Does anyone have the "5 Film Noir Killer Classics" box?

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  1. Chris Cheese

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    If so, could you comment on the transfers and also on the set in general? I'm curious as to if it's up to the standards at least of the other PD transfers that are out there.
     
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  3. Zen Butler

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    C'mon Doug be nice...[​IMG]

    Chris, the link Doug provided has Herb's top-notch review on the films and the set. It is a great value even at $49. Considering individually they run about $14.95. Also of note, in the movies section there is a lengthy but approaching advanced discussion on film noir.

    Take a peek and get some fine suggestions.

    http://www.hometheaterforum.com/htfo...52#post2304652

    Peace
     
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    He's not talking about the new Warner set, he's talking about this set:

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    Whether this is discussed in the Noir thread, I have no idea.
     
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    I grabbed it in a heartbeat....because you just cant beat the price.
     
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    Pardon me Chris, I have that too. The quality is passable but for $26, you can't beat it.
     
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    I was just wondering if someone could compare them to other current releases or not. I mean, should I get this box or should I get the separate Image or Roan releases of D.O.A. and Detour, for example?
     
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    Pardon me, Chris. I wasn't trying to be rude. I was trying to help, and my sarcastic side shone through. Now I see I also pointed you in the wrong direction.

    Speaking of noir, any news on Laura yet?

    Regards,
    Doug
     
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    PS I'm loving the Warner set. So far I've watched Asphalt Jungle and Gun Crazy. I'd never seen Gun Crazy before, and loved it. I watched it again the next day and listened to the commentary, and a fascinating commentary it was.

    Doug
     
  10. Chris Cheese

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    Those are the two that I've watched in the WB box thus far too (I've been really busy) and I did watch Gun Crazy twice, once with the commentary and enjoyed it quite a bit. Hopefully the other commentaries are just as good.

    Back to the original topic - anyone?
     
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    Like I already mentioned Chris, only passable quality, but these are older films.
     
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    Passable, maybe, but still among the better transfers of these public-domain titles, which has a larger effect on their quality than their age.
     
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    I started on the other end and have watched the other three so far. Wonderful set...

    I'll consider buying the Killer Classics.
     
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    Thank you. [​IMG]
     
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    Only 16.20(at deepdiscountdvd.com) for 5 noir films. I'm in.
     

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