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Newsletter - FOR THE WEEK

OF August 22nd, 2011

  This Week's Highlights
Midh midh!  - The Coen brothers, Gus Van Sant, Chang-dong Lee, Jean Cocteau on Blu-ray and on DVD István Szab, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Koreyoshi Kurahara and more with Criterion discs reviewed plus calendar updates including films by Krzysztof Kieślowski, Sidney Lumet, Wes Anderson, Jean Renoir, Ingmar Bergman. Terrence Malick, David Lynch - all coming on Blu-ray. We have a new Clips contest with Criterion Blu-ray prize - and much more! Au Ag! Pass safely through our volatile times...

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Three Colors Trilogy (Krzysztof Kieślowski - Blue, White, Red) - Criterion

Three Colors Trilogy [Blu-ray] (Krzysztof Kieślowski - Blue, White, Red) - Criterion

Eclipse Series 30: Sabu! (Elephant Boy, 1937 - The Drum, 1938 - Jungle Book, 1942) - Criterion

12 Angry Men (Sidney Lumet, 1957) - Criterion

12 Angry Men [Blu-ray] (Sidney Lumet, 1957) - Criterion

Rushmore [Blu-ray] (Wes Anderson, 1998) - Criterion

The Rules of the Game (Jean Renoir, 1939) - Criterion

The Rules of the Game [Blu-ray] (Jean Renoir, 1939) - Criterion

Fanny and Alexander Box Set [Blu-ray] (includes theatrical and televised version) - Criterion

The Tree of Life [Blu-ray] (Terrence Malick, 2011) 20th Century Fox

Blue Velvet [Blu-ray] (David Lynch, 1986) MGM

Captain America: The First Avenger [Blu-ray] (Joe Johnston, 2011) RB FR Paramount

Little Big Man [Blu-ray] (Arthur Penn, 1970) Paramount

French Cancan [Blu-ray] (Jean Renoir, 1954) RB UK BFI

Looney Tunes Platinum Collection: Vol. 1 [Blu-ray] - Warner

The Salt of Life (Gianni Di Gregorio, 2011) R2 UK Artificial Eye

It Happened Tomorrow (René Clair, 1944) R2 UK Odeon Entertainment

The Beast in the Cellar (James Kelley, 1970) R2 UK Odeon Entertainment

Little Malcolm and His Struggle Against the Eunuchs [Blu-ray] (Stuart Cooper, 1974) RB UK BFI

Voice Over [Blu-ray] (Christopher Monger, 1983) RB UK BFI

Kurosawa: Classic Collection - Ikiru (1952), I Live in Fear (1949), Red Beard (1965), The Lower Depths (1957), Dodes Ka-den (1970) - R2 UK BFI

Straw Dogs (US Release) [Blu-ray] (Sam Peckinpah, 1971) MGM

Pulp Fiction [Blu-ray] (Quentin Tarantino, 1994) Lionsgate/Miramax

Pulp Fiction [Blu-ray] (Quentin Tarantino, 1994) UK Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Straw Dogs - 40th Anniversary [Blu-ray] (Sam Peckinpah, 1971) MGM

Jackie Brown [Blu-ray] (Quentin Tarantino, 1997) Lionsgate/Miramax

Jackie Brown [Blu-ray] (Quentin Tarantino, 1997) UK Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Mutiny on the Bounty [Blu-ray] (Lewis Milestone, 1962) Warner

 

ONE VOICE (not Ellsworth Monkton Toohey): I watched two Lee Chang-dong films via Blu-ray this past week and I'd say these have my strongest recommendations of this newsletter. Criterion's Secret Sunshine is immaculate offering s stellar presentation and Kino's 1080P transfer of Poetry - a graceful and moving film on coping. The Coen's debut feature Blood Simple on Blu-ray gave me the most theatrical-type viewing I've ever had for that film. Jean Cocteau’s Orpheus upgraded to the new format was much more film-like than any digital representation of the past. I enjoyed two early Matt Damon films - Good Will Hunting has technically advanced beyond the initial Blu-ray release and Rounders - one young man's apprenticeship through poker. The Women in Cages Collection looked surprisingly strong and retains its Grinding roots. Without Willis Hostage is unwatchable - with him you only fall asleep. On DVD Second Run provide more Eastern European film marvels with Szabó's Apa (The Father) - an easy recommendation for World Cinema fans. Eclipse provide an eclectic ride with The Warped World of Koreyoshi Kurahara - with a variety of genres tackled. Eric covered Pier Paolo Pasolini's La Rabbia - as well as, from the weird and wonderful world of less-lauded cinema, with horror-spun Pieces and Midnight as well as the 70's crime thriller Live Like a Cop, Die Like a Man. .Enjoy your week!

  THIS WEEK's REVIEWS / COMPARISONS
 

Blood Simple BD - Black humor, abundant originality and a brilliant visual style make Joel Coen's ''Blood Simple'' a directorial debut of extraordinary promise. Mr. Coen, who co-wrote the film with his brother Ethan, works in a film noir style that in no way inhibits his wit, which turns out to be considerable. This is a film in which a dying man, mistakenly shot by a woman who cannot see him (and who meant to kill someone else), can hear her shout one more insult at the intended victim - and answer her, ''Well, ma'am, if I see him I'll sure give him the message.' Blu-ray Release Date: August 30th, 2011

Good Will Hunting BD - att Damon stars as Will Hunting, a closet math genius who ignores his gift in favor of nightly boozing and fighting with South Boston buddies (co-writer Ben Affleck among them). While working as a university janitor, he solves an impossible calculus problem scribbled on a hallway blackboard and reluctantly becomes the prodigy of an arrogant MIT professor (Stellan Skarsgĺrd). Damon only avoids prison by agreeing to see psychiatrists, all of whom he mocks or psychologically destroys until he meets his match in the professor's former childhood friend, played by Williams. Both doctor and patient are haunted by the past, and as mutual respect develops, the healing process begins. The film's beauty lies not with grand climaxes, but with small, quiet moments. Scenes such as Affleck's clumsy pep talk to Damon while they drink beer after work, or any number of therapy session between Williams and Damon offer poignant looks at the awkward ways men show affection and feeling for one another.
Blu-ray Release Date: August 30th, 2011

Midnight - Although made in the early eighties, MIDNIGHT has a very seventies vibe its washed-out photography, dissonant synth suspense cues, and the sub-TEXAS CHAINSAW captivity and crazy family scenario (the theme song “Midnight Again” also sounds very seventies AM radio). The pacing drags a little and the finale is a bit limp, but it is interesting that Russo does not definitively answer whether the Satanists’ powers are real or if they are just a bunch of wackos screwed up by their mother (who is seen in the opening pre-credits sequence instructing her then-young children on sacrificing “demons” – disguised as humans – to Satan). DVD Release Date: September 5th, 2011

Poetry BD - Mija (Yoon Jeong-hee) is a beautiful woman in her sixties who moves gracefully through life, contemplating a trivial daily routine that is ill-suited to her refined persona. With elegance and a dash of eccentricity, Mija takes care of her ungrateful grandson Wook (Lee David) and makes a living by cleaning house for an elderly man who, though paralyzed by a stroke, still responds to her charm with bouts of drug-induced arousal. On a whim, Mija enrolls in a poetry class at the local cultural centre and begins a personal quest to find the perfect words to describe her feelings. However, she s plagued by the onset of Alzheimer's disease, and struggles with new vocabulary and the challenges of the creative process. When her world is turned upside down by the discovery of a monstrous crime, it is Mija's unique and touching poetry that allows her to defy the weight of shame and distance herself from a painful proximity to violence.
Blu-ray Release date: August 23rd, 2011

Women in Cages Collection BD - Innocent Carol Jeffries (Jennifer Gan, Naked Angels) is framed by her drug-dealing boyfriend and ends up in a tough prison in the Philippines jungle in Women In Cages. She must face off against the sadistic warden, Alabama (Grier), who takes great pleasure in alternately seducing and torturing her prisoners. Also starring Judy Brown and Roberta Collins. Directed by Gerry De Leon (Mad Doctor Of Blood Island). Inside the hellish women’s prison called The Big Bird Cage, inmates like Terry (Anitra Ford, The Price Is Right) struggles to survive. They get their chance to escape when scheming revolutionary Blossom (Pam Grier) engineers a prison break . . . from the outside in. Also starring Carol Speed (Abby). Directed by Jack Hill. Pam Grier (Jackie Brown) joins a group of sexy, young female prisoners in their struggle against a sadistic warden in The Big Doll House. This shockingly real film is perhaps one of the most influential of all women-in-prison films! Also starring Judy Brown, Roberta Collins (Death Race 2000) and Sid Haig (House Of 1,000 Corpses). Directed by Jack Hill (Spider Baby, Foxy Brown).
Blu-ray Release Date: August 23rd, 2011

Orpheus BD - Jean Cocteau’s 1940s update of the Orphic myth depicts Orpheus (Jean Marais ), a famous poet scorned by the Left Bank youth, and his love for both his wife Eurydice (Marie Déa) and the mysterious Princess (Maria Casarčs). Seeking inspiration, the poet follows the Princess from the world of the living to the land of the deceased through Cocteau’s trademark “mirrored portal.” As the myth unfolds, the director’s visually poetic style pulls the audience into realms both real and imagined in this, the centerpiece to his Orphic Trilogy.
Blu-ray Release Date: August 30th, 2011

La Rabbia - left-wing filmmaker (SALO's Pier Paolo Pasolini) and a right-wing extremist humorist (Giovannino Guareschi, author of the "Don Camillo" novels) attempt to answer the question: "Why is our life dominated by discontent, by anguish, by fear of war, by war?" Making use entirely of non-original footage from newsreels and short films, the filmmakers both express concerns for encroaching modernity, but from different viewpoints and on different subjects. Pasolini's concern is with those disenfranchised by the "historical irresponsibility" of the bourgeois world while Guareschi pines for Nazis (he refers to the Nuremberg trials as "revenge"), fascists, and the former colonial empires and decries cinema ("Cinema has made Rome, the capital of Christianity, the capital of sex") and "the third sex". DVD Release Date: June 28th, 2011

Pieces - In 1942, a young boy butchers his mother with an axe after she catches him assembling a puzzle of a naked woman. Forty years later, the now-grown killer stalks coeds at a Boston college with a chainsaw to assemble his very own girl to be fitted in his bloodstained mother's dress and shoes. The first victim is decapitated in broad daylight, but the student body is too preoccupied "smoking pot and fucking on a waterbed" to notice. The suspects include the cock-eyed, chainsaw-wielding gardener Willard (Paul L. Smith, POPEYE), the biology teacher Professor Brown (Jack Taylor, THE GHOST GALLEON), and the Dean (Edmund Purdom, THE EGYPTIAN); since the main action is set "Forty Years Later" it really narrows down the viable suspects. DVD Release Date: September 5th, 2011

Hostage BD - Action extraordinaire Bruce Willis (Die Hard, Pulp Fiction, The Sixth Sense) stars as Jeff Talley, a big city hostage negotiator who voluntarily trades trauma for house calls when he becomes Chief of Police in a sleepy town. But when a random crime escalates into a deadly standoff, Talley finds himself thrust into a situation far more volatile and terrifying than anything he could ever imagine! Also starring Kevin Pollack (The Usual Suspects, The Whole Nine Yards), Jonathan Tucker (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre) and Ben Foster (3:10 to Yuma, The Mechanic), this explosive hit packs the punch in more ways that one.
Blu-ray Release date: August 23rd, 2011

The Warped World of Koreyoshi Kurahara - Over the course of his varied career, Koreyoshi Kurahara made meticulous noirs, jazzy juvenile-delinquency pictures, and even nature films. His free-form approach to moviemaking was perfectly suited to the radical spirit of the 1960s, when he was one of the biggest hit makers working at the razzle-dazzle, youth-oriented Nikkatsu studios. The five films collected here hail from that era of the Japanese New Wave, and encompass breathless teen escapades, cruel crime stories, a Yukio Mishima adaptation, and even a Hollywood-inspired romantic comedy. DVD Release Date: August 23rd, 2011

Apa (The Father) - Set between the period of the Second World War to the Hungarian uprising of 1956, Szabó's powerful cinematic ode relates historical events through the prism of personal experience producing a film of extraordinary intimacy. After his father is killed in the war, Tako, a young Hungarian boy, concocts a fantasy ideal of the parent he never really knew. In the child s imagination, the figure of the father attains mythical qualities. Convincing himself of his father s unbridaled bravery, the boy grows into a man and hopes to emulate his dad s heroism. After falling in love with a Jewish refugee Tako ultimately decides to find out whether his father was truly the noble warrior he s imagined him to be... The film mixes poetry, nostalgia, irony and stark images of war and totalitarianism, and confronts the viewers with the reality that salvation can start only from within. DVD Release Date: August 22nd, 2011

Rounders BD - Damon plays his 'everyman', Norton another cocky, intelligent and dangerous young man, Landau as a trusting mentor, Malkovich got to ham it up a little with the Russian accent and Turturro slides into a typical NY hustler/survivor role without much effort. It's a fantasy dream story - with the talented young man forsaking all in his quest for fame. The film is done quite adeptly with great performances and appropriately seedy atmospheres. There are lots of appropriate poker quotes through the film and it again adds to the subtle underground aura. A guilty pleasure which I have seen about three times now, I must recommend. More underplayed than most of Hollywood's current cultural Draino.
Blu-ray Release Date: August 23rd, 2011

Secret Sunshine BD - A master of intensely emotional human dramas, director Lee Chang-dong is a luminary of contemporary Korean cinema, and his place on the international stage was cemented by this stirring and unpredictable work examining grief and deliverance. An effortless mix of lightness and uncompromising darkness, Secret Sunshine (Miryang) stars Cannes best actress winner Jeon Do-yeon as a widowed piano teacher who moves with her young son from Seoul to her late husband’s provincial hometown for a fresh start. Quietly expressive, supple filmmaking and sublime, subtle performances distinguish this remarkable portrayal of the search for grace amid tragedy.
Blu-ray Release date: August 23rd, 2011

Live Like a Cop, Die Like a Man - Despite testing positive for criminal tendencies on police exams, Fred (Marc Porel, THE PSYCHIC) and Joey (Ray Lovelock, THE LIVING DEAD AT MANCHESTER MORGUE) have not only been made cops, they've also been recruited into a special squad that relies on a computer to predict crimes and prevent them. Fred and Joey are not content to merely deter crime, they use deadly force to prevent criminals from re-offending (or sometimes offending in the first place). DVD Release Date: June 28th, 2011
 

 Next 4 weeks on the Calendar

August 22nd, 2011

 

Apa - The Father (István Szabó, 1966) R2 UK Second Run (BEAVER REVIEW)

Before the Revolution [Blu-ray] (Bernardo Bertolucci, 1964) RB UK BFI (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Best of Global Lens: Brazil - Almost Brothers (Quase Dois Irmăos), Cinema, Aspirins and Vultures (Cinema, Aspirinas e Urubus), Mango Yellow (Amarelo Manga), Margarette's Feast (La Festa de Margarette) - First Run Features

Le Bonheur (Agnes Varda, 1964) R2 UK Artificial Eye (BEAVER REVIEW)

Colossal Youth (Pedro Costa, 2006) R2 UK Masters of Cinema (BEAVER REVIEW)

Deep End [Blu-ray] (Jerzy Skolimowski, 1970) RB DE Koch Media (BEAVER REVIEW)

Eclipse Series 28: The Warped World of Koreyoshi Kurahara (Intimidation, The Warped Ones, I Hate But Love, Black Sun, Thirst for Love) - Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Experiment Perilous (Jacques Tourneur, 1944) R2 UK Odeon Entertainment

Hostage [Blu-ray] (Florent Emilio Siri, 2005) Miramax Lionsgate (BEAVER REVIEW)

Schloss Vogelöd (aka The Haunted Castle - F.W. Murnau, 1921) Masters of Cinema (BEAVER REVIEW)

Ivan's Childhood (Andrei Tarkovsky, 1962) R2 UK Artificial Eye

Mammuth (Gustave de Kervern, Benoît Delépine, 2010) R2 UK Axiom Films

Miller's Crossing [Blu-ray] (Coen bros., 1990) RB FR Inconnu

Mirror (Andrei Tarkovsky, 1975) R2 UK Artificial Eye (BEAVER REVIEW)

Our Beloved Month of August (Miguel Gomes, 2008) R2 UK Second Run

The Ox-Bow Incident [Blu-ray] (William A. Wellman, 1943) RB DE Koch Media

Poetry [Blu-ray] (Lee Chang Dong, 2011) Kino (BEAVER REVIEW)

La Pointe Courte (Agnes Varda, 1954) R2 UK Artificial Eye (BEAVER REVIEW)

Raising Arizona [Blu-ray] (Coen bros., 1987) RB FR Inconnu

Road to Nowhere [Blu-ray] (Monte Hellman, 2010) Monterey Video

Roger Corman's Cult Classics Sword And Sorcery Collection (Deathstalker, Deathstalker II, The Warrior And The Sorceress & Barbarian Queen) - Shout! Factory

Rounders [Blu-ray] (John Dahl, 1998) Lions Gate (BEAVER REVIEW)

Samurai Girls: Complete Collection [Blu-ray] - Section23 Films

Secret Sunshine (Chang-dong Lee, 2007) - Criterion Collection
Secret Sunshine [
Blu-ray] (Chang-dong Lee, 2007) - Criterion Collection (BEAVER REVIEW)

Strigoi (Faye Jackson, 2009) R2 UK Eureka (BEAVER REVIEW)

Summer Storm (Douglas Sirk, 1944) R2 UK Odeon Entertainment

Swingers [Blu-ray] (Doug Liman, 1996) Lions Gate

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

Yellow Sky [Blu-ray] (William A. Wellman, 1948) RB DE Koch Media

 

 

August 29th, 2011

 

The Atomic City (Jerry Hopper, 1952) Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

A Bittersweet Life [Blu-ray] (Director's Cut) (Jee-woon Kim, 2005) Contents Zone
A Bittersweet Life [
Blu-ray] (Director's Cut) (Coffee Book) (Jee-woon Kim, 2005) Contents Zone

Blood Simple [Blu-ray] (Coen bros., 1984) MGM (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Cigarette Girl of Mosselprom (Yuri Zhelyabuzhsky, 1924) Kino

Coen Brothers Collection [Blu-ray] Blood Simple, Raising Arizona, Miller's Crossing, and Fargo - Fox Home Entertainment

The Color of Pomegranates (Sergei Parajanov, 1968) R2 UK Second Sight

Daguerréotypes (Agnčs Varda, 1976) Cinema Guild

Deadgirl [Blu-ray] (Marcel Sarmiento, Gadi Harel, 2008) Dark Sky Films

Face to Face (Ingmar Bergman, 1976) Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

Gantz [Blu-ray] (Shinsuke Sato, 2011) Viz Media

Good Will Hunting [Blu-ray] (Gus Van Sant, 1997) Lionsgate Miramax (BEAVER REVIEW)

Hanna [Blu-ray] (Joe Wright, 2011) Universal Pictures UK

If.... [Blu-ray] (Lindsay Anderson, 1968) - Criterion Collection (BEAVER REVIEW)

In a Better World [Blu-ray] (Susanne Bier, 2010) Sony

In The Realm of The Senses [Blu-ray] (Nagisa Ôshima, 1976) RB UK Optimum

The Incredible Shrinking Man (Jack Arnold, 1957) Universal Studios
The Complete Jean Vigo [
Blu-ray] (Ŕ propos de Nice, 1930 - Zéro de conduite, 1933 - L’Atalante, 1934) - Criterion Collection (BEAVER REVIEW)

Me Too (Antonio Naharro, Álvaro Pastor, 2009) Olive Films

Miller's Crossing [Blu-ray] (Coen bros., 1990) Fox Home Entertainment

Ne change rien (Pedro Costa, 2009) Cinema Guild

Orpheus (Jean Cocteau, 1950) - Criterion Collection
Orpheus [
Blu-ray] (Jean Cocteau, 1950) - Criterion Collection (BEAVER REVIEW)

Outside the Law [Blu-ray] (Rachid Bouchareb, 2010) RB UK Optimum

The Perfect Host [Blu-ray] (Nick Tomnay, 2010) Magnolia

Radley Metzger's Erotica Psychedelica [Blu-ray] - Camille 2000, The Lickerish Quartet and Score - Cult Epics

Raising Arizona [Blu-ray] (Coen bros., 1987) Fox Home Entertainment

Strike: Remastered Edition [Blu-ray] (Sergei M. Eisenstein, 1925) Kino

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

Wrecked [Blu-ray] (Michael Greenspan, 2011) Ifc Independent Film

 

September 5th, 2011

 

13 Assassins [Blu-ray] (Takashi Miike, 2010) RB UK Artificial Eye

Being John Malkovich [Blu-ray] (Spike Jonze, 1999) RB UK Cinram Logistics

Ben-Hur (50th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition) [Blu-ray] (William Wyler, 1959) Warner

Ben-Hur Ultimate Collector's Edition [Blu-ray] (William Wyler, 1959) Region FREE UK Warner

The Classic Sci-Fi Ultimate Collection Vol. 2 - Cult of the Cobra (1955), Dr. Cyclops (1940), The Land Unknown (1957), The Deadly Mantis (1957) and The Leech Woman (1960) - Universal (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Colors of the Mountain (Carlos César Arbeláez, 2010) Film Movement

Criminal Minds: The Sixth Season - Paramount

Dressed to Kill [Blu-ray] (Brian De Palma,1980) MGM

Genevieve [Blu-ray] (Henry Cornelius, 1953) VCI

Hanna [Blu-ray] (Joe Wright, 2011) Universal Studios

Hellraiser [Blu-ray] (Clive Barker, 1987) Image Entertainment

The Hills Have Eyes [Blu-ray] (Wes Craven, 1977) Image Entertainment

Kind Hearts and Coronets [Blu-ray] (Robert Hamer, 1949) RB UK Optimum

The Panic in Needle Park (Jerry Schatzberg, 1971) R2 UK Second Sight

Pieces (Juan Piquer Simon, 1982) R2 UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)

Plein soleil [Blu-ray] (René Clément, 1960) RB UK Optimum

Police Story First Season (Joseph Wambaugh 1973–1977) Shout! Factory

Quatermass and the Pit [Blu-ray] (Roy Ward Baker, 1967) RB UK Optimum

La rčgle du jeu [Blu-ray] (Jean Renoir, 1939) RB FR Editions Montparnasse

Rounders [Blu-ray] (John Dahl, 1998) RB UK Lions Gate Home

Scarface [Blu-ray] (Brian De Palma, 1983) Universal

Scarface [Blu-ray] (Brian De Palma, 1983) Universal UK

Scarface Limited Edition Steelbook [Blu-ray] (Brian De Palma, 1983) Universal UK

Scream Trilogy [Blu-ray] - Lionsgate Miramax

The Shaft (Chi Zhang, 2008) Global Film Initiative

Straw Dogs (US Release) [Blu-ray] (Sam Peckinpah, 1971) MGM

Straw Dogs - 40th Anniversary [Blu-ray] (Sam Peckinpah, 1971) MGM

They Live [Blu-ray] (John Carpenter, 1988) RB UK Optimum

United 93 [Blu-ray] (Paul Greengrass, 2006) Universal Studios

X-Men: First Class [Blu-ray] (Matthew Vaughn, 2011) 20th Century Fox

 

September 12th, 2011

 

3 Women [Blu-ray] (Robert Altman, 1977) Criterion

8 Million Ways to Die (Hal Ashby, 1986) R2 UK Second Sight Films

The 10th Victim [Blu-ray] (Elio Petri, 1965) Blue Underground

Ashes & Diamonds [Blu-ray] (Andrzej Wajda, 1958) RB UK Arrow Academy

Bad Dreams / Visiting Hours [Double Feature] Shout! Factory

Breakfast at Tiffany's [Blu-ray] (Blake Edwards, 1961) RB UK Paramount

Citizen Kane [Blu-ray] (Amazon Exclusive 70th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition + The Magnificent Ambersons on DVD) - Warner

Citizen Kane [Blu-ray] (70th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition) - Warner

City of God [Blu-ray] (Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund, 2002) RB UK Optimum

The Count of Monte Cristo [Blu-ray] (Kevin Reynolds, 2002) Touchstone / Disney

The English Patient [Blu-ray] (Anthony Minghella, 1996) RB UK Optimum

The Exterminator [Blu-ray] (James Glickenhaus, 1980) Synapse Films

The Frighteners [Blu-ray] (Peter Jackson, 1996) MCA

Halloween II [Blu-ray] (Rick Rosenthal, 1981) Universal Studios

Heartbeats (Xavier Dolan, 2010) R2 UK Network Releasing

Heavenly Creatures [Blu-ray] (Peter Jackson, 1994) RB UK Peccadillo Pictures

How I Ended This Summer [Blu-ray] (Aleksei Popogrebsky, 2010) RB UK New Wave

Incendies [Blu-ray] (Denis Villeneuve, 2010) Sony

Incendies [Blu-ray] (Denis Villeneuve, 2010) RB UK Trinity Film

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

Julia's Eyes [Blu-ray] (Guillem Morales, 2010) RB UK Optimum

Lourdes [Blu-ray] (Jessica Hausner, 2009) Palisades Tartan (BEAVER REVIEW)

Me and Orson Welles (Richard Linklater, 2008) Warner Home Video

Meek's Cutoff [Blu-ray] (Kelly Reichardt, 2010) Oscilloscope Laboratories

Midnight in Paris [Blu-ray] (Woody Allen, 2011) RB FR TF1

My Life as a Dog [Blu-ray] (Lasse Hallström, 1985) Criterion

Nostalgia for the Light [Blu-ray] (Patricio Guzman, 2010) Icarus Films

O Brother, Where Art Thou? [Blu-ray] (Coens, 2000) Touchstone

The Outsiders [Blu-ray] (Francis Ford Coppola, 1983) RB UK Optimum

Pina [Blu-ray] (Wim Wenders, 2011) Artificial Eye

Le Quattro Volte (Michelangelo Frammartino, 2010) Lorber

Le Quattro Volte [Blu-ray] (Michelangelo Frammartino, 2010) Lorber

The Talented Mr. Ripley [Blu-ray] (Anthony Minghella, 1999) RB UK Optimum

The Tempest [Blu-ray] (Julie Taymor, 2010) Touchstone

Thor [Blu-ray] (Kenneth Branagh, 2011) Paramount

Trainspotting [Blu-ray] (Danny Boyle, 1996) - Lionsgate Miramax

Vidal Sassoon: The Movie [Blu-ray] (Craig Teper, 2010) RB UK Exempt

 

 

     
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