30 YEARS OF 007 ON HOME VIDEO

007homevideo007homevideo Australia
edited January 2013 in Fan Creations Posts: 14
Announcing the launch of 007 Home Video, a unique 007-related website which celebrates 30 years of the James Bond home-video experience.

007 Home Video presents hundreds of 007 home-video sleeves, slipcovers and boxart from around the globe, and across multiple consumer-video formats.

VHS, DVD and Blu-ray were/are not the only home-video formats to host 007; LaserDisc, CED, VHD, VCD, V2000, Video8, DIVX and UMD also delivered Bond into our homes.

www.007homevideo.com is the only archive of its kind in the world and is an excellent resource for collectors and casual fans alike.

All welcome.

Comments

  • Just had a quick look at this site. Its really cool. Love seeing the different covers from around the world. Would love some of these rather the current blu-ray covers (or lack of if you have the 'Bond 50' boxset).
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    Hi 007homevideo, excellent site. However I found a mistake in the UMD section. Movies aren't always cropped, they are "unmatted" meaning you see more top and bottom picture. It's true for Casino Royale and I can confirm it. It might also be the case for QOS. They are in effect "IMAX" versions on home video :)
  • MrBondMrBond Station S
    edited January 2013 Posts: 2,044
    Great site, with some new pictures (for me)!

    Just something i would like to see is the booklets that was included in the original release of the UE:s. If you could implant those to the site, then i would be extremly happy.
    I'm baffled that they didn't include those on the 2008 release :-/
  • 007homevideo007homevideo Australia
    Posts: 14
    Stamper wrote:
    Hi 007homevideo, excellent site. However I found a mistake in the UMD section. Movies aren't always cropped, they are "unmatted" meaning you see more top and bottom picture. It's true for Casino Royale and I can confirm it. It might also be the case for QOS. They are in effect "IMAX" versions on home video :)

    Yes, of course you are correct. I fear there will be a number of additional gremlins like that peppered through the site. Will endeavour to do a re-write on the UMD info in the next 24 hours.

  • 007homevideo007homevideo Australia
    Posts: 14
    MrBond wrote:
    Great site, with some new pictures (for me)!

    Just something i would like to see is the booklets that was included in the original release of the UE:s. If you could implant those to the site, then i would be extremly happy.
    I'm baffled that they didn't include those on the 2008 release :-/

    Publication of the DVD inserts is definitely on the agenda for future updates; as is boxset imagery. If the truth be told, the current state of the website took significantly longer than I had planned (mainly because the LaserDisc sleeves took so long to scan) so I had to postpone inclusion of all elements.

    Plenty to be getting on with...

  • MrBondMrBond Station S
    Posts: 2,044
    MrBond wrote:
    Great site, with some new pictures (for me)!

    Just something i would like to see is the booklets that was included in the original release of the UE:s. If you could implant those to the site, then i would be extremly happy.
    I'm baffled that they didn't include those on the 2008 release :-/

    Publication of the DVD inserts is definitely on the agenda for future updates; as is boxset imagery. If the truth be told, the current state of the website took significantly longer than I had planned (mainly because the LaserDisc sleeves took so long to scan) so I had to postpone inclusion of all elements.

    Plenty to be getting on with...

    Great, i'm looking forward to that!
  • Posts: 318
    CR is definetely unmatted I own it. Also probably QOS. The others are probably pan&scan, as they all have a warning, which CR and QOS don't have.
  • Samuel001Samuel001 Moderator
    Posts: 13,309
    Great research done to get that information together. The site looks really nice too @007homevideo.
  • MooseWithFleasMooseWithFleas Philadelphia
    Posts: 3,189
    Raising a topic from the dead here, but just noticed that 007HomeVideo looks like it is defunct. Shame as it was a great resource for an incredibly comprehensive list of home video physical releases of Bond. Anyone else use to frequent this page?
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    Gullible me clicked on this thread just to see those old Bond VHS covers. Nothing came up. Pity as it was a great site. RIP.
  • MakeshiftPythonMakeshiftPython "I want you looking FABULOUS."
    Posts: 5,095
    That’s a shame.

    Though I haven’t posted a comprehensive list of Bond video covers, made screencap comparisons throughout: https://007homemedia.blogspot.com


    I’ve been collecting VHS copies over the years just to see other differences in color timing. I may even look up the original Fox Video LaserDiscs. TLD’s original pan-and-scan LD release was scanned from the US release print and the most notable difference was that it didn’t have a night vision filter applied. I’ve always been curious about how that came about. If it was revisionism or if the lack of it on the US print was a mistake.
  • mattjoesmattjoes Me lleva el chanfle
    Posts: 4,663
    Too bad, in April the site was still active. Hopefully it'll come back. It survives in some shape or form on the Internet Archive.
  • 007homevideo007homevideo Australia
    Posts: 14
    007homevideo.com is back!

    http://www.007homevideo.com
  • RichardTheBruceRichardTheBruce I'm motivated by my Duty.
    Posts: 9,313
    I was hoping that would come available again, @007homevideo, many thanks.

    My first time seeing this site.

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