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captveg
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Re: Sony MOD Blu-rays

#126 Post by captveg » Mon May 18, 2020 4:28 pm

June titles are starting to show up on Amazon

6/9/20

Anne Frank Remembered (1995)
Brian's Song (1971) (TV Movie)

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Re: Sony MOD Blu-rays

#127 Post by swo17 » Tue Jun 23, 2020 2:37 am

So our current understanding is that Sony MOD titles are only BD-R if you buy them directly from Amazon, and are pressed if you buy them from Deepdiscount, correct? When did this change? Can I get pressed BDs of Marie Antoinette, The Bitter Tea of General Yen, Toni Erdmann, Wiener-Dog, and Welcome to the Dollhouse if I order them from Deepdiscount?

EDIT: Sorry, I think I was confusing Paramount with Sony, but my question still stands as to whether any of these titles are available pressed from certain retailers

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Re: Sony MOD Blu-rays

#128 Post by domino harvey » Tue Jun 23, 2020 4:18 am

No, and I wouldn't expect them to be so unless Sony announces a reissue. I feel like they have done at least one formerly BD-R title to pressed with this line, but I can't remember what it was. And to be clear in case anyone is confused, copies of new Sony MODs (ie recent releases, not the titles swo listed) are pressed from Amazon, I can confirm firsthand

And you can get Marie Antoinette in a pressed double feature from Mill Creek

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#129 Post by Aunt Peg » Tue Jun 23, 2020 5:57 am

I'm not sure what is going on with Sony-BR. I can confirm that I purchased Welcome to the Dollhouse from Amazon when it was first released and the disc was pressed. From what I can gather Bitter Tea & Toni Erdmann are BD-R from wherever you purchase them from but Welcome to the Dollhouse is pressed.

Happy to be corrected on what I have posted but that is my understanding.

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Re: Sony MOD Blu-rays

#130 Post by swo17 » Tue Jun 23, 2020 7:58 am

That's good enough for me to try for the Solondz. I'll report back as to whether it's still pressed when ordered direct from Amazon

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#131 Post by domino harvey » Mon Jul 06, 2020 2:53 pm

Did they already abandon this line? They were doing so well!

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#132 Post by Grand Wazoo » Mon Jul 06, 2020 3:05 pm

swo17 wrote:
Tue Jun 23, 2020 7:58 am
That's good enough for me to try for the Solondz. I'll report back as to whether it's still pressed when ordered direct from Amazon
I just received this disc from Amazon and it's pressed.

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#133 Post by dwk » Mon Jul 20, 2020 8:02 pm

Blu-rays coming on September 22:
I Love You to Death
The Passenger
The Bitter Tea of General Yen (Pressed Blu-ray, so hopefully Sony will replace their other burned discs with pressed discs.)

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Re: Sony MOD Blu-rays

#134 Post by The Elegant Dandy Fop » Tue Jul 21, 2020 12:05 am

dwk wrote:
Mon Jul 20, 2020 8:02 pm
I Love You to Death
Lawrence Kasdan's work tends to be middle-brow entertainment for white, suburban boomers, but I remember enjoying this one quite a bit. It's not a perfect film by any means, but remember thinking it was often funny in big part due to Kevin Kline and Tracey Ullman as repulsive husband and wife. Am I misremembering that it's good? It's also interesting to see it's the first pairing of Keanu Reeves and River Phoenix (albeit in supporting roles) a year before My Own Private Idaho.

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#135 Post by knives » Tue Jul 21, 2020 8:26 am

It's a bit of both. Definitely boomer friendly comfort food, but also Kline does give a brilliantly vile performance and Reeves makes a great idiot.

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Re: Sony MOD Blu-rays

#136 Post by therewillbeblus » Tue Jul 21, 2020 8:33 am

The Elegant Dandy Fop wrote:
Tue Jul 21, 2020 12:05 am
Lawrence Kasdan's work tends to be middle-brow entertainment for white, suburban boomers
I believe it but my experience is actually the opposite, where The Big Chill has hit me harder emotionally than my parents (who like it) and has been one of my favorite films since I was a kid. It was incredibly strange to discover that several of my friends from different points of my life also adore the film, without any introduction by me, and we’re all gen y. Body Heat also happens to be the only neo-noir beloved by a handful of people I know who aren’t very into “old” films. Perhaps the films were aimed at a certain demographic, but their universality is standing the test of time in my bubbles.

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Re: Sony MOD Blu-rays

#137 Post by therewillbeblus » Tue Jul 21, 2020 11:56 am

Grand Wazoo wrote:
Mon Jul 06, 2020 3:05 pm
swo17 wrote:
Tue Jun 23, 2020 7:58 am
That's good enough for me to try for the Solondz. I'll report back as to whether it's still pressed when ordered direct from Amazon
I just received this disc from Amazon and it's pressed.
I risked purchasing Welcome to the Dollhouse from Target, and it's a BD-R, so avoid

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Re: Sony MOD Blu-rays

#138 Post by captveg » Tue Jul 21, 2020 6:52 pm

Ice Castles (1978) and Rubin & Ed (1991) are also coming 8/18/20

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Re: Sony MOD Blu-rays

#139 Post by dwk » Thu Aug 27, 2020 10:53 pm

Picnic Blu-ray due out on October 13th.

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Re: Sony MOD Blu-rays

#140 Post by ellipsis7 » Fri Aug 28, 2020 6:33 am

Interesting to see THE PASSENGER BR (Sony MoD) slotted for 22nd September...

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Just wondering how this will compare/relate to the Indicator release?...

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Re: Sony MOD Blu-rays

#141 Post by dwk » Fri Aug 28, 2020 3:56 pm

Dominion: Prequel to The Exorcist is also coming on October 13th.

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Re: Sony MOD Blu-rays

#142 Post by beamish14 » Fri Aug 28, 2020 4:04 pm

How the hell did I not know that Rubin and Ed finally came out?!?

I LOVE Trent Harris. They should've gotten him to do a commentary.

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Re: Sony MOD Blu-rays

#143 Post by Aunt Peg » Sat Aug 29, 2020 1:53 am

dwk wrote:
Fri Aug 28, 2020 3:56 pm
Dominion: Prequel to The Exorcist is also coming on October 13th.
So happy this is finally coming out on Blu Ray. I can dispose of my Exorcist DVD box set as I have no need for the dreadful Renny Harlin entry.

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Re: Sony MOD Blu-rays

#144 Post by willoneill » Sat Aug 29, 2020 8:07 am

This was actually in the Exorcist blu-ray box set as well, and it had Schrader’s commentary.

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Re: Sony MOD Blu-rays

#145 Post by Aunt Peg » Sat Aug 29, 2020 10:23 am

willoneill wrote:
Sat Aug 29, 2020 8:07 am
This was actually in the Exorcist blu-ray box set as well, and it had Schrader’s commentary.
Never got the Exorcist boxset on Blu Ray. Have been collecting the Blu Rays for each film as they have been released.

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Re: Sony MOD Blu-rays

#146 Post by domino harvey » Sat Oct 10, 2020 12:46 am

Man of the Year coming in November

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Re: Sony MOD Blu-rays

#147 Post by Reverend Drewcifer » Tue Oct 13, 2020 9:39 am

dwk wrote:
Fri Aug 28, 2020 3:56 pm
Dominion: Prequel to The Exorcist is also coming on October 13th.
Did Morgan Creek move over to Sony? My DVD is a Warner.

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Re: Sony MOD Blu-rays

#148 Post by dwk » Tue Oct 13, 2020 12:16 pm

Yeah, most of Morgan Creek is now with Sony.

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