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  1. Bill Hunt

    Star Trek: TOS - Season 1 on Blu = AWESOME

    Full Digital Bits review here... Blu-ray Review - Star Trek: The Original Series - Season 1
  2. Bill Hunt

    Robert Harris on The Bits: The Alamo

    Afternoon, everyone! I just wanted to let you all know that Robert Harris has just completed a new Yellow Layer Failure column on The Digital Bits, in which he officially announces his new and long-awaited effort to restore MGM's The Alamo, starring John Wayne. Enjoy the column, and please be...
  3. Bill Hunt

    Robert A. Harris on The Bits: The Sleeping Beauty Blu-ray Restoration

    Hi, everyone! I just wanted to let you all know that Robert A. Harris has just posted a new Yellow Layer Failure column on The Digital Bits, featuring an interview with Theo Gluck, Director of Library Restoration and Preservation for Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, on the new restoration of...
  4. Bill Hunt

    Robert Harris on The Bits 1/3/07 - Official Discussion Thread

    Hi Everyone, Robert Harris has just turned in a new edition of his Yellow Layer Failure column on The Digital Bits: http://www.thedigitalbits.com/articl...ris010307.html In this installment, Robert looks back at the past year, and lists his selections for the best high-def and standard...
  5. Bill Hunt

    Robert Harris on The Bits 8/21/06 - Official Discussion Thread

    Hi Everyone, Robert Harris has just produced a new edition of his Yellow Layer Failure column on The Digital Bits: http://www.thedigitalbits.com/articl...ris082106.html In this installment, he interviews Warner's Ned Price regarding the transfer issues related to the new DVD and HD-DVD...
  6. Bill Hunt

    Robert Harris on The Bits - 12/23/05 column - OFFICIAL THREAD

    It's that time again, folks! The end of another long year is finally here, so for this installment of his Yellow Layer Failure column at The Digital Bits, Robert's decided to take a look back: RAH's Top Classic DVDs of 2005 Click the link to read Robert's list and then come on back here to...
  7. Bill Hunt

    Robert Harris on The Bits - 10/25/05 column - OFFICIAL THREAD

    Well, it's been a few months since Robert last turned in a new column at The Digital Bits, but he's been pretty busy lately. And we're pleased to say that his lastest Yellow Layer Failure was worth the wait. In this edition, Robert interviews George Feltenstein, Ned Price & Ronnee Sass of Warner...
  8. Bill Hunt

    Robert Harris on The Bits - 6/6/05 column - OFFICIAL THREAD

    Evening, all! We're very pleased today to present a quick new edition of Robert Harris' ever-popular Yellow Layer Failure column at The Dtgital Bits! In this edition, Robert takes a look at a couple of new documentaries just released as extras on a DVD special edition - extras that are actually...
  9. Bill Hunt

    Robert Harris on The Bits - 3/24/05 column - OFFICIAL THREAD

    Afternoon everyone! The Digital Bits is very pleased to present you with Robert Harris' first new Yellow Layer Failure column of 2005! In this edition, Robert talks about the growing trend of studios to re-release the same films again and again on DVD, he takes a look at what's happening with...
  10. Bill Hunt

    Details on Star Trek: Enterprise DVD extras

    Just thought some of you might find this interesting. We've gotten word from industry sources on some of the extras that will be included on the Star Trek: Enterprise DVDs, which start arriving in May. Here's the link: http://www.thedigitalbits.com/rumormill.html#0112 Deleted scenes and...
  11. Bill Hunt

    Robert Harris on The Bits - 12/22/04 column - OFFICIAL THREAD

    Afternoon everyone! The Digital Bits is very pleased today to bring you Robert Harris' year-end edition of his Yellow Layer Failure column. In this installment, Robert looks at the year in review in terms of classic film restoration work on DVD. He ranks the Hollywood studios on the quality of...
  12. Bill Hunt

    Robert Harris on The Bits-Interview with Columbia's Grover Crisp Official Thread

    The Digital Bits is very pleased to bring you another in-depth interview Robert Harris has conducted with Grover Crisp, the Vice President of Asset Management and Film Restoration for Sony Pictures Entertainment. Robert and Grover discuss in-depth the process of bringing Stanley Kubrick's Dr...
  13. Bill Hunt

    Robert Harris on The Bits-Interview with Warner's George Feltenstein Official Thread

    The Digital Bits is very pleased to bring you an in-depth interview Robert Harris has conducted with George Feltenstein, Warner Home Video's Sr. VP of Marketing for Classic Catalog. If you're a fan of classic films, you definitely don't want to miss this. It's a great read, and you'll learn...
  14. Bill Hunt

    Robert Harris on The Bits - 10/13/04 column - OFFICIAL THREAD

    Afternoon everyone! The Digital Bits is very pleased to bring you Robert Harris' latest Yellow Layer Failure column today. In this edition, Robert discusses American Pantheon filmmakers, the latest Fox Studio Classics titles, new titles from Miramax and Disney, the two aspect ratios of The...
  15. Bill Hunt

    Robert Harris on The Bits - 8/3/04 column - OFFICIAL THREAD

    Yes... Robert's back with a brand new Yellow Layer Failure column at The Digital Bits. In this edition, Robert muses over The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, beautifully shot B&W films, three-strip Technicolor, director Martin Scorsese, a puzzling Miramax mystery, The Cary Grant Collection...
  16. Bill Hunt

    Robert Harris on The Bits - 6/28/04 column - OFFICIAL THREAD

    After another month or two away working in the industry, Robert Harris is back with a brand new Yellow Layer Failure column at The Digital Bits. In this edition, Robert talks Disney's recent Walt Disney Treasures titles, the films of producer Ismail Merchant, director James Ivory and...
  17. Bill Hunt

    Robert Harris on The Bits - 4/7/04 column - OFFICIAL THREAD

    After a few months away working in the industry, Robert Harris has returned with a brand new Yellow Layer Failure column at The Digital Bits. In this edition, Robert takes a look at some of the great DVD work that's been released since he's been away. Here's a link to his latest piece...
  18. Bill Hunt

    Robert Harris on The Bits - 11/21/03 column - OFFICIAL THREAD

    Robert Harris' long-awaited new column is now available at The Digital Bits. Robert's doing some work in L.A. right now, but he's found the time to talk about a lot of the great recent releases to find their way to DVD, and also to provide you with some thoughts on the films of directors David...
  19. Bill Hunt

    A Robert Harris Bits Extra - Lawrence of Arabia: Superbit

    Our own Robert Harris has finally provided some details on his work on Columbia TriStar's forthcoming Lawrence of Arabia: Superbit DVD, so we thought we'd share it with all of you... Robert Harris on Lawrence of Arabia: Superbit As always, click on the link to read Robert's comments and...
  20. Bill Hunt

    Robert Harris on The Bits - 7/23/03 column - OFFICIAL THREAD

    Robert Harris' latest column is FINALLY available at The Digital Bits. Our sincere thanks to Robert and all of you for your patience while we were occupied working on our new DVD book. In this new column, Robert takes a look at the three-strip Technicolor process and films that used it, the...
  21. Bill Hunt

    Robert Harris on The Bits - 6/2/03 column - OFFICIAL THREAD

    Robert Harris' latest column is now available at The Digital Bits. This time around, Robert looks at closer look at Sergio Leone's Once Upon a Time in America, soon to be released as a 2-disc DVD special edition by Warner Home Video. Once Upon a Time... As always, click on the link to...
  22. Bill Hunt

    Robert Harris on The Bits - 5/20/03 column - OFFICIAL THREAD

    Robert Harris' latest column is now available at The Digital Bits. In this piece, Robert looks at the work of classic cinematographers, the history of CinemaScope films and the movies of John Wayne and Bob Hope. As always, it's well worth a read. Cinematographers, CinemaScope, John Wayne &...
  23. Bill Hunt

    Robert Harris on The Bits - 4/14/03 column - OFFICIAL THREAD

    Robert Harris' latest column is now available at The Digital Bits. In this column, Robert addresses VistaVision, Warner's new Cole Porter Collection, Miramax's Three Colors Trilogy and other interesting odds and ends. Motion Picture High Fidelity As always, click on the link to read...
  24. Bill Hunt

    Robert Harris on The Bits - 3/17/03 column - OFFICIAL THREAD

    Robert Harris' latest column is now available at The Digital Bits. This time around, Robert discusses the films of 20th Century Fox, both historically and as they've been released on DVD. Finally, Fox As always, click on the link to read Robert's comments and then come on back here to...
  25. Bill Hunt

    Robert Harris on The Bits - 2/26/03 column - OFFICIAL THREAD

    Robert Harris' latest column is now available at The Digital Bits. This time around, Robert discusses the DVD work of Acorn Media, as well as a couple of noteworthy new titles on disc from Paramount. Acorns and Duellists As always, click on the link to read Robert's comments and then come...
  26. Bill Hunt

    Robert Harris on The Bits - 1/21/03 column - OFFICIAL THREAD

    Robert Harris' latest column is now up at The Digital Bits. This month, Robert looks at Criterion's The Complete Monterey Pop Festival and some of the challenges involved in bringing it to DVD in high quality. "Check the plate, please..." As always, click on the link to read Robert's...
  27. Bill Hunt

    Robert Harris on The Digital Bits - 12/20 column - OFFICIAL THREAD

    Robert Harris has checked in with his latest Yellow Layer Failure column at The Digital Bits. This time around, Robert talks about a whole host of topics ranging from the grain structure of film, to the recent Walt Disney Treasures titles, to film censorship. He even pokes a little fun at that...
  28. Bill Hunt

    Robert Harris on The Bits - 11/15 Special column - OFFICIAL THREAD

    Robert Harris has checked in with a special column today in addition to his regular work at The Digital Bits. In it, he takes a close look at Paramount's recent efforts to save one of their dearest cinematic classics - a true piece of studio history on film, which is about to be released on DVD...
  29. Bill Hunt

    Robert Harris on The Bits - 11/12/02 column - OFFICIAL THREAD

    Robert Harris' new column is now available at The Digital Bits. In this installment, Robert talks about an important classic film recently released on DVD by Criterion, and the work of several great painters of color and light throughout the history of the film medium. Powell and Pressburger...
  30. Bill Hunt

    Robert Harris on The Bits - 10/28/02 column - OFFICIAL THREAD

    We've just posted Robert Harris' new column on The Digital Bits. This time around Robert ponders great films starring Alec Guinness, Columbia TriStar's SuperBit DVDs and the misconception of THX. And he ends it all with the words "Kevin Bacon" in his closing sentence. No kidding! SuperBit, THX...
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