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Forum: DVD Talk
01-05-05, 01:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,241
Posted By Mr. Toast

Don't forget that right up until it was announced...

Don't forget that right up until it was announced plenty of folks were absolutley convinced that Tenenbaums wouldn't be a Criterion release and yet it was. I would not be surprised if Life Aquatic...
Forum: DVD Talk
12-15-04, 11:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,650
Posted By Mr. Toast

My player got hung up at (what I assumed was) the...

My player got hung up at (what I assumed was) the layer change at chapter 16. I had to trun off my player and start from chapter 16 and it worked fine. Had no problem with disc 2.
Forum: DVD Talk
11-10-04, 02:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,840
Posted By Mr. Toast

My copy came with a $5 rebate if you buy both. ...

My copy came with a $5 rebate if you buy both. Too bad for me, as I already own Before Sunrise. I was initially put off by the lack of extras but after watching it again last night I was struck by...
11-08-04, 02:31 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 54,370
Posted By Mr. Toast

Finally got arouind to watching this last night. ...

Finally got arouind to watching this last night. Loved the movie but the Edko disc is the worst transfer I have ever watched. Or more correctly endured. Guess I should have just waited. Live and...
Forum: DVD Talk
09-08-04, 09:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,293
Posted By Mr. Toast

Libeled lady is showing on 9/19 on TCM in fact

Libeled lady is showing on 9/19 on TCM in fact
07-29-04, 04:20 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 23,406
Posted By Mr. Toast

Well there are many reasons why extra footage...

Well there are many reasons why extra footage enhances a movie (see LOTR) and many reasons why footage is cut to keep running times down. Plus, the involvement of Harvey Scissorhands pretty much...
07-29-04, 03:05 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 23,406
Posted By Mr. Toast

Um, here's my question - Is it a better movie? ...

Um, here's my question - Is it a better movie? Regardless of the various version, configurations, etc, is this version of the movie suffciently better to justify another purchase? Can anyone give...
07-15-04, 04:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,329
Posted By Mr. Toast

TCM will be showing all of the "decision 2004"...

TCM will be showing all of the "decision 2004" movies in late July. Here's your chance to preview your faves.

MONDAY JULY 26
Literary Classics
10:00 am Greed
2:00 pm The Letter
3:45 pm...
07-14-04, 02:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,571
Posted By Mr. Toast

Any Noir fan should keep a close eye on Turner...

Any Noir fan should keep a close eye on Turner Classic Movies's schedule. They show tons of great noir, many of which are not yet available on dvd.
06-10-04, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,167
Posted By Mr. Toast

I found Lilya quite different in tone from both...

I found Lilya quite different in tone from both Show Me Love and Together. Be aware it is an EXTREMELY dark and unrelentingly bleak film. It was a little too much for my tastes and lacked the...
04-14-04, 11:18 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,344
Posted By Mr. Toast

Wow. Forget the dangers of self-censorship, I'm...

Wow. Forget the dangers of self-censorship, I'm more concerned about the dnagers of auteurism. I can't believe the level of director fetishism present in so many of these posts. Hello, there more...
04-08-04, 04:31 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,344
Posted By Mr. Toast

I just want to know how they plan to upgrade the...

I just want to know how they plan to upgrade the software on the player itself. Seems to be a major potential roadblock to easy adoption. If purchasers can't watch any newer releases in "edited"...
Forum: TV Talk
03-31-04, 09:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,224
Posted By Mr. Toast

TCM does not in fact edit for content. Perhaps...

TCM does not in fact edit for content. Perhaps you are thinking of the rather sad AMC.
02-26-04, 03:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,121
Posted By Mr. Toast

Pro-Bassoonist: That was a very thoughtful...

Pro-Bassoonist:

That was a very thoughtful review but I guess I missed the romanticsim. Perhaps if there'd been a little more backstory on John and Elena's relationship it would have made their...
02-26-04, 02:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,121
Posted By Mr. Toast

OK, not to be a spoil-sport or anything but can...

OK, not to be a spoil-sport or anything but can someone explain to me what they found so romantic about it? I agree that the cinematography is stunning and the music is great but i found the rest of...
02-19-04, 10:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,870
Posted By Mr. Toast

I'm curious about the differences as well. I...

I'm curious about the differences as well. I picked up the Thai dvd and absolutley loved the movie. I'd love to know what's missing on the UK release.
02-18-04, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By Mr. Toast

I just scanned the extras but they seemed to be a...

I just scanned the extras but they seemed to be a "making of" that was interviews with the writer/director and the music guy. Pretty dry (at least the part that I watched) and another interview with...
02-06-04, 03:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,839
Posted By Mr. Toast

Well, let me wade right back in. PAL speed-up is...

Well, let me wade right back in. PAL speed-up is a very touchy subject and I guarantee you that it's noticability/irritiability will vary widely between individuals. I myself have never noticed it...
02-06-04, 02:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,839
Posted By Mr. Toast

Now that you're region-free you may want to check...

Now that you're region-free you may want to check out www.nicheflix.com - it's basically netflix with non-R1 movies. Their inventory is still a little slim but they're adding titles all the time. i...
01-28-04, 12:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,809
Posted By Mr. Toast

There's no way Miramax is going to release on DVD...

There's no way Miramax is going to release on DVD any time soon. In an interview with Harvey Weinstein on salon.com today here's what he ahd to say about it:

"My staff said to me 10 different...
08-04-03, 02:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,342
Posted By Mr. Toast

Anyone get this yet? Any reviews? I'm anxious...

Anyone get this yet? Any reviews? I'm anxious to find out if this is as good as it looks.
07-28-03, 05:07 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,009
Posted By Mr. Toast

FYI - Warriors of the Wind is hacked and mangled...

FYI - Warriors of the Wind is hacked and mangled version of Nausicaa that in no way, shape or form has any bearing on the real film. Even $5 spent on it is a complete waste. You will not be happy. ...
Forum: DVD Talk
07-01-03, 01:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,023
Posted By Mr. Toast

In Praise of Love comesout 7/22 apparentlyfrom...

In Praise of Love comesout 7/22 apparentlyfrom New Yorker. Hard to say, based on their track record, whether it will look OK or not. I'd start with Breathless, My Life to Live, Band of Outsiders...
Forum: Store Forum
04-16-03, 11:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,671
Posted By Mr. Toast

I have to completely agree about Best Buy. I too...

I have to completely agree about Best Buy. I too am fed up with them and have vowed never to go back. The problem principally lies with the store closest to my house but I don't want to drive 25...
Forum: Movie Talk
12-14-02, 02:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,430
Posted By Mr. Toast

This happened to me when I saw Ransom. I assumed...

This happened to me when I saw Ransom. I assumed Ron Howard really was a hack until Ilearned it was the fault of the projectionist. Very strange though. Really takes you out of the film.
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