BD 187 The Old Dark House

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BD 187 The Old Dark House

#1 Post by Ribs » Fri Aug 25, 2017 10:03 am


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Re: Forthcoming: The Old Dark House

#2 Post by Finch » Fri Aug 25, 2017 10:12 am

The Cohen BD is out in three months and currently on offer for £15 plus change from wowHD. Undecided on whether to keep that pre-order or to wait...

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Re: Forthcoming: The Old Dark House

#3 Post by Drucker » Fri Aug 25, 2017 10:12 am

Really have been looking forward to this release, and really looking forward to this edition now.

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Re: Forthcoming: The Old Dark House

#4 Post by What A Disgrace » Fri Aug 25, 2017 11:04 am

At the very least, the MoC release will have better looking packaging than Cohen.

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Forthcoming: The Old Dark House

#5 Post by hearthesilence » Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:40 pm

Just announced on Facebook:
A 4K restoration of THE OLD DARK HOUSE is coming to screens in UK & Ireland in March 2018 followed by a Masters of Cinema Dual Format edition later in the year! More details to be revealed soon...
I have this restoration on the Cohen Blu-Ray, which was released in October, and it does indeed look fantastic.

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Re: Forthcoming: The Old Dark House

#6 Post by Caligula » Thu Feb 22, 2018 3:57 pm

Dual format edition on 21 May, according to Amazon

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Re: Forthcoming: The Old Dark House

#7 Post by Finch » Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:39 pm

The Graham Humphries theatrical poster for this is lovely. Will be going to see the 4k resto on the big screen at the Filmhouse in April.

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Re: Forthcoming: The Old Dark House

#8 Post by Finch » Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:18 am

Specs:

DUAL FORMAT SPECIAL FEATURES

LIMITED EDITION O-Card (first pressing only) featuring artwork by Graham Humphreys created especially for the 2018 UK theatrical release | Gorgeous 1080p presentation from the Cohen Media Group 4K restoration (with a progressive encode on the DVD) | Uncompressed LPCM audio (On the Blu-ray) | Optional English subtitles | An exclusive video essay by critic and filmmaker David Cairns | Feature length audio commentary by critic & author Kim Newman and Stephen Jones | Feature length audio commentary by Gloria Stuart | Feature length audio commentary by James Whale biographer James Curtis | Daughter of Frankenstein: A Conversation with Sara Karloff | Curtis Harrington Saves THE OLD DARK HOUSE - an archival interview with director Curtis Harrington about his efforts to save THE OLD DARK HOUSE at a time when it was considered a lost film | Eureka! trailer for the 2018 theatrical release of THE OLD DARK HOUSE | A collector’s booklet featuring new essay by critic Philip Kemp, as well as an abundant selection of archival imagery and ephemera.

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Re: Forthcoming: The Old Dark House

#9 Post by FrauBlucher » Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:30 am

A very impressive package.

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Re: Forthcoming: The Old Dark House

#10 Post by hearthesilence » Fri Feb 23, 2018 12:43 pm

Finch wrote:Specs:
An exclusive video essay by critic and filmmaker David Cairns
Feature length audio commentary by critic & author Kim Newman and Stephen Jones
The Cohen Collection BD was superlative and loaded with extras. (FWIW, James Cameron reportedly cast Gloria Stuart in Titanic because of her highly entertaining commentary on this film, which was originally issued on an LD release.) But MoC has really gone the extra mile, porting over those extras and adding these (a third commentary!) on top. Not enough for me to double dip, but honestly this is the one to get if you're region-free and haven't bought it already.

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Re: Forthcoming: The Old Dark House

#11 Post by What A Disgrace » Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:38 pm

I believe the Cohen BD just ported over the extras from the super old Kino DVD.

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Re: Forthcoming: The Old Dark House

#12 Post by hearthesilence » Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:45 pm

That would make sense - I haven't seen the Karloff extra yet, but I know the commentaries were old (Stuart's been dead since 2010) and the Curtis Harrington extra seemed to have been shot decades ago on videotape.

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Re: Forthcoming: The Old Dark House

#13 Post by Jonathan S » Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:55 pm

All three commentaries appear to be ports, as Network recorded one with Kim Newman & Stephen Jones for the UK DVD release.

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Re: Forthcoming: The Old Dark House

#14 Post by L.A. » Wed May 16, 2018 8:06 am

Reviews @ DVD Compare and Beaver.

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