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    Press Release Warner Archive Press Release: Annie Get Your Gun (1950) (Blu-ray)

    Since I bought the DVD version just last week, you all have me to thank for the upcoming Blu-ray release. :)
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    Pre-Order On A Clear Day You Can See Forever (1970) (Blu-ray)

    One of my wife's all-time favorites. She is happy this morning.
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    Kino Lorber Insider (Read Guidelines Post #3)

    I've been waiting on this one since forever. One of my wife's favorite movies.
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    Mr. Holland's Opus on Blu?

    It's a "Via Vision" disc. On the disc it says "Licensed from MGM Studios Inc. and 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC and made available in Australia / New Zealand by Park Circus Ltd. through Via Vision Entertainment." There's no mention of Disney per se anywhere on the disc or case, but...
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    Mr. Holland's Opus on Blu?

    I took a gamble and ordered this. It's the Australian/New Zealand release. Even though it's labeled as Region B it plays just fine in my Region A player (Sony BDP-S6500). It's listed as 1.85:1, but it's actually 2.35:1. I've only watched a few minutes of it, but it's about on par...
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    A Few Words About A few words about...™ My Favorite Year - in Blu-ray

    My copy arrived yesterday to my surprise. After two "hurry up and wait" WAC orders from Amazon, I used Best Buy this time. This is one of my all-time favorite movies. We watched it last night and were not disappointed. It's a huge step up from the DVD. There's still a brief odd optical...
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    Blu-ray Review The Trouble With Angels Blu-ray Review

    I guess I got lucky. As soon as I saw that it wasn't available on Amazon, I looked it up on BB. I must have snagged one of the last copies (of the first batch).
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    Blu-ray Review The Trouble With Angels Blu-ray Review

    I ordered my copy from Best Buy on 6/24 and it arrived on 6/26.
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    Christmas films Blu-ray wishlist

    Merry Christmas to you too. My wife and I watched it again this afternoon, it's one of our favorites.
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    Christmas films Blu-ray wishlist

    The Nativity Story is available on Blu-ray.
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    The Civil War: A Film By Ken Burns (Blu-ray) Available for Preorder

    My corrected set arrived from PBS today. A quick check of Episode 1 shows the problem has been corrected, at least to my eyes and modest system. The side bars are now black, and the picture no longer looks whitewashed. The beginning and end titles now have a black background. The package...
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    The Civil War: A Film By Ken Burns (Blu-ray) Available for Preorder

    The updated version is now listed on the Shop PBS web site, also showing December 8th for a ship date (see the note under the Additional Information tab). http://www.shoppbs.org/product/index.jsp?productId=83820976#AdditionalInfo
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    My Fair Lady 50th Anniversary Edition defective second disc

    No issues with playback on either of my BD players, a Sony S6500 and a Samsung H5900, both with up-to-date firmware.
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    Another new member here (the paint is still wet on my user ID). My setup is rather modest at this point, but looking to upgrade some stuff when time and budget allows. Of course, the budget would be somewhat larger if I'd quit buying BDs. Good luck with that! :)