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Old 06-22-07, 07:30 PM
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$100 FILM MOVEMENT subscription

Just received this e-mail offer from Film Movement. I know there's been interest in the past Film Movement deals. This works out to $8.34 a disc. There past deals were actually open to anyone. Since I'm a member I can't test to see if someone can start a new membership for $100 but there is a good chance it will work.


We would really like to get you back and the best way to that is with a healthy discount! So until June 30 you can purchase an annual subscription renewal for $100, which is a savings of $50 off the original price. Offer is valid for new orders only.

To receive this price you must use coupon code WELCOMEBACK100.

By renewing you will not miss any of our wonderful upcoming films and you will get all of your DVD's in our new great looking DVD cases. The new cases are environmentally friendly and similar to the style utilized for Criterion Collection DVD's. They are made of high quality heavy recycled cardboard and soy based ink.


$15 per month, cancel anytime


NOW $100 with coupon code WELCOMEBACK100



LOG IN to your Film Movement account. Once logged in click the "Renew Today" button that appears in the blue box on the left under the "Subscription Plan" heading. Follow the remaining steps to complete your order.

CALL 866-YES-FILM and we will renew your subscription to Film Movement. If your payment information has changed, we can update it at this time.



THE ISLAND read more
Drama-Spiritual | Russia | English Subtitles
Winner of 5 Nika Awards (Russian Oscars) including Best Film

Drama | Romania | English Subtitles
Executive Produced by Martin Scorsese and Wim Wenders

NOISE read more
Mystery-Thriller | Australia | English Language
Official Selection 2007 Sundance Film Fesival

FRAULEIN read more
Drama | Germany-Switzerland | English Subtitles
Official Selection 2007 Sundance Film Fesival

ADAM'S APPLES read more
Dark Comedy | Germany and Denmark | English Subtitles
Denmark's Academy Award Submission for Best Foreign Language Film

THE VIOLIN read more
Drama | Mexico | English Subtitles
Winner Un Certain Regard (Best Actor) Cannes Film Festival

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Old 06-22-07, 07:56 PM
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Seems like a lame deal on lamer films. The average price on Columbia House account cycling is like 5.50 and you get movies you'd actually like to see.
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It just seemed like more of an advertisement than a bargain. I guess if the poster is really into this, than go for it.

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Originally Posted by ernestrp
It just seemed like more of an advertisement than a bargain. I guess if the poster is really into this, than go for it.

It's is the advertisement from the e-mail they sent me. I don't work for them. While I may not like every film the offer I am interested in their world wide offering of films. It's goes well beyond what Columbia House has to offer.
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I think its a decent deal. I signed up a year ago with a coupon for a little less. i watched the films then sold them for more than I paid. So I say this deal is worth it if you like their movies.
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It's is the advertisement from the e-mail they sent me. I don't work for them. While I may not like every film the offer I am interested in their world wide offering of films. It's goes well beyond what Columbia House has to offer.
All the Film movement movies here
All the Columbia House Foreign Films here

The Abandoned
Ab-Normal Beauty
Address Unknown
Adventures of Felix
An Affair of Love
After the Fox
Akira Kurosawa's Dreams
Ali G Indahouse: The Movie
Ali G Indahouse: The Movie
Almost Peaceful
The American Friend
Amores Perros
Anatomy Special Edition
Angela's Ashes
Apartment Zero
Apres Vous
Are You Being Served: The Movie
Audition Uncut Special Edition
An Awfully Big Adventure
Babette's Feast
Bad Boy Bubby
Bean: The Movie
Belle Epoque
The Bicycle Thief
Billy Elliot
Bitter Harvest
Black Cloud
Black Mask
Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary
Bloody Good British Comedies
Bon Voyage
The Bounty
The Boys & Girl From County Clare
Bread & Tulips
The Bride Wore Black
The Bridge of San Luis Rey
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
Bright Young Things

Broken Silence
The Browning Version
Burnt by the Sun
Bus 174
Camille Claudel
The Card Player
Casino Royale
The Celebration
Celia Cruz: Azucar!
Central Station
Cesar & Rosalie
Cinema Paradiso
The City of Lost Children
Club America
The Coast Guard
The Code
The Conformist Extended Edition
The Crime of Padre Amaro Special Edition
The Crook
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Curse of the Golden Flower
Cyrano De Bergerac
The Damned
Dancer in the Dark Platinum Series
Danger: Diabolik
Dangerous Beauty
Das Boot Director's Cut
Das Boot: The Original Uncut Version
Dead Cert
Dead End
Death in Venice
The Decameron
Deep in the Woods
Direct Action
Django Kill: If You Live, Shoot!
The Dresser
Duck Season
Eat Drink Man Woman
The Edukators
8 1/2
8 1/2: The Criterion Collection
8 Women
84 Charing Cross Road
El Analfabeto
El Bolero De Raquel
El Chavo 3
El Chavo 2
El Lute
El Padrecito
The Emperor and the Assassin
Empire of the Wolves
Entre Ciclones
The Eye 2
Faraway, So Close!
Father and Son
Fear of the Dark
Fellini's Roma
Fellini: Satyricon
A Few Hours of Sunlight
Fin De Los Arellano, El
Fire in the Soul
Full Contact
Gallipoli Special Collector's Edition
The Garden of the Finzi-Continis
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Special Edition
The Good Life
Grande Ecole
Gregory's Girl
Guys & Balls
The Hanging Garden
The Healer
He Loves Me, He Loves Me not
Hey Babu Riba
Indochine Extended International Version
Ingmar Bergman Gift Set
Innocent Lies
Internado De Senoritas
Intimate Strangers
Japon (Unrated)
Jet Li Collection
Johnny English
Ju-on 2
The Keys to the House
Killing Words
Kitchen Stories
La Cage Aux Folles
La Celestina
La Chamade
Ladies in Lavender
Last Tango in Paris
La Vie Promise
Lechero Del Pueblo, El
The Legend of Johnny Lingo
The Legend Of 1900
Legend of the Red Dragon
The Legend of Suriyothai
Les Destinees
Lila Says
The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane
Live Forever: The Rise and Fall of Brit Pop
Living It Up: La Gran Vida
Lo Mejor Del Chavo Del 8 #4
Lo Mejor Del Chespirito Volume 1
Lo Mejor Del Chespirito Volume 2
The Long Run
Loser Love
Love Actually
Love Come Down
The Lover
Mad Love
The Madness of King George
Man of Marble
Man on the Train
The Man Who Fell to Earth
Maria Felix
Maybe Baby
The Memory of a Killer
The Michael Flatley Collection 10th Anniversary Edition
Monsieur N
Monsoon Wedding
Monty Python's And Now for Something Completely Different
Mostly Martha
The Motorcycle Diaries
My Father's Glory
Nearest to Heaven
Never on Sunday
Nicholas Nickleby
Nine Queens
Nobody Knows
Not on the Lips
Nowhere in Africa Special Edition
Once Were Warriors
On the Edge
Open Your Eyes
Our Lady of the Assassins
Pancho Villa
Pan's Labyrinth
Pan's Labyrinth Special Edition
Paradise Now
A Passage to India
The Passenger
Paul McCartney's Get Back
The Pedro Almodovar Collection
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (Pre-Order)
Persona Special Edition
The Pillow Book
A Place in the World
Portraits Chinois
In Praise of Older Women
The Princess and the Warrior
Prisoner of the Mountains
Project Grizzly
The Promise
The Protector
Ran: The Masterworks Edition
Raw Meat
Red Lights
The Red Tent
The Red Violin
Remember Me, My Love
Rhapsody in August
Ringu Anthology of Terror
Ringu 2
Ripley's Game
Road Games
The Road Home
Romeo is Bleeding
Round Midnight
Run Lola Run
Russian Ark: The Masterworks Edition
Salaam Bombay! Special Edition
G.I. Samurai
Schultze Gets the Blues
The Science of Sleep
The Sea Inside
Seducing Dr. Lewis
Seducing Maarya
Seeing Double
Shadow of the Wraith
Shame Special Edition
Shanghai Spell
Shanghai Triad
Silver Hawk
Simon Blanco / Lamberto Quintero
The Snow Walker
Spice World
Spider Forest
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter...and Spring
Stella Street Special Edition
Stormy Weather
The Story of Adele H.
Strange Bedfellows
Strictly Sinatra
Su Excelencia
Summer Storm
The Sweet Hereafter Platinum Series
Sweet Sixteen
Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance
A Tale of Springtime
A Tale of Two Sisters
Talk to Her
The Tenant
Tetsuo: The Iron Man
They Came Back
13 Curses
In This World
The 3 Marias
3 Tumbas Parte 2, Las
To the Devil a Daughter
Tokyo Mafia: Battle for Shinjuku
Tokyo Mafia: Yakuza Blood
Tokyo Mafia: Yakuza Wars
Too Beautiful for You
Tragedia De Lamberto Quintero, La
The Triplets of Belleville
The True Meaning of Pictures: Shelby Lee Adams' Appalachia
Y Tu Mama Tambien Unrated Version
Turtles Can Fly
Twentynine Palms
II Bidone
Unborn But Forgotten
Up and Down
Vera Drake
A Very Long Engagement
Vincent & Theo
I Vitelloni
Viva Maria!
Walk the Talk
The Warrior
The Way Home
Whale Rider Special Edition
Widows' Peak
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What is the quality like on the Film Movement DVDs? Are there extra features?
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Perhaps this will be of some use.

DVDTalk reviews of Film Movement titles.. http://www.dvdtalk.com/reviews/list....=0&NReviews=50

IMDb's ratings in order for all Film Movement releases (apologies on the lack of formatting)

Rank Title Rating Votes
1 Persistence (2003) 9.0 11
2 More (1998) 8.7 1090
Last Man in Brooklyn, The (2006) 8.7 7
4 Ostrov (2006)
...aka Island, The (2006) (International: English title)
...aka (2006) (Russia: original Cyrillic KOI8-R title) 8.5 791
5 Schwarzfahrer (1993)
...aka Black Rider (1993)
...aka Fare Dodger (1993) 8.3 233
6 Violin, El (2005) 8.2 227
7 Kannathil Muthamittal (2002)
...aka Amritha (2002) (India: Telugu title: dubbed version)
...aka Peck on the Cheek, A (2003) (USA: literal English title) 8.0 521
First Three Lives of Stuart Hornsley, The (2004) 8.0 18
9 ideist parhain (2005) 7.8 712
Adams bler (2005)
...aka Adam's Apples (2005) (International: English title)
...aka Adams pfel (2006) (Germany) 7.8 2950
11 Noise (2007/I) 7.7 191
12 Brysomme mannen, Den (2006)
...aka Bothersome Man, The (2006) (Canada: English title: festival title) 7.6 832
Bola, El (2000)
...aka Bola, El (2000) (UK)
...aka Pellet (2000) (International: English title) 7.6 1033
At Dawning (2001) 7.6 33
15 Kamyu nante shiranai (2005)
...aka Bored Murderer, The (2007) (Singapore: English title: informal title)
...aka Who's Camus Anyway (2005) (International: English title)
...aka Who's Camus Anyway? (2005) (USA: festival title)
...aka Who's Camus, Anyway? (2006) (Hong Kong: English title) 7.5 95
Stest (2005)
...aka Jahreszeit des Glcks, Die (2006) (Germany)
...aka Something Like Happiness (2005) (Canada: English title) (Hong Kong: English title) (International: English title) (USA: festival title) 7.5 400
Ali Zaoua, prince de la rue (2000)
...aka Ali Zoua: Prince of the Streets (2001) (USA) 7.5 534
Cum mi-am petrecut sfarsitul lumii (2006)
...aka Comment j'ai ft la fin du monde (2006) (France)
...aka How I Celebrated the End of the World (2006) (International: English title)
...aka Way I Spent the End of the World, The (2006) (International: English title) 7.5 669
Homem do Ano, O (2003)
...aka Man of the Year, The (2004) (International: English title) (USA) 7.5 651
20 Familia (2005) 7.4 176
Wald vor lauter Bumen, Der (2003) 7.4 197
22 Rage in Placid Lake, The (2003) 7.3 775
Be with Me (2005) 7.3 395
Dame sobh (2005)
...aka Day Break (2006) (USA: DVD box title) 7.3 43
Ninja Pays Half My Rent, A (2003) 7.3 164
Colorforms (2003) 7.3 44
Medurat Hashevet (2004)
...aka Campfire (2004) (USA) 7.3 191
28 Grand voyage, Le (2004) 7.2 443
Morning Breath (2002)
...aka Brooklyn Love Story, A (2002) (USA: subtitle) 7.2 25
Koktebel (2003)
...aka Roads to Koktebel (2003) (International: English title)
...aka (2003) (Russia: original Cyrillic KOI8-R title) 7.2 405
Anytown, USA (2005) 7.2 61
32 Hawaii, Oslo (2004) 7.1 1320
Marion Bridge (2002) 7.1 395
Viva Laldjrie (2004) 7.1 144
35 Frulein, Das (2006)
...aka Fraulein (2007) (International: English title) 7.0 89
Buddy (2003) 7.0 1371
Wilby Wonderful (2004) 7.0 327
Luce dei miei occhi (2001)
...aka Light of My Eyes (2001) (International: English title) 7.0 307
Viaje de Carol, El (2002)
...aka Carol's Journey (2003) (International: English title) (USA: literal English title) 7.0 211
40 Alexandra's Project (2003) 6.9 1275
Aaltra (2004) 6.9 684
42 He Died with a Felafel in His Hand (2001)
...aka E mor con un felafel in mano (2001) (Italy) 6.8 708
Falling Angels (2003)
...aka Rvolte des anges, La (2003) (Canada: French title) 6.8 383
Manito (2002) 6.8 278
45 Svjedoci (2003)
...aka Ovce od gipsa (2003) (Croatia)
...aka Witnesses (2003) (International: English title) 6.7 215
OT: Our Town (2002) 6.7 139
Simple Curve, A (2005) 6.7 153
Long Life, Happiness & Prosperity (2002) 6.7 185
Eau (1997)
...aka Water (1997) (International: English title) 6.7 19
Antares (2004) 6.7 205
Rezervni deli (2003)
...aka Spare Parts (2003) (International: English title) 6.7 180
Er di (2003)
...aka Drifters (2003) (International: English title) 6.7 67
53 Hop (2002) 6.6 176
Dillo con parole mie (2003)
...aka Ginger and Cinnamon (2003) (International: English title) (USA) 6.6 295
Caminho das Nuvens, O (2003)
...aka Middle of the World, The (2003) (International: English title) 6.6 253
Madeinusa (2006) 6.6 194
57 Inch'Allah dimanche (2001)
...aka Inch'Allah Sunday (2002) (USA: festival title) 6.5 147
Raja (2003) 6.5 138
Kargaran mashghoole karand (2006)
...aka Men at Work (2006) (International: English title) (USA: festival title) 6.5 72
60 Fall from the Clouds, A (2003) 6.4 7
Gran final, La (2006)
...aka Great Match, The (2007) (USA: literal English title)
...aka Grsste Spiel der Welt, Das (2006) (Germany) 6.4 79
62 Des chiens dans la neige (2002)
...aka Wolves in the Snow (2004) (Canada: English title) (USA) 6.3 43
Monstertorsdag (2004)
...aka Monsterthursday (2004) (International: English title) 6.3 268
64 Dreamscapes (2003) 6.2 31
Confection (2003) 6.2 36
66 Morlang (2001) 6.1 141
67 Last Party 2000 (2001)
...aka Party's Over, The (2001) (USA: video title) 6.0 362
68 Mirror Man (2003) 5.9 19
69 Lick the Star (1998) 5.8 297
Republic of Love, The (2003) 5.8 154
71 Oath, The (1996) 5.7 16
72 Better or Worse? (2000) 5.2 32
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Old 06-23-07, 11:33 AM
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Thanks SterlingBen. I stand corrected on the depth of Columbia House's catalog of foreign movies. At a quick glance it doesn't appear they carry the Film Movement titles so my post still stands! : )
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I subscribed to Film Movement about a year ago. I enjoyed the films, but was quite disappointed that they chose to eliminate the packaging and send the discs in a sleeve. The bang-for-buck factor at that point made it such that I didn't feel it was worth it anymore and didn't renew.
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If you do subscribe, be sure to go to "My Account> Subscription>"
and uncheck "enable auto renew." A year from now, auto renew starts to charge you $15 a month.

What is the quality of the "new cases?"

From Film Movement:
"The new cases are environmentally friendly and similar to the style utilized for Criterion Collection DVD's. They are made of high quality heavy recycled cardboard and soy based ink."
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Old 06-23-07, 02:00 PM
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I have been a subscriber since May 2006. I have yet to receive a DVD that had special features beyond the short film of the month--no extras pertaining to the film itself. I've enjoyed most of the films, but it's irksome that they advertise special features but never produce any.

The new cases are thin, made of cardboard, and they don't close so that you can't stand them up as dust will collect on the top of the disc. I have to stack them on top of each other which does save space.
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Can the new cases be easily repurposed as inserts for traditional cases? Either full-size amaray style, or better yet, the new slim style that many boxsets use now?
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