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by Old Pang Yau
12 Jul 2009, 06:05
Forum: High Definition Discussion
Topic: Red Cliff Open Matte Blu Rays
Replies: 9
Views: 2169

Yeah, you get more visual information! I mean, after all, my movie isn't complete if I don't have boom mics visible at the top of the screen and stunt mats visible on the bottom :wink: As a film completist, I sometimes enjoy watching open matte films as a curiosity piece... but I'll always approve t...
by Old Pang Yau
08 Jun 2009, 06:01
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Dragon Dynasty release of The One Armed Boxer?
Replies: 31
Views: 4482

From what I've read, it seems like both the German and Japanese DVDs use the Fortune Star transfer... and both are a bit of a pain to find.

Damn Dragon Dynasty for teasing us with clips from this transfer AND the US TV spot!
by Old Pang Yau
07 Jun 2009, 03:18
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Dragon Dynasty release of The One Armed Boxer?
Replies: 31
Views: 4482

Wow, just ran into this post after some random searching... just about two years later, and the chances of this being released by DD are now slim to none. It's a fact that (sadly) the classics we love so much haven't sold as well as, say, the re-released (and still cut) Jet Li films. This being said...
by Old Pang Yau
03 Jun 2009, 14:26
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: The Official "Dragon Dynasty" Thread!
Replies: 2477
Views: 156225

Markgway wrote:Jet Li films sell better even if the versions are shit.
Sounds about right :roll:
by Old Pang Yau
03 Jun 2009, 06:36
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: The Official "Dragon Dynasty" Thread!
Replies: 2477
Views: 156225

Btw, Five Deadly Venoms is up for pre-order on Amazon... looks like it may be official after all. But for now, it sadly looks like the only DD Shaws DVD coming out then. I was fairly certain Return to the 36TH Chamber would make an appearance sometime. Hell, I'd like to see the two official follow u...
by Old Pang Yau
03 Jun 2009, 06:25
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: Fong Sai-Yuk Dimens. R1 Vs D. Dyn. R1 Vs Universe Remastered
Replies: 85
Views: 9633

You reckon? All others have had the original language. Ehhhh... I mean, weren't there multiple Cantonese language DVDs for My Father Is A Hero available and DD couldn't use them for a source? Bodyguard From Beijing had a half-assed late 90s (I think) Mei Ah DVD... and I'm fairly certain that's it. ...
by Old Pang Yau
02 Jun 2009, 14:16
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: Fong Sai-Yuk Dimens. R1 Vs D. Dyn. R1 Vs Universe Remastered
Replies: 85
Views: 9633

I bet it's just called The Defender. As long as it has the original language, I'll probably get it. AFAIK there are no remotely decent versions of Bodyguard from Beijing. You might be right about the title... and if that's the case, I'm getting the feeling it'll be "The Enforcer" all over again... ...
by Old Pang Yau
02 Jun 2009, 02:11
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: Fong Sai-Yuk Dimens. R1 Vs D. Dyn. R1 Vs Universe Remastered
Replies: 85
Views: 9633

I've tried to collect the Dragon Dynasty discs after I got a bunch for free for helping them, and I was happy with most of them... but it seems like it was around Tai Chi Master that things slowly started to go downhill. Makes it harder to be a collector when their output is becoming, let's say, "le...
by Old Pang Yau
02 Jun 2009, 01:32
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: Fong Sai-Yuk Dimens. R1 Vs D. Dyn. R1 Vs Universe Remastered
Replies: 85
Views: 9633

As I basically mentioned before, until further notice, any previous Dimension owned films are going to be clusterfucked to the extreme... just varying degrees (Fist of Legend cut by a few seconds with a Cantonese option, My Father Is a Hero cut by minutes and dubbed only). How Crime Story made it th...
by Old Pang Yau
01 Jun 2009, 06:34
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: Fong Sai-Yuk Dimens. R1 Vs D. Dyn. R1 Vs Universe Remastered
Replies: 85
Views: 9633

grrrrrrrrrrRRRAAAAAHH!!! I'm tired of the "Dimenson hand me downs" basically just being the same half assed cuts with a new coat of paint thrown on! I pretty much pray DD doesn't get the rights back to Drunken Master II! Expect the same "Legend of Drunken Master" title, English opening and end credi...
by Old Pang Yau
01 Jun 2009, 06:25
Forum: High Definition Discussion
Topic: Bruce Lee Movies coming to Blu-Ray
Replies: 186
Views: 14065

The Big Boss is a fantastic movie,Raw and rough certainly but absolutely superb.i've probably watched it more times than Bruce's other HK movies. Damn straight :D I mean, I can admit, of Lee's 4 completed films... it's his worst (Lee doesn't fight for half the runtime, non-Lee fights seem like flai...
by Old Pang Yau
01 Jun 2009, 05:59
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: The Official "Dragon Dynasty" Thread!
Replies: 2477
Views: 156225

I usually don't like DD artwork, but I think that Venoms cover is actually good! The 'Five Venoms' title would have been nice, but certain audiences refer to the film with it's US 'Five Deadly Venoms' title. True... maybe "King Boxer" didn't hit the numbers they expected with the smaller "AKA Five ...
by Old Pang Yau
31 May 2009, 04:42
Forum: Cinema & Rumours
Topic: Toy Story 3
Replies: 3
Views: 1003

Saw this teaser in the theater (in 3d) last night, and it put a goofy grin on my face. Then again, seems like Pixar is good at doing that. Looking forward to seeing the first two re-released to keep everyone somewhat patient until this comes out.
by Old Pang Yau
31 May 2009, 04:34
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: Soul Brothers Of Kung Fu UK VHS Rip Vs. Bonzai Reg. 0
Replies: 4
Views: 971

The Bonzai DVD, from what I can tell, seems to be taken from the US Xenon video release... which in turn, was a hybrid. Let me explain: The Xenon video release uses the German VHS print titled "Bruce Li - Die Killerkralle", which had a 2.20 widescreen print... but was censored. Using this German pri...
by Old Pang Yau
31 May 2009, 02:59
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: The Official "Dragon Dynasty" Thread!
Replies: 2477
Views: 156225

Sooo... I take it this has been confirmed? http://dv1.us/p1/679/130679-d1.jpg This image and the August 18th date are on DVD Aficianado. A Shaws release (or two... or four) would be refreshing after the multiple botched Dimension "hand me down" releases. Bey Logan mentioned in passing that Return to...
by Old Pang Yau
30 May 2009, 08:09
Forum: High Definition Discussion
Topic: Bruce Lee Movies coming to Blu-Ray
Replies: 186
Views: 14065

Game of Death is fucking garbage, it's an insult to package that shameless exploitation bile with the proper Bruce Lee films. Only the 40 min recut of footage that Bruce shot is worth seeing. Well, a blu-ray of Bruce Lee in G.O.D would be nice :wink: Although I don't think blu-ray has taken off muc...
by Old Pang Yau
29 May 2009, 14:40
Forum: High Definition Discussion
Topic: Bruce Lee Movies coming to Blu-Ray
Replies: 186
Views: 14065

Yeah... still not sure why they dropped Game of Death though. Sure, it's not 100% Bruce Lee (Hell, not even 50%), but it'd be great to see the final fights in HD. Eh, maybe they'll make a Game of Death two pack later on :P
by Old Pang Yau
28 May 2009, 22:19
Forum: High Definition Discussion
Topic: Bruce Lee Movies coming to Blu-Ray
Replies: 186
Views: 14065

Sooo... any news on any of these blu-rays? Been searching every day for something... dried up pretty fast. Nothing about the Bruce Lee, Police Story, or OUATIC BRs. :roll: Maybe I'm just too impatient :P
by Old Pang Yau
28 May 2009, 22:12
Forum: High Definition Discussion
Topic: DVD Beaver: Licence to Kill
Replies: 4
Views: 1128

Every once in a while, there's a blu-ray review on that site that sneaks through with "digicam screencaps"... I'm surprised since so many are ripped straight from the blu-rays now.
by Old Pang Yau
20 May 2009, 07:17
Forum: High Definition Discussion
Topic: Bruce Lee Movies coming to Blu-Ray
Replies: 186
Views: 14065

I'm hoping he meant AREN'T insane :mrgreen: But yeah, if they're $40 or more, it'll remind me of ten years ago when all of the Bruce Lee Universe DVDs were roughly that same price. I remember spending $50 for the limited edition Mega Star Fist of Fury DVD with the Bruce Lee coasters when I was 13......
by Old Pang Yau
20 May 2009, 00:57
Forum: High Definition Discussion
Topic: Bruce Lee Movies coming to Blu-Ray
Replies: 186
Views: 14065

Well, back on topic, asianblurayguide.com has the Bruce Lee blu-rays aimed for June 15, 2009... however, this was probably a random date chosen as it's right in the middle of June. I expect to see proper dates on DDDHouse or YesAsia.
by Old Pang Yau
18 May 2009, 21:10
Forum: High Definition Discussion
Topic: Bruce Lee Movies coming to Blu-Ray
Replies: 186
Views: 14065

Ohhhh... well that's not cool at all. So much for quality control.
by Old Pang Yau
18 May 2009, 20:30
Forum: High Definition Discussion
Topic: Bruce Lee Movies coming to Blu-Ray
Replies: 186
Views: 14065

I just wish I knew how these jaggies happen... and mainly from Warner's catalog titles. I know Lethal Weapon 2 was another major victim of jaggies.
by Old Pang Yau
18 May 2009, 20:13
Forum: High Definition Discussion
Topic: Bruce Lee Movies coming to Blu-Ray
Replies: 186
Views: 14065

Eh, perhaps, but when I was sitting and watching it, I couldn't help but stare at the "jaggies"... I tried to ignore it! *sigh* Oh well. Only thing I'm worried about for the new Blu-rays are the audio mixes... I'm terrified they'll think "5.1/DTS/Lossless only! No mono!" After all the hell we've gon...
by Old Pang Yau
18 May 2009, 19:44
Forum: High Definition Discussion
Topic: Bruce Lee Movies coming to Blu-Ray
Replies: 186
Views: 14065

Enter the Dragon is in "HD trouble" right now if you ask me. The Warner Bros Region A is indeed a jagged mess (even at $14 brand new in store, I haven't bought it), and if the Fortune Star DVD is any indication, the HD transfer of the HK cut isn't really too impressive. And hey, if it's a boxset, I'...