UHF Blu Ray! (Was 25th anniversary of UHF)

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Re: UHF Blu Ray! (Was 25th anniversary of UHF)

Postby Heds » Fri Jun 26, 2015 8:03 am

#WeWantARegion2Release
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EDIT: Shockingly enough, a Region 2 version of the DVD was released one month one day after this comment was posted. Shocking!
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Re: UHF Blu Ray! (Was 25th anniversary of UHF)

Postby Abbeybunny » Mon Jul 13, 2015 11:38 pm

I just got the Blu Ray today! Superb quality.
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Re: UHF Blu Ray! (Was 25th anniversary of UHF)

Postby Killingsworth » Sun Aug 30, 2015 12:20 pm

You guys were aware that the 25th anniversary edition of UHF w/the Comic Con panel was released on Blu Ray AND DVD, right? They sold both versions at the merchant table at the concert I went to.

Anyway, as far as Easter eggs on the new DVD go, I believe the one where Al repeatedly explains to you that the deleted scenes are on the other side is gone. Maybe they had to get rid of this to make room for the Comic Con panel? All the other easter eggs are there, though.

However, there is one new easter egg I noticed that doesn't seem to be listed on barglenawdlezouss.com. During the scene where Philo has just noticed on his surveillance cameras that the Stanley/thugs fight has reached RJ Fletcher office, a on screen prompt appears for the viewer to press "angle" on their DVD remote. If you do this AL appears on screen. If you don't have the commentary track on he appears to say nothing. If you do have the commentary on, you'll notice Al appears to be lip syncing to the point in the commentary where he is saying "Look out! They're coming through the window!" AL looks much younger here so this was probably on the old DVD as well.
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Re: UHF Blu Ray! (Was 25th anniversary of UHF)

Postby Annie27 » Sun Aug 30, 2015 2:24 pm

It was on the original DVD during the commentary. Twice during the commentary Al pops up onto the screen. The first time to warn Stanley like you mentioned and the second time to get Jay a donut.
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Re: UHF Blu Ray! (Was 25th anniversary of UHF)

Postby anthontherun » Sun Aug 30, 2015 6:17 pm

Killingsworth wrote:Anyway, as far as Easter eggs on the new DVD go, I believe the one where Al repeatedly explains to you that the deleted scenes are on the other side is gone. Maybe they had to get rid of this to make room for the Comic Con panel?


Is the new DVD release even double-sided? There's no reason anyone would want to watch the full-frame version in 2014 (nor was there any reason to watch it before that, but you know what I mean).
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Re: UHF Blu Ray! (Was 25th anniversary of UHF)

Postby Annie27 » Sun Aug 30, 2015 6:56 pm

The new CD is not double sided.
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Re: UHF Blu Ray! (Was 25th anniversary of UHF)

Postby Yankomaniac » Mon Aug 31, 2015 2:38 am

That's odd. I like having the option. I also watch both.
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Re: UHF Blu Ray! (Was 25th anniversary of UHF)

Postby anthontherun » Mon Aug 31, 2015 2:58 am

Since 16x9 TVs are now the norm, I don't see how it's odd to exclude a cropped version of the movie when it no longer even serves the purpose it was designed for (filling up the whole screen).
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Re: UHF Blu Ray! (Was 25th anniversary of UHF)

Postby Sappho » Sat Feb 20, 2016 9:14 pm

I really wish this thing would get a release outside of the region 1/A area. The bluray I have now only has the movie on it, and a trailer. And even though I'm glad to have the movie, the lack of extras is a bit disappointing when you know that this way more awesome version is out there. And I don't really fancy having to get a separate bluray player (outside of my PS4) just so I can get it hacked to play region A.

Same goes for the Alpocalypse Live DVD and the Weird Al Show box set, by the way, which are also region 1/A exclusive. ;(
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Re: UHF Blu Ray! (Was 25th anniversary of UHF)

Postby Heds » Sun Feb 21, 2016 1:46 am

Sappho wrote:I really wish this thing would get a release outside of the region 1/A area. The bluray I have now only has the movie on it, and a trailer. And even though I'm glad to have the movie, the lack of extras is a bit disappointing when you know that this way more awesome version is out there. And I don't really fancy having to get a separate bluray player (outside of my PS4) just so I can get it hacked to play region A.

Same goes for the Alpocalypse Live DVD and the Weird Al Show box set, by the way, which are also region 1/A exclusive. ;(

You can always buy the DVDs rather than Blu-Rays, no matter what region they are, and then buy a region-free DVD players :D
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