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Mikel_Cooperman

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You remember him as the guy from A Clockwork Orange and the guy who killed Kirk but this was a winner of a movie with him, David Warner and Mary Steenburgen about HG Wells traveling to Future day San Francisco.
I believe its Warner Brothers who relased this.
A commentary would be nice too.
Please!
 

Trace Downing

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He was also Caligula as well as the "NEW" Mr. Roarke in the bad Fantasy Island remake (as if the old one is a shakespearian classic)

Dang, we must have the same taste in movies, because I love this film too. Good suspense, fish-out-of-water humor, biographically accurate, to the point that they knew H.G. enough...not that he made a time machine. Another advantage...it was filmed in San Francisco!
Isn't it funny, that most films made in Toronto suck, and most made in San Francisco are cool?

I found a link to another Warner beg thread that had quite a few people interested in it, enjoy...
http://www.hometheaterforum.com/uub/...ML/003261.html
[Edited last by Trace Downing on August 16, 2001 at 06:09 AM]
 

Kevin McCorry

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1) It's science fiction.
2) It's a 1970s film.
3) It belongs to Warner Brothers.
CONCLUSION: We'll never see it on DVD.
 

PhilipG

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NOTE TO WARNER: This is NOT a FAMILY FILM. Automatic anamorphic widescreen transfer then, please.
 

Ken_McAlinden

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Image released the other Nicholas Meyer blending of classic fictional characters with reality, The Seven Percent Solution, in a "near VHS quality" 4:3 transfer. Yuck!(BTW, I know Meyer did not direct this particular film, but he wrote the novel and adapted it for the screenplay)
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Steve Christou

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Oh yeah, I would buy this in a nanosecond, a superb time travel flick, nice acting, clever story 'HG Wells vs Jack the Ripper' and a sumptuous score by Miklos Rozsa is the icing on the cake.
A 1979 SF classic.
This movie was released in Panavision and Dolby Stereo.
 

george kaplan

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I have this LD and love it. Will buy the dvd if it ever comes out (and of course, only if it's OAR).
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Joseph DeMartino

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Yes! We need this movie on DVD - provided that it is a decent edition, meaning anamorphic OAR and some good extras you know, the way Warner Bros. used to releas movies. I have no interest in a modern-day Warner Bros. "It's a piece of junk but it's the best we're going to give you" version.
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Joe
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Rob Willey

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I'd buy this one too. Mary Steenburgen's best role to date and it shows off Malcolm MacDowell's range very well.
Rob
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David Lambert

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I'd love a release of this title as well.
However, I'm not sure that right now is the best time for the HTF to be asking any favors of WB!

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My 3-year-old enjoying Superman - The Movie in widescreen:

(Some of my DVD's are to the left side of the picture)
 

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