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Re: Filmstruck

#826 Post by The Elegant Dandy Fop » Wed May 03, 2017 12:30 am

What's the included supplement for Bitter Victory? That's A+ Ray and hope it comes from Criterion on physical media.

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Re: Filmstruck

#827 Post by Foam » Wed May 03, 2017 3:09 am

The current PQ for Jeanne Dielman has been upgraded from the very SD version I tried to stream several months ago.

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#828 Post by D50 » Wed May 03, 2017 7:18 am

The Elegant Dandy Fop wrote:What's the included supplement for Bitter Victory? That's A+ Ray and hope it comes from Criterion on physical media.
Two minute short, Jonathan Lethem on BITTER VICTORY.

Criterion Channel adds:

Blow Out
Arrest Bulldog Drummond

EDIT:

also

The Night Heaven Fell

EDIT2:

Blow Out - + 5 supplements, including Murder a la Mod

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Re: Filmstruck

#829 Post by D50 » Thu May 04, 2017 6:56 pm

Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman": Criterion Collection Edition #679 theme page with all 25 films.

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#830 Post by mfunk9786 » Thu May 04, 2017 7:48 pm

If this thing were available via any television platforms that'd be the tipping point for subscribing. But, alas,

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#831 Post by Ribs » Thu May 04, 2017 8:05 pm

Chromecast is a television platform, and a cheap one; it'll be available more widely soon, though, hopefully, maybe

(I think all the Zatoichi films have been on the platform anyway)

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Re: Filmstruck

#832 Post by murnau24558 » Thu May 04, 2017 9:24 pm

As of this evening (May 4, 2017), Filmstruck is sending out invitations to become a beta tester for the Roku version. One may sign up for this (if one hasn't already received an invitation) on the Filmstruck help page.

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Re: Filmstruck

#833 Post by D50 » Fri May 05, 2017 6:53 am

Criterion Channel adds:

The Marriage of Chiffon
The Element of Crime, + 1 supplement
Europa, + 9 supplements
Douce
Sylvia and the Phantom

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#834 Post by Ribs » Fri May 05, 2017 8:18 am

There's a page up (non-Criterion Channel) for Rivette's THE NUN, possibly the single most exciting title I've seen Filmstruck offer yet

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#835 Post by mfunk9786 » Fri May 05, 2017 10:17 am

murnau24558 wrote:As of this evening (May 4, 2017), Filmstruck is sending out invitations to become a beta tester for the Roku version. One may sign up for this (if one hasn't already received an invitation) on the Filmstruck help page.
Any word whatsoever on game consoles? If it took them 6 months+ to get to the point where they only have a beta for Roku, I'm not optimistic, but just checking.

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#836 Post by D50 » Fri May 05, 2017 8:25 pm

Filmstruck adds:

Under the Sun of Satan
They Killed Sister Dorothy
The Magdalene Sisters
The Nun (1966)
The Mission
The Nun's Story
Marie's Story

EDIT:

Filmstruck

Casa de los Babys

Criterion:

Two Tons of Turquoise to Taos Tonight

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#837 Post by movielocke » Tue May 09, 2017 3:44 am

Today, for the first time, on the chrome browser, films began to dynamically scale to the screen shape of my laptop, 1.66 and 1.33 films are no longer window boxed in a 16:9 frame on my computer.

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Re: Filmstruck

#838 Post by D50 » Tue May 09, 2017 12:39 pm

Borom Sarret Tuesday short added to the Criterion Channel

4 supplements added to Days of Heaven

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Re: Filmstruck

#839 Post by motefuzz » Wed May 10, 2017 4:44 am

D50 wrote:
Filmstruck

Casa de los Babys

I'm completely baffled THIS is the closest Criterion has come tangentially to John Sayles so far

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Re: Filmstruck

#840 Post by D50 » Wed May 10, 2017 7:29 am

Criterion Channel adds:

The Ruling Class, + 3 supplements and commentary
The Secret of the Grain, + 9 supplements... including

Sueur

Abdellatif Kechiche’s 45-minute reedit of Rym’s belly-dancing sequence

EDIT: also

Pearls of the Deep

EDIT2: also

I Knew Her Well, + 4 supplements

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Re: Filmstruck

#841 Post by fdm » Thu May 11, 2017 3:36 pm

Well looks like my Roku 3 may actually be supported. Now to find time to actually try it and Filmstruck out. (I should just delete everything on my dvr...)

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#842 Post by Michael Kerpan » Thu May 11, 2017 6:17 pm

fdm wrote:Well looks like my Roku 3 may actually be supported. Now to find time to actually try it and Filmstruck out. (I should just delete everything on my dvr...)
Where have you seen an announcement that this IS available on Roku as opposed to due real soon now"?

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#843 Post by HitchcockLang » Thu May 11, 2017 6:28 pm

Michael Kerpan wrote:
fdm wrote:Well looks like my Roku 3 may actually be supported. Now to find time to actually try it and Filmstruck out. (I should just delete everything on my dvr...)
Where have you seen an announcement that this IS available on Roku as opposed to due real soon now"?
You can send an email to be considered for Roku beta testing. I just got my invitation and 2 free months today.

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#844 Post by yellowhouse » Thu May 11, 2017 9:05 pm

HitchcockLang wrote:You can send an email to be considered for Roku beta testing. I just got my invitation and 2 free months today.
I emailed them after reading this and received a prompt response. For those interested, they've closed the enrollment for Roku beta testing but they may "reopen them for a third wave" in the near future.

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#845 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Fri May 12, 2017 12:07 am

I'm happy to report I'm no longer hearing any of those audio blips anymore.

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#846 Post by Reeniop41 » Fri May 12, 2017 3:08 am

It seems like the new ROKU app is working seamlessly with the ROKU TV. I am planning to start the yearly subscription after 2 mos!

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Re: Filmstruck

#847 Post by D50 » Fri May 12, 2017 6:10 am

Criterion Channel adds:

Barrios altos
La Boutique
Nacional III

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Re: Filmstruck

#848 Post by Michael Kerpan » Fri May 12, 2017 12:21 pm

Has anyone here (personally) compared the performance of Roku and Chromecast?

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Re: Filmstruck

#849 Post by D50 » Fri May 12, 2017 9:38 pm

Filmstruck adds:

Icons: Romy Schneider theme page

Sissi
Sissi: The Young Empress
The Story of Vickie
Sissi: The Fateful Years of an Empress
Christine
Boccaccio '70
Forever My Love
The Trial
Good Neighbor Sam
Les Choses De La Vie
César et Rosalie
Le Train
That Most Important Thing: Love
Une Femme à sa Fenêtre
Death Watch (1980)
La Banquière

Actors as Directors theme page

Sling Blade
The Crossing Guard
Albino Alligator
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
Life is Beautiful
Dawn

Tulpan

Under the Blossoming Cherry Trees (Criterion opening)

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Re: Filmstruck

#850 Post by ando » Sun May 14, 2017 6:33 pm

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. :(

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