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Sitting here in CA watching my lawn whither and listening to farmers (I was living in the Central Valley until recently) and everyone else opine about the drought and what to do... Read morePublished 4 days ago by A. Rafe
A private detective, Jake Gittes, hired to investigate an adultery case, stumbles on the plot of a murder involving incest and the privatization of water... Read more
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|2009 Centenial Collection vs. 2007 Special Collector's Edition?||
Finally, here's a report, for what it's worth. The 2-disc Centennial Collection print of the film is... less good than the previous Special Edition (single disc). I see it as darker but not in a good way. Shadows that have definition in the previous edition print are blobby oil slicks on this... Read More
Apr 22, 2010 by MEC | See all 5 posts
|The Special Features||
Were you able to find a copy that came with a slipcover? I went to three different Best Buy stores, Fry's and DVDPlanet..... none of the copies had slipcovers!
Is Paramount cheapening this line already only after nine releases!?!
Oct 7, 2009 by ANDREW HESS | See all 4 posts
|The line "You gotta be rich to kill somebody...."||
Turns out it was never filmed, as the Los Angeles Times revealed in an article called "Sleuthing 'Chinatown'." Wish it had been!
One change they agreed upon that Towne now regrets is the opening scene in which Gittes meets with his client Curly. It was originally written with Curly... Read More
Oct 2, 2014 by Jan W. | See all 2 posts
|Would "Chinatown" be nefit from Blu-Ray ?||
A film like "Chinatown" definately deserves the frame by frame restoration! A masterpiece! If Paramount isn't willing to spend the money and do this film justice...then don't waste our time. Do it right or not at all!
May 30, 2010 by Dennis | See all 3 posts
I don't know if it's out of print, technically, but Books A Million had a half-dozen copies new (cut-outs, but sealed/new) for $6.97 each. I scooped one up. I hope it looks and sounds as good as some reviewers claim. :)
Mar 5, 2010 by bass boy | See all 4 posts