Courtesy of the goons at Blu-ray.com comes the news that the HD DVD exclusive (in the US) Unleashed is being released on Blu-ray in Japan on February 22nd, under its original title of Danny the Dog. I already have the US HD DVD, but the fact that it is being released under the title that seems to be reserved for the slightly longer, more character-oriented French cut of the film, has sparked my interest in this version. I’ve no idea which cut of the film was released in Japan, but the title, along with the fact that both China and Hong Kong got the French cut, means that, by my estimation, chances are pretty high that this Blu-ray release will be the same.
Given the extortionate prices of Japanese optical disc media, I’m going to wait till I know for sure which version will appear on this disc, but it would be nice to replace (or supplement) the in my opinion inferior American version. Additionally, given that the HD DVD transfer was somewhat filtered, it would please me greatly if this version looked better.
Posted: Wednesday, January 02, 2008 at 11:09 PM
| HD DVD
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