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Old 01-18-2011, 08:56 PM   #1
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Default WHAT DREAMS MAY COME - Universal will release the colorful film on May 3.



What Dreams May Come Blu-ray


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What Dreams May Come is Coming to Blu-ray
January 18, 2011


Share What Dreams May Come from director Vincent Ward and starring Robin Williams and Cuba Gooding Jr. has been scheduled for a May 5, 2011 debut on Blu-ray Disc by Universal Studios Home Entertainment.
The film was last available as an HD DVD high definition exclusive in 2007 and before that on DVD in 2003.

Universal will release the visually stimulating film on Blu-ray in 1080p video and 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio. Bonus features are not confirmed at this time but will likely mimic those found on the 2007 HD DVD and 2003 DVD as outlined below.


Feature Commentary with Director Vincent Ward
About the Visual Effects
"Making of" Featurette
Alternate Ending
Photo Gallery
Cast and Filmmakers
Production Information
Theatrical Trailer

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Old 01-18-2011, 09:37 PM   #2
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Will add this to the list.
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Old 01-18-2011, 09:39 PM   #3
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YES!!!

This was a top-5 on my wish list.
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Old 01-18-2011, 09:41 PM   #4
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This might be a referance disk for blu ray.
One of my favorite movies ever.

Rain Man + what dreams may come = heaven
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Old 01-18-2011, 09:42 PM   #5
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This might be a referance disk for blu ray.
One of my favorite movies ever.

Rain Man + what dreams may come = heaven
If done right, this could be to BD what The Fifth Element was to DVD.

It's one of my all-time favorites as well. It just misses my top-10. Catch me on the right day, and it's in my top-10.
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Old 01-18-2011, 09:44 PM   #6
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If done right, this could be to BD what The Fifth Element was to DVD.
Heaven can look jaw dropping if done right.
So many eye popping colours.

That said, I am more pumped about the movie itself.
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Heaven can look jaw dropping if done right.
So many eye popping colours.

That said, I am more pumped about the movie itself.
Same here. EXTREMELY underrated.
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Old 01-18-2011, 09:46 PM   #8
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I saw this in the theaters and don't remember too much aside from very colorful dreams then later darker dreams and quite depressing. I'd give it a watch again for sure.
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One of the HD DVDs I have held onto. If the new lossless track is well done I might sell the HD DVD and grab the BD instead.
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Same here. EXTREMELY underrated.
One has to be a lttle bit naive/open-hearted to like this movie to the fullest, which, sadly, most people are not.
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I saw this in the theaters and don't remember too much aside from very colorful dreams then later darker dreams and quite depressing. I'd give it a watch again for sure.
They weren't dreams. You do need to watch it again. It is a great film.
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Basically, "If you had to see ONE 90's hairshirt-saint Robin Williams drama...", it's a clear choice over "Bicentennial Man".
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Old 01-18-2011, 09:52 PM   #13
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While it is a Robin Williams film, many people overlook the great cast... Cuba Gooding Jr., Annbella Sciorra, Max Von Sydow.

While maybe not in length, Dreams feels almost epic once it gets going.
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Old 01-18-2011, 09:56 PM   #14
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This movie came out during my freshmen year in hi school! I loved it! pretty good melodramatic performance from Robin Williams.
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They weren't dreams. You do need to watch it again. It is a great film.
I barely remember it, so yes I do nee to watch it again.
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I'm gonna check this one out again--

I remember being excited to see it when it came out in the theatres and found myself disappointed with it--and so did my wife--

never have seen it again since-- all I can remember is that it had good visuals but it was kind of depressing and (from what I remember anyway) it never had the emotional payoff that I was looking for in a film with this subject matter....
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I'm gonna check this one out again--

I remember being excited to see it when it came out in the theatres and found myself disappointed with it--and so did my wife--

never have seen it again since-- all I can remember is that it had good visuals but it was kind of depressing and (from what I remember anyway) it never had the emotional payoff that I was looking for in a film with this subject matter....
That was the film's only downfall (IMHO)... The "climax" was kind of anti-climatic. To be honest the scene where
[Show spoiler]the family was all back together at the house
was a little on the cheese side. But the final scene made up for it.
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[Show spoiler]The scene when he first meets his dog again always makes me cry.
Zero will win, whatever you do.

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One of the HD DVDs I have held onto. If the new lossless track is well done I might sell the HD DVD and grab the BD instead.
you should sell fast- it's one of the HD dvd's that's held onto value, but that will drop right away with the bd announced (currently $35 used if you can find a buyer Should more than pay for the blu.
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I loved the visuals in this movie. I will agree that it didn't quite have the payoff that was expected, and it was depressing at times (thought it was probably meant that way). I gotta give the movie credit for attempting to tackle such a heavy topic. I will definitely at least rent this one.
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