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Zulu - beware

Discussion in 'Movie Forum' started by MrSafety, Jan 21, 2003.

  1. MrSafety

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    Anyone thinking of snapping up the Front Row production of Zulu (Region 1) from CD-WOW for the bargain price of 3.99 - think again!

    I bought it as a cheap way of checking whether I had successfully managed to multi-region hack my DVD player. For that purpose, at least, it did the trick.

    But the quality is atrocious - out of focus, colour bleed all over the place, crap sound.

    Avoid.
     
  2. plasmattack

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    I avoided The Shawshank Redemption when I saw it on offer for £4.99 - how can such a quality film be offered for peanuts? :eek: I assume there's something not quite right about it (but I'm happy to be persuaded otherwise :) ).
     
  3. James45

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    loads of people have moaned about the picture quality of the cheapy R2 shawshank but its nowhere near that bad. worth every penny
     
  4. Garrett

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    If you do a search on it you may find that there is to be a new copy of it being released (i.e. do a search to find out what). Hence they could be getting rid of old stock to make way for the new disc, and probably nothing to do with the quality.
     
  5. Garrett

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    You’ve go me know I’ve just been over to MVC and they have Shawshank Redemption one at £16.99 (old release date) and one on sale at £4.99 from £9.99 (at a later release date).
     
  6. Garrett

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    (If you do a search on it you may find that there is to be a new copy of it being released (i.e. do a search to find out what). Hence they could be getting rid of old stock to make way for the new disc, and probably nothing to do with the quality.)

    Exactly what's happening with the old star trek films!
     
  8. Squirrel God

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    The R2 of the Shawshank Redemption is not too bad a copy and is highly watchable (I have it). However, it's better to spend a few quid more and get the R4 as it has fewer artefacts :)

    (Garrett - you still haven't read the PM I sent you on the 18th January :()
     
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    Thanks for starting this post, now I'm never gonna be able to trade the £3.99 copy of Zulu my girlie bought me for Christmas :(
     
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    There's always someone for every trade, Sarge - it's just a matter of time :)
     
  11. Sgt.Colon

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    Especially if I can get a mod to delete this thread ;)

    By the way I like the new sig Squirrel :D
     
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  13. Garrett

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    Funny as you know I read it last night and have only just read this.:blush:

    Anyway let’s get back on thread which was ZULU Or was it cheap DVD to avoid???
     

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