Blu-ray needs to get its priorities right, onethinks, PART1

A Listmania! list by The Sweet poetry of Pus "Pusby ap Pus" (wales)
 
Sansho Dayu/Gion Bayashi [Masters of Cinema] [1953] [1954] [DVD]
1.  Sansho Dayu/Gion Bayashi [Masters of Cinema] [1953] [1954] [DVD] DVD ~ Kinuyo Tanaka
The list author says:
  "Imagine a world where there is no Mizoguchi on blu-ray, but there is a live Bon Jovi concert. Stop imagining, you are living in one. Now where did I put the arsenic?"
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La Règle du jeu [1939] [DVD]
2.  La Règle du jeu [1939] [DVD] DVD ~ Marcel Dalio
The list author says:
  "Some of the most gloriously choreographed camera movements in history, incredible use of deep focus, which is why they release films like Shaun of the Dead instead."
£7.54   Used & New from: £5.96
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The General [DVD]
3.  The General [DVD] DVD ~ Buster Keaton
The list author says:
  "The films of Keaton gave us  more vicarious thrills than any of these frauds playing around with computers in contemporary cinema. Instead we have to make do with Kick Ass, and 10,000 clones of it."
£3.99
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Les Enfants du Paradis (1945) [DVD]
4.  Les Enfants du Paradis (1945) [DVD] DVD ~ Arletty
The list author says:
  "Incredible art direction, full of satiny textures,  each image dripping with MDMA. Blu-ray, anyone?"
£12.43   Used & New from: £5.79
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

Coronation Street : The 1960's (10 Disc Box Set) [DVD]
5.  Coronation Street : The 1960's (10 Disc Box Set) [DVD] DVD ~ William Roache
The list author says:
  "Only kidding. Wouldn't be surprised if this gets a release before the aforementioned films."
£69.99   Used & New from: £39.74
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

Andrei Rublev [DVD] [1973]
6.  Andrei Rublev [DVD] [1973] DVD ~ Anatoliy Solonitsyn
The list author says:
  "Ah, the much maligned Tarkovsky, too much to handle for the  cine-illiterate minds of the masses, drunk on monoform mediocrity. Inglourious basterds is out!"
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Die Nibelungen [DVD] [2002] [US Import]
7.  Die Nibelungen [DVD] [2002] [US Import] 
The list author says:
  "I want this, Mabuse and Spione, and I want every copy of every expletiveing pixar film about anthropomorphic toys and cars burnt."
£26.81   Used & New from: £13.94
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Foolish Wives & Man You Loved [DVD] [1922] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
8.  Foolish Wives & Man You Loved [DVD] [1922] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Rudolph Christians
The list author says:
  "Not only were his great masterpieces mutilated by diabolical philistines, trying to curry favour with the masses, but companies now conspire to marginalise his work, in this country anyway!"
£10.68

Napoleon [1927] [Dutch Import]
9.  Napoleon [1927] [Dutch Import] DVD ~ Albert Dieudonné
The list author says:
  "Bring me the head of Francis Ford Coppola, that ingnoble baboon, that obscurant of cinematic enlightenment. I want all 330 mins, the right tints and score, all in glorious blu-ray."
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Sunset Boulevard (Special Collector's Edition) [DVD] [1950]
10.  Sunset Boulevard (Special Collector's Edition) [DVD] [1950] DVD ~ William Holden
The list author says:
  "This would be sincerely mint on blu-ray. Please, someone tell me I'm not living in a world where Billy Wilder has no films on blu-ray, but Mel Gibson has two?"
£3.40   Used & New from: £1.61
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (86 customer reviews)

Lola Montes: The Restored Edition [1955] [DVD]
11.  Lola Montes: The Restored Edition [1955] [DVD] DVD ~ Peter Ustinov
The list author says:
  "Blu-ray was made for the work of directors like Ophuls, so why are they wasting their time releasing macho-cretinous pus like 300. All blu-ray does to CGI is make it the visuals look even more bland."
£8.99   Used & New from: £4.17
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Shanghai Express [DVD]
12.  Shanghai Express [DVD] DVD ~ Marlene Dietrich
The list author says:
  "A bit of von Sternberg would be exceedingly mintos. Superb art direction, virtuoso lighting, but nevermind, we've about five James Shameron films to keep us mollified!"
£5.00   Used & New from: £3.70
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Nosferatu (Definitive Fully-restored version with original score) [Masters of Cinema] [1921] [DVD]
13.  Nosferatu (Definitive Fully-restored version with original score) [Masters of Cinema] [1921] [DVD] DVD ~ Max Schreck
The list author says:
  "A film made in a time when painting was pre-eminently the influence on the cinematic image. Now it's computer games! The Twilight saga's out!"
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Fellini's Casanova - (Mr Bongo Films) (1976) [DVD]
14.  Fellini's Casanova - (Mr Bongo Films) (1976) [DVD] DVD ~ Donald Sutherland
The list author says:
  "Where are all the films by the 'pretentious` Fellini? Least we've got all ten Star Trek movies to keep vomiting over."
£10.00   Used & New from: £6.80
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Diary Of A Country Priest [DVD] [1951]
15.  Diary Of A Country Priest [DVD] [1951] DVD ~ Claude Laydu
The list author says:
  "What is wrong with the cosmos? I can't get any Bobby Bress on blu-ray, but I can get Nickelback live! I hope people realise this is an indictment of all human civilisation."
£10.00
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

The Seventh Seal [Blu-ray] [1957]
16.  The Seventh Seal [Blu-ray] [1957] DVD ~ Bibi Andersson
The list author says:
  "Michael Bay  5     Ingmar Bergman 1."
£9.25   Used & New from: £7.99
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The Exterminating Angel [1962] [1966] [DVD]
17.  The Exterminating Angel [1962] [1966] [DVD] DVD ~ Silvia Pinal
The list author says:
  "Someone pull the chain and flush this world way, the cosmos is one big glorified toilet and earth is the biggest turd."
£7.15   Used & New from: £3.58
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

Criterion Collection: Human Condition [DVD] [1961] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
18.  Criterion Collection: Human Condition [DVD] [1961] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Tatsuya Nakadai
The list author says:
  "Hi-def nihilism? Yes please! Instead we get lavish helpings of execrable propaganda made by prostitutes in an industry wallowing in it's own meaninglessness."
£41.57   Used & New from: £41.56

The Apu Trilogy: Pather Panchali/Aparajito/The World Of Apu [DVD]
19.  The Apu Trilogy: Pather Panchali/Aparajito/The World Of Apu [DVD] DVD ~ Smaran Ghosal
The list author says:
  "Blu-ray without Satyajit Ray, is like "a world without the moon and the stars." Blu-ray without the films of Tim Burton would be like living in a world without cancer and bigotry."
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Pepe Le Moko [DVD]
20.  Pepe Le Moko [DVD] DVD ~ Jean Gabin
The list author says:
  "If the distribution companies might stop fellating the mass phallus, they might finally get round to releasing some Duvivier, the lack of interest in releasing his films on DVD was astonishing."
£10.00   Used & New from: £7.69
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Germany Year Zero [DVD]
21.  Germany Year Zero [DVD] DVD ~ Roberto Rossellini
The list author says:
  "If you  smear film stock in excrement, you could better showcase the attributes of blu-ray technology than with most of the films they have released. Now Rossellini, that's a different matter."
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Seven Samurai [DVD] [1954]
22.  Seven Samurai [DVD] [1954] DVD ~ Toshirô Mifune
The list author says:
  "Last Samurai's out on blu-ray, this isn't. Why would anyone want to see that mawkish, meretricious travesty of Japanese history over Kurosawa's imperishable masterwork?"
£9.99   Used & New from: £3.92
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The Shop Around the Corner [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
23.  The Shop Around the Corner [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Margaret Sullavan
The list author says:
  "This is arguably the Mount Olympus of its genre, whereas Love actually is probably it's nadir. Why is the latter out, and not the former? Dark times, onethinks."
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Manon Des Sources - Ugolin
24.  Manon Des Sources - Ugolin DVD ~ Marcel Pagnol
The list author says:
  "Time for blu-ray to rectify the fact that none of this man's directorial efforts are available on any format in this country, not that it's going to happen."
£65.40
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North By Northwest [Blu-ray] [1959] [Region Free]
25.  North By Northwest [Blu-ray] [1959] [Region Free] DVD ~ Cary Grant
The list author says:
  "There's more Guy Ritchie out than Hitchcock."
£9.91   Used & New from: £4.50
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (169 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

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