Episode #11 – DVD’s

Mike Matei / June 8th, 2009


  • April 8, 2010 at 9:51 am

    I have a huge DVD collection that I like to keep updating every year. I even started mixing some Blu-Ray because of my interests.

    I have all the James Bond films in their collector’s sets. I actually rearranged them to the right order but still kept them in the boxes for my own convience. Still if you think about it, each of the five films represent a different era in the Bond franchise.

    Films 1-5: The Golden Era (Classic James Bond)
    Films 6-10: The Blue Era (Changing Times)
    Films 11-15: The Red Era (1980s Cold War Era)
    Films 16-20: The Silver Era (Last of the Pre-Craig Modern Bonds)

    Hope that helps James!

  • Firedisk

    April 9, 2010 at 1:28 pm

    Hee hee, Darth Vader said: ” I-i am your fat-h” and it sounded like ” I am you fuck” Whee.

  • killteck

    April 9, 2010 at 9:57 pm

    I thought DVDs have a lot of space, but a box set can only manage to get one movie on a disk. Of course one might feel like an asshole spending a lot on only one disk instead of 8 or 9. But I could do without all the bullshit packaging.

  • captkiro

    April 10, 2010 at 2:12 am

    is there a petition to get rid of region codes? I mean what is the purpose of it? Wouldn’t that give them more business if they could sell more copies of their dvd’s worldwide.

  • April 11, 2010 at 12:22 am

    I use DVDs but I wanna Try a Blu-Ray soon

  • amberdarko86

    April 11, 2010 at 11:56 pm

    I couldn’t agree more with this one

  • murphy2112

    April 14, 2010 at 12:10 am

    The reason the Bond DVDs are like that is so you have to buy the shitty ones to get the good ones, otherwise there’d be a shitload of Diamonds Are Forever and Moonraker DVDs just lying around gathering dust.

  • supermangaz

    April 15, 2010 at 6:55 am

    You nailed this one on the head! you’ve definately covered all the frustrating elements that dvds have. I could not agree with you anymore, also what bothers me is when i watch a dvd on my laptop and i pause it then come back and unpause it, it stutters a bit before it plays properly.

    This is a great addition to the series, hopefully them bastards dvd manufacturers gets this message loud and clear.

  • April 19, 2010 at 11:37 pm

    I just recently bought me a deluxe edition of The Big Lebowski with special features about how the movie came to be. I was watching it and it actually started skipping during the making of parts. I pulled the disc out to look it over. No scratches. I cleaned it off on my shirt just make sure it was clean. I put it in, no messing up till close towards the end. What the fuck?! I hate DVDs anymore. I say bring back VHS tapes.

  • anticlimatic

    April 22, 2010 at 9:27 pm

    The star wars clip had me laughing harder than I have laughed in WEEKS. Thank god for you, man.

  • Evildeadmanwalking77

    April 25, 2010 at 6:08 pm

    Idk, some boxed sets come packaged nicely. The recent Transformers Matrix of Leadershiip boxed set from Shout! was pretty bad ass actually. Far superior to the Rhino sets that were released which I ended up getting rid of once I got the Shout! set. Which leads me to my next comment, I agree with all these re-releases to keep sucking our bank accounts dry! The Transfomers 80s cartoons was worth it only because Rhino screwed with the original broadcast episodes by using stock sound effects and alternate or incomplete/missing animation that was originally corrected/completed for broadcast versions which resulted in the episodes on the Rhino dvds to be less finished than the broadcast versions that were aired.

  • Blade93

    April 28, 2010 at 4:57 pm

    that’s why i use the xbox 360 for dvds i simply press a then go to the main menu or title menu button and press a voila. ain’t video games grand?

  • MOOman

    May 7, 2010 at 12:28 pm

    I wish you would complain about the region coding a bit more, because thanks to that bullshit I can’t watch any of the Godzilla movies I wanna watch because they can only play in America.

  • May 7, 2010 at 2:03 pm

    Every time I go to the US I get confused with the fullscreen/widescreen. We don’t have this in France!!


    May 11, 2010 at 9:52 pm

    I own the Bruce Lee Collection and my favorite is Way of the Dragon it is the best bruce lee movie eva (I havent seen enter the dragon)

  • linkmastersword

    May 12, 2010 at 7:19 am

    I agree!
    DVDs suck my balls they’re BULLSHIT!

  • Zombiekiller

    May 19, 2010 at 4:54 pm

    The region thing is really a big problem for us in Europe because there is some movies you just can’t get in Europe and therefore you have to get it in NTSC versions and hope your DVD Player is regionfree.

  • GhostBustersFan

    May 21, 2010 at 11:28 pm

    Hey , James You Know whats Bullshit ? Remakes


    May 23, 2010 at 1:45 pm

    donkeys are bull shit

  • May 25, 2010 at 5:17 pm

    i have a dvd player witch lets you press menu and it goes to it lucky me but thats some serious bullshit that all dvd players DON’T FUCKIN HAVE THAT damn man you should do a episode about DVD PLAYERS

  • TJ_Mullet

    May 27, 2010 at 12:24 am

    If you watch a DVD on a PS3, you can quit playback, and the next time you put the disc in it’ll resume from that point. I figured that out while I was working my way through the first season of Mad Men.

    • October 15, 2013 at 8:34 am

      …And it happens with PlayStation 2 as well, so I really do not understand why James is complaining about not being able to stop the film and continue watching straight from that point.

  • Superghost6

    May 27, 2010 at 7:36 pm


  • mesaone

    June 5, 2010 at 4:08 pm

    The reason they dont put the runtime in hrs-mins is because some of the metric system. One metric hour is 47.244 minutes, while one Western Hour is 60 minutes.

    Oh, wait, there is no such thing as a metric hour. Why the fuck do they list in minutes?

  • gothichyppie

    June 8, 2010 at 2:17 am

    My take on the Bond boxset is that if for example someone is a fan of Roger Moore only, they have to buy it all because his movies are displayed on all four volumes, it’s marketing. Yes, they eventually re-released each movie individually but I’m sure that it gets pricy to gather them all so many people go ‘fuck it, I’ll just buy the whole set!’ My good old Pioneer player has been with me for 8 years now but I’m not sure if I can crack the region code so I’m planning on buying a region-free player. Love the Star Wars bit, I always miss the ending I laugh so hard! I love the irony, dvd’s are bullshit yet there are SO many on these shelves!

  • Hicunabo

    June 9, 2010 at 9:45 am

    thats the reason why i download my movies

  • Leo619

    June 9, 2010 at 6:53 pm

    it happens to me with Modern warfare2 i got it when it came out than in january it starts to say disc cant be read but since i have an xbox360 it will show the game picture and says Modern warfare2 i click it 1 minute later DISC CANNOT BE READ!!!

  • Sonatine21

    June 23, 2010 at 12:46 pm

    The weirdest thing that ever happened to me with a dvd happened about a month ago. Bought a sealed, brand new copy of Grand Illusion from the Criterion collection. So, I go to play it and my ps3 starts making this awful racket. I pull out the disc to find, to my horror, one of those plastic sticky security tabs ON THE BACK OF THE DVD! Not on the inside of the case, which is the usual location, but on the back of the ACTUAL DISC!!! Why? Of course once I removed it, it left a scratch on the back of the disc, but fortunately it didn’t mess up the dvd.

  • July 4, 2010 at 12:03 am

    I have almost none of these problems and I would think a movie buff like you wouldnt either.
    First off those little snaps when they were first introduced were actually to prevent theft, weird I know and early DVDs with them actually came with an insert telling you to twist them off and some actually say this on the tabs.
    Second they actually made DVD players that skip every commercial and menu just taking you straight to the movie. The problem with that though is that while some tv box sets work and let me skip to the next episode (Transformers, South Park) others only play the first episode and then stop (Family Guy, Law and order SVU) another problem is that new movies from ANY rental agency (NetFlix Redbox) or used ones sold by them for some reason wont work on the specialized dvd player
    but for those it isnt major inconvienience to plug in my Xbox 360 or PS3
    A third thing you had a problem with was region coding… I never even knew they were region coded every dvd I have got from the united kingdom japan or even south korea (the host collectors edition) hale ALL worked fine on any DVD player I have ever had or anyone I know has ever had so I don’t know what you are talking about.
    Lastly, I FUCKING HATE WIDESCREEN sure you get the movie as it was originally intended but it looks like you are watching it on a fucking SEGA CD when on a wide screen television with a formatted DVD player it still looks like trash, The only way I think widescreen looks good is on a digital projector because I hardly notice the lines and it is desplayed with a certain quality that you just dont get anymore…..I also like tapes….

  • July 4, 2010 at 12:05 am

    have* I can’t believe I even made that typo…it’s been a long day.

  • mhurstjr

    July 10, 2010 at 12:50 am

    you know whats bull f*cking horse shit. that f*ckin commercial you see before your video plays thats the same every f*cking time you watch a new video. what the f*ck.

  • murphy2112

    July 10, 2010 at 11:35 pm

    The Bond thing is so you buy the shitty ones with the good ones. If it were up to me, I’d only own the Connery Bonds, GoldenEye and the new ones. It’s cheaper to buy the sets than the individual movies though, so they fuck you and make you buy three shitty movies with a good one. I’m not complaining. I’ll watch a bad Bond movie for the kitsch value, but really I’d rather just own the good ones.

    • Movespark

      June 11, 2014 at 9:11 pm

      I buy them all so I have the collection.

  • Semudara

    July 20, 2010 at 11:18 pm

    This is a great episode. All of your complaints (well, almost all of them) are completely valid. I finally got my hands on the exceedingly rare Invader Zim DVD set, and I would really like to be able to just browse by episode instead of seeing three scenes (often with spoiler-having pictures) for each episode, which just makes selecting slower and more tedious.

  • sepulcheru

    July 22, 2010 at 11:34 am

    no man, darth vader is DISK ERRORS father XD

  • beatles101

    July 26, 2010 at 2:58 pm

    It looks like the DVD AND Luke couldn’t believe what Darth Vader said.

  • supermark64

    August 21, 2010 at 5:35 pm

    they should bring back floppy discs and have movies on those

  • supermark64

    August 21, 2010 at 5:36 pm

    btw, blu ray is as bad as dvds except theyre in hd

  • annoyed dvd person

    August 21, 2010 at 7:43 pm

    I said screw it i put the dvd in the computer, extracted the movie, deleted the trailers, and put it back on the disk. Now the movie just starts at the title screen.

  • samuraichikx

    August 24, 2010 at 4:58 pm

    They’re actually getting better about the different editions on DVDs. I just bought Date Night and the extended edition was just on the flipside of the DVD.

    It’s confusing as all hell to figure out which one is which, but it’s there.

  • LigeiaMaloy

    August 26, 2010 at 12:21 am

    Fu**ing region codes!
    It’s difficult enough anyway to get uncut movies (luckily the UK most of the time don’t cut away the good stuff without sense), importing from the US is a gamble but then it won’t even work on my DVD-Player (well, it’s high-time I get an NTSC-machine anyway. Oh, there’s the next bullshit! Voltage converter, adapters for the power adapter, incompetent electronic salesmen with stupid facial expressions if you try to get all those things…).

    As for DVDs not restarting were they were shut off… my old player (loyal friend since 2001) does that, even if I remove the disc and watch another DVD.

    So, I don’t know much about technology, but maybe this really depends on the hardware. Or how the hardware feels like.

  • Mr. K

    August 27, 2010 at 4:16 pm

    A year ago, I bought the entire series of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The menu consisted of a menu containing the four episodes of the disc, and that was it. I’d like the option to play all, if I want it.

    Not to mention that, but in that box set, each season’s menu varies from listing the episodes from left to right to top to bottom. Sometimes you end up watching them out of order.

  • ikensee

    September 6, 2010 at 12:32 am

    I HATE when I buy a new DVD and there are NO scratches on it and you think okay it will play flawlessly, then between chapters it freezes for a second then continues. It’s like the DVD company that burned the movie on the disc fucked up when processing it! THAT’S bullshit!

  • September 27, 2010 at 1:39 pm

    I hate DVDs, long live the VHS!!!!


  • Shirley Shotgun

    October 3, 2010 at 10:49 pm

    I don’t really have a problem with previews before a movie it’s sometimes useful. What is worse is those public announcements saying you shouldn’t steal movies and these are as long as a preview. They make me want to download the movie the next time so that my movie starts right at the beginning, no bullshit.

  • L3monJuic3

    October 3, 2010 at 11:09 pm

    bullshittyer…. nice lol

  • UBCF merc 5

    October 4, 2010 at 2:27 pm

    Good thing they at least threw away region coding for PS3 games.
    Ive once bought a 2D fighting game collection for ps2 (all on one disc).
    And the bastard wouldnt play on my PAL ps2, thanks a lot for wasting my money.
    And why not releas the game outside of japan? THAT BULLSHIT TOO!

  • Schloss Ritter

    October 5, 2010 at 10:07 pm

    I hate having to search for the run time.

  • coloradoload

    October 7, 2010 at 12:56 pm

    Missed my biggest annoyance: why don’t DVD menus time out? Nothing is more annoying than falling asleep during a movie and waking up to the James Bond theme on repeat.

  • October 7, 2010 at 4:41 pm

    James’ totally right! It is terrible to have ads at the beginning of the dvd and actually I also hate HAVING ADS AT THE BEGINNING OF VIDEOS IN THIS VERY SITE!!!!
    But I can handle it, I mean they are commercials, they are done to make you buy stuff and in the case of this site they give James and Co. some money, so they deserve it, it’s ok.
    What’s reaaaaaal bullshit is to have scenes of the movie I’m about to watch right before the menu screen! It makes no sense! Why do you have to show me them! It’s not advertising, I already bought the movie! Fuck you!

  • ste022

    October 9, 2010 at 7:35 am

    You hit on a lot of points here, but there’s three others that really annoy me:
    1. I hated the blu-ray ads at the start of my dvds but i could live with them, but what really annoys me is that now i have a blu-ray player they still put the blu-ray advert at the start of blu-ray movies WTF!!!!
    2. why cant they put the year of release on all the movies cases, it’s on some but not others.
    3. sometimes when you listen to dvd’s through standard 2 ch tv speakers the voices can be hard to hear because it’s recorded in 5.1, some movies have the option of switching to 2.0 sound but not all of them do.

  • ste022

    October 9, 2010 at 10:53 am

    You also made a great point about bond, but your always going to be fucked with a bond box set because as soon as they release another movie they release a new set. anyway what order do you put them in, i cant think of any other series of films with so many continuity issues. where do you put casino royal and quantum of solace their the last films but their prequels also they supposed to be part of a trilogy but the third as been shelved, then you’ve got never say never again which is a remake of thunderball where do put that in order!.

  • gamegirl99

    October 10, 2010 at 6:47 pm

    They dont only force you to watch the ads, they force you to watch the security notes at the begining. Nobody reads them, they dont give you enough time to read them anyway, so why have them? And why force you to watch them? Also, if you dont have a menu button, you have to skip through all the ads at the begining, then pause before you can skip through the next one. And on DVDs like Julie and Julia, they have litterally 30 minutes of ads in the begining. I’m not even joking, 30 minutes…

  • kakeroo

    October 17, 2010 at 3:31 pm

    i personally don’t like when they sell a dvd saying it has deleted scenes added and they’re not there (ace ventura) and the only time you see those scenes (bar scene) is when you watch it on t.v. (fox).

    why can’t they have two disc. one beging the theatrical release and the other being the full movie with deleted scenes included where they should have been in the movie.

  • greenobeeno

    October 31, 2010 at 1:45 pm

    I also hate that you have to watch logos ( Warner Bros. etc.). However, I have had luck using the skip chapter button when the menu button wouldn’t work.

  • Ocegues

    November 5, 2010 at 4:33 am

    Don’t copy our disk please! just what someone who bought the film wants to see, irony is that the copied(rips) do not have the do not copy our disk shit on it ๐Ÿ˜€

  • scifi1972

    November 13, 2010 at 8:48 pm

    You know what buuuuuulllshit?!? Blu-Ray combo packs. You know, the ones with the Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy. If I’m buying the Blu-Ray to watch on my BD player & HDTV, why the fuck would I want the dvd and why the fuck would I want to watch the movie on my computer or ipod. Plus they advertise it as a 4 disc special edition, even though two of the discs are worthless. What’s really bullshit is that they release a single disc version, but you don’t get any of the extra features, so if you want those features you have to buy the stupid combo pack that cost 3 times as much. That’s bullshit.

  • Murphy2112

    November 19, 2010 at 12:59 am

    Now that I know James owns the Bond series (like any good movie fan should), I’m patiently awaiting a Monster Madness-style review marathon of all the films.

    … Still waiting.

  • Mr. M

    November 21, 2010 at 3:38 pm

    You what’s even more bullshit?!?!?!?!?!?

    When those who release the DVD takes away one or two scenes.

    That happened to my DVD of The Shining. I’ve seen it more than once on TV before i bought it on DVD and the DVD version lacks 4-5 scenes compared the original version! Why in the holy satanic mother of fuck did they feel like they had to do such a thing, especially when talking about a film by Stanley Kubrick!! It’s a disgrace! It ass-fucks my mind whenever i think about… in fact, i’m worried that all the other Kubrick films that i happen to own might have the same problem…

  • BLund

    November 26, 2010 at 8:37 pm

    So that’s why I download

  • birddogg444

    November 27, 2010 at 1:38 am

    i agree, dvds are bullshit

  • December 16, 2010 at 7:02 pm

    Region locking is the reason I use a region-free DVD player.
    However I do think it’s bullshit that some companies prefer closed captioning over subtitles instead of all of them just including subtitles for the hard of hearing.
    Not that big of a deal for American TVs, but in the PAL regions this just doesn’t function with DVD players. Just television, and that’s it.
    As one who tends to import Region 1 DVDs this isn’t exactly a pleasant aspect to it.

    Then again, all the regional differences between formats are just stupid anyway.
    I can’t stand how even with Blu-Ray, people still have to deal with region locking anyway.
    It presents the perfect opportunity to make one disc for the entire world to play back, regardless of picture format and frequencies like in the PAL/NTSC DVD differences.
    But no. Fox and Disney still seem to keep to it, likely other corporations as well.
    What a waste of money and time.
    It could find a place everywhere if it were kept region-free.

  • January 17, 2011 at 11:24 am

    I totaly agree that’s bullshit!

  • Dixie

    January 23, 2011 at 4:09 pm

    Hello, I totally agree with most of that … until I found out a hax

    For you see, to skip all the retarded advertisements do the following:

    Ad appears, You press Stop, hit root menu, SUCCESS!!!
    and you can not skip 20th century thingy but you can fast forward through it ๐Ÿ™‚

    hope this helps and saves time

  • February 7, 2011 at 9:28 pm

    I am glad SOMEONE finally understands how I feel about DVDs! Not just widescreens I hate about, but how the menus piss me off and other stuff he covered. And another thing, VHS are more economical and don’t break so easily as DVDs and they last longer! Awesome way to put it that new technologies make our lives more miserable. LOL

  • February 28, 2011 at 4:52 pm

    Funny how I had to watch an advertisement with no option of skipping to see this video.

  • Stripes

    April 15, 2011 at 3:20 pm

    lol in holland we dont have this shit, only universal and paramount.

    keep up the good work james

  • Orogenes

    April 20, 2011 at 7:31 am

    Another stupid thing is when they release older movies on DVD, but don’t write anywhere when the movie was made – instead they only show you what year the DVD was produced! Couldn’t they at least show us both? Why would I care more about the production year for the DVD than for the movie?

  • mcg413

    April 24, 2011 at 11:20 am

    The snap things on DVDs to my knowledge are only on Disney DVDs, so I’m guessing it’s to keep it away from kids. BUT kids aren’t that stupid. They can easily find out how it works, and snap the things right off, because it’s fucking pointless.

  • ben 10 guy

    May 9, 2011 at 7:00 pm

    i think 1:66:1 is run time

  • KimuraOkagawa

    May 14, 2011 at 2:24 pm

    I know how bad it can be when DVDs get fucked up. At least once or twice on most of my “Animaniacs” discs, the playback stops for a few seconds while the sound keeps going, and then you can see the video continue while the TV makes the most horrible whining noise ever (like a helium gas leak bumped up a few thousand Hz). And even if you paused the DVD or attempt to mute the TV, it still makes that whining noise, and won’t STFU unless I completely unplug the player (yeah, it’s so broken the noise doesn’t stop if you eject the disc). And then, to be even more of a jerk, when I chapter-skip back to the beginning of the episode, and it comes up to where it had a seizure, it doesn’t! It seems to only do that at a specific part once per viewing of the set.

    And I think it’s probably a problem with the player, and how it attempts to recover from a scratch on the disc (which most of the set apparently has, but that’s probably my fault, I’ve had them a while). The more robust player in my living room doesn’t have a seizure like that, nor does PowerDVD on my computer, or my PS3’s Blu-Ray player which is connected to the same TV as the spazoid. It’s just this cheap CyberHome player that goes ballistic at the slightest scratch. I don’t even want to know what’d happen if I put a Blu-Ray disc in, or even worse, a DVD I burned myself.

  • fried7

    May 22, 2011 at 12:04 pm

    thats funny, i had always thought
    noooo widescreen version!! i hate that lame black on the top and bottom, why they have that???? nooooo … ๐Ÿ˜€ but that was when the cheapest LCD TVs were like $1000

  • Vikezor

    May 22, 2011 at 2:49 pm

    @ben 10 guy How in the love of fuck could a movie be 1 hour and 66 minutes long?

  • Mikazo

    May 25, 2011 at 11:01 am

    Region coding is pointless and a headache for foreign language enthusiasts and travelers. What if you want to watch a Russian DVD to better your Russian? Sure you can switch the region code, but if you want to watch an American DVD you have to switch back, and you can usually only switch about five times. The problem with this is that there aren’t enough people affected by this issue to raise enough of a stink – intellectual types who enjoy foreign films are in a minority. Besides, region coding is not done to stop piracy, it is done for other reasons such as to control prices in other countries, since some areas are willing to pay more for a DVD than others.

  • MegaMech

    June 14, 2011 at 12:03 am

    @Mr. M

    ya your right im sure I have seen movies in theaters, I watch it at a friends house and wait a minute. Wasn’t their a different scene? or what happened to that.

    “duh uh, no that never happened nope, nope, nope”

  • Lord Igos263

    June 20, 2011 at 2:24 pm

    This series isn’t bullshit. Kicks ass!

  • nella

    July 2, 2011 at 10:57 pm

    you know what’s bullshit when that little thing comes off of the sd card i mean like come on there so small and you can’t even see them

  • KilgoreTrout

    July 12, 2011 at 6:08 pm

    Nicely done sir! I would also like to add to this, I hate when you pop DvD and it plays clips of the film you are watching. What if you’re showing this film to somebody who hasn’t seen it yet. Barton Fink does this, worse it shows a clip from the ending!

  • LongDongSilver

    July 12, 2011 at 9:50 pm


  • JackeeLee

    July 28, 2011 at 2:41 pm

    I agree completely, Its always a challenge to find the run time on a DVD, except for this one time. I recently bought Spirited Away on DVD and the run time was right on the disc, where it belongs. Its still in minutes, 125 minutes, but its better than nothing I guess. When I saw that I thought of this video immedeately.

  • August 26, 2011 at 3:13 am

    I agreed with everything you said except about the full screan thing I hate wide screen I want see everything thats going on with out two big ass black bars on the top and bottom

  • andrew.delta38

    September 11, 2011 at 3:22 pm

    Why in the holy mother of fuck do these morons screw up the packaging for DVD’s? Because they are too damn lazy to do anything else! Did I have any problems with the security stickers on the DVD cases? Not really. The DVD cases for me each had only one sticker on one side. Every DVD I have ever watched in my entire life has not skipped even once!

  • PhilipHanan

    September 18, 2011 at 12:49 am

    I am am your fa fa fath…er.

  • splinter4295

    September 22, 2011 at 12:56 pm

    I got something that’s bullshit, the security stickers on games. If the game is broken you’re allowed to return it, but if you remove the security sticker then you can’t! How are you supposed to find out whether the game is broken or not without opening the casing?? Society is bullshit.

  • SuperSonic

    October 8, 2011 at 2:12 am

    I noticed that VHSs were also labled with run time in minutes and I still remember getting the Star Wars Trilogy Special Addition on VHS and it’s run time was labled for all three movies together, on the box but that to is Bullshit. Trying to get DVDs to work reminds me of the days of Nintendo cartridges. Remember how if the game didn’t work you’d take it out and blow on the card. I find that often works when DVDs glitch or won’t play.

  • carlosccdvm

    November 17, 2011 at 1:03 pm

    For packing different Bond movies together and not in order. I think that it is that companies that wish to gert rid of shitty movies with good ones like those combo pack you see in Walmart.

  • carlosccdvm

    November 17, 2011 at 1:04 pm

    For packing different Bond movies together and not in order. I think that it is that companies that wish to get rid of shitty movies with good ones like those combo pack you see in Walmart

    • martinlupo

      March 20, 2012 at 2:57 pm

      ย @carlosccdvmย and also most people would want to just buy the sean connery movies, and since MGM knows that, they put all the shitty bonds with them instead to make more money

  • mightylink

    December 16, 2011 at 7:05 am

    Nerd my good man, this is why so many people just download their movies, no they don’t do it to pirate, at least not most of them, they do it to avoid all this crap, even if they bought the movie they’ll download it anyway and keep the dvd case in their collection praying it will never grace the glorious laser of a dvd player.

  • Shidow1123

    December 18, 2011 at 10:36 pm

    I find that in DVDs where you can select the country that if you select Britain/England then you can skip through everything (including security warnings) and go straight to the menu. But I live in New Zealand and don’t know if that works for other countries, so I guess I’m just lucky that I live in a country that isn’t important enough to come up on those screens and I managed to find this. Also tv series here don’t have chapter selections for individual episodes they just have the episodes (yay for Madman).

  • tailspower2001

    December 30, 2011 at 2:12 pm

    Only the packaging on some moives and TV shows + paying by the day to rent moives is the bull shit part of DVD. For me Red Box and Net flicks are no good both cost to much money. Blockbuster’s old $5.50 an week for Blu-ray was just right for ME.

  • deathbyafrog

    December 30, 2011 at 9:21 pm

    ah i miss the days of vhs no worry about scratching or other shit

  • UlisesSanfilippoVicentin

    January 6, 2012 at 1:30 am

    more bullshit man!

  • DarkDekicDuka

    January 16, 2012 at 12:38 pm

    I have a very high-quality expensive DVD player,so when it starts skipping,it’s serious!

  • FanFlurre

    January 27, 2012 at 4:11 pm

    System of a Down! ๐Ÿ˜€

  • JerrySanbox

    February 5, 2012 at 12:19 am

    they have the tabs cus little 3yr old fucks would open them and fuckem up, thanx alot u little bastards

  • Hellder7

    March 16, 2012 at 1:39 am

    I love u man!

  • Lajike

    March 19, 2012 at 6:16 am

    That’s why I play video game and nice work with the time joke

  • martinlupo

    March 20, 2012 at 2:53 pm

    i think this is the only video on this site that doesn’t show ads before it starts

  • stoney_1

    March 21, 2012 at 11:59 am

    wow! i completely fuckin agree with every complaint

  • March 24, 2012 at 12:23 pm

    Didnt expect to see System Of A Down Toxicity ๐Ÿ˜€

  • joemancool

    April 3, 2012 at 9:08 pm

    in star wars scene he said i am ur f…..u…c……k….e..r darth vader makes a sound like u’s

  • Moondog

    April 20, 2012 at 8:08 am

    i totally disagree man, DVDs are way better than crappy VHS, i’ve bought VHS tapes in the past that have just jumped around all over the place, making them unwatchable, i’ve never had a single problem with DVDs, even 2nd hand ones.

    as for having to watch the trailers on DVDs, i haven’t came across a single DVD that “makes” you watch them, sure you can’t always press the menu button but you can always press the chapter skip forward button to skip them, if you still can’t skip them then it must be NTSC DVDs, cos here in the UK our PAL DVDs always allow it.

    one point i do agree on though is the boxes, sure they’re more compact which is better but i hate it when you buy a DVD and you get a cardboard sleeve cover on it that is an EXACT replica of the DVD case itself, WTF is the point in that? its just a waste of cardboard lol

  • ihelloway

    May 4, 2012 at 1:36 am

    I loved to see another rise of different movie container ๐Ÿ™‚ now movies can be stored in small sd cards but where’s fun in that ? Atleast usb sticks can be decorated, just like Diablo games in soulstone which comes with Diablo 3.
    Just imagine a bloody f*cking machete usb containing friday 13th movies. It could be 1 movie, it could be all movies… now that’s great idea =)

  • Vontux

    May 21, 2012 at 5:40 pm

    Every point agreed with. The only thing DVD movies have going for them is that they are sharper than VHS and they are cheaper to mass produce. Region encoding is the worst because it has nothing to do with a fundamental limitation of the technology it is purely an artificial restriction.

  • crazygamer4life

    August 17, 2012 at 9:48 pm

    Some of the things he said i agreed with but not all. DVDs are far better then VHS and most DVDs i have let you skip straight to the menu, not all but most of them. And all of my DVD players, , including my PS3, my computer and my stand alone DVD player , store the info of the DVD i was watching and it will start right where i left off rather i took out the DVD a minute ago or months ago.. sometimes i wish that feature could be turned off though,, if im watch a DVD i haven’t watched in a long time,.. do i wanna start at the middle of the move or at the beginning months later? the Beginning, duh.. it;s only useful if your gonna watch the movie or show later that day or the next day…other wise you’ll loose your place and wanna start over.

  • larsnord

    November 3, 2012 at 12:54 am

    I also hate when the DVD menu starts up and blasts the main title or hero theme music at you. It takes away from the experience, especially if you’ve never seen the move before. Imagine seeing Star Wars for the first time and the bombastic opening is played over the menu, when you hit play that music you just heard is not going to make the same impact. Superman and Indiana Jones DVDs are also bad offenders.

  • avgnfan370

    November 9, 2012 at 6:53 pm

    its funny how I watched a James Bond advertisement before this episode.

  • MonkeeJuice

    January 1, 2013 at 10:50 pm

    I hate it when you can’t skip the FBI warnings! Now that’s BBBBBBBBUUUUUUUULLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLSSSSSSSSHHHHHHHHIIIIIIIITTTTTTTT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • January 5, 2013 at 3:42 pm

    James cracks me up. I love it!!! More videos!

  • Jedorian

    March 14, 2013 at 4:56 am

    Don’t like annoyingly long and drawn out title/menu screens? VLC solves that stupid shit.

  • August 20, 2013 at 10:51 am

    This one is dead on! I got the Godfather Part 2 from netflix the other day. DVD didn’t work in a couple places. And when it reaches that point, the player just crashes. VHS you could fast forward past a bad spot or something. I had to check the internet to figure out if the missing 4 or 5 minutes had anything really important to the plot… Can’t fast forward past the problems on DVD. Use the scene menu to go past it and try and rewind a little…until it reaches the bad spot again and crashes again. Every damned DVD that gets one little scratch starts to work like shit.
    And the other problem I’ve seen with box sets, particularly with television shows, is that some of the disks don’t work well. Saw this with the X-Files. Brand new, sealed in their boxes, and they already don’t work because whoever put the shows on DVD didn’t do enough quality control.
    And the best VHSs I have are the original Star Wars movies without all that special edition crap. Can I get those on DVD (or Blu-Ray) without being special edition? NO. I have to see Han shoot second, a CGI sarlacc, and that awful cringe inducing Jabba palace song. Disney better damn well release the originals without all that crap on DVD & Blu-Ray. Now that its finally away from the guy who thought it was a good idea to replace scenes using models with CGI. Yeah, Lucas, CGI is pretty good looking but your trilogy won special effects Oscars on the old stuff and taking it out just spits on the guys who worked on that for you.
    So yeah, DVDs suck.

  • August 20, 2013 at 7:37 pm

    Ya know whats bullshit?! Cinemassacre doesn’t have a goddamn playlist option. Please fix that, and if there is and im just to fuckin’ stupid to see it. Please tell me where it is. I am new to this site…I’d appreciate it. See ya and keep up the great work.

  • September 20, 2013 at 7:27 am

    my PS3 and PC always keeps the place of my dvds/blu-rays movies indefinitely till i play that dvd/Blu-ray again.. i hate the scratching thing though. so i’m extremely careful touching my dvd’s and blu-rays.. I try to never touch the bottom and handle it as carefully as possible… dvds and Blu-rays should have scratch free bottoms.

  • spencer wren

    September 28, 2013 at 6:35 pm

    i have the same issue.

  • Nintendokid98

    September 28, 2013 at 6:36 pm

    These issues are a pain in the butt.

  • October 28, 2013 at 10:09 pm

    sever not sound error, you need to a bullshit on videos not playing

  • November 19, 2013 at 1:54 pm

    Love this Episode. You should make one about Blu rays and early digital copies. Its BS when companies make a big deal when a movie from the 60s or earlier is now on Blu ray or how in many cases special features (lie 10 minute docs)are exclusive to Blu ray (See Marvel Movies). I miss two disc versions of dvd movies where you could see everything in your car or Portable dvd Like every LOTR or KING KONG (2005)feature. The worst i’ve scene is George Carlin’s last stand up “It’s bad for ya” dvd and Blu ray same exact features. Its a guy on stage talking for an hour! How does that benefit from high def when the same show id on CD! CD no video at all. Like Carlin and the Bullshit man say “that’s bullshit!

  • jimmy albertz

    January 16, 2014 at 7:08 pm

    you know whats bullshit? pausing the video and than it restarts!

  • T S

    March 22, 2014 at 12:09 pm

    I just typed a comment that said it posted but didn’t. Why’s this site falling apart suddenly?

  • June 20, 2014 at 7:06 pm

    What the fuck they didnt arrange them by release date? WHAT THE FUCK!!!! THATS SOME REAL EVIL SHIT RIGHT THERE!

  • milos ilic

    June 25, 2017 at 12:59 pm

    I didn’t even know there were fullscreen and widescreen editions.

  • horrorlover1994

    August 4, 2018 at 5:52 pm

    I’m Starting To Buy DVD’s Again As Well As My Brother Jesse Krajci He’s Buying DVD’s Too But I’m Only Just Getting Horror As My Preferred Film Genre From Now On, I Prefer The Standard DVD Case, Region 1, NTSC.

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