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Honestly, I don't know! But romantic comedy doesn't seem to quite describe it for me. There were comedic moments, most certainly. I don't know.
I think Romantic Comedy describes it perfectly, just like it describes Here Comes Mr. Jordan.

The whole concept of being 'missed', the bits with the outfits and the staff, Charles Gordon, the team purchase discussion are all comedy. And for romance - Julie Christie.
 

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An over eager angel plucks a person's soul out who was a bout to die and then sends them to heaven only to find out that said angel goofed up big time. With a scenario like that it could only be a comedy.
 

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An old fave of mine.

Withdrawing my comment about the categorization of the film. I get it, no one agrees. All good.
Yup, just like every film released; some people love it & some hate it, & everything in between. I'm very happy to replace my DVD & hope that 2022 brings more Paramount goodies.
 

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Saw it years ago, forgot most of it.....with all this talk, I just watched a trailer. Hard pass, but glad others enjoy it.
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Allen, I am with you. That title, for me, seems to be the last "Holy Grail" of Paramount releases (though I know there are more important titles for others).

FOUL PLAY isn't even available digitally so I am really wondering how difficult of a release this might be.
Bullmoose just put up a listing for Foul Play.

They were the first to list Ragtime, Reds and Heaven Can Wait, so I am hopeful it is accurate.

The date is a placeholder, and the price seems to indicate it is not a Paramount Presents title (which is fine by me).
 
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Bullmoose just put up a listing for Foul Play.

They were the first to list Ragtime, Reds and Heaven Can Wait, so I am hopeful it is accurate.

The date is a placeholder, and the price seems to indicate it is not a Paramount Presents title (which is fine by me).
Well, well, well. Somebody must be listing! Lol
 

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Bullmoose just put up a listing for Foul Play.

They were the first to list Ragtime, Reds and Heaven Can Wait, so I am hopeful it is accurate.

The date is a placeholder, and the price seems to indicate it is not a Paramount Presents title (which is fine by me).

That's INCREDIBLE news. My Blu-ray bucket list is now complete. I will keep a lookout for the Amazon preorder
 

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So, many people couldn't wait to get this - and yet - not a single word about it. Amazing. I love this movie and it holds up perfectly. It's laugh out loud funny, filled with some great and obvious Elaine May one-liners, it has warmth and heart and brilliant performances from everyone involved. I can't say I thought the transfer was great - color is just right but there's something a little bit not quite right about it, at least for me. It's certainly miles ahead of the old DVD, though. And you never know what Beatty was approving and what they did after he approved, i.e compression and "fixes" - that's what happens a lot - a director will see what they do, and say great, but then after that there are things that could and sometimes do happen - grain management and bad compression, etc. But I was certainly happy enough, the price is right, there are zero, not a single extra, but, as I said, I love the movie so I'm happy to have it.
 

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My digital version switched to 4K so I don’t have a need to buy this disc.
 

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So, many people couldn't wait to get this - and yet - not a single word about it. Amazing. I love this movie and it holds up perfectly. It's laugh out loud funny, filled with some great and obvious Elaine May one-liners, it has warmth and heart and brilliant performances from everyone involved. I can't say I thought the transfer was great - color is just right but there's something a little bit not quite right about it, at least for me. It's certainly miles ahead of the old DVD, though. And you never know what Beatty was approving and what they did after he approved, i.e compression and "fixes" - that's what happens a lot - a director will see what they do, and say great, but then after that there are things that could and sometimes do happen - grain management and bad compression, etc. But I was certainly happy enough, the price is right, there are zero, not a single extra, but, as I said, I love the movie so I'm happy to have it.
What is not quite right about it?
 

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My copy arrived yesterday (USPS took its time).
Watched it last night. Loved it (like I did back in ‘78 at the theater)
 

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So, many people couldn't wait to get this - and yet - not a single word about it. Amazing. I love this movie and it holds up perfectly. It's laugh out loud funny, filled with some great and obvious Elaine May one-liners, it has warmth and heart and brilliant performances from everyone involved. I can't say I thought the transfer was great - color is just right but there's something a little bit not quite right about it, at least for me. It's certainly miles ahead of the old DVD, though. And you never know what Beatty was approving and what they did after he approved, i.e compression and "fixes" - that's what happens a lot - a director will see what they do, and say great, but then after that there are things that could and sometimes do happen - grain management and bad compression, etc. But I was certainly happy enough, the price is right, there are zero, not a single extra, but, as I said, I love the movie so I'm happy to have it.
Not even the trailer?
 

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