Newsletter - FOR THE WEEK

OF February 12th, 2018

  This Week's Highlights
 
 

Swastyastu! Improving week with Blu-ray and DVD reviews of packages by Arrow, Kino, Vinegar Syndrome, Umbrella Entertainment, Second Sight Films, Mondo Macabro and others of films directed by Federico Fellini, Howard Hawks, Emir Kusturica, Stéphane Brizé, Lee Tamahori, Jamaa Fanaka, Mario Andreacchio, Ralph Nelson!. Our Calendar has updates of films-to-Blu-ray, including works by Anthony Mann, Stanley Kramer, Sidney J. Furie, Larry Cohen, David Lynch, Piers Haggard, Mike Nichols, Charles Band, W.D. Richter 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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LATEST ADDITIONS TO THE RELEASE CALENDAR:

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

Windjammer: The Voyage of the Christian Radich [Blu-ray] Deluxe Edition (Bill Colleran, Louis De Rochemont III, 1958) Flicker Alley

This is Cinerama [Blu-ray] Deluxe Edition (Merian C. Cooper, Gunther von Fritsch, 1952) Flicker Alley

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

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

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

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

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

Ichi the Killer [Blu-ray] (Takashi Miike, 2001) Well Go USA (BEAVER REVIEW)

Last Men in Aleppo [Blu-ray] (Firas Fayyad, Steen Johannessen, 2017) Grasshopper Film

Rednecks [Blu-ray] (John Birmingham, 2017) Troma Entertainment

Grindsploitation Trilogy [Blu-ray] (Lloyd Kaufman , 2018) Troma Entertainment

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

Shock Treatment [Blu-ray] (Jim Sharman, 1981) RB UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)
Carrie [Blu-ray] (Brian De Palma, 1976) RB UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)
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) - RB UK Arrow

Ice Cold in Alex - 60th Anniversary Edition [Blu-ray] (J. Lee Thompson, 1958) RB UK StudioCanal
Birdman of Alcatraz [Blu-ray] (John Frankenheimer, 1962) Olive Films
Darkest Hour [
Blu-ray] (Joe Wright, 2017) Universal
Five on the Black Hand Side [Blu-ray] (Oscar Williams, 1973) Olive Films
Great Balls of Fire! [Blu-ray] (Jim McBride, 1989) Olive Films
The Hallelujah Trail [Blu-ray] (John Sturges, 1965) Olive Films
The Breadwinner [Blu-ray] (Nora Twomey, 2017) Universal

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

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

La Prisonnière [Blu-ray] (Henri-Georges Clouzot, 1968) RB UK StudioCanal
Blood Harvest [Blu-ray] (Bill Rebane, 1987) RB UK 88 Films
Call Me by Your Name [Blu-ray] (Luca Guadagnino, 2017) Sony Pictures
Court [Blu-ray] (Chaitanya Tamhane, 2014) Zeitgeist / Kino Lorber
Ferdinand [Blu-ray] (Carlos Saldanha, 2017) 20th Century Fox
Path of Blood [
Blu-ray] (Eric Power, 2013) Synapse Films 
Porto [Blu-ray] (Gabe Klinger, 2016) Kino Lorber
The Divine Order [Blu-ray] (Petra Biondina Volpe, 2017) Zeitgeist / Kino Lorber
Offerings [Blu-ray] (Christopher Reynolds, 1989) Code Red / Kino Lorber
The Teenage Prostitution Racket [Blu-ray] (Carlo Lizzani, Mino Giarda, 1975) Raro Video / Kino Lorber
Offerings [Blu-ray] (Christopher Reynolds, 1989) RB UK 88 Films 
The Super Inframan [Blu-ray] (Shan Hua, 1975) RB UK 88 Films
Adult Fairy Tales [Blu-ray] (Harry Hurwitz, 1978) RB UK 88 Films
Grizzly [Blu-ray] (William Girdler, 1976) RB UK 88 Films

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

Windjammer: The Voyage of the Christian Radich [Blu-ray] (Bill Colleran, Louis De Rochemont III, 1958) Flicker Alley, LLC.

This Is Cinerama [Blu-ray] (Merian C. Cooper, Gunther von Fritsch, Ernest B. Schoedsack, Michael Todd Jr., 1952) Flicker Alley, LLC

Molly's Game [Blu-ray] (Aaron Sorkin, 2017) Universal

Sweet Sixteen [Blu-ray] (Jim Sotos, 1983) RB UK 88 Films

Once Were Warriors [Blu-ray] (Lee Tamahori, 1994) RB UK Second Sight Films

The Handmaid's Tale [Blu-ray] (Volker Schlöndorff, 1990) RB UK Fabulous Films

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

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

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

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

Deep Throat Part II Collection [Blu-ray] (Joseph W. Sarno, 1974) Pop Cinema
The Ballad of Lefty Brown [Blu-ray] (Jared Moshe, 2017) Lionsgate

The Demoniacs  [Blu-ray] (Jean Rollin, 1974) RB Black House

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

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

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

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

Bruce's Deadly Fingers [Blu-ray] (Joseph Kong, 1976) VCI Entertainment

The Life of Guskou Budori [Blu-ray] (Gisaburô Sugii, 2012) A.D. Vision

Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God... Be Back by Five [Blu-ray] (Richard Schenkman, 1998) MVD Rewind Collection

Creeps, Deformed Monsters [Blu-ray] (Charles Band, 1997) Full Moon Features

LBJ [Blu-ray] (Rob Reiner, 2016) Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Batman: Gotham by Gaslight [4k UHD Blu-ray] (Sam Liu, 2018) Warner Bros.

Batman: Gotham by Gaslight [Blu-ray] (Sam Liu, 2018) Warner Bros.

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

Highway Dragnet [Blu-ray] (Nathan Juran, 1954) Kino Lorber
Harper [
Blu-ray] (Jack Smight, 1966) Warner Archive

ONE VOICE (not Ellsworth Monkton Toohey): Kino's Blu-ray package of Emir Kusturica's Underground gets top spot this week despite its parity with the corresponding BFI Blu-ray edition. A very complete 3-disc set - worthy of any cinephile library. Ditto can be said for Lee Tamahori's Once Were Warriors - grim, honest and unforgettable Kiwi masterwork on Second Sight Blu-ray out of the UK. Kino bring, first Western epic, The Covered Wagon to Blu-ray, dramatically showcasing the perils of 1848 west pioneering. I have a soft spot for Ozploitation mainstay Fair Game. This pure, notorious, vengeance saga gets a vastly improved, Region FREE, Blu-ray release from Umbrella. Federico Fellini's Orchestra Rehearsal has some of the director's most brilliant scenes of unbridled anarchy and is on Region FREE Blu-ray from Arrow. Howard Hawks', offbeat and fetishistic western, The Outlaw, co-directed by Howard Hughes gets a new Blu-ray release from Kino - ripe with the film's 'suggestive dialogue' and 'gay subtexts'. Stephen King's Silver Bullet has old fashioned werewolf mythology in a modern setting and this desirable cult effort get a Region FREE, Blu-ray release from Umbrella. A Woman's Life is beautiful cinema - a powerful adaptation of Guy de Maupassant s first novel 'Une vie' on stellar Blu-ray. The Wilby Conspiracy has Sidney Poitier, Michael Caine and Nicol Williamson in a Politically charged adventure with anti-apartheid themes. It is now on Blu-ray from Kino, Colin reviewed a Quentin Tarantino favorite The Blood Spattered Bride - an unrelenting vampire flic on Region FREE Blu-ray, with new commentary, from Mondo Macabro. He also covered Penitentiary - a gritty, violent 70's 'Blaxploitation' film on Region FREE Blu-ray from the passionate producers at Vinegar Syndrome/ On DVD Eric reviewed the Australian horror mystery Visitors, the modern horror Inoperable, the highly touted adventure In Search of Fellini and the modern life-drama My Art.

'There are no rules in filmmaking. Only sins. And the cardinal sin is dullness.' -Frank Capra

Have a sensational week!

  THIS WEEK's REVIEWS / COMPARISONS
 

A Woman's Life BD - Jeanne (Judith Chemla) is a young woman full of childish dreams and innocence when she returns home after finishing her schooling in a convent. Yet little by little her illusions are stripped away when she marries a local Viscount, Julien de Lamare (Swann Arlaud), who reveals himself to be a miserly and adulterous partner. Blu-ray Release Date: February 13th, 2018

Orchestra Rehearsal BD - An allegorical pseudo-documentary, the film depicts an Italian television crew s visit to a dilapidated auditorium (a converted 13th-century church) to meet an orchestra assembling to rehearse under the instruction of a tyrannical conductor. The TV crew interviews the various musicians who each speak lovingly about their chosen instruments. However, as petty squabbles break out amid the different factions of the ensemble, and the conductor berates his musicians, the meeting descends into anarchy and vandalism. A destructive crescendo ensues before the musicians regroup and play together once more in perfect harmony. Blu-ray Release Date: February 13th, 2018

The Covered Wagon BD - The first Western epic! A great caravan of covered wagons, filled with hearty pioneers and their families and possessions, are waiting for the Spring jump off at Westport Landing, now Kansas City. The time is 1848, and the destination is far-off Oregon, in The Covered Wagon (1923), the first big-budget Western epic. Where countless pilgrims fell, a love triangle flourishes, as Molly Wingate (Lois Wilson) must choose between the brutish Sam (Alan Hale) and the dashing Will (J. Warren Kerrigan). Complicating her decision are the perils of the trail: a mile-wide river, prairie fire, heavy snowfall, a buffalo stampede, crippling hunger, and Native American attacks. Blu-ray Release Date: February 20th, 2018

The Outlaw BD - This controversial and legendary western launched the career of sex goddess Jane Russell and is infamous due to its violations of the Production Code. The Outlaw follows the friendship of Billy the Kid (Jack Buetel) and fellow outlaw Doc Holliday (Walter Huston), as they both pursue the affections of Holliday's girlfriend, Rio (Russell), while being chased through the desert by Sheriff Pat Garrett (Thomas Mitchell) and his posse. Financed and directed by reclusive tycoon Howard Hughes, his second and final directing effort--the film's release was delayed several years due to censorship issues and public outroar relating to Russell's abundant cleavage. Blu-ray Release Date: February 27th, 2018

Penitentiary BD - Director Jamaa Fanaka's breakout action hit, PENITENTIARY, remains one of the seminal late period 'Blaxploitation' films. Gritty, violent, and maddeningly entertaining, Vinegar Syndrome presents the Blu-ray debut of this genre film classic, newly restored in 4k from its original 35mm camera negative and filled with both all new and archival interviews with its cast and crew. Blu-ray Release Date: January 30th, 2018

Underground BD - A great circus full of tragicomic satire, UNDERGROUND is a visionary masterpiece where hope, laughter and the joy of living overcome the difficulties of survival. In the midst of war, Marko and Blacky - two opportunistic buddies sharing a spirited lust for women, booze and madcap brawling - attain riches and heroic praise dealing arms to the war's resistance fighters. When things get too hot, they move into an intricate cellar packed with refugees whom Marko encourages to manufacture the contraband. Kino Blu-ray Release Date: February 20th, 2018

Once Were Warriors BD - Jake Heke lives with his family in a tenement house for native Maori in the slums of Auckland. Despite his love and devotion, Jake's battle with alcoholism frequently results in terrifyingly erratic outbursts in front of his children and violent beatings of his wife Beth. After Jake loses his job, each member of the Heke family is forced to face their own personal demons and the societal constraints that shackle native New Zealanders. Second Sight Blu-ray Release date: February 19th, 2018

Silver Bullet BD - When a series of unexplained murders occurs in the normally quiet town of Tarker's Mill, the residents decide to hunt down the killer. However, many of these vigilantes end up dead, and those who don't are no closer to finding an assailant. But, when a young wheelchair-using boy named Marty (Corey Haim) encounters a werewolf one night, the pieces begin to come together. Along with his sister and Uncle Red (Gary Busey), Marty begins a mission to capture the werewolf once and for all! Blu-ray Release Date: January 12th, 2018

Fair Game BD - Cassandra Delaney is Jessica, a smart farmer girl who (I think) owns a safe-heaven for animals. One day on the road she bumps into three rednecks who almost forces her off the road. She complains to the law, but no one cares, and soon the rednecks is out for revenge - just for fun. So they kill her animals and sexually abuse her (including putting her undressed in front of one of their trucks, driving like crazies at the same time). When they're finished with her they leave her... and now she's ready for her revenge! And it's gonna be brutal! Blu-ray Release Date: January 12th, 2018

The Blood Spattered Bride BD - This atmospheric, gothic horror story is widely regarded as one of the very best vampire films ever made. Controversial in its day for sexual content and for extreme scenes of violence and gore, it was widely cut on original release. This brand new version restores the film to its intended length and includes alternate scenes that have never been made available before. This is the first Blu- release of an acknowledged classic, one of Quentin Tarantino’s favourite films. Blu-ray Release Date: February 13th, 2018

The Wilby Conspiracy BD - The Wilby Conspiracy is set in South Africa, at a time when Apartheid was the order of the day. Political activist Shack Twala (Sidney Poitier) finds an unlikely -- and reluctant -- ally in the form of the British Keogh (Michael Caine). Both Twala and Keogh are scrutinized by racist police official Horn (Nicol Williamson), who hopes that they'll lead him to the hideout of chief activist Wilby (Joe De Graft). Based on the novel by Peter Driscoll, The Wilby Conspiracy abandons its sociological overtones early on in favor of an extended chase. Blu-ray Release date: February 6th, 2018

My Art - Single, New York City artist Ellie Shine is looking to gain inspiration and tranquility as she house sits for a friend in upstate New York. Accompanied by her lovable handicapped dog, Bing, Ellie comes of age - middle age - in her new surroundings. She turns the adjoining barn into her new workplace, staging elaborate recreations of classic movie scenes, ranging from Some Like it Hot to A Clockwork Orange. Business unexpectedly evolves into possible pleasure when Ellie invites three local men - two gardeners and a lawyer - to participate in her art. DVD Release Date: January 30th, 2018

Visitors - After six months at sea on a solo trip around the world, Georgia Perry's 44-foot sail boat sits idle with no wind in her sails for several days. Cabin fever sets in and the border between fact and fantasy begins to trickle away. Are uninvited visitors bordering the vessel, or is her mind deceiving her? But if these are just tricks in her imagination, how do these ghostly encounters leave Georgia with bruises? If the visitors are real, is there a bigger danger? DVD Release Date: March 1st, 2018

In Search of Fellini - Based on Nancy Cartwright's true adventure. Lucy, a small-town girl from Ohio, has been shielded from all the bad in the world by her mother Clair, including Clair's own terminal illness. Claire's no BS sister urges Claire to break her silence before it s too late. Lucy, aware that something is up, goes to Cleveland for an ill-fated job interview. She stumbles upon a festival of Oscar-winning Federico Fellini's films and is instantly swept away. The cleverly enigmatic tragicomedy leaves Lucy aching for answers. DVD Release Date: January 23rd, 2018

Inoperable - When Amy Barrett (Danielle Harris) wakes up in a Florida Keys hospital, she discovers it empty as emergency broadcasts and loudspeaker announcements call for an evacuation of the hospital and the island. As she searches for an exit, she finds the staff members and patients who carry on as if things are normal appear to be unable to see or hear her. DVD Release Date: February 6th, 2018

 Next 4 weeks on the Calendar

February 12th, 2017

 

 

 

Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend [Blu-ray] (Bill L. Norton, 1985) Kino Lorber

The Ballad of Lefty Brown [Blu-ray] (Jared Moshe, 2017) Lionsgate

The Bird with the Crystal Plumage [Blu-ray] (Dario Argento, 1970) RB UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Bird with the Crystal Plumage [Blu-ray] (Dario Argento, 1970) Arrow US (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Blood Spattered Bride [Blu-ray] (Vicente Aranda, 1972) Mondo Macabro (BEAVER REVIEW)

Broken Arrow [Blu-ray] (Delmer Daves, 1950) RB UK Plan B Entertainment

Chaos (2005) / Don't Look in the Basement (1973) [Blu-ray] (David DeFalco, S.F. Brownrigg) Code Red / Kino Lorber

Cries Of Ecstasy/Blows Of Death [Blu-ray] - Pop Cinema

The Demoniacs  [Blu-ray] (Jean Rollin, 1974) RB Black House

Games [Blu-ray] (Curtis Harrington, 1967) Shout! Factory

Hell or High Water [4K UHD Blu-ray] (David Mackenzie, 2016) Lionsgate

The Last Hunter [Blu-ray] (Antonio Margheriti, 1980) Code Red / Kino Lorber 

Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III [Blu-ray] (Jeff Burr, 1990) Warner Archive

Michael [Blu-ray] (Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1924) RB UK Masters of Cinema

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

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

Night of the Seagulls [Blu-ray] (Amando de Ossorio, 1975) Shout! Factory

Orchestra Rehearsal [Blu-ray] (Federico Fellini, 1978) RB UK Arrow Academy (BEAVER REVIEW)

Orchestra Rehearsal [Blu-ray] (Federico Fellini, 1978) RB UK Arrow Academy US (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Plague Dogs [Blu-ray] (Martin Rosen, 1982) Shout! Factory

Seijun Suzuki: The Early Years. Vol. 1 Seijun Rising: The Youth Movies Limited Edition [Blu-ray] The Boy Who Came Back (1958), The Wind-of-Youth Group Crosses the Mountain Pass (1961) , Teenage Yakuza (1962), The Incorrigible (1963) and Born Under Crossed Stars (1965) - Arrow US

The Silence of the Lambs [Blu-ray] (Jonathan Demme, 1991) Criterion Collection (BEAVER REVIEW)

Sweet Sixteen [Blu-ray] (Jim Sotos, 1983) RB UK 88 Films

The Thomas Crown Affair (50 Anniversary) [Blu-ray] (Norman Jewison, 1968) Kino Lorber
V.I. Warshawski [
Blu-ray] (Jeff Kanew, 1991) Kino Lorber

A Woman's Life [Blu-ray] (Stéphane Brizé, 2016) RB UK Arrow Academy (BEAVER REVIEW)

 

February 19th, 2017

 

 

After the Storm [Blu-ray] (Hirokazu Kore-eda, 2016) Arrow UK

An Actor’s Revenge [Blu-ray] (Kon Ichikawa, 1963) Criterion Collection (BEAVER REVIEW)

Brimstone [Blu-ray] (Martin Koolhoven, 2016) RB UK Thunderbird Releasing

The Color of Pomegranates [Blu-ray] (Sergei Parajanov, 1969) RB UK Second Sight Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Covered Wagon [Blu-ray] (James Cruze, 1923) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Dead Zone Mediabook [Blu-ray] (David Cronenberg, 1983) RB DE Koch Media

Eaten Alive! [Blu-ray] (Umberto Lenzi, 1980) Severin Films

Family Values: Three Films by Hirokazu Kore-eda (I Wish; Like Father, Like Son; After the Storm) [Blu-ray] (Hirokazu Kore-eda, 2011-2016) Arrow UK

Farewell, My Lovely (Dick Richards, 1975) / The Big Sleep (Michael Winner, 1978) [Blu-ray] - Shout! Factory

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

Hammer Volume Two: 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 UK

The Handmaid's Tale [Blu-ray] (Volker Schlöndorff, 1990) RB UK Fabulous Films

The Hero [Blu-ray] (Satyajit Ray, 1966) Criterion Collection

The Housemaid [Blu-ray] (Derek Nguyen, 2016) RB UK Eureka Entertainment

Ice Cold in Alex - 60th Anniversary Edition [Blu-ray] (J. Lee Thompson, 1958) RB UK StudioCanal

Invasion of the Body Snatchers - Limited Edition Mediabook [Blu-ray] (Don Siegel, 1956) - RB DE Alive

Magnificent Doll [Blu-ray] (Frank Borzage, 1946) RB UK Arrow Academy

The Master - Complete TV Series [Blu-ray] (1984) Kino Lorber

The Night Walker [Blu-ray] (William Castle, 1964) Shout! Factory

Once Were Warriors [Blu-ray] (Lee Tamahori, 1994) RB UK Second Sight Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Proud Ones [Blu-ray] (Robert D. Webb, 1956) RB DE WVG Medien

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

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

Underground [Blu-ray] (Emir Kusturica, 1995) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

 

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

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] (Various, 1958-1961) Indicator US

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

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

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
Prey [Blu-ray] (Norman J. Warren, 1977) Vinegar Syndrome

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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