Newsletter - FOR THE WEEK

OF May 9th, 2011

  This Week's Highlights
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Pigs & Battleships / Stolen Desire [Blu-ray] (Shôhei Imamura, 1958, 61') UK Masters of Cinema

Coeur fidèle [Blu-ray] (Jean Epstein, 1923) UK Masters of Cinema

The Twilight Zone: Season 5 [Blu-ray] Image Entertainment

Boyz n the Hood [Blu-ray] (John Singleton, 1991) Sony Pictures

Potiche [Blu-ray] (François Ozon, 2010) Music Box Films

One Day in the Life of Andrei Arsenevitch (Chris Marker, 1998) Icarus Films

The Women In Cages Collection (Roger Corman's Cult Classics) [Blu-ray] [Big Doll House, Women In Cages, The Big Bird] - Shout! Factory

Jig (Sue Bourne, 2011) R2 UK Entertainment One/Arrow Films

Amélie [Blu-ray] (Jean-Pierre Jeunet, 2001) Miramax Lionsgate

Chocolat [Blu-ray] (Lasse Hallström, 2000) Miramax Lionsgate

American Grindhouse / Nightmares in Red, White & Blue: Double Feature - Lorber Films

The Funhouse (Tobe Hooper, 1981) R2 UK Arrow Video

Set the Piano Stool on Fire (Mark Kidel, 2010) R2 UK Artificial Eye

Who Can Kill a Child? (Narciso Ibáñez Serrador, 1976) R2 UK Eureka

Mars Needs Moms [Blu-ray] (Simon Wells, 2011) Walt Disney Studios

To Be Twenty (Fernando Di Leo, 1978) - Raro Video USA

Battle: Los Angeles [Blu-ray] (Jonathan Liebesman, 2011) Sony Pictures

Sleeping with the Enemy [Blu-ray] (Joseph Ruben, 1991) 20th Century Fox

The Tree of Life [Blu-ray] (Terrence Malick, 2011) RB FR Europacorp

The Name of the Rose [Blu-ray] (Jean-Jacques Annaud, 1986) Warner

Dumbo [Blu-ray] (70th Anniversary Edition) [Blu-ray] (Ben Sharpsteen, 1941) Walt Disney



Criterion Blu-ray SALE Update (3 Eclipse Series too) :

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Shock Corridor  [Blu-ray] (Samuel Fuller, 1963) - 55% OFF! (BEAVER REVIEW)

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Amarcord  [Blu-ray] (Federico Fellini, 1973) - 55% OFF (BEAVER REVIEW)

Broadcast News  [Blu-ray] (James L. Brooks , 1987) - 54% OFF (BEAVER REVIEW)

Kes  [Blu-ray] (Ken Loach, 1969) - 52% OFF! (BEAVER REVIEW)

Sweet Smell of Success  [Blu-ray] (Alexander Mackendrick, 1957) - 54% OFF (BEAVER REVIEW)

Le Cercle Rouge  [Blu-ray] (Jean-Pierre Melville, 1970) - 52% OFF! (BEAVER REVIEW)

Au revoir les enfants  [Blu-ray] (Louis Malle, 1987) - 50% OFF! (BEAVER REVIEW)

Yi Yi  [Blu-ray] (Edward Yang, 2000) - 50% OFF! (BEAVER REVIEW)

Modern Times  [Blu-ray] (Charles Chaplin, 1936) - 54% OFF! (BEAVER REVIEW)

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White Material  [Blu-ray] (Claire Denis, 2009) - 52% OFF! (BEAVER REVIEW)

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The Seventh Seal  [Blu-ray] (Ingmar Bergman, 1957) - 56% OFF! (BEAVER REVIEW)

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The Mikado  [Blu-ray] (Victor Schertzinger, 1939) - 52% OFF! (BEAVER REVIEW)

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Still Walking  [Blu-ray] (Hirokazu Kore-eda, 2008) - 55% OFF! (BEAVER REVIEW)

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ONE VOICE (not Ellsworth Monkton Toohey): I don't think I can identify just one release this week as a favorite - as there are so many I enjoyed. Frankenheimer's The Manchurian Candidate remains a riveting masterpiece and is offered at a great price on Blu-ray from Amazon in Canada. Robert Rossen's The Hustler has that melancholy soundtrack that benefits from the move to hi-def. Perhaps Argento's best film 'Deep Red' is a treat on Blu-ray - ditto for Joe Dante's Matinee and Clouzot's Les Diaboliques via Criterion. The dissection of the frailty of love in Blue Valentine marks it as a modern gem. Hotel Rwanda is still incredibly impacting - referencing events more than 15 years ago - mostly ignored by the mainstream media at the time. The Twilight Zone - Season 4 allows me to sink back to a simple wondrous time of imaginative television. Curiosity wins over in a Blu-ray viewing of Coppola's Dementia 13 and the double-pack of Houdini + Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies entertained with the former alone - being worth the price of admission. On the DVD front - Margot Benacerraf’s Araya blew me away with its poetic imagery, we were able to put the microscope to a new NTSC SD version of De Sica's, once banned, Shoeshine and Gregory has me itching to settle in with another Warner Archive pulpy prison yard with his review of Experiment Alcatraz. He's also covered two from our essential Noir list; The Enforcer with Bogie (...bathed in a typically noir aura of fear, shot by Robert Burks in a semi-documentary style, and with a laconically witty script by Martin Rackin) and Cukor's A Double Life (...a curious melodrama about a Broadway matinee idol who so loses himself in his role as Othello that he carries it over, murderously, into a backstreet affair with a waitress). Enjoy!


The Hustler BD - Paul Newman heads a superb cast featuring Jackie Gleason, George C. Scott and Piper Laurie in the riveting film that received an Academy Award nomination as Best Picture of 1961 and brought all four of its Oscar nominations. Newman (Best Actor nominee) is electrifying as Fast Eddie Felson, an arrogant, amoral hustler who haunts backstreet pool rooms fleecing anyone who'll pick up a cue. Determined to be acclaimed as the best, Eddie seeks out the legendary Minnesota Fats (Gleason, Supporting Actor nominee), who's backed by Bert Gordon (Scott, Supporting Actor nominee), a predatory gambler. Eddie can beat the champ, but virtually defeats himself with his low self-image. The love of a lonely woman (Laurie, Best Actress nominee) could turn Eddie's life around, but he won't rest until he beats Minnesota Fats, no matter what price he must pay. Blu-ray Release Date: May 17th, 2011

The Twilight Zone - Season 4 BD - "The Twilight Zone" is unquestionably one of the greatest science fiction television shows of all time. Generally speaking, most episodes had strong elements of deeply imagined science, suspense and thought-provoking intrigue. Creator Serling had a unique and distinctive approach to the central themes of the show(s)... and it was a hit, right from its onset. A virtual spring board for many young and talented actors/actresses the original Twilight Zone has run successfully in syndication ever since. Most everyone has a favorite episode. For me The Twilight Zone original series represents pioneering television with a strong nostalgic and noirish-ly dark feel to it. Blu-ray Release Date: May 17th, 2011

Deep Red BD - An English jazz pianist living in Rome witnesses the brutal hatchet murder of a renowned psychic and is quickly drawn into the savage crime. With the help of a tenacious female reporter, the pair track a twisted trail of deranged clues and relentless violence towards a shocking climax that has ripped screams from the throats of audiences for more than 35 years! Blu-ray Release Date: May 17th, 2011

Shoeshine - De Sica's film depicts the troubled lives of two young boys caught up in the chaos of a world plagued by poverty and unemployment. Giuseppe (Rinaldo Smordoni) and Pasquale (Franco Interlenghi) work on the street, where they shine the shoes of American troops. They dream of a better life, seeking solace in a horse that they ride to escape their harsh reality. When the boys are implicated in a petty crime, they are punished by the society that has robbed them of their innocence, resulting in tragic consequences. Shoeshine is widely regarded as one of the finest films to have emerged from the Italian neorealist cinema. It was also the first foreign film to receive an Oscar. "The high quality of this motion picture," noted the Academy, "brought to eloquent life in a country scarred by war, is proof to the world that the creative spirit can triumph over adversity." DVD Release Date: May 17th, 2011

Les Diaboliques BD - Based on a novel by Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac (who also wrote the novel on which Hitchcock's Vertigo is based), Les diaboliques tells the story of a sadistic headmaster (Paul Meurisse) who brutalises his wife and mistress (Véra Clouzot and Simone Signoret) and their plot to murder him. Superbly edited with nail-biting suspense, the two women murder the headmaster and dump the body in the swimming pool, but when the pool is drained no corpse is found. An unsettling and beautifully-paced study of betrayal, mistrust and guilt, Les diaboliques is atmospherically shot in black and white, its murky tones hauntingly echo the moral ambiguity of its principals. Blu-ray Release Date: May 17th, 2011

Araya - Benacerraf’s tour de force ARAYA explores a day in the lives of three families living in Araya, an arid peninsula in northeastern Venezuela. For centuries, since its discovery by the Spanish, the region’s salt was collected and stacked into radiant white pyramids. Benacerraf captures breathtaking and unforgettable images – from the saliñeros toiling to build the mountains of salt, to fishermen hauling in huge teeming nets, to a young girl and her grandmother laying “flowers” of shells on windswept graves. Benacerraf's meticulously planned tone poem’s imagery, music, sound, and language create a moving and magical exploration of a desolate place and the remarkable people who lived there. DVD Release Date: May 17th, 2011

Hurry Sundown - Otto Preminger (Anatomy of a Murder) directs this epic adaptation of K.B. Gilden's novel about racial prejudice and emotional unrest in 1940s Georgia. Henry Warren (Michael Caine) is an unscrupulous and racist landowner obsessed with buying up all available land in a Georgia farming town. Blocking his path are sharecroppers Rod McDowell (John Phillip Law) and Reeve Scott (Robert Hooks), one white and one black. The star-studded cast includes Jane Fonda, Faye Dunaway, Diahann Carroll, Burgess Meredith, Robert Reed and George Kennedy. Screenplay adapted by Thomas C. Ryan and Horton Foote. DVD Release Date: May 17th, 2011

Matinee BD - Step back into a time of outrageous movie-theater gimmicks and larger-than-life B-screen stars in this charming homage to the great sci-fi and horror flicks of the 1950s and 1960s. John Goodman is at his uproarious best as the William Castle-inspired movie promoter Lawrence Woolsey, who brings his unique brand of flashy showmanship to the unsuspecting residents of Key West, Florida. It's 1962, and fifteen-year-old fan Gene Loomis (Simon Fenton) can't wait for the arrival of Woolsey, who is in town to promote his latest offering of atomic power gone berserk, MANT!. Blu-ray Release Date: June 1st, 2011

Dementia 13 BD - Future film-making legend Francis Ford Coppola makes his big-screen directorial debut with this cult horror classic, available for the first time in spectacular High-Definition Blu-ray. Following the abrupt death of her husband from a heart attack, the scheming Louise Haloran (Luanda Anders) travels to her in-laws estate in Ireland, only to find herself trapped in a creepy, decrepit castle with her ex-husband s demented family. Upon arrival, she is introduced to a pair of maladjusted brothers (William Campbell, Bart Patton) and a distraught mother-in-law (Eithne Dunn), still grieving for the daughter she lost in a drowning accident many years earlier. When a mysterious axe-wielding psychopath enters the fray, leaving blood-spattered corpses in his wake, the family s doctor (Patrick Magee) takes it upon himself to try to get to the bottom of things--before it s too late! Blu-ray Release date: April 26th, 2011

Blue Valentine BD - A complex portrait of a contemporary American marriage, "Blue Valentine" tells the story of David and Cindy, a couple... who have been together for several years but who are at an impasse in their relationship. While Cindy has blossomed into a woman with opportunities and options, David is still the same person he was when they met, and he is unable to accept either Cindy's growth or his lack of it. Innovatively structured, the narrative unfolds in two distinct time frames, juxtaposing scenes of first love and youthful sexuality with those of disenchantment and discord. Blu-ray Release date: May 10th, 2011

Houdini + Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies BD - The wonderfully talented Tony Curtis heads up two all-star casts in these unforgettable classic films. Boasting as his first leading film role, Tony stars as the world's most captivating magician and escape artist in Houdini. From his beginnings as a 'wild man' carnival act to the internationally famous feat of escaping from a locked trunk in an ice-jammed river, Houdini effectively captures the amazing life and courage of this fascinating man. Those Daring Young Men In Their Jaunty Jalopies is a hilarious, romantic and action-packed romp that follows an international, star-studded cast through the beautiful landscape of Monte Carlo. Tony Curtis stars as the dashing Shofield who teams up with the calculating Sir Cuthbert Ware Armitage (Terry-Thomas) in a zany, winner-take-all car rally beset with scheming competitors, treacherous cliffs and one very beguiling blonde (Susan Hampshire). Blu-ray Release date: May 3rd, 2011

The Manchurian Candidate BD - Raymond Shaw (Laurence Harvey ), returns home from the Korean War and as a hero is presented with the Medal of Valor in Washington. His domineering mother (Angela Lansbury) and Stepfather Senator Iselin (James Gregory) wrestle to grab as much positive political coverage out of his heroics and name as possible. Major Bennett Marco (Frank Sinatra) and others who served alongside him remember Shaw differently, however, in duplicated nightmares as a killer brainwashed by Dr Yen Lo, an evil hypnotist from Communist China (Khigh Dhiegh) with Russian top political brass looking on in an amphitheatre. Shaw's mother, Mrs. Iselin, playing a Joseph McCarthy representation, is revealed to be a calculating Communist Agent and her maneuvering is meant to position her husband to the presidency through assassination, with her son being the mentally manipulated hired gun. Blu-ray Release date: May 10th, 2011

Hotel Rwanda BD - In contemporary cinema, few movies are as wise or as observant of society as Hotel Rwanda, which takes the time to weave insight about the current world into its already strong narrative arc. The standard good film, nowadays, will have a few references to politics and society, but they are rarely as meaningful as those in Hotel Rwanda. The movie takes the heartbreak of a story and uses it to make viewers realize the parallels it draws. Not many of us in The United States know much, if anything, about the Rwandan Genocide of 1994 (at least those who haven’t seen this picture), and that makes the historical event all the more tragic. When viewers leave Hotel Rwanda, they will not only have a strong emotional reaction towards its moving conclusion, but will also be considering every subject it opens for discussion, such as the worthiness (or lack thereof) of the United Nations’ involvement in world affairs and the biases of the media and their very questionable motivations in choosing which stories to publish. Blu-ray Release date: May 10th, 2011

Experiment Alcatraz - Five Alcatraz inmates have found a way to escape the Rock: earn their freedom by becoming human guinea pigs in a risky radiation experiment aimed at treating blood diseases. The experiment is soon scuttled after one of the subjects goes berserk, killing another inmate. But did the tests really lead to murder? Dr. Ross Williams (John Howard of the Bulldog Drummond films) investigates, finds another possible cause…and finds his life in deadly peril as a result. Busy “poverty row” filmmaker Edward L. Cahn (Our Gang shorts, Invasion of the Saucer Men) ties a shoestring budget into a B-movie bow that bundles together elements of mystery, sci-fi, medical-drama and prison pictures. Fans of brisk Bs won’t want to let this one get away. DVD Release Date: February 22, 2011

The Enforcer - The first major Hollywood release to tackle the subject of organized crime, The Enforcer was also known as Murder, Inc. (also the film's British title). The script by Martin Rackin was based on actual events of a decade earlier, and Bogart's character was based on real-life crusading district attorney Burton B. Turkus. The subject was still topical, however; in 1950, public interest in organized crime was on the rise with the Senate Crime Investigation Committee's delving into the subject once again. (The committee was chaired by Senator Estes Kefauver, who delivers the film's spoken prologue.) DVD Release Date: December 16th, 2003

A Double Life - The first of Cukor's string of fruitful collaborations with screenwriters Garson Kanin and Ruth Gordon, a curious melodrama about a Broadway matinée idol who so loses himself in his role as Othello that he carries it over, murderously, into a backstreet affair with a waitress. The theatre scenes are so brilliantly observed, so rich in the sort of affectionate detail that made The Actress a small masterpiece, that the film seems to grind gears uncomfortably when venturing into the grey and shabby B movie world of the murder. All the more so in that it then returns to its happier idiom for a grand finale of on-stage retribution. Flawed, undoubtedly, but fascinating. DVD Release Date: July 22nd, 2003

 Next 4 weeks on the Calendar

May 9th, 2011


Albert Capellani - coffret 4 DVD + livret édition limitee - R2 FR Pathe

Archipelago (Joanna Hogg, 2010) R2 Uk Artificial Eye

The Complete Avengers 50th Anniversary Edition - R2 UK - Optimum

Bananas!* (Fredrik Gertten, 2009) Oscilloscope Laboratories

Black Death [Blu-ray] (Christopher Smith, 2010) Magnolia

Blue Valentine [Blu-ray] (Derek Cianfrance, 2010) Weinstein (BEAVER REVIEW)

Blue Valentine [Blu-ray] (Derek Cianfrance, 2010) RB Optimum (BEAVER REVIEW)

Born to Be Bad (Nicholas Ray, 1950) R2 UK Odeon Entertainment

Budrus (Julia Bacha, 2009) Typecast Releasing

Budrus (Julia Bacha, 2009) R2 UK Dogwoof

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

Chico & Rita [Blu-ray] (Javier Mariscal, Fernando Trueba, 2010) RB UK Icon

Christmas in July (Preston Sturges, 1940) Universal Studios

Civilisation [Blu-ray] (Kenneth Clark, 1969) 2entertain

Dead Man Walking [Blu-ray] (Tim Robbins, 1995) MGM

Faust: Love of the Damned [Fantastic Factory Collection] (Brian Yuzna, 2000) R2 UK Arrow Video

Hail the Conquering Hero (Preston Sturges, 1944) Universal Studios

His Kind of Woman (John Farrow, 1951) R2 UK Odeon Entertainment

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

Hotel Rwanda [Blu-ray] (Terry George, 2004) MGM (BEAVER REVIEW)

How I Ended This Summer (Aleksei Popogrebsky, 2010) Film Movement

I Saw the Devil [Blu-ray] (Ji-woon Kim, 2010) Magnolia

I See a Dark Stranger (Frank Launder, 1946) R2 UK Odeon Entertainment

The Illusionist [Blu-ray] (Sylvain Chomet, 2010) Sony Pictures Classics

Laputa: Castle in the Sky [Blu-ray] (Hayao Miyazaki, 1986) RB UK Elevation Sales

The Manchurian Candidate [Blu-ray] (John Frankenheimer, 1962) MGM (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Misfits [BBlu-ray] (John Huston, 1961) MGM

My Neighbors the Yamadas [Blu-ray] (Isao Takahata, 1999) RB UK Elevation Sales

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

The Pillow Book [Blu-ray] (Peter Greenaway, 1996) RB UK Park Circus

Rififi [Blu-ray] (Jules Dassin, 1955) RB UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Sign of the Cross (Cecil B. DeMille, 1932) Universal Studios

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

Something Wild (Jonathan Demme, 1986) Criterion
Something Wild [
Blu-ray] (Jonathan Demme, 1986) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Theo Van Gough Collection - R2 UK Network Releasing



May 16th, 2011


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

Araya (Margot Benacerraf, 1959) Milestone Cinematheque (BEAVER REVIEW)

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

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

Beverly Hills Cop [Blu-ray] (Martin Brest, 1984) Paramount

Bhutto (Johnny O'Hara, 2010) First Run Features

Biutiful (Alejandro González Iñárritu, 2010) R2 UK Optimum Home Entertainment

Benda Bilili! [Blu-ray] (Renaud Barret, Florent de La Tullaye, 2010) RB UK Trinity Films

City of Women Blu-ray] (Federico Fellini, 1980) RB FR Gaumont

The Comancheros [Blu-ray] (Michael Curtiz, 1961) 20th Century Fox

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

Diabolique (Henri-Georges Clouzot, 1954) Criterion
Diabolique [
Blu-ray] (Henri-Georges Clouzot, 1954) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

El Cid [Blu-ray] (Anthony Mann, 1961) RB UK Anchor Bay Entertainment

Elephant White [Blu-ray] (Prachya Pinkaew, 2011) First Look Pictures

The Fall Of The Roman Empire [Blu-ray] (Anthony Mann, 1964) RB UK Anchor Bay

Five Deadly Venoms [Blu-ray] (Cheh Chang, 1978) Weinstein Company

The Best of Global Lens: China - Dam Street, Luxury Car, Uniform, Stolen Life - First Run Features

He (Creep Creepersin, 2009) Severin

Hurry Sundown (Otto Preminger, 1967) Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Hustler [Blu-ray] (Robert Rossen, 1961) 20th Century Fox (BEAVER REVIEW)

I Saw the Devil [Blu-ray] (Ji-woon Kim, 2010) RB UK Elevation Sales

Jagged Edge [Blu-ray] (Richard Marquand, 1985) Image Entertainment

Laila (George Schnéevoigt, 1929) Flicker Alley

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

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

Live Like a Cop Die Like a Man (Ruggero Deodato, 1976) Raro Video

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

Marriage Italian Style [Blu-ray] (Vittorio De Sica, 1964) Lorber Films

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

Pale Flower (Masahiro Shinoda, 1964) Criterion
Pale Flower [
Blu-ray] (Masahiro Shinoda, 1964) Criterion

Platoon [Blu-ray] (Oliver Stone, 1986) MGM

Romasanta: The Werewolf [Fantastic Factory Collection] (Paco Plaza, 2004) R2 UK Arrow Video

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

Shoeshine (Vittorio De Sica, 1946) Entertainment One (BEAVER REVIEW)

Sophia Loren: Award Collection (Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow / Marriage Italian Style / Sunflower / Vittorio D) - Lorber Films

Such Good Friends (Otto Preminger, 1971) Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

Sunflower [Blu-ray] (Vittorio De Sica, 1970) Lorber Films

The Thin Red Line [Blu-ray] (Terrence Malick, 1998) RB UK 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Twisted Desires: Three Pink Masterpieces (3-Disc Set) - Sayuri Ichijo: Following Desire (1972), Yakuza Justice: Erotic Code Of Honor (1973) And Twisted Path Of Love (1973) - Zeitgeist Films

The Twilight Zone: Season 4 [Blu-ray] Image Entertainment (BEAVER REVIEW)

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow [Blu-ray] (Vittorio De Sica, 1963) Lorber Films



May 23rd, 2011


Alice [Blu-ray] (Jan Svankmajer, 1988) BFI Video

An Autumn Afternoon [Blu-ray] (Yasujirô Ozu, 1962) BFI

The Andrei Tarkovsky Collection - Ivan's Childhood (1962) Andrei Rublev (1966) Solaris (1972) The Mirror (1975) Stalker (1979) Nostalgia (1983) The Sacrifice (1986) - R2 UK Artificial Eye

L'âge d'or [Blu-ray] (Luis Buñuel, 1930) BFI Video

Bird With A Crystal Plumage [Blu-ray] (Dario Argento, 1970) RB UK Arrow Video

Burning Palms [Blu-ray] (Christopher B. Landon, 2010) Image Entertainment

Every Little Thing (Nicolas Philibert, 1997) Kino

Gettysburg [Blu-ray] (Ronald F. Maxwell, 1993) Warner

Gods and Generals : Extended Director's Cut [Blu-ray] (Ronald F. Maxwell, 2003) Warner

The Great Dictator (Charles Chaplin, 1940) Criterion
The Great Dictator [
Blu-ray] (Charles Chaplin, 1940) Criterion

The Hustler [Blu-ray] (Robert Rossen, 1961) UK 20th Century Fox

In the City of Sylvia (José Luis Guerín, 2007) Cinema Guild

In The Land of The Deaf (Nicolas Philibert, 1992) MGM

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

Late Autumn [Blu-ray] (Yasujirô Ozu, 1960) BFI Video

Louvre City (Nicolas Philibert, 1990) Kino

Le Mans [Blu-ray] (Lee H. Katzin, 1971) Paramount

Nenette / Un Animal Des Animals (Nicolas Philibert) R2 UK Artificial Eye

The Nicolas Philibert Collection - Des Animaux (1996), Être et avoir (2002) and Le Ville Louvre (1990) - R2 UK Artificial Eye

One Day in the Life of Andrei Arsenevitch (Chris Marker, 1998) Icarus Films

Papillon [Blu-ray] (Franklin J. Schaffner, 1973) Warner Home Video

The Penitent Man (Nicholas Gyeney, 2010) Synergetic

Platoon [Blu-ray] (Oliver Stone, 1986) MGM

The Ron Howard Action Pack (Eat My Dust! / Grand Theft Auto) [Roger Corman's Cult Classics] - Vivendi Entertainment (BEAVER REVIEW)

Route Irish [Blu-ray] (Ken Loach, 2010) RB UK Artificial Eye

The Set-Up (Robert Wise, 1949) R2 UK Odeon Entertainment

Stanley Kubrick: Visionary Filmmaker Collection [Blu-ray] - Eyes Wide Shut, Full Metal Jacket, The Shining, Barry Lyndon, A Clockwork Orange, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, Lolita and Spartacus - Region FREE UK Warner

Solaris [Blu-ray] (Andrei Tarkovsky, 1972) Criterion

Stranger On The 3rd Floor (Boris Ingster, 1940) R2 UK Odeon Entertainment

La ville Louvre (Nicolas Philibert, 1990) R2 UK Artificial Eye

Who Can Kill a Child? (Narciso Ibáñez Serrador, 1976) R2 UK Eureka



May 30th, 2011


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

Anger aka La rabbia (Pier Paolo Pasolini, 1963) Raro Video

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

Biutiful [Blu-ray] (Alejandro González, 2010) Roadside Attractions

Burning Palms [Blu-ray] (Christopher B. Landon, 2010) Image Entertainment

The Cat o' Nine Tails [Blu-ray] (Dario Argento, 1971) Blue Underground

A Clockwork Orange [Blu-ray] (Stanley Kubrick, 1971) - Warner

Grand Prix [Blu-ray] (John Frankenheimer, 1966) Warner

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

Matinee [Blu-ray] (Joe Dante, 1993) RB FR Carlotta Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

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

Pi [Blu-ray] (Darren Aronofsky, 1998) RB FR Bac Films

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

Rolling Thunder [Blu-ray] (John Flynn, 1977) RB UK Elevation Sales

Stanley Kubrick: Limited Edition Collection [Blu-ray] - Eyes Wide Shut, Full Metal Jacket, The Shining, Barry Lyndon, A Clockwork Orange, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, Lolita and Spartacus - Warner

Undertow [Blu-ray] (Javier Fuentes-León, 2009) Wolfe Video



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