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Nice Blu-Ray transfer, but still sanitized by the BBFC,
This review is from: Men In Black [Blu-ray]  [Region Free] (Blu-ray)
Men in Black is a great movie which I'm sure most film fans will have seen many times, so I won't waste time going into its plot/storyline. This review is for the UK Blu-Ray release. The picture and sound are noticeably better than on the DVD. This disc also boasts an impressive array of extras, including commentaries, extended and deleted scenes, a documentary, a featurette and a trivia game.
Unfortunately, the film itself is still the version slightly altered by the BBFC with two uses of the work "prick" overdubbed, which seems ridiculous in this day and age, especially when you consider that the movie still features stronger swear words and has been show in its original form on TV numerous times. I'm sure a lot of people won't be bothered by this, but I have always been very anti-censorship and feel films should be released in their original form. Don't get me wrong. This release is still worth having, but purists may want to check out the US version which is unaltered and apparently has the same extras.
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Initial post: 18 Jan 2014 01:46:28 GMT
Steven O'Connor says:
Thank you for clarifying this for me. I was very annoyed when the dvd edited the word 'prick', especially as when the movie is on Sky, they word is used on both occasions. So I won't be buying this one.
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