Criterion 2017 Clues

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  1. The Joker

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    I would shit myself with glee.
     
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    I'm fairly confident it's After Hours. While that would cross another title off my wishlist, I wouldn't be as elated as I would if Batman: The Animated Series were to receive a blu-ray release.
     
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    After Hours is one of my all-time favorite films. I have the poster on my wall. I interviewed Griffin Dunne; he signed two photos for me.
     
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    Very cool.
     
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    I would looooooove After Hours and Night of the Living Dead, although the latter seems more unlikely. I can relate to Dunne's character in After Hours so much (on a much more realistic level, though).
     
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    They've announced their April titles:

    Woman of the Year
    Rumble Fish
    The Buena Vista Social Club
    Tampopo

    I'm honestly pretty perplexed by their choice of Woman of the Year. I watched it a year ago, and really wasn't impressed. It was a romantic comedy that wasn't romantic and wasn't funny. And it had a really nasty misogynistic message, which made it an unpleasant film to watch. Working women represent the death of the family, essentially. It's significant, I guess, because it was Hepburn and Tracy's first film together. But something like Adam's Rib would have been a much better choice, IMO.
     
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  7. zbinks

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    Sounds like they have access to a much better transfer for Rumble Fish than Eureka did in 2012.
     
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    I might just pick up Rumble Fish, although I'm not crazy about that cover art.
     
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    Found this today on Blu-ray.com:

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    Nothing Criterion adds shocks me. I very heartily believe that they believe in representing ugly film history as much as cultured, progressive, etc.
     
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    Tampopo is a great little flick. May not pick it up, but for those with more to spend, I recommend it.

    I hope Stalker really is on the way. I consider Tarkovsky one of the greatest directors, and the DVD doesn't do him justice.
     
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    Myron Breck BOO!!! Gotcha!

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    Have you seen it? I love classic Hollywood films. They represent the times in which they were made, and you have to expect a certain level of antiquated ideas. I'm aware of that. But to me, this felt like it was on another level.
     
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    You mean, like How to Murder Your Wife? (Can't find a trailer to link to.) (Jack Lemmon.)


    No, I haven't seen it.
     
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    I don't know, I've never seen that. It really just made her out to be a selfish bitch for wanting to have a job. Every time she did something for her job, or went to work, there would be a scene of him, all mopey and depressed, eating dinner alone or something. In the end
    she gives up her job and makes him breakfast in bed, and all of a sudden their marriage is happy again.
    I didn't like it. It might have been easier to overlook if it had just been a subplot, but it's the major theme of the film. Not knocking Hepburn or Tracy at all, though - I love them both.
     
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    Well... If it's good enough for Beethoven.

    ;)

    (Wait: in that movie, she didn't want to work either. Nevermind.)
     
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    Told ya. Mysterious Object at Noon
     
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    Good call.
     
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    AND, just to add insult to everyone hoping that was After Hours, Mysterious Object is part of the "Martin Scorsese International" collection
     

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