Forthcoming: Detour

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Forthcoming: Detour

#1 Post by FrauBlucher » Mon May 07, 2018 9:25 pm

JANUS FILMS TO TOUR NEW 4K RESTORATION OF EDGAR G. ULMER’S DETOUR.... A must watch, the Eddie Muller's TCM Noir Alley Intro/Outro clips attached to this article.

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#2 Post by domino harvey » Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:38 pm

Confirmed by Leonard Martin at ComicCon as forthcoming from Criterion

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#3 Post by Orlac » Sat Jul 21, 2018 4:12 am

Has Wade Williams finally chosen to cooperate?

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#4 Post by perkizitore » Sat Jul 21, 2018 11:47 am

Orlac wrote:
Sat Jul 21, 2018 4:12 am
Has Wade Williams finally chosen to cooperate?
What has he got to do with it , does he own the rights to the original film?

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#5 Post by swo17 » Sat Jul 21, 2018 11:59 am

It's in the public domain but Williams owns high quality prints of many of these types of films. (See Image's numerous releases in the Wade Williams Collection, which usually boast the best picture quality for any given one of the films.)

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#6 Post by aox » Sat Jul 21, 2018 12:05 pm

Fantastic addition.

I haven't seen it since college, but I remember loving it and showing it to many friends at the time. Looking forward to revisting it.

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#7 Post by FrauBlucher » Sat Jul 21, 2018 1:04 pm

I think the prints used were not belonging to Mr Williams. The link above explains.

It played at the TCM film festival but didn’t see one review or comment about the quality.

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#8 Post by RyanGallagher » Sat Jul 21, 2018 3:26 pm

domino harvey wrote:
Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:38 pm
Confirmed by Leonard Martin at ComicCon as forthcoming from Criterion
Sorry, this isn’t actually what happened during the panel. When asked what his favorite B Movie was, Leonard said Detour. My tweet was poorly phrased and I included a link to the article I wrote when the Janus press release went out earlier this year. So he didn’t confirm anything about Criterion. He just said that he liked the movie.

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