Castle Freak

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  1. Stige

    Stige Well-Known Member

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    If the puppetmaster blu from them is anything to judge the rest by than I am impressed with 88 films, will definitely buy castle freak
     
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    I hope that blu is region free, there is no comparison on those dvd screens! Is the US dvd cut or not? I've read things saying both and although movie-censorship says the dvd is uncut, it still feels like it is trimmed in spots.
     
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    Their Puppet Master Blu-ray is region free, so the chances are good that the Castle Freak Blu-ray will be.

    The US DVD is uncut, but many of the background details are often overly dark and can be more clearly seen on the UK DVD. I actually saw some things I could never recall seeing before, but checked them on the US DVD and they are there...just very dark and lacking detail.
     
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    NEWS FLASH!! According to their facebook page, Castle Freak blu-ray will be released by 88Films on 15/07/13.
     
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    So what is the verdict on the Full Moon Blu Ray? Haven't really heard anyone talking about it and reviews are kind of hard to come by. I went ahead and ordered it but was wondering what people's opinion on picture quality etc. was.
     
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    Probably because it was only released early through Full Moons site, and even then most orders were apparently in backorder limbo for quite a while and people who ordered are only now receiving them. According to Amazon, it won't even be available until later this week if you are ordering through them.

    This is the only thing I found with a some screen caps from the Full Moon release: http://forum.blu-ray.com/showthread.php?t=218544&page=4
     
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    Thanks for the info. I did notice it seemed to be backordered on most sites. Ordered mine through importcds...we shall see.
     
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    Crystal Plumage Dig me..but don't bury me

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    Only found this for ya:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPncZm0WNlY
    Looks like a different matte (more on the sides and less on top an bottom). Whether or not you like the new look is up to the viewer I guess.
     
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    Thanks for the info!
     
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    Crystal Plumage Dig me..but don't bury me

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    Anyone have the UK 88 Films version:

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    I have mine on the way from Amazon UK and was wondering if anyone else had this version and could comment on the quality, extras, etc.
     
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    I recieved mine yesterday, no time to watch it yet though. I'll get to it this weekend and post my thoughts tho :D
     
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    I received mine yesterday from Amazon UK. The transfer looks really great. The audio is either lossless DTS-HD Master 5.1 or the original PCM uncompressed 2.0 and sounds equally superb.

    The 8-page booklet is pretty neat too, with a few behind-the-scenes photos and some interesting tidbits. Gordon talking about asking a priest to ask the Pope to bless the film was fun to read about! The pope sent him back a bottle of Polish vodka! :lol:
     
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    Cool! I had no idea it came with a booklet. I thought the days of companies adding those little extra touches were long gone. Thanks for the info. Can't wait to check it out when I get it.
     
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    Amazon has a US blu-ray release scheduled for August 20th (full moon direct seems to already have it in stock) - any word yet on how the US blu will compare to the UK blu?
     
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    Someone posted a comparison shot in the Full Moon thread. 88 Films is a definite winner with its PQ.
     
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    I'm confused about this release. It's listed on Film Aficionado as having been released on June 30th and I got it from amazon.ca in June... it's still listed. I was at HMV a week ago and they had copies in their 2/$10 rack. Why is it being released in the US so much later?
     
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    Ah thanks. Ok, off to amazon.uk I go. :)
     
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    I just bought one 2 days ago from HMV as well. For $10, I am more than happy with it as long as it is uncut which seems to be the case.
     
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    Awesome cover art! :cool:
     

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