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Reply #1035 on: January 04, 2006, 03:43:35 PM
Well, the re-releases are discouraging, but I'm looking forward to Harlan County USA


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Reply #1036 on: January 07, 2006, 01:13:11 PM
Just a bit of a warning to all you blind buyers out there: Elevator To The Gallows has one, count 'em, ONE decent feature to it, and that's the Miles Davis score (which you can buy on its own). This is a very mediocre movie.
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When those who hated capital and consumption (and Jews) in the 20th century murdered some hundred million people, and the poster children for the struggle against international capitalism and America are now fanatical Islamic terrorists, this puts recent enthusiasts in an awkward position. Most of them are too dense and shameless to appreciate it, and far too many are taken in by the moralistic and paternalistic rhetoric of the Left.


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Reply #1037 on: January 13, 2006, 12:48:27 AM
http://www.aintitcool.com/display.cgi?id=22186

I know this has been all but confirmed by now, but just thought I would drop this in.



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Reply #1038 on: January 18, 2006, 11:39:24 PM
Elevator to the Gallows, Harlan County U.S.A.....great, great.....but what I want to know is this:

Why the fuck can I no longer get a deal on ANY Criterion title on amazon any more? They used to discount pretty good on pre-orders, new releases, and even the good selling catalogue stuff....now every Criterion disc is hiked up to list price.

I'm glad I got my Virgin Spring order in on the cheap....but, goddamn, this shit is gonna hurt if they keep it up.

Is it because Criterion is switching/switched hands?

Is it transisitory?

Anyone?

Bueller? Bueller?
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Reply #1039 on: January 19, 2006, 01:31:41 AM
Elevator to the Gallows, Harlan County U.S.A.....great, great.....but what I want to know is this:

Why the fuck can I no longer get a deal on ANY Criterion title on amazon any more? They used to discount pretty good on pre-orders, new releases, and even the good selling catalogue stuff....now every Criterion disc is hiked up to list price.

I'm glad I got my Virgin Spring order in on the cheap....but, goddamn, this shit is gonna hurt if they keep it up.

Is it because Criterion is switching/switched hands?

Is it transisitory?

Anyone?

Bueller? Bueller?

Criterion noticed your pain......

"A number of Criterion collectors who shop at Amazon.com have written in to let us know that Amazon is not currently offering its regular discount on Criterion Collection discs. We have no control over Amazon's pricing, but we do encourage customers to shop around, because there are plenty of good deals out there. Tower Records is offering 10 to 25 percent off most Criterion titles, and you'll find discounts of up to 30 percent on selected titles at Barnes&Noble.com. CriterionDVD.com is an entire online store dedicated to Criterion discs, with most priced at 25 to 28 percent off SRP. At DVDpricesearch.com, you can quickly compare prices and shipping rates at a number of leading online retailers, and one store that consistently stands out for great prices is DVD Planet, where the entire Criterion catalog is 35 percent off and shipping is free on orders over $25.

We recognize that Criterion discs are a significant investment, and we're determined to do what we can to help our customers build their collections. If you find a retailer you think is doing an especially good job supporting Criterion customers, please don't hesitate to let us know, so we can spread the word."

www.criterionco.com



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Reply #1040 on: February 01, 2006, 09:45:03 PM


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Reply #1041 on: February 01, 2006, 11:23:34 PM
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Reply #1042 on: February 02, 2006, 01:14:38 AM




Rip off.  Get your act together, Criterion  :yabbse-thumbdown:


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Reply #1043 on: February 02, 2006, 08:30:44 AM
oh didnt i tell you guys?  i'm a designer at criterion now.  (just kidding, but man.  that would be a dream, right?)
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Reply #1044 on: February 02, 2006, 11:44:41 AM
(just kidding, but man. that would be a dream, right?)

But then you spoilatar them all!

Unless you make deka-like caps of them.


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Reply #1045 on: February 02, 2006, 12:05:07 PM
Unless you make deka-like caps of them.
then he'd Close-Uptar them all.. :yabbse-sad:
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Reply #1046 on: February 07, 2006, 04:01:43 AM
MAY:

Viridiana
Late Spring
nos amours
Harlan County USA
Grey Gardens 2-disc

Yep, I know. If June is to continue this bad trend it will be just two unannounced films plus two titles here. God forbid any Criterion title be released on schedule anymore.


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Reply #1047 on: February 07, 2006, 01:20:41 PM
Hell yeah Late Spring.
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Reply #1048 on: February 14, 2006, 04:19:56 PM


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Reply #1049 on: February 14, 2006, 07:29:06 PM
That's some catch, that Catch-22.