Criterion Press Release: The Times of Harvey Milk (Blu-ray)

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  1. Ronald Epstein

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    Okay, I don't know if I've ever seen this: a 100% RT score from critics (16 fresh out of 16, 8.3/10 score) plus an average viewer rating of 4.2/5. Those are pretty high numbers. I'll put off trying to track down a copy on Netflix until the BD hits in March.
     
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    Awesome news. LOVE this documentary. Thought it was infinitely better than Milk. Can't wait to get this.
     
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    I really liked Milk, so I'm pretty tempted on this one...
     
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    I refuse at any time or place to watch Milk because of Sean Penn, but I'm definitely interested in this.
     
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    I found Milk to be kind of a reworking of this doc, down to some sequences even. Although I thought Sean Penn's performance was wonderful and the true high point of the film. It's not that Milk was a bad film, just a pale imitation of this IMO. And I found this doc to be among the most moving I've ever seen. I love documentaries and this is definitely my favorite.
     
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    Some nice supplements. I'll probably get this.
     
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    The sad thing is that more people saw that on opening day than will ever see this film. I have only seen parts of this documentary (I had the laserdisc that I bought off eBay for cheap) but not the whole thing.
     
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    The laserdisc is the only version of the film that I've owned, so I'm looking forward to this Blu-ray release a lot.
     
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    Like most of the Criterion announcements this month: it's a good movie, but not one I have any need to own.
     

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