Any word on a Coen Brothers box set?

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  1. Frederic_A

    Frederic_A Stunt Coordinator

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    Since both Miller's Crossing and Barton Fink are now coming to DVD, and both Fargo and Hudsucker Proxy are in dire need of re-release, are there any plans for a box set?
     
  2. Richard Kim

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    Well, as soon as the new Coen bros. movie comes out, the box set would become obsolete. [​IMG]

    Also, the rights of the films are owned by various studios (Universal, Fox, WB, MGM, Buena Vista) it would be pretty hard to get them together to make a box set.
     
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  4. Bill GrandPre

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    "Fargo" is out of print because MGM is preparing a Special Edition. A box set wouldn't happen. The rights break down like this:

    Universal:
    Blood Simple
    The Big Lebowski (Universal aquired some of Polygram's catalogue)
    The Man Who Wasn't There (Universal aquired USA Films)

    Fox:
    Raising Arizona
    Miller's Crossing
    Barton Fink

    Warner Bros.:
    The Hudsucker Proxy

    MGM:
    Fargo

    Buena Vista:
    O Brother, Where Art Thou?

    It would be practically impossible for Universal, Fox, Warner Bros, MGM and Buena Vista to all come together to make a box set, so don't count on it. I can guarantee you, it's not gonna happen, ever.
     
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  6. Chad Ferguson

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    The box set still could happen though. If I remember correctly, the Oliver Stone set had Universal, Fox, Touchstone(Disney) and Warner. So although PLatoon was sorrely missed, it was still an amazing box set. Same could be done here!
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  7. rossini

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    Coen Bros diehard fan could buy R2(Japan) 5 discs boxset.
    All anamorphic widescreen format.

    [​IMG]
     
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