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  1. The Two Popes (2019)

    Title: The Two Popes (2019) Genre: Drama Director: Fernando Meirelles Release: 2019-11-27 Runtime: 125 Plot: Frustrated with the direction of the church, Cardinal Bergoglio requests permission to retire in 2012 from Pope Benedict. Instead, facing scandal and self-doubt, the...
  2. GlennF

    West Side Story 70 mm

    Saw this on Deadline Hollywood. Those of us who are fans of this film would give our eye teeth to have been at this screening. Gives me hope that maybe one day....... (The Lightbox in Toronto does occasionally show the movie in 70 mm and it is not a bad print - but not what it could be...
  3. GlennF

    Julie Andrews in triple bill on TCM. Any in HD?

    TCM on Friday nights is currently showing roadshow musicals from the late sixties and early seventies, hosted by Michael Feinstein. Next Friday night is a Julie Andrews triple bill - Darling Lili, Star! and Thoroughly Modern Milie. Not sure about Darling Lili, but I certainly don't remember...
  4. GlennF

    The Yearling

    A film that is seldom mentioned, but that would make a great Blu-ray, is THE YEARLING. The 3 strip technicolour photography is beautiful. (The film won the Oscar for it). And it features some great nature photography. TCM is showing it this afternoon. It looks better than before as they have...
  5. GlennF

    Warners opens the vaults again - Picture of Dorian Gray

    Wow! After Yankee Doodle Dandy, Out of the Past and news of Lust for Life being released, just saw that Warner Archives is issuing The Picture of Dorian Gray. (At least according to that other web site we don't mention). Mr. Harris said a lot more would be coming from Warners and it looks like...
  6. GlennF

    Mr. Smith Goes To Washington

    Just noticed another site (no one seems to like to mention names so I will follow the unwritten rule) has the Blu-ray of MR. SMITH as a pre-order and so does Amazon.com. However, there is no release date. The price is cheap! Kind of surprised with IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT going to Criterion. I hope...
  7. GlennF

    Maureen O'Hara to Receive Honorary Oscar

    Just read Maureen O'Hara is to receive an honorary Oscar this year. Glad to see it. Always enjoyed her, thought she was beautiful, and she appeared to have a great sense of humour. Glad to see her finally get some recognition.
  8. GlennF

    Denon AVR2000 or Yamaha 675

    Going to buy a new receiver tomorrow. Both the AVR 2000 and the Yamaha 675 are on sale. Reviews seem to suggest the Denon is slightly better, but you can find people in both camps. It will be used for my blu ray, the television and music in a condo living/dining room (about 22 feet long and 11...
  9. GlennF

    which receiver? Denon or Yamaha

    Time to replace my receiver has mine does not have Dolby HD - just plain old Dolby Digital. I am looking at the Yamaha RXV 575 which retails for about $500 in Canada. I am also considering, and leaning towards, the Denon AVR X2000 which retails for $700 here. (The Denon AVR-X1000 is $500). I...
  10. GlennF

    Hello from Toronto!

    I've been reading the site for quite a while and finally decided to join so I could occasionally add my two cents worth and ask questions. I really enjoy reading some of the comments and knowing I am not the only "geek" out there who cares about these things. (Like, who was responsible for that...
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