Newsletter - FOR THE WEEK

OF May 1st, 2017

  This Week's Highlights

Halau! Another strong week with Blu-ray reviews of packages by Criterion, Warner Archive, Kino Lorber, Signal One Entertainment, Koch Media, Arrow, Shock, Endless Classics, Dark Sky Video, Distribution Select of films by Joseph von Sternberg, Lino Brocka, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Mário Peixoto, Edward Yang, Mario Bava, William A. Wellman, Michael Curtiz, Delmer Daves, Byron Haskin a new ARTICLE and more. Our Calendar has a updates, including films by Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Pierre Gorin, Mike Figgis, Joseph H. Lewis, Kinji Fukasaku, Rainer Werner Fassbinder. Our Feature Blu-ray and DVD is posted for MAY. We have a new article posted and a CONTEST with another BRAND NEW KINO Blu-ray prize. Enjoy!!

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Nekromantik 2 [Blu-ray] (Jörg Buttgereit, 1991) RB UK Arrow
Tout va bien
Blu-ray] (Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Pierre Gorin, 1972) RB UK Arrow
Stormy Monday
[Blu-ray] (Mike Figgis, 1988) Arrow
Terror in a Texas Town [
Blu-ray] (Joseph H. Lewis, 1958) RB UK Arrow
New Battles Without Honor and Humanity - The Complete Trilogy [
Blu-ray] (Kinji Fukasaku, 1974-1976) Arrow
Re-Animator (Limited Edition) [
Blu-ray] (Stuart Gordon, 1985) Arrow
Eight Hours Don't Make a Day - A Family Series [
Blu-ray] (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1972-1973) RB UK Arrow
Future Shock! The Story of 2000AD [
Blu-ray] (Paul Goodwin, 2014) RB UK Arrow
Psycho II [
Blu-ray] (Richard Franklin, 1983) RB UK Arrow

L'argent [Blu-ray] (Robert Bresson, 1983) Criterion

Stalker [Blu-ray] (Andrei Tarkovsky, 1979) Criterion

Lost in America [Blu-ray] (Albert Brooks, 1985) Criterion

Roberto Rossellini’s War Trilogy [Blu-ray] ( Rome Open City, Paisan, and Germany Year Zero) Criterion

The Rockford Files - The Complete Series [Blu-ray] - Mill Creek Entertainment

Seven Days in May [Blu-ray] (John Frankenheimer, 1964) Warner Archive

Hell in the Pacific [Blu-ray] (John Boorman, 1968) Kino Lorber
The Accidental Tourist
Blu-ray] (Lawrence Kasdan, 1988) Warner Archive
The Loved One [
Blu-ray] (Tony Richardson, 1965) Warner Archive

Thunderbirds Are GO / Thunderbird 6 [Blu-ray] (David Lane, 1966-1968) Kino Lorber

Three Sisters [Blu-ray] (Laurence Olivier, John Sichel, 1970) Kino Lorber
Vision Quest
Blu-ray] (Harold Becker, 1985) Warner Archive

Ten Little Indians [Blu-ray] (Peter Collinson, 1974) Scorpion Releasing / Kino Lorber
A United Kingdom
Blu-ray] (Amma Asante, 2016) 20th Century Fox
The Son of Joseph
Blu-ray] (Eugène Green, 2016) Kino Lorber
8 Million Ways to Die [
Blu-ray] (Hal Ashby, 1986) Kino Lorber
Coronet Blue - The Complete Series (1967) Kino Lorber 
The Apple [
Blu-ray] (Menahem Golan, 1980) Kino Lorber
Being Different [
Blu-ray] (Harry Rasky, 1981) Code Red / Kino Lorber
Curse of the Pink Panther [
Blu-ray] (Blake Edwards, 1983) Kino Lorber
Death Line (aka Raw Meat) [
Blu-ray] (Gary Sherman, 1972) Blue Underground
Dying to Know: Ram Dass & Timothy Leary [
Blu-ray] (Gay Dillingham, 2014) Kino Lorber
Inspector Clouseau [
Blu-ray] (Bud Yorkin, 1968) Kino Lorber
Son of the Pink Panther [
Blu-ray] (Blake Edwards, 1993) Kino Lorber
The Unholy [
Blu-ray] (Camilo Vila, 1988) Lionsgate

The Hearse [Blu-ray] (George Bowers, 1980) Vinegar Syndrome
Malibu High [
Blu-ray] (Irvin Berwick, 1979) Vinegar Syndrome
The Undertaker [
Blu-ray] (Irvin Berwick, 1988) Vinegar Syndrome
1492: Conquest of Paradise 
Blu-ray] (Ridley Scott, 1992) Kino Lorber
The Man in the Glass Booth [
Blu-ray] (Arthur Hiller, 1975) Kino Lorber
Zaza [
Blu-ray] (Allan Dwan, 1923) Kino Lorber

The Bird with the Crystal Plumage Limited Edition [Blu-ray] (Dario Argento, 1970) Arrow US
The Autopsy of Jane Doe [
Blu-ray] (André Øvredal, 2016) Shout! Factory
Doberman Cop [
Blu-ray] (Kinji Fukasaku, 1977) Arrow
Song to Song [
Blu-ray] (Terrence Malick, 2017) Broad Green Pictures
Blu-ray] (Bas Devos, 2014) Altered Innocence
The Bat People [
Blu-ray] (Jerry Jameson, 1974) Shout! Factory
Effects [
Blu-ray] (Dusty Nelson, 1980) AGFA

The Sinbad Trilogy (The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, The Golden Voyage of Sinbad, Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger) [Blu-ray] (1958-1977) Region FREE Indicator UK

Blackenstein [Blu-ray] (William A. Levey, 1973) Severin Films

Hellbent [Blu-ray] (Richard Casey, 1988) Vinegar Syndrome
Horror House on Highway 5 [
Blu-ray] (Richard Casey, 1985) Vinegar Syndrome
Blu-ray] (Pablo Larraín, 2016) RB UK 20th Century Fox
A Cure for Wellness
[Blu-ray] (Gore Verbinski, 2016) 20th Century Fox

Real Genius [Blu-ray] (Martha Coolidge, 1985) Sony MOD
Hack-O-Lantern (aka Halloween Night) [
Blu-ray] (Jag Mundhra, 1988) Massacre Video
Future Shock! The Story of 2000AD [
Blu-ray] (Paul Goodwin, 2014) Severin Films

The Long Hair of Death [Blu-ray] (Antonio Margheriti, 1964) RB UK 88 Films

A Quiet Passion [Blu-ray] (Terence Davies, 2016) RB UK Soda Pictures

The Man from Planet X [Blu-ray] (Edgar G. Ulmer, 1951) Shout! Factory

Sex Doll [Blu-ray] (Sylvie Verheyde, 2016) Shout! Factory

A Shock to the System [Blu-ray] (Jan Egleson, 1990) Shout! Factory
[Blu-ray] (Gordon Willis, 1980) Shout! Factory

Creepozoids [Blu-ray] (David DeCoteau, 1987) RB UK 88 Films
Hide and Go Shriek
[Blu-ray] (Skip Schoolnik, 1988) RB UK 88 Films
I Drink Your Blood
[Blu-ray] (David E. Durston, 1970) RB UK 88 Films
[Blu-ray] (Pablo Larraín, 2016) RB UK Network
[Blu-ray] (Roger Donaldson, 1995) Shout! Factory
The Night of the Sorcerers / The Loreley's Grasp
(Double Feature) [Blu-ray] (Amando de Ossorio, 1974) Shout! Factory
Cold-Blooded Beast
(aka Slaughter Hotel) [Blu-ray] (Fernando Di Leo, 1971) RB UK 88 Films
The Complete Billy Jack Collection
[Blu-ray] (Tom Laughlin, 1967-1977)  Shout! Factory
Just Before Dawn
[Blu-ray] (Jeff Lieberman, 1981) RB UK 88 Films
[Blu-ray] (Howard Avedis, 1976) Shout! Factory
[Blu-ray] (James Gunn, 2006) Shout! Factory
The Zodiac Killer
[Blu-ray] (Tom Hanson, 1971) Something Weird Video / AGFA

American Epic [Blu-ray] (Jack White, 2017) PBS

Almost Anything [Blu-ray] (Torre Catalano, 2015) Gravitas Ventures

Tall Men [Blu-ray] (Jonathan Holbrook, 2016) Gravitas Ventures

The Naked Gun: Trilogy Collection [Blu-ray] - Paramount

Another You [Blu-ray] (Chris Robert, 2016) Gravitas Ventures

The Black Room [Blu-ray] (Rolfe Kanefsky, 2016) Cleopatra Entertainment

The Space Between Us [Blu-ray] (Peter Chelsom, 2017) Universal Studios

Devil's Domain [Blu-ray] (Jared Cohn, 2016) Cleopatra Entertainment

Dracula Untold [Blu-ray] (Gary Shore, 2014) Universal Studios



ONE VOICE (not Ellsworth Monkton Toohey): Hard not to choose the Criterion Blu-ray package of Martin Scorsese's World Cinema Project No. 2 - highlights include Edward Yang's Taipei Story, Mário Peixoto's Limite and Apichatpong Weerasethakul's Mysterious Object at Noon plus 3 more films and supplements. I was also thrilled with Josef von Sternberg's Anatahan on Kino Blu-ray. Extras include the complete 1953 version and a visual essay by Tag Gallagher. It's great to have Delmer Daves Broken Arrow on Blu-ray - also from Kino. I watched three new 50's sci-fi Blu-rays this week with Arrow's impressive looking Caltiki The Immortal Monster containing its own brand of cheese, Byron Haskin's Conquest of Space looking amazing and filled with nostalgic factual errors and From Hell It Came about a pretty mean looking tree stump on a rampage. Can't beat this stuff for entertainment. I thoroughly enjoyed the slow-burn horror The Autopsy of Jane Doe on early Blu-ray out of Canada. Creepy stuff. Speaking of which, Hammer Studios The Nanny with Bette Davis is uncomfortably chilling in its own way and available on, Region FREE, Blu-ray from Shock out of Australia. Nice to revisit the superior western The Hangman, with Robert Taylor, Jack Lord and Tina Louise, on Blu-ray. The Magus is one curious enigma of a film and Signal One have added a ton of extras on their, gorgeous, new Blu-ray in an effort to decipher its dark, inner, secrets. Catfight had me laughing even more on a third viewing and we've compared the Dark Sky Blu-ray of last week with the new Arrow. The Iron Curtain has Dana Andrews and Gene Tierney in a documentary-style thriller now on Blu-ray from Signal One in the UK. Breakout is a viable Charles Bronson vehicle, now on Blu-ray, with impressive support in the form of Robert Duvall, John Huston, Randy Quaid, Sheree North, Alejandro Rey and Jill Ireland. A notch above the standard formula. Crimson is also known as "The Man with the Severed Head" and we've compared the Redemption Blu-ray to three DVDs. Speaking of the lesser format - Eric reviewed Counting For Thunder - a drama with comedic tones starring Mariette Hartley and John Heard. The Resident is a Canuck horror centering on a malevolent presence. He also covered the documentary, All of Me, the gay-romance BWOY and the new British TV series Decline and Fall. I reviewed Frank Borzage Disputed Passage and was, predictably disappointed in the Screenbound DVD of 1963 iconic Day of the Triffids - Ohh yeah, it's anamorphic, alright - in a severely cropped aspect ratio. Rubbish.

"She looked hot enough to catch fire, but too lazy to do anything but just lie there and smoke.”

“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”.


Martin Scorsese's World Cinema Project No. 2 BD - Established in 2007, The Film Foundation’s World Cinema Project has maintained a passionate commitment to preserving and presenting masterpieces from around the globe, with more than two dozen restorations that have introduced international moviegoers to often-overlooked areas of cinema history. This collector’s set gathers six works, from the Philippines (Insiang), Thailand (Mysterious Object at Noon), Soviet Kazakhstan (Revenge), Brazil (Limite), Turkey (Law of the Border), and Taiwan (Taipei Story). Each title is an essential contribution to the art form and a window onto a distinct filmmaking tradition unfamiliar to many. Blu-ray Release date: May 30th, 2017

Caltiki The Immortal Monster BD - Though Riccardo Freda received sole directing credit, a significant portion of the film was in fact the work of Mario Bava, who also served as its cinematographer and was responsible its striking special effects. Drawing on a diverse array of influences, from The Quatermass Experiment to the works of HP Lovecraft, Caltiki the Immortal Monster is a unique and unforgettable sci-fi chiller which showcases these two legendary filmmakers at their most inventive. Blu-ray Release date: April 25th, 2017

Crimson BD - Eurocult icon Paul Naschy (Frankenstein's Bloody Terror) stars as a criminal gang leader who undergoes a radical surgery in Juan Fortuny s 1973 thriller CRIMSON. When a jewel heist goes awry, Jack Surnett (Naschy) and his fellow thieves take shelter at the home of a scientist experimenting in brain replacement. Through the surgical finesse of the doctor s wife (Silvia Solar), Surnett is restored to health, but suffers irresistible pangs of bloodlust and conventional lust as well after the brain of a criminal known as The Sadist (Roberto Mauri) is grafted onto his own. Blu-ray Release Date: June 14th, 2016

The Magus BD - An English teacher arrives on a sleepy Greek island to take up a vacant teaching post. The last man to hold the post committed suicide under mysterious circumstances. Slowly but surely, he is drawn into a bizarre game engineered by a reclusive local magician. The deeper into the game he is drawn, the more he senses danger... yet cannot seem to untangle himself from the fascinating and compelling influence that the game is having on his mind. Blu-ray Release Date: April 24th, 2017

The Iron Curtain BD - By the late '40s, anti-communist fervour in Hollywood and throughout the US had reached fever pitch. This brisk, documentary-style thriller, based on the experiences of a code clerk in the Russian embassy in Washington, captures the mood of the times. Andrews is the turncoat who wants asylum in the West so his son can grow up in 'freedom'. Given that he's prepared to share all the latest dope about Soviet espionage techniques, it is not surprising his old colleagues are so keen to assassinate him. Blu-ray Release date: April 24th, 2017

The Hangman BD - A Federal Marshall (Robert Taylor) nicknamed "The Hangman" traces a robbery suspect (Jack Lord) to a small town, but the convict has turned his life around, he's now married and he and his wife are expecting a child. Not only is he supported by his friends and neighbors, but also by the town's sheriff (Fess Parker). The Marshall offers the convict's ex-lover (Tina Louise) a new lease on life; all she has to do is to finger the man she still loves and walk away with the reward. For the first time in his career, the lawman is faced with a serious challenge to his method of justice as the citizens band together to stop their friend's capture. White Pearl Blu-ray Release date: January 27th, 2017

Anatahan BD - Anatahan (aka Ana-Ta-Han) represented the apotheosis of filmmaker Josef von Sternberg's lifelong fascination with the Orient. Over a year in the making, the film was the most expensive ever made in Japan up to 1953. Based on fact, the story concerns a group of Japanese marines who refused to believe that their country had been defeated in 1945, and thus spent the next seven years stubbornly manning their posts on a remote Pacific Island. The central character is a woman known as the "Queen Bee," who is marooned on the island along with the marines. As the only female in the vicinity, our heroine is aggressively pursued by every male in sight (von Sternberg capriciously refers to her most ardent suitors as her "drones"). Former Nichiegki Theatre chorus performer Akemi Negishi plays the Queen Bee. Blu-ray Release date: April 25th, 2017

Broken Arrow BD - Retired army captain Tom Jeffords (James Stewart) aids a deadly wounded Apache boy back to life and thus comes face to face with the more human side of the Apaches. As the war between the white man and the Apaches now is running on its tenth year, Jeffords believes that he can make peace by creating a dialogue between the two sides, thus learns the speak Apache and goes to meet their leader, Cochise (Jeff Chandler). Kino Blu-ray Release Date: April 18th, 2017

From Hell It Came BD - Beware Tabonga! On a remote South Seas island, no one is safe from this hideous…and unique…monster. Tabonga is part man, part tree, all doom. Formerly an island prince, he was unjustly put to death by a witch doctor. Now he’s returned to life with roots, branches and a vengeance. Against natives. Against visiting American scientists who investigate the tree’s radioactive green sap. Against anyone unwise enough to expect a tree to stay put. A macabre medley of creature feature, Polynesian kitsch and Atomic Age cautionary tale, From Hell It Came is the killer-tree movie you woodn’t want to miss! Blu-ray Release Date: April 25th, 2017

The Autopsy of Jane Doe BD - It's just another night at the morgue for a father (Brian Cox) and son (Emile Hirsch) team of coroners, until an unidentified, highly unusual corpse comes in. Discovered buried in the basement of the home of a brutally murdered family, the young Jane Doe-eerily well preserved and with no visible signs of trauma-is shrouded in mystery. As they work into the night to piece together the cause of her death, the two men begin to uncover the disturbing secrets of her life. Soon, a series of terrifying events make it clear: this Jane Doe may not be dead. Blu-ray Release date: March 21st, 2017

Breakout (Bronson) BD - This Charles Bronson vehicle isn't one of the star's more demanding roles, but it's fairly entertaining nonetheless. Breakout is basically a B-movie with A-movie resources: the plot is old fashioned adventure stuff tarted up with a nice budget and some name acting talent like Robert Duvall and John Huston. The script is a bit wobbly -- the finale leaves some loose ends dangling and the film's caricatured treatment of its Mexican villains isn't likely to endear itself to the politically correct -- but it makes up for these flaws with plenty of action and some amusing characters. Blu-ray Release date: January 17th, 2017

Conquest of Space (1955) BD - Totally bizarre sci-fi epic, mounting a 'realistic' attempt at an expedition to Mars, which has some animated segments as pretty as 2001. This George Pal project tries elaborately (and presumably expensively) for authenticity, and naturally gets it all wrong. But there's something pleasantly loony about the whole thing, from the chicken-pie capsules down to the anti-gravity zip-up boots. At one point the script even has its chief astronaut denouncing the entire mission as a 'cursed abomination' when he gets a touch of religion. A fascinating relic. Blu-ray Release date: December 23rd, 2016

Catfight (Arrow added!) BD - Veronica (Sandra Oh) and Ashley (Anne Heche) were good friends in college, but now find themselves in very different walks of life. Veronica has become the entitled, wine-loving wife of a rich businessman, while Ashley, along with her lover Lisa (Alicia Silverstone), struggles to make ends meet as an artist. When they bump into each other at a fancy cocktail party, what starts as a friendly conversation quickly turns caustic before erupting into a vicious, bloody fight that will change both of their lives forever. Arrow Blu-ray Release date: April 24th, 2017

The Nanny (Bette Davis) BD - A spirited pot-boiler from the almost forgotten ex-editor Seth Holt (his Station Six Sahara is a stunner that deserves revival), with Davis as Nanny to a houseful of neurotics. In particular, there is a 10-year-old boy (Dix), just released from a psychiatric hospital, who believes Davis wants to murder him. Made for Hammer Films (with whom Davis subsequently starred in The Anniversary), it capitalises on the star's performance in What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?; and while no one will have any trouble figuring out what's going on, Holt's atmospheric direction and Davis' performance keep one thoroughly hooked. Blu-ray Release Date: January, 2017

Counting For Thunder - Counting for Thunder is inspired by the three years when Phillip Irwin Cooper, unlucky in work, money and love, went home to the Gulf Coast of Alabama when his relationship with Caroline, a UCLA college professor, hit the skids and at the same time his mother received a dire medical diagnosis. Working through his past with his complicated family, some old high school chums, and the desperate and hilarious southern characters who grace his hometown, Phillip learns more about his mother than he ever bargained for, and more about himself than he ever guessed possible. DVD Release Date: May 2nd, 2017

The Resident - Alone with a baby and feeling isolated, Joanna feels a growing sense of unease in her new apartment. Are the sinister noises, banging on the walls and whispering voices real, or is she losing her mind? Gradually uncovering the chilling history of her new home, she desperately clings to her sanity, while fearing the horrific events of the past have left a very real and malevolent presence. DVD Release Date: May 22nd, 2017

All of Me - Mexico and the United States share the greatest border between the first and third world. Thousands of migrants expose themselves to every danger as they travel north on a train called The Beast. That's where they meet the Patronas, a group of Mexican women who, every day since 1995, make food and toss it to the helpless as the train rushes by. In the midst of a country at war in a world where all hope seems lost, the Patronas breathe life into a human value that seems fading with each day: love for one another. DVD Release Date: April 11th, 2017

BWOY - bwoy follows Brad O'Connor, who, after the death of his son, becomes entangled in a chaotic and passionate online love affair with Tenny, a young Jamaican man (newcomer Jimmy Brooks). With both Brad and his wife Marcia seeking solace in destructive ways, their lives and relationships are pushed to the brink, culminating in tragic confrontations no one can avoid. DVD Release Date: April 4th, 2017

Decline and Fall - Paul Pennyfeather, a dedicated divinity student set upon a quiet life of contemplation as a priest, is unceremoniously expelled from Oxford University through no fault of his own. This kickstarts a series of disastrous events that no-one, least of all Paul, could have anticipated. Without a private fortune to fall back on, Paul is forced to take a position as a teacher at a substandard boarding school in rural Wales. All too quickly it becomes apparent that Paul is not a natural disciplinarian. He finds scant comfort in drinking to excess with the other teachers. Things start to look up, however, when Paul meets Margot Beste-Chetwynde, a wealthy widow and a mother to one of the boys at the school. Could it be that the attraction Paul feels for Margot is returned? Could his fortunes be changing? DVD Release Date: April 17th, 2017

Day of the Triffids - Adapted from the novel by John Wyndham, this intelligent British monster movie begins with a meteor shower so intensely bright that it blinds the majority of the world's population, rendering them vulnerable to attack from hordes of carnivorous plants known as "Triffidus Celestus" grown from meteor-borne spores. As the plant-monsters continue to multiply and seek human prey, the remaining sighted people join forces to combat the veggie invaders. One such survivor, an American seaman (Howard Keel) whose eyes were bandaged during the meteorite impact, battles his way through the Triffid ranks. Meanwhile, a couple (Kieron Moore and Janette Scott are trapped in a lighthouse. Good production values make this low-budget effort look more expensive than it probably was; the uncredited assistance of Freddie Francis -- who directed several scenes with a second unit -- also helps. Screenbound DVD Release Date: April 10th, 2017

Disputed Passage - Young medical student John Wesley Beaven is torn between the detached, cold pragmatism of Dr. Forster (Akim Tamiroff) and the humanistic attitudes of kindly Dr. Cunningham (William Collier Sr.). Matters are brought to a head when Beaven must choose between his career and impending marriage to fellow student Audrey Hilton (Dorothy Lamour). Dr. Forster convinces Audrey to return to her native China and let Howard pursue his studies undistracted. She takes Forster's advice, but Howard follows her. Once in the Orient he is injured in a bomb blast, and in a makeshift hospital, Dr. Forster is called on to perform a risky operation to save his life. DVD Release Date: September 6th, 2016

 Next 4 weeks on the Calendar

May 1st, 2017



3:10 to Yuma [4K Ultra Blu-ray] (James Mangold, 2007) Lionsgate

Seven Days in May [Blu-ray] (John Frankenheimer, 1964) Warner Archive

The Age of Shadows [Blu-ray] (Kim Jee-woon, 2016) CJ Entertainment / Sony Pictures

Beyond the Gates [Blu-ray] (Jackson Stewart, 2016) Shout! Factory

Brewster's Millions [Blu-ray] (Walter Hill, 1985) Shout! Factory

The Comedian [Blu-ray] (Taylor Hackford, 2016) Sony Pictures

A Dog's Purpose [Blu-ray] (Lasse Hallström, 2017) Universal

Eliminators [Blu-ray] (Peter Manoogian, 1986) RB UK 88 Films

Envisage [Blu-ray] (Rich Sturdevant, 2016) Gravitas Ventures

Eve of Destruction [Blu-ray] (Duncan Gibbins, 1991) RB UK 88 Films

The Expendables [4K UHD Blu-ray] (Sylvester Stallone, 2010) Lionsgate

Gold [Blu-ray] (Stephen Gaghan, 2016) Lionsgate (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Hindenburg [Blu-ray] (Robert Wise, 1975) Universal

I Am Not Your Negro [Blu-ray] (Raoul Peck, 2016) Magnolia

The Mercenary [Blu-ray] (Sergio Corbucci, 1968) RB UK 88 Films

The Naked Cage [Blu-ray] (Paul Nicholas, 1986) Shout! Factory

Navajo Joe [Blu-ray] (Sergio Corbucci, 1966) RB UK 88 Films

The Package [Blu-ray] (Andrew Davis, 1989) RB UK 88 Films

Payback Time - Triple Feature (Blind Fury (1989), Silent Rage (1982), White Line Fever (1975)) [Blu-ray] (Phillip Noyce, Michael Miller, Jonathan Kaplan) Mill Creek Entertainment

Real Genius [Blu-ray] (Martha Coolidge, 1985) Sony MOD

The Red Turtle [Blu-ray] (Michael Dudok de Wit, 2016) Sony Pictures

The Salesman [Blu-ray] (Asghar Farhadi, 2016) Sony Pictures

Saturday Night Fever - Director's Cut [Blu-ray] (John Badham, 1977) Paramount

Sometimes a Great Notion [Blu-ray] (Paul Newman, 1970) RB FR Sidonis

Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone [Blu-ray] (Lamont Johnson, 1983) Mill Creek Entertainment

Tampopo [Blu-ray] (Juzo Itami, 1985) RB Criterion UK (BEAVER REVIEW)

Third Time Lucky (Gordon Parry, 1949) R2 UK Screenbound Pictures

Virus [Blu-ray] (John Bruno, 1999) Shout! Factory

Winning [Blu-ray] (James Goldstone, 1969) RB FR Sidonis


May 8th, 2017



The Accidental Tourist [Blu-ray] (Lawrence Kasdan, 1988) Warner Archive

Adios, Sabata [Blu-ray] (Gianfranco Parolini, 1970) Kino Lorber

Born Free [Blu-ray] (James Hill, 1966) RB UK Eureka

Brain Damage [Blu-ray] (Frank Henenlotter, 1988) RB UK Arrow

Brain Damage [Blu-ray] (Frank Henenlotter, 1988) Arrow US

The Bye Bye Man [Blu-ray] (Stacy Title, 2017) RB UK EiV

Cannon for Cordoba [Blu-ray] (Paul Wendkos, 1970) RB FR Sidonis

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

The Cimarron Kid [Blu-ray] (Budd Boetticher, 1952) RB DE Koch Media

A Day of Fury [Blu-ray] (Harmon Jones, 1956) RB DE Koch Media

Dying Laughing [Blu-ray] (Lloyd Stanton, Paul Toogood, 2016) Gravitas Ventures

The Eagle Huntress [Blu-ray] (Otto Bell, 2016) RB UK Altitude Film Distribution

A Fantastic Fear of Everything [Blu-ray] (Crispian Mills, Chris Hopewell, 2012) Shout! Factory

Heat - Director's Definitive Version [Blu-ray] (Michael Mann, 1995) 20th Century Fox (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Indian Fighter [Blu-ray] (André De Toth, 1955) Kino Lorber

Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles [Blu-ray] (Chantal Akerman, 1975) Criterion Collection (BEAVER REVIEW)

Kiju Yoshida: Love + Anarchism [Blu-ray] (Eros + Massacre, Heroic Purgatory and Coup d'etat) - Arrow Academy (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Loved One [Blu-ray] (Tony Richardson, 1965) Warner Archive

Making Contact (aka Joey) [Blu-ray] (Roland Emmerich, 1985) Kino Lorber

Marjorie Morningstar [Blu-ray] (Irving Rapper, 1958) Kino Lorber

Melody [Blu-ray] (Waris Hussein, 1971) RB UK Studiocanal

My Life as a Dog [Blu-ray] (Lasse Hallström, 1985) RB UK Arrow

Obsessions (aka A Hole in the Wall) [Blu-ray] (Pim de la Parra, 1969) Cult Epics

Passengers [Blu-ray] (Morten Tyldum, 2016) RB UK Sony Pictures (BEAVER REVIEW)

Phenomena 4K Restored Limited Edition [Blu-ray] (Dario Argento, 1985) RB UK Arrow

Psycho [Blu-ray] (Gus Van Sant, 1998) Shout! Factory

Return of Sabata [Blu-ray] (Gianfranco Parolini, 1971) Kino Lorber

Serial Mom [Blu-ray] (John Waters, 1994) Shout! Factory

Silence [Blu-ray] (Martin Scorsese, 2016) RB UK Studio Canal

Split [4K Ultra Blu-ray] (M. Night Shyamalan, 2016) Universal Pictures UK

Tall Men [Blu-ray] (Jonathan Holbrook, 2016) Gravitas Ventures

Things to Come [Blu-ray] (Mia Hansen-Løve, 2016) MPI

This Gun for Hire (Frank Tuttle,1942) R2 DE Koch Media

Those Redheads from Seattle [Blu-ray 3D] (Lewis R. Foster, 1953) Kino Lorber

VHS Massacre: Cult Films and the Decline of Physical Media [Blu-ray] (Kenneth Powell, Thomas Edward Seymour, 2016) Troma
The Violent Men [
Blu-ray] (Rudolph Maté, 1955) RB FR Sidonis


May 15th, 2017



12 Angry Men [Blu-ray] (Sidney Lumet, 1957) Criterion UK (BEAVER REVIEW)

Another You [Blu-ray] (Chris Robert, 2016) Gravitas Ventures

Ben [Blu-ray] (Phil Karlson, 1972) Shout! Factory

Blood for a Silver Dollar [Blu-ray] (Giorgio Ferroni, 1965) RB DE VZ-Handelsgesellschaft

The Blue Racer [Blu-ray] (17 DePatie-Freleng Cartoons, 1972-1974) Kino Lorber

The Climber [Blu-ray] (Pasquale Squitieri, 1975) RB UK Arrow

The Climber [Blu-ray] (Pasquale Squitieri, 1975) Arrow US

Daredevil - Season 2 [Blu-ray] - RB UK Walt Disney

Delirium [Blu-ray] (Lamberto Bava, 1987) RB UK 88 Films

Dracula Untold [Blu-ray] (Gary Shore, 2014) Universal Studios

Dracula: Complete Legacy Collection [Blu-ray] (Dracula, Dracula's Daughter, House of Frankenstein, House of Dracula, Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein) Universal

Early Women Filmmakers: An International Anthology [Blu-ray] (Alice Guy, Lois Weber, Mabel Normand, Madeline Brandeis, Germaine Dulac, Lotte Reiniger,, 1902-1946) Flicker Alley

The Entity [Blu-ray] (Sidney J. Furie, 1982) RB UK Eureka (BEAVER REVIEW)

Game of Death [Blu-ray] (Robert Clouse, 1978) Shout! Factory

Good Morning [Blu-ray] (Yasujiro Ozu, 1959) Criterion Collection (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Goose Steps Out [Blu-ray] (Basil Dearden, Will Hay, 1942) RB UK Studiocanal

Graduation [Blu-ray] (Cristian Mungiu, 2016) RB UK Curzon Artificial Eye

Highpoint [Blu-ray] (Peter Carter, 1982) Code Red / Kino Lorber

La La Land [Blu-ray] (Damien Chazelle, 2016) RB UK Lionsgate (BEAVER REVIEW)

La La Land Steelbook [Blu-ray] (Damien Chazelle, 2016) RB UK Lionsgate (BEAVER REVIEW)

La La Land Steelbook [4K Ultra Blu-ray] (Damien Chazelle, 2016) RB UK Lionsgate

Last Plane Out [Blu-ray] (David Nelson, 1983) Code Red / Kino Lorber

The 4 Marx Brothers at Paramount (The Cocoanuts, Animal Crackers, Monkey Business, Horse Feathers, Duck Soup) [Blu-ray] (1929-1933) RB Arrow UK

The Masked Avengers [Blu-ray] (Cheh Chang, 1981) RB UK 88 Films

The Mummy: Complete Legacy Collection [Blu-ray] (The Mummy - 1932, The Mummy's Hand - 1940, The Mummy's Tomb - 1942, The Mummy's Ghost - 1944, The Mummy's Curse - 1944, Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy - 1955) Universal

The Mummy Ultimate Trilogy [4K Ultra Blu-ray] (The Mummy (1999) / The Mummy Returns / The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor) - Universal

The Olive Tree [Blu-ray] (Icíar Bollaín, 2016) RB UK Eureka

Othello [Blu-ray] (Orson Welles, 1952) Criterion Collection

Return Of The Dragon [Blu-ray] (Bruce Lee, 1972) Shout! Factory

The Return of Swamp Thing [Blu-ray] (Jim Wynorski, 1989) RB UK Screenbound

The Sea Shall Not Have Them [Blu-ray] (Lewis Gilbert, 1954) RB UK Screenbound

Sheriff Hoot Kloot [Blu-ray] (17 DePatie-Freleng Cartoons, 1973-1974) Kino Lorber

The Space Between Us [Blu-ray] (Peter Chelsom, 2017) Universal Studios

Sssssss [Blu-ray] (Bernard L. Kowalski, 1973) RB UK 101 Films

Streets of Fire [Blu-ray] (Walter Hill, 1984) Shout! Factory

Vision Quest [Blu-ray] (Harold Becker, 1985) Warner Archive

Willard [Blu-ray] (Daniel Mann, 1971) Shout! Factory


May 22nd, 2017



Bitter Victory [Blu-ray] (Nicholas Ray, 1957) RB FR Sidonis
The Black Knight [
Blu-ray] (Tay Garnett, 1954) RB FR Sidonis

Cops vs Thugs [Blu-ray] (Kinji Fukasaku, 1975) RB UK Arrow

Cops vs Thugs [Blu-ray] (Kinji Fukasaku, 1975) Arrow US

Daughter of the Nile [Blu-ray] (Hsiao-Hsien Hou, 1987) RB UK Masters of Cinema

Dheepan [Blu-ray] (Jacques Audiard, 2015) Criterion Collection (BEAVER REVIEW)

Die Screaming Marianne [Blu-ray] (Pete Walker, 1971) RB UK Screenbound Pictures

The Earrings of Madame de... [Blu-ray] (Max Ophüls, 1953) RB UK BFI

The Funny Farm [Blu-ray] (Ron Clark, 1983) Code Red / Kino Lorber

Get Out [Blu-ray] (Jordan Peele, 2017) Universal

The Great Wall [Blu-ray] (Zhang Yimou, 2016) Universal
The Great Wall  [4K Ultra
Blu-ray] (Zhang Yimou, 2016) Universal

Hack-O-Lantern (aka Halloween Night) [Blu-ray] (Jag Mundhra, 1988) Massacre Video

Hardcore [Blu-ray] (Paul Schrader, 1979) Region FREE Indicator UK

Hell Below Zero [Blu-ray] (Mark Robson, 1954) RB FR Sidonis

Housekeeping [Blu-ray] (Bill Forsyth, 1987) Region FREE Indicator UK

The Jacques Rivette Collection (Noroît, Duelle, Merry-Go-Round) [Blu-ray] - Arrow US (BEAVER REVIEW)

Jonny's Sweet Revenge [Blu-ray] (Mark David, 2017) Gravitas Ventures

Man Hunt [Blu-ray] (Fritz Lang, 1941) RB UK Signal One

Mulholland Drive (Remastered) [Blu-ray] (David Lynch, 2001) RB UK Studiocanal

My Life as a Zucchini [Blu-ray] (Claude Barras, 2016) Gkids / Universal

The Naked Gun: Trilogy Collection [Blu-ray] - Paramount

Notfilm / Film [Blu-ray] (Ross Lipman, Alan Schneider, 1965-2015) RB UK BFI

Shane (reissue) [Blu-ray] (George Stevens, 1953) Paramount (BEAVER REVIEW)

Rita, Sue and Bob Too! [Blu-ray] (Alan Clarke, 1987) RB UK BFI

Terms of Endearment (reissue) [Blu-ray] (James L. Brooks, 1983) Paramount

The Stone Killer [Blu-ray] (Michael Winner, 1973) Region FREE Indicator UK 

The Sun Also Rises [Blu-ray] (Henry King, 1957) RB UK Signal One

Two Minute Warning [Blu-ray] (Larry Peerce, 1976) RB UK 101 Films

The Untamed [Blu-ray] (Amat Escalante, 2016) RB UK Arrow

The Unforgiven [4K Ultra Blu-ray] (Clint Eastwood, 1992) Warner

The Vagrant [Blu-ray] (Chris Walas, 1992) Shout! Factory

Voodoo Black Exorcist [Blu-ray] (Manuel Caño, 1974) The Film Detective

War and Peace (reissue)  [Blu-ray] (King Vidor, 1956) Paramount (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Wild One [Blu-ray] (László Benedek, 1953) Region FREE Indicator UK

Wolfguy [Blu-ray] (Kazuhiko Yamaguchi, 1975) RB UK Arrow

Wolfguy [Blu-ray] (Kazuhiko Yamaguchi, 1975) Arrow US

XX [Blu-ray] (Karyn Kusama, Mary Harron, Jennifer Lynch, Jovanca Vuckovic, 2017) Magnolia

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