Some films i'd like to see get the blu treatment

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  1. cjg

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    More Peckinpah
     
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    Convoy is out next month in the UK/Eurozone.
     
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    Phantasm (1979)

    Midnight Run (1988) - My #1 non horror film that I would want released.

    The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982)

    The Beastmaster (1982)

    The Addams Family (1991)

    Addams Family Values (1993)

    The Abyss (1989) - I hear this might come out in 2014
     
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    Amen. What kind of world do we live in? You can get Zaat and Santa Claus Conquers The Martians in high-definition but not the bulk of Peckinpah's catalog? Or Robert Altman's? I'm much more troubled by the absence of great films than genre films at this point.

    Nashville is at the top of my wish list.
     
  5. X-human

    X-human I ate my keys

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    That's not entirely true, any transfers are still legally owned by the person who makes the transfers. So if you were to take a film print of NotLD you had and make a HD transfer the NotLD rights owners wouldn't even be able to use it without permission if they copied your Blu-ray.

    Proving that a transfer came from your specific print and your scan was trickier in the analog days but in the digital age it would be much simpler. That's why you don't see millions of NotLD Blu-rays on store shelves but DVD bins overflowing with them. Afterall that's why Miramax made an HD scan.

    I suspect someone, probably Miramax, is still sitting on NotLD. Having spoken with a few distributors at conventions there is interest in releasing it but fear of having your transfer stolen is not what's holding it up. I suspect something is up, like another remake but from a big fish (like the Savini one).
     
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    Fright Night Part 2
    Amityville 4- The Evil Escapes
    Amityville 1992- It's About Time
    Amityville Dollhouse
    Stepfather II
    Stepfather III
    Omen IV The Awakening
    Psycho IV The Beginning
     
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  8. thing

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    yeah I was just thinking of this film the other day
     
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    Good call, there are only 2 or 3 slasher films left to come to blu ray that I need to complete my slasher collection, this is one.
     
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    Yeah totally, I have been holding off picking up Stepfather in case they do a trilogy box set.

    Would love to get Psycho IV to complete the series also
     
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    I hope you're right. Thanks for the insight.
     
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    gunner Cropsy Maniac

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    Great thread, my blu-ray wants are still just a stroll through a horror section at any mom & pop video store in the 80's.

    -Midnight
    -Pieces
    -He Knows Your Alone
    -Don't Go in the Woods...Alone
    -Don't Look in the Basement
    -The Final Terror
    -Sleepaway Camp
    -Madman
    -Blood Harvest
    -Bloody Birthday
    -Slaughter High
    -Hitch Hike
    -House on the Edge of the Park
    -Shriek of the Mutilated
    -The Children
    -Satan's Cheerleaders
    -Pigs (daddy's deadly darling)
     
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    I believe the Addams Family films were in Warner's calendar for titles hitting this year. And yes, apparently The Abyss and True Lies are planned for next year. We will see though as Cameron will be starting to shoot the Avatar sequels soon.

    This is what I thought as well, but apparently Cliff from Scream stated that is not true and is the reason they will never release Night or any other film in public domain for that matter, which is a real shame!

    I would love to see Night of the Living Dead, House on haunted Hill, and Last Man on Earth all hit Blu-ray. I would say they are all classic enough films for Criterion to tackle them. They may be our only hope, and would surely deliver great discs!
     
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    Prom Night
    Die Hard 4.0 the uncut version
    2046'
    Chopper
     
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    My list:

    Horror
    -Phantasm
    -Phantasm III: Lord Of The Dead
    -Phantasm: OblIVion
    -Bad Taste
    -Jason Goes To Hell (Unrated)
    -Puppet Master 4
    -Puppet Master 5

    Non-Horror:
    -Cats Don't Dance
    -The Thief and The Cobbler
    -Meet The Feebles
    -The Adventures Of Elmo In Grouchland
    -BASEketball
    -Team America: World Police
    -Sgt. Kabukiman NYPD
    -Mickey, Donald, and Goofy: The Three Musketeers
    -Beavis and Butthead Do America
    -Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film For Theaters
    -Star Wars Saga (Original Theatrical Versions)
    -Star Wars Ewok Adventures
    -Wallace and Gromit: The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit
     
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    Uk just got Team America on blu ray today.
     
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    X-human I ate my keys

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    I'd guess he's referring more to the fact that many bootleggers believe it's not true. Like many things though I guess there's differing legal opinions. Companies like Kino and Image have released public domain films on Blu-ray and they'd gladly tell anyone they own the copyright to the transfers.
     

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