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Re: Warner Brothers Archive Collection Blu-rays

#1726 Post by FrauBlucher » Tue Sep 21, 2021 8:55 pm

Libeled Lady - Warner Archive
The Philadelphia Story - Criterion
Dinner at Eight - Warner Archive
Bringing Up Baby - Criterion
To Be or Not to Be - Criterion
Stage Door - ? (my hunch it will be WAC)

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#1727 Post by captveg » Wed Sep 22, 2021 9:46 am

Also on 10/26:

Children of the Damned (1964)
Mary Stevens, M.D. (1933)

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#1728 Post by domino harvey » Wed Sep 22, 2021 1:47 pm

Here's my writeup for Children
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Children of the Damned (Anton M Leader 1964) I wasn’t a fan of Village of the Damned, which took a decent premise and refused to explore it in any interesting way. On paper this quasi-sequel sounds even more flimsy— six genius kids from around the world are discovered to hold historic intellectual capacity and are gathered together in London, where they immediately form a collective and threaten the military and diplomatic figures of their varied nations. But I was surprised at how effective the film was, alternating intimidating shots of the little brats looking ominously at assorted adults with wry bits of British comedy from two of the specialists who first discover the existence of the kids. The ending here is strange and fatalistic in an unexpected way, and I’m not sure what to make of it but I give it props for going in such an unusual direction. Recommended.

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#1729 Post by Tuco » Thu Sep 23, 2021 3:19 am

If anyone was worrying, Naked Spur is looking pretty good...and could somebody erect a monument to Robert Ryan?

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#1730 Post by FrauBlucher » Fri Sep 24, 2021 4:58 pm


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#1731 Post by FrauBlucher » Mon Sep 27, 2021 4:18 pm

bluray.com...A Night at the Opera... Margaret Dumont in 1080p, can't wait to watch this 🥸

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#1732 Post by Ribs » Wed Sep 29, 2021 8:12 am

November releases include some movies called Some Came Running and Fury, as well as The Last of Sheila, Thin Man Goes Home, National Velvet, and Party Girl.

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#1733 Post by reaky » Wed Sep 29, 2021 8:51 am

Popping on my stetson, “comme Dean Martin dans Some Came Running”.

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#1734 Post by Ribs » Wed Sep 29, 2021 8:53 am

And also Ladies They Talk About and Lullaby of Broadway, fwiw.

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#1735 Post by therewillbeblus » Wed Sep 29, 2021 9:37 am

Ribs wrote:
Wed Sep 29, 2021 8:12 am
Some Came Running
Finally, yes! The absence of this title from their prioritized release schedule has been a headscratcher for years

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#1736 Post by JSC » Wed Sep 29, 2021 10:29 am

I'm sure this has been answered somewhere in the thread, but where do
I find these title announcements?

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#1737 Post by Glowingwabbit » Wed Sep 29, 2021 10:34 am

therewillbeblus wrote:
Wed Sep 29, 2021 9:37 am
Ribs wrote:
Wed Sep 29, 2021 8:12 am
Some Came Running
Finally, yes! The absence of this title from their prioritized release schedule has been a headscratcher for years
Yes!!! I'm also excited that Lang's Fury is getting a blu-ray which just leaves You and Me (Universal) from Lang's underated "social trilogy" with Sylvia Sydney without a blu (I think the elements for that are in bad shape or something). Anyway Fury is a great film that I figured was never getting an upgrade.

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#1738 Post by dustybooks » Wed Sep 29, 2021 11:38 am

Fury is so exciting. Such a hard-hitting film, and I have to admit I didn't really expect it was high on their list of priorities.

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#1739 Post by What A Disgrace » Wed Sep 29, 2021 12:03 pm

These recent announcement slates are fire, and I hope it keeps on burning.

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#1740 Post by senseabove » Wed Sep 29, 2021 12:07 pm

Delighted to see the Minnelli and Lang, top-tier films for both of them, but I'm also happy to see Party Girl. It's not top-tier Ray, but I like it.

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#1741 Post by The Elegant Dandy Fop » Wed Sep 29, 2021 1:04 pm

senseabove wrote:
Wed Sep 29, 2021 12:07 pm
Delighted to see the Minnelli and Lang, top-tier films for both of them, but I'm also happy to see Party Girl. It's not top-tier Ray, but I like it.
Completely agree on all three of these opinions. Party Girl is at least okay, unlike the previous Ray release that Warner Archive released. It's easily his best looking movie.

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#1742 Post by hearthesilence » Wed Sep 29, 2021 1:14 pm

senseabove wrote:
Wed Sep 29, 2021 12:07 pm
Delighted to see the Minnelli and Lang, top-tier films for both of them, but I'm also happy to see Party Girl. It's not top-tier Ray, but I like it.
Same here. All three are definite buys for me.

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#1743 Post by domino harvey » Wed Sep 29, 2021 1:19 pm

I think there is a French person working somewhere in WA, because they do often manage to pull out films loved by Cahiers but few others in the midst of their usual question mark approaches. This is a great month!

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#1744 Post by domino harvey » Wed Sep 29, 2021 1:22 pm

Glowingwabbit wrote:
Wed Sep 29, 2021 10:34 am
Anyway Fury is a great film that I figured was never getting an upgrade.
Warners likes upgrading old DVD box sets title by title, so I think it’s only a matter of time until I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang!, Blackboard Jungle, and Advise and Consent close out the Controversial Classics set

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#1745 Post by FrauBlucher » Wed Sep 29, 2021 3:05 pm

domino harvey wrote:
Wed Sep 29, 2021 1:22 pm
I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang!
Your lips to the Blueray God's ears

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#1746 Post by ianthemovie » Wed Sep 29, 2021 3:54 pm

I'm crossing my fingers for Advise and Consent, personally!

Here's hoping they also haven't forgotten about Adam's Rib, Tea and Sympathy, and Freaks. I may have to hold on to my old DVD-R copy of The Next Voice You Hear, though. I can't see them ever upgrading that one...

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#1747 Post by L.A. » Wed Sep 29, 2021 4:14 pm

Freaks would be great. Willing to bet that will come to Blu. Maybe they could add The Unknown in the same package, at least some older Warner DVDs have it.

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#1748 Post by Glowingwabbit » Wed Sep 29, 2021 4:19 pm

L.A. wrote:
Wed Sep 29, 2021 4:14 pm
Freaks would be great. Willing to bet that will come to Blu. Maybe they could add The Unknown in the same package, at least some older Warner DVDs have it.
Yes! The Devil Doll too (which seems likely given they've done Mad Love and Doctor X, all of which are in the Legends of Horror set). Given the length of some of these I hope they consider more double features like the latest Val Lewton Blu.

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#1749 Post by agnamaracs » Wed Sep 29, 2021 5:05 pm

Still keeping my eyes peeled for Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm.

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#1750 Post by Noiradelic » Wed Sep 29, 2021 5:17 pm

Have to wonder if Freaks may be a little too controversial for WB to release in the current climate. If so, hopefully Criterion's willing to take it on.

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