Newsletter - FOR THE WEEK

OF March 24th, 2014

  This Week's Highlights

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True Detective - First Season [Blu-ray] (Nic Pizzolatto, 2014) HBO

Vertigo [Blu-ray] (Alfred Hitchcock, 1958) Universal (BEAVER REVIEW)

Rear Window [Blu-ray] (Alfred Hitchcock, 1954) Universal (BEAVER REVIEW)

Psycho [Blu-ray] (Alfred Hitchcock, 1960) Universal (BEAVER REVIEW)

Bram Stoker's Dracula [Blu-ray] (Dan Curtis, 1974) MPI (BEAVER REVIEW)

Memphis Belle [Blu-ray] (Michael Caton-jones, 1990) Warner

Her [Blu-ray] (Spike Jonze, 2013) Warner

Reality Bites [Blu-ray] (Ben Stiller, 1994) Universal

Open Grave [Blu-ray] (Gonzalo López-Gallego, 2013) New Video Group

McCanick [Blu-ray] (Josh C. Waller, 2013) Well Go USA

Sybil Danning Double Feature (Cat in the Cage/French Pussycat) - Substance

Tokyo Stray Girls ( Hisayasu Sato, 2010) Pathfinder

Broken Side Of Time (Gorman Bechard, 2013) What Were We Thinking

The Monkey's Paw [Blu-ray] (Brett Simmons, 2013) Shout! Factory

L’Eclisse [Blu-ray] (Michelangelo Antonioni, 1962) Criterion Collection

All That Heaven Allows [Blu-ray] (Douglas Sirk, 1955) Criterion Collection

Picnic at Hanging Rock [Blu-ray] (Peter Weir, 1975) Criterion Collection

Judex [Blu-ray] (Georges Franju, 1963) Criterion Collection

A Hard Day’s Night [Blu-ray] (Richard Lester, 1964) Criterion Collection

Ealing Blu Ray Collection Volume 1 [Blu-ray] (Kind Hearts and Coronets, The Lavender Hill Mob and The Man in the White Suit) RB UK Studio Canal

Play Dirty [Blu-ray] (André De Toth, 1969) RB UK 101 Films

Ladyhawke [Blu-ray] (Richard Donner, 1985) RB UK 20th Century Fox

Kagemusha [Blu-ray] (Akira Kurosawa, 1980) RB UK 20th Century Fox (BEAVER REVIEW)

Caliber 9 [Blu-ray] (Fernando Di Leo, 1972) RB UK Arrow

The Island of Dr. Moreau [Blu-ray] (Don Taylor, 1977) RB UK 101 Films

The Killing Fields (30th Anniversary Steelbook Edition) [Blu-ray] (Roland Joffé, 1984) RB UK Studio Canal

Svengali [Blu-ray] (John Hardwick, 2013) RB UK Universal Pictures

The Toxic Avenger [Blu-ray] (Michael Herz, Lloyd Kaufman, 1984) RB UK 88 Films

Point Blank [Blu-ray] (John Boorman, 1967) Warner Home Video

The Lady from Shanghai [Blu-ray] (Orson Welles, 1947) RB IT Studio 4K

The Time Machine [Blu-ray] (George Pal, 1960) Warner Home Video

Great Expectations [Blu-ray] (Mike Newell, 2012) 20th Century Fox

Ray Donovan: Season 1 [Blu-ray] - Showtuime Entertainment

The Evil Dead Steelbook [Blu-ray] (Sam Raimi, 1981) Anchor Bay

That's What I Am [Blu-ray] (Michael Pavone, 2011) Image Entertainment

Odd Thomas [Blu-ray] (Stephen Sommers, 2013) Image Entertainment

Beneath [Blu-ray] (Larry Fessenden, 2013) Shout! Factory

An Angel at My Table [Blu-ray] (Jane Campion, 1990) RB DE Koch Media

Roar [Blu-ray] (Noel Marshall, 1981) RB DE VZ-Handelsgesellschaft

The Suspect (Robert Siodmak, 1944) R2 DE Koch Media

Prime Cut [Blu-ray] (Michael Ritchie, 1972) RB DE Explosive Media

The Uninvited [Blu-ray] (Lewis Allen, 1944) RB DE Koch Media (BEAVER REVIEW)

Son of Batman [Blu-ray] (Ethan Spaulding, 2014) Warner Home Video

Bettie Page Reveals All [Blu-ray] (Mark Mori, 2012) Music Box Films

Trouble Every Day (Claire Denis, 2001) Kimstim

Gila! (Jim Wynorski, 2012) Polyscope Media Group

Trapped in Hitler's Hell (George D. Escobar, 2013) WND Films

The Color of Lies (Claude Chabrol, 1999) Cohen

The Legend of Lizzie Borden (Paul Wendkos, 1975) New Video Group

The Max Linder Collections - The Three Must Get Theres (1922), Seven Years Bad Luck (1921), and be My Wife (1921) - Kino

Man Bait (Terrence Fisher, 1952) VCI

Bad Blonde (Reginald LeBorg, 1953) VCI

Terror Street (Montgomery Tully, 1953) VCI



ONE VOICE (not Ellsworth Monkton Toohey): Giuseppe Tornatore's magnificent Cinema Paradiso gets the definitive Blu-ray package from Arrow Films and is deserved of top mention this week. I was thrilled to see the Essential Noir Cry Danger - and the film, and restoration didn't disappoint. Premium 'Black Cinema'. I was admittedly dubious of the Artificial Eye of Bresson's Mouchette but was pleased with the Blu-ray transfer - a must-own masterpiece. Wilder's Sabrina get a unique and debatable widescreen transfer to Blu-ray in the US - always preferable to have options. Renoir's Boudu Saved From Drowning takes a giant leap forward, via the restoration, and now on Blu-ray in the UK and France. Grindhouse Releasing have really put a lot into their Blu-ray package of the marvelously introspective film The Swimmer which remains a fascinating dissertation on age. A new Polish region FREE Blu-ray producer seems to have quite a lot to offer - our initial coverage is the addictively brilliant The Saragossa Manuscript - imperfect visually but drastically in advance of the US DVD. Abel Ferrara's Ms. 45 comes to digital and the new Blu-ray offers extras and a 1080P viewing of this clandestine and provocative gem. Masters of Cinema provide a pristine a/v for Francesco Rosi's politically charged Hands Over the City with Rod Steiger. The Lon Chaney version of The Hunchback of Notre Dame comes to Blu-ray marginally sped-up, jittery shots have been stabilized and commentary added. I remain a big fan of King of California - a modest Blu-ray but a film with immense re-watchability. Dead of Night is a wonderful horror anthology but a modest appearance on Blu-ray. Kind Hearts and Coronets is a favorite Ealing comedy but the Blu-ray transfer has issues. Young at Heart has Sinatra and Doris Day in their first pairing and a few great songs to boot. Not bad at all. The Bamboo Saucer offers humor in its poor UFO effect production values... and not much more. Studio 4K, out of Italy, doesn't live up to expectations with their The Third Man and The Stranger Blu-rays - both lesser copies of existing. DVDBeaver welcomes new Blu-ray Audio reviewer Daniel Lalla with his first detailed coverage of Supertramp - Breakfast in America. Fantastic information.... Spring has Sprung - enjoy!


The Third Man BD - Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, black-market opportunist Harry Lime--and thus begins this legendary tale of love, deception, and murder. Thanks to brilliant performances by Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, and Orson Welles; Anton Karas's evocative zither score; Graham Greene’s razor-sharp dialogue; and Robert Krasker’s dramatic use of light and shadow, The Third Man, directed by the inimitable Carol Reed, only grows in stature as the years pass. Studio 4K Blu-ray Release Dates: February 4th 2014

The Stranger BD - The Stranger is often considered Orson Welles' most "traditional" Hollywood-style directorial effort. Welles plays a college professor named Charles Rankin, who lives in a pastoral Connecticut town with his lovely wife Mary (Loretta Young). One afternoon, an extremely nervous German gentleman named Meineke (Konstantin Shayne) arrives in town. Professor Rankin seems disturbed--but not unduly so--by Meineke's presence. He invites the stranger for a walk in the woods, and as they journey farther and farther away from the center of town, we learn that kindly professor Rankin is actually notorious Nazi war criminal Franz Kindler. Conscience-stricken by his own genocidal wartime activities, Meineke has come to town to beg his ex-superior Kindler to give himself up. The professor responds by brutally murdering his old associate. If Kindler believes himself safe--and he has every reason to do so, since no one in town, especially Mary, has any inkling of his previous life--he will change his mind in a hurry when mild-mannered war crimes commissioner Wilson (Edward G. Robinson) pays a visit, posing as an antiques dealer. Studio 4K Blu-ray Release Dates: February 4th 2014

The Saragossa Manuscript BD - In the Napoleonic wars, an officer finds an old book that relates his grandfather, Alfons van Worden, a captain in the Walloon guard. Each successful venture through Spain it seems to relate to the previous in a wild ride of interest, intrigue, bawdy fun and historical significances. In a Buñuelian time-circle we are really witnessing the imagination of one buffoonish character - our hero. Folks, this is as adventurous, romantic and downright fun film as I have seen in a long time. Based on a novel by Count Jan Potocki we are privy to cultural veins flowing deep with Islamic princesses, priests who are really sheiks in disguise and then the Spanish Inquisition! A lengthy film that you wish would never stop or just be the pilot for a long running TV series. Unfortunately the director Wojciech Has died in October 2000, but this film is part of his legacy and its quite cinematically significant. Blu-ray Release Date: January, 2014

King of California BD - After spending several years in a mental institute Charlie (Michael Douglas) is sent home, reuniting with his teenage daughter Miranda (Evan Rachel Wood). Charlie becomes obsessed with the notion that a long-lost Spanish treasure is buried underneath their local suburban California Costco. Disconnected from reality and his daughter's life, Charlie's erratic behavior further strains their relationship and completely disrupts her peaceful existence. Initially skeptical, Miranda soon finds herself joining in Charlie’s questionable antics in an effort to believe in her father and give him one last shot at accomplishing his dreams in this darkly funny, exciting and surprisingly hopeful take on the modern family and the American dream. Blu-ray Release date: January 29th, 2008

Ms. 45 BD - Undeservedly thrashed by mainstream critics in its initial theatrical run, this stylish urban thriller from quirky director Abel Ferrara has since developed a modest cult following. The late Zoe Tamerlis stars as Thana, a mute seamstress in New York's Garment District who is raped by two different assailants in a single evening -- once on her way home, a second time in her apartment by a sleazy burglar (Peter Yellen). She manages to bludgeon her second attacker to death with an iron, keeping his .45 automatic and disposing of his body one piece at a time in various locations throughout the city. Blu-ray Release date: March 25th, 2014

The Bamboo Saucer BD - A veteran cast gives the 1968 cheapie The Bamboo Saucer what little credibility it has. In his last role, Dan Duryea plays the head man of an expeditionary force in search of a missing UFO. Since the craft was last sighted in the mountains of Red China, the search takes on political significance. Duryea's American team is eventually forced to align itself with a similarly-purposed group of Soviet researchers (this being a 1968 film, the real bad guys are the Red Chinese). Lois Nettelton has some wonderfully campy moments as a Russian scientist. Bamboo Saucer was produced by Jerry Fairbanks, of "Speaking of Animals" and "Crusader Rabbit" fame. Blu-ray Release date: April 8th, 2014

Sabrina BD - Billy Wilder directs the lighthearted romantic comedy Sabrina, based on the play by Samuel A. Taylor. Sabrina Fairchild (Audrey Hepburn) is the simple, naïve daughter of a chauffeur, Thomas Fairchild (John Williams). They live on an estate with the wealthy Oliver Larrabee (Walter Hampden) and his two sons: workaholic older brother Linus (Humphrey Bogart) and fun-loving younger brother David (William Holden). Sabrina adores the charming David, but he thinks of her as just a kid. Her father sends her away to Paris for chef school, where she meets Baron St. Fontanel (Marcel Dalio), and she returns a worldly, sophisticated woman. David immediately falls for her, but he is already engaged to marry heiress Elizabeth Tyson (Martha Hyer). Sabrina wants to break up the wedding in order to finally catch the man of her dreams, while Linus fights to keep the marriage on in the interest of family business and Mr. Tyson's (Francis X. Bushman) fortune. In order to keep Sabrina away from David, Linus pretends to court her himself. In doing so, they eventually realize their true feelings for each another. Blu-ray Release date: April 8th, 2014

Young at Heart BD - Fascinating attempt to bring together a number of disparate elements - whimsical comedy, songs, death - plus big city slum rat Sinatra and wholesome Day in the same frame. Sinatra's character has to pay a terrible price for daring to encroach on Andy Hardy-world, a reminder perhaps that the Fannie Hurst story ('Sister Act'), from which this derives, dates back to 1924, and that consequently there's a collision of eras going on here, as well as one of genres. As usual with Gordon Douglas movies, it's very mixed: Sinatra's rendition of the title song and 'One for My Baby' are certainly classics, even if the film itself scarcely qualifies as a musical. Blu-ray Release date: April 8th, 2014

Cry Danger BD - Dick Powell stars in this suspenseful melodrama, directed by Robert Parrish. Rocky Mulloy (Powell) has recently returned from prison, after being pardoned from a life sentence when new evidence clears him from a robbery conviction. Delong (Richard Erdman), a crippled Marine veteran who concocted the new evidence that got Mulloy released, thinks that Mulloy will be so grateful that he will cooperate with him and share some of the $100,000 Mulloy supposedly has hidden somewhere from the robbery. But Mulloy has other ideas -- instead he wants the use his pardon as a chance to bring the real guilty parties involved in the crime to justice and to help out a needy friend who is still in the penitentiary. Blu-ray Release date: April 8th, 2014

The Swimmer BD - To some The Swimmer must have seemed like a virtually unfilmmable story that was destined to become a boring and pretentious art film. Instead, it succeeds brilliantly as a fascinating, enigmatic drama that ponders middle-age disillusionment and failure. It's one of those lucky accidents that occurred in the sixties when Hollywood was still open to experimentation because most studio executives were completely insecure in predicting commercial hits. Blu-ray Release Date: March 25th, 2014

Supertramp - Breakfast in America BD Audio - ‘Breakfast in America’ is Supertramp’s sixth studio album: They were a band at the top of their game. The resulting 120 date world tour, double-live album (‘Paris’) and massive popularity of this record resulted in some conflict which was to result in a strained 7th album (‘…Famous Last Words…’) and an ultimate schism within the band. But what a record it was: it is sadly regarded as the ‘last great’ Supertramp album. Beautifully written, wistful. Wonderfully performed and recorded. Blu-ray Audio Release date: October 30th, 2013

Dead of Night BD - Considered the greatest horror anthology film, the classic British chiller Dead of Night features five stories of supernatural terror from four different directors, yet it ultimately feels like a unified whole. The framing device is simple but unsettling, as a group of strangers find themselves inexplicably gathered at an isolated country estate, uncertain why they have come. The topic of conversation soon turns to the world of dreams and nightmares, and each guest shares a frightening event from his/her own past. Many of these tales have become famous, including Basil Dearden's opening vignette about a ghostly driver with "room for one more" in the back of his hearse. Equally eerie are Robert Hamer's look at a haunted antique mirror that gradually begins to possess its owner's soul. Blu-ray Release date: February 24th, 2014

The Hunchback of Notre Dame BD - Victor Hugo's tragic tale of the deformed bellringer and his love for Esmeralda, a doomed gypsy girl, has been filmed so many times that an accurate count of all the versions would probably be difficult to pinpoint but it's not hard to see the film's ageless appeal. While you may find movie lovers who cite the 1939 Charles Laughton version or even the 1996 Disney animated version as favorite interpretations, the general consensus among actors (Burt Lancaster and Orson Welles to name a few) is that Chaney remains the definitive Quasimodo. Blu-ray Release Date: March 18th, 2014

Hands Over the City BD - Rod Steiger is ferocious as a scheming land developer in Francesco Rosi's Hands over the City, a blistering work of social realism and the winner of the 1963 Venice Film Festival Golden Lion. This expose of the politically driven real-estate speculation that has devastated Naples's civilian landscape moves breathlessly from a cataclysmic building collapse to the backroom negotiations of civic leaders vying for power in a city council election, laying bare the inner workings of corruption with passion and outrage. Blu-ray Release Date: March 31st, 2014

Kind Hearts and Coronets BD - Director Robert Hamer’s fiendishly funny Kind Hearts and Coronets stands as one of Ealing Studios’ greatest triumphs, and one of the most wickedly black comedies ever made. Dennis Price is sublime as an embittered young commoner determined to avenge his mother’s unjust disinheritance by ascending to the dukedom. Unfortunately, eight family members—all played by the incomparable Alec Guinness—must be eliminated before he can do so. Blu-ray Release Date: September 5th, 2011

Cinema Paradiso BD - Cinema Paradiso offers a nostalgic look at films and the effect they have on a young boy who grows up in and around the title village movie theater in this Italian comedy drama that is based on the life and times of screenwriter/director Giuseppe Tornatore. The story begins in the present as a Sicilian mother pines for her estranged son, Salvatore, who left many years ago and has since become a prominent Roman film director who has taken the advice of his mentor too literally. He finally returns to his home village to attend the funeral of the town's former film projectionist, Alfredo, and, in so doing, embarks upon a journey into his boyhood just after WWII when he became the man's official son. In the dark confines of the Cinema Paradiso, the boy and the other townsfolk try to escape from the grim realities of post-war Italy. Blu-ray Release Date: December 16th, 2013

Mouchette BD - Robert Bresson plumbs great reservoirs of feeling with Mouchette, one of the most searing portraits of human desperation ever put on film. Faced with a dying mother, an absent, alcoholic father, and a baby brother in need of care, the teenage Mouchette seeks solace in nature and daily routine, a respite from her economic and pubescent turmoil. An essential work of French filmmaking, Bresson’s hugely empathetic drama elevates its trapped protagonist into one of the cinema’s great tragic figures. Blu-ray Release Date: March 10th, 2014

Boudu Saved From Drowning BD - Boudu (played by Michel Simon, who also produced the film) is a shaggy, foul-smelling tramp who is rescued from drowning by bourgeois Frenchman Charles Granval. Deciding to "reform" Boudu, Granval invites the hobo into his home. Boudu returns the favor by turning the household upside down and by conducting an affair with Granval's wife Marcella Hainia. All ends happily--for Boudu at least--when the tramp wins the national lottery and marries maid Severine Lerczynska, who is so delighted that she ends her own affair with the hypocritical Granval. Boudu decides to forego his new-found wealth for his previous carefree existence, leaving the greedy Lerczynska in the lurch. Blu-ray Release Date: April 4th, 2011

 Next 4 weeks on the Calendar

March 24th, 2014


Beneath [Blu-ray] (Larry Fessenden, 2013) Shout! Factory

Best of Bogart Collection [Blu-ray] (Maltese Falcon, Casablanca, Treasure of the Sierra Madre, African Queen) Warner (BEAVER REVIEW)  (BEAVER REVIEW)  (BEAVER REVIEW)  (BEAVER REVIEW)

Boardwalk [Blu-ray] (Stephen Verona, 1979) MVD Visual (BEAVER REVIEW)

Boudu Saved From Drowning [Blu-ray] (Jean Renoir, 1932) RB FR Pathe (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Freshman [Blu-ray] (Fred C. Newmeyer and Sam Taylor, 1925) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (40th Anniversary) [Blu-ray Audio] - Island

The Great Beauty [Blu-ray] (Paolo Sorrentino, 2013) Criterion Collection (BEAVER REVIEW)

The King of Comedy - 30th Anniversary [Blu-ray] (Martin Scorsese, 1982) 20th Century Fox

The Lady from Shanghai [Blu-ray] (Orson Welles, 1947) RB IT Studio 4K (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Missing Picture [Blu-ray] (Rithy Panh, 2013) RB UK New Wave Films

Ms. 45 [Blu-ray] (Abel Ferrara, 1981) New Line Video (BEAVER REVIEW)

Odd Thomas [Blu-ray] (Stephen Sommers, 2013) Image Entertainment

Persona [Blu-ray] (Ingmar Bergman, 1966) Criterion Collection (BEAVER REVIEW)

Prime Cut [Blu-ray] (Michael Ritchie, 1972) RB DE Explosive Media

The Swimmer [Blu-ray] (Frank Perry, Sydney Pollack, 1968) Grindhouse Releasing (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Wolf of Wall Street [Blu-ray] (Martin Scorsese, 2013) Paramount

Zodiac [Blu-ray] (David Fincher, 2007) Paramount (BEAVER REVIEW)


March 31st, 2014


The Agony and the Ecstasy [Blu-ray] (Carol Reed, 1965) UK 20th Century Fox (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Bag Man [Blu-ray] (David Grovic, 2014) Universal Studios

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

Ealing Blu Ray Collection Volume 1 [Blu-ray] (Kind Hearts and Coronets, The Lavender Hill Mob and The Man in the White Suit) RB UK Studio Canal

Fargo [Blu-ray] Remastered Edition (Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, 1996) MGM

Gilda [Blu-ray] (Charles Vidor, 1946) RB DE Sony Pictures

Hands Over the City [Blu-ray] (Francesco Rosi, 1963) RB UK Masters of Cinema (BEAVER REVIEW)

Joe Kidd [Blu-ray] (John Sturges, 1972) Universal Studios

King Kong Escapes [Blu-ray] (Ishirô Honda, 1967) Universal Studios

L'immortelle [Blu-ray] (Alain Robbe-Grillet, 1963) Redemption

Meet Him and Die [Blu-ray] (Franco Prosperi, 1976) Raro

Norma Rae [Blu-ray] (Martin Ritt, 1979) 20th Century Fox

Wake in Fright [Blu-ray] (Ted Kotcheff, 1971) RB UK Masters of Cinema (BEAVER REVIEW)

The War Wagon [Blu-ray] (Burt Kennedy, 1967) Universal Studios

White Dog [Blu-ray] (Samuel Fuller, 1982) RB UK Masters of Cinema (BEAVER REVIEW)

White of the Eye [Blu-ray] (Donald Cammell, 1987) RB UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)

White of the Eye Steelbook [Blu-ray] (Donald Cammell, 1987) RB UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)


April 7th, 2014


55 Days at Peking [Blu-ray] (Nicholas Ray, Guy Green, 1963) RB UK Anchor Bay UK (BEAVER REVIEW)

The 400 Blows [Blu-ray] (François Truffaut, 1959) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Bamboo Saucer [Blu-ray] (Frank Telford, 1968) Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

Bang Bang You're Dead [Blu-ray] (Don Sharp, 1966) Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

Black Jack [Blu-ray] (Ken Loach, 1979) Cohen Media

Circus World [Blu-ray] (Henry Hathaway, 1964) RB UK Anchor Bay

Cry Danger [Blu-ray] (Robert Parrish, 1951) Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

A Field in England [Blu-ray] (Ben Wheatley, 2013) New Video Group

Funny Face [Blu-ray] (Stanley Donen, 1957) Paramount

Grudge Match [Blu-ray] (Peter Segal, 2013) Warner

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug [Blu-ray] (Peter Jackson, 2014) New Line Video

The Night of the Hunter [Blu-ray] (Charles Laughton, 1955) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Nurse 3D [Blu-ray] (Douglas Aarniokoski, 2013) Lions Gate

Pit Stop [Blu-ray] (Jack Hill, 1969) RB UK Arrow

Sabrina [Blu-ray] (Billy Wilder, 1954) Paramount (BEAVER REVIEW)

Svengali [Blu-ray] (John Hardwick, 2013) RB UK Universal Pictures

A Touch of Sin [Blu-ray] (Zhangke Jia, 2013) Kino Lorber

When a Stranger Calls [Blu-ray] (Fred Walton, 1979) RB DE Alive

Young at Heart [Blu-ray] (Gordon Douglas, 1954) Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)


April 14th, 2014


Alice [Blu-ray] (Jan Svankmajer, 1988) First Run Features

The Adventures of the Wilderness Family Boxset [Blu-ray] (Stewart Raffill, Frank Zuniga, 1978) RB DE Pidax film media

The Andromeda Strain [Blu-ray Steelbook] (Robert Wise, 1971) RB DE Koch Media

The Atom Egoyan Collection (7 Disc Set) [Blu-ray] - Exotica, The Adjuster, Family Viewing, The Sweet Hereafter, Calendar, Next Of Kin and Speaking Parts - RB UK Artificial Eye

Bad Blonde (Reginald LeBorg, 1953) VCI

The Bletchley Circle: Season 2 [Blu-ray] (2012) PBS

The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi Limited Edition Steelbook [Blu-ray] (Takeshi Kitano, 2003) RB UK Artificial Eye

Breaking the Waves [Blu-ray] (Lars von Trier, 1996) Criterion Collection

Celluloid Man (Shivendra Singh Dungarpur, 2012) R2 UK Second Run

Double Indemnity - 70th Anniversary Limited Edition (Blu-ray + DIGITAL HD with UltraViolet) (Billy Wilder, 1944) Universal Studios

Film Noir Classics [Blu-ray] (Ministry of Fear, The Big Clock, The Dark Mirror) RB DE Koch Media

Great Expectations [Blu-ray] (Mike Newell, 2012) 20th Century Fox

Fill the Void [Blu-ray] (Rama Burshtein, 2012) RB UK Artificial Eye

The Invisible Woman [Blu-ray] (Ralph Fiennes, 2013) Sony

Man Bait (Terrence Fisher, 1952) VCI

The Making of a Lady [Blu-ray] (Richard Curson Smith, 2012) PBS

Men in War [Blu-ray] (Anthony Mann, 1957) Olive Films

Möbius [Blu-ray] (Eric Rochant, 2013) Lions Gate

One Touch of Venus (George Schaefer, 1955) VCI

Reality Bites [Blu-ray] (Ben Stiller, 1994) Universal

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty [Blu-ray] (Ben Stiller, 2013) 20th Century Fox

Sisters [Blu-ray] (Brian De Palma, 1973) RB UK Arrow

Sleep, My Love [Blu-ray] (Douglas Sirk, 1948) Olive Films

Stolen Face (Terence Fisher, 1952) VCI

A Story of Yonosuke [Blu-ray] (Shûichi Okita, 2013) RB UK Third Window Films

Terror Street (Montgomery Tully, 1953) VCI

Touch of Evil - Limited Edition (Blu-ray + DIGITAL HD with UltraViolet) (Orson Welles, 1958) Universal Studios

The War Lord [Blu-ray] (Franklin J. Schaffner, 1965) RB UK Eureka

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