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« #1710 : April 19, 2022, 09:22:23 PM »

The House of Black Crush strikes again: http://www.dvdbeaver.com/film10/blu-ray_review_155/double_indemnity_4K_UHD.htm

I have the Universal BRD. Any reason to get this Criterion?


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« #1711 : April 25, 2022, 12:51:14 AM »

Here is intro & outro from an Argentine film shown on Noir Alley a while ago: The Beast Must Die


intro   https://youtu.be/_ZCA_W5WaTI

outro   https://youtu.be/rExsv5TCsmk


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« #1712 : April 25, 2022, 04:40:09 AM »

I have the Universal BRD. Any reason to get this Criterion?
Only if any of the following is of interest to you:

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SPECIAL FEATURES​
New 4K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack
In the 4K UHD edition: One 4K UHD disc of the film presented in Dolby Vision HDR and two Blu-rays with the film and special features
Audio commentary featuring film critic Richard Schickel
New interview with film scholar Noah Isenberg, editor of Billy Wilder on Assignment
New conversation between film historians Eddie Muller and Imogen Sara Smith
Billy, How Did You Do It?, a 1992 film by Volker Schl?ndorff and Gisela Grischow featuring interviews with director Billy Wilder
Shadows of Suspense, a 2006 documentary on the making of Double Indemnity
Audio excerpts from 1971 and 1972 interviews with cinematographer John F. Seitz
Radio adaptations from 1945 and 1950
Trailer
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing

New cover by Greg Ruth
The Billy Wilder interviews conducted by Schlondorff run 3-hrs. and are very entertaining.



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« #1713 : April 25, 2022, 11:04:07 AM »

Only if any of the following is of interest to you:
The Billy Wilder interviews conducted by Schlondorff run 3-hrs. and are very entertaining.

as for the movie itself: I don't have a UHD player. As far as the BRD's are concerned, based on Beaver's screencaps I wouldn't necessarily say the Criterion is any better.

As for bonus features: I recall seeing the Schlondorff interview elsewhere ? though I'm not sure it was quite 3 hours. Was it ever released, perhaps in truncated form, on any other Wilder BRD's?


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« #1714 : April 25, 2022, 03:59:54 PM »

as for the movie itself: I don't have a UHD player. As far as the BRD's are concerned, based on Beaver's screencaps I wouldn't necessarily say the Criterion is any better.
Right. Different; not necessarily better.



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« #1715 : June 16, 2022, 05:48:47 PM »

Bogart! http://www.dvdbeaver.com/film10/blu-ray_review_153/columbia_noir_5_humphrey_bogart_blu-ray.htm



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« #1716 : August 09, 2022, 11:15:56 AM »

FILM NOIR: THE DARK SIDE OF CINEMA XI ? COMING NOVEMBER 29TH
? A Woman?s Vengeance (1948) ? Charles Boyer/Ann Blyth/Jessica Tandy ? Directed by Zoltan Korda
? I Was a Shoplifter (1950) ? Scott Brady/Mona Freeman/Andrea King/Tony Curtis ? Directed by Charles Lamont
? Behind the High Wall (1956) ? Tom Tully/Sylvia Sidney/Betty Lynn/John Gavin ? Directed by Abner Biberman

These others to follow:
FILM NOIR: THE DARK SIDE OF CINEMA XII
? Undertow (1949) Scott Brady/John Russell/Dorothy Hart/Peggy Dow ? Directed by William Castle
? Outside the Wall (1950) Richard Basehart/Marilyn Maxwell/Signe Hasso/Dorothy Hart ? Directed by Crane Wilbur
? Hold Back Tomorrow (1955) John Agar/Cleo Moore/Frank DeKova/Harry Guardino ? Directed by Hugo Haas

FILM NOIR: THE DARK SIDE OF CINEMA XIII
? Spy Hunt (1950) Howard Duff/M?rta Tor?n/Philip Friend/Walter Slezak ? Directed by George Sherman
? The Night Runner (1957) Ray Danton/Colleen Miller/Merry Anders ? Directed by Abner Biberman
? Step Down to Terror (1958) Colleen Miller/Charles Drake/Rod Taylor ? Directed by Harry Keller

FILM NOIR: THE DARK SIDE OF CINEMA XIV
? Undercover Girl (1950) Alexis Smith/Scott Brady/Richard Egan/Gladys George ? Directed by Joseph Pevney
? One Way Street (1950) James Mason/M?rta Tor?n/Dan Duryea ? Directed by Hugo Fregonese
? Appointment with a Shadow (1957) George Nader/Joanna Moore/Brian Keith ? Directed by Richard Carlson

FILM NOIR: THE DARK SIDE OF CINEMA XV
? Man Afraid (1957) George Nader/Phyllis Thaxter/Eduard Franz/Tim Hovey ? Directed by Harry Keller
? Girl in the Kremlin (1957) Lex Barker/Zsa Zsa Gabor/Jeffrey Stone ? Directed by Russell Birdwell
? The Tattered Dress (1957) Jeff Chandler/Jeanne Crain/Gail Russell/Elaine Stewart ? Directed by Jack Arnold


The Tattered Dress! Yes!! And it's b&w and in 'scope!!!



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« #1717 : August 10, 2022, 06:13:40 AM »

I'd pay $10 for the set, I've seen The Tattered Dress, and think Undertow, and Night Runner The rest I've never heard of.


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« #1718 : August 12, 2022, 01:35:43 PM »

https://www.flickeralley.com/classic-movies-2/#!/El-vampiro-negro-The-Black-Vampire/p/478619443/category=0



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« #1719 : August 12, 2022, 03:27:40 PM »

https://www.flickeralley.com/classic-movies-2/#!/El-vampiro-negro-The-Black-Vampire/p/478619443/category=0

Never seen it


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« #1720 : August 17, 2022, 10:55:49 AM »

I, The Jury 3-D! https://www.blu-ray.com/news/?id=31162



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