The Last Dragon (Merkin Blu-ray August 2015) -sho’nuff!

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  1. Karlin

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    This is one of those films I wouldn't have given a second thought to when it first came out but compared to much of the crap coming out of hollywood nowadays, I find it much more appealing in comparison.
     
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    Hmmm....I might buy this one.
     
  5. Karlin

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    With a username like that you had better! :D
     
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  7. Karlin

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    Can anyone confirm if this is region free? One of my all time favourites I need this.
     
  9. mooperman

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    Waiting on same news... hopefully we'll find out soon enough.
     
  10. Karlin

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    Will get it if region free
     
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    Same.... hopefully region info should be forthcoming once its actually released on Tuesday.
     
  13. Karlin

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    Regions? All a bit 1997 DVD!

    You guys are missing out on loads of great releases (as you well know, just pointing out the obvious).

    I really can't comprehend people limiting themselves for a tiny bit of investment.
     
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    Hardly limiting... I've been on board blu ray since pretty early on and this has been the only release I've had to wait for region info... not really "1997" when you consider that its clearly a potential issue with this one today ;)
     
  15. Karlin

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    Seen at least 2 films this week (including Kino's Miracle Mile) that you CANNOT watch. 10s of other examples.

    That sounds limiting to me.

    And why should you have to wait for permission to buy? It is essentially permission.


    It's odd there seems to be more Merkins going mutiregion than us which is the exact opposite to DVD -I hope that's a sign our Blu-ray market is healthy.
     
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    .....you're basing your opinion on films that YOU watch.... i said "I" dont find it limiting... ;)
     
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    [Yoda voice]

    ...you will do

    [/Yoda voice]

    :D


    Seriously, you have not missed out on one single film locked to A? I find that hard to believe but maybe films aren't that important to you -we've had threads like this before and I can't comprehend people saying they like being locked (which is the upshot of their stance).

    Never stops them posting in threads for films they can't watch.
     
  18. mooperman

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    nope never had an issue with it... that said though, where did i say i like things being locked?? I certainly think region encoding is utter pap.

    Why would it stop me posting though? I want this movie and so am curious about the region info, by your logic if its locked i should stop posting on the thread.. :confused:
     
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    also i declare that this smilie - :confused: - to now be known as "sho nuff face".... :D
     
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  21. Karlin

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    Yeah, cover says ABC:

    [​IMG]

    Unlikely Sony would make an error.
     
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    Good spot!
     
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    I even have the original soundtrack CD :)
     
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    Despatched :D
     
  25. Karlin

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    sho' 'nuff :D

    Some goodness off eBay:

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    My copy's on the way too.
     
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    Delivered but no slip case...?
     
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    Got mine and watched it -still charms the pants off me it's such a warm film :D

    No slipcover either but unless they're lenticular I bin them. I disposed of the eco-case (how eco is it when I immediately bin them and replace it with another case? D'oh).

    One thing that came to mind watching this is just how much violence was removed for UK video when it was banned for 15 years by the English Nazi-styled British Board of Film Censors. Tristar and CBS/Fox must have spent weeks cutting out the weapons for home video.

    Great film and the Blu-ray looks fab.

    Sho' nuff!
     
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    finally got around to watching this myself...

    agreed - its still great and i still think the fight scenes look good. i watched the doc as well "return of the dragon" makes for some interesting bits but its generally everyone talking about how much they enjoyed it with a few snippets of "here's how taimak/vanity" got the role...

    Plan to give the commentary a go next....

    Also, if youre on facebook, there is quite a good group called "Fan Tribute to The Last Dragon" that puts a lot of bits up and is worth a blast over... found this on there which made me chuckle...

    [​IMG]
     

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