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Time after Time with Malcom McDowell


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#1 of 14 OFFLINE   Mikel_Cooperman

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Posted August 15 2001 - 09:39 PM

You remember him as the guy from A Clockwork Orange and the guy who killed Kirk but this was a winner of a movie with him, David Warner and Mary Steenburgen about HG Wells traveling to Future day San Francisco. I believe its Warner Brothers who relased this. A commentary would be nice too. Please!

#2 of 14 OFFLINE   Trace Downing

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Posted August 16 2001 - 03:02 AM

He was also Caligula as well as the "NEW" Mr. Roarke in the bad Fantasy Island remake (as if the old one is a shakespearian classic) Posted Image

Dang, we must have the same taste in movies, because I love this film too. Good suspense, fish-out-of-water humor, biographically accurate, to the point that they knew H.G. enough...not that he made a time machine. Another advantage...it was filmed in San Francisco!

Isn't it funny, that most films made in Toronto suck, and most made in San Francisco are cool? Posted Image

I found a link to another Warner beg thread that had quite a few people interested in it, enjoy...
http://www.hometheat....ML/003261.html

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#3 of 14 OFFLINE   Kevin McCorry

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Posted August 16 2001 - 03:20 AM

1) It's science fiction. 2) It's a 1970s film. 3) It belongs to Warner Brothers. CONCLUSION: We'll never see it on DVD.

#4 of 14 OFFLINE   Trace Downing

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Posted August 16 2001 - 06:00 AM

In his best Chandler Bing voice: "Oh' can we be any more bitter?"

#5 of 14 OFFLINE   Chuck L

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Posted August 16 2001 - 08:05 AM

I too would love to get this one!

#6 of 14 OFFLINE   PhilipG

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Posted August 16 2001 - 09:16 AM

NOTE TO WARNER: This is NOT a FAMILY FILM. Automatic anamorphic widescreen transfer then, please.

#7 of 14 OFFLINE   Ken_McAlinden

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Posted August 16 2001 - 09:42 AM

Image released the other Nicholas Meyer blending of classic fictional characters with reality, The Seven Percent Solution, in a "near VHS quality" 4:3 transfer. Yuck!(BTW, I know Meyer did not direct this particular film, but he wrote the novel and adapted it for the screenplay) Regards, ------------------ Ken McAlinden Livonia, MI USA
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#8 of 14 OFFLINE   Peter Mazur

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Posted August 16 2001 - 10:47 AM

I have been waiting for this title as well. Please release it soon. ------------------

#9 of 14 OFFLINE   Steve Christou

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Posted August 16 2001 - 02:57 PM

Oh yeah, I would buy this in a nanosecond, a superb time travel flick, nice acting, clever story 'HG Wells vs Jack the Ripper' and a sumptuous score by Miklos Rozsa is the icing on the cake. A 1979 SF classic. This movie was released in Panavision and Dolby Stereo.

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#10 of 14 OFFLINE   Scott Weinberg

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Posted August 16 2001 - 09:12 PM

I'd definitely buy this one. Very cool sci-fi!


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#11 of 14 OFFLINE   george kaplan

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Posted August 16 2001 - 09:58 PM

I have this LD and love it. Will buy the dvd if it ever comes out (and of course, only if it's OAR). ------------------ 13-time NBA world champion Lakers: 1949, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1972, 1980, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1988, 2000, 2001
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#12 of 14 OFFLINE   Joseph DeMartino

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Posted August 17 2001 - 11:47 AM

Yes! We need this movie on DVD - provided that it is a decent edition, meaning anamorphic OAR and some good extras you know, the way Warner Bros. used to releas movies. I have no interest in a modern-day Warner Bros. "It's a piece of junk but it's the best we're going to give you" version. Regards, Joe ------------------

#13 of 14 OFFLINE   Rob Willey

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Posted August 17 2001 - 01:38 PM

I'd buy this one too. Mary Steenburgen's best role to date and it shows off Malcolm MacDowell's range very well. Rob ------------------ "That suits me down to the ground."
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#14 of 14 OFFLINE   David Lambert

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Posted August 17 2001 - 06:21 PM

I'd love a release of this title as well.

However, I'm not sure that right now is the best time for the HTF to be asking any favors of WB! Posted Image

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