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Kill Bill DVD and video section, also deals with version comparisons
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Post by johnny_destiny » Thu Apr 01, 2004 7:43 pm

i thought that Vol. 1 DVD was going to be super shit hot, packed full of special stuff, and then when Vol. 2 comes out, that too will be bursting with glorious special features. then when they release a special edition with both films together that would have millions more special features that weren't on the previous two discs, making it worthwhile to buy vol 1, vol 2 then the box set.
but now, with the dawn of vol 1 dvd nigh upon us, it seems the dvd features are shit, meaning the vol 2 ones will be also, and we'll have to wait til the box set for any substantial features. thats gay. or worse still, theyll release vol 1 dvd, then vol 1 special edition just b4 vol2 comes out on dvd, then theyll release vol 2, then vol 2 special edition, then the box set with new added extras., so we will all have to own 5 kill bill dvds in all.
now im pissed off.
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Re: DVD Bastards

Post by Toothpick_Vic_Vega » Thu Apr 01, 2004 8:26 pm

Well theres no telling when QT will release a complete Kill Bill CE DVD with the special edition stuff. Could be years from now. He always says that he likes to wait until the fans are fiending for a Deluxe Edition, then he'll release one.

So until then I'm gonna fork over the 40 bucks for both Volumes. Theres no way Im NOT going to have Kill Bill Vol 1 in my dvd player on April 13th!!! :o

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Re: DVD Bastards

Post by IL_Buono » Thu Apr 01, 2004 8:27 pm

Fuck that shit. Buy the barebones editions for 15 bux at Best Buy and sell them on Ebay once the SE comes out.

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Re: DVD Bastards

Post by LeBigMac » Fri Apr 02, 2004 5:36 am

Its all a money making scheme, you all must see it.  They know that hardcore funs such as ourselves will buy the cheap barebones for each volume and then well buy the special edition when it comes out.  Thats double the profit.  I think if they wanted to be nice to us they'd have just the special edition and thats it, no bulls**t, just the real deal, and they shouldnt make us wait 5 years for it or even a year, they should bring it out a month or two after kill bill vol. 2 comes out in theatres. that would be fair.  And i know tarantino wants us to salavate over the super special edition but we already are.  Mr. Tarantino, here we are now, entertain us.

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Re: DVD Bastards

Post by QTfightclub » Fri Apr 02, 2004 8:21 am

I DONT GIVE A SHIT. I AM GOING TO BUY EVERY EDITION OF THIS/THESE MOVIE(S) ON DVD. BAREBONES OR NOT. i can afford to buy a bare edition of the most kicks-ass movie of last year.  ;)

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Post by LeBigMac » Fri Apr 02, 2004 4:18 pm

hey i probably will buy them too, maybe not all but most.  im just pointing out that theyre taking advantage of the ones they need the most, the loyal QT kill bill fans.

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Re: DVD Bastards

Post by johnny_destiny » Fri Apr 02, 2004 5:20 pm

dont get me wrong, people, im gonna be buying every availailable edition of both volumes plus the box set, but im just miffed that ive not got many special features to look forward to. :(

oh mr tarantino, why you do this to me?

on the plus side, when you pre-order your volume one dvd from hmv, you get a free pussy wagon keyring... just like buck's. 8)
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Post by Toothpick_Vic_Vega » Fri Apr 02, 2004 6:02 pm

Ive been watching/buying movies for a long time now. Since before DVDs even came out. I dont buy movies for the special features, the way I see it, VHS never had anything on them excaept some crappy trailers. Anything I get on a DVD that has more than trailers is cool with me.

I dont give a damn about special features that much where I'll refuse to buy a fuckin movie I loved. I want to watch the movie, not the special features anyway.

I dont think people care about the movies anymore, they just want the extras. Its kinda lame.

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Re: DVD Bastards

Post by johnny_destiny » Fri Apr 02, 2004 6:07 pm

not at all.
ive seen the film more than ten times now, and i cant wait to watch it again, believe me, but im gonna be spending £20 pounds to watch it. the way i say it, they have the capability to give us so much more than the film, they should just do it. i look forward to the release of the dvd obviously, but its nothing i havent seen before.
and that says nothing of how much i like the film other than that i want to see as much kill bill stuff as possible.
if thats lame, then im lame.
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Post by Toothpick_Vic_Vega » Fri Apr 02, 2004 7:01 pm

Johnny, but do you love the movie or do you just love the extras? What is so great about them? Just to have some extra interview, trailers and other stuff. Its cool and all, but nothing is better than having the actual movie IMO.

Someone mentioned "money making scheme". Id gladly fork over my hard earned money to a few Kill Bill DVDs. I love the movie that much. I have all the other QT movies in diff versions and I dont mind buying both Volumes separately AND the SE when its released. Its not that big of a deal.

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Re: DVD Bastards

Post by Scarface » Fri Apr 02, 2004 7:10 pm

Thing is that Kill Bill is the perfect movie for cool special features. They can cover so much cool stuff that the possibilities are endless...even if the Vol. 1 dvd is gonna come out twice. Personally, I would have loved to see a detailed documentary on all those movies which have influenced Vol. 1. Or maybe some trailers of such movies. Having Kill Bill on dvd with just a short making-of and some bullshit music videos is just a crime IMHO.

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Post by Toothpick_Vic_Vega » Fri Apr 02, 2004 7:34 pm

Im all for the cool documentaries and stuff, but what Im saying is, if a movie comes out on DVD and theres no great extras on the first release, why complain about it? Just enjoy the movie and when theres a SE with all the goodies, go buy that too. You can afford it I'm sure.

QT doesnt have the time to do all this shit, hes only one guy, he cant direct, write, edit AND help create special edition dvds etc. He probably will want to have a big hand in the SE of Kill Bill anyway. Theres so many things that could be put into it.

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Re: DVD Bastards

Post by Scarface » Fri Apr 02, 2004 8:55 pm

I know what you're saying. QT is pretty busy with Vol. 2 right now, so he certainly won't have time to spend his time on the dvd. I give him that. But the thing that could piss me off would be if he pulls off the shit he did with the JB dvd again..you know, the fact that he wants us to wait for the SE and shit like that.

I really wish the deluxe box set comes out within this year, or maybe the beginning of the next year at the most. I'll give QT all the time he needs to work on it, but I'd certainly be bothered if it is delayed purely cause of laziness.  Don't forget that the box set will not only have the same old special features....but also new anime Kill-Bill related stuff. I'm pretty sure QT promised that to us.

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Re: DVD Bastards

Post by Sebastian » Fri Apr 02, 2004 11:32 pm

I agree with Vic there, but still, this movie is totally perfect for a feature-packed stuff. and if it would've been Tarantino's decision, I think we wouldn't have gotten this crappy barebone. instead, he would've let us wait till christmas with no dvd at all, and then he would hit us with some double-feature 6-Disc motherfucker, cram full of audio commentaries, trailers, interviews and documentaries about the SFX, the blood, the crews, the action, the locations and so on and so on...

but that's wishful thinking. in the end, it's like that: Miramax will milk us till we're dry. that's a fact. and whether you buy the barebone or not, that's one's own decision..... miramax will thank you for your bucks by continuing that marketing policy ;-)

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Post by LeBigMac » Sat Apr 03, 2004 9:30 am

i dont really care too much about interviews, or shit of that sort, except maybe a behind the scenes docementary, what im really concerned about is getting a disc with commentary or the informative trivia track that pulp ficiton and jackie brown both have.  IM also concerned about some new footage or things of that sort.  

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Post by Inglorious_Bastard » Sun Apr 04, 2004 7:42 pm

Hopefully the 'deluxe version' will have commentaries and a trivia track, as well as deleted footage.

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Re: DVD Bastards

Post by johnny_destiny » Thu Apr 08, 2004 7:51 pm

Thing is that Kill Bill is the perfect movie for cool special features. They can cover so much cool stuff that the possibilities are endless...even if the Vol. 1 dvd is gonna come out twice. Personally, I would have loved to see a detailed documentary on all those movies which have influenced Vol. 1. Or maybe some trailers of such movies. Having Kill Bill on dvd with just a short making-of and some bullshit music videos is just a crime IMHO.
thank you. im sorry but i am totally pissed off about this barebones version, it sucks. (not enough to not buy it though  ;) )   if i dont get a super-dooper-extra-special-deluxe-super-magic-version by christmas, im gonna sharpen up my ornamental sword and go on my own roaring rampage of revenge.
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Re: DVD Bastards

Post by CPS » Thu Apr 08, 2004 8:13 pm


thank you. im sorry but i am totally pissed off about this barebones version, it sucks. (not enough to not buy it though  ;) )   if i dont get a super-dooper-extra-special-deluxe-super-magic-version by christmas, im gonna sharpen up my ornamental sword and go on my own roaring rampage of revenge.

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Re: DVD Bastards

Post by young_master » Thu Apr 08, 2004 9:22 pm

Honestly, how surprised are you people? Has any previous Tarantino DVD had any good special features? They were all pretty bare-boned.  All the SE DVDs were very pleasing though. I got em all except for JB.
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Post by Sebastian » Thu Apr 08, 2004 9:46 pm



Someone should give this man the address of Harry Weinstein....

be sure to pack real Hanzo steel. the man is a fatso, you might need two swords

as for the special editions.... this is friggin Miramax, what the hell did you people expect? and besides... Volume 2 wasnt finished quite soon, how should Tarantino have had the time to produce all that stuff?
you'll get your stuff.

dont complain, really. look at four rooms, pulp fiction and so on, all those normal dvds didnt have any extras, and the people still buy them

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Post by JKiller » Thu Apr 08, 2004 10:20 pm

I personally don't think this movie is THAT bare-bones.  I'm sure we all have DVD's that just have like a trailer or some shit and we don't complain about that.  I'm also sure that we all have dvd's with a behind the scenes that's about 25 minutes and we think it's a great special feature.  Be glad this DVD has what it has cuz we could have got totally shafted with NOTHING but a trailer.  I know there will be TONS more on the box set, but for now I'm happy with this release.

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Re: DVD Bastards

Post by IL_Buono » Thu Apr 08, 2004 10:57 pm

The Volume 2 trailer is gonna be on the dvd right? I sure hope it is, because I haven't been able to watch it yet due to the shittiness of my computer.

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Re: DVD Bastards

Post by Ify » Fri Apr 09, 2004 12:54 am

According to what i've read, i think its only the Volume 2 teaser that they have and not the proper Volume 2 trailer.
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Re: DVD Bastards

Post by IL_Buono » Fri Apr 09, 2004 12:56 am

Fuck.

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Re: DVD Bastards

Post by Mr.Transluscent » Fri Apr 09, 2004 8:03 am

According to what i've read, i think its only the Volume 2 teaser that they have and not the proper Volume 2 trailer.
Has that been confirmed or was that just assumed because the real trailer hadn't been released yet?

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Re: DVD Bastards

Post by Ify » Fri Apr 09, 2004 5:40 pm

http://www2.hmv.co.uk/hmvweb/displayPro ... sku=127675

That's just the Uk version but i aint sure bout the US version
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Post by Inglorious_Bastard » Fri Apr 09, 2004 6:15 pm

I'm pretty sure it's on the U.S. version, I don't think any of the versions differ in extras.

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Re: DVD Bastards

Post by Ify » Fri Apr 09, 2004 11:47 pm

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Re: DVD Bastards

Post by Charles_Bronson » Thu Aug 12, 2004 6:36 am

Many people are pissed off because they think Miramax is getting rich off of us from these double dips.  I think they are actually doing us a favor.  First of all, the release date on the Volume 2 DVD was not that far away and it comes with 5.1 surround sound.  Now, for some people that can't wait that long and they want to see the movie as soon as possible will buy the discs that are out now.  That is a service to us because if they waited for the special editons to release on both movies, we would have to wait a long ass time if they are going to pack full of extras like the Pulp Fiction and Jackie Brown DVDs.  Plus, didn't Quentin say that all of the extras would be different?  Anyway, I would like to own all of the dvds because I'm all for special editons and i'm especially all for the Integrale Kill Bill DVD (Vol. 1 & 2 combined)

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Re: DVD Bastards

Post by Ify » Sun Aug 15, 2004 3:14 am


too bad those assholes didn't put either one on the dvd.
The volume 2 teaser was on the volume 1 DVD!
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