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Old 09-16-09, 12:37 PM   #1
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Official MST3K / Rifftrax / Cinematic Titanic DVD Thread

I thought this thread title would better serve those of us who want to talk about these releases, instead of having most of it in the vaguely titled "Mike Nelson" thread.

So, to get things started, some news from Cinematic Titanic:

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We’re excited to announce our next live shows: 5 NIGHTS/5 MOVIES at LARGO at the CORONET in Los Angeles. Come join us OCTOBER 25-29th at one of our favorite venues as we perform some of our very favorite riffs:

SUNDAY OCT. 25th , 7:30pm– “LEGACY OF BLOOD”

See the first-time live riff of one of our favorite DVD releases!

MONDAY OCT. 26th, 7:30pm – “DANGER ON TIKI ISLAND”

Living on an island near a nuclear testing zone has its downsides – i.e. being terrorized by one of the worst movie monsters ever!

TUESDAY OCT. 27th , 7:30pm – “SANTA CLAUS CONQUERS THE MARTIANS”

See the fully re-riffed version of an MST3K classic.

WEDNESDAY OCT. 28th, 7:30pm – “THE ALIEN FACTOR”

Aliens invade Baltimore, and they have no budget!

THURSDAY OCT. 29th, 7:30pm – “EAST MEETS WATTS”

Stud Brown and Larry Chin take on a drug cartel in this “Kung-sploitation” classi…uh, movie.

Tickets available NOW!

$35.00 - available by calling 310-855-0350 (visa/mastercard only)
or drop by the Largo box office mon,wed,fri 2-7pm
366 N. La Cienega Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90048

Largo at the Coronet - www.largo-la.com
Doors 6.30 show 7.30

We hope to see you there! Each night will be an event as we have different special guests lined up too! Not to mention the warm-up artistry of Dave (Gruber) Allen (on his home turf)!

Oh, and yes, while we’re all together in LA, we’ll be filming our next DVD releases.

Best,
The CT Gang
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Old 09-16-09, 12:41 PM   #2
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Re: Official MST3K / Rifftrax / Cinematic Titanic DVD Thread

Some linkage:


Rifftrax
http://www.rifftrax.com


Cinematic Titanic
http://www.cinematictitanic.com


MST3K @ Shout Factory
http://www.shoutfactory.com/browse/2...ater_3000.aspx
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Old 09-16-09, 12:47 PM   #3
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Re: Official MST3K / Rifftrax / Cinematic Titanic DVD Thread

Previous thread:

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Old 09-16-09, 02:56 PM   #4
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Re: Official MST3K / Rifftrax / Cinematic Titanic DVD Thread

Since this is now the "official" thread for all this stuff, I have a question. I've looked into this but haven't seen anything new about it in quite some time. Is there any chance that we might ever see a rerelease of Vol. 9, much like we got with Vol. 10?

It is really absurd how much that set goes for on eBay. When all the MST discs started coming out, I was too broke to afford them. Now that I've finally been able to start playing catch-up, there are some OOP sets or discs that are just so damn expensive.
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Old 09-16-09, 03:13 PM   #5
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http://www.mst3kinfo.com/

Good idea! Here's a link to Satellite News.
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Old 09-16-09, 03:18 PM   #6
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Since this is now the "official" thread for all this stuff, I have a question. I've looked into this but haven't seen anything new about it in quite some time. Is there any chance that we might ever see a rerelease of Vol. 9, much like we got with Vol. 10?
It seems unlikely, now that distribution has switched from Rhino to Shout! Shout probably doesn't want to/can't re-release a Rhino volume, and Rhino may not have the rights to re-release it.
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Old 09-16-09, 04:07 PM   #7
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^^ That's pretty much what I figured/was afraid of. I know that eventually I'll tighten the belt and splurge on buying the OOP titles that I don't have, but it's difficult to think about paying almost $200 for one MST3K set.
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Old 09-16-09, 09:29 PM   #8
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Re: Official MST3K / Rifftrax / Cinematic Titanic DVD Thread

And here's a link to the "official" MST3K website:

http://www.mst3k.com

(Although less useful than the Shout! Factory link DVD-wise, this does have "Riff of the Day" which is more useful MST-wise!)
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Old 09-16-09, 11:52 PM   #9
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Re: Official MST3K / Rifftrax / Cinematic Titanic DVD Thread

Let's not forget:



http://www.shoutfactory.com/browse/1...film_crew.aspx
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Old 09-19-09, 03:39 PM   #10
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I miss The Film Crew.
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Old 09-20-09, 06:33 PM   #11
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Looks like the next Rifftrax release will be Dragon Wars: D-War.
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Old 09-23-09, 08:18 PM   #12
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Re: Official MST3K / Rifftrax / Cinematic Titanic DVD Thread

Actually I was wrong. The next Rifftrax is The Matrix Revolutions on 9/29. The first two tracks were good, and I said the only way I'll ever watch the third film is if they do a Rifftrax for it, so here we go.

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If you're like most of us, you stormed out of your midnight viewing of The Matrix Reloaded saying to yourself "Man, was that terrible! When I come back in six months to see The Matrix Revolutions, they had better balance out those ponderous scenes of two characters quietly discussing the minutiae of the plot with a lot more tedious action sequences where I can't tell what is going on. And instead of involving Neo, Morpheus and Trinity, you know, the characters we care about, it should mainly focus on people we've never seen before. Like a whiny kid and a butch chick with a crew cut. Give them prominent roles! Now hurry up and refill my Dew, I already bought tickets to see this again at 2:35 AM!"

If your conversation mirrored ours in any way, then you're in luck: The Matrix Revolutions delivers on all bullet points! Abandoning all the pseudo-philosophical mumbo-jumbo that for a brief window had desperate college professors teaching lectures on the original movie, Revolutions instead dials the THX up to 11 and hopes you don't notice because your eardrums are too busy rupturing. Your enjoyment also depends heavily on understanding the plot of Reloaded, which was mathematically proven to be impossible in a Harvard study. And to top it off, there's a healthy dose of old-fashioned, ham-fisted blasphemy thrown in for good measure.

Mike, Kevin and Bill jack in to deliver The Matrix series a hearty goodbye "whoa."
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Re: Official MST3K / Rifftrax / Cinematic Titanic DVD Thread

Another Cinematic Titanic live show update:

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Hey Everyone,

Well, we know what we're doing for New Year's Eve this year, do you? We'll be performing a 3 MOVIE MARATHON live at the Keswick Theatre in Philadelphia (more specifically, Glenside, PA). Tickets go on sale this Saturday!

http://www.keswicktheatre.com/

Those of you who attended our sold-out shows at the Trocadero earlier this year needn't worry about repeats, we're coming back with 3 different movies than last time:

"War of the Insects"
"Samson and the Seven Miracles"
Then we'll ring in the New Year and after midnight,
"Frankenstein’s Castle of Freaks"

Is that some marquee or what? You can make elaborate New Year’s Eve plans that will undoubtedly turn out to be a letdown, or you can come plant your butt in one place and proceed to laugh it off with us.

And Don't Forget:

10/25-10/29 – L.A.,CA - Five Nights/Five Movies live at Largo at the Coronet – See Largo Calendar for movie schedule -

http://www.largo-la.com/

11/21 – CT Live at the Family Arena – "War of the Insects"
http://www.metrotix.com/

Best,
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Re: Official MST3K / Rifftrax / Cinematic Titanic DVD Thread

Does anyone around here know what sort of neighborhood the theater is in? Not Philly saavy in the least....
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Old 09-24-09, 05:17 PM   #15
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Does anyone around here know what sort of neighborhood the theater is in? Not Philly saavy in the least....
I think it's fairly decent. It's north of town near the turnpike. Spent a week in nearby Willow Grove for a training class, and drove around a good bit. Most places I went were really nice, actually.
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Old 10-18-09, 09:24 AM   #16
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Two new Rifftrax DVDs! Planet of Dinosaurs and Voodoo Man!



http://www.rifftrax.com/dvd
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Old 10-19-09, 01:12 PM   #17
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Thanks for update, I should have both of these well in advance of Halloween! I do have mixed emotions about these dvd releases from Rifftrax. Many times now the discs have made a horrible racket in my player(s) and refuse to load up. Rifftrax is very good about crediting for defective discs, but, dammit I want the movie!
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Thanks for update, I should have both of these well in advance of Halloween! I do have mixed emotions about these dvd releases from Rifftrax. Many times now the discs have made a horrible racket in my player(s) and refuse to load up. Rifftrax is very good about crediting for defective discs, but, dammit I want the movie!
Bummer! I have almost all of them now but absolutely no time to watch most of them, so I've only seen two of the Shorts. Should I be worried about any particular movie?
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Old 10-21-09, 12:26 PM   #19
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Bummer! I have almost all of them now but absolutely no time to watch most of them, so I've only seen two of the Shorts. Should I be worried about any particular movie?
I have all of them as well and had problems with the four Shorts comps and Little Shoppe specifically. The issue is warpage of the disc itself, causing it to rattle horribly in the player. I don't want to discourage anyone from ordering, Conner at Rifftrax is really good at helping to solve any problems that might arise. I'm a huge MST fan and am willing to suffer a few inconveniences for new product. I just wish the Rifftrax guys would use the same manufacturer that CT uses, the discs seem to be higher quality.
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Another Cinematic Titanic live show update:

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Hey Everyone,

We're very excited for our upcoming shows next week at Largo at the Coronet. We're also pleased to announce a special limited offer for you, the cherished members of our info club - 2-FOR-1 TICKETS for any of the 5 nights. This offer is only available tomorrow, THURSDAY, 10/22, by calling the Largo ticket office - 310-855-0350 - and mentioning the word "GIZMONIC" with your order (V/MC only).

Here's the lineup:

SUNDAY OCT. 25th , 7:30pm– “Legacy of Blood” - Special Guest: DANA GOULD
MONDAY OCT. 26th, 7:30pm – “Danger on Tiki Island” - Special Guest - TBA (good ole' TB should be in rare form)*
TUESDAY OCT. 27th , 7:30pm – “Santa Claus Conquers the Martians” - Special Guest: ANDY KINDLER
WEDNESDAY OCT. 28th, 7:30pm – “The Alien Factor” - Special Guest: MARIA BAMFORD
THURSDAY OCT. 29th, 7:30pm – “East Meets Watts” - Special Guest: CHRIS HARDWICK

And of course, our beloved and hilarious friend Dave (Gruber) Allen will provide his warm-up artistry throughout the week

For more info: www.largo-la.com


ST. LOUIS FILM FESTIVAL -
On Friday, Nov. 20th, 9:30pm, we'll be doing a panel discussion (CT & MST3K) at the Tivoli Theatre, 6350 Delmar Blvd. There will be Q&A and a signing afterward. Info HERE.

And don't forget the next night, we'll be performing our world premiere riff of "War of the Insects" at the Family Arena. (tix HERE) Why not spend the weekend with us? We have to.

We're looking forward to both these shows and having new DVDs ready for everyone coming soon. We appreciate the patience as well as the impatience - as long as you care a little.

Thanks,
J. Elvis
Cinematic Titanic

*Patton Oswalt was earlier announced as our Mon. guest by me on Twitter, but he had to cancel due to a filming conflict.
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I'm going to post, just so I get the email notification when someone posts. I'm so behind on Rifftrax.
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Old 10-22-09, 12:19 PM   #22
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I'm going to post, just so I get the email notification when someone posts. I'm so behind on Rifftrax.
You can get email notifications of new posts without first posting to the thread. Just click on the "Thread Tools" link at the top of the thread, and choose "Subscribe to this thread."
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Yeah, but then my Rifftrax comment wouldn't have been included!
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Old 10-22-09, 01:06 PM   #24
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Yeah, but then my Rifftrax comment wouldn't have been included!
OK, I thought you weren't aware of the tool. Just trying to be helpful.
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