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    Have any of you dealt with Emporium Movies they have the pre-order of the 3D Shazam for $24,99, no tax and 99c postage total $25,98, that's the cheapest, I've seen it, I'm considering ordering it, but I never heard of the company. here's the link...
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    Kino-Lorber Insider Announcement Thread (Read Guidelines Post #3)

    Sweet Charity Great! Now hopefully Universal's Thoroughly Modern Millie and Flower Drum Song will follow some time next year.
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    Pre-Order Mame (1974) (Blu-ray) Available for Preorder

    Below is some interesting info on MAME Facts and Figures on Mame Warner Bros, takes over Avery Fisher (formerly Philharmonic) Hall in Lincoln Center February 25th 1974 for two special previews of "Mame". The event is believed to be the first of its...
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    Hollywood (1980) documentary narrated by James Mason

    Great series on Hollywood, this was released in 1990 by HBO Video on VHS and laserdisc. Attempts to release the series on DVD in the United Kingdom in 2006 were met with legal entanglements of copyright issues and clip clearances, due to the overwhelming number of participants and film clips...
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    The Taking of Pelham One Two Three 42nd Anniversary Edition (1974) (Blu-ray) Available for Preorder

    I do hope this is better than the 2011 blu ray release, which was much to dark, especially the subway sequences.
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    Fox Connect has half price sale today

    Bummer, really wanted to get the "Lost in Space" series at half price, Hopefully Fox Connect will have a Black Friday half price sale
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    The 2001 Television version of South Pacific directed by Richard Pearce with Glenn Close and Harry Connick Jr. and probably the worse performance of Bloody Mary "ever" by an actress (Lori Tan Chinn), makes the 58 version look like "Singin In The Rain" in comparison.
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    Roadshow Wish List 2015

    Darling Lili had one roadshow run, The film world premiers as a roadshow June 23 1970 at the Cinerama Dome in Hollywood replacing the 35 week roadshow run of "Paint Your Wagon". According to Variety three weeks after the premier "Paramount decides the rest of the U.S. would have a continuous...
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    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Hello, Dolly! -- in Blu-ray

    I think Streisand and Matthau are fine in Hello, Dolly! he doing a character similar to W.C. Fields to her May West. Streisand's worse leading man has to be Yves Montand in "On A Clear Day You Can See Forever", Talk about no chemistry !!!!!!!
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    3D BIG HERO 6

    I checked at Amazon UK Big Hero 6 (Blu Ray 3D) under Product Details is now Saying All regions I.M GOING TO PRE ORDER IT
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    Looks like no 3D for Big Hero 6 on Blu, WTF Disney?

    Both the Frozen and Maleficent 3D Blu Rays were listed as Region 2 during pre-order last year at Amazon UK, but both were released region free. I'm certain Big Hero Six will end up Region free at Amazon UK when finally released AND I WILL PURCHASE IT!!!!!!!.
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    1776 World Premiere Restoration At TCM 2015 Festival

    The Radio City engagement of 1776 was a record breaker. At the end of it's 12 week engagement it was the second biggest grossing film at the world's largest theatre with a total of $2,888,492 1776 broke 9 records at the Hall and came close to dethroning the champion at the time, "The Odd...
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    Looks like no 3D for Big Hero 6 on Blu, WTF Disney?

    The 3D Maleficent was originally announced as region 2 locked at Amazon UK as a pre-order last year But was all region when the blu-ray was finally released in The United Kingdom So hopefully Big Hero 6 will be all region when it's finally released in the U.K
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    Non-Anamorphic DVDs that you would like to see on bluray.

    My Top Wants Are: 1- Breakdown 1997, Kurt Russell 2- Krakatoa, East Of Java 1969 3- Last Of The Dogmen, Tom Beranger 4- How To Succeed In Business With Out Really Trying 5- Runaway Train- region A Version 6- The Return Of A Man Called Horse 7- The Last Valley, Final 70mm 8- In Search Of The...
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    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Octopussy -- in Blu-ray

    According to the i.m.d.b. Producer Kevin McClory invited John Barry to do the music for "Never Say Never Again" but he politely declined out of respect for Albert R. Broccoli and his association with EON productions. ALSO George Lazenby was considered by producer Kevin McClory to play...
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    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Octopussy -- in Blu-ray

    Another interesting sideline Following For Your Eyes Only Roger Moore had expressed a desire to stop playing James Bond. His original contract had been for three films, which was fulfilled with The Spy Who Loved Me. Subsequent films were negotiated on a film-by-film basis. Given his reluctance...
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    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Octopussy -- in Blu-ray

    Budget for Octopussy was- $27,500,000 Budget for Never Say Never Again- $36,000,000
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    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Octopussy -- in Blu-ray

    The box-office grosses for the 2 Bond films were Octopussy - #7 for the year U.S Gross, $67,893,619, Foreign Gross- $119,600,000, Worldwide gross- $187,500,000 Never Say Never Again- #13 for the year U.S. Gross- $55,432,841, Foreign gross- $104,600,000, Worldwide gross- $160,000,000
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    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Octopussy -- in Blu-ray

    I just watched Octopussy, (a Bond film that keeps getting better and better,) using my Optima 25e projector on a 9 foot screen and I was very impressed with the picture, but the Moonraker blu ray still looks the best of the Roger Moore Bonds. On a side note does anybody remember the battle of...
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    Seven Wonders & Search For Paradise Up for Pre-order at Flicker Alley

    There's a petition to sign by Friends of Bros Grimm to release THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM on DVD/BluRayat Change.org , everybody should click on the link below and sign the petition http://www.change.org/petitions/wonderful-world-of-the-brothers-grimm-on-dvd-bluray
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    Seven Wonders & Search For Paradise Up for Pre-order at Flicker Alley

    Seven Wonders Of The World And Search For Paradise are up on Flicker Alley for preorder at $39,96 each, so start saving up your money!!!!! www.flickeralley.com
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    2001 A SPACE ODYSSEY - IN 3-D?

    According to 70mm.com THE 70MM RUMOUR MILL MAY 2014 A 3D IMAX version of "2OO1: A Space Odyssey" is in progress Answer to February's Ultra Panavision 70 quiz soon to be published. Any more who want to have a go at it? 3 correct replies so far. Central European cinema manager...
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    Oliver (1968)

    I have to agree, The German Blu-ray of Oliver! is stunning, I've owned 16mm Scope IB Technicolor prints of Oliver! in the past and the Blu ray is nicer. color is richer, I'm thrilled to own it. I project on a 10 foot screen and it looks like 35 mm.
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    Cinerama's South Seas Adventure to blu ray?

    There's a terrific remastered smilebox trailer that was just put up a couple weeks ago on U Tube for "Seven Wonders Of The World", with Lowell Thomas, in many ways the best of the Cinerama travelogs You can click below to view it Hopefully this will be coming out on Blu ray...
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    Hello Dolly (1969)

    The blu ray of Hello Dolly is up on Amazon UK for April 1st http://www.amazon.co.uk/Hello-Dolly-Blu-ray-Barbra-Streisand/dp/B00B1UAO6S/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1360312733&sr=8-2 And also announced on blu-ray.com for U.K. http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Hello-Dolly-Blu-ray/64167/ Nothing on Amazon...
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    Some interesting trivia on Mame Filming of Mame was scheduled to begin with Lucille Ball (who had $5 million dollars of her money invested in it) in early 1972 with original director George Cukor in command, at the time Bette Davis actvely sought to play the roll of Vera Charles, Davis was...
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    The Roadshow chart I compiled above was from boxoffices results from Variety and National Exhibitor MGM and Cinerama most likely split the cost of How The West Was Won 50/50 and split the worldwide rental figure below 50/50 How The West Was Won Budget- 14.483.000, Complete...
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    Speaking of successes and flops, here are the top 30 Box-office money making Roadshows with their domestic rentals and their cost U.S. Rentals Cost 1- The Sound Of Music- Fox, 1965- $68.748.000, 70...
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    Even though Hello Dolly brought in about $26.000,000 in worldwide rentals to Fox, on a budget OF $25,355,000, Fox still lost alot of money on Dolly, because they put in another 8 to 10 million dollars on top of the budget to promote the film before and after it's release. Which means the...
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    When Hello, Dolly! opened in December of 1969, the grosses were huge. At the Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, and the Rivoli Theatre in N.Y.C. Dolly’s boxoffice was at capacity for it’s first 2 and ½ months. In fact through most of the winter of 1970 Dolly was running 18 percent ahead of the...