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Today, of course, is the day the first Star Wars Trilogy comes out on DVD. As has been endlessly hashed out, these are not exactly the original versions of the original movies, but as the release has neared, I have gotten excited about all this, and less worried about such issues. A bit more worrisome are the audio issues noted on The Digital Bits mentioned in the forums here yesterday, but the latest response they've gotten from LucasArts indicates that the flopped rear surround channel dealie is supposedly intentional, so we'll have to see how that plays out. May the force be with us!

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40. Re: Star Wars Audio Glitches Sep 22, 2004, 00:13 tron
 
<shrug> time will tell. Probably not enough of us score nuts to cater to.

well, i bought the set today and watched ANH just a few minutes ago... i'm something of an audiophile, but i didn't notice anything distracting, and couldn't tell the score was reversed in the rear channels. of course, i just sat back and enjoyed the film, i didn't make an effort to listen for the problems... fact is, if no one mentioned a problem, i would have never guessed one existed. the film looks and sounds soooo much better that i have ever experienced before. that said, i'll gladly mail my disc in for a replacement if they decide to issue one!
 
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