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MGM announce 9/17/2002 slate


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#1 of 28 OFFLINE   Thomas T

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Posted May 28 2002 - 01:40 PM

Flirting High Season The Knack ..... And How To Get It Koyaanisqatsi Long Goodbye The Moderns Onion Field (Special Edition) Pride Of The Yankees Stormy Monday Texasville Unbearable Lightness Of Being Valmont plus the three Outer Limits sets already being discussed here. No details and only Onion Field is being referred to as a special edition.

#2 of 28 OFFLINE   Dave H

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Posted May 28 2002 - 01:54 PM

Damn! No Raging Bull: SE.

#3 of 28 OFFLINE   Marc Colella

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Posted May 28 2002 - 01:56 PM

Got my eyes set on The Long Goodbye.

#4 of 28 OFFLINE   Doug D

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Posted May 28 2002 - 02:03 PM

KOYAANISQATSI? That's huge! I've been curious to see THE KNACK and THE LONG GOODBYE for a long time, too ... a cool list from MGM, there.
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#5 of 28 OFFLINE   Joseph J.D

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Posted May 28 2002 - 02:10 PM

I wonder how MGM will handle The Unbearable Lightness Of Being ? I'm perfectly happy with my criterion version and have no plans to double-dip....just curious. I doubt they'll get the commentary though.
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#6 of 28 OFFLINE   Steve Schaffer

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Posted May 28 2002 - 02:22 PM

I'll be getting Valmont to go with Dangerous Liasons. Very interesting to contrast the 2 movies made about the same time of the same story. It'd be interesting to make a 3rd using the better actors from the 2 existing ones. I like Annette Bening better than Glenn Close in their part, but Malkovich better than Colin Firth, and so on.
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#7 of 28 OFFLINE   MartinTeller

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Posted May 28 2002 - 03:19 PM

Koyaanisqatsi Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image


I'm guessing that ULOB will be barebones.

#8 of 28 OFFLINE   Aryn Leroux

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Posted May 28 2002 - 03:27 PM

Oh Yes! Flirting!!!!!!!!!! Posted Image

This has been on my top 10 want list since dvd started. I sure hope MgM releases this in OAR. I also hope this is the Noah Taylor, Nicole Kidman Flick otherwise i am excited for no reason.

#9 of 28 OFFLINE   Steve Enemark

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Posted May 28 2002 - 03:31 PM

Pride of the Yankees? Sign me up! (unless it's a re-package of that colorized HBO crap)
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#10 of 28 OFFLINE   Thomas T

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Posted May 28 2002 - 03:35 PM

Aryn, it is the Nicole Kidman Flirting. I'd like to give a plug to a title no one has mentioned. The 1988 High Season, a quirky little gem of a comedy set in Greece with Jacqueline Bisset, James Fox, Irene Papas and a very young pre-Henry V Kenneth Branagh. It's one of those films that slipped through the cracks and deserved better than it got.

#11 of 28 OFFLINE   Gavin_L

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Posted May 28 2002 - 03:46 PM

cool, thanks for the dates, looking forward to the dvds Posted Image

#12 of 28 OFFLINE   Aryn Leroux

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Posted May 28 2002 - 04:09 PM

Thomas: Thanks for letting me know. Do you know the specs of these releases yet ?

#13 of 28 OFFLINE   Thomas T

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Posted May 28 2002 - 04:35 PM

Aryn: MGM just announced the titles only today but gave no specs of any kind.

#14 of 28 OFFLINE   PatrickL

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Posted May 28 2002 - 04:39 PM

Wow, sign me up for 7 out of the 12. I can't decide which I'm happier about - The Long Goodbye, or Koyaanisqatsi.

#15 of 28 OFFLINE   Jeff Kleist

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Posted May 28 2002 - 04:40 PM

Arrrgh! WHERE'S SG-1?????

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Posted May 28 2002 - 11:21 PM

Pride Of The Yankees is possibly the greatest baseball film ever made. This news is fantastic (and long overdue). Posted Image

#17 of 28 OFFLINE   Tom Rhea

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Posted May 29 2002 - 01:41 AM

I can't believe they are really releasing my no. 1 favorite guilty pleasure -- Texasville!!! Please, please let there be a commentary by Bogdanovich. Thank you MGM.
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Posted May 29 2002 - 03:33 AM

Lets hope The Unbearable Lightness of Being will recieve a 16*9 transfer, with digital restoration (to remove dirt and scratches), and possible a little colour correction (The criterion dvd looked a bit soft to me). BWA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA!!!!! Yeah, maybe it'll have a DTS track too. so far in my humble collection of DVDs, MGM hasn't had a very good track record.
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Posted May 29 2002 - 03:53 AM

I am all over Koyaanisqatsi. I thought the follow up was coming out too? No? I'll have to echo Jeff's sentiment. I'm getting frustrated waiting for SG1 season 2.
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Posted May 29 2002 - 04:09 AM

Texasville needs a commentary by Bogdanovich (there was a wonderful "director's edition" laserdisc, I recall.) Unfortunately, DVD File made it sound like these titles were bare-bones. Maybe I'll have to find that laserdisc off Ebay. I was hoping the eventual DVD would have some features. I am also interested in buying P/K, Flirting, Valmont and the Outer Limits releases.




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