There is very little to find good in either of the two versions gathered here, but the amount of extras see below is exceptional, and it only makes the mess that this film became seem like a big waste. More than likely, yes. Volkman’s approach offers a look at Caligula from more of an observer standpoint, and while his Penthouse allegiances may have tempered his stance, this interview does provide more information for those interested in piecing together the twisted history of this film. He hired remarkable talent, bought a literate script, brought in a groundbreaking director in Tinto Brass and spent untold millions on sets and costumes. Life of Pi This does not mean, however, that filmmakers can be completely forgiven for exposing us to such junk, especially when they have the nerve to take those bad movies and send them back into theatrical release, subjecting us to a terrible experience one more time. Both actors give high kudos to Tinto Brass, whereas Bob Guccione doesn’t quite get the same degree of love from either.
I have a feeling that it doesn’t matter what I say – people will still buy this Image Entertainment package – so I hope this review prepares you for a weak image and many extensive and boring supplements aside from the commentaries which I found to be the only positive aspect. Caligula I never saw this movie when it came out. Oct Blu-ray collection: Much like the very excess of the film itself, Image has seemingly done excess one better with an outstanding block of supplemental materials for this Imperial Edition. But the power struggle ran by Guccione and a surprising degree of bad acting from nearly all Mirren somehow retains her dignity, even while wearing a leash does nothing but render this into the kind of film that was supposed shock audiences with its brazen sexuality, though the sheer weight of its own excess ultimately does more harm than good. I think it looks terrible.
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Caligula (Blu-ray Disc, 2008, 2-Disc Set, Imperial Edition)
The image quality is not exceptional by any standards – in fact it is quite weak. Send a private message to Darren.
I love this movie, I saw the r rated version many years ago, and I was shocked by the unrated version and extra footage. About this product Product Details Edition.
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Promote Your Page Too Visit: Vidal was barred from the set and once principal photography was complete, Guccione banned Brass from the editing room and, after shooting extra footage of hardcore sex scenes, the ‘Penthouse’ boss set about editing the film himself. Caligula Blu-ray, Special Features and Extras. January 06, UPC: Of course, this unintended comedy is short lived as the film falls more deeply into a disturbing pattern of shockingly demented violence and over-the-top sexual escapades.
Sep Trading Score: I believe other outlets will sell this in the future – at a later date. It is excellent and a true 70’s gem. Most relevant reviews See all 13 reviews.
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Post Comment as a registered user. You get the the two versions on one dual-layered Blu-ray disc. The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its sdition packaging where packaging is applicable.
I hate this film even more and see no reason to endorse this Image Entertainment Blu-ray. Volkman’s approach offers a look at Caligula from more of an observer standpoint, and while his Penthouse allegiances may have tempered his stance, this interview does provide more information for those interested in piecing impeial the twisted history of this film. I don’t expect a movie to present a moral argument or make apologies for being controversial.
The Czligula of Gri I ordered the UK version, the PQ is supposed to be a nice improvement. A truly disappointing and unnecessary entry in the Blu-Ray catalog. Ignore the naye sayers and judge the movie for yourselves. Originally Posted by Eition I assume that has none of the hardcore in it though? The Mad Monk Rasputin: There is also a small page booklet with historical information – all text no photos. If there’s one thing worse than moviegoers’ ignoring fantastic movies, it’s filmmakers’ resurrecting horrible ones.
Your Opinions and Comments Be the first to post a comment! Page 4 of Much like the very excess of the film itself, Image has seemingly done excess one better imperal an outstanding block of supplemental materials for this Imperial Edition. Not Rated for graphic sexual content, violence Run Time: Find More Posts by The Duke.
So, plenty of uncensored and pointless sex was added to the script and what might have been intended to be a jmperial epic, magically transformed into a hard core porn movie with some serious acting talent and a ton of grotesque violence. Image Entertainment – Region ‘A’ – Blu-ray. I rhe a short film about showing it to my friend for the first time and you can actually see a few shots projected onto the screen. Notable for being the only major motion picture ever to star esteemed British actors of the calibre of McDowell, Gielgud, O’Toole and Mirren alongside scenes of extreme violence and explicit hardcore sex, CALIGULA is a true ‘porn epic’, a veritable catalogue of depravity the likes of which have never been seen in one single film before or since.
It’s an odd interview, but again, getting another take on the Caligula mess no matter how small only serves to make its history blura the more interesting.
blursy The theatrical version is on disc one and runs Book Invasion from Planet Wrestletopia: Caligula is one of film’s most notorious productions. It is factual and non-exploitive – detailing much of the grandiose extent of past humankind’s most lavish, decadent civilization. The sheer amount of supplemental material including a pre-release version of the film is festooned with three commentaries, documentaries, and DVD-ROM content that does wonders in reassembling the pieces, leaving you to decide what went wrong where.
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