As much as I've clamored for it, Eraserhead will have to wait until the fall B&N sale.
And while I hardly ever watch RZH anymore, I still don't want to part with the T-Cut BD. For collection purposes, I need to have it. The RZH2 T-Cut, I can do without. I'll literally never watch it again.
I'm totally broke, and this is gonna be one hell of an expensive year. Twin Peaks, Halloween, Batman '66...it never fucking ends. haha Though I'm really just thankful that we're finally getting all this great stuff. Still, my bank account can't handle it.
I doubt we'd see 25YOT released on BD. Now that it's OOP, I expect it will stay that way. Though it might be reissued on DVD at some point...probably without the bulk of the extras, though.
As for the Zombie T-Cuts, I don't need the T-Cut of RZH2. And I do have the T-Cut of RZH on BD (from Germany), and will be holding on to it. I have to say that, overall, I prefer it to the D-Cut, if only because it doesn't try to make me believe that Michael Myers walked 150 miles in one night. haha
There may be an issue with the H4 commentary. This is the second time the film has been released on BD without it. Then again, it looks like H4 and H5 are the exact same discs AB already put out, so that may be it. They added more features for H4 and H5 on Disc 15 (both new and recycled extras), but they obviously couldn't put a commentary on there.
Other than that, I'm fine with everything. It'd be nice to get an audio track with Ottman's score, but it was always a long shot. They'd have to reconstruct the audio from the ground up, and that's both costly and time-consuming. I never held out much hope. As for 25 years of Terror...sure, they could have included it, but we already have it on DVD with a whole second disc of extras. Were they supposed to include all that, too? If not, what's the point? To have a doc (that for all I know was shot in SD) on BD, minus the extras from the DVD? No thanks.
Aside from the exclusion of the H4 writer commentary, I'm pretty happy with the announcement. We're getting pretty much everything that exists, plus plenty of new extras. If some fans are complaining, well...fuck them, I suppose. haha With all the work that's been put into this set, anyone bitching is obviously never going to be happy. It ain't like the F13 set, where they not only left off a number of existing extras, but also recycled the old HD masters that they struck for DVD on every single film. I get so sick of the fans who are never satisfied by anything.
I thought it was a nice touch that the press release includes "Presented in its original aspect ratio of 2.35:1" as a Bonus Feature for H20. haha While it's a bit of a stretch to call that a bonus, it definitely shows that they were paying attention to what the fans wanted out of the set.
Why? Just WHY???
I still feel that it's doomed one way or the other. haha But one can always hope, I suppose.
I don't really know...that's why I was thinking of starting here and hoping for the best. haha Ebay or Amazon Marketplace would probably be your best options, though. Might not do so well until you build up some feedback, though. A lot of people are wary of sellers with no feedback, and not without reason.
Oddly enough, I was about to put up a thread here with all the BD's/DVD's I'm looking to sell. Figure I'll hit up people I know before I start trying to sell to strangers.
Not yet. haha It's also on the "Need To Watch" pile.
I can't imagine why they wouldn't be. I doubt Universal would even BOTHER to re-encode any of them. haha And they all look great. I say go for it.
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