Re: Holy Crap! Daredevil on DVD!

Discussion in 'DVD Video' started by rander3127@rogers.com, Jul 31, 2003.

  1. Guest

    On Wed, 30 Jul 2003 0:22:55 -0400, Cernovog <> wrote:

    > Let me start off by saying that I was absolutely pleased at punch when I
    >walked out of the movie theater on opening day of Daredevil.
    >
    > I walked in with an open mind. I was afraid the movie would be bad -- fans
    >of the comic were eschewing it and booing Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner
    >seemed to cheery to be Elektra -- but I was hopeful that it would remain
    >faithful to the elements in the comics that made it successful -- Affleck was
    >a self-confessed DareDevil fan, and the industry has been more respectful of
    >comic book stories since the success of X-Men and Spider-Man.
    >
    > I was so absolutely thrilled with the movie, there was no doubt that I
    >would I own this DVD the day it came out. What I wasn't expecting was such a
    >feature-packed set. They really milked every bit of space on two dual layered
    >DVDs!
    >
    > You get your choice between Widescreen and "Look! No Stupid Black Bars!".
    >The movie is featured in Dolby 5.1 Surround and *gasp!* 5.1 DTS -- a treat
    >you don't see every day on an American DVD. The Spanish and French audio
    >tracks are also Dolby 5.1 Surround.
    >
    > The movie has two different kinds of commentary: Audio by the director and
    >producer and a text commentary that clues you on the rich comic book
    >background and history (I haven't tried either yet). There's also an
    >"enhanced viewing mode" like in X-Men 1.5 or the original Matrix's "follow
    >the white rabbit mode".
    >
    > The second disc contains two one-hour documentaries: One about the film,
    >the other about the comic. I watched the comic book one and it is just jammed
    >pack with monologues from darn near everyone who ever had anything to do with
    >Daredevil. The Frank Miller commentary is the best, of course, because Miller
    >truly embraced Daredevil and made him the character he is today and the
    >character that the movie revolves around.
    >
    > There is just tons more stuff on the second disk. I haven't even scratched
    >the surface. It's just overwhelming.
    >
    > As a bonus, the DVD comes with a coupon for $3 off X-Men 1.5! I already
    >have it, but I'm happy cuz I got a good deal on it and it came with a free
    >ticket to see Daredevil (which I used... I was debating saving it as a
    >collector's item, but then I got fired a week before the movie so that ended
    >that debate) and a free DVD featuring the Daredevil trailer.
    >
    > Anyway... I bought this DVD at Target. It was 15 bucks, came with a $5
    >coupon for Solaris, and saved me the nauseating experience of buying it from
    >*puke* MediaPlay or *puke* Wal-Mart.
    >
    > So if you were debating on buying Daredevil on DVD here's my advice:
    >BUYITBUYITBUYITBUYIT!!!! They put together a GREAT package. The sound, the
    >picture, the extras... oh! and the story too! They're all more than worth it.
    >This is the best deal on a DVD I've gotten in long, long time.


    If you buy it, does it make you a "metrosexual" or something?
    -Rich
     
    , Jul 31, 2003
    #1
    1. Advertising

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

It takes just 2 minutes to sign up (and it's free!). Just click the sign up button to choose a username and then you can ask your own questions on the forum.
Similar Threads
  1. Joe Liquor

    Re: Holy Crap! Daredevil on DVD!

    Joe Liquor, Jul 30, 2003, in forum: DVD Video
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    396
    Joe Liquor
    Jul 30, 2003
  2. Scot Gardner

    Re: Holy Crap! Daredevil on DVD!

    Scot Gardner, Jul 30, 2003, in forum: DVD Video
    Replies:
    5
    Views:
    413
    PeterTHX
    Aug 3, 2003
  3. Jordan Lund

    Re: Holy Crap! Daredevil on DVD!

    Jordan Lund, Jul 30, 2003, in forum: DVD Video
    Replies:
    8
    Views:
    513
    Invid Fan
    Aug 3, 2003
  4. Black Locust

    Re: Holy Crap! Daredevil on DVD!

    Black Locust, Aug 1, 2003, in forum: DVD Video
    Replies:
    2
    Views:
    398
    PeterTHX
    Aug 3, 2003
  5. Guest
    Replies:
    4
    Views:
    785
    Peter
    Jan 23, 2007
Loading...

Share This Page