05-30-2012 08:05 AM #271
06-15-2012 03:17 PM #272
Umberto D. (1952)
Vittorio De Sica
- New high-definition digital transfer, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition
- That’s Life: Vittorio De Sica, a fifty-five-minute documentary made for Italian television in 2001
- Video interview with actress Maria Pia Casilio from 2003
- PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by critic Stuart Klawans and reprinted recollections by De Sica and Carlo Battisti, who plays Umberto D.
Les visiteurs du soir (1942)
- New high-definition digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition
- L’aventure des “Visiteurs du soir,” a documentary on the making of the film
- New English subtitle translation
- PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by film critic Michael Atkinson
Children of Paradise (1945)
- New high-definition digital transfer from Pathé’s 2011 restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition
- Audio commentaries by film scholars Brian Stonehill and Charles Affron
- Video introduction by director Terry Gilliam
- Once Upon a Time: “Children of Paradise, a 2010 documentary on the making of the film
- New visual essay on the design of Children of Paradise by film writer Paul Ryan
- The Birth of “Children of Paradise,” a 1967 German documentary that visits Nice, where the film was partially shot, and features interviews with cast members Arletty, Jean-Louis Barrault, Pierre Brasseur; production designer Alexandre Trauner; and others
- Restoration demonstration
- U.S. trailer
- New English subtitle translation
- PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by film scholar Dudley Andrew and excerpts from a 1990 interview with director Marcel Carné
The Game (1997)
DISC FEATURES, DIRECTOR-APPROVED SPECIAL EDITION:
- New, restored digital transfer, supervised by director David Fincher and director of photography Harris Savides, with original theatrical 5.1 surround theatrical soundtrack, in DTS-HD Master Audio on the Blu-ray edition
- Alternate 5.1 surround mix optimized for home theater viewing, supervised by sound designer Ren Klyce and Fincher, in DTS-HD Master Audio on the Blu-ray edition
- Audio commentary by Fincher, Savides, actor Michael Douglas, screenwriters John Brancato and Michael Ferris, digital animation supervisor Richard “Dr.” Baily, production designer Jeffrey Beecroft, visual effects supervisor Kevin Haug, and visual effects producer Robyn D’Arcy
- An hour’s worth of exclusive behind-the-scenes footage and film-to-storyboard comparisons for four of the film’s major set pieces, with commentary
- Alternate ending
- Trailer and teaser trailer, with commentary
- PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by film critic David Sterritt
Eating Raoul (1982)
- New, restored digital transfer, supervised by director of photography Gary Thieltges, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition
- Audio commentary featuring screenwriter Richard Blackburn, art director Robert Schulenberg, and editor Alan Toomayan
- The Secret Cinema (1968) and Naughty Nurse (1969), two short films by director Paul Bartel
- Cooking Up “Raoul,” a new documentary about the making of the film, featuring interviews with stars Mary Woronov, Robert Beltran, and Edie McClurg
- Gag reel of outtakes from the film
- Archival interview with Bartel and Woronov
- PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by film critic David Ehrenstein
Last edited by Super-VHS; 06-15-2012 at 03:29 PM.Steve Zissou: Anne-Marie, do all the interns get Glocks?
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06-15-2012 03:24 PM #273
Good. Now the people that keep asking for The Game can STFU.
06-15-2012 03:26 PM #274
pumped about Umberto D. and funny, i actually sought out Criterion's previous DVD release of Children of Paradise a week and a half ago to finally see it. i liked it a lot (the runtime flew by), but i never found it to be anything extraordinary, or metaphorically brilliant. the cinematography was outstanding though, so this will look stunning on Blu, even though i'll just slightly pass on it. i haven't seen the other Carne film in the announcement, so we'll see how that goes.
The Game - very, very good film, but not worth owning for me. it's on the same level with Panic Room for Fincher; a notch below his excellent films like Se7en, Fight Club, Zodiac, and The Social Network.
06-15-2012 03:49 PM #275
06-15-2012 09:05 PM #276
06-15-2012 10:02 PM #277
I will own The Game. I just love that movie.
06-16-2012 09:04 PM #278Eating Raoul (1982)
•New, restored digital transfer, supervised by director of photography Gary Thieltges, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition
•Audio commentary featuring screenwriter Richard Blackburn, art director Robert Schulenberg, and editor Alan Toomayan
•The Secret Cinema (1968) and Naughty Nurse (1969), two short films by director Paul Bartel
•Cooking Up “Raoul,” a new documentary about the making of the film, featuring interviews with stars Mary Woronov, Robert Beltran, and Edie McClurg
•Gag reel of outtakes from the film
•Archival interview with Bartel and Woronov
•PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by film critic David Ehrenstein
The DVD lOOks like a bad VHS tape....they are the same damn movies...
Dr. Kain 08-30-11 5:18 PST
07-01-2012 01:56 PM #279
07-01-2012 05:08 PM #280
07-01-2012 07:55 PM #281
07-03-2012 05:14 PM #282
I called Barnes and Noble today. The 50% off sale will start on the 10th and go until the 31st.
Here are the movies I am planning to buy:
Being John Malkovich
The Complete Monterey Pop Festival
Dazed & Confused
Down By Law (Comes out the 17th)
The Last Temptation Of Christ
Le Cercle Rouge
The Night Of The Hunter
I have $350 in gift cards to use towards this sale.JVC RS1x w/ a 118" 16x9 screen
B&K Reference 200.7 Amplifier 200 watts X7 THX Ultra; B&K TX4430 200watts X3 (For Bi-amping the fronts); Integra DHC-80.3
NHT 3.3 (L,R) NHT AC-2 (C) NHT HDP2 (Side Surrounds) NHT AC-2 (Rear Surrounds) HSU VTF3-HO (Sub)
Oppo BDP-83; XBOX 360; Panamax 5100-EX; Directv HR-20
: RIP : 371 Last Purchased: Django Unchained
07-10-2012 03:35 PM #283Member
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My list so far (may remove or add a few from here):
The Samurai Trilogy
Branded to Kill
The Gold Rush
The Four Feathers
Fanny & Alexander
Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom
Three Colors (Red, White, Blue)
High and Low
The Lady Vanishes
I'm going to be broke...
Added Close-up, Tiny Furniture and the Lean/Coward set. It's about $480 with everything included. Looks like I won't be getting anything in November. At least I'm getting it out of my system now.
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07-10-2012 04:40 PM #284
Did any of you guys get lucky and catch the B&N goof-up? During the first hour or two of the 50% off sale, they also left up their "Buy 2 DVDs, get 1 Free" deal.
I basically managed to get 4 Criterions for free, making the average cost per movie only $14.25 after tax.
Pretty sweet deal, hopefully they don't cancel the orders that went through like that. I got the order confirmation email, so I think I'm probably in the clear.
07-10-2012 05:13 PM #285Member
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