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  1. Dave Blair

    Press Release Warner Archive Press Release: Drunken Master II (1994) (Blu-ray)

    Golden Harvest chief in $101m row Per the South China Morning Post in 1999: https://www.scmp.com/comment/opinion/article/3128134/why-im-sitting-out-xinjiang-cotton-boycott Golden Harvest boss Raymond Chow Ting-hsing has been accused of flouting a $101 million loan deal with Chase...
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    Pre-Order Tarzan's Greatest Adventure (1959) (Blu-ray) Available for Preorder

    I agree. This is my favorite of the Scott films.
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    Best film restoration companies?

    Thank you for the explanation and the work that went into it. I would like more transparency as well, and iNFB on who sighed off on the project
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    Best film restoration companies?

    Thanks. Where then does HDR come into play? Are 2 masters created? It would seem risky to have HDR baked into the master only to have to remove it if and when improved technology arrives and I know it will.
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    Best film restoration companies?

    I am no professional. Help me out. What is the difference between authoring and mastering and how does each affect to look of the final product?
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    A Few Words About A few words about…™ Wonder Boys – in Blu-ray

    What is the source of this information regarding burned vs pressed discs. I am suspicious of the veracity of such a claim, but would like to read more from a reputable source.
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    Are 3D Projectors worth it still? 2020

    The question is in regard to the 3D glasses you mentioned.
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    Are 3D Projectors worth it still? 2020

    Can you assist in locating glasses; brand name, seller etc..
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    Perry Mason HBO Miniseries! Spoiler Alert Advisory

    Years ago I read a few early Perry Mason pulps. The first is ”The Cat with the Velvet Claws.” Perry was always a lawyer in the novels that I read. He wasn’t a stickler for rules and refs. The novels were so popular they immediately started a series of movies which I enjoyed being a fan of...
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    Crawdaddy's "Random Thoughts" about Home Video, Film & TV

    Regarding the intermission in Taza: per 3dfilmarchive.com “BONUS QUESTION: Why do 1950's 3-D movies have an intermission? All Golden Age 3-D features had a built-in intermission point around the 50 minute mark. This point was known to the creative team during production so the scripts were...
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    A Few Words About A few words about...™ The Great Escape (Criterion) - in Blu-ray

    I read the book, saw the movie, bought the LP soundtrack, purchased the DVD and Blu-Ray read the book again, and soon I will buy yet another Blu-ray. Did I mention that I like the film?
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    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Lonely are the Brave - in Blu-ray

    It is a great film. I saw it upon release and have seen it many times since. For the readers out there it is a film adaptation of the Edward Abbey novel The Brave Cowboy which is a great read. I remember being energized after seeing this and recognizing it as an adult themed movie, something...
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    Dr. Cyclops – Blu-ray Review

    Nice review. I can at last stop buying this film. I have the Laser Disc, the DVD and the new Blu-ray. One of my favorites. Gorgeous! My Dad called me to watch this every time it was on TV. As a kid I was unaware it was a color movie.
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    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Beau Geste - in Blu-ray

    While that is true I believe that without support for physical media the choices will evaporate. My point is that we should support physical media as best we can. Support what you love. I realize, as well, that at this time in history discs are a low priority and money might be better used by...
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    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Beau Geste - in Blu-ray

    Please just buy the movie. Without our support there will be no more outpouring of classic movies. I repeat, just buy it!
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