Disney Changes It’s Tune On Physical Media & Home Entertainment

C.C. 95

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Sh*t stays sh*t despite changin look. They should b*rn these ****ers. They annihilated physical media soon as they begin devouring companies.
 
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skyrocketing financial losses from streaming apparently wasnt enough, they also aim for skyrocketing financial losses from their sh1tty disney 100 steelbook line
Lol. Those steelbooks ARE an abomination. :LOL:
And what do they do, yep do a deal with the worst physical media company going Mill Creek... Yep that's really going to impress physical media fans (not!)
You mean you don't like the Mill Creek Blu rays that have a bitrate of 2 Mbps on a BD-25 ?:hilarious:
 
Lol. Those steelbooks ARE an abomination. :LOL:

You mean you don't like the Mill Creek Blu rays that have a bitrate of 2 Mbps on a BD-25 ?:hilarious:
I think there was a review of a classic film on br.com put out by Mill Creek the other week and the review was brutal. Just about one star for the picture quality...... It really was the pits...
 
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They lost me when i was forced to pay more for less - £35 for 4k only only steel vs prior 3d/BR for £25, or dvd/BR Combo steels for around £20

The removal of the 3d option (of movies screened in cinema in 3d) and rise of disney + meant I had zero reason to keep buying physical.
I still don't have all the MCU steels for Phase 4 as i can't bring myself to pay £35 just to keep a collection going... its too much when I have no need for 4k.
There are still people buying dvd!!!

I miss the days of bonus discs, multi-formats releases of movies when they came out the vault.
Removing the vault was a bad move business wise, even if it's better for consumers.
 
They lost me when i was forced to pay more for less - £35 for 4k only only steel vs prior 3d/BR for £25, or dvd/BR Combo steels for around £20

The removal of the 3d option (of movies screened in cinema in 3d) and rise of disney + meant I had zero reason to keep buying physical.
I still don't have all the MCU steels for Phase 4 as i can't bring myself to pay £35 just to keep a collection going... its too much when I have no need for 4k.
There are still people buying dvd!!!

I miss the days of bonus discs, multi-formats releases of movies when they came out the vault.
Removing the vault was a bad move business wise, even if it's better for consumers.
"The vault" was a straight-up blackmail scheme to scare parents into buying their product.
"It's going back into the vault for another twenty years- it's your last chance to buy these Disney Classics".
Disney has ALWAYS been an evil company.
 
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It doesn't matter what physical media they come up with if it is suckarama garbage'. That 'garbage' is pronounced with a French dialect to accentuate my intent.
 
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"The vault" was a straight-up blackmail scheme to scare parents into buying their product.
"It's going back into the vault for another twenty years- it's your last chance to buy these Disney Classics".
Disney has ALWAYS been an evil company.
Am aware.
But as a business model it was extremely lucrative for them.
 
The big problem I see with Disney's attitude towards the physical media is that it seems there's no one at the helm!!! I see moments of clarity with the 4K releases of Cinderella or Snow White but there other proporties like Darby O'Gill or Something Wicked were released with no restoration, bad color grading and just an abysmal presentation and unimaginative packaging!!! When their old DVD is better quality than thier re-release you know its on auto pilot!!! Just unforgivable!!! And the fact that they have never gone back into their own classic library and ugraded their series like Swamp Fox, Zorro or El Fuego Baca and given them a Blu ray restored edition show how far out of touch they really are with their customers. 1

With the demise of the Disney Movie Club, Isner and his cronies have lost the love the company once had for physical media. Granted, it's not the booming days that it once was back 15 or even 6 years ago, but there really is no replacment for a phisical copy of a film, in your hand and ready to watch when you want. Streaming is ok, but the quality can vary and can be easily lost in the digital shuffle. But that's just MHO, take it for what it's worth :D
 
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The big problem I see with Disney's attitude towards the physical media is that it seems there's no one at the helm!!! I see moments of clarity with the 4K releases of Cinderella or Snow White but there other proporties like Darby O'Gill or Something Wicked were released with no restoration, bad color grading and just an abysmal presentation and unimaginative packaging!!! When their old DVD is better quality than thier re-release you know its on auto pilot!!! Just unforgivable!!! And the fact that they have never gone back into their own classic library and ugraded their series like Swamp Fox, Zorro or El Fuego Baca and given them a Blu ray restored edition show how far out of touch they really are with their customers. 1

With the demise of the Disney Movie Club, Isner and his cronies have lost the love the company once had for physical media. Granted, it's not the booming days that it once was back 15 or even 6 years ago, but there really is no replacment for a phisical copy of a film, in your hand and ready to watch when you want. Streaming is ok, but the quality can vary and can be easily lost in the digital shuffle. But that's just MHO, take it for what it's worth :D
Think about this- since they aquired 20th Century Fox- SPEED and THE FRENCH CONNECTION are the only 20th Century Fox catalog titles realeased since 2019.
(I suppose we could count TRUE LIES, THE ABYSS, and ALIENS- but those are a special case scenario)
 
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