Newsletter - FOR THE WEEK

OF July 25th, 2016

  This Week's Highlights

Kia ora A full week with Blu-ray reviews via Criterion, Artificial Eye, Kino Lorber, Severin Films, Shout! Factory, Olive Films, IVC... of films directed by Andrei Tarkovsky, John Ford, Nicholas Ray, Hiroshi Teshigahara, Rouben Mamoulian, Henry Hathaway, Philip Kaufman. A hefty Barnes and Noble SALE HERE for Criterion (all are 50% OFF!) - SEE BOTTOM ON NEWSLETTER! Our Calendar has new listings including October Criterions and films by Ermanno Olmi, Luis García Berlanga, Richard Linklater, Guillermo del Toro, Abel Ferrara, Jess Franco, Terence Fisher, Robert Altman, Stuart Rosenberg, Jean Negulesco and more. Feature Blu-ray and DVD is posted for JULY. We have a CONTEST posted with a Brand New Criterion Blu-ray prize! Enjoy!

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The Tree of Wooden Clogs [Blu-ray] (Ermanno Olmi, 1978) Criterion Collection

The Executioner [Blu-ray] (Luis García Berlanga, 1963) Criterion Collection

Boyhood [Blu-ray] (Richard Linklater, 2014) Criterion Collection

Short Cuts [Blu-ray] (Robert Altman, 1993) Criterion Collection

Pan’s Labyrinth [Blu-ray] (Guillermo del Toro, 2006) Criterion Collection

Trilogía de Guillermo del Toro [Blu-ray] (Cronos, The Devil’s Backbone, Pan’s Labyrinth) Criterion Collection

The Funeral [Blu-ray] (Abel Ferrara, 1996) RB FR Blaq Out
De Palma [Blu-ray] (Noah Baumbach, Jake Paltrow, 2015) Lionsgate
Evil Dead 2
[Blu-ray] (Sam Raimi, 1987) Lionsgate
Blood Diner [Blu-ray] (Jackie Kong, 1987) Lionsgate
Chopping Mall
[Blu-ray] (Jim Wynorski, 1986) Lionsgate
Highlander (30th Anniversary)
[Blu-ray] (Russell Mulcahy, 1986) Lionsgate
The Innocents
[Blu-ray] (Anne Fontaine, 2016) - Music Box Films
Chosen Survivors [Blu-ray] (Sutton Roley, 1974) Kino Lorber

Daughter of Dracula [Blu-ray] (Jess Franco, 1972) Redemption/Kino Lorber

The Earth Dies Screaming [Blu-ray] (Terence Fisher, 1964) Kino Lorber

Nashville [Blu-ray] (Robert Altman, 1975) Criterion Collection (BEAVER REVIEW)
Astro Zombies [Blu-ray] (Ted V. Mikels, 1968) Kino Lorber
Man on Fire [Blu-ray] (Elie Chouraqui, 1987) Kino Lorber
Witchcraft [Blu-ray] (Don Sharp, 1964) Kino Lorber
Fuzz [Blu-ray] (Richard A. Colla, 1972) Kino Lorber
The Laughing Policeman [Blu-ray] (Stuart Rosenberg, 1973) Kino Lorber
The Pit [Blu-ray] (Lew Lehman, 1981) Kino Lorber
Serial Killer 1 [Blu-ray] (Frédéric Tellier, 2014) Kino Lorber
Trouble Man
[Blu-ray] (Ivan Dixon, 1972) Kino Lorber
Boy on a Dolphin [Blu-ray] (Jean Negulesco, 1957) Kino Lorber
Fathom [Blu-ray] (Leslie H. Martinson, 1967) Kino Lorber
Wolf Lake [Blu-ray] (Burt Kennedy, 1980) Kino Lorber

Dekalog and Other TV Works [Blu-ray] (Dekalog, Pedestrian Subway - 1973, First Love - 1974, Personnel - 1975, The Calm - 1976, Short Working Day - 1981, Krzysztof Kielowski: Still Alive - 2007) - RB UK Arrow

The Wolf Man - Complete Legacy Collection [Blu-ray] (The Wolf Man, Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man, House of Frankenstein, House of Dracula, Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, Werewolf of London, She-Wolf of London) Universal

Frankenstein - Complete Legacy Collection [Blu-ray] (Frankenstein, The Bride of Frankenstein, Son of Frankenstein, The Ghost of Frankenstein, Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man, House of Frankenstein, House of Dracula, Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein) Universal

Hammer Films Double Feature - The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll / The Gorgon [Blu-ray] (Terence Fisher, 1960-1964) Mill Creek Entertainment
Hammer Films Double Feature - The Revenge of Frankenstein / The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb
Blu-ray] (Terence Fisher, Michael Carreras, 1958-1964) Mill Creek Entertainment

Electra, My Love [Blu-ray] (Miklós Jancsó,1974) RB UK Second Run

People of the Mountains (Emberek a havason) (István Szöts, 1942) R2 UK Second Run

Love and Death [Blu-ray] (Woody Allen, 1975) RB UK Arrow

Sleeper [Blu-ray] (Woody Allen, 1973) RB UK Arrow

The Burning (Steelbook) [Blu-ray] (Tony Maylam, 1981) RB UK Arrow Video

52 Pick-Up [Blu-ray] (John Frankenheimer, 1986) RB UK Arrow Video

Burnt Offerings [Blu-ray] (Dan Curtis, 1976) RB UK Arrow Video
Der Bunker [Blu-ray] (Nikias Chryssos, 2015) Artsploitation
Women in Love [
Blu-ray] (Ken Russell, 1969) RB UK BFI
Disco Godfather 
[Blu-ray] (J. Robert Wagoner, 1979) Vinegar Syndrome
Evils of the Night 
Blu-ray] (Mardi Rustam, 1985) Vinegar Syndrome
The Night Manager (complete series)
(Susanne Bier, 2016) [
Blu-ray] Sony
Taboo [
Blu-ray] (Kirdy Stevens, 1980) Vinegar Syndrome

What Happened, Miss Simone? [Blu-ray]+CD (Liz Garbus, 2015) Eagle Vision

Once Were Warriors [Blu-ray] (Lee Tamahori, 1994) Film Movement
Sin [
Blu-ray] (Nico B., 2008) Cult Epics

Cat People [Blu-ray] (Jacques Tourneur, 1942) RB Criterion UK
The Samurai Trilogy
Blu-ray] (Musashi Miyamoto, Duel at Ichijoji Temple, Duel at Ganryu Island) RB Criterion UK (BEAVER REVIEW) (BEAVER REVIEW) (BEAVER REVIEW)
Hammer Horror 8-Film Collection
[Blu-ray] (Brides of Dracula, The Curse of the Werewolf, The Phantom of the Opera, The Kiss of the Vampire, Paranoiac, Nightmare, Night Creatures, The Evil of Dr. Frankenstein) Universal
High Noon [Blu-ray] (Olive Signature) (Fred Zinnemann, 1952) Olive Films
Johnny Guitar [
Blu-ray] (Olive Signature) (Nicholas Ray, 1954) Olive Films



ONE VOICE (not Ellsworth Monkton Toohey): This week Criterion's Blu-ray of Hiroshi Teshigahara's Woman in the Dunes gets the nod for top spot. A sublime, haunting film looking better than ever for digital. Nice to see Artificial Eye complete another Tarkovsky Blu-ray with their Solaris package. I was very pleased to see Shout! Factory's Collector's Edition Blu-ray of Philip Kaufman's 1978 Invasion of the Body Snatchers - one of the best science-fiction remakes. I've always been a big fan of Henry Hathaway's Rawhide - a superior western with Tyrone Power and Susan Hayward - and Kino Lorber's Blu-ray provides a strong presentation - as they do with the Silent Era western, John Ford's, 3 Bad Men. The Mark of Zorro is a classic adventure and the new Blu-ray certainly advances upon the past DVDs. Nicholas Ray's They Live By Night remains an iconic Film Noir but the Japanese IVC's Blu-ray underwhelms. We can't deny the completeness of Severin Films' Blu-ray package of Doctor Butcher, MD aptly described as 'forever set an insane standard for Italian mad doctor/zombie/cannibal carnage worldwide'. 1979's The Outsider makes it to Blu-ray from Olive Films. It's a fictional account of Irish-American Michael Flaherty, a disillusioned Vietnam vet who travels to Ireland to join the Irish Republican Army. On DVD I covered the essential Noir No Questions Asked with Barry Sullivan, Arlene Dahl, and Jean Hagen - as well as Warner Archive discs Count the Hours, directed by Don Siegel and starring Teresa Wright and Macdonald Carey, and Edward Dmytryk first directorial assignment Seven Miles From Alcatraz. Gregory reviewed Roughshod, a period western with Gloria Grahame, directed Mark Robson. Eric covered 5 DVDs including the family drama out of Israel, Baba Joon, the interesting European film Sworn Virgin, a Russian crime, action, thriller Landmine Goes Click and two horrors out of Britain; The Unfolding and The Lesson.

“Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night." - All About Eve (1950)

Have a stupendous week!


3 Bad Men BD - One of John Ford's greatest silent epics, Three Bad Men chronicles the rush for land and gold in the Dakotas in the 1870s. Throughout his career, Ford displayed a preference for setting his dramas against historical backdrops, and Three Bad Men yet again shows his unmatchable skill in balancing an intimate story with a grand tale. Ford also uses these films to put his own spin on history. In this case it is a vision of the West in which the motivation of the pioneers is fully noble, and misdeeds are usually committed by isolated individuals. And while some of the greed is shown, Ford repeatedly stresses that the true "gold" of the rush was in the richness of the land. A continuing theme throughout Three Bad Men is redemption. Blu-ray Release date: August 23d, 2016

Solaris BD - Based on a novel by Stanislaw Lem, Solaris centers on widowed psychologist Kris Kelvin (Donata Banionis), who is sent to a space station orbiting a water-dominated planet called Solaris to investigate the mysterious death of a doctor, as well as the mental problems plaguing the dwindling number of cosmonauts on the station. Finding the remaining crew to be behaving oddly and aloof, Kelvin is more than surprised when he meets his seven-years-dead wife Khari (Natalya Bondarchuk) on the station. It quickly becomes apparent that Solaris possesses something that brings out repressed memories and obsessions within the cosmonauts on the space station, leaving Kelvin to question his perception of reality. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 1972 Cannes Film Festival. Artificial Eye Blu-ray Release Date: August 8th, 2016

Woman in the Dunes BD - One of the 1960s’ great international art-house sensations, Woman in the Dunes (Suna no onna) was for many the grand unveiling of the surreal, idiosyncratic world of Hiroshi Teshigahara. Eiji Okada plays an amateur entomologist who has left Tokyo to study an unclassified species of beetle found in a vast desert. When he misses his bus back to civilization, he is persuaded to spend the night with a young widow (Kyoko Kishida) in her hut at the bottom of a sand dune. What results is one of cinema’s most unnerving and palpably erotic battles of the sexes, as well as a nightmarish depiction of everyday life as a Sisyphean struggle—an achievement that garnered Teshigahara an Academy Award nomination for best director. Blu-ray Release Date: August 23rd, 2016

They Live By Night BD - Wrongly convicted for murder as a teen, "Bowie" Bowers (Farley Granger) breaks out of prison with two other criminals, Chickamaw (Howard da Silva) and T-Dub (Jay C. Flippen). While hiding out, Bowie meets Chickamaw's niece, Keechie (Cathy O'Donnell), and they bond. Wanting to clear his name, Bowie decides to participate in a robbery with the others, so he can afford a lawyer. As he gets drawn further into crime, Bowie contemplates running away with Keechie and starting over. Blu-ray release date: February 26th, 2016

Doctor Butcher, MD BD -
It sparked riots on 42nd Street, spawned a generation of gorehounds on VHS, and forever set an insane standard for Italian mad doctor/zombie/cannibal carnage worldwide: Ian McCulloch (ZOMBIE), Alexandra Delli Colli (THE NEW YORK RIPPER), Sherry Buchanan (TENTACLES) and Donald O'Brien (EMANUELLE AND THE LAST CANNIBALS) star in this blood orgy of gut-munching, eyeball-gouging and face-chopping originally known as ZOMBIE HOLOCAUST, which a notorious American distributor would then re-edit, re-title and re-release as a certified grindhouse masterpiece. Blu-ray Release Date: July 26th, 2006

Invasion of the Body Snatchers BD - The extraterrestrial pod people now erupt into a world where seemingly everyone is already 'into' changing their lives or lifestyles, and into a cinematic landscape already criss-crossed by an endless series of conspiracies, while the movie has as much fun toying with modern thought systems (psychology, ecology) as with elaborate variations on its predecessor. Kaufman here turns in his most Movie Brattish film, but soft-pedals on both his special effects and knowing in-jokiness in a way that puts De Palma to shame; even extra bit appearances by Robert Duvall (Kaufman's Jesse James in The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid) and Hollywood archivist Tom Luddy are given a nicely take-it-or-leave-it dimension. Shout! Factory CE Blu-ray Release Date: August 2nd, 2016

Rawhide BD - A competent Western, not improved by a redundant voice-over and a corny score, very similar in plot to the later The Desperate Hours (actually, it's based on a 1935 gangster movie, Show Them No Mercy). Power is a young Easterner, sent by his father to learn the Overland Mail business, who finds himself fighting for survival - along with a woman (Hayward) and her dead sister's little daughter - when four escaped convicts, led by the well-bred but ruthless Marlowe, take over his way station to wait for the stage carrying a shipment of gold. The action follows pretty predictable lines, but Marlowe's three henchmen are nicely characterised and played: Tobias, bovine and stolidly obedient; Jagger, grizzled and amiable, forever muttering crazily into his beard; Elam, leering, lecherously sadistic, gleefully potting off shots at the child (he misses, of course). By contrast, the three leads tend to declaim Dudley Nichols' stiff dialogue as though it were holy writ. Blu-ray Release Date: August 2nd, 2016

The Outsider BD - The ugly conflict between Irish and British forces in Northern Ireland provides the backdrop for this drama set in the early 1970s. Michael Flaherty (Craig Wasson) is an American of Irish descent who, after returning home from a tour of duty in Vietnam, is deciding what to do with his life. Since his childhood, Michael's grandfather Seamus (Sterling Hayden) has told him of his glorious younger days in Ireland, when he fought against the British with the Irish Republican Army. Michael decides to go to Belfast to help the battle for home rule, but he soon finds out that he's not welcomed by many of the locals. Blu-ray Release date: July 19th, 2016

The Mark of Zorro BD - In a role that perfectly combines his feyness and machismo, Power is marvelous as the fop by day and brave avenger by night. Returning to 19th-century Los Angeles, Don Diego (Power) finds that his father Don Alejandro (Love) has been replaced as governor by the slimy Don Luis Quintero (Bromberg) and the cruel Capt. Pasquale (Rathbone). Shortly after the mincing Don Diego has convinced the powers that be that he's nothing to worry about, the dashing, heroic but mysterious Zorro begins righting wrongs left and right, leaving his mark (literally) on everything...and everyone. Blu-ray Release Date: August 2nd, 2016

Seven Miles From Alcatraz - For his first directorial assignment at RKO Radio, Edward Dmytryk was handed the mile-a-minute topical meller Seven Miles From Alcatraz. James Craig and Frank Jenks star as cynical Alcatraz inmates Champ and Jimbo, who manage to escape from the "rock" and then take refuge in the lighthouse maintained by Captain Porter (George Cleveland) and his pretty daughter Anne (Bonita Granville). Though concerned only about their own plight at first, Champ and Jimbo alter their getaway plans to foil a nest of Nazi spies who are using the lighthouse as their rendezvous. As Jimbo explains it, "We may be rats, but we're American rats!", which may be why he and Champ are granted a happier denoument than most Alcatraz escapees. DVD Release Date: May 24th, 2016

Count the Hours - A defense lawyer risks his career to expose a killer no one else believes exists in this tense noir thriller directed by Don Siegel and starring Teresa Wright and Macdonald Carey. When a farmer and his housekeeper are murdered by an intruder, the police arrest George Braden (John Craven), a hired hand who confesses to spare his pregnant wife Ellen (Wright) the stress of interrogation. Angering the tight-knit community by agreeing to defend the accused, attorney Doug Madison (Carey) tries but loses the case, and Braden is sentenced to die. DVD Release Date: June 21st, 2016

No Questions Asked - Barry Sullivan plays an eager young lawyer who is willing to sacrifice any and all scruples on the upward climb. He is put on retainer by a gangster, and soon is ankle-deep in an insurance racket. When he wants to pull out, Sullivan is framed for a gangland murder. No Questions Asked was in line with the harsher, less frothy fare produced by MGM during the Dore Schary regime. The screenplay was by former radio gagman Sidney Sheldon, who would later carve a literary niche for himself in the best-seller market of the 1970s. DVD Release Date: June 21st, 2016

Roughshod - In 1893, Clay Phillips (Robert Sterling) and teenage kid brother Steve (Claude Jarman Jr.) are fledgling ranchers bringing a herd of horses to California and learn from the sheriff in Sonora, where the brothers own a ranch, that dangerous felon Lednov (John Ireland) has escaped and is gunning for Clay as revenge for when arrested by the former lawman for murdering his best friend. Clay and Steve come across a broken wagon and meet on the trail four pretty stranded dance-hall girls --Mary Wells (Gloria Grahame), Helen Carter (Myrna Dell), Elaine (Jeff Donnell ) and Marcia (Martha Hyer)--who were kicked out of Aspen by social reformers and are now headed for saloon work in Sonora, California. The reluctant puritanical Clay becomes the escort for the girls, and it leads to a strained romance between him and Mary as he's being stalked across the Sonora Pass by the three vicious gunmen. DVD Release Date: January 12th, 2016

Baba Joon - Yitzhak runs the turkey farm his father built after they emigrated from Iran to Israel. Yitzhak hopes his 13-year-old son, Moti, will continue the proud family tradition, but his passion lies in fixing up cars. Yitzhak takes Moti's refusal to take over the farm as a personal rejection, and the result sets off a chain of events that causes familial turmoil. BABA JOON is an inspiring tale about a father coming to terms with a son who has far different plans for his life. DVD Release Date: July 26th, 2016

Landmine Goes Click - Thriller starring Sterling Knight, Dean Greyer and Spencer Locke as three young tourists on a hike across Georgia. After venturing off their planned route, an unsuspecting Chris (Knight) steps on an armed landmine leaving the trio stranded and helpless. Things then go from bad to worse for the backpackers, as a local hunter appears and uses the desperate situation for his own sadistic pleasure. DVD Release Date: July 26th, 2016

Sworn Virgin - SWORN VIRGIN follows a young woman named Hana who lives in an Albanian village ruled by men, and she takes an oath of eternal virginity to live as a 'sworn virgin' becoming Mark, so she can live free as a man. Years later, restless and feeling imprisoned by his choice, Mark leaves for Italy to visit his sister and family. There, he explores the unexpected pleasures of attraction and the body and decides to abandon Mark, rediscovering herself (himself) as Hana, to become a new and liberated person. DVD Release Date: July 12th, 2016

The Lesson - Horror written and directed by Ruth Platt. Troubled teen Fin (Evan Bendall) is struggling to cope with life in the underprivileged area where he lives. Lacking guidance and neglected by a dysfunctional family, Fin begins to take his anger out on his overworked teacher Mr Gale (Robert Hands). Things turn sinister when a tormented and desperate Mr Gale is pushed too far and decides to kidnap Fin and his friend to give them a taste of their own medicine. DVD Release Date: July 11th, 2016

The Unfolding - British horror written and directed by Eugene McGing. Researcher Tam (Lachlan Nieboer) and his girlfriend Rose (Lisa Kerr) travel to Dartmoor to investigate the paranormal happenings of a deserted old house. After experiencing some strange phenomena, Tam calls in two spiritual mediums to help with his investigation. However, as the night draws in, an evil is unleashed which leaves the group fighting to stay alive. DVD Release Date: August 1st, 2016

 Next 4 weeks on the Calendar

July 25th, 2016


10 Cloverfield Lane [Blu-ray] (Dan Trachtenberg, 2016) Universal Pictures UK

Absolute Beginners [Blu-ray] (Julien Temple, 1986) RB UK Second Sight

Akenfield [Blu-ray] (Peter Hall, 1974) RB UK BFI

The Boy Who Cried Werewolf [Blu-ray] (Nathan Juran, 1973) Shout! Factory

Buster Keaton: The Complete Short Films (4 discs) [Blu-ray] (1917-1923) RB UK Masters of Cinema

The Candy Tangerine Man / Lady Cocoa [Blu-ray] (Matt Cimber, 1975) Vinegar Syndrome

A Cry in the Night (Frank Tuttle, 1956) Warner Archive
Deadline - U.S.A. [
Blu-ray] (Richard Brooks, 1952) Kino Lorber

The Deadly Trackers [Blu-ray] (Barry Shear, 1973) Warner Archive
Death Wish II - Special Edition [
Blu-ray] (Michael Winner, 1982) Shout! Factory

Disorder [Blu-ray] (Alice Winocour, 2015) RB UK Soda Pictures

Doctor Butcher M.D. / Zombie Holocaust [Blu-ray] (Marino Girolami, 1980) Severin (BEAVER REVIEW)

Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb [Blu-ray] (Stanley Kubrick, 1964) RB Criterion UK (BEAVER REVIEW)

Drive-In Massacre [Blu-ray] (Stu Segall, 1977) RB UK 88 Films

Five Miles to Midnight [Blu-ray] (Anatole Litvak, 1962) Kino Lorber

Hardcore Henry [Blu-ray] (Ilya Naishuller, 2015) Universal

Hellhole [Blu-ray] (Pierre De Moro, 1985) Shout! Factory

I Am Wrath [Blu-ray] (Chuck Russell, 2016) Lionsgate

Killer Thriller Collection [Blu-ray] (Baba Yaga, Night Train Murders, Strip Nude for Your Killer) Blue Underground (BEAVER REVIEW)  (BEAVER REVIEW)  (BEAVER REVIEW)

Kiss of Death [Blu-ray] (Henry Hathaway, 1947) RB UK Signal One

Messenger of Death [Blu-ray] (J. Lee Thompson, 1988) RB UK 88 Films

Mirror [Blu-ray] (Andrei Tarkovsky, 1975) RB UK Curzons / Artificial Eye (BEAVER REVIEW)

The New World [Blu-ray] (Terrence Malick, 2005) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)
Petey Wheatstraw [
Blu-ray] (Cliff Roquemore, 1977) Vinegar Syndrome

Pioneers of African American Cinema [Blu-ray] (features, shorts, fragments and extras on 5 discs) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

Poor Cow [Blu-ray] (Ken Loach, 1967) RB UK Studiocanal

Sherlock Holmes in New York [Blu-ray] (Boris Sagal, 1976) RB UK Signal One

Terrahawks - The Complete First Series [Blu-ray] (1983) RB UK Network


August 1st, 2016


Blindfold [Blu-ray] (Philip Dunne, 1965) RB DE Explosive Media

David Cronenberg's Early Works - Stereo / Crimes of the Future / Transfer / From the Drain [Blu-ray] (David Cronenberg, 1966-1970) RB UK Arrow

Invasion of the Body Snatchers [Blu-ray] (Philip Kaufman, 1978) Shout! Factory (BEAVER REVIEW)

A Kind of Loving [Blu-ray] (John Schlesinger, 1962) RB UK Studiocanal

The Knick - Season 2 [Blu-ray] (Steven Soderbergh, 2015) HBO / Warner

The Lobster [Blu-ray] (Yorgos Lanthimos, 2015) Lionsgate

Marguerite [Blu-ray] (Xavier Giannoli, 2015) Cohen Media

The Mark of Zorro [Blu-ray] (Rouben Mamoulian, 1940) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Night Visitor [Blu-ray] (László Benedek, 1971) VCI

Rawhide [Blu-ray] (Henry Hathaway, 1951) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

Red Sonja: Queen Of Plagues [Blu-ray] (Gail Simone, 2015) Shout! Factory

The Trust [Blu-ray] (Alex Brewer, Benjamin Brewer, 2016) Lionsgate


August 8th, 2016


11.22.63 - The Complete Series [Blu-ray] (2016) Warner

Basket Case 2 [Blu-ray] (Frank Henenlotter, 1990) Synapse

Basket Case 3: The Progeny [[Blu-ray] (Frank Henenlotter, 1991) Synapse
Baskin [
Blu-ray] (Can Evrenol, 2015) Shout! Factory

Battles Without Honor and Humanity [Blu-ray] (Kinji Fukasaku, 1973) Arrow US (BEAVER REVIEW)

Battles Without Honor and Humanity [Blu-ray] (Kinji Fukasaku, 1973) RB UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)

Beyond the Darkness [Blu-ray] (Joe D'Amato, 1979) RB UK 88 Films

Canadian Pacific [Blu-ray] (Edwin L. Marin, 1949) Kino Lorber
The Cariboo Trail [
Blu-ray] (Edwin L. Marin, 1950) Kino Lorber

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof [Blu-ray] (Richard Brooks, 1958) Warner Archive

Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen [Blu-ray] (Clive Donner, 1981) Scorpion Releasing / Kino

The Count Yorga Collection - Count Yorga, Vampire / The Return of Count Yorga [Blu-ray] (Bob Kelljan, 1970-1971) RB UK Arrow

Dheepan [Blu-ray] (Jacques Audiard, 2015) RB UK Studiocanal

Dukhtar (aka Daughter) [Blu-ray] (Afia Nathaniel, 2014) Kino Lorber

Female Prisoner Scorpion - The Complete Collection [Blu-ray] (Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion, Jailhouse 41, Beast Stable, #701's Grudge Song - 1972-1973) US Arrow

Female Prisoner Scorpion - The Complete Collection [Blu-ray] (Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion, Jailhouse 41, Beast Stable, #701's Grudge Song - 1972-1973) UK Arrow

Final Episode [Blu-ray] (Kinji Fukasaku, 1973) Arrow US (BEAVER REVIEW)

Final Episode [Blu-ray] (Kinji Fukasaku, 1973) RB UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)

Five Element Ninjas [Blu-ray] (Cheh Chang, 1982) RB UK 88 Films

Hex [Blu-ray] (Chih-Hung Kuei, 1980) RB UK 88 Films

Hiroshima Death Match [Blu-ray] (Kinji Fukasaku, 1973) Arrow US (BEAVER REVIEW)

Hiroshima Death Match [Blu-ray] (Kinji Fukasaku, 1973) RB UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)

A Hologram for the King [Blu-ray] (Tom Tykwer, 2016) Lionsgate

Last of the Badmen [Blu-ray] (Nando Cicero, 1967) RB DE Koch Media

Made [Blu-ray] (John Mackenzie, 1972) RB UK Network

McCabe & Mrs. Miller [Blu-ray] (Robert Altman, 1971) Criterion

Men & Chicken [Blu-ray] (Anders Thomas Jensen, 2015) RB UK Arrow Films

Philippe De Broca Double Feature [Blu-ray] (L'amant de cinq jours (Five Day Lover) (1961), Le bossu (On Guard) (1997)) Cohen Media

Police Tactics [Blu-ray] (Kinji Fukasaku, 1973) Arrow US (BEAVER REVIEW)

Police Tactics [Blu-ray] (Kinji Fukasaku, 1973) RB UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)

Proxy War [Blu-ray] (Kinji Fukasaku, 1973) Arrow US  (BEAVER REVIEW)

Proxy War [Blu-ray] (Kinji Fukasaku, 1973) RB UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)

Raising Cain [Blu-ray] (Brian De Palma, 1992) Shout! Factory

Renegade Gun (aka Shoot the Living and Pray for the Dead) [Blu-ray] (Giuseppe Vari, 1971) RB DE Koch Media

The Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel (Hanns Schwarz, 1937) R2 UK Network

Sahara [Blu-ray] (Andrew V. McLaglen, 1983) RB UK 88 Films

Solaris [Blu-ray] (Andrei Tarkovsky, 1972) RB UK Curzons / Artificial Eye (BEAVER REVIEW)

Supergirl: Season 1 [Blu-ray] - Warner

Tale of Tales [Blu-ray] (Matteo Garrone, 2015) RB UK Curzon Artificial Eye

Tickle Me [Blu-ray] (Norman Taurog, 1965) RB DE Koch Media

Tunnel: Season 1 [Blu-ray] - PBS


August 15th, 2016


The Adventures Of Buckaroo Banzai Across The 8th Dimension [Blu-ray] (W.D. Richter, 1984) Shout! Factory

American Ninja [Blu-ray] (Sam Firstenberg, 1985) Olive Films
American Ninja 2: The Confrontation
Blu-ray] (Sam Firstenberg, 1987) Olive Films
American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt
Blu-ray] (Cedric Sundstrom, 1989) Olive Films
American Ninja 4: The Annihilation
Blu-ray] (Sam Firstenberg, 1990) Olive Films

Beethoven [Blu-ray] (Brian Levant, 1992) Universal

The 'Burbs [Blu-ray] (Joe Dante, 1989) Universal

Conversation Piece [Blu-ray] (Luchino Visconti, 1974) RB UK Masters of Cinema

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Drop Dead Fred [Blu-ray] (Ate de Jong, 1991) RB UK Final Cut

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Eleni [Blu-ray] (Peter Yates, 1985) Kino Lorber

Elvis [Blu-ray] (John Carpenter, 1979) Shout! Factory

The Great Outdoors [Blu-ray] (Howard Deutch, 1988) Universal

The In-Laws [Blu-ray] (Arthur Hiller, 1979) RB Criterion UK (BEAVER REVIEW)

Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words [Blu-ray] (Stig Björkman, 2015) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Jane Got a Gun [Blu-ray] (Gavin O'Connor, 2015) RB UK Lionsgate

Lake Nowhere [Blu-ray] (Christopher Phelps, Maxim Van Scoy, 2014) Brink

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Man in the Wilderness [Blu-ray] (Richard C. Sarafian, 1971) Warner Archive

Microwave Massacre [Blu-ray] (Wayne Berwick, 1983) Arrow US

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The Money Pit [Blu-ray] (Richard Benjamin, 1986) Universal

Patch Adams [Blu-ray] (Tom Shadyac, 1998) Universal

The Pride and the Passion [Blu-ray] (Stanley Kramer, 1957) Olive Films

Saved! [Blu-ray] (Brian Dannelly, 2004) Olive Films
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Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon [Blu-ray] (Otto Preminger, 1970) Olive Films

The Wave [Blu-ray] (Roar Uthaug, 2015) RB UK Studiocanal

Whoever Slew Auntie Roo? [Blu-ray] (Curtis Harrington, 1971) Kino Lorber

Wild in the Streets [Blu-ray] (Barry Shear, 1968) Olive Films

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