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  1. Julian Lalor

    Iis this a joke: the censoring of "Are You Being Served?"

    I've come across a few articles, originating from that paper of record "The Sun" which state that several US broadcasters are refusing to show "Are You Being Served?" because of Mrs Slocombe's 'pussy' double-entendres. It's low humour, for sure, but it's so innocous as to be quaint. God forbid...
  2. Julian Lalor

    Lawsuits are now a form of publicity stunt

    Chalk this down to another "Only in America" story. A Knoxville, Tennessee woman has decided that the Superbowl Half-Time show has caused serious injury for which she should be compensated with compensatory and punitive damages. Obviously, this will be thrown out of Court, but one has to...
  3. Julian Lalor

    No More Academy Screeners... (BREAKING NEWS)

    It appears the Studios are fed up with the proliferation of Academy screeners (I noted quite a few postings in TTT thread from people with screeners), so the Majors have nixed them altogether. Looks like some Academy members are going to have to go to the movies this year. It'll be interesting...
  4. Julian Lalor

    R2 Special Editions of Jeunet's Amelie and Delicatessen in April

    Looks like the UK will be getting at least some of the extras from the French R2 SE's (which had no English subtitles) of Delicatessen and Amelie on April 15. Amelie is available in both 1 and 2 DVD sets, with an audio commentary and making of material and Delicatessen has a commentary and...
  5. Julian Lalor

    Fanny & Alexander: R2

    I note from www.blackstar.co.uk (see link http://www.blackstar.co.uk/video/item/7000000066120) that Fanny and Alexander is to be released in R2 next month. I note the running time is 309 minutes, which means it is the original mini-series, rather than the cut-down film released theatrically...
  6. Julian Lalor

    Some interesting confirmations of FOX and MGM titles in R4

    DVD Net (a fairly reputable on-line DVD site in Australia) has given details of a host of FOX (and MGM, which are distributed by FOX in Australia) titles for release in R4 during the first half of 2002. The link is: http://www.dvd.net.au/goto.cgi?news.cgi?id=1578 Among the titles...