Warner Home Video made a pretty big deal of the "Ultimate Edition" versions: "get special packaging, get material not available on the previous DVDs", et cetera. They've got them for the first six films, but there doesn't seem to be a matching version for either of the Deathly Hallows releases.
I know movie studios are trying to transition everyone to Blu-Ray and HD TV, and they make sure you can't buy just one version of an item to get everything in it. But, it really seems like a waste of time for them to develop matching packaging and matching marketing for six Ultimate Editions if they're not going to complete the set with either one more UE for both movies or two more UEs for both parts of Deathly Hallows.
So, if Warner Home Video never gets around to making an Ultimate Edition for Deathly Hallows, what is the equivalent amongst the DVDs and Blu-Ray releases that are out there now? —RRabbit42 (leave a message) 21:14, November 26, 2011 (UTC)
- It looks like the answer to my question is the upcoming Harry Potter Wizard's Collection. So, instead of following through so that we have a matched set of "Ultimate Edition" DVDs for all eight movies for about another $60, Warner Bros. wants us to spend another $500 to get all of the special features, and then it might not be all of the extra features.
- The packaging for the Wizard's Collection is amazing, but it's going to be a long time before I even consider buying that. First, I'll wait until the price drops a lot more. Even Amazon's $150 discount isn't enough at this point. Second, it's really annoying to see this company do what so many other companies have done: we expect you to buy every release of every movie and every movie collection because we won't give you all of the extra features in any one of these. We'll "forget" to include something in the new release that was in one of the earlier releases even if we proclaim the new release to be the "must-have" version that includes everything. You have to piece the extra features together from different discs in order to have everything. —RRabbit42 (leave a message) 15:44, July 8, 2012 (UTC)