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  1. Ronald Epstein

    Press Release MGM Press Release: Valley Girl (1983) (Digital)

    MGM RELEASES 1983's 'VALLEY GIRL' ACROSS DIGITAL PLATFORMS FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER Beloved Teen Comedy Available for Digital Download Today LOS ANGELES - April 14, 2020 - Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) is releasing its 1983 hit teen comedy Valley Girl across all digital platforms for the first time...
  2. atcolomb

    Vinegar Syndrome Picks Up Some MGM Catalog Titles

    Blu-ray.com is reporting that Vinegar Syndrome have confirmed that they have licensed various genre titles from MGM that will be added to their catalog. "According to the label, all upcoming releases will be sourced from brand new restorations". Social media announcement:
  3. DVBRD

    MGM Sale: Studio in talks with Amazon, Netflix

    This is an interesting read. CNBC uploaded the article about a few days ago. https://www.cnbc.com/2020/01/24/mgm-leads-2020-media-acquisition-targets.html
  4. skylark68

    Netflix, Apple in Talks with MGM to acquire titles

    Not sure if this was already posted somewhere, but it appears that MGM is shopping around its titles for streaming. https://collider.com/netflix-apple-mgm-movies-sale-talks/
  5. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ The Cotton Club - in Blu-ray

    It's a rarity these days of "director's cuts," "extended cuts," and all sorts of miscellaneous re-cuttings of motion pictures, that one arrives that's beautifully reconsidered, re-cut, and longer.... and it's far better than the theatrical original. No need to go into the battles that occurred...
  6. Robert Harris

    UHD Review A few words about...™ The Daniel Craig Collection -- in 4k UHD Blu-ray

    It's a strange time to release The Daniel Craig Collection, as it was soon be an incomplete collection. But regardless, the four films included, Casino Royale - 2k DI, Quantum of Solace - 2k DI, Skyfall - 4k DI, and Spectre - 4k DI, all surpass their Blu-ray counterparts visually. Sonically...
  7. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ A Bucket of Blood - in Blu-ray

    The Great Roger Corman's 1959 A Bucket of Blood, is being released by Olive, and it's nice to see them bringing out product, as they always do a great job with extras. Their special editions are special. Mr. Corman, who should be known to most of you, either produced, directed, wrote, or acted...
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    2019 Shout! Comic-Con Announcment Predictions

    Time to predict what Shout! will announce for the rest of the year at Comic Con. After that wonderful “Dances With Wolves” set last year (which I plan to get, by the way), here is what I predict for the ComicCon announcement… From Shout! Select: DUNE (remastered theatrical, NOT the Buffalo...
  9. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Four Wedding and a Funeral - in Blu-ray

    I don't know about everyone else, but when I envision a film written by Richard Curtis, I smile. While he's worked in different genres, I revel in his work in that lands squarely in the rom-com arena, as they're so incredibly multi-layered, entertaining, and just darn sweet. The ones that come...
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    If MGM celebrates their 95th anniversary, can they collaborate with Warner Bros. to do it again?

    If MGM needs to celebrate not only their 95th anniversary but also their own legacy, can they collaborate with Warner Bros. on a publicity campaign (featuring a combination of movies and cartoons from pre-1986 MGM and a large batch of library titles currently owned by MGM) like they did in late...
  11. Louis Letizia

    The Lion Sleeps Tonight: 80s MGM Films Not On Blu

    1980: A Small Circle Of Friends (NOB) Leo And Loree (NOV) Happy Birthday Gemini (VHS) Dr. Jekyl And Mr. Hype (VHS) Nothing Personal (VHS) Tell Me A Riddle (VHS) Mama Dracula (VHS) Below The Belt(VHS) Return Of The Secaucus 7 (NOB) Dracula's Last Rites (VHS) The Happy Hooker Goes To...
  12. Louis Letizia

    Lion In Winter:70S MGM Films That Have Yet To Roar On Blu

    MGM, most prolific of major studios to license their product still have quite a few titles never to reach Bluray. In bold are films I feel are important and Italics means Oscar nominated films. These are based on U.S. releases only What Do You Say To a Naked Lady? (NOB) Love Is A Funny Thing...
  13. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ The Group - in Blu-ray

    Sidney Lumet's The Group, is a 1966 production, based upon the bestseller by Mary McCarthy. The novel won millions of fans, as well as naysayers, and still does: https://www.vanityfair.com/culture/2013/07/vassar-sex-single-girl-ivy-league-mary-mccarthy I've not seen The Group in decades...
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    MGM's Distribution Deal with Fox has expired with Warner taking over! See Post#74

    I bet it would likely be Warner Bros., I think they should hire some Fox executives to take much better care of their library and distribution deals, and forge more licensing deals with smaller HE distributors/boutique labels, along with a new HE distribution deal with MGM (whose logo would be...
  15. Josh Steinberg

    Blu-ray Review Get Shorty (Collector's Edition) Blu-ray Review

    Josh Steinberg submitted a new blog post Get Shorty (Collector's Edition) Blu-ray Review Continue reading the Original Blog Post.
  16. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Valley Girl -- in Blu-ray

    One might wonder how that bit of bottle age will affect a film that was enjoyable at the time of release. Martha Coolidge's Valley Girl, at 35, brings us back to that era in Hollywood and The Valley, acts as a time capsule, and as a film, still works its charm. Shout Factory's new Blu-ray...
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    MGM: Co-financing partners and Annapurna?

    Is MGM still going to co-finance films with studio partners like Warner, Paramount, Sony and Universal and utilize their distribution services even after relaunching their theatrical distribution arm with Annapurna, or are they trying to break free from the studios they collaborate with and move...
  18. Matt Hough

    DVD Review The Complete Hal Roach/Thelma Todd/Patsy Kelly Comedy Collection DVD Review

    Matt Hough The Complete Hal Roach/Thelma Todd/Patsy Kelly Comedy Collection DVD Review The Complete Hal Roach/Thelma Todd/Patsy Kelly Comedy Collection fills a worthwhile space on the shelf of comedy lovers everywhere. [review]
  19. Todd Erwin

    Blu-ray Review Night of the Lepus Blu-ray Review

    Todd Erwin Night of the Lepus Blu-ray Review Long regarded as one of the worst films ever made, Night of the Lepus finally makes its way to Blu-ray courtesy of Scream Factory. [review]
  20. Matt Hough

    Blu-ray Review Spetters Blu-ray Review

    Matt Hough Spetters Blu-ray Review Paul Verhoeven’s fifth Dutch film Spetters extended the international reputation he had earned with Soldier of Orange. It’s a long, stark, slice-of-life drama more depressing than exhilarating though certainly there are enough upbeat moments to keep the...
  21. Matt Hough

    Blu-ray Review The Woman in the Window Blu-ray Review

    Matt Hough The Woman in the Window Blu-ray Review The Woman in the Window is a prime film noir from Fritz Lang featuring outstanding performances and a story that intrigues from the start and draws one into its ever-tightening noose around its protagonist’s neck. [review]
  22. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About The Woman in the Window -- in Blu-ray

    The Woman in the Window, a 1944 Fritz Lang film, produced by Nunnally Johnson, and photographed by Milton Krasner, is pure mid-'40s noir. But with a touch of It's a Wonderful Life and Wizard of Oz, thrown in for good measure. I'll not discuss, as to give away a plot line could be devastating...
  23. Todd Erwin

    UHD Review Tomb Raider (2018) UHD Review

    Todd Erwin Tomb Raider (2018) UHD Review Warner and MGM’s reboot of Tomb Raider arrives on 4K UHD Blu-ray with a stellar transfer, but the movie is seriously lacking in joy and humor. [review]
  24. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About The Big Country (redux) -- in Blu-ray

    For me, any time we have the release of a new well-produced Blu-ray of a William Wyler film, it's a time to pause and celebrate. And his 1958, The Big Country, is one such cause for celebration. But we'll up the ante. Gregory Peck Jean Simmons Carrol Baker Charlton Heston Burl Ives...
  25. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Fistful of Dollars -- in Blu-ray

    Fistful of Dollars, was the earliest of the Clint Eastwood / Sergio Leone Italian western imports. There were thousands that followed, mostly with unidentified talent, and sold packaged with the better films, if you wanted those for distribution. It was photographed in Techniscope, 35/2. For...
  26. Matt Hough

    Blu-ray Review Down Three Dark Streets Blu-ray Review

    Matt Hough Down Three Dark Streets Blu-ray Review Arnold Laven’s FBI-based docudrama Down Three Dark Streets combines investigations of several taut and frustrating cases with a behind-the-scenes look at FBI techniques and analytical expertise that keep interest high and suspense nicely...
  27. Matt Hough

    Blu-ray Review Five Steps to Danger Blu-ray Review

    Matt Hough Five Steps to Danger Blu-ray Review A cat-and-mouse thriller turns interestingly into a Cold War espionage tale in Henry S. Kesler’s Five Steps to Danger, a 1957 independent production which is the latest remastered thriller in the Classic Flix line. [review]
  28. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ China Moon -- in Blu-ray

    Cinematographer, John Bailey, turned to direction in 1994, for China Moon, an interesting little film, that many felt was too derivative of the swelteringly sexual and nourish, Body Heat, to capture one's attention. While it does immediately bring to mind, the earlier, film, without all of the...
  29. Neil Middlemiss

    Blu-ray Review The Handmaid's Tale Season One Blu-ray Review

    Neil Middlemiss The Handmaid's Tale Season One Blu-ray Review Politically poignant, The Handmaid’s Tale is compelling, heartbreaking, enraging and angering television. A superb production supports a top-rate cast, led by Elizabeth Moss’ outstanding performance. It’s a cry against the savage...
  30. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ The Lion in Winter -- in Blu-ray

    "It's the way I register despair..." Tony Harvey's quite extraordinary 1968 The Lion in Winter, is one of those films that I would take with me, if i knew I was to lost on a desert island. Albeit with electricity and some playback gear. I love the film, and Tony became a friend. After owning...