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  1. Jake Lipson

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

    We've been talking about this since last Tuesday, and the length of the thread indicates that there is a lot of interest in this release. Amazon sure is taking a while with their pre-orders. I don't mean that this is a problem, since the disc isn't coming out until the end of May,, but it...
  2. Jake Lipson

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

    As Robert pointed out above me, the press release says it is a new 4K digital restoration. Of course, Criterion obviously wants to make their edition sound nice in order to encourage purchases. However, I'm also inclined to take Criterion at their word here. They seem like pretty straight...
  3. Jake Lipson

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

    I only started thinking about that when you mentioned how good it is. The thing is that I would probably only listen to the commentary once and then put it away. So, if I know I want the Criterion, I'm not sure it's worth paying twice for something I would not likely replay. Obviously it is a...
  4. Jake Lipson

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

    I would be interested to know why they decided to license one commentary from Universal's disc and not the other. Presumably there would be enough room on the disc to include both. If they're already paying Universal to license the film and one of the commentaries, surely it wouldn't have been...
  5. Jake Lipson

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

    What if you didn't already have the previous Blu-ray? As I said, I've been meaning to get the old one and never got around to it. So as soon as this was announced, I expected the Criterion to be my one and only purchase. I can absolutely understand saving an old Blu-ray for a commentary track...
  6. Jake Lipson

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

    That's what I thought. Thanks for clarifying.
  7. Jake Lipson

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

    I don't think I've ever seen a Criterion disc in Best Buy or Wal-Mart locally here. They tend to be a more upscale item for serious collectors. In any case, as you probably know, Best Buy has them online for shipping at similar prices to Amazon. As you probably know, Criterions tend to be more...
  8. Jake Lipson

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

    In that case, your best bet would be to wait for the next Barnes & Noble Criterion 50% off sale later in the year. They usually have one in the summer (maybe July?) and one in November.
  9. Jake Lipson

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

    Amazon's pricing on Criterions is usually pretty consistent. I don't know about 4k because I don't get those, but a new release Criterion Blu-ray is almost always $27.99 on release date. It would make sense if the 4Ks are a little bit more.
  10. Jake Lipson

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

    Well, wow. I've been meaning to buy the original Universal-distributed Blu-ray of this for years and never got around to it out of pure laziness. Apparently this is one of those rare situations rare my laziness is about to pay off. :laugh: I will get this for sure. The chances of me going 4K...
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