No Time to Die on Blu-ray

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  • Creasy47Creasy47 In Cuba with Natalya.Moderator
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    It's time for us to face that we'll never have a full set with matching menus/artwork. It simply won't happen.
  • TheWizardOfIceTheWizardOfIce 'One of the Internet's more toxic individuals'
    edited February 2016 Posts: 9,117
    Creasy47 wrote: »
    It's time for us to face that we'll never have a full set with matching menus/artwork. It simply won't happen.

    Its ridiculous to think that but I really can't offer any evidence to say you're not right.

    Maybe for the 100th anniversary they'll bring out a box set with uniform disc design, the poster art for all the cases not the shitty photoshop crap they are so fond of and a decent load of new extras?

    Or not. Probably QOS will still have that same menu!

  • DaltonCraig007DaltonCraig007 They say, "Evil prevails when good men fail to act." What they ought to say is, "Evil prevails."
    edited February 2016 Posts: 15,696
    Creasy47 wrote: »
    It's time for us to face that we'll never have a full set with matching menus/artwork. It simply won't happen.

    Its ridiculous to think that but I really can't offer any evidence to say you're not right.

    Maybe for the 100th anniversary they'll bring out a box set with uniform disc design, the poster art for all the cases not the shitty photoshop crap they are so fond of and a decent load of new extras?

    Or not. Probably QOS will still have that same menu!

    The problem with that is by 2062, movies on physical support will have long disappeared. So we'll probably only have the Bond films on streaming in ultra-mega-uber HD. And consider yourself lucky if the movie doesn't buffer a few times!
  • 0BradyM0Bondfanatic70BradyM0Bondfanatic7 Quantum Floral Arrangements: "We Have Petals Everywhere"
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    The other problem is that many of us will either be dead or too damn old to cause a stink if EON (if they are still called that) screw the pooch again for the big 100. I can picture @Creasy47, @Murdock, @DaltonCraig007 and I hobbling with our walkers over to Pinewood with malicious signs, which we'd try our best to raise up as our hands shook like tree leaves in a high wind and our breathing would grow more desperate with each passing minute. Have I just predicted the future? We'll just have to see in five decades.
  • PropertyOfALadyPropertyOfALady Colders Federation CEO
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    The other problem is that many of us will either be dead or too damn old to cause a stink if EON (if they are still called that) screw the pooch again for the big 100. I can picture @Creasy47, @Murdock, @DaltonCraig007 and I hobbling with our walkers over to Pinewood with malicious signs, which we'd try our best to raise up as our hands shook like tree leaves in a high wind and our breathing would grow more desperate with each passing minute. Have I just predicted the future? We'll just have to see in five decades.

    Mind if I join you? After all, I'm already in a wheelchair.
  • 0BradyM0Bondfanatic70BradyM0Bondfanatic7 Quantum Floral Arrangements: "We Have Petals Everywhere"
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    The other problem is that many of us will either be dead or too damn old to cause a stink if EON (if they are still called that) screw the pooch again for the big 100. I can picture @Creasy47, @Murdock, @DaltonCraig007 and I hobbling with our walkers over to Pinewood with malicious signs, which we'd try our best to raise up as our hands shook like tree leaves in a high wind and our breathing would grow more desperate with each passing minute. Have I just predicted the future? We'll just have to see in five decades.

    Mind if I join you? After all, I'm already in a wheelchair.

    The more the merrier!
  • eddychaputeddychaput Montreal, Canada
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    jake24 wrote: »
    Creasy47 wrote: »
    =bg= wrote: »
    Got mine yesterday afternoon from Amazon- could they have made a cheaper DVD package? Oh wait, they did, for Skyfall and QOS. Casino Royale is the only one that has had a respectable DVD release.

    This.

    Very sad, very true. The only thing to expect when purchasing this movie in any format is the movie itself, and hopefully you're one of us that managed to enjoy it. It's lacking in a solid artwork/physical release, special features, just about everything but the movie itself.
    Agreed. EoN are embarrassing themselves in terms of the content. I did however enjoy the Bond's Biggest Opening Sequence feature and the somewhat minimalistic packaging of the steelbook though. I just wish they'd gone for the title sequence design to go with the other ones that were released.

    Yeah, the opening sequence featurette was slightly better than what I thought we were going to get. The said, just imagine if they had made a 1-hour long documentary on the preparation of the sequence. That would have been amazing. Alas, those days when we get really cool supplements are long gone I imagine.
  • eddychaputeddychaput Montreal, Canada
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    Let's unbox the "SPECTRE" steelbook, and then we discover that it's actually one of the nicest designed steelbooks from the Bond series! It's simply, stylish, andddd it has some embossed/debossed effects (which previously only the "GoldenEye" and "Goldfinger" steelbook had). As you can see, the bullet hole is embossed:


    Thanks for the video. Great looking steelbook. I debated with myself about buying it or not. Ultimately I decided against it. I just bought 9 Bond steelbooks last fall from Best Buy and they were a heck of a lot cheaper, to say nothing of the fact that this SP steelbook doesn't sport an image from the title sequence, which is what made the 9 other steelbooks so tantalizing. I have a sneaking suspicion we'll be getting another, cheaper steelbook sometime in the future, at which point I'll be more willing to bite the bullet.
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    Here in France, it won't be published until mars 11th 2016. It's going to be a long wait.
  • edited February 2016 Posts: 3,169
    Now the blu-ray is out, is there any chance someone could provide screencaps from the movie?
    @Pierce2Daniel
    blu-ray.com/movies/Spectre-Blu-ray/79099/#Screenshots

  • jake24jake24 Sitting at your desk, kissing your lover, eating supper with your familyModerator
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    Has anyone managed to grab a copy of the Target bonus Blu-ray?
  • PropertyOfALadyPropertyOfALady Colders Federation CEO
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    Yes. I pre-ordered it. It's a DVD with a few minutes of stuff. Not a whole lot honestly. Sam Smith's music video, The Shadow of SPECTRE, and a short video about the title sequence which is actually rather enjoyable.
  • I want the unseen ending from QOS where Bond travels to the Stately home of Guy Hanes an executes Hanes and Mr White. It is just a myth it exists however the QOS game is said to have been based on the footage shot scene by scene indicating it does exist.

    Many pictures show that the scene was filmed but it hasn't been released.

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    What?! This sounds so cool!
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    I want the unseen ending from QOS where Bond travels to the Stately home of Guy Hanes an executes Hanes and Mr White. It is just a myth it exists however the QOS game is said to have been based on the footage shot scene by scene indicating it does exist.

    Many pictures show that the scene was filmed but it hasn't been released.

    ein-quantum-trost_2-722931.jpg

    jesper_spectrre.jpg


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    What?! This sounds so cool!

    Why can't they just release this or a bonus disk with all deleted bond stuffs on, i would totally buy that!

  • 0BradyM0Bondfanatic70BradyM0Bondfanatic7 Quantum Floral Arrangements: "We Have Petals Everywhere"
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    Now that White's arc is concluded, hopefully we will see the original vision for his character. I now understand why EON held off on sharing it all these years: they wanted to use White later on after the original QoS ending hit the cutting room floor, and refused to show it for that very reason. And boy am I glad they did.

    As short as the scene is, having Bond and White meet again, with the latter still hooked up to an IV stand gives me chills, recalling images to my mind of their dialogue in Italy after the PTS. I like how they used the character to represent to Bond the image of the kind of man he could grow to be if he's not careful. Jasper was put to good use, and I'm thrilled he agreed to return. With the connections SP was making to the past films, his presence was beyond vital to the drama.
  • chrisisallchrisisall Brosnan Defender Of The Realm
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    Now that White's arc is concluded, hopefully we will see the original vision for his character. I now understand why EON held off on sharing it all these years: they wanted to use White later on after the original QoS ending hit the cutting room floor, and refused to show it for that very reason. And boy am I glad they did.

    As short as the scene is, having Bond and White meet again, with the latter still hooked up to an IV stand gives me chills, recalling images to my mind of their dialogue in Italy after the PTS. I like how they used the character to represent to Bond the image of the kind of man he could grow to be if he's not careful. Jasper was put to good use, and I'm thrilled he agreed to return. With the connections SP was making to the past films, his presence was beyond vital to the drama.
    Absolutely agree! As soon as I found out Jesper was in SP I suspected/anticipated a great scene like that!
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    I got my DVD from Amazon The Disappointing is they should explain how Chistorph Waltz got Oberhausen to the Bond famous enemy Blofield. Christian Jesper performing Mr.White for last time. Extras should be up to half an hour. The Video song Sam Smith Writing on the Wall.
  • 0BradyM0Bondfanatic70BradyM0Bondfanatic7 Quantum Floral Arrangements: "We Have Petals Everywhere"
    edited February 2016 Posts: 28,694
    Birdleson wrote: »
    Is it my imagination, or is the bonus material getting lamer and shittier with each film?

    Nope, it's a reality.

    DISCLAIMER: Unhealthy levels of sarcasm ahead.

    But hey, lift your head up, sport. You can buy over half a damn dozen different blu-ray editions of SP that are floating around out there, each with their own unique shiny packaging. What's that? So what if they add absolutely nothing to the movie watching experience. You can get a cool case with the bullet hole design on it. Then, if you save up your money, you can get another blu-ray with with the same bullet hole cover design, but this time *gasp* it's embossed! That's changes everything, right? And on top of that, you can get a bunch of mini poster cards in another release with photos from the movie on them that you can use as tea coasters, bookmarks for keeping your place in a novel you're reading, or to do some flossing in the morning. Totally useful and worth the money, right? Right? Not to mention the amazing bonus disc exclusive to Target (gotta love those exclusives), which contains twenty minutes of content we all should have gotten with the standard SP release. But hey, that's all water under the bridge, right? Right...
    :-\"
  • TheWizardOfIceTheWizardOfIce 'One of the Internet's more toxic individuals'
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    I want the unseen ending from QOS where Bond travels to the Stately home of Guy Hanes an executes Hanes and Mr White. It is just a myth it exists however the QOS game is said to have been based on the footage shot scene by scene indicating it does exist.

    Many pictures show that the scene was filmed but it hasn't been released.

    ein-quantum-trost_2-722931.jpg

    jesper_spectrre.jpg


    5ACD16F8-CC9A-464B-9357-8AE2D9FDFB92-3967-000001102DAA7400_zpsa9139cfa.jpg


    727123ab73edd7f5e94b44f81a9.jpg

    What?! This sounds so cool!

    Why can't they just release this or a bonus disk with all deleted bond stuffs on, i would totally buy that!

    Err because that would require them to change the piss poor edition of QOS we've been stuck with for the last 7 years.
    Birdleson wrote: »
    Is it my imagination, or is the bonus material getting lamer and shittier with each film?

    Nope, it's a reality.

    DISCLAIMER: Unhealthy levels of sarcasm ahead.

    But hey, lift your head up, sport. You can buy over half a damn dozen different blu-ray editions of SP that are floating around out there, each with their own unique shiny packaging. What's that? So what if they add absolutely nothing to the movie watching experience. You can get a cool case with the bullet hole design on it. Then, if you save up your money, you can get another blu-ray with with the same bullet hole cover design, but this time *gasp* it's embossed! That's changes everything, right? And on top of that, you can get a bunch of mini poster cards in another release with photos from the movie on them that you can use as tea coasters, bookmarks for keeping your place in a novel you're reading, or to do some flossing in the morning. Totally useful and worth the money, right? Right? Not to mention the amazing bonus disc exclusive to Target (gotta love those exclusives), which contains twenty minutes of content we all should have gotten with the standard SP release. But hey, that's all water under the bridge, right? Right...
    :-\"

    Don't know what you're moaning about. There's still all that fabulous new content from the 50th box set to wade through.

    I for one never get tired of watching that disc of all the title sequences back to back that they class as 'over an hour of brand new content'!
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    Why don't they just make the Target exclusive edition the edition that is sold everywhere? I mean it's not as if there's much more on that anyway.
  • edited February 2016 Posts: 1,181
    I guess it just boils down to the extra money it takes to produce the extra features. Damn it's such a shame though. Films of this quality deserve to have a proper Making Of Featurette. The stories behind the stories. I don't know, perhaps instead of wasting millions of dollars trashing tons of expensive sports cars on lame chases and stolen SUVs(Maybe they were insured), use that saved money to budget for proper special features. Plan to include the special features into the production budget from the get go.

    I keep thinking that we will get an awesome collector's edition or special edition QOS, SF, and maybe even SP eventually, but those hopes are dimming with each passing year. It appears they are trying to cut the Bluray/DVD/ presentation down to a skeleton product. Not even a lousy commentary track though. That really grinds my gears. That should have been added to Mendes contract from the beginning. Require him to do a simple Director's Commentary Audio Track. Stick a mic in front of him and a couple of hours recording voila done. It's not like it has to be absolutely freaking perfect. Some of the most enjoyable commentaries to me were the unrehearsed ones like Sir Roger's personal commentary on most of his films.
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    On Sky Sports they used to do a thing where they would have a fan from each team doing the football commentary. It would be pretty cool to have a fans' commentary on a Bond film.
  • TheWizardOfIceTheWizardOfIce 'One of the Internet's more toxic individuals'
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    tanaka123 wrote: »
    On Sky Sports they used to do a thing where they would have a fan from each team doing the football commentary. It would be pretty cool to have a fans' commentary on a Bond film.

    Yeah cracking idea. Babs anytime you want me to go through DAD for you shot by shot just drop me a line!
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    Nobody beats the Wiz at DAD commentary! Nobody!
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    Ed83 wrote: »
    Nobody beats the Wiz at DAD commentary! Nobody!

    Do a bootleg commentary @TheWizardOfIce ?
  • 0BradyM0Bondfanatic70BradyM0Bondfanatic7 Quantum Floral Arrangements: "We Have Petals Everywhere"
    edited February 2016 Posts: 28,694
    tanaka123 wrote: »
    On Sky Sports they used to do a thing where they would have a fan from each team doing the football commentary. It would be pretty cool to have a fans' commentary on a Bond film.

    Yeah cracking idea. Babs anytime you want me to go through DAD for you shot by shot just drop me a line!

    @TheWizardOfIce, no lie, I'd pay a solid hundred dollars American for that edition for the entertainment value alone!
    tanaka123 wrote: »
    Ed83 wrote: »
    Nobody beats the Wiz at DAD commentary! Nobody!

    Do a bootleg commentary @TheWizardOfIce ?

    I don't know it that's such a good idea. The Wiz is already in the sights of EON's lawyers, and pretty soon things will go all silent on his end, leaving us to wonder if he was silenced permanently or was simply told to take a vacation.
  • Red_SnowRed_Snow Australia
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    ‘Spectre’ Tops Home Video Sales Charts

    “Spectre,” the latest James Bond film, rode its $200 million box office gross to a No. 1 debut on the national home video sales charts the week ending Feb. 14.

    The MGM film, distributed for the home market by 20th Century Fox, is the first Bond film since 2012’s “Skyfall,” which earned more than $304 million in theaters. Despite its significantly lower box office earnings, “Spectre” – the fourth Bond film with Daniel Craig in the starring role – is still the second-highest theatrical performer among the 24 films in the franchise.

    “Spectre” bowed in the top spot on both Nielsen VideoScan’s overall disc sales chart and the dedicated Blu-ray Disc sales chart. Both top sellers from the previous week slipped to No. 2 – Lionsgate’s “The Last Witch Hunter” on the overall disc sales chart and Walt Disney Studios’ “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” on the Blu-ray chart.

    “Spectre” generated 63% of its total unit sales from Blu-ray, compared to 52% for “Crimson Peak” and just 26% for “Love the Coopers.”
  • TheWizardOfIceTheWizardOfIce 'One of the Internet's more toxic individuals'
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    tanaka123 wrote: »
    Ed83 wrote: »
    Nobody beats the Wiz at DAD commentary! Nobody!

    Do a bootleg commentary @TheWizardOfIce ?

    https://youtube.com/watch?v=uYMnAUGFuG0
    tanaka123 wrote: »
    On Sky Sports they used to do a thing where they would have a fan from each team doing the football commentary. It would be pretty cool to have a fans' commentary on a Bond film.

    Yeah cracking idea. Babs anytime you want me to go through DAD for you shot by shot just drop me a line!

    @TheWizardOfIce, no lie, I'd pay a solid hundred dollars American for that edition for the entertainment value alone!
    tanaka123 wrote: »
    Ed83 wrote: »
    Nobody beats the Wiz at DAD commentary! Nobody!

    Do a bootleg commentary @TheWizardOfIce ?

    I don't know it that's such a good idea. The Wiz is already in the sights of EON's lawyers, and pretty soon things will go all silent on his end, leaving us to wonder if he was silenced permanently or was simply told to take a vacation.

    Well now youre talking hard cash Brady you have my attention! Lets Crowdsource the shit out of this. If we get to $1000 I'll do it!!

    That said youre probably right. If we actually went and did this EON would furnish the mods with a cupful of polonium to shut me up once and for all; and probably you as well as an accessory to the heinous crime of fans discussing something they are passionate about without getting permission from EON's lawyers - despite over the years us having more than paid for David G and Gregg's school fees and Babs having her bikini line waxed.
  • Boy, they sure skimped on the SP extras. Looked for a director commentary at least and did not see one.
  • RC7RC7
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    tanaka123 wrote: »
    Ed83 wrote: »
    Nobody beats the Wiz at DAD commentary! Nobody!

    Do a bootleg commentary @TheWizardOfIce ?

    https://youtube.com/watch?v=uYMnAUGFuG0
    tanaka123 wrote: »
    On Sky Sports they used to do a thing where they would have a fan from each team doing the football commentary. It would be pretty cool to have a fans' commentary on a Bond film.

    Yeah cracking idea. Babs anytime you want me to go through DAD for you shot by shot just drop me a line!

    @TheWizardOfIce, no lie, I'd pay a solid hundred dollars American for that edition for the entertainment value alone!
    tanaka123 wrote: »
    Ed83 wrote: »
    Nobody beats the Wiz at DAD commentary! Nobody!

    Do a bootleg commentary @TheWizardOfIce ?

    I don't know it that's such a good idea. The Wiz is already in the sights of EON's lawyers, and pretty soon things will go all silent on his end, leaving us to wonder if he was silenced permanently or was simply told to take a vacation.

    Well now youre talking hard cash Brady you have my attention! Lets Crowdsource the shit out of this. If we get to $1000 I'll do it!!

    That said youre probably right. If we actually went and did this EON would furnish the mods with a cupful of polonium to shut me up once and for all; and probably you as well as an accessory to the heinous crime of fans discussing something they are passionate about without getting permission from EON's lawyers - despite over the years us having more than paid for David G and Gregg's school fees and Babs having her bikini line waxed.

    You should do it as a downloadable podcast. I'll produce it, all you have to do is turn up and rip the s*** out of it. Fans can just sync from phone to screen.

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