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Old 08-15-10, 05:36 PM
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Ghost World Criterion!

http://criterioncast.com/2010/08/15/...ion-treatment/

Criterion Cast (reputable) says the ball is rolling on Ghost World. I'll be thrilled to hear some commentary, hopefully from both cast and crew.

I also still really, really, really hope Criterion can get ahold of Me and You and Everyone We Know, also controlled by MGM (through Criterion-friendly IFC).
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Old 08-15-10, 06:52 PM
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Re: Ghost World Criterion!

That would be awesome if that ends up being true.

Ghost World ended up being one of the first DVDs I ever bought. As great as the movie is, I couldn't help but feel underwhelmed with the extras. Especially when I found out that there were a LOT more deleted scenes than what we saw on the disc.

A Blu-Ray of this, with all the deleted scenes available (either as an alternate cut of the film, or in their own section) would be nice.
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Old 08-15-10, 07:09 PM
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I finally saw this earlier this year and immediately fell in love with it. I'd definitely be interested in a Criterion release.
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One of my all time favs. Strange that I haven't even bought the original dvd. I will be picking the Criterion up for sure on release date.
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That would be awesome if that ends up being true.


Love this movie.
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i would definitely pick this one up, one of my all time favorites, a perfect film.
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I just watched my DVD the other day. I loved that they included the entire Bollywood segment that opens the film as an extra. I'm looking forward to a Criterion of this movie.
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I finally saw this earlier this year and immediately fell in love with it. I'd definitely be interested in a Criterion release.
Same here, this is such exciting news. Glad that I haven't gotten the DVD yet, hopefully it will be on Blu too.
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Old 08-15-10, 10:08 PM
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I don't have the DVD yet, so I guess I'll wait a bit longer. Seems like Zwigoff is getting the Wes Anderson treatment.
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Old 08-15-10, 11:14 PM
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This is near the top of my most wanted movies to see get a Criterion treatment. PLEASE let it include all the deleted scenes!
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I don't have the DVD yet, so I guess I'll wait a bit longer. Seems like Zwigoff is getting the Wes Anderson treatment.
Could Bad Santa be next?
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Old 08-16-10, 12:00 AM
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A perfect movie for the Criterion Collection.
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Bah humbug... The movie started off good but ultimately was underwhelmed by the movie. Might have to give it another spin eventually...
I assume you meant to say that you were underwhelmed by the movie. It's not meant to be full of fist-pumping excitement. It's more of a slice-of-life kind of film. What I loved about it was that, growing up in a small town, I saw a lot of my teenage years reflected in the film...but with a sort of fantasy idea of what might have been. And I see some of myself in Seymour, though I'm happily married and not likely to get mixed up with a girl taking a summer class to finish high school.

Bad Santa was worse. The Santa is a vile potty-mouth who does something nice for a kid (reluctantly?) and at the end of the movie, he's still the same vulgar potty-mouth. There, thats the move in a nutshell. I don't see the appeal.
I think you've missed the nuances of the story. He has that great moment where he confronts his partner and says he gets why he would need to be killed, but not what anyone needs with all the loot. It's a commentary on how commercialized--and devoid of anything resembling faith--the annual circus that is Christmas has devolved. Every year, people just go through the motions--because they feel obligated to do it--and every year, they feel a little more empty inside. This guy is a thief by trade, and a low-life thief at that, and even he is eventually sickened by it all. It's not a movie meant to make you feel good about yourself; if anything, quite the reverse.
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Bad Santa Criterion ≤ Goodburger Criterion?
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Would definetly be in for a Blu release...
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Would definetly be in for a Blu release...
Yes. Then it's not even double-dipping, I can keep my MGM and have a brand-new Blu.
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Definitely some great news. I shall have to celebrate in the appropriate way
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Old 08-16-10, 12:26 PM
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Will we get a "FUN FUN FUN IN THE SUN SUN SUN" Music Video?
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This scenes describes the love for music so beautifully.
A bond made between the performer and you that can only happen when you are alone.

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Old 08-16-10, 01:17 PM
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It's been a while since I've seen the movie but I'd be in for a Criterion release.
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Old 08-16-10, 01:52 PM
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I was just thinking recently how it's weird I don't own this on DVD. Good thing, because now I can wait for this? +1 hoping for blu
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Love this movie.
Ditto! Would gladly upgrade to the Criterion
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ghost world on blu-ray with some special features and a commentary would be great.
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I was at Half Price Books tonight and they had the soundtrack on CD. I treated myself. Music was such a key part of this film and its appeal that I had to have this one.
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