Paul Naschy

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    This is actually just the standard release of the limited edition which came out several months ago.
     
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    For $15.00 I'm not expecting the top release of the year. I'll take my chances.
     
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    As far as their "foreign" Blu-rays like this, they tend to do a fairly good job as far as the transfers go. Full Moon will likely never stop using antiquated DVD era lossy audio tracks though.

    Now if this were a DVD-only release by them, I'd be entirely hesitant.
     
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    I’m still waiting for the reviews. The low price makes me suspicious.
     
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    Authoring issues on Orgy of the Living Dead and The Hand That Feeds the Dead.

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    Bull Moose has Orgy in stock. Are these corrected discs?
     
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    You should contact Fullmoon to double check. I ordered from Amazon and they told me they would send me a replacement disc.
     
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    Watched Garden of the Frenchman last night from 1978. Naschy in one of his most villainous roles. Shocking to see as so much of his characters are tinged with pathos, but not in this film. A true crime film based in 1905 and perhap's Naschy's darkest film. I would enjoy an analysis of how this film could possibly resonate sociologically with residual feelings about the death of Generallisimo Franco and the toppling of his regime possibly reflected in the character arc of the churchgoer with a lifestyle of hidden brutality, especially after watching Beast and the Magic Sword's sympathetic and historically accurate portrayal of jewish characters, which felt like an inclusionary mea culpa statement by the Spanish filmmakers.
     
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    Now I'm even more interested in seeing Garden of the Frenchman when Mondo Macabro release it! Sadly, I suspect Naschy only got his chance to reflection on how Jewish people were(/are) treated because Magic Sword was a Japanese production and they had no horse in the race so to speak.

    I'm not certain where Naschy lands on the religious spectrum (but then, how certain can we be of anyone's?). On the Blu-ray for Devil Incarnate there's an interview with him where he says this film pretty well lays out his beliefs and outlook on life. Not exactly an apologist! But based on the film he seems about as cynical and disillusioned as one can be while still calling yourself Christian. As that was a more modern interview his outlook doesn't seem to have change much later in life.
     
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    I contacted them last week. They’re not very good at answering inquiries promptly, apparently.
     
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    That isn't what happened with me. I sent them an email and actually received two responses within two days. I liked the first response better so he is the one I contacted after receiving my Orgy of the Dead blu-ray. He replied that he would send me a replacement when it's pressed but that the blu-ray for Hand That Feeds the Dead should be the corrected one by the time it is released.
     
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    I emailed them again and got a much more immediate response. They say that the duplication hasn’t been completed and that it will be another week at least until the corrected discs reach their warehouse.
     
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    I am sticking with dvd over blu ray as much as I can. I feel like every other blu ray purchased on here lately has been "oh yeah I am getting mine next week and then after that the replacement comes out!" Um no. If this is how shoddily they are pressed, I shudder at how they'll age. It feels like if it were any worse, the pressings would cause the actors to flub their lines...
     

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