Universal To Celebrate 100 Years in 2012

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  1. Brandon Conway

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    I'd buy both in a heartbeat.
     
  2. Mike Frezon

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    I just remember how long it took us to get a widescreen DVD release of The Sting. That seemed like it took forever.

    Oh. Because it did!
     
  3. Pete York

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    Emphasis added.

    I admire the optimism guys, but to me, this just sounds like the latest crack at the 'evergreen' titles (which is perfectly fine) rather than deep catalog exploration.
     
  4. Kevin EK

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    One that I'm sure will be held back is Midnight Run, since they're developing a sequel. But when that sequel hits, one can hope for a Blu-ray with new materials...
     
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    I would like to see "The Shadow" (Alec Baldwin) get the blu-ray treatment in it's original theatrical aspect ratio.
     
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    I'd like to see some of the Universal film noir get the blu-ray treatment.
    Criss Cross, The Killers, Black Angel, Phantom Lady, The Big Clock, Scarlet Street, Cape Fear
    Paramount but now owned by Universal
    This Gun for Hire, The Glass Key, The Blue Dahlia
    And while they are at it, how about Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid.
    Having said all this, I'm not holding my breath.
    Doug
     
  7. Douglas Monce

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    The Shadow just showed up on Amazon's Instant Video service, in the correct aspect ratio and in HD.
    Doug
     
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    I'm waiting for:
    Vertigo
    Midnight Run
    The 'Burbs
    E.T.
    Sneakers
    Rest of Universal Hitchcock
     
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    Love universal...All movies what I like,are from universal pictures...
    dominos vouchers
     
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  11. Robert Crawford

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    I was wrong about it being an extra.





    Crawdaddy
     
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    I think the just announced release of Honey, the Jessica Alba classic, disproves that. :)
    Another group of titles that they're probably going to tie-in with the release of a new sequel is the first three American Pie movies.
     
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    The Shadow is already available if you're region-free.
     
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    As is Cape Fear.
     
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    Yes, I should have that BRD by the end of this week.
     
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    My hope for Universal's 100th is a big DVD box of classic monsters with the best quality prints of all of the films modeled on the Abbott & Costello Box and including all the films in the monster legacy collections (except maybe CFTBL), the 1943 Phantom, the Bela Lugosi Collection films (released before on DVD-18s), and some new content like Secret of the Blue Room and the 1931 Shadow shorts. I also would like to see Universal continue their Backlot collections, expecially with an Alan Ladd set. On BRD, I would like top quality issues of Rear Window and Vertigo and maybe some of the monster films or something from John Wayne.
     
  17. Douglas Monce

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    In case anyone is interested, the 1941 Wolfman is on netflix streaming in HD.
    Doug
     
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    Unfortunately, I'm not region-free capable. Hopefully, Universal will release a blu-ray version ("The Shadow") here in the
    states.
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    A region free"Touch of Evil" is available from Amazon UK -
     
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    ...as is Silent Running. HTF'ers locked to Region A might be interested in this post from another forum:
    When my Touch of Evil arrives, I'll see if the same workround applies...
     

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