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NF-Lee's Gildor and Frodo

LotR Limited Ed. DVD Extras (RotK) — Shelob's Lair....

Posted on 2006.10.21 at 13:22

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Estelanui - Francesca
estelanui at 2006-10-21 22:40 (UTC) (Link)
You can find here information about the crappy region DVD division of the world.

This division is a 'clever' idea that bring more money in the pokets of the production and distribution companies and give you the possibility to pay more for a DVD. :(
Region 1 is for US and Canada, 2 for Europe and Japan, etc. There are multiregional DVD players, but in some Country (i.e Italy) the selling is illegal. It's possible to find on internet the methods to switch the DVD players from a region to another, but not always it works.
Another possibility is to use the DVD of the PC because the region switch is easyer but --be careful-- you can do only 5 switches!
I have a PC permanently set on region 1 and my DVD player on reg. 2.

Globalization?!? what is it? :)






Mechtild
mechtild at 2006-10-21 22:57 (UTC) (Link)
That is SO stupid! I suppose they sell a few more players that way, but it would massively increase the sales of movies from around the world if they could be played in any machine.

Estelanui, I wanted to let you know that Wendy, a fellow-Frodo fan, just photoshopped one of the bottom images to make some distinctive, striking effects with it. You might want to take a look at them. I added the link into the entry above.
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