Kino Lorber Studio Classics Acquisitions

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Re: Kino Lorber Studio Classics Acquisitions

#2651 Post by knives » Thu May 07, 2020 4:13 pm

Who are the other big ones? Leone, William Hart, and Corbucci. Maybe Daves if I want to be perverse. There aren't many great western directors I feel.

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#2652 Post by domino harvey » Thu May 07, 2020 4:16 pm

The subject of our next Auteur Project, for one!



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#2655 Post by swo17 » Thu May 07, 2020 4:29 pm

Figured I was missing something

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#2656 Post by therewillbeblus » Thu May 07, 2020 4:47 pm

domino harvey wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 4:02 pm
I’m not sure who wins overall between Ford and Mann on the Western front, but for sure Boetticher is not coming in third— maybe like eleventh or twelfth
I wouldn't place him in third either, but the duplicitous fluff reminds me of Mann's false exteriors more than most I could think of, plus the comparison upthread.

It's almost impossible to compare Ford and Mann because they take completely opposite approaches to what the western is, and even if I have to fight my own history of watching movies, and falling in love with the western genre in Ford, Leone, etc in order to arrive at Mann's crowning, it's more of a reflection of my own unique interest as well as the novelty in manipulating the 'morality in order/disorder' thematic interest to psychology than the physical Hobbes/Locke battle I'm familiar with. Then I remember some of Ford and Leone's epics and think twice.

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#2657 Post by knives » Thu May 07, 2020 5:08 pm

domino harvey wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 4:16 pm
The subject of our next Auteur Project, for one!
Doh! I can't believe I forgot him, Wellman, and Peckinpah. Shows how little I was bothering to remember when asking the question.

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#2658 Post by Bob Furmanek » Sun May 10, 2020 12:08 pm

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#2659 Post by L.A. » Tue May 12, 2020 11:16 am

Coming to DVD and Blu-ray July 14th from Kino Lorber Studio Classics!

Straight Shooting (1917)
Directed by John Ford
Starring Harry Carey

NEW 4K RESTORATION!
Straight Shooting is a landmark in the history of the Western - the first feature directed by the legendary John Ford. Presented here in a new 4K restoration from Universal Pictures.

Special features:
*Audio commentary by film historian Joseph McBride, author of Searching for John Ford: A Life
*Hitchin' Posts (1920), directed by John Ford, fragment preserved by the Library of Congress)
*Video essay by film critic Tag Gallagher
*Score by Michael Gatt

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#2660 Post by whaleallright » Fri May 15, 2020 2:14 am

I presume the restoration of Straight Shooting is from the LoC print? It's a magnificent-looking film.

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#2661 Post by dwk » Wed May 20, 2020 2:01 pm

Diva blu-ray on August 11
Diva (1981)
• NEW Audio Commentary by Film Critic and Author Simon Abrams
• Scene Specific Audio Commentary by Director Jean-Jacques Beineix
• Introduction by Professor Phil Powrie (Author of JEAN-JACQUES BEINEIX) & Eric Grinda (6:20)
• Interview with Composer Vladimir Cosma (10:47)
• Interview with Casting Director Dominique Besnehard (7:20)
• Interview with Star Frédéric Andréi (5:46)
• Interview with Actors Anny Romand and Dominique Pinon (12:02)
• Interview with Actor Richard Bohringer (6:53)
• HOLDING GROUND with Director Jean-Jacques Beineix (11:00)
• IN THE CAFÉ with Director Jean-Jacques Beineix (8:30)
• Interview with Cinematographer Philippe Rousselot (6:04)
• Interview with Set Designer Hilton McConnico (6:50)
• Theatrical Trailer
• Dual-Layered BD50 Disc
• In French with optional English Subtitles

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#2662 Post by agnamaracs » Wed May 20, 2020 3:10 pm

Well, so much for whoever thought Beyoncé was a clue...

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#2663 Post by swo17 » Wed May 20, 2020 3:12 pm

I guess that was a clue for An Unmarried Woman

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#2664 Post by dwk » Thu May 21, 2020 5:05 pm

Kino announced they are releasing The Producers (1968) later this year.

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#2665 Post by What A Disgrace » Thu May 21, 2020 5:49 pm

dwk wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 5:05 pm
Kino announced they are releasing The Producers (1968) later this year.
If this isn't one of their 4K titles, then I don't know what to think about their priorities.

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#2666 Post by kcota17 » Thu May 21, 2020 5:50 pm

I’m still wondering whatever happened to their Lost Weekend release.

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#2667 Post by beamish14 » Thu May 21, 2020 5:58 pm

Does their upcoming disc of Isadora only feature one cut of it? Their website doesn't specify whether it's the original version or the extended
cut Reisz prepared decades later, which is what was released on VHS. What an interesting pair on the commentary-Sidney J. Furie's biographer and the director of Get Crazy!/Heartbeeps.

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#2668 Post by senseabove » Thu May 21, 2020 6:22 pm

What A Disgrace wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 5:49 pm
dwk wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 5:05 pm
Kino announced they are releasing The Producers (1968) later this year.
If this isn't one of their 4K titles, then I don't know what to think about their priorities.
That question was literally the next post after the announcement post and they already confirmed it's BD only.

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#2669 Post by dwk » Thu May 21, 2020 7:12 pm

What A Disgrace wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 5:49 pm
If this isn't one of their 4K titles, then I don't know what to think about their priorities.
Given the hints they had given for a future UHD release (classic from the 60s that had a 4K restoration and had already been released on Blu-ray by another label before said restoration) my guess was they were talking about The Producers, so I assume that I was right and they canceled their plans for a UHD release.

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#2670 Post by Grand Wazoo » Thu May 21, 2020 9:54 pm

Wasn't The Producers 4K restoration another piss-filter color job? I hope they attempt to correct this if the agreement allows.

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#2671 Post by dwk » Thu May 21, 2020 10:08 pm

Yes. The Kino Insider said they plan on color correcting it. But given the less than stellar job they did retiming The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly...

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#2672 Post by dustybooks » Fri May 22, 2020 2:11 pm

Their Memorial Day sale is live.

Great time to pull the trigger cheaply on Seven Days to Noon, which I strongly recommend! Some other recent releases included like Christmas in July, Brick and the Sergio Leone box.

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#2673 Post by Ribs » Fri May 22, 2020 2:57 pm

Very surprised that the Barbara Stanwyck box is included - was planning on adding it anyway once I had other things to bring it to the free shipping threshold! Overall a very good selection with great prices on a ton of recent releases, though I wish a few other certain things had been thrown in as well.

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#2674 Post by BigMack3000 » Fri May 22, 2020 3:32 pm

Is this Leone box worth getting over the older one from Fox?

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#2675 Post by senseabove » Fri May 22, 2020 3:35 pm

I think I wrote it up briefly over in the 50s thread a while back, but if for some reason you're looking for a wildcard curiosity to tip you over free shipping, Razzia Sur la Schnouf—roughly, "Smack Raid"—is a great little French underworld movie starring Jean Gabin as a crime boss tasked with a hands-on shape-up—and thus, for us, a tour—of the entire production and distribution line.

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