Lost season three DVD dated, Blu-ray debunked

In their quest for answers, Lost fans love scouring the show for little clues thrown in by the producers. However, trying to read little bits of paper or book titles on a shelf in the hatch is almost impossible in real time. The real fans rely on the Lost DVDs for solid picture quality and--most importantly--pausing, rewinding, and slow-motion that most DVRs can't provide.

Today, Buena Vista Home Entertainment announced that Lost: The Complete Third Season--The Unexplored Experience will be released on DVD on December 11 in a seven-disc set.

In addition to all 23 episodes, there will be a slew of bonus features totaling more than six hours in length. They include a one-on-one with Matthew Fox, who plays the reluctant leader Jack Shephard, a featurette titled The World of the Others, never-before-seen flashbacks, a making-of documentary, a peek at the multitude of literary references in the show, and the usual audio commentary, deleted scenes, and bloopers. The set will carry an MSRP of $59.99.

Contrary to what some online Web sites--most sourcing The Hollywood Reporter--are reporting, a representative from BVHE told TV.com that there are currently no plans to bring season three to Blu-ray, one of the two high-definition DVD formats fighting for media supremacy (the other being HD-DVD).

Lost just wrapped up its third season and is scheduled to resume early next year.

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Here in the United Kingdom Sky Digital have bought Lost but before it was aired on Channel 4/E4. I think this has something to do with Sky buying Lost
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I wonder why they decided to wait until December. They usually release it in early fall. Well, it sounds like it will be well worth the long wait.
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Yes it's just out 2 days before my birthday. Is this in America because I'm from Ireland.
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Well we're going to have to wait and see what happens.
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Gonna pick that up! We have to go back!
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""The real fans rely on the Lost DVDs for ...--most importantly--pausing, rewinding, and slow-motion that most DVRs can't provide."



Ummmmmm, what the hell kind of DVR can't pause and rewind??



That seems like a fairly stupid sentence to me."



Agreed.
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yeaaa lost 4 ever!!!
thats a so awesome show,i love the actors and hope for the new seasons xD
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bloopers, I pity the fools :p
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Makes no sense to release something when no one has the ability to play them at their home.
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cool
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"The real fans rely on the Lost DVDs for ...--most importantly--pausing, rewinding, and slow-motion that most DVRs can't provide."

Ummmmmm, what the hell kind of DVR can't pause and rewind??

That seems like a fairly stupid sentence to me.
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wow. dec 11???!!
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err have to wait soo long for lost to come back oh well the special features sound nice
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I couldn't care less about the whole format war (I don't have an HDTV) but the December release date for the box set is pretty disappointing. And no Lost till February? It's going to be a loooong year.
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Why isn't season 3 going to be in HD?

Were the episodes in HD when they were airing on tv?

Is there a big difference between HD and just the normal way?


sorry for all the questions..
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We have to wait till December!!? But Heroes is Coming out in August!! Oh well, i can't wait. The Cover Art looks great, its all green
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It's a long time....!!! And i can't imagine myself waiting until february for the next season!!!!
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I would have preferred blu-ray. Maybe they'll announce it later. This will probably be my last season to watch lost.
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Wicked, thats my birthday.
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I'll get the dvds for sure, but I was a little bit disappointed to hear about no Blu-Ray release....I was planning on renting them through netflix and playing them on my ps3 :( oh well, at least I have the last few episodes tivoed in hd :)
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December??? ohhh man thats to much wait!!!
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That's why you download the tv-ripped HD versions (720p).
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hopefully I'll get it for christmas ;)
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I'll wait for the blu-ray to come out.
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Awesome features once again. The ones on season 2 blew me away. Also, the December release is kinda cool.. sadly it means waiting 4 more months than the usual LOST dvd release date. gerrr. I want my season 3 on DVD now!
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I'll get that, bonus features seem very interesting
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Your all better just sticking with DVDs for a little while longer.
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sooooo ridiculously excited!
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Hey Snake - I'll clarify that in the story. Me personally, I have HD-DVD... I just wish this format war would end right now...
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a good ways out but i cant wait
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to the article's writer--there is more than one hi-def format-- Although i know blu-ray is the chosen format of disney/abc, your choice of words makes it seem there is no other format.

Also, this is near-criminal from disney. This is complete and utter price-gouging: They did the same thing with Pirates of the caribbean part 1 and 2-- They release a standard def dvd with absolutely no news or info on the impending release of any hd versions, yet five months later the hd copies are on shelves and being advertised like its been planned for years.

Not only that, but to so that with a tv series, which carries a much higher price tag, is unconsciounable.

Further, if this isn't a show that demands hd, I don't know what is. Its got to be one of the top three choices of nearly every hd owner (for tv series), and yet they're acting like the formats don't exist. Just Pathetic.
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