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Criterion has just released "Medium Cool" in SD and Blu Ray. This is an amazing film, literally set against the backdrop of that tumultuous year, 1968. I watched the Blu Ray version last night--it still packs a punch after all these years. For a low budget production, the picture quality is excellent and the mono sound perfectly adequate. Like setting the Way Back Machine to 1968...
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I can't remember much about Medium Cool but I have long been an admirer of Robert Forster's career. We owe a debt of gratitude to Quentin Tarantino for resurrecting it when he cast Preston in Jackie Brown.
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You are thinking about Robert Forster, not Robert Preston.
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I'd pay anything to see The Music Man himself in a Tarantino film (although he may have already come close with his character in 'Victor Victoria').

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I know Preston mostly from The Last Starfighter, as I grew up with that movie.
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Originally Posted by shadyJ View Post

You are thinking about Robert Forster, not Robert Preston.

Right you are! As my post made clear, I was thinking about Robert Forster but for reasons I can't explain, wrote "Robert Preston."
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