Newsletter - FOR THE WEEK

OF January 23rd, 2012

  This Week's Highlights
Uchidachi - What a week! Some of the greatest films ever made are being released on Blu-ray including Best-Picture Oscar winners (including the very first!), Hitchcock, Woody Allen, Billy Wilder, plus Criterion... one of the most stacked weeks I can recall. Added to our calendar we have some important Noir coming to Blu-ray - Lewis Milestone, and Delmer Davis - plus more Jean Renoir, Martin Scorsese, Sydney Pollack, Danny Boyle, Monty Python... plus our CONTEST clip with another brand new Criterion Blu-ray prize!

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The Strange Love of Martha Ivers [Blu-ray] (Lewis Milestone, 1946) Film Chest

The Red House [Blu-ray] (Delmer Davis, 1947) Film Chest

The River [Blu-ray] (Jean Renoir, 1951) FB FR

Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai [Blu-ray] (Takashi Miike, 2011) Region FREE UK RPC

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy [Blu-ray] (Tomas Alfredson, 2011) Focus Films

Dracula: Prince of Darkness [Blu-ray] (Terence Fisher, 1966) RB UK Optimum

Harvey [Blu-ray] (Henry Koster, 1950) Region FREE UK Universal

The Uninvited (Lewis Allen, 1944) Special Edition [DVD] R2 UK Exposure Cinema

City of Men [Blu-ray] (Paulo Morelli, 2007) RB UK Optimum

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

Monty Python and the Holy Grail [Blu-ray] (Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, 1975) Sony

Hugo - 3D [Blu-ray] (Martin Scorsese, 2011) RB UK Entertainment in Video

Meet the Parents [Blu-ray] (Jay Roach, 2000) Universal

Strip Nude For Your Killer [Blu-ray] (Andrea Bianchi, 1975) Blue Underground

Bounce [Blu-ray] (Don Roos, 2000) Miramax

Cook County [Blu-ray] (David Pomes, 2009) Hanover House

Jeremiah Johnson [Blu-ray] (Sydney Pollack, 1972) Warner

A Lonely Place to Die [Blu-ray] (Julian Gilbey, 2011) MPI

Camelot [Blu-ray] (Joshua Logan, 1968) Warner

Corman's World [Blu-ray] (Alex Stapleton, 2011) Anchor Bay

Rabbit-Proof Fence [Blu-ray] (Phillip Noyce, 2002) RB UK Optimum

Rob Roy [Blu-ray] (Michael Caton-Jones, 1995) RB UK 20th Century Fox

The Beach [Blu-ray] (Danny Boyle, 2000) RB UK 20th Century Fox

Volcano [Blu-ray] (Mick Jackson, 1997) RB UK 20th Century Fox

Nightbirds [Blu-ray] (Andy Milligan, 1970) RB UK BFI

Late Spring [Blu-ray] (Yasujirô Ozu, 1949) Criterion

Eclipse Series 32: Pearls of the Czech New Wave (Pearls of the Deep, Daisies, A Report on the Party and Guests, Return of the Prodigal Son, Capricious Summer, The Joke) - Criterion

The Organizer (Mario Monicelli, 1963) Criterion
The Organizer [
Blu-ray] (Mario Monicelli, 1963) Criterion

Alambrista! (Robert M. Young, 1977) Criterion
Alambrista! [
Blu-ray] (Robert M. Young, 1977) Criterion

A Hollis Frampton Odyssey (1966-79) Criterion
A Hollis Frampton Odyssey [
Blu-ray] (1966-79) Criterion

The Mizoguchi Collection [Blu-ray] - Osaka Elegy (1936), The Story Of The Last Crysanthemum (1939), Sisters Of The Gion (1936), Utamaro And His Five Wives (1946) - RB UK Artificial Eye

Bond 50 [Blu-ray] (complete box set of all 22 007 films, from Dr. No to Quantum of Solace) MGM

Bond 50 [Blu-ray] (complete box set of all 22 007 films, from Dr. No to Quantum of Solace) UK MGM

Chinatown [Blu-ray] (Roman Polanski, 1974) Paramount

Carnage [Blu-ray] (Roman Polanski, 2011) Sony Pictures


ONE VOICE (not Ellsworth Monkton Toohey): Ohh my... where to start. I suppose the three Hitchcocks to Blu-ray is a good start. Rebecca seemed to look the most improved, with Spellbound - a less-lauded film that still improves with repeat viewings - and then, some say his most forgotten masterpiece; Notorious. All in the glory of 1080P - and at reasonable prices. My love affair with Midnight Cowboy has only seemed to intensify with a Blu-ray presentation. Ditto for Allen's Manhattan which is awesome on Blu-ray. Wilder's The Apartment takes large strides in the new format - as does the Silent Era gem Wings. Lena Dunham's Tiny Furniture was a treat on Criterion Blu-ray. And what about the Hammer charm of Quatermass and the Pit - a VERY impressive move to hi-def. Shameful that classic like To Kill a Mockingbird and Annie Hall get mentioned so late - is a testament to the strength of the week. What have we left? Campion's The Piano - such a marvelous film experience - and for the horror-minded; a decently realized Night Train Murders made it to Blu along with our coverage of a Jean Rollin trifecta of The Iron Rose, Lips of Blood and the risqué-titled The Nude Vampire. On DVD Eric covered Robert Kramer's Milestones / Ice in the same SD package and compared a new transfer of Argento's Four Flies on Grey Velvet. On the less-impressive realm we have the snoozer The Satan Bug and the nostalgically-likable Genesis II. Please have a terrific week!!


Midnight Cowboy BD - John Voight portrays Joe Buck, a real (or unreal) 'Cowboy', who, as a young man, relocates to New York with dreams of being a gigolo to wealthy older women - as he describes it a 'hustla'. The big city quickly eats up the small town boy and spits him out in the direction of Enrico Salvatore 'Ratso' Rizzo (Dustin Hoffman) - a character formed by the harsh realities and required survival traits to exist in the Big Apple. A budding friendship akin to 'Laurel and Hardy' evolves - two bumblers who we can't help but develop a huge soft spot for. Their struggle becomes ours as they seek the necessities of life and dare to dream of a better existence. Blu-ray Release Date: January 24th, 2011

The Piano BD - "The Piano" plays itself with such contrapuntal richness, it resonates in you forever. Set in 19th-century New Zealand, this saga of will, destiny and passion starring Holly Hunter is an extraordinary symphony of sounds and silence, of lilting pleasure and tangled horror. There's something mystically compelling about writer/director Jane Campion's 1993 Cannes winner. On one level, it's a fairy tale for adults. But on others, it evokes powerful eroticism, sexual mustiness, emotional anguish and numerous other themes. Blu-ray Release Date: January 31st, 2012

Lips of Blood BD - While at a party to promote a new perfume, Frederic (co-writer Jean-Loup Philippe, RAPE OF THE VAMPIRE ) recognizes the setting of one of the ad campaign photographs from a vague childhood memory involving a mysterious woman (Anne Brilland). His mother (Natalie Perry) tries to discourage his delving into the past but he is eventually lead by the ageless apparition of this woman to a crypt where he accidentally unleashes a quartet of vampire women from their tombs. As Frederic continues to pursue the mystery woman, his mother dispatches henchmen to deal with the vampire epidemic and goes to extraordinary lengths to keep the past a secret. Blu-ray Release Date: January 24th, 2012

The Iron Rose BD - The plot is simple. A boy and a girl who share similar morbid romantic interests in music and poetry picnic at a labyrinthine cemetery and make love in a tomb. Night falls and they find themselves locked in and running in circles as their alternating fears and fascinations with death and decay overtake them and lead to an ending that can either be seen as tragic or romantic. Blu-ray Release Date: January 24th, 2012

The Nude Vampire BD - One night on a deserted street, Pierre (Olivier Martin of Rollin's LA VIOL DU VAMPIRE) runs into a scantily clad mute young woman (Caroline Cartier) who is being pursued by men in tuxedos and bizarre animal masks who kidnap her and take her back to a townhouse that belongs to Pierre's father, industrialist Georges Radamante (Maurice Lemaître) who warns Pierre to mind his own business. Pierre sneaks into the townhouse for one of his father's parties and witnesses a woman playing Russian Roulette shoot herself and the mute young woman drinks her blood. Pierre delves deeper into the mystery and has to fight off his own father's thugs while Georges and his associates squirrel the young woman off to an isolated country house. Pierre then meets the Grandmaster (Michel Delahaye) of a large group of bizarre looking and acting hippies - of whom the young woman is one of their number - who lay siege to the country house with his help to rescue the girl who it turns out has an unusual connection to Pierre. Blu-ray Release Date: January 24th, 2012

Night Train Murders BD - German student Margaret (Irene Miracle) is going to her friend Lisa's (Laura D'Angelo) parents house in Italy for the holidays. They catch a train also boarded by a seemingly respectable "Lady on the Train" - as she is credited in the opening titles - (Macha Meril) and two thugs Curly (Gianfranco De Grassi) and Blackie (Flavio Bucci) who join forces and put the two girls through a hellish ordeal in the deserted rear coaches of the late night train after a bomb scare delays the girls' trip. Blu-ray Release Date: January 31st, 2012

To Kill a Mockingbird BD - Taking place during the depression in the south, the story is about the year, when two children lost their innocence. Jem and Scout live with their father, Atticus, who is a lawyer in a small southern town. Having lost their mother years back, Atticus is raising his children, always to be respectful and thoughtful. “You do not know a man until you have been in his shoes and walked around in them”, says Atticus. As a black man is accused of the rape of a white woman, Atticus is appointed to defend him. He tries to keep his children away from the court and case. “There is things a father would like to shield his children from,” says Atticus. Things like racism, hatred and sickness. But their naïve curiosity draws them into it and soon they are exposed to the shadow side of man. Blu-ray Release Date: January 31st, 2012

Annie Hall BD - Alvy Singer (Allen) is one of Manhattan's most brilliant comedians, but when it comes to romance, his delivery needs a little work. Introduced by his best friend, Rob (Tony Roberts), Alvy falls in love with the ditzy but delightful nightclub singer Annie Hall (Diane Keaton). When Alvy's own insecurities sabotage the affair, Annie is forced to leave Alvy for a new life – and lover (Paul Simon) – in Los Angeles. Knowing he may have lost Annie forever, Alvy's willing to go to any lengths – even driving L.A.'s freeways – to recapture the only thing that ever mattered...true love. Blu-ray Release Date: January 24th, 2012

Manhattan BD - “Manhattan” follows the life of Isaac, who is writing a comedy-show for television, his 17-year-old mistress Tracy and his married friends Yale (Michael Murphy) and Emily (Anne Byrne Hoffman). Yale is cheating on Emily with the nervous journalist Mary (Diane Keaton), while Isaac tries to convince Tracy not to love him, but just to think of him as a fond memory. One night, after a party, Isaac and Mary go for a walk through Manhattan and talk about life and the book Isaac is writing. He realizes how much he likes Mary, but holds his emotions back because she is still together with Yale. But soon, Yale tells Mary that they should stop meeting each other, while Isaac says the same thing to Tracy. Isaac and Mary have a short affair, before they find back to their old loves. Blu-ray Release Date: January 24th 2012

Spellbound BD - Dr. Constance Petersen (Ingrid Bergman) is a psychiatrist with a firm understanding of human nature—or so she thinks. When the mysterious Dr. Anthony Edwardes (Gregory Peck) becomes the new chief of staff at her institution, the bookish and detached Constance plummets into a whirlwind of tangled identities and feverish psychoanalysis, where the greatest risk is to fall in love. A transcendent love story replete with taut excitement and startling imagery, Spellbound is classic Hitchcock, featuring stunning performances, an Academy Award®-winning score by Miklos Rozsa, and a captivating dream sequence by Surrealist icon Salvador Dalí. Blu-ray Release Date: January 24th 2012

Notorious BD - In Notorious, a brilliant allegory of love and betrayal, Hitchcock fuses two of his favorite elements: suspense and romance. A beautiful woman with a tainted past (Ingrid Bergman) is enlisted by American agent Devlin (Cary Grant) to spy on a ring of Nazis in post-war Rio. Her espionage work becomes life-threatening after she marries the most debonair of the Nazi ring, Alex (Claude Rains). Only Devlin can rescue her, but to do so he must face his role in her desperate situation and acknowledge that he’s loved her all along. Stunning performances, Ben Hecht’s excellent script, and Hitchcock’s direction at its best make Notorious a perfect film. Blu-ray Release Date: January 24th, 2012

The Apartment BD - Diamond-sharp satire with a brilliant performance from Lemmon as the insurance clerk who forges ahead in the rat race by lending his apartment out to philandering senior executives, only to outsmart himself when the girl of his dreams is brought there by his boss. Full of sly bits of business (MacLaine admitting to three affairs but betrayed by fingers unconsciously announcing four), and with its jaundiced vision leavened by a tender sympathy for the frailty of human motives. Even the cop-out ending (boy forgives girl and all's well) is rather moving, given the delicate skill with which Lemmon and MacLaine commute between comedy and pathos. Blu-ray Release Date: January 24th, 2012

Wings BD - This winner of the first Academy Award for Best Picture was also the last silent film to receive that honor. Set against... the backdrop of the Army Air Corps, the WWI adventure features stunning aerial photography and combat flying sequences. Blu-ray Release Date: January 24th, 2012

Genesis II - “My name is Dylan Hunt. My story begins the day on which I died.” Gene Roddenberry, the creator of Star Trek, brings fans another enthralling tale of the future. Set in a time between now and the era of the starship Enterprise, Genesis II follows Hunt (Alex Cord), who awakes after 154 years of suspended animation into a post-apocalyptic world that’s torn between the peace-loving citizens of Pax and the militaristic, mutant Tyranians. Both want Hunt to join their cause. But the Tyranians have two cruel weapons to persuade Hunt: a device of torture called a stim. And an alluring mutant (Mariette Hartley) with two navels…and one ice-cold heart. DVD Release Date: November 11th, 2009

Tiny Furniture BD - Lena Dunham got her start making YouTube videos, but she emerged as a major talent thanks to the breakthrough success of this exceptionally sharp comedy, which garnered the twenty-four-year-old writer-director-actor comparisons to the likes of Woody Allen. Dunham plays Aura, a recent college graduate who returns to New York and moves back in with her mother and sister (played by the filmmaker’s real-life mother and sister). Though Aura is gripped by stasis and confusion about her future, Dunham locates endless sources of refreshing humor in her plight. As painfully confessional as it is amusing, Tiny Furniture is an authentic, incisive portrait of a young woman at a crossroads. Blu-ray Release date: February 14th, 2012

Quatermass and the Pit BD - Hobbs End, Knightsbridge, London. Whilst working on a new subway tunnel for the London Underground a group of construction workers uncover a strangely shaped skull amongst the rubble. Nearby is another discovery: a large, mysterious and impenetrable metal object. Initially mistaken for an unexploded bomb the origins of the object and its strange power are far more horrific and terrifying than anybody could have possibly imagined. Is it of this earth? Could it be the ancestral link to mankind’s evolution? Or could it be an ancient link to unleashing ultimate evil? There’s only one man capable of unravelling the clues, his name is Professor Bernard Quatermass, a man of science who thrives on the dark mysteries of the world, a man with answers. Written by legendary screenwriter Nigel Kneale, Quatermass and The Pit is a seminal British sci-fi classic. Highly influential, it’s renowned for its creepy plot and eerie, disturbing atmosphere. There is nothing else like it. Blu-ray Release date: October 10th, 2011

Rebecca BD - “Last night, I dreamt I went to Manderley again.” Rebecca’s haunting opening line conjures the entirety of Hitchcock’s romantic, suspenseful, elegant film. A young woman (Joan Fontaine) believes her every dream has come true when her whirlwind romance with the dashing Maxim de Winter culminates in marriage. But she soon realizes that Rebecca, the late first Mrs. de Winter, haunts both the temperamental, brooding Maxim and the de Winter mansion, Manderley. In order for Maxim and the new Mrs. de Winter to have a future, Rebecca’s spell must be broken and the mystery of her violent death unraveled. The first collaboration between producer David O. Selznick and Hitchcock, Rebecca was adapted from Daphne du Maurier’s popular novel and won the 1940 Academy Award™ for Best Picture and Cinematography. Blu-ray Release Date: January 24th, 2012

Milestones / Ice - Helen, a former stay-at-home widowed single mother spreads her wings and becomes an activist filmmaker. One of her daughters Karen seeks a new direction in life by having a baby, while her other daughter Elizabeth has abandoned husband and children in search of herself. A woman just released from jail becomes an advocate for female prisoners. Peter, a man just out of prison after a stint for transporting draft-dodgers across the border finds himself numb to outside life and ventures into the desert in search of a new kind of existence. A couple who have raised their child in a commune venture to the city in search of a less isolated yet still communal existence, while a father wants to reconnect on a familial with his toddler son who has been largely raised communally. DVD Release Date: December 6th, 2011

The Satan Bug - John Sturges directed this sizzling suspenser about a nerve-racking chase to recover flasks of a lethal virus which were stolen from a government lab by a deranged and dangerous scientist, who has decided that now it is his turn "to play God"... DVD Release Date: January 28th, 2011

Four Flies on Grey Velvet - The little-seen Four Flies on Grey Velvet is perhaps most remarkable for it's unusual spiritual underpinnings and Dario Argento's deft attention for sexual signifiers. The title of this third and final film in Argento's "animal trilogy" is as egregious as the weird science that literalizes the eye as a photographic camera. Rock star Roberto Tobias (Michael Brandon) leaves his rehearsal studio and follows a mysterious figure into an empty theater where he struggles with the switchblade-wielding man. Roberto accidentally stabs the man, who falls evocatively into the theater's orchestra pit. From a balcony, a masked figure captures the moment on camera. If Argento's signature use of a black-gloved killer is noticeably absent, this is compensated by the presence of Brandon himself, whose striking features recall those of the giallo director's. There isn't much to Four Flies on Grey Velvet besides pent-up rage though much of the film's sexual frenzy prefigures themes from Deep Red. DVD Release Date: January 30th, 2012


 Next 4 weeks on the Calendar

January 23rd, 2012


50/50 [Blu-ray] (Jonathan Levine, 2011) Summit Entertainment

Almanac of Fall (Béla Tarr, 1984) R2 UK Artificial Eye

Annie Hall [Blu-ray] (Woody Allen, 1977) MGM (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Apartment [Blu-ray] (Billy Wilder, 1960) CA MGM (BEAVER REVIEW)

Death Hunt aka Yukon [Blu-ray] (Peter R. Hunt, 1981) RB DE Koch

Fascination [Blu-ray] (Jean Rollin, 1979) Redemption Films

Flash Point [Blu-ray] (Wlson Yip, 2007) Well Go USA

From Noon Till Three [Blu-ray] (Frank D. Gilroy, 1976) RB DE Koch

Godzilla (Ishirô Honda, 1954) Criterion
Godzilla [
Blu-ray] (Ishirô Honda, 1954) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Happy, Happy [Blu-ray] (Anne Sewitsky, 2010) Magnolia Pictures (BEAVER REVIEW)

Hell and Back Again [Blu-ray] (Danfung Dennis, 2011) Docudrama

The Iron Rose [Blu-ray] (Jean Rollin, 1973) Redemption Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

Lips of Blood [Blu-ray] (Jean Rollin, 1975) Redemption Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

Liverpool (Lisandro Alonso, 2008) R2 UK Second Run DVD (BEAVER REVIEW)

Manhattan [Blu-ray] (Woody Allen, 1979) MGM (BEAVER REVIEW)

Melancholia [Blu-ray] (Lars von Trier, 2011) RB UK Artificial Eye (BEAVER REVIEW)

Midnight Cowboy [Blu-ray] (John Schlesinger, 1969) CA MGM (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Moment of Truth (Francesco Rosi, 1965) Criterion
The Moment of Truth [
Blu-ray] (Francesco Rosi, 1965) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Notorious [Blu-ray] (Alfred Hitchcock, 1946) MGM (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Nude Vampire [Blu-ray] (Jean Rollin, 1970) Redemption Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

Punishment Park [Blu-ray] (Peter Watkins, 1971) Dual Format - RB UK Masters of Cinema (BEAVER REVIEW)

Real Steel [Blu-ray] (Shawn Levy, 2011) Disney

Rebecca [Blu-ray] (Alfred Hitchcock, 1940) MGM (BEAVER REVIEW)

Restless [Blu-ray] (Gus Van Sant, 2011) Sony

Riverworld [Blu-ray] (Stuart Gillard, 2010) RB DE Koch Media

Roger Corman's Cult Classic's Lethal Ladies Collection, Vol. 2 (The Arena, Cover Girl Models, Fly Me) - Shout! Factory (BEAVER REVIEW)

See No Evil, Hear No Evil [Blu-ray] (Arthur Hiller, 1989) Image Entertainment

Shiver of the Vampires [Blu-ray] (Jean Rollin, 1971) Redemption Films

Le Silence de la Mer [Blu-ray] (Jean-Pierre Melville, 1949) Region Free UK Masters of Cinema (BEAVER REVIEW)

Stir Crazy [Blu-ray] (Sidney Poitier, 1980) Image Entertainment

Spellbound [Blu-ray] (Alfred Hitchcock, 1945) MGM (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Toy [Blu-ray] (Richard Donner, 1982) Image Entertainment

Two-Lane Blacktop [Blu-ray] (Monte Hellman, 1971) RB UK Masters of Cinema (BEAVER REVIEW)

Two-Lane Blacktop [Blu-ray] (Monte Hellman, 1971) (LTD Edition Steelbook) RB UK Masters of Cinema (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Whistleblower [Blu-ray] (Larysa Kondracki, 2010) 20th Century Fox

Who Pays the Ferryman? (Michael J. Bird, 1977) R2 UK Eureka Entertainment

Wings [Blu-ray] (William A. Wellman, 1927) Paramount (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Woman [Blu-ray] (Lucky McKee, 2011) The Collective



January 30th, 2012


Adaptation [Blu-ray] (Spike Jonze, 2002) Image Entertainment

Cleopatra [Blu-ray] (Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1963) RB UK 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Cold Mountain [Blu-ray] (Anthony Minghella, 2003) Miramax Lionsgate

The Double [Blu-ray] (Michael Brandt, 2011) Image Entertainment

Drive [Blu-ray] (Nicolas Winding Refn, 2011) Sony

Drive [Blu-ray] (Nicolas Winding Refn, 2011) RB UK Icon Home Entertainment

Dream House [Blu-ray] (Jim Sheridan, 2011) Universal Studios

The English Patient [Blu-ray] (Anthony Minghella, 1996) Miramax Lionsgate

Fernando Di Leo Crime Collection [Blu-ray] - Caliber 9 (1972), The Italian Connection (1972), The Boss (1973) and Rulers of the City (1976) - Entertainment One

Four Flies On Grey Velvet [Blu-ray] (Dario Argento, 1971) RB UK Shameless

Frida [Blu-ray] (Julie Taymor, 2002) Miramax Lionsgate

Grand Canyon [Blu-ray] (Lawrence Kasdan, 1991) Anchor Bay/Starz

Malcolm X [Blu-ray] (Spike Lee, 1992) Warner Home Video

The Mill and the Cross [Blu-ray] (Lech Majewski, 2011) Kino

Night Train Murders [Blu-ray] (Aldo Lado, 1975) Blue Underground (BEAVER REVIEW)

Nothing in Common [Blu-ray] (Garry Marshall, 1986) Image Entertainment

Outrage [Blu-ray] (Takeshi Kitano, 2010) Magnolia

The Piano [Blu-ray] (Jane Campion, 1993) Lions Gate (BEAVER REVIEW)

Rolling Thunder [Blu-ray] (John Flynn, 1977) RB UK Optimum Home

Shakespeare in Love [Blu-ray] (John Madden, 1998) Miramax Lionsgate

The Thing [Blu-ray] (Matthijs van Heijningen Jr., 2011) Universal Studios

The Tin Drum [Blu-ray] (Volker Schlöndorff, 1979) RB UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (Ltd Edition Blu-ray Steelbook) (Tomas Alfredson, 2011) RB UK Optimum

To Kill a Mockingbird [Blu-ray] 50th Anniversary Special Edition (Robert Mulligan, 1962) Universal Studios (BEAVER REVIEW)

To Kill a Mockingbird [Blu-ray] (Robert Mulligan, 1962) Universal Studios (BEAVER REVIEW)

Win Win [Blu-ray] (Thomas McCarthy, 2011) RB UK 20th Century Fox



February 6th, 2011


Casino Royale [Blu-ray] (Ken Hughes, John Huston etc., 1967) MGM

China Girl [Blu-ray] (Abel Ferrara, 1987) [Blu-ray] RB FR Inconnu

Dangerous Liaisons [Blu-ray] (Stephen Frears, 1988) Warner Home Video

The Deadly Spawn [Blu-ray] (Douglas McKeown, 1983) Elite Entertainment

The Elephant in the Living Room [Blu-ray] (Michael Webber, 2010) First Look

Garden State [Blu-ray] (Zach Braff, 2004) RB UK Optimum

It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World [Blu-ray] (Stanley Kramer, 1963) MGM

Lady and the Tramp [Blu-ray] (Clyde Geronimi, 1955) Disney

Love Story [Blu-ray] (Arthur Hiller, 1970) Paramount

La Jetee/Sans Soleil [Blu-ray] (Chris Marker) Criterion

October (Diego Vega Vidal, 2010) New Yorker Films

On The Bowery - The Films of Lionel Rogosin, Vol. 1 [Blu-ray] (Lionel Rogosin, 1956) Milestone

Sleeping Beauty [Blu-ray] (Julia Leigh, 2011) RB UK Revolver Entertainment

A Star is Born [Blu-ray] (William A. Wellman, 1937) Kino

Story of a Love Affair: 2-Disc Special Edition (Michelangelo Antonioni, 1950) Lorber

The Sunset Limited [Blu-ray] (Tommy Lee Jones, 2011) HBO Studios

The Woman with the 5 Elephants (Vadim Jendreyko, 2009) Cinema Guild


February 13th, 2011


388 Arletta Avenue [Blu-ray] (Randall Cole, 2011) RB UK Optimum

All Quiet on the Western Front [Blu-ray] (Lewis Milestone, 1930) Universal

Boeing Boeing [Blu-ray] (John Rich, 1965) Olive Films

Elite Squad [Blu-ray] (José Padilha, 2007) New Video Group

The Geisha Boy [Blu-ray] (Frank Tashlin, 1958) Olive Films

The Getting of Wisdom (Bruce Beresford, 1978) R2 UK Contemporary Films

The Lorax [Blu-ray] (Hawley Pratt, 1972) Warner

Mozart's Sister [Blu-ray] (Rene Feret, 2011) Music Box Films

Rock-a-Bye Baby [Blu-ray] (Frank Tashlin, 1958) Olive Films

Take Shelter [Blu-ray] (Jeff Nichols, 2011) Sony

Tales From the Golden Age (Cristian Mungiu, 2009) Zeitgeist Films

The Theo Angelopoulos Collection Vol 3 - The Suspended Step of the Stork (1991) Ulysses' Gaze (1995) Eternity and a Day (1998) The Weeping Meadow (2004) and The Dust of Time (2008) - R2 UK Artificial Eye

Three Outlaw Samurai (Hideo Gosha, 1964) Criterion
Three Outlaw Samurai [
Blu-ray] (Hideo Gosha, 1964) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Tiny Furniture (Lena Dunham, 2010) Criterion
Tiny Furniture [
Blu-ray] (Lena Dunham, 2010) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

We Need to Talk About Kevin [Blu-ray] (Lynne Ramsay, 2011) RB UK Artificial Eye

Woody Allen: A Documentary (Robert Weide, 2011) Docudrama

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