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For £75 and the flimsiest looking digipack ever, I don't plan on finding out anytime soon. 

 

Speaking of flimsy, overpriced junk, (the steelbook, not the movie), this arrived today:

 

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I abhor steelbooks, but I already own Arrow's limited edition set of RoboCop on Blu-ray and wasn't paying forty quid for the same thing. 

 

Happily, it fits in the same box:

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I would have waited for a standard release, but I prefer the theatrical cut and that was dropped from Arrow's standard Blu-ray release. I fear the same thing happening again.

 

FYI: For anyone looking to pre-order Second Sight's forthcoming release of Drive (2011), Rarewaves currently have both the standard and limited edition sets cheaper than elsewhere.

 

Just be aware that Rarewaves take payment immediately. 

 

Standard release (UHD only) is £21.01:

https://www.rarewaves.com/products/5028836041481-drive
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Limited Edition set, (4K UHD, Blu-ray and other wank), £47.69:

https://www.rarewaves.com/products/5028836041467-drive-limited-edition

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On 03/09/2019 at 22:14, Monkeyboy said:

I noticed Arrow are releasing a new limited edition of RoboCop on November 25th. But it's only standard blu-ray, even though it's from a  4k restoration. Bit annoying.

We’ve only had to wait just under 3 years for the 4K version 🤣

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I feel reluctant to buy the 4k, having bought the blu-ray only two years ago. But I guess Arrow know people will double dip.* It leaves a sour taste tbh.

 

* When it comes to RoboCop, I've dipped more than twice. I'm fed up of dipping.

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I’ve lost the BD. I have the case, but the film is nowhere to be seen(!)

 

I must rectify this with a 4K version of my favourite film.

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I really want RoboCop but it's bound to be in the next 40% off deal. That's how I got Deep Red. Transformers Steelbook was down from £35 to £19 as well. I think I'm largely done getting films on launch day.

 

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16 hours ago, strider said:

I really want RoboCop but it's bound to be in the next 40% off deal. That's how I got Deep Red. Transformers Steelbook was down from £35 to £19 as well. I think I'm largely done getting films on launch day.

 


I wasn’t impressed by the HDR in TTFTM, lightsources such as the matrix was waay over done. 

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I quite fancy the 4K Drive as I really like the film, but I already have it on blu-ray and can’t quite justify it. I’ll crumble eventually I’m sure.

Meanwhile I just ordered the 4K steelbook of Lawrence of Arabia, as I still haven’t seen the film and the transfer is meant to be mint.

The Batman should be delivered Monday too.

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I've finally decided to upgrade my home theatre. I have a Denon AVC X3700 amp, Dali Oberon 5 5.1 surround and two sets of Dali Alteca C1 so I can get a sense of atmos. Can anyone recommend some films that sound good in Atmos for me please.

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Managed to get the 4K Battle Royale Special Edition from Rarewaves for £36!!

 

I've been waiting for a decent price. I've been wanting to rewatch it for a while and I'm glad it'll be in the best quality.

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Was really looking forward to watching the 4K UHD of Battle Royale tonight after I'd ordered it from Rarewaves for sub-£40.

 

The description on the website said 4K, the price pre-discount is £64.99 (the RRP of the 4K set), my invoice says "Battle Royale 4K LTD ED Blu-ray" and so I break the seal to check all the discs are okay and haven't come loose during transit.

 

That's when I notice a problem, all the discs are standard BR. No 4K UHD in sight! 

 

Feeling pretty pissed right now! 

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32 minutes ago, teddymeow said:

Was really looking forward to watching the 4K UHD of Battle Royale tonight after I'd ordered it from Rarewaves for sub-£40.

 

The description on the website said 4K, the price pre-discount is £64.99 (the RRP of the 4K set), my invoice says "Battle Royale 4K LTD ED Blu-ray" and so I break the seal to check all the discs are okay and haven't come loose during transit.

 

That's when I notice a problem, all the discs are standard BR. No 4K UHD in sight! 

 

Feeling pretty pissed right now! 

I’m sure you can change it. Only the first film is 4k the sequel is a notmal blu-ray.

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27 minutes ago, strider said:

I’m sure you can change it. Only the first film is 4k the sequel is a notmal blu-ray.

 

I hope so. Not so fussed that the sequel isn't 4K - anything us better than the SD DVD copy I've got.

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Update:

 

Rarewaves came back to me first thing this morning admitting there'd been an issue on their system leading tot he item being incorrectly listed.

 

I can either keep it and have 20% of my purchase price refunded (generous but I want the 4K version) or return it for an exchange but it doesn't look like they've the equivalent 4K set in stock.

 

I'm now sending it back for a full refund but they don't pay postage charges. Seems a bit rich that I'll be out of pocket for their mistake...

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