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#1 of 32 OFFLINE   Bryan^H

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Posted June 21 2010 - 07:54 AM

Similar threads may exist, I didn't feel like searching. The one film you want most on Blu-Ray.  Your  'Holy Grail' so to speak. Tough call for me.  Although I'd love to see 'Housekeeping' released(with many special features) I guess I'd rather have NOSFERATU from 1979, done perfectly with tons of new features. Remember, the sky's the limit.

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#2 of 32 OFFLINE   GMpasqua

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Posted June 21 2010 - 08:23 AM

My Fair Lady - Robert Harris restoration



#3 of 32 OFFLINE   Bradley-E

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Posted June 21 2010 - 08:38 AM

I really want Out of Sight.

#4 of 32 OFFLINE   Todd H

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Posted June 21 2010 - 08:42 AM

Raiders of the Lost Ark.

#5 of 32 ONLINE   John Morgan

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Posted June 21 2010 - 09:38 AM

It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World. restored, preferably.

#6 of 32 OFFLINE   Ronald Epstein

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Posted June 21 2010 - 09:55 AM

Hey John....that's MY Holy Grail release. 

 

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Posted June 21 2010 - 10:16 AM

THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI. I know it's coming eventually... I'd like that to be in my lifetime.

#8 of 32 OFFLINE   Steve Christou

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Posted June 21 2010 - 10:27 AM

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#9 of 32 OFFLINE   Walter Kittel

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Posted June 21 2010 - 10:34 AM

Great choice, Steve.


I listed a bunch of choices in another thread, but since this is a 'Grail' thread the one title I will mention is


Once Upon A Time In The West.


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Posted June 21 2010 - 10:43 AM

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Posted June 21 2010 - 10:47 AM

There are films I like more and would rather have, but because they'll never be released in my lifetime, I'd have to say the original, non-special edition versions of Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back.


And The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension.


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#12 of 32 OFFLINE   Adam_S

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Posted June 21 2010 - 11:23 AM

since the original versions of star wars will never happen. I'll say: Empire of the Sun
 

#13 of 32 OFFLINE   Brianruns10

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Posted June 21 2010 - 11:39 AM

Well considering "The Magnificent Ambersons" as well as a silent boxset of Greed, The Big Parade, The Crowd and The Wind have all been due from Warners for years now, it would go a long way to mending ties if they did a blu-ray release of those films. PS: I'm gonna be pissed if any of those titles get dumped on DVD via the Warner Archive...

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Posted June 21 2010 - 01:34 PM

Roots in its original eight part version with the openings restored, including: George Hamilton riding through the countryside singing and Chicken George returning from England through the countryside on a horse with beautiful shots. I can't believe WB says they aren't aware of any missing footage! Go to the Museum of TV in New York. It's there to view daily!

#15 of 32 OFFLINE   Matt Hough

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Posted June 21 2010 - 01:47 PM

Black and white: The Miracle Worker


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Posted June 21 2010 - 02:41 PM

So many GREAT titles already mentioned most of which I would buy on release day! There are so many more but of the top of my head, El Cid. Regards, "Can a man live without honor?"

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Posted June 21 2010 - 05:01 PM

Oh wow, there are a lot -- but I'll keep it to two: "Cleopatra" (1963-as complete as possible) and the Robert Gitt/UCLA restoration of "Becky Sharp"

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Posted June 21 2010 - 07:21 PM

I'd like in no particular order. Raiders Of The Lost Ark. ( Sequels too ) Lawrence Of Arabia. The Big Country. Night Of The Demon. Singin' In The Rain. From Beyond. Meet Me In St. Louis. The Great Escape. Jaws. E.T. ( Original with guns edition please ) Munich. Jurassic Park and Jurassic Park 3 ( you can keep number 2 The Lost World as i think it's crap ) On Her Majesty's Secret Service You Only Live Twice Goldeneye Tomorrow Never Dies The Living Daylights Star Trek: The Motion Picture ( Robert Wise restored edition ) The Tall Men Star Wars Episode 1 -6 ( Beef up the sound on episode 2 and 3 - Knowing Lucas and the sound mixers he has working for him they willl do the opposite and tame the great bassy sound of episode 1 ) The Howling Ryans Daughter Vera Cruz The Blob ( 80's version ) Hard Boiled ( If they do a better job than they did for Woo's "upconverted looking" The Killer ) High Plains Drifter Firefox ( uncut please ) Apocalypse Now ( original and hey 2.35:1 - it won't happen while Storaro is alive but i can dream ) Legend ( European cut ) Phenomena ( Argento ) Suspiria ( Argento again - UK soundtrack mixed with a proper restored image that doesn't suffer contrast issues would be nice ) Deep Red ( Argento yet again ) Opera ( Yes Argento agaaaaaaain ) Conan The Barbarian ( hopefully with fixed sound or a mono option ) True Lies Pearl Harbor - Directors Cut Titanic Dances With Wolves ( 4 hour cut ) Zombi 2 aka Zombie Flesh Eaters Once Upon A Time In America Once Upon A Time In The West Marathon Man I probably forgot about a few that i really like but this list will do for now.

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#19 of 32 OFFLINE   Heinz W

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Posted June 21 2010 - 11:19 PM

Lawrence of Arabia. After being promoted on some early Sony BD releases as 'coming soon' it has all but disappeared. No mention of when it is actually coming, and a few years have already passed. I can only hope the delay means a whiz-bang release when it does finally arrive. Hopefully an 8k scan of 70mm elements ala Baraka, with very high bitrates ala Avatar. That would be something to behold indeed.

#20 of 32 OFFLINE   Eric Peterson

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Posted June 22 2010 - 12:13 AM

There is only one "Once Upon a Time in the West"




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