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#701 Post by FrauBlucher » Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:29 pm

Some details for Gun Crazy
•BRAND NEW REMASTER OF THE FILM prepared in 2018
•Audio Commentary by Author/Film-Noir Specialist Glenn Erickson
•Feature Length Documentary: "Film-Noir: Bringing Darkness to Light" (2006)
•Optional English SDH subtitles for the main feature

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#702 Post by noirbuff » Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:32 pm

Glowingwabbit wrote:
domino harvey wrote:Before Bad and the Beautiful or Some Came Running?!
My thoughts exactly. Is Bad and the Beautiful with Warner?
Good indication Bad and the Beautiful may be with Criterion as part of the Warner deal.
Also looks like DVD of Bad and the Beautiful has been oop for a while.

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#703 Post by DeprongMori » Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:41 pm

The documentary Film Noir: Bringing Darkness to Light that’s now packaged with Gun Crazy was originally packaged as an extra disc in the Warner Brothers Film Noir Classic Collection, Volume 3. That DVD also had five 20-minute programs from the MGM series “Crime Does Not Pay” — “Women In Hiding” (1940), “You, the People” (1940), Fred Zinneman’s “Forbidden Passage” (1941), Joseph Losey’s “A Gun in his Hand” (1945), and “The Luckiest Guy in the World” (1947). Not included here, it seems.

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#704 Post by Glowingwabbit » Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:45 pm

noirbuff wrote:
Glowingwabbit wrote:
domino harvey wrote:Before Bad and the Beautiful or Some Came Running?!
My thoughts exactly. Is Bad and the Beautiful with Warner?
Good indication Bad and the Beautiful may be with Criterion as part of the Warner deal.
Also looks like DVD of Bad and the Beautiful has been oop for a while.
I hope so. Vincente Minnelli should be in the collection and Bad and the Beautiful is one of his best non-musicals.

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#705 Post by Gregory » Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:48 pm

noirbuff wrote:
Glowingwabbit wrote:
domino harvey wrote:Before Bad and the Beautiful or Some Came Running?!
My thoughts exactly. Is Bad and the Beautiful with Warner?
Good indication Bad and the Beautiful may be with Criterion as part of the Warner deal.
Hope so, but it could just be a sign that Warner Archive doesn't put a lot of thought into what to present when.
Also looks like DVD of Bad and the Beautiful has been oop for a while.
So many Warner DVDs are, because they've chosen to either relegate them to WAC DVD-R releases or rerelease them as lowball 4-movie TCM sets under an unfortunate banner like "Greatest Classic Legends." The latter is what happened to The Bad and the Beautiful.
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#706 Post by FrauBlucher » Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:52 pm

The only thing that makes me skeptical is a lack of a Vincente Minnelli phantom page. Unless they add it in near future.

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#707 Post by Robespierre » Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:21 pm

I for one am ecstatic for gun crazy. Now just bring on come and see from someone. What an insane day for announcements.

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#708 Post by hearthesilence » Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:51 pm

I’m ecstatic about Gun Crazy too - I was hoping for an HD release for ages.

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#709 Post by Werewolf by Night » Mon May 07, 2018 12:11 pm

Did I miss the announcement of this or is it a surprise release: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers BD

Retains both aspect ratio versions and (I think) all the extras from the original 2-disc DVD release. I adore this film, but I honestly don’t know if I can bring myself to buy yet another edition of it, and I’m skeptical that the transfer on the BD will be that much of an improvement over that on the 2-disc DVD.

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#710 Post by Ribs » Mon May 07, 2018 12:16 pm

Warner Archives always announces titles like three weeks before release. There's no date attached to this one yet, though.

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#711 Post by Werewolf by Night » Mon May 07, 2018 12:18 pm

I see now I was mistaking their “May the Seventh for Seven Brides for Seven Brothers!” as a release date announcement.

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#712 Post by FrauBlucher » Mon May 07, 2018 4:58 pm

Nice! One of my favorite musicals.

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#713 Post by felipe » Tue May 08, 2018 7:25 am

A two-disc blu-ray from WAC? That is a first, isn't it?

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#714 Post by whaleallright » Tue May 08, 2018 5:51 pm

That's still only about 0.3 Blu-Rays per brother.

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#715 Post by fdm » Tue May 08, 2018 7:10 pm

Darn I though you were talking about their "New Releases: Femme Fatale FTW" email. Sadly it turned out not to be what I thought...

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#716 Post by dwk » Wed May 16, 2018 2:52 pm

WAC announced Blu-rays of Super Fly and Designing Woman

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#717 Post by FrauBlucher » Wed May 16, 2018 5:17 pm

Love this cover art...
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#718 Post by domino harvey » Wed May 16, 2018 11:25 pm

Same as the DVD. This is not a good movie, though-- are they going out of their way to prioritize second string Minnelli over his still-languishing classics? If it's remembered at all, it's for inexplicably winning the writing Oscar, an honor literally no one thinks it merited

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#719 Post by jsteffe » Thu May 17, 2018 4:38 pm

domino harvey wrote:Same as the DVD. This is not a good movie, though-- are they going out of their way to prioritize second string Minnelli over his still-languishing classics? If it's remembered at all, it's for inexplicably winning the writing Oscar, an honor literally no one thinks it merited
Yes, but they are also releasing Two Weeks in Another Town!

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#720 Post by rockysds » Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:32 pm

Billy Budd and The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean on the way.

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#721 Post by L.A. » Wed Jun 20, 2018 4:07 pm

Also saw an announcement for Village of the Damned (1960). Hopefully the sequel is on the way as well.

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#722 Post by domino harvey » Mon Jun 25, 2018 3:26 pm

WA will NOT be releasing the fourth season of iZombie due to clearance issues. How does that even happen at this point when everyone is thinking of eventual streaming and physical media releases during production?

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#723 Post by mfunk9786 » Mon Jun 25, 2018 3:43 pm

It won't be streaming either? Maybe they just weren't necessarily thinking about a physical release.

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#724 Post by domino harvey » Mon Jun 25, 2018 3:46 pm

They released the third season on Blu-ray before the fourth started filming, I have to believe the studio knew it was likely. As far as I know it will be streaming on Netflix still

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#725 Post by senseabove » Mon Jun 25, 2018 4:57 pm

A local theater near me is screening Cukor's Camille soon, and I notice it's a DCP with a listed source of Warner Bros. Classics.

Which got me thinking: is there a list anywhere of catalog titles for which Warners has DCPs but which have no home video release (or which are only available digitally)?

I've seen, for example, DCPs of All through the Night and Blues in the Night presented theatrically. Neither is available anywhere that I know of, but it looks like Blues... played on TCM last year and All Through... is playing in August, and both are available for digital purchase on Amazon (though who knows if it's the same transfer).

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