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bruce h 01-20-2013 01:08 PM

Curtis Harrington's NIGHT TIDE (1961) from Kino 4/30
 
Thought I started a thread for this back in March when it was *first* announced, but guess I didn't. The release got held up for unknown reasons, but is now back on the books:

Kino Lorber strikes again, this time with a hi-def remastering of Curtis Harrington's atmospheric debut, NIGHT TIDE (1961). A young Dennis Hopper stars in the moody and mysterious story of a man slowly becoming convinced the woman he loves may be a murderous mermaid by the full moon's light. Long considered a PD title, most budget versions looked terrible and the one *good* release is now OOP. This new transfer should do wonders for the film's reputation!

Preorder:
Blu: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...SIN=B007IHH3QW

Trailer ("Pulsating like a bongo beat..."):
http://youtu.be/iZ6-ZcVzzIQ

http://videoeyeball.typepad.com/phot.../nighttide.jpg

Erick H. 01-21-2013 05:32 AM

Very effective low budgeter,almost an art film.Has a sort of Val Lewton quality to it.Harrington was an underrated director.Fans of Dennis Hopper will definitely wanna catch this early performance.Glad it's getting a superior release.

By the way bruce h.,I've always wanted to ask,what film is your avatar photo from ? It seems familiar to me but I can't place it.

bruce h 01-21-2013 10:44 AM

It's from LAST HOUSE ON DEAD END STREET; an all-time favorite.

A little off-topic, but here's a review I wrote of LAST HOUSE over a decade ago -- try to ignore the typos!
http://www.dvddrive-in.com/reviews/i...dead727775.htm

Erick H. 01-22-2013 08:02 AM

Ah,thanks,have to check that one out.I'd heard of it (Kim Newman mentioned it in his NIGHTMARE MOVIES) but I've never seen it.Nice review !

bruce h 10-07-2013 01:59 PM

And it's finally released... DVD Savant on NIGHT TIDE

http://www.dvdtalk.com/dvdsavant/s4305tide.html

http://dvdtalk.com/dvdsavant/images/4305c.jpg

satans-sadists 10-10-2013 05:13 PM

Blu-ray.com reviews Night Tide: http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Night-.../40016/#Review

bruce h 10-29-2013 04:02 PM

DVD Drive-In review

http://www.dvddrive-in.com/reviews/n...ttideblu61.htm

And DVD Talk

http://www.dvdtalk.com/reviews/55042...ition/?___rd=1


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