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#1460700
Topic
On Her Majesty's Secret Service: Piz Gloria Edition (WIP)
Time

While I’m waiting for a computer with the capability to run Blender, I figured I can begin a simpler edit…

…1969’s On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. (OHMSS)

I will add a full change list later on, but for now, I will give the film a new (and more consistent) color grade, remove/replace the more out-of-place music cues, clean up odd editing choices (random flash cuts, echos, and useless inserts) and make what I like to call “The James Bond Christmas Special” even better than it already was.

Sources:
2012 Blu-Ray
1999 SE DVD (if needed)

OHMSS Soundtrack CD
Dr. No Soundtrack CD

Various publicity photos and stills

I won’t be removing many scenes or lines, and the initial version will have to be released in 480p, due to the storage size (I’m a touch stingy with my hard drive, as I don’t have the largest amount of space ever.) and so it won’t look putrid on a standard DVD, but don’t worry, I’ll get around to an HD version someday.

As the man says, this never happened to the other fella.

Post
#1460634
Topic
Your DVD Collection
Time

This list is arranged the same way the movies are arranged on my shelf. (separated by series chronologically)

The Phantom of the Opera (1925), Kino 2-disc Blu-Ray
Dracula (1931), DVD
Frankenstein (1931), DVD
The Invisible Man (1933), DVD
The Bride of Frankenstein (1935), DVD
Frankenstein Complete Legacy Collection (8 movies, 1931-1948), DVD
Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1951), DVD
Creature From the Black Lagoon (1954), DVD
The War of the Worlds (1953), DVD (I’m holding out for the Criterion Blu-Ray)
House of Wax (1953), double sided DVD, other side contains Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933)
Godzilla (1954), really cool Criterion Blu-Ray (includes Godzilla, King of the Monsters (1956))
King Kong vs. Godzilla/King Kong Escapes (1962/1967), US versions DVD
Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964), US version DVD
Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975), US version DVD
The Toho Godzilla Collection (1991-2004), 7-disc DVD set
Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II (1993), 50th Anniversary DVD
GODZILLA (1998), DVD
Godzilla 2000 (1999), US version DVD
Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla (2002), DVD
Godzilla Final Wars (2004), 50th Anniversary DVD
GODZILLA (2014), DVD
Shin Godzilla (2016), DVD
GODZILLA: King of the Monsters (2019), DVD
The Fly Collection (1958-1989), 5-disc Blu-Ray box set
Psycho (1960), DVD
Mothra (1961), Mill Creek Blu-Ray steelbook
Dr. No (1962), Blu-Ray
From Russia With Love (1963), DVD
Goldfinger (1964), Blu-Ray
Thunderball (1965), DVD
You Only Live Twice (1967), DVD
On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969), Blu-Ray
Diamonds Are Forever (1971), DVD
Live and Let Die (1973), DVD
The Man With The Golden Gun (1974), Blu-ray
The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), Blu-Ray
Moonraker (1979), DVD
For Your Eyes Only (1981), DVD
Octopussy (1983), DVD
A View To A Kill (1985), DVD
The Living Daylights (1987), DVD
Licence To Kill (1989), DVD
GoldenEye (1995), DVD
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), DVD
The World Is Not Enough (1999), Blu-Ray
Die Another Day (2002), 2-disc DVD
Casino Royale (2006), 2-disc DVD
Quantum of Solace (2008), 2-disc DVD
Skyfall (2012), DVD
Spectre (2015), DVD
The Phantom of the Opera (1962), Scream Factory Collector’s Edition Blu-Ray
The Birds (1963), 4K/Blu-Ray Combo Steelbook
Gamera: The Showa Era: Volume 2 (1969-1980), Blu-Ray
Night of the Living Dead (1968), crappy ‘90’s DVD that needs upgrading
Planet of the Apes (1968), DVD (the same release appeared in an episode of Chuck.)
Escape From the Planet of the Apes (1971), DVD
Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972), DVD
Battle For the Planet of the Apes (1973), DVD
THX 1138 (1970), Director’s Cut DVD
Jaws (1975), DVD
Jaws 3-Movie Collection (1978-1987) (includes Jaws 2, Jaws 3-D, Jaws: The Revenge), FYE-exclusive DVD
Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999), 2001 2-disc DVD
Star Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002), 2002 2-disc DVD
Star Wars: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005), 2005 2-disc DVD
Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018), DVD
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016), Blu-Ray/DVD combo
Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope (1977, 2004), 2006 2-disc DVD (includes GOUT version)
Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980, 2004), 2006 2-disc DVD (includes GOUT version)
Star Wars: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983, 2004), 2006 2-disc DVD (includes GOUT version)
Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope (1977, 2011), 2015 Blu-Ray Steelbook
Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980, 2011), 2015 Blu-Ray Steelbook
Star Wars: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983, 2011), 2015 Blu-Ray Steelbook
Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens (2015), Blu-Ray/DVD combo w/Walmart slip
Star Wars: Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (2017), DVD (only displayed with other Star Wars movies for complete look, part of Shelf of Disappointment.)
Star Wars: Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker (2019), DVD
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977), 40th Anniv. Blu-Ray
Halloween (1978), Blu-Ray
Halloween II (1981), Scream Factory Collector’s Edition DVD
Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982), DVD
Halloween Double Feature (1988, 1989), includes Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers and Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers, DVD
Halloween H20: Twenty Years Later (1998), DVD
Halloween Resurrection (2002), DVD
Halloween (2018), Blu-Ray/DVD combo
Alien Quadrilogy (1979-1997), includes Alien, Aliens, Alien3 and Alien Resurrection, Blu-Ray
Predator 4-Movie Collection (1987-2018), includes Predator, Predator 2, Predators, and The Predator, Blu-Ray
AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004), Blu-Ray
Aliens vs. Predator Requiem (2007), Unrated Pack Blu-Ray
Prometheus (2012), Blu-Ray/DVD combo
Alien Covenant (2017), Blu-Ray/DVD combo
Friday the 13th 4-Movie Collection (1980-1984) includes Friday the 13th Uncut, Friday the 13th Part II, Friday the 13th Part 3-D, and Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter, DVD
Friday the 13th Part II (1981), 40th Anniv. Blu-Ray Steelbook
Friday the 13th Parts V/VI Double Feature (1985. 1986), DVD
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988), DVD
Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989), DVD
Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993), DVD
Jason X (2002), DVD
Airplane! Double Feature (1980, 1982) includes Airplane! and Airplane II: The Sequel, DVD
The Fog (1980), Scream Factory Collector’s Edition Blu-ray
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Blu-Ray
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008), 2-disc Blu-Ray
E.T. The Extra Terrestrial (1982), 2-disc DVD
John Carpenter’s The Thing (1982), DVD (kept because of coveted unaltered commentary track)
John Carpenter’s The Thing (1982), Scream Factory 2-disc Collector’s Edition Blu-Ray
Conan The Barbarian (1982), DVD
Blade Runner: The Director’s Cut (1982), DVD
The Terminator (1984), Red-cased Blu-Ray
Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991), 2-disc DVD
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003), 2-disc DVD
Terminator Salvation (2009), DVD
Ghostbusters 1 and 2 (1984, 1989), includes Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters 2, Blu-Ray
Back to the Future 30th Anniversary Trilogy (1985-1990), includes Back to the Future Parts I, II, IIIand bonus disc, Blu-Ray
Big Trouble In Little China (1986), Scream Factory 2-disc Collector’s Edition Blu-Ray
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986), Bueller…Bueller… Edition DVD
Robocop (1987), Director’s Cut Blu-Ray
Robocop Trilogy Collection (1987-1993), Includes Robocops 1, 2 and 3, DVD
Lethal Weapon Collection (1987-1998), includes all 4 Lethal Weapons, Blu-Ray
Spaceballs (1988), DVD
Die Hard (1988), DVD
Die Hard 2: Die Harder (1990), DVD
Bill and Ted’s Excellent Double Feature (Shout Factory) (1989, 1991), Blu-Ray
Bill and Ted Face the Music (2020), Blu-Ray
Die Hard 2: Die Harder (1991), DVD
The Great Outdoors (1988), DVD
Batman (1989), FYE Blu-Ray steelbook
Batman Returns (1992?), DVD
Weekend At Bernie’s (1989), DVD
Erik the Viking (1989), Director’s Son’s Cut DVD
Kindergarten Cop (1990), DVD
Home Alone 5-Movie Collection (1990-2015), DVD (includes all 5 Home Alones)
Wayne’s World (1992), DVD
Wayne’s World 2 (1993), DVD
Last Action Hero (1993), 4K/Blu-Ray Combo
True Lies (1994), DVD
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (1996), DVD
One of the Austin Powers movies I have no clue which one it was (1997), sealed DVD
Rush Hour Trilogy (1998-2007), Blu-Ray set with Mondo art
The Matrix (1999), DVD
Matrix Reloaded (2003), DVD
Matrix Revolutions (2003), DVD
Snatch (2001), Blu-Ray
Ghosts of Mars (2001), DVD
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004), DVD
Chronicles of Riddick (2004), Director’s Cut DVD
Get Smart (2008), DVD
Red (2010), DVD
The Expendables (2010), DVD
The Expendables 2
The Expendables 3

and I’m not done by a long shot. (still need to log at least 6 more movies, and TV collection.)

Post
#1458614
Topic
How many times have you bought the movies?
Time

My grandparents have a 1991 TV recording of ROTJ the 2000 SE tapes, and the GOUT release of Empire.
I have the 2001 TPM, 2002 AOTC, 2005 ROTS, thin-case GOUT trilogy, 1997 SE tapes, the 2015 steelbooks for the OT, TFA Blu-Ray/DVD combo with Walmart slip, standard DVD releases of TLJ, Solo and TROS, and the Blu-Ray/DVD combo of Rouge One, so if we’re only counting the dupes, I have bought/received the OT 4 times. (the 2000 tapes have been passed on to me because my grandma doesn’t need them anymore thanks to cable TV)