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Old 08-25-2008, 01:13 PM
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Josh has reviewed 'The Nightmare Before Christmas.' While he acknowledges the rather steep price for a catalog title, he says he can't imagine passing up the chance to own this one in High Definition. This Blu-ray offers video, audio, and extras that play like gangbusters! In fact, he even goes so far as to dub this title a.... MUST OWN.

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Old 08-25-2008, 01:15 PM
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Agreed price is sky high, but I love Nightmare. Good review.
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Old 08-25-2008, 01:18 PM
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Agreed price is sky high, but I love Nightmare. Good review.
if you think about its like a 2 Disc Collectors so it deserves a 27 buck price tag.
Still a better deal than any fox title
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Old 08-25-2008, 01:25 PM
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if you think about its like a 2 Disc Collectors so it deserves a 27 buck price tag.
Still a better deal than any fox title
Yes better than Fox but not two discs of HD content, just one disc. The other is DisneyFile.
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"The movie retains its 1.66:1 aspect ratio with small pillarbox bars on the sides of the 16:9 frame."

Wait a minute...sorry if I don't fully understand the technical jargon here (although quite literal)....This movie is not 16: 9, but will have black bars on the side like watching an old TV show (shot in 4:3) like Fresh Prince on DirecTV HD?????
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Very Nice review. As a kid my mom would not let me see it til around 9 or 10 years of age. But as I look back it really can be a kids movie so I will have no problemo showing my kids this classic tale. I mean it ecourages the belief of Santa Claus and really can make a kids imagination soar. As for the BD it looks like a must own. Ill be buying this week forsure.
I find it kinda funny that Tim Burton just like says at the beginning The Bluray version will shatter your universe. aha
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Yes better than Fox but not two discs of HD content, just one disc. The other is DisneyFile.
yesyes but the DVD price is 23 bucks so the BD price is pretty good for the same content plus select features in HD...
whereas Fox releases Dude Wheres My Car with a AWESOME Trailer. 40 MSRB. Thats it.
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I was going to skip this one if only because I hate thinking about Christmas in August, but that review will likely change my mind. It's really a great flick anyhow.
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"The movie retains its 1.66:1 aspect ratio with small pillarbox bars on the sides of the 16:9 frame."

Wait a minute...sorry if I don't fully understand the techinal jargon here (although quite literal)....This movie is not 16: 9, but will have black bars on the side like watching an old TV show (shot in 4:3) like Fresh Prince on DirecTV HD?????
The movie is enhanced for 16:9 TV's but since the aspect ratio isn't quite as wide as your 1.78:1 TV it will not fill it completely from side to side. The bars on the sides won't be nearly as large as the ones when watching a 4:3 TV show. This is the correct way to present 1.66:1 films.
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I will pass on this in hopes of seeing a future 3D release
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