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Kill Bill Vol.2 International Releases Thread


#1

Ok, just thought i’d start a thread on anything and everything Kill Bill in Australia, since i haven’t really been hearing or seeing much lately.

Well here’s what i can say:



Volume 2

Release Date: 22nd April 2004

Rating: MA15+ (Medium Level Violence, Medium Level Coarse Language, Drug Use)

Duration: 137 minutes



Volume 1

DVD release: 14th April 2004 (Rental Only)

Rating: R18+ (Medium Level Violence)

Duration: Variable?



If anyone has anymore information (ie. premieres, release dates, trailers, Vol 1 & 2 double features, etc.) post here. I’m especially itching to know when the DVD will be released to actually buy, because the date i put was just for rental.



…By the way i’m a bit dissapointed about the rating. I would’ve thought R for sure. The only other QT movie rated MA down here was Jackie Brown. Oh well… wider auidience appeal i guess…



Update: Just changed the topic to “Kill Bill Vol.2 International Releases Thread” so people can talk about their own countries releases of KB Vol.2 and the Vol.1 DVD etc., as well.


#2

Yeah, i just saw the info on the classifiation too, and i was stunned! I knew that Vol.2 wasnt as violent as Vol.1, but damn! And its not even high level violence MA, its medium! Ghost ship and red dragon even got high level! Its just sort of hit me how different Vol.2 is gonna be :’(



Anyway, when are we gonna see Vol.2, how long after US release is it gonna be?


#3

6 days


#4

Oh and something else that might be of interest:



Unlike in the US where The Punisher is going up against Vol. 2 in the same week, the only movie up agianst Vol. 2 the same week in Australia is that gay Aussie movie (literally) with Paul Hogan and Michael Caton. I would be devasted and embarrassed to see Vol. 2 come second to that trash…


#5

Wow another Australian movie about homosexuals…all the film finance fuckwit corporation seems to put their money into these days are movies with A)Aboriginals, B)Ethnics, or C)Homosexuals. So chances are if your an Australian screenwriter and are writing a movie about a gay Aboriginal and a gay ethnic involved in a culture clash type of drama romance comedy movie…chances are your gonna get funding…this gay movie will BOMB badly…but thats expected for an Australian film these days.


#6

“BTW i personally feel that Vol 2 will lose to Punisher in the Oz markets…”



…but you see, The Punisher isn’t going up against Volume 2. Point in fact, it isn’t being released in Australia until the 19th of friggin’ AUGUST!.



Oh, and i couldn’t agree any more about the standard of Australian films…


#7

HAHA how silly of me…i somehow forgot that we get raped in the ass on a constant basis by the big film companies via distribution and release dates…going to edit my comments now  ;D


#8

…which is why i couldn’t be any happier about the fact that Vol. 2 is released down under just 6 days after the US release.



There’s been some really weird releases here to be honest. Once Upon a Time in Mexico wasn’t released until just last month when it was originally planned to be released not long after Volume 1. Underworld was also planned to be released the same week as Volume 1 but was pushed back aswell. It would have been interesting to see how the two would have faired against each other…


#9

Curious question: how similiar is the cinema scene between Australia and New Zealand?



The supposed release date for Volume 2 is the 15th of April and I hope that it doesn’t defer. There’s no hype about it or any promotional events but then again, their marketing tactics here is really slacking. Except, of course, for their beloved LOTR.


#10

[quote]Curious question: how similiar is the cinema scene between Australia and New Zealand?



The supposed release date for Volume 2 is the 15th of April and I hope that it doesn’t defer. There’s no hype about it or any promotional events but then again, their marketing tactics here is really slacking. Except, of course, for their beloved LOTR.[/quote]

That release date might get pushed back a week or two, considering the film doesn’t start until the 16th in the US.



There’s been absolutely nothing over here in terms of promotion of the film. Hell, TV spots just started in the US and their release is just 3 weeks away…



I would say that as soon as this non-existant theatrical trailer gets released we might start to see something…


#11

Perhaps this is the ‘grind house’ experience that QT wants… no marketing and shit and ‘real ghetto’.



That sucks though, because his fans are so promotion hungry.


#12

The situation here is pretty much the same too. I live in Greece and there are NO KB TV trailers, NO promotion!!! There are even no posters at cinemas saying “Coming soon”. And the Kill Bill DVD doesn’t get much advertisement either. Just consider that “Once upon a time in Mexico” hit the screen here from last Friday!!! While Angelina Jolie’s “Taking Lives” was available here the same time it was available abroad! God knows how much we have to wait, considering that vol.2 in France is out at the cinemas during June 2004!


#13

do you guys, Australians i mean, know whether or not the Greater Union Megaplexes will be showing vol. 1 and 2 back to back on opening night?


#14

There’s been no mention of a Vol.1 & 2 double feature at any of the cinemas (Greater Union, Village, Hoyts) as far as i know. Maybe as it gets closer to release something will be mentioned…


#15

Im going to see Kill bill vol 1 and 2 April 17th, that way im seeing both in a row, and Vol 2 like a week before the official Dutch release 8)



For once the cinema here doesnt suck


#16

Ok, just thought i’d start a thread on anything and everything Kill Bill in Australia, since i haven’t really been hearing or seeing much lately.

Well here’s what i can say:



Volume 2

Release Date: 22nd April 2004

Rating: MA15+ (Medium Level Violence, Medium Level Coarse Language, Drug Use)

Duration: 137 minutes



Volume 1

DVD release: 14th April 2004 (Rental Only)

Rating: R18+ (Medium Level Violence)

Duration: Variable?



If anyone has anymore information (ie. premieres, release dates, trailers, Vol 1 & 2 double features, etc.) post here. I’m especially itching to know when the DVD will be released to actually buy, because the date i put was just for rental.



…By the way i’m a bit dissapointed about the rating. I would’ve thought R for sure. The only other QT movie rated MA down here was Jackie Brown. Oh well… wider auidience appeal i guess…



Update: Just changed the topic to “Kill Bill Vol.2 International Releases Thread” so people can talk about their own countries releases of KB Vol.2 and the Vol.1 DVD etc., as well.









hey… ;D ;D



i have heard that kill bill has a 4 month rental period…



doesnt that suck… :’( :’( :’( :’( :’( :’(


#17

[quote]
hey… ;D ;D



i have heard that kill bill has a 4 month rental period…



doesnt that suck… :’( :’( :’( :’( :’( :’([/quote]

Welcome to “The Boards” Wally.



I can’t say i knew that. Are we talking about the Vol.1 DVD or Vol.2?


#18

kill bill vol 1 dvd = 4 month rental period :-[ :-[ :-[



so it is the japanese dvd for me all the way… ;D


#19

Woa, Volume 2 get a 15 rating in England. Source is IMDb.


#20

Hm, I don’t know anymore. Up until this week The Odeon advertised release date in England for the 16th April, now it says the 23rd April on their website >:(