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I continue my search for more OOP titles, but for now, here are the OOP titles that I own.
I'm not quite sure how I got this. By the time I picked it up at a Borders (R.I.P.), it was already OOP and going for $100 online. But somehow, no one had thought to buy it before, so I got it for list price. And it was worth every penny.
I opted for this over the Warner disc for a few reasons; mostly because I'm a Criterion completist, but also because this has some exclusive supplements (an audio commentary, a look at the "twinning" effects). After Third Man, this is my favorite Criterion of the ones I own.
Let's get this out of the way; this DVD looks and sounds absolutely terrible. But man, those supplements are great! And besides, at $5, it was a great bargain.
I just bought the StudioCanal Blu-Ray, which I've heard is absolutely stunning, but I'm still keeping my Criterion because of the exclusive supplements.
Didn't get the Blu-Ray, but the DVD is an excellent consolation prize, even without the booklet or the Walter Tevis book.
All of these have been reissued by Anchor Bay, and none of them carry over the supplements from the Criterion discs. With the exception of Mona Lisa, I got all of these while they were still in-print.
Got the version with the book at a Half Price Books. It was 1/2 off list price, so it was a fairly easy decision.
Apparently Borders had a thing for Carol Reed movies, because I found this at a Borders in Chicago.
Got these while Amazon had leftover copies for sale. Wish I had gotten more of them (not getting Peeping Tom was my biggest mistake), but hey, more titles to search for!
If there was ever a film that needs to seen on Blu-Ray, it's this widescreen, colorful, though distinctly Godardian, spectacle. And lucky for me, I have it on Blu-Ray.
A brilliant dark comedy, and the DVD is damn good too. Love the Alec Guinness interview on the second disc.
What is it with Borders and OOP titles?
No, I did not buy this for a dollar.
The other DVDs don't replicate the commentary on this disc, so it's an easy purchase.
I own the original, double-wide pressing.
It appears to have gone out of print at the moment. I just love this movie, and so does Quentin Tarantino.
I had to buy this after the Blu-Ray was revealed to ditch many of its features. Now I'll have two cuts and an exhaustive pile of features!
I warned you all. I said they were going OOP, but who wants to listen to a Narrator?
Wow, I did not expect to come across this one. Available for $20 at Half Price Books.
Criterion Hitchcock bingo!
My Collection now goes to 11.
I'll be on the lookout for any other Merchant-Ivory releases as well.
Can't wait to dig into the Stephen Prince commentary, I've heard great things about it.
Well, thank you, Barnes & Noble in Orland Park.