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post #11 of 27 Old 11-21-12, 01:05 PM
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For Expendables 2 on blu-ray? I see $17.99 new and $15 used

Edit: I just realized you meant for the original, I already have that on blu-ray
My bad... I mis-read your post. I was talking about the original. (Sorry to get your hopes up! Soon enough, my friend... soon enough!!)
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Just watched this one a few minutes ago. Definitely a mindless blow stuff up flick. I rented this one from Family Video and noticed first thing there was no lossless DTS audio option. Dolby Digital 5.1 was the only option and I hope this doesn't become the norm when renting. As for the video I found it to be a tad grainy in parts. Overall it was an enjoyable movie but a rental for me personally.
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Watched this last night and really enjoyed it. The video was a bit grainy but the audio was off the charts. Great fun

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I loved the first Expendables. It had everything that I was lead to believe it would have and I proudly say that it was awesome! Not a guilty pleasure in the least. I thought part 2 was really good, more of the same and that's what I was looking for as well. Jet Li could have stuck around longer though.

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Thanks for the review Mike!

Since I always try to watch the movies you guys review, I will give this one a spin - even though it is not within my normal watching habits.
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I loved the first Expendables. It had everything that I was lead to believe it would have and I proudly say that it was awesome! Not a guilty pleasure in the least. I thought part 2 was really good, more of the same and that's what I was looking for as well. Jet Li could have stuck around longer though.

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yeah, I wish Jet Li had been more active in the movie, the only reason he even came back as a cameo was a personal favor to Stallone since he's retired from american action movies now.
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Just watched this one a few minutes ago. Definitely a mindless blow stuff up flick. I rented this one from Family Video and noticed first thing there was no lossless DTS audio option. Dolby Digital 5.1 was the only option and I hope this doesn't become the norm when renting. As for the video I found it to be a tad grainy in parts. Overall it was an enjoyable movie but a rental for me personally.
Lionsgate, Summit and one other studio is doing that now for all their rentals as an incentive to purchase instead of renting. it's really kinda frustrating when you want to rent though.
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yeah, I wish Jet Li had been more active in the movie, the only reason he even came back as a cameo was a personal favor to Stallone since he's retired from american action movies now.
Hmm, I knew he retired from Wushu cinema several years ago but this is the first I've heard of him retiring from action all together. He should reconsider because he's awesome. Loved Danny the Dog!

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I think that The Expendables 2 is not as good as The Expendables!!!
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I loved the look of the film, it was the look of good old fashioned high contrast, high saturation film. It's the look of film all '80s blockbusters used and IMO it really suited the movie. The audio pushed my system to its limits (which are considerable), definitely a feast of explosions! I will gladly add Expendables 2 to the list of movies I will gladly re-watch anytime, anywhere.

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