Movie Distributor Doesn't Care For Blogosphere, Says To Ignore It

Movie Distributor Doesn't Care For Blogosphere, Says To Ignore It

Magnolia Pictures, the company behind the botched US release of the DVD of Let The Right One In, isn’t backing down from its claim that the new simplified subtitles are just fine. In fact, this internal communication from a Magnolia rep to a Canadian distributor shows just how little they care about how their core fans feel.

Dumbed Down Subtitles Ruin US Release Of 'Let The Right One In'

Dumbed Down Subtitles Ruin US Release Of 'Let The Right One In'

What if you started to watch Let The Right One In, a highly acclaimed foreign film from last year, and you discovered the US release had been renamed Open Up!? That’s sort of the experience consumers are having when watching the new release of the movie on DVD and Blu-ray. At some point between the theatrical release and the DVD release, the distributor replaced the original, nuanced English subtitles with dumbed-down ones.

"All-Parties" Release Absolves Home Depot, Manufacturer, and Contractor From Shoddy Door Installation

"All-Parties" Release Absolves Home Depot, Manufacturer, and Contractor From Shoddy Door Installation

Another painful reminder that you should read what you sign before you sign it, and don’t let yourself be rushed.

Wal-Mart Hates Gay Cowboys

Wal-Mart Hates Gay Cowboys

According to an anonymous source, Wal-Mart expects to get a large number of customer complaints about Brokeback Mountain, set to be released tomorrow.