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 Post subject: Re: ClassicFlix
PostPosted: Tue Feb 28, 2017 11:40 am 
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I think the wording is just confusing-- they're releasing these titles on DVD and their Blu-ray release is the first in the world


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 Post subject: Re: ClassicFlix
PostPosted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 5:13 pm 
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Bluray.com reviews Another Man's Poison.... It looks very good. But a "wait and see" is required for future releases, because they did receive a restored version from Cohen for this.


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 Post subject: Re: ClassicFlix
PostPosted: Fri May 19, 2017 5:21 pm 
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You Only Live Once (Fritz Lang, 1937)

Available late 2017

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 Post subject: Re: ClassicFlix
PostPosted: Fri May 19, 2017 5:39 pm 

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Can a mod move that post to the Worst Covers thread?
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 Post subject: Re: ClassicFlix
PostPosted: Sat May 20, 2017 9:43 am 
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I don't mind that myself. It's far from egregious.


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 Post subject: Re: ClassicFlix
PostPosted: Sat May 20, 2017 10:11 am 

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It's supposed to be an early nor by Fritz Lang, not a quirky no budget rom-com.


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 Post subject: Re: ClassicFlix
PostPosted: Sat May 20, 2017 2:45 pm 

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Hey, at least they used the original artwork for the cover.


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 Post subject: Re: ClassicFlix
PostPosted: Sat May 20, 2017 2:50 pm 
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The announcement says "later this summer". I really hope it gets out on time for the Lang list project.


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 Post subject: Re: ClassicFlix
PostPosted: Sat May 20, 2017 3:11 pm 
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Are these A-locked discs?


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 Post subject: Re: ClassicFlix
PostPosted: Mon May 22, 2017 11:49 am 

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dda1996a wrote:
It's supposed to be an early nor by Fritz Lang, not a quirky no budget rom-com.


What about that cover says "rom-com" to you?


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 Post subject: Re: ClassicFlix
PostPosted: Mon May 22, 2017 12:19 pm 

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The color scheme, the cut outs, the white lines around them... It's just awful


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 Post subject: Re: ClassicFlix
PostPosted: Tue May 23, 2017 6:02 pm 
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pointless wrote:
You Only Live Once (Fritz Lang, 1937)
Available late 2017

The release will be available for purchase on July 11.

Special Features and Specs:
    NEW RESTORATION of the film
    Newly remastered original audio (presented as a lossless track)
    Feature length audio commentary by author and film historian Jeremy Arnold (author of TCM's The Essentials: 52 Must-See Movies and Why They Matter)
    Before and after restoration comparison
    Optional English subtitles


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 Post subject: Re: ClassicFlix
PostPosted: Thu Jun 29, 2017 11:19 pm 
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You Only Live Once restoration comparison


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 Post subject: Re: ClassicFlix
PostPosted: Fri Jun 30, 2017 12:44 am 
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Doesn't look that great when you play it full screen (image doesn't look very sharp), but then it's hard to say if that's because of the YT video's low resolution.


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 Post subject: Re: ClassicFlix
PostPosted: Fri Jun 30, 2017 12:50 am 
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Is 200 hours a lot of time to spend on something like this? I'm asking seriously. It seems like an unremarkable number but I honestly have no idea.


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 Post subject: Re: ClassicFlix
PostPosted: Fri Jun 30, 2017 1:00 am 
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Criterion made a big deal about how they spent 600+ hours restoring Seven Samurai for BD.


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 Post subject: Re: ClassicFlix
PostPosted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 6:55 pm 
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Crime of Passion (Gerd Oswald, 1957)
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U.S. label ClassicFlix has confirmed that it is preparing a Blu-ray release of director Gerd Oswald's thriller Crime of Passion (1957),
starring Barbara Stanwyck, Sterling Hayden, Raymond Burr, Fay Wray, and Virginia Grey.
The release is expected to arrive on the market later this summer.

NEW RESTORATION


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 Post subject: Re: ClassicFlix
PostPosted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 7:02 pm 
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Interesting, that one seemed to be a shoo-in for KL


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