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OliverK

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The Hateful Eight in glorious Ultra Panavision would be cool on the Cinerama screen.

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Agreed, it looks pretty good even though it is mostly an indoor shoot.

If only I liked the movie more. I love Ultra Panavision as a format but the over the top violence in the last third of the movie does not work for me at all and would be more fitting for some kind of low budget grindhouse style movie.
 

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I saw an original Ultra Panavision print of Mutiny on the Bounty this year at Bradford on the Cinerama screen.
It was very pink but good 6 track. It was projected with an original D-150 lens so we still had the squeeze
but still looked very good.

The Hateful Eight in London did look great on the screen.

You cannot beat a bit of UP70:)
 
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Would be curious to hear from anyone who sees the DCP version of HTWWW and also saw the 3 panel version at the Dome previously. I was fortunate enough to see the 3 panel version at the Dome during a visit to LA a few years ago and thought it was spectacular. This was the only time I have seen a Cinerama film as it was meant to be seen.

You saw Cinerama at the Dome on a 125 degree curved screen. Cinerama originally was projected onto 145 degree screens.That was the only way to really see 3 panel Cinerama.I saw all the 3 panel Cinerama films many times and all were seen on 145 degree screens.
 

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A completely meaningless judgement which doesn’t stand up to scrutiny on any level whatsoever.

At last year's Cannes film festival a film critic said the following : " Digital projection is death in motion - as if all the light in the image has been sucked into a black hole. Looking at four or five digitally projected movies in a day is depressing.Yes we've become acclimated to digital and many newcomers to Cannes have no memory of anything else.
But there is a reason that vinyl is back.People are sick of listening to their music digitally even if it's convenient and overdosing on digital movies is just as sickening. " This extract of his Cannes Festival review was printed in the esteemed British Film Institute's magazine SIGHT AND SOUND - possibly the most respected film magazine in the world.
 

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At last year's Cannes film festival a film critic said the following : " Digital projection is death in motion - as if all the light in the image has been sucked into a black hole. Looking at four or five digitally projected movies in a day is depressing.Yes we've become acclimated to digital and many newcomers to Cannes have no memory of anything else.
But there is a reason that vinyl is back.People are sick of listening to their music digitally even if it's convenient and overdosing on digital movies is just as sickening. " This extract of his Cannes Festival review was printed in the esteemed British Film Institute's magazine SIGHT AND SOUND - possibly the most respected film magazine in the world.
That's nothing but an argument from authority. "I'm right because an authority says I'm right". Nonsense. It one man's OPINION, and it's no more right than anyone else's. BTW, vinyl still represents a TINY fraction of all the music listened to today.
 

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I saw an original Ultra Panavision print of Mutiny on the Bounty this year at Bradford on the Cinerama screen.
It was very pink but good 6 track. It was projected with an original D-150 lens so we still had the squeeze
but still looked very good.

The Hateful Eight in London did look great on the screen.

You cannot beat a bit of UP70:)

Ahhh, Mutiny on the Bounty, the memories...

Saw it twice projected in UP70 with the proper 1.25 attachment but both times with little to no color, hopefully Warner will see the light and give it to us in at least a good Blu-ray version.

That super curvulon lens is beautiful. I once had one but only for a few days as I acquired it for somebody else who needs it more than I do.
 
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Ahhh, Mutiny on the Bounty, the memories...

Saw it twice projected in UP70 with the proper 1.25 attachment but both times with little to no color, hopefully Warner will see the light and give it to us in at least a good Blu-ray version.

That super curvulon lens is beautiful. I once had one but only for a few days as I acquired it for somebody else who needs it more than I do.
If you are referring to the 1962 Mutiny, which I believe you are, there is a decent blu-Ray out on Warner’s.
 

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If you are referring to the 1962 Mutiny, which I believe you are, there is a decent blu-Ray out on Warner’s.
Unfortunately the Blu-ray is very soft and does not do justice to how magnificent Mutiny on the Bounty must have looked back then in unfaded 70mm prints.
 

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It is better than UP70 titles Hallelujah Trail (probably the worst Blu-ray ever) and The Greatest Story Ever Told, and an upgrade to the DVD, but could be sharper.

You are correct about Mutiny being better than these two, but that is not really much of an achievement if you look at the competition and at how good Ben-Hur looks or IAMMMMW..
 

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It's a real shame that three UP70 titles are among the worst looking titles available on BD, when they have the potential to be amongst the best.
 

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It's a real shame that three UP70 titles are among the worst looking titles available on BD, when they have the potential to be amongst the best.

It's a shame that the first movie filmed in UP70 - (really MGM Camera 65) was never released in 70mm and is only available on VHS tape and laser disc - Raintree County.
 

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Too bad they couldn't get a road show Cinerama poster for IAMMMMW. That's the movie poster for a 35mm release.

That poster the man is standing next to is from the 1970 re-release, which was done by the legendary cartoonist Jack Davis, who's known for his caricatures. The Red and Black poster below was done by the great Saul Bass, the same man who did the crazy animated opening credits to this film as well.
 

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Jack Davis and Mort Drucker were the two most famous caricaturists used by MAD magazine for their TV and movie parodies. I grew up loving their work.
 

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I wonder when will get the full roadshow version of the Hateful Eight on Blu Ray or 4KUHD.
I want it for the Overture and Cinerama Logo.:)
 

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