Newsletter - FOR THE WEEK

OF August 28th, 2017

  This Week's Highlights

Kwei! One of our best weeks with Blu-ray reviews of packages by Arrow Video, Kino Lorber, 88 Films, Indicator (Powerhouse), Twilight Time, Olive Films, Koch Media, AGFA, Image Entertainment, Tiberius Film, Vinegar Syndrome,  of films by Orson Welles, Cecil B. DeMille, Fred Zinnemann, Jean Grémillon, John Frankenheimer, Martin Ritt, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Robert Mulligan, Dario Argento, Lina Wertmüller, Jack Gold, Bruno Mattei and others!. Our Calendar has NEW updates of films-to-Blu-ray, including works by Luis Bunuel, Jean-Pierre Melville James Whale, Robert Siodmak, Fritz Lang, Abraham Polonsky, Joseph H. Lewis, Sacha Guitry, Jacques Becker, Jean-Luc Godard, Mario Bava, Orson Welles, Vincente Minnelli, John Sturges, John Landis, Ang Lee, Christopher Guest, Larry Cohen and more. Our Feature Blu-ray and DVD is posted for AUGUST and a CONTEST with a Indicator REGION FREE Blu-ray prize. Enjoy!!


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Bunuel Boxset 7-disc - [Blu-ray] (That Obscure Object of Desire, Belle De Jour - New 50th Anniversary Restoration, Diary of a Chambermaid, Phantom of Liberty, The Milky Way, Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, Tristana) - RB UK Studiocanal

Melville Boxset [Blu-ray] (Le Doulos, Bob Le Flambeur, Leon Morin, Pretre, Le Cercle Rouge, Army of Shadows) - RB UK Studiocanal

Sacha Guitry: Four Films 1936-1938 (Let s Dream, My Father Was Right, Indiscretions, Up the Champs-Élysées) [Blu-ray] (Sacha Guitry, 1936-1938) Arrow US
Orgy of the Dead [Blu-ray] (A.C. Stephen, 1965) Vinegar Syndrome
Psychos in Love [Blu-ray] (Gorman Bechard, 1987) Vinegar Syndrome
Trip with the Teacher [Blu-ray] (Earl Barton, 1975) Vinegar Syndrome
Kill and Kill Again [Blu-ray] (Ivan Hall, 1981) Scorpion Releasing / Kino Lorber
Popcorn [Blu-ray] (Mark Herrier, Alan Ormsby, 1991) Synapse
Schoolgirl Hitchhikers [Blu-ray] (Jean Rollin, 1973) RB UK Maison Rouge Films
The Old Dark House [Blu-ray] (James Whale, 1932) Cohen Media Group

Four Film Noir Classics (The Dark Mirror, Secret Beyond the Door, Force of Evil, The Big Combo) [Blu-ray] (Robert Siodmak, Fritz Lang, Abraham Polonsky, Joseph H. Lewis, 1946-1955) RB UK Arrow
Departures [Blu-ray] (Yôjirô Takita, 2008) RB UK Arrow
Sacha Guitry: Four Films 1936-1938 (Let s Dream, My Father Was Right, Indiscretions, Up the Champs-Élysées) [Blu-ray] (Sacha Guitry, 1936-1938) RB UK Arrow

Crime of Passion [Blu-ray] (Gerd Oswald, 1957) ClassicFlix
Montparnasse 19 [Blu-ray] (Jacques Becker, 1958) RB UK Arrow

Le gai savoir aka Joy of Learning [Blu-ray] (Jean-Luc Godard, 1969) Kino

La chinoise [Blu-ray] (Jean-Luc Godard, 1967) Kino

Kill, Baby Kill [Blu-ray] (Mario Bava, 1970) Kino
Roy Colt and Winchester Jack [
Blu-ray] (Mario Bava, 1970) Kino

The Stranger [Blu-ray] (Orson Welles, 1946) Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

Brigadoon [Blu-ray] (Vincente Minnelli, 1954) Warner Archive

The Law and Jake Wade [Blu-ray] (John Sturges, 1958) Warner Archive
The Illustrated Man [Blu-ray] (Jack Smight, 1969) Warner Archive
Innocent Blood [Blu-ray] (John Landis, 1992) Warner Archive

The Wedding Banquet [Blu-ray] (Ang Lee, 1993) Olive Films
Longmire - The Complete 5th Season [Blu-ray] (2016) Warner Archive
Waiting for Guffman [Blu-ray] (Christopher Guest, 1996) Warner Archive

Hell Up In Harlem [Blu-ray] (Larry Cohen, 1973) Olive Films

Flipper - Season 1 [Blu-ray] (1964-1965) Olive Films
Flipper - Season 2 [Blu-ray] (1965-1966) Olive Films

Le samouraï [Blu-ray] (Jean-Pierre Melville, 1967) Criterion

The Philadelphia Story [Blu-ray] (George Cukor, 1940) Criterion

Desert Hearts [Blu-ray] (Donna Deitch, 1985) Criterion

Jabberwocky [Blu-ray] (Terry Gilliam, 1977) Criterion

Portrait of Jennie [Blu-ray] (William Dieterle, 1948) Kino Classics

T-Men [Blu-ray] (Anthony Mann, 1947) ClassicFlix

100 Years of Olympic Films [Blu-ray] (Leni Riefenstahl, Kon Ichikawa, Claude Lelouch, Carlos Saura, Miloš Forman etc.) - Criterion Collection

Junior Bonner [Blu-ray] (Sam Peckinpah, 1972) Kino Classics

The Incredible Shrinking Man [Blu-ray] (Jack Arnold, 1957) Arrow UK

Seijun Suzuki: The Early Years. Vol. 1 Seijun Rising: The Youth Movies Limited Edition [Blu-ray] The Boy Who Came Back (1958), The Wind-of-Youth Group Crosses the Mountain Pass (1961) , Teenage Yakuza (1962), The Incorrigible (1963) and Born Under Crossed Stars (1965) - Arrow UK

Pulp [Blu-ray] (Mike Hodges, 1972) Arrow UK

Le gai savoir aka Joy of Learning [Blu-ray] (Jean-Luc Godard, 1969) Kino Classics

The Villainess [Blu-ray] (Byung-gil Jung, 2017) Arrow UK

Animal Factory [Blu-ray] (Steve Buscemi, 2000) Arrow UK

Zorro [Blu-ray] (Duccio Tessari, 1975) RB UK 101 Films

Blade Runner Steelbook [Blu-ray] (Ridley Scott, 1982) Warner UK

The Man from Earth [Blu-ray] (Richard Schenkman, 2007) Man From Earth, Llc

My Journey Through French Cinema [Blu-ray] (Bertrand Tavernier, 2016) Sony Pictures

Ghastlies [Blu-ray] (Brett Kelly, 2016) Camp Motion Pictures

Heimat: A Chronicle Of Germany [Blu-ray] - RB UK Second Sight

Berlin Alexanderplatz [Blu-ray] (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1980) RB UK Second Sight

The Aki Kaurismäki Collection [Blu-ray] - RB UK Artificial Eye

The Color of Pomegranates [Blu-ray] (Sergei Parajanov, 1969) RB UK Second Sight Films

Avanti! [Blu-ray] (Billy Wilder, 1972) Kino Classics

Cannon for Cordoba [Blu-ray] (Paul Wendkos, 1970) Kino

The Babe [Blu-ray] (Arthur Hiller, 1992) Universal Studios

Warrior [4K UHD Blu-ray] (Gavin O'Connor, 2011) Lionsgate

Night Angel [Blu-ray] (Dominique Othenin-Girard, 1990) Kino Classics

The Salamander [Blu-ray] (Peter Zinner, 1981) Scorpion Releasing

Young Doctors in Love [Blu-ray] (Garry Marshall, 1982) Kino Classics

How the Grinch Stole Christmas [4K UHD Blu-ray] (Ron Howard, 2000) Universal Studios

The Babe [Blu-ray] (Arthur Hiller, 1992) Universal Studios

Rawhead Rex [Blu-ray] (George Pavlou, 1986) Kino Classics

Rolling Vengeance [Blu-ray] (Steven Hilliard Stern, 1987) Kino Classics

Hammer Volume One: Fear Warning [Blu-ray] (Maniac, The Gorgon, Curse of the Mummy's Tomb, Fanatic) Indicator UK

Fragment of Fear [Blu-ray] (Richard C. Sarafian, 1970) Indicator UK

Torture Garden [Blu-ray] (Freddie Francis, 1967) Indicator UK

Ken Loach Collection [Blu-ray] (Riff Raff, Raining Stones, Ladybird Ladybird) RB UK BFI

The Bridge on the River Kwai [4K UHD Blu-ray] (David Lean, 1957) Sony Pictures



ONE VOICE (not Ellsworth Monkton Toohey): Many excellent Blu-rays of super films this week. I loved revisiting Fred Zinnemann's The Day of the Jackal on Arrow's new Blu-ray - "almost documentarian in its realism and attention to detail". John Frankenheimer's Ronin get the 4K restoration Blu-ray treatment from Arrow - Region FREE and the definitive 1080P release of this adrenalin-packed, high energy crime drama with a stellar cast. I continue to enjoy Orson Welles' The Stranger and this new Blu-ray edition differs in many ways from the previous editions - aside from not having the vertical scratches, there is an excellent new commentary included. Adventures of Captain Marvel is another episodic Republic serial that has made it to Blu-ray. Some consider it the greatest serial ever made and it as well as from a 4K restoration - each of the dozen episodes includes a commentary! A groundbreaking bitter-sweet romance with Natalie Wood and Steve McQueen, Love With the Proper Stranger come to Blu-ray from Kino - it looks great and also has a highly intelligent commentary. Don't hesitate. The Long Hot Summer is such a charismatic film - the deep south atmosphere, the Faulkner story, the impressive cast with Newman, Woodward, Welles, Remick, Franciosa, and Lansbury. The Twilight Time Blu-ray provide a fabulous presentation. Cecil B. DeMille's Union Pacific (1939) has Stanwyck, Stanwyck and Donlevy and the image quality on Koch Blu-ray is outstanding. What a great film! I have Bone Tomahawk with Kurt Russell in our TOP 100 westerns but it does have horror elements. Fans of either genre should get this superior film on Blu-ray. Jean Grémillon's beautiful and very sad film, The Love of a Woman gets a region FREE Blu-ray release from Arrow and should be considered a world cinephile essential. Period. Lina Wertmüller's most famous, and controversial, film Swept Away gets a Blu-ray release from Kino that is miles ahead of the old DVD and includes an insightful audio commentary. Joseph L. Mankiewicz's provocative Suddenly, Last Summer comes to Twilight Time Blu-ray. The film looks gorgeous with Elizabeth Taylor, Montgomery Clift and Katharine Hepburn, in an effort that defies pigeon-holing. Dario Argento's Phenomena gets a double Blu-ray release from Synapse Films and it includes three different cuts of this Giallo. Shaw Brothers The Flying Guillotine comes to Blu-ray from 88 Films in the UK and it's an inventive, yet classically based Wushu movie from the mid-70s. The National Health is a witty, intelligent hospital comedy out of Britain and arrives on flawless, Region FREE, Blu-ray from Indicator Snapshot is a quirky and measured Ozploitation drama-cum-horror-esque yarn that comes to, Region FREE, Blu-ray in a stacked package from the passionate group at Vinegar Syndrome. Zombie Creeping Flesh is stacked with the apocalyptic undead and is quite the bombastic gorefest. Now available on Blu-ray from 88 Films. The Zodiac Killer documents while attempting to ensnare the real life San Francisco killer from the late 1960s and early 1970s. The budget-restrained film, shot on 16 mm, gets a Blu-ray release from the 'American Genre Film Archive'. Effects has historical significance, cobbled together with loose change by George Romero's friends and now on Blu-ray for fans to appreciate its vérité realism horror elements and snuff-film bent. Another Deadly Weekend is on Blu-ray and is a hodge-podge of T+A with some gruesome horror scattered throughout. A dark, misty swamp, partially nude beauties, ugly acts of violence, no advanced plot. Your call. No DVD coverage this week - but a few coming soon... stay tuned.

“People go to the movies instead of moving.”. - Tennessee Williams

Have a fabulous week!


Love With the Proper Stranger BD - Charmingly bitter-sweet tale of the carefree jazz musician and the romantic shop-girl he gets pregnant, leading her to a back-street abortionist as a preferable alternative to facing her strict Italo-American family. Familiar in theme, but given a delightfully fresh flavour by Mulligan's atmospherically low-key direction, excellent performances from Wood and McQueen, and vivid location shooting in New York's Little Italy (the musician's union hall at the beginning, the amusement park, the sad and shabby street of the abortionist). Blu-ray Release date: September 19th, 2017

Phenomena BD - Jennifer Corvino (Jennifer Connelly, Labyrinth), daughter of a world-renowned movie star, arrives in the so-called Swiss Transylvania to attend an exclusive girls school. However, a vicious killer is targeting the pupils, and sleepwalker Jennifer finds herself in the assassin s headlights when her nocturnal wanderings cause her to witness the death of a fellow pupil. Aided by paraplegic etymologist John McGregor (Donald Pleasence, Halloween) and her own uncanny ability to communicate telepathically with insects, Jennifer sets out to track down the killer before she herself becomes the latest victim... Synapse Blu-ray Release Date: September 12th, 2017

Swept Away BD - Set against the backdrop of the beautiful Mediterranean, Swept Away (1974) is Lina Wertmuller's most famous and controversial film about sex, love and politics. On an elegant yacht cruising off the coast of Sardinia, Raffaella (Mariangela Melato), a rich and stunning capitalist, enjoys tormenting Gennarino (Giancarlo Giannini), a Communist sailor. Fate weaves a different scenario and roles become reversed when the two find themselves stranded together on a deserted island. Raffaella must submit to Gennarino in order to survive, which culminates in a dramatic climax when they are rescued. They must determine if their love can survive the harsh realities of civilization. Blu-ray Release Date: September 12th, 2017

Adventures of Captain Marvel BD - Adventures of Captain Marvel is a 12-episode Republic serial based on the comic book character of the same name. Young Billy Batson (Frank Coghlan Jr.) is part of a scientific expedition in a remote section of Siam. Trapped in an ancient tomb, Billy happens upon an ancient shaman acronymically named Shazam (each letter in his name stands for a famous Greek or Roman god). Because Billy has obeyed the warnings written on the sacred chamber, the old man rewards the boy with the ability to turn into superhero Captain Marvel (Tom Tyler). Blu-ray Release date: September 19th, 2017

The Flying Guillotine BD - Esteemed director Ho Meng-hua attained cult status among kung-fu film fans in the West with his wild and wacky martial arts hit The Flying Guillotine. His unique directing approach focused more on the devastating nature of the horrific weapon than the kung-fu fights. One of Shaw's biggest kung-fu stars at the time, Chen Kuan-tai plays the leader of the ‘Flying Guillotine Squad’ a group of hand picked killers, commissioned by the Ching Emperor Yung Cheng, that use a deadly, beheading weapon to carry out the emperor's assassination assignments. It's actually based on a true story. Interestingly, the weapon used in the film was a complete fabrication because in real life, no one ever survived to tell what the actual weapon really looked like. Blu-ray Release date: August 28th, 2017

The National Health BD - Jack Gold's film about life and death in a shabby London hospital interweaves the story of the real hospital with a fantasy one which exists in the soap-opera world of 'Nurse Norton's Affair', where everything is fully funded and patients are miraculously cured. A darkly funny satire on the state of the nation and also a deeply prescient comment on TV's ability to turn tragedy into entertainment, The National Health sits somewhere between the bawdy antics of the Carry On films and the angry satire of Lindsay Anderson’s Britannia Hospital, but emerges as a starkly prophetic film, more relevant now than ever. Blu-ray Release date: August 28th, 2017

Zombie Creeping Flesh BD - An accident at a chemical plant unleashes a horrific virus, and an elite SWAT team is sent to New Guinea to investigate. But when they arrive on the hellish island, they discover a plague of flesh-eating zombies as well as a beautiful female reporter who practices nude anthropology. Can the commandos survive this cannibal rampage, uncover a shocking government secret, and still find time for the occasional cross-dressing before the ravenous hordes of the living dead infect the entire world? Blu-ray Release Date: August 28th, 2017

Suddenly, Last Summer BD - Joseph L. Mankiewicz directs this 1959 adaptation by Gore Vidal and Tennessee Williams of Williams’ provocative play, Suddenly, Last Summer. Elizabeth Taylor stars as a young woman who knows such terrible truths about the death of her cousin Sebastian that his mother (Katharine Hepburn) is determined to have her lobotomized; Montgomery Clift is the psychiatrist brought in to evaluate the lovely, profoundly disturbed patient. Both Taylor and Hepburn received Best Actress Oscar nominations; the film, denounced as obscene, was a hit at the box office. Blu-ray Release date: August, 2016

The Zodiac Killer BD - Directed by Tom Hanson, who had previously owned a chain of Pizza Man restaurants, The Zodiac Killer was made to capture the real-life Zodiac Killer. That plan didn't work. Instead, we got the most outrageous and compelling ''tabloid horror'' vortex in the history of planet Earth. And beyond. During theatrical screenings, Hanson constructed in-theater ''traps'' to lure the killer from hiding. These included the use of an ice cream freezer filled with rent-a-cops and a raffle with a motorcycle as a prize. You won't get insight like this by watching a David Fincher movie. But you will get it while watching The Zodiac Killer. Blu-ray Release Date: July 25th, 2017

The Love of a Woman BD - The last feature by French master Jean Gremillon, this 1954 drama brings considerable insight and enormous sensitivity to the predicament of the modern woman. A gifted doctor (Micheline Presle, in a focused and luminous performance) becomes the resident physician on a coastal island, struggles to win the townspeople's respect and affection, then finds herself torn between love and work when her new beau (Massimo Girotti), a handsome engineer, prepares to move on to another job in a new locale. Gremillon wrote very few of his films, but his screenplay here shows a depth of humanity equal to Jean Renoir's. Blu-ray Release date: August 21st-22nd, 2017

The Day of the Jackal BD - In 1971, Frederick Forsythe shot to bestseller status with his debut novel, The Day of the Jackal taut, utterly plausible, almost documentarian in its realism and attention to detail. Two years later, director Fred Zinnemann (High Noon) turned a gripping novel into a nail-biting cinematic experience. Blu-ray Release date: September 4th, 2017

Ronin BD - The trademark style of writer David Mamet is indelibly imprinted upon this script. Although the dialogue doesn't bear the staccato rhythm that Mamet brings to the movies he directs, the lines are sharp and occasionally bitingly funny. According to Frankenheimer, Mamet is responsible for almost the entire screenplay. However, since the Writer's Guild decided that he had to share credit with J.D. Zeik, who originated the story, Mamet elected to go by the pseudonym of Richard Weisz. But, even though there is no "Mamet" to be found anywhere in the credits, his fingerprints are all over Ronin. Arrow Blu-ray Release Date: August 14th, 29th, 2017

The Long Hot Summer BD - The extraordinary team of director Martin Ritt and writers Irving Ravetch and Harriet Frank Jr. adapt a pair of William Faulkner narratives in The Long, Hot Summer (1958.) Paul Newman gives perhaps his most Newmanian performance as a crafty drifter who drops like a bomb into the wealthy Varner family, already a stewpot of lust, rivalry, and dysfunction. Orson Welles is the manipulative paterfamilias; Joanne Woodward his intelligent, wary daughter; Anthony Franciosa his weakling son; Angela Lansbury his long-suffering mistress; and Lee Remick his sexed-up daughter-in-law. This seductive cocktail is handsomely scored by the great Alex North. Blu-ray Release date: August, 2016

The Stranger (Welles) BD - The Stranger is often considered Orson Welles' most "traditional" Hollywood-style directorial effort. Welles plays a college professor named Charles Rankin, who lives in a pastoral Connecticut town with his lovely wife Mary (Loretta Young). One afternoon, an extremely nervous German gentleman named Meineke (Konstantin Shayne) arrives in town. Professor Rankin seems disturbed--but not unduly so--by Meineke's presence. He invites the stranger for a walk in the woods, and as they journey farther and farther away from the center of town, we learn that kindly professor Rankin is actually notorious Nazi war criminal Franz Kindler. Conscience-stricken by his own genocidal wartime activities, Meineke has come to town to beg his ex-superior Kindler to give himself up. The professor responds by brutally murdering his old associate. If Kindler believes himself safe--and he has every reason to do so, since no one in town, especially Mary, has any inkling of his previous life--he will change his mind in a hurry when mild-mannered war crimes commissioner Wilson (Edward G. Robinson) pays a visit, posing as an antiques dealer. Olive Blu-ray Release Date: August 29th, 2017

Union Pacific (1939) BD - Terrific western from Hollywood's greatest showman. Plot concerns the bitter competition to build America's first transcontinental railroad in the country's post-Civil War expansion. McCrea plays the chief of the Union Pacific line who has to deal with injuns, rival company Central Pacific's dirty tricks campaign (headed by gambler Donlevy) and the distracting attraction of hardy postmistress Stanwyck. DeMille accelerates the drama throughout the film so that come the spectacular cavalry charge finale it's hurtling at full steam. Most actresses would be swamped by the scale and machismo of the action, but the formidable Stanwyck takes it all in her stride. Blu-ray Release Date: January 12th, 2017

Effects BD - Cobbled together with loose change by George Romero's friends, EFFECTS is a mesmerizing D.I.Y. frightmare that no one talks about, but everyone should. A group of coked-up filmmakers -- including Tom DAWN OF THE DEAD Savini, Joe DAY OF THE DEAD Pilato, and John TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE: THE MOVIE Harrison -- gather in Pittsburgh to make a slasher. As filming begins and accidents happen, it's clear that something isn't right. And no one can be trusted. Landing somewhere between SNUFF and a student film by John Carpenter, EFFECTS is a meta-enhanced takedown on the philosophy of horror that doubles as a sleazy and terrifying movie on its own. Blu-ray Release Date: August 22nd, 2017

Bone Tomahawk BD - In a small western town several of the residents go missing and are feared to have been kidnapped by a cannibalistic tribe who live in vast caves deep in the desert lands. Originally thought to be Indians, the tribe is actually a spoiled bloodline known as troglodytes; vicious killers who prefer human meat over all else. Determined to find the townsfolk, Sheriff Franklin Hunt (Kurt Russell) enlists a team of gunslingers to risk their lives by confronting the remorseless cave-dwelling maneaters. Blu-ray Release date: December 29th, 2015

Another Deadly Weekend BD - This throwback horror film just raised the hacked-up bar: Horror legend Kane Hodder and Playboy Playmate of the Year 2012, Jaclyn Swedberg star in this scary, sexy, indie shocker that joins a group of friends just as they emerge from the thick, murky darkness of the marshes tattered, bloody, and lucky to be alive. But they will soon find out that the lucky ones are already dead. MUCK is packed with old-school gore effects and brutal stunts, without any CGI or apologies. Lachlan Buchanan ("Pretty Little Liars") co-stars in writer/director Steve Wolsh's searing directorial debut that unfolds like a blood-stained love letter to horror fanatics everywhere! Blu-ray Release date: July 14th, 2016

Snapshot BD - Angela (Sigrid Thornton) is a young hair-dresser having a hard time making ends meet. Looking for a fast way to earn some extra money, she accepts a job working as a model. Soon, however, she gets the feeling that someone is watching her; following her…stalking her. Is it her deranged ice cream truck driving ex boyfriend? A psychotic admirer? Or someone more sinister… As Angela delves further into her new and sordid lifestyle, she finds herself growing closer and closer to the deadly truth. Blu-ray Release Date: August 29th, 2017

 Next 4 weeks on the Calendar

August 28th, 2017



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

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

Blood Diner [Blu-ray] (Jackie Kong, 1987) RB UK Lionsgate

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

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

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

Erik the Conqueror [Blu-ray] (Mario Bava, 1961) Arrow US

Erik the Conqueror [Blu-ray] (Mario Bava, 1961) Arrow UK

Flipper - Season 1 [Blu-ray] (1964-1965) Olive Films
Flipper - Season 2 [Blu-ray] (1965-1966) Olive Films 
The Flying Guillotine [
Blu-ray] (Meng Hua Ho, 1975) RB UK 88 Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Happiness Of The Katakuris [Blu-ray] (Takashi Miike, 2001) Region FREE UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)

Heal the Living [Blu-ray] (Katell Quillévéré, 2016) Cohen Media Group

Hell Up In Harlem [Blu-ray] (Larry Cohen, 1973) Olive Films
King of Horror Collection [Blu-ray] (It, Cat's Eye, The Shining, Salem's Lot) Warner

Lord of the Flies [Blu-ray] (Peter Brook, 1963) Criterion UK (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Man with Two Brains [Blu-ray] (Carl Reiner, 1983) Warner Archive

The Manster - Half Man, Half Monster [Blu-ray] (George P. Breakston, Kenneth G. Crane, 1959) Shout! Factory

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

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

The Otherworld [Blu-ray] (Richard Stanley, 2013) Severin

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

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

Ronin [Blu-ray] (John Frankenheimer, 1998) Arrow US (BEAVER REVIEW)

Snapshot (aka The Day After Halloween) [Blu-ray] (Simon Wincer, 1979) Vinegar Syndrome (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Stranger [Blu-ray] (Orson Welles, 1946) Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)
Timebomb [
Blu-ray] (Avi Nesher, 1991) Shout! Factory

Tout va bien [Blu-ray] (Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Pierre Gorin, 1972) RB UK Arrow

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

Trinity Twin Pack (They Call Me Trinity / Trinity is Still My Name) [Blu-ray] Henstooth

Two Female Spies with Flowered Panties [Blu-ray] (Jess Franco, 1980) Severin

Unlocked [Blu-ray] (Michael Apted, 2017) Lions Gate UK
Vicious Lips [
Blu-ray] (Albert Pyun, 1986) Shout! Factory

Waxwork [Blu-ray] (Anthony Hickox, 1988) RB UK Lionsgate

The Wedding Banquet [Blu-ray] (Ang Lee, 1993) Olive Films

Wes Craven's Summer of Fear [Blu-ray] (Wes Craven, 1978) Doppelganger Releasing / MPI

The White Princess [Blu-ray] (TV Mini-Series, 2017) Lionsgate
Zombie Creeping Flesh (aka Hell of the Living Dead) [
Blu-ray] (Bruno Mattei, 1980) RB UK 88 Films (BEAVER REVIEW)
The Zookeeper's Wife [
Blu-ray] (Niki Caro, 2017) RB UK Universal


September 4th, 2017



Band Aid [Blu-ray] (Zoe Lister-Jones, 2017) Shout! Factory

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

The Birthday Party [Blu-ray] (William Friedkin, 1968) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

Blade Runner: The Final Cut [4K UHD Blu-ray] (Ridley Scott, 1982) Warner

The Cabin in the Woods [4K UHD Blu-ray] (Drew Goddard, 2012) Lionsgate

Crime of Passion [Blu-ray] (Gerd Oswald, 1957) ClassicFlix

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

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

Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid [Blu-ray] (Carl Reiner, 1982) Universal

Deadly Blessing [Blu-ray] (Wes Craven, 1981) RB UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)
The Evil Within
Blu-ray] (Andrew Getty, 2017) RB UK Screenbound

Fletch Lives [Blu-ray] (Michael Ritchie, 1989) Universal

For Richer or Poorer [Blu-ray] (Bryan Spicer, 1997) Universal

Gumby: The Gumby Movie [Blu-ray] - NCircle Entertainment

It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World [Blu-ray] (Stanley Kramer, 1963) Criterion UK (BEAVER REVIEW)

Kingsman: The Secret Service (Premium Edition) [Blu-ray] (Matthew Vaughn, 2014) 20th Century Fox

Maurice [Blu-ray] (James Ivory, 1987) Cohen Media Group

Mr. Mom [Blu-ray] (Stan Dragoti, 1983) Shout! Factory
One Week and a Day
Blu-ray] (Asaph Polonsky, 2016) Oscilloscope Laboratories

The Paper [Blu-ray] (Ron Howard, 1994) Universal

Paradise Alley [Blu-ray] (Sylvester Stallone, 1978) RB UK 101 Films

Psycho LE Steelbook [Blu-ray] (Alfred Hitchcock, 1960) RB DE Universal Pictures Germany 

Rebecca [Blu-ray] (Alfred Hitchcock, 1940) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

RED [4K UHD Blu-ray] (Robert Schwentke, 2010) - Lionsgate
RED 2 [4K UHD Blu-ray] (Dean Parisot, 2013) - Lionsgate
The Spell [
Blu-ray] (Lee Philips, 1977) Shout! Factory

They Shoot Horses, Don't They? [Blu-ray] (Sydney Pollack, 1969) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

Top of the Lake: China Girl [Blu-ray] - RB UK 2entertain

Top of the Lake: The Collection [Blu-ray] - RB UK 2entertain (BEAVER REVIEW)


September 11th, 2017



Abbott & Costello Meet the Mummy [Blu-ray] (Charles Lamont, 1955) Universal

The Creep Behind The Camera / The Creeping Terror [Blu-ray] (Pete Schuermann, Vic Savage) Synapse
The Creeps
Blu-ray] (Charles Band, 1997) RB UK 88 Films

Custer of the West [Blu-ray] (Robert Siodmak, 1967) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

Don't Torture a Duckling [Blu-ray] (Lucio Fulci, 1972) RB UK Arrow Video

Don't Torture a Duckling [Blu-ray] (Lucio Fulci, 1972) Arrow Video

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial [4K UHD Blu-ray] (Steven Spielberg, 1982) Universal Studios

The Entity Limited Edition Steelbook [Blu-ray] (Sydney Furie, 1982) - RB UK Eureka (BEAVER REVIEW)
[Blu-ray] (Murray Lerner, 1967) Criterion

Fires on the Plain [Blu-ray] (Shin'ya Tsukamoto, 2014) RB UK Third Window Films

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

The Fox with a Velvet Tail [Blu-ray] (José María Forqué, 1971) Mondo Macabro

Get Out [4K UHD Blu-ray] (Jordan Peele, 2017) Universal

Joe Bullet [Blu-ray] (Louis de Witt, 1973) RB UK 88 Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

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

Krakatoa, East of Java [Blu-ray] (Bernard L. Kowalski, 1969) Kino Lorber

The Law and Jake Wade [Blu-ray] (John Sturges, 1958) Warner Archive

Leonard Part 6 [Blu-ray] (Paul Weiland, 1987) Mill Creek
Luther the Geek [
Blu-ray] (Carlton J. Albright, 1990) RB UK 88 Films

The Mummy [Blu-ray] (Alex Kurtzman, 2017) Universal

Phenomena [Blu-ray] (Dario Argento, 1985) Synapse (BEAVER REVIEW)

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

The Resurrected [Blu-ray] (Dan O'Bannon, 1991) Shout! Factory

Seven Beauties [Blu-ray] (Lina Wertmüller, 1975) Kino

Slack Bay [Blu-ray] (Bruno Dumont, 2016) Kino Lorber

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

Split (4k UHD BD) [Blu-ray] (M. Night Shyamalan, 2016) Universal (BEAVER REVIEW)

Suspect [Blu-ray] (Peter Yates, 1987) Mill Creek

Swept Away [Blu-ray] (Lina Wertmüller, 1974) Kino (BEAVER REVIEW)

Tobor the Great [Blu-ray] (Lee Sholem, 1954) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

Van Helsing [4K UHD Blu-ray] (Stephen Sommers, 2004) Universal Studios

VEEP - Season 6 [Blu-ray] - HBO

Visit to a Small Planet [Blu-ray] (Norman Taurog, 1960) Kino Lorber


September 18th, 2017




The Adventures of Captain Marvel [Blu-ray] (John English, William Witney, 1941) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

Alien: Covenant [4K UHD Blu-ray] (Ridley Scott, 2017) Fox Home Entertainment UK

Behind the White Glasses (Valerio Ruiz, 2015) Kino Lorber

Blindfold [Blu-ray] (Philip Dunne, 1965) RB UK 101 Films

Certain Women [Blu-ray] (Kelly Reichardt, 2016) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

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

Close Encounters of the Third Kind (40th Anniversary Edition) [Blu-ray] (Steven Spielberg, 1977) Sony Pictures
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (40th Anniversary Edition) [4K UHD Blu-ray] (Steven Spielberg, 1977) Sony Pictures

Conan the Barbarian [4K UHD Blu-ray] (Marcus Nispel, 2011) - Lionsgate

Deranged: Confessions of a Necrophile [Blu-ray] (Jeff Gillen, Alan Ormsby, 1974) RB UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)

Ferdinando and Carolina [Blu-ray] (Lina Wertmüller, 1999) Kino

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

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

Hana-Bi [Blu-ray] (Takeshi Kitano, 1997) Film Movement

The Hero [Blu-ray]  (Brett Haley, 2017) Lionsgate

The Illustrated Man [Blu-ray] (Jack Smight, 1969) Warner Archive

Innocent Blood [Blu-ray] (John Landis, 1992) Warner Archive

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

Journey To The Center Of The Earth [Blu-ray] (Henry Levin, 1959) RB UK Masters of Cinema

Mike Leigh's Life is Sweet + A Running Jump [Blu-ray] RB UK BFI

Ken Loach Collection [Blu-ray] (Riff Raff, Raining Stones, Ladybird Ladybird) RB UK BFI

The Lost World [Blu-ray] (Harry O. Hoyt, 1925) Flicker Alley

Love with the Proper Stranger [Blu-ray] (Robert Mulligan, 1963) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

Lubitsch In Berlin [Blu-ray] - Ich möchte kein Mann sein (1918), Die Puppe (1919), Die Austernprinzessin (1919), Sumurun (1920), Anna Boleyn (1920) and Die Bergkatze (1921) - RB UK Masters of Cinema

The Moderns [Blu-ray] (Alan Rudolph, 1988) Shout! Factory

The Prison [Blu-ray] (Hyeon Na, 2017) Well Go USA

Red Line 7000 [Blu-ray] (Howard Hawks, 1965) Kino Lorber

Starship Troopers [4K UHD Blu-ray] (Paul Verhoeven, 1997) Sony Pictures

Summer Night [Blu-ray] (Lina Wertmüller, 1986) Kino

Two Women [Blu-ray] (Vittorio De Sica, 1960) RB DE Endless Classics
The Vietnam War
Blu-ray] (Ken Burns, 2017) PBS

Visiting Hours [Blu-ray] (Jean-Claude Lord, 1982) RB UK Final Cut Entertainment

Wonder Woman [Blu-ray] (Patty Jenkins, 2017) Warner Home Video

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