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Steve Tannehill

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Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins is an MGM title which means that it falls under Fox now. I've seen it in high definition on one of the cable channels, either MGM HD or HDNet Movies. It looked good.
The DVD was non-anamorphic and full-frame. It's time to upgrade this title to widescreen on blu-ray, even if it is a low-budget title with no-frills.
Who's with me?
 

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I'm there! Haven't seen the movie in years, and while I fear it may not have aged too well, (most 80's cheese hasn't, IMO), it still holds a special place in my memory.

Great - now I've got the theme music playing in my head... prolly won't sleep tonight...
 

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I was about to start a thread asking for Remo Williams on blu-ray, then I searched and found that I had already done it. The DVD is OOP. It's time for a blu-ray release!
 

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I've always enjoyed this film, mostly for the chemistry between Fred Ward and Joel Grey. Some parts are dated to be sure, the computer that Brimley uses for instance, and the general level of technology, but a lot still works. The action sequences are pretty well choreographed with the Statue of Liberty set piece probably being my favorite of the film. I'd pick this up on Blu-ray.

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I would hope they include the music video and the unsold tv pilot. I only ever saw a fragment of that because some breaking news ate up more than half the timeslot the summer night it aired.

I vaguely remember a promotional short focusing on the Statue of Liberty seqeunce airing somewhere on cable at the time the movie came out.
 

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cineMANIAC said:
To those of us with region-free BD players, UK label Arrow Films are releasing this film some time next year.
I have one, and will definitely order this!

The movie is also on Vudu in HD, but only as a rental.
 

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I don't think I've seen this since its VHS release in High School. It was a favorite of mine and my friends. It would be a hoot to see it again.
 

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Great film.

Don't think it was ever released properly here in the United States.

If memory serves me correctly, it was released on DVD at one point
but in pan and scan.

I bought the Japanese import.

I am not optimistic it is going to see a U.S. release anytime soon so I
am on board to buy the Arrow import -- especially after seeing the fine
job they did with RUNAWAY TRAIN.
 

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Ronald Epstein said:
If memory serves me correctly, it was released on DVD at one point
but in pan and scan.
Correct. I bought it, mostly as a "better than nothing" alternative to never getting to see the movie again.
 

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