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Postby beetlejuice on Mon Jan 23, 2017 4:20 pm

I have the third man blu, I think I have all the blu's that have since went OOP and quite a few of the DVDs too but for as much as I love Contempt I really should own it.

I'm actually going through my collection and taking stuff out to sell that I don't particularly care for... it took me years to get to this point with the CC. Feel like I'm growing up.
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Postby Count on Mon Jan 23, 2017 7:14 pm

I still remember those days when collectors were flipping Salo, Robocop and Silence of the Lambs Criterion DVDs. And these were non-anamorphic!
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Postby earlgreytoast on Wed Feb 15, 2017 9:22 pm

Just finished World on a Wire. What a great drymountin flick! Very Kubrick, has a little Westworld to it and Matrix, obviously. Amazing that it was made in 74.
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Postby duckyhoward on Tue Feb 21, 2017 7:26 pm

May 2017 releases:
http://www.blu-ray.com/news/?id=20793
A pretty solid line up this month.
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Postby Cinlabyrinth on Wed Feb 22, 2017 1:12 am

Really excited about 45 Years being released in a couple weeks!
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Postby FrankBooth on Sat Feb 25, 2017 7:04 pm

Trilogia de Guillermo del Toro Criterion Collection Blu-ray, 31% off.

http://buff.ly/2kXp5z5
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Postby beetlejuice on Mon Feb 27, 2017 11:54 pm

Flash sale tomorrow. Be ready!
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Postby greekboy on Tue Feb 28, 2017 1:36 pm

Sale is live! 50% off code is LOVE.
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Postby chisoxcollector on Tue Feb 28, 2017 2:21 pm

Picked up the Before Trilogy and His Girl Friday!
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Postby RottenAtom on Tue Feb 28, 2017 2:23 pm

chisoxcollector wrote:Picked up the Before Trilogy and His Girl Friday!


Nice! I wanted His Girl Friday but even with the discount it's expensive. Ended up putting that and Being There back for next time and went with 3 Tarkovsky movies since I have a goal of watching more of his stuff this year.
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Postby chisoxcollector on Tue Feb 28, 2017 2:35 pm

RottenAtom wrote:
chisoxcollector wrote:Picked up the Before Trilogy and His Girl Friday!


Nice! I wanted His Girl Friday but even with the discount it's expensive. Ended up putting that and Being There back for next time and went with 3 Tarkovsky movies since I have a goal of watching more of his stuff this year.


Yeah, I hadn't realized His Girl Friday was a $50 title. I guess it's worth it, since it includes a second feature length film, The Front Page.

I'm almost ashamed to say this, but I've never seen a Tarkovsky film. Where should I start, Solaris?
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Postby RottenAtom on Tue Feb 28, 2017 2:45 pm

chisoxcollector wrote:
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chisoxcollector wrote:Picked up the Before Trilogy and His Girl Friday!


Nice! I wanted His Girl Friday but even with the discount it's expensive. Ended up putting that and Being There back for next time and went with 3 Tarkovsky movies since I have a goal of watching more of his stuff this year.


Yeah, I hadn't realized His Girl Friday was a $50 title. I guess it's worth it, since it includes a second feature length film, The Front Page.

I'm almost ashamed to say this, but I've never seen a Tarkovsky film. Where should I start, Solaris?


Not sure really, so I'm going to go through them chronologically. I bought Ivan's Childhood and Solaris on Blu and Andrei Rublev on DVD. That's everything Criterion offers. Gonna have to pick up The Steamroller and the Violin, The Mirror, and Stalker elsewhere.
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Postby Cinlabyrinth on Tue Feb 28, 2017 2:47 pm

I love Ivans Childhood!
Now to decide which criterions to buy..
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Postby greekboy on Tue Feb 28, 2017 4:27 pm

Solaris is probably his most accessible work and was my intro to Tarkovsky. I would hold off on purchasing both the Mirror and Stalker as there are rumors that Criterion now holds the rights to both films.
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