Newsletter - FOR THE WEEK

OF July 10th, 2017

  This Week's Highlights

Mwapoleni mukwai! A, busy, Summer week with Blu-ray reviews of packages by Criterion, Kino, Arrow, BFI, Raro, Shout! Factory, Deltamac of films by Michael Curtiz, Ronald Neame, Mike Leigh, Edgar G. Ulmer, Marcel Ophüls, Diane Kurys, Kinji Fukasaku, Fernando Di Leo, Dae-seung Kim and others films!. Our Calendar has last week's updates of films-to-Blu-ray by Ridley Scott, Marco Ferreri, Charles Crichton, Fritz Kiersch, Guy Ritchie, Vasili Mass and more. We have another new listings page and check-out a few incredible sale items below. Our Feature Blu-ray and DVD is posted for JULY and a CONTEST with another BRAND NEW ARROW Blu-ray prize. Enjoy!!


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Prometheus [4K UHD Blu-ray] (Ridley Scott, 2012) Twentieth Century Fox

The Flesh [Blu-ray] (Marco Ferreri, 1991) Cult Epics

A Fish Called Wanda [Blu-ray] (Charles Crichton, 1988) Arrow US

Children of the Corn [Blu-ray] (Fritz Kiersch, 1984) Arrow US

The Exception [Blu-ray] (David Leveaux, 2016) Lionsgate

Amsterdamned [Blu-ray] (Dick Maas, 1988) Blue Underground

The Poseidon Adventure (2005) The Complete Miniseries [Blu-ray] - Mill Creek Entertainment

Obit. [Blu-ray] (Vanessa Gould, 2016) Kino Lorber

The White Princess [Blu-ray] (TV Mini-Series, 2017) Lionsgate

Broken Mile [Blu-ray] (Justin McConnell, 2016) Gravitas Ventures

The Dinner [Blu-ray] (Oren Moverman, 2017) Lionsgate

The Circle [Blu-ray] (James Ponsoldt, 2017) Lionsgate

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword [Blu-ray] (Guy Ritchie, 2016) Warner

Spider [Blu-ray] (Vasili Mass, 1991) Mondo Macabro

The Reagan Show [Blu-ray] (Sierra Pettengill, Pacho Velez, 2017) Gravitas Ventures

The Sea Chase [Blu-ray] (John Farrow, 1955) Warner Archive
Blood Alley [
Blu-ray] (William A. Wellman, 1955) Warner Archive
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm [
Blu-ray] (Eric Radomski, Bruce W. Timm, 1993) Warner Archive

Phenomena [Blu-ray] (Dario Argento, 1985) Synapse
Jean-Luc Godard + Jean-Pierre Gorin: Five Films  [
Blu-ray] (Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Pierre Gorin, 1968-1971) Arrow UK
Jean-Luc Godard + Jean-Pierre Gorin: Five Films  [
Blu-ray] (Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Pierre Gorin, 1968-1971) Arrow US
The Legend of the Holy Drinker  [
Blu-ray] (Ermanno Olmi, 1988) Arrow UK
The Legend of the Holy Drinker  [
Blu-ray] (Ermanno Olmi, 1988) Arrow US
Bag Boy Lover Boy [Blu-ray] (Andres Torres, 2014) Severin
Beyond the Darkness [
Blu-ray] (Joe D'Amato, 1979) Severin 
My Chauffeur [Blu-ray] (David Beaird, 1986) Vinegar Syndrome

The Orchard End Murder [Blu-ray] (Christian Marnham, 1980) RB UK BFI
Colossal [Blu-ray] (Nacho Vigalondo, 2016) Universal
Tenement: Game of Survival [Blu-ray] (Roberta Findlay, 1985) Shriek Show
After the Storm [Blu-ray] (Kore-eda  Hirokazu, 2016) Film Movement  
Barton Fink [Blu-ray] (Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, 1991) Kino Lorber
Shakes the Clown [
Blu-ray] (Bobcat Goldthwait, 1991) Mill Creek Entertainment 
The Indian Runner [Blu-ray] (Sean Penn, 1991) Kino Lorber
 Wes Craven's Summer of Fear [Blu-ray] (Wes Craven, 1978) Doppelganger Releasing / MPI 
The Creep Behind The Camera / The Creeping Terror [Blu-ray] (Pete Schuermann, Vic Savage) Synapse

The Savage Innocents [Blu-ray] (Nicholas Ray, 1960) Olive Films

The Strange Vice Of Mrs Wardh [Blu-ray] (Sergio Martino, 1971) RB UK Shameless

The Saga of Anatahan [Blu-ray] (Josef von Sternberg, 1953) RB UK Masters of Cinema

The Mourning Forest [Blu-ray] (Naomi Kawase, 2007) RB UK Masters of Cinema

The Deadly Affair [Blu-ray] (Sidney Lumet, 1966) UK Indicator

A Day in the Death of Joe Egg [Blu-ray] (Peter Medak, 1972) UK Indicator

Kill, Baby... Kill! [Blu-ray] (Mario Bava, 1966) Arrow UK

The Big Knife [Blu-ray] (Robert Aldrich, 1955) Arrow US

The Love of a Woman [Blu-ray] (Jean Grémillon, 1953) Arrow US

Panic [Blu-ray] (Sean Spencer, 2014) Gravitas Ventures

The Big Knife [Blu-ray] (Robert Aldrich, 1955) RB UK Arrow

The Day of the Jackal [Blu-ray] (Fred Zinnemann, 1973) Arrow UK

The Suspicious Death of a Minor [Blu-ray] (Segio Martino, 1975) Arrow UK

The Love of a Woman [Blu-ray] (Jean Grémillon, 1953) RB UK Arrow

The National Health [Blu-ray] (Jack Gold, 1973) UK Indicator

The Tree of Wooden Clogs [Blu-ray] (Ermanno Olmi, 1978) RB UK Arrow

Clash [Blu-ray] (Mohamed Diab, 2016) RB UK Arrow

The Endless Summer [Blu-ray] (Bruce Brown, 1966) RB UK Second Sight Films

Lola [Blu-ray] (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1981) RB UK StudioCanal

The Reckoning [Blu-ray] (Jack Gold, 1970) UK Indicator

Deja Vu [Blu-ray] (Anthony B. Richmond, 1985) Olive Films

Victims! [Blu-ray] (Jeff Hathcock, 1985) Olive Films

Money from Home [Blu-ray] (George Marshall, 1953) Olive Films

Shag: The Movie [Blu-ray] (Zelda Barron, 1989) Olive Films

A Dark Song [Blu-ray] (Liam Gavin, 2016) Shout! Factory

Before the Sun Explodes [Blu-ray] (Debra Eisenstadt, 2016) Gravitas Ventures

Wakefield [Blu-ray] (Robin Swicord, 2016) Shout! Factory

Going in Style [Blu-ray] (Zach Braff, 2017) Warner Home Video

Bluebeard [Blu-ray] (Soo-youn Lee, 2017) Well Go USA

Baby Steps [Blu-ray] (Barney Cheng, 2015) Gravitas Ventures

11:55 [Blu-ray] (Ari Issler, Ben Snyder, 2016) Gravitas Ventures



ONE VOICE (not Ellsworth Monkton Toohey): Hard to deny the Arrow Blu-ray of Marcel Ophüls' The Sorrow and the Pity top spot this week - an essential historical record now available on Blu-ray. But there are plenty of, other, endorsed releases. Criterion's Blu-ray of Michael Curtiz's, vastly underrated, The Breaking Point should be considered a must-own, imo. Beautiful transfer, rewarding supplements and a masterpiece film. I was very impressed with Diane Kurys' debut feature Peppermint Soda on BFI Blu-ray. A brilliant memoir about female adolescence. Mike Leigh’s deeply touching Meantime, deservedly, gets a wonderful Blu-ray release from Criterion. A strong recommendation! Kinji Fukasaku's Doberman Cop is a highly entertaining cop-investigation-crime-thriller and now available on Region FREE Blu-ray from Arrow. Ronald Neame's stylish Hopscotch gets the Criterion Blu-ray treatment - an intelligent and fun cat-and-mouse thriller. The Servant is another take on the classic Korean folk tale of Chun-hyang - with a fascinating twist. This intriguing, adult, love-story is available on Blu-ray. Fernando Di Leo's Seduction (La seduzione) is a stylish Lolita-esque drama on Blu-ray from Raro. Edgar G. Ulmer's wonderfully atmospheric sci-fi film The Man From Planet X - even with its modest budget the director manages to 'finesse a few glimmers of pulp poetry'. I am apprehensive of the Blu-ray image but we still recommend! Watcha Wearin'? is a sexy and funny modern romance out of South Korea, where The Concubine is an erotic and tragic, period, love triangle also out of South Korea - both are available on Blu-ray. Sylvie Verheyde's Sex Doll is on Blu-ray and the film de-glamorizes the profession of a high-priced call girl in London’s underground sex trade. The Hunting Party is on Kino Blu-ray. This western has Gene Hackman as a sadistic misogynist, husband to a tortured Candice Bergen who is kidnapped by Oliver Reed. Rough stuff. On DVD, I really enjoyed the pacing and style of Julia Leigh's Sleeping Beauty (2008) out of Australia. Borderline is a Canadian erotic drama about a woman's reflections while facing her 30th birthday. Hemel has a passionate female protagonist who seeks intimacy through random sexual encounters. Five Senses of Eros is a 2009 South Korean omnibus film with five short films depicting love and desire, but in different styles and genres.

“Basically, I'm afraid of everything in life, except filmmaking.”. - Lars von Trier

Live long and prosper!


Peppermint Soda BD - Kurys' impressive feature debut, based in autobiography, is a sensitive account of a year in the lives of two sisters - 13-year-old, introverted Anne, and outgoing 15-year-old Frédérique - in the early '60s. Without ever lapsing into melodrama, the film adopts a decidedly un-nostalgic tone, lucidly charting the everyday oppressions of school life and the girls' difficult relationships with their parents - a separated Jewish couple - their friends and each other. Indeed, it's a harsh, unsentimental look at adolescence, with the '60s setting serving primarily to define the social and political context of the girls' rites of passage; at the same time, however, the film is invested with great warmth through Kurys' assured, sympathetic handling of her cast. Blu-ray Release date: July 24th, 2017

Doberman Cop BD - Based on a popular manga by ''Buronson'' (creator of Fist of the North Star), Doberman Cop follows the fish-out-of-water adventures of Joji Kano (Chiba), a tough-as-nails police officer from Okinawa who arrives in Tokyo's Kabuki-cho nightlife district to investigate the savage murder and mutilation of an island girl who had been working as a prostitute. Initially dismissed as a country bumpkin (complete with straw hat and live pig in tow!), Kano soon proves himself a more savvy detective than the local cops, and a tougher customer than anyone expected. As he probes deeper into the sleazy world of flesh-peddling, talent agency corruption and mob influence, Kano uncovers the shocking truth about the girl, her connection to a yakuza-turned-music manager (Hiroki Matsukata), and a savage serial killer who is burning women alive. Blu-ray Release dates: June 26th, July 4th, 2017

The Sorrow and the Pity BD - Describing the fall of France and the rise of the Resistance, with the aid of newly-shot interviews and eye-opening archive footage including newsreels and propaganda films, Ophuls painstakingly crafts a complex, nuanced picture of what really happened in France over this period. He also demolishes numerous self-serving national myths to such an extent that, although he made the film for French television, they wouldn't show it for over a decade. But, as he demonstrates again and again, the overwhelming majority of French citizens during this period weren't heroes, villains or cowards, but simply ordinary people trying to make the best of an impossible situation. And it s Ophuls portrayal of these people, their hopes, their fears and their appalling moral quandaries, that remains unmatched in film history. Blu-ray Release date: June 26th, 2017

The Hunting Party BD - I can understand that the über-sensitive politically correct critics of 1971 was upset over this violent and sexual western, but it's far away from being exploitation, though it has some controversial scenes of mayhem and nudity. Mostly mayhem. What we have instead is a multi-layered story with complex characters that behave like humans, stupid humans maybe, and chooses roads that we as an audience don't expect. Frank for example is a brute, but has obviously chosen that role to lead his men into some kind of wicked victory. They follow him, but with doubts, especially after he found love in the tough Melissa. Blu-ray Release date: July 11th, 2017

Meantime BD - A slow-burning depiction of economic degradation in Thatcher’s England, Mike Leigh’s Meantime is the culmination of the writer-director’s pioneering work in television. Unemployment is rampant in London’s working-class East End, where a middle-aged couple and their two sons languish in a claustrophobic public-housing flat. As the brothers (Phil Daniels and Tim Roth) grow increasingly disaffected, Leigh punctuates the grinding boredom of their daily existence with tense encounters, including with a priggish aunt (Marion Bailey) who has managed to become middle-class and a blithering skinhead on the verge of psychosis (a scene-stealing Gary Oldman, in his first major role). Informed by Leigh’s now trademark improvisational process and propelled by the lurching rhythms of its Beckett-like dialogue, Meantime is an unrelenting, often blisteringly funny look at life on the dole. Blu-ray Release date: August 15th, 2017

Hopscotch BD - Miles Kendig knows too much. One of the CIA’s top international operatives, he suddenly finds himself relegated to a desk job in an agency power play. Unwilling to go quietly, Kendig, with the aid of a chic Viennese widow, puts himself back in the game by writing a memoir exposing the innermost secrets of every major intelligence agency in the world. The CIA wants Kendig dead, but he refuses to cooperate—he’s having too much fun. Based on Brian Garfield’s best-selling novel, and starring the inimitable comic team of Walter Matthau and Glenda Jackson, Ronald Neame’s Hopscotch is a smart and stylish tale of international intrigue and a cat-and-mouse comedy. Blu-ray Release Date: August 15th, 2017

Sex Doll BD - A high-priced call girl navigates the shadowy world of London’s underground sex trade in this provocative and erotic thriller. Virginie (Cesar Award winner Hafsia Herzi) goes about her work as a prostitute with a cool detachment, trading sex with wealthy businessmen for money, but never getting emotionally involved. Virginie’s world is turned upside-down when she meets Rupert (Ash Stymest), an enigmatic stranger with unclear intentions. Risking everything, Virginie plunges into a dangerous affair and finds herself torn between a ruthless madame who forbids such romantic attachments and a dark, sexy man who could be her savior ... or her downfall. Blu-ray Release date: July 11th, 2017

The Breaking Point BD - Michael Curtiz brings a master skipper’s hand to the helm of this thriller, Hollywood’s second crack at Ernest Hemingway’s To Have and Have Not. John Garfield stars as Harry Morgan, an honest charter-boat captain who, facing hard times, takes on dangerous cargo to save his boat, support his family, and preserve his dignity. Left in the lurch by a freeloading passenger, Harry starts to enter­tain the criminal propositions of a sleazy lawyer (Wallace Ford), as well as the playful come-ons of a cheeky blonde (Patricia Neal), making a series of compromises that stretch his morality—and his marriage—further than he’ll admit. Hewing closer to Hemingway’s novel than Howard Hawks’s Bogart-Bacall vehicle does, The Breaking Point charts a course through daylight noir and working-class tragedy, guided by Curtiz’s effortless visual fluency and a stoic, career-capping performance from Garfield. Blu-ray Release Date: August 8th, 2017

Seduction (La seduzione) BD - Maurice Ronet (Purple Noon) stars as Giuseppe Lagana, a European playboy who returns to his home in the Sicilian town of Catania to settle his deceased father's affairs. He reunites with an old friend, Caterina (Lisa Gastoni), and a mid-life romance is kindled from the sparks of their youthful attraction. But Giuseppe finds he is not immune to the sexual magnetism of Caterina's teenage daughter, Graziella (Jenny Tamburi). Soon Giuseppe's paternal affection evolves into adult passion, and he and Graziella are engaged in a tempestuous affair, willfully ignoring the consequences should Caterina discover them. Blu-ray Release date: July 18th, 2017

The Man From Planet X BD - An inexpensive but atmospheric sci-fi film, Man from Planet X takes place on a lonely Scottish island. Science professor Raymond Bond is monitoring the orbit of the mysterious "Planet X," which has entered the solar system and is travelling close to Earth. A spaceship lands from this planet, out of which pops a strange little man who looks something like an Easter Island statue. He has come to make contact with friendly Earthlings, but evil scientist William Schallert wants to exploit the spaceman's highly developed intellect for his own selfish ends. Schallert's nastiness turns the alien against the other Earthlings; the creature enslaves their minds and transforms them into zombies. Both Schallert and the alien are eventually destroyed--as Planet X, failing to establish a bond with Earth, spirals off into deep space. Blu-ray Release Date: July 11th, 2017

Watcha Wearin'? BD - After discovering that his ex-girlfriend has already found a new boyfriend, Hyun Seung (Ji Sung) suffers an emotional breakdown. Just as he is ready to swear off love forever, he gets an anonymous phone sex call from a complete stranger. However, Yoon Jung (Kim Ah Joong), the girl on the other end of the line, discovers that she has called the wrong number and quickly hangs up. Stuck in a dead-end relationship with her boyfriend of five years, Yoon Jung was hoping the phone sex call would spice up their relationship. Instead, the call sets off a strange phone-based friendship with Hyun Seung that may turn into real love. Blu-ray Release date: April 11th, 2013

The Servant BD - The Servant follows much the same pattern but twists the narrative in favor of examining social structures and adding some eroticism. In this version Mong-ryeong is a conceited brat and it is actually his servant Bang-ja who fills the role of the love interest. He is strong, smart, competent, and kind, if a little shady and naïve. He undermines Mong-ryeong, in his quest to have Chun-hyang, at every turn, but not always intentionally. Mong-ryeong leaves for Seoul to follow his studies and Chun-hyang and the servant (who is now a merchant) pursue a relationship, which surprisingly is more or less in plain view of her family who disapprove (because it will not elevate her status) but tolerate it. Blu-ray Release date: November 26th, 2013

The Concubine BD - From the moment he laid eyes on her, Prince Sung Won (Kim Dong Wook) immediately becomes smitten with nobleman's daughter Hwa Yeon (Jo Yeo Jeong), but she loves commoner Kwon Yoo (Kim Min Joon). Finding Hwa Yeon unsuitable for her son, Sung Won's mother (Park Ji Young) arranges for Hwa Yeon to become consort to the King (Jung Chan), Sung Won's brother. To save Kwon Yoo, Hwa Yeon can only accept her fate. The King passes away soon after, and Sung Won rises to the throne through the machination of his power-hungry mother. Realizing that the matriarch intends to destroy her and her son, Hwa Yeon fights back by manipulating Sung Won, whose lust for Hwa Yeon grows by the day, and her former love Kwon Yoo, who has entered the palace as a eunuch. Blu-ray Release date: July 18th, 2013

Five Senses of Eros - Five Senses of Eros is a 2009 South Korean omnibus film with five short films depicting love and desire, but in different styles and genres. The five directors are all graduates of the Korean Academy of Film Arts. DVD Release Date: October 23rd, 2012

Hemel - Sacha Polak's debut feature is a frank and explicit look at carnal desire that is told from a distinctly female perspective. She paints an erotically charged portrait of a woman whose casual sexual encounters mask a loneliness and a craving for intimacy. Hemel (Hannah Hoekstra) is a young woman who drifts through a series of anonymous one-night stands and seems only close to her father. When he finds himself a girlfriend, Hemel's jealousy puts her on the emotional edge. An emotionally and physically raw study of sexuality that is nothing less than mesmerizing. DVD Release Date: March 12th, 2013

Borderline - Kiki (Isabelle Blais) has borderline personality disorder. She is a young student in literature at a university in Montreal who is lovesick. She takes refuge in alcohol and sex with anonymous strangers she picks up at a bar she frequents to forget her past; an unknown father, an institutionalized mother (Sylvie Drapeau), raised by her grandmother (Angèle Coutu), who is on the verge of death. But as she turns thirty, she meets her most painful love: herself. DVD Release Date: June 17th, 2008

Sleeping Beauty (2008) - Jane Campion presents SLEEPING BEAUTY, a fascinating depiction of a young woman's reckless decent into a shocking world of erotic desires. Lucy (Emily Browning in a breakthrough performance) is a young university student possessed by a kind of radical passivity, letting coin tosses decide random sexual encounters and enduring her menial jobs with an uncomplaining patience. After answering an ad in the student newspaper for a lingerie waitress, Lucy is secretly initiated into the job of a Sleeping Beauty, for which she is sedated and given in absolute submission to her clients. As this unnerving experience begins to bleed into her daily life, Lucy develops the courage to break the spell and discover what happens to her while she sleeps. First-time director Julia Leigh creates a bold cinematic vision with her shocking retelling of the classic myth that poses its heroine as a rarified sex-worker confronting ideas of feminine sexuality with bravado and precision. DVD Release Date: April 10th, 2012

 Next 4 weeks on the Calendar

July 10th, 2017




The Age of Shadows [Blu-ray] (Kim Jee-woon, 2016) RB UK Soda Pictures

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

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

Contemporary Color [Blu-ray] (Bill Ross IV, Turner Ross, 2016) Oscilloscope Laboratories

Creepozoids [Blu-ray] (David DeCoteau, 1987) RB UK 88 Films

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

The Fifth Element (4K Ultra HD Blu-ray) (Luc Besson, 1997) Sony Pictures

Frantz [Blu-ray] (François Ozon, 2016) RB UK Curzon Artificial Eye

Hide and Go Shriek [Blu-ray] (Skip Schoolnik, 1988) RB UK 88 Films

The Hunting Party [Blu-ray] (Don Medford, 1971) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)
I Drink Your Blood [Blu-ray] (David E. Durston, 1970) RB UK 88 Films

King Kong - Ultimate Edition (4K Ultra HD Blu-ray) (Peter Jackson, 2005) Universal

Last Day of School [Blu-ray] (Michael Mahal, Sonny Mahal, 2016) Troma

Lifeforce [Blu-ray] (Tobe Hooper, 1985) RB UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Lost City of Z [Blu-ray] (James Gray, 2016) Broad Green Pictures
The Lost City of Z [
Blu-ray + DVD] (James Gray, 2016) Broad Green Pictures

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

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

The Mole People [Blu-ray] (Virgil W. Vogel, 1956) RB UK 101 Films
[Blu-ray] (Pablo Larraín, 2016) RB UK Network

Pulse [Blu-ray] (Kiyoshi Kurosawa, 2001) Arrow Video US

A Quiet Passion [Blu-ray] (Terence Davies, 2016) Music Box Films

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

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

Shalako [Blu-ray] (Edward Dmytryk, 1968) Kino Lorber

Smokey and the Bandit - 40th Anniversary Edition [Blu-ray] (Hal Needham, 1977) Universal

Species [Blu-ray] (Roger Donaldson, 1995) Shout! Factory

Star Crystal [Blu-ray] (Lance Lindsay, 1986) Kino Lorber

Star Slammer (aka Prison Ship) [Blu-ray] (Fred Olen Ray, 1986) Kino Lorber

Stormy Monday [Blu-ray] (Mike Figgis, 1988) Arrow
Terror in a Texas Town [Blu-ray] (Joseph H. Lewis, 1958) RB UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)

Terror in a Texas Town [Blu-ray] (Joseph H. Lewis, 1958) Arrow US (BEAVER REVIEW)

Violet [Blu-ray] (Bas Devos, 2014) Altered Innocence


July 17th, 2017



Aquarius [Blu-ray] (Kleber Mendonça Filho, 2016) RB UK Arrow

The Bat People [Blu-ray] (Jerry Jameson, 1974) Shout! Factory

Coronet Blue - The Complete Series (1967) Kino Lorber

Edward and Caroline [Blu-ray] (Jacques Becker , 1951) RB UK Studiocanal

Free Fire [Blu-ray] (Ben Wheatley, 2016) Lionsgate

Freeway [Blu-ray] (Francis Delia, 1988) Kino Lorber

Kong: Skull Island [Blu-ray] (Jordan Vogt-Roberts, 2017) Warner Home Video
The Land Unknown
[Blu-ray] (Virgil W. Vogel, 1957) RB UK 101 Films

The Last of the Finest [Blu-ray] (Peter Werner, 1990) Kino Lorber

The Levelling [Blu-ray] (Hope Dickson Leach, 2016) RB UK Saffron Hill

Man with a Movie Camera (and other works by Dziga Vertov) (1929) [Blu-ray] - RB UK Masters of Cinema (BEAVER REVIEW)

New Battles Without Honor and Humanity - The Complete Trilogy [Blu-ray] (Kinji Fukasaku, 1974-1976) Arrow

No Man's Land [Blu-ray] (John Boorman, 1987) Kino Lorber

The Promise [Blu-ray] (Terry George, 2016) Universal Studios

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

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

Seduction (aka La Seduzione) [Blu-ray] (Fernando Di Leo, 1973) Raro Video / Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

Shivers [Blu-ray] (David Cronenberg, 1975) RB UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)

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


July 24th, 2017




The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T [Blu-ray] (Roy Rowland, 1953) Region FREE Indicator UK

Bag Boy Lover Boy [Blu-ray] (Andres Torres, 2014) Severin
Beyond the Darkness [Blu-ray] (Joe D'Amato, 1979) Severin 

Castle Keep [Blu-ray] (Sydney Pollack, 1969) Region FREE Indicator UK
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

Destiny [Blu-ray] (Fritz Lang, 1921) RB UK Masters of Cinema

Electric Dreams [Blu-ray] (Steve Barron, 1984) RB UK Second Sight

Emerald City: Season One [Blu-ray] (Tarsem Singh, 2016) Universal

The Fabulous Baron Munchausen [Blu-ray] (Karel Zeman, 1962) RB UK Second Run

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

J'accuse [Blu-ray] (Abel Gance, 1938) RB UK BFI
Just Before Dawn
[Blu-ray] (Jeff Lieberman, 1981) RB UK 88 Films
The Long Hair of Death [Blu-ray] (Antonio Margheriti, 1964) RB UK 88 Films

The Lost City of Z [Blu-ray] (James Gray, 2016) RB UK Studio Canal

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

Mickey One [Blu-ray] (Arthur Penn, 1965) Region FREE Indicator UK

My Chauffeur [Blu-ray] (David Beaird, 1986) Vinegar Syndrome

Night People [Blu-ray] (Nunnally Johnson, 1954) Kino Lorber 

The Night Shift [Blu-ray] (Massimiliano Cerchi, 2016) SGL Entertainment

The Oily Maniac [Blu-ray] (Meng Hua Ho, 1976) RB UK 88 Films

The Orchard End Murder [Blu-ray] (Christian Marnham, 1980) RB UK BFI

The Other Side of Hope [Blu-ray] (Aki Kaurismäki, 2017) RB UK Curzon Artificial Eye

Peppermint Soda [Blu-ray] (Diane Kurys, 1977) RB UK BFI (BEAVER REVIEW)

Prizzi's Honor [Blu-ray] (John Huston, 1985) Kino Lorber

Re-Animator (Limited Edition) [Blu-ray] (Stuart Gordon, 1985) Arrow
 [Blu-ray] (Howard Avedis, 1976) Shout! Factory

Silkwood [Blu-ray] (Mike Nichols, 1983) Kino Lorber

Stalker [Blu-ray] (Andrei Tarkovsky, 1979) RB Criterion UK (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Stendhal Syndrome [Blu-ray] (Dario Argento, 1996) Blue Underground

The Taisho Trilogy (Limited Edition) (Zigeunerweisen, Kageroza, Yumeji) [Blu-ray] (Seijun Suzuki, 1980-1991) RB UK Arrow

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

Warlock Collection [Blu-ray] (Steve Miner, Anthony Hickox, Eric Freiser, 1989-1999) Lionsgate

Westfront 1918 / Kameradschaft [Blu-ray] (G.W Pabst, 1930-1931) RB UK Masters of Cinema

Who's Crazy? [Blu-ray] (Thomas White, Allan Zion, 1966) Kino Lorber

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow [Blu-ray] (Vittorio De Sica, 1963) RB UK Cult Films
The Zodiac Killer
[Blu-ray] (Tom Hanson, 1971) Something Weird Video / AGFA


July 31st, 2017




Casque d'or [Blu-ray] (Jacques Becker , 1952) RB UK Studiocanal

Colossal [Blu-ray] (Nacho Vigalondo, 2016) Universal

The Circle [Blu-ray] (James Ponsoldt, 2017) Lionsgate

The Devil's Brigade [Blu-ray] (Andrew V. McLaglen, 1968) Kino Lorber

Escape From New York (Collector's Edition Steelbook) [Blu-ray] (John Carpenter, 1981) Shout! Factory
The Fog (Collector's Edition Steelbook) [Blu-ray] (John Carpenter, 1980) Shout! Factory (BEAVER REVIEW)

Future Shock! The Story of 2000AD [Blu-ray] (Paul Goodwin, 2014) RB UK Arrow

Going in Style [Blu-ray] (Zach Braff, 2017) Warner Home Video

The Good Son [Blu-ray] (Joseph Ruben, 1993) Kino Lorber

The Hills Have Eyes [Blu-ray] ( Wes Craven, 1977) Region FREE Arrow UK (BEAVER REVIEW)

House on Willow Street [Blu-ray] (Alastair Orr, 2016) Shout! Factory

MacArthur [Blu-ray] (Joseph Sargent, 1977) Universal

Opera [Blu-ray] (Dario Argento, 1987) RB FR Le Chat qui Fume

The Poseidon Adventure (2005) The Complete Miniseries [Blu-ray] - Mill Creek Entertainment

Psycho II [Blu-ray] (Richard Franklin, 1983) RB UK Arrow

Shin Godzilla [Blu-ray] (Hideaki Anno, Shinji Higuchi, 2016) Funimation

Slither [Blu-ray] (James Gunn, 2006) Shout! Factory

The Strange Vice Of Mrs Wardh [Blu-ray] (Sergio Martino, 1971) RB UK Shameless

They Live (Collector's Edition Steelbook) [Blu-ray] (John Carpenter, 1988) Shout! Factory (BEAVER REVIEW)

Touchez pas au grisbi [Blu-ray] (Jacques Becker , 1954) RB UK Studiocanal

Le Trou [Blu-ray] (Jacques Becker, 1960) RB UK Studiocanal

Wakefield [Blu-ray] (Robin Swicord, 2016) Shout! Factory

Zombie Flesh Eaters [Blu-ray] (Lucio Fulci, 1979) RB UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)

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