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Re: The Criterion Collection
« Reply #1880 on: December 02, 2019, 06:06:10 PM »
Just chiming in to say that PARIS IS BURNING is the greatest documentary of all time.

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Re: The Criterion Collection
« Reply #1881 on: December 16, 2019, 03:52:16 PM »
March:

The Prince of Tides - Never seen it. I've never really considered it, though the description does sound like a movie I might enjoy. Terrible cover, though. Possible rental.

Salesman - Cool that they're including the "Documentary Now" spoof, but I have no need to see this again. Pass.

Bamboozled - Never got around to this one, but definitely curious. Rental.

The Cranes Are Flying - One of my top 250. Long overdue, and finally with some decent extras. Purchase.

Leave Her to Heaven - I owned the Twilight Time Blu-Ray, and sold it off (unfortunately before it was worth a ton of money) because I didn't love it quite enough. And yet, here I am, tempted to buy it again. Still, probably pass.

Show Boat - And another one I've never seen. Mildly curious, possible rental.
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Re: The Criterion Collection
« Reply #1882 on: December 25, 2019, 07:37:29 PM »
March:

The Prince of Tides - Never seen it. I've never really considered it, though the description does sound like a movie I might enjoy. Terrible cover, though. Possible rental.

This falls on a list of films that I have scene too many times due to a friend in university, she obsessively rewatched a small list of films.

The Prince of Tides
Grease
Benny and Joon
Love Story
Untamed Heart
Gone with the Wind

If it sounds like the type of movie you like, then you probably should go rent it as it is pretty well done. Just overplayed for myself.

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Re: The Criterion Collection
« Reply #1883 on: December 25, 2019, 07:39:26 PM »
Think Bamboozled is one of the best Spikes I've seen.

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Re: The Criterion Collection
« Reply #1884 on: January 01, 2020, 10:55:43 PM »
So the New Year's drawing, which for many years has been a huge splash of obscure hints for upcoming releases, this year only suggests four:

a Wong Kar-Wai box
a Fellini box
an Agnes Varda box
and a Bruce Lee box

I would possibly buy a Fellini box, if it has Blu-Rays of Nights of Cabiria and Juliet of the Spirits that I couldn't buy separately.
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Re: The Criterion Collection
« Reply #1885 on: January 15, 2020, 03:36:51 PM »
April:

The Grand Budapest Hotel - yep, I'm all over this. Feels like it took forever to get here. Purchase.

Destry Rides Again - Never saw it, but I like Stewart and Dietrich and it sounds fun. Rental.

Me and You and Everyone We Know - Nah, no interest in seeing this again. Pass.

The Cremator - Didn't like this one much either. Pass.

Army of Shadows - I really liked this at the time (I gave it an 86, same as Grand Budapest Hotel) and yet I have no desire at all to revisit it. Pass.
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Re: The Criterion Collection
« Reply #1886 on: January 15, 2020, 03:39:18 PM »
Yeah, I'm pumped for GBH. Looks like a great edition.
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Re: The Criterion Collection
« Reply #1887 on: January 15, 2020, 07:06:13 PM »
April:

The Grand Budapest Hotel - yep, I'm all over this. Feels like it took forever to get here. Purchase.
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Re: The Criterion Collection
« Reply #1888 on: January 15, 2020, 09:36:04 PM »
Destry Rides Again - Never saw it, but I like Stewart and Dietrich and it sounds fun. Rental.
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Re: The Criterion Collection
« Reply #1889 on: January 16, 2020, 07:23:11 AM »
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