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 Post subject: The Auteurs
PostPosted: Thu Jul 16, 2009 6:11 pm 
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We're getting into bed with the good folk at The Auteurs.

MoC titles are now appearing at their groundbreaking site (UK & Eire only)


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 Post subject: Re: The Auteurs
PostPosted: Wed Jul 22, 2009 3:36 pm 
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I'd love to finally see the restoration of Vampyr but what's the quality like of it on The Auteurs site? Is it a decent representation of the DVD image (although not perfect, obviously)?


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 Post subject: Re: The Auteurs
PostPosted: Wed Jul 22, 2009 3:57 pm 
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Watch some of the free films they have for viewing and see what you think! :)


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 Post subject: Re: The Auteurs
PostPosted: Wed Jul 22, 2009 6:15 pm 
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The Auteurs page seems really good. I watched The Housemaid and several trailers, was pretty impressed with the quality on offer and got ready to break out my credit card for a night of auteur fetishism. Until I investigated further and was hit with a cinematheque full of films 'not available in your area'. Obviously I was expecting that in the first place, I used to be Pandora fan, but The Auteurs genuinely seems to be trying to do something about it.

There's a reassuring message saying they're "working hard to acquire the rights to show the films anywhere in the world" but isn't that just a wild fantasy? I mean, I'd love to believe that some day I could actually rent high quality streaming Criterion and Masters of Cinema DVDs. But it's never going to happen is it? Until it does I just have to keep blind buying import DVDs. (There's the 'other' option of course, but I convince myself that it's bad to steal from small companies like MOC and I should stick to what's on at the local multiplex or Japanese films).


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