Becket - Where Is It?

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  1. Joe Caps

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    I thought the MPI release of Becket had been moved to LAST October. Dpoesn anyone know when or IF this release is still on the way?
     
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    I thought the MPI release of Becket had been moved to LAST October. Dpoesn anyone know when or IF this release is still on the way?
     
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    I was just thinking about this movie the other day, and how much I would love to see a good DVD made available. Hopefully someone has some info. Mr. Harris, perhaps?
     
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    I was just thinking about this movie the other day, and how much I would love to see a good DVD made available. Hopefully someone has some info. Mr. Harris, perhaps?
     
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    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences (or was it the Cinemateque?) had a screening of the "restored" Becket just this month. A DVD release would seem imminent.
     
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    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences (or was it the Cinemateque?) had a screening of the "restored" Becket just this month. A DVD release would seem imminent.
     
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    yes BECKET is one I've been waiting for . I hope the DVD is soon and does the film justice.
    It was screened at the Academy in Beverly Hills last week. It was touted as a the West Coast premiere screening of the completely restored "hard to see" film. It premiered in London in November 2003.
    It also said on the Academy website--"Print courtesy of PARAMOUNT PICTURES" I wonder if that means the Paramount has the rights back to this film?
     
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    yes BECKET is one I've been waiting for . I hope the DVD is soon and does the film justice.
    It was screened at the Academy in Beverly Hills last week. It was touted as a the West Coast premiere screening of the completely restored "hard to see" film. It premiered in London in November 2003.
    It also said on the Academy website--"Print courtesy of PARAMOUNT PICTURES" I wonder if that means the Paramount has the rights back to this film?
     
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    Unfortunately, MPI is not one of the smaller companies that actually answers e-mails. I have inquired about this title off and on for ages.
     
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    Unfortunately, MPI is not one of the smaller companies that actually answers e-mails. I have inquired about this title off and on for ages.
     
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    Great news, great film.[​IMG] I was looking forward to Becket a year ago, but I can wait another year for a restored copy with Peter O'Toole commentary. Nice.[​IMG]
     
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    Great news, great film.[​IMG] I was looking forward to Becket a year ago, but I can wait another year for a restored copy with Peter O'Toole commentary. Nice.[​IMG]
     
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    I have always said that once a film has been 'restored', the next step should be creating a hi-def, anamorphic transfer.

    I guess that time will tell if this has been the case with Becket, which is one of favourite historical dramas.
     
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    I have always said that once a film has been 'restored', the next step should be creating a hi-def, anamorphic transfer.

    I guess that time will tell if this has been the case with Becket, which is one of favourite historical dramas.
     
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    Any news on this title?

    A year ago, it sounded like the release was imminent, but since then, I haven't seen anything about tit. Anyone know of any problems or issues holding this back.

    One of my most wanted titles, and I'm getting impatient.

    Thanks,

    JGreen
     

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