The Howling Blu

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  1. Zombie Dude

    Zombie Dude Well-Known Member

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    I know Blu-Ray.com did a reviw of the French release here.

    Has anyone gotten a hold of the Aussie version?
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    I'm interested to see if the picture differs between versions. Can't wait to have this on Blu! :banana:
     
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    I bought the German blu and the picture quality is amazing. No idea about the Aussie release though.
     
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    ordered the german blu now, looking forward to it

    bonus free but i have the region 1 and region 2 special editions both with diffeering extras so I'll live.
     
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    There is a feature called "The Werewolf Effect" on the blu and a few trailers. But these extras pale compared to the DVD special edition features.
     
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    there are two totally different documentaries on the region 1 and 2 and the norwegian dvd exras include the fake porn movie thing
     
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    Yeah I read about that. Would have liked to see more extras though. I'll live without them but it still would have been nice to have a few more there.
    That's on the region 4 dvd release. Shame it wasn't ported over to the blu.
     
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    Are the blus region free?
     
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    studio canal usually seems to be locked for region B , at least the ones I have
     
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    Yeah, as far as I'm aware they are locked region B.
     
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    The Aussie release is also a Studio Canal release (distributed by Universal) so it should be identical to the German and French release.
     
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    All the European releases (and Oz) are identical, You just choose language selection at the menu, All region locked too.
     
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    Good to know then. It should look good in HD.
     
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    I have the German Import, It looks fan-bloody-tastic.
     
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    I really can't wait to get my hands on this.

    Off topic but I just got Mimic on blu which as far as I know has only come out on region B and it looks great.
     
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    Mimic is on my wants list :)
     
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    It's a great blu and it's cheep. It's a lot more vivid than what I remembered. Now if only we could get part 2...
     
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    I've got the Australian BD of Mimic which is region ABC. Very nice disc. Love the movie! I previously had and sold the Canadian version of Mimic which didn't look so hot. Glad to have the Oz disc now.
     
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    Actually, now that you mention it I think it is region free. At first when I was watching it I though it looked all right and then the scene after "3 Years Later" really popped out and I was rather impressed. You could actually tell what was going on in a lot of the darker scenes which was a lot harder on the dvd. Good stuff.
     
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    Are you absolutely sure abut this, Stige? Because I also own the Scandinavian Sandrew Metronome release, and the fake porn movie extra sure as hell isn't present on the second disc. This despite the fact that the back cover lists it as an actual extra.

    As far as I know, the fake porn movie-segment was removed from the Kinowelt dvd, so that it could also be distributed in the UK. The fake porn movie was only present on the first German pressing, but missing from subsequent ones. Maybe this was also the case for the Norwegian release? Do you own the Norwegian dvd? You've actually seen this extra yourself?
     
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    Just picked up my copy of The Howling. Might get around to watching it tonight and post my thoughts.
     

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