Newsletter - FOR THE WEEK

OF September 26th, 2016

  This Week's Highlights

Moni onse! A stacked week with Blu-ray reviews via Criterion, Masters of Cinema, Olive Signature, Arrow, Second Run, Kino, Artificial Eye, Universal... of films by Andrei Tarkovsky, Stanley Kubrick, Nicholas Ray, Robert Altman, Billy Wilder, Fred Zinnemann, Terence Fisher, Miklós Jancsó, Wes Craven, Richard Linklater, Jean Negulesco. Our Calendar still has last week's listings including December Criterions of films by John Huston, Nicholas Ray, Luis Buńuel, Federico Fellini, Abel Ferrara, Jack Arnold, William Wellman, Woody Allen, Gus Van Sant, Brian De Palma and more. Feature Blu-ray and DVD is posted for SEPTEMBER. We have a CONTEST posted with a BRAND NEW Criterion Blu-ray prize. Have fun!

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The Asphalt Jungle [Blu-ray] (John Huston, 1950) Criterion

On Dangerous Ground [Blu-ray] (Nicholas Ray, 1951) Warner Archive

The Exterminating Angel [Blu-ray] (Luis Buńuel, 1962) Criterion

Roma [Blu-ray] (Federico Fellini, 1972) Criterion

Heart of a Dog [Blu-ray] (Laurie Anderson, 2015) Criterion

Body Snatchers [Blu-ray] (Abel Ferrara, 1993) Warner Archive

Assault on Precinct 13: 40th Anniversary Limited Edition Box Set [Blu-ray] (John Carpenter, 1976) RB UK Second Sight

It Came From Outer Space [Blu-ray] (Jack Arnold, 1953) R0 Universal UK

The Hammer Collection [Blu-ray] (Brides of Dracula, Kiss of the Vampire, Captain Clegg, Curse of the Werewolf) RB UK Final Cut Entertainment (BEAVER REVIEW)  (BEAVER REVIEW)  (BEAVER REVIEW)  (BEAVER REVIEW)

Star Trek Beyond [Blu-ray] (Justin Lin, 2016) Paramount

The Iron Curtain [Blu-ray] (William Wellman, 1948) RB UK Signal One

Lights Out [Blu-ray] (David F. Sandberg, 2016) Warner Home Video

Raising Cain [Blu-ray] (Brian De Palma, 1992) RB UK Arrow

Stardust Memories [Blu-ray] (Woody Allen, 1980) RB UK Arrow

Zelig [Blu-ray] (Woody Allen, 1983) RB UK Arrow

The Sea of Trees [Blu-ray] (Gus Van Sant, 2015) Lionsgate

Hunt for the Wilderpeople [Blu-ray] (Taika Waititi, 2016) SPE

Independence Day: Resurgence [Blu-ray] (Roland Emmerich, 2016) 20th Century Fox

Body Double [Blu-ray] (Brian De Palma, 1984) SPE

Deathrow Gameshow [Blu-ray] (Mark Pirro, 1987) Vinegar Syndrome

Murder Weapon / Deadly Embrace [Blu-ray] (David DeCoteau, 1989) Vinegar Syndrome

Nightmare Sisters [Blu-ray] (David DeCoteau, 1988) Vinegar Syndrome

Slime City / Slime City Massacre [Blu-ray] (Greg Lamberson, 1989-2010) Camp Motion Pictures

Donnie Darko - 4K restoration [Blu-ray] (Richard Kelly, 2001) RB UK Arrow Video

Woody Allen: Six Films - 1979-1985 [Blu-ray] Manhattan (1979), Stardust Memories (1980), A Midsummer Night s Sex Comedy (1982), Zelig (1983), Broadway Danny Rose (1984) and The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985) - RB UK Arrow Academy

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

Cohen and Tate [Blu-ray] (Eric Red, 1988) RB UK Arrow Video

Café Society [Blu-ray] (Woody Allen, 2016) Lionsgate 
Night Has a Thousand Desires [Blu-ray] (Jess Franco, 1984) Mondo Macabro
Private Vices, Public Virtues [Blu-ray] (Miklós Jancsó, 1976) Mondo Macabro
Black Christmas [Blu-ray] (Bob Clark, 1974) Shout! Factory
The Chinese Connection
[Blu-ray] (Wei Lo, 1972) Shout! Factory
The Devil's Dolls
[Blu-ray] (Padraig Reynolds, 2016) Shout! Factory
Fists of Fury 
[Blu-ray] (Wei Lo, 1971) Shout! Factory
[Blu-ray] (Joseph Ruben, 1984) Shout! Factory
I Am Not a Serial Killer
[Blu-ray] (Billy O'Brien, 2016) Shout! Factory
Let's Be Evil
[Blu-ray] (Martin Owen, 2016) Shout! Factory
[Blu-ray] (Ali Abbasi, 2016) Shout! Factory
The House That Screamed [Blu-ray] (Narciso Ibáńez Serrador, 1970) Shout! Factory

Daisy Kenyon [Blu-ray] (Otto Preminger, 1947) Kino Lorber

The House on 92nd Street [Blu-ray] (Henry Hathaway, 1945) Kino Lorber

Western Union [Blu-ray] (Fritz Lang, 1941) Kino Lorber

Boomerang [Blu-ray] (Elia Kazan, 1947) Kino Lorber

Bad Girl [Blu-ray] (Frank Borzage, 1931) Kino Lorber

Ugly, Dirty and Bad [Blu-ray] (Ettore Scola, 1976) Film Movement

The Lodger [Blu-ray] (John Brahm, 1944) Kino Lorber

The Undying Monster [Blu-ray] (John Brahm, 1942) Kino Lorber

Tikkun [Blu-ray] (Avishai Sivan, 2015) Kino Lorber

Cosmos [Blu-ray] (Andrzej Zulawski, 2015) Kino Lorber

Terrahawks - Volume 2 [Blu-ray] (1983) RB UK Network

100 Rifles [Blu-ray] (Tom Gries, 1969) Kino Lorber

The DePatie-Freleng Collection - Volume 1 (The Inspector, Roland and Rattfink, The Ant and the Aardvark, Tijuana Toads) [Blu-ray] (Friz Freleng, et al. 1968-1972) Kino Lorber

Biggles: Adventures in Time [Blu-ray] (John Hough, 1986) Kino Lorber



ONE VOICE (not Ellsworth Monkton Toohey): Ohh my goodness - what a week! After watching it three times (on three different systems) I'm calling Olive Signature's stunning 4K restored Blu-ray transfer of Nicholas Ray's Johnny Guitar as my number one pick - and considering the week - that's saying a lot. Criterion's Blu-ray of Robert Altman's McCabe & Mrs. Miller, also a 4K restoration, has advanced the film's integrity over SD by orders of magnitude despite dissent from the peanut gallery. Accolades should be given to Masters of Cinema and their Blu-rays of both Stanley Kubrick’s Paths of Glory and Billy Wilder's Fedora - both at their usual excellent quality. It's brilliant days for Home Theatre aficionados when Fred Zinnemann's High Noon also gets a 4K restoration and Olive's Signature Blu-ray package is stacked with supplements. Since they are all from the same Hammer Horror 8 Film Collection from Universal; The Curse of the Werewolf, Night Creatures and The Brides of Dracula are all compared to their European Blu-ray counterparts with relative favorability especially considering price. Wait there is plenty more - Artificial put Andrei Tarkovsky's The Sacrifice to Blu-ray and we've compared it to the existing Kino. Second Run put one of Miklós Jancsó's finest works, Electra, My Love, to Blu-ray. Let's not forget and essential Noir, Jean Negulesco's Road House (1948) with Ida Lupino, Richard Widmark and Cornel Wilde makes it to Blu-ray thanks to Kino! and there is more Criterion!; Richard Linklater's powerful Boyhood and Robert Altman's impressive Short Cuts both make to Blu-ray with a coveted CC spine number. I loved Terence Fisher's The Earth Dies Screaming on Kino Blu-ray with a marvelous commentary. Arrow have given Wes Craven's modest production, The Hills Have Eyes, a 4K restoration and the Blu-ray is compared. On DVD I covered all 6 releases this week. I thoroughly enjoyed, thanks to a Jonathan Rosenbaum recommendation, the 1936 British film The Man Who Could Work Miracles - delightfully fun. The rest are all UK crime-drams from the 60's - in order I preferred Offbeat with Mai Zetterling, The Long Dark Hall has an excellent storyline and stars Rex Harrison, Vernon Sewell's Wrong Number has something to offer, Deadly Record is a well above-average murder mystery and Dead Lucky is a decent noir-influenced crime thriller.

This is it, Walter, I'm shaking like a leaf, but it's straight down the line for both of us. I love you, Walter.” Phyllis Dietrichson (Barbara Stanwyck) from Double Indemnity

Have a dance-like-no-one's-watching week!


The Earth Dies Screaming BD - After a mysterious gas attack which kills off most of the Earth's population, a few survivors gather at a country inn to figure out a plan for survival. However, the gas attack is only the first step in an alien invasion, in which groups of bullet proof killer robots stalk the streets, able to kill anyone with the a mere touch of their hands. The group's members find additional weaponry in a nearby drill hall, but the robots continue their campaign of terror, which only increases when their victims rise from the dead as zombies, eager to kill anyone who might try to stop them. Yet despite frictions within the group -- and the birth of a baby, which further complicates matters -- most of the members survive. Blu-ray Release date: October 4th, 2016

Electra, My Love BD - Revolutionary in form as well as content, Electra, My Love is one of the great Miklós Jancsó's finest works. Set amidst the open plains and grasslands of Hungary, and shot in twelve long, beautiful, intricately choreographed takes by cinematographer János Kende, it is a provocative call to arms against any system that rules without justice. Blu-ray Release Date: September 26th, 2016

Night Creatures BD - Despite the American title of this movie (NIGHT CREATURES) and a subplot concerning ghosts on horseback, this isn't really a horror movie, nor does it act like one; it's more of a period crime melodrama (the original title, CAPTAIN CLEGG, is much more accurate). This may be one of the reasons that this remains one of the more obscure Hammer thrillers, but those who choose to seek it out may well enjoy it. The story is solid and entertaining, and the performances are strong throughout, particularly from Peter Cushing, Oliver Reed, and Michael Ripper (who nearly steals the whole movie as the local undertaker). Universal (part of the Hammer Horror 8 Film Collection) Blu-ray Release Date: September 13th, 2016

The Sacrifice BD - Sixtyish philosopher Alexander (Erland Josephson) lives in a beautiful house on an island off Sweden’s Baltic coast, with English wife Adelaide (Susan Fleetwood), teenage daughter Julia (Valerie Maitesse) and young son, known only as Gossen, or “Little Man” (Tommy Kjellvqist). It’s Alexander’s birthday, and he’s visited by eccentric bicycling postman Otto (Allan Erdawll) and smug doctor Viktor (Sven Wollter), who is “carrying on” with Adelaide. Out of the blue, a nuclear war is announced on TV - the telephones and electricity are cut off, and the air is filled with the deafening roar of passing jets. All looks bleak - but then Alexander fervently prays, asking God to avert the impending apocalypse, in return offering to turn his back on his home and family, and take a vow of silence. Next morning, he wakes to find that, somehow, the threat of annihilation has been lifted - and now it’s up to him to keep his side of the bargain... Artificial Eye Blu-ray Release Date: October 3rd, 2016

The Brides of Dracula BD - Hammer Films and director Terence Fisher followed the excellent Horror of Dracula with this well-made, richly-colored sequel which suffers only from the conspicuous lack of Dracula himself -- since Horror's Christopher Lee had declined participation in further Dracula sequels for the time being. In his stead, we have young, blond Baron Meinster (David Peel) providing the requisite vampiric threat. Though imprisoned in the family estate by his mother, Meinster is released from his silver chains by an unsuspecting French teacher (Yvonne Monlaur), through which he gains access to a veritable smorgasbord of nubile wenches at a girls' school. Fortunately, master vampire killer Dr. Van Helsing (Peter Cushing) is on the case. Besides featuring some of the best acting, photography and period detail of the Hammer Dracula series, this is also one of the first to delve into the more sexual aspects of vampirism, with implicit suggestions of incest, sadomasochism and homosexuality. Universal (part of the Hammer Horror 8 Film Collection) Blu-ray Release Date: September 13th, 2016

The Curse of the Werewolf BD - The life and times of a lycanthrope down in sunny but sinister Spain, developing the story from the mutant's conception (when a beggar rapes a deaf-mute servant girl), through his early years when he causes church fonts to bubble, to his final death at the hands of a lynch mob incensed by his murders. Sex, naturally, is the catalyst that sets Reed off on his homicidal binges. More ambitious and complex than most Hammer films in its investigation of the opposing forces that rule the life of the monster (though still a drastic simplification of Guy Endore's marvellous source novel. Universal (part of the Hammer Horror 8 Film Collection) Blu-ray Release Date: September 13th, 2016

High Noon BD - Former marshal Will Kane (Gary Cooper) is preparing to leave the small town of Hadleyville, New Mexico, with his new bride, Amy (Grace Kelly), when he learns that local criminal Frank Miller has been set free and is coming to seek revenge on the marshal who turned him in. When he starts recruiting deputies to fight Miller, Kane is discouraged to find that the people of Hadleyville turn cowardly when the time comes for a showdown, and he must face Miller and his cronies alone. Olive Signature Blu-ray Release Date: September 20th, 2016

Road House (1948) BD - Jefty Robbins (Richard Widmark) owns a road house near the Canadian Border which is managed by his playboy buddy Pete Morgan (Cornel Wilde) and cashier Susie Smith (Celeste Holm). After a trip to Chicago, Jefty brings back Lily Stevens (Ida Lupino), a chanteuse with whom he is obviously smitten. At first Pete is loathe to hire another one of Jefty’s girls but Lily proves her talent is worth the paycheck. When Jefty goes on a hunting trip with some pals and prepares to ask Lily to marry him, Pete and Lily share some intimate time together and realize they are in love. The news sends Jefty into a psychopathic tailspin. He devises a plan to frame Pete and manically begins a game of endless torture and brutality, making “the lovers suffer and suffer – until their cup of bitterness runs over”. Blu-ray Release Date: September 13th, 2016

Johnny Guitar BD - Somewhat unique for the western genre, this centers on two women conflicting in similar male-dominated gunslinger-type roles. Joan Crawford, is a saloon keeper fighting to keep her establishment alive against the wishes of the local land baron and chief manipulator (Emma Small) who remains her bitter enemy and who will seemingly stop at nothing to have Vienna (Crawford) condemned and forced out of town or better yet hanged for every unsolved misdemeanor in the books. In steps the old lover Johnny (Hayden) and the machismo sparks start to fly before the eventual catfight can ensue. Powerful genre and gender bending make for a pure classic of the screen. Olive Signature Blu-ray Release Date: September 20th, 2016

Boyhood BD - There has never been another movie like Boyhood, from director Richard Linklater. An event film of the utmost modesty, it was shot over the course of twelve years in the director’s native Texas and charts the physical and emotional changes experienced by a child named Mason (Ellar Coltrane), his divorced parents (Patricia Arquette, who won an Oscar for her performance, and Ethan Hawke), and his older sister (Lorelei Linklater). Alighting not on milestones but on the small, in-between moments that make up lives, Linklater fashions a flawlessly acted, often funny portrait that flows effortlessly from one year to the next. Allowing us to watch people age on film with documentary realism while gripping us in a fictional narrative of exquisite everydayness, Boyhood has a power that only the art of cinema could harness. Criterion Blu-ray Release date: October 11th, 2016

The Hills Have Eyes BD - Horror master Wes Craven achieved critical and commercial success with the likes of Scream and A Nightmare on Elm Street but for many genre fans, the director s seminal 1977 effort The Hills Have Eyes remains his masterpiece. Taking a detour whilst on route to Los Angeles, the Carter family run into trouble when their campervan breaks down in the middle of the desert. Stranded, the family find themselves at the mercy of a group of monstrous cannibals lurking in the surrounding hills. With their lives under threat, the Carters are forced to fight back by any means necessary. Blu-ray Release Date: October 3rd and 11th, 2016

Short Cuts BD - The work of two great American artists merge in Short Cuts, maverick director Robert Altman’s kaleidoscopic adaptation of the stories of renowned author Raymond Carver. Epic in scale yet meticulously observed, the film interweaves the stories of twenty-two characters struggling to find solace and meaning in contemporary Los Angeles. The extraordinary ensemble cast includes Tim Robbins, Julianne Moore, Robert Downey, Jr., Jack Lemmon, and Jennifer Jason Leigh—all giving fearless performances in one of Altman’s most compassionate creations. Blu-ray Release Date: October 18th, 2016

Fedora BD - In Fedora, Billy Wilder approaches Hollywood stardom in the same fashion as he did in Sunset Boulevard--with cynicism, regret, understanding, and awe. Fedora (Marthe Keller) is film's most intriguing movie queen. Rumored to be well into her sixties, the actress has remained a starlet for over four decades--retaining youth and radiance despite her advancing years. The mystery behind her numinous persona has never ceased to captivate audiences. Even now, as she lives in seclusion on the beautiful Greek island of Corfu, the public buzzes for her to return to the screen. When producer Barry Detweiler (William Holden) travels to Corfu, staking his faltering career on Fedora's return, he discovers the actress's tragic secret. Fedora's eternal loveliness may not be the result of defying her age, but of concealing her youth. Masters of Cinema Blu-ray Release Date: September 26th, 2016

Paths of Glory BD - Stanley Kubrick’s Paths of Glory is among the most powerful antiwar films ever made. A fiery Kirk Douglas stars as a World War I French colonel who goes head-to-head with the army’s ruthless top brass when his men are accused of cowardice after being unable to carry out an impossible mission. This haunting, exquisitely photographed dissection of the military machine in all its absurdity and capacity for dehumanization (a theme Kubrick would continue to explore throughout his career) is assembled with its legendary director’s customary precision, from its tense trench warfare sequences to its gripping courtroom climax to its ravaging final scene. Masters of Cinema Blu-ray Release Date: September 19th, 2016

McCabe & Mrs. Miller BD - This unorthodox dream western by Robert Altman may be the most radically beautiful film to come out of the New American Cinema. It stars Warren Beatty and Julie Christie as two newcomers to the raw Pacific Northwest mining town of Presbyterian Church, who join forces to provide the miners with a superior kind of whorehouse experience. The appearance of representatives of a powerful mining company with interests of its own, however, threatens to be the undoing of their plans. With its fascinating flawed characters, evocative cinematography by the great Vilmos Zsigmond, innovative overlapping dialogue, and haunting use of Leonard Cohen songs, McCabe & Mrs. Miller brilliantly deglamorized and revitalized the most American of genres. Blu-ray Release Date: October 11th, 2016

Deadly Record - When pilot Trevor Hamilton touches down at London Airport, his wife Jenny is not there to meet him. Their marriage is on the point of collapse, and when Jenny is found dead, Hamilton becomes Suspect Number One. With the police searching for enough evidence to arrest him, Hamilton desperately interviews everyone in Jenny's social circle to find the real murderer!... DVD Release Date: June 29th, 2015

The Man Who Could Work Miracles - A mousy young haberdashery clerk named George McWhirter Fotheringay (Roland Young, better known as Topper) gets picked at random by some quarrelling gods in the starry sky and, as an experiment, is given the capacity to perform miracles, without offering him any explanation why. (He can do just about anything in the physical world, but he can’t alter how people think and feel.) Much of what ensues is pretty funny, and made all the more appealing by a fine supporting cast that includes Ralph Richardson as blustery Colonel Winstanley, Joan Gardner as the hero’s coworker Ada (whom he can’t induce to fall in love with him), and even George Sanders in a bit part as one of the quarrelling gods... DVD Release Date: June 12th, 2005

Offbeat - Equipped with the name and background of a former crook, an MI5 agent on undercover assignment for Scotland Yard coolly carries out a bank robbery to establish his criminal bona fides. His mission is to infiltrate the world of the new breed of criminals whose skilfully planned robberies outwit the Yard a mission fraught with intrigue and danger! DVD Release Date: January 25th, 2016

Dead Lucky - Mike Billings is a journalist working on 'exposures' of Mayfair gambling parties, but so far with little success. When Mike manages to infiltrate his first gambling party he's horrified to see his girlfriend Jenny there in the company of notorious gambler Lucky Lewis. When the party is raided by the police, Jenny leaves with Lucky. Next morning Lucky is found dead and Jenny admits that she went back to his flat for drinks... DVD Release Date: November 16th, 2015

Wrong Number - A security guard is murdered during a mail-van robbery and one of the van crew overhears the killer's name: Angelo. Before the murderer can phone his boss to confirm that the job has been successfully accomplished, the elderly Miss Crystal mistakenly dials the same number and hears a girl ask if it is Angelo speaking. The next day, seeing the newspaper headlines, Miss Crystal realises she may have a valuable clue but can she remember the incorrect number she dialled? DVD Release Date: April 18th, 2016

The Long Dark Hall - Rex Harrison's extramarital relationship with Patricia Wayne comes to an end when Wayne is murdered. All evidence points to Harrison; we know that he's innocent, but the detectives don't have this advantage. With his faithful wife Lilli Palmer at his side, Harrison goes on trial for his life. Anthony Dawson, the genuine murderer, intends to confess after Harrison is hanged. Thanks to a governmental quirk, Dawson's letter reaches the authorities just a few steps ahead of the hangman. Anthony Bushell, co-director of Long Dark Hall, is featured as Harrison's defense attorney. The film was co-scripted by Hollywood's Nunnally Johnson and based on a novel by Edgar Lustgarden... DVD Release Date: September 12th, 2016

 Next 4 weeks on the Calendar

September 26th, 2016


An American Werewolf in London - Restored Edition [Blu-ray] (John Landis, 1981) Universal

Artificial Eye 40th Anniversary Collection: Volume 3 Palme D'or Winners [Blu-ray] '4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days' (2007) 'Blue Is the Warmest Colour' (2013), 'The Class' (2008), 'The White Ribbon' (2009) RB UK Artificial Eye

The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother [Blu-ray] (Gene Wilder, 1975) Kino Lorber

Bananas [Blu-ray] (Woody Allen, 1971) RB UK Arrow Video (BEAVER REVIEW)

Beyond the Valley of the Dolls [Blu-ray] (Russ Meyer, 1970) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Bill & Ted's Most Excellent Collection [Blu-ray] (Stephen Herek, Peter Hewitt, 1989-1991) Shout! Factory

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

CaboBlanco [Blu-ray] (J. Lee Thompson, 1980) Kino Lorber

Carmen Jones [Blu-ray] (Otto Preminger, 1954) RB UK BFI

Cat People [Blu-ray] (Jacques Tourneur, 1942) RB Criterion UK (BEAVER REVIEW)

Cell [Blu-ray] (Tod Williams, 2016) - Lionsgate
Chopping Mall
Blu-ray] (Jim Wynorski, 1986) Lionsgate

Count Dracula's Great Love [Blu-ray] (Javier Aguirre, 1972) Vinegar Syndrome

Dekalog [Blu-ray] (Krzysztof Kieślowski, 1988) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Early Murnau - Five Films [Blu-ray] (Schloß Vogelöd, Phantom, Der Letzte Mann, The Grand Duke's Finances, Tartuffe - F.W. Murnau) RB UK Masters of Cinema (BEAVER REVIEW)

Einstein's Universe [Blu-ray] (Martin Freeth, 1979) Corinth Films

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

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex..* But Were Afraid to Ask [Blu-ray] (Woody Allen, 1972) RB UK Arrow Video (BEAVER REVIEW)

Fedora [Blu-ray] (Billy Wilder, 1975) RB UK Masters of Cinema (BEAVER REVIEW)

Haunted Honeymoon [Blu-ray] (Gene Wilder, 1986) Kino Lorber

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

Highlander (30th Anniversary) [Blu-ray] (Russell Mulcahy, 1986) Lionsgate

Howard Lovecraft & the Frozen Kingdom [Blu-ray] (Sean Patrick O'Reilly, 2016) Shout! Factory

The Innocents [Blu-ray] (Anne Fontaine, 2016) - Music Box Films

Kamikaze '89 [Blu-ray] (Wolf Gremm, 1982) Film Movement

Lady in White [Blu-ray] (Frank LaLoggia, 1988) Shout! Factory

Love & Friendship [Blu-ray] (Whit Stillman, 2016) RB UK Curzon Artificial Eye / Lionsgate

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil [Blu-ray] (Clint Eastwood, 1997) Warner Archive

The Neon Demon [Blu-ray] (Nicolas Winding Refn, 2016) Broad Green Pictures

The Nice Guys [Blu-ray] (Shane Black, 2016) RB UK Icon Entertainment

The Panic in Needle Park [Blu-ray] (Jerry Schatzberg, 1971) RB UK Signal One

Patterns [Blu-ray] (Fielder Cook, 1956) Film Detective

River of Death [Blu-ray] (Steve Carver, 1989)  RB UK 88 Films

The Shallows [Blu-ray] (Jaume Collet-Serra, 2016) Sony Pictures

The Shape of Things to Come [Blu-ray] (George McCowan, 1979) Blue Underground

Slugs [Blu-ray] (Juan Piquer Simón, 1988) Arrow Video

Slugs [Blu-ray] (Juan Piquer Simón, 1988) RB UK Arrow Video

Two Films by Douglas Sirk [Blu-ray] (Douglas Sirk, 1946-1947) Cohen Media

Two from Gérard Kikoďne - Lady Libertine / Love Circles [Blu-ray] (Gérard Kikoďne, 1983, 1985) Intervision Picture Corp.

Valley of the Dolls [Blu-ray] (Mark Robson, 1967) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)


October 3rd, 2016


Banshee: The Complete Fourth Season [Blu-ray] - HBO

Body Double [Blu-ray] (Brian De Palma, 1984) SPE

Chosen Survivors [Blu-ray] (Sutton Roley, 1974) Kino Lorber

Cosmos [Blu-ray] (Andrzej Zulawski, 2015) RB UK Arrow

The Damned: Don't You Wish That We Were Dead [Blu-ray] (Wes Orshoski, 2015) RB UK Platform

Daredevil: The Complete First Season [Blu-ray] RB UK Walt Disney Studios

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

Diary of a Chambermaid [Blu-ray] (Benoît Jacquot, 2015) Sony Pictures

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

Fender Bender [Blu-ray] (Mark Pavia, 2016) Shout! Factory

Graffiti Bridge [Blu-ray] (Prince, 1990) Warner Home Video

The Hills Have Eyes [Blu-ray] (Wes Craven, 1977) R0 UK Arrow Video (BEAVER REVIEW)

Into the Forest [Blu-ray] (Patricia Rozema, 2015) Lionsgate

Knight Rider - The Complete Series [Blu-ray] (1982-1986) Mill Creek Entertainment

Love and Death [Blu-ray] (Woody Allen, 1975) RB UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)
Miami Vice - The Complete Series [
Blu-ray] (1984-1989) Mill Creek Entertainment
Money Monster [
Blu-ray] (Jodie Foster, 2016) RB UK Sony Pictures

Mr. Deeds Goes To Town 80th Anniversary Edition [Blu-ray] - Sony Pictures

Nashville [Blu-ray] (Robert Altman, 1975) Criterion Collection (BEAVER REVIEW)

Prince Movie Collection (Purple Rain, Under the Cherry Moon, Graffiti Bridge) [Blu-ray] (Albert Magnoli, Prince, 1984-1990) Warner Home Video
Purple Rain [
Blu-ray] (Albert Magnoli, 1984) Warner Home Video

The Sacrifice [Blu-ray] (Andrei Tarkovsky, 1986) RB UK Artificial Eye (BEAVER REVIEW)

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

Stephen King's It [Blu-ray] (Tommy Lee Wallace, 1990) Warner Home Video

Under the Cherry Moon [Blu-ray] (Prince, 1986) Warner Home Video

Vamp [Blu-ray] (Richard Wenk, 1986) Arrow Video US

Vamp [Blu-ray] (Richard Wenk, 1986) Arrow Video UK

When Marnie Was There [Blu-ray] (Hiromasa Yonebayashi, 2014) RB UK Studiocanal

When Marnie Was There - Special Edition [Blu-ray] (Hiromasa Yonebayashi, 2014) RB UK Studiocanal

Woody Allen: Six Films - Bananas, Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex.., Sleeper, Love and Death, Annie Hall, Interiors [Blu-ray] (Woody Allen, 1971-1978) RB UK Arrow Video (BEAVER REVIEW (BEAVER REVIEW) (BEAVER REVIEW) (BEAVER REVIEW) (BEAVER REVIEW)

X-Men: Apocalypse [Blu-ray] (Bryan Singer, 2016) 20th Century Fox

X-Men: Apocalypse [4K Ultra HD Blu-ray] - 20th Century Fox


October 10th, 2016


Astro Zombies [Blu-ray] (Ted V. Mikels, 1968) Kino Lorber

Boiling Point [Blu-ray] (Takeshi Kitano, 1990) Film Movement

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

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

Carrie [Blu-ray] (Collector's Edition) (Brian De Palma, 1976) Shout! Factory

Clint Eastwood: 4-Movie Thriller Collection (Coogan’s Bluff, The Eiger Sanction, Play Misty for Me, The Beguiled) [Blu-ray] (Don Siegel, Clint Eastwood, 1968-1975) Universal Studios

Dark Water [Blu-ray] (Hideo Nakata, 2002) Arrow Video US

Dark Water [Blu-ray] (Hideo Nakata, 2002) Arrow Video UK

Die Screaming Marianne [Blu-ray] (Pete Walker, 1971) RB UK Screenbound Pictures

The Emigrants/The New Land [Blu-ray] (Jan Troell, 1971, 1972) Criterion UK (BEAVER REVIEW)

The First Power [Blu-ray] (Robert Resnikoff, 1990)  RB UK 88 Films

Glengarry Glen Ross [Blu-ray] (James Foley, 1992) Lionsgate

Gregory Peck Centennial Collection [Blu-ray] Universal Studios

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

The Infiltrator [Blu-ray] (Brad Furman, 2016) Broad Green Pictures

It's a Wonderful Life - Platinum Anniversary Edition [Blu-ray] (Frank Capra, 1946) Paramount

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

On Dangerous Ground [Blu-ray] (Nicholas Ray, 1951) Warner Archive

Prison [Blu-ray] (Renny Harlin, 1987)  RB UK 88 Films

Private Property [Blu-ray] (Leslie Stevens, 1960) Cinelicious Pics

The Quay Brothers Collection [Blu-ray] RB UK BFI

The Thing [Blu-ray] (John Carpenter, 1982) Shout! Factory

Violent Cop [Blu-ray] (Takeshi Kitano, 1989) Film Movement

Witchcraft [Blu-ray] (Don Sharp, 1964) Kino Lorber


October 17th, 2016


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

Body Snatchers [Blu-ray] (Abel Ferrara, 1993) Warner Archive

Burnt Offerings [Blu-ray] (Dan Curtis, 1976) RB UK Arrow Video

Café Society [Blu-ray] (Woody Allen, 2016) Lionsgate

Child's Play [Blu-ray] (Collector's Edition) (Tom Holland, 1988) Shout! Factory

The Clan [Blu-ray] (Pablo Trapero, 2015) R2 UK Artificial Eye

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon [4K Ultra HD Blu-ray] (Ang Lee, 2000) Sony Pictures

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 Fake [Blu-ray] (Sang-ho Yeon, 2013) Olive Films

Fuzz [Blu-ray] (Richard A. Colla, 1972) Kino Lorber

Gas-s-s-s [Blu-ray] (Roger Corman, 1970) Olive Films

Hamburger Hill [Blu-ray] (John Irvin, 1987) Lionsgate

Independence Day: Resurgence [Blu-ray] (Roland Emmerich, 2016) 20th Century Fox

It Came From Outer Space [Blu-ray] (Jack Arnold, 1953) R0 Universal UK

The King of Pigs [Blu-ray] (Sang-ho Yeon, 2011) Olive Films

The Laughing Policeman [Blu-ray] (Stuart Rosenberg, 1973) Kino Lorber

The Lion In Winter [Blu-ray] (Anthony Harvey, 1968) RB UK Studiocana

Little Fauss and Big Halsy [Blu-ray] (Sidney J. Furie, 1970) Olive Films

The Marx Brothers Silver Screen Collection (The Cocoanuts, Animal Crackers, Monkey Business, Horse Feathers, Duck Soup) [Blu-ray] (1929-1933) Universal Studios
The Pit [
Blu-ray] (Lew Lehman, 1981) Kino Lorber

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

Remainder [Blu-ray] (Omer Fast, 2015) RB UK Soda Pictures

The Return of Dracula [Blu-ray] (Paul Landres, 1958) Olive Films

Serial Killer 1 [Blu-ray] (Frédéric Tellier, 2014) Kino Lorber

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

Special Effects [Blu-ray] (Larry Cohen, 1984) Olive Films

Stigmata [Blu-ray] (Rupert Wainwright, 1999) RB UK Eureka Video (BEAVER REVIEW)

Strategic Air Command [Blu-ray] (Anthony Mann, 1955) Olive Films

Trilogía de Guillermo del Toro [Blu-ray] (Cronos, The Devil’s Backbone, Pan’s Labyrinth) Criterion Collection
Trouble Man [
Blu-ray] (Ivan Dixon, 1972) Kino Lorber

Twilight's Last Gleaming [Blu-ray] (Robert Aldrich, 1977) RB UK Masters of Cinema

Villa Rides [Blu-ray] (Buzz Kulik, 1968) Olive Films

Waxwork / Waxwork II: Lost in Time [Blu-ray] (Anthony Hickox, 1988-1992) Lionsgate

What We Become [Blu-ray] (Bo Mikkelsen, 2015) Shout! Factory

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