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Re: Filmstruck

#876 Post by D50 » Fri Jun 02, 2017 9:15 am

Criterion Channel adds:

Les Dames Du Bois De Boulogne
Wooden Crosses
Wild 90

EDIT:

also

Maidstone
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Re: Filmstruck

#877 Post by dustybooks » Fri Jun 02, 2017 9:50 am

Hoping for the addition of a domino harvey commentary on Wild 90.

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Re: Filmstruck

#878 Post by D50 » Fri Jun 02, 2017 8:34 pm

Filmstruck adds:

Early Bogdanovich theme page:

Targets
The Last Picture Show
What's Up, Doc?
Paper Moon
Daisy Miller

Gay and Lesbian Cinema theme page:

The Girl With the Golden Eyes
Victim
Word Is Out: Stories of Some of Our Lives
Born in Flames
Another Country
Parting Glances
Wild Reeds
Jeffrey
The Watermelon Woman
Happy Together
Steam: The Turkish Bath
A Jihad for Love

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Re: Filmstruck

#879 Post by Ribs » Fri Jun 02, 2017 10:51 pm

Happy Together has Criterion branding

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Re: Filmstruck

#880 Post by DRW.mov » Fri Jun 02, 2017 11:58 pm

As for all of the LGBTQ films, Parting Glances, The Watermelon Woman, A Jihad for Love, and more are all streaming on the LGBTQ specific platform REVRY (watch.revry.tv). Parting Glances even appears to have an interview with director Bill Sherwood.

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Re: Filmstruck

#881 Post by RSTooley » Sun Jun 04, 2017 4:51 pm

D50 wrote:Criterion Channel adds:

12 Angry Men, + 9 supplements
Another Year
Dressed To Kill, + 12 supplements

EDIT:

Cat People, + commentary and 4 supplements (including Val Lewton: The Man in the Shadows)
Are we to assume that Criterion acquired the rights of Another Year from Sony Pictures Classics?

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Re: Filmstruck

#882 Post by Ribs » Sun Jun 04, 2017 11:00 pm

Generally the Sony/Columbia titles haven't been carried over to Hulu/Filmstruck, and it still shows the SPC banner with no Janus or anything else, so it may just be a temporarily licensed thing as part of the subcategory its in (Adventures in Moviegoing with Michael Cera).

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Re: Filmstruck

#883 Post by buskeat66 » Mon Jun 05, 2017 3:46 pm

They just announced on Facebook that Roku is now live.

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Re: Filmstruck

#884 Post by gpat138 » Mon Jun 05, 2017 4:46 pm

Here's the link to the Filmstruck channel in the Roku channel store

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Re: Filmstruck

#885 Post by fdm » Mon Jun 05, 2017 6:41 pm

Hope they've done something about the timeouts...

Edit: And fix the crashes...
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Re: Filmstruck

#886 Post by mfunk9786 » Tue Jun 06, 2017 1:24 am

I've got three devices in my living room (Samsung Smart TV, Xbox One, PS4) all wired directly to my Gigabit router and none of them will likely have a FilmStruck app within this calendar year (or ever). It really is their loss. The sluggishness with which they've been adding new platforms has been enough to probably tank this entire service.

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Re: Filmstruck

#887 Post by D50 » Tue Jun 06, 2017 6:50 am

Criteiron Channel adds:

Toni

Mystery, Chema Garcia Ibarra, Tuesday short

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Re: Filmstruck

#888 Post by RSTooley » Tue Jun 06, 2017 10:57 am

fdm wrote:Hope they've done something about the timeouts...

Edit: And fix the crashes...
This. Also, the film stream 'sticking'. I have watched several movies where every two or three minutes a frame slightly lags or 'sticks' and it is slight, but unbearably noticeable. I'm a Criterion collector! I realize film streaming wont have be as great as watching a film on Blu-ray, but I put my foot down when the frames don't transition smoothly.

EDIT: I'm giving the app on Roku a whirl (I own an Apple TV, Xbox One S, and a Roku Premiere) and it is working noticeably better than the Apple TV application. This comes as somewhat of a surprise considering my Apple TV usually has a pretty spotless performance (not to say that my Roku isn't fantastic as well). A lot of people are complaining about buffering, but I haven't had any. I'm really, really happy with the new Roku app.

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Re: Filmstruck

#889 Post by fdm » Tue Jun 06, 2017 12:57 pm

I haven't had too much trouble with the playback itself, though I've only watched a few titles so far, it's just the rest of it that's been unpredictable, this being with the Roku 3. I did finish setting up a watchlist using the website (much quicker and timeout free). (Would it work better with a faster Roku?)

And I plan to watch FS more during the remaining free weeks. Not certain whether I'll get around to paying for it (already have a kevyip from hell, and then there's the dvr that does a good job of distracting me from that, and then there's some stuff on Prime that I really should get to but hardly ever manage to...).

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Re: Filmstruck

#890 Post by movielocke » Tue Jun 06, 2017 3:03 pm

The Apple TV has been virtually flawless for me, for months now

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Re: Filmstruck

#891 Post by D50 » Wed Jun 07, 2017 7:41 pm

Criterion Channel add

Secrets & Lies

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Re: Filmstruck

#892 Post by johnnysnatchclub7 » Wed Jun 07, 2017 7:56 pm

Finally!


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Re: Filmstruck

#893 Post by rrenault » Thu Jun 08, 2017 4:02 am

Does anyone know why certain films are bizarrely not on Filmstruck, such as Band of Outsiders, Dillinger Is Dead, and L'Enfance Nue? Band of Outsiders was never on Hulu either for some reason. Strange.

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Re: Filmstruck

#894 Post by Noiradelic » Thu Jun 08, 2017 4:40 am

rrenault wrote:Does anyone know why certain films are bizarrely not on Filmstruck, such as Band of Outsiders, Dillinger Is Dead, and L'Enfance Nue? Band of Outsiders was never on Hulu either for some reason. Strange.
As you're noting, not every film has been carried over from Hulu. Two members posted long lists of Hulu exclusive titles that haven't made it so far. My guess is since the Filmstruck Criterion Channel already has more films than Hulu's channel overall, they're holding back a relatively small percentage of titles so they can dribble them out slowly to add to the impression of continually added content. Don't have time right now to check it, but Criterion may not have streaming rights to Band of Outsiders. There are certainly other major foreign language films that haven't been available on either service so far, like Cul de sac and Kagemusha.
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Re: Filmstruck

#895 Post by rrenault » Thu Jun 08, 2017 4:45 am

Well Cul de Sac was licensed from a major studio, so that's probably why. There are a few studio titles on FilmStruck like Blow Out and Dressed to Kill, but my feeling is those streaming rights are more expensive so Criterion simply can't afford to role them out en masse. Band of Outsiders isn't licensed from a major Hollywood studio, which is why I was wondering. It's a Gaumont title, and all the other Gaumont titles are available on FilmStruck.

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Re: Filmstruck

#896 Post by D50 » Fri Jun 09, 2017 10:08 am

Criterion Channel adds

David Golder
La Tête d'un Homme
Street of Love and Hope
Night and Fog in Japan
The Man Who Left His Will on Film

EDIT

Commentary and 7 supplements added to Before the Rain

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Re: Filmstruck

#897 Post by movielocke » Fri Jun 09, 2017 2:50 pm

ando wrote:Does anyone know if there is an Instantwatcher equivalent for Filmstruck?

Their recent article (updated every Friday, apparently) lists quite a number of notable deletions for the next couple of months. :(
is there a page for movies arriving at filmstruck?

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Re: Filmstruck

#898 Post by D50 » Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:18 pm

Filmstruck adds

Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance
Oldboy
Lady Vengeance
David & Lisa
Behind the Sun
The Italian Connection
The Ninth Configuration

Directed by Henry Jaglom theme page

Someone to Love + 1 supplement
Who Is Henry Jaglom?
Déjà Vu

EDIT to add

Tracks

EDIT to add

The Crow
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Re: Filmstruck

#899 Post by Michael Kerpan » Sat Jun 10, 2017 12:08 am

Got my Chromecast (Ultra) and signed up for my free trial. Watched Mystery Train -- which looked and sounded great. And checked how Lloyd's Ask Father looked -- which was about the same as the Lloyd Family's DVD version (I think).

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Re: Filmstruck

#900 Post by D50 » Tue Jun 13, 2017 6:02 am

Tuesday's Criterion Channel short: The Lamp, Roman Polanski

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