Newsletter - FOR THE WEEK

OF September 27th, 2010

  This Week's Highlights
Ezigbo ubosi!  - Not the most stacked newsletter this week - films by Ingmar Bergman, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Ken Russell, Wes Anderson, Richard Fleischer - all on Blu-ray. Interesting stuff from Nicolas Saada, Shusuke Kaneko, Tom Six....... add some calendar updates, and another new contest with a brand new Criterion Blu-ray as a prize... Peace!

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Cronos (Guillermo del Toro, 1993) Criterion Collection

Cronos [Blu-ray] (Guillermo del Toro, 1993) Criterion Collection

Once Upon a Time in America [Blu-ray] (Sergio Leone, 1984) - Warner Home Video

Videodrome [Blu-ray] (DavidCronenberg, 1983) Criterion

Last Train Home (Lixin Fan, 2009) R2 UK Exempt

Room in Rome [Blu-ray] (Julio Medem, 2010) RB UK Optimum

Cairo Time [Blu-ray] (Ruba Nadda, 2009) IFC

Meet John Doe - 70th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition (Frank Capra, 1941) VCI

Restrepo [Blu-ray] (Tim Hetherington + Sebastian Junger, 2010) - Virgil Films

Monte Walsh (William A. Fraker, 1970) Paramount

Perry Mason: Season 5 V.2 - Paramount

The Cunning Little Vixen (Brian Large, 1995) - Kultur Video

Escape From Zahrain (Ronald Neame, 1962) - Olive Films

Return of Bastard Swordsman (Chin-Ku Lu, 1984) - Funimation Productions

Samson and Delilah (Warwick Thornton, 2009) Osiris

Family Guy: It's A Trap - Fox

GasLand (Josh Fox, 2010) New Video Group

Best of British Classics - Double Feature Vol 1: (Tomorrow We Live & Inquest) - VCI
Best of British Classics - Double Feature Vol 2: (Naked Fury & Cover Girl Killer) - VCI

Hard-Boiled [Blu-ray] (John Woo, 1992) Weinstein

The Expendables [Blu-ray] (Sylvester Stallone, 2010) RB UK Lions Gate

Harsh Times [Blu-ray] (David Ayer, 2005) Weinstein

The Long Kiss Goodnight [Blu-ray] (Renny Harlin, 1996) Turner Home Entertainment

Howl [Blu-ray] (Rob Epstein + Jeffrey Friedman, 2010) Oscilloscope Laboratories

Derailed [Blu-ray] (Mikael Håfström , 2005) Weinstein Company

Meet the Parents [Blu-ray] (Jay Roach, 2000) Universal

The Pillars of the Earth [Blu-ray] (Mimica Gezzan, 2010) Sony

The Bob Hope Collection - The Lemon Drop Kid (1951), Road to Bali (1952), Road to Rio (1947), My Favorite Brunette (1947), The Seven Little Foys (1955) - Shout! Factory

Salt [Blu-ray] (Phillip Noyce, 2010) RB UK Sony Pictures

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ONE VOICE (not Ellsworth Monkton Toohey): Ingmar Bergman’s The Magician on Criterion Blu-ray had the biggest effect on me this week. An essential. After that we are a little less predictable. For instance - I enjoyed Iron Man 2 (watched it twice) and Wes Anderson films continue to improve upon re-visitation (this is true of his entire oeuvre!) and we can endorse The Darjeeling Limited in the new format -it's filled with the director's stylistic charms. Fassbinder's World on a Wire would get an easy nod but the Blu-ray is English-unfriendly. We have been pointed out about the UK Network DVD HERE. Cat lover? Prey gave me some entertaining, cheap thrills and Tom Six's The Human Centipede both impressed and repulsed. We are able to, at least, identify the differences in the 2 Blu-rays though. And I was pleasantly surprised by Saada's Espion(s) - can't wait for his next feature. London River is a great film - covering all areas, and topics, so well. Give it a spin. Leonard has me curious about the Death Note Collection - hmmmm. Ditto for Eric's coverage of Who Saw Her Die? But I can safely dismiss The Rig - which had some potential for a decent creature-feature, Mandingo gets the heave-ho although director Fleischer and performances by Mason and King elevated it. Once is Not Enough was just awful and Harlow only moderately more appealing. Tommy sounds encouraging but The Bisbee Cannibal Club get a thumbs, way, way, down.


The Human Centipede BD - Two pretty American girls on a road trip across Europe end up alone in the woods at night when their car breaks down in rural Germany. As they search for help they find an isolated house. Offering to call them a taxi, the house's owner Dr. Heiter, a retired surgeon, invites the girls inside with the promise of a drink and dry place to wait until help arrives. However they realize that there is something not quite right about the formidable Dr. Heiter... As their demented host explains his twisted vision, the two girls discover that they are soon to become a lot closer to each other than they ever wanted to be. Blu-rays release dates: October 5th / October 4th, 2010

Who Saw Her Die? - Sculptor Franco (George Lazenby, one-shot James Bond of ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE) is living and working in Venice when his daughter Roberta (Nicoletta Elmi, BARON BLOOD and THE CURSED MEDALLION) visits from London where she has been living with her mother. Upon her arrival, Roberta becomes the object of interest to a mysterious veiled old woman clad in black who stalks her through the city. When Franco leaves her to play with the other town children in order to have a dalliance with Gabriella (Rosemarie Lindt, EMANUELLE'S REVENGE), the girl disappears only to turn up murdered. DVD Release Date: February 26th, 2008

London River - London River tells the story of a friendship which develops between two seemingly unconnected people: Elizabeth (Academy Award nominee Brenda Bleythn) and Ousmane (Sotigui Kouyate). Both have come to London to search for their children who are missing in the aftermath of the 7/7 bombings. Beautifully detailed and movingly realised by Academy Award nominated director Rachid Bouchareb (Days Of Glory), the film convincingly creates a portrait of a multi-ethnic city struggling to come to terms with the terrorist attacks. At its centre it contains a stunning lead performance from Brenda Blethyn hailed by critics as her strongest since she won a best actress Golden Globe for Secrets and Lies. DVD Release Date: October 11th, 2010

The Rig - When a tropical storm forces an offshore drilling company to evacuate non-essential personnel from the "Charlie" oil rig, the small but experienced crew left behind settles in to ride out the storm. Isolated on the rig, their routine night is interrupted when a crew member goes missing and an extensive search proves futile. Slowly, they discover that a deadly creature is stalking the crew, eliminating them one by one. Surrounded by nothing but raging ocean with no hope of escape, the roughnecks must survive the stormy night with an unrelenting force of death hunting them down. DVD Release Date: October 5th, 2010

Harlow - Hollywood in 1928 is a land of milk and honey, magic and fantasy. Jean Harlow’s spectacularly controversial and tragic career begins with bit parts in movies while she’s living with her mother and opportunistic stepfather. When Hollywood agent, Arthur Landau (Golden Globe Nominee, Red Buttons), spots her on a film set, he gets her a series of comedy roles and soon realizes he has a gold mine in Miss Harlow (Carroll Baker). She becomes an overnight sensation and critics hail her as the next great sex symbol. This film documents the rise and fall of a true Hollywood Legend. Directed by Gordon Douglas (Tony Rome), Screenplay by John Michael Hayes (Peyton Place, The Carpetbaggers) and Costumes by legendary designer Edith Head. DVD Release Date: September 28th, 2010

Death Note Collection BD - As titled, “The Death Note Collection” is misleading at best. To start with, two movies can hardly be construed to be a “collection.” More important, Death Note and Death Note II are not so much feature film and sequel, but parts 1 and 2 of a single film – a saga, if you will. They were released in Japan only a few months apart on June 17 and November 3, 2006. The ending of “The Last Name” wraps things up yet offers the possibility of a sequel. There is in fact one unofficial “spin-off” sequel (“L Change the World” written by Kiyomi Fuji & Hirotoshi Kobayashi and directed by Hideo Nakata) that has not generated much critical enthusiasm despite the presence of Ken’ichi Matsuyama reprising his role as “L.” Blu-ray Release date: August 24th, 2010

World on a Wire BD - Even though (or perhaps because) some of its 205 minutes seem repetitive or predictable, this 1973 exploitation of SF and hard-boiled-detective clichés is so deeply affecting it could induce an existential crisis in the viewer. Written by Fritz Muller-Scherz and director Rainer Werner Fassbinder and based on a novel by Daniel Galouye, this tale of an artificial-intelligence expert investigating the death of a colleague with whom he developed some cutting-edge technology makes Blade Runner seem redundant. The cinematography by Michael Ballhaus (The Age of Innocence), production design, use of sound effects, and music are eerie and convincing yet camp; their combination demonstrates a control of tone that's nothing short of miraculous. Blu-ray Release date: October 6th, 2010

Once is Not Enough - Based on a Best Seller by Jacqueline Susann (Valley of the Dolls). January Wayne (Deborah Raffin), the adoring daughter of movie producer Mike Wayne (Kirk Douglas) returns home to New York, only to find her father married to Deidre Milford Granger (Alexis Smith), the fifth richest woman in the world. The marriage is one of the conveniences for Mike, who has lost his magic touch as a producer, and is in desperate need of money to continue his and his daughter’s lavish lifestyles. Jealous January bitterly resents her father and cannot accept the moral codes of this new world, finding only frustration. She gets a job with Gloss Magazine and falls in love with Pulitzer Price-winning novelist Tom Colt (David Janssen), whose virile prose and celebrated fistfights turn out to be a compensation for his physical inadequacies. Her Stepmother Dee wants her to marry David Milford (George Hamilton), Dee’s handsome young cousin and wolf-about-town, who’s having an affair with the reclusive retired movie star, Karla (Melina Mercouri), who in turn is carrying on a clandestine lesbian affair with Dee. DVD Release Date: September 28th, 2010

Prey BD - There was this film about 15-years ago called The Ghost and the Darkness with Val Kilmer and Michael Douglas. It was based on the true story of two lions in Africa that killed 130 people over a nine month period, while a bridge engineer and an experienced old hunter tried to kill them. I thought it was great while most critics were mostly 'ho-hum'. Now, Prey is certainly not at that level - but it does share the badass-lion-eating-people phenomenon. So I was reminded of how good The Ghost and the Darkness was - and I want to see it again. Prey is more like Rogue. A modern take on the exploitive creature-feature only using real threats. Since the plot lines run to be less realistic though - it is closer to fantasy. The direct attacks on humans are all incredibly blurry, Weller is a little paunchy, the bonding family aspect is unnecessary... but it is very intense and terrifying - which was probably the filmmakers only intent. So on that front is succeeds as a quick and dirty, straight-to-video, horror-esque popcorn flic with people-eating cats. So be it. Blu-ray Release date: September 28th, 2010

Mandingo BD - Based on the best-selling book, Mandingo is a shocking look at plantation life in the Deep South. Mede (Ken Norton) is a slave whose master, Hammond Maxwell (Perry King), intends on keeping him as a prizefighter. As Maxwell focuses his attention on his wenches and Mede's brutal training, his neglected wife (Susan George) turns her passions towards Mede himself. The sordid doings explode across the screen as Mandingo plays out its savage and dramatic story. Blu-ray Release date: September 14th, 2010

Espion(s) - Vincent is a brilliant and reclusive young man, a graduate from one of the top universities, who rejects an ambitious career to work in airport security. To pass the time, Vincent and his co-worker Gerard pickpocket from passengers' suitcases. But when a diplomat's bag explodes in Gerard's face violently killing him, the game comes to an end. The Secret Service gets involved in the case, and Vincent is forced to execute a mission in London under a secret identity, investigating a British businessman suspected of illicit trafficking, Peter Burton. The key to cracking the case lies in seducing Burton's beautiful but vulnerable French wife, Claire. But who will fall prey to whom? Everything spirals downward as Vincent must choose between his heart and his freedom. DVD Release Date: July 27th, 2010

The Bisbee Cannibal Club - Vegetarians are disappearing in the quiet town of Bisbee, Arizona. When "Priest" (Joanthan Ash) discovers that his hallucinatory cactus garden has been used for a cannibal cookout - with a local endearing, panty-stealing pervert as the main course - he and grungy buddies head straight to the local gun shop and arm themselves with an array of automatic weapons (and one speargun) and go cannibal hunting. DVD Release Date: October 26th, 2010

The Magician BD - Ingmar Bergman’s The Magician (Ansiktet) is an engaging, brilliantly conceived tale of deceit from one of cinema’s premier illusionists. Max von Sydow stars as Dr. Vogler, a nineteenth-century traveling mesmerist and peddler of potions whose magic is put to the test in Stockholm by the cruel, eminently rational royal medical adviser Dr. Vergérus. The result is a diabolically clever battle of wits that’s both frightening and funny, shot in rich, gorgeously gothic black and white. Blu-ray Release date: October 12th, 2010

Tommy BD - Russell’s adaptation follows Pete Townshend’s double-LP for the most part except in one crucial detail, and one I approve of altogether. Tommy is the child of Nora (Ann-Margret, in a Golden Globe winning performance) and Captain Walker (Robert Powell), who is sent off to war in the RAF at the onset of WWII. Presumed dead, Nora takes up with Frank Hobbs (Oliver Reed), a snake oil charmer, with and without the snakes. When Tommy is about six his father returns only to find Nora and “Uncle Frank” in flagrante. Frank kills Walker (Townshend originally had it the other way around) and he and mom caution Tommy that he sees, hears and says nothing of what just happened – a demand that Tommy takes to heart quite literally. Blu-ray Release date: September 7th, 2010

The Darjeeling Limited BD - In director Wes Anderson’s The Darjeeling Limited, three estranged American brothers reunite for a meticulously planned, soul-searching train voyage across India one year after the death of their father. Armed with eleven suitcases, a laminated itinerary, a can of pepper spray, a supply of over-the-counter painkillers, and a host of family conflicts ready to erupt, Francis, Peter, and Jack eventually find themselves stranded alone in the middle of the desert—at which point an unexpected new chapter in their journey begins. Featuring a sensational cast, including Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody, Jason Schwartzman, and Anjelica Huston, The Darjeeling Limited is a dazzling and hilarious film that takes Anderson’s work to deeper places than ever before. Blu-ray Release Date: October 12th, 2010

Iron Man 2 BD - “Iron Man 2,” the first superhero sequel of the summer, fulfills the basic requirements of the genre, which can be summed up as more of the same, with emphasis on more. Having introduced its physically and intellectually gifted, emotionally tormented protagonist in both his regular and alter egos, a comic book franchise will typically set out, in the second installment, in search of new villains, bigger suits, brighter gadgets and tendrils of plot that can blossom in subsequent sequels. Blu-ray Release date: September 28th, 2010

 Next 4 weeks on the Calendar

September 27th, 2010


7 Days (Ronit Elkabetz + Shlomi Elkabetz, 2008) MPI

24 City (Jian Zheng Ke, 2008) R2 UK Drakes Avenue

Antonio das Mortes (Glauber Rocha, 1969) Mr Bongo Films

Babies [Blu-ray] (Thomas Balmes, 2010) - Universal (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Brute (Luis Buñuel, 1953) R2 UK - Mr Bongo Films

City of Life & Death [Blu-ray] (Lu Chuan, 2009) RB UK High Fliers

Dark Night Of The Scarecrow (Frank De Felitta, 1981) VCI Entertainment

Family Guy: Partial Terms of Endearment - 20th Century Fox

Film Socialisme (Jean-Luc Godard, 2010) R2 FR - Wild Side Video

Frozen [Blu-ray] (Adam Green, 2010) Anchor Bay

Good [Blu-ray] (Vicente Amorim, 2008) - NEM

Harlow (Gordon Douglas, 1965) Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

I'm Gonna Explode (Gerardo Naranjo, 2008) MPI

Infernal Affairs [Blu-ray] (Wai-keung Lau + Alan Mak, 2002) RB UK Palisades Tartan

Iron Man 2 [Blu-ray] (Jon Favreau, 2010) Paramount (BEAVER REVIEW)

Ivul (Andrew Kotting, 2009) R2 UK Artificial Eye

The Kid Chamaco (Miguel Necoechea, 2009) Maya Entertainment

The Killer Inside Me [Blu-ray] (Michael Winterbottom, 2010) MPI

King Kong [Blu-ray] (Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack, 1933) Warner (BEAVER REVIEW)

Knock on Wood (Melvin Frank + Norman Panama, 1954) Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Law (La Loi) (Jules Dassin, 1959) Oscilloscope (BEAVER REVIEW)

Mercy (Patrick Hoelck, 2009) MPI

Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (Nagisa Oshima, 1983) - Criterion Collection
Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence [
] (Nagisa Oshima, 1983) - Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Morgiana (Juraj Herz, 1972) R2 UK Second Run DVD

My Favorite Spy (Norman Z. McLeod, 1951) Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

My Forbidden Past (Robert Stevenson, 1951) R2 UK Cornerstone Media

Nightmares in Red, White and Blue: The Evolution of the American Horror Film (Andrew Monument, 2009) Kino

The Oath (Laura Poitras, 2010) Zeitgeist Films

Once Is Not Enough (Guy Green, 1975) - Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

Perrier's Bounty (Ian Fitzgibbon, 2009) MPI

Prey [Blu-ray] (Darrell Roodt, 2007) Weinstein (BEAVER REVIEW)

Rock & Rule (25th Anniversary Edition) [Blu-ray] (Clive A. Smith, 1983) Unearthed Films

Secret Agent Aka Danger Man: The Complete Collection - A + E Home Video

Sons of Cuba (Andrew Lang, 2009) R2 UK Mr Bongo Films

Still Life (Harun Farocki, 1997) Facets

Suck [Blu-ray] (Rob Stefaniuk, 2009) E1 Entertainment

Superman/Batman: Apocalypse [Blu-ray] - Warner

Susana (Luis Buñuel, 1951) R2 UK - Mr Bongo Films

The Thin Red Line (Terrence Malick, 1998) - Criterion Collection
The Thin Red Line [
Blu-ray] (Terrence Malick, 1998) - Criterion

THX 1138 [Blu-ray] (George Lucas, 1971) Region FREE UK Warner (BEAVER REVIEW)

Undertow (Javier Fuentes-León, 2009) R2 UK Axiom Films

Wetherby (David Hare, 1985) R2 UK Park Circus

Where Love Has Gone (Edward Dmytryk, 1964) - Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)



October 4th, 2010


Alamar (Pedro Gonzalez-Rubio , 2009) Film Movement

Ave Maria [Blu-ray] (Jacques Richard, 1984) - RB FR Universal Studio Canal Video

Bad Lieutenant [Blu-ray] (Abel Ferrara, 1992) Lionsgate (BEAVER REVIEW)

Beau père [Blu-ray] (Bertrand Blier, 1981) - RB FR Universal Studio Canal Video

Beauty and the Beast [Blu-ray] (Gary Trousdale + Kirk Wise, 1991) Disney

The Blair Witch Project [Blu-ray] (Daniel Myrick, 1999) Lionsgate (BEAVER REVIEW)

Bomber (Paul Cotter, 2009) Film Movement

Le Bossu (Philippe de Broca, 1997) R2 UK Second Sight

D'Artagnan's Daughter (Bertrand Tavernier, 1994) R2 UK Second Sight

The Damned (Joseph Losey, 1963) R2 UK Sony Pictures

The Exorcist (Extended Director's Cut & Original Theatrical Edition) [Blu-ray] (William Friedkin, 1973) Warner

Frontier Blues (Babak Jalali, 2009) R2 UK Artificial Eye

Grindhouse (Special Edition) [Blu-ray] (Quentin Tarantino;Robert Rodriguez, 2007) Vivendi Entertainment

Hard Candy [Blu-ray] (David Slade, 2005) Lions Gate

The Human Centipede (First Sequence) [Blu-ray] (Tom Six, 2009) IFC (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Human Centipede (First Sequence) [Blu-ray] (Tom Six, 2009) RB UK Bounty Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

Humphrey Bogart: The Essential Collection (12-disc) - Warner

Journal d'une femme de chambre [Blu-ray] (Luis Buñuel, 1964) RB FR Universal Studio Canal Video

The Karate Kid [Blu-ray] (Harald Zwart, 2010) Sony Pictures

The Last of the Mohicans [Blu-ray] Director's Definitive Cut (Michael Mann, 1992) 20th Century Fox

The Last Rites of Ransom Pride [Blu-ray] (Tiller Russell, 2009) Screen Media

The Loved Ones [Blu-ray] (Sean Byrne, 2009) RB UK Optimum

Mad Max [Blu-ray] (George Miller, 1979) MGM

The Maltese Falcon [Blu-ray] (John Huston, 1941) Warner Home Video

The Mission [Blu-ray] (Roland Joffé, 1986) Warner

Ocean's Eleven (50th Anniversary) [Blu-ray] (Lewis Milestone, 1960) Warner

Professor Layton and the Eternal Diva [Blu-ray] (Masakazu Hashimoto, 2009) RB UK Manga Home Entertainment

The Rig (Peter Atencio, 2010) Anchor Bay (BEAVER REVIEW)

Robocop Trilogy [Blu-ray] 20th Century Fox

The Secret of Kells [Blu-ray] (Tomm Moore , 2009) New Video Group

Secretary [Blu-ray] (Steven Shainberg, 2002) Lionsgate (BEAVER REVIEW)

Shane Meadows [Blu-ray] Triple Feature (Somers Town/Dead Man's Shoes/This Is England) - RB UK Optimum

Splice [Blu-ray] (Vincenzo Natali, 2009) Warner Home Video

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre [Blu-ray] (John Huston, 1948) Warner Home Video

Villa Amalia (Benoît Jacquot, 2009) R2 UK Peccadillo Pictures

World on a Wire [Blu-ray] (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1973) RB FR Carlotta (BEAVER REVIEW)



October 11th, 2010


All White in Barking / Men of the City: Two Films by Marc Isaacs - R2 UK Second Run

The Andrei Tarkovsky Collection - Ivan's Childhood, Andrei Rublev, Mirror, Solaris, Stalker, Nostalgia and The Sacrifice - R2 UK

Arn: The Knight Templar [Blu-ray] (Peter Flinth, 2007) Koch Entertainment

Bend It Like Beckham [Blu-ray] (Gurinder Chadha, 2002) RB UK Elevation Sales

Best Of British Crime Collection (The Flesh is Weak, They Made Me a Fugitive and A Taste of Excitement) R2 UK Odeon

Black Christmas [Blu-ray] (Bob Clark, 1974) Weinstein Company

Busby Berkeley 9-Film Collection (11-disc) - Warner Home Video

Callas Forever [Blu-ray] (Franco Zeffirelli, 2002) Image Entertainment

Casa de Lava (Pedro Costa, 1994) R2 UK Second Run DVD

The Circus [Blu-ray] (Charles Chaplin, 1928) RB UK Park Circus

City Lights [Blu-ray] (Charles Chaplin, 1931) RB UK Park Circus (BEAVER REVIEW)

Cleo from 5 to 7 (Agnès Varda, 1962) R2 UK Artificial Eye

Coffret Chaplin, vol. 1 [Blu-ray] :The Kid, City Lights, The Circus, Modern Times, The Dictator - RB FR Gie Sphe-Tf1

Daniel and Ana (Michel Franco, 2009) Strand Releasing

The Darjeeling Limited (Wes Anderson, 2007) Criterion

The Darjeeling Limited [Blu-ray] (Wes Anderson, 2007) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Gates (Antonio Ferrera + Albert Maysles, 2005) Kino

I Am Love (Luca Guadagnino, 2009) Magnolia

I Am Love [Blu-ray] (Luca Guadagnino, 2009) Magnolia Pictures

Last Train Home (Lixin Fan, 2009) R2 UK Exempt

Leaves of Grass [Blu-ray] (Tim Blake Nelson, 2009) First Look Studios

London River (Rachid Bouchareb, 2009) R0 UK Trinity Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

Magic [Blu-ray] (Richard Attenborough, 1978) Dark Sky Films

The Magician (Ingmar Bergman, 1958) Criterion

The Magician [Blu-ray] (Ingmar Bergman, 1958) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

My Night With Maud (Eric Rohmer, 1969) R2 UK Artificial Eye

The Oxford Murders [Blu-ray] (Álex de la Iglesia, 2008) Magnolia Pictures

The Original Christmas Classics Gift Set [Blu-ray] (Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / Santa Claus is Comin' to Town / Frosty the Snowman / Frosty Returns) Vivendi Ent.

The Proud Valley (Pen Tennyson, 1940) R2 UK Optimum

Red Dragon [Blu-ray] (Brett Ratner, 2002) Universal Studios

Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer [Blu-ray] (Kizo Nagashima + Larry Roemer, 1964) Uni Dist

S&Man (Sandman) [Blu-ray] (J.T. Petty, 2006) Magnolia

Sex and Lucia [Blu-ray] (Julio Medem, 2001) Palm Pictures

The Sound of Music [Blu-ray] (Robert Wise, 1965) RB FR Fox Pathe Europa

Spirits of the Dead [Blu-ray] (Federico Fellini, Louis Malle + Roger Vadim, 1968) RB UK Arrow Films

Straw Dogs [Blu-ray] (Sam Peckinpah, 1971) R'B' UK Fremantle

Three Kings [Blu-ray] (David O. Russell, 1999) Warner

The Time That Remains (Elia Suleiman, 2009) R2 UK Drakes Avenue

While the City Sleeps (Fritz Lang, 1956) R2 UK Exposure

Wolverine and the X-Men: The Complete Series [Blu-ray] - Lionsgate



October 18th, 2010


Amores Perros [Blu-ray] (Alejandro González Iñárritu, 2000) RB UK Optimum

Apocalypse Now Two-Film Set (Two-Disc Special Edition) [Blu-ray] (Francis Ford Coppola, 1979) Lionsgate

Apocalypse Now (3-disc) [Blu-ray] (Francis Ford Coppola, 1979) Lionsgate

Assault Girls [Blu-ray] (Mamoru Oshii, 2009) Well Go USA

Black Death [Blu-ray] (Christopher Smith, 2010) RB UK Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

La grande vadrouille (Gérard Oury, 1966) R2 UK Optimum

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Ultimate Edition) [Blu-ray] (Mike Newell, 2005) Warner
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Ultimate Edition) [
Blu-ray] (Alfonso Cuaron, 2004) Warner

Herman Cohen Classic Horror Double Feature: Horrors of the Black Museum & The Headless Ghost - VCI

Moulin Rouge! [Blu-ray] (Baz Luhrmann, 2001) 20th Century Fox

My Dog Skip [Blu-ray] (Jay Russell, 2000) Warner Home Video

Psycho (50th Anniversary Edition) [Blu-ray] (Alfred Hitchcock, 1960) Universal (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Rocky Horror Picture Show [Blu-ray] (Jim Sharman, 1975) 20th Century Fox

Romeo and Juliet [Blu-ray] (Baz Luhrmann, 1996) 20th Century Fox

Room in Rome [Blu-ray] (Julio Medem, 2010) RB UK Optimum

Seven Samurai [Blu-ray] (Akira Kurosawa, 1954) Criterion

Small Time (Shane Meadows, 1996) R2 UK BFI

The String (Mehdi Ben Attia, 2009) TLA Releasing

Wallander [Blu-ray] (Faceless Killers / The Man Who Smiled / The Fifth Woman) BBC Warner

The Wicker Man [Blu-ray] (Robin Hardy, 1973) R'B' UK - Optimum


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