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Old 08-16-2012, 03:25 AM   #1
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The Criterion Collection is releasing Akira Kurosawa's masterpiece, Rashomon, on November 6, 2012. To say that this is exciting news would be an understatement.


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Old 08-16-2012, 03:28 AM   #2
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More Mifune in Blu. Now we need The Hidden Fortress and Throne of Blood .
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Old 08-16-2012, 03:37 AM   #4
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I would love Throne of Blood but there hasn't exactly been a samurai shortage this year.

I'll take more AK/Mifune anytime but they could give the swordplay a bit of a rest.
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I definitely want The Hidden Fortress as I think it's my fav. Kurosawa/Mifune collaboration. Granted, I do change my favs all the time, but it's definitely in my top 3
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I missed the 4K restoration 35mm print that got released a few years back, but seeing the trailer for the release, my jaw was on the floor - this should look incredible in hidef. Criterion certainly took their time releasing this.
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I would love Throne of Blood but there hasn't exactly been a samurai shortage this year.

I'll take more AK/Mifune anytime but they could give the swordplay a bit of a rest.
I'm hoping for Drunken Angel next year
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Rashomon is an all time great, IMHO better than Hidden Fortress, High and Low, Yojimbo, Ran, Kagemusha and Throne of Blood.
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Wow, awesome news!
Wait a minute, we were stuck in a blender and now we're saving lives? WHAT?!?


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Old 08-16-2012, 07:20 AM   #11
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This took way too bloody long, given that they've had a restoration ready to go for years now. Glad it's finally coming out.
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This should coincide perfectly with B&N's 50% sale in November too (assuming they still do 2 a year )
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Old 08-16-2012, 03:56 PM   #13
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This should coincide perfectly with B&N's 50% sale in November too (assuming they still do 2 a year )
Good timing indeed! This is my favorite Kurosawa film and can't wait to watch it in HD!
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Receiving this news yesterday required a change of underpants. I'm excited.
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I definitely want The Hidden Fortress as I think it's my fav. Kurosawa/Mifune collaboration. Granted, I do change my favs all the time, but it's definitely in my top 3
, I actually share the same opinion. The Hidden Fortress
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That was fast . I only wish I had it in my greedy hands right now.
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I could have sworn this was out already, but I must be thinking of the DVD.

I'll get it for 50% off plus member discount (plus some coupons as well, hopefully) for sure.
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My list for the November B&N sale so far:

Rashomon
The Game

I'm sure I will add more as November gets closer....
Planet of the Apes: 40 Year Evolution Collection #1 - 4/20/10, The Outlaw Josey Wales (Digibook) #100 - 2/1/11, Flags of our Fathers - #200 - 7/1/11, Raging Bull #300 - 1/10/12, Justice League:Doom #400 - 5/26/12, Kagemusha:Criterion #500 - 7/21/12, The Game:Criterion #600 - 10/31/12, Dawn of the Dead #700 - 1/20/13, Battlestar Galactica (1978) #800 - 5/19/13, Boardwalk Empire S1 #900 - 8/22/13, Lethal Weapon Collection #1000 -12/3/2013, Sherlock S3 #1100 - 4/29/14

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To celebrarte this release I'll be watching tonight my favorite movie ever...look at Avatar .
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great news. looking forward to November.
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