The Front (Woody Allen) dvd!

 
Old 12-10-03, 12:57 AM
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The Front (Woody Allen) dvd!

Expected from Columbia TriStar on 2/17!!

Still need What's New, Pussycat,Sunshine Boys (tv movie that sucked) and Wild Man Blues (documentary) to complete my Woody Allen collection :-()
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Re: The Front (Woody Allen) dvd!

Originally posted by Kolchak
Still need What's New, Pussycat,Sunshine Boys (tv movie that sucked) and Wild Man Blues (documentary) to complete my Woody Allen collection :-()
You mean What's Up Tiger Lily?? I hope you know it's been avaible on DVD for a while.

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No I mean What' New Pussycat.He wrote it and has a part in it too.I already own What's up Tiger Lily :-)
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Originally posted by Kolchak
No I mean What' New Pussycat.He wrote it and has a part in it too.I already own What's up Tiger Lily :-)
D'oh!

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I'm assuming this is a widescreen disc, right?
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i'll be there on street date for this one- a great film!

you got good tast in flicks, Kolchak
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Great blacklist drama starring Woody Allen and Zero Mostel. I may just pick this one up.
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I had forgotten about this film. It doesn't seem to have much appeal now.
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One of the few Woody Allen films I've never seen - looking forward to it.
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Originally posted by Geofferson
One of the few Woody Allen films I've never seen - looking forward to it.
A good flick, though Woody Allen was only an actor in this film. He did not write nor direct it.
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A revisionist slant on history, sure. But an instructive one, if I'm remembering correctly (I saw this maybe 10 years ago, so many of the particulars are fuzzy).

The film serves as a kind of cultural bookmark. For those interested in the rhetorical strategies employed by many influential 1970s intellectual elites as a way toward re-framing the historical record vis-a-vis the Hollywood blacklists, check it out. The screenwriter, Walter Bernstein, was himself blacklisted.

It'll be nice to have this on DVD, and I'm interested to see what -- if any -- extras will be included. This film may not "entertain" everyone, but it'll prove instructive to many.

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Originally posted by ckolchak
i'll be there on street date for this one- a great film!

you got good tast in flicks, Kolchak

Hey a Night Stalker :-() LOL
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Originally posted by Yancy
I'm assuming this is a widescreen disc, right?
According to DVDPlanet, it'll have widescreen and P&S.

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YES! I am very excited about this. I've had this on my unannounced wishlist since I first started keeping a list. I've wanted this since I first saw it in a college class about the Cold War. It's very interesting if you're interested in history and/or political science.
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I haven't seen it for probably 20 years, but I'll be picking it up.
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