Quarantined Speculation on the 1000th Spine

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Re: Quarantined Speculation on the 1000th Spine

#101 Post by KJones77 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:07 pm

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#102 Post by agnamaracs » Thu Apr 18, 2019 2:26 pm

It's going to be Napoleon, and it's going to be the biggest edition they've ever done for a single film. But it still won't have the Carl Davis score, for legal reasons.

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#103 Post by domino harvey » Thu Apr 18, 2019 2:36 pm

Betting on Criterion to release a silent film is a losing strategy

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#104 Post by The Pachyderminator » Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:20 pm

I'm sure they'd consider it worthwhile, but only in the unlikely event that they could get the Carl Davis score and the five-and-a-half-hour cut. Personally I'm holding out for them to discover the full-length version of von Stroheim's Greed in a janitor's closet.

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#105 Post by movielocke » Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:34 pm

Napoleon is a really excellent prediction.

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#106 Post by modernmalaise » Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:41 pm

Hoping for Celine and Julie Go Boating, as it's probably the only Rivette without a Region A release that they could get the rights to, no? Unless L'amour fou is in play.

Anyway, a loaded edition would be a dream release, spine 1000 or not.

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#107 Post by Amazing Goose » Wed May 15, 2019 3:39 pm

The Citizen Kane guesses from the New Year's drawing made me really happy (though the confirmation of Bamboozled has largely dashed that), and Napoleon would be my Criterion dream, but I'm getting the feeling that it'll be "Grand" Budapest Hotel. It's overdue for its Criterion edition release and they've given him nice round numbers like 300 and 700 in the past. The Royal Tenenbaums was one of my gateway drugs into the collection and I love Anderson, but I'm hoping I'm wrong and we'll get something with a little more stature in the cinema canon.

On the other hand, they nailed it with #500, so maybe I shouldn't doubt so much.

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Re: Quarantined Speculation on the 1000th Spine

#108 Post by yoloswegmaster » Wed May 15, 2019 4:08 pm

Amazing Goose wrote:
Wed May 15, 2019 3:39 pm
The Citizen Kane guesses from the New Year's drawing made me really happy (though the confirmation of Bamboozled has largely dashed that), and Napoleon would be my Criterion dream, but I'm getting the feeling that it'll be "Grand" Budapest Hotel. It's overdue for its Criterion edition release and they've given him nice round numbers like 300 and 700 in the past. The Royal Tenenbaums was one of my gateway drugs into the collection and I love Anderson, but I'm hoping I'm wrong and we'll get something with a little more stature in the cinema canon.

On the other hand, they nailed it with #500, so maybe I shouldn't doubt so much.
I see Napoleon on the Forthcoming list. Was it actually confirmed to be coming from Criterion at some point?

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Re: Quarantined Speculation on the 1000th Spine

#109 Post by FrauBlucher » Wed May 15, 2019 7:31 pm

yoloswegmaster wrote:
Wed May 15, 2019 4:08 pm
I see Napoleon on the Forthcoming list. Was it actually confirmed to be coming from Criterion at some point?
Yes, Kim Hendrickson confirmed a number of years back at a Wexner Q&A session.

We are at 7 releases before the magic #1000. It will either be the last release of October or the first release of November. It all depends on how many new spines we get in September.

Although it may be 6 if Criterion adjusts the Koker spines which that seems like a good bet.

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#110 Post by Ribs » Sat May 18, 2019 8:51 am

Couldn’t it just be Roma?

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#111 Post by movielocke » Fri May 31, 2019 12:03 am

Singin in the rain 997
Until the end of the world 998
Come and see 999
Napoleon 1000
Citizen Kane 1001
King Kong 1002
King Kong vs Godzilla (and other tales) 1003-10xx
Kurosawas cinema spineless mega box spectacular
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#112 Post by domino harvey » Fri May 31, 2019 12:34 am

I can't wait for the 1000th spine to be announced so that I can finally lock this thread and then jettison it directly into the fiery depths of the sun

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#113 Post by Reeniop41 » Fri May 31, 2019 2:07 am

Orson Welles Box Set #1000 with Citizen Kane #1001 ...

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#114 Post by knives » Fri May 31, 2019 3:00 pm

domino harvey wrote:
Fri May 31, 2019 12:34 am
I can't wait for the 1000th spine to be announced so that I can finally lock this thread and then jettison it directly into the fiery depths of the sun
I didn't know Vice was being released by Criterion.

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#115 Post by DavyGallagher » Sat Jun 01, 2019 3:16 am

I'd kinda like it - to be a joykill perhaps - if 1000 wasn't an event release. It places a title above the rest and surely the cream rises anyway, because of the film and the package, not the spine number. I mean - the Bergman box would surely have been a great 1000 if it was only about prestige.

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#116 Post by miless » Sat Jun 01, 2019 3:49 am

prince of tides, its got to be

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Re: Quarantined Speculation on the 1000th Spine

#117 Post by FrauBlucher » Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:05 pm

Well, we'll know what 1000 is next month. It will either be some random title that has no significance for Criterion to be 1000 or it could be an iconic title that may be linked to Criterion's laser days. My guess is the latter.

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#118 Post by Yaanu » Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:18 pm

My money's still on PARIS IS BURNING, but I wonder if Criterion would be so controversial yet brave enough to spend the next three months announcing a slew of upgraded DVD titles and only two new releases, then start off January 2020 with Spine #1000.

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#119 Post by mfunk9786 » Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:01 pm

Willing to put money on it being The Grand Budapest Hotel if anyone wants to make it interesting

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#120 Post by black&huge » Mon Jun 17, 2019 11:43 pm

Some years (I know not every year) Criterion does the predictable thing and makes October somewhat mostly horror themed or along those lines.

The House That Jack Built.

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#121 Post by HitchcockLang » Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:41 pm

If they really do have any special landmark plans for the 1000th spines, there's no reason it's guaranteed to be announced for release in October. It could very well be held back until they're ready for the big film (assuming they have plans at all).

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Re: Quarantined Speculation on the 1000th Spine

#122 Post by DRW.mov » Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:17 pm

Yeah, I wouldn’t be surprised if Oct announces 998, 999, and 1001, leaving #1,000 (*cough*KANE*cough*) for November

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#123 Post by movielocke » Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:44 pm

mfunk9786 wrote:Willing to put money on it being The Grand Budapest Hotel if anyone wants to make it interesting
We talking Trading Places money?


Napoleon 1000


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#124 Post by movielocke » Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:46 pm

DRW.mov wrote:Yeah, I wouldn’t be surprised if Oct announces 998, 999, and 1001, leaving #1,000 (*cough*KANE*cough*) for November
If they have a 30 film Akira Kurosawas cinema lined up for November, and Godzilla for December, it’d make sense for 1000 in October.

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#125 Post by dwk » Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:53 pm

I think 1000 is definitely getting announced next month, as Jonathan Keogh (before he nuked his twitter) mentioned that the last video he cut for Criterion is coming in October and it features all 1000 releases.

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