - VI [comic]

Rebels, S1, E10 - Path of the Jedi [TV]
S1, E11 - Idiots Array [TV]
S1, E12 - Vision of Hope [TV]
S1, E13 - Call to Action [TV]
S1, E14 - Rebel Resolve [TV]
S1, E15 - Fire Across the Galaxy [TV]
S2, E1-2 - The Seige of Lothal [TV]
S2, E3 - The Lost Commanders [TV]
S2, E4 - Relics of the Old Republic [TV]
S2, E5 - Always Two There Are [TV]
S2, E6 - Brothers of the Broken Horn [TV]
S2, E7 - Wings of the Master [TV]
S2, E8 - Blood Sisters [TV]
S2, E9 - Stealth Strike [TV]

         {{3 BBY}}

Leia, Princess of Alderaan [novel]

Rebels, S2, E10 - The Future of the Force [TV]
S2, E11 - Legacy [TV]
S2, E12 - A Princess on Lothal [TV]
S2, E13 - The Protector of Concord Dawn [TV]
S2, E14 - Legends of the Lasat [TV]
S2, E15 - The Call [TV]
S2, E16 - Homecoming [TV]
S2, E17 - The Honorable Ones [TV]
S2, E18 - Shroud of Darkness [TV]
S2, E19 - The Forgotten Droid [TV]
S2, E20 - The Mystery of Chopper Base [TV]
S2, E21-22 - Twilight of the Apprentice [TV]

        {{11-2 BBY}}

Thrawn [novel]

         {{2 BBY}}

Rebels, S3, E1-2 - Steps Into Shadow [TV]
S3, E3 - The Holocrons of Fate [TV]
S3, E4 - The Antilles Extraction [TV]
S3, E5 - Hera’s Heroes [TV]
S3, E6 - The Last Battle [TV]
S3, E7 - Imperial Super Commandos [TV]
S3, E8 - Iron Squadron [TV]
S3, E9 - The Wynkahthu Job [TV]
S3, E10 - An Inside Man [TV]
S3, E11 - Visions and Voices [TV]
S3, E12-13 - Ghosts of Geonosis [TV]
S3, E14 - Warhead [TV]
S3, E15 - Trials of the Darksaber [TV]
S3, E16 - Legacy of Mandalore [TV]
S3, E17 - Through Imperial Eyes [TV]
S3, E18 - Secret Cargo [TV]
S3, E19 - Double Agent Droid [TV]
S3, E20 - Twin Suns [TV]
S3, E21-22 - Zero Hour [TV]

Thrawn: Alliances [novel]

         {{1 BBY}}

Rebels, S4, E1-2 - Heroes of Mandalore [TV]
S4, E3-4 - In the Name of the Rebellion [TV]
S4, E5 - The Occupation [TV]
S4, E6 - Flight of the Defender [TV]
S4, E7 - Kindred [TV]
S4, E8 - Crawler Commandeers [TV]
S4, E9 - Rebel Assault [TV]
S4, E10 - Jedi Night [TV]

Thrawn: Treason [novel]

Rebels, S4, E11 - DUME [TV]

         {{0 BBY}}

Rebels, S4, E12 - Wolves and a Door [TV]
S4, E13 - A World Between Worlds [TV]
S4, E14 - A Fool’s Hope [TV]
S4, E15-16 - Family Reunion and Farewell [TV]

Catalyst: A Rogue One Story [novel]

Rebel Rising [novel]

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story [film]

      {{0 BBY-0 ABY}}

EPISODE IV: A New Hope [film]

         {{0 ABY}}

Princess Leia, pts I - V [comic]

Age of Rebellion - Han Solo 1 [comic]

Chewbacca, pts I - V [comic]

Star Wars (2015) Annual 4 [comic]

Han Solo, pts I - V [comic]

Star Wars (2015) 1-3 - Skywalker Strikes, pts I - III [comic]

Darth Vader (2015) 1 - Vader, pt I [comic]

Star Wars (2015) 4 - Skywalker Strikes, pt IV [comic]

Darth Vader (2015) 2-4 - Vader, pts II - IV [comic]

Star Wars (2015) 5 - Skywalker Strikes, pt V [comic]

Darth Vader (2015) 5 - Vader, pt V [comic]

Star Wars (2015) 6 - Skywalker Strikes, pt VI [comic]

Darth Vader (2015) 6 - Vader, pt VI [comic]

Star Wars (2015) 7 - From the Journals of Old Ben Kenobi: The Last of His Breed [comic]
8-12 - Showdown on the Smuggler’s Moon, pts I - V [comic]

Darth Vader (2015) 7-12 - Shadows and Secrets, pts I - VI [comic]

Star Wars (2015) Annual 1 [comic]

Darth Vader (2015) Annual 1 [comic]

Vader Down, pt 1 [comic]

Darth Vader (2015) 13 - Vader Down, pt II [comic]

Star Wars (2015) 13 - Vader Down, pt III [comic]

Darth Vader (2015) 14 - Vader Down, pt IV [comic]

Star Wars (2015) 14 - Vader Down, pt V [comic]

Darth Vader (2015) 15 - Vader Down, pt VI [comic]

Star Wars (2015) 15 & 20 - From the Journals of Old Ben Kenobi [comic]
16-19 - Rebel Jail, pts I - IV [comic]

Darth Vader (2015) 16-19 - The Shu-Torun War, pts I - IV [comic]
20-25 - End of Games, pts I - VI [comic]

Star Wars (2015) 21-25 - The Last Flight of the Harbinger, pts I - V [comic]
26-30 - Yoda’s Secret War, pts I - V [comic]
Annual 2 [comic]

Doctor Aphra (2016) 1-6 - Aphra, pts I - VI [comic]

The Screaming Citadel, pt 1 [comic]

Star Wars (2015) 31 - The Screaming Citadel, pt II [comic]

Doctor Aphra (2016) 7 - The Screaming Citadel, pt III [comic]

Star Wars (2015) 32 - The Screaming Citadel, pt IV [comic]

Doctor Aphra (2016) 8 - The Screaming Citadel, pt V [comic]

Star Wars (2015) 33 - Rebels in the Wild [comic]

Doctor Aphra (2016) Annual 1 [comic]

Doctor Aphra (2016) 9-13 - The Enormous Profit, pts I - V [comic]

Star Wars (2015) 34 - The Thirteen Crates [comic]
35 - The Hutt Run [comic]
36 - Revenge of the Astromech [comic]
Annual 3 [comic]
37 - Imperial Pride [comic]

Doctor Aphra (2016) Annual 2 [comic]
14-19 - Remastered, pts I - VI [comic]
20-25 - The Catastrophe Con, pts I - VI [comic]
26-31 - Worst Among Equals, pts I - VI [comic]

         {{1 ABY}}

Star Wars (2015) 38-43 - The Ashes of Jedha, pts I - VI [comic]

The Last Jedi - Storms of Crait [comic]

Star Wars (2015) 44-49 - Mutiny at Mon Cala, pts I - VI [comic]
50-55 - Hope Dies, pts I - VI [comic]
56-61 - The Escape, pts I - VI [comic]
62-67 - The Scourging of Shu-Torun, pts I - VI [comic]

Doctor Aphra (2016) 32-36 - Unspeakable Rebel Superweapon, pts I - V [comic]
Annual 3 [comic]

         {{2 ABY}}

Doctor Aphra (2016) 37-40 - A Rogue’s End, pts I - IV [comic]

Star Wars (2015) 68-75 - Rebels and Rogues, pts I - VIII [comic]

Target Vader [comic]

Age of Rebellion - Boba Fett [comic]
- Jabba the Hutt [comic]

         {{3 ABY}}

Lando, pts I - V [comic]

Empire Ascendant [comic]

EPISODE V: The Empire Strikes Back [film]

Star Wars (2020) 1- - The Destiny Path, pts I - [comic]

Darth Vader (2020) 1- - Dark Heart of the Sith, pts I - [comic]

Doctor Aphra (2020) 1-

Bounty Hunters 1-

TIE Fighter 1-3 [comic]

         {{4 ABY}}

TIE Fighter 4 [comic]

Age of Rebellion - Luke Skywalker [comic]
- Princess Leia [comic]

EPISODE VI: Return of the Jedi [film]

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New Republic Era

Shattered Empire, pt I [comic]

TIE Fighter 5 [comic]

Shattered Empire, pts II- III [comic]

Alphabet Squadron [novel]

Aftermath [novel]

         {{5 ABY}}

Shattered Empire, pt IV [comic]

Aftermath: Lifedebt [novel]

Aftermath: Empire’s End [novel]

         {{7 ABY}}

Last Shot [novel]

         {{9 ABY}}

The Mandalorian S1, E1 - Chapter 1 [TV]
S1, E2 - Chapter 2: The Child [TV]
S1, E3 - Chapter 3: The Sin [TV]
S1, E4 - Chapter 4: Sanctuary [TV]
S1, E5 - Chapter 5: The Gunslinger [TV]
S1, E6 - Chapter 6: The Prisoner [TV]
S1, E7 - Chapter 7: The Reckoning [TV]
S1, E8 - Chapter 8: Redemption [TV]

        {{28 ABY}}

Bloodline [novel]

The Rise of Kylo Ren [comic]

Age of Resistance - Supreme Leader Snoke [comic]

        {{30 ABY}}

Force Collector [novel]

Age of Resistance - Poe Dameron [comic]
- Rose Tico [comic]

        {{34 ABY}}

Poe Dameron 1-3: Black Squadron, pts I - III [comic]
4-6: Lockdown, pts I - III [comic]
7: The Gathering Storm [comic]
8-13: The Gathering Storm, pts I - VI [comic]
14-16: Legend Lost, pts I - III [comic]
17-19: War Stories, pts I - III [comic]
Annual 1 [comic]
Annual 2 [comic]
20-25: Legend Found, pts I - VI [comic]

Resistance S1, E1-2 - The Recruit [TV]
S1, E3 - The Triple Dark [TV]
S1, E4 - Fuel For the Fire [TV]
S1, E5 - The High tower [TV]
S1, E6 - The Chidren From Tehar [TV]
S1, E7 - Signal From Sector Six [TV]
S1, E8 - Synara’s Score [TV]
S1, E9 - The Platform Classic [TV]
S1, E10 - Secrets and Holograms [TV]
S1, E11 - Station Theta Black [TV]
S1, E12 - Bibo [TV]
S1, E13 - Dangerous Business [TV]
S1, E14 - The Doza Dilemma [TV]
S1, E15 - The First Order Occupation [TV]
S1, E16 - The New Trooper [TV]

Age of Resistance - Finn [comic]
- Captain Phasma [comic]
- General Hux [comic]
- Kylo Ren [comic]

Phasma [novel]

Resistance S1, E17 - The Core Problem [TV]
S1, E18 - The Disappeared [TV]
S1, E19 - Descent [TV]

EPISODE VII: The Force Awakens [film]

Resistance S1, E20-21 - No Escape
S2, E1 - Into the Unknown

Captain Phasma, pts I - IV [comic]

The Last Jedi - DJ: Most Wanted [comic]

Age of Resistance - Rey [comic]

EPISODE VIII: The Last Jedi [film]

Resistance S2, E2 - A Quick Salvage Run
S2, E3 - Live Fire
S2, E4 - Hunt On Celsor 3
S2, E5 - The Engineer
S2, E6 - From Beneath
S2, E7 - The Relic Raiders
S2, E8 - Rendezvous Point
S2, E9 - The Voxx Vortex 5000
S2, E10 - Kaz’s Curse

Poe Dameron 26-31: The Awakening, pts I - VI [comic]

Resistance Reborn [novel]

Resistance S2, E11 - Station to Station
S2, E12 - The Missing Agent
S2, E13 - Breakout
S2, E14 - The Mutiny
S2, E15 - The New World
S2, E16 - No Place Safe
S2, E17 - Rebuilding the Resistance
S2, E18-19 - The Escape

Allegiance, pts I - IV [comic]

        {{35 ABY}}

EPISODE IX: The Rise of Skywalker [film]

Post
#1361619
Topic
Your Music Collection
Time

I love collecting (and listening) to vinyl. I have CDs, but my vinyl collection is far more impressive, so here’s what I got:

The Beatles:

  • Hey Jude (7" single)
  • Abbey Road
  • Let It Be (7" single)

Black Sabbath:

  • Sabbath Bloody Sabbath

Bolt Thrower:

  • The IVth Crusade
  • Those Once Loyal

Casualties of Cool:

  • Casualties of Cool

Dethklok:

  • Dethablum II (picture disk)

Devin Townsend:

  • Ocean Machine: Biomech
  • Ocean Machine: Biomech *
  • Infinity (white colour)
  • Infinity *
  • Physicist (grey colour)
  • Physicist *
  • Terria
  • Terria *
  • Ziltoid the Omniscient *
  • Dark Matters * (2 copies)
  • Empath

The Devin Townsend Band:

  • Accelerated Evolution *
  • Synchestra (brown colour)
  • Synchestra *

Devin Townsend Project:

  • Ki *
  • Addicted *
  • Deconstruction *
  • Ghost *
  • The Calm & the Storm (7" single, blue/grey swirl colour)
  • Contain Us * (10" single)
  • Coast, take 2 (7" live single)
  • Epicloud (transparent blue colour)
  • Epicloud *
  • The Retinal Circus *
  • Soft Inc. (7" single)
  • Truth/Lucky Animals: Live From the retinal Circus (10" single)
  • Sky Blue * (2 copies)
  • Ziltoid Live From the Royal Albert Hall *
  • Live From the Royal Albert Hall *
  • Transcendence (silver colour)
  • Transcendence *

Down:

  • Down IV part 1

Ghost:

  • Opus Eponymous (blue/white split colour)
  • Infestissumam (transparent red colour)
  • If You Have Ghost
  • Meliora
  • Popestar
  • Prequelle

Gojira:

  • Terra Incognita (white colour)
  • The Way of All Flesh (transparent)
  • Magma (gold colour)

Katatonia:

  • Brave Murder Day
  • The Fall of Hearts

Machine Head:

  • The Blackening
  • The Black Procession (10" live EP)

Mastodon:

  • Leviathan (creme colour)
  • Blood Mountain
  • Crack the Skye
  • The Hunter
  • Once More 'Round the Sun
  • Emperor of Sand

Meshuggah:

  • Destroy Erase Improve
  • Chaosphere
  • I
  • obZen
  • Koloss
  • The Violent Sleep of Reason

Metallica:

  • Kill 'Em All
  • Kill 'Em All * (remastered version)
  • Live At Espace Balard, Paris, France - February 9th, 1984 *
  • Jump In the Fire * (12" EP)
  • Ride the Lightning
  • Ride the Lightning * (remastered version)
  • Live At The Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, CA - March 10th,1985 *
  • Creeping Death (anniversary gold disk)
  • Master of Puppets
  • Master of Puppets * (remastered version)
  • Live At The Aragon Ballroom, Chicago IL, May 25th, 1986 *
  • The $5.98 E.P. - Garage Days Re-Revisited
  • …And Justice For All
  • Eye of the Beholder (12" promo single)
  • The Good, the Bad & the Live
  • Metallica
  • Enter Sandman (12" single)
  • Load
  • Load (picture disk)
  • Until It Sleeps (10" single, red colour)
  • Reload
  • The Unnamed Feeling (12" picture disk single)
  • Death Magnetic
  • Live At Grimey’s (10" live EP)
  • Beyond Magnetic
  • XXX: The First 30 Years (7’ live single)
  • Through the Never (live soundtrack)
  • Hardwired… to Self-Destruct

Megadeth:

  • Rust In Peace

Morbid Angel:

  • Covenant
  • Domination
  • Gateways to Annihilation
  • Illud Divinum Insanus

Opeth:

  • Morningrise (grey colour)
  • My Arms, Your Hearse
  • Still Life
  • Blackwater Park
  • Still Day Beneath the Sun (7" single)
  • Deliverance
  • Damnation
  • Ghost Reveries
  • Watershed (green/yellow marble colour)
  • The Throat of Winter (7" single)
  • Heritage (transparent)
  • Heritage (limited boxset edition)
  • Pale Communion
  • Sorceress (limited boxset edition, silver & red colour)
  • In Caude Venenum (english version)

Pantera:

  • Far Beyond Driven
  • The Great Southern Trendkill

Pink Floyd:

  • Meddle
  • Dark Side of the Moon
  • Wish You Were Here
  • Animals
  • The Wall
  • A Momentary Lapse of Reason

Porcupine Tree:

  • In Absentia
  • Deadwing

Slayer:

  • Show No Mercy
  • Reign In Blood

Steven Wilson:

  • The Raven That Refused to Sing (And Other Stories)
  • Hand. Cannot. Erase.
  • Transience
  • To the Bone

Strapping Young Lad:

  • Heavy As a Really Heavy Thing * (red/blue splatter colour)
  • City * (transparent/black splatter colour)
  • Strapping Young Lad * (red/black splatter colour)
  • Alien * (blue/purple splatter colour)
  • The New Black * (green/black splatter colour)
  • Demos & Rarities * (transparent/grey splatter colour)
  • C:Enter:### * (white colour)

System of a Down:

  • System of a Down
  • Toxicity
  • Steal This Album!

Tool:

  • Lataralus (picture disk)

Yes:

  • The Yes Album

Soundtracks:

  • Blue Velvet (original soundtrack)
  • Breaking Bad: Original Score From The Television Series (picture disk)
  • Breaking Bad: Original Score From The Television Series: Volume 2 (picture disk)
  • A Clockwork Orange (original soundtrack)
  • Game of Thrones (season 1 original soundtrack)
  • Twin Peaks: The Limited Event Series (original soundtrack)

(asterisk indicates LP obtained from compilation boxset release)

I love my vinyls…

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#1361542
Topic
The Unpopular Film, TV, Music, Art, Books, Comics, Games, & Technology Opinion Thread (for all you contrarians!)
Time

fmalover said:

The final season of Game of Thrones generated a lot of backlash, but personally I had no issues with it. I remember reading that the last three seasons were going to be a general idea of how the story would unfold in the books rather than a direct adaptation.

To me, it is fanfiction. The first four seasons I’d rate an overall 8/10, but 7 and 8 would get a 6/10. So I, too, don’t hate it like many others. A bit disappointed, I guess, but I don’t feel the hatred many others felt, and this is coming from somebody who is a huge fan of the book series.

Honestly, what did everybody expect from these later seasons anyways? Most of the best parts from the show were lifted directly from the books. Did people really expect that once Dave and Dan ran out of source material that they’d come up with stuff as good as what George wrote? Get real.

Still, the last few seasons were MOSTLY pretty solid, but I’m still eagerly awaiting on George to deliver the REAL story.

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#1355383
Topic
The Rise of Skywalker: Ascendant (Released)
Time

DLing, can’t wait to see the work done so far.

And I’d also like to say right now that I really appreciate you, Hal, for your edits and everyone else who’s contributed to this project for the hard work they’ve done to attempt to fix this film. Star Wars deserves a better ending than that final product and I have all confidence that this edit will improve to a satisfying degree.

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#1350265
Topic
Terrible DVD/Blu-ray Cover Art
Time

Here’s one for one of my favorite films:

Not sure why this exists. The cover is a reference to the character Ash’s job as a supermarket employee, so it looks like it was packaged into a brown paper bag. This DVD is essentially a re-release of the limited Director’s Cut edition of the film and THAT DVD looks like this:

As far as I can tell, the DVD image of the Official Bootleg edition is identical to the original Director’s Cut. Same features, same DVD menu and the film starts up right away skipping the menu, although the DVD label is designed to resemble a DVD-R. You can observe that the “hardwritten” back cover is replicating the back of the original Director’s Cut release, and you can even see at the top of of the OB edition where the top parts of the DC DVD are showing. As well, the chapter titles DVD insert resembles a handwritten shopping list torn from a note pad, whereas the DC insert is more traditional.

It’s clear that this was re-released because the DC DVD were a limited run (the image above shows 5,000 copies, but my copy shows that there were at least 40,000 made), but I don’t understand why change the packaging design. On one hand, it’s a neat little novelty release. On the other, as a kid (and today) I always thought the original DC DVD looked way cooler than the OB edition and it was EXTRA cool that the plastic case itself was gold coloured as opposed to the standard black, so my perception was that the copy we had was low rent, which I guess was what they were going for by making a bootleg aesthetic part of it’s design.

But, as an adult I possess both versions, so I have no reason to complain anymore.

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#1350184
Topic
The Unpopular Film, TV, Music, Art, Books, Comics, Games, & Technology Opinion Thread (for all you contrarians!)
Time

CourtlyHades296 said:

The Shining, Full Metal Jacket and Eyes Wide Shut look better in 1.33:1 than they do in 1.78:1.

My only issue with The Shining in 1.33:1 is the visible helicopter shadow in the film’s opening. Then again, the overhead helicopter rotor is visible in the last shot of the opening on the blu-ray version. But I, too, enjoy those films in “full-frame” format.

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#1348878
Topic
Ranking the Star Wars films
Time
  1. The Empire Strikes Back
  2. Return of the Jedi
  3. The Last Jedi
  4. A New Hope
  5. The Force Awakens
  6. Revenge of the Sith
  7. The Rise of Skywalker
  8. The Phantom Menace
  9. Attack of the Clones

The 3 and 4 spots are neck and neck for me, as are 7 and 8. I’m not entirely sure where the Star Wars Stories film would land. Could be between 4 and 5 or 5 and 6, can’t really say definitively.

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#1348743
Topic
The Unpopular Film, TV, Music, Art, Books, Comics, Games, & Technology Opinion Thread (for all you contrarians!)
Time

Anakin Starkiller said:

In response to the previous post, I think Batman Returns is a masterpiece whereas '89 is forgettable and took away everything that made the Joker interesting.

As for Harry Potter, I think my opinion is actually quite unpopular in that I think the films got much worse as they went along. Columbus’s films were fantastic, Cuaron and Newell’s work was pretty good (although I do take issue with some changes Cuaron brought to the table and Yates took to the extreme), and the Yates films are a fucking embarrassment. Seriously, you can’t see shit, and the plots are sleep-inducing relative to what came before. Having not read the books, I don’t how much of that was down to Rowling and how much to Kloves and Goldenberg, but it lacked all the mystery and fantasy of earlier entries, settling for being just another YA trilogy, right down to splitting the last book in half.

Oh and the composers only accentuate this gradual downward spiral. We go from the living legend John Williams to bottom of the barrel composer Alexandre Desplat, with appropriately decent composers in between.

Yeah, you aren’t the first to tell me I’m wrong about those Batman films. To each their own, 'suppose.

And, is the general consensus that the Harry Potter films get better as they go along? I feel like the series peaked with Year 3 and was quite hit or miss after that point.

I think the first two were fairly decent kids movies, 3 was the one that was actually a very, very good film and the rest sort of meld together in my mind as either mostly forgettable or not very good at all. A huge problem I have is that the first 6 film are all primarily set in the same location of Hogwarts and that makes it very difficult to even remember which movies are which.

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#1348515
Topic
The Unpopular Film, TV, Music, Art, Books, Comics, Games, & Technology Opinion Thread (for all you contrarians!)
Time

DuracellEnergizer said:

Feature-length hardcore porn is pointless. Nobody watches this stuff for the plot.

I watch Caligula for the plot. Although that’s half a hardcore porno, half a real film, so I don’t know if that counts.

Here’s a few I have.

-Temple of Doom is the best of the Indy franchise
-Return of the Jedi is superior to A New Hope
-Eyes Wide Shut is a brilliant film and should be classified as a masterpiece along with the rest of Kubrick’s
filmography
-Death Proof is Tarantino’s highly underrated film of his filmography and deserves much more respect than it gets
-David Lynch’s Dune and Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me are unfairly dunked upon (on FWWM, I don’t know how much public
opinion has changed over the years, but it was hated upon release and I consider it to be excellent)
-Harry Potter is an overrated franchise. Not bad, but people considering them to be up there with Star Wars and LotR is
a little silly
-Ju-On (The Grudge) is a top-shelf horror franchise (at least for the first 4 Japanese and first 2 American installments)
-Tim Burton films generally stink. His best work are typically ones where his identity shows the least like Ed Wood,
Batman '89 (not Returns) and Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure

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#1348078
Topic
<em>Star Wars: The Clone Wars</em> To Return With New Episodes
Time

Anchorhead said:

I just looked through an episode guide. That’s the episode I was referencing. He was tolerable. I think the animation helps too. He doesn’t look so idiotic. Like you said, he’s also not shown as a complete idiot.

Honestly, watching that episode almost made me forget how much I despise that character. So, props to Dave Filoni, director Justin Ridge & writer Julie Siege for making me hate him a bit less.

Episode 8, The Bombad Jedi episode can be tossed in the garbage can for all I care though, lol. Really bad episode.

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#1347915
Topic
<em>Star Wars: The Clone Wars</em> To Return With New Episodes
Time

Anchorhead said:

I have a bit of a prequel cringe every other episode or so, but nothing that has diminished how interesting and engaging this is. As I said earlier, I made the decision to make peace with that and just watch & enjoy. This is much deeper than what I vaguely remember from Phantom. The voice acting is considerably better than the Lucas films. Hats off to all who voiced the characters.

I will say at the outset: It was primarily the animation that drew me in, but I’m finding myself quite interested in the characters and storylines. I did skip episode 8 because I saw in the info paragraph that is was a Jar Jar episode. Sorry, I’m just not there yet.

That would be a few episodes later when he’s a peripheral comic relief character. To be clear, he’s still childish relief, but he was somehow less offensive than the idiotic portrayal in Phantom. I think it was the voice actor or the writing. Probably both. Plus he was used sparingly.

Jar-Jar can be every bit as annoying in this show as in EP I. However, season 1, episode 12 shows the character at his least annoying and most competent, so I’d say that one is probably worth watching.

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#1346135
Topic
The Rise of Skywalker: Ascendant (Released)
Time

If I could weigh in with my 2 cents on Vader’s Castle in the opening scene. If the goal is to clearly establish the scene as being set on Mustafar, I don’t think including that shot is warranted. I believe that if the ‘Vader’s helmet’ scene is moved up to the start of the film, along with new volcanic establishing shots, people who are familiar with previous films would easily discern the planet on which the scene is set. I reckon that showing Vader’s Castle would come off as “hand-holding”. Not only that, it would be an establishing shot for a place that isn’t where the scene is actually set and might actually be confusing in different way.

Sorry if some of these points have already been covered here. Still, I feel using Vader’s castle isn’t the best choice here… and yes, I’m a sucker for canon, so I felt extra incentivized to share my thoughts on this.

There’s my two pennies, spend 'em how you will.

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#1344486
Topic
<em>Star Wars: The Clone Wars</em> To Return With New Episodes
Time

DominicCobb said:

Cthulhunicron said:

So padme is supposed to already be 8-9 months pregnant when we first see her in ROTS?

Yes and I believe this has always been the case.

But does this make any sense? If she was that pregnant, would her reveal be necessary? Wouldn’t Anakin know when he picks her up during that spinning hug he gives her? Could they even do that safely with her in that condition? Can anybody explain this? If George’s intention was that, yes, ROTS is set over the course of about a week, then I don’t see the need to blame The Clone Wars for this as I initially was. If not, well, I’d like somebody to explain all this weirdness to me or at least let me know who’s to blame.

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#1342927
Topic
Your DVD Collection
Time

Gonna jump on here, as I love lists, physical media and collections in general:

DVD:

007 Collection - Sean Connery Vol. 1 [feat. Dr. No, From Russia With Love, Goldfinger]
1408 (2-Disk Collector’s Edition)
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
Alien (20th Anniversary Edition)
Aliens (Special Edition)
American Dad - Vol. 1 & 4
American Gangster (3-Disk Collector’s Edition)
American Hustle
Archer: Season 1-9
Army of Darkness [“barebones” 1998 release]
Army of Darkness: Director’s Cut
Army of Darkness: Director’s Cut (Official Bootleg Edition)
Army of Darkness: Screwhead Edition
Ash Vs. Evil Dead - Season 1-3
Atomic Blonde
Beavis & Butthead: The Complete Collection [“complete”, sure]
Better Call Saul - Season 1
Blair Witch
The Big 4: Live From Sofia Bulgaria
The Big Lebowski (10th Anniversary Edition)
The Brak Show - Vol 1
Breaking Bad: The Complete Series
Burn After Reading
Casino (Special Edition)
Caligula (The Imperial Edition)
The Cinema Snob: The Best of Vol 1
The Cinema Snob: Nudies, Rudies & Crudies
The Cinema Snob: Unerotic Fantasies
The Cinema Snob: Punches Nazis
Clerks (10th Anniversary Edition)
Clerks Uncensored [The Animated Series]
Clint Eastwood: Western Icon Collection [feat. High Plains Drifter, Joe Kidd, Two Mules For Sister Sara]
Cowboy Bebop: Remix
Conan: The Complete Quest [or, The Franchise Collection, feat. Conan the Barbarian & Conan the Destroyer]
Curb Your Enthusiasm - Season 1
The Dark Knight Trilogy
Dead Silence
Delocated - Season 1 & 2
Devin Townsend: By a Thread
Donnie Darko
Don’t Breathe
Dogma: Special Edition
Dragon Ball - Seasons 1, 2 & 5
Dragon Ball Z - Seasons 1-9
Dragon Ball Z - Double Feature [steelbook feat. The History of Trunks & Bardock: Father of Goku]
Dragon Ball Z - Movie Collection 1 [feat. The Dead Zone, The World’s Strongest, Tree of Might, Lord Slug & Cooler’s
Revenge]
Dragon Ball GT - Season 1
Dragon Ball Super: Broly
Dumb and Dumber: Unrated
Eddie Murphy: Delirious
Eddie Murphy: Raw
Elvira’s Box of Horror [feat. The Brain That Wouldn’t Die, Carnival of Souls, Dementia 13, House on Haunted Hill, The
Little Shop of Horrors & Night of the Living Dead]
The Evil Dead: Book of the Dead Edition
The Evil Dead: Ultimate Edition
Evil Dead 2 [2000 release]
Evil Dead 2: Book of the Dead Edition
Face/Off
Family Guy: Vol. 1 & 2
First Blood
The Fog [1979]
Friday The 13th 8-Film Collection [feat. Friday the 13th, Friday the 13th Part II, Friday the 13th 3D, Friday the 13th
the Final Chapter, Friday the 13th Part V: A New Beginning, Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives, Friday the 13th Part
VII: The New Blood & Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan]
Game of Thrones - Season 1-7
The Grudge (Unrated Extended Director’s Cut)
The Grudge 2 (Unrated Director’s Cut) [Bestbuy Steelbook]
Hardcore Henry
Highlander [Extended Cut]
Insidious Trilogy [feat. Insidious, Insidious: Chapter 2 & Insidious: Chapter 3]
It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia - Seasons 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10 & and A Very Sunny Christmas
Jackass: Complete TV and Movie Collection
Jason 2-Movie Collection [feat. Jason Goes To Hell: The Final Friday & Jason X]
Jingle All the Way [Theatrical and Extended Director’s Cuts]
John Wick
John Wick: Chapter 2
John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum
Kill Bill: Volume 1
Kill Bill: Volume 2
Killing Them Softly
Kung Fu Hustle
The Last House On the Left: Unrated [1972]
The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring (Special Extended DVD Edition)
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (Special Extended DVD Edition)
The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (Special Extended DVD Edition)
Mad Max: Fury Road
Mallrats: 10th Anniversary Extended Edition
Mass Effect: Paragon Lost
The Matrix: Ultimate Collection [feat. The Matrix, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions & The Animatrix]
Metalocalypse - Seasons 1-4
Metallica: Cliff ‘Em All!
Metallica: A Year and a Half In the Life of… parts 1 & 2
Metallica: Cunning Stunts
Metallica: S&M
Metallica: The Videos 1989-2004
Metallica: Orgullo, Pasión, y Gloria: Tres Noches en la Ciudad de México
Night of the Demons [1987]
A Nightmare On Elm Street 8-Movie Collection [feat. A Nightmare On Elm Street, A Nightmare On Elm Street 2: Freddy’s
Revenge, A Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, A Nightmare On Elm Street 4: The Dream Master, A Nightmare On
Elm Street 5: The Dream Child, Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare, Wes Craven’s New Nightmare, Freddy Vs. Jason]
Oculus
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (2-Disk Special Edition)
One Missed Call [Original Japanese Version]
Once Upon a Time In America (Extended Director’s Cut)
Opeth: Lamentations (Special Edition)
Ouija: Origin of Evil
Outlaw Star: Anime Legends Complete Collection
Pulse [Original Japanese Version]
Ring [Original Japanese Version]
Ring 2 [Original Japanese Version]
Ring 0 / Spiral Double Feature
The Ring Two (Unrated Edition) [I regret buying this one]
Rocky: 6-Film Collection [feat. Rocky, Rocky II, Rocky III, Rocky IV, Rocky V & Rocky Balboa]
Creed & Creed II: 2-Film Collection
The Room
Saw: 7-Movie Collection [feat. Saw, Saw II, Saw III, Saw IV, Saw V, Saw VI & Saw: The Final Chapter]
The Silence of the Lambs (2-Disk Collector’s Edition)
Sin City
Spider-Man (Special Edition)
Spider-Man 2 (Special Edition)
Spider-Man 3 (Special Edition)
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (The Director’s Edition)
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (Special Collector’s Edition)
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (Special Collector’s Edition)
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (Special Collector’s Edition)
Star Trek Generations (Special Collector’s Edition)
The Simpsons - Season 6 [Homer Head Edition]
Sinister
Strapping Young Lad: For Those Aboot To Rock - Live At the Commodore
The Three Stooges: The Complete DVD Collection
Tenacious D: The Complete Masterworks
Tenacious D In The Pick of Destiny
Terminator 2: Extreme DVD (Extended Cut)
Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! - Season 1
Tom and Jerry: Spotlight Collection - Vol 1 & 2
Trigun: The Complete Series
Triple Terror Collection [feat. It (1990), The Shining (1997) & Salem’s Lot (2004)]
The Ultimate Three Flavors Cornetto Trilogy [feat. Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz & The World’s End]
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2-Disk Extended Edition)
The Whitest Kids U’ Know - Seasons 1 & 2
The Wolf of Wall Street
Yu Yu Hakusho - Season 1-4
Xavier: Renegade Angel - Seasons 1 & 2

Blu-Ray:

2001: A Space Odyssey
Army of Darkness [Scream Factory Steelbook]
Ash Vs. Evil Dead: The Complete Collection
Barry Lyndon (Criterion Collection)
Blade Runner: The Final Cut
Blade Runner 2049
Devin Townsend Presents The Retinal Circus
Django Unchained
Doctor Sleep [Theatrical and Director’s Cuts]
Dragon Ball Z Kai: The Final Chapters - parts 1, 2 & 3
Dune
The Evil Dead
Evil Dead [2-Disk feat. theatrical & unrated cuts]
Fight Club: 10th Anniversary Edition
George Carlin: Commemorative Collection
The Godfather: The Complete Epic 1901 - 1959 [Bootleg]
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly [Kino Lorber release]
The Hateful Eight
The Haunting of Hill House [Extended Director’s Cut]
It Follows [steelbook]
The Raid Collection [feat, The Raid: Redemption & The Raid 2]
The Shining
Star Wars [Despecialized Bootleg]
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back [Despecialized Bootleg]
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi [Despecialized Bootleg]
Steven Wilson: Grace For Drowning [5.1 Mix Album]
Tales of Vesperia: The First Strike
Twin Peaks: The Complete Mystery
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me - Teresa Banks and the Last Seven Days of Laura Palmer [Bootleg]
Twin Peaks: The Limited Event Series
The Vengeance Trilogy [feat. Sympathy For Mr. Vengeance, Oldboy & Lady Vengeance