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Re: Master of Dark Shadows Blu-ray
« Reply #15 on: April 17, 2019, 12:07:03 AM »
I am not sure how the release of this DVD is supposed to ignite interest in rebooting the franchise, which apparently was mentioned at The Paley Center. I really don't see the DVD selling beyond the hardcore DS audience.
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Re: Master of Dark Shadows Blu-ray
« Reply #16 on: April 17, 2019, 01:10:29 AM »
And if much of it is as recycled as the fan review Gothick shared claims, perhaps all but the completest fans may even give it a pass.

I bought the DVD as a birthday gift for a friend who's into DS (though nowhere near as much as we are) and I'm going to wait until I see it for myself by borrowing his copy before I buy it for myself...

All that being said, though, I do see where on Amazon it's currently ranked

#214 in Movies & TV
#1 in Special Interests (Movies & TV)
#2 in Documentary (Movies & TV)

and those seem like pretty good numbers.

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Re: Master of Dark Shadows Blu-ray
« Reply #17 on: April 17, 2019, 07:08:58 PM »

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Re: Master of Dark Shadows Blu-ray
« Reply #20 on: April 18, 2019, 07:44:27 PM »
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Re: Master of Dark Shadows Blu-ray
« Reply #21 on: April 18, 2019, 08:03:12 PM »
I can't say that I've led a sheltered life but I can honestly say that I had never heard of Zeena until I read the article. And I still had to go to Wikipedia to confirm that she is the daughter of Anton Lavey
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Re: Master of Dark Shadows Blu-ray
« Reply #22 on: April 18, 2019, 06:19:35 PM »
Don't feel bad because I'd never heard of her either.  [ghost_nowink]

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Re: Master of Dark Shadows Blu-ray
« Reply #23 on: April 19, 2019, 02:59:04 AM »
I can't say that I've led a sheltered life but I can honestly say that I had never heard of Zeena until I read the article. And I still had to go to Wikipedia to confirm that she is the daughter of Anton Lavey
I can't believe you'd never heard of her!!!! Zeena the Warrior Princess was all over the place in the 90s!!!She even had a loosey and lawless attitude towards cleavage!!

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Re: Master of Dark Shadows Blu-ray
« Reply #24 on: April 19, 2019, 04:16:36 AM »
The only warrior princess I know from the '90s is Xena: Warrior Princess, played by Lucy Lawless. Is there some connection?

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Re: Master of Dark Shadows Blu-ray
« Reply #25 on: April 19, 2019, 04:51:26 AM »
The only warrior princess I know from the '90s is Xena: Warrior Princess, played by Lucy Lawless. Is there some connection?
I was joking. I guess it fell flat. Loosey lawless...

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Re: Master of Dark Shadows Blu-ray
« Reply #26 on: April 19, 2019, 05:04:49 AM »
No, I thought you might be joking - and I got the loosey and lawless part - BUT I thought maybe there was more to the joke that might have gone over my head if there really was a connection to the Zeena in the article. My bad, not yours.  [easter_cheesy]

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Re: Master of Dark Shadows Blu-ray
« Reply #27 on: April 19, 2019, 05:10:44 AM »
No there wasn't any more to it than that. I saw an opportunity for a bad pun and took it LOL.

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Re: Master of Dark Shadows Blu-ray
« Reply #28 on: April 19, 2019, 11:18:11 AM »
The only other Zena character that comes to mind appeared on Taxi, where Rhea Perlman was the girlfriend of Louie DePalma. Which was probably quite similar to dating Satan.
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Re: Master of Dark Shadows Blu-ray
« Reply #29 on: April 19, 2019, 11:37:32 AM »
I have to say that I am thrilled, Thrilled, THRILLED that FINALLY an MPI release has seen fit to include an early DS promo that I LOVED back in '68, but only saw about 2 or 3 times, and only managed to get the second half of it on audio tape. I'm talking about the first of the TV spots in the extras section which in part features Vicki running across Collinwood's lawn with the voiceover (in reference to Collins House, not Collinwood) "... strange things have happened there and are happening still. It is to this isolated old mansion high on Widows' Hill that 20-year-old Victoria Winters has come to probe the mystery of her past. [thunder] Her curiosity plunges her into a gothic world of love, hate, revenge and terror. ..." And I quoted all that completely from memory because I'd listened to the promo so often back in the day - that's how much I loved it.  [easter_cheesy]

I could care less if the rest of Master of Dark Shadows is complete junk - I have to buy it now that I know that promo is part of it!  [easter_wink]  [easter_grin]