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A Science-Fiction classic on DVD at last,
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This review is from: Logan's Run [DVD]  (DVD)My old VHS tape can now rest in peace, at last we have a widescreen DVD version of Logan's Run with remastered sound.
It's one of my favourite movies of all time. It has a great fast moving story, lots of beautiful people intent on living their alloted 30 years to the full but living alongside a darker underclass, the cubs, and an underground movement that helps "runners" try and find Sanctuary. The special effects are great and won a Special Achievement Award at the 1977 Oscar's and Jerry Goldsmith's music, a mix of orchestral and electronic is superb, I have the OST on vinyl' and to top all that off it has Jenny Agutter.
I agree that the effects do look dated now but bear in mind that at the time their use of lasers was ground breaking. I saw it when it first came out and have watched it countless times since and it has never lost its appeal to me.
On the extras front the commentary by Michael York (Logan), director Michael Anderson and Bill Thomas the costume designer is very informative, the costumes played an important role in portraying a society where pleasure appears to be the sole purpose. The featurette on the making of the movie has a quite grainy quality to it but still gives a reasonable deal of information and is a nice addition.
Now how about someone releasing the Logan's Run TV series with Heather Menzies?
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Initial post: 13 Oct 2010 12:21:58 BDT
Christopher Nash says:
The quality of the featurette is much better on the original Region 1 disc, but the film itself is overbright and with lots of flecks and dust, so you're better off with this one.
Posted on 23 Feb 2012 23:24:56 GMT
Mr. Alan Sullivan says:
Now how about someone releasing the ''Logan's Run TV series'' with Heather Menzies
You can get all 14 episodes from the movieberry film site for around 11$ not too bad quality.
In reply to an earlier post on 26 Feb 2012 00:58:46 GMT
I. R. Kerr says:
Doh!! I bought them off itunes at considerably more. Still, we live and learn.
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