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OF April 4th, 2011

  This Week's Highlights
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The Mizoguchi Collection - Osaka Elegy (1936), The Story Of The Last Crysanthemum (1939), Sisters Of The Gion (1936), Utamaro And His Five Wives (1946) - R2 UK Artificial Eye

American Graffiti [Blu-ray] (Special Edition) [Blu-ray] (George Lucas, 1973) Universal

Some Like It Hot [Blu-ray] (Billy Wilder, 1959) MGM

Knock on Any Door (Nicholas Ray, 1949) RB DE Sony

Big Jake [Blu-ray] (George Sherman, 1971) Paramount

A Man Called Horse [Blu-ray] (Elliot Silverstein, 1970) Paramount

M (further restoration) [Blu-ray] (Fritz Lang, 1931) RB DE Universum

Cold Fish [Blu-ray] (Shion Sono, 2010) RB UK Third Window

The Eel (Shôhei Imamura, 1997) R2 UK Artificial Eye

The Horse Soldiers [Blu-ray] (John Ford, 1959) MGM

Rio Lobo [Blu-ray] (Howard Hawks, 1970) Paramount

Once Upon a Time in the West [Blu-ray] (Sergio Leone, 1968) Paramount

Patton (40th Anniversary Limited Edition) [Blu-ray Book] (Franklin J. Schaffner, 1970) - 20th Century Fox

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid [Blu-ray Book] (George Roy Hill, 1969) - 20th Century Fox

True Grit [Blu-ray] (Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, 2010) Paramount Pictures

The Tempest [Blu-ray] (Julie Taymor, 2010) Touchstone

The Image [Blu-ray] (Radley Metzger, 1975) Synapse Films

61* [Blu-ray] (Billy Crystal, 2001) HBO

The Company Men [Blu-ray] (John Wells, 2010) Weinstein

The Other Woman [Blu-ray] (Don Roos, 2011) MPI

The Green Hornet (Three-Disc Combo: Blu-ray 3D / Blu-ray / DVD) (Michel Gondry, 2011) Sony Pictures

Scarface [Blu-ray] (Brian De Palma, 1983) Universal

Scarface [Blu-ray] (Brian De Palma, 1983) Universal UK

Scarface Limited Edition Steelbook [Blu-ray] (Brian De Palma, 1983) Universal UK

Barry Lyndon [Blu-ray] (Stanley Kubrick, 1975) Warner

Lolita [Blu-ray] (Stanley Kubrick, 1962) Warner

Jacques Cousteau - The Silent World [Blu-ray] - RB UK History Channel
Jacques Cousteau - Voyage to the Edge of the World [Blu-ray] - RB UK History Channel
Jacques Cousteau - World Without Sun [Blu-ray] - RB UK History Channel

Wake Wood [Blu-ray] (David Keating, 2011) MPI

Taxi Driver [Blu-ray] (Martin Scorsese, 1976) RB UK Sony Pictures

The Bridge On The River Kwai [Blu-ray] (David Lean, 1957) RB UK Sony Pictures

Being John Malkovich [Blu-ray] (Spike Jonze, 1999) RB UK Cinram Logistics



ONE VOICE (not Ellsworth Monkton Toohey): Lots to cover - let's get right to it. Blu-ray of the Month and top pick this week; Sony's Taxi Driver. Scorsese's powerhouse about loneliness and redemption would be worth it if simply for the driving Herrmann score in lossless and the endless extras. The price should make it the most purchased disc of the year in our community. Criterion deserve ample mention for their Blu-ray of the 1939 Technicolor version of The Mikado - gorgeous in every sense of the word. It easily sets the stage for the double feature pairing of the year with Mike Leigh’s Topsy-Turvy - where the backstage world of Gilbert and Sullivan comes to life. Biblical epics surface with two triumphant packages in The Ten Commandments - an exhilarating retelling of the tales of old - and Nicholas Ray's King of Kings encapsulating the Christ narrative - now, also, visible in 1080P. Black Swan gets high praise from Leonard - how can one not be enticed with statements like this: "I rather enjoy seeing Aronofsky’s movie as a nightmare, one that begins in what appears to the protagonist as a harmless, if portentous dream and ends in a delirious, eroticized metamorphosis." Magnificent. The experts have spoken and Argento's Inferno get the definitive transfer to date with Blue Underground's new Blu-ray. Let's pause to mention that Of Gods and Men should just be seen - period. There is more - Jean-Pierre Melville's Le Cercle Rouge via Criterion offers a marvelous Region 'A' package, Heston fights the future establishment in the cult-sci-fi classic Soylent Green and Carlotta bring us an early Scorsese with Mean Streets in 1080P. Are we missing anything? of course - the Rathbone/Bruce 14-film Sherlock Holmes: Complete Collection in Blu-ray and what about Norman Jewison's blackly satirical look at the American justice system in ...And Justice For All starring Pacino. Unjustly, a last mention for the superior format is Phil Morrison's Junebug - a fabulous effort and region 'B'-locked Blu-ray from Eureka. On DVD Gregory covers the essential Noir Too Late For Tears and the close-but-no-cigar to definite black cinema definitions with Johnny Allegro and Footsteps in the Fog. Speaking of vintage stars and vintage leads how about Edward G. in Thunder in the City or Spencer Tracy in The Mountain. (Yes, our Contest Clip from the previous week) Eric exposes Wake Wood, Under the Skin and Cave of the Yellow Dog. Leonard does some comparing in his coverage of Upstairs, Downstairs - Complete Series and we end with our DVD of the Month recommendation, Second Run's Larks on a String. Don't hesitate.


Upstairs, Downstairs - Complete Series - The most popular and successful British drama series in television history, Upstairs Downstairs Complete Series: 40th Anniversary Edition arrives on DVD from Acorn Media on March 29th, 2011, featuring more than 25 hours of extra features (new to North American DVD editions) and “collectible packaging.” Winner of seven Emmy Awards, two BAFTAs, a Golden Globe, and a Peabody, “Upstairs, Downstairs” tells the epic saga of life in Edwardian England. The series inspired the recent hit “Downton Abbey” and the BBC & PBS Masterpiece Classic revival of the same name that resumes the story of 165 Eaton Place where the original series left off... DVD Release Date: March 29th, 2011

...And Justice For All BD - Norman Jewison's blackly satirical look at the American justice system has gained in stature as one of the more incisive... social commentaries of its time. Al Pacino plays Arthur Kirkland, an incorruptible attorney who attempts to initiate reforms in the Maryland justice system. Kirkland is haunted by the fates of two past clients, one of whom committed suicide in jail; the other is still alive but is locked up on a trumped-up traffic violation. The ability of power and money to distort the pursuit of justice becomes all too clear as Kirkland finds out how deeply the rot has spread. Blu-ray Release Date: April 5th, 2011

Mean Streets BD - The breakthrough film for Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel and of course, director Martin Scorsese. A common story of small time hoods, familial bonding, pervasive violence and the religious overtones while surviving in New York's Little Italy. We would see much more advanced, superior and mature works from all three in their future films and collaborations. Blu-ray Release Date: April 6th, 2011

Cave of the Yellow Dog - The nomadic Batchuluun family cross the country with their flock of sheep, settling down temporarily in grazing areas. The mother (Buyandulam Daramdadi) takes care of the yurt, the father (Batchuluun Urjindorj) obtains supplies and sells off the skin of his sheep that have been killed by wolves, eldest daughter (6 year old Nansal Batchuluun) watches the sheep, while the two younger children play. Their traditional way of life is becoming more difficult to maintain (the father tells some fellow travelers that he is losing his flock to the wolves and that more and more nomads are giving up their way of life moving to the cities). DVD Release Date: July 5th, 2010

Johnny Allegro - Ex-gangster Johnny Allegro (George Raft) makes the acquaintance of the beautiful Glenda Chapman (Nina Foch) when he helps her out of a tight spot. As a result, a Government agent persuades Allegro to exploit his new contact to go undercover and infiltrate a crime ring led by Glenda's husband, Morgan Vallin (George Macready, Gilda). Allegro achieves his objective, arriving at an island owned by Vallin, but realizes quickly that Vallin is a formidable opponent with a disturbing hobby. Can Allegro trust Glenda - the wife of the man he's trying to bring down? Will Vallin discover that he and Allegro are on the opposite sides of a dangerous and deadly game? DVD Release Date: September 21st, 2010

Footsteps in the Fog - Stewart Granger is the recently widowed Londoner Stephen Lowry in this lovely little Victorian Noir. His housemaid Lily (played by Jean Simmons) confronts Lowry with the knowledge that the former Mrs. Lowry was poisoned, securing herself a better position among the household staff, and eventually, in Lowry's arms. Eventually, the threat of blackmail is too much for Lowry, and both he and Lily struggle to gain the control of the situation - with fatal results. DVD Release Date: September 21st, 2010

Black Swan BD - Whatever might have been the filmmakers’ intention, I rather enjoy seeing Aronofsky’s movie as a nightmare, one that begins in what appears to the protagonist as a harmless, if portentous dream and ends in a delirious, eroticized metamorphosis. In this view, everything, and I do mean everything, are projections of Nina’s psyche - of her desires, repressions, conflicts, urges. She sees these projections - uh, one moment please - I am suddenly aware of Di Caprio’s explanation of how the dreamer affects the dream in Inception - Indeed, Black Swan could easily be seen as a shared dream. We share this dream with the characters in the play. Like Thomas, Lily and Erica, we try to invade Nina’s dream with our own projections. We want to steer her this way or that and make it all come out in some rational way, even if it is to explain Nina as psychotic. (Not my favorite view, by the way) Blu-ray Release date: March 29th, 2011

Of Gods and Men BD - A monastery perched in the mountains of North Africa in the 1990s. Eight French Christian monks live in harmony with their Muslim brothers. When a crew of foreign workers is massacred by an Islamic fundamentalist group, fear sweeps though the region. The army offers them protection, but the monks refuse. Should they leave? Despite the growing menace in their midst, they slowly realize that they have no choice but to stay... come what may. This film is loosely based on the life of the Cistercian monks of Tibhirine in Algeria, from 1993 until their kidnapping in 1996. Blu-ray Release date: April 11th, 2011

Le Cercle Rouge BD - Master thief Corey (Alain Delon) is fresh out of prison. But instead of toeing the line of law-abiding freedom, he finds his steps leading back to the shadowy world of crime, crossing those of a notorious escapee (Gian Maria Volonté) and alcoholic ex-cop (Yves Montand). As the unlikely trio plots a heist against impossible odds, their trail is pursued by a relentless inspector (Bourvil), and fate seals their destinies. Jean-Pierre Melville's Le Cercle Rouge combines honorable anti-heroes, coolly atmospheric cinematography, and breathtaking set pieces to create a masterpiece of crime cinema. Blu-ray Release Date: April 12th, 2011

Too Late For Tears - Too Late for Tears has all the elements of my favorite type of film noir: a vicious woman--so crafty and so evil she fools, manipulates and destroys the men in her life, a once-in a lifetime opportunity to get rich (so what if it involves a few corpses), the double cross when you least expect it, and a fast trip all the way down that slippery moral slope to film noir purgatory. Directed by Byron Haskin (I Walk Alone and The Naked Jungle) and based on a novel by Roy Huggins, Too Late for Tears showcases former fashion model, gravel-voiced Lizabeth Scott in one of the two major roles she played in Hollywood. Image Entertainment DVD Release Date: May 25th, 2004

Taxi Driver BD - Travis' state of mind and his work allow Scorsese to show a side of New York that's progressively darker and darker, with the help of Michael Chapman's gorgeous photography and Bernard Hermann's haunting last score, from the classy campaign HQ to the dirty streets where 12-year-old hookers (young Jodie Foster, incredible) are beaten up by their pimp (Harvey Keitel, amost unrecognizable). Travis becomes more and more self-centered, destructive and mad (the famous "You talking to me ?" scene is a powerful example of it) and finally decides to act and to kill the ones that prevent him from being happy with the girls of his life. Blu-ray Release Date: April 5th, 2011

Topsy-Turvy BD - The world of Gilbert and Sullivan comes to vivid life in director Mike Leigh’s extraordinary dramatization of the staging of the duo’s legendary 1885 comic opera The Mikado. Jim Broadbent and Allan Corduner brilliantly inhabit the roles of the world-famous Victorian librettist and composer, who, along with their troupe of temperamental actors, must battle personal and professional demons while mounting this major production. A lushly produced epic about the harsh realities of creative expression, featuring bravura performances and Oscar-winning costume design and makeup, Topsy-Turvy is an unexpected period delight from one of contemporary cinema’s great artists. Blu-ray Release date: March 29th, 2011

The Mikado BD - The legendary Gilbert and Sullivan troupe the D’Oyly Carte Opera Company joined forces with Hollywood for this 1939 Technicolor version of the beloved comic opera The Mikado, the first work by the famed duo to be adapted for the screen. Directed by musician and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Victor Schertzinger, it is a lavish cinematic retelling of the British political satire set in exotic Japan, with such enduringly popular numbers as “A Wand’ring Minstrel I” and “Three Little Maids from School,” and featuring American singer Kenny Baker as well as a host of renowned D’Oyly Carte performers, including Martyn Green and Sydney Granville. Blu-ray Release date: March 29th, 2011

Soylent Green BD - New York City in the year 2022 the population is over 40 million. Without enough food to feed the masses--most of it must be manufactured in local factories. The dinner choices are between Soylent Blue, Soylent Yellow, or Soylent Green. When William Simonson an executive in the Soylent Company, is found murdered, police detective Thorn is sent in to investigate the case. As he delves deeper into his investigation he uncovers another dark secret-- the heinous truth behind the real ingredients of Soylent Green. Blu-ray Release date: March 29th, 2011

Sherlock Holmes: Complete Collection BD - The character of Sherlock Holmes is to date the character most often portrayed on screen. According to Guinness, per 1988, he had appeared in 193 films (today its well over 200), and of all actors ever to portrait Sherlock Holmes, one stands above the rest: Basil Rathbone. Thus, while the Granada adaptations of Sherlock Holmes, starring Jeremy Brett, is considered near perfect adaptations of both the novels and the character, Rathbone remains the iconographic Sherlock Holmes, not only because he resembles the original Sidney Paget illustrations, but also because Rathbone brought passion, intelligence and idiosyncrasies to the character, thereby creating a visual icon of the worlds greatest detective, which actors only dare dream of. Blu-ray Release Date: March 29th, 2011

King of Kings BD - My favorite of all the Bronston epics and quite possibly my personal number one of all the biblical cinema sagas (including "Ben-Hur", "The Ten Commandments", "The Gospel According to St. Matthew" and 1965's "The Greatest Story Ever Told."). Director Nicholas Ray managed an impressive feat encapsulating the Christ narrative so elegantly into such a spectacular film extravaganza. It really is an encompassing viewing. The movie is majestic yet holds the divine and respectful chronicling of the life of Jesus quite adeptly. Orson Welles narration adds another perfect touch and there are numerous highly memorable scenes - the Sermon on the Mount - coquettish Salome dancing for her stepfather King Herod, the Last Supper and the Crucifixion all stand out with Ray's deft touch. Jeffrey Hunter handles the impossible role of the Lamb of God as well as one could imagine. A classic film running the perfect length (not excessively long) with barely a frame of wasted footage. Blu-ray Release Date: March 29th, 2011

The Mountain - Retired mountain climber and guide Zachary Wheeler (Spencer Tracy) reluctantly helps his younger brother (Robert Wagner) scale a treacherous mountain slope to reach the site of a recent plane crush. Truly his brother’s keeper, he puts aside their differences and agrees to help his inexperienced brother on an immoral looting mission. After reaching the crash site the brothers discover a lone survivor (Anna Kashfi)… Zachary immediately starts caring for the injured young woman planning her rescue while his brother would rather abandon her and make off with the loot. The stellar cast also includes Claire Trevor, William Demarest and E.G. Marshall. This one-of-a-kind action-adventure was directed by Edward Dmytryk (The Caine Mutiny). DVD Release Date: April 5th, 2011

Thunder in the City - Daniel Armstrong (Edward G. Robinson) journey's to England to learn more polished business techniques. While there, he becomes aware of an unexploited mangalite mine in Rhodesia. At the same time, Dan is falling for the Lady Patricia (Luli Deste), but has to compete against another suitor, Henry (Ralph Richardson) to win the Lady's Heart. DVD Release Date: March 29th 2011

Larks on a String - Shot in 1969, but banned by the Czech government until the fall of the Communist regime in 1990, Menzel s wry comic drama is a hymn to humanity and nonconformity. The film s principal characters are residents of a state-run junkyard / labour camp for those whose actions have been deemed counter-revolutionary . On one side of the yard live the men, most sent here for re-education . On the other side, are a group of women interned for the crime of attempted defection. Separately, the two groups lazily toil, sorting out piles of scrap metal (one huge pile is nothing less than a veritable mountain of crucifixes and religious icons); together, they flirt, philosophize, and occasionally sneak off behind the hillocks of slag to make love. Larks on a String is at once a stinging indictment of the repressive politics of Czechoslovakia's past, and an endearing comedy and affecting love story. DVD Release Date: March 14th, 2011

The Ten Commandments BD - Shot in widescreen Technicolor, The Ten Commandments remains the standard by which Biblical epics -- and many epics in general -- are measured. DeMille is heavy handed, but that's DeMille. Heston scowls and Brynner emotes; they are archetypal versions of themselves. Many of DeMille's sets and stunts are obvious fakes (that animated pillar of fire wouldn't scare a house cat), but most are impressive even today. When Moses turns his staff into a snake and back again, the effect is seamless. His turning of the Nile into blood is an impressive camera trick, but his parting of the Red Sea is one of Hollywood's most famous stunts. It's worth sitting through the 220 minutes of movie for this alone. Blu-ray Release Date: March 29th, 2011

Inferno BD - In New York, poetess Rose (Irene Miracle, THE NIGHT TRAIN MURDERS) discovers the alchemist-authored tome THE THREE MOTHERS in a nearby antique shop and learns that her apartment building is one of the houses of the damned belonging to Mater Tenebrarum (the mother of darkness) one of a trio of witches (the other two houses being in Frieberg, Germany - the setting of Dario Argento's SUSPIRIA - and the other being in Rome). An underwater subterranean lair complete with floating rotting corpses suggests to Rose that the book is a work of fact and she writes to her brother Mark (Leigh McCloskey), a music student in Rome. Blu-ray Release Date: March 29th, 2011

Junebug BD - The story deals with a sophisticated art gallery owner who travels to South Carolina to scout an eccentric folk painter. Her young husband comes along and decides the trip is a ‘convenient’ time to introduce his new bride to the Southern family he has distanced himself from and hasn’t seen in nearly three years. What ensues is a humorous and moving film that looks at the differences between small town life and that of liberal city-goers, and reveals some beautiful things about not just our own personal outlooks, but about the way we view the people in our lives, as well as the way we view our own country. Blu-ray Release Date: April 18th, 2011

Under the Skin - wild, heartbreaking young actress named Samantha Morton plays the central role in Carine Adler's ''Under the Skin'' with incredible abandon. This 20-year-old newcomer stars as Iris, the younger of two English sisters whose mother (Rita Tushingham) rather wishfully named them for flowers. And it is pregnant, matronly Rose (Claire Rushbrook, Brenda Blethyn's sulky daughter in ''Secrets and Lies'') whom their mother clearly favors. That makes life all the more excruciating for Iris when, with little warning, their adored mother dies. DVD Release Date: 19 March 2003

Wake Wood - After veterinarian Patrick (Aidan Gillen, 12 ROUNDS) and his wife Louise (Eva Birthistle, THE CHILDREN) lose their daughter Alice (Ella Connolly) to a vicious dog attack, they move to the small Irish village of Wake Wood where he takes over the vet practice - taken over from well-to-do Arthur (Timothy Spall, GOTHIC) - and she takes over the local pharmacy. Louise has not gotten over her daughter's death and resents Patrick for trying to move on. She wants to return to the city. While Patrick is driving Louise to the train station, their car breaks down near Arthur's home. DVD Release Date: March 28th, 2011

 Next 4 weeks on the Calendar

April 4th, 2011


...And Justice for All [Blu-ray] (Norman Jewison, 1979) Image Entertainment (BEAVER REVIEW)

About a Boy [Blu-ray] (Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz, 2002) RB UK Cinram Logistics

Artificial Intelligence: AI [Blu-ray] (Steven Spielberg, 2001) - Dreamworks (BEAVER REVIEW)

Babe [Blu-ray] (Chris Noonan, 1995) Universal Studios

Boudu Saved from Drowning [Blu-ray] (Jean Renoir, 1932) RB UK Park Circus

Come Undone (Silvio Soldini, 2010) Film Movement

Fiddler on the Roof [Blu-ray] (Norman Jewison, 1971) MGM

I Love You Phillip Morris [Blu-ray] (Glenn Ficarra, John Requa, 2009) Consolidated Pictures

Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey [Blu-ray] - PBS Direct

Mean Streets [Blu-ray] (Martin Scorsese, 1973) RB FR Carlotta Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

Minnie and Moskowitz (John Cassavetes, 1971) R2 UK Mr Bongo

Miral (Julian Schnabel, 2010) R2 UK 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

The Mountain (Edward Dmytryk, 1956) Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Night of the Generals (Anatole Litvak, 1967) Sony

Peter Pan [Blu-ray] (P.J. Hogan, 2003) Universal Studios

Rope of Sand (William Dieterle, 1949) Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

Tales of Beatrix Potter [Blu-ray] (Reginald Mills, 1971) RB UK Elevation Sales

Taxi Driver [Blu-ray] (Martin Scorsese, 1976) Columbia Tristar (BEAVER REVIEW)

Taxi Driver [Blu-ray] (Martin Scorsese, 1976) RB DE Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (BEAVER REVIEW)

TCM Greatest Films: Johnny Weissmuller As Tarzan Vol. 1 - TCM



April 11th, 2011


Adua & Her Friends Adua (Antonio Pietrangeli, 1960) Raro Video

The Bob Hope Collection: Volume Two (The Great Lover / Paris Holiday / The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell / How to Commit Marriage / Son of Paleface / Cancel My Reservation) - Shout! Factory

Cars [Blu-ray] (John Lasseter, Joe Ranft, 2006) Disney*Pixar (BEAVER REVIEW)

Le Cercle Rouge [Blu-ray] (Jean-Pierre Melville, 1970) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Dirty Mary Crazy Larry / Race With The Devil - Shout! Factory

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 [Blu-ray] (David Yates, 2010) Warner Home Video

I'm Dangerous with Love (Michel Negroponte, 2009) First Run Features

The Incredibles [Blu-ray] (Brad Bird, 2004) Walt Disney Video

Laila (George Schnéevoigt, 1929) Flicker Alley

Marwencol (Jeff Malmberg, 2010) Cinema Guild

Of Gods and Men [Blu-ray] (Xavier Beauvois, 2010) Region FREE UK - Artificial Eye (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Paranoids (Gabriel Medina, 2008) Oscilloscope Laboratories

Plastic Planet (Werner Boote, 2009) First Run Features

Rubber [Blu-ray] (Quentin Dupieux, 2010) RB UK Elevation Sales

Secret of Dorian Gray (Massimo Dallamano, 1970) Raro Video

A Summer in Genoa (Michael Winterbottom, 2008) Entertainment One

Tracy & Hepburn the Definitive Collection (Woman of the Year; Keeper of the Flame; Without Love; The Sea of Grass; State of the Union; Adam's Rib; Desk Set; and Guess Who's Coming to Dinner) Warner Home Video

Two in the Wave (Emmanuel Laurent, 2010) R2 UK New Wave Films

White Material (Claire Denis, 2009) Criterion

White Material [Blu-ray] (Claire Denis, 2009) Criterion



April 18th, 2011


The Bicycle Thieves [Blu-ray] (Vittorio De Sica, 1948) RB UK Arrow Films

The Ernie Kovacs Collection - Shout! Factory

The Fantastic Factory Collection (Beyond Re-Animator, Faust, Arachnid, Romasanta) R2 UK Arrow

Der Tiger von Eschnapur / Das indische Grabmal (Fritz Lang's Indian Epic) - Masters of Cinema

Gaumont Treasures Vol. 2: 1908-1916 - Kino

He (Creep Creepersin, 2009) Severin

Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno [Blu-ray] (Serge Bromberg, Ruxandra Medrea, 2009) Flicker Alley

Ingrid Bergman: 3-Film Collection [Intermezzo, A Womans Face, June Night] - Kino

Junebug [Blu-ray] (Phil Morrison, 2005) Eureka (BEAVER REVIEW)

Kes (Ken Loach, 1969) Criterion
[Blu-ray] (Ken Loach, 1969) Criterion

The King's Speech [Blu-ray] (Tom Hooper, 2010) Weinstein /Anchor Bay

Knock on Any Door (Nicholas Ray, 1949) RB DE Sony

The Machine Girl [Blu-ray] (Noboru Iguchi, 2008) Tokyo Shock

Monamour [Blu-ray] (Tinto Brass, 2006) Cult Epics

Rabbit Hole [Blu-ray] (John Cameron Mitchell, 2010) Lionsgate

Somewhere [Blu-ray] (Sofia Coppola, 2010) Focus Features

Sweetie [Blu-ray] (Jane Campion, 1989) Criterion

Tokyo Gore Police [Blu-ray] (Yoshihiro Nishimura, 2008) Tokyo Shock

The Way Back [Blu-ray] (Peter Weir, 2010) Image Entertainment



April 25th, 2011


Abel (Diego Luna, 2010) R2 UK Artificial Eye

Betty Blue [Blu-ray] (Jean-Jacques Beineix, 1986) Cinema Libre

Blow Out (Brian De Palma, 1981) Criterion
Blow Out [
Blu-ray] (Brian De Palma, 1981) Criterion

Casa de Lava (Pedro Costa, 1994) R2 UK Second Run DVD

Confessions [Blu-ray] (Tetsuya Nakashima, 2010) RB UK Third Window Films

Deep Red [Blu-ray] (Dario Argento, 1975) Blue Underground

Les diaboliques [Blu-ray] (Henri-Georges Clouzot, 1955) RB UK Arrow Academy

Les diaboliques [Blu-ray Dual Format] (Henri-Georges Clouzot, 1955) RB UK Arrow Academy

Don't Look Back [Blu-ray] (D.A. Pennebaker, 1967) Docudrama

Don't Look Now [Blu-ray] (Nicolas Roeg, 1973) RB DE Kinowelt

El Topo [Blu-ray] (Alejandro Jodorowsky, 1970) Anchor Bay

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas [Blu-ray] (Terry Gilliam, 1998) Criterion

Fly Away (Janet Grillo, 2011) Docurama

The Enforcer [Blu-ray] (Corey Yuen, 1995) Vivendi Entertainment

The Girl Who Leapt Through Time [Blu-ray] (Mamoru Hosoda, 2006) Bandai Visual

The Grim Reaper (La Commare Secca) (Bernardo Bertolucci, 1962) R2 UK Mr Bongo

The Holy Mountain [Blu-ray] (Alejandro Jodorowsky, 1973) Anchor Bay

In Our Name (Brian Welsh, 2010) R2 UK Artificial Eye

Joanna [Blu-ray] (Michael Sarne, 1968) BFI Video

Jolene [Blu-ray] (Dan Ireland, 2008) Entertainment One

Lunch Hour [Blu-ray] (James Hill, 1961) UK BFI Video

Mamma Roma (Pier Paolo Pasolini, 1962) R2 UK Mr Bongo

The New York Ripper - Fan High Res Edition [Blu-ray] (Lucio Fulci, 1982) RB UK Shameless

On Tour (Mathieu Amalric, 2010) R2 UK Artificial Eye

The Tourist [Blu-ray] (Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, 2010) RB Optimum

The Paolo Sorrentino Collection (Il Divo / The Consequences of Love / The Family Friend / One Man Up) R2 UK Artificial Eye

Il Posto (Ermanno Olmi, 1961) R2 UK Mr Bongo

Prostitute (Tony Garnett. 1980) R2 UK BFI

Ricky (François Ozon, 2009) R2 UK - Artificial Eye

Romeo and Juliet [Blu-ray] (Renato Castellani, 1954) VCI

The Scent of Green Papaya [Blu-ray] (Anh Hung Tran, 1993) Lorber Films

Tenebrae [Blu-ray] (Dario Argento, 1982) RB UK Arrow Video



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