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« #690 : December 02, 2015, 02:54:49 AM »

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« #691 : December 02, 2015, 03:07:59 AM »

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« #692 : December 02, 2015, 05:38:54 AM »

Not as good as your signature ... ;)

Yea what's up with your sig, I must have missed the initial back & forth between you and DJ. 
I was always disappointed that they didn't make a film about Francis Marion the actual "Swamp Fox" rather than what we got.


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« #693 : December 02, 2015, 07:42:21 AM »

A great signature is one of the few things n_l has conntributed to this board :*

So I guess Rpower can one day decide to up and leave, and the whole RTLMYS thread would be gone? Or he can delete the thread if he gets in the mood?

There should be certain threads that can't be deleted; they should be archived. Or "locked" from deletion by a moderator.








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« #694 : December 02, 2015, 07:30:36 PM »


So I guess Rpower can one day decide to up and leave, and the whole RTLMYS thread would be gone? Or he can delete the thread if he gets in the mood?
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« #695 : December 07, 2015, 01:05:44 PM »

That's so awesome that they re-published it last month. I need to start saving my pennies so I can get me a copy.

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« #696 : July 05, 2016, 11:39:45 AM »

Just viewed the extended scenes up to the end of Prohibition they really don't add much do they? The Eve stuff is probably the most interesting.

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« #697 : July 06, 2016, 12:00:11 PM »

I mentioned earlier that I thought the following additional scene was the only one that should never have been cut:

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Gang in water / car explosion
Absolutely essential. The whole thing is shot and edited beautifully with a wonderful visual transition between the two time periods. Furthermore the introduction of the garbage truck helps with storyline continuity by linking with the end of the film. This should never have been cut.

The other scene I thought partially warranted inclusion was the following:

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Noodles meets Eve at Moe's place / Deborah in station cafe
The beginning introducing Eve is essential for the storyline; the end with Deborah drinking in the cafe is essential for stylistic continuity and is a really beautiful little shot; the sex scene in the middle is unnecessary. After Noodles gets up to leave Moe’s speakeasy with Eve and asks if he can call her Deborah, there should have been a cut directly to Deborah in the cafe. This would have tied together the two of them drinking their sorrows away (Noodles at the bar, Deborah in the cafe) with Noodles’ mention of Deborah allowing a verbal link to accompany the visual. Unfortunately the sex scene between Noodles and Eve between these two scenes does not allow for this continuity.

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« #698 : December 20, 2017, 01:28:38 AM »

I don't recall these videos being posted here, from New York Film Festival in 2014:

William Forsythe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2iag8lT16k

Treat Williams: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DpIfIjL3NZE

James Woods: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fba_rnlBRas

Robert de Niro: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVtChUygOqg


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« #699 : December 20, 2017, 08:49:53 AM »

OK: you all have convinced me to upgrade to the 2014 Extended Director's Cut.  

Here's my situation: I have two homes, only one has a BluRay DVD player, the other has "regular DVD".  So should I get the non-BluRay version of the Extended Director's Cut, or would I be missing something from the BluRay version?  I realize that currently that the BluRay version could only be viewed at the one location.  

Question 1:  I haven't seen any BluRay discs on my TV yet; is the BluRay just better quality, and worth it?  Or do BluRay discs typically have more material and extras?  Thanks, I'm pretty inept at this.  Oh yeah, I live in Arizona USA if that matters.

Question 2: Is this 2014 229 minute version the longest/most recent one available?  This article says that a 251 minute version was screened in 2014 in NY  https://nypost.com/2014/09/21/fresh-once-upon-a-time-in-america-cut-worth-every-second/  is this on DVD ?


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« #700 : December 21, 2017, 10:45:45 AM »

Yes - BD is the way to go (come on Cusser you need to get with the times here  ;) )

The most "extended" cut available for home viewing is the one you've listed here. There are still some more scenes but they have not been released for home viewing - apparently the source material needed a lot more extra work. Hopefully one day, we will get to see that too. You should go back and read some earlier posts on this thread in that regard.

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« #701 : December 22, 2017, 07:20:26 AM »

Yes - BD is the way to go (come on Cusser you need to get with the times here  ;) )

The most "extended" cut available for home viewing is the one you've listed here. There are still some more scenes but they have not been released for home viewing - apparently the source material needed a lot more extra work. Hopefully one day, we will get to see that too. You should go back and read some earlier posts on this thread in that regard.

OK - you've convinced me about which version and to go BluRay.  Thanks for the input.  $5.99 shipped from Best Buy, new.

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« #702 : December 23, 2017, 03:00:45 PM »

OK - you've convinced me about which version and to go BluRay.  Thanks for the input.  $5.99 shipped from Best Buy, new.

I try and do research before i specifically hone in on Blu RAy versions of movies.  Sometimes, the extra dollars over DVD might not be worth it.  Sometimes, the DVD price and the Blu Ray price closely match up. When they do, i automatically go for the Blu Ray version...

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« #703 : December 24, 2017, 07:26:05 PM »

The extended cut 251 minutes is poor image quality. The theatrical cut 229 minutes is good image quality.


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« #704 : December 25, 2017, 04:08:37 PM »

The extended cut 251 minutes is poor image quality. The theatrical cut 229 minutes is good image quality.

Agree and it doesn't add much.


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