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Old 12-31-05, 03:49 PM
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What are your most anticipated DVDs of 2006?

For me:

King Kong
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Kingdom of Heaven: Director's Cut
A History of Violence

Probably some more I'm forgetting and some films I haven't caught yet like Narnia and Munich.
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A copy of Night of the Creeps, Night of the Comet, Monster Squad, and other 80's cheesy horror would suit me great !!!!!
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Old 12-31-05, 04:02 PM
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Play Time (Criterion)
Mr. Arkadin (Criterion)
Sam Peckinpah Westerns collection (Warners)
Dune (Extended edition)
The Electric Company (Best of)
The Busby Berkeley collection

Crossing my fingers for a complete series set of The Twilight Zone (Image did this for The Dick Van Dyke Show, so here's hoping)

I'll add more as I think of them (although I guess reflection compromises their status as "most anticipated" ).

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Old 12-31-05, 04:16 PM
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as far as stuff that's been announced or rumored...

Flash Gordon (80's) SE
Kingdom of Heaven : Director's Cut
Peckinpah box set
King Kong ('05)
Howl's Moving Castle
My Neighbor Totoro
re-release (remastered?) of Seven Samurai

*fingers crossed* for...

Road Warrior SE
Blade Runner SE
Kill Bill : The Whole Bloody Affair
Criterion versions of more Terry Gilliam movies (Baron Munchausen & Fisher King.... maybe even Tideland if it gets released)
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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Chronicles of Narnia
Queer as Folk the final season
Ferris Bueller special edition
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Dumb and Dumber and Ferris Bueller...Also, I think at its current rate, all seasons of MacGyver will be finally released in 2006!!!
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The Frisco Kid
King Kong
Chronicles of Narnia
Blade Runner
The Promise (Pan-Asia)
The Duelist (Korea)
S.P.L. (HK)
Tom Yum Goong (Thailand)
Night Watch 2: Day Watch (Russia)
The District (Hungary)
Renaissance (France)
Howl's Moving Castle (Japan)
Exodus (Phillipines)
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...From what has been announced so far

Controversial Classics Vol 2 : Power Of Media
Sam Peckinpah Box Set
Busby Berkeley Box Set
The Maginficent Seven CE
Stalag 17 CE
Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea Vol 1
Time Tunnel Vol 1
Hill Street Blues Season 1
King Kong

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Old 12-31-05, 04:58 PM
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Dumb and Dumber and Ferris Bueller...
Wedding Crashers
King Kong
Little Mermaid PE
Seinfeld seasons 7-9
All in the family S5, and hopefully more
Dukes of hazzard S6 and beyond
King of the hill S6 and beyond
Married with children S5 and beyond

And hopefully finally..

Howard the duck
Harry and the hendersons
Rover dangerfield
Welcome back kotter season sets

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Sam Peckinpah Westerns collection (Warners)

1/10/2006 almost here!!!!!
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Viridiana (Luis Buñuel/ 1961)
Sergei Eisenstein: The Silent Years (box set)
The Steel Helmet (Samuel Fuller/1951)
Phantom India (Louis Malle/1969)
Late Spring (Yasujiro Ozu/1949)
Pandora's Box (G.W. Pabst/1928)
Körkarlen/The Phantom Carriage (Victor Sjöström/1921)
Playtime (Jacques Tati/1967)
Woman in the Dunes (Hiroshi Teshigahara)
along with even more Ozu, Kenji Mizoguchi, and Mikio Naruse, and perhaps some Max Ophüls (The Earrings of Madame de...) while we're at it?

The Searchers SE (John Ford/1956)
The Maltese Falcon SE (John Huston/1941)
A Streetcar Named Desire SE (Elia Kazan/1951)
The Naked Spur (Anthony Mann/1953)
Sam Peckinpah Legendary Westerns Collection (box set)
Bonnie & Clyde SE (Arthur Penn/1967)
The Scarlet Letter (Victor Sjöström/1926)
Greed (Erich von Stroheim/1925)
The Big Parade (King Vidor/1924)
and holding out hope for Orson Welles' The Magnificent Ambersons (1942), Victor Sjöström's The Wind (1928), and King Vidor's The Crowd (1928)

Milestone (distributed by Image)
Killer of Sheep, My Brother's Wedding, and When It Rains (Charles Burnett/1977/1983/1995)

The Conformist (Bernardo Bertolucci/1971)

A Matter of Life & Death (Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger/1946)
The Passenger (Michelangelo Antonioni/1975)
also hoping for some Budd Boetticher (e.g. The Tall T and Ride Lonesome)

Double Indemnity (Billy Wilder/1944)
wishing for some Leo McCarey (Make Way for Tomorrow and Ruggles of Red Gap) and some Mitchell Leisen (Midnight and Easy Living). I would be deliriously happy if all of these were licensed to Criterion ...

Network (R2/PAL/UK)
Hollywood (Kevin Brownlow/1980)

Artificial Eye (R2/PAL/UK)
Sátántangó (Béla Tarr/1994)

bfi (British Film Institute) (R2/PAL/UK)
7th Heaven and Street Angel (Frank Borzage/1927/1928)
Celine & Julie Go Boating (Jacques Rivette/1974)

Eureka: Masters of Cinema (R2/PAL/UK)
Buster Keaton - The Short Films, 1917-1923 (box set)
Faust (F.W. Murnau/1926)

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Originally Posted by ernestrp
Sam Peckinpah Westerns collection (Warners)

1/10/2006 almost here!!!!!
The one that I can't wait to have either
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Scrubs S3 ...and there is one episode i want more than anything... "My Screwup"...that ep stays with me to this day!
"Serenity" R4 LE Tin

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The Bad Sleep Well
The Virgin Spring
Young Mr. Lincoln
Wedding Crashers
A History of Violence
Lord of War
Kingdom of Heaven DC
The Wild Bunch SE
Rescue Me Season 2
Stalag 17 SE
Broken Flowers
The Maltese Falcon SE
2001 Space Odyssey SE
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Wedding Crashers
King Kong
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King Kong (I want artwork on all the discs. no 2-sided stuff please!)
Kubrick titles
A History of Violence
Harry Potter
Walk the Line
Superman Returns (early I know, but this will be out before Christmas)
Entourage Season 2
Seinfeld 7-9
Event Horizon: SE
Superman sequel SE's

Basically everything I liked from '05.

Still hoping for The African Queen and The Maltese Falcon Special Editions. Proper anamorphic widescreen dvds of Mission: Impossible and Ace Ventura. Stand alone anamorphic widescreen edition of Psycho (don't want the box set).

RE-RE-RE-RE-RE RELEASED $ony titles.

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Old 12-31-05, 10:38 PM
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These have been released in other places but will appear in UK or US next year:
Lost Highway (UK release)
The Unbearable Lightness of Being (R1)
Best of the youth (R1)
Riget (UK release)
La Double vie de Véronique (UK release)

And the new releases:
Harry Potter and the Goblet Fire
King Kong
Chronicles of Narnia

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The Devils (Warner Bros) uncut version
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Old 12-31-05, 11:12 PM
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Already Announced
The Wild Bunch 2-Disc SE
The Cary Grant Boxset
Lady and the Tramp PE
Midnight Cowboy CE
Network 2-Disc SE
The Busby Berkeley Collection
A Streetcar Named Desire 2-Disc SE
The Little Mermaid PE

Hopeful for Releases

The African Queen
It's A Wonderful Life 60th Anniversary Edition
High Noon
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
The Quiet Man

John Ford Signature Collection (Stagecoach SE, The Searchers 2-Disc SE, The Informer, Fort Apache, 3 Godfathers)
Pre Code Boxset (Hopefully Baby Face)
Kubrick Boxset (New Editions of 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange, Barry Lyndon, The Shining, Lolita, Eyes Wide Shut, Full Metal Jacket)
Humphrey Bogart Collection (The Maltese Falcon 2-Disc SE, The Big Sleep SE, Key Largo, High Sierra, To Have and Have Not Keepcase)
The Big Parade
The Crowd
An American in Paris SE
The Magnificent Ambersons
Blade Runner SE

Double Indemnity SE
Letter From an Unknown Woman
Touch of Evil
All Quiet on the Western Front

Wuthering Heights SE

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid SE
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Moonlighting: Season 3 (the last season I'll be buying)
Six Feet Under: Season 5
...and any seasons of Cheers and Ellen that are released next year
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Queer as Folk Season 5 (although it has apparently been pushed back from its 1/10 release date to ?)
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