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Goodfellas SE (MERGED THREAD)


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#1 of 246 Andrew_Sch

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Posted February 18 2002 - 10:23 AM

Just caught this great movie last night, and I'd say it's second only to the original Godfather in terms of mob flicks that I've seen. So when is Warner going to come out with the rumored Goodfellas SE?
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#2 of 246 Anthony Thorne

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Posted February 18 2002 - 10:32 AM

In Warner's last chat they said they were waiting for Martin Scorsese to become available to 'bless their efforts' before they released it - i.e, they were waiting for his schedule on GANGS OF NEW YORK to finish for him to record a commentary. Scorsese has recorded commentary tracks for the upcoming LAST WALTZ and KING OF COMEDY discs from MGM and Fox, so you'd hope that he would have been able to do one for GOODFELLAS by now as well.

Personally, I think Universal should grab him for a CASINO commentary while they have the chance.

#3 of 246 Deepak Shenoy

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Posted March 13 2002 - 02:22 PM

Well, it's been "coming soon" since 99. Now, finally there is some indication that it might be coming out this year after all. Irwin Winkler (the producer) mentioned in a recent interview with DVD Empire that he just recorded a commentary track for a special edition of Goodfellas. In his own words, the new DVD will be coming out "soon enough". Hopefully the disc will also have a Scorsese commentary.

#4 of 246 Carrol M

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Posted March 13 2002 - 03:26 PM

Did Winkler mention the Special Edition of Raging Bull?

#5 of 246 Bill J

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Posted March 13 2002 - 03:55 PM

Is it safe to buy Goodfellas, Casino, and Raging Bull, or will we see special editions soon?

#6 of 246 Dave H

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Posted March 13 2002 - 04:40 PM

Casino is the only one I haven't anything about. I would defintely hold off on Goodfellas and Raging Bull. Casino defintely has the best transfer of the two, but too many artifacts.

#7 of 246 Marty Lockstead

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Posted March 13 2002 - 07:28 PM

Count me in for the Goodfellas SE when it comes out! I've been waiting for this for a long time and wouldn't touch the current flipper with a ten foot pole. Speaking of Scorsese and commentaries, it's unfortunate that the track he recorded for Taxi Driver is on the Criterion lasrdisc only, as is the one on Raging Bull.
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#8 of 246 Deepak Shenoy

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Posted March 13 2002 - 10:46 PM

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Did Winkler mention the Special Edition of Raging Bull?

Winkler produced two other Scorsese movies - Raging Bull and New York, New York and there was no mention of either of these.

#9 of 246 Carrol M

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Posted March 13 2002 - 11:29 PM

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Winkler produced two other Scorsese movies - Raging Bull and New York, New York and there was no mention of either of these.

Hmm...that doesn't make me feel good.

This is from the MGM chat last year, here's the quote:

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-GarethFlynn- Hi guys, thanks for coming. My question is in regards to Martin Scorsese's
classic "Raging Bull", which you released as a bare-bones non-anamorphic disc in the early
days of the format. Have you any plans to revisit this title as a Special Edition with an anamorphic
transfer and perhaps a commentary? If not, would you consider licensing this title (or any others)
to Criterion (a long shot, I know!). Many thanks!

-MGM- This title is coming out in 2002 as a special edition. We hope you will be pleased with the new supplemental materials.

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#10 of 246 Deepak Shenoy

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Posted March 13 2002 - 11:48 PM

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Hmm...that doesn't make me feel good. This is from the MGM chat last year, here's the quote:

It just means that Winkler did not record a commentary for the upcoming Raging Bull:SE. Who cares about a producer's commentary anyway ? I would be very interested in a Scorsese commentary (I wish they could license the existing one from Criterion). I also wish they would re-release Taxi Driver with the Criterion commentary.

#11 of 246 Jay E

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Posted March 14 2002 - 01:26 AM

Hoipefully, Warner will release After Hours and Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore when they release the SE of Good Fellas.

#12 of 246 Carrol M

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Posted March 14 2002 - 05:04 AM

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Hoipefully, Warner will release After Hours and Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore when they release the SE of GoodFellas.


And please don't forget, Mean Streets.

#13 of 246 Dave H

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Posted March 15 2002 - 09:10 AM

Is it just me, or has Warner been EXTREMELY slow in re-issuing badly needed releases? In addition to the titles already mentioned, I'm still waiting for Batman.

#14 of 246 Jay E

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Posted March 15 2002 - 09:13 AM

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And please don't forget, Mean Streets


Carrol, Mean Streets is already out on DVD.

#15 of 246 Josh_Hill

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Posted March 15 2002 - 09:43 AM

Maybe I'll just wait for the SE if its this year.

#16 of 246 Bill J

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Posted March 15 2002 - 09:43 AM

I got sick of waiting so I just went out and got Goodfellas.

#17 of 246 Patrick McCart

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Posted March 15 2002 - 10:16 AM

It's supposed to be coming out in May.

You just wasted 15 dollars.

#18 of 246 Chad Gregory

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Posted March 15 2002 - 10:24 AM

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You just wasted 15 dollars.

Yep, and for a 5 year old flipper that will be upgraded this year.

-Chad

#19 of 246 Bill J

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Posted March 15 2002 - 10:37 AM

I'll just sell it or return it then, I have had worse problems. I actually paid $10.

#20 of 246 Chad Gregory

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Posted March 15 2002 - 10:41 AM

I usually do the same thing Bill, sell when the new one is announced.

I can't bring myself to buy the flipper though. Sometimes I have will power. Posted Image

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