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ESSENTIAL DVDS  (in alphabetical order)

 

 Film/DVD Title

 

 

 

2001: A Space Odyssey 

directed by Stanley Kubrick

Distributor  

Warner - Region 1 - NTSC 

Status
Available individually or in Kubrick Box Set!
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The Alfred Hitchcock Masterpiece Collection 

directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Distributor  

Universal - Region 1 - NTSC . 

Status
Available at Amazon.com
Comparisons/Reviews      CLICK HERE

 

   

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L'Avventura 

directed by Michelangelo Antonioni

Distributor  

Criterion Collection Spine #98 - Region 1 - NTSC . 

Status
Available at Amazon.com

Comparisons/Reviews 

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Bicycle Thieves 

directed by Vittorio De Sica

Distributor  

Criterion - Region 1 - NTSC 

Status
AVAILABLE at Amazon.com
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The Best Years of Our Lives 

directed by William Wyler

Distributor  

HBO - Region 1 - NTSC 

Status
Out of Print! Try HERE
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Black Narcissus 

directed by Michael Powell + Emeric Pressburger

Distributor  

Warner Home Vidéo - Region 2 - PAL

Status
Available from Amazon France
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Trois couleurs: Bleu 

directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski

Distributor  

Artificial Eye - Region 2 - PAL

Status
Available from Amazon.UK
Comparisons/Reviews      CLICK HERE  and HERE (note: Final Greek Chorus translated!)

 

   

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Children of Paradise 

directed by Marcel Carné

Distributor  

Criterion Collection # 141 - Region 1 - NTSC 

Status
Available at Amazon

Comparisons/Reviews     

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City Lights 

directed by Charles Chaplin

Distributor  

Image Entertainment - Region 0 - NTSC 

Status
Out of Print Try HERE!
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The Decalogue 

directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski

Distributor  

Warner (Poland) - Region 2 - PAL . 

Status
Available from ISDVD.pl

Comparisons/Reviews     

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L'Eclisse 

directed by Michelangelo Antonioni

Distributor  

Criterion - Region 0 - NTSC 

Status
Available from Amazon.com

Comparisons/Reviews     

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Eric Rohmer's Six Moral Tales 

directed by Eric Rohmer

Distributor  

Criterion - Region 1- NTSC

Status
Available from Amazon.com

Comparisons/Reviews     

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The Gospel According to St. Matthew 

directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini

Distributor  

Tartan - Region 2 - PAL . 

Status
Available from Amazon.uk

Comparisons/Reviews     

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Hou Hsiao-Hsien Limited Edition Boxset ( 83' - 86' )

directed by Hou Hsio-Hsien

Distributor  

Sinomovie - Region 0 - NTSC 

Status
Limited to 3000 - available at YesAsia.com

Comparisons/Reviews      

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I Fidanzati 

directed by Ermanno Olmi

Distributor  

Criterion - Region 0 - NTSC 

Status
Double set- at Amazon.com

Comparisons/Reviews      

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In The Mood For Love 

directed by Wong Kar-wai

Distributor  

TF1 Vidéo / Océan Films - Region 2 - PAL 

Status
Double set- at Amazon.fr

Comparisons/Reviews      

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It's a Wonderful Life 

directed by Frank Capra

Distributor  

Republic Studious - Region 1 - NTSC 

Status
Out of Print - Try HERE!
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Late Spring 

directed by Yasujiro Ozu

Distributor  

Criterion - Region 1 - NTSC . 

Status
Available at Amazon.com
Comparisons/Reviews  

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Magnolia 

directed by Paul Thomas Anderson

Distributor  

New Line Home Video - Region 1 - NTSC . 

Status
Available at Amazon.com
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Metropolis 

directed by Fritz Lang

Distributor  

Eureka (MoC # 8) - Region 2 - PAL 

Status
Available as of January 2005 at Amazon.UK

Comparisons/Reviews     

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Mirror (Zerkalo) 

directed by Andrei Tarkovsky

Distributor  

Artificial Eye - Region 2 - PAL 

Status
Available -make sure you get the optional mono soundtrack! CLICK HERE

Comparisons/Reviews     

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Mouchette 

directed by Robert Bresson

Distributor  

Criterion Collection # 363 - Region 1 - NTSC 

Status
Available from Amazon HERE
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Ordet 

directed by Carl Th. Dryer

Distributor  

Criterion Collection # 126 - Region 1 - NTSC 

Status
Part of Carl Th. Dryer Boxset - available HERE
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The Passion of Joan of Arc 

directed by Carl Th. Dryer

Distributor  

Criterion Collection # 62 - Region 1 - NTSC  

Status
Available at Amazon
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Pickpocket 

directed by Robert Bresson

Distributor  

Criterion - Region 1 - NTSC 

Status
Available at Amazon

Comparison HERE

 
     

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Rosetta (with La Promesse) 

directed by Dardenne Brothers

Distributor  

Artificial Eye - Region 2 - PAL . 

Status
Available at Amazon.co.uk

Comparisons/Reviews 

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Le Samourai 

directed by Jean-Pierre Melville

Distributor  

Criterion - Region 1 - NTSC 

Status
Available at Amazon
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The Scent of Green Papaya (includes 'Cyclo') 

directed by Anh Hung Tran

Distributor  

Arte - Region 2 - PAL 

Status
Available at Amazon.fr

Comparisons/Reviews     

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Seven Samurai

directed by Akira Kurosawa

Distributor  

Criterion (REISSUE 3-disc) - Region 1- NTSC

Status
Available at Amazon

Comparisons/Reviews     

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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg 

directed by Jacques Demy

Distributor  

France Video Distribution LE - Region 2 - PAL 

Status
Single Disc -Out of Print!, Double set- at Amazon.fr

Comparisons/Reviews     

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Ugetsu Monogatori 

directed by Kenji Mizoguchi

Distributor  

Criterion - Region 1 - NTSC . 

Status   NOTE: New MGM-SE has out of sync audio
Available at Amazon HERE!
Comparison  CLICK HERE
     

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West Side Story 

directed by Robert Wise

Distributor  

MGM - Region 1 - NTSC . 

Status   NOTE: New MGM-SE has out of sync audio
Out of Print! Try HERE!
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The Wind Will Carry Us 

directed by Abbas Kiarostami

Distributor  

MK2 - Region 2 - PAL . 

Status
Available at Amazon.fr
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Winter Light 

directed by Ingmar Bergman

Distributor  

Tartan Home Video (UK) - Region 2 - PAL 

Status
Available at Amazon.UK
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Woman in the Dunes 

directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara

Distributor  

BFI - Region 2 - PAL . 

Status
Available at Amazon.UK

Comparisons/Reviews     

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FUTURE WEEK'S DVD and Blu-ray RELEASES

(February 23rd - March 16th, 2015)

 

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February 23rd, 2015

 

 

52 Pick-Up [Blu-ray] (John Frankenheimer, 1986) Kino Lorber

American Gigolo [Blu-ray] (Paul Schrader, 1980) Warner

Big Hero 6 [Blu-ray] (Chris Williams Don Hall, 2014) Disney

Black Sunday (AIP Version) [Blu-ray] (Mario Bava) Kino Classics (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Connection [Blu-ray] (Shirley Clarke, 1962) Milestone Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

Dangerously Close [Blu-ray] (Albert Pyun, 1986) Olive Films

Eat Drink Man Woman [Blu-ray] (Ang Lee, 1994) Olive Films

Frank Darabont Collection [Blu-ray] (The Green Mile, The Majestic, Shawshank Redemption) Warner

Fury [Blu-ray] (David Ayer, 2014) RB UK Sony Pictures

God Told Me To [Blu-ray] (Larry Cohen, 1976) Blue Underground (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Haunted Palace [Blu-ray] (Roger Corman, 1963) RB UK Arrow Video (BEAVER REVIEW)

In the Land of the Head Hunters [Blu-ray] (Edward S. Curtis, 1914) Milestone Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Leos Carax Collection [Blu-ray] (The Night is Young, Boy Meets Girl, Holy Motors - plus documentary Mr. X) - RB UK Artificial Eye

The Manchurian Candidate [Blu-ray] (John Frankenheimer, 1962) RB UK Masters of Cinema

The Night They Raided Minsky's [Blu-ray] (William Friedkin, 1968) Olive Films

The Other [Blu-ray] (Robert Mulligan, 1972) RB UK Eureka (BEAVER REVIEW)

Pictures of the Old World (Dusan Hanák, 1972) R2 UK Second Run

Satyricon [Blu-ray] (Federico Fellini, 1969) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Spring in a Small Town (Mu Fei, 1948) R2 UK BFI (BEAVER REVIEW)

Ten Seconds to Hell [Blu-ray] (Robert Aldrich, 1959) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

VANish [Blu-ray] (Bryan Bockbrader, 2015) MPI

Watership Down [Blu-ray] (Martin Rosen, 1978) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Whiplash [Blu-ray] (Damien Chazelle, 2014) Sony (BEAVER REVIEW)

Wild Orchid [Blu-ray] (Zalman King, 1989) Olive Films

Wild River [Blu-ray] (Elia Kazan, 1960) RB UK Masters of Cinema (BEAVER REVIEW)

 

March 2nd, 2015

 

 

 

4 Musicals Collection [Blu-ray] (The Band Wagon, Calamity Jane, Kiss Me Kate, Sing'in in the Rain) Warner Home Video

Assassin for Hire (Michael McCarthy, 1951) R2 Network

The Band Wagon [Blu-ray] (Vincente Minnelli, 1953) Warner Home Video

Blacula / Scream Blacula Scream [Blu-ray] - Shout! Factory

Calamity Jane [Blu-ray] (David Butler, 1953) Warner Home Video

The Captive [Blu-ray] (Atom Egoyan, 2014) Lions Gate

Circle of Danger (Jacques Tourneur, 1951) R2 Network

Foxcatcher [Blu-ray] (Bennett Miller, 2014) Sony Pictures

Hot Enough for June aka Agent 8 3/4 [Blu-ray] (Ralph Thomas, 1964) RB UK Network

The Humbling [Blu-ray] (Barry Levinson, 2014) Millennium Entertainment

Kiss Me Kate 3-D [Blu-ray] (George Sidney, 1953) Warner Home Video

The Last of Robin Hood [Blu-ray] (Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmoreland, 2013) Universal Studios

Let's Kill Ward's Wife [Blu-ray] (Scott Foley, 2014) Well Go USA

Manuela (Guy Hamilton, 1957) R2 Network

The Nightcomers [Blu-ray] (Michael Winner, 1971) RB UK Network

Mr. Turner [Blu-ray] (Mike Leigh, 2014) RB UK Entertainment One

The One That Got Away [Blu-ray] (Roy Ward Baker, 1957) RB UK Network

Secrets & Lies [Blu-ray] (Mike Leigh, 1996) RB UK Channel 4

They Live [Blu-ray] (John Carpenter, 1988) RB UK Studiocanal

Waterfront [Blu-ray] (Michael Anderson, 1950) RB UK Network

 

March 9th, 2015

 

 

'71 [Blu-ray] (Yann Demange, 2014) RB UK Studiocanal

Bad Timing [Blu-ray] (Nicolas Roeg, 1980) RB DE Koch Media

The Breakfast Club - 30th Anniversary [Blu-ray] (John Hughes, 1985) Universal

Dark Haul [Blu-ray] (Daniel Wise, 2014) Shout! Factory

Don't Go in the Woods [Blu-ray] (James Bryan, 1981) Vinegar Syndrome

Firepower [Blu-ray] (Michael Winner, 1979) Scorpion Releasing

The Imitation Game [Blu-ray] (Morten Tyldum, 2014) RB UK Studiocanal

The Liberator [Blu-ray] (Alberto Arvelo, 2013) Cohen Media

Life of Riley [Blu-ray] (Alain Resnais, 2014) Kino Lorber

The Little Red Monkey (Ken Hughes, 1955) R2 Network

Mine Own Executioner [Blu-ray] (Anthony Kimmins, 1947) RB UK Network

My Brother Jonathan (Harold French, 1948) R2 Network

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb [Blu-ray] (Shawn Levy, 2014) 20th Century Fox

Pioneer [Blu-ray] (Erik Skjoldbjærg , 2013) Magnolia

The Prowler [Blu-ray] (Joseph Losey, 1951) VCI Entertainment

R100 [Blu-ray] (Hitoshi Matsumoto, 2013) Cinedigm

The Raven [Blu-ray] (Roger Corman, 1963) RB UK Arrow Video

Stromboli [Blu-ray] (Roberto Rossellini, 1950) RB DE Koch Media

Tales of Terror [Blu-ray] (Roger Corman, 1962) RB UK Arrow Video (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Whale [Blu-ray] (Alrick Riley, 2013) RB UK Spirit Entertainment

 

March 16th, 2015

 

 

Aguirre, the Wrath of God [Blu-ray] (Werner Herzog, 1972) Shout! Factory

Exodus: Gods and Kings [Blu-ray] (Ridley Scott, 2014) 20th Century Fox

Extraterrestrial [Blu-ray] (Colin Minihan, 2014) RB UK Signature Entertainment

The Greatest Story Ever Told [Blu-ray] (George Stevens, David Lean, 1965) 20th Century Fox

Guilt Is My Shadow (Roy Kellino, 1950) R2 Network

Halo: Nightfall [Blu-ray] (Sergio Mimica-Gezzan, 2014) RB UK Anchor Bay Entertainment

Hester Street [Blu-ray] (Joan Micklin Silver, 1975) Kino Lorber

The Lady from Shanghai [Blu-ray] (Orson Welles, 1947) Millcreek Entertainment

The March Hare (George More O'Ferrall, 1956) R2 Network

Mark of the Devil [Blu-ray] (Michael Armstrong, Adrian Hoven, 1970) Arrow US (BEAVER REVIEW)

No Trees in the Street (J. Lee Thompson, 1959) R2 Network

Ride the Pink Horse [Blu-ray] (Robert Montgomery, 1947) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Shout at the Devil [Blu-ray] (Peter R. Hunt, 1976) RB UK Odeon Entertainment

The Soft Skin [Blu-ray] (François Truffaut, 1964) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Sweet Smell of Success [Blu-ray] (Alexander Mackendrick, 1957) RB UK Arrow Academy

TURN: Washington's Spies Complete First Season [Blu-ray] (Ed Bianchi, 2014) Anchor Bay

Vice and Virtue [Blu-ray] (Roger Vadim, 1963) Kino Lorber

The Wild One [Blu-ray] (Laslo Benedek, 1953) Mill Creek Entertainment

 

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