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Is it more than $25?

No.

$21.95 from Shout!
http://www.shoutfactory.com/product/shadow-collectors-edition

$24.99 from Amazon
http://www.amazon.com/The-Shadow-Collectors-Edition-Blu-ray/dp/B00FM4S5O2/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1393379625&sr=8-1&keywords=the+shadow+Collector%27s+Edition+blu+ray

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Ah. Then not too expensive. Thanks.

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More than 20 bucks for a minor catalog title?
Uhhhh, no thanks....

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I was of the mind that it could be $35-40 so that didn't sound so bad ... but yeah, that's a lot.

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More than 20 bucks for a minor catalog title?
Uhhhh, no thanks....

There are plenty of more minor titles that cost more. Considering that Shout also put together some extras, it's not a bad price.

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More than 20 bucks for a minor catalog title?
Uhhhh, no thanks....

What is this madness? Sir Oinketh balking at a prices. What's next? Dogs and cats sleeping together? Hog feed must be tapping into those deep pockets. There's always the Universal version for $13.

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There are plenty of more minor titles that cost more.
Sad, but true.

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Considering that Shout also put together some extras, it's not a bad price.
I suppose so, it's just I am rarely interested in Extras.

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What is this madness? Sir Oinketh balking at a prices. What's next? Dogs and cats sleeping together? Hog feed must be tapping into those deep pockets.
It's a herd effort....everyone chips in a little (did I just say "chips?").

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I have it.
The AV isn't great, but it's serviceable IMO.

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I suppose so, it's just I am rarely interested in Extras.
It's a herd effort....everyone chips in a little (did I just say "chips?").
I have it.
The AV isn't great, but it's serviceable IMO.

Didn't realize you had the Universal version. I'd be hard pressed to spring for the new one too. The only version I've ever owned is the laserdisc from back in the day.

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Didn't realize you had the Universal version. I'd be hard pressed to spring for the new one too. The only version I've ever owned is the laserdisc from back in the day.
FWIW, I think it is a reasonably entertaining popcorn flick.
Baldwin does a good job IMO.

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FWIW, I think it is a reasonably entertaining popcorn flick.
Baldwin does a good job IMO.

Agree. It's a fun film. Looking forward to watching it again.

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It's a herd effort....everyone chips in a little (did I just say "chips?").

I heard "pork rinds". biggrin.gif

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I heard "pork rinds". biggrin.gif
That just hurts, man......

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Look what arrived at 6:30am this morning. Triple espresso for Brown. Lets see a drone do that.

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Although I rarely put much stock on reviews from this site, AINT IT COOL states: "this is a vast improvement to Universal’s original Blu Ray! The transfer is BEAUTIFUL! " FWIW

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Although I rarely put much stock on reviews from this site, AINT IT COOL states: "this is a vast improvement to Universal’s original Blu Ray! The transfer is BEAUTIFUL! " FWIW
I wanna see screenshot comparisons.....

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Looks like the Oinkman is gonna have to trade in a hog or two for the new Shout! version.

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Looks like the Oinkman is gonna have to trade in a hog or two for the new Shout! version.
I will have you know, sir, I am not a slave owner.

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I wanna see screenshot comparisons.....

Doubt we'll see that. I was hoping for an AVS review but I doubt we'll see that either. SO I went to Amazon hoping for some early opinions. (not that I trust their customers any more than AICN)

A) The colors are bolder, the blacks are blacker and the overall balance issues of saturation and contrast has been almost eliminated. Sure there are a few cleanliness issues still left but it is a much nicer video and sound quality than the previous Blu Ray release. If you are a fan of this romp through pulp heroism then I would suggest getting the (Shout) factory version over the Universal release on Blu Ray.

B) Should you upgrade from the earlier blu-ray. Yes! The picture and sound on this new collector's edition is demo quality.. (I'm guessing a bit of hyperbole there. Even if it is an improvement, I doubt it's "demo-worthy." Naturally, I hope I'm wrong. )

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2 words. "Vast improvement". That's gotta be worth an old sow.

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2 words. "Vast improvement". That's gotta be worth an old sow.
Are you asking to me part with Ms. Oink?eek.gif

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Are you asking to me part with Ms. Oink?eek.gif

It is a vastly superior transfer.biggrin.gif

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It is a vastly superior transfer.biggrin.gif
Why didn't you say so?
Sheesh, take the old ball & chain....pleeze.

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$18 at Best Buy. That's a significant price drop and only a few dollars more than the Universal release.
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$18 at Best Buy. That's a significant price drop and only a few dollars more than the Universal release.
10 bucks would do it for me.wink.gif

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