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Sergio Leone's Extended Director's Cut Of 'Once Upon A Time In America' Coming To Blu-Ray

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 9, 2014 10:41 AM
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Once Upon A Time In America
If DVD is indeed going the way of VHS in the next few years, with everything soon to be stored in the nebulous "cloud," the upcoming "Once Upon A Time In America" set may be one you'll want to physically own before that's no longer possible. But first, let's go through a quick history of where this movie has been.

30 Years Later: Ranking The Movies Of Summer 1984

  • By The Playlist Staff
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  • June 5, 2014 3:36 PM
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Ranked: Movies Of 1984
Friday, June 8th, 1984 was quite a day. Homosexuality was decriminalized in New South Wales, Australia; an F5 tornado struck the town of Barnevald, Wisconsin, USA, destroying 90% of it; President Ronald Reagan attended a summit in London; the Celtics beat the Lakers 121-103 to take a 3-2 lead in the NBA finals; TV gameshow “Press Your Luck” paid out the biggest ever jackpot (to that point) of $110,000 to one Michael Larson who had figured out how to beat the system; and Cyndi Lauper’s “Time After Time” was poised to knock Deniece Williams’ “Let’s Hear It For The Boy” off the Billboard Charts number one spot. Oh, and modern classics “Ghostbusters” and “Gremlins” were both released.

U.S. Cut Of 'The Shining' Finally Hitting U.K. Cinemas This Fall; Restored 'Once Upon A Time In America' Needs More Work

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 8, 2012 5:21 PM
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News about two landmark films from the 1980s have arrived in recent days, with one returning to the big screen and another being pulled back for the immediate future.

Restored Cut Of Sergio Leone's 'Once Upon A Time In America' With 40 More Minutes To Premiere At Cannes Film Festival

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 18, 2012 10:18 AM
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Well, we're one day away from the unveiling of the Cannes Film Festival lineup, but as usual, organizers will also highlight films from the past, and in 2012 they've landed a restoration of a film that will be adding plenty of new material for cinephiles to take in.

New Cut Of Sergio Leone's 'Once Upon A Time In America' On The Way With 40 More Minutes

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 10, 2011 4:53 AM
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Did you just buy the recently released BluRay of Sergio Leone's "Once Upon A Time In America"? It might already be dated. Leone's sprawling gangster tale, which has long been subject to various cuts and edits, is now going to get a fresh coat of paint in a new director's cut that is now being prepared.

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