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Monte Hellman's The Shooting to Enter The Criterion Collection

Posted April 10, 2014 05:28 PM by Webmaster

Maverick director Monte Hellman (Two-Lane Blacktop) has revealed that The Criterion Collection is working on a Blu-ray release of his early western The Shooting (1966), starring Warren Oates, Millie Perkins, Jack Nicholson, Will Hutchins, and Brandon Carroll. A preliminary street date for this upcoming release has not yet been revealed.

Recently, director Hellman left the following comments on Facebook:

"Spent the day working on the color correction on the Criterion Blu-ray of THE SHOOTING. Working from a scan of the original negative. What a revelation! Saw it side by side with the IP. At least twice the information. It's not possible for any print to be as good as a blu ray made from a 4K transfer. A DCP would be even better.

I will tell you now, you've never seen this movie before. I've never seen this movie before. Warren in one scene has tears in his eyes which were never visible in any print, video cassette or DVD. I'm only sad that Greg Sandor isn't here to see it. It's the way it looked when he shot it."

Official synopsis: Willett Gashade is a former bounty hunter who decides to trade in his crime-fighting ways to tend to his family's mining business. He returns home to find his brother missing and ends up on an adventure through the Utah desert with a beautiful mystery woman and a ruthless gunfighter (Nicholson) who may or may not be responsible for his brother's disappearance and the murder of one of his old friends. The mystery builds to the film's enigmatic conclusion


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News comments (17 comments)



JRob
  Apr 10, 2014
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So exciting to hear! I'm down for any and all Hellman/Oates movies!

cash_black
  Apr 10, 2014
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good we will finally have it the correct aspect ratio too!

lnh_boy
  Apr 10, 2014
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Excited to hear it!
stynn
  Apr 10, 2014
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great news

HuggyBear73
  Apr 10, 2014
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Is this one better than Hellman's Ride in the Whirlwind? Cause that one was horrible.

jjk
  Apr 10, 2014
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Violent. Sadistic. Merciless... RATED G (!)

tru blu
  Apr 10, 2014
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This is why I love Blu-ray and Physical media. Love Criterion.
henry001
  Apr 10, 2014
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This is a great news. Finally justice is done for this movie.

rafaelsalguero
  Apr 11, 2014
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OMG Day 1 !!!

hoytereden
  Apr 11, 2014
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Great news! Hopefully, more Hellman, on Criterion, will follow. Ride In the Whirlwind and Cockfighter are great!
John The Grudge
  Apr 11, 2014
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I really want this as I love Two Lane Blacktop and Warren Oates. My blu-ray player isn't multiregion though.
Bruce Morrison
  Apr 11, 2014
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My understanding from the Criterion forum is that the release will also include 'Ride In The Whirlwind' as a double bill. Great news!

tru blu
  Apr 11, 2014
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@ John The Grudge:

If you can. Try and get a Region free player. So many great Movies available. Best move I ever did.
PT Ryan
  Apr 11, 2014
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I have a hideously over-compressed copy of this on a cheapo public domain ten-pack, along with Ride In The Whirlwind. You bet I'm snapping this up.

JHas
  Apr 11, 2014
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Jack Nicholoson, Warren Oates, Monte Hellman... Awesome!
Filmninja
  Apr 11, 2014
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Criterion Collection edition of Cockfighter, where are you?
Dwigt
  Apr 13, 2014
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@Bruce Morrison
It would be the logical thing to do, given that Ride in the Whirlwind was produced back to back with The Shooting, using mostly the same crew and cast. "Ride" could be sold as a regular western to the audiences, while The Shooting was more experimental, so Roger Corman approved The Shooting, provided they would shoot "Ride" for as cheap, taking advantage of previous expenses.


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