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« #1575 : April 30, 2019, 01:07:54 PM »

Reportedly, Noir Archive Vol. 3 will contain the following:

The Shadow in the Window (1956) dir. William Asher,
The Long Haul (1957) dir. Ken Hughes,
Pickup Alley (1957) dir. John Gilling,
She Played with Fire (1957) dir. Sidney Gilliat,
The Tijuana Story (1957) dir. Leslie Kardos,
The Lineup (1958) dir. Don Siegel,
The Case Against Brooklyn (1958) dir. Paul Wendkos,
The Crimson Kimono (1959) dir. Samuel Fuller,
Man on a String (1960) dir. André De Toth



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« #1576 : May 01, 2019, 03:03:59 AM »

Reportedly, Noir Archive Vol. 3 will contain the following:

The Shadow in the Window (1956) dir. William Asher,
The Long Haul (1957) dir. Ken Hughes,
Pickup Alley (1957) dir. John Gilling,
She Played with Fire (1957) dir. Sidney Gilliat,
The Tijuana Story (1957) dir. Leslie Kardos,
The Lineup (1958) dir. Don Siegel,
The Case Against Brooklyn (1958) dir. Paul Wendkos,
The Crimson Kimono (1959) dir. Samuel Fuller,
Man on a String (1960) dir. André De Toth

seen

The Long Haul (1957) dir. Ken Hughes, OK
The Lineup (1958) dir. Don Siegel, GOOD
The Case Against Brooklyn (1958) dir. Paul Wendkos, OK
The Crimson Kimono (1959 OK

don't know about the rest.


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« #1577 : May 07, 2019, 12:33:36 PM »

The Lineup is a set seller for me, great movie and great late 50s locations. The Crimson Kimono is not one of Fuller's better movies but I'd give it another shot.

Speaking of blurays and Don Siegel, Kino is going to release Charley Varrick at some point. I just learned this today, it was announced last summer. Very, very late to that party.

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« #1578 : May 08, 2019, 02:47:01 AM »

Speaking of blurays and Don Siegel, Kino is going to release Charley Varrick at some point. I just learned this today, it was announced last summer. Very, very late to that party.

The UK blu-ray has a good but not stellar transfer, perhaps Kino will use a different one and that's why it's taken longer? Excellent movie.

Surprising to find The Crimson Kimono on this upcoming set, Twilight Time did a US blu-ray of it not that long ago. Perhaps the rights have lapsed already.


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« #1579 : May 14, 2019, 09:15:50 AM »

It's not noir, but Eddie Muller will be presenting the Paul Newman"Star of the Month" films every Wednesday night this May on TCM.


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« #1580 : May 26, 2019, 10:40:12 AM »

Nightfall (1957) is getting a region free release from Arrow. There haven't been any reviews as far as I know.

It's one of my favorite late era noirs, I hope the transfer is legit.



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« #1581 : May 26, 2019, 02:41:33 PM »

Nightfall (1957) is getting a region free release from Arrow. There haven't been any reviews as far as I know.

It's one of my favorite late era noirs, I hope the transfer is legit.
I thought the DVD was fine and don't see any reason to upgrade.



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« #1582 : May 27, 2019, 10:54:01 AM »

I thought the DVD was fine and don't see any reason to upgrade.
I bought the Columbia Noir Classic II set (Nightfall, Pushover, etc) for cheap several years back, never opened it and now it's worth decent money sealed. I'm either going to sell it or just not open it since it's an outdated format.

I also may be in the minority on Nightfall. I love the movie and would love to watch those outdoor scenes etc in HD.



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« #1583 : May 28, 2019, 01:03:54 AM »

I also may be in the minority on Nightfall. I love the movie and would love to watch those outdoor scenes etc in HD.

I received the Arrow Nightfall blu-ray this weekend. I've not yet had a chance to check the picture quality, but looking forward to giving it a spin and checking those snowy mountain scenes, as well as Anne Bancroft, in HD. It's not a favorite noir of mine, but it's pretty damn good.


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