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Blu-ray Review Woman on the Run Blu-ray Review

Discussion in 'Blu-ray and UHD' started by richard-gallagher, May 10, 2016.

  1. Richard Gallagher

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    Many thanks for that review. This disc is an essential purchase.
     
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    This film is outstanding noir at its best! I can't believe I've never heard of it before but I fell in love with it from the first scene. The print looks good considering its history. Flicker Alley is to be commended for its rescue efforts. This is an outstanding presentation with excellent supplements: one of the best commentaries of all time! Take note, this is how a commentary is done! (Don't just tell us what's happening in the scene.) Outstanding documentary on the rescue of this film as well as others. I'm looking forward to more from this company.
     
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    Great review. I'm gonna need to pick this up soon.
     
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    A heads up that DVD Beaver confirms the Arrow versions of Woman on the Run and Too Late For Tears to not only be identical to Flicker Alley but also region free. I just pre-ordered both from Amazon.uk for $39.05...
     
  8. Craig Beam

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    WAY cheaper than buying the Flicker Alleys. Glad I held off. And hey, the Arrows have WAY better covers!
     
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    $40 is just too much for a single feature. $20 hits my sweet spot. I ordered from Amazon UK too.
     
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    Agreed. I mean, I wanna support Eddie Muller's tireless preservation efforts, but....
     
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    UCLA Film and Television Archive did the restoration. Donate to them directly. It would probably make more of an impact that way.
     
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    Is Film Noir Foundation a 501(c)(3) non-profit? If so, the donation is tax deductible.
     
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    I have to say my only knowledge of this film come from Kermit Schafer's blooper books and LPs (many of them were "re-creations")

    "Tonight's Movie 'Woman on the Run' is brought to you by Ex-Lax!"
     
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    I remember that reference from a Radio Bloopers cassette! ;)

    CHEERS! :)
     
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    i went with the Arrows too.

    before then, i had the Flicker Alleys saved in my amazon cart, waiting for a day that the price would drop.
     
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    I pre-ordered this and Too Late for Tears from Flicker Alley and paid $29.95 each. By doing this I also supported a domestic boutique label. Buying the Arrows, which are identical in content, is fine as well.
     
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    I can confirm that the Arrows are region free and even have a fantastic reversible artwork!

    image.
     

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