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  Topic: new Gilliam film - Tideland DVD RUINED in region 1
sean

Replies: 13
Views: 63079

PostForum: DVD Talk   Posted: Wed Mar 07, 2007 5:06 pm   Subject: new Gilliam film - Tideland DVD RUINED in region 1
Which is ironic, because up until recently (Fear and Loathing, I believe) Gilliam had never shot very wide; usually always 1.85 or less. I guess his new DP converted him. For years, Gilliam was in a g ...
  Topic: How to ruin the Jackie Chan classics
sean

Replies: 3
Views: 31740

PostForum: DVD Talk   Posted: Wed Mar 07, 2007 3:30 pm   Subject: Re: How to ruin the Jackie Chan classics
Good news! Reports are coming in that Police Story will finally arrive on region 1 DVD.

Bad news! It's got a commentary track AND a featurette with Brett Ratner.

I just threw up in my mouth a li ...
  Topic: new Gilliam film - Tideland DVD RUINED in region 1
sean

Replies: 13
Views: 63079

PostForum: DVD Talk   Posted: Wed Mar 07, 2007 3:24 pm   Subject: new Gilliam film - Tideland DVD RUINED in region 1
And where did I imply that I was being apologetic over companies doing this? I'm not in favor of it either, and I used the Donaldson example of the rare occasion where it is done intentionally. The AR ...
  Topic: new Gilliam film - Tideland DVD RUINED in region 1
sean

Replies: 13
Views: 63079

PostForum: DVD Talk   Posted: Tue Mar 06, 2007 3:50 pm   Subject: new Gilliam film - Tideland DVD RUINED in region 1
if the film was shot in anamorphic 2.39 (again, get this right people...NOT 2.35:1!).

I'm glad you're getting angry about something important, like a line of resolution that most people won't be a ...
  Topic: new Gilliam film - Tideland DVD RUINED in region 1
sean

Replies: 13
Views: 63079

PostForum: DVD Talk   Posted: Mon Mar 05, 2007 2:26 pm   Subject: new Gilliam film - Tideland DVD RUINED in region 1
That may seem like an exaggeration; the film is still brilliant, and the transfer could be defined as "lovely", I suppose, but the fact is, it's in the wrong aspect ratio. It was shot in 2. ...
  Topic: Oscar Nominees
sean

Replies: 24
Views: 39105

PostForum: General Movie Talk   Posted: Wed Feb 12, 2003 5:23 pm   Subject: Oscar Nominees
I had troubles quoting your post, but I think I remember the points anyway...

I'll grant you 'American Beauty', while possibly not the single best movie of the year, was deserving ... but the one-t ...
  Topic: Oscar Nominees
sean

Replies: 24
Views: 39105

PostForum: General Movie Talk   Posted: Wed Feb 12, 2003 2:43 pm   Subject: Oscar Nominees
To be fair, I'm pretty sure that Harvey was actually on the set of 'Gangs of New York' quite a bit. No idea about 'Chick-ago' or 'The Hours', and I assume, at this point, we all know the story of his ...
  Topic: Oscar Nominees
sean

Replies: 24
Views: 39105

PostForum: General Movie Talk   Posted: Wed Feb 12, 2003 1:05 pm   Subject: Re: Talk To Her
'Talk To Her' was ineligible because the country of origin chose not to submit it as their foreign film, I believe. [Same thing with 'Y Tu Mama'.]

I'm curious how 'Adaptation' -- as loosely based ...
  Topic: Oscar Bitchings from two well-known screenwriters
sean

Replies: 28
Views: 41446

PostForum: General Movie Talk   Posted: Wed Feb 12, 2003 12:53 pm   Subject: Re: ---------------
Hell, I think we all know Scorsese will get a nomination. I mean, the man got a nomination for the crappy Casino, for Pete's sake!


Um, regardless of what you think of the movie, he didn't get a ...
  Topic: Busting Blockbuster.
sean

Replies: 42
Views: 68246

PostForum: General Movie Talk   Posted: Fri Nov 08, 2002 5:26 pm   Subject: in the interest of fairness...
I'll pass along a story that paints them in a slightly more positive light.

This was passed on to me by Janine (hey, Oz and spork and others, you remember Janine, yes?) and her mother ... basically ...
  Topic: Original Endings...
sean

Replies: 11
Views: 32527

PostForum: General Movie Talk   Posted: Mon Nov 04, 2002 2:52 pm   Subject: endings
I've never read 'Ferris'; please, enlighten me.

'True Romance' you can see on the new DVD. You may be surprised -- I went into it thinking that that would be the far better ending, but, by the end ...
  Topic: Internet Movie Database
sean

Replies: 8
Views: 27746

PostForum: General Movie Talk   Posted: Tue Oct 29, 2002 12:20 pm   Subject: here's an example:
"Minority Report"

* Incorrectly regarded as goofs: For the time being, goof submissions relating to perceived holes in the logic of what pre-cogs can/cannot do are *not* being accepted. Since they ...
  Topic: There's this guy...the Game
sean

Replies: 20
Views: 37476

PostForum: General Movie Talk   Posted: Tue Oct 29, 2002 12:08 pm   Subject: this reminds me...
I'm suddenly reminded of the old rumor that TV Guide printed this description of 'The Wizard of Oz':

"A girl journeys across a fantasy land with three friends in order to murder again."

Or, anyh ...
  Topic: GO AWAY!!!
sean

Replies: 23
Views: 50493

PostForum: General Movie Talk   Posted: Tue Oct 29, 2002 12:06 pm   Subject: My Big Fat Greek Oscar
I have absolutely no doubt that it will be nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay. I actually have been assuming for months now that it would be nominated for Best Picture in that 'Four Weddings' / 'F ...
  Topic: Shawshank Redemption - Is Andy Guilty?
sean

Replies: 17
Views: 45532

PostForum: General Movie Talk   Posted: Mon Oct 21, 2002 9:57 am   Subject: two different things
1, I disagree with spork that he's definitely innocent in the book. As I remember it, the book is from Red's POV, and Red never knows for sure, he just knows what he thinks.

2, Bastard, it's the R ...
  Topic: Cinema etiquette
sean

Replies: 29
Views: 90237

PostForum: General Movie Talk   Posted: Fri Oct 18, 2002 4:41 pm   Subject: here's a story for you
The day that 'Lord of the Rings' opened, I had a final, so I couldn't see the midnight shows, but I wound up going to about an 11 or so. Got there mega-early, alone, and took one of the single seats ...
  Topic: Shawshank Redemption - Is Andy Guilty?
sean

Replies: 17
Views: 45532

PostForum: General Movie Talk   Posted: Fri Oct 18, 2002 4:13 pm   Subject: not guilty
The message of the movie is drastically undercut if he's guilty or, at least, if the viewer truly believes he's guilty. But, aside from that, Robbins performance, specifically his delivery of his den ...
  Topic: Favorite Movie Quotes
sean

Replies: 37
Views: 62954

PostForum: General Movie Talk   Posted: Mon Aug 19, 2002 3:53 pm   Subject: Favorite Movie Quotes
I'm not surprised, myself. I only saw it once, but I distinctly remember that being the only good thing in the entire movie, mostly because of Clooney's face when he says 'Does he make you laugh?' T ...
  Topic: remake
sean

Replies: 17
Views: 51654

PostForum: General Movie Talk   Posted: Sun Aug 18, 2002 10:00 am   Subject: remake
D'oh!

Forgot "The Man Who Knew Too Much". The Hitchcock version, that is, not the earlier, inferior Hitchcock version.
  Topic: remake
sean

Replies: 17
Views: 51654

PostForum: General Movie Talk   Posted: Fri Aug 16, 2002 6:17 pm   Subject: remake
Then why would such perrenial answers to this oft-asked question as Carpenter's 'The Thing' or Huston's 'Maltese Falcon' count? I was under the impression that at least a large part of the reason tha ...
  Topic: remake
sean

Replies: 17
Views: 51654

PostForum: General Movie Talk   Posted: Fri Aug 16, 2002 4:32 pm   Subject: remake
Does 'Miller's Crossing' count?

It's better than 'The Glass Key', but, technically, it's not so much a re-make as a broad adaptation of the same book.

I'm partial to the '78 'Invasion of the Bod ...
  Topic: We should ban anyone who doesnt have a cool avatar.
sean

Replies: 32
Views: 85208

PostForum: Off-Topic Chat   Posted: Fri Aug 16, 2002 4:16 pm   Subject: We should ban anyone who doesnt have a cool avatar.
What kind of dorks are you people? Second-tier at best!

No, Garth Ennis did not create 'Hellblazer', though he did do the best writing for the series. Jamie Delano was the one who made it a serie ...
  Topic: Most Destroyed Series
sean

Replies: 14
Views: 43144

PostForum: Off-Topic Chat   Posted: Fri Aug 16, 2002 3:45 pm   Subject: Most Destroyed Series
Star Trek VI is so much better than III, it's ridiculous. I used to include the original lumped in with three on that as well, but Robert Wise actually fixed it for the DVD release. And, I must say, ...
  Topic: Paulapalooza
sean

Replies: 39
Views: 80797

PostForum: Off-Topic Chat   Posted: Fri Aug 16, 2002 3:38 pm   Subject: Paulapalooza
That guy's a total dick!

No, not really, I just couldn't think of any other way to get his attention.

Glancing at this thread, it sounds as if you've been quite busy since the last time we spoke ...
  Topic: pluto nash
sean

Replies: 15
Views: 48559

PostForum: General Movie Talk   Posted: Fri Aug 16, 2002 3:24 pm   Subject: pluto nash
Well, it completely depends on the movie, of course. And I'm not saying that the entire system hasn't become preverted by the studios and the committees. What I am saying is that any filmmaker who i ...
 
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