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    A Few Words About A few words about…™ Trading Places – in Blu-ray

    For me, the idea of supporting John Landis is just not on, owing to the unforgivable arrogance that led to the unfathomable tragedy of his segment in "The Twilight Zone" film. Personal preference as we all grapple with that with which we may morally abide. A long and untenable topic as we weigh...
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    A Few Words About A few words about...™ The Little Mermaid 3D -- in Blu-ray

    Not well known, Powell&Pressburger - thanks for posting!!!! Though there seems to be some confusion as to just which versions they are replacing: "...anecdotal evidence from contact with the company today indicates the replacement program is for the standard Blu-Ray only." One would hope...
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    A Few Words About A few words about...™ The Little Mermaid 3D -- in Blu-ray

    Sorry - didn't mean for my post to derail the conversation into a discussion of the history and importance of animation techniques in feature films!! :rolleyes: I'll go with the spirit of the posts by Aaron Silverman and Sam Favate (I hope!) in saying that in utilizing the classic animation...
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    A Few Words About A few words about...™ The Little Mermaid 3D -- in Blu-ray

    Disney's response - while outrageous - is quite expected in the immeasurably arrogant world of Bob Iger. Frankly I'm surprised at the lack of outrage here. The dreaded "West Side Story" opening credits fiasco (which occurs before the film is even underway) is on 42 pages, and 838 replies. Now...
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    Peggy Sue Got Married (Blu-ray) Available for Preorder

    Pretty much echo the rest of what I've read with respect to the technical stuff - picture and sound quality - quite well done. The over-saturated colors and ambience of the late 50's are perfectly represented on this transfer. Indeed, the good news is that even though Coppola's heart wasn't in...
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    Peggy Sue Got Married (Blu-ray) Available for Preorder

    This is it folks - ships tomorrow. Interesting to see if it's another cursory "lets get it out there quick and make some money" or if they actually put in the time to create the great transfer this film deserves. Blu-ray dot com seems like to the transfer - but for a film with such a rich...
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    Peggy Sue Got Married (Blu-ray) Available for Preorder

    BTW - if there ever was a disc demanding director's / stars' commentary tracks - this would be it. Listening to Coppola, Cage and Turner sharing their thoughts while watching the thing (NOT in the same room) would be beyond interesting, and I suppose a wonderfully refreshing change from the...
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    Peggy Sue Got Married (Blu-ray) Available for Preorder

    ProfE - point granted - two wonderful actors adding depth and color to the fabric. No personal knowledge (other than speculation) on what brought Murray and Ames on board - sorry!
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    Peggy Sue Got Married (Blu-ray) Available for Preorder

    I saw it first run in theaters as well - and instantly fell in love with the project. With a scoring background, I am always amazed at how a John Barry score can legitimize a film - whether it be "Indecent Proposal," "Somewhere In Time" or even the scarcely seen "Masquerade." Certainly the...
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    Peggy Sue Got Married (Blu-ray) Available for Preorder

    I think the point is its such a winning film, for all the reasons you mentioned, and lets not overlook the earnest and intense Barry Miller, that upon repeated viewing one really wants to embrace it, and expectations managed, one not only adjusts to Cage's pitiful performance, one tries to...
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    Peggy Sue Got Married (Blu-ray) Available for Preorder

    A very nice film - which could have been a classic if not for the fact that: Director Coppola, fresh off the failure of Zoetrope, hated the screenplay, and hated the fact that he was nothing but a hired gun, doing someone else's schlock film In order to land Coppola certain conditions had to be...
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