Criterion on Social Media

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Re: Criterion on Social Media

#3001 Post by Minkin » Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:25 pm

I'll put my hopes on it being Gold Diggers of 1933, but now we're speculating about a like of a Mitzi Gaynor tweet!

Come on Criterion, you've been too tight-lipped with hint dropping lately (where's a good 'ole restoration desk hint?).

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#3002 Post by domino harvey » Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:50 pm

It wasn't a like, it was a retweet. They don't usually retweet things that have nothing to do with their roster, hence why so many of us are taking this as clue for a future release

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#3003 Post by Minkin » Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:04 pm

Well, if I had a dollar for every time there's been a Written on the Wind Criterion social media post + person then expecting it in the next month's announcements, despite this pattern having gone on for about 5+ years.... :P

The issue with speculating lately - is that the old way of Criterion posting clues (except the newsletter /new years clues) are mostly all gone. Being added to Filmstruck doesn't mean much of anything anymore; the celebrity picture is usually just a closet pick (which hasn't added up to much in nearly all of them); and there's been no restoration-station or other hints for quite awhile (the # of bonus feature behind the scenes images have dropped off as well). This is probably why a greater percentage of the monthly announcements end up being surprises. Its only when somebody involved with a project accidentally spills the beans do we get any definitive clues; but if Criterion has moved to the Social Media speculation business, than all for the best - but I'd like to see some of them come true (Written on the Wind).

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#3004 Post by domino harvey » Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:06 pm

I mean, compared to the Gorin set, Written on the Wind might as well be a recent title from IFC

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#3005 Post by mfunk9786 » Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:13 pm

Minkin wrote:
Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:25 pm
I'll put my hopes on it being Gold Diggers of 1933, but now we're speculating about a like of a Mitzi Gaynor tweet!

Come on Criterion, you've been too tight-lipped with hint dropping lately (where's a good 'ole restoration desk hint?).
LQ would flip her wig

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#3007 Post by zedz » Wed Jul 11, 2018 4:18 pm

domino harvey wrote:
Tue Jul 10, 2018 1:14 pm
Criterion retweeted Mitzi Gaynor's post about her costumes in Les Girls, which is def not coming to Crit since WA just put it out, but maybe they're planning to release a movie with costumes by Orry-Kelly?

Also I had no idea Mitzi Gaynor was still alive (and tweeting)!
Maybe they're going to include Gillian Armstrong's Orry-Kelly documentary with a forthcoming release? If so, it would presumably be a glitzier movie where his costumes are front and centre. I can't imagine it would be an extra on Armstrong's My Brilliant Career, which is confirmed as forthcoming, isn't it?

Edit: I haven't seen the Orry-Kelly doc, but you should definitely ask David Hare about it! :wink:

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#3008 Post by FrauBlucher » Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:40 am

Minkin wrote:
Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:25 pm
I'll put my hopes on it being Gold Diggers of 1933, but now we're speculating about a like of a Mitzi Gaynor tweet!

Come on Criterion, you've been too tight-lipped with hint dropping lately (where's a good 'ole restoration desk hint?).
I read the retweet as less to do with Mitzi Gaynor and more to do with Orry-Kelly. On the heels of newsletter clue for Arsenic and Old Lace this seems like a piggy back hint to me.

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#3009 Post by Drucker » Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:21 pm

More Chungking Express teasing and on Kar-Wai's bday no less.

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#3010 Post by Lowry_Sam » Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:41 pm

Minkin wrote:
Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:25 pm
I'll put my hopes on it being Gold Diggers of 1933,
Hopefully if Criterion releases some Gold Diggers it'll be either a box of the series of films or part of a bigger Busby Berkeley box.


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#3012 Post by senseabove » Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:18 pm

I know this Denis visit is likely for Let the Sunshine In special features, but I'm going to keep dreaming it's for Beau Travail:
Claire Denis visits the Criterion closet

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#3013 Post by dwk » Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:33 pm

From Criterion's twitter
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Yesterday in Los Angeles with Euzhan Palcy!

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#3014 Post by Luke M » Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:04 pm

A Dry White Season from MGM, perhaps?

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#3015 Post by domino harvey » Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:13 pm

That or Rue cases nègres are the only two I can imagine Criterion touching

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#3016 Post by black&huge » Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:47 pm

I don't know who Euzhan Palcy is but a google search tells me she's 60. Not to hold up this thread but christ she looks incredible.

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#3017 Post by Werewolf by Night » Wed Aug 15, 2018 11:19 am

I can't possibly imagine why there aren't more women filmmakers or more female posters on this site.

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#3018 Post by soundchaser » Wed Aug 15, 2018 1:22 pm

Criterion just posted a still suggesting True Stories is coming today. ("Shopping is a Feeling")

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#3019 Post by Drucker » Tue Aug 28, 2018 5:36 pm

Janus posted this, likely indicating that The Last Movie is coming.

It just got a 4k restoration, I didn't realize it was with Janus though.

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#3020 Post by domino harvey » Tue Aug 28, 2018 5:38 pm

That's not from the Last Movie, it's the American Friend. Another label has Last Movie and is planning a release, but can't remember which

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#3021 Post by Boosmahn » Tue Aug 28, 2018 5:40 pm

domino harvey wrote:
Tue Aug 28, 2018 5:38 pm
That's not from the Last Movie, it's the American Friend. Another label has Last Movie and is planning a release, but can't remember which
I believe it's Arbelos (or Cinelicious, same thing) that will be handling its stateside Blu-ray release.


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#3023 Post by domino harvey » Tue Aug 28, 2018 5:42 pm

There's no way they won't put it out on Blu-ray, I wouldn't worry about it

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#3024 Post by Drucker » Tue Aug 28, 2018 5:44 pm

My mistake! I confused Ray and Fuller.

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#3025 Post by FrauBlucher » Thu Sep 13, 2018 4:26 pm

Via Twitter...Paul Dano in the closet
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