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Telefon finally hits DVD 5/19!

Old 02-13-09, 12:24 PM
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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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Old 02-13-09, 01:51 PM
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Nice! Sounds good to me
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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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Old 02-13-09, 02:58 PM
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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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Great news....
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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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Old 02-14-09, 08:28 AM
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I believe this is the only Bronson film Gene Siskel gave a good review in the 1970's.
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Old 02-15-09, 04:35 AM
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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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Old 02-20-09, 04:19 PM
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Boring cover art:

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Yawn.
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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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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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Old 02-21-09, 06:59 AM
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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!

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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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