REVIEW: "The Hustler" with screen captures !

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  1. Gary Tooze

    Gary Tooze Producer

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    Hey,
    Got my copy early... the other day and penned my review.
    You can find it by CLICKING HERE. I have included a dozen screen captures. It is a GREAT DVD !
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    Cheers,
     
  2. Gavin_L

    Gavin_L Second Unit

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    nice review gary, can't wait to watch my dvd. looks like fox did quite a good job with the dvd [​IMG]
     
  3. Wayne McRae

    Wayne McRae Stunt Coordinator

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    Great review Gary!!! I'll be grabbing this one for sure.I love Gleason in that role[​IMG]
     
  4. Peter Apruzzese

    Peter Apruzzese Producer

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    Thanks, Gary. Glad to see this DVD meets expectations - can't wait to pick it up next week...
     
  5. BrianP

    BrianP Supporting Actor

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    Nice review but I will have to wait about three weeks for my copy to arrive.
     
  6. DevinM

    DevinM Auditioning

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    Your review just sold me. Is it out yet?
     
  7. Gavin_L

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  8. Greg Br

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    One of the great cinema movies ever made, think they would even try to make this today without a need for CGI.
     
  9. oscar_merkx

    oscar_merkx Lead Actor

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    I posted also in the other Hustler thread, the documentary alone makes this worth purchasing. Great intro as well, very much like the French Connection opening sequence on that disc
     
  10. Gary Tooze

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    Yeah, I watched it again last night... and the extras. The Extras are very good.

    I certainly am not compalining, but they could have charged double and still made a ton of sales with this disc. Like I stated in my review, 10 years ago I wanted to buy the LaserDisc and they wanted over $100.00 ? . In fact I seem to recall many CBS/FOX Lasers being way over priced... perhaps they are making up for it now with their DVDs, which, for what they offer, are some of the best value...

    If you take into account price, this could be one of the best discs of the year... no ?
     
  11. oscar_merkx

    oscar_merkx Lead Actor

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    Gary
    I absolutely agree with you on this. I watched the Mike Massey intro to the opening scenes with the trickshots, wow simply fantastic way to tell the story. The black and white of the premiere is fascinating, plus the revelation that Richard Burton simply loved the movie is great as well.
    I am going to watch the docu again.
    Thanks to Fox for such a great disc
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  12. David Von Pein

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    Great cover too (IMO)!! [​IMG]
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  13. Gary Tooze

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    That funny, I almost mentioned that the cover was my only negative about this marvelous DVD... no reason for it to be in color ESPECIALLY when the B+W cinematography was such an important part to this film... and I agree "unimaginative" is a great description...
     
  14. Bruce Hedtke

    Bruce Hedtke Cinematographer

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    I see Turner Broadcasting took over the cover rights here. That's a shame but I still can't wait until Monday. I've waited for this for a long, long time.

    Bruce
     
  15. Jeff Swindoll

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    Circuit City will have Hustler for $12.99 (also the new Blue Velvet for $14.99). Best Buy will have it for $12.99 too and they will also have Hombre for $12.99 too. No mention of the Verdict though [​IMG].
     
  16. David Von Pein

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    This is the only dvd I'm picking up tomorrow. I've been waiting years for this release on dvd and can't believe I'll finally have it in my hands tomorrow.
     
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    Watching the disc now for the first time and I've gotta say it really seems Fox did a great job. I see me spending a lot of time with this one.
     
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