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Forum: DVD Bargains
09-21-07, 11:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,387
Posted By unclehulot

I'm a bit confused. The link to the deal states...

I'm a bit confused. The link to the deal states that the Concert in Central Park is a CD and not a DVD. Is it indeed confirmed to be the dvd? I tried an in store pickup, but they emailed that they...
Forum: DVD Bargains
02-06-07, 06:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,656
Posted By unclehulot

The print ad states if you buy 2 or more of the...

The print ad states if you buy 2 or more of the new Bond singles they are $7.99 each, but they had to do a manual override this morning to get the $2 off on just two of the discs. The cashier told...
Forum: DVD Bargains
02-06-07, 03:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,895
Posted By unclehulot

I see that goof.....hope they fix it for The...

I see that goof.....hope they fix it for The Heiress..... in any case, gotta get "All Quiet on the Western Front"! (sorry, was misleading earlier, I knew the "All Quiet" price was right....and a...
01-13-07, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,100
Posted By unclehulot

A bizarre twist....I was searching for the UK...

A bizarre twist....I was searching for the UK release of Feuillade's "Fantomas" on Amazon UK. It was listed as an import from the US from Caiman (well, I know they don't always stock what they...
01-08-07, 12:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,980
Posted By unclehulot

Yes, I noticed this as well! Maybe announcing an...

Yes, I noticed this as well! Maybe announcing an imminent closure is a wacky way to drum up some business?? If only Tower Records had used such a tactic....only to remain open in the end? I'll...
Forum: DVD Bargains
12-08-06, 01:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,457
Posted By unclehulot

Not a bad deal on the Preston Sturges 7 disc set...

Not a bad deal on the Preston Sturges 7 disc set from Universal ($36)......might grab it tomorrow since I have a gift card to burn.
12-07-06, 06:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,980
Posted By unclehulot

Nicheflix closing down!

Nicheflix is closing their operations down, last orders shipped December 22!

They had not been adding new rental titles recently, and were furiously selling off stock on ebay.

Is there ANY...
Forum: DVD Talk
03-27-06, 10:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,298
Posted By unclehulot

I hate to crap on your idea, but there are no...

I hate to crap on your idea, but there are no good R1 releases....the French Studio Canal releases are SO much better than the useless crap on PD releases here, it's not worth the effort. Perhaps...
Forum: DVD Talk
01-12-06, 12:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,046
Posted By unclehulot

Kind of pricey, and could have been fewer discs,...

Kind of pricey, and could have been fewer discs, in my opinion. I can't say I was exactly blown over by the new Kimba "Ultra Edition" from these guys. Not much better than the old sets.

Of...
Forum: DVD Talk
01-02-06, 11:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,298
Posted By unclehulot

My guess is that Criterion may pick and choose...

My guess is that Criterion may pick and choose from the early sound films (eventually), but won't touch the silents (they seem allergic to silent films in general).
Forum: DVD Talk
01-02-06, 09:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,298
Posted By unclehulot

There are 3 Studio Canal sets (2 discs each). ...

There are 3 Studio Canal sets (2 discs each). Here's some revealing screengrabs:

http://www.dvdbeaver.com/film/DVDReviews18/hitchcock_dvd_review.htm#blackmail
(keep scrolling down and all the...
Forum: DVD Talk
01-01-06, 05:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,298
Posted By unclehulot

This set is no longer even worth it for the...

This set is no longer even worth it for the silent films. The region 2 French Studio Canal sets absolutely trash this set, for the silents and the early sound films as well. Supplement that with a...
Forum: DVD Talk
12-24-05, 07:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,008
Posted By unclehulot

Worth pointing out is that if you are R2 enabled,...

Worth pointing out is that if you are R2 enabled, it's well worth picking up the PAL versions. The main problem with the WB R1 versions is VERY poor PAL to NTSC conversion, which results in visible...
Forum: DVD Talk
12-13-05, 07:49 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,641
Posted By unclehulot

I don't mean cropping, as in an incorrect aspect...

I don't mean cropping, as in an incorrect aspect ratio, but cropping too much of the edges of the frames. I did some comparisons with previous transfers, which were better in this regard, but, of...
Forum: DVD Bargains
12-13-05, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 866
Posted By unclehulot

I put it in my cart several weeks ago, and was...

I put it in my cart several weeks ago, and was happy to see it was still at this price.
Forum: DVD Talk
12-13-05, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 860
Posted By unclehulot

I rember thinking those running times on the...

I rember thinking those running times on the first release were way off when I checked the remaining time indicator. Maybe they timed someone going through the extra features and added it.....or...
Forum: DVD Talk
12-13-05, 10:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,547
Posted By unclehulot

Apparently the single-sided Netflix rental...

Apparently the single-sided Netflix rental versions have no problems. I suppose one could "lose" the discs in the return process.......
Forum: DVD Talk
12-13-05, 10:28 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,641
Posted By unclehulot

just a nit pick: She Wore a Yellow Ribbon is...

just a nit pick: She Wore a Yellow Ribbon is great restoration work, and mostly a great transfer, but is rather heavily cropped in the transfer process.
Forum: DVD Bargains
12-11-05, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,524
Posted By unclehulot

The Delta/Laserlight set certainly does NOT have...

The Delta/Laserlight set certainly does NOT have the best transfers of the early films!! However you have to be R2 enabled. There are three sets from Studio Canal France (2 discs each) that contain...
Forum: DVD Talk
11-29-05, 07:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,382
Posted By unclehulot

THAT'S his only claim to fame? Clearly you've...

THAT'S his only claim to fame? Clearly you've been under a rock for the past 20 years, and/or just don't follow films made before 1970, because the man is one of the FEW people to gain fame from...
Forum: DVD Talk
11-21-05, 10:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,033
Posted By unclehulot

Geez, this set has to be one of the WORST looking...

Geez, this set has to be one of the WORST looking things I've seen in a long time. Ok, it's not public domain bad, but the horrible overuse of DVNR erases almost all of the fine detail in the...
Forum: DVD Talk
11-21-05, 10:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,382
Posted By unclehulot

And this has WHAT to do with the article?? ...

And this has WHAT to do with the article??

Well, he (and we) are concerned with the treatment of older material, right? Thank god SOMEBODY in the mass media is concerned with this issue. Matlin...
Forum: DVD Talk
11-15-05, 12:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,033
Posted By unclehulot

Yes, it's exactly the same contents as that...

Yes, it's exactly the same contents as that Republic set (I've got it on LD), complete with the DVNR overused erasing some finer details which were visible in earlier Republic transfers. It's not...
Forum: DVD Talk
11-14-05, 12:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,033
Posted By unclehulot

by the way, you can rent this set at...

by the way, you can rent this set at Nicheflix.com now, in their "a la carte" program.

http://rental.nicheflix.com/category_s/2.htm
Forum: DVD Bargains
11-09-05, 12:31 PM
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