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  1. titch

    Cyrano de Bergerac (1990) BFI Blu-ray

    Can confirm that the BFI blu ray released this week is the same restored version that Pathé released in 2018. The French release doesn't have English subtitles, whereas the BFI has the legendary Anthony Burgess translated subtitles in rhyme. The picture is just like the film release was - there...
  2. lark144

    International John Huston's "Moulin Rouge" Region B BFI Blu-Ray

    Hello, Gang. I just got this Region B dual format edition of John Huston's "Moulin Rouge" today from the UK. It's produced by the BFI, so there's lots of fun extras, commentary and a booklet. How does it look, you ask? Well, according to the little white letters that appear before the feature...
  3. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ The Informer (1929) -- in Blu-ray

    This one was a discovery film for me. Although I've always been a fan of Mr. Ford's 1935 The Informer, with the brilliant Victor McLaglen, as Gypo Nolan, I was unaware that there was a 1929 UK version, based upon the same source novel by Liam O'Flaherty. Directed by Arthur Robison, the film...
  4. Patrick McCart

    International A bit of text on... It Happened Here (Dual-Format/BFI)

    "Every viewing of It Happened Here, I find, requires the same adjustment. You always prepare yourself to make allowances, to be indulgent because, after all, it is only an amateur film, made on half a shoestring - schoolboys' pocket-money virtually - with the barest of technical resources and...