Robocop Trilogy

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  1. sonny

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    I have just bought the Robocop Trilogy from local Safeway for £26.99 (quite cheap I thought).
    The first film is quite old now but I expected better picture quality than this. I thought it was quite grainy (watching on 36" PF10). Terminator (1984) has a far superior picture.
    I also thought the gunfire sounded muted and the sound lacked precision generally (again compared to Terminator 1).
    Another disappointment was that Robocop 2, which I think is a better film than many reviewers have said, is only in Dolby Surround.
    Am I being too critical? Any views, rebuttals,
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    I agree with your comments re RoboCop.
    I was very dissapointed with the 5.1 sound, very weak IMO, and as for the so called seamless branching of the directors cut... it was like having about 5 layer changes on one disc!!
    It's not really on, when you consider that Independence Day and The Abyss managed seamless branching flawlessly over a year ago. Does anyone know why the seamless branching on RoboCop is so awful?
     
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    I bought the set..nice box, but I'm gonna keep my Criterion Robocop..
     
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    I watched a bit of Robocop 3 (for the first time) on Channel 5 last night and have decided to save myself £25+ what a load of sh##e.
     
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    I bought mine from ASDA: £24.79

    However, I have had to take it back and swap it as the first disc kept coming up as a 'disc error'. :mad:

    Anyone else have that problem?
     
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    I've still yet to hear a decent 5.1 remix.
    They should keep the sound in the film's original format IMO.
     
  7. sonny

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    Try Predator R1 re-mixed in dts, it is actually better than some recent releases of new films IMO.
     
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    Superman is the best 5.1 remix I've ever heard.
     

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