Arrow Announcements, Speculation & Wild, Irresponsible Conjecture

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Re: Arrow Announcements, Speculation & Irresponsible Conjecture

#1101 Post by swo17 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:00 pm

JSC wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:55 am
It's probably just a movie that has a score
An Arrow special edition of Shaft's Big Score!
I didn't mean having the word "score" in the title

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#1102 Post by NABOB OF NOWHERE » Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:16 pm

It's obviously Ritorno della Arpeggio with Lee Van Clef

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#1103 Post by ianungstad » Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:49 pm

Dr Amicus wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:48 am
I'm really rusty on my keys, but I think the first is a minor scale and the others are majors.
They've been releasing a lot of Universal titles recently. Billy Wilder's The Major and the Minor?

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#1104 Post by swo17 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:52 pm

It's an okay film by an established auteur so I'm sure they're all over it

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#1105 Post by JSC » Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:19 pm

It's probably just a movie that has a score

An Arrow special edition of Shaft's Big Score!

I didn't mean having the word "score" in the title
Joke.

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#1106 Post by Finch » Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:46 pm

One of the Facebook comments was hoping/pleading for Lisztomania. Isn't that with the BFI?

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#1107 Post by Calvin » Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:01 pm

Lisztomania is, as far as I can make out, with Warner Bros., but it has been released in the UK by an outfit called Digital Classics and more recently (last July) by RRaW - Rick Wakeman's own distribution label.

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#1108 Post by Reverend Drewcifer » Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:03 pm

The Digital Classics DVD is wretched, with striations across the x axis, as if it was photographed off a CTV. I'm pretty sure the image is stretched as well. It's best feature is the KR commentary, which is delightful.

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#1109 Post by nitin » Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:18 am

Yeah wouldn’t be surprised if it is a UK release of The Major and the Minor

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#1110 Post by dwk » Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:58 am

Yup, the UK Arrow Academy releases for September are The Major and the Minor and Dark City

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#1111 Post by Ovader » Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:27 am

dwk wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:58 am
Yup, the UK Arrow Academy releases for September are The Major and the Minor and Dark City
Indeed I see that on Amazon. DARK CITY is the Charlton Heston led film.

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#1112 Post by dwk » Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:08 am

The Major and the Minor is also getting a US and Can release. (the lone Academy title for those markets)

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#1113 Post by domino harvey » Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:13 pm

I could have sworn Kino Lorber announced the Wilder

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#1114 Post by dwk » Tue Jun 25, 2019 6:30 pm

Kim Newman's site mentions that he contributed to an Arrow Blu-ray of Invisible Man Appears/The Invisible Man vs the Human Fly.

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#1115 Post by FrauBlucher » Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:23 pm

Arrow Video tweeted Friday announcements with this image
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#1116 Post by swo17 » Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:36 pm

A film that is visible to the eye

Or something by Fulci I guess

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#1117 Post by AfterTheRain » Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:38 pm

My guess would be Umberto Lenzi's Eyeball, since it hasn't gotten a home video release yet, if I remember correctly.

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#1118 Post by soundchaser » Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:40 pm

Eyeball is out in the UK from 88 Films, so it’s probably not that one.

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#1119 Post by dda1996a » Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:41 pm

I Origins
Tree of Life
2001
Eyes Without a Face

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#1120 Post by dwk » Wed Jun 26, 2019 1:15 pm

They are doing Who Saw Her Die. So it may be that.

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#1121 Post by rapta » Wed Jun 26, 2019 2:14 pm

It might be as literal as the Pang Brothers' The Eye, especially considering they've been snapping up ex-Tartan title left, right and centre (e.g. The Ring Collection, Oldboy, upcoming Jodorowsky set).
dda1996a wrote:
Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:41 pm
Tree of Life
2001
Eyes Without a Face
It won't be any of those three.

- The Tree of Life was already licensed by Fox to Sony/Criterion UK just last year
- 2001: A Space Odyssey is a Warner Bros property and therefore would be very difficult to license, not to mention it recently got released via HMV's exclusive 'Premium Collection' (and I bet you WB would say no to sub-licensing any Kubrick to anyone with the exception of Criterion)
- Eyes Without a Face was released by BFI just a few years ago, in a very solid edition I might add (also R.I.P. Edith Scob, what a legacy)

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#1122 Post by M Sanderson » Wed Jun 26, 2019 3:18 pm

dwk wrote:
Wed Jun 26, 2019 1:15 pm
They are doing Who Saw Her Die. So it may be that.
interesting, and I hope so.

And, given the recent Don’t Look Now restoration, this would be timely. As people often compare Who Saw Her Die to DLN.

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#1123 Post by Finch » Wed Jun 26, 2019 8:46 pm

dwk wrote:
Wed Jun 26, 2019 1:15 pm
They are doing Who Saw Her Die. So it may be that.
oooh, isn't that the Aldo Lado film with the repeated haunting Morricone cue with children singing?

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#1124 Post by dwk » Wed Jun 26, 2019 9:43 pm

It is. It has been ages since I watched it, but I remember really liking it, largely because of Morricone's score.

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#1125 Post by Finch » Wed Jun 26, 2019 9:59 pm

I remember liking the film itself a lot, but it's the Morricone score that has stuck me with me ever since that first watch.

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