Rupert Pupkin Speaks: Just The Discs - Episode 20: More From Indicator ""

Monday, September 4, 2017

Just The Discs - Episode 20: More From Indicator

On this episode, I return to the Indicator Series label to talk about four of their recent Blu-rays: THE 5,000 FINGERS OF DR. T, MICKEY ONE, CASTLE KEEP and THE STONE KILLER.
I've done two previous episodes on Indicator titles that you can listen to here:
http://www.rupertpupkinspeaks.com/2017/07/just-discs-episode-fourteen-sinbad.html
and here:
http://www.rupertpupkinspeaks.com/2017/05/just-discs-bonus-episode-last-detail.html

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Here's the list of Indicator Titles I mentioned on this episode:
5,000 FINGERS OF DR. T (1953; Roy Rowland)
http://www.powerhousefilms.co.uk/product/the-5000-fingers-of-dr-t-dfe
INDICATOR LIMITED EDITION SPECIAL FEATURES:
• High Definition remaster
• Original mono audio
• Audio commentary with film historians Glenn Kenny and Nick Pinkerton
• Crazy Music (2017, 17 mins): a new interview with musician, singer and archivist Michael Feinstein on his obsession with The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T
• Father Figure (2017, 19 mins): a new interview with Steve Rowland, son of director Roy Rowland
• Karen Kramer introduction (2007, 2 mins)
• Dr. T. on Screen (2007, 15 mins): Cathy Lind Hayes, George Chakiris and others talk about the film
• A Little Nightmare Music (2007, 12 mins): an examination of the film's ground-breaking music score
• Original theatrical trailer
• Joe Dante trailer commentary (2013, 3 mins): a short critical appreciation
• Image gallery: on-set and promotional photography
• New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
• Limited edition exclusive 40-page booklet with a new essay by Peter Conheim, and extracts from the original press kit, advertising and promotion guide
--REGION FREE
 

MICKEY ONE (1965; Arthur Penn)
http://www.powerhousefilms.co.uk/product/mickey-one-dfe
INDICATOR LIMITED EDITION SPECIAL FEATURES:
• High Definition remaster
• Original mono audio
• Alexandra Stewart on 'Mickey One' (2017, 19 mins): a new interview with the celebrated actress
• Matthew Penn on 'Mickey One' (2017, 20 mins): a new interview with the son of director Arthur Penn
• The Guardian Lecture with Arthur Penn (1981, 59 mins): archival audio recording of an interview conducted by Richard Combs at the National Film Theatre, London
• Original theatrical trailer
• Joe Dante trailer commentary (2013, 3 mins): a short critical appreciation
• Image gallery: on-set and promotional photography
• New English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
• Limited edition exclusive 40-page booklet featuring a new essay on the film by Nick Pinkerton, Richard Williams on the film's Sauter/Getz score, archive interviews with director Arthur Penn, and historic articles on the film
-- REGION FREE


CASTLE KEEP (1969; Sydney Polack) 
http://www.powerhousefilms.co.uk/product/castle-keep-dfe
INDICATOR LIMITED EDITION SPECIAL FEATURES: 
• High Definition remaster
• Original mono audio
• Alternative 4.0 Surround sound track
• The John Player Lecture with Burt Lancaster (1972, 100 mins): audio recording of an interview conducted by Joan Bakewell at the National Film Theatre, London
• The Lullaby of War (2017, 18 mins): a new interview with actor Tony Bill about his experiences making Castle Keep
• Eastlake at USD (1968, 29 mins): an archival, videotaped interview with the acclaimed author of the original Castle Keep novel, William Eastlake
• Original theatrical trailer
• New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
• Limited edition exclusive 36-page booklet with a new essay by Brad Stevens, archival interviews with Sydney Pollack and Burt Lancaster, and original pressbook material
--REGION FREE
 

THE STONE KILLER (1973; Michael Winner)
http://www.powerhousefilms.co.uk/product/the-stone-killer-dfe
INDICATOR LIMITED EDITION SPECIAL FEATURES:
• High Definition remaster
• Original mono audio
• Audio commentary by journalist and critic Nick Pinkerton
• Mr. Blonde: Paul Koslo on ‘The Stone Killer’ (2017, 17 mins): the colourful character actor discusses his work on the film and relationship with star Charles Bronson
• The John Player Lecture with Michael Winner (1970, 64 mins): audio recording of an interview with the director conducted by Margaret Hinxman at the National Film Theatre, London
• Isolated score: experience Roy Budd's original soundtrack music
• Original theatrical trailer
• Image gallery: on-set and production photography, and material from the personal collection of Michael Winner
• New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
• Limited edition exclusive 40-page booklet with a new essay by Paul Talbot, author of Bronson's Loose! The Making of the ‘Death Wish’ Films and Bronson's Loose Again! On the Set with Charles Bronson, an overview of contemporary critical responses, and historic articles on the film
--REGION FREE

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