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Impressions of Lucky # Slevin

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I'm not sure if it was the timing of this movie, or the selection of high profile actors to make up the main cast, but this movie wasn't received well critically. I loved it, and when I saw it sitting on a shelf at Best Buy a couple of days ago I had to pick it up. I finally had the chance to watch it last night, and boy was I pleased.


The transfer is amazing. In fact, I'll go as far to say its one of the best from my collection. It seems like, for every release, the overall quality of HD-DVD improves, which continues to be a benefit for all of us early adopters. Now, I don't have a reference setup, nor is it ISF calibrated, so I cannot go into great detail how the picture looks, so hopefully I'll hear from some of you guys that do have these systems. Let me know what you think!
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I wanted to see this in theaters and didn't. I'll probably be picking this one up then.
This is one of the best movies i have ever seen! Can't wait for the HD DVD to arrive!
if you liked l4yercake, snatch, way of the gun, ect.. you WILL like this movie
For anybody that has it, how does it compare to the DVD release? I've been trying to stop "double dipping" unless there is a significant upgrade in quality. Several of the Weinstein HDDVDs have had TrueHD which makes the purchase a bit easier but this apparently isn't one of those.

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if you liked l4yercake, snatch, way of the gun, ect.. you WILL like this movie

I've seen Snatch and Way of the gun and loved both. Never seen layercake. Is it any good? I'm assuming in that you grouped these together.
Layer Cake is one of my favorite movies over the past couple years. And you can enjoy it being format neutral.
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Layer Cake is one of my favorite movies over the past couple years. And you can enjoy it being format neutral.

L4yer Cake was awesome



Excellent movie!


Can't wait to pick up this Lucky # Slevin...wanted to see it in theatres but never got a chance.
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Is Layer Cake available on HD DVD? If it is could someone post up a link to it.


I just searched Amazon and didn't see it for either BD or HD DVD

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Is Layer Cake available on HD DVD? If it is could someone post up a link to it.


I just searched Amazon and didn't see it for either BD or HD DVD

March if I remember correctly. There is an HD-DVD release list at the top of this forum. I think it's currently available as a Japanese Import...but it would be $45 or so to purchase.


Ron
So is this movie like Snatch, Lock stock and 2 smoking barrels? I like both of those movies, this will be a renter for me just to see how good it is 1st.
This movie is alot of fun. I seen it in the theater and Thought it was really excellent.

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Is Layer Cake available on HD DVD? If it is could someone post up a link to it.


I just searched Amazon and didn't see it for either BD or HD DVD

Layer Cake is Exclusive to Blu-ray. It will be released on Blu-ray on 3/13/07.


~Josh

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Layer Cake is Exclusive to Blu-ray. It will be released on Blu-ray on 3/13/07.


~Josh

Sorry, Josh is correct. I've got both formats, so I don't always distingush between whether it's BD or HD-DVD. Sorry for the confusion.
My Lucky Number Slevin is still waiting to ship from amazon. It was a pretty good movie I though.


I need to rent Layer Cake when it comes out.


I watched it on TV when I had the flu and I kept falling asleep and waking up. All I remember is something about drugs and people yelling at each other, fell asleep, woke up to Daniel Craig getting the crap kicked out of him, fell asleep again, wake up to rolling credits. Worst movie experience I've had so far, mainly to the flu though.

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if you liked l4yercake, snatch, way of the gun, ect.. you WILL like this movie

Sounds like I will LOVE this movie!



Although, I haven't seen layercake, but it sounds like I should.
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looks like my credit card is going to take another hit for lucky number slevin

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Sorry, Josh is correct. I've got both formats, so I don't always distingush between whether it's BD or HD-DVD. Sorry for the confusion.

So which one is considered better? the HD-DVD or BD version of LayerCake?

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So which one is considered better? the HD-DVD or BD version of LayerCake?

There is no HD-DVD version of Layer Cake...
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