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Old 02-13-09, 11:24 AM
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Telefon finally hits DVD 5/19!

Charles Bronson fans should be happy to find out that, according to The Digital Bits, WB is releasing a double feature DVD of the currently unavailable Telefon alongside the currently available St. Ives on 5/19.

As a big fan of Bronson who owns his entire R1 catalog, and some multi-region/bootleg titles, this is great news. Odd how WB is slipping this in under the radar as a double feature DVD alongside about 5 more previously-issues double feature titles on the same day. Still, I'm sure we can at least expect an anamorphic transfer and DD 2.0. I'm fine with that.
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Re: Telefon finally hits DVD 5/19!

Nice! Sounds good to me
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Re: Telefon finally hits DVD 5/19!

I haven't seen Telefon since I rented it on VHS 25+ years ago. I recall it was a damn good Bronson movie. Wasn't Bronson KGB in this film?
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Re: Telefon finally hits DVD 5/19!

It's about time! I've been waiting for this for years. Now I'm just waiting on "From Noon Till Three."
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Re: Telefon finally hits DVD 5/19!

Great news....
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Re: Telefon finally hits DVD 5/19!

Great news indeed -- huge Bronson fan.
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Re: Telefon finally hits DVD 5/19!

Cool...I've been on a Charles Bronson kick of late so I'll get it.
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Re: Telefon finally hits DVD 5/19!

I believe this is the only Bronson film Gene Siskel gave a good review in the 1970's.
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Re: Telefon finally hits DVD 5/19!

I'm still waiting on The Stone Killer, but this is good news....
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Re: Telefon finally hits DVD 5/19!

Boring cover art:

<img src=http://images.dvdempire.com/gen/movies/1453602h.jpg alt=cb

Yawn.
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Re: Telefon finally hits DVD 5/19!

Wow that's lame....
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Re: Telefon finally hits DVD 5/19!

Why couldn't they have used this?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Telefon_poster.jpg
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Re: Telefon finally hits DVD 5/19!

^ Because it makes sense and it's badass. Don't you know those 2 things turn off studios?

I also don't know how you can call 2 films a "collection".
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Re: Telefon finally hits DVD 5/19!

Do they have to pay the artist of the original poster art again if they use that cover?
Maybe that's why studios use those crappy cut & paste artwork for dvd covers.
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Re: Telefon finally hits DVD 5/19!

Keep the faith! Maybe it's a box that holds two slimpaks with the original artwork for both.
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Who the hell am I kidding. WB will probably put a picture of Bronson's armpit on the disc, too.
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Re: Telefon finally hits DVD 5/19!

Originally Posted by wm lopez View Post
Do they have to pay the artist of the original poster art again if they use that cover?
Most probabably not. There may be a select few current artists who retain rights to their artwork. As long as you use the original poster or photo from the film there is no cost. New artwork featuring a star would have a cost attached since stars own/control their likeness. For new artwork you need their permission and would have to compensate them.

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