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Old 01-17-2016, 06:35 AM   #13721
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Wow 686 pages and going!

I ended up here after doing a search while trying to figure out if I should buy Alien 35th anniversary blu ray if I own the anthology and prometheus to alien evolution sets. Alien is my all time favorite movie with the theatrical version as first over the director's cut. I wish they'd make a fan cut and combine botb versions.

So am I missing anything from the other Alien dvd/blu rays?

It's a cash grab: http://www.blu-ray.com/news/?id=14976

I basically did what you said http://forum.blu-ray.com/showpost.ph...ostcount=13710

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Old 01-17-2016, 11:49 AM   #13722
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I'd ask for the OP to be updated with a big, bold "THEY'RE ALL THE SAME DISCS," but no one reads the OP either.
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Old 01-17-2016, 11:51 AM   #13723
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Are digital or ultraviolet copies included with the discs?
The Anthology does not include a Digital for any of the films. I won't double-dip because the only difference is swag but the 35th Anniv packaging says it has a Digital/uv copy included.

The math doesn't work though:
The Disc Included In The 35th Anniversary Package Is The Same Disc That Is In The Anthology Box Set ported over with a few new swag items included in the package - Alien 35th Anniversary

The Alien Anthology is 6 Discs and full of every Alien extra ever created, all ported over from previous releases for 34.00 - Alien Anthology

The Blu-ray.com Review: Alien-Anthology


Imo, the lack of a digital copy should not keep anyone from buying this set unless the 1st film is the only one you like or the lack of a Digital copy is a complete deal breaker.
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Old 01-23-2016, 11:28 AM   #13724
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Ugh. Is there a particular reason you like mistimed music cues, missing audio, or lines dubbed by unknown people ("Mornin' Mutha!")? Or are you just a completionist?
Completionist.

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Old 01-25-2016, 03:07 PM   #13725
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The indivitual BD of "Alien" is only $1.99 on Amazon ATM.
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Old 01-25-2016, 04:35 PM   #13726
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The indivitual BD of "Alien" is only $1.99 on Amazon ATM.
I'm still waiting for it to hit $1.49.
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Old 01-25-2016, 05:25 PM   #13727
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I'm still waiting for it to hit $1.49.
You're being a chump. I am not bothering to pick it up until they pay me!!!
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Old 01-26-2016, 09:39 AM   #13728
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I'd ask for the OP to be updated with a big, bold "THEY'RE ALL THE SAME DISCS," but no one reads the OP either.
It wont make any difference...
What does that mean, Rickles?
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Old 02-06-2016, 08:14 PM   #13729
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Does anyone know of any really wide high res screens or art that would look good printed out as backgrounds? Planning on doing an Aliens shelf with all my figures and stuff, like 45" across. If not how exactly do you get a screengrab from the movies that are super high res and not just a simple print screen style copy? Thanks for any help.
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Old 02-06-2016, 11:35 PM   #13730
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Does anyone know of any really wide high res screens or art that would look good printed out as backgrounds? Planning on doing an Aliens shelf with all my figures and stuff, like 45" across. If not how exactly do you get a screengrab from the movies that are super high res and not just a simple print screen style copy? Thanks for any help.
Check out necaonline.com. News section at the top, downloads, diorama downloads for some backgrounds for Alien and Aliens. They are meant to be placed behind the figures. Pretty high resolution and looks great printed on quality paper.
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Old 02-07-2016, 10:48 AM   #13731
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Check out necaonline.com. News section at the top, downloads, diorama downloads for some backgrounds for Alien and Aliens. They are meant to be placed behind the figures. Pretty high resolution and looks great printed on quality paper.
Thanks for the link. The floor grates are perfect for the bottom. Although the backgrounds arent as good as I would have liked. I'm shocked they dont have the classic alien hive wall there. So many of these seem to be angle changes. Wont be able to seamlessly link them to go across the back. Well, halfway is good so far!

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I don't mean to, uh..., but as someone that has neither the time nor the inclination to sort through almost 700 pages of material to find out one small detail, I feel compelled to bring it back up.

I'm aware via my own observations at stores that there are two slightly different releases of the 6-disc Anthology. I've held many copies in my hands, ready to take the plunge, but have held off in favor of other films I don't already own (I have all four of the 2003 Special Edition DVDs). Anywho, I noticed at Best Buy a few years ago that a slightly slimmer version had appeared, and a few of the older copies were on the shelf behind it. Comparing the two, it was obvious that the newer slim version (as it has been called on this thread) was much less sturdy in feel, if not necessarily practice.

All I'm asking for is a detailed comparison of the two versions, preferably in photos, but I'll take a written dissertation as well (preferably by someone that has interacted with both sets without shrink wrap). If such a comparison has been made in a different part of this thread, please point me to it. I scanned several pages but the most I ever got was bits and pieces before the discussion would inevitably move to which films people preferred, people asking which set they should get and the transfers. I want the Anthology and plan on biting very soon. I'm just wondering if it would be worth my while to track down the older version of the digibook.
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I'm aware via my own observations at stores that there are two slightly different releases of the 6-disc Anthology. I've held many copies in my hands, ready to take the plunge, but have held off in favor of other films I don't already own (I have all four of the 2003 Special Edition DVDs). Anywho, I noticed at Best Buy a few years ago that a slightly slimmer version had appeared, and a few of the older copies were on the shelf behind it. Comparing the two, it was obvious that the newer slim version (as it has been called on this thread) was much less sturdy in feel, if not necessarily practice.
It's been noted several times starting around Christmas 2013 that Fox went to a thinner style packaging. The only differences I can remember is that the individual pages were a thinner cardboard therefore the less sturdy/more flexible feel.

I know there were some pictures some in the thread and a think on Amazon itself either in the item pics or reviews. I'll see if I can find them if someone else doesn't get them first. unfortunately the Amazon pics have teh US set and pics of the 2 different UK style sets (original Digipack foldout and the later Amaray style) mixed in leading to all sorts of confusion.



Pics of 2 sets side by side

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Seems I own the reissue, although the set still feels pretty nice and sturdy. Haven't seen the original version around here actually, I believe.
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