Quarantined Monthly Guessing Thread

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kcota17
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Re: Quarantined Monthly Guessing Thread

#1401 Post by kcota17 » Fri Jul 13, 2018 1:06 am

Every time someone makes an UHD guess, Criterion employees push their UHD debut a month later

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Re: Quarantined Monthly Guessing Thread

#1402 Post by swo17 » Fri Jul 13, 2018 1:20 am

When they went Blu-ray they made a separate announcement about it, i.e. it wasn't a surprise on the 15th

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Re: Quarantined Monthly Guessing Thread

#1403 Post by bdsweeney » Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:07 am

Is there even any solid evidence that UHD is something Criterion are going to release? I just can’t see them releasing three types of physical media for each title.

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Re: Quarantined Monthly Guessing Thread

#1404 Post by tenia » Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:13 am

None, I believe.

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Re: Quarantined Monthly Guessing Thread

#1405 Post by miless » Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:21 am

I wonder, would UHD be a better format for digital distribution? I think Blu-Ray isn't quite up-to-snuff (I generally try to avoid Blu-Ray projected films) and would love for the medium to evolve towards a better (more equitable) distribution system

sorry, this should probably be in the UHD, or some other, thread.

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Re: Quarantined Monthly Guessing Thread

#1406 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Fri Jul 13, 2018 1:58 pm

Ribs wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 12:11 pm
flyonthewall2983 wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 11:51 am
Ribs wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 11:05 am
Insomnia
Nolan's version?
Yeah, this is just a totally random guess. Frankly think it’s a pretty likely pick-up should the UHD jump happen - Warner clearly had the opportunity to bundle it in with their big boz and didn’t, so probably would be willing to license it out.
I'm guessing it's R-rating maybe put them off from including it. Maybe they'll release it individually at some point. It would be an interesting move if they did license it out, and Fox licensing out Sodebergh's Solaris.

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Re: Quarantined Monthly Guessing Thread

#1407 Post by agnamaracs » Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:00 pm

True Stories
24 Frames (which I still think should include Five Dedicated to Ozu, because they're the same basic concept)
Notorious
Until the End of the World
Eight Hours Don't Make a Day
Youth of the Beast/Fighting Elegy upgrades

Wishful thinking guess: Equinox upgrade

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Re: Quarantined Monthly Guessing Thread

#1408 Post by black&huge » Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:10 pm

agnamaracs wrote:
Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:00 pm

Wishful thinking guess: Equinox upgrade
This was always one of my favorite criterion releases and I hope we see an upgrade this year.

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Re: Quarantined Monthly Guessing Thread

#1409 Post by lacritfan » Sat Jul 14, 2018 12:16 pm

California Split
Come and See
My Brilliant Career
True Stories
Written on the Wind Blu

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Re: Quarantined Monthly Guessing Thread

#1410 Post by Omensetter » Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:15 pm

It seems they would need an anchor film for the sale ala Mulholland Drive, Boyhood/Pan's Labyrinth, and Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me.

24 Frames and Let the Sunshine In just feel like December releases to me.


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Re: Quarantined Monthly Guessing Thread

#1411 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:22 am

Ferris Bueller for October and Grand Budapest for November

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Re: Quarantined Monthly Guessing Thread

#1412 Post by Omensetter » Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:11 am

I'm honestly hoping they do something similar to their October 2014 slate of "The Complete Jacques Tati", La Dolce Vita, and My Darling Clementine and just overwhelm with canonical classics like they could potentially do with Notorious, The Magnificent Ambersons, and Bringing Up Baby and then surprise in November.

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Re: Quarantined Monthly Guessing Thread

#1413 Post by FrauBlucher » Sun Jul 15, 2018 12:05 pm

Jonathan Rosenbaum’s tweet suggested that Ambersons will be for November. The oldest newsletter clue currently is the car trunk with the person in it (Arsenic and Old Lace) which should be announced either tomorrow or next month.

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Re: Quarantined Monthly Guessing Thread

#1414 Post by domino harvey » Sun Jul 15, 2018 12:07 pm

Unless that was a clue for My Brilliant Career, which I believe it was

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Re: Quarantined Monthly Guessing Thread

#1415 Post by FrauBlucher » Sun Jul 15, 2018 12:17 pm

domino harvey wrote:Unless that was a clue for My Brilliant Career, which I believe it was
I never saw it. How does the trunk fit in?

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Re: Quarantined Monthly Guessing Thread

#1416 Post by domino harvey » Sun Jul 15, 2018 12:18 pm

Car-rear

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Re: Quarantined Monthly Guessing Thread

#1417 Post by FrauBlucher » Sun Jul 15, 2018 12:20 pm

Gotcha. They have tweeted Gillian Armstrong stuff over recent months?

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Re: Quarantined Monthly Guessing Thread

#1418 Post by Bressonaire » Sun Jul 15, 2018 1:29 pm

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Europa, Europa
The Magnificent Ambersons
something Japanese, maybe Mizoguchi
Upgrade of dePalma's Sisters

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Re: Quarantined Monthly Guessing Thread

#1419 Post by criterionsnob » Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:52 pm

Notorious
Happy Together
Polyester
Wanda
I Know Where I’m Going!
Koko: A Talking Gorilla [BD]

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Re: Quarantined Monthly Guessing Thread

#1420 Post by domino harvey » Fri Aug 10, 2018 11:05 am

Come and See
King Lear
the Magnificent Ambersons
My Brilliant Career
Notorious
Written on the Wind upgrade

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Re: Quarantined Monthly Guessing Thread

#1421 Post by Ribs » Fri Aug 10, 2018 11:11 am

Little early this month, huh?

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Re: Quarantined Monthly Guessing Thread

#1422 Post by dwk » Fri Aug 10, 2018 11:15 am

The Magnificent Ambersons
La Vérité
My Brilliant Career
Ferris Bueller's Day Off

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Re: Quarantined Monthly Guessing Thread

#1423 Post by okcmaxk » Fri Aug 10, 2018 11:16 am

Wanda
The Magnificent Ambersons
My Brilliant Career
Something WKW related
Come and See
Notorious

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Re: Quarantined Monthly Guessing Thread

#1424 Post by Toby Dammit » Fri Aug 10, 2018 11:41 am

Death in Venice
Wong Kar Wai Boxset
Teorema
The Crucified Lovers
The Magnificent Ambersons

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Re: Quarantined Monthly Guessing Thread

#1425 Post by Boosmahn » Fri Aug 10, 2018 11:56 am

Wong Kar-wai film/boxset
Krzysztof Kieślowski title (The Scar, Camera Buff, No End)
Come and See
Notorious
Peppermint Candy or Green Fish (pipe dream)

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