Friday, April 27, 2007

Pirates of the Caribbean - The HD Features

This is from The Digital Bits:

... Disney's forthcoming Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Blu-ray Discs (due 5/22) will offer all of the previous DVD extras, along with some new features created just for the high-definition release. Among these: Curse of the Black Pearl will include the ability to select items of interest while watching the film, thus programming your own documentary to watch after the film, while Dead Man's Chest will enable you to play a game Liar's Dice with characters from the film. ...

It might just be me but HD DVDs really need better features than games or creating your own documentary. Remember the super sweet improvement over VHS? No more rewinding, chapter selection, subttiles, multiple languages, deleted scenes, making-ofs, commentaries, etc. etc. So many new features! And what is HD giving us? A nicer picture, better sound? That's sweet and all, but what else? Oh wait, you can color your car in "Fast and Furious". Wow. Most of the new releases don't even have the "old" DVD special features on it. Such a rip off. But who cares? With that stupid format war going on, HD discs will die out. Only because those retarted suits can't settle on ONE format, no, why should they learn from the past? Let's confuse the consumers and waste time and money because of that. Nice job, RETARDS.