"A Midnight Clear" is coming from Columbia. My fingers are crossed.

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  1. Jay E

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    Just read that this DVD is coming out in June from Columbia on June 4th. This movie is a real sleeper, I recommend it highly.

    It better be widescreen!
     
  2. Bill J

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    Where did you read that, Jay? I hope that it is true, because it's a great WWII film.
     
  3. Patrick Mirza

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    Columbia has announced it... no disc specs yet though.
     
  4. Dave Mack

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    Hey Y'all!
    Just read at DVDFile that this is coming june 4th!
    Cool...... And...Just picked up "Waking the Dead" today for $9.99!!
    Peace! D
     
  5. Dan V

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    Great news, I been waiting for the release, very good little known war movie.
     
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    A great WWII movie, released in 1992 before they became "cool" again.

    However... I have the laser of this - it's from Columbia and it's full-frame. Given Columbia's recent trend toward releasing full-frame DVDs of smaller titles, I am concerned that this will be another non-OAR release.
     
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    I, too, loved this film! When I managed a video store right after high school, I used to recommend this regularly (along with One False Move, my two most often recommended films). Wasn't this Gary Sinise's feature debut?
     
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    YES! This is one of those unknown jems that I've been waiting for. I just hope it's not P&S!
     
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    OAR is all I ask, and I promise to buy a copy!
     
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    ~ Well great news so far at least, I wonder if there's any way we can solicit Columbia for a assured WS release to calm our fears , but it seems that at this point in time it has already been determined. [​IMG] [​IMG] crossed
    I just hope we don't have to start another petition every time a studio doesn't see things in "A Midnight Clear" !
    bodymov'n [​IMG]
     
  11. Bill J

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    What are the chances of it not being OAR?
     
  12. Jay E

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    Bill

    Since this is a lesser known title, I'm very worried about it's OAR. I urge everyone to sign the petition so that we won't have a future of crossing our fingers and wondering if a title we want will be OAR.
     
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    The titles that Columbia have recently announced for full frame or p&s release are all comedies or family fare. They obviously are going with some of the market research that says that these titles sell better in that format.

    On the other hand, for all serious dramas and arthouse movies, and I would put this one somewhere in between, all of their releases have been OAR. I wouldn't worry a bit.
     
  14. Jay E

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    Sorry Cary, but I wouldn't call films such as The Scent of Green Papaya, 84 Charing Cross Road or Cowboy comedies or family fare. You're arguement doesn't hold much weight.
     
  15. Brian E

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    I really want this movie on DVD, but if it's not OAR I won't buy it. Hope they don't mess it up.
     
  16. Bruce Hedtke

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    If it is widescreen (and anamorphic, lets not forget that [​IMG] ), I will definitely buy it. Otherwise, it will become a Heavenly Creatures sort of victim: a film I desperately, desperately want but won't buy.
    Bruce
     
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    [rant]I DON'T BELIEVE THIS!!!!![/rant]
    http://www.dvdfile.com/software/dvd-....html#03202002
     
  18. LukeB

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    What a flaming pile of bullshit!
     
  19. Chauncey_G

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    I just signed the ongoing petition to try to address Columbia non-OAR releases. This is the
    thread to see where folks are talking about it.
    Suffice to say their butchering of this film has REALLY pissed me off.
    Cruise on over to sign up, and remember: BE CIVIL ABOUT IT! Nothing will turn them off our efforts quicker than being rude about it.
     
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    Noooooooooooooooooo!!!! [​IMG]
    Guess I won't be buying then.
     

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