Second Run General Chitchat

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Grand Wazoo
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Re: Second Run General Chitchat

#351 Post by Grand Wazoo » Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:50 pm

eerik wrote:
Mon Jul 22, 2019 4:44 pm
The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On (Yuki Yukite Shingun) A film by Kazuo Hara
Japan, 1987
I actually shouted at this news. This is my favorite documentary ever made and it'll be a joy to replace my oft-watched Facets disc with what is sure to be a beautiful transfer. I love you Second Run.

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Ribs
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Re: Second Run General Chitchat

#352 Post by Ribs » Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:33 am

It seems after much delay SR releases are once again available to order from Arrow’s webstore - hopeful they’ll be included in special offers as they were on the old site.

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rapta
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#353 Post by rapta » Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:05 pm

Ribs wrote:
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:33 am
It seems after much delay SR releases are once again available to order from Arrow’s webstore - hopeful they’ll be included in special offers as they were on the old site.
Yeah, hopefully more of an offer than the current one (£15 per title; same price as getting it from anywhere else such as HMV/Fopp, Amazon, TheEntertainmentStore etc).

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TMDaines
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Re: Second Run General Chitchat

#354 Post by TMDaines » Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:54 am

The biggest non-sale of the year. In fact they are cheaper in Fopp and HMV where some are included in 2 for £25 offers.

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Luke M
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#355 Post by Luke M » Fri Nov 15, 2019 3:09 pm

Jonathan Keogh of Criterion tweeted, I assume, about Second Run? Does anyone have any news?

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Re: Second Run General Chitchat

#356 Post by swo17 » Fri Nov 15, 2019 3:15 pm

Criterion just announced these Zemans but he's saying the Second Runs are still recommended

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Luke M
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Re: Second Run General Chitchat

#357 Post by Luke M » Fri Nov 15, 2019 3:37 pm

swo17 wrote:Criterion just announced these Zemans but he's saying the Second Runs are still recommended
Ah, thanks

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Re: Second Run General Chitchat

#358 Post by TMDaines » Fri Nov 15, 2019 5:46 pm

It would be nice to get a sale on Second Run Blu-rays, either via the Arrow website or in store at Fopp. I can’t be the only one with an ever growing wishlist of Second Run titles, yet I’m always been enticed by all the labels to pick up their releases first.

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Bikey
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#359 Post by Bikey » Thu Apr 09, 2020 8:21 am

ARROW / SECOND RUN EASTER SALE
With apologies to those who tried to order Second Run titles yesterday - stock issues have now been resolved and Second Run titles are again available to buy.

Selected Second Run Blu-rays at £10 / DVDs at £5 for a limited time only until April 22.

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#360 Post by hearthesilence » Thu Apr 09, 2020 5:51 pm

I just placed a second order myself for Second Run titles alone. They were all virtual blind buys since I've never seen any of them before, but Vampir Cuadecuc, Intimate Lightning, Invention for Destruction, The Fabulous Baron Munchausen and A Case for a Rookie Hangman were all 10 quid apiece. (The last one is down to limited availability, but the others are still in the 'green.') Pretty glad for this sale, I'm a big fan of Cutter's Way and Terry Gilliam's own adaptation of Munchausen (not to mention his animated work), so I'm sure I'll enjoy these quite a bit.


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Bikey
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Re: Second Run General Chitchat

#362 Post by Bikey » Tue May 26, 2020 7:57 am

Second Run launches a new and distinctive VOD service from June 1st.

As the world reacts to the COVID-19 pandemic, we at Second Run have been thinking how we might reach an online audience and at the same time try to help those special independent UK and Eire cinemas who have always supported us, but for whom this period could prove disastrous?

Second Run founder Mehelli Modi explains: "We felt that the answer was to first create a new VOD service, providing the option to rent our releases directly from Second Run. Then, and most importantly, from each and every rental we would give an equal share from our proceeds to a selection of independent cinemas that have been forced to close. This is a contribution with our thanks to those cinemas which have to remain dark at the moment. We hope this will amount to something helpful and will reflect how important an independent cinema is to communities everywhere."

The details: each month we will present an evolving mix of world cinema, guided by our ethos of bringing important, challenging and entertaining classic and contemporary films to discerning viewers at the special price of £4.99 per title. Selected UK and Eire independent cinemas will receive a share from each rental fee.

We launch the service on Monday 1st June with a selection of 10 films from across the globe by some of our favourite filmmakers, curated to reflect the very special talents, cultures and philosophies which this unique art form embraces.

Viewers in the UK and Eire can then experience on demand these significant films which we love and admire – whilst we look forward to the time when we can all once again enjoy the space, experience and sensuousness of watching films together in a cinema. Please join us.

https://vimeo.com/secondrunondemand

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Re: Second Run General Chitchat

#363 Post by perkypat » Wed May 27, 2020 4:51 am

Thats terrific news, will definitely support this.

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