Search results

  1. P

    Cast Your Votes: 4 AFI titles not yet released on BD

    Cast Your Votes: 4 AFI titles not yet released on BD Well, we're down to 4 remaining AFI Titles not yet released with a 2K or 4K transfer on BD. AFI, of course, is the American Film Institute. As most everyone at HTF knows very well, AFI voted upon the Top 100 films of the 20th Century, back...
  2. P

    WANTED: Used BD of "Blood and Sand" (1941)

    If there's anyone out there who wants to sell their BD copy of "Blood and Sand" (1941), please PC me with a fair price. These Amazon Market Sellers are off the hook and out of their minds with their asking price of 245 bucks; as one would almost think that they were offering the actual 35mm...
  3. P

    Calibrations Wanted: Samsung UN40MU7000FXZA

    I am experimenting with a Samsung UN40MU7000FXZA. Again, that's 40 inches. The emphasis on settings should be placed upon the viewings of Blu Ray. Being that we are such an exacting group, in terms of film and how they should look, I am hoping that an HTF member might be able to supply me...
  4. P

    The Largest Collection Within your BD/DVD Library

    Whom (or what) represents the largest count within your BD/DVD library? Name your top 5, be it a Director, Actor, Actress or even Genre and Category And was it a deliberate pursuit? Or was it inadvertent surprise? DELIBERATE: AFI's "100 Years...100 Movies" (Both Lists) Oscar Winners for Best...
  5. P

    How Do You Catalog Your BD's?

    I suspect our movie catalog system keeps changing. Originally, mine was grouped under Best Cinematography, Criterion titles and then there were the rest. Later, it turned into bodies of work. Lean, Kubrick, Chaplin, et al. But as the collection grew, it was back to Best Cinematography; adding...
  6. P

    VOTE: 10-12 Oscar Nominations; the missing BD's

    Cast your votes for any or all of these 8 unreleased BD titles that you would absolutely purchase in a 2K or 4K format. These selections are representative of the remaining films that received 10-12 Oscar nominations; not wins; which have yet to be seen on BD. In total, there are truly 10 titles...
  7. P

    Cast Your Votes: 6 AFI titles not yet released on BD

    [This is a re-write from a thread I posted last week; which now includes the option to vote]. The American Film Institute's "100 Years...100 Movies" lists of 1998 and 2007 have only 6 remaining titles yet to be released on BD. Each of the 6 are worthy and long overdue; be they created from a 2K...
  8. P

    AFI: 75 out of 77 on BD

    The American Film Institute's "100 Years...100 Movies" list originated in 1998. For those not aware of this list, it was a heavily voted upon caucus of what was considered to be the 100 greatest American films of the 20th Century. Like all lists, the controversies and discussions began. In 2007...
  9. P

    Film Locations You Most Want To Visit

    In everyone's life, there has been a film that had locations which inspired us all. Some films we just can't shake. We must make that pilgrimage. I, myself, long to travel to the Austrian locales used in "The Sound of Music" and The West Coast of Ireland, as seen in "Ryan's Daughter". What...
  10. P

    All of David Lean on BD - But When?

    In the DVD marketplace, ALL of David Lean's 16 films were, at one time or another, made available But in the BD marketplace the stand-alone titles and the 9 title boxed sets have yet to be replenished. Albeit, BD's require additional time, superior transfers and newly drawn up licensing...
  11. P

    "Listen To Me Marlon" (any known release date on Blu?)

    Does anyone have any news on the Blu Ray release date of the Brando documentary entitled "Listen To Me Marlon"? For those not familiar with this documentary, the film explores the over 200 some hours of Marlon Brando's private "self-therapy" tape recordings that were used with the permission...
  12. P

    UHD Vote for the release of "Ryan's Daughter" on UHD/4K

    If seeing David Lean's "Ryan's Daughter" released on UHD/4K is of interest to the HTF membership, then please express your support by writing to Warner Archives: https://www.facebook...rarchive?ref=ts "Ryan's Daughter" (1970) was filmed in 70mm/6-Track. Sight and Sound: a) This film...
  13. P

    What is the correct JFK running time?

    Oliver Stone's "JFK" on BD seems to have 2 different running times. The film, itself, within the 50th Anniversary Commemorative Boxed Set has a running time of 189 minutes. The single disc version has a running time of 205 minutes. Which is the correct running time? Which is the better...
  14. P

    RYAN’S DAUGHTER: Discussions for a BD Release (2015 - 2020)

    Although one HTF thread on "Ryan's Daughter" rightfully discourages the purchasing of internationally pirated BD's of RD - as Copyright Infringement should never ever be knowingly indulged - I was wondering if there is anyone out there who knows what it would take to campaign and canvas the good...
  15. P

    Will The Marx Bros. come to Blu?

    I was wondering if the Marx Brothers have a shot at making it to Blu Ray? I ask this because a long time ago I had read that ALL 5 of their Paramount films ("The Coconuts", "Animal Crackers", "Monkey Business", "Horse Feathers" and "Duck Soup") had suffered from the loss or extinction of their...
  16. P

    A Vote on Cinematography: Shamroy vs. Ruttenberg

    Leon Shamroy and Joseph Ruttenberg won 4 competitive Oscars for Best Cinematography. That's FOUR for each and remains the record to date. So, who would you select as your favorite of these two artists? Review the listed nominations (below) of Mr. Shamroy & Mr. Ruttenberg and select only...
  17. P

    RAH's "Extremely Highly Recommended"

    Dear Robert Harris, In case I missed a few... ...and if you have the time: Would you be able to compile a complete list of the BD titles that received an "Extremely Highly Recommended" from your column? Thanks, PMF