Go Back  DVD Talk Forum > DVD Discussions > DVD Reviews and Recommendations
Reload this Page >

Review Wanted: Carl Th. Dreyer's - VAMPYR

DVD Reviews and Recommendations Read, Post and Request DVD Reviews.

Review Wanted: Carl Th. Dreyer's - VAMPYR

Old 03-20-01, 03:03 PM
  #1  
DVD Talk Limited Edition
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 1999
Posts: 6,438
Likes: 0
Received 1 Like on 1 Post
I loved The Passion of Joan of Arc and this is the next film he made. If anyone has the disc let me know how it is.
Old 03-20-01, 03:10 PM
  #2  
DVD Talk Gold Edition
 
Join Date: Sep 2000
Posts: 2,429
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
The source print is quite poor, filled with specs, scratches, dirt, etc, and the subtitles are presented against big, blocky, distracting black bars. The audio has pops and scratches and is hissy as hell. In short, it's hardly the ideal presentation.

Here's the good news: during a chat over at the Home Theater Forum, the Criterion reps said that this was in the works for a future Criterion release (also Master of the House)! Of course, who knows how long that may be...

Since it's such a brilliant film, I do recommend that you at least rent the Image disc. I own it and I've watched it three times now, so at least for me the presentation doesn't quite reach the level of 'unwatchable'.

But it ain't too good either!
Old 03-20-01, 04:06 PM
  #3  
DVD Talk Limited Edition
 
Join Date: Apr 2000
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Posts: 5,919
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
This has been on my "to buy" list, but I am now definitely going to wait for the Criterion. It will probably be a wait worth waiting.

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service -

Copyright © 2024 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.