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Memento
Insomnia
Batman Begins
The Dark Knight
Inception

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Forty-page photo book with images and behind-the-scenes information from the five films
Ten collectible photo cards
A Movie Cash voucher good for $8 off the cost of a Dark Knight Rises ticket

Hopefully with new transfers...............


Yeah maybe not, hey Warner
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And I have them all already. How about THE FOLLOWING, dammit! Can we please have a new transfer for that amazing film?

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I'd put a hundred bucks down on this being a re-package of the seperate releases.
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I'd put a hundred bucks down on this being a re-package of the seperate releases.

I hope no one is dumb enough to take that bet. This is a somewhat shameless money-grab tie-in for Dark Knight Rises, hence the $8 coupon inside. I say "somewhat" only because it comes with some nifty extras. I'd be shocked if there was anything else "new" about this set.
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I'd put a hundred bucks down on this being a re-package of the seperate releases.

I'll double down on that bet.

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Inception doesn't need a new transfer, but the others would benefit greatly. I would love to see The Dark Knight with out all that crappy edge enhancement during the 35MM portions.

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Criterion will be releasing Following along with The Game.

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Criterion will be releasing Following along with The Game.

Don't bring Fincher into a Nolan thread!
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Just illustrating that Following comes out on the 7th of Never.

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Just illustrating that Following comes out on the 7th of Never.

Ah with you, I like Nolan but if you mention another director like Fincher he becomes Brett Ratner in comparison.
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Memento
Insomnia
Batman Begins
The Dark Knight
Inception

well... two out of five ain't bad.

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Memento is mostly a remake of Following. Following and Inception are his only original movies- everything else was work for hire.

I also think he fakes the whole British thing.

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Memento is mostly a remake of Following. Following and Inception are his only original movies- everything else was work for hire.

I also think he fakes the whole British thing.

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Inception doesn't need a new transfer, but the others would benefit greatly. I would love to see The Dark Knight with out all that crappy edge enhancement during the 35MM portions.

Dark Knight looked miles better than the first Batman, which has a very apparent softening to the image, probably to make it fit in a <15GIG encode.
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His brother isn't British. They both grew up in Chicago.

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Dark Knight looked miles better than the first Batman, which has a very apparent softening to the image, probably to make it fit in a <15GIG encode.

Miles better and still arse of the highest order, it's an inconsistent mess
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Following and Inception are his only original movies- everything else was work for hire.

The Prestige wasn't "original" (in that it was an adaptation of someone else's story), but the Nolans developed the film adaptation from the beginning -- they stumbled upon the novel while promoting Memento and had Newmarket option it on their behalf. It wasn't brought to them by an outside party.
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give me Tony Scott's weathered pink hat any day

Is that prison talk?
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Miles better and still arse of the highest order, it's an inconsistent mess

Of course.
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Of course.

99% of us here agree and are not taken in like the other forums on this disc, find Xylons thread.
It goes from looking pretty fantastic to downright crap, that is the definition of inconsistent.
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The Prestige wasn't "original" (in that it was an adaptation of someone else's story), but the Nolans developed the film adaptation from the beginning -- they stumbled upon the novel while promoting Memento and had Newmarket option it on their behalf. It wasn't brought to them by an outside party.

I did notice The Prestige appears to be absent from this set. I've already got that one, though. Then again, I also have BB, TDK, and Inception as well, so.. not exactly worth the collection.

I question the point of sets like this, to be honest, since the vast majority of the people that want these films already own them.

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The funny thing, is that Warner have the international rights to The Prestige, while Disney appear to not want to let them include it in a US boxset.

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