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A Hard Day's Night Colourised
25 July 2015
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Silly Girl said

meanmistermustard said
Who cares whats popular. Popularity comes and goes.

But high quality is always in style! ahdn_george_08

Indeed and if the measure of whether or not a film is worth watching is because its in colour then whoever is doing so needs to get their brain recharged. Its an argument that doesnt deserve to be entertained beyond 

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Are you saying that colour photography-or-lack thereof is irrelevent to a film's quality??  I really have to disagree there. 

If the technology really exists to (accurately) convert monochrome film/videotape footage to real-world colour, and people want to apply it to the Beatles, then why not do it to ACTUAL documentary footage, like the Maysles' chronicle of the NYC arrival, or the Ed Sullivan broadcasts, or any of the other scads of b&w Beatles film in existence? I can appreciate the intellectual arguments for doing so in such cases, since (one of) the purpose(s) of documentary is to capture real life, and real life exists in colour after all. This is why I never had a problem with the colourized "All You Need Is Love " performance document. 

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No. I'm saying to judge a film entirely on whether its good or bad simply on whether or not it is in colour is stupid and not worth discussing with morons who think otherwise.

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Ah, gotcha. I agree there - there's much more than good-vs.-bad involved. There's good vs. better vs. bad vs. worse., etc. 

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Egroeg Evoli said
a-hard-days-night-ringo-8 Yeah, it looks like he has gray hair.

Did John have grey leanings?

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Von Bontee said

Egroeg Evoli said
a-hard-days-night-ringo-8 Yeah, it looks like he has gray hair.

Did John have grey leanings?

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Von Bontee said

Egroeg Evoli said
a-hard-days-night-ringo-8 Yeah, it looks like he has gray hair.

Did John have grey leanings?

That pun dyed.

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meanmistermustard said
No. I'm saying to judge a film entirely on whether its good or bad simply on whether or not it is in colour is stupid and not worth discussing with morons who think otherwise.

Just the thread name is enough to make my skin crawl. *shudder - the horror, the horror*

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trcanberra said

Just the thread name is enough to make my skin crawl. *shudder - the horror, the horror*

Good - glad to see it's not just me who feels this way.

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trcanberra said

Just the thread name is enough to make my skin crawl. *shudder - the horror, the horror*

The thread title gives me pause though not for the same reason as you.

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