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Wim C.
06-04-2009, 12:34 PM
Do keep in mind that Optimum often locks its titles for region B :

July 6:
'Highlander: Immortal Edition' (Russell Mulcahy, 1986)

July 20:
'9 Songs' (Michael Winterbottom, 2004)
'Brick' (Rian Johnson, 2005)
'Captivity' (Roland Joffé, 2007)
'The Dam Busters' (Michael Anderson, 1955)
'Elephant' (Gus Van Sant, 2003)
'The Grifters' (Stephen Frears, 1990)
'The Pianist' (Roman Polanski, 2002)
'Redacted' (Brian De Palma, 2007)
'Switchblade Romance [Haute Tension]' (Alexandre Aja, 2003)

August 17:
'Angel Heart' (Alan Parker, 1987)
'Austin Powers - International Man Of Mystery' (Jay Roach, 1997)
'Feast' (John Gulager, 2005)
'La Haine' (Mathieu Kassovitz, 1995)
'Near Dark' (Kathryn Bigelow, 1987)
'The Score' (Frank Oz, 2001)
'Unknown' (Simon Brand, 2006)

September 7:
'This Is Spinal Tap' (Rob Reiner, 1984)

September 14:
'Angel-A' (Luc Besson, 2005)
'Atlantis' (Luc Besson, 1991)
'The Big Blue [Le grand bleu]' (Luc Besson, 1988)
'Le dernier combat' (Luc Besson, 1983)
'La Femme Nikita [Nikita]' (Luc Besson, 1990)
'Léon' (Luc Besson, 1994)
'Subway' (Luc Besson, 1985)

September 21:
'Cry Wolf' (Jeff Wadlow, 2005)
'Honeymoon in Vegas' (Andrew Bergman, 1992)
'Shaolin Soccer [Siu lam juk kau]' (Stephen Chow, 2001)
'Universal Soldier' (Roland Emmerich, 1991)

September 28:
'Belle de jour' (Luis Buñuel, 1967)
'Contempt [Le mépris]' (Jean-Luc Godard, 1963)
'The Deer Hunter' (Michael Cimino, 1978)
'The Elephant Man' (David Lynch, 1980)
'The Go-Between' (Joseph Losey, 1970)
'The Ladykillers' (Alexander Mackendrick, 1955)
'Last Year In Marienbad [L'année dernière à Marienbad]' (Alain Resnais, 1961)
'The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum [Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum oder: Wie Gewalt entstehen und wohin sie führen kann]' (Volker Schlöndorff and Margarethe von Trotta, 1975)
'Ran' (Akira Kurosawa, 1985)

Ian Jane
06-04-2009, 01:49 PM
Nice, thanks for posting that.

Ehren H.
06-06-2009, 12:08 PM
Whoa, lots of really solid titles on that list.

Vincent Pereira
06-06-2009, 01:08 PM
I hope they have a new master for LA HAINE. I have the European HD-DVD and it's a terrible transfer. DNRed to death, it looks barely better than a DVD upconvert.

Vincent

James Flower
06-06-2009, 06:04 PM
Bear in mind also that Optimum have had problems with quite a few of their previous Blu Rays - them being upconverts (Escape From New York), having sound channels the wrong way round (Cliffhanger), etc. Hopefully they've learnt a few lessons since then.