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#1 of 13 OFFLINE   Matthew Prince

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Posted February 01 2006 - 09:46 AM

I have to admit, there's so many requests for DVDs here, I don't know wich movies get released. Reading the website, I'm confused.

What's the most major releases that the website has mamged to get released? And how do the studios take this site seriously?



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#2 of 13 OFFLINE   Dick

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Posted February 04 2006 - 09:39 AM

do the studios take this site seriously?


Warner Bros does, but I've not seen much indication that any other studios listen to anyone much outside of the Wal-Mart purchasers. Universal has a few catalog box sets upcoming and Fox is still doing their Noir and Classics periodically, but Paramount is apparently down for the count and Disney is still sitting on a ton of unreleased live-action material. Criterion and Kino and their ilk are the saviors of the classics these days.

#3 of 13 OFFLINE   Joseph Bolus

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Posted February 04 2006 - 09:51 AM

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Disney is still sitting on a ton of unreleased live-action materia

... Not to mention the animated classic Song of the South.
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#4 of 13 OFFLINE   Jeff_HR

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Posted February 05 2006 - 09:14 AM

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do the studios take this site seriously?
If their executives were ""SMART" they would! Just take a count & see how many fit into that definition.
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#5 of 13 OFFLINE   Ronald Epstein

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Posted February 07 2006 - 06:54 AM

Yes, this forum is responsible for quite a few
studio releases, mainly from Fox and Warner.

Your requests ARE being read.

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#6 of 13 OFFLINE   Benn

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Posted March 26 2006 - 03:38 PM

Matthew,
I can only give you ancedotal evidence. I came upon this website in Aug. of 2002. In the first couple of years, over 20 of my wish list titles have been released. It's been rather barren the last couple of years. From some of the other threads, you can find my lists of "still waiting for"
We just have to keep asking nicely.

#7 of 13 OFFLINE   Rex Bachmann

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Posted April 02 2006 - 12:50 PM

Benn wrote (post #6):

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I can only give you antidotal evidence.

[Jaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!] Know what? (I'll hate myself in the morning, but for right now . . . .) I think you want to give that poster "anecdotal evidence". (Sorry. Couldn't help myself. Malapropisms are a pet peeve of mine.)

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#8 of 13 OFFLINE   PhilBook

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Posted June 14 2006 - 02:15 PM

I don't understand why they don't. Do they not want to make money?

#9 of 13 OFFLINE   Jimi C

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Posted June 15 2006 - 07:58 AM

I think it may have more to do with the fact that, just because 2 people on the HTF want it, dosnt mean anyone else does.
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#10 of 13 OFFLINE   PhilBook

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Posted June 24 2006 - 02:27 PM

How many people, roughly, do you think have to be interested in a show for a company to release it on dvd?

#11 of 13 OFFLINE   Jimi C

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Posted June 28 2006 - 09:09 AM

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#12 of 13 OFFLINE   Ricardo C

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Posted July 17 2006 - 09:27 PM

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Originally Posted by Rex Bachmann
Benn wrote (post #6):



[Jaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!] Know what? (I'll hate myself in the morning, but for right now . . . .) I think you want to give that poster "anecdotal evidence". (Sorry. Couldn't help myself. Malapropisms are a pet peeve of mine.)

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#13 of 13 OFFLINE   Yumbo

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Posted July 26 2006 - 03:22 PM

Fox - could you please stop making double sided discs?

You'd sell more titles if you do.

Goes out to all studios still practicing this unfriendly format.


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