Movie Talk A Discussion area for everything movie related including films In The Theaters
View Poll Results: If given the choice, how are you likely to watch a new release?
screened at a theater near you
50.00%
broadcast on HDNet Movies cable channel
5.56%
rented or purchased on DVD
44.44%
Voters: 18. You may not vote on this poll

Soderbergh's six picture deal

Old 04-29-05, 07:29 AM
  #1  
Needs to contact an admin about multiple accounts
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2000
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Posts: 2,830
Soderbergh's six picture deal

saw this story on AICN...

Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Steven Soderbergh has signed a six picture deal with 2929, who owns Magnolia Pictures, Landmark Theaters, and HDNet Movies cable channel. The six films will be simultaneously distributed at Landmark Theaters, broadcast on HDNet's Movie cable movie channel and available on DVD & Home Video -- allowing you to choose how you wish to see the film. One can only assume that the marketing for this would allow for the advertising money to be spent to sell all 3 outlets of distribution at the same time, combining these budgets into one larger media push.

Last edited by Cygnet74; 04-29-05 at 08:58 AM.
Cygnet74 is offline  
Old 04-29-05, 07:38 AM
  #2  
Moderator
 
Groucho's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2000
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Posts: 70,829
That's pretty wild. We don't have Landmark Theaters here, and I don't have HDNet, so I'll be checking out the DVDs.
Groucho is offline  
Old 04-29-05, 08:44 AM
  #3  
Moderator
 
wendersfan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Nuova Repubblica di SalÚ
Posts: 32,796
If Soderbergh makes it, I go to the theater to see it.
wendersfan is offline  
Old 04-29-05, 08:49 AM
  #4  
DVD Talk Legend
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Lyon Estates
Posts: 10,795
Originally Posted by wendersfan
If Soderbergh makes it, I go to the theater to see it.

same here......although I just saw Oceans 12 the other day, but I won't let that ruin his streak
dick_grayson is offline  
Old 04-29-05, 09:26 AM
  #5  
Moderator
 
Geofferson's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: The Village Green
Posts: 39,178
Sounds pretty neat. I go to Landmark every now and then and would definitely go to check this out.
Geofferson is offline  
Old 04-29-05, 10:03 AM
  #6  
DVD Talk Hero
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: East County
Posts: 33,299
Originally Posted by wendersfan
If Soderbergh makes it, I go to the theater to see it.
B.A. is offline  
Old 04-29-05, 10:36 AM
  #7  
DVD Talk Hero
 
slop101's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: So. Cal.
Posts: 39,895
There are no Landmark theaters near me, and I don't have HDNet either, so the dvds will be the only option available to me.
slop101 is offline  
Old 04-29-05, 10:55 AM
  #8  
DVD Talk Special Edition
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Plano, TX
Posts: 1,149
I'm glad Mark Cuban got a relatively high-profile director signed on to his plan to change the way movies are released. I'm interested to see what impact this will have on movies produced by other companies in the future.

Personally, I'll probably try to see the movies in the theater. I don't need much of an excuse to go to the Magnolia Theater, and I am a Soderbergh fan.
BigDan is offline  
Old 04-29-05, 02:12 PM
  #9  
DVD Talk Special Edition
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 1,716
Unfortunately, there is no Landmark Theater in our area...

DVD all the way.
invisiblegt is offline  
Old 04-29-05, 02:53 PM
  #10  
Needs to contact an admin about multiple accounts
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Posts: 2,730
Six new ways for Soderbergh to make mediocre movies?

Let's hope not.
scott shelton is offline  
Old 04-29-05, 03:48 PM
  #11  
DVD Talk Hero
 
PopcornTreeCt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 25,916
Well I do have HDNet but it depends on the movie. It'll depend on which Soderberg we get here.
PopcornTreeCt is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.