Buena Vista opening floodgates with catalog releases ?

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  1. Deepak Shenoy

    Deepak Shenoy Supporting Actor

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    I came across a rumor on DVDTalk posted by someone who has been quite reliable in the past (and it is not an April Fool joke). Disney is supposed to have these titles on their release slate. Looks like they are going for quantity over quality. If the 4/2 releases are any indication, many excellent titles will be receiving mediocre treatment (they will be cheap though).
    July 2:
    The Harmonists
    Kolya
    Temptress Moon
    August 13:
    Another Stakeout
    Beaches
    Big Business
    Camilla
    Can't buy Me Love
    Cocktail
    Down And Out In Beverly Hills
    Ed Wood
    Loaded
    Love Serenade
    The Preacher's Wife
    Stakeout
    September 3:
    Aspen Extreme
    Baby: Secret Of The Lost Legend
    Betsy's Wedding
    Cabin Boy
    Captain Ron
    Celtic Pride
    Disorganized Crime
    Ernest Goes To Camp
    Ernest Scrared Stupid
    Ernest Goes To Jail
    Ernest Saves Christmas
    First Do No Harm
    Gross Anatomy
    Heartbreak Hotel
    Indian Summer
    Mr. Destiny
    My Boyfriend's Back
    Prefontaine
    The Program
    The Pupper Masters
    Spaced Invaders
    Swing Kids
    The War At Home
    Washington Square
    September 3:
    Basquiat
    Children Of Heaven
    Hard Boiled (Woo) (!)
    Hidden Assassin
    Iris Blond
    The Killer (Woo) (!)
    October 8:
    Alive
    Billy Bathgate
    The Grifters
    Honey, I Shrunk The Kids
    Honey, I Blew Up The Kid
    Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves
    Houseguest
    Jungle 2 Jungle
    Kazaam
    Muppet Christmas Carol
    Of Love And Shadows
    Since You've Been Gone
    Two Bits
    Unhook The Stars
    Disney has rights to the Woo titles and Grifters ??!!
    Seems quite unusual that Disney would be releasing over 20 titles on the same day. I am taking this rumor with a grain of salt, but I thought you guys would like to hear it anyway.
     
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    Thanks for the update.
     
  4. GlennH

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    The ERNEST movies, finally! (Just kidding.)
     
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  6. LukeB

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    I dread that Muppet Christmas Carol will be P&S-only like Muppet Treasure Island. Would be a shame.

    Other titles that I have been really waiting for are "Housegeuest", "Jungle 2 Jungle", and "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids". I already have these Pan & Scan on VHS, only interested in getting them in widescreen on DVD.

    Hopefully, they'll have some extras, too, since they're not slated to come out until October. 10/8 is gonna rule!
     
  7. Jodee

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    There's lots on this list I have been waiting for, such as

    Ed Wood

    Swing Kids

    Can't Buy Me love

    Betsy's Wedding

    Now Buena Vista, where are Citizen Ruth and Noises Off?
     
  8. Chad Gregory

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    Luke,

    Where was that confirmation that Muppet Treasure Island was going to be P&S only?!?

    -Chad

    Ahhh, Captain Ron....
     
  9. LukeB

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    Hey Chad,
    Disney has been cryptic with the specs of their upcoming titles. I have it from very reliable sources that Muppet Treasure Island is slated to be P&S only, as well as "Max Keeble's Big Move", "Snow Dogs", and "Cheetah".
    Oh, I wish this was an April Fool's. [​IMG]
    [​IMG] to Disney and their new DVD practices!
     
  10. Kyle McKnight

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    I'll be taking these, assuming uncut and OAR. I could really care less about the extras.
    August 13:
    Another Stakeout
    Beaches
    Big Business
    Cocktail
    Down And Out In Beverly Hills
    Ed Wood
    Loaded
    Stakeout
    September 3:
    Aspen Extreme
    Baby: Secret Of The Lost Legend
    Ernest Goes To Camp
    Ernest Scrared Stupid
    Ernest Goes To Jail
    Ernest Saves Christmas
    The Program hope for at least seamless branching
    Spaced Invaders
    Swing Kids
    October 8:
    Honey, I Shrunk The Kids
    Honey, I Blew Up The Kid
    Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves
    Houseguest
    Jungle 2 Jungle
    Muppet Christmas Carol
    I would hope for a box set on the Ernest & "Honey" discs.
     
  11. Nick Graham

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    If this is true, and I'm taking it with a grain of salt....WOOHOO!

    Cabin Boy, Ed Wood, and best of all, ERNEST GOES TO DVD!

    Make fun of me if you wish, but Jim Varney was a guy I watched all the time as a kid. Let's hope these are at least OAR and anamorphic.
     
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    I'd get all of the Ernest movies and the muppets (if it's in OAR that is).
     
  13. Marc Colella

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    Here's some simple math...
    Ed Wood + OAR + anamorphic = Purchase
     
  14. Chas_Michael

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    YES!!!! Ernest Movies, The wait is over!!!
     
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    Where's "Outrageous Fortune"? Simply a must have for a double feature with "Big Business." [​IMG]
    Take note, Disney, these (and others from the list) will be purchased only if in OAR.
     
  16. Patrick Larkin

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    Basquiat and Ed Wood will be added to the collection. Assuming OAR of course.
     
  17. Matthew Chmiel

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    If the titles are anamorphic, I will buy. Let me just say this, if it is true, Im going bankrupt coming September 3 (oh yes, all those Ernest movies WILL BE mine along with Cabin Boy) and October 8 (the Honey movies, Jungle 2 Jungle, and the underrated comedy classic Houseguest [​IMG]).
     
  18. Jeff Adkins

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    You won't be going bankrupt on 9/3. The first group of titles on that list for 9/3 have a list price of $9.95. The Woo titles look like reissues of the Winstar discs as the artwork is exactly the same, but let's hope for better.

    I have the flyer and no specs are given on any of those listed but they are all $19.95 or less.

    Jeff
     
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    I hate to be a potential bummer... but isn't it quite possible this could be yet another April Fool's Day joke?
     
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