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Old 06-22-2007, 01:11 AM
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Just posted Peter's review of 'The Untouchables.' He says the film holds up as a very commercial, very entertaining mob picture, and that this Blu-ray release is a solid catalog effort from Paramount. Though the transfer isn't as strong as some of the studio's other recent catalogue titles, the surprise inclusion of a DTS 6.1 soundtrack, and a nice batch of recycled making-of featurettes helps pick up the slack.

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http://bluray.highdefdigest.com/untouchables.html
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I'm definitely looking forward to this release. My only little nitpick with the review is that Peter kept talking about a 2-disc special edition DVD, but it was only a single disc release (at least in R1). Besides that, it's a good review, and I can't wait to pick this one up.
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I like De Niro's performance as Al Capone, but Kevin Costner kind of ruins the movie for me.
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I like De Niro's performance as Al Capone, but Kevin Costner kind of ruins the movie for me.
Ditto. I like De Niro in this film, but I think Costner was the wrong choice for this part in this movie. I liked him in WYATT EARP and THE GUARDING was ok. I thought his best movie was JFK. That is about it for me liking Costner movies. I thought he was dull in THE UNTOUCHABLES.
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Ditto. I like De Niro in this film, but I think Costner was the wrong choice for this part in this movie. I liked him in WYATT EARP and THE GUARDING was ok. I thought his best movie was JFK. That is about it for me liking Costner movies. I thought he was dull in THE UNTOUCHABLES.
Don't forget about Dances with Wolves, I enjoyed that movie with him in it..JFK was a great movie!
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I like De Niro's performance as Al Capone, but Kevin Costner kind of ruins the movie for me.
wow bought blind even though i cant stand costner i swear i think he is only good in The War and Tin Cup (Chris Griffin i wish i knew how he keep getting work too)
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wow bought blind even though i cant stand costner i swear i think he is only good in The War and Tin Cup (Chris Griffin i wish i knew how he keep getting work too)
I forgot about THE WAR. That one was pretty good.
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Don't forget about Dances with Wolves, I enjoyed that movie with him in it..JFK was a great movie!
I tried to watch WOLVES twice and both times I fell asleep. Never really caught on with that movie. Maybe if I get around to it....nah. I will let that wolf lie. I am glad you enjoyed it, just not for me.
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Can anyone else confirm that this is indeed DTS-HD HR? It makes no mention of anything other than standard DTS in the packaging or menus.
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I tried to watch WOLVES twice and both times I fell asleep. Never really caught on with that movie. Maybe if I get around to it....nah. I will let that wolf lie. I am glad you enjoyed it, just not for me.
Exactly the same thing happened to me. I tried watching it twice with the wife and both times I fell asleep. Then I decided that I should watch the movie in two sitting and that way I was able to watch it completely in two days.

Good movies but waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay to long.
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