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Apparently, the hardware/software releases will begin in the Fall.




The word on the streets is both of the Cameron MIAs will be released this year.
I would be pretty stoked for this!



I also think it is more of a Fox distribution thing than Cameron. IIRC, there was Q&A session with Fox executives and Cameron promoting something. Someone in the audience asked when The Abyss was coming out in BD and Cameron pointed/motioned towards a Fox executive.
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Ha! That was great! I was actually trying to get The Thing to play on my PS4 last night to no avail. I am going to hook up another BD player to watch this flick!
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VHS Viral is on Vudu right now.
Yeah, if you want to pay $6 for HDX. At RB it would be $2 for the BD rental. I rented "Gone Girl" on BD today at RB and it says "Rental Exclusive" as if you're getting something special with the rental version. Leave it to marketing to come up with this crazy stuff.

I watched "Paranormal Haunting" on Hulu+ last night. I am reticent to recommend it though some might enjoy it. It sorta reminded me of how Andy Warhol might have done a paranormal video with artsy color grading of surveillance and documentary footage. But the story line just seems to fall apart. There's plenty of skin though if that's what you like with your horror.
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Yeah, if you want to pay $6 for HDX. At RB it would be $2 for the BD rental. I rented "Gone Girl" on BD today at RB and it says "Rental Exclusive" as if you're getting something special with the rental version. Leave it to marketing to come up with this crazy stuff.

I watched "Paranormal Haunting" on Hulu+ last night. I am reticent to recommend it though some might enjoy it. It sorta reminded me of how Andy Warhol might have done a paranormal video with artsy color grading of surveillance and documentary footage. But the story line just seems to fall apart. There's plenty of skin though if that's what you like with your horror.
$6 is a bit much for a rental but still cheaper than theater tickets. I don't rent much from Vudu. I mostly use it for my UV collection.

I think "Rental Exclusive" means there's no extras included on the disc. I picked up the Gone Girl DVD at Target for $10 a couple of weeks ago but didn't bother looking to see if there were any extras.

I'll have to keep Paranormal Haunting in mind. What's not to like in an Andy Warhol sytle skin horror flick?
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$6 is a bit much for a rental but still cheaper than theater tickets. I don't rent much from Vudu. I mostly use it for my UV collection.
RB still has both previous V/H/S movies available. And they may add it in the coming weeks even if they don't post it in "coming soon."

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I think "Rental Exclusive" means there's no extras included on the disc. I picked up the Gone Girl DVD at Target for $10 a couple of weeks ago but didn't bother looking to see if there were any extras.
I was thinking the "re-branding" of what they usually call "Rental Version." They make it seem like you're getting something special. I was surprised by some of the FOX Searchlight films though that weren't "rental editions" and had extras on them. I think they just didn't want to both with a rental edition for a limited market.

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I'll have to keep Paranormal Haunting in mind. What's not to like in an Andy Warhol sytle skin horror flick?
There's some full frontal if you make it through far enough.
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$6 is a bit much for a rental but still cheaper than theater tickets.
My local cineplex has $6 admission Monday thru Thursday, although I don't go often.


My normal habit is to rent NF disks or just buy.
Don't really stream yet, but do have Amazon Prime and will stream the Harry Bosch series when I have time.
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My local cineplex has $6 admission Monday thru Thursday
Get out of your pigpen and go see Kingsmen.

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Ok ladies and gents. Here's one you all need to check into. It's disturbing like Deadgirl in that twisted coming of age angle and hits home like an after school special. It tackles racism and bullying and you'll probably have to point a doll to show someone where it touched you. I think there's something in this one for all of you here.



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Ok ladies and gents. Here's one you all need to check into. It's disturbing like Deadgirl in that twisted coming of age angle and hits home like an after school special. It tackles racism and bullying and you'll probably have to point a doll to show someone where it touched you. I think there's something in this one for all of you here.
WOW, that is definitely a disturbing trailer if there ever was one.
I accept your challenge...in my queue.
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WOW, that is definitely a disturbing trailer if there ever was one.
I accept your challenge...in my queue.
It is a small production but at times felt like I was eavesdropping in their house. Not perfect, but what is, and worth the time for sure.
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Housebound is on Netflix Streaming, worth a watch for sure.
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Sidenote for Found from up a few posts.

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Ok ladies and gents. Here's one you all need to check into. It's disturbing like Deadgirl in that twisted coming of age angle and hits home like an after school special. It tackles racism and bullying and you'll probably have to point a doll to show someone where it touched you. I think there's something in this one for all of you here.


http://youtu.be/Eca1gMpVbys

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I got a pair of free tickets to an advance screening of the "The Lazarus Effect" on Wednesday night. Looks creepy, and it has Olivia Wilde in it! I'll write up a review afterwards.
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Some of you might remember my post about 'Goal of The Dead' from last year. It's a French Soccer Zombie film. Well now it's available from France on blu-ray, it's all region and has English sub-titles.
I have a copy being sent from Amazon France.
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Yeah I am in the same boat and I really want 4K Pj's to come down in price before I plunge in the video part. I will probably (hopefully) upgrade my receiver to a 4K/Atmos while I am in Minneapolis. Bad part is I will have to jimmy rig some bookshelf speakers on top of my towers to act like atmos modules, since this home will be a rental (no bolting speakers to ceiling). I got to hear an atmos demo at my local Mom and pop A/V store and I am sold on it! It was probably a bad thing that I heard the demo, but I had to hear what it sounded like. The DSU feature is awesome too for non Atmos BD's.
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Some of you might remember my post about 'Goal of The Dead' from last year. It's a French Soccer Zombie film. Well now it's available from France on blu-ray, it's all region and has English sub-titles.
I have a copy being sent from Amazon France.
IMO, soccer players should have the best chance of eluding a zombie horde. Explosive enough to avoid them in the nearfield, but also good stamina to maintain distance. Just can't get surrounded as they don't usually have the mass to bowl over three or four in a row. Cross country folk have the stamina to continue to elude the group but not as explosive, or aggressive, as soccer players and more at risk to get caught in the initial attack.
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Soccer players can bore the zombies into eating their own brains.



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I dunno man, those soccer players fall down like they got snipered when they touch each other.
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Soccer players can bore the zombies into eating their own brains.
That's right, you are a baseball guy. Baseball/softball folks have a disdain for soccer.

My nine year old did softball tryouts this weekend. Little league early and ASA in the afternoon. She wore her indoor soccer shoes because they grip gym floors well and we wanted to get some use out of them then just ONE indoor season - lol. Anywho, she totally rocks the hitting station with a jugs machine pitching balls (I daresay, easily best of all the kids )and the baseball guy next to me says "well, I subtract a point for the soccer shoes." It was a pretty funny line and appropriate for the sense of competition between the two sports.

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I dunno man, those soccer players fall down like they got snipered when they touch each other.
Agreed!
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...and the baseball guy next to me says "well, I subtract a point for the soccer shoes."
I would have insisted "baseball guy" give her five bonus points - because her dad wears boxing shoes.
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The irreplaceable Kent Brockman sums it up perfectly.
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I started and got through 3/4 of HouseBound this afternoon. Good stuff and I cannot wait to finish that movie tonight!
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IMO, soccer players should have the best chance of eluding a zombie horde. Explosive enough to avoid them in the nearfield, but also good stamina to maintain distance. Just can't get surrounded as they don't usually have the mass to bowl over three or four in a row. Cross country folk have the stamina to continue to elude the group but not as explosive, or aggressive, as soccer players and more at risk to get caught in the initial attack.
Without giving it away...what would happen if the Zombie's were soccer players ?

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Yeah I am in the same boat and I really want 4K Pj's to come down in price before I plunge in the video part. I will probably (hopefully) upgrade my receiver to a 4K/Atmos while I am in Minneapolis. Bad part is I will have to jimmy rig some bookshelf speakers on top of my towers to act like atmos modules, since this home will be a rental (no bolting speakers to ceiling). I got to hear an atmos demo at my local Mom and pop A/V store and I am sold on it! It was probably a bad thing that I heard the demo, but I had to hear what it sounded like. The DSU feature is awesome too for non Atmos BD's.
You may want to look into these from Atlantic Technology, you can sit them right on top of your tower speakers


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The 44-DA represents the next step forward in delivering a truly believable sonic theater experience in the home.
Dolby Atmos® is a new technology developed by Dolby Laboratories that adds an unprecedented degree of realism to movie soundtracks. Unlike conventional channel based sound, object based Dolby Atmos provides truly audible 3 dimensional sound. You can follow an object's path from your lower left to upper right, then over your head and down behind you. Dolby Atmos-encoded movies deliver this experience like no other movie can!
To fully realize the benefit and effect of this multidimensional sound technology in the home, specially engineered speakers with precise frequency response and directional sound radiation are needed.The Atlantic Technology 44-DA Dolby Atmos-enabled loudspeaker module utilizes a 5 ¼” woofer and 1” silk dome tweeter in a concentric driver array (CDA), firing from the top of the speaker enclosure at a precisely-determined angle, to achieve this optimum effect.
This compact speaker module is designed to fit perfectly on top of our THX-Certified 4400LR speakers, creating an integrated, one-piece look that delivers the realism of Dolby Atmos sound with clarity and precision. The 44 DA's are also designed to be a "stand-alone" elevation speakers in a complete Dolby Atmos system whether placed on top of any existing left/right speakers or on a shelf.
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The 44-DA represents the next step forward in delivering a truly believable sonic theater experience in the home.
Dolby Atmos® is a new technology developed by Dolby Laboratories that adds an unprecedented degree of realism to movie soundtracks. Unlike conventional channel based sound, object based Dolby Atmos provides truly audible 3 dimensional sound. You can follow an object's path from your lower left to upper right, then over your head and down behind you. Dolby Atmos-encoded movies deliver this experience like no other movie can!
To fully realize the benefit and effect of this multidimensional sound technology in the home, specially engineered speakers with precise frequency response and directional sound radiation are needed.The Atlantic Technology 44-DA Dolby Atmos-enabled loudspeaker module utilizes a 5 ¼” woofer and 1” silk dome tweeter in a concentric driver array (CDA), firing from the top of the speaker enclosure at a precisely-determined angle, to achieve this optimum effect.
This compact speaker module is designed to fit perfectly on top of our THX-Certified 4400LR speakers, creating an integrated, one-piece look that delivers the realism of Dolby Atmos sound with clarity and precision. The 44 DA's are also designed to be a "stand-alone" elevation speakers in a complete Dolby Atmos system whether placed on top of any existing left/right speakers or on a shelf.
This might be another solution as well!


Housebound was great last night! Good story, some comedy and a bit of blood!
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