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Post by morrison-dylan-fan » June 1st, 2019, 1:10 am

What a line-up!


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Post by Lonewolf2003 » June 6th, 2019, 10:21 pm

funkybusiness wrote:
April 16th, 2018, 10:18 pm
new criterion

930. Dietrich & von Sternberg in Hollywood [wow]
931. Morocco
932. Dishonored
933. Shanghai Express
934. Blonde Venus
109. The Scarlet Empress
935. The Devil is a Woman
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Post by funkybusiness » June 6th, 2019, 10:24 pm

with like a million more special features. I got The Reckless Moment two weeks ago, my first Indicator release, and I love it, solid release, one of the best all-around blu-rays for a single film I have, so I'm very interested in what Indicator puts out now.

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Post by Knaldskalle » June 7th, 2019, 1:00 am

I have Indicator's The Lady From Shanghai, very solid release. Might just be the heaviest single-disc release I have, that booklet is massive! Part of me is tempted to get this one as well, but I have the Criterion release and I can't justify double-dipping.
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Post by funkybusiness » June 7th, 2019, 2:47 am

Knaldskalle wrote:
June 7th, 2019, 1:00 am
I have Indicator's The Lady From Shanghai, very solid release. Might just be the heaviest single-disc release I have, that booklet is massive! Part of me is tempted to get this one as well, but I have the Criterion release and I can't justify double-dipping.
yeah, same. the audio commentaries, the Tag Gallagher visual essay, the other new special features all sound great, but I've already got the CC and I doubt I could get that much out of selling it on amazon or ebay or something.

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Post by PeacefulAnarchy » June 14th, 2019, 12:07 am

5 Official lists, including TSPDT and S&S, and all they could manage for a first blu ray release is a 2K scan?

Special Features and Technical Specs:
NEW 2K REMASTER COMPLETED BY THE BFI

https://www.blu-ray.com/news/?id=25267

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Post by Knaldskalle » June 14th, 2019, 12:34 am

PeacefulAnarchy wrote:
June 14th, 2019, 12:07 am
5 Official lists, including TSPDT and S&S, and all they could manage for a first blu ray release is a 2K scan?

Special Features and Technical Specs:
NEW 2K REMASTER COMPLETED BY THE BFI

https://www.blu-ray.com/news/?id=25267
Yeah, I'll always wonder which details I'm missing out on due to them settling for a 2K scan instead of 4K.
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Post by GruesomeTwosome » June 17th, 2019, 10:23 pm

Criterion’s September releases:

Local Hero (1983, Bill Forsyth)
Polyester (1981, John Waters)
Cluny Brown (1946, Ernst Lubitsch)
The Cloud Capped Star (1960, Ritwik Ghatak)
The Circus (1928, Charlie Chaplin)
Fists in the Pocket (1965, Marco Bellocchio) - upgrade of DVD release
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Post by XxXApathy420XxX » June 17th, 2019, 10:47 pm

That's an insane lineup

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Post by zuma » June 17th, 2019, 11:10 pm

That Cluny Brown cover though...oof.

Shame because it is one of my favourite Lubitsch.

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Post by funkybusiness » June 18th, 2019, 11:28 pm

Network is releasing Oh...Rosalinda!! on blu-ray. that's pretty amazing considering its history and lack of any acclaim. It should look substantially better than the VHS sourced copy floating around, as it's sourced from the original cinemascope negatives.

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Post by Knaldskalle » June 19th, 2019, 12:01 am

zuma wrote:
June 17th, 2019, 11:10 pm
That Cluny Brown cover though...oof.

Shame because it is one of my favourite Lubitsch.
Agreed, not a great cover. The Polyester cover, though... Perfect!
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Post by zuma » June 19th, 2019, 8:52 pm

Knaldskalle wrote:
June 19th, 2019, 12:01 am
zuma wrote:
June 17th, 2019, 11:10 pm
That Cluny Brown cover though...oof.

Shame because it is one of my favourite Lubitsch.
Agreed, not a great cover. The Polyester cover, though... Perfect!
Yeah great cover, and it comes with the odorama card.

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Post by Mothravka » July 6th, 2019, 8:16 pm

La cicatrice intérieure (1972) should be released on Blu-ray/DVD in a couple of days by Re:Voir. Watching Nico scream and whine in HD at home will be a reality.

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Post by funkybusiness » July 6th, 2019, 11:26 pm

uuh the Barnes and Noble Criterion 50% sale has started, I guess? Goes thru August 4th.

I guess it started June 28th, maybe. just heard about it tho

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Post by Mothravka » July 8th, 2019, 3:13 pm

La cicatrice intérieure (1972) is now available to buy on Blu-ray/DVD on Re:Voir's site. Order placed!

https://re-voir.com/shop/fr/philippe-ga ... ieure.html

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Post by weirdboy » July 16th, 2019, 4:03 pm

I haven't bought anything from Barnes and Noble yet although I did make a big list of stuff.

However, I found some of the items for sale at same or better price on Amazon during prime day sale, and getting 6% back on that plus better price than BN 50% off ==> ordered!

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Post by Nathan Treadway » July 18th, 2019, 4:36 am

Wonder why it's taking Criterion so long to announce their October titles? They posted a tweet yesterday saying they are going to announce today, now they are saying tomorrow. :shrug:

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Post by funkybusiness » July 18th, 2019, 4:49 am

so, spoilers but two things, 1. they're making a video to celebrate 1000 spine numbers, and the guy who is editing it tweeted out it's taking longer than expected (although he didn't clarify whether it was the actual hold-up or not), and 2. they're almost certainly announcing a Godzilla boxset, and Toho is doing a presentation at SDCC with a ton of Godzilla stuff on Friday. that seems the more likely answer for the delay, that Toho wants to announce the Godzilla boxset at SDCC first, not on Criterion's website.

edit: actually the video dude was part of the delay (tweet), but Toho is still doing that SDCC thing on Friday, so that might be a separate announcement ala Olympics/Bergman.

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Post by GruesomeTwosome » July 18th, 2019, 12:39 pm

And the wording of yesterday's tweet seems to imply that we still might not get the actual announcements today, as they say to stay tuned for "updates" today - not necessarily the announcement of the releases. :think:


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Post by zuma » July 18th, 2019, 4:11 pm

Criterion releases are up.....but no spine #1000. (yet)

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Post by GruesomeTwosome » July 18th, 2019, 4:23 pm

Yep, just saw the email..."Stay tuned for something big: next week we’ll announce spine number 1000!"

As for the titles that they did announce today:

Matewan (1987, John Sayles)
When We Were Kings (1996, Leon Gast)
Haxan (1922, Benjamin Christensen) - upgrade. I liked the original cover on the DVD release, but I dig the new creepy cover shot too.
Josef von Sternberg 3 silent classics set: Underworld (1927), The Last Command (1928), and The Docks of New York (1928)
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Post by zuma » July 18th, 2019, 4:32 pm

The Toho announcement tomorrow, the rumors, and now the weird phrasing of "Stay tuned for something big" pretty much guarantees #1000 is the Godzilla box.

I find it a strange choice. Was really thinking it would be CK.

EDIT: That Haxan cover is incredible.
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Post by albajos » July 18th, 2019, 4:34 pm

Big?

It's a Big Momma's House box

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Post by Knaldskalle » July 18th, 2019, 4:37 pm

Goddammit. I bought the MoC release of The Last Command, and I hate having to double dip, but an upgrade of 3 Silent Classics by Josef von Sternberg is going to be hard to sit out. Häxan seems like a good fit for October.
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Post by funkybusiness » July 18th, 2019, 7:33 pm

zuma wrote:
July 18th, 2019, 4:32 pm
The Toho announcement tomorrow, the rumors, and now the weird phrasing of "Stay tuned for something big" pretty much guarantees #1000 is the Godzilla box.

I find it a strange choice. Was really thinking it would be CK.

EDIT: That Haxan cover is incredible.
probably 1001, to reference their laserdisc releases. unless they want it punny in which case 1001 will be Tarkovsky's Mirror.

unless we've all been Bamboozled by that new year's wacky drawing.

other news, I've seen the Häxan restoration and it's really, really nice. It's not the sort of film I'd buy, but if it's the kind you (generic) would buy, don't worry, it looks amazing.
definitely nabbing the von Sternberg. watched When We Were Kings a couple years ago and thought it was fantastic. don't know if I'd buy it tho. and those screenshots for Matewan look teal as fuck.

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