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While we wait for A few words about...™ Lawrence of Arabia -- in Blu-ray

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#4641 of 4838 OFFLINE   Robert Harris

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Posted December 23 2013 - 10:15 AM

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"All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes, to make it possible. This I did." T.E. Lawrence


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Posted December 23 2013 - 10:38 AM

Thank goodness for Anne V. Coates. In the wrong hands we might have had Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.



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Posted December 23 2013 - 10:54 AM

There most certainly is a sense of loss.  But I'm encouraged by the new digital medium in this one respect.  I'm finding more and more theaters are able to show classic films since they can be delivered digitally.  I'm now able to see my favorite films in a lot more theaters instead of hoping they will appear at my local art house.  Yes, there is a loss for those of us who grew up on film and really appreciate its aesthetic quality.  But knowing that people younger than me can still be exposed to great cinema at their local theater is very comforting.

 

If they can get it right. Saw Meet Me in St. Louis stretched to 1.85:1 at Shubert theatre in New Haven, CT. There were only 30 people in the audience, and the Shubert was never a movie theatre so, no big deal. It was holiday party for subscribers but a snow storm reduced the attendance.


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#4644 of 4838 OFFLINE   Dave B Ferris

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Posted December 23 2013 - 01:15 PM

A (slightly) *different* memory of Peter O'Toole.

http://www.latimes.c...y#axzz2oJNSYSqF
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Posted December 23 2013 - 01:25 PM

A (slightly) *different* memory of Peter O'Toole.

http://www.latimes.c...y#axzz2oJNSYSqF

 

Very interesting, but not in the least unexpected.


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Posted December 23 2013 - 02:49 PM

Thank goodness for Anne V. Coates. In the wrong hands we might have had Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.


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#4647 of 4838 OFFLINE   Reed Grele

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Posted December 23 2013 - 02:54 PM

Few films are as lucky as to be as good as Priscilla, sir...

 

One of my favorites.



#4648 of 4838 OFFLINE   Moe Dickstein

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Posted December 23 2013 - 02:56 PM

good, I can put my duel glove away now.
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#4649 of 4838 OFFLINE   Robert Harris

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Posted December 31 2013 - 09:59 AM

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Posted December 31 2013 - 02:10 PM

It doesn't say when this new master was created. I played It Happened One Night on DCP last Valentines Day and the credits were windowboxed. That had to have been the older version, right?

I can't imagine they'd prepare a windowboxed version meant for 4K TVs.



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Posted January 01 2014 - 04:02 PM

Looking at the 60ies and earlier titles on the 4k unlimited service Sony has some great titles available:

It happened one Night
On the Waterfront
The Bridge on the River Kwai
The Guns of Navarone

and of course

Lawrence of Arabia

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Posted January 03 2014 - 07:01 AM

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"All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes, to make it possible. This I did." T.E. Lawrence


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Posted January 03 2014 - 07:13 AM

Oh my.  Exceptional.  

 

I know one should always leave 'em wanting more.  But what this left me wanting was the ability (after taking in the whole thing, of course) to stay on one of those shots at a time...say, looking across the city from the Griffith Observatory...and watch and marvel at just that one view of the lights and movement for a while.



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Posted January 03 2014 - 07:50 AM

There is another "Griffith Park" photograph(s) that has been getting a lot of publicity recently - the shot of the wild cougar who now lives in Griffith Park juxtaposed against a backdrop of those same city lights.

https://www.google.c...biw=804&bih=364

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Posted January 03 2014 - 07:16 PM

Just a cougar eating dinner in the hills east of LA....

 

lion-and-deer.jpg

 

 

 

Can't tell if she killed it or if that's just fortuitous roadkill.


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Posted January 03 2014 - 10:06 PM

Just a cougar eating dinner in the hills east of LA....

lion-and-deer.jpg



Can't tell if she killed it or if that's just fortuitous roadkill.


And this is connected to Lawrence Of Arabia how?

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Posted January 03 2014 - 11:32 PM

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we don't talk about Lawrence in this thread.
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#4658 of 4838 OFFLINE   ahollis

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Posted January 04 2014 - 09:32 AM

we don't talk about Lawrence in this thread.


Sorry. The vision of road kill blinded me.

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Posted January 04 2014 - 10:40 AM

Venison of Arabia???


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#4660 of 4838 OFFLINE   Reed Grele

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Posted January 04 2014 - 10:46 AM

And this is connected to Lawrence Of Arabia how?

 

The deer may have been struck down by a 1932 Brough Superior SS100 Motorcycle traveling at excessive speeds.

 

Was a pair of goggles found nearby? :biggrin:


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