Discuss DVDs and Blu-rays released by Criterion and the films on them. If it's got a spine number, it's in here. Threads may contain spoilers.
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I'd imagine it will remain a digipack due to the booklet and the fact the art already exists and just needs to be resized.
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My hope is for a release of Light Sleeper. I’m pretty sure it’s in vain.Rupert Pupkin wrote:wow! great news! what a wonderful movie... that's been a long time that I hope for a blu-ray upgrade...
I sincerely hope that "Cat People" will get a decent treatment because the Blu-Ray (French or the US looks waxy)- Criterion or this great UK label which released "Hardcore" would be great... "Cat People" and " The Comfort of Strangers" are one of his best from this era with "Mishima" (" The Comfort of Strangers" is one of the best movie using Venezia labyrinth/artchitecture along with N.Roeg " Don't Look Now" and "Mort à Venise")
do you think that they will release it in digipack ? after all they did it for Vampyr (but fortunately not for la double vie de Véronique or Two-Lane Blacktop. This was really a gorgeous digipack. I still have it on DVD...
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Mishima: A Life in Four Beavers
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The sunrise sequence was digitally altered again for this release. I actually think it looks "better" but phonier, which I think suits the look of the story sequences anyways, but I imagine it will rub others the wrong way. I posted a comparison on Facebook currently (you shouldn't need an account).
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An excellent release, and the first time on dvd in the UK. The Arena documentary, The Strange Case Of Yukio Mishima, is a wonderful extra, one of my favourite documentaries ever. I can’t praise it enough, and I’m pleased and relieved Criterion now release region 2 in the UK. I’ve been missing out.