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Old 02-14-2017, 07:40 PM   #1
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CLASSICFLIX is a home video label and retail store specializing in classic films. This thread is dedicated to their output on Blu-ray. More information on the label (including their DVD-only releases) can be found in the links below.





http://www.classicflix.com

https://www.facebook.com/ClassicFlix

http://twitter.com/#!/ClassicFlix

http://classicflix.blogspot.com/




COMING SOON

MERRILY WE LIVE (1938) - release date August 28, 2018




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Old 02-14-2017, 11:47 PM   #2
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This is great news, but I'm not familiar with Classicflix. Will these be pressed discs or BD-R's?
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Old 02-15-2017, 12:04 AM   #3
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Will these be pressed discs or BD-R's?
Also want to know the answer to this question.
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Old 02-15-2017, 12:44 AM   #4
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At that price I'm going to need at least the trailer included.
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Old 02-15-2017, 11:13 AM   #5
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Interesting that Cohen is licensing out titles domestically.
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Also want to know the answer to this question.
I'd assume they'll be pressed discs as it's the proper blu-ray logo on the cases in the mock-up photos as opposed to "Blu-ray Disc" which is on cases for BD-R releases.
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I'm glad I rent from them and they even have tons of WAC DVD titles available. Of course they'll be offering this for rent
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I'd assume they'll be pressed discs as it's the proper blu-ray logo on the cases in the mock-up photos as opposed to "Blu-ray Disc" which is on cases for BD-R releases.
The case means nothing. My Film Detective Kansas City Confidential BD-R release uses the exact same case as hundreds of other pressed releases by other companies. Just pulled it out to be sure.
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The case means nothing. My Film Detective Kansas City Confidential BD-R release uses the exact same case as hundreds of other pressed releases by other companies. Just pulled it out to be sure.
Have a BD drive and BDInfo? Scan it.
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The case means nothing. My Film Detective Kansas City Confidential BD-R release uses the exact same case as hundreds of other pressed releases by other companies. Just pulled it out to be sure.
I thought that there were two separate releases of Kansas City Confidential. One was a pressed disc in a standard blu-ray case and I believe the other release was a "restored" BD-R version in a case with "Blu-ray disc" on it. Of course I may just be cofusing the Film Chest release and the Film Detective release.

It was my understanding that BD-R's cannot be issued in cases with the standard blu-ray logo on them becuase BD-R discs do not fully meet the blu-ray criteria as outlined by the blu-ray disc association.

Either way, I hope these are indeed pressed discs.
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Old 02-17-2017, 04:46 AM   #11
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Great news that we got a label focusing on just the classics. There's so many movies from the 30s-50s that need BD releases, just as long as the picture is nice and clear of course.
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I thought that there were two separate releases of Kansas City Confidential. One was a pressed disc in a standard blu-ray case and I believe the other release was a "restored" BD-R version in a case with "Blu-ray disc" on it. Of course I may just be cofusing the Film Chest release and the Film Detective release.

It was my understanding that BD-R's cannot be issued in cases with the standard blu-ray logo on them becuase BD-R discs do not fully meet the blu-ray criteria as outlined by the blu-ray disc association.

Either way, I hope these are indeed pressed discs.
Yes, there are two releases of Kansas City Confidential - the original was pressed, and the newer one is BD-R.

Technically, you are not allowed to use the Blu-ray Disc logo for BD-Rs, that is against the rules of the Blu-ray Disc Association. But small labels like this fly under the radar most of the time and get away with things like that.
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Some awesome news.

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Old 02-20-2017, 04:44 PM   #14
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I'd say distribution through Shout already confirms that these will be pressed, but if there is still any doubt, I did ask them on their Facebook page and I was messaged back that yes, they will be pressed discs.
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Some awesome news.

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Incredible news! Those are some great films! Hopefully they will have transfers that do them justice.
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Wow, a Mann/Alton set would be a dream release! T-Men and Raw Deal should look fab on BD. I'm wondering what the potential third film will be, as He Walked by Night is with MGM and Border Incident/Devil's Doorway are WB. I guess it has to be Reign of Terror (aka The Black Book) by process of elimination. (I found it to be a minor Mann, but beautifully shot of course.)
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Yes, there are two releases of Kansas City Confidential - the original was pressed, and the newer one is BD-R.

Technically, you are not allowed to use the Blu-ray Disc logo for BD-Rs, that is against the rules of the Blu-ray Disc Association. But small labels like this fly under the radar most of the time and get away with things like that.
I have the more recent BD-R version (unfortunatly - wish I had the pressed one).....it is in the Same "Elite" brand case as hundreds of my other titles.

And that is the only BD-R release I own.


On another note...some good titles in that update of what is in the pipe that I'm interested in. Hopefully they get some reasonable street prices. The $40 pre order on what is available on Amazon isn't going to cut it.
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T-Men, Raw Deal, & You Only Live Once for me. These are all fantastic announcements though. Going to have to start keeping a close watch on this thread, I think.
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I cannot wait to upgrade my DVDs of Raw Deal and T-Men.

I have a great region-free Spanish disc of You Only Live Once, but I might double-dip on general principle.

All eight of these discs look like winners, though.
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$40 msrp???
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