23:14 28 Apr 2003
Wow. Terminator 2: Judgement Day is going to be released on DVD. Again. This time, it’s The Extreme Edition. (Next will be the Extremely Special Ultimate Edition, complete with the actual chip from the first T-800 sent back in time. Plug that into a USB 2.0 port and see what happens. Not compatible with IEEE1394.)
Included in the Extreme Edition, though, will be a high definition version of the film. Not a trailer. Not a sampler. The whole movie. It will be encoded using Microsoft’s WM9 codec. It will be mastered from a 1080p digital master. You’ll need at least a 1.8gHz P4 crunching numbers in your PC, but it should be incredible. This is old news, but I just came across it. There was a war on, and all.
Here’s an extensive AVS Forum thread discussing the release. Enter at your own risk.