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Michael Elliott

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I really don't care for VIDEO but I'd love to have a couple of the extras especially that roundtable thing. I'm not sure if that alone will make it worth the Criterion price tag though. Perhaps if I can find it for around $25.
 
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Awesome! Videodrome finally gets the special edition treatment...from Criterion, no less!

Quite a nice array of features listed there. I hope the "and more!" includes the alternate/extended TV version scenes, as some of those were quite interesting.

Can't wait!
 

David_Blackwell

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I love Videodrome and the extras for the Criterion DVD sound like an amazing list. I so need this DVD for this very screwed up movie.
 

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I hope the Criterion Videodrome showcases all of the alternative scenes that were used for the bizarre "TV" version of the film (which still occationally shows up on A&E).

Regardless, I can't believe this is coming out-- AWESOME!

Now Fox, will you PLEASE call Toronto and set up that FLY SE DVD?
 

Jacob McCraw

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SO HAPPY!

The new Rabid SE is going to have a commentary and the Fast Company SE that just came out has a commentary. Naked Lunch has one of my favorite commentaries ever with Cronenberg and Peter Weller.

Let Criterion do The Fly and it could have a commentary, and I'm sure they'd let Cronenberg approve the transfer.
 

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The criterion Dead Ringers DVD has a commentary. The Crash laserdisc had one, but i dont think it's on the dvd version.
 

Aaron Silverman

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Death to Videodrome! Long live the new flesh!!!
 

John Kilduff

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I'm looking forward to the Criterion version of "Videodrome". It was a deliciously twisted movie, and I thought James Woods was great in it.

Sincerely,

John Kilduff...

Also, Debbie Harry looks great topless.
 

Rob Lutter

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Eyes Without a Face! w00t!

Hopefully Criterion retranslates the subtitles because the ones on the Image LD are pretty godawful (lots of missed lines, etc...)
 

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This is some of the very best DVD news I have ever heard! Videodrome is definitely Cronenberg's best film (though all his films are masterpieces IMO), which is saying a hell of a lot, and is also one of my top 10 favorite films of all time. I have been longing for a SE for years now. I've said in the past that I hope Criterion would do it, but I never actually thought they would. The extras sound truly outstanding, and there's obviously no chance in hell that I won't be getting this the second of release.

As for Eyes Without a Face, its a fantastic film, but I've known it was coming for a while now. Will definitely be picking it up as well.
 

Kevin M

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First Naked Lunch now Videodrome.....long live the new criterion flesh.

...um, since Universal & Criterion seem to have a good working relationship I wonder if John Carpenter's The Thing would be a possibility...NAH, I get the feeling that unless Criterion can come up with some fairly good extras (since the current version, although sans 16:9, has some rather extensive extras) it wouldn't be worth it to them.
 

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I'm not really a fan of Videodrome, so I'll pass on it.

However, I'm glad that Universal still continues to license out to Criterion.

I'm sure there are a few Universal titles I'd love to see get the Criterion treatment - ie, Double Indemnity.
 

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