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Criterion Blu-ray titles!

Discussion in 'Blu-ray and UHD' started by Brandon Conway, May 7, 2008.

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  1. atfree

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    After the hate that spewed over there about IAMMMMW, I'd be surprised. I posted over there about hoping to see "Night Train to Munich" upgraded by Criterion to Blu and was chased from the forum by villagers with torches and pitchforks!
     
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    The Vanishing seemed obvious to me. I heard at least a month ago somewhere on that one though.
     
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    The Thing From Another World is owned by Warner Bros. No reason to expect Criterion ever getting a look at it.
     
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    Badlands is a Warner title, though? (or was)
     
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    I'm guessing Badlands was just a one-off deal since it's been over a year now. Although, there was entire year between the first two MGM licenses (House of Games and Salo re-release).
     
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    I read on one of these past threads that Criterion's release of BADLANDS was a one of special deal. But we can always hope, but don't hold your breath. Warner seems to acquiring licenses such as Paramount and Goldwyn and not licensing out properties.
     
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    I think the "Blu clues are in blue" has been dropped since everything they release now is Blu or Blu-DVD combo.

    I welcome an update of The Vanishing. Amazing film. For those who associate foreign films with "snobdom" - give this one a try. It's very accessable.
     
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    August titles are starting to go up on criterion.com. So far:

    All That Jazz (1979)
    Love Streams (1984)
    Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1990)
    Vengeance Is Mine (1979)
    Y tu mamá también (2001)
     
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    All That Jazz! Color me excited!
     
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    nothing for me this month. Which is fine since I'm in for so many of their other titles.

    (maybe "All that Jazz", I've heard so many good things about it...)
     
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    Wow....several "nothing to see here" months in a row for me (with Red River a notable exception). Criterion's saving me some $ to apply to TT and Kino Classics titles!
     
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    ALL THAT JAZZ - That's one for me.
     
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    +1
     
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    Depends what you're looking for. Blus of Love Streams and particularly All That Jazz should be spectacular.
     
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    I've been waiting for a Blu-ray of All That Jazz since I first watched the DVD, which was in 2007, if my recollections are right.

    This is a mouth-watering announcement. Sorry, but the others didn't even register in my mind.
     
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    I've been a fan of All That Jazz ever since I saw it theatrically on its original release. It was only the third or fourth R-rated movie I had ever seen as a teenager. I had the soundtrack on vinyl. By the way, has someone paged Ron Epstein? I know he's a fan.
     
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    I've already PM'd Ron...he'll doing cartwheels when he reads my message!!! :lol:
     
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    Nah. Let him geek out when he gets the press release from Criterion. :D
     
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    Su-weet. Jazz. Another DVD to replace.
     
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    Nothing for me on that list. Have only heard of one, and it has no attraction.
     

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