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#1 of 65 OFFLINE   Bruce Morrison

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Posted December 13 2004 - 12:36 AM

As we're approaching the end of another year, I just thought I'd share my 12 most-wanted DVD titles for 2005. I've limited these to films that haven't yet appeared on DVD (not counting numerous inferior public-domain releases of One-Eyed Jacks), and I've listed them by owning studio.


Columbia

The Go-Between (Losey)

Fox

Julia (Zinneman)

MGM/UA

Thieves Like Us (Altman)

Paramount

Ace In The Hole (Wilder)
One-Eyed Jacks (Brando)
If... (Anderson)

Universal

Taking Off (Forman)

Warner

Fedora (Wilder)
Lust For Life (Minnelli)
Point Blank (Boorman)
Prince Of The City (Lumet)
Reflections In A Golden Eye (Huston)


I guess it's possible that some of these titles could be licensed to Criterion, for example 'Julia', 'Thieves Like Us' and 'Taking Off'.
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#2 of 65 OFFLINE   Inspector Hammer!

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Posted December 13 2004 - 02:30 AM

Although it's starting to become painfully obvious to me that James Cameron is waiting until the tenth anniversary for this but...

Titanic SE
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#3 of 65 OFFLINE   Paul_Scott

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Posted December 13 2004 - 03:01 AM

(love these threads)

Fox
Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (on the sched from AB!)
A Letter To Three Wives (rumoured to be coming Q1)
Leave Her To Heaven (ditto )
Oklahoma! anamorphic remaster (double ditto)

Warner
Libeled Lady (coming 3/1!)
Demon Seed (possible for 05)
Queen Christina (due in Sept!)
East Of Eden (probable for 05)
A Summer Place (shoulder shrug)

Universal
Cleopatra DeMille version (doubtful)
Hold Back the Dawn (even more doubtful)
Midnight (sadly ditto)
the Tammy franchise (won't hold my breath)

Paramount
Love With The Proper Stranger
Let's Scare Jessica To Death
Ace In The Hole
Tarzans Greatest Adventure
(probably won't see any of these Posted Image )

#4 of 65 OFFLINE   Will*B

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Posted December 13 2004 - 03:21 AM

Two Weeks in Another Town

I think this is still MGM, as it was on laserdisc.

(Although imagining a Criterion version of this makes me tingle with misplaced anticipation).


Also, of course...

The Sopranos Season Five
The Simpsons Seasons 6, 7, 8?
Seinfeld Seasons 4+

Isn't it funny how all the best TV shows begin with 'S'....?!
 

 


#5 of 65 OFFLINE   Patrick Soucy

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Posted December 13 2004 - 03:27 AM

- Enemy of the State: Special Edition (Delayed)
- Batman: Special Edition (Rumored)
- Batman Return: Special Edition
- The Frighteners: Special Edition
- The Barbarians
- Graveyard Disturbance
- The Muppet Christmas Carol: Special Edition
- Poltergeist: Special Edition
- Titanic: Special Edition (Rumored)
- Spaceballs: Special Edition (Rumored)
- Alien vs. Predator: Special Edition 2-Disc
- I, Robot: Special Edition 2-Disc

#6 of 65 OFFLINE   david*mt

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Posted December 13 2004 - 04:09 AM

The Incredibles
Star Wars: Episode III
Titanic SE
Simpsons S6 & 7

#7 of 65 OFFLINE   Paul Strilka

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Posted December 13 2004 - 04:09 AM

Howard the Duck
Repulsion
The Plot Against Harry
Twin Peaks Season 2
Lost Highway
Evil Dead Complete Trilogy Collector Edition

#8 of 65 OFFLINE   Haggai

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Posted December 13 2004 - 04:33 AM

For the Titanic SE crowd, just in case you missed this Rumor Mill entry from the Digital Bits last month, here's what they had to say about it:

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11/4/04

A few weeks ago, we mentioned the possibility that Paramount was going to be releasing a new special collector's edition of James Cameron's Titanic in 2005. We have a little bit of new information. The DVD production work on the title will be handled by 20th Century Fox. Word has leaked out of Fox's European operation that the title is expected to be a 4-disc edition, tentatively set for release in the Summer of 2005. This seems to confirm what we've heard from our industry sources - specifically that the studio was considering a 4-disc presentation. However, from what we've heard, production has not yet officially begun on the title (or is only just starting to happen). NOTHING is set in stone about this release yet, and our sources are telling us that a late 2005 (4th Qtr) release at the earliest is more likely. So don't start counting your chickens yet, but if you're a fan, be comforted in knowing that a better DVD version of the film is finally on the radar in a more substantial way.


#9 of 65 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted December 13 2004 - 04:55 AM

A few favs that still need to hit DVD:

Voyager
The Reflecting Skin
Where the Green Ants Dream
All the Mornings of the World
Island of Lost Souls


#10 of 65 OFFLINE   Bradley-E

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Posted December 13 2004 - 05:15 AM

More Preston Sturges Films. The Miracle Of Morgan's Creek! and from Fox Two for The Road and Valley of the Dolls.

#11 of 65 OFFLINE   MarcusUdeh

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Posted December 13 2004 - 05:33 AM

Paramount
The Monster Squad

Universal
Dune: SE
Lost Highway

Disney
Beloved (Only if David Prior is producing the disc otherwise forget it!)
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#12 of 65 OFFLINE   Inspector Hammer!

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Posted December 13 2004 - 05:37 AM

Haggai,
thanks for the heads up on Titanic. Posted Image

I only hope it's true this time.

Steve,
is the movie Voyager you mentioned the one with Sam Shepard and Julie Delpy? If it is I want that one too.
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#13 of 65 OFFLINE   Brook K

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Posted December 13 2004 - 05:37 AM

Ugetsu (Criterion)
Berlin Alexanderplatz
Hail The Conquering Hero (Universal)
The Great McGinty (Universal)
Never Give A Sucker An Even Break (Universal)
A Time To Love And A Time To Die (Universal)
A Matter Of Life And Death (Columbia)
The Steel Helmet (?)
Four Flies On Grey Velvet (Paramount)
Our Daily Bread/City Girl (Fox)
The Crowd (Warner Bros.)
The Wind (Warner Bros.)
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#14 of 65 OFFLINE   Josh L

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Posted December 13 2004 - 05:45 AM

Ahh another year of wishing...

Ladybugs
Howard the Duck
The Wizard

I have no reason to believe these movies will ever come out though Posted Image


I would also like:

Sopranos Season 5
The rest of the Oz Seasons!!
Fraggle Rocks Season Sets
Muppets Xmas Carol SE
More Seinfeld Season Sets'
Office Space SE

#15 of 65 OFFLINE   Ernest Rister

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Posted December 13 2004 - 05:50 AM

Buena Vista

Walt Disney Treasures: The True Life Adventures
Walt Disney Treasures: People and Places
So Dear to my Heart
The Sword and the Rose
Kidnapped
The Story of Robin Hood and his Merrie Men
Light in the Forest
The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin
Journey of Natty Gann: OAR
Child of Glass
Mystery at Dracula's Castle

#16 of 65 OFFLINE   JackKay

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Posted December 13 2004 - 05:50 AM

The Loved One
King Kong (both the 30's one and Peter Jackson's one)
Star Wars 3
Forbiden Planet S.E.
War of the Worlds (both together, Spielberg's and Pal's)
Brando's Mutiney on the Bounty
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#17 of 65 OFFLINE   Walter Kittel

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Posted December 13 2004 - 06:08 AM

Some of the films from my wishlist include:

99 River Street
African Queen, The
Beach Red
Bedazzled (1967)
Captain Horatio Hornblower

Conformist, The
Emperor of the North Pole
File on Thelma Jordan, The
Hail The Conquering Hero
Hamlet (1996)

If...
Innocents, The
Ministry of Fear
Miracle of Morgan's Creek, The
Naked Prey, The

Naked Spur, The
Napolean
Phantom Lady (1944)
Point Blank (1967)
Quiet Earth, The

Robinson Crusoe on Mars
Le Samourai
Stormy Weather
Unfaithfully Yours
Until The End of the World

We're No Angels (1955)

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#18 of 65 OFFLINE   Angelo.M

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Posted December 13 2004 - 06:19 AM

raise the red lantern

#19 of 65 OFFLINE   Jay E

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Posted December 13 2004 - 06:27 AM

There are too many titles to narrow down so I'll just pick one studio & concentrate on them...

Warner:

Brewster McCloud
Demon Seed
The Devils
Heart is a Lonely Hunter, The
Lust for Life
Mad Love
Night Moves
Performance
Petulia
Picture of Dorian Grey, The
Point Blank
Prince of the City
Scarecrow
Straight Time


Oh and I must add these titles from other studios:

Ace in the Hole
Billy Budd
Conformist, The
Island of Terror
Melody
Nightmare Alley
Torture Chamber of Dr Sadism, The


#20 of 65 OFFLINE   DavidKNML

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Posted December 13 2004 - 06:43 AM

One that will probably never come: The Tick Animated Series.