Nutty Professor (10/12/04)-Quick Advance Peek!

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  1. Jeffrey

    Jeffrey Stunt Coordinator

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    Those of you who purchased Paramount's release of "The Nutty Professor" in 2000, you may retire it!

    The flagship title of next Tuesday's 10 DVD Jerry Lews catalog onslaught is a keeper.

    Haven't had a chance to directly compare the old and new releases just yet, but the re-release looks much more colorful to these eyes.

    Special features live up to the title: Special.

    Jerry fans are gonna love the 15 minute featurette that goes into the making of the film and why Paramount was kinda' nervous about it, amongst many other details.

    Even better than that? A 30 minute documentary covering most of Jer's films for the company, including letterboxed clips from many of the movies coming next week. "Delicate Deliquent" looks immaculate, "Cinderfella" looks gorgeous (I've never seen this one by the way) and "The Bellboy" looks like it was just printed yesterday.

    Commentary wise, I've only had a chance to sample about five minutes...but after a slow start, Jerry gets egged on by longtime pal Steve Lawrence and Lewis starts yammering away, so it appears promising.

    All this and a bunch of deleted scenes, wardrobe tests and (hold your breath) a trailer (on a Paramount catalog title...wow.....).

    Be looking for the full length review along with all of the remaining JL titles from my fellow movie fanatics at digitallyOBSESSED(!) beginning next Monday.

    Sorry to take up space, but like King Ron here at the Forum, I am a HUGE fan and I couldn't resist sharing my excitement over what is gonna be a wonderful day for the faithful...it has been a long time coming....

    Jeffrey
     
  2. John KB

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    Can't wait, I should have all mine by wednesday this week!!! I look forward to any reviews.
     
  3. Randi

    Randi Stunt Coordinator

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    I can't wait for these Jerry titles. I've had them pre-ordered for what feels like forever. Another of his flicks, The Ladies Man, cheered me up during the painful 9/11 time period so I'm looking forward to revisiting these movies and uplifting my spirit.

    Miss Randi
     
  4. Peter Kline

    Peter Kline Cinematographer

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    On a related topic, I notice in a DVD mail order catalog I just received that there's a release of "The Stooge" with Dean and Jerry under the banner "The Martin and Lewis Collection". Says there's a commentary. Anybody have any info on this release and possible others?
     
  5. Scott Kimball

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    I'll have my review of Nutty Professor up later today. I hope to have a review of The Bellboy up later in the week. There are so many of his films coming out next week that I can't possible review them all.

    In short, Nutty Professor is a great disc.

    -Scott
     
  6. Randy A Salas

    Randy A Salas Screenwriter

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    The Stooge is the one and only title in Paramount's Martin and Lewis Collection being released next Tuesday. It has no extras, except for a trailer--although I haven't had time to watch it yet to confirm. Let's hope it's the first title of many in that collection.
     
  7. Bradley-E

    Bradley-E Screenwriter

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    I found CinderFella and Family Jewels over the weekend. (a new/used record store near my house had them for sale).The transfers seem nice and the extras are pretty good for each. I;m hoping to watch both this week sometime.
     

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