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  1. Bill Huelbig


    Last night I stumbled upon a screening of Otto Preminger's "Exodus" on the FilmFest HD channel. It looked absolutely perfect. It even included the intermission title card. Does this mean there'll be an upcoming new release of the film on DVD? The current disc, to put it charitably, looks a lot...
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    *** Official MUNICH Discussion Thread

    The Variety review is not so good (and contains spoilers): http://www.variety.com/review/VE1117...goryId=31&cs=1 Quotation of entire review deleted by moderator. See HTF Rule 10. - MR
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    HOW THE WEST WAS WON in Cinerama coming to L.A.

    I read this on the arts.movies.tech newsgroup. There's no mention of it on the Arclight website yet, but if John Sittig says it's coming, that's enough for me. The moviegoing experience of a lifetime. ************************* ArcLight Cinemas, Hollywood will present HOW THE WEST WAS WON...
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    Guy Green 1913-2005

    In an eerie coincidence so soon after the death of Robert Wise, director-writer-cinematographer Guy Green died yesterday at age 91, the same age as Wise. His beautiful "A Patch of Blue" (1965) was one of the most memorable of all '60's films for me. Here is his obituary from Variety: Guy...
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    Problem with THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK

    Has anyone else had any problems with Fox's THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK? I've seen two separate copies on 3 different DVD players and each time, the picture either broke up or froze up during the scenes where the Nazi soldiers hear the cat making noise, and also just before and during the singing of...
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    R.I.P. Janice Rule

    Janice Rule died last Friday. She was so good as "Helen Foley" on The Twilight Zone, and also as one of Robert Altman's 3 Women. --Bill
  7. Bill Huelbig

    Thanks, Warner, for the great chat

    It was a pleasure to read the transcript of last night's chat, not only because of all the great titles that were revealed but because the Warner people seemed to be having a lot of fun talking to the forum members. One of the best chats ever - thanks, Warner! I didn't get to participate but...
  8. Bill Huelbig

    Hitchcock Classics Coming to the Loew's in Jersey City

    On January 31st and February 1st: http://www.loewsjersey.org/ Seeing PSYCHO, SABOTEUR and THE BIRDS with big audiences, and in that theater, will be an experience that shouldn't be missed if you're anywhere in the New York/New Jersey area. --Bill
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    MGM Classics at the Loew's Jersey

    Now that summer's over at last, The Loew's Jersey in Jersey City, NJ will once again be open for business: Friday September 27th at 7 PM: THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939) Saturday September 28th at 7 PM: Alfred Hitchcock's NORTH BY NORTHWEST (1959) Between these amazing shows and the great lineup...
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    Paramount: Thanks for THE ELEPHANT MAN

    Thank you Paramount and Martin Blythe (and David Lynch, John Hurt, etc.): THE ELEPHANT MAN is an incredible disc. That final sequence is one of the most beautiful things I've ever seen on a DVD, and because pan & scan doesn't come close to doing it justice, I'd forgotten just how beautiful it...
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    Warner: Thanks for DOCTOR ZHIVAGO

    If any of you Warner Home Video people are around, I'd like to thank you for the beautiful DVD of DOCTOR ZHIVAGO. I've watched it 4 times already, and that's a lot of hours. Now please bring on RYAN'S DAUGHTER and my collection of David Lean epics on DVD will be complete. --Bill