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 Post subject: Linking Criterion.com website releases?
PostPosted: 18 Oct 2019, 07:36 
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Would it be interesting to add a link to LD movies who had a Criterion release on DVD or BD?

I'm not only considering Criterion LD releases who eventually got a DVD or BD release, but also other titles who never had a Criterion LD release but bot blessed with a DVD or BD release later.

Re-release example:
Silence of the Lambs, The: Special Edition #192 (1991) [CC1344L] to https://www.criterion.com/films/528-the-silence-of-the-lambs

New release example:
Brighter Summer Day, A (1991) [PILF-1910] to https://www.criterion.com/films/28596-a-brighter-summer-day

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 Post subject: Re: Linking Criterion.com website releases?
PostPosted: 18 Oct 2019, 19:12 
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this sounds great. I do have a question is this limited to the US releases for the non Criterion films that have a later day Criterion release such as Brighter Summer Day?
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PostPosted: 19 Oct 2019, 05:05 
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xtempo wrote:
this sounds great. I do have a question is this limited to the US releases for the non Criterion films that have a later day Criterion release such as Brighter Summer Day?


It wouldn't be limited to a release, I'd use the IMDb # to flag that a movie (or documentary, or TV program) got a Criterion release.

Any release (US or not) would be eligible for the "released on Criterion DVD/BD".

We could even do that for 4K BD releases as well.
Everybody is dumping their Gremlins LD in Japan now that the 4K BD is out.

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 Post subject: Re: Linking Criterion.com website releases?
PostPosted: 23 Oct 2019, 16:26 
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Done!

Example with existing Criterion LD: Silence of the Lambs, The: Special Edition #192 (1991) [CC1344L] or 39 Steps, The #3 (1935) [CC1103L]

Example with no Criterion LD: When We Were Kings (1996) [ID3978PG] or Dreams (Yume): Akira Kurosawa's (1990) [NJL-11911]

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 Post subject: Re: Linking Criterion.com website releases?
PostPosted: 28 Oct 2019, 09:39 
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Added 400+ Criterion links based on IMDb, there are more to add but I'm getting dizzy copy/pasting!

It will show quickly which Criterion LD were re-released on DVD/BD:

https://www.lddb.com/list.php?format=ld&list=crit&max=250

Which CinemaDisc LD made it as well:

https://www.lddb.com/list.php?format=ld&list=cinemadisc&max=250

Most Kurosaza as well!

https://www.lddb.com/search.php?search=Kurosaw&sort=title,asc&max=250

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 Post subject: Re: Linking Criterion.com website releases?
PostPosted: 29 Jan 2021, 07:26 
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This one has a Criterion link:

June Night: Ingrid Bergman (1940) [LVD8904]

These are in the same box set, and should also have Criterion links:

Dollar: Ingrid Bergman (1938) [LVD9022]
Count of the Old Town, The (Munkbrogreven) (1935) [NALA-10002]
Intermezzo (1939) [8036-80]

Criterion link:

https://www.criterion.com/boxsets/1315-eclipse-series-46-ingrid-bergman-s-swedish-years

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PostPosted: 29 Jan 2021, 07:45 
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All added, thanks!

=> By movie, not by boxset - it's nice to get the cover art for each Criterion release

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 Post subject: Re: Linking Criterion.com website releases?
PostPosted: 29 Jan 2021, 15:38 
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Wow, hope you are getting some kickback to do this.

This too had Criterion releases:
Seconds: Special Edition (1966) [LV066063-WS]

Seconds (1966) [PL1290]
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PostPosted: 29 Jan 2021, 21:18 
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is this the same one?
https://www.criterion.com/films/28428-seconds
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PostPosted: 29 Jan 2021, 22:11 
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xtempo wrote:

Yep. if you haven't seen the film do so, its creepy and a real cult film.

I didn't see the link on lddb, did I miss it???
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PostPosted: 29 Jan 2021, 23:04 
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rein-o wrote:
xtempo wrote:

Yep. if you haven't seen the film do so, its creepy and a real cult film.

I didn't see the link on lddb, did I miss it???


i will look into it.
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PostPosted: 29 Jan 2021, 23:12 
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The US LD release of "Seconds - Special Edition" on LV066063-WS is a really good transfer & features a rather interesting commentary track with director John Frankenheimer.

Not sure if the commentary track featured on the LD is on the Criterion release, it was done especially for the LD release & John Frankenheimer mentions that during the commentary.

Great film, think I might spin the LD up this weekend.
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PostPosted: 30 Jan 2021, 00:32 
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Thanks for that, I too own it and have though of upgrading to getting the criterion DVD but the cost is not worth my time.
I too may enjoy the film on this one yet again....
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rein-o wrote:
Wow, hope you are getting some kickback to do this.


Nothing at all, I just want them to last as long as possible :-)

Even though they never replied to my requests to have a quick email interview about their LaserDiscs years...

rein-o wrote:
This too had Criterion releases:
Seconds: Special Edition (1966) [LV066063-WS]


Added, thanks!

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