What's new

Search results

  1. jayembee

    Press Release Criterion Press Release: Double Indemnity (1944) (4k UHD)

    Well, given that just about all of Wilder's films have been released on BD, one supposes that now they all need to be released in UHD in order to get all of us spending more money. Unfortunately, I suspect that the Mouse will never give us a UHD of The Seven Year Itch... (Still patiently...
  2. jayembee

    Press Release Criterion Press Release: Double Indemnity (1944) (4k UHD)

    Fair enough. But I suspect that the segment of the populace that have very little knowledge of those categories of film are more likely to be buying their movies -- if they do indeed still buy movies on disc -- at their local Wal-Mart, not on-line.
  3. jayembee

    Press Release Criterion Press Release: Double Indemnity (1944) (4k UHD)

    Fair enough. But the point of packaging is wrapped up in the art of advertising. And the first rule of advertising is "Tell them whatever you need to in order to get them to buy the product". Which means they will lie and deceive you, if necessary. I wish I had a nickel for each time I've seen a...
  4. jayembee

    Press Release Criterion Press Release: Double Indemnity (1944) (4k UHD)

    I never, ever make a "purchase or not" decision based on package design. I might make a decision about which edition I'll get based on packaging, but if I want the movie, I'll buy the movie, even if it comes in a plain white package with nothing but a title and giant barcode.
  5. jayembee

    Press Release Criterion Press Release: Double Indemnity (1944) (4k UHD)

    I'm guessing this is why it was never announced by Kino.
Top