Infernal Affairs Trilogy box set

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Infernal Affairs Trilogy box set

Unread post by bradavon » 26 Dec 2010, 00:43

As most know, this has been out in HK for ages but it costs a fortune (about £50). See here:

http://www.dddhouse.com/v3/product_deta ... uctID=8509

Palisades Tartan are releasing it in The UK tomorrow (27th of December), it says it's an Amazon exclusive:

http://www.dvdactive.com/news/releases/ ... logy4.html

But I've discovered they also released it on the 11th of October:

http://hmv.com/hmvweb/displayProductDet ... sku=195344

It looks to currently be an HMV exclusive, so I guess is moving to an Amazon exclusive. I cannot find it listed period anywhere except HMV, not even currently Amazon.

Despite the awful cover art, this is good news. I've wanted the HK BD box set for ages but it costs so much. The spec. for the Tartan box set looks about the same as the HK box set. Hopefully IA has been improved, the HK BD is supposed to be pretty lame.

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Re: Infernal Affairs Trilogy box set

Unread post by grim_tales » 26 Dec 2010, 13:00

That cover art is terrible :D

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Re: Infernal Affairs Trilogy box set

Unread post by bradavon » 26 Dec 2010, 16:13

£30 for the UK box set or £50 for the HK box set? Pay £20 more for better cover art, if you like ;).

When it's closer to £20 I'll pick it up.

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Unread post by grim_tales » 26 Dec 2010, 17:02

Me too I think :)

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Re: Infernal Affairs Trilogy box set

Unread post by HungFist » 26 Dec 2010, 17:41

You guys actually gonna watch these again?

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Re: Infernal Affairs Trilogy box set

Unread post by Markgway » 27 Dec 2010, 01:18

I saw that set in my local HMV a couple of months back, roughly between £30-40. Looked pretty cheap packaging wise - but then so does Warner's Lethal Weapon collection. I liked the first film fine, but wasn't enamoured with the rushed out prequel and sequel.
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Re: Infernal Affairs Trilogy box set

Unread post by saltysam » 27 Dec 2010, 19:19

none of these are keepers for me.
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Re: Infernal Affairs Trilogy box set

Unread post by bradavon » 28 Dec 2010, 21:11

HungFist wrote:You guys actually gonna watch these again?
Sure. I don't watch the Godfather trilogy too often but I've still picked that up. I've still got the DVD box set though. It's enough for me.
Markgway wrote:I liked the first film fine, but wasn't enamoured with the rushed out prequel and sequel.
The first film is excellent, the prequel/sequel good. Whilst obviously inferior, they didn't feel rushed to me.

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Re: Infernal Affairs Trilogy box set

Unread post by Markgway » 29 Dec 2010, 12:35

bradavon wrote:Whilst obviously inferior, they didn't feel rushed to me.
Both were released within a year of the original's debut.
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Unread post by Yi-Long » 30 Dec 2010, 08:24

They didn't FEEL rushed to me. I think all three are excellent. Not sure if I'll bother with a BR-upgrade though.
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Re: Infernal Affairs Trilogy box set

Unread post by bradavon » 02 Jan 2011, 16:30

Markgway wrote:Both were released within a year of the original's debut.
That's normal for Hong Kong though. If they were American movies, it would've hurt but less so with Hong Kong movies.

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Re: Infernal Affairs Trilogy box set

Unread post by Markgway » 03 Jan 2011, 00:26

But that means they conceived, wrote, shot, edited, printed, advertised TWO major movies in 12 months.
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