It is currently Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:39 am

All times are UTC - 5 hours [ DST ]




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 268 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1 ... 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
Author Message
PostPosted: Sat Apr 21, 2012 2:18 am 

Joined: Sun Jul 19, 2009 12:45 am
Back in February, I noticed A Place in the Sun was available for pre-order at Walmart. Late last month, I started noticing that some Paramount titles had seemingly slipped back into print. Amazon had the Stalag 17 SE listed as a pre-order.

In addition to others mentioned, the old Harold and Maude DVD is apparently back in print, and most peculiarly, the oldest of the 3 Paramount SD editions of Chinatown seems to be back -- why wouldn't they at least use the Centennial transfer? I don't know for sure they didn't, but Amazon lists the 1999 version.

Of the titles they have, Deep Discount usually has the best prices -- Nashville, Hud and Serpico are under $5.40 right now.

Michael's lists the Sunset Boulevard Centennial edition as back in print, and Amazon's selling it directly for $9.

Also add to the list: Serpico, Death Wish.

B&N has copies of Rosemary's Baby for $8 -- it's still going for for $26 on Amazon Marketplace.


Top
 Profile  
 

PostPosted: Sat Apr 21, 2012 7:15 am 
User avatar

Joined: Thu Nov 04, 2004 8:22 am
Location: The Room
Back in stock doesn't necessarily equal back in print.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sat Apr 21, 2012 7:33 pm 

Joined: Sun Jul 19, 2009 12:45 am
Short of confirmation from Paramount, isn't Michael's Movie Mayhem and being in stock at B&N, Deep Discount etc. the standard we here use to judge whether a disc's in print? Also I was careful to use words like "seems" and "apparently."

The Paramount Rosemary's Baby def is not in print. Not positive Sunset Blvd is. But others for sale at B&N and DD appear to be, though I suppose it's possible it's just a buttload of old stock Paramount had sitting in a warehouse somewhere. This uncertainty is why I noted when something was available for pre-order.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2012 4:32 pm 
User avatar

Joined: Tue Nov 02, 2004 4:07 pm
CSM126 wrote:
Back in stock doesn't necessarily equal back in print.
I ordered a new copy of Real Life from Import-CDs recently and received a Canadian DVD, which makes me wonder if a lot of the "back in stock" Paramount discs are Canadian releases that have started circulating more here south of the border, possibly closeouts like a lot of the Canadian Warner box sets that have been going for very low prices at various U.S. outlets in the past year or so.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2012 4:41 pm 
User avatar

Joined: Tue Apr 15, 2008 10:25 am
Location: SLC, UT
Yeah, I've ended up with Canadian (or Australian) releases a few times, without the seller ever disclosing this information in the listing.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 2:57 am 

Joined: Sun Jul 19, 2009 12:45 am
Michael's Movie Mayhem may be a little too liberal in what they're listing as back in print in regards to the Paramount catalogue right now, but at least a dozen of the previously OOP titles are available from DD, B&N and Amazon directly. I bought Place in the Sun and it was the US edition. Also, B&N in particular seems to have some new copies of titles that are still OOP like Rosemary's Baby.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2012 2:49 am 

Joined: Sat Nov 26, 2011 11:45 pm
Just a question, not a fight: Have any of you who have listed Coppola's Gatsby actually read the book?
I'll let it die now but I would like answers. Thanks....


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2012 2:51 am 
User avatar

Joined: Tue May 25, 2010 11:26 pm
Haha, what? Who listed it as an OOP movie?


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2012 3:27 am 

Joined: Sat Nov 26, 2011 11:45 pm
I didn't! I just thought what Coppola and side kicks did to it was "not good", I asked based off people's lists of I want this from Paramount.....


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Tue May 08, 2012 3:04 am 
User avatar

Joined: Mon Feb 25, 2008 4:57 am
Location: East Coast, USA
I recently picked up Paramount's OOP DVD of Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth, and I thought it would be worth posting here because it contains a documentary extra: Clive Barker: The Art of Horror (1992) (IMDb). I bought the disc because the film is a guilty pleasure, and I was expecting this to be a fluff promo piece for the feature, but the documentary is actually quite interesting (and has nothing to do with the film, only referencing the first two entries in the Hellraiser series). It offers a time capsule of a young, in-demand Clive Barker, a man full of energy and untapped potential, whose comics and writings were edgy, provocative and becoming increasingly popular.

As far as I know, this documentary has only been available on the Paramount DVD (as it appeared to be on their Laserdisc and VHS versions) of Hellraiser III and not on any other release worldwide. But be cautious, because the 2011 Echo Bridge DVD--which has a 1.33:1 feature and no extras--looks practically identical from the front covers online, so third-party sellers may get the two confused.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sat Sep 14, 2013 9:19 am 
Dot Com Dom
User avatar

Joined: Wed Jan 11, 2006 2:42 pm
Just noticed that the excellent Charlton Heston western Arrowhead survived Warner Archives Hell and has been reissued by Warners for $5.97 list price. Highly recommended, and a steal at that price.

We should try forming a list of previously OOP Paramount titles reissued by Warners on pressed discs at a lower list price. Here's the ones I know of off the top of my head:

Arrowhead
the Far Horizons
Foul Play
No Way to Treat a Lady
Soap Dish
2 Days in the Valley
Whispers in the Dark
Will Penny


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sat Sep 14, 2013 10:03 am 
User avatar

Joined: Tue Nov 02, 2004 12:58 pm
In my experience, these aren't reissued but old stock with a new UPC label slapped on the back. I wouldn't celebrate too much or expect the pressed discs to stick around.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sat Sep 14, 2013 2:13 pm 
User avatar

Joined: Sat Sep 06, 2008 6:49 pm
Actually a lot of them like The Parallax View have stayed in print with new Warners logos on the packaging and discs.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sat Sep 14, 2013 6:25 pm 

Joined: Sun Jul 19, 2009 12:45 am
domino harvey wrote:
We should try forming a list of previously OOP Paramount titles reissued by Warners on pressed discs at a lower list price.

Not sure if all these fit your criteria, but they were all OOP and are now listed on the WB site (searching under "paramount" is surprisingly effective):

Internal Affairs (Blu available for preorder)
You Can Count On Me
A Simple Plan

$14.96 MSRP ($7.79 on WBShop.com)
Play It Again, Sam
Atlantic City
Sorry, Wrong Number
Hud
Death Wish
The aforementioned Parallax View
Serpico (Blu available for preorder)


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sat Sep 14, 2013 9:17 pm 
User avatar

Joined: Thu Aug 16, 2007 7:30 pm
Location: Texas
You can also add:

The Out-of-Towners (Original version)
The Dead Zone
Graveyard Shift
Silver Bullet
The Desperate Hours
We're No Angels
Alfie (Original)
Catch-22


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sun Jan 29, 2017 7:01 pm 
Dot Com Dom
User avatar

Joined: Wed Jan 11, 2006 2:42 pm
It's happening again: Warners didn't renew their Paramount license, so every film high profile or not distroed by Warners is now OOP, with some precious bargain bin fodder titles now going for a pretty penny


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sun Jan 29, 2017 10:23 pm 
User avatar

Joined: Mon Jul 15, 2013 8:28 pm
Location: Greenwich Village
If Sony licenses the Paramounts, look for Criterion's schedule to get busier then it already is.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2017 11:20 pm 
User avatar

Joined: Sun Mar 27, 2005 6:07 pm
If anyone's desperately looking for Norbit on Blu-Ray, I know a store where some can be found.


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 268 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1 ... 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

All times are UTC - 5 hours [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum

Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group




This site is not affiliated with The Criterion Collection