Newsletter - FOR THE WEEK

OF September 28th, 2015

  This Week's Highlights

Miyaxwa! It's a shame it isn't Halloween because this week we review nine Horror Films on Blu-ray  - with the likes of Gary Oldman, Christopher Lee and David Bowie playing notable vampires! The Amazon Criterion sale HERE is still running TILL WEDNESDAY including Pre-orders, Eclipse, Blu-rays (SEE BOTTOM OF NEWSLETTER!)... up to 50% OFF! The KINO LORBER SALE is still running showing many at 50% - 62% OFF! We have reviews this week of Blu-rays from Warner, Kino Lorber, Sony, Scorpion Releasing, Odeon Entertainment, Cinema Guild, Artificial Eye, of features directed by Francis Ford Coppola, Terence Fisher, Charles Chaplin, Joel and Ethan Coen, Tony Scott, Asghar Farhadi, Freddie Francis, Umberto Lenzi, Dan Curtis and more. Our Release Calendar has new films-to-Blu-ray listed by Andre De Toth, Frank Capra, Vojtech Jasný etc.. We have a CONTEST posted with a Brand New Criterion Blu-ray prize! Enjoy!

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Day Of The Outlaw [Blu-ray] (Andre De Toth, 1959) Masters of Cinema

You Can't Take It With You [Blu-ray] (Frank Capra, 1938) Sony Pictures

The Hobbit, The: Motion Picture Trilogy/Extended Cuts [Blu-ray] Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

The Brain That Wouldn't Die [Blu-ray] (Joseph Green, 1962) Shout! Factory

The Car [Blu-ray] (Elliot Silverstein, 1977) Shout! Factory

Women's Prison Massacre [Blu-ray] (Bruno Mattei, 1983) Shout! Factory

Better Call Saul: Season 1 Collector's Edition [Blu-ray] - Sony

Space: 1999 - The Complete Second Series [Blu-ray] - RB UK Network

Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon [Blu-ray] (John Maybury, 1998) RB UK BFI

All My Good Countrymen (Vojtech Jasný, 1969) R2 UK Second Run

Mississippi Grind [Blu-ray] (Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck, 2015) Lionsgate

Banshee: Season 3 [Blu-ray] - HBO Studios

Ray Donovan: The Third Season [Blu-ray] - Showtime Entertainment

Nightmares [Blu-ray] (Joseph Sargent, 1983) Shout! Factory

Tokyo Tribe [Blu-ray] (Shion Sono, 2014) Millennium

Zombie High [Blu-ray] (Ron Link, 1987) Shout! Factory

The Sand (Isaac Gabaeff, 2015) Monarch Home Video

90 Minutes in Heaven [Blu-ray] (Michael Polish, 2015) Universal

This Island Earth [Blu-ray]  (Joseph M. Newman, 1955) RB DE Ostalgica (Alive AG)

This Island Earth Ultimate Edition [Blu-ray] (Joseph M. Newman, 1955) RB DE Ostalgica (Alive AG)

Downhill Racer [Blu-ray] (Michael Ritchie, 1969) Criterion

Speedy [Blu-ray] (Ted Wilde, 1928) Criterion

Burroughs: The Movie [Blu-ray] (Howard Brookner, 1983) Criterion

Jellyfish Eyes [Blu-ray] (Takashi Murakami, 2013) Criterion

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance [Blu-ray] (John Ford, 1962) Paramount (BEAVER REVIEW)

Turkey Shoot [Blu-ray] (Brian Trenchard-Smith, 1982) Severin Films

What Have You Done to Solange? [Blu-ray] (Massimo Dallamano, 1972) RB UK Arrow

The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane [Blu-ray] (Nicolas Gessner, 1976) RB UK Signal One Entertainment

The End of the Tour [Blu-ray] (James Ponsoldt, 2015) Lionsgate

Sherrybaby [Blu-ray] (Laurie Collyer, 2006) Filmrise

Legend [Blu-ray] (Brian Helgeland, 2015) RB UK Studiocanal

The Visit [Blu-ray] (M. Night Shyamalan, 2015) Universal Pictures UK

School for Scoundrels [Blu-ray] (Robert Hamer, Hal E. Chester, 1960) RB UK Studio Canal

Tangerine [Blu-ray] (Sean Baker, 2015) Magnolia

Croupier [Blu-ray] (Mike Hodges, 1998) Henstooth Video

Jurassic World - Limited Edition Packaging [Blu-ray] (Colin Trevorrow, 2015) Universal Studios

San Andreas [Blu-ray] (Brad Peyton, 2015) Warner Home Video



ONE VOICE (not Ellsworth Monkton Toohey): In our horror-infused week, I will chose the bare-bones Hammer Horror Classics Vol. 1 Blu-ray as my top pick. Four of the studios' enjoyable, atmospheric efforts in 1080P - all in one package. Settle in and drink deep of the Hammer charm. It's hard to deny the beauty of Francis Ford Coppola's Bram Stoker's Dracula new Blu-ray in the new 4K, Amos audio and added supplements package. What a case too - 'wow' all around. Even more Vampires with Tony Scott's first film The Hunger with Catherine Deneuve and Susan Sarandon as lesbian blood-sucker and a mega-aging character played by none other than David Bowie. Stylistic, ultra-cool and confusing - now on Blu-ray. Our comparison shows the massive improvement in Joel and Ethan Coen's Barton Fink Blu-ray - an easy upgrade decision. Back to horror - the Umberto Lenzi Spasmo Blu-ray from Scorpion Releasing offers some positives not available on the 88 Films version. I still like this passive Giallo. Guest reviewer 'Pepsi' is very keen on About Elly in an imperfect Blu-ray transfer from Cinema Guild. Horror Hospital definitely has some charisma and the Blu-ray from Odeon Entertainment is worthy of a spin or two for fans of the genre. Ditto for Dan Curtis' unassertive horror Burnt Offerings with Karen Black, Oliver Reed and Bette Davis. The Kino Lorber Blu-ray is not a stellar image but uniformly presents the film in 1080P. Artificial Eye produce a Blu-ray of Chaplin's The Circus - one of The Tramp's less-exposed gems - looking a lot like the previous Park Circus efforts. On DVD Eric covered the first-season series about crime scene cleaners entitled Mr. and Mrs. Murder, the impacting documentary Message From Hiroshima narrated by George Takei, Good Kill with Ethan Hawke, an Argentinean drama-cum western The Burning with Alice Braga and a comparison of early Clive Barker's Salome and the Forbidden.... "When I heard the gunshots, though, I knew - knew beyond the shadow of a doubt - that somewhere in Los Angeles Bette Davis was on the prowl and packing heat" - Kolchak: The Night Stalker Chronicles. Hope the weather is grand - see you in 7 days!


Burnt Offerings BD - Dan Curtis, director of TV's Dark Shadows series, directed this eerie haunted-house thriller about a house which draws energy from its inhabitants and selects its own "keeper" from the family of Ben and Marian Rolf (Oliver Reed & Karen Black), who rent the strangely-affordable house one fateful summer then find themselves slowly succumbing to its creepy powers. The photography is suitably moody, and many of the standard haunted-house cliches are used to decent effect -- particularly a violent scene in which the surrounding woods form a barrier to prevent the family station wagon from escaping the area. Blu-ray Release Date: October 6th, 2015

Bram Stoker's Dracula BD - Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, and Anthony Hopkins star in director Francis Ford Coppola's visually stunning, passionately seductive version of the classic Dracula legend. In BRAM STOKER'S DRACULA, Coppola returns to the original source of the Dracula myth, and from that gothic romance, he creates a modern masterpiece. Gary Oldman's metamorphosis as Dracula who grows from old to young, from man to beast is nothing short of amazing. Winona Ryder brings equal intensity to the role of a young beauty who becomes the object of Dracula's devastating desire. Anthony Hopkins co-stars as the famed doctor who dares to believe in Dracula, and then dares to confront him. Opulent, dazzling and utterly irresistible, this is Dracula as you've never seen him. Blu-ray Release Date: October 6th, 2015

Spasmo BD - Christian (Robert Hoffman) picks up a married chick (Suzy Kendall from The Bird with the Crystal Plumage) at a party on a yacht. Their midnight tryst is ruined when a guy sneaks through the motel window and tries to shoot him. Christian gets the upper hand and kills his attacker and the scared couple flees the room. But when Christian returns to the scene of the crime, he’s shocked to learn the body has disappeared. Meanwhile his lover’s jealous husband shows up to make things even more uncomfortable for the potential love birds. Scorpion Releasing Blu-ray Release date: July 7th, 2015

Horror Hospital BD - This gory British horror satire features a hammy Michael Gough as Doctor Storm, the demented overseer of a bizarre health resort advertising "Hairy Holidays" for teenage hipsters -- on whom he secretly performs diabolical mind experiments, turning them into mindless automatons directed by a remote-control device. Those lucky enough to escape the doctor's operating table are invariably tracked down by a leather-clad bike gang or decapitated by the doctor's car (thanks to handy fender-mounted scythes). Into this trap falls pop music star Robin Askwith, whose quest for a stress-relieving getaway lands him in Gough's house of horrors. Blu-ray Release date: August 17th, 2015

Hammer Horror Classics Vol. 1 BD - Four Iconic Horror Classics from Hammer Films: The Mummy stars Christopher Lee wrapped with moldy gauze bandages to become the tormented Kharis, an avenger stalking the hills of Victorian England to track down desecrators of his beloved’s Egyptian tomb. Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed has Peter Cushing is Baron Frankenstein, whose experiment has gone dead wrong in Hammer Studios’ fifth Frankenstein saga. Dracula Risen From the Grave has Christopher Lee playing Bram Stoker’s infamous vampire for the third time and Taste the Blood of Dracula is an this entry in Hammer Studios’ cycle of hemogobbling Victorian-era horror showcases why Hammer became the name in Gothic terror. Blu-ray Release Date: October 6th, 2015

The Circus BD - When we first meet Chaplin's Tramp in this comic gem, he's broke and hungry. Mistaken for a pickpocket and pursued by a police officer into a circus tent, the Tramp becomes a star when delighted patrons think his escape from the law is an act. Highlights include a frenetic fun-house seqeunce, the Tramp turning a magical skit into mayhem and his teetering tighrope walk while monkeys cling to his head. Blu-ray Release date: August 10th, 2015

Barton Fink BD - Set in Hollywood during the 1940's, "Barton Fink" is a comic satire about creative egos, flashy moguls, a travelling salesman and a nasty case of writer's block. Barton Fink (John Turturro) is a New York playwright lured to Hollywood to work as a screenwriter. It doesn't take long for Barton's life to erupt in complete chaos. His studio boss orders the serious-minded Barton to write a low budget wrestling movie. Deeply disappointed, Barton returns to his seedy hotel, types one sentence and then¿ nothing. To make matters worse, he is continually interrupted by Charlie (John Goodman), a chatty travelling insurance salesman who lives next door. Eventually they become friends and Charlie tries to help Barton by teaching him the finer points of wrestling. As the clock ticks away and the temperature climbs, Barton becomes more desperate as his life spins out of control. Blu-ray Release Date: July 2nd, 2012

About Elly BD - About Elly, superficially at least, is a story about a group of 30 something middle class Iranians, who together with their children take a 3 day break from life in Tehran to travel north up to the Caspian Sea for some sun, fun and relaxation. Unbeknown to the main group trip organizer, Sepideh (Golshifteh Farahani) has been playing matchmaker. She plans on introducing her daughters apparently singleton teacher Elly (Taraneh Alidoosti) a stranger to the main group, to the recently divorced Ahmad (Shahab Hosseini). Blu-ray Release Date: August 18th, 2015

The Hunger BD - Miriam Blaylock collects Renaissance art, ancient Egyptian pendants, lovers, souls. Alive and fashionably chic in Manhattan, Miriam is an ageless vampire. Although "vampire" is not a word you'll hear in this movie based on the novel by Whitley Strieber (Wolfen). Instead, debuting feature director Tony Scott fashions a hip, sensual, modern-gothic makeover. Catherine Deneuve radiates macabre elegance as Miriam, blessed with beauty, cursed with bloodlust. David Bowie is fellow fiend and refined husband John. In love, in life, in longing, they are inseparable. But when John abruptly begins to age and turns to a geriatric researcher (Susan Sarandon) for help, Miriam soon eyes the woman as a replacement for John. The Hunger is insatiable. Blu-ray Release date: August 18th, 2015

Mr. and Mrs. Murder - Mr & Mrs Murder are crime scene cleaners Charlie and Nicola Buchanan a fun-loving and flirtatious couple whose unique quirks and talents lead them to solve baffling murder mysteries in this funny and thrill-filled series. Combine Charlie’s vice-like grasp of facts and figures with Nicola’s deep sense of justice, observational skills and human empathy, and before you know it they’re not just cleaning, they’re cleaning-up crime. DVD Release Date: August 3rd, 2015

Message From Hiroshima - Narrated by George Takei, Message From Hiroshima provides an inside look at life and culture in the city before the first atomic bomb was dropped. Today, where the Hon and Motoyasu Rivers meet, stands the Peace Memorial Park the former location of the Nakajima district, which was once home to thousands of people and hundreds of businesses. When the first atomic bomb was detonated 2,000 feet above Hiroshima s city center on August 6, 1945, all of that vanished. Seventy years later, Director Masaaki Tanabe makes it his mission to revive the memory of what once was by interviewing hibakusha (survivors) and former residents. These heart-wrenching testimonials, along with computer -generated recreations of restaurants, shoe stores, cinemas, and the famous Industrial Promotion Hall, recreate the sights, sounds, and smells of a lost culture and people. DVD Release Date: August 4th, 2015

Good Kill - From the creator of Gattaca and The Truman Show and the director of Lord of War comes a tense and psychological journey into the morality of modern drone warfare. Ethan Hawke (Boyhood, Training Day, Sinister) stars as a fighter pilot turned drone operator who now battles with the Taliban using just a joystick but is he just creating more terrorists than he is killing? One soldiers tale with epic implications. DVD Release Date: August 3rd, 2015

The Burning - Gael Garcia Bernal portrays Kaí, a mysterious man who emerges from the Argentinean rainforest to rescue Vania, (Alice Braga) the beautiful and spirited daughter of a poor farmer who is murdered by mercenaries who requisition his property after he refuses to sign it over to them. Taking Vania with them as their prize, Kaí tracks them through the jungle and using his knowledge of the forest and his affinity with nature he releases her while the men are sleeping and then booby-traps the jungle in anticipation of their impending pursuit. Outnumbered and alone back at her father s ranch it is only a matter of time until the men return and they'll be hopelessly outnumbered and vulnerable. DVD Release Date: August 10th, 2015

Get Well Soon - The comic everyday lives of a group of patients, doctors, nurses and ancillary staff at a National Health Service hospital during the post-war period. One day in 1947, Roy Osborne (Matthew Cottle) is admitted to a TB sanatorium. He thinks he'll only be there for a few weeks, then finds that it could be several years before he can leave. Sitcom set in a 1947 tuberculosis sanatorium, based on the meeting of comedy-writing powerhouse team Ray Galton and Alan Simpson. It's 1947 and Roy Osborne is admitted to a tuberculosis sanatorium. Expecting a stay of a few weeks (out by Easter!), he's shocked at the realisation that he could be resident for more than a year. Finding himself sharing a room with Brian Clapton, the two soon become firm friends. DVD Release Date: September 21st, 2015

Salome and the Forbidden - In 1970s Liverpool, Clive Barker and a small group of friends from college made two short films. Salome (1973) and The Forbidden (1978) feature early footage of Barker, who also did most of the special effects, and Doug Bradley, who went on to fame as Pinhead in the Hellraiser films. Also included are interviews with Barker, Bradley and other key players. Contains graphic violence and nudity. Salome is an 18-minute version of the tale based on the Oscar Wilde play and The Forbidden is a 35-minute short. MVD's DVD Release Date: August 25th, 2015

 Next 4 weeks on the Calendar

September 28th, 2015


37: A Final Promise [Blu-ray] (Randall Batinkoff, 2014) Gravitas Ventures

The Bear [Blu-ray] (Jean-Jacques Annaud, 1988) Shout! Factory

The Big Boss [Blu-ray] (Wei Lo, Chia-Hsiang Wu, 1971) RB UK Mediumrare

Catch Me Daddy [Blu-ray] (Daniel Wolfe, 2014) RB UK Studiocanal

The Chaplin Revue [Blu-ray] (7 Charlie Chaplin films from 1918 and 1923) RB UK Artificial Eye

Christine [Blu-ray] (John Carpenter, 1983) Sony Pictures (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Connection [Blu-ray] (Cédric Jimenez, 2014) Cinedigm

Cop Car [Blu-ray] (Jon Watts, 2015) Universal Studios

The Duke of Burgundy [Blu-ray] (Peter Strickland, 2014) Shout! Factory (BEAVER REVIEW)

Fist Of Fury [Blu-ray] (Wei Lo, 1972) RB UK Mediumrare

The Honeymoon Killers [Blu-ray] (Leonard Kastle, 1970) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Limelight [Blu-ray] (Charles Chaplin, 1952) RB UK Artificial Eye

Man with the Gun [Blu-ray] (Richard Wilson, 1955) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

Night and the City [Blu-ray] (Jules Dassin, 1950) RB UK BFI (BEAVER REVIEW)

Otto Preminger Film Noir Collection [Blu-ray] (Fallen Angel, Whirlpool, Where the Sidewalk Ends) - RB UK BFI (BEAVER REVIEW)  (BEAVER REVIEW)  (BEAVER REVIEW)

A Room with a View [Blu-ray] (James Ivory, 1986) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Savage Weekend [Blu-ray] (David Paulsen, John Mason Kirby, 1979) Kino Lorber

Sherrybaby [Blu-ray] (Laurie Collyer, 2006) Filmrise

A Snake of June [Blu-ray] (Shin'ya Tsukamoto, 2002) RB UK Twf

Space: 1999 - The Complete Second Series [Blu-ray] - RB UK Network

The Wonderful Country [Blu-ray] (Robert Parrish, 1959) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

Young Billy Young [Blu-ray] (Burt Kennedy, 1969) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

Zipper [Blu-ray] (Mora Stephens, 2015) Alchemy


October 5th, 2015


Alléluia [Blu-ray] (Fabrice Du Welz, 2014) Doppelganger Releasing

Amour fou [Blu-ray] (Jessica Hausner, 2014) Film Movement

Bad Man's River [Blu-ray]  (Eugenio Martin, 1971) Kino Lorber

Bram Stoker's Dracula [Blu-ray] (Francis Ford Coppola, 1992) Cinema Series (4K) Sony (BEAVER REVIEW)

Burnt Offerings [Blu-ray] (Dan Curtis, 1976) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

Burying the Ex [Blu-ray] (Joe Dante, 2014) Image Entertainment

Captain Apache [Blu-ray] (Alexander Singer, 1971) Kino Lorber

Dark Places [Blu-ray] (Gilles Paquet-Brenner, 2015) Liongate

Deep Red [4k Remaster] [Blu-ray] (Dario Argento, 1975) RB UK Arrow

Dracula Has Risen from the Grave [Blu-ray] (Freddie Francis, 1968) Warner (BEAVER REVIEW)

Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed [Blu-ray] (Terence Fisher, 1969) Warner Bros. (BEAVER REVIEW)

Gravy [Blu-ray] (James Roday, 2015) Shout! Factory

Hammer Horror Collection [Blu-ray] - Dracula Has Risen from the Grave, Taste the Blood of Dracula, Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed, The Mummy - Warner (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Happiest Days of Your Life [Blu-ray] (Frank Launder, 1950) RB UK StudioCanal

In the Courtyard [Blu-ray] (Pierre Salvadori, 2014) Cohen Media Group

The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane [Blu-ray] (Nicolas Gessner, 1976) RB UK Signal One Entertainment

Manglehorn [Blu-ray] (David Gordon Green, 2014) MPI

The Marquise of O [Blu-ray] (Eric Rohmer, 1976) Film Movement

Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron [Blu-ray] (Joss Whedon, 2015) Disney

Masterworks of American Avant-garde Experimental Film 1920-1970 [Blu-ray] - Flicker Alley

Me & Earl & The Dying Girl [Blu-ray] (Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, 2015) 20th Century Fox

The Mummy [Blu-ray] (Terence Fisher, 1959) Warner Bros. (BEAVER REVIEW)

My Own Private Idaho [Blu-ray] (Gus Van Sant, 1991) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Nocturna [Blu-ray] (Buz Alexander, 2015) Alchemy

Over Your Dead Body [Blu-ray] (Takashi Miike, 2014) Shout Factory

Rumble in the Bronx [Blu-ray] (Stanley Tong, 1995) New Line Home Video

School for Scoundrels [Blu-ray] (Robert Hamer, Hal E. Chester, 1960) RB UK Studio Canal

Spartacus - Restored Edition [Blu-ray] (Stanley Kubrick, 1960) Universal Studios

The Stranger [Blu-ray] (Guillermo Amoedo, 2014) Shout! Factory

Taste the Blood of Dracula [Blu-ray] (Peter Sasdy, 1970) Warner Bros. (BEAVER REVIEW)

Thieves' Highway [Blu-ray] (Jules Dassin, 1949) RB UK Arrow

Tomorrowland [Blu-ray] (Brad Bird, 2015) RB UK Walt Disney Studios

Tut [Blu-ray] (David Von Ancken, 2015) Paramount

We Are Still Here [Blu-ray] (Ted Geoghegan, 2015) MPI

When Marnie Was There [Blu-ray] (Hiromasa Yonebayashi, 2014) Universal Studios


October 12th, 2015


Along Came a Spider [Blu-ray] (Lee Tamahori, 2001) Warner

The Brood [Blu-ray] (David Cronenberg, 1979) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Closely Observed Trains [Blu-ray] (Jirí Menzel, 1966) RB UK Arrow Academy

Company Business [Blu-ray] (Nicholas Meyer, 1991) Kino Lorber

The Core [Blu-ray] (Jon Amiel, 2003) Warner

Edgar Allan Poes Black Cats: Two Adaptations by Sergio Martino & Lucio Fulci [Blu-ray] - RB UK Arrow

Edgar Allan Poes Black Cats: Two Adaptations by Sergio Martino & Lucio Fulci [Blu-ray] - Arrow US

Edward Scissorhands: Ultimate Collector's Edition [Blu-ray] - 20th Century Fox

Escape from Alcatraz [Blu-ray] (Don Siegel, 1979) Warner

The Firemen's Ball [Blu-ray] (Milos Forman, 1967) RB UK Arrow Academy

Hidden Agenda [Blu-ray] (Ken Loach, 1990) RB UK Signal One Entertainment (BEAVER REVIEW)

Jurassic World [Blu-ray] (Colin Trevorrow, 2015) Universal UK

Kiss the Girls [Blu-ray] (Gary Fleder, 1997) Warner

Malone [Blu-ray] (Harley Cokliss, 1987) Kino Lorber

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance [Blu-ray] (John Ford, 1962) Paramount (BEAVER REVIEW)

Manos: The Hands of Fate [Blu-ray] (Harold P. Warren, 1966) Synapse Films

Matchstick Men [Blu-ray] (Ridley Scott, 2003) Warner

Now and Forever (Mario Zampi, 1956) R2 UK Network

The Phantom of the Opera [Blu-ray] (Rupert Julian, 1925) Kino

Requiescant [Blu-ray] (Carlo Lizzani, 1967) RB UK Arrow

Requiescant [Blu-ray] (Carlo Lizzani, 1967) Arrow US

The Return of Count Yorga [Blu-ray] (Bob Kelljan, 1971) Shout! Factory

San Andreas [Blu-ray] (Brad Peyton, 2015) Warner Home Video

The Sand (Isaac Gabaeff, 2015) Monarch Home Video

Scissors [Blu-ray] (Frank De Felitta, 1991) Kino Lorber

Shattered [Blu-ray] (Wolfgang Petersen, 1991) Kino Lorber

A Special Day [Blu-ray] (Ettore Scola, 1977) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Team America: World Police [Blu-ray] (Trey Parker, 2004) Paramount

Tomorrowland [Blu-ray] (Brad Bird, 2015) Disney

Witness [Blu-ray] (Peter Weir, 1985) Warner (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Voyeur [Blu-ray] (Tinto Brass, 1994) Cult Epics


October 19th, 2015


80,000 Suspects [Blu-ray] (Val Guest, 1963) RB UK Network

The Benoit Jacquot Collection [Blu-ray] (A Single Girl, Keep it Quiet, The Disenchanted) - Cohen Media

Black Girl + Borom Sarret [Blu-ray] (Ousman Sembène) RB UK BFI

Bloody Knuckles [Blu-ray] (Matt O'Mahoney, 2014) Artsploitation Films

Diary of a Lost Girl [Blu-ray] (Georg Wilhelm Pabst, 1929) Kino

The Falcon and the Snowman [Blu-ray] (John Schlesinger, 1985) RB UK 101 Films

The Fallen Idol [Blu-ray] (Carol Reed, 1948) RB UK Studiocanal

Full Moon in Paris [Blu-ray] (Eric Rohmer, 1984) Film Movement

Jurassic World - Limited Edition Packaging [Blu-ray] (Colin Trevorrow, 2015) Universal Studios

A King in New York [Blu-ray] (Charles Chaplin, 1957) RB UK Artificial Eye

King of the Hill: Season 13 [Blu-ray] - Olive Films

Kwaidan [Blu-ray] (Masaki Kobayashi, 1965) Criterion

The Larry Fessenden Collection [Blu-ray] - No Telling (1991), Habit (1995), Wendigo (2001) and The Last Winter(2006) - Shout! Factory

Lonesome Dove Mini-Series [Blu-ray] (Simon Wincer, 1989) Mill Creek Entertainment (BEAVER REVIEW)

Modern Girls [Blu-ray] (Jerry Kramer, 1986) Kino Lorber

The Naked Prey [Blu-ray] (Cornel Wilde, 1965) RB UK Masters of Cinema

Nurse Jackie: Season 7 [Blu-ray] - Lionsgate

The Oblong Box [Blu-ray] (Gordon Hessler, 1969) Kino Lorber

Red Sun [Blu-ray] (Terence Young, 1971) RB UK Studio Canal

Sherlock Holmes [Blu-ray] (Arthur Berthelet, 1916) Flicker Alley

The Shohei Imamura Masterpiece Collection [Blu-ray] (Nishi Ginza Station, Stolen Desire, Pigs and Battleships, The Insect Woman, A Man Vanishes, Profound Desires of the Gods. Vengeance is Mine, The Ballad of Narayama) RB UK Masters of Cinema

Slam Dance [Blu-ray] (Wayne Wang, 1987) Kino Lorber

SS Experiment Love Camp [Blu-ray] (Sergio Garrone, 1976) RB UK 88 Films

Tales From The Crypt Presents: Bordello Of Blood [Blu-ray] (Gilbert Adler, 1996) - Shout! Factory

Tales From The Crypt Presents: Demon Knight [Blu-ray] (Ernest R. Dickerson, 1995) - Shout! Factory

Tenderness of the Wolves [Blu-ray] (Ulli Lommel, 1973) RB UK Arrow

The Vatican Tapes [Blu-ray] (Mark Neveldine, 2015) Lionsgate

The Widower [Blu-ray] (Paul Whittington, 2013) Pbs (Direct)

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The French Lieutenant's Woman [Blu-ray] (Karel Reisz, 1981) Criterion 44% OFF (BEAVER REVIEW)

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My Beautiful Laundrette [Blu-ray] (Stephen Frears, 1985) Criterion 44% OFF (BEAVER REVIEW)

Day for Night [Blu-ray] (François Truffaut, 1973) Criterion 44% OFF (BEAVER REVIEW)

Throne of Blood [Blu-ray] (Akira Kurosawa, 1957) Criterion 44% OFF (BEAVER REVIEW)

Breaker Morant [Blu-ray] (Bruce Beresford, 1980) Criterion 44% OFF (BEAVER REVIEW)

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The Friends of Eddie Coyle [Blu-ray] (Peter Yates, 1973) Criterion 44% OFF (BEAVER REVIEW)

Rashômon [Blu-ray] (Akira Kurosawa, 1950) Criterion 44% OFF (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Game [Blu-ray] (David Fincher, 1997) Criterion 44% OFF (BEAVER REVIEW)

Scanners [Blu-ray] (David Cronenberg, 1981) Criterion 44% OFF (BEAVER REVIEW)

La dolce vita [Blu-ray] (Federico Fellini, 1960) Criterion 44% OFF (BEAVER REVIEW)

Eraserhead [Blu-ray] (David Lynch, 1977) Criterion 44% OFF (BEAVER REVIEW)

City Lights [Blu-ray] (Charles Chaplin, 1931) Criterion 44% OFF (BEAVER REVIEW)

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Persona [Blu-ray] (Ingmar Bergman, 1966) Criterion 44% OFF (BEAVER REVIEW)

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Two-Lane Blacktop [Blu-ray] (Monte Hellman, 1971) Criterion 44% OFF (BEAVER REVIEW)

My Darling Clementine [Blu-ray] (John Ford, 1946) Criterion 44% OFF (BEAVER REVIEW)




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