Newsletter - FOR THE WEEK

OF March 9th, 2015

  This Week's Highlights

Chuu wuganabira! This week we have discs-to-film by directors Joseph Losey, Norman Jewison, Sidney Lumet, Stephen Frears, David Cronenberg, Clint Eastwood, Roger Vadim, Robert Aldrich, Richard Fleischer, John Huston, Blake Edwards, James Whale among others. Our Release Calendar includes new updates of films-to-Blu-ray including work by King Vidor, Oliver Stone, John Huston, Anthony Mann, Rudolph Maté, Mike Leigh, John Frankenheimer, David Cronenberg, Yasuharu Hasebe, Tim Burton, Jean Rollin, Luigi Cozzi and more. We have a CONTEST posted with another Brand New Blu-ray prize! Enjoy!

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The Hound of the Baskervilles [Blu-ray] (Terence Fisher, 1959) RB UK Arrow

The Bounty [Blu-ray] (Roger Donaldson, 1984) Twilight Time

The First Men in the Moon [Blu-ray] (Nathan Juran, 1964) Twilight Time

Journey to the Center of the Earth - 4K Restoration [Blu-ray] (Henry Levin, 1959) Twilight Time

Solomon and Sheba [Blu-ray] (King Vidor, 1959) Twilight Time

U Turn [Blu-ray] (Oliver Stone, 1997) Twilight Time

Night Has a Thousand Eyes (John Farrow, 1948) R2 DE Koch Media

Shane: The Complete Series - Shout! Factory

Beat the Devil (John Huston, 1953) R2 UK Three Wolves Ltd

He Walked by Night (Alfred L. Werker + Anthony Mann, 1948) R2 UK Simply Home Entertainment

D.O.A. (Rudolph Maté, 1950) R2 DE Koch Media

Mr. Turner [Blu-ray] (Mike Leigh, 2014) Sony

Thunderbirds: The Complete Series [Blu-ray] - Shout! Factory / Timeless Media

The Pope Of Greenwich Village (Stuart Rosenberg, 1984) / Desperate Hours (Michael Cimino, 1990) [Blu-ray] Shout! Factory

Stay as You Are [Blu-ray] (Alberto Lattuada, 1978) Cult Epics

Dog Soldiers [Blu-ray] (Neil Marshall, 2002) Shout! Factory

Ghosthouse (Umberto Lenzi, 1988) / Witchery (Fabrizio Laurenti, 1988) [Blu-ray] Shout! Factory

Tentacles (Ovidio G. Assonitis, 1977) / Reptilicus (Sidney W. Pink , 1961) [Blu-ray] Shout! Factory

The Boy Next Door [Blu-ray] (Rob Cohen, 2015) Universal Studios

The Train [Blu-ray] (John Frankenheimer, 1964) RB UK Arrow

The Imitation Game [Blu-ray] (Morten Tyldum, 2014) Anchor Bay

Maps to the Stars [Blu-ray] (David Cronenberg, 2014) Universal

Retaliation [Blu-ray] (Yasuharu Hasebe, 1968) RB UK Arrow

The Harder They Come [Blu-ray] (Perry Henzell, 1972) RB UK Odeon Entertainment

Taken 3 [Blu-ray] (Olivier Megaton, 2014) 20th Century Fox

Big Eyes [Blu-ray] (Tim Burton, 2014) Anchor Bay

Without Pity [Blu-ray] (Alberto Lattuada, 1948) RB UK Network

Halas & Batchelor Collection [Blu-ray] - RB UK Network

Liars, Fires and Bears (Jeremy Cloe, 2012) Brink

The Escapees [Blu-ray] (Jean Rollin, 1981) Redemption

The McKenzie Break [Blu-ray] (Lamont Johnson, 1970) Kino Lorber

Biggles: Adventures in Time [Blu-ray] (John Hough, 1986) RB UK Odeon Entertainment

Contamination [Blu-ray] (Luigi Cozzi, 1980) RB UK Arrow

Winter Sleep [Blu-ray] (Nuri Bilge Ceylan, 2014) Adopt Films

Leviathan [Blu-ray] (Andrey Zvyagintsev, 2014) RB UK Artificial Eye

The Duke of Burgundy [Blu-ray] (Peter Strickland, 2014) RB UK Artificial Eye

Under the Volcano [Blu-ray] (John Huston, 1984) RB UK Odeon Entertainment

Invitation to a Gunfighter [Blu-ray] (Richard Wilson, 1964) Kino Lorber

Home from Home: Chronicle of a Vision [Blu-ray] (Edgar Reitz, 2013) RB UK Artificial Eye

Evil Eye (Featuring The Girl Who Knew Too Much) [Blu-ray] (Mario Bava, 1963) Kino Lorber

They Call Me Mister Tibbs! [Blu-ray] (Gordon Douglas, 1970) Kino Lorber

X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes [Blu-ray] (Roger Corman, 1963) Kino Lorber

The Organization [Blu-ray] (Don Medford, 1971) Kino Lorber

Kings of the Sun [Blu-ray] (J. Lee Thompson, 1963) Kino Lorber

The Long Good Friday Steelbook [Blu-ray] (John Mackenzie, 1980) RB UK Arrow Video

The Long Good Friday / Mona Lisa [Blu-ray] (John Mackenzie, Neil Jordan) RB UK Arrow Video

Life of Riley [Blu-ray] (Alain Resnais, 2014) RB UK Masters of Cinema

House Of Mortal Sin [Blu-ray] (Pete Walker, 1976) RB UK Odeon Entertainment

A Candle For The Devil [Blu-ray] (Eugenio Martín, 1973) RB UK Odeon Entertainment

The Premature Burial [Blu-ray] (Roger Corman, 1962) Kino Lorber

The Secret Invasion [Blu-ray] (Roger Corman, 1964) Kino Lorber

Tip Top [Blu-ray] (Serge Bozon, 2013) Kino Lorber

Enter the Ninja [Blu-ray] (Menahem Golan, 1981) Kino Lorber

Pickup On South Street [Blu-ray] (Samuel Fuller, 1953) RB UK Masters of Cinema

The Merchant of Four Seasons [Blu-ray] (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1971) Criterion

The Confession [Blu-ray] (Costa-Gavras, 1970) Criterion

State of Siege [Blu-ray] (Costa-Gavras, 1972) Criterion

Limelight [Blu-ray] (Charles Chaplin, 1952) Criterion

Make Way for Tomorrow [Blu-ray] (Leo McCarey, 1937) Criterion

The Rose [Blu-ray] (Mark Rydell, 1979) Criterion

Jamaica Inn 75th Anniversary Edition [Blu-ray] (Alfred Hitchcock, 1939) Cohen Media Group



ONE VOICE (not Ellsworth Monkton Toohey): We have quite a few revealing comparisons and reviews this week. Top Blu-ray spot goes to Andrey Zvyagintsev's Leviathan - a rich, multi-layered, tragedy from Russia available in a new 1080P package from Artificial Eye. Arrow advance upon Twilight Time's out-of-print Blu-ray of Norman Jewison's Rollerball - the memorable science-fiction action-thriller with social commentary. VCI do another imperfect Blu-ray transfer (MPEG2), but Joseph Losey's The Prowler is too important a film not to own it is best home theater presentation. David Cronenberg's Maps to the Stars is a fascinating treatise filled with dysfunctional characters and the Blu-ray is well-worth the indulgence, IMO. Hester Street is a well-made, touching film, on bare-bones Blu-ray, focusing on one story of a cultural divergence regarding immigration to America in the 1890s. We revisited Eastwood's 1992 masterpiece Unforgiven, comparing the Blu-ray to the DVD. The new Lions Gate Blu-ray of Stephen Frears' The Grifters is, disappointingly devoid of the extras found on the last HD release, although it is still a tremendous revival film noir - and price enticingly at under $10. Twilight Time offer up 1967's To Sir, With Love in a stacked, and desirable, Blu-ray package. Sidney Lumet's Network gets a new, max'ed out, Blu-ray transfer from Arrow in the UK. My Old Lady is a modern conflict-drama with Kevin Kline, Kristin Scott Thomas and an 80+ year old Maggie Smith - available on Blu-ray. Vice and Virtue is a Roger Vadim film, on Blu-ray, with Catherine Deneuve - the actress being the only real positive. Top DVD of the week would be James Whale's adaptation of Edna Ferber's classic tale of life and love among a theatrical troupe on a Mississippi riverboat; the 1936 Show Boat film - as reviewed by Gregory. Eric covered Tommy - an engrossing Swedish crime-mystery. James Toback's Fingers with Harvey Keitel as a plays a piano virtuoso with a twisted second job - he's the muscle man who 'collects' on his mob father's debts. Despite the intentional over-campi-ness I still found positives in The Legend of Lylah Clare with Kim Novak as the molded reincarnation of the title-character. Muddled but watchable was Richard Fleischer's (started by John Huston) The Last Run, a crime caper with hurdles, starring George C. Scott, his wife at the time, Colleen Dewhurst and his future wife, Trish Van Devere. Blake Edwards' The Carey Treatment is promising with James Coburn and Jennifer O'Neil - although it lacks the cohesiveness for a bone-fide recommendation. I get up every morning and it's going to be a great day. You never know when it's going to be over so I refuse to have a bad day.!


Leviathan BD - The great trial of Job is reborn in this magnificent Russian movie, first seen at Cannes this year. Leviathan is a tragic drama, compelling in its moral seriousness, with a severity and force that escalate into a terrible, annihilating sort of grandeur. Zvyagintsev combines an Old Testament fable with something like Tarkovsky’s Sacrifice; it also has something of Elia Kazan’s On the Waterfront or Robert Rossen’s municipal graft classic All the King’s Men. Kolia (Alexey Serebriakov) is a car mechanic with a modest property on prime real estate: a beautiful spot on the Barents Sea, but a crooked mayor called Vadim – a wonderful performance from Roman Madyanov, looking something like Boris Yeltsin – wants this land, and hits Kolia with a compulsory purchase order. Kolia’s old army buddy Dimitri (Vladimir Vdovichenkov), now a slick Moscow lawyer, has an incriminating file on Vadim that he promises will induce Vadim to back down, but attempting to blackmail Russia’s well-connected gangster class is fraught with danger. Blu-ray Release date: March 9th, 2015

Network BD - Washed-up news anchorman (Finch) flips on air, finds God, and is gleefully exploited by his TV company to boost the ratings with his epileptic evangelic revivalism. Network gives a rather old-fashioned plot the '70s treatment: the result is slick, 'adult', self-congratulatory, and almost entirely hollow. Paddy Chayefsky's entrenched but increasingly desperate script parades its middle-aged symptoms to little effect: it's ulcerous, bilious, paranoid about youth, and increasingly susceptible to fantasy. Above all, it's haunted by fear of failing powers; presumably people telling each other what lousy lays they were is to be taken as indication of the film's searing honesty. Lumet's direction does nothing to contain the sprawl, and most of the interest comes in watching such a lavishly mounted vehicle leaving the rails so spectacularly. The Arrow Blu-ray Release Date: March 23rd, 2015

Rollerball BD - In a corporate-controlled future, the world s nations have been disbanded and conflict is a thing of the past. But blood continues to be shed on the tracks of Rollerball a brutal contact sport which pits players in a battle of life and death. James Caan (The Godfather, Thief, Misery) plays Jonathan E., celebrated captain of the Houston Rollerball team whose prowess on the track has earned him renown across the globe. But this fame has also attracted the ire of the games corporate sponsors, who wish to suppress any displays of individual achievement fearing this could encourage the populace to revolt. The Arrow Blu-ray Release Date: March 23rd, 2015

My Old Lady BD - Oscar winner Kevin Kline plays Mathias, a New Yorker who travels to Paris in order to liquidate a very valuable apartment that he has inherited from his late father. However, once there he finds a peculiar old woman occupying it (Oscar winner Maggie Smith) and she has more than just a bit of bad news regarding his plans to become wealthy. Blu-ray Release date: March 16th, 2015

The Grifters BD - Director Stephen Frears' tense adaptation of Jim Thompson's novel The Grifters was one of a number of revival film noirs in the first half of the '90s. Updating the setting to contemporary Los Angeles, the film follows a trio of con artists who are intent on out-foxing each other. Roy Dillon (John Cusack) is a simple, two-bit con, whose life is thrown into turmoil when his estranged mother Lilly (Anjelica Huston) returns home in an attempt to evade the law. Lilly doesn't warm to Roy's girlfriend Myra Langtry (Annette Bening), who is too similar to herself. Soon, the two women are competing for Roy in a battle that is more of a power struggle than a pursuit of affection, and the battle quickly turns dangerous. Huston was nominated for an Academy Award for her work. The Lions Gate Blu-ray Release Date: March 3rd, 2015

The Prowler (1951) BD - Famed director Joseph Losey's long neglected masterpiece, scripted by legendary blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, has been restored to its original bleak splendor by the Film Noir Foundation and the UCLA Film & Television Archive. A nefarious cop stalks a lonely, repressed Los Angeles housewife and decides to win her in the traditional film noir fashion - by knocking off her husband! Blu-ray Release Date: March 10th, 2015

Hester Street BD - Among the first releases in the new wave of independent films of the 1970s, writer/director Joan Micklin Silver's portrait of turn-of-the-century New York is also important for its unflinching look at women's issues. Russian Jewish immigrant Gitl Carol Kane joins her husband Jake Steven Keats in New York after he has gone ahead to establish himself. Jake has quickly assimilated many American customs, much to the dismay of Gitl, who clings to her Old World ways. Gitl's discovery of how Jake was able to finance her trip to America leads to more tension, and Gitl is soon on her own with few resources on which to draw. Although the film performed modestly at the box office, it was a sign of changing times when Kane's quietly assured performance was nominated for an Academy award, a rare recognition by Hollywood of a film made outside the studio system. Blu-ray Release date: March 17th, 2015

Maps to the Stars BD - The creepiest haunted Hollywood movie since Mulholland Drive, David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars is working an even deeper graveyard groove than David Lynch did. Where Lynch’s 2001 Tinseltown takedown was a nasty noir bathed in shadows and evil portent, Cronenberg’s vision is as bright as a sunlamp, sterile as an operating theatre and still as a morgue. Everyone there seems already dead or well on their way, which means those who actually do die in the movie might be the lucky ones. Anything beats “living” here. Blu-ray Release date: February 2nd, 2015

To Sir, With Love BD - A Sixties classic about an earnest teacher (the exceptional Sidney Poitier) who takes up a position in a tough school in London’s East End, To Sir, With Love (1967) was adapted (from the book by E.R. Braithwaite) by best-selling novelist James Clavell (Shogun), who also produced and directed. Featuring lively appearances by Judy Geeson, Suzy Kendall, and Lulu, who sings the smash-hit title song. Blu-ray Release date: February, 2015

Unforgiven BD - Winner of four Academy Awards, including best picture, director, supporting actor, and best editing, Clint Eastwood's 1992 masterpiece stands as one of the greatest and most thematically compelling Westerns ever made. "The movie summarized everything I feel about the Western," said Eastwood at the time of the film's release. "The moral is the concern with gunplay." To illustrate that theme, Eastwood stars as a retired, once-ruthless killer-turned-gentle-widower and hog farmer. He accepts one last bounty-hunter mission--to find the men who brutalized a prostitute--to help support his two motherless children. Joined by his former partner (Morgan Freeman) and a cocky greenhorn (Jaimz Woolvett), he takes on a corrupt sheriff (Oscar winner Gene Hackman) in a showdown that makes the viewer feel the full impact of violence and its corruption of the soul. Blu-ray Release Date: January 3rd, 2012

Vice and Virtue BD - De Sade was all over the publicity for this film, but is excluded from its credits. Nevertheless, it's Justine and Juliette updated to 1944-45. Justine (Deneuve), churchgoing, loyal to her fiancé in the Resistance, is forcibly consigned to an SS brothel in the Tyrol. Meanwhile her sister Juliette (Girardot) is infatuated with a Gestapo brute who lets her sit in on his torture sessions. Only the cast makes this worth a look. The sex contrives to be both tame and vulgar, and Vadim's fancy lighting effects - dimming out the set in mid-scene and putting a spot on the characters - just looks silly. What with this and Pasolini's odious Salò, it's clear that Sade and WWII are subjects best treated separately. Blu-ray Release date: March 17th, 2015

The Legend of Lylah Clare - No one can touch Robert Aldrich when it comes to holding a mirror up to the self-absorbed self-deception of Hollywood. The director of What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? and The Big Knife turns the lens again to Tinseltown with this deliciously overheated mystery-melodrama. Kim Novak portrays an unknown chosen to star in a biopic of film goddess Lylah Clare, who died under mysterious circumstances on her wedding night. Two Best Actor Academy Award(r) winners,* Peter Finch as Lylah's obsessed widower and Ernest Borgnine as a loutish mogul, help stir a heady plot that reveals secrets, compulsions, perversions and murder as the naïve young actress becomes consumed by the identity of the dead star. DVD Release Date: November 10th, 2011

Fingers - Jimmy Angelelli (Harvey Keitel) wants to be a concert pianist. Jimmy's dad, Ben Angelelli (Michael V. Gazzo), wants his son to go into the family business. So far, so banal. But the "family business" depicted in Fingers is organized crime, and therein lies the film's perverse appeal. Fingers represents the directorial debut of screenwriter James Toback, who also wrote the script. DVD Release Date: April 21st, 2010

The Last Run - George C. Scott and Trish Van Devere (Scott’s future wife) co-star in this gritty crime drama directed by Richard Fleisher (who replaced original director John Huston). Scott plays Harry Garmes, a former getaway driver who has retired to a peaceful life in a rural southern Portugal fishing village. Garmes is asked to pull off one last gig; he must drive a young killer (Tony Musante) and his girlfriend (Van Devere) across the border to France. What follows is a lean, full-of-attitude thriller where no one can be trusted, fueled by Scott’s hard as nails performance and striking cinematography by Sven Nykvist. DVD Release Date: November 2nd, 2011

The Carey Treatment - Blake Edwards directed this murder mystery set against the backdrop of a busy metropolitan hospital. Dr. Peter Carey (James Coburn) is a pathologist who has signed on to work with Dr. J.D. Randall (Dan O'Herlihy) at a prominent hospital in Boston. When Randall's daughter Karen (Melissa Torme-March) dies after a botched abortion, another member of the hospital staff, David Tao (James Hong), is charged with her murder. Carey is convinced that Tao is innocent and sets out to prove his point. He also finds time for romance with beautiful Bostonian Georgia Hightower (Jennifer O'Neill). The Carey Treatment features Pat Hingle as police detective Peterson; Michael Crichton contributed to the screenplay. DVD Release Date: November 2nd, 2011

Show Boat - Edna Ferber's classic tale of life and love among a theatrical troupe on a Mississippi riverboat has received many dramatic treatments since its birth over eighty years ago. But none is more satisfying than this 1936 production, widely accepted as the best and most faithful of three screen versions of the Jerome Kern-Oscar Hammerstein II musical. A splendid, indeed definitive cast features Irene Dunne as the lovely Magnolia, fated to fall for Allan Jones' dashing riverboat gambler, Gaylord Ravenal. It is their turbulent romance and Magnolia's growth from a shy guileless girl to a mature star of the stage that form the core of the story. In her last film appearance, Helen Morgan will break your heart as the tragic Julie, with her songs "Bill" and "Can’t Help Lovin' That Man." And there is perhaps no more memorable performance in musical history than Paul Robeson's moving rendition of "Ol' Man River." DVD Release Date: February 25th, 2014

Tommy - A week before Christmas, Estelle lands at Arlanda Airport. A year earlier, she had left Stockholm on the run with her husband Tommy and their daughter after Tommy had taken part in one of the biggest robberies ever in the history of Swedish crime. Estelle seeks out Tommy s former cronies and claims that Tommy is on his way home and he wants his share of the take. Word spreads like wildfire through Stockholm s underworld. If Tommy returns, the city will explode. And if he doesn't ... something even worse might happen. DVD Release Date: February 23rd, 2015

 Next 4 weeks on the Calendar

March 9th, 2015


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

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

Beat the Devil (John Huston, 1953) R2 UK Three Wolves Ltd

The Bounty [Blu-ray] (Roger Donaldson, 1984) Twilight Time

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

Fanny (Daniel Auteuil, 2013) R2 UK Pathe

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

The First Men in the Moon [Blu-ray] (Nathan Juran, 1964) Twilight Time

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

Journey to the Center of the Earth - 4K Restoration [Blu-ray] (Henry Levin, 1959) Twilight Time

Leviathan [Blu-ray] (Andrey Zvyagintsev, 2014) RB UK Artificial Eye

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

Massacre Mafia Style [Blu-ray] (Duke Mitchell, 1978) Grindhouse Releasing

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

The Pet (D. Stevens, 2006) Breaking Glass Pictures

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

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

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

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

The Red Tent (Roger Young, 2014) Sony Pictures

Shane: The Complete Series - Shout! Factory

Solomon and Sheba [Blu-ray] (King Vidor, 1959) Twilight Time

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

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

U Turn [Blu-ray] (Oliver Stone, 1997) Twilight Time

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

He Walked by Night (Alfred L. Werker + Anthony Mann, 1948) R2 UK Simply Home Entertainment

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

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)

My Old Lady [Blu-ray] (Israel Horovitz, 2014) RB UK Curzon Film World (BEAVER REVIEW)

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

Panic in Year Zero! (Ray Milland, 1962) R2 UK Simply Home Entertainment

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 (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Way He Looks [Blu-ray] (Daniel Ribeiro, 2014) Strand Releasing

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

The Wonderful Country (Robert Parrish, 1959) R2 UK Simply Media


March 23rd, 2015


At War with the Army [Blu-ray] (Hal Walker, 1950) Kino Lorber

Best Seller [Blu-ray] (John Flynn, 1987) Olive Films

The Beyond [Blu-ray] (Lucio Fulci, 1981) Grindhouse Releasing

Blind Woman's Curse [Blu-ray] (Teruo Ishii, 1970) Arrow US (BEAVER REVIEW)

Cell Count [Blu-ray] (Todd E. Freeman, 2012) Parade Deck Films

Chattahoochee [Blu-ray] (Mick Jackson, 1989) Olive Films

Convicts [Blu-ray] (Peter Masterson, 1991) Olive Films

Cover Up [Blu-ray] (Alfred E. Green, 1949) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

The End of Violence [Blu-ray]  (Wim Wenders, 1997) Olive Films

From A Whisper To A Scream [Blu-ray] (Jeff Burr, 1987) Shout! Factory

Gates of Heaven/Vernon, Florida [Blu-ray] (Errol Morris, 1978/1984) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Gone with the Pope [Blu-ray] (Duke Mitchell, 2010) Grindhouse Releasing

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies [Blu-ray] (Peter Jackson, 2014) Warner Home Video

The Hobbit Theatrical Trilogy 2D BD [Blu-ray] New Line Home Video

Into the Woods [Blu-ray] (Rob Marshall, 2014) Disney

John Ford: Dreaming the Quiet Man [Blu-ray] (Sé Merry Doyle, 2010) Olive Films

Liars, Fires and Bears (Jeremy Cloe, 2012) Brink

Man of the West [Blu-ray] (Anthony Mann, 1958) RB UK Masters of Cinema (BEAVER REVIEW)

Monster High: Haunted [Blu-ray] (Dan Fraga, William Lau, 2015) Universal Studios

Network [Blu-ray] (Sidney Lumet, 1976) RB UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)

Rollerball [Blu-ray] (Norman Jewison, 1975) RB UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)

Roommates (Jack Baran, 1971) / A Woman for All Men (Arthur Marks, 1975) [Blu-ray] Gorgon Video

Rossellini: The War Trilogy (Limited Edition Numbered Blu-ray Box Set - Rome, Open City - Paisà - Germany Year Zero - L'Amore) - RB UK BFI

The Sure Thing [Blu-ray] (Rob Reiner, 1985) Shout! Factory

The Tales of Hoffmann [Blu-ray] (Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, 1951) RB UK Studiocanal

The Thin Blue Line [Blu-ray] (Errol Morris, 1988) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Tower of Terror [Blu-ray] (Lawrence Huntington, 1941) RB UK Network

Traps (Vera Chytilová, 1998) R2 UK Second Run

Unbroken [Blu-ray] (Angelina Jolie, 2014) Universal Studios

Vincent & Theo [Blu-ray] (Robert Altman, 1990) Olive Films

Winter Sleep [Blu-ray] (Nuri Bilge Ceylan, 2014) RB UK New Wave Films


March 30th, 2015


Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold [Blu-ray] (Gary Nelson, 1986) Olive Films

Alice's Restaurant [Blu-ray] (Arthur Penn, 1969) Olive Films

The Beat Generation [Blu-ray] (Charles F. Haas, 1959) Olive Films

Cries and Whispers [Blu-ray] (Ingmar Bergman, 1972) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Dario Argento Collection [Blu-ray] (Cat O'Nine Tails, Deep Red, Inferno) Blue Underground

Darling [Blu-ray] (John Schlesinger, 1965) RB UK Studiocanal

David and Lisa [Blu-ray] (Frank Perry, 1962) Scorpion Releasing

Day of Anger [Blu-ray] (Tonino Valerii, 1967) RB UK Arrow

Day Of Anger [Blu-ray] (Tonino Valerii, 1967) Arrow US

Dirty Dozen: The Deadly Mission / Fatal Mission [Blu-ray] - Olive Films

The Facts of Life [Blu-ray] (Melvin Frank, 1960) Olive Films

Hoop Dreams [Blu-ray] (Steve James, 1994) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

How to Beat the High Co$t of Living [Blu-ray] (Robert Scheerer, 1980) Olive Films

The Imitation Game [Blu-ray] (Morten Tyldum, 2014) Anchor Bay

Interstellar [Blu-ray] (Christopher Nolan, 2014) Paramount

Interstellar DigiBook [Blu-ray] (Christopher Nolan, 2014) Region FREE UK Warner

The Lucio Fulci Collection [Blu-ray] (City of the Living Dead, The House by the Cemetery, The New York Ripper) Blue Underground

The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins [Blu-ray] (Graham Stark, 1971) RB UK Odeon Entertainment

Night Game [Blu-ray] (Peter Masterson, 1989) Olive Films

The Quiet Gun [Blu-ray] (William F. Claxton, 1957) Olive Films

The Shanghai Story [Blu-ray] (Frank Lloyd, 1954) Olive Films

The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry [Blu-ray] (Robert Siodmak, 1945) Olive Films

Stranger at My Door [Blu-ray] (William Witney, 1956) Olive Films

VEEP: Season 3 [Blu-ray] - HBO Studios

What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? [Blu-ray] (Blake Edwards, 1966) Olive Films

Without a Clue [Blu-ray] (Thom Eberhardt, 1988) Olive Films

Wooden Crosses [Blu-ray] (Raymond Bernard, 1932) RB UK Masters of Cinema

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