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 Post subject: Re: Twilight Time
PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 4:52 pm 
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August releases:


8 HEADS IN A DUFFEL BAG (1997) BLU-RAY - Aug 15th

KID GALAHAD (1962) BLU-RAY - Aug 15th

THE LONG, HOT SUMMER (1958) BLU-RAY - Aug 15th

SUDDENLY, LAST SUMMER (1959) BLU-RAY - Aug 15th

THE EMPEROR IN AUGUST (2015) BLU-RAY - Aug 15th



8 Heads in a Duffel Bag is getting a $30 boutique label Blu-ray, no wonder TT is counting down to its own demise. The Long Hot Summer is available worldwide on sub-$10 Blu-rays and should've gone to KL for a good cheap stateside release


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 Post subject: Re: Twilight Time
PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 5:11 pm 
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It's probably one of those favors Redman talks about when he has to give back a title.


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 Post subject: Re: Twilight Time
PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 5:14 pm 
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Nothing better than spending $30 on a Limited edition copy of Kid Galahad....


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 Post subject: Re: Twilight Time
PostPosted: Tue May 16, 2017 3:04 pm 
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Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (Yuen Woo-ping, 1978) / Drunken Master (Yuen Woo-ping, 1978)

Release Date: June 13th, 2017.
Pre-order date: Wednesday, May 31st at 4 pm EST.

Special Features:
    Isolated Music & Effects Tracks
    Drunken Master Audio Commentary with Film Historians Ric Meyers and Jeff Yang

LANGUAGES: Cantonese, Mandarin, English
VIDEO: 1080p High Definition / 2.35:1
AUDIO: Cantonese 1.0 DTS-HD MA / Mandarin 1.0 DTS-HD MA / English 1.0 DTS-HD MA
SUBTITLES: English

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 Post subject: Re: Twilight Time
PostPosted: Tue May 16, 2017 3:13 pm 

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domino harvey wrote:

The Long Hot Summer is available worldwide on sub-$10 Blu-rays and should've gone to KL for a good cheap stateside release


This is a new restoration from what I know that TT is releasing.


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 Post subject: Re: Twilight Time
PostPosted: Tue May 16, 2017 3:14 pm 

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Nothing better than spending $30 on a Limited edition copy of Kid Galahad....


really I'd prefer spending $30 on a TT release of Spacehunter or Krull, assuming they would have much better quality than the $10 Mill Creek releases.


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 Post subject: Re: Twilight Time
PostPosted: Tue May 16, 2017 3:21 pm 
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I don't even spend $30 on Criterions usually. Spending $30 on a TT disc for a blu-ray that should be worth about $7 is just ridiculous.


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 Post subject: Re: Twilight Time
PostPosted: Thu May 18, 2017 9:17 am 
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From Screen Archives newsletter:
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THE TWILIGHT TIME LIMITED TIME SALE!
A 10 DAY SALE WITH 3 WAYS TO SAVE!
SALE BEGINS THURSDAY, MAY 18TH AT 4PM EDT AND ENDS SUNDAY, MAY 28TH AT 4PM EDT!
NOTE: DIFFERENT PRICE BRACKETS PER TITLE
ORDERS MUST BE PLACED DURING THE SALE PERIOD TO OBTAIN THE SALE PRICING. NO PREVIOUS, CURRENTLY PENDING OR FUTURE ORDERS QUALIFY.

PRICE BRACKET 1: $19.95

THE BULLET TRAIN (AKA SHINKANSEN DAIBAKUHA / 1975 / REGION A ONLY)
EMPEROR OF THE NORTH (1973)
THE FABULOUS BAKER BOYS (1989) LOW QUANTITY!
HARLOCK SPACE PIRATE (2013 / 2 DISC / 2D AND 3D)
THE LAST DETAIL (1973)
THE MAN FROM LARAMIE (1955) LOW QUANTITY!
MAN IN THE DARK 3-D (1953) LOW QUANTITY!
THUNDERBOLT AND LIGHTFOOT (1974 / ENCORE EDITION) LOW QUANTITY
TO SIR, WITH LOVE (1967) LOW QUANTITY!
U TURN (1997)

PRICE BRACKET 2: $14.95

LA BAMBOLA DI SATANA (THE DOLL OF SATAN / 1969) LOW QUANTITY!
EUREKA (1983)
FUNNY LADY (1975) LOW QUANTITY!
JULIA (1977)
A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY (1987)
SCREAM AND SCREAM AGAIN (1970)
THE TWILIGHT SAMURAI (2002)
TWO RODE TOGETHER (1961)
WHEN THE WIND BLOWS (1986) WITH JIMMY MURAKAMI: NON-ALIEN (2010)
ZARDOZ (1974)

PRICE BRACKET 3: $9.95

ANGEL (AKA DANNY BOY / 1982)
APPASSIONATA (1974) LOW QUANTITY!
BANDIT QUEEN (1994)
BORN FREE (1966)
CARLA'S SONG (1996)
THE FANTASTICKS (1995-2000)
FATHERLAND (AKA SINGING THE BLUES IN RED / 1986)
THE FORTUNE (1975)
GRAN BOLLITO (BLACK JOURNAL / 1977)
THE LITTLE HOUSE (CHIISAI OUCHI / 2014)


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 Post subject: Re: Twilight Time
PostPosted: Thu May 18, 2017 3:25 pm 
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Stop the press!

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"SORRY FOR OUR MISTAKE, TWO FOR THE ROAD WAS NOT TO BE INCLUDED WITHIN THE OFFER, THE CORRECT TITLE OFFERED IS TWO RODE TOGETHER.ONLY THE CORRECT TITLE WILL BE HONORED WITHIN THIS CURRENT SALE."


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 Post subject: Re: Twilight Time
PostPosted: Thu May 18, 2017 4:58 pm 
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$9.95 seems like a pretty good deal to me for a lot of those titles, and it's also a good time to pick up things like Saint Jack or Hollywood Boulevard while spreading out the shipping costs a bit.


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 Post subject: Re: Twilight Time
PostPosted: Fri May 19, 2017 6:50 am 
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Gran Bollito is all I want.


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 Post subject: Re: Twilight Time
PostPosted: Sat Jun 03, 2017 2:25 am 
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Despite being warned about it by fans, and MoC's Blu-ray having the complete track, TT's Drunken Master will have the old, incomplete Cantonese track:
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PLEASE NOTE: In sections of the Cantonese and Mandarin audio tracks where the original dialogue is missing on Drunken Master, an English dub will play

Obviously this doesn't matter because the better (and cheaper) MoC Blu-ray is region free, but still it is worth pointing out this colossal botch job.


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 Post subject: Re: Twilight Time
PostPosted: Wed Jun 07, 2017 12:21 pm 
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20th CENTURY FOX goes on sale at SAE and TT - beginning at 4 pm Eastern today...more than 50 titles included, although availability varies at each site...complete list below.....a lot of films expected to sell out during this Fox bonanza...

June 7 thru June 30.

(I don't see this at SAE website yet, so no list of the 50+ titles that I can see...)


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 Post subject: Re: Twilight Time
PostPosted: Wed Jun 07, 2017 12:45 pm 

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I believe this is it. I copied from their Facebook page.

PRICE BRACKET 1: $24.95

PEYTON PLACE
HOW TO STEAL A MILLION
INFERNO 3D

PRICE BRACKET 2: $19.95

TONY ROME / LADY IN CEMENT
9 TO 5
HUSH, HUSH SWEET CHARLOTTE
THE BOSTON STRANGLER
PRETTY POISON
THE KEYS OF THE KINGDOM
TWO FOR THE ROAD
KISS OF DEATH
HOMBRE (last remaining copies only at TT)

PRICE BRACKET 3: $14.95

FATE IS THE HUNTER
VIOLENT SATURDAY
MAN HUNT
THE VANISHING
FLAMING STAR
THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE
BREAKING AWAY
STORMY WEATHER
ST VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE
ZARDOZ
APRIL LOVE
THE YOUNG LIONS
THE BEST OF EVERYTHING
HOUSE OF BAMBOO
EMPEROR OF THE NORTH
BLACK WIDOW
BROKEN LANCE
THE DETECTIVE
FROM THE TERRACE
WHERE THE SIDEWALK ENDS
ANASTASIA
JULIA
GARDEN OF EVIL
PANIC IN NEEDLE PARK
THE GANG'S ALL HERE

PRICE BRACKET 4: $9.95

RAPTURE
ROOTS OF HEAVEN
DESIREE
BELOVED INFIDEL
PONY SOLDIER
THE ONLY GAME IN TOWN
ROYAL FLASH
TITUS
CONRACK
MR. HOBBS TAKES A VACATION
HEAVEN KNOWS,MR. ALLISON
CHE!

PRICE BRACKET 5: $4.95 (DVDs)

THE KREMLIN LETTER
VIOLENT SATURDAY
WOMAN OBSESSED


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 Post subject: Re: Twilight Time
PostPosted: Thu Jun 08, 2017 5:06 pm 
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From twilighttimemovies.com:
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Less Than 100 Copies Remaining:

$14.95
FATE IS THE HUNTER
FROM THE TERRACE
RIFF-RAFF / RAINING STONES (2 BY KEN LOACH)

$9.95
TITUS
SAVE YOUR LEGS!

Less Than 150 Copies Remaining:

$19.95
HUSH...HUSH, SWEET CHARLOTTE

$14.95
THE ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE
THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE
THE VANISHING
STORMY WEATHER

$9.95
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 Post subject: Re: Twilight Time
PostPosted: Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:16 pm 
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Tom Sawyer (Don Taylor, 1973) / Huckleberry Finn (J. Lee Thompson, 1974)

Release Date: July 18th, 2017.
Pre-order date: Wednesday, July 5th at 4 pm EST.

Special Features:
    Isolated Music Tracks
    Tom Sawyer Audio Commentary with Screenwriter/Songwriter Richard M. Sherman and Music Producer/Historian Bruce Kimmel
    Tom Sawyer Audio Commentary with Director Don Taylor and Screenwriter/Songwriter Robert B. Sherman
    Tom Sawyer River Song Featurette
    Tom Sawyer Rehearsal with John Williams and the Sherman Brothers
    Original Theatrical Trailers

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 Post subject: Re: Twilight Time
PostPosted: Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:19 pm 
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Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex*...*But were afraid to ask (Woody Allen, 1972)

Release Date: July 18th, 2017.
Pre-order date: Wednesday, July 5th at 4 pm EST.

Special Features:
    Isolated Music Track
    Original Theatrical Trailer

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 Post subject: Re: Twilight Time
PostPosted: Wed Jun 14, 2017 8:28 am 
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From twilighttimemovies.com:
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Less Than 200 Copies Remaining:

$14.95
APRIL LOVE
FLAMING STAR

Less Than 100 Copies Remaining:


$14.95
THE ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE
THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE
THE VANISHING
STORMY WEATHER

$9.95
CHE!
SAVE YOUR LEGS!

Less Than 50 Copies Remaining:

$14.95
RIFF-RAFF / RAINING STONES (2 BY KEN LOACH)

Now Sold Out:
FATE IS THE HUNTER
FROM THE TERRACE.
TITUS


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 Post subject: Re: Twilight Time
PostPosted: Wed Jun 14, 2017 9:53 am 
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...Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex*...*But were afraid to ask (Woody Allen, 1972)...
Special Features:
Isolated Music Track...

This is one "isolated music track" that is going to be mighty underwhelming - the film has very little score and only a small number of songs (IMDb lists three, and a quick check of an on-line version reveals only three or four short sequences accompanied by music). I'm not certain if Allen was attempting to emulate the dryness of public information films, but I always felt the sparseness of the soundtrack hampered the effectiveness of the film.


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 Post subject: Re: Twilight Time
PostPosted: Wed Jun 14, 2017 2:24 pm 
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The Tom Sawyer/Huckeberry Finn cover art is their best in a long time, though almost assuredly by accident more than intent.


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 Post subject: Re: Twilight Time
PostPosted: Wed Jun 14, 2017 2:52 pm 
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...Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex*...*But were afraid to ask (Woody Allen, 1972)...
Special Features:
Isolated Music Track...

This is one "isolated music track" that is going to be mighty underwhelming - the film has very little score and only a small number of songs (IMDb lists three, and a quick check of an on-line version reveals only three or four short sequences accompanied by music). I'm not certain if Allen was attempting to emulate the dryness of public information films, but I always felt the sparseness of the soundtrack hampered the effectiveness of the film.

The film's composer, Mundell Lowe, wrote some material for the film that went unused, including an original Main and End Title that were replaced by the song "Let's Misbehave." My guess is that, as with a lot of their isolated scores, Twilight Time have restored where the original music was so we can see/hear how it played before cues were deleted/shortened/replaced.

Without specifically naming Mundell Lowe, Allen has referenced this collaboration in interviews. Allen felt terrible about not using a lot of the music Lowe wrote, and this was part of the driving force of Allen's - for many years after, at least - never wanting to hire a composer to score a film of his again.

Years ago, the music for Everything... was released on CD by Kritzerland (coupled with Marvin Hamlisch's Bananas), now out of print. This release featured the aforementioned unused Main and End Title as well as additional music that wasn't used. It's all good music, some of it very "Golden Age" sounding, and it would've fit the film just fine. Twilight Time's track is likely derived from the same source, and presumably with composer notes and cue sheets Twilight Time have re-tracked these cues as originally intended by the composer. This is what they have done with other scores that were largely or completely rejected, and in the case with Used Cars, there are two isolated tracks, one from a completely rejected score by Golden Age composer Ernest Gold (Exodus).

I'd say more than anything else that the way the Everything... score plays in the film now is the earliest indication that Allen was becoming less and less at ease with having a composer write original scores for his films. The music is indeed very sparsely used, almost as if (and indeed it seems this was the case) Allen tried to drop as much as possible. Marvin Hamlisch did a really great job with Allen's first two films, with none of his cues being deleted or moved around, but I think Hamlisch was on those films largely because of their producers, and Allen was probably still getting his feet wet and wasn't as concerned about the music. By the time we get to Everything... Allen has more control and his willingness/interest in working with a composer on original music was going out the door. Although The Purple Rose of Cairo has some original score music, it's all rather light and the music everybody remembers from that film is the song "Cheek to Cheek." It really isn't until Cassandra's Dream in 2007 that Allen would have a large-scale original orchestral score for a film of his again.


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 Post subject: Re: Twilight Time
PostPosted: Thu Jun 15, 2017 8:31 am 
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"Dylan" - Thanks for the info; I've never read anything regarding the scoring of Everything... or how existing cues were dropped. A reconstructed score (if that, indeed, is what turns up on the disc) would be very interesting.


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 Post subject: Re: Twilight Time
PostPosted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 1:22 pm 
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The Crimson Kimono (Samuel Fuller, 1959)

Release Date: July 18th, 2017.
Pre-order date: Wednesday, July 5th at 4 pm EST.

Special Features: TBD.

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 Post subject: Re: Twilight Time
PostPosted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 1:26 pm 
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State Fair (José Ferrer, 1962)

Release Date: July 18th, 2017.
Pre-order date: Wednesday, July 5th at 4 pm EST.

Special Features:
    Isolated Music Track
    Audio Commentary with Actor Pat Boone
    From Page to Screen to Stage: State Fair
    State Fair TV Series Pilot
    Original Theatrical Trailer

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 Post subject: Re: Twilight Time
PostPosted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:55 pm 
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Holy cow, that cover....


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