Newsletter - FOR THE WEEK

OF February 26th, 2018

  This Week's Highlights

Terve! A strong week with Blu-ray and DVD reviews of packages by Criterion, Master of Cinema, Warner Archive, Second Run, Indicator, Vinegar Syndrome, Artificial Eye, Classicflix, Vestron and others of films directed by Stanley Kramer, Miklós Jancsó, Volker Schlöndorff, Ken Russell, John Murray Anderson, Irving Pichel, Yorgos Lanthimos, Cyril Frankel, Stuart Rosenberg, Jamaa Fanaka, Nobuhiko Obayashi, Jim Wynorski!. Our Calendar has updates of films-to-Blu-ray, including works by Fritz Lang Aki Kaurismäki, Karel Reisz, Tony Richardson, Richard Lester, John Schlesinger, James Whale, Sean Baker, John Sturges, Herschell Gordon Lewis, Brian De Palma, Takashi Miike, Cristian Mungiu, Whit Stillman, Claire Denis, Wim Wenders and we have our Feature Blu-ray is posted for FEBRUARY plus a new CONTEST with a BRAND NEW CRITERION Blu-ray prize. Enjoy!!


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While the City Sleeps [Blu-ray] (Fritz Lang 1956) Warner Archive

The Black Scorpion [Blu-ray] (Edward Ludwig, 1957) Warner Archive

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt [Blu-ray] (Fritz Lang 1956) Warner Archive

The Other Side of Hope [Blu-ray] (Aki Kaurismäki, 2017) Criterion Collection

Woodfall: A Revolution in British Cinema (8-disc Blu-ray box set) - Look Back in Anger (Tony Richardson, 1959) - The Entertainer (Tony Richardson, 1960) - Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (Karel Reisz, 1960) - A Taste of Honey (Tony Richardson, 1961) - The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (Tony Richardson, 1962) - Tom Jones (Tony Richardson, 1963) (New 4K digital restorations of the original theatrical version of the film and the 1989 director's cut), Girl with Green Eyes (Desmond Davis, 1964) - The Knack...and how to get it (Richard Lester, 1965) RB UK BFI

Northern Exposure - The Complete Series [Blu-ray] (Joshua Brand, John Falsey, 1990–1995) RB UK Fabulous Films Lmtd.

Midnight Cowboy [Blu-ray] (John Schlesinger, 1969) RB UK Criterion

The Old Dark House [Blu-ray] (James Whale, 1932) RB UK Eureka Entertainment

The Florida Project [Blu-ray] (Sean Baker, 2017) Lionsgate

The Hallelujah Trail [Blu-ray] (John Sturges, 1965) Olive Films

Acts of Violence [Blu-ray] (Brett Donowho, 2018) Lionsgate

Welcome Home Brother Charles / Emma Mae [Blu-ray] (Jamaa Fanaka, 1975, 1976) Vinegar Syndrome

Vinegar Syndrome's 5 Films 5 Years: Volume #2 Set (The Muthers, Flesh & Bullets, Hang Up, Dungeon of Harrow, Murder on the Emerald Seas) [Blu-ray] Vinegar Syndrome

Star Time [Blu-ray] (Alexander Cassini, 1992) Vinegar Syndrome

The Boneyard [Blu-ray] (James Cummins, 1991) Kino Lorber

Gone Are the Days [Blu-ray] (Mark Landre Gould, 2018) Lionsgate

My Friend Dahmer [Blu-ray] (Marc Meyers, 2017) Filmrise

Aloha, Bobby and Rose [Blu-ray] (Floyd Mutrux, 1975) Scorpion Releasing

Dear Dictator [Blu-ray] (Lisa Addario, Joe Syracuse, 2018) Cinedigm

Two Thousand Maniacs! [Blu-ray] (Herschell Gordon Lewis, 1964) Arrow Video

Black Venus [Blu-ray] (Abdellatif Kechiche, 2010) Arrow Academy

Smash Palace [Blu-ray] (Roger Donaldson, 1981) Arrow Academy

Abominable [Blu-ray] (Ryan Schifrin, 2006) MVD Rewind Collection

The Devil's Carnival [Blu-ray] (Darren Lynn Bousman, 2012) Cleopatra Entertainment

Curse of the Puppet Master [Blu-ray] (David DeCoteau, 1998) Full Moon Features

American Guinea Pig: Bloodshock [Blu-ray] (Marcus Koch, 2015) Unearthed Films

Let Me Down Hard [Blu-ray] (William DeVizia, 2016) Mainman Records

Lionheart [Blu-ray] (Sheldon Lettich, 1990) MVD Rewind Collection

Raising Cain [Blu-ray] (Brian De Palma, 1992) RB UK Arrow Video

Blade of the Immortal [Blu-ray] (Takashi Miike, 2017) RB UK Arrow Video

Star Wars: The Last Jedi [4k UHD Blu-ray] (Rian Johnson, 2017) RB UK Walt Disney

4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days [Blu-ray] (Cristian Mungiu, 2007) RB UK Curzon Artificial Eye

Hostiles [Blu-ray] (Scott Cooper, 2017) RB UK Entertainment in Video

There Was a Crooked Man [Blu-ray] (Stuart Burge, 1960) RB UK Network

Metropolitan [Blu-ray] (Whit Stillman, 1990) RB UK Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Commuter [Blu-ray] (Jaume Collet-Serra, 2018) RB UK Studiocanal

Kings of the Road [Blu-ray] (Wim Wenders, 1976) RB UK AX1 Films

Let the Sun Shine In [Blu-ray] (Claire Denis, 2017) RB UK Curzon Artificial Eye

The American Friend [Blu-ray] (Wim Wenders, 1977) RB UK AX1 Films

Dark River [Blu-ray] (Clio Barnard, 2017) RB UK Arrow Academy

Hammer Volume 2: Criminal Intent [Blu-ray] (Various, 1958-1961) Indicator US

John Alton Film Noir Collection T-Men / Raw Deal / He Walked by Night [Blu-ray] (Alfred L. Werker, Anthony Mann, 1947-1948) (BEAVER REVIEW)  (BEAVER REVIEW)  (BEAVER REVIEW) Classicflix

Of Unknown Origin [Blu-ray] (George P. Cosmatos, 1983) Shout! Factory

Ship of Fools [Blu-ray] (Stanley Kramer, 1965) Indicator US

The House That Dripped Blood [Blu-ray] (Peter Duffell, 1971) Shout! Factory

Caged Fury [Blu-ray] (Bill Milling, 1990) Shout! Factory

Doctor Blood's Coffin [Blu-ray] (Sidney J. Furie, 1961) Shout! Factory

It's Alive Trilogy [Blu-ray] (Larry Cohen, 1974-1987) Shout! Factory

Wild at Heart [Blu-ray] (David Lynch, 1990) Shout! Factory

The Vampire and the Ballerina [Blu-ray] (Renato Polselli, 1960) Shout! Factory

I Kill Giants [Blu-ray] (Anders Walter, 2017) Image Entertainment

The Battle of Algiers [Blu-ray] (Gillo Pontecorvo, 1966) CultFilms RB

The Girl Without Hands [Blu-ray] (Sébastien Laudenbach, 2016) Shout Factory

A Summer Story [Blu-ray] (Piers Haggard, 1988) Scorpion Releasing

The Fortune [Blu-ray] (Mike Nichols, 1975) Indicator US (BEAVER REVIEW)

Serpent's Lair [Blu-ray] (Jeffrey Reiner, 1995) Kino Lorber

Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay [Blu-ray] (Sam Liu, 2018) Warner Brothers

Hideous! AKA Deformed Freaks [Blu-ray] (Charles Band, 1997) Full Moon Features

Birdboy: The Forgotten Children [Blu-ray] (Pedro Rivero, Alberto Vázquez, 2015) Shout Factory

Soy Nero [Blu-ray] (Rafi Pitts, 2016) Synergetic Distribution

Kaleidoscope [Blu-ray] (Rupert Jones, 2016) Shout! Factory

Desolation [Blu-ray] (Sam Patton, 2017) Shout! Factory

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension Steelbook [Blu-ray] (W.D. Richter, 1984)

Carbon Copy [Blu-ray] (Michael Schultz, 1981) Shout! Factory

Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure Steelbook [Blu-ray] (Stephen Herek, 1989) Shout! Factory

The Awful Truth [Blu-ray] (Leo McCarey, 1937) Criterion UK  
Liquid Sky [Blu-ray] (Slava Tsukerman, 1982) Vinegar Syndrome

La Cage aux folles [Blu-ray] (Edouard Molinaro, 1978) Criterion UK (BEAVER REVIEW)

Early Hou Hsiao-Hsien: THREE FILMS 1980-1983 [Blu-ray] (Cute Girl, The Green, Green Grass of Home, The Boys from Fengkuei) RB UK Masters of Cinema

Marty [Blu-ray] (Delbert Mann, 1955) RB UK Eureka

The Battle of Algiers [Blu-ray] (Gillo Pontecorvo, 1966) RB UK Cult Films

Most Beautiful Island [Blu-ray] (Ana Asensio, 2017) RB UK Bulldog Films

Ingmar Bergman Through The Choreographer's Eye [Blu-ray] (Fredrik Stattin, 2017) RB UK Belair Classiques
Hansel and Gretel [Blu-ray] (Pil-sung Yim, 2007) RB UK 88 Films

Outer Limits 1963-64 Season 1 32 Episodes [Blu-ray] (Various, 1963-1964) Kino Classics

Suspiria - 2 Disc Blu-Ray Edition [Blu-ray] (Dario Argento, 1977) Synapse Films

Suspiria [Blu-ray] (Dario Argento, 1977) Synapse Film

Silence and Cry [Blu-ray] (Miklós Jancsó, 1968) Second Run

Deep Red [Blu-ray] (Dario Argento, 1975) Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)

Joan of Arc [Blu-ray] (Victor Fleming, 1948) Kino Classics

Seijun Suzuki: The Early Years. Vol. 2. Border Crossings: The Crime and Action Movies [Blu-ray] (Eight Hours of Terror (1957), The Sleeping Beast Within (1960), Smashing the 0-Line (1960), Tokyo Knights (1961), The Man with a Shotgun) (1961) - Arrow US

ONE VOICE (not Ellsworth Monkton Toohey): Criterion give us a 4K digital restoration, of two-strip Technicolor, on Blu-ray of John Murray Anderson's King of Jazz - an incredible piece of historical entertainment in the guise of a lavish 1930's musical revue. Must own. Second Run bring Miklós Jancsó's Silence and Cry to Region FREE Blu-ray - an elliptical, claustrophobic Hungarian masterpiece shot in breathtaking long takes. A disturbingly creepy divergence from Hammer Studios - yet still dealing with an unspeakable horror, Never Take Candy From a Stranger gets a stellar Region FREE Blu-ray release from Indicator. Harper is a neo-noir gem with Paul Newman as the titular detective supported by Lauren Bacall, Robert Wagner, Shelley Winters, Julie Harris, and Janet Leigh in a hardboiled plot of kidnapping and murder. Now delciously on Blu-ray with commentary from Warner Archive. Criterion do their Blu-ray release of Ken Russell's Women in Love who draws upon the psychosexual radicalism of D. H. Lawrence’s classic novel. Naughty. Stanley Kramer's Ship of Fools get the Indicator Blu-ray treatment including commentary with Nick Redman, Lem Dobbs and Julie Kirgo. What a cast... Nobuhiko Obayashi's Hausu (House) is freeform mixture of bubblegum teen melodrama and grisly phantasmagoria - now on Masters of Cinema Blu-ray. The melodrama Tomorrow is Forever stars Orson Welles, Claudette Colbert and a seven-year-old Natalie Wood. Classicflix has brought it to Blu-ray. Paul Newman resturns as Harper in The Drowning Pool - an adequate Warner Archive Blu-ray pairing with the first film. This week, Colin covered Blu-rays of the cult favorite Chopping Mall, the creepy, sexual, sci-fi horror Prey, more prison/boxing Blaxsploitation in Penitentiary II, the odd, modern horror The Killing of a Sacred Deer and Criterion's Blu-ray of Volker Schlöndorff's Baal starring Rainer Werner Fassbinder in a tale of misogyny, murder and misery.

'Film is, to me, just unimportant. But people are very important..' -John Cassavetes

Have a refreshingly unconventional week!


Never Take Candy From a Stranger BD - This relevant thriller from Hammer Films tells the story of Peter Carter (Patrick Allen) and his family, who have moved to a small Canadian town where Peter’s been hired as the new school principal. But the Carters are unaware there’s a sexual predator on the loose in the community. Blu-ray Release date: February 19th, 2017

The Drowning Pool BD - Private eye Lew Harper is in deep this time. Hired by an old flame to unravel a seemingly routine blackmail case, he’s so far down he may never come up for air. Paul Newman returns as the quick-witted detective he first played nine years before in Harper. A cast to reckon with joins him in this mystery based on Ross MacDonald’s novel and directed by Stuart Rosenberg. Joanne Woodward plays the New Orleans oil heiress who turns to Harper for help. Young Melanie Griffith is her kittenish daughter. Blu-ray Release date: February 27th, 2017

Harper BD - The first detective film in Newman’s then 23-film career, Harper revitalized the genre. Newman’s sleuth chews gum fast…and slips out of jams ever faster as he unravels a twisted case of kidnapping and murder. William Goldman’s clever script throws quips and a parade of LA-LA-Land characters Harper’s way. There’s a woman of means (Lauren Bacall), a gun-toting attorney (Arthur Hill), a poolside gigolo (Robert Wagner), a boozy ex-starlet (Shelley Winters), a jazz junkie (Julie Harris), Harper’s estranged wife (Janet Leigh) and the unholy order of the Temple of the Clouds (led by Strother Martin). Each may possess a clue. Or a bullet for Harper. Blu-ray Release date: February 27th, 2017

Prey BD - While ostensibly a science fiction film, Norman J. Warren's PREY is a brooding study in sexual desire and loneliness, punctuated by shocking violence and suspense. Equal parts bloody and erotic, Vinegar Syndrome presents this masterpiece of British horror on Blu-ray, in a brand new, director approved restoration from its 35mm negative, and fully uncut for the first time since its 80s VHS release. Blu-ray Release Date: February 27th, 2018

Ship of Fools BD - When an eclectic group of passengers boards a cruise ship bound for prewar Germany, they form a microcosm of 1930s society. One passenger, a mysterious countess (Simone Signoret), is headed for a German prison camp. The charming Dr. Schumann (Oskar Werner) harbors a debilitating heart condition. Then there's American divorcée Mary Treadwell (Vivien Leigh), who vainly attempts to outrun time itself. During their weeks at sea, the group forges bonds and rivalries, and unearths secrets. Blu-ray Release Date: February 26th, 2018

Silence and Cry BD - An elliptical, claustrophobic drama shot in the brilliant, breathtaking long takes that are Jancsó s trademark, Silence and Cry is set after the fall of the short-lived Hungarian Soviet Republic of 1919. A young Red soldier, fleeing the anti-Communist manhunt, takes refuge at the isolated farm of a peasant family, who are already under police scrutiny for being politically suspect... Blu-ray Release Date: February 26th, 2018

Penitentiary II BD - Martel "Too Sweet" Gordone (Leon Isaac Kennedy) has just been paroled. Trying diligently to stay out of trouble, he rekindles an old fling with his former girlfriend Clarisse and begins a job as a delivery roller-skater. But when his prison arch nemesis, Half Dead, breaks out of jail and murders Clarisse, Too Sweet is forced to return to his old life and seek vengeance the only way he knows how... Blu-ray Release Date: February 27th, 2018

Baal BD - Volker Schlöndorff transported Bertolt Brecht’s 1918 debut play to contemporary West Germany for this vicious experiment in adaptation, seldom seen for nearly half a century. Oozing with brutish charisma, Rainer Werner Fassbinder embodies the eponymous anarchist poet, who feels that bourgeois society has rejected him and sets off on a schnapps-soaked rampage. Hewing faithfully to Brecht’s text, Schlöndorff juxtaposes the theatricality of the prose with bare-bones, handheld 16 mm camera work, which gives immediacy to this savage story of rebellion. Blu-ray Release Date: March 20th, 2018

Women in Love BD - Audiences flocked to see its famous, erotically-charged naked wrestling scene, and critics celebrated the film's opulent design, handsome cinematography and the compelling ensemble performances of Alan Bates, Jennie Linden, Oliver Reed and Glenda Jackson. Often regarded as Russell's masterpiece, Women in Love endures as one of British cinema's finest achievements. Criterion Blu-ray Release Date: March 27th, 2018

The Killing of a Sacred Deer BD - Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman star in this horror drama written and directed by Yorgos Lanthimos. Steven Murphy (Farrell) is a successful cardiac surgeon who lives a happy life with his ophthalmologist wife Anna (Kidman) and their two children Kim (Raffey Cassidy) and Bob (Sunny Suljic). However, his perfect life starts coming apart at the seams after he befriends 16-year-old Martin (Barry Keoghan). Steven spends much of his time hanging out alone with the teenager and also invites him round to his upper-class home to socialise with his kids. However, when Steven visits Martin and his mother (Alicia Silverstone) for dinner, the teenager's motives for their unusual friendship become clear and it transpires he's willing to go to great lengths to get what he wants, to the detriment of Steven and his family. Blu-ray Release Date: March 8th, 2018

King of Jazz BD - Made during the early years of the movie musical, this exuberant revue was one of the most extravagant, eclectic, and technically ambitious Hollywood productions of its day. Starring the bandleader Paul Whiteman, then widely celebrated as the King of Jazz, the film drew from Broadway variety shows to present a spectacular array of sketches, performances by such acts as the Rhythm Boys (featuring a young Bing Crosby), and orchestral numbers—all lavishly staged by veteran theatre director John Murray Anderson. Presented here in the most complete form possible and restored to its original early-Technicolor glory, King of Jazz offers a fascinating snapshot of the way mainstream American popular culture viewed itself at the dawn of the 1930s. Blu-ray Release Date: March 27th, 2018

Hausu (House) BD - How to describe Nobuhiko Obayashi’s indescribable 1977 movie House (Hausu)? As a psychedelic ghost tale? A stream-of-consciousness bedtime story? An episode of Scooby-Doo as directed by Mario Bava? Any of the above will do for this hallucinatory head trip about a schoolgirl who travels with six classmates to her ailing aunt’s creaky country home and comes face-to-face with evil spirits, a demonic house cat, a bloodthirsty piano, and other ghoulish visions, all realized by Obayashi via mattes, animation, and collage effects. Equally absurd and nightmarish, House might have been beamed to Earth from some other planet. Blu-ray Release Date: February 12th, 2018

Chopping Mall BD - High tech robots equipped with state-of-the-art security devices have been recruited as the new mechanical night watchmen for the Park Plaza Mall. When a jolting bolt of lightning short circuits the main computer control, the robots turn into killbots...on the loose after unsuspecting shoppers! Four couples are trying to make it after-house in a mattress store. They make it all the morgue! Blu-ray Release Date: September 27th, 2016

Tomorrow is Forever BD - Tomorrow is Forever provided an incredible acting showcase for "Renaissance man" Orson Welles as the enigmatic Kessler and Claudette Colbert as Elizabeth, a woman determined not to let another war tear her family apart. The drama also boasts fine support from George Brent, Lucille Watson, Richard Long (in his film debut), and a seven-year-old Natalie Wood. Blu-ray Release Date: December 19th, 2017

 Next 4 weeks on the Calendar

February 26th, 2018




78/52: Hitchcock's Shower Scene [Blu-ray] - Shout! Factory

Basket Case (Limited Edition) [Blu-ray] (Frank Henenlotter, 1982) Arrow Video US

Birdman of Alcatraz [Blu-ray] (John Frankenheimer, 1962) Olive Films

Buck Privates [Blu-ray] (Arthur Lubin, 1941) Universal UK

A Cat in the Brain [Blu-ray] (Lucio Fulci, 1990) RB UK 88 Films

Colossus: The Forbin Project [Blu-ray] (Joseph Sargent, 1970) - Shout! Factory

Crossing the Bridge / Indian Summer - Double Feature [Blu-ray] (Mike Binder, 1992-1993) Kino Lorber

Darkest Hour [Blu-ray] (Joe Wright, 2017) Universal

The Death of Stalin [Blu-ray] (Armando Iannucci , 2017) RB UK Entertainment One

The Drowning Pool [Blu-ray] (Stuart Rosenberg, 1975) Warner Archive (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Earth Dies Screaming [Blu-ray] (Terence Fisher, 1964) RB UK Signal One Entertainment

The Enchanting Ghost [Blu-ray] (Hsu Chiang Chou, 1970) RB UK 88 Films

Fascination [Blu-ray] (Jean Rollin, 1979) RB UK Black House

Female Chauvinists/Hot Connections [Blu-ray] - Pop Cinema

Five on the Black Hand Side [Blu-ray] (Oscar Williams, 1973) Olive Films

Gate 2: The Trespassers [Blu-ray] (Tibor Takács, 1990) Shout! Factory

Great Balls of Fire! [Blu-ray] (Jim McBride, 1989) Olive Films

The Gunfighter [Blu-ray] (Henry King, 1950) RB UK Signal One Entertainment

The Hallelujah Trail [Blu-ray] (John Sturges, 1965) Olive Films

Hammer Volume 2: Criminal Intent [Blu-ray] (The Snorkel, Never Take Sweets from a Stranger, The Full Treatment / Stop Me Before I Kill, Cash on Demand) (1958-1961) Indicator US (BEAVER REVIEW)

Hangman [Blu-ray] (Johnny Martin, 2017) Lionsgate

Harper [Blu-ray] (Jack Smight, 1966) Warner Archive (BEAVER REVIEW)

Hotel Salvation [Blu-ray] (Shubhashish Bhutiani, 2016) RB UK BFI

Jean-Luc Godard + Jean-Pierre Gorin: Five Films  [Blu-ray] (Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Pierre Gorin, 1968-1971) Arrow UK

Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life [4K UHD Blu-ray] (Jan de Bont, 2003) Paramount Home Video

Let's Make Love [Blu-ray] (George Cukor, 1960) RB UK Signal One Entertainment

Mask Director's Cut [Blu-ray] (Peter Bogdanovich, 1985) RB UK Final Cut Entertainment

Murder on the Orient Express [4k UHD Blu-ray] (Kenneth Branagh, 2017) 20th Century Fox

Murder on the Orient Express [Blu-ray] (Kenneth Branagh, 2017) 20th Century Fox

Night of the Living Dead [Blu-ray] (George A. Romero, 1968) Criterion UK (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Oldest Profession [Blu-ray] (Jean-Luc Godard, Claude Autant-Lara etc. 1967) Kino Lorber

The Outlaw [Blu-ray] (Howard Hughes, 1943) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

Penitentiary II [Blu-ray] (Jamaa Fanaka, 1982) Vinegar Syndrome (BEAVER REVIEW)
Prey [Blu-ray] (Norman J. Warren, 1977) Vinegar Syndrome (BEAVER REVIEW)

Der Todesking: The Death King [Blu-ray] (Jörg Buttgereit, 1990) RB UK Arrow Video

Two Orphan Vampires [Blu-ray] (Jean Rollin, 1997) RB UK Black House Films

Scalpel [Blu-ray] (John Grissmer, 1977) Arrow Video US

The Sect [Blu-ray] (Michele Soavi, 1991) Scorpion Releasing

Serpent's Lair [Blu-ray] (Jeffrey Reiner, 1995) Code Red / Kino Lorber

Ship of Fools [Blu-ray] (Stanley Kramer, 1965) Indicator UK (BEAVER REVIEW)

Shiraz: A Romance of India [Blu-ray] (Franz Osten, 1928) RB UK BFI

Silence and Cry [Blu-ray] (Miklós Jancsó, 1968) Second Run (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Sinful Nuns of St Valentine [Blu-ray] (Sergio Grieco, 1974) RB UK Maison Rouge

Thor: Ragnarok [Blu-ray] (Taika Waititi, 2017) RB UK Disney

Thor: Ragnarok [4K UHD Blu-ray] (Taika Waititi, 2017) RB UK Disney

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri [Blu-ray] (Martin McDonagh, 2017) 20th Century Fox

Tom Jones [Blu-ray] (Tony Richardson, 1963) Criterion Collection (BEAVER REVIEW)

Urusei Yatsura: Beautiful Dreamer [Blu-ray] (Mamoru Oshii, 1984) Discotek Media

Zero Dark Thirty [4k UHD Blu-ray] (Kathryn Bigelow, 2012) Sony Pictures Home Entertainment


March 5th, 2018



Barbarella [Blu-ray] (Roger Vadim, 1968) Paramount (BEAVER REVIEW)

Blue Planet II - TV Mini-Series [4K UHD Blu-ray] (David Attenborough,2017–2018) BBC

The Breadwinner [Blu-ray] (Nora Twomey, 2017) Universal

The Cat o' Nine Tails [Blu-ray] (Dario Argento, 1971) Arrow US (BEAVER REVIEW)

Le Corbeau [Blu-ray] (Henri-Georges Clouzot, 1943) RB UK Studiocanal

The Dark Crystal [4K UHD Blu-ray] (Jim Henson, Frank Oz, 1982) Sony Pictures

Faces Places [Blu-ray] (JR, Agnès Varda, 2017) Cohen Media Group / Sony Pictures 

Fangs of the Living Dead [Blu-ray] (Amando de Ossorio, 1969) Shout! Factory

A Fistful of Dynamite (aka Duck, You Sucker!) [Blu-ray] (Sergio Leone, 1971) Kino Lorber

The Fortune [Blu-ray] (Mike Nichols, 1975) Indicator US (BEAVER REVIEW)

Hammer Films Double Feature - Volume Three [Blu-ray] Maniac (Michael Carreras, 1963), Die! Die! My Darling! (Silvio Narizzano, 1965) - Mill Creek Entertainment

Hammer Films Double Feature Four [Blu-ray] - Volume Four: Never Take Candy From a Stranger (Cyril Frankel, 1960), Scream of Fear (Seth Holt, 1961) - Mill Creek Entertainment

The House on the Edge of the Park (1980) / Last House on Massacre Street (1973) [Blu-ray] (Ruggero Deodato, Jean-Marie Pélissié) Code Red / Kino Lorber

The Killing Of A Sacred Deer [Blu-ray] (Yorgos Lanthimos, 2017) RB UK Artificial Eye (BEAVER REVIEW)

Murder on the Orient Express [Blu-ray] (Kenneth Branagh, 2017) RB UK 20th Century Fox

The Night of the Hunted [Blu-ray] (Jean Rollin, 1980) RB UK Black House Films

Novitiate [Blu-ray] (Margaret Betts, 2017) Sony Pictures
The Orchard End Murder [Blu-ray] (Christian Marnham, 1980) Redemption / Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

La Prisonnière [Blu-ray] (Henri-Georges Clouzot, 1968) RB UK StudioCanal

Quai des Orfèvres [Blu-ray] (Henri-Georges Clouzot, 1947) RB UK Studio Canal

Raising Cain [Blu-ray] (Brian De Palma, 1992) RB UK Arrow Video (BEAVER REVIEW)

Ramrod [Blu-ray] (André De Toth, 1947) RB UK Arrow Academy

Ship of Fools [Blu-ray] (Stanley Kramer, 1965) Indicator US (BEAVER REVIEW)
The Strangers [
Blu-ray] (Bryan Bertino, 2008) Shout! Factory

Topaze [Blu-ray] (Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast, 1933) Kino Lorber

Wonder Wheel [Blu-ray] (Woody Allen, 2017) Universal Studios

Yiyi [Blu-ray] (Edward Yang, 2000) Criterion UK (BEAVER REVIEW)


March 12th, 2018



The Age of Innocence [Blu-ray] (Martin Scorsese, 1993) Criterion Collection (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Ambulance [Blu-ray] (Larry Cohen, 1990) Shout! Factory

The Barefoot Contessa [Blu-ray] (Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1954) RB UK Masters of Cinema

Berlin Alexanderplatz [Blu-ray] (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1980) RB UK Second Sight

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt [Blu-ray] (Fritz Lang 1956) Warner Archive

Birdboy: The Forgotten Children [Blu-ray] (Pedro Rivero, Alberto Vázquez, 2015) Shout Factory

Blood Harvest [Blu-ray] (Bill Rebane, 1987) RB UK 88 Films
Call Me by Your Name [Blu-ray] (Luca Guadagnino, 2017) Sony Pictures 

The City of the Dead - Remastered, Limited Edition [Blu-ray]  (John Llewellyn Moxey, 1960) VCI

The Crazies [Blu-ray] (George A. Romero, 1973) Arrow Video US (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Crazies [Blu-ray] (George A. Romero, 1973) Arrow Video UK (BEAVER REVIEW)

Court [Blu-ray] (Chaitanya Tamhane, 2014) Zeitgeist / Kino Lorber

Deep Throat Part II Collection [Blu-ray] (Joseph W. Sarno, 1974) Pop Cinema

The Disaster  ist [Blu-ray] (James Franco, 2017) Lionsgate

Downfall [Blu-ray] (Oliver Hirschbiegel, 2004) Shout! Factory

Ferdinand [Blu-ray] (Carlos Saldanha, 2017) 20th Century Fox
Flowers in the Attic [Blu-ray] (Jeffrey Bloom,1987) RB UK Arrow Video

The Ghost Lovers [Blu-ray] (Sang-ok Shin, 1974) RB UK 88 Films

The Handmaid's Tale - Season 1 [Blu-ray] (various, 2017) MGM

Hideous! AKA Deformed Freaks [Blu-ray] (Charles Band, 1997) Full Moon Features

I, Tonya [Blu-ray] (Craig Gillespie, 2017) Universal Studios Home Entertainment

Ingmar Bergman Through The Choreographer's Eye [Blu-ray] (Fredrik Stattin, 2017) RB UK Belair Classiques

Justice League [4k UHD Blu-ray] (Zack Snyder, 2017) Warner

Manifesto [Blu-ray] (Julian Rosefeldt, 2017) RB UK Modern Films

Only the Brave [Blu-ray] (Joseph Kosinski, 2017) RB UK Lionsgate

Path of Blood [Blu-ray] (Eric Power, 2013) Synapse Films 
Porto [
Blu-ray] (Gabe Klinger, 2016) Kino Lorber

Re:Born [Blu-ray] (Yûji Shimomura, 2016) RB UK Eureka

Season of the Witch [Blu-ray] (George A. Romero, 1972) Arrow Video US (BEAVER REVIEW)

Season of the Witch [Blu-ray] (George A. Romero, 1972) Arrow Video UK (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw [Blu-ray] (Raoul Walsh, 1958) RB UK Plan B Entertainment

Soy Nero [Blu-ray] (Rafi Pitts, 2016) Synergetic Distribution

Suspiria - 2 Disc Blu-Ray Edition [Blu-ray] (Dario Argento, 1977) Synapse Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

Suspiria [Blu-ray] (Dario Argento, 1977) Synapse Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

Take Shelter [Blu-ray] (Jeff Nichols, 2011) RB UK Second Sight Films

There's Always Vanilla [Blu-ray] (George A. Romero, 1971) Arrow Video US (BEAVER REVIEW)

There's Always Vanilla [Blu-ray] (George A. Romero, 1971) Arrow Video UK (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Twilight People [Blu-ray] (Eddie Romero, 1972) Vci Entertainment

Ultimate Puppet Master Collectable Trunk (12-disc) [Blu-ray] - Full Moon Pictures

Unearthed & Untold: The Path to Pet Sematary [Blu-ray] (John Campopiano, Justin White, 2017) Synapse Films

While the City Sleeps [Blu-ray] (Fritz Lang 1956) Warner Archive


March 19th, 2017



The Age of Innocence [Blu-ray] (Martin Scorsese, 1993) Criterion UK (BEAVER REVIEW)

Baal [Blu-ray] (Volker Schlöndorff, 1970) Criterion Collection (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Black Scorpion [Blu-ray] (Edward Ludwig, 1957) Warner Archive

Blowing Wild [Blu-ray] (Hugo Fregonese, 1953) RB DE White Pearl Classics

The 'burbs [Blu-ray] (Joe Dante, 1989) Shout! Factory

The Church [Blu-ray] (Michele Soavi, 1989) Scorpion Releasing

Daughter of the Nile [Blu-ray] (Hou Hsiao-hsien, 1987) Cohen Media Group / Sony Pictures

The Divine Order [Blu-ray] (Petra Biondina Volpe, 2017) Zeitgeist / Kino Lorber

Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool [Blu-ray] (Paul McGuigan, 2017) RB UK Lionsgate

Gumshoe [Blu-ray] (Stephen Frears, 1971) Indicator UK

Highway Dragnet [Blu-ray] (Nathan Juran, 1954) Kino Lorber
Ichi the Killer [Blu-ray
] (Takashi Miike, 2001) Well Go USA

Images [Blu-ray] (Robert Altman, 1972) Arrow Video US

Images [Blu-ray] (Robert Altman, 1972) RB UK Arrow Video

It's the Old Army Game [Blu-ray] (A. Edward Sutherland, 1926) Kino Lorber

John Alton Film Noir Collection T-Men / Raw Deal / He Walked by Night [Blu-ray] (Alfred L. Werker, Anthony Mann, 1947-1948) (BEAVER REVIEW)  (BEAVER REVIEW)  (BEAVER REVIEW)

Legend of the Mountain [Blu-ray] (King Hu, 1979) RB UK Masters of Cinema

The Lion in Winter (50th Anniversary Edition) [Blu-ray] (Anthony Harvey, 1968) Kino Lorber

Nightmare at Noon [Blu-ray] (Nico Mastorakis, 1988) Shout! Factory

Offerings [Blu-ray] (Christopher Reynolds, 1989) Code Red / Kino Lorber

No Orchids for Miss Blandish [Blu-ray] (St. John Legh Clowes, 1948) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

Northern Exposure - The Complete Series [Blu-ray] (Joshua Brand, John Falsey, 1990–1995) RB UK Fabulous Films Lmtd.

Otley [Blu-ray] (Dick Clement, 1969) Indicator UK

The Passenger [Blu-ray] (Michelangelo Antonioni, 1975) Indicator UK

The Passion of Joan of Arc [Blu-ray] (Carl Th. Dreyer, 1928) Criterion Collection (BEAVER REVIEW)

A Pistol for Ringo / The Return of Ringo [Blu-ray] (Duccio Tessari, 1965) Arrow US

A Pistol for Ringo / The Return of Ringo [Blu-ray] (Duccio Tessari, 1965) Arrow UK
Rockula [
Blu-ray] (Luca Bercovici, 1990) Shout! Factory

Running Wild [Blu-ray] (Gregory La Cava, 1927) Kino Lorber

Shirley: Visions of Reality [Blu-ray] (Gustav Deutsch, 2013) RB UK Eureka Entertainment

Small Town Crime [Blu-ray] (Eshom Nelms, Ian Nelms, 2017) Lionsgate

Stingaree [Blu-ray] (William A. Wellman, 1934) Kino Lorber

Town on Trial [Blu-ray] (John Guillermin, 1957) Indicator UK

A Trip to the Moon (Reissue) [Blu-ray] (Georges Méliès, 1903) Flicker Alley

The Vanishing of Sidney Hall [Blu-ray] (Shawn Christensen, 2017) Lionsgate