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Old 06-18-2014, 02:31 AM   #201
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Connery is on record that the two movies he regrets having made are Cuba and Meteor. So if Sir Sean is man enough to admit he made crap, I don't see why I can't.
I'm just impressed he is apparently cool with Zardoz.
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Old 06-18-2014, 02:49 AM   #202
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We are getting (I may upgrade if the transfers are better)
"The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes'
"The Children's Hour"
"A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum"
The all should be .. especially the non anamorphic DVDs
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Old 06-18-2014, 03:14 AM   #203
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With the amount of releases coming this thread needs to be moved to Sticky so I can quit looking for it.
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Old 06-18-2014, 03:27 AM   #204
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I'm just impressed he is apparently cool with Zardoz.
Maybe they let him keep his costumes:





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Old 06-18-2014, 08:53 PM   #205
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With the amount of releases coming this thread needs to be moved to Sticky so I can quit looking for it.
Why don't you just subscribe to the thread (which theoretically should have happened already since you've posted a reply)? Use the "User CP" function to check for updates to your subscribed threads.

That's what I do. I've never had to go searching for a thread that I've already been following.
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Old 06-18-2014, 09:02 PM   #206
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Btw, Taras Bulba (1962) is also coming in September.
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Old 06-18-2014, 09:11 PM   #207
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That middle pic looks like he's getting married to Paul McCartney.
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Old 06-18-2014, 11:23 PM   #208
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The Current MGM library of films that are eligible for Kino, Twilight Time, Criterion, Shout to choose from come from these entities.


Through its purchases of many different companies and film and television libraries, MGM has greatly enhanced its film and TV holdings.

MGM's library includes the film libraries of:

United Artists (Marty, The Apartment, West Side Story, In the Heat of the Night, Midnight Cowboy, Rocky, Annie Hall, Rain Man, etc.)
Orion Pictures (Platoon, Dances with Wolves, The Silence of the Lambs, etc.)
American International Pictures (House of Usher, The Pit and the Pendulum, The Premature Burial, Tales of Terror, The Raven, The Haunted Palace, The Masque of the Red Death, The Tomb of Ligeia, etc.)
Filmways (Dressed to Kill, Blow Out, etc.)
The Cannon Group (Joe, Runaway Train, Street Smart, etc.)
The Samuel Goldwyn Company (Stranger Than Paradise, Sid and Nancy, Prick Up Your Ears, Henry V, etc.)
PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (pre-March 31, 1996; Four Weddings and a Funeral, The Usual Suspects, Dead Man Walking, Fargo, etc.)
21st Century Film Corporation (Captain America, Bloodmatch, etc.)
Hemdale Film Corporation (The Terminator, The Return of the Living Dead, Salvador, Hoosiers)
Empire International Pictures (Troll, The Caller,The Princess Academy, etc.)
Gladden Entertainment (Mannequin, The Fabulous Baker Boys, etc.)
Sherwood Productions (WarGames, Mr. Mom, Blame it on Rio, etc.)
Castle Rock Entertainment (pre-1994; When Harry Met Sally..., Misery, City Slickers, etc.)
Island Pictures (The Trip to Bountiful, She's Gotta Have It, etc.)
The 1986 films of Blue Velvet and Manhunter from the De Laurentiis Entertainment Group library
The Brother from Another Planet (1984) and The Coca-Cola Kid (1985) from Cinecom
A Doll's House (1973) and Home for the Holidays (1995) from Paramount Pictures
Most of the films released between 1989 and 1992 by Triumph Films (Brenda Starr, Triumph of the Spirit, Wild Orchid, Why Me?, etc.)
In 2012, UK company Park Circus assumed worldwide re-issue distribution rights to the library on behalf of MGM.
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Old 06-19-2014, 01:39 AM   #209
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The Current MGM library of films that are eligible for Kino, Twilight Time, Criterion, Shout to choose from come from these entities.


Through its purchases of many different companies and film and television libraries, MGM has greatly enhanced its film and TV holdings.

MGM's library includes the film libraries of:
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The Samuel Goldwyn Company (Stranger Than Paradise, Sid and Nancy, Prick Up Your Ears, Henry V, etc.)
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It should be noted that the Samuel Goldwyn films from the Golden Age don't apply here. While MGM had the rights to them on DVD, it appears that Warner has them now. Ones that Warner has already released on Blu-ray include Guys and Dolls, The Best Years of Our Lives, The Bishop's Wife, and Hans Christian Anderson.

But thanks for the list, Brad1963.
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Old 06-19-2014, 04:23 AM   #210
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It should be noted that the Samuel Goldwyn films from the Golden Age don't apply here. While MGM had the rights to them on DVD, it appears that Warner has them now. Ones that Warner has already released on Blu-ray include Guys and Dolls, The Best Years of Our Lives, The Bishop's Wife, and Hans Christian Anderson.

But thanks for the list, Brad1963.
I copied from Wikipedia, it looks like they need an update. There are always so many questions about what MGM is these days. I thought this would help.
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Old 06-19-2014, 04:24 AM   #211
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I wonder if MGM has any titles from the Embassy Pictures library? I've heard that Embassy titles are scattered around.
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Old 06-19-2014, 04:43 AM   #212
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Prizzi's Honor would be nice, especially since there's never really been a good dvd.
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Old 06-19-2014, 06:19 AM   #213
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I wonder if MGM has any titles from the Embassy Pictures library? I've heard that Embassy titles are scattered around.
They definitely do. At the very least, they have The Lion in Winter, which they've apparently licensed to Twilight Time.
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Old 06-19-2014, 06:51 AM   #214
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It should be noted that the Samuel Goldwyn films from the Golden Age don't apply here. While MGM had the rights to them on DVD, it appears that Warner has them now. Ones that Warner has already released on Blu-ray include Guys and Dolls, The Best Years of Our Lives, The Bishop's Wife, and Hans Christian Anderson.

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I copied from Wikipedia, it looks like they need an update. There are always so many questions about what MGM is these days. I thought this would help.
Titles produced by Samuel Goldwyn Productions (Samuel Goldwyn Sr.'s company) during the Golden Age reverted to the Goldwyn family trust some years after they sold The Samuel Goldwyn Company (SGC, Samuel Goldwyn Jr.'s original company); they now belong to WB in the U.S. & Canada, Miramax elsewhere. Other SGC titles, including Tom Jones (1963, original production company Woodfall was acquired by SGC) and most movies originally released by SGC, remain with MGM.

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They definitely do. At the very least, they have The Lion in Winter, which they've apparently licensed to Twilight Time.
StudioCanal apparently has primary control of the Embassy library, but they've licensed several Embassy titles to other companies -- including The Graduate to MGM. Not sure about The Lion in Winter; it only shows up on the SAE website as soundtrack CDs (which have nothing to do with TT), but its BDs in Japan & Sweden were apparently licensed to local indie distributors by StudioCanal.
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Old 06-19-2014, 04:42 PM   #215
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The Current MGM library of films that are eligible for Kino, Twilight Time, Criterion, Shout to choose from come from these entities.


Through its purchases of many different companies and film and television libraries, MGM has greatly enhanced its film and TV holdings.

MGM's library includes the film libraries of:

United Artists (Marty, The Apartment, West Side Story, In the Heat of the Night, Midnight Cowboy, Rocky, Annie Hall, Rain Man, etc.)
Orion Pictures (Platoon, Dances with Wolves, The Silence of the Lambs, etc.)
American International Pictures (House of Usher, The Pit and the Pendulum, The Premature Burial, Tales of Terror, The Raven, The Haunted Palace, The Masque of the Red Death, The Tomb of Ligeia, etc.)
Filmways (Dressed to Kill, Blow Out, etc.)
The Cannon Group (Joe, Runaway Train, Street Smart, etc.)
The Samuel Goldwyn Company (Stranger Than Paradise, Sid and Nancy, Prick Up Your Ears, Henry V, etc.)
PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (pre-March 31, 1996; Four Weddings and a Funeral, The Usual Suspects, Dead Man Walking, Fargo, etc.)
21st Century Film Corporation (Captain America, Bloodmatch, etc.)
Hemdale Film Corporation (The Terminator, The Return of the Living Dead, Salvador, Hoosiers)
Empire International Pictures (Troll, The Caller,The Princess Academy, etc.)
Gladden Entertainment (Mannequin, The Fabulous Baker Boys, etc.)
Sherwood Productions (WarGames, Mr. Mom, Blame it on Rio, etc.)
Castle Rock Entertainment (pre-1994; When Harry Met Sally..., Misery, City Slickers, etc.)
Island Pictures (The Trip to Bountiful, She's Gotta Have It, etc.)
The 1986 films of Blue Velvet and Manhunter from the De Laurentiis Entertainment Group library
The Brother from Another Planet (1984) and The Coca-Cola Kid (1985) from Cinecom
A Doll's House (1973) and Home for the Holidays (1995) from Paramount Pictures
Most of the films released between 1989 and 1992 by Triumph Films (Brenda Starr, Triumph of the Spirit, Wild Orchid, Why Me?, etc.)
In 2012, UK company Park Circus assumed worldwide re-issue distribution rights to the library on behalf of MGM.
Other than UA, which they didn't buy the library, they bought the whole studio), all other libraries only feature a handful of interesting titles (if at all). It's no wonder a studio which makes these kind of decisions has been in and out of bankruptcy for the last 40 years!
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Old 06-19-2014, 04:46 PM   #216
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Well, do you really expect Kino to single out the crappier studio films they license and create a sub-label called Kino Studio Crapics, and in turn tell MGM half their titles are lousy films? Nope, all will be classics now, even METEOR.
Well, they could choose not to license such lousy titles in the first place. I can understand studios issuing crap as long as it sells, boutiques issuing good studio titles that don't sell but anybody issuing bad titles that do not sell it's beyond me.
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Old 06-19-2014, 04:58 PM   #217
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You must have a pretty limited scope of interest as a movie buff if you believe that.
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Old 06-19-2014, 05:19 PM   #218
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Thank goodness I understand the meaning of the word subjective. Otherwise, I would be insulting a lot of people for calling a film I enjoy "crap"
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Old 06-19-2014, 05:27 PM   #219
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Elmer Gantry in September, baby!

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Old 06-19-2014, 05:34 PM   #220
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More good news, but does anyone else wish Kino Lorber would announce these titles in one big chunk, maybe on a specific day a la Criterion? Announcing these releases in dribs and drabs like this makes it harder to keep up.
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