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Old 07-13-23, 12:52 PM
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Re: The A24 Shop Exclusive Blu-ray / UHD Thread

Looks like the deluxe EEAAO edition is getting announced next week:
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Ordered it, but looks like the rumored 171 minute cut was just that. I'll assume the 2 short films combined with the feature film's running time of 139 minutes will run up the time to about 171 minutes.

The set looks great.
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Hmm, not a fan of double dipping this soon, I'll have to ponder this one.
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As far as the alleged 171-min cut, folks have said that A24 was using the template from Middsomar's director's cut, which led to some confusion.
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Does A24 shop ever have sales, like at Black Friday or anything?
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Re: The A24 Shop Exclusive Blu-ray / UHD Thread

Kelly Reichardt's Showing Up available on Blu and UHD. https://shop.a24films.com/products/showing-up-blu-ray

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Re: The A24 Shop Exclusive Blu-ray / UHD Thread

A24 Shop:
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Black Phillip Friday
Our second annual Black Phillip Friday begins this Friday at 12am EST. Members only can enjoy 30% off of the A24 shop until Tuesday, November 28 at 3:00am EST.

*Some exclusions apply including gift cards, zines, collaboration products, and bundles.
If anyone wants a free month of AAA24 to access the sale and stock up on those exclusive discs you can use this:
https://aaa24.a24films.com/?referral=MATT5D4F65
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Re: The A24 Shop Exclusive Blu-ray / UHD Thread

What are the "exclusive discs?" I went to their site to see what they were without signing up but didn't see any. Just a bunch of "exclusive" member knickknacks.
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What are the "exclusive discs?" I went to their site to see what they were without signing up but didn't see any. Just a bunch of "exclusive" member knickknacks.
https://shop.a24films.com/collections/blu-rays
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If anyone wants a free month of AAA24 to access the sale and stock up on those exclusive discs you can use this:
https://aaa24.a24films.com/?referral=MATT5D4F65
Thanks, I was hoping for a BF sale so I could pick up EEAAO.
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Re: The A24 Shop Exclusive Blu-ray / UHD Thread

Thanks. Saw those. When "exclusive" was used, I thought it meant exclusive for members and not just the discs that anyone can buy.
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Originally Posted by dex14
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If anyone wants a free month of AAA24 to access the sale and stock up on those exclusive discs you can use this:
https://aaa24.a24films.com/?referral=MATT5D4F65
Thank you. Been waiting on a deal for the UR Midsommer movie.
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Originally Posted by Spiderbite
Thanks. Saw those. When "exclusive" was used, I thought it meant exclusive for members and not just the discs that anyone can buy.
Sorry, exclusive meaning to the site. Anyone can buy them, but they aren't sold anywhere else. The 30% off sale is just for members though.

I'm glad I didn't pre-order Showing Up. Went with that and added in the Midsommar patch.
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I don’t think I knew about their discs until seeing this thread yesterday. Really enjoy their films, and am still addicted to exclusives, so bought most of them today, and may end up buying the rest.
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I donít think I knew about their discs until seeing this thread yesterday. Really enjoy their films, and am still addicted to exclusives, so bought most of them today, and may end up buying the rest.
I'm not a fan of the big boxes on the ones like Midsommar, but they are still good releases overall.

I hope you used the free trial to save the 30% if you bought that many.
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I'm not a fan of the big boxes on the ones like Midsommar, but they are still good releases overall.

I hope you used the free trial to save the 30% if you bought that many.
Of course, thank you!

The last time I paid full price for anything at all I was in a Dollar Tree.
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https://shop.a24films.com/products/s...40138572431409

Special Collector's Edition of Stop Making Sense available in Standard HD Blu-ray or 4K UHD with HDR.

Featuring a 64-page interior booklet with never-before-seen photography, archival production documents, foreword by Jerry Harrison, and more.

Disc extras include:
○Bonus songs "Cities" & "Big Business / I Zimbra"
○ 25-minute making-of documentary
○ 2023 Dolby Atmos and 1984 Original Stereo mixes
○ and more
Expected to ship May.


My AAA24 referral still works if anyone wants a free month to get a 10% discount: https://aaa24.a24films.com/?referral=MATT5D4F65
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Pre-ordered!
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Re: The A24 Shop Exclusive Blu-ray / UHD Thread

I don't remember Pi being an obvious candidate for a 4K version.
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I don't remember Pi being an obvious candidate for a 4K version.
A24 acquired the rights last year. It was remastered in 8K and Atmos and had theatrical screenings (which they will do annually on 3/14 now).
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A24 acquired the rights last year. It was remastered in 8K and Atmos and had theatrical screenings (which they will do annually on 3/14 now).
Probably talking about the washed out black and white image of the original film. Maybe they'll re-release the original Blair Witch Project in 4K next. But, don't worry, I'll definitely order Pi. I can't resist these deluxe A24 releases.
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Probably talking about the washed out black and white image of the original film. Maybe they'll re-release the original Blair Witch Project in 4K next. But, don't worry, I'll definitely order Pi. I can't resist these deluxe A24 releases.
Pi was shot on 16mm (and not great 16mm, either). 4K is definitely overkill for it. There's definitely nowhere near that much detail on the negative. Not sure what the thinking was in remastering it in 8K (!?!), other than Aronofsky having a little bit of pull in the industry these days and being pretentious about it.
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This is what he said about the process last year when the restoration / IMAX screenings were announced:
“When we sold ‘Pi’ 25 years ago in Sundance, we truly never imagined this day would come,” Aronofsky told IndieWire. Back then, Aronofsky and Libatique chose to shoot their film on 16mm black and white reversal stock, both for economic and aesthetic reasons.

“It was a relatively rare stock to shoot, but the contrast and grain it could achieve were unparalleled at the time,” Aronofsky said. “The only issue was that the same film that passed through the camera was the positive, not unlike Polaroid film. To protect the image, we treated it like a negative and never projected it. To make a release print, we had to cut this positive negative old-school style with splicers and hot glue, shoot it with 35mm negative, and print off of it 35mm prints.”

That meant that every version of “Pi” was degraded a minimum of three generations before it was ever scanned for home video. With the help of his “The Whale” distributor A24, Aronofsky decided to use the 25th anniversary of the movie as an excuse to revisit it and see if there was a way to get closer to the source material.

“We were so curious to see what the original 16mm film looked like,” he said. “Since the film was originally completed photochemical, we never did a DI, so after we scanned it at 8k, we were able to dive in and polish the film like never before.” Aronofsky added a few subtle visual effects and cleaned up what he called “some old mistakes,” resulting in a “Pi” that retains its original grittiness but has a clarity far beyond what its fans have ever experienced.

“My favorite reaction has been from my friends at IMAX, who were a bit afraid to show me the size of the grain,” Aronofsky said, “but of course, I more than loved it.” In terms of the sound, the original “Pi” was delivered with what was at the time a state-of-the-art surround mix, which has now been remixed for Dolby Atmos and provides a truly immersive experience when heard in an IMAX venue. “The results were a joy, and we really wanted to share it with all the fans and hopefully make some new ones,” Aronofsky said.
https://www.indiewire.com/features/g...ky-1234819395/
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