What has happened to Criterion's "Tales Of Hoffmann" DVD?

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  1. Gordon McMurphy

    Gordon McMurphy Producer

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    It was supposed to be out in (I think) June-July, and... where is it? Commentary with Scorsese etc. Great film, The Archer's at their most daring. I'm stumped. Any news?

    Thanks for reading,


    Gordon
     
  2. DonaldB

    DonaldB Supporting Actor

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    I don't believe Criterion ever announced any particular month that this might be released. They've said there are problems with the film elements and it's taking a while to put together, but it's still on the way. It certainly won't be this year, though.
     
  3. Gordon McMurphy

    Gordon McMurphy Producer

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    ...I love that film. I love all of Powell & Pressburger's unique films. In BFI's Top 100 recently, George Romero said that The Tales Of Hoffmann was his favorite film of all time! Great stuff! I love Dawn Of The Dead - that's in my Top 10! [​IMG]
    Thanks again, Don.
    Gordon
     
  4. DonaldB

    DonaldB Supporting Actor

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    You're welcome, Gordon, but there's no need to start a new thread to thank me!
     
  5. Vince Maskeeper

    Vince Maskeeper Producer

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    Nope, no need for a new thread. I've merged!

    -Vince
     
  6. Gordon McMurphy

    Gordon McMurphy Producer

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    "I took mushrooms and went to HTF and had a real bad time..." - You're a moron!
    Sorry, I've only been using the Internet for 5... YEARS! :b Yeah, I've been suffering the symptoms of Internetia (typos, bad navigation, wrong clicks etc) and am just getting over it now! That ever happen to anyone else? I digrese.
    Oh, The Fog: Special Edition DVD ([​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]) is far out! Got it on saturday morning. I live in Scotland, and it's great to get stuff like this 10 DAYS before the street date! Very cheap too - £10.99/$16.49 [​IMG]
    Enough of my Marty DiBergi-ing though! [​IMG]
    Gordy
     
  7. Felix Martinez

    Felix Martinez Screenwriter

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    Finally!!!!

    Just rec'd the August Criterion newsletter, and I was pleased to see in the bottom right corner of the e-mail that it is finally wrapping production!
     
  8. Frank M

    Frank M Stunt Coordinator

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    From the newsletter:
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  9. Simon Caleb

    Simon Caleb Stunt Coordinator

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    [​IMG] Sweet Jesus, my prayers have been answered.
    Still I can't wait to see it on the big screen. Next Tuesday, Aug 9th, the London NFT are screening it as part of their Powell and Pressburger season.
     

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