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View Poll Results: Which Blu do you like better Blade Runner 5 Disc or Dark City?
Blade Runner 338 77.52%
Dark City 98 22.48%
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Old 08-01-2008, 06:33 PM   #1
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Default Dark City Vs. Blade Runner

I own both and even over the spanse of (**Yawn**) 5 discs Blade Runner still pales in comparison to Dark City. I really think Dark City has set a new Sci-Fi standard in terms of production and replay value. Just an amazing, amazing Blu-Ray, just wish it would have become a series becasue there is still so much to tell.
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Old 08-01-2008, 06:36 PM   #2
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I have yet to see Dark City. I hopefully will be getting it next week.
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Old 08-01-2008, 06:47 PM   #3
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I think both movies are great, however I think Blade Runner was much more of a filmmaking accomplishment for its time. So my vote is for Blade Runner.
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Old 08-01-2008, 06:48 PM   #4
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I love both films but I give the edge to Blade Runner......

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Old 08-01-2008, 06:58 PM   #5
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dark city.

i still have yet to finish blade runner...fall asleep everytime.
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Old 08-01-2008, 07:00 PM   #6
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Dark City gets my vote, if for nothing more than originality. The first time I saw the movie I was blown away by the story and all the little turns and surprises along the way. The new DC edition is even better because it doesn't telegraph any information. I have tried and tried to like Blade Runner, but just can't quite do it. Although I must admit the DC version that just came out is the best I've seen yet.
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Old 08-01-2008, 07:00 PM   #7
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Blade Runner.... can't even believe there are doubts about this!!!!
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Old 08-01-2008, 07:03 PM   #8
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Yeah, maybe I just didn't "get" DC, because the first time I saw it, it was just meh. I would not even think it is on the radar compared to BR.
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Old 08-01-2008, 07:03 PM   #9
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This sounds like it's going to be one of those "Star Wars" vs. "Star Trek" things.

For me, it's Dark City.
All the way.
It's not even close.

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Old 08-01-2008, 07:07 PM   #10
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wow, dark city is that good?? i'll have to queue it...

can't vote, only seen blade runner. saw it once. i think i need to see it again, as when i started reading about it, the replicant thing was much deeper than i thought.
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Old 08-01-2008, 07:08 PM   #11
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Please. Blade Runner wins easily. It's a superior film and the extras are even more plentiful than Dark City(which is loaded itself). Plus no DNR or EE on the transfer.

There's one area where Dark City wins. It has DTS HD-MA 7.1 audio for both cuts of the film. Blade Runner only offers lossless on the Final Cut.
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Old 08-01-2008, 07:14 PM   #12
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I own both and even over the spanse of (**Yawn**) 5 discs Blade Runner still pales in comparison to Dark City. I really think Dark City has set a new Sci-Fi standard in terms of production and replay value. Just an amazing, amazing Blu-Ray, just wish it would have become a series becasue there is still so much to tell.
Uhm, you do know this came out in 1998, right?

I really like Dark City. My copy is on the way. But there is no way I would put this up against Blade Runner.
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Old 08-01-2008, 07:15 PM   #13
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Dark City is awesome, but I gotta give the nod to Blade Runner here.
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Old 08-01-2008, 07:16 PM   #14
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They are both equal in accomplishments. Blade Runner just so happens to be based on a story written by one of the greatest Sci-Fi writers of all time so....
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Old 08-01-2008, 07:19 PM   #15
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As good as Dark City is, I wouldn't call it original. It cribs from a few sources, Akira for one.
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Old 08-01-2008, 07:21 PM   #16
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Comparing DC to BR seems about as indignant as comparing Transformers to DC.
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Blade Runner trivia from IMDB
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In a survey conducted by the UK newspaper The Guardian in 2004, 60 scientists selected this movie as the best science fiction movie of all time, just ahead of 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968).

Ranked #6 on the American Film Institute's list of the 10 greatest films in the genre "Sci-Fi" in June 2008.
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Old 08-01-2008, 07:23 PM   #18
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Blade Runner, no doubt. Haste, what is up there Kid? Fall asleep during Blade Runner and I think you said else where that Clockwork Orange is the worst movie you own. Questionable.
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Old 08-01-2008, 07:34 PM   #19
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dark city.

i still have yet to finish blade runner...fall asleep everytime.
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your opinion is flawed since you sold me "Dog Day Afternoon" For your sake, I hope you just accidentally purchased a second copy of it...... because even the transfer was good..... so I see no excuse you could have for selling it
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