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  1. PaulaJ

    The World of Wong Kar-wai

    https://www.indiewire.com/2020/11/wong-kar-wai-4k-restorations-trailer-1234598996/ The official “World of Wong Kar Wai” synopsis from Janus Films reads: “Films you’ll love for 10,000 years, the cinema of Wong Kar Wai is steeped in sensual colors, groundbreaking editing, and heart-wrenching...
  2. PaulaJ

    Peterloo

    Is there some reason why Mike Leigh's much underappreciated and underseen historic epic Peterloo has not been released on Blu-ray/DVD in the U.S.? (Yes, I know it's available streaming.)
  3. PaulaJ

    Bull Durham on Blu-ray

    My husband wants to get Bull Durham on Blu-ray. I see a Blu-ray came out in 2010 which got lackluster reviews. I've also seen mention of a Bull Durham MGM 90th Anniversary Edition supposedly released in January 2014 but I can't find any reviews and I can't find it for sale on Amazon. Was there...
  4. PaulaJ

    The Mentalist Season 1 now available in Blu-ray

    The Warner Archive Collection just released The Mentalist: The Complete First Season on Blu-ray. I always wondered why this show wasn't released on Blu-ray so I'm delighted to see this release. Sure hope they release the subsequent seasons on Blu-ray too...
  5. PaulaJ

    More John Ford on Blu-ray?

    Anyone know of any additional John Ford films in the pipeline for Blu-ray? My number one Ford film for Blu-ray is She Wore a Yellow Ribbon but I assume it would need an entirely new restored master for Blu-ray transfer. My dream is that WB restores it and debuts the restoration at the TCM...
  6. PaulaJ

    Shane Blu-ray... in 1:66?

    Jeffrey Wells at Hollywood-Elsewhere.com posted a column during the HTF hiatus stating that he had talked with George Stevens, Jr., who had told him that SHANE will be released on Blu-ray -- in 1:66. Surely SHANE should be seen in 1:37, even though it was shown theatrically in widescreen when...
  7. PaulaJ

    David Carradine Movies

    I'm a David Carradine fan, and I'm hoping the experts here can tell me who currently owns the home video rights for the following films: Cloud Dancer (1980) IMDB company credits: Distributors Blossom Pictures Prism Entertainment Corporation (video) VPS Film-Entertainment GmbH...
  8. PaulaJ

    3D The French Line

    I thought fans of vintage 3-D might be interested in this post by the Warner Archive Collection at their Facebook page. :) Warner Archive Collection We have a snazzy new master of one irreistible Russell epic that will be making its DVD debut in a few months. We won't go near THE...
  9. PaulaJ

    Finnegan Begin Again

    Brian, I am so with you on Preston and Moore, though whatever I'm watching with either actor, I tend to think that about that particular performance. They are two incredibly accomplished and charismatic performers. Finnegan Begin Again is just about at the top of my list of unreleased TV...
  10. PaulaJ

    My Friend Tony

    Does anyone remember a TV series that lasted for half a season in 1969 called My Friend Tony? It starred James Whitmore and an Italian actor, Enzo Cerusico. I remember loving this when I was a kid and being really sad when it was cancelled. I've never seen it since but every now and then recall...
  11. PaulaJ

    Sam Peckinpah's Noon Wine

    I have been waiting in vain for a DVD release of Sam Peckinpah's critically acclaimed ABC-TV production of Noon Wine, starring Jason Robards and Olivia de Havilland.   It never even got a release on VHS.   Surely there would be enough interest in this to make it worth someone's while to...
  12. PaulaJ

    Kung Fu: The Legend Continues

    Warner Home Video has not yet released Kung Fu: The Legend Continues in Region 1, but for some reason the first season has been released on DVD in Germany. http://www.amazon.de/Kung-Fu-Zeichen-Drachen-Staffel/dp/B002KKKAB2/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=dvd&qid=1258235759&sr=1-3 That's the good news...
  13. PaulaJ

    The Guardian -- widescreen or fullscreen?

    CBS/Paramount is releasing the first season of the Simon Baker/Dabney Coleman series The Guardian on DVD on October 27. In the initial announcement for this release, TVshowsondvd.com said the A/V specs said the DVD would be in widescreen. However, TVshowsondvd.com just posted a new press...
  14. PaulaJ

    Kung Fu: The Legend Continues in Germany?

    Could anyone tell me if this is an official release of Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, season one, in Germany? http://www.amazon.de/gp/product/B002KKKAB2/ref=s9_simz_gw_s0_p74_t1?pf_rd_m=A3JWKAKR8XB7XF&pf_rd_s=center-2&pf_rd_r=1507BD0D4S0SZ846DK23&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_p=463375173&pf_rd_i=301128...
  15. PaulaJ

    Glitches

    Glitch One: I can't get the menu selections on my BD copy of An American in Paris. I get the menu picture (from the ballet) but no selections for the various options and extras. I tried Gigi and that worked fine. (I am surprised that both Gigi and AAIP go directly to the movie when I put...
  16. PaulaJ

    Pioneer Elite BDP-05FD Problems

    I just jumped into the world of Blu-Ray and bought the new Pioneer Elite BDP-05FD player. Generally, I'm very happy with it and Blu-Ray looks GREAT but... 1. I can't get any sound on the Blu-Ray disc extras. A Blu-Ray movie's sound plays fine, but when I select any of the extra material -- no...
  17. PaulaJ

    Pioneer Elite BDP-05FD Problems

    I'm not sure if this belongs in the hardware or the software hi-def forum, but I'll start here. I just jumped into the world of Blu-Ray and bought the new Pioneer Elite BDP-05FD player. Generally, I'm very happy with it and Blu-Ray looks GREAT but... 1. I can't get any sound on the Blu-Ray...
  18. PaulaJ

    Which remastered Royal Tramp set to get?

    Wouldn't you know it, they finally remaster Stephen Chow's Royal Tramp films, and then release them in two different sets! One is the Joy Sales Hong Kong region-0 set, and the other is Dragon Dynasty's region 1. Which one to get? Best PQ, audio and (very important), best subtitles? Dragon...
  19. PaulaJ

    The New Kung Fu Set

    Has anyone here seen the new Kung Fu set with all three seasons? I'd like to know if WB has finally released the first season in the proper full frame aspect ratio, rather than the MAR fake widescreen it was originally released in. (Seasons 2 and 3 were released in the proper fullscreen AR.)...
  20. PaulaJ

    Dragon Dynasty Release Schedule

    http://www.dragondynasty.com/news/show/5 April Born to Fight: 2 Disc Ultimate Edition May Shanghai Express: Special Collector’s Edition Above the Law: Special Collector’s Edition June 36th Chamber of Shaolin: Special Collector’s Edition King Boxer: Special Collector’s...
  21. PaulaJ

    New Shaw Bros. titles from Image Entertainment

    Just wondering if anyone's seen the new Shaw Bros. DVDs from Image Entertainment -- Have Sword Will Travel and The Wandering Swordsman. (Haven't found any reviews.) How are the picture and audio quality?
  22. PaulaJ

    Here Come the Brides -- season 2?

    Any chance of a season 2 set of Here Come the Brides? I loved this show when I was a kid and watching the first season on DVD, I was delighted to find it was even better than I remembered.
  23. PaulaJ

    Sony DVD Recorder RDR XV-530

    I just got the Sony DVD/VHS recorder RDR XV-530 and find some of the channels, like TCM and TNT, have this weird problem if I record something onto DVD. The picture keeping getting squeezed. First it's normal, then it's squeezed into a letterbox type shape, then it's normal, then it's...
  24. PaulaJ

    New Hitchcocks -- June 20

    I see there are four Hitchcock titles being rereleased on June 20 -- Rope, Saboteur, Topaz and The Trouble with Harry. Are these new transfers or what is the story with them? If this has been discussed in another thread, someone please point me in the right direction. Thanks!
  25. PaulaJ

    Digitalbits.com?

    Is something going on with www.thedigitalbits.com? Haven't been able to access it all week -- tried three different browsers (Firefox, Safari, Explorer) and they all say they can't find the site.
  26. PaulaJ

    Shane (1966 TV version)

    Can anyone confirm who has the rights to the short-lived (17 episodes) 1966 TV western Shane? The production company was Titus Productions, which was bought out by Taft Productions at some point, and the studio was Paramount. Some pals of mine want to see about getting this show onto DVD. (I...
  27. PaulaJ

    DeepDiscountDVD -- Website down?

    Anyone else having trouble accessing www.deepdiscountdvd.com? I haven't been able to pull up their site for two days.
  28. PaulaJ

    Ray Bradbury Theatre

    Are there any reviews of the DVD set Ray Bradbury Theatre? Specifically I need to know, does this box set contain the entire series, or does it have just selected episodes, and if so, is there a listing of episodes somewhere? I've been to all the usual review websites and can't find a...
  29. PaulaJ

    Elevator to the Gallows Aspect Ratio?

    Hi, I just saw Louis Malle's Elevator to the Gallows at the Landmark Midtown Art Cinema in Atlanta, and I'm wondering what the aspect ratio of this film is supposed to be. They showed it 1:85 but at that ratio heads were frequently chopped off -- sometimes just to the middle of the forehead, or...
  30. PaulaJ

    Kung Fu Hustle Region 1 News

    From davisdvd.com: * Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will release the worldwide smash Kung Fu Hustle on August 9th. Available in separate anamorphic widescreen and fullscreen editions, each with Cantonese and English Dolby Digital 5.1 tracks, extras will include an audio commentary, deleted...
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