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    Favorite Old School 70mm Cinemas

    I particulary loved the University and saw many films there such as STAR, SWEET CHARITY, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, APOCALYPSE NOW, a reissue of WEST SIDE STORY, THE RIGHT STUFF and many others. The Eglinton was a nice theatre but didn't have quite the same impact. Of course, for almost three years...
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    UHD Review A Few Words About A few words about...™ - Singin' in the Rain -- in 4k UHD

    The story is a part of the dance was considered too suggestive by the censors and was cut out. Gene's wife posted something about this on her Facebook page. Someone posted something that actually included the original orchestration with the few seconds missing. The footage, of course, is long...
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    Where is FUNNY GIRL in 4K ?

    The superimposed scenes were definitely in the roadshow cut. I saw it twice here in Toronto and was a little annoyed at the time without really knowing how long the whole number really was intended to be.
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    Where is FUNNY GIRL in 4K ?

    In the roadshow the SWAN LAKE number was very brief, with the superimposed shots. Of course most of the criticism of the film was the downer second act so much of the number was put back in to give a bit of comedy to that section.
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    Any news on LORD JIM?

    This was on television a few months ago - I think it was TCM. I remembered liking it as a kid when it frequently played on television cut up into two nights. However, the print was basically unwatchable so I gave up. I am surprised some work hasn't been done on this film yet.
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    Blu-ray Review Thoroughly Modern Millie Blu-ray Review

    Finally got a blu-ray of the movie up here in Canada and had time to watch a lot of it last night. Looks good, but for me the big difference was the sound - the orchestrations really pop. Just makes it all the sadder that the overture, entr'acte and exit music sound so flat in comparison. Still...
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    UHD Review A Few Words About While we wait for a few words about...™ West Side Story (2021) -- in 4k UHD

    Agree very much with your thoughts and I LOVE musicals. No humour at all - Krupke fell flat - and the dance at the gym was the biggest disappointment of all. Not sure I could rate the choreography from the way it was shot and edited. Didn't think the Moreno character added anything and in fact...
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    Blu-ray Review Lullaby of Broadway Blu-ray Review

    Yes, taps were dubbed all the time. It was the only way you could record them and get a clean, consistent sound. Doesn't mean the person wasn't doing the dancing, or tapping at the time, but the sound would not be acceptable. Think of what incredible skill it takes to match your tap sounds to...
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    Deepdiscount sales

    It is definitely a problem. There are some Warner Archives titles I have been waiting MONTHS for them to get back in stock.
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    Warner Archive Announcements Thread

    I have ordered a few times from them and never paid customs or tax - they just show up in the mail. If you order a large amount it might be different, but I usually only order 3 at a time.
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    Press Release PHE Press Release: Paramount Presents! Ragtime (1981) (Blu-ray)

    Funny, Ronald. I prefer the first half with the many diverse plots happening and for me the movie becomes less interesting when it focuses on the Cagney/Rollins plot. For me, it is the same thing with the musical show.
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    Blu-ray Review Thoroughly Modern Millie Blu-ray Review

    James Hibbard was in several 60'smusicals including this, BYE BYE BIRDIE, GYPSY,several Elvis films and HELLO DOLLY. He is still very much alive and part of a Facebook group I belong to. He lives in Vancouver, B.C. I believe he is working on a book.
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    Blu-ray Review Thoroughly Modern Millie Blu-ray Review

    Thanks for looking, Will, but once I put it in the cart it says out of stock. I get the same thing with Ziegfeld Follies, Annie Get Your Gun, Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex and In the Good Old Summertime. Some of the Warners ones have been a couple of months now.
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    TCM Changing September 1 2021 >

    I have been having the same problem with my cable company here in Toronto.
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    Blu-ray Review Thoroughly Modern Millie Blu-ray Review

    I'm just jealous that you all have it. Amazon.ca does not have it. DeepDiscount is out of stock. Grrrr!