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Old 10-29-09, 05:13 PM   #1
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The Official Masters of Cinema DVD Thread

It seems best to have one single official thread for all MoC DVD news and reviews, to complement the MoC Blu-ray thread. Please post all MoC DVD-related information here. To get the ball rolling:

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Twitsclusive: we're releasing Douglas Sirk's THERE'S ALWAYS TOMORROW in February 2010. Our release will be DVD only. But it will contain DAYS WITH SIRK.
Also, the two upcoming Pialat titles, A nos amours and Sous le soleil de Satan, have been pushed back to March.
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Old 10-30-09, 04:28 PM   #2
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Out next decade (in 3 months). 6 films + feature length docu.
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Old 10-30-09, 09:50 PM   #3
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Any new Sirk is good with me.
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Old 11-17-09, 04:42 PM   #4
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Eureka Entertainment have announced the UK DVD release of Lubitsch in Berlin as part of their Masters of Cinema Series on 25th January 2010 priced at £49.99 RRP. Before he arrived in Hollywood to leave his indelible (and inimitable) mark on timeless comedies like Trouble in Paradise and The Shop Around the Corner, Ernst Lubitsch created an expansive body of work in Germany that proved to be as varied in its tone as it was sophisticated in its measure of man and woman. This box set collects six recently restored works from the silent phase of Lubitsch’s career: Ich möchte kein Mann sein, Die Puppe, Die Austernprinzessin, Sumurun, Anna Boleyn and Die Bergkatze.

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* Six features across five discs, packaged in Thinpak casings within a hardbox
* A sixth disc containing Robert Fischer’s 2006 feature-length documentary Ernst Lubitsch in Berlin: From Schönhauser Allee to Hollywood
* New and exclusive concertina score for Die Puppe
* New liner notes for all six features by film-writers David Cairns, Anna Thorngate, and Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
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Old 11-18-09, 06:07 PM   #5
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Re: The Official Masters of Cinema DVD Thread

The 1977 Japanese horror House [Hausu] is coming to the Masters of Cinema series on DVD in early 2010. View the trailer below:



One of the crazier trailers I've ever seen. This will be receiving a Criterion release next year as well.
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Old 11-18-09, 06:54 PM   #6
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Re: The Official Masters of Cinema DVD Thread

^ i need this movie in my life!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 11-18-09, 06:56 PM   #7
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that trailer is wild. did the piano really eat the lady? damn.
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Old 11-18-09, 07:20 PM   #8
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Re: The Official Masters of Cinema DVD Thread

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The 1977 Japanese horror House [Hausu] is coming to the Masters of Cinema series on DVD in early 2010. View the trailer below:



One of the crazier trailers I've ever seen. This will be receiving a Criterion release next year as well.
Man, I hope they use the simple logo they're using for their House t-shirt.



http://www.criterion.com/shop_products/69
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Old 11-19-09, 04:55 PM   #9
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Wow, that t-shirt is certainly eye-catching. I may have to order one! Here is the cover art:

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Old 11-19-09, 07:30 PM   #10
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my copy of "Soul Power" finally shipped. I will be happy in a few days time.
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Old 11-23-09, 04:36 PM   #11
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Eureka Entertainment have announced the UK DVD release of Nobuhiko Obayashi’s House [Hausu] as part of their Masters of Cinema Series on 25th January 2010 priced at £17.99 RRP. Distressed by her widowed father's plans to remarry, Angel sets off with six of her schoolgirl friends in tow for a summer getaway in her aunt's isolated mansion. But all is not well - in this house of dormant secrets, long-held emotional traumas have terrifyingly physical embodiments and the girls will have to use all their individual talents if any are to survive.

This deranged fairytale from 1977 makes its UK DVD premiere in January with the following features:

* New digital anamorphic widescreen transfer
* Japanese with optional English subtitles
* An extensive 90-minute selection of interviews with director Nobuhiko Obayashi, co-screenwriter Chigumi Obayashi, actress Kumiko Oba and Toho promotional executive Shoho Tomiyama
* Theatrical trailer
* A luxurious booklet, with new writing, stills, promotional material and more.
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Old 12-05-09, 08:32 PM   #12
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There's Always Tomorrow
Douglas Sirk, 1956

Between his twin masterpieces All That Heaven Allows and Written on the Wind, Douglas Sirk created this razor-sharp study of male crisis, both a glittering testament to love’s labours lost and his most unforgiving vision of suburban conformity.
Disregarded and neglected by his family, executive toy manufacturer Clifford Groves (Fred MacMurray) is unexpectedly reunited with his former co-worker Norma Miller (Barbara Stanwyck). As the old friends catch up on lost time, his children’s suspicions and hostility to the new relationship threaten to push their father away permanently and throw into disarray the lives of all concerned.
With crystalline, noir-tinged cinematography from Russell Metty (Touch of Evil) and heartbreaking performances by Stanwyck and MacMurray, reunited 12 years after Double Indemnity in their final on-screen pairing,There’s Always Tomorrow finds one of Hollywood’s greatest dramatists at his finest. The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present this little-seen classic in a new special edition.

Special Features:

• Beautiful high-definition anamorphic transfer

• Days with Sirk, a 61-minute documentary from 2008 featuring rare interview footage with Sirk shot in 1982

• Original theatrical trailer

• Original dialogue and continuity script (as a downloadable PDF)

• Booklet featuring an essay by Andrew Klevans, excerpts from a 1977 interview with Sirk and rare production stills
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Old 12-05-09, 09:01 PM   #13
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Yay! More Sirk!
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Old 12-06-09, 05:25 AM   #14
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I still have barely gone through the Universal Sirk Boxset.... Gotta get through more.

by the way, here is the specs for Australia Madman Director's Suite disc:

Audio Commentary-Feature length by John Flaus and Adrian Martin.
Booklet-16 page with pics and essay by Dr Adrian Danks.
Interviews-Cast-So Many Years (22:36) : Prod. 2008 w P.Crowley & G. Perreau.
Featurette-Perspectives of An American Family (25:18): Allison Anders.
Theatrical Trailer-(2:36) Original without graphics. 1.33:1 and some damage.
Notes-Slick contains 500 words on life and films of Douglas Sirk.
Filmographies-Slick contans complete Hollywood Filmography for Sirk.
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Old 12-17-09, 04:38 PM   #15
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Old 12-21-09, 03:19 PM   #16
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Old 01-02-10, 11:25 AM   #17
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Amazing MoC sale, through 1/4!
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Is International shipping for this sale free or £1 per item? Checkout which is via Paypal does not appear to include shipping charge, perhaps shipping charge be billed separately later?
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Is International shipping for this sale free or £1 per item? Checkout which is via Paypal does not appear to include shipping charge, perhaps shipping charge be billed separately later?
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Ordered Savage Innocents and Humanity and Paper Balloons.
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thanks for the link, finally got Kuroneko. Anyone know if Assassination is worth getting? and what about Savage Innocents?
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Anyone know if Assassination is worth getting? and what about Savage Innocents?
If you're a fan of Samurai films, Assassination will be right up your alley. It's quite sophisticated stylistically, though the plot requires a bit of historical context to follow. Savage Innocents is somewhat ham-fisted in it's decrying of modern consumerism, and the acting is a tad hokey, but the location shooting is gorgeous.
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hmm, I do like samurai films but both the Masashiro Shinoda films I have seen have left me cold, Double Suicide and Samurai Spy. Very stylish filmmaker but I found both to be overdone and emotionally distant films.
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thanks for the link, finally got Kuroneko. Anyone know if Assassination is worth getting? and what about Savage Innocents?
assassination is superb. one of my favourite directors, one of my favourite films.
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Old 01-03-10, 03:23 AM   #25
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Picked up Assassination, Humanity and Paper Balloons, Kuroneko and the Maurice Pialat and Early Classics bundles. Great deal, though I'm still waiting on the Mizoguchi sets I ordered from their last sale weeks ago.
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