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Old 12-22-2011, 02:03 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by I KEEL YOU View Post
Can someone explain this to me? Like for example why Star Wars was released 5 years after the birth of Blu Ray, why Finding Nemo doesn't have a release date and why so many obvious monster classics aren't released yet. What exactly is the motive of film studios, from a business perspective?
1) Star Wars was intentionally held back by Lucas until BD had a large enough market that he could line his pockets again.

2) A lot of older releases cost a lot... A LOT to remaster at the level they deserve to look good on BD. If you don't spend money then you get crap like the first releases of Gangs of New York or Gladiator, or heaven forbid Patton.
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