Newsletter - FOR THE WEEK

OF August 20th, 2012

  This Week's Highlights
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Eclipse Series 37: When Horror Came to Shochiku (The X from Outer Space; Goke, Body Snatcher from Hell; The Living Skeleton; Genocide) - Criterion

Heaven's Gate [Blu-ray] (Michael Cimino, 1980) Criterion
Heaven's Gate (Michael Cimino, 1980) Criterion

Trilogy of Life [Blu-ray] (The Decameron, The Canterbury Tales, Arabian Nights) Criterion
Trilogy of Life (The Decameron, The Canterbury Tales, Arabian Nights) Criterion

Week End [Blu-ray] (Jean-Luc Godard, 1967) Criterion
Week End (Jean-Luc Godard, 1967) Criterion

Rashômon [Blu-ray] (Akira Kurosawa, 1950) Criterion
Rashômon (Akira Kurosawa, 1950) Criterion

Sunset Blvd. [Blu-ray] (Billy Wilder, 1950) Paramount

Klown [Blu-ray] (Mikkel Norgaard, 2010) Image Entertainment

They Live [Blu-ray] (John Carpenter, 1988) Shout! Factory

Dark Shadows [Blu-ray] (Tim Burton, 2012) Warner

The Duellists [Blu-ray] (Ridley Scott, 1977) Shout! Factory

The Portrait of a Lady [Blu-ray] (Jane Campion, 1996) Shout! Factory

Natural Selection [Blu-ray] (Robbie Pickering, 2011) Cinema Guild

Cheeky [Blu-ray] (Tinto Brass, 2000) Cult Epics

A Cat in Paris [Blu-ray] (Jean-Loup Felicioli, Alain Gagnol, 2010) New Video Group

The Lady [Blu-ray] (Luc Besson, 2011) Ent. One

Family Guy: Volume Ten - Fox

The Brain (Le Cerveau) [Blu-ray] (Gérard Oury, 1969) Olive Films

Le cinéma de Max Linder [Blu-ray] - Editions Montparnasse

The Angels' Share [Blu-ray] (Ken Loach, 2012) RB UK Entertainment One

Greed in the Sun [Blu-ray] (Henri Verneuil, 1964) Olive Films

Taxi for Tobruk [Blu-ray] (Denys de La Patellière, 1960) Olive Films

A Thousand Cuts [Blu-ray] (Charles Evered, 2011) Lorber Films

A Simple Life [Blu-ray] (Ann Hui, 2011) RB UK Spirit Entertainment


ONE VOICE (not Ellsworth Monkton Toohey): This was a great week but I was probably most blown-away by Bela Tarr's The Turin Horse - an incredible package from Cinema Guild. Criterion's Blu-ray of Andrew Haigh's Weekend is a compelling masterpiece and another presentation triumph in my last 7 days of viewing. Masters of Cinema's Ro.Go.Pa.G. and Oedipus Rex 1080P transfers were wonderful to enjoy in my Home Theater. I'm a big fan of three older films that received the Blu-ray bump; Carol Reed's Odd Man Out always impresses me - a tense, incredibly acted film. I've also been enamored with an unusual movie from 1971 - Man on a Swing - something grabs me about it and it was great to finally get it in any digital form. Cassavetes’ A Woman Under the Influence looked amazingly film-like on the BFI Blu-ray - what a treat to drink deeply of that viewing experience. Bertrand Tavernier's prescient Death Watch was yet another highly impressive, almost hypnotic, cinema-like experience - a riveting and unusual film. Speaking of which Sokurov's Faust breaks all the rules and mesmerizes with its inert beauty. Headhunters deserves some mention too - a crafty, classy Norwegian thriller with art-theft at its core. I enjoyed, the very adult, Elles with Juliette Binoche but can see it might not be everyone's cup-of-tea. Meanwhile totally opposite to that would be Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein - 40's fun with the pair and some famous Universal Ghouls. What is so freaky about Leo McCarey's My Son, John - is the social-political mood present to validate its existence at all! The 80's horror Puppet Master wasn't a total disaster - in fact aside from being a bit scattered was mildly entertaining. Child's Play just never takes off as a film - only hinting at better things. The Living Dead Girl is isolated to fans of Rollin's weird brand of horror /sex. The best I can say about Thinner is that it kept my attention - the 'Stephen King' moniker certainly didn't improve the structure. On DVD I saw quite a gem: Dying Room Only from the magic pen of Richard Matheson was just a great film - made-for-TV or not. From Hell It Came is as cinematic disaster venturing almost outside the so-bad-it's-good genre of creature-features. Slow and steady win sthe race!


A Woman Under the Influence BD - John Cassavetes’ devastating drama details the emotional breakdown of a suburban housewife and her family’s struggle to save her from herself. Starring Peter Falk and Gena Rowlands (in one of the greatest and most harrowing screen performances of the 1970s) as a married couple, deeply in love, yet unable to express their love in terms that the other can understand, A Woman Under the Influence is an uncompromising examination of mental illness and an honest portrayal of domestic life. A benchmark film of the American independent cinema—a heroic document from a true maverick director. Blu-ray Release Date: September 17th, 2012

Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein BD - It seems that Count Dracula (Bela Lugosi), in league with a beautiful but diabolical lady scientist (Lenore Aubert), needs a "simple, pliable" brain with which to reactivate Frankenstein's creature (Glenn Strange). The "ideal" brain belongs to the hapless Lou Costello, whom the lady doctor woos to gain his confidence and lure him to the operating table. Lawrence Talbot (Lon Chaney Jr.), better known as the Wolf Man, arrives on the scene to warn Costello and his pal Bud Abbott of Dracula's nefarious schemes. Throughout the film, the timorous Costello witnesses the nocturnal rituals of Dracula and the Monster, but can't convince the ever-doubting Abbott--until the wild climax in Dracula's castle, where the comedians are pursued by all three of the film's monstrosities. As a bonus, the Invisible Man (voiced by an unbilled Vincent Price) shows up for "all the excitement. Blu-ray Release date: August 28th, 2012

Death Watch BD - The story is part human drama and part futuristic cautionary tale and focuses primarily on two people: terminally ill Katherine (Romy Schneider, The Most Important Thing: Love, Ludwig) and Roddy (Harvey Keitel, The Duellists, Bad Lieutenant, Reservoir Dogs), who, after having a camera implanted into his brain, is hired by the producer of the TV series Death Watch to film a documentary of Katherine without her knowledge. Both deeply moving and a fascinating look at society in decay, this is a must-see film, and one made even more poignant knowing that star Romy Schneider herself died tragically only two years later at the age of 44. Blu-ray Release date: August 28th, 2012

Headhunters BD - A man living on both sides of the law is caught in a dangerous game in this thriller from Norwegian director Morten Tyldum. Roger Brown (Aksel Hennie) makes his living as a corporate recruiter, finding talented people who work for other companies and making them lucrative offers to join the firm currently signing his paychecks. Roger's work pays a handsome salary, but he suffers crushing insecurity when it comes to his beautiful wife Diana (Synnove Macody Lund), and he constantly showers her with expensive gifts in hopes of staying on her good side. Between Diana's expectations and the expensive tastes of Roger's mistress Lotte (Julie Olgaard), Roger needs cash, so he's taken on a high-paying second job -- stealing rare works of art. Roger is just good enough and smart enough to know that he'll get caught eventually, and when he learns of a man with an authentic Rubens, he hopes to make one last score that will keep him well set for a long time. But Roger soon learns there's a catch -- the man with the painting is also someone he's supposed to recruit for a client, and he's clearly a few steps ahead of Roger. Hodejegerne (aka Headhunters) was an official selection at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival. Blu-ray Release date: August 28th, 2012

Oedipus Rex BD - Three years after The Gospel According to Matthew, Pier Paolo Pasolini resumed his series of classical adaptations with a savage, highly personal take on Sophocles’ ancient Greek tragedy Oedipus Rex [Edipo Re]. As his first colour feature, Oedipus Rex makes brilliant use of wildly alternating Moroccan landscapes to transpose collective myth into a particular vision that is at once tender, sensual, and wholly unsparing. The film is divided into three sections set in different eras. The opening takes place in 1920s Italy, and recounts a birth that echoes that of the director himself, the product of a beautiful bourgeoise’s affair with a military officer. The mid section depicts a time “outside of history” – it is here that the myth of Oedipus (portrayed by Franco Citti of Accattone and Coppola’s The Godfather), one of patricide and incest, plays out opposite the young man’s mother/lover (Silvana Mangano). An epilogue shot on the streets of present-day Bologna finds Oedipus playing his flute for a bustling citizenry. With its kinetic handheld camerawork and strikingly primeval costumes, Pasolini’s film rattles its art-genre framework in the enduring quest to exorcise repressive emotional forces. Blu-ray Release date: September 24th, 2012

The Turin Horse BD - Raw, compelling and emotionally devastating, Béla Tarr's final film is a daringly original and searingly vivid work of artistically precise, philosophically rigorous filmmaking that has left audiences the world over gasping for breath. Taking its cue from Nietzsche s famous confrontation on Via Carlo Alberto, The Turin Horse depicts the aftermath of this seemingly innocuous but destructively profound encounter. Following a man and his daughter in their daily routine, a bizarre series of disturbing events slowly begin to strip life of its very essence resulting in a terrifying, all-consuming finale... Blu-ray Release date: July 17th, 2012

Ro.Go.Pa.G. BD - Conceived by the legendary Italian producer Alfredo Bini, the multi-director portmanteau film Let's Wash Our Brains: RoGoPaG [Laviamoci il cervello: RoGoPaG] brought together four giants of European cinema to contribute comic episodes reflective of the swinging post-"boom" era. The resulting omnibus collectively examines social anxieties around sex, nuclear war, religion, urbanisation - and the promise of a modern cinema. Roberto Rossellini's Illibatezza [Virginity] follows an airline stewardess plagued by an obsessed American tourist whose 8mm camera enables the indulgence of a personal, and solipsistic, vision of the Ideal. Jean-Luc Godard's Il nuovo mondo [The New World] takes place in an Italian-dubbed Paris beset by nuclear fallout, and wittily chronicles the changes that take place in the lives - and medicine cabinet - of a handsome young couple. Pier Paolo Pasolini's scandalous La ricotta [Ricotta, as in the curded cheese] presents the goings-on around a film shoot devoted to the Crucifixion and presided over by none other than Orson Welles (playing a kind of stand-in for Pasolini himself); it is this episode that landed Pasolini with a suspended four-month prison sentence. Lastly, Ugo Gregoretti's Il pollo ruspante [Free-Range Chicken] depicts a middle-class Milanese family flirting with the purchase of real-estate and engaging catastrophically with an antagonistic consumerist infrastructure. Blu-ray Release date: August 27th, 2012

Child's Play BD - A young teacher, Paul Reis (Beau Bridges) arrives at an exclusive Catholic boy's school that he had attended as young man. An outbreak of cult-like violence and brutality among the students has Reis perplexed. He suspects that one of the older professors in responsible for inciting the mayhem. Joe Dobbs (Robert Preston) is the easy-going, popular English instructor and Jerome Malley (James Mason) is the widely disliked and feared Latin and Greek teacher. Leon Prochnik adapted the evocative Robert Marasco play for the screen. Directed by the great Sidney Lumet, the director of Dog Day Afternoon and Network. Blu-ray Release date: September 4th, 2012

Odd Man Out BD - Director Carol Reed's most ambitious and accomplished film, Odd Man Out stars James Mason as Johnny McQueen, leader of an IRA gang forced into taking on a bank raid in order to raise funds for the organization. It's a tense time and it shows: the hold-up doesn't exactly go as planned. Unable to cope with the demands of the situation, McQueen kills a man and then falls from the speeding getaway car. Badly wounded, he manages to scramble into hiding and we are invited to follow his desperate progress as he clings to life. Imaginatively photographed and sharply edited, the action (especially the first half) moves at a brisk pace and is perfectly complemented by some atmospheric music. The whole cast deserves praise for its accomplished acting but special mention must be made of James Mason's hypnotic portrayal. Without question, his performance must go down as one of the most sensitive ever produced by a British screen actor. Blu-ray Release Date: June 18th, 2012

Puppet Master BD - A quartet of psychics - Yale anthropologist Alex (Paul Le Mat, AMERICAN GRAFFITI), palm reader Dana (Irene Miracle, INFERNO), psychometrist Clarissa (Kathryn O'Reilly, JACK'S BACK), and mindreader Frank (Matt Roe, CHILD'S PLAY 2) - are summoned to a Bodega Bay hotel by horrific visions. They surmise that former associate Neil Gallagher (Jimmie F. Skaggs, GHOST TOWN) has finally tracked down the secret of Andre Toulon (William Hickey, THE RUNESTONE) a puppeteer/alchemist who was the last carrier of an ancient Egyptian secret for bestowing life onto inanimate objects. The four arrive at the seaside hotel to find out that Gallagher has committed suicide and requested of his young widow Megan (Robin Frates, THE ARRIVAL) that he not be buried until his "friends" have all assembled. Although she has made sure that Gallagher is indeed dead, Dana still senses evil in the hotel and takes measures to protect herself and the others, but Alex is more concerned with fragile Megan, and Frank and Clarissa plan to tear the place apart in the morning in search of Tulon's secret; but will they all survive the night with Tulon's deadly puppets - including the likes of Blade, The Leech Woman, The Jester, Pinhead, and The Tunneler - stalking the corridors? Barbara Crampton (CASTLE FREAK) has a "special appearance" early on. Blu-ray Release Date: August 20th, 2012

The Living Dead Girl BD - An earth tremor causes the spill of toxic waste being stored in a family crypt. This awakens young Catherine Valmont (Françoise Blanchard) with an insatiable bloodlust. Her childhood friend Helene (Marina Pierro of Borowczyk's LOVE RITES and THREE IMMORAL WOMEN), feeling guilty for not keeping her vow to follow her friend in death, scours the village for suitable victims for her pitiable friend. Meanwhile, an American photographer (Carina Barone) finds out the girl she photographed walking through a field has been dead nearly a year and, along with her boyfriend (Mike Marshall), stumble upon Helene's activities. This alternately elegant and grisly horror film was reportedly the inspiration for Rob Zombie's song "Living Dead Girl." With the help of France's now-prominent make-up effects artist Benoit LeStang, Rollin ups the gore over the erotic content (as with GRAPES OF DEATH) though his poetic sense remains, anchored by the performances of Blanchard and Pierro with a genuinely tragic ending. Blu-ray Release Date: August 28th, 2012

From Hell It Came - This uproariously bad monster mess is set on a remote tropical island, where a native prince places a curse on the elders just prior to his execution for breaking tribal law, promising to return from the dead for revenge. He does, of course -- but he can only manage to return from the grave as a giant walking tree. (His obvious displeasure with having assumed this shape is indicated by the tree-thing's permanently constipated expression.) There is some indication given that his resurrection has something to do with atomic testing taking place on the island, but this is obviously incidental to the real plot, which treats viewers to endless scenes of natives running in horror from a shambling, ticked-off rubber stump. In print, this sounds like broad comedy material, but the only laughs to be found in this clunker are purely unintentional. DVD Release Date: November 11th, 2009

Dying Room Only - Acres of burning desert. A rundown diner. Hostile, close-mouthed locals. And an upscale L.A. couple just passing through. It’s the perfect setup for suspense. Eight-time Emmy Award winner Cloris Leachman leads a stellar cast that includes Ross Martin, Ned Beatty and Dabney Coleman in a smart, lean chiller scripted by acclaimed sci-fi/fantasy writer Richard Matheson (I Am Legend). The story follows Jean Miller (Leachman), whose husband (Dabney Coleman) disappears after they stop at the dusty crossroads diner. No one – not even the sheriff (Dana Elcar) – will help her. So Jean desperately begins her own investigation, one that leads her straight into an ingenious web of mystery and murder. DVD Release Date: April 22nd, 2010

Man on a Swing BD - Man on a Swing is loosely drawn from a true-life murder investigation. It is based on a non-fiction book The Girl on the Volkswagen Floor (1971) by journalist William Arthur Clark. Clark described an unsolved murder of a girl that occurred in Dayton, Ohio where psychic Bill Boshears led him and the police department on a chase claiming to be able to solve the case. The case was never solved. The film keeps general faith to the book, although changes Clark’s reporter to a police chief and provides an arrestee at the end, even if we cannot entirely be sure that this is the right person. Today Bill Boshears is a well-known radio host who runs a Cincinnati-based syndicated radio show Sci-Zone, which deals with matters paranormal and conspiratorial. Blu-ray Release date: September 4th, 2012

Faust BD - Alexander Sokurov completes a cinematic tetralogy of films, the previous three were based on historical figures: Adolf Hitler (Moloch, 1999), Vladimir Lenin (Taurus, 2000), and Emperor Hirohito (The Sun, 2005), by delving further into the nature of power with his own unique take on Goethe’s Faust. Winner of the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival 2011, Sokurov's FAUST is not adaptation in the usual sense but rather a 'reading of what remains between the lines'. Faust here is a thinker, a mouthpiece for ideas, a transmitter of words, a schemer, a daydreamer. An anonymous man driven by simple instincts: hunger, greed, lust. Sokurov asks us to question how this literary character informs our understanding of those previously studied abusers of power. How an unhappy life can lead some to be seduced by monstrous ideologies. Blu-ray Release date: August 20th, 2012

Weekend BD - This sensual, remarkably observed, beautifully acted wonder is the breakout feature from British writer-director-editor Andrew Haigh. Rarely has a film been as honest about sexuality—in both depiction and discussion—as this tale of a one-night stand that develops into a weekend-long idyll for two very different young men (exciting screen newcomers Tom Cullen and Chris New) in the English Midlands. It’s an emotionally naked film that’s at once an invaluable snapshot of the complexities of contemporary gay living and a universally resonant portrait of a love affair. Blu-ray Release date: August 21st, 2012

Elles BD - Anne (Juliette Binoche) is a journalist who, during her investigation into prostitution, encounters two young girls who use their bodies as a way to make easy money. Fascinated by them, she is drawn into their world, which stands in marked contrast to her own bourgeois life. Juliette Binoche gives a characteristically committed performance in Malgorzata Szunowska s frank drama, whose camera never shies away from the details of the girl s work, always capturing Anne s response to it. Blu-ray Release date: August 20th, 2012

My Son, John BD - Legendary director Leo McCarey (An Affair to Remember) took on this controversial and infamous drama about a conservative religious couple (Helen Hayes, Dean Jagger) that suspects their oldest son to be a communist. The arrogant and intellectual young man (Robert Walker), a worker in a federal agency, returns home from a long absence spouting pro-communism doctrine and deriding the beliefs of capitalism and religion. Things become very serious when an FBI agent (Van Heflin) shows up to tell the horrified parents that their son may be an enemy spy. Robert Walker (Stranger on a Train) died at age 32 due to adverse reaction to prescription drugs and before My Son John production was finished. Leo McCarey received a 1953 Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Motion Picture Story. Blu-ray Release date: August 21st, 2012

Thinner BD - The film opens in Fairview, Connecticut, where attorney Billy Halleck (Robert John Burke) is the toast of his law firm, having just won the acquittal of mobster Richie Ginelli (Joe Mantegna, sporting a chic beard). On the personal front, however, Billy is having far less success in his war against weight. He's tipping the scales at 300 pounds, and his habit of sneaking snacks is defeating his latest diet. His wife, Heidi (Lucinda Jenny), and daughter, Linda (Joy Lenz), despair of him ever losing the undesirable mass, and they're seriously concerned about his health. Blu-ray Release date: August 21st, 2012

 Next 4 weeks on the Calendar

August 20th, 2012


The AristoCats [Blu-ray] (Wolfgang Reitherman, 1970) Disney

Black Magic Rites [Blu-ray] (Renato Polselli, 1973) Redemption

Captain Carey, U.S.A. [Blu-ray] (Mitchell Leisen, 1950) Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

Elles (Malgorzata Szumowska, 2011) [Blu-ray] RB UK Artificial Eye (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Fabulous Journey to the Center of the Earth (Juan Piquer Simón, 1977) R2 UK Odeon Entertainment

Faust [Blu-ray] (Aleksandr Sokurov, 2011) RB UK Artificial Eye (BEAVER REVIEW)

If I Want to Whistle, I Whistle (Florin Serban, 2010) R2 UK Artificial Eye

Man of the Story (Kathapurushan) (Adoor Gopalakrishnan, 1996) R2 UK Second Run

My Son John [Blu-ray] (Leo McCarey, 1952) Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

Night of the Living Dead Re-animation [Blu-ray] (Jeff Broadstreet, 2012) 101 Films

Payback (Jennifer Baichwal, 2012) Zeitgeist

Post Mortem [Blu-ray] (Pablo Larraín, 2010) Lorber Films

Private Hell 36 [Blu-ray] (Don Siegel, 1954) Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

Sailor of the King [Blu-ray] (Roy Boulting, 1953) RB UK Odeon Entertainment

Santa Fe Trail [Blu-ray] (Michael Curtiz, 1940) Intergroove

A Separation [Blu-ray] (Asghar Farhadi, 2011) Sony

The Soviet Influence Volume 2: Potemkin / Drifters [Blu-ray] - RB UK BFI

Stephen King's Thinner [Blu-ray] (Tom Holland, 1996) Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

Vamperifica [Blu-ray] (Bruce Ornstein, 2011) RB UK Los Banditos Films

Visions of Ecstasy (with Sacred Flesh) [Blu-ray] - Sacrament

WarGames [Blu-ray] (John Badham, 1983) MGM

Weekend (Andrew Haigh, 2011) Criterion

Weekend [Blu-ray] (Andrew Haigh, 2011) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)



August 27th, 2012


The Avengers [Blu-ray] (Joss Whedon, 2012) RB FR Disney

Death Watch [Blu-ray] (Bertrand Tavernier, 1980) Shout! Factory (BEAVER REVIEW)

Double Indemnity (Billy Wilder, 1944) Universal Studios

Eclipse Series 35: Maidstone and Other Films by Norman Mailer - Criterion

Headhunters [Blu-ray] (Morten Tyldum, 2011) Magnolia (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Living Dead Girl [Blu-ray] (Jean Rollin, 1982) Redemption (BEAVER REVIEW)

Lonesome (Pál Fejös, 1928) Criterion

Lonesome [Blu-ray] (Pál Fejös, 1928) Criterion

Monsieur Lazhar [Blu-ray] (Philippe Falardeau, 2011) Music Box Films

Quadrophenia (Franc Roddam, 1979) Criterion

Quadrophenia [Blu-ray] (Franc Roddam, 1979) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Ro.Go.Pa.G. [Blu-ray] (Jean-Luc Godard, Ugo Gregoretti, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Roberto Rossellini - 1963) RB UK Masters of Cinema (BEAVER REVIEW)

Rumble Fish [Blu-ray] (Francis Ford Coppola, 1983) RB UK Masters of Cinema (BEAVER REVIEW)

Rumble Fish [Blu-ray] Limited Edition Steelbook (Francis Ford Coppola, 1983) RB UK Masters of Cinema (BEAVER REVIEW)

Two Orphan Vampires [Blu-ray] (Jean Rollin, 1997) Redemption

The Viral Factor [Blu-ray] (Dante Lam, 2012) Well Go USA



September 3rd, 2012


Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein [Blu-ray] (Charles Barton, 1948) Universal (BEAVER REVIEW)

Airport [Blu-ray] (George Seaton, 1970) Universal

Anna Karenina (Julien Duvivier, 1948) R2 UK Studio Canal

Arachnophobia [Blu-ray] (Frank Marshall, 1990) Walt Disney

Child's Play [Blu-ray] (Sidney Lumet, 1972) Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Dark Mirror [Blu-ray] (Robert Siodmak, 1946) Olive Films

The Hand That Rocks the Cradle [Blu-ray] (Curtis Hanson, 1992) Walt Disney

Harvey [Blu-ray] (Henry Koster, 1950) Region FREE UK Universal

The Incredible Shrinking Man (Jack Arnold, 1957) Universal

Jaws [Blu-ray] (Steven Spielberg, 1975) Limited Edition Steelbook (Blu-ray + UV Digital Copy + Digital Copy) Region FREE UK Universal (BEAVER REVIEW)

King of New York (LE) [Blu-ray] (Abel Ferrara, 1990) RB UK Arrow Video

King of New York (Steelbook) [Blu-ray] (Abel Ferrara, 1990) RB UK Arrow Video

Man on a Swing [Blu-ray] (Frank Perry, 1974) Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Navigator [Blu-ray] (Donald Crisp, Buster Keaton, 1924) Kino

A New Leaf [Blu-ray] (Elaine May, 1971) Olive Films

That Obscure Object of Desire [Blu-ray] (Luis Buñuel, 1977) RB UK Studio Canal

One Hundred and One Dalmatians [Blu-ray] (Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton Luske, 1961) RB UK Walt Disney Studios

The Pinochet Case (Patricio Guzman, 2001) Icarus Films

Pursued [Blu-ray] (Raoul Walsh, 1947) Olive Films

Le quai des brumes [Blu-ray] (Marcel Carné, 1938) RB UK Optimum

Secret Beyond the Door... [Blu-ray] (Fritz Lang, 1947) Olive Films

Sleepwalkers [Blu-ray] (Mick Garris, 1992) Image Entertainment

A Thousand Cuts [Blu-ray] (Charles Evered, 2011) Lorber Films

The Trial [Blu-ray] (Orson Welles, 1962) RB UK Studio Canal

The Turin Horse [Blu-ray] (Bela Tarr, 2011) RB UK Artificial Eye

Umberto D. [Blu-ray] (Vittorio De Sica, 1952) Criterion Collection



September 10th, 2012


The Crossing Guard (Sean Penn, 1995) / The Human Stain (Robert Benton, 2003) [Blu-ray] - MiraMax

Don Quixote (Grigori Kozintsev, 1957) R2 UK Mr Bongo

Dovzhenko: War Trilogy (Zvenigora, Arsenal + Earth) R2 UK Mr Bongo

Dracula 2000 [Blu-ray] (Patrick Lussier, 2000) Miramax

Elles [Blu-ray] (Malgorzata Szumowska, 2011) Lorber Films

The Firm [Blu-ray] (Sydney Pollack, 1993) Paramount

Goodbye First Love [Blu-ray] (Mia Hansen-Løve, 2011) RB UK Artificial Eye

Hitler's Children (Edward Dmytryk, 1943) R2 UK Odeon Entertainment

The Keys of the Kingdom [Blu-ray] (John M Stahl, 1944) RB UK Odeon Entertainment

Kite [Blu-ray] (Yasuomi Umetsu, 1998) Media Blasters

Lawrence of Arabia [Blu-ray] (50th Anniversary Collector's Edition) (David Lean, 1962) Sony

Lawrence of Arabia [Blu-ray] (David Lean, 1962) Region FREE UK Sony

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (Special Restoration Edition) [Blu-ray] (Powell and Pressburger, 1943) RB UK ITV

Lola Versus [Blu-ray] (Daryl Wein, 2012) 20th Century Fox

The Mummy's Shroud [Blu-ray] (John Gilling, 1967) RB UK Studio Canal

Psychotica [Blu-ray] (Michael Klawitter, 2010) Shriek Show

Rasputin: The Mad Monk [Blu-ray] (Don Sharp, 1966) RB UK Studio Canal

Titanic [Blu-ray] (James Cameron, 1997) RB UK 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Walkabout [Blu-ray] (Nicolas Roeg, 1971) Universal Pictures UK

Where Danger Lives (John Farrow, 1950) R2 UK Odeon Entertainment


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