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Is Paramount still releasing Blu Ray's?


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#21 of 42 OFFLINE   Dave H

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Posted July 13 2010 - 01:03 AM

I remember reading something about The Score getting released this year...can't remember if it was official though or rumor.  I agree Paramount has been pretty thin.



#22 of 42 OFFLINE   Adam Gregorich

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Posted July 13 2010 - 03:33 AM

The Score was a rumor a long time ago.  The Peacemaker (another Dreamworks title) was announced for BD this week too.



#23 of 42 OFFLINE   Sam Favate

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Posted July 13 2010 - 04:15 AM



Originally Posted by PaulDA 

I can't imagine there won't be an Iron Man 2 release for Christmas.


This was announced today for Sept. 28 release.

http://www.prnewswir...e-98311799.html


List of extras and artwork in the link.




#24 of 42 OFFLINE   Keith I

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Posted July 14 2010 - 01:56 PM

Originally Posted by Dave H 

I remember reading something about The Score getting released this year...can't remember if it was official though or rumor.  I agree Paramount has been pretty thin.


The Score was "announced" with titles like 48 HRS. and The Firm about a year ago, then canceled.  I still have these three titles in my Wish List at Amazon, dated July 31 2009 as the addition date.


I, too, find the low amount of titles being released strange...



#25 of 42 OFFLINE   ricktech12

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Posted August 31 2010 - 08:31 AM

I would have to say now that the version of 1492: Conquest Of Paradise that user was talking about is the France version that is due for release on Blu-ray 10/6/2010, because there was never any announcement for a USA release.



#26 of 42 OFFLINE   robbbb1138

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Posted August 31 2010 - 08:38 AM

Correct me if I'm wrong, but haven't some of the recent catalog announcements been Paramount titles, or are they all being released by someone else (like Apocalypse Now)?



#27 of 42 OFFLINE   Keith I

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Posted August 31 2010 - 04:26 PM

Apocalypse Now is being released by Lionsgate.

 

I just picked up the Best Buy exclusive of The Score and it is released by Paramount Home Video!  Not Lionsgate or DreamWorks or anyone else.

 

Could they be testing the waters for something?  Why a under-the-radar title like The Score?  But this means that Paramount Home Video titles are not completely out of the picture (yet).



#28 of 42 OFFLINE   Adam Gregorich

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Posted August 31 2010 - 06:54 PM

White Christmas is coming this year on Blu-ray.



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Posted August 31 2010 - 09:12 PM



Originally Posted by Keith I 

Apocalypse Now is being released by Lionsgate.

 

I just picked up the Best Buy exclusive of The Score and it is released by Paramount Home Video!  Not Lionsgate or DreamWorks or anyone else.

 

Could they be testing the waters for something?  Why a under-the-radar title like The Score?  But this means that Paramount Home Video titles are not completely out of the picture (yet).

 

I bought The Score too from Best Buy, but I'm expecting a wide release to other retailers within the near future. 
 

 

 

 

 

 

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#30 of 42 OFFLINE   robbbb1138

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Posted September 01 2010 - 01:04 AM

Indiana Jones is controlled by Lucasfilm.  I'm pretty sure Chinatown's not on Blu yet.  Aside from that, what major releases that we're waiting for would come from Paramount?  I could actually go down and look at my DVDs, but I'm not thinking of anything else big that they've done that we don't already have on Blu.



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Posted September 01 2010 - 01:31 AM

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Originally Posted by robbbb1138 

Indiana Jones is controlled by Lucasfilm.  I'm pretty sure Chinatown's not on Blu yet.  Aside from that, what major releases that we're waiting for would come from Paramount?  I could actually go down and look at my DVDs, but I'm not thinking of anything else big that they've done that we don't already have on Blu.

 

What about all those John Wayne flicks? Isn't the Duke big enough for you?
 



#32 of 42 OFFLINE   Matt Hough

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Posted September 01 2010 - 02:35 AM



Originally Posted by robbbb1138 

Indiana Jones is controlled by Lucasfilm.  I'm pretty sure Chinatown's not on Blu yet.  Aside from that, what major releases that we're waiting for would come from Paramount?  I could actually go down and look at my DVDs, but I'm not thinking of anything else big that they've done that we don't already have on Blu.


All of their Centennial Collection DVDs (Sunset Boulevard, Roman Holiday, Funny Face, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Sabrina, To Catch a Thief - these are the ones I reviewed a year or two ago) were advertised as having been remastered in high definition, so I have to assume they have HD masters available for these classics to be released on Blu-ray eventually. I'd certainly love to see them.
 



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Posted September 01 2010 - 04:19 AM

I'm wondering about True Grit.  Seems like a likely choice for Blu ray with the remake coming.



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Posted September 01 2010 - 09:50 AM



Originally Posted by robbbb1138 

Indiana Jones is controlled by Lucasfilm.  I'm pretty sure Chinatown's not on Blu yet.  Aside from that, what major releases that we're waiting for would come from Paramount?  I could actually go down and look at my DVDs, but I'm not thinking of anything else big that they've done that we don't already have on Blu.


Well, There is "The Ten Commandments"

 

of course:

 

Once Upon a Time in the West

Breakfast at Tiffany's

Romeo and Juliet

Little Big Man

Roman Holiday

Paint Your Wagon

Rosemary's Baby

Scrooge

Flashdance

Footloose

Barabella

The Odd Couple

 

to name a few
 



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Posted September 01 2010 - 10:16 AM

Not to seem like an ass, but I generally can't get into anything made before about 1970 (some exceptions in the late 60s), so I probably wouldn't buy any of those.

 

Aside from those recently released on DVD with a new master, I'd think a lot of those were require the kind of extensive effort that current catalog sales aren't supporting.



#36 of 42 OFFLINE   Adam Gregorich

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Posted September 01 2010 - 04:42 PM

I'd like the Beverly Hills Cop Trilogy on Blu-ray in addition to a lot of the titles mentioned..


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Posted September 01 2010 - 08:33 PM

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. . . what major releases that we're waiting for would come from Paramount?  I could actually go down and look at my DVDs, but I'm not thinking of anything else big that they've done that we don't already have on Blu.


What do you mean by "big"?  I'm sure admirers of Audrey Hepburn and Billy Wilder would give you a fierce argument.



#38 of 42 OFFLINE   robbbb1138

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Posted September 02 2010 - 06:56 AM



Originally Posted by Robin9 

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What do you mean by "big"?  I'm sure admirers of Audrey Hepburn and Billy Wilder would give you a fierce argument.

 

I would consider pretty much everything that people have listed in response to my thread as a big release, even if it's not something that I'd plan on buying personally.



#39 of 42 OFFLINE   JoHud

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Posted September 02 2010 - 04:03 PM

There are quite a few titles Paramount could still tackle.  They've got arguable the best Elvis film, King Creole, several Burt Lancaster films, their choice of Jerry Lewis films, quite a few James Stewart, Sophia Lauren, Charton Heston, etc, and most of which shot in Vistavision, which would look excellent in HD.

 

They've really just scratched the surface, and its doubtful they really intend to go much further, just a small handful per year.  Hope I'm wrong, though.



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Posted September 03 2010 - 12:27 PM

i will second, Once Upon A Time In The West

Wings ( First Oscar Best Picture)
Titanic

Serpico

Stalag 17

To Catch A Thief

The Greatest Show On Earth

Shane

Tearms Of Enderment

The John Waynes

 

the question is do they still have the controling intrest of the REPUBLIC PICTURES CATALOG, or is it still in the hands of Lionsgate if so that opens up the possibilities

 

High Noon

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Original)

 

to name a few more


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