Newsletter - FOR THE WEEK

OF May 12th, 2014

  This Week's Highlights

Mbolani! - This week we have films arriving on Blu-ray by Werner Herzog, John Huston. Umberto Lenzi, Robert Altman, George Cukor, Steven Soderbergh and more! The Release Calendar has new updates of films-to-Blu-ray from Max Ophüls, Roman Polanski, Wes Anderson, Jacques Tati, Preston Sturges, Lewis Milestone, Leo McCarey, Blake Edwards, Richard Fleischer, Brian De Palma, François Truffaut and others. There is a new CONTEST posted with a new Blu-ray prize - best of luck!

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Caught [Blu-ray] (Max Ophüls, 1949) Olive Films

Venus in Fur [Blu-ray] (Roman Polanski, 2013) RB UK Artificial Eye

The Lost Moment [Blu-ray] (Martin Gabel, 1947) Olive Films

The Grand Budapest Hotel [Blu-ray] (Wes Anderson, 2014) 20th Century Fox

Jacques Tati Blu-ray Collection [Blu-ray] (Trafic, Parade, Playtime, Mon Oncle, Les Vacances De M. Hulot and Jour de Fete) RB UK Studio Canal

Sullivan's Travels [Blu-ray] (Preston Sturges, 1941) RB UK Arrow

Forever Female [Blu-ray] (Irving Rapper, 1953) Olive Films

Arch of Triumph [Blu-ray] (Lewis Milestone, 1948) Olive Films

The North Star [Blu-ray] (Lewis Milestone, 1943) Olive Films

Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid [Blu-ray] (Irving Pichel, 1948) Olive Films

Good Sam [Blu-ray] (Leo McCarey, 1948) Olive Films

Operation Petticoat [Blu-ray] (Blake Edwards, 1959) Olive Films

So This Is New York [Blu-ray] (Richard Fleischer, 1948) Olive Films

Phantom of the Paradise [Blu-ray] (Brian De Palma, 1974) Shout! Factory

The Legend of Hell House [Blu-ray] (John Hough, 1973) Shout! Factory

12 O'Clock Boys [Blu-ray] (Lotfy Nathan, 2013) Oscilloscope Laboratories

Without Warning [Blu-ray] (Greydon Clark, 1980) Shout! Factory

Longmire: Seasons 1 & 2 [Blu-ray] - Warner

Jules and Jim [Blu-ray] (François Truffaut, 1962) RB UK Artificial Eye

The 400 Blows [Blu-ray] (François Truffaut, 1959) RB UK Artificial Eye

Independencia (Raya Martin, 2009) Second Run

Birds, Orphans and Fools (Juraj Jakubisko, 1969) R2 UK Second Run

Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance [Blu-ray] (Chan-wook Park, 2002) Palisades/Tartan

The Wind Will Carry Us [Blu-ray] (Abbas Kiarostami, 1999) Koch

Road to Paloma [Blu-ray] (Jason Momoa, 2014) Anchor Bay

On My Way  [Blu-ray] (Emmanuelle Bercot, 2013) Koch

House of Cards: Season 2 [Blu-ray] - Sony

Curtains [Blu-ray] (Richard Ciupka, 1983) Synapse Films

Watermark [Blu-ray] (Jennifer Baichwal, 2013) Koch

Cousin Jules [Blu-ray] (Dominique Benicheti, 1972) Cinema Guild

Under the Skin [Blu-ray] (Jonathan Glazer, 2013) RB UK Studiocanal

The Grand Budapest Hotel [Blu-ray] (Wes Anderson, 2014) RB UK 20th Century Fox

Joe [Blu-ray] (David Gordon Green, 2013) Lions Gate

Omar [Blu-ray] (Hany Abu-Assad, 2013) Adopt Films

The Lunchbox [Blu-ray] (Ritesh Batra, 2013) Sony Pictures

Hellboy [Blu-ray] (Guillermo del Toro, 2004) Anchor Bay

The Birds [Blu-ray] (Alfred Hitchcock, 1963) Universal (BEAVER REVIEW)

John Wayne Film Collection [Blu-ray] (The Big Trail / The Barbarian and the Geisha / The Horse Soldiers / North To Alaska / The Comancheros / The Longest Day / The Undefeated) 20th Century Fox (BEAVER REVIEW)  (BEAVER REVIEW)  (BEAVER REVIEW)  (BEAVER REVIEW)  (BEAVER REVIEW)  (BEAVER REVIEW)

Nymphomaniac Vol 1 & Vol 2 [Blu-ray] (Lars von Trier, 2012, 2013) Magnolia

Nymphomaniac: Vol. I [Blu-ray] (Lars von Trier, 2012) Magnolia
Nymphomaniac: Vol. II [
Blu-ray] (Lars von Trier, 2013) Magnolia



ONE VOICE (not Ellsworth Monkton Toohey): Starting with the big news - the BFI Blu-ray of, Werner Herzog's Nosferatu the Vampyre gets top spot and the Shout! Factory's, over-cleansed, image quality gets our bewilderment. Superb horror and the BFI is the way to go - let's just hope that the Shout! Factory is an anomaly and not foreshadowing similar digitization in their upcoming Herzog Blu-ray boxset. This week I was also very impressed with the BFI Blu-ray of the director's Aguirre, Wrath of God. Brilliant. Despite the Blu-ray inferiorities I loved my viewing of the Hammer triple-feature included in The Quatermass Xperiment package. I'm very pleased to say that the Masters of Cinema Blu-ray transfer of Robert Altman's Nashville matches up exactly as the excellent Criterion. I enjoyed the 4.5-hour, German, mini-series Generation War and the 1080P image is outstanding. In our comparison, Countess Dracula, takes a substantial leap beyond the old DVDs. The Women (1939) is a wonderful film and now on Blu-ray from TCM. Umberto Lenzi's Gang War in Milan has the styling's of many, appealing, 70's Italian crime-dramas - it's a good film. I enjoyed Moulin Rouge (1952) on region FREE Blu-ray. Arrow, in the UK, wins the best Blu-ray of the schlocky but still enjoyable horror, from the early 80s, The Beast Within. VCI have added a commentary but gone low-tech with their Blu-ray transfer of the marvelous White Zombie (1932). I may have a soft-spot for Julie Roberts in Erin Brockovich but I don't forgive the Blu-ray edge-enhancement. I re-watched and reviewed the DVD of Todd Haynes' Safe - on of the best films from the 90s. Also on SD, Gregory covered, the intriguing, Forever Amber,  as well as a 1935 Spencer Tracy drama Dante's Inferno and biographical epic Esther and the King. Eric covered Second Run's Man of Marble by the master Andrzej Wajda - comparing it to some of the existing digital editions - including the Blu-ray. He also reviewed Tanta Agua - a Spanish comedy-drama, the highly-regarded, As High as the Sky and the documentary La Maison de la Radio.... Farewell for now my extended family!... till we talk again.


White Zombie BD - A dream-like encounter between Gothic romance and 'primitive' mythology, with an American innocent (Bellamy) plucked from her wedding feast and consigned to walk with the Haitian living dead by voodoo master Lugosi. Halperin shoots this poetic melodrama as trance; insinuating ideas and images of possession, defloration, and necrophilia into a perfectly stylised design, with the atmospherics conjuring echoes of countless resonant fairytales. The unique result constitutes a virtual bridge between classic Universal horror and the later Val Lewton productions. VCI Blu-ray Released Date: May 6th, 2014

Nosferatu the Vampyre BD - It is 1850 in the beautiful town of Wismar. Jonathan Harker is about to leave on a long journey, despite desperate warnings from his wife Lucy. Upon his arrival, he is greeted by a pale, wraith-like figure with deep-sunken eyes, who identifies himself as Count Dracula. The events that transpire convince Harker that he is in the presence of a vampire. What he doesn't know is the magnitude of danger he, his wife and his town face as victims of the Nosferatu. A terrific remake of the 1922 original, "Nosferatu the Vampyre" stars Klaus Kinski as the title character, and the gorgeous Isabelle Adjani as the object of his bloodlust. Directed by Werner Herzog (Aguirre, Wrath of God), this very unique film is a must-see for horror fans everywhere. BFI Blu-ray Release Date: May 19th, 2014 / Shout! Factory Blu-ray Release Date: May 20th, 2014

Moulin Rouge (1952) BD - Moulin Rouge is the story of 19th century French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, portrayed by José Ferrer. The film records his frustration over his physical handicap (the growth in his legs was stunted by a childhood accident), his efforts to "lose" himself in Paris' bawdy Montmartre district, and his career as a painter, which brought him money only when he turned out advertising posters--but what posters! Toulouse-Lautrec's drinking and debauchery lead to his early death, which in the hands of director John Huston is staged (brilliantly) in the manner of a musical comedy finale. This is the film in which Zsa Zsa Gabor actually acts, in the role of demimonde entertainer Jane Avril. As a bonus, the film's musical score (by Georges Auric) managed to hit the Top Ten charts in the U.S. When this immensely successful film was released to television in the late '50s, Moulin Rouge proved to be one of the strongest-ever incentives to purchase a color TV set. Blu-ray Release date: April 28th, 2013

The Quatermass Xperiment BD - It was the enormous success of this Hammer version of Nigel Kneale's TV series which began the whole horror boom in Britain. As a result of its popularity, the company decided to tackle the Frankenstein monster, and subsequently discovered that the public's appetite for myth and fantasy was practically insatiable. The theme of the film (man returns from space as a kind of monster) is by now fairly stereotyped, but it's amazing how impressive Richard Wordsworth's performance remains. Phil Leakey's make-up manages to convey the idea of a whole body in the process of decomposition; and staggering over bombsites, his deformed arm wrapped pathetically in an old overcoat, Wordsworth's Victor remains one of the most sympathetic monsters in movie history. Blu-ray Release date: February 10th, 2013

Gang War in Milan BD - Salvator Cangemi is a produce purveyor in Milan, Italy whom moonlights as a pimp and runs a profitable twin businesses. But the appearance of a ruthless and greedy French gangster called Le Capitaine threatens Toto's livelihood when Le Capitaine wants to unite the organized crime in Milian for him getting a large share of the profits. But Toto wants no part of Le Capitaine s organization and wants to continue running his own ring in a low-key quiet way. But no one says no to Le Capitaine and he threatens an all-out war to keep his organized crime ring, and reputation, intact. Blu-ray Release date: May 20th, 2014

Countess Dracula BD - Countess Dracula has, of course, nothing whatsoever to do with Countess Dracula, but a great deal to do with the infamous Elisabeth Bathory, a sexual psychopath who tortured young girls for pleasure and bathed in their blood to restore her skin. Protected from possible repercussions by her powerful relatives, Bathory slaughtered literally hundreds of victims, moving from castle to castle every time the local supply of girls began to peter out. Blu-ray Release Date: May 6th, 2014

Aguirre, Wrath of God BD - Werner Herzog’s mad masterpiece from 1972 still has its hallucinatory charge. Its star, Klaus Kinski, terrorised his fellow cast and crew, and in its own way ‘Aguirre’ has become cinema legend (director Herzog says the only way he could keep Kinski on the set after one outburst was to threaten to shoot them both). Made for buttons, it’s an awesome feat of filmmaking. We meet a doomed expedition of sixteenth-century Spanish soldiers and explorers in the rainforests of Peru hunting for the mythical of city of gold, El Dorado. Blu-ray Release date: May 19th, 2014

Nashville BD - The funniest epic vision of America ever to reach the screen. Robert Altman's movie is at once a GRAND HOTEL-style narrative, with 24 linked characters; a country-and-Western musical; a documentary essay on Nashville and American life; a meditation on the love affair between performers and audiences; and an Altman party. In the opening sequences, when Altman's people-the performers we associate with him because he has used them in ways no one else would think of, and they've been filtered through his sensibility-start arriving, and pile up in a traffic jam on the way from the airport to the city, the movie suggests the circus procession at the non-ending of 81. But Altman's clowns are far more autonomous; they move and intermingle freely, and the whole movie is their procession. Masters of Cinema Blu-ray Release Date: June 16th, 2014

The Beast Within BD - Bibi Besch and Ronny Cox are honeymooning in Mississippi (which may have been their first mistake) when someone or something with hairy legs rapes Besch. Seventeen years later their son, Paul Clemens, is not the kind of kid you'd like to introduce to your daughter. Matter of fact, he's weird and not feeling too well, so Mom and Dad take him back to Mississippi to see whether his problems are related to that hairy thing we met in reel one. They are, of course, and the teen soon transforms (in some disgustingly effective cheap effects by Tom Burman) into a giant insect creature that roams the area, ripping the limbs off passersby. Arrow Blu-ray Release date: May 12th, 2014

Generation War BD - Small acts of courage, mercy and self-sacrifice bob now and then to the surface. But Generation War holds the line admirably in showing how totalitarianism corrupts almost everything in its path, individual responsibility included, and creates an appalling space where sadists and conformists alike can flourish and break every rule of war at will. Blu-ray Release date: May 5th, 2014

The Women BD - The Women was directed by George Cukor, who was known as Hollywood's leading "women's director." And with an all-star cast headed by MGM's dueling divas, Cukor had his hands full. Norma Shearer had been the Queen of the Lot when her husband, Irving Thalberg, was head of production at MGM. Recently widowed, Shearer still had considerable clout. For years, Joan Crawford had lost plum roles to Shearer, and deeply resented her. Crawford, who had recently been declared "box office poison," needed a hit. Realizing that the role of husband-snatching Crystal in The Women was a meatier one than Shearer's virtuous wife, Crawford went after it. But even a juicy part couldn't stifle her resentment. When she had to sit off-camera and feed lines to Shearer during Shearer's close-ups, Crawford, knitting furiously and noisily, never made eye contact with her co-star. Shearer, rattled, asked Cukor to send Crawford home. Cukor did, and later insisted that Crawford apologize. She did, grudgingly. But relations between the two stars never thawed. Blu-ray Release date: May 6th, 2014

Erin Brockovich BD - Julia Roberts stars in this legal drama based on the true story of a woman who helped win the largest settlement ever paid in a direct-action lawsuit. Erin Brockovich (Roberts) is a single mother of three who, after losing a personal injury lawsuit, asks her lawyer, Ed Masry (Albert Finney), if he can help her find a job. Ed gives her work as a file clerk in his office, and she runs across some information on a little-known case filed against Pacific Gas and Electric. Erin begins digging into the particulars of the case, convinced that the facts simply don't add up, and persuades Ed to allow her to do further research; in time, she discovers a systematic cover-up of the industrial poisoning of a city's water supply, which threatens the health of the entire community. Erin Brockovich was directed by Steven Soderbergh; Julia Roberts earned a $20 million payday for her work on the film, the highest salary paid to a female film star up to that time. Blu-ray Release date: May 6th, 2014

Man of Marble - A jaundiced regard for documentary practice pervades Wajda's slice of Polish history, which takes the form of an inquiry conducted by a young, aggressive film-school graduate into the fate, after reward, repudiation and rehabilitation, of a '50s Stakhanovite shock-worker, a record-breaking bricklayer. Film-as-evidence (monochrome flashbacks represent propagandist archive footage) is stripped of its authority just as inexorably as the investigative process meets an impasse at the point where preconceptions and actuality intersect. Wajda builds his own 'detection' story with complete assurance, though it's often difficult to decide whether his visual style is a parody of TV's (an ageing cameraman bemoans the constant use of hand-held shots and the wide-angle lens) or an accommodation of it. Second Run DVD Release Date: May 12th, 2014

Tanta Agua - Alberto, who doesn’t see his kids Lucía and Federico much since his divorce, refuses to allow anything to ruin his plans for vacation at a hot springs resort. But the springs are closed due to heavy rains, and Lucía’s adolescent rebellion clashes against her father’s enthusiastic efforts for family quality time. When she meets friends her age, Lucia's vacation starts looking up. But flings can be fleeting, and it's her father's reliable insistence they spend time together that proves to be the most meaningful part of their unexpectedly enjoyable getaway. DVD Release Date: May 13th, 2014

As High as the Sky - After being jilted by her fiancé, Margaret manages her loneliness by obsessively and compulsively organizing her already perfect home. When her older sister, Josephine, and ten-year-old niece, Hannah, arrive unexpectedly for an indefinite visit, Margaret s carefully structured life is thrown into disarray. Weighed down by guilt for abandoning her sister after their parents death, Josephine does her best to reconnect with Margaret by including her in fun family activities with Hannah. Initially resistant, Margaret slowly opens herself to the mess of family emotions while learning that the bonds of sisterhood can be reestablished with time. But just as Margaret begins to embrace her family, she discovers the truth behind Josephine s visit. DVD Release Date: May 6th, 2014

La Maison de la Radio - LA MAISON DE LA RADIO is a vibrant portrait of Radio France, that nation's equivalent of NPR or the BBC. Directed by Nicolas Philibert (To Be and To Have), a master of the documentary genre, LA MAISON shows the day-to-day of a beloved cultural institution, as radio hosts, producers and journalists produce a vast array of shows to "culture-loving, politics-mad, talk-obsessed France". DVD Release Date: April 22nd, 2014

Dante's Inferno - Carnival barker Spencer Tracy befriends elderly concessionaire Henry B. Walthall, who owns a picturesque but stodgy display depicting Dante's Inferno. Walthall is more interested in the spiritual aspects of Man's fascination with Hell, but Tracy uses hoopla and exaggeration to get the suckers into the Inferno. His interest isn't altruistic; Tracy is enamored of Walthall's niece, Claire Trevor. Through his publicity savvy, Tracy builds the Inferno into a major attraction, complete with full orchestra and scantily clad "devil girls". He also buys up the rest of the carnival, using cold-blooded tactics that result in the suicide of a fellow concessionaire. Within five years, Tracy is a millionaire tycoon of the Entertainment industry. DVD Release Date: March 18th, 2014

Safe - Todd Haynes presents a revisionist take on the paranoia thriller with this story of a Southern California housewife who suddenly falls victim to an inexplicable, apparently incurable illness. Carol White (Julianne Moore) lives with her husband and son in suburban comfort until she collapses one day, for no apparent reason. Her condition worsens in the weeks that follow, as she suffers from coughing fits, exhaustion, and spontaneous nose bleeds, triggered by sources as disparate as car exhaust, cologne, and the sun. Failing to find any medical explanation for her maladies, her doctor refers her to a psychiatrist, who suggests that her physical ailments are psychosomatic -- a theory echoed by her callous and increasingly frustrated husband. At her wits' end, Carol withdraws to an expensive New Age retreat for sufferers of "20th century disease," where the community's guru (Peter Friedman) champions a dubious regimen of diet, climate control, introspection, and self-love. DVD Release Date: August 21, 2001

Esther and the King - Just over a decade before she would gain fame and some fortune as Alexis Carrington in television's Dynasty series, Joan Collins starred as Esther in this melodramatic, routine Biblical story. The setting is Persia in the 4th century BC, as Esther comes to the attention of the recently widowed King Ahasuerus. The king has been trying to stifle and defeat the campaign of hatred fomented against the Jews by his evil minister Haman (Sergio Fantoni). Before the King can pair off with Esther and defeat the villainous Haman, there are several intervening adventures and an additional, attractive woman who competes for attention. DVD Release Date: March 18th, 2014

Forever Amber - They said it couldn't be done, but they did it: Kathleen Winsor's "notorious", bestselling bodice-ripper Forever Amber actually made it to the screen in 1947 with full censorial approval. Of course, it was necessary to tone down the more erotic passages of Winsor's novel, but the end result pleased fans of the book and bluenosed nonfans alike. A last-minute replacement for British import Peggy Cummins, Linda Darnell steps into the role of 17th century blonde bed-hopper Amber as though she'd been born to play it. DVD Release Date: April 29th, 2014

 Next 4 weeks on the Calendar

May 12th, 2014


12 Years a Slave [Blu-ray] (Steve McQueen, 2013) RB UK 20th Century Fox (BEAVER REVIEW)

An Inspector Calls [Blu-ray] (Guy Hamilton, 1954) RB UK StudioCanal

The Beast Within [Blu-ray] (Philippe Mora, 1982) RB UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)

Big - Limited Edition Steelbook [Blu-ray] (Penny Marshall, 1988) RB UK 20th Century Fox

Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid - Limited Edition Steelbook [Blu-ray] (George Roy Hill, 1969) RB UK 20th Century Fox

The Day The Earth Stood Still - Limited Edition Steelbook [Blu-ray] (Robert Wise, 1951) RB UK 20th Century Fox (BEAVER REVIEW)

Evilspeak [Blu-ray] (Eric Weston, 1981) Shout! Factory

Flying Tigers [Blu-ray] (David Miller, 1942) Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

Hellboy [Blu-ray] (Guillermo del Toro, 2004) Anchor Bay

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

Home of the Brave [Blu-ray] (Mark Robson, 1949) Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

The King of Comedy [Blu-ray] (Martin Scorsese, 1982) RB FR Carlotta Films

Koyaanisqatsi + Powaqqatsi [Blu-ray] (Godfrey Reggio) RB UK Arrow

Legend  - Limited Edition Steelbook [Blu-ray] (Ridley Scott, 1985) RB UK 20th Century Fox

Man of Marble (Andrzej Wajda, 1977) R2 UK Second Run (BEAVER REVIEW)

Overlord [Blu-ray] (Stuart Cooper, 1975) Criterion Collection (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Rocky Horror Picture Show - Limited Edition Steelbook [Blu-ray] (Jim Sharman, 1975) RB UK 20th Century Fox

Sleeping Beauty [Blu-ray] (Casper Van Dien, 2014) Asylum

Stalingrad [Blu-ray] (Fedor Bondarchuk, 2013) Sony Pictures

Stranger By the Lake [Blu-ray] (Alain Guiraudie, 2013) Strand Releasing (BEAVER REVIEW)

Tanta Agua (Ana Guevara and Leticia Jorge, 2013) Film Movement (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Thin Red Line - Limited Edition Steelbook [Blu-ray] (Terrence Malick, 1998) RB UK 20th Century Fox (BEAVER REVIEW)

Ultimate Gangsters Collection-Contemporary Volume 2 [Blu-ray] (Once Upon a Time in America, Black Rain, Internal Affairs, The Town) - Warner Home Video

Vanishing Point - Limited Edition Steelbook [Blu-ray] (Richard Sarafian, 1971) RB UK 20th Century Fox (BEAVER REVIEW)


May 19th, 2014


3 Days to Kill [Blu-ray] (McG, 2014) 20th Century Fox

Aguirre, Wrath of God (Limited Edition Blu-ray Steelbook) (Werner Herzog, 1972) RB UK BFI (BEAVER REVIEW)

All That Heaven Allows [Blu-ray] (Douglas Sirk, 1955) RB DE HanseSound

L'Assassino [Blu-ray] (Elio Petri, 1961) RB UK Arrow Academy

Babes Behind Bars - (The Big Doll House, The Big Bird Cage, Women in Cages) - Full Moon Features

Blu-ray Audio Signature Classical Collection 40 Discs [Blu-ray] - Blu-ray Audio

Boy Meets Girl [Blu-ray] (Leos Carax, 1984) RB UK Artificial Eye

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

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

The Front Page [Blu-ray] (Billy Wilder, 1974) RB DE HanseSound

Gang War in Milan [Blu-ray] (Umberto Lenzi, 1973) Raro (BEAVER REVIEW)

House of Whipcord [Blu-ray] (Pete Walker, 1974) Redemption

Imitation of Life [Blu-ray] (Douglas Sirk, 1959) RB DE HanseSound

Killing Them Softly Steelbook [Blu-ray] (Andrew Dominik, 2012) Anchor Bay

Like Someone in Love [Blu-ray] (Abbas Kiarostami, 2012) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Magnificent Obsession [Blu-ray] (Douglas Sirk, 1954) RB DE HanseSound

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

The Monuments Men [Blu-ray] (George Clooney, 2014) Sony Pictures

The Night is Young [Blu-ray] (Leos Carax, 1986) RB UK Artificial Eye

Nosferatu the Vampyre [Blu-ray] (Werner Herzog, 1979) Shout! Factory (BEAVER REVIEW)

Nosferatu the Vampyre Steelbook [Blu-ray] (Werner Herzog, 1979) RB UK BFI (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Piano [Blu-ray] (Jane Campion, 1993) - RB UK Studiocanal

Pit and the Pendulum [Blu-ray] (Roger Corman, 1961) RB UK Arrow
Pit and the Pendulum [
Blu-ray] Steelbook (Roger Corman, 1961) RB UK Arrow

Pompeii [Blu-ray] (Paul W.S. Anderson, 2014) Sony Pictures

Princess Mononoke [Blu-ray] (Hayao Miyazaki, 1997) RB UK Studiocanal

SS Camp Collection (Triple Feature - SS Love Camp, SS Experiments Camp and SS Extermination Camp) CFS Releasing

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

Theatre of Blood [Blu-ray] (Douglas Hickox, 1973) RB UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)
Theatre of Blood Steelbook [
Blu-ray] (Douglas Hickox, 1973) RB UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)

Two Moon Junction [Blu-ray] (Zalman King, 1988) RB UK 88 Films

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

Vampire Academy [Blu-ray] (Mark Waters, 2014) Anchor Bay

Viva Max (Jerry Paris, 1969) Cheesy Flicks


May 26th, 2015


An Inaccurate Memoir [Blu-ray] (Shu-peng Yang, 2012) Well Go USA

The Bob Newhart Show: The Complete Series - Shout! Factory

Boomerang! [Blu-ray] (Elia Kazan, 1947) RB UK Masters of Cinema

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

The Color of Lies (Claude Chabrol, 1999) Cohen

Death Spa [Blu-ray] (Michael Fischa, 1989) MPI

Eden and After [Blu-ray] (Alain Robbe-Grillet, 1970) Redemption

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly - Limited Edition Steelbook [Blu-ray] (Sergio Leone, 1966) RB UK 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou [Blu-ray] (Wes Anderson, 2004) Criterion Collection

Lift To The Scaffold [Blu-ray] (Louis Malle, 1958) RB UK Artificial Eye

Longmire: Seasons 1 & 2 [Blu-ray] - Warner

The Man Who Lies [Blu-ray] (Alain Robbe-Grillet, 1968) Redemption

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

The People vs. Paul Crump (William Friedkin, 1962) Facets (BEAVER REVIEW)

Porky's [Blu-ray] (Bob Clark, 1982) RB UK Arrow

Porky's Steelbook [Blu-ray] (Bob Clark, 1982) RB UK Arrow

Red River [Blu-ray] (Howard Hawks, Arthur Rosson, 1948) Criterion Collection

Sliding Doors [Blu-ray] (Peter Howitt, 1998) RB DE Alive

Stage Fright [Blu-ray] (Michele Soavi, 1987) RB UK Exposure Cinema

Stormy Monday [Blu-ray] (Mike Figgis, 1988) RB DE Pretty Gold Productions

Stranger by the Lake [Blu-ray] (Alain Guiraudie, 2013) RB UK Peccadillo Pictures

Sleepaway Camp [Blu-ray] (Robert Hiltzik, 1983) Shout! Factory

Sullivan's Travels [Blu-ray] (Preston Sturges, 1941) RB UK Arrow

Tokyo Stray Girls ( Hisayasu Sato, 2010) Pathfinder


June 2nd, 2014


The Birdcage [Blu-ray] (Mike Nichols, 1996) MGM

Black Out [Blu-ray] (Arne Toonen, 2012) Music Box Films

Breaking Bad: The Complete Series [Blu-ray] - Sony (BEAVER REVIEW)  (BEAVER REVIEW)

Carry On Cowboy [Blu-ray] (Gerald Thomas, 1966) RB UK Studiocanal

The Chris Marker Collection [Blu-ray] - RB UK Soda Pictures

Cousin Jules [Blu-ray] (Dominique Benicheti, 1972) Cinema Guild

The Comancheros [Blu-ray] (Michael Curtiz, 1961) RB DE Twentieth Century Fox (BEAVER REVIEW)

Lone Survivor [Blu-ray] (Peter Berg, 2013) Universal

The Motel Life [Blu-ray] (Alan Polsky, Gabe Polsky, 2012) Gaiam

My Darling Clementine [Blu-ray] (John Ford, 1946) RB DE Twentieth Century Fox

The Nutty Professor [Blu-ray] (Jerry Lewis, 1963) Paramount Pictures

The Outsiders: The Complete Novel Edition [Blu-ray] (Francis Ford Coppola, 1983) Warner Brothers

Rabid Dogs/Kidnapped [Blu-ray] (Mario Bava, 1974) RB UK Arrow Video

The Ringer [Blu-ray] (Barry W. Blaustein, 2005) Fox Home Entertainment

RoboCop [Blu-ray] (José Padilha, 2014) MGM

This Sporting Life [Blu-ray] (Lindsay Anderson, 1963) RB UK Network

Zoolander [Blu-ray] (Ben Stiller, 2001) Paramount Pictures

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