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#1 of 2425 MisterLime

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Posted May 26 2011 - 04:09 AM

COMING IN 2013 FROM OLIVE FILMS - MOST OF THESE WILL BE REMASTERED IN HD - Fedora (1978) (NEWLY RESTORED IN HD) Directed by Billy Wilder – Starring William Holden, Marthe Keller, Henry Fonda - Man on the Roof (1977) Directed by Bo Widerberg – Martin Beck crime drama - The Adalen Riots (1969) Directed by Bo Widerberg – Oscar Nominee For Best Foreign Film - Elvira Madigan (1967) Directed by Bo Widerberg - Raven’s End (1963) Directed by Bo Widerberg - Dead Pigeon on Beethoven Street (1973) (Restored) Directed by Samuel Fuller - The World's Most Beautiful Swindlers (1963) by Chabrol, Godard, Polanski & others. with Catherine Deneuve, Jean Seberg - Ophelia (1962) Directed by Claude Chabrol – Starring Alida Valli - J’Accuse (1938) Directed by Abel Gance - The Stationmaster’s Wife (Uncut Version) (RESTORED) (1977) Directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder - Guilty of Romance (2011) (Both Versions 144 minutes / 112 Minutes) Directed by Sion Sono - Himizu (2011) Directed by Sion Sono
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Posted May 26 2011 - 04:26 AM

Unless something is seriously wrong with them, I will definitely buy Twilight's Last Gleaming and Fedora. I look forward to the opinions of DVD reviewers.



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Posted May 26 2011 - 05:41 AM

Both of these will be the RESTORED HD versions.



Unless something is seriously wrong with them, I will definitely buy Twilight's Last Gleaming and Fedora. I look forward to the opinions of DVD reviewers.



#4 of 2425 Bob Engleman

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Posted May 26 2011 - 07:53 AM

I'll also be a purchaser of "Twilight's Last Gleaming."


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Posted May 26 2011 - 08:41 AM



Originally Posted by MisterLime 


COMING SOON FROM OLIVE FILMS - MOST OF THESE WILL BE REMASTERED IN HD - SOME WILL BE RELEASED ON DVD & BD - ALL ON DVD


- Casablance (1983 TV Series) (Complete 5 Episodes) Starring David Soul, Hector Elizondo, Ray Liotta and Scatman Crothers



Warner Brothers is licencing this out?


#6 of 2425 Joe Caps

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Posted May 27 2011 - 01:21 AM


I remember about a year or two ago on this forum, an editor who had worked on Fedora had some outtake material, particularly the original, untampered soundtrack.  I hope he gets this material to Olive films.



#7 of 2425 Charles Smith

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Posted May 27 2011 - 02:27 AM

Have to share in the excitement for Twilight's Last Gleaming and Fedora.

If I'm remembering correctly, the hard-to-find laserdisc of Fedora was quite the disappointment when I finally nabbed one, with a dismal pan-and-scan picture.  Haven't seen the film properly since 1978 when I went to it two or three times.  Strange flick, great cast, and of course Wilder.




#8 of 2425 BIANCO2NERO

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Posted May 27 2011 - 03:27 AM

Fantastic news - along with TWILIGHT'S LAST GLEAMING and FEDORA I am extremely happy to see fairly obscure titles like DEAD PIGEON, one of Sam Fuller's rarest movies, also being made available - this is really great.



#9 of 2425 Eric Peterson

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Posted May 27 2011 - 03:53 AM

Can't wait for Fedora!!!  I have the Laserdisc, but haven't watched it for quite some time.....and honestly can't remember if it was Pan & Scan or not.  Either way, I will finally be able to retire it!!!


Now if only Universal would release "5 Graves to Cairo" & "A Foreign Affair" and whomever owns "Buddy, Buddy" would get moving, I could have the entire Wilder directorial filmography on shiny discs!!!


#10 of 2425 Peter M Fitzgerald

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Posted May 27 2011 - 08:05 AM

Wow, THE HELLSTROM CHRONICLE! Sweet!


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Wanted in R1: UNEARTHLY STRANGER ('63) / IF I HAD A MILLION ('32) / THE FACE BEHIND THE MASK ('41) / IT CONQUERED THE WORLD ('56) / TERROR ABOARD ('33) / DANGER ROUTE ('68) / THE BLISS OF MRS. BLOSSOM ('68) / GUNN ('67) / ZOO IN BUDAPEST ('33) / THE SEA WOLF ('41) / DAY OF THE TRIFFIDS ('63, restored) / ALAKAZAM THE GREAT ('60) / DARKER THAN AMBER ('70) / THEY WON'T BELIEVE ME ('47) / CROSSWINDS ('51) / JIVARO ('54)

Wanted TV-on-DVD: T.H.E. CAT (1966-67) / SUSPICION (1957-58) / WAY OUT (1961) / ALFRED HITCHCOCK HOUR (1962-65) / PANIC! (1957-58) / CORONET BLUE (1965) / DRAGNET ('50s) / NEW ADVENTURES OF HUCK FINN (1968) / BUS STOP (1961-62) / THE WESTERNER (1960) / THE IMMORTAL (1970) / BLUE LIGHT (1966) / TERRIERS (2010) / THE MAN WHO NEVER WAS (1966)


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Posted May 28 2011 - 08:58 PM

ELVIRA MADIGAN was a stunningly beautiful film.  I would love to see all those pastel colors in a BD edition.

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Posted May 30 2011 - 01:41 AM

For anyone interested,  The Adalen Riots was one of cinematographer Conrad Hall's favourite films. The film was shot in 2 perf. Techniscope, over exposed by two stops, and then pulled back to a correct exposure by the lab. Hall thought it was one of the best looking films he had ever seen.


It would've been nice if all the Bo Widerberg films were released by Criterion in an Eclipse set. If so I would've ordered it immediately, but they are going to be expensive at $25 each.



#13 of 2425 Bob Cashill

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Posted May 30 2011 - 04:30 AM

I've gotten most of the Olives at $18-$20 on Amazon, still expensive but not MSRP.



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Posted June 01 2011 - 06:00 AM

Atomic City announced today.

August 30 release date.

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Posted June 08 2011 - 11:49 AM



Originally Posted by Peter M Fitzgerald 

Wow, THE HELLSTROM CHRONICLE! Sweet!


 I'd love to have this, but since when is Sony licensing titles to Olive? They have a very active MOD program. Unless they lost the rights to it since 1971, perhaps...?




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Posted June 08 2011 - 01:55 PM



Originally Posted by Dick 




 I'd love to have this, but since when is Sony licensing titles to Olive? They have a very active MOD program. Unless they lost the rights to it since 1971, perhaps...?



They did.  THE HELLSTROM CHRONICLE was originally released by Cinema V, who had a deal with Columbia's home video label at the dawn of the format.  But their deal with Columbia expired, and then Cinema V went out of business and HELLSTROM reverted back to its producers.


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#17 of 2425 Eric Peterson

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Posted June 23 2011 - 06:08 AM

Has anybody found Fedora listed anywhere?



#18 of 2425 Bob Engleman

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Posted August 15 2011 - 03:34 AM

Any recent news with respect to "Twilight's Last Gleaming?"

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Posted August 15 2011 - 05:32 AM

Any news on THE SAVAGE INNOCENTS?
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Posted August 15 2011 - 07:39 AM

And any news on upcoming Blu-ray titles?




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