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dwk
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Re: Mill Creek

#101 Post by dwk » Wed Jul 10, 2019 5:25 pm

The entire Ultraman catalog has been licensed by Mill Creek. Blu-rays of the complete season sets of Ultra Q (1966) and Ultraman (1966-1967) are coming in October.

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Re: Mill Creek

#102 Post by domino harvey » Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:11 pm

Marie Antoinette is getting a real pressed Blu-ray from Mill Creek, as part of a double feature with the similarly relegated to BD-R Little Women

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Re: Mill Creek

#103 Post by dustybooks » Sat Aug 03, 2019 9:06 am

Marie Antoinette is one of my favorite films of the century (no, really) but I've got serious misgivings about this weird package. In audio/video terms, if it shares a disc with another film, is it really likely to be an upgrade even though it's pressed? And I know Mill Creek's reputation isn't the best. But I suppose it won't be very expensive to find out.

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Re: Mill Creek

#104 Post by Luke M » Sat Aug 03, 2019 6:10 pm

I'm happy it'll be in an affordable package at least. I don't have the current release because the price + poor review on BR soured me.

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Re: Mill Creek

#105 Post by captveg » Thu Oct 24, 2019 6:52 pm

1/14/20 Blu-rays

Air Bud (1997) (Rights have apparently reverted to Buddy Films, with Disney's rights lapsing)
The Color of Magic (2008) / Hogfather (2006) TV Double Feature (via RHI Entertainment)
Dad (1989) / I'm Not Rappaport (1996) Double Feature (via Universal)
Heroes (1977) / Eddie Macon's Run (1983) Double Feature (via Universal)
Maid in Manhattan (2002) (BD/DVD Combo) (via Sony)
The Mindy Project - The Complete Series (2012-2017) (via Universal)
Reservation Road (2007) / Return to Paradise (1998) Double Feature (via Universal)

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Re: Mill Creek

#106 Post by captveg » Thu Nov 21, 2019 4:31 pm

2/11/20 Blu-rays

Sony licensed:

Hudson Hawk (1991) (Previous double feature release w/ Hollywood Homicide (2003) is OOP)
No Mercy (1986)
Vibes (1988)
When a Stranger Calls (1979) (Previous double feature release w/ Happy Birthday to Me (1981) is OOP)

Universal licensed:

Rosewood Lane (2011) / White Noise 2: The Light (2007) (Rosewood Lane was previously released by Universal itself; White Noise 2 is one of a handful of HD-DVD releases that had yet to get a Blu-ray release)
The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - The Complete Series (2015-2019)
Wild Child (2008) / L!fe Happens (2011) (L!fe Happens was previously released by Universal itself)

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Re: Mill Creek

#107 Post by captveg » Wed Jan 08, 2020 4:54 pm

captveg wrote:
Thu Oct 24, 2019 6:52 pm
1/14/20 Blu-rays

Heroes (1977) / Eddie Macon's Run (1983) Double Feature (via Universal)
This release has gone MIA at retailers and on Mill Creek's website; likely one of the movies ran into a licensing issue.

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Re: Mill Creek

#108 Post by captveg » Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:13 pm

Turns out they changed Heroes and Eddie Macon's Run to separate releases coming out 4/7/20.

Also coming out 4/7/20 are:

All the Pretty Horses (2000)
Trapped (2002) (Previously released as a DF and in a 6-film set)

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Re: Mill Creek

#109 Post by dwk » Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:02 pm

Was All the Pretty Horses licensed from Sony or Miramax?

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Re: Mill Creek

#110 Post by The Fanciful Norwegian » Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:11 pm

Should be Sony. Columbia handed U.S. theatrical distribution over to Miramax (who had a piece of the film due to Thornton's Sling Blade contract), officially because their schedule was too crowded but possibly just because they were tired of fighting with Thornton over the final cut. They held on to the home video rights.

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Re: Mill Creek

#111 Post by captveg » Thu Feb 13, 2020 3:05 pm

May 2020 releases, which for the first time have a couple double feature releases that combine films licensed from Universal and Sony:

Hollywood Story (1951) (Universal) / New Orleans Uncensored (1955) (Sony) - New Orleans Uncensored was also released on Kit Parker's Noir Archive Vol. 2
The Man from the Alamo (1953) (Universal) / They Came to Cordura (1959) (Sony)

Some Universal horror:

Inner Sanctum Mysteries: The Complete Film Series (1943-1945) (Inclusive of Calling Dr. Death (1943), Weird Woman (1944), Dead Man's Eyes (1944), Frozen Ghost, The (1945), Strange Confession (1945), and Pillow of Death (1945))

And more Andy Sidaris:

The Dallas Connection (1994)
Enemy Gold (1993)

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Re: Mill Creek

#112 Post by domino harvey » Thu Feb 13, 2020 7:27 pm

Cordura was rereleased on DVD in a cropped version when Sony did away with their flippers, so that’s nice at least

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