The Beatles.

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  1. tvham

    tvham Well-Known Member

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    I might be in the minority but I LOVE long docs...the Eagles documentary was over three hours long (broken into two parts) and I still wanted more. Same thing for the OJ doc. i wouldn't be surprised if he did like a 6 part series, an hour each episode.
     
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    Hour chunks would be different. It's just hard for me to sit down and focus on a documentary for an extended period of time. Even watching the Oasis "Supersonic" documentary felt so long and it was only 2 hours.
     
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    And then a three year long extended version...
     
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    I mean there’s a lot of source with the Lord of the Rings. I kinda got both the original length and the extra material in the extended editions even if it wasn’t for other people.

    The hobbit though, one little children’s book spread over 3 huge films with extended editions too, Cookoo
     
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    Really that flew by for me, it was hilarious, plus it was pretty much a cultural document of the U.K. at the time! I don’t mind length so long as they get the pacing right.
     
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    Not to go off on a tanget about LOTR, and I haven't seen the movie in a while but I just remember there was a scene where I thought for sure the movie was wrapping up but then there was like another 90 minutes after that.
     
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    Yeah, don't get me wrong, I really enjoyed it. I just felt longer than 2 hours to me.
     
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    Yeah I’d read the books so I kinda knew that the first two false endings wouldn’t be the end! I can just imagine your face if they’d kept the scouring of the shire in...
     
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    My complaints about lenghts of things also stems from the fact that my kids go to bed around 8 so I have about 2 hours to cram in records, TV, movies, video games, guitar playing etc.
     
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    I don't remember exact storylines because it's been so long but I just remember it felt like they went home and started a bunch of new storylines when it felt like the movie should have been over.
     
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    The George Harrison and Elvis docs HBO did were great, and I think they were both done as two parters, with each part around 3 hours.
     
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    On topic of Peter Jackson I must buy his colorized WW1 doc with added voices. Seems to be amazing.

     
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    That’ll just be the trailer.
     
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    Thanks, I was getting ready to rant before I read... although I still think it’s fishy we’re gonna get a new one before the other.
     
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    Just ordered Rubber Soul 2014 mono mix. Havent heard any of these yet, pretty excited. If it lives up to the hype I'll have to grab revolver and mono masters next.
     
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    Oh boy, and you started with the one that I think genuinely has the biggest improvement - not necessarily the most different experience from the stereo, but in terms of sheer audio quality the mono Rubber Soul is the most like hearing a new album to me.
     
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    So, I'll inevitably be buying more it seems. Which of the collection would you consider being more "improved" or different in mono from the stereo pressings?
    Im only interested in maybe 5 total as i already have the 70's blue box.
     
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    Rubber Soul, Revolver and of all of them get Pepper’s, no more nutso stereo mix. I am going to say that I think every mono mix is a good way ahead of it’s stereo equivalent though...
     
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    Well, not A Hard Day's Night for some reason, and I prefer stereo for The White Album as well, but yeah, what he said.
     
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    The White Album is the one I’d say I’m most on the fence on, i do like the stereo mix, and the 50th stereo mix, but while I prefer the mono I can completely understand where @Phaneronic is coming from preferring the stereo.

    Also don’t forget Mono Masters, that one is pretty special!
     

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