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Will we ever see SHOOT THE MOON on DVD?

Old 12-29-05, 01:14 PM
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Will we ever see SHOOT THE MOON on DVD?

SHOOT THE MOON(1982) is one of Alan Parker's best films. It is also one of Albert Finneys best performances. Its a shame that this fine film is still not on dvd.

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Old 12-30-05, 12:15 PM
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Although famously championed by the New Yorker's Pauline Kael at the time of its release, Shoot the Moon never seemed to find an audience the way, say, Kramer vs. Kramer did. Though I think Kael overstated its worth, the acting is uniformly excellent by Finney, Diane Keaton, and the four young actresses who played the daughters (including future TV stalwarts Tracey Gold, Tina Yothers, and the late Dana Hill).

It was produced by MGM in 1982, which means that Warner controls the rights. And I agree that it is long overdue for a DVD release.
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Old 12-30-05, 06:29 PM
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I saw this in Seattle at the Music Box cinema and I like the honest portrayal as well as realism. No sugarcoasted ending here.
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Old 12-30-05, 07:28 PM
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That was the last program shown on ON-TV in Detroit before it went out of business back in 1983.
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Old 12-31-05, 12:05 AM
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While I really can't fault any of the acting, man was that a gut-wrenching film to sit through. Kinda left me very sorry in a way that I had watched it. Not exactly one of your "feel-good" movies.
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Dana Hill died? When? She is the one who played Audrey in the first National Lampoon's Vacation movie and had a little stint on 90210, right?
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what a perfect use of the Eagles tune I CANT TELL YOU WHY.
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Originally Posted by SexualPudding
Dana Hill died? When? She is the one who played Audrey in the first National Lampoon's Vacation movie and had a little stint on 90210, right?
According to IMDb, she died of diabetic complications in 1996 at the tragically young age of 32. She played Audrey Griswold in European Vacation (the second movie of the series), but I don't see a credit for 90210.
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Old 12-31-05, 11:42 PM
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what a perfect use of the Eagles tune I CANT TELL YOU WHY.
Absolutely! To this day, I cannot hear that song without thinking about the movie.
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Ditto for "If I Fell" (The Beatles) used in that Diane Keaton bathtub scene. And no, it wasn't a sexy scene.
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