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JeffertonFromTX

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Criterion DVDs
« on: February 23, 2015, 11:23:31 PM »
I always figured that Mike and the rest of you reprobates would have at least a few gems. I always blind buy Criterion when I can and when they have a sale. I've got Godzilla, Hausu, In the Realm of Senses, Seventh Seal, and Rashomon just to name a few.

Any of you got any winners?
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Re: Criterion DVDs
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2015, 11:47:12 AM »
Mine:



I have a bunch of DVD-Rs I copied from Netflix a long time ago as well (not pictured)
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« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2015, 12:47:57 PM »
Oh....oh....my....
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Re: Criterion DVDs
« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2015, 01:17:54 PM »
I have about 150 Criterion releases. In terms of OOPs, the most notable are The Killer and This is Spinal Tap for DVDs (not sure if those still have any value), and The Man Who Fell to Earth, Chungking Express and Pierrot le fou for Blu.
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Re: Criterion DVDs
« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2015, 01:50:09 PM »
The only blus I have are Night of the Hunter and Ministry of Fear, but damn, they look amazing. I've been debating if I should rebuy all releases I own on blu just because of how great the transfers were.
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« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2015, 03:36:14 PM »
depends on the size of our tv/your projection...I project my Criterion (and some other good company's) DVDs and they still look great...I generally only upgrade to blu-ray if I don't own the DVD or if I know the transfer is a LOT better. Or sometimes like Zombie and Cannibal Holocaust if it's a favorite film with a new release.

I just got Polanski's Macbeth, but haven't watched it yet
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Re: Criterion DVDs
« Reply #6 on: February 24, 2015, 05:43:34 PM »
Here's a few of the Criterion titles I have...


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« Reply #7 on: February 24, 2015, 06:53:14 PM »
Meet the cop...that can't be stopped. These made my day.
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Re: Criterion DVDs
« Reply #8 on: February 24, 2015, 08:58:51 PM »
At the time of its release the Criterion "Close Encounters..." laserdisc was the only way to get the original theatrical version on home video.

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Re: Criterion DVDs
« Reply #9 on: February 25, 2015, 12:12:03 AM »
What is the difference between the cuts? I can't even tell you which one I've seen.
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Re: Criterion DVDs
« Reply #10 on: March 21, 2015, 11:39:04 AM »
I'd love to get a copy of "Chungking Express" on Blu. What a movie.

I have about 43 or 44 movies at this point. All FOTs should check out the WILLIAM KLEIN Eclipse set. Essential viewing.

As far as recent releases go, the LES BLANK box is a monster. Mike would probably be into it.

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« Reply #11 on: March 21, 2015, 03:12:24 PM »
I've been wanting to jump on some of those Eclipse sets and that Klein one was on the top of my list.
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Re: Criterion DVDs
« Reply #12 on: March 21, 2015, 07:13:11 PM »
I LOVE Les Blank. Looking forward to upgrading vhs copies to blu ray and seeing some stuff I've never seen.
William Klein box is great. ..

I forgot I loaned all my silent films to a coworker for art reference for his game,  so I also have Vampyr, the Chaplin films,  and the Phantom Carriage.

For wants,  I want the blu ray version of battle of Algiers.  Only have a dvdr currently...
need the blind swordsman set but it's  $$$
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Re: Criterion DVDs
« Reply #13 on: March 22, 2015, 04:23:35 PM »
Phantom Carriage is incredible. I caught it once really late at night on TCM and I was mesmerized.
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Re: Criterion DVDs
« Reply #14 on: March 24, 2015, 11:30:10 AM »
I'd die if they ever put out a new edition of "Dead Ringers" on blu-ray.

Excited for the new Wallace Shawn/Andre Gregory box.

 

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