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I forget he is 81!
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He's not blacklisted, he just doesn't want to make formulaic stuff and be stripped of his creativity by Hollywood who (in his words) thinks the audience is dumb. He only went to Hollywood in the first place because he couldn't get movies made in Holland anymore, now he can he's very happy making films in West Europe. He did go on record saying that if he had made Elle in the US (as he had originally planned to do) that the entire third act would have had to be completely different. There's no way he would want to direct a Robocop sequel, he's 81 and still working, he has better/original projects to work on.
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@Valeyard. I bet there going to try. Has he gone on record saying he would never work in Hollywood again? Or has he been blacklisted for some reason?
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@CSchmidlapp Verhoeven won't ever work in Hollywood again, and especially not for a sequel to a film he already made. Plus he's already making a new movie. @Evit I don't think Blomkamp was "fired" from Alien, he just never developed his film beyond a concept. Ridley Scott said no script had been presented. But yeah I wouldn't have any confidence in Blomkamp either.
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@Moisty Blutopia mostly from what I know
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I wouldn't have confidence in Blomkamp either, after District 9 they were all half-disastrous (with Chappie being nail in the coffin). After Chappie he was fired from the Alien series and his involvement with big productions have gone dry, making double the cost of production is just not cutting it from a business point of view. Plus, not counting District 9, they are all dumb (not in a fun way) movies, but here I'm taking personal opinion
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yo where can i find sporv edits?
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Hey Moiisty
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hi
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MGM should be talking to Verhoeven right about now Smile
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District 9 was okayish. The rest was boring as hell.
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Yeah only one, District 9, and it's nowhere near the quality of Paul Verhoeven's Robocop. Anyway he's off his "dream project" which clearly means MGM, the studio famously not known for creative interference, had no confidence in him!
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"Blomkamp has only made one good movie": Not sure if serious or trolling. Wink
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Yes but his reason for leaving is rubbish. He told a producer "I have always wanted to do this, this is my dream project" https://hnentertainment.co/exclusive-ed-...rs-return/ I'll bet he was fired as a writer and it went downhill from there. Blomkamp has only made one good movie, and he already left (or was fied) from "Greenland" earlier this year too.
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It seems like they are still going to make that Robocop though, just without Blomkamp.
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Neill Blomkamp is off Robocop Returns. Hmm, maybe he shouldn't have been making promises about a movie that didn't even have a completed script?! Just like "Alien 5"... https://twitter.com/NeillBlomkamp/status...8535439360
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Depends on your taste/personality. Personally I would say no. You definitely need to see Infinity War to understand Endgame, but that's about it. The other movies are connected and tell what happened before, but that connection is only skin-deep and unless you tend to nerd out about little references here and there, it probably doesn't matter.
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Ostensibly.
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Phase 3 : I have only seen 3 films out of 11. Do I need to watch the remaining ones to get Avengers Infinity Endgame?
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I wish it was still the 90s.
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Definitely agreed. This teaser is so amazingly made that it's still giving me the chills!
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Very cool! The good old days when they put a lot of effort into amazing teasers.
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Has anyone seen this one before? https://vimeo.com/26034371
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@Valeyard A lot of these trailers were either Post produced in the analog realm or a film-out of SD Digital Betacam Tapes
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The interesting thing is that a lot of these articles assume that the trailer would have been available in HD now if it wasn't pulled in cinemas. That's not really true, even the Matrix trailer didn't exist in HD until I had it transferred! https://vimeo.com/212361397 and that's the same with many, many iconic trailers.
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I might have to admit, that my first.. Scepticism was not necessary... Big Grin
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8-35mm @ antonianafilm.it
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even Esquire magazine wrote an article about the trailer!
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Well, I'm not a lawyer, so maybe it sounds more problematic to me than it actually is.
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Scanning isn't illegal, there's nothing they can sue them over, and that facility only does scaning not restoration or distribution...
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Well, it was pretty lightheaded to publicly mention the scanning place to begin with.
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Yeah, but I would have avoided naming people (even if just forum nicknames) or the forum... and especially not the scanning company.. if sony/columbia tristar is going to sue... they have infos
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I don't think the attention hurts, read the youtube comments everyone's very positive about that upload (and almost 600,000 views too!) Plus every other article on it is positive too - and there seems to be lots of them. Tongue
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Oh yeah, just what it needed.. attention... NOT!
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Yoshi Killer2S, I would imagine.
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Alright, well thanks anyway.
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The US might have more bonus features...
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I do not know. because I did not find infos about that US set
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Is it any different to this version? https://www.amazon.com/Earth-Moon-Four-D...0783114222
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this should be 1.33:1 PAL RC2, German/English Language
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Yeah - I just realised that as soon as I got it!
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But not the so called "Signature Edition" that is claimed to be 1.78:1
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German oop DVD has it in 1.33:1
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Does anybody know if the series 'From the Earth to the Moon' is available in its original 4:3 format?
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I've spent the weekend and last few days in hospital as my daughter got herself in some trouble, and it was touch and go for a while. I might be offline for the rest of the week.
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Arrow are releasing limited editions of Nightbreed and AAWIL in October. All hail Arrow!
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There is no download here, read the rules Smile
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Where can I download completed priojects?
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Where is the blu place
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Sad
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But it is not November, yet ...
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Crazy isn’t it
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Which means he foretold his own death in 2019.
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Time to die.
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NOOOOOO!!! Sad Sad Sad R.I.P. Rutger, you were one of my favourite actor, star of so countless great movies that I can't remember...
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"Like tears in the rain" will always be one of my most beloved movie scenes ever. RIP Rutger
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WHAT?! Sad Rest in Peace!
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No... I just have some DVD releases. And IIRC Germany started with the DC on DVD, and the TC was when every country got that 5 version DVD release...
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They fixed digitally Ford's chin while he speaks, but this resulted in him being out of sync in all the dubs lol
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I never knew! I wonder who forgot to insert dialogues there when they went to dub it. It makes me think that was never on the transcript, it's quite unheard of that they might forget something like that, or it was dubbed but mixed wrongly. Anyone from France or Germany has an early release with the theatrical cut at hand?
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As far as I know, the dialog's always been low but audible in the English track. In fact, it was noticeably out of sync, which was why Ford's son was brought in to help fix the lip sync digitally for the FC.
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I've just watched Blade Runner on Italian TV, it was the version with off-screen narration by a bored Harrison Ford and had no unicorn dream, so I imagine it's the theatrical cut (or international theatrical cut?). I was watching it with the English audio track on and I noticed an audio difference that I don't remember reading about. Dekkard goes into the pet shop to ask about the snake scale (just before going to Taffey Lewis club), on the English track I could hear all the dialogues when he asks the owner to tell him who bought the snake. I was surprised because I remember that scene having no audible dialogues, since Dekkard enters the shop but the camera stays outside and you're not SUPPOSED to hear him from inside the store. In Italian it was how I remembered it: only sounds from the street and no dialogues from inside the shop, it's clear what's happening anyway, Dekkard is roughening up the owner to obtain information. Are there alternate version of that scene in English where you don't hear the dialogues? Which version does it belong to?
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Yep gone already. It was just for so many hours.
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Don't see the deals online anymore. Are they gone?
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Newegg USA has 10TB HDDs for $160 and 8TB HDDs for $125 for the next few hours. I'm tapped out, but if anyone is looking for storage, those are great prices.
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Ah, the innocence of the youngsters... Happy
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Ah makes sense then.
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Laserdisc look like 12 inch CD's.
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It was not in a sleeve shining in the late afternoon sun. Kind of hard to miss. Had a white label like Image titles did, but not certain. Passed that spot yesterday and it was gone of course.
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@SilverWook was it without the packaging? Or how did you tell it apart from a vinyl record? i don't know anything about laserdiscs, just curious. I thought they were roughly the same size as records
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Just get iZotope tbf
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There's currently a sale on “Master Restoration Suite” by Wave Arts. Does anybody know if it's any good? https://vstbuzz.com/deals/70-off-master-...wave-arts/
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Maybe something ultra rare... or some country music video clips...
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Now I will always wonder what movie was on it.
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I saw a Laserdisc lying on the side of the road today. Were it not in a bad traffic spot I would have tried to get it.
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Just one night... Seems as we drive Friday to the concert... Sleep one night in Warsaw, and drive back to Berlin on Saturday... And on Sunday I'll drive back from Berlin to my personal destonation
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So you're gonna be in Poland? Tongue
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so, seems as if I am going to see Rammstein in Warsaw Stadium in 2020 Big Grin
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Doh!
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Did I miss the memo on the server move or something?
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Fanres Fan Discord server now operational! https://discord.gg/8w9AM5
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Back to the Future was released on this day 34 years ago! Happy Birthday! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=saCXL-Xfbwk
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Yeah that's why he got caught Tongue
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People need to stop recording with their phone vertically lol
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Friend in LA got busted trying to record it, but you can see it wasn't faded: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_conti...qf4zALS4tM
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There was at least one 70mm print of the SE, screened in Norway in '97 at least according to the interwebs: https://www.in70mm.com/library/engagemen.../index.htm
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According to people on forums.thestarwarstrilogy.com who attended the screening, the print was from the early '80s, with virtually no fade. There was a tear in the print around when the death star explodes, which happened the first and only other time it had been screened.
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Nevermind then. Thanks for the info!
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The opening scene was recreated for an 1996 IMAX doc about visual effects.
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According to the official Academy YT channel, even Marcia Lucas will attend as a guest. Wow!
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I believe they made some 15/70 prints though, because I remember seeing a featurette about how they remade the intro scene with the Destroyer with impressive explosions in full frame for IMAX.
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But no, there were not as far as I know any 70mm prints made, though there were some '70mm cels' that were produced through a different process.
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I've just got home from hospital again, ended up in and out for a few days.