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    Thumbs up Howard the Duck Finally Hatches on DVD!!

    This film is a total guilty pleasure for me. Only complaint is that it's not coming to Blu-Ray just yet. But it's nice to finally see it on DVD and in a fairly nice special edition. Shame that there's no Audio Commentary... but this is a must own! The news comes from Dread Central.
    Finally! Howard the Duck Comes to DVD!

    On the one hand, Howard the Duck is not really horror related. On the other hand, the movie does have the cigar-chomping duck man waging war with a body-snatching alien called the Dark Overlord that eventually manifests itself in the form of a humongous insectoid bent on world domination. Ah, who cares one way or another? Howard the Duck is finally coming to DVD.

    Universal has confirmed a special edition DVD release of the notorious yet strangely beloved, George Lucas produced, 1986 box office bomb Howard the Duck for March 10, 2009. Digitally remastered and featuring new 5.1 surround sound, no DVD artwork just yet but the extras have been confirmed. This disc is going to be fairly loaded for a DVD retailed for around $14.99.

    "A Look Back at Howard the Duck"
    "Releasing the Duck"
    News Featurette
    "The Stunts of Howard the Duck"
    "The Special Effects of Howard the Duck"
    "The Music of Howard the Duck"
    Teaser Trailers

    Winner of multiple Razzie Awards, hailed as one of the worst films of 1986 by Siskel & Ebert, and a rather costly financial catastrophe at the box office, Howard the Duck has garnered a cult following. Maybe it's the absurdity of the very premise. Maybe it's the hot duck-on-Lea Thompson action. Maybe it's Tim Robbins overacting to the hilt. Whatever the reason be, a DVD release has been greatly anticipated by many for years now. The wait is finally over.

    Loved the movie as a little kid. Havenít seen it again in nearly 20 years. Be curious to see it again through the scrutiny of adult eyes.

    Mark your calendars, folks. Howard the Duck on DVD: 3/10/2009.
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    What? No Blu-ray...that's outrageous!

    What could be better than HTD in high def? Oh, right, "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" in high def.
    May the force be with you.

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    ... and the universe just threw up in its mouth a little.

    I guarantee you this will be in the $7.50 to $5 bin in a month.
    Darth Vader is becoming the Mickey Mouse of Star Wars.

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    this turkey is a little late for Thanksgiving, eh?
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    Quote Originally Posted by JediTricks View Post
    ... and the universe just threw up in its mouth a little.

    I guarantee you this will be in the $7.50 to $5 bin in a month.
    Month?!?!? Have your lost your mind, by Wednesday the week it comes out if not that day.
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    I love me a good set of duck breasts.
    You'll be sorry, Pee-Wee Herman!

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    That movie has only 1 reason to exist: Lea Thompson in underwear.
    Darth Vader is becoming the Mickey Mouse of Star Wars.

    "In Brooklyn, a castle, is where dwell I"
    The use of a lightsaber does not make one a Jedi, it is the ability to not use it.

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