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Michel Lemoine (1922-2013) (topic)
Michel Lemoine died on July 27th. You probably remember him as "the monster with green eyes" in "Planet Against Us" (1962). He started his career in 1948, but is remembered for his SF and Horror movies of the Sixties, among them...
Final Farewells

todmichel

08/03/13 2:49 AM
Re: What's the most obscure film you have a copy of?  (reply)
 
'60s Horror and Sci-Fi

todmichel

07/16/13 6:47 AM
Re: The Brides Of Dracula & The Evil Of Frankenstein Blu-rays (UK)  (reply)
I don't care. I'm present on this forum since nine years now, and the recent invasion of trolls just make me leave the place forever.
Classic Horror on DVD, Blu-Ray and Streaming

todmichel

04/02/13 1:07 PM
Re: THE COLORIZED KONG  (reply)
Well, this moron Azazel02 is still rife here? It's better to leave this forum for ever, it's invaded by trolls since a few months. And Which2, the most infect cretin who ever infested the Internet, is also here? CHFB is dead!  
Kong - 8th Wonder of the World

todmichel

04/02/13 11:31 AM
Re: The Brides Of Dracula & The Evil Of Frankenstein Blu-rays (UK)  (reply)
Quote: "I think their criticism is far beyond the objective eye at this point." So for you, "to have an objective eye" is to have his pants down and his mouth shut? I name a cat: a cat, and a mediocre BR: a mediocre BR. And don't care...
Classic Horror on DVD, Blu-Ray and Streaming

todmichel

04/02/13 11:19 AM
Re: The Brides Of Dracula & The Evil Of Frankenstein Blu-rays (UK)  (reply)
Quote: "Have just spoken with Final Cut Entertainment, and the HD masters for Brides Of Dracula and Evil Of Frankenstein have just arrived in their offices from Universal this morning - these releases are DEFINITELY planned as BR/Dvd...
Classic Horror on DVD, Blu-Ray and Streaming

todmichel

04/02/13 10:58 AM
Re: DRACULA (1958) UK BD - March 18th  (reply)
mharrison56 wrote:looks to me like there is a light coming from behind that is casting a shadow on the left horse but not the right - look at the different exposure of light and shadow on the pavement -  I see grey not blue!You're...
Classic Horror on DVD, Blu-Ray and Streaming

todmichel

04/01/13 10:30 PM
Re: DRACULA (1958) UK BD - March 18th  (reply)
Oh - about the shot with the two horses. On my two monitors (one for each PC) the first one is blue/grey. On my TV screen, rather grey. The other horse is white on all screens. I could obtain similar shots with a slight adjustement of...
Classic Horror on DVD, Blu-Ray and Streaming

todmichel

04/01/13 9:13 PM
Re: What's the most obscure film you have a copy of?  (reply)
amanaplan1 wrote: I had, but no longer do, a VHS copy of DRAKLUA ISTANBUL'DA (Turkey, 1953) with Atif Kaplan. It's online these days, apparently.In fact, it also exists on official DVD in Turkey, I bought it some years ago. No subs of...
'60s Horror and Sci-Fi

todmichel

04/01/13 12:21 PM
Re: Could Dwight Frye Have Been Used More Effectively In The Frankenstein Saga?  (reply)
Having, unfortunately, encountered some religious fanatics in my life, I think that Karloff plays his role in THE LOST PATROL to perfection. He even underplays, if I can judge by the hysteric people I met in this category. And John...
Universal Horrors

todmichel

04/01/13 6:31 AM
Re: DRACULA (1958) UK BD - March 18th  (reply)
bgart13 wrote:I've asked Hammer to discuss these issues via their blog. See if it happens...Hammer? I'm sure they'll find excellent reasons for justifying anything.   
Classic Horror on DVD, Blu-Ray and Streaming

todmichel

04/01/13 12:02 AM
Re: DRACULA (1958) UK BD - March 18th  (reply)
Quote: "without the original isolated soundtrack stems to work with - you are going to have to live with either bad music edits or out of sync sound effects - or both! you can't change the sync of sound effects that are married to music...
Classic Horror on DVD, Blu-Ray and Streaming

todmichel

03/31/13 11:55 PM
Re: THE COLORIZED KONG  (reply)
It was a joke, OK, but it's still my last post in this thread and some others, and maybe finally in the forum. Anyway, I did not intend to make old bones in this place, the "politically correct" starting to seriously piss me off. PS: I...
Kong - 8th Wonder of the World

todmichel

03/31/13 11:46 PM
Re: THE COLORIZED KONG  (reply)
Tim, sorry but I posted my answer to Azazel and only after saw that you want to close the debat. But I can answer quickly to your own post. Yes, I saw two movies, once each, in an empty theater, but you simply forget that I saw all the...
Kong - 8th Wonder of the World

todmichel

03/31/13 9:30 PM
Re: THE COLORIZED KONG  (reply)
Quote: "Interesting that instead of addressing the main point of your post here, JC elected to expound once more on his extensive film-going history." For me, this background being the foundation of my opinions on Cinema (not just...
Kong - 8th Wonder of the World

todmichel

03/31/13 9:11 PM
Re: DRACULA (1958) UK BD - March 18th  (reply)
Rick wrote:Quick, omit the final "e" from Ted's last name before he sees it!  It's "Newsom."   Shhh....nobody tell.You're right - his wrath would be terrible. People strangely disappeared for much less.   
Classic Horror on DVD, Blu-Ray and Streaming

todmichel

03/31/13 8:00 PM
Re: THE COLORIZED KONG  (reply)
Quote: "I don't think I'll ever bother to project the Turner colorized KONG, you'll be glad to hear!" You just win your place in Heaven, Skull! More seriously, I plan to buy a video projector later this year, but as I said I'll continue...
Kong - 8th Wonder of the World

todmichel

03/31/13 7:53 PM
Alexander d'Arcy sings in French!  (topic)
A real curio. Egyptian-born Alexander d'Arcy ("Horrors of Spider Island") made a dozen of French movies at the beginning of his career in the early 1930s, among them Carmine Gallone's  LE ROI DES PALACES, aka LE ROI DU PALACE HOTEL,...
Horror Music

todmichel

03/31/13 7:36 PM
Re: DRACULA (1958) UK BD - March 18th  (reply)
kneeteartap wrote:How about a HAPPY WITH THE BLURAY-BUT THERE'S ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT category ?Yes - very good idea. I would opt for this category. Being given that anything else is excellent in this BluRay. Colors and darkness (in...
Classic Horror on DVD, Blu-Ray and Streaming

todmichel

03/31/13 6:28 PM
Re: THE COLORIZED KONG  (reply)
skull island escapee wrote:I completely abandoned TV 10 years ago, and the only movies I see at home now are projected dvds/blu-rays onto a screen---best idea I ever took up.It's my dream - but I must wait some months more, trying to...
Kong - 8th Wonder of the World

todmichel

03/31/13 6:14 PM