International German Releases In March - Prime Cut etc.

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  1. Brent Avery

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    For those with Region free players like myself there are a few good titles coming out during Feb. / March in Germany:


    Coogan's Bluff ( 1968 ) Koch Media Feb.20

    Man Without A Star ( 1955 ) Alive Feb.28

    Backlash ( 1956 ) Alive Feb.28

    The Revengers ( 1972 ) Explosive Media March 7

    Monte Walsh ( 1970 ) Explosive Media March 7

    Prime Cut ( 1972 ) Explosive Media March 7

    Violent City ( 1970 ) Alive March 14


    Bedazzled ( 1967 ) Alive March 14





    I hope to purchase all of them eventually, Explosive Media in particular seems to be bringing out nicely restored titles, such as the western Bandolero! which looks great.
     
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    'Twould be nice if Warner released Prime Cut on BD, even if it was an Archive release.
     
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    There's some good stuff released in Germany, but also some not so good stuff. Looking at Amazon Germany, I see the Blu-ray of the sixties movie Gambit is zoomed in from 'scope to 16:9, I thought that sort of thing was a thing of the past, esp. as a very nice HD 'scope version has been showing on UK TV. So best to read a report or two before ordering.
     
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    Paramount put out the DVD -- it was originally released theatrically by National General Pictures. I'm assuming they still have the rights. It would make a helluva Shout Factory title if they ever have another deal with Paramount (the way they did WALKING TALL).
     
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    Yes, but since Warner is handling an awful lot of Paramount titles from this era, and has several NGC titles in its own catalogue, more likely to be a Warner release than a Paramount one.
     
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    The Coogan's Bluff DVD is a grain storm. I'm interested to know what this BRD looks like.
     
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    The question is: is it real grain, or is it digital noise?
    If it's the latter, I hope they do/did something about it. Is it grain, I hope they keep their fingers away from the filters. :unsure:
     
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    I don't know if it's grain or noise. What I do know is that film did not look like that when it was first released.
     
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    Any word yet on how any of these look? LOVE PRIME CUT and MONTE WALSH, so those are my top priorities.
     

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