Newsletter - FOR THE WEEK

OF October 3rd, 2011

  This Week's Highlights
Modi ki bu sta?  - Criterion, Terence Malick, Tim Burton, Andrzej Wajda, Giuseppe Tornatore, Kaneto Shindô, Cameron Crowe and Tobe Hooper on Blu-ray plus on DVD we have more Essential Noirs, Richard Fleischer and Anthony Mann, Rudolph Maté, Felix E. Feist, and more Cannibals. In calendar updates we have Volker Schlöndorff, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Bernardo Bertolucci, Lars von Trier, Peter Jackson, Alex Cox, Ki-duk Kim, and Todd Haynes, on Blu-ray We have the Feature DVD and Blu-ray chosen for October and a new Clips contest with a Criterion Blu-ray prize. “You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.”

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The Tin Drum [Blu-ray] (Volker Schlöndorff, 1979) RB UK Arrow

Cleopatra [Blu-ray] (Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1963) RB UK 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

The Conformist [Blu-ray] (Bernardo Bertolucci, 1970) RB UK Arrow Video

Melancholia [Blu-ray] (Lars von Trier, 2011) RB UK Artificial Eye

Heavenly Creatures (Uncut Version) [Blu-ray] (Peter Jackson, 1994) Miramax

Sid & Nancy [Blu-ray] (Alex Cox, 1986) MGM

The Coast Guard [Blu-ray] (Ki-duk Kim, 2002) Palisades Tartan

Another Earth [Blu-ray] (Mike Cahill, 2011) Fox Home Entertainment

Velvet Goldmine [Blu-ray] (Todd Haynes, 1998) Miramax

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

Milestones - Ice (Robert Kramer, 1970, 1975) Icarus Films

Night Train Murders [Blu-ray] (Aldo Lado, 1975) Blue Underground

An Injury to One (Travis Wilkerson, 2002) Icarus Films

Cycling the Frame - Invisible Frame (Cynthia Beatt, 1988, 2009) Icarus Films

Twilight Zone Season 1-5 Bundle [Blu-ray] - Image Entertainment

Godzilla Vs Megalon [Blu-ray] (Jun Fukuda, 1973) Tokyo Shock

The Double [Blu-ray] (Michael Brandt, 2011) Image Entertainment

Puncture [Blu-ray] (Adam Kassen, Mark Kassen, 2011) First Look

Futurama: Vol. 6 [Blu-ray] - Fox Home Entertainment

The Names of Love [Blu-ray] (Michel Leclerc, 2010) Music Box Films

Kill List [Blu-ray] (Ben Wheatley, 2011) StudioCanal

Four Flies On Grey Velvet [Blu-ray] (Dario Argento, 1971) RB UK Shameless

The Princess of Montpensier [Blu-ray] (Bertrand Tavernier, 2010) RB UK Optimum

The Coen Brothers Collection [Blu-ray] - Universal Pictures UK

The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (Göran Olsson, 2011) R2 UK Soda Pictures

The Light Thief (Aktan Arym Kubat, 2010) R2 UK Soda Pictures

The Interrupters (Steve James, 2011) R2 UK Dogwoof

Tora! Tora! Tora! [Blu-ray] (Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku, Toshio Masuda, 1970) 20th Century Fox

The Overcoat (Il Cappotto) (Alberto Lattuada, 1952) Raro

Atlas Shrugged: Part I [Blu-ray] (Paul Johansson, 2011) Fox Home Entertainment

Quest For Fire [Blu-ray] (Jean-Jacques Annaud, 1981) RB DE Concorde Video

These Amazing Shadows [Blu-ray] (Paul Mariano, Kurt Norton, 2011) PBS

Cry Terror! (Andrew L. Stone, 1958) Warner Archive

The Venetian Affair (Jerry Thorpe, 1967) Warner Archive

Attack the Block [Blu-ray] (Joe Cornish, 2011) Sony Pictures

Being John Malkovich [Blu-ray] (Spike Jonze, 1999) RB DE Universal

Putty Hill (Matthew Porterfield, 2010) Cinema Guild

The Dust of Time (Theodoros Angelopoulos, 2008) R2 UK Artificial Eye

A Separation [Blu-ray] (Asghar Farhadi, 2011) RB UK Artificial Eye

Jacquot de Nantes (Agnès Varda, 1991) R2 UK Artificial Eye

Liverpool (Lisandro Alonso, 2008) R2 UK Second Run DVD

Straw Dogs - Ultimate 40th Anniversary Edition [Blu-ray] (Sam Peckinpah, 1971) RB UK Fremantle

The Son of No One [Blu-ray] (Dito Montiel, 2011) RB DE Studio Canal

Quadrophenia [Blu-ray] (Franc Roddam, 1979) RB DE Universal

Dark Matter [Blu-ray] (Shi-Zheng Chen, 2007) RB DE Universal

Steaming (Joseph Losey, 1985) R2 UK Sony Pictures


ONE VOICE (not Ellsworth Monkton Toohey): I'll stands by the superlatives in my review of Malick's The Tree of Life - at present, probably, the best Blu-ray I own. It has our highest recommendation. While everything else may seem a distant second at present I can assure you it is not. Criterion's Kuroneko, Shindo's poetic horror fable, looks exquisite in the new format. Another wonderful package and atmospheric film experience. Tornatore's Cinema Paradiso has immense replay value and the new Miramax Blu-ray's $11 price-tag can't be ignored. I had a lot of fun with Richard Ayoade's impressive Submarine - and the Anchor Bay Blu-ray presentation exceeded my expectations. Arrow (UK) offers the best digital viewing of Andrzej Wajda's Ashes and Diamonds. Fans of the director will want to indulge. Cameron Crowe's Almost Famous has a lot going for it and the stacked Dreamworks Blu-ray advances over the older Asian one in all areas. Burton's Pee-wee's Big Adventure offers quirky fun every time I see it and the new Blu-ray advances the eclectic art direction attributes to new highs. Tobe Hooper's The Funhouse appears fairly modest in the Blu-ray format but it is, no doubt, the best it will look digitally. Gregory exposed two of the Essential Noirs floating around on weak DVDs and one that excels over previous on digital. Rudolph Maté's The Dark Past doesn't get the treatment it deserves on Spanish DVD - ditto for Maxwell Shane's remake Nightmare. Richard Fleischer's The Clay Pigeon is a more acceptable SD rendition but not at the levels of Felix E. Feist's The Threat via Warner Archive or that company's Follow Me Quietly (Fleischer again and an uncredited Anthony Mann) - as compared to another inferior European edition. Eric covers another inauspicious Cannibal picture - aptly entitled Cannibal. He's also covered the horror The Tapes and the limited budget science-fiction film Lunopolis - that sounds intriguing. Live like this is the best week of your life!


The Funhouse BD - The circus is in town, and Amy (Elizabeth Berridge, who replaced Meg Tilly in Milos Forman's AMADEUS), her friend Liz (Largo Woodruff, STARDUST MEMORIES) and their respective dates, geeky Richie (Miles Chapin, HAIR) and hunky Buzz (Cooper Huckabee, THE CURSE) have decided to sneak in and stay after hours. Amy's bratty brother Joey (Shawn Carson, SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES) has also snuck along. When the teens witness the accidental murder of Madame Zena (Sylvia Miles, THE SENTINEL) by the carnival's authentic freak - sired by the carnival's sinister barker (Kevin Conway, JENNIFER EIGHT) and... something - they find themselves trapped in the funhouse and stalked by the freak. Blu-ray Release Date: July 18th, 2011

Lunopolis - A radio call-in show receives a frantic call from a man claiming to be an employee of Area 51. He claims that there are people on the moon and that they are also on Earth and controlling things. The call is cut off and dismissed as a crank until a package shows up at the radio station. The host turns the material over to Matt (writer/director Matthew Avant) and Sonny (producer/digital effects artist Hal Maynor) who - along with guide Nate (Nathan Avant) and camera operator Sarah (Sarah Avant) - investigate some of the radio show's cases. DVD Release Date: October 11th, 2011

The Tree of Life BD - The impressionistic story of a Texas family in the 1950s. The film follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his father (Brad Pitt). Jack (played as an adult by Sean Penn) finds himself a lost soul in the modern world, seeking answers to the origins and meaning of life while questioning the existence of faith.
Blu-ray Release date: October 11th, 2011

Pee-wee's Big Adventure BD - Fed by comic tributaries perhaps, but Pee-Wee Herman comes over as a delightful original. It's a balancing act, and he doesn't put a '50s preppy white buckskin wrong. He lives in a house which is a Heath Robinsonish turn in itself, and responds to his environment with all the restraint of a streaker in a carwash. A nasty boy steals his beloved bicycle. Pee-Wee gives chase, taking in a lot of America's tourist map and winding up in Hollywood (which buys his adventure, and we see their version too).
Blu-ray Release date: October 4th, 2011

Submarine BD - Young Oliver Tate's coming of age is coming even sooner than expected. Prone to daydreaming, listening to French crooners and indulging other self-absorbed fantasies, Oliver (Craig Roberts) suddenly finds himself submerged in real-life, dual challenges -- plotting to lose his virginity with a quirky new girlfriend (Yasmin Paige), while also struggling to reconcile his parent's (Golden Globe® winner Sally Hawkins and Noah Taylor) marriage, even though his mom seems smitten with the self-help guru next door (Paddy Considine). This charmingly original comedy from executive producer Ben Stiller and writer/director Richard Ayoade, has been pronounced by Vogue magazine "a charming mix of quirk and cool."
Blu-ray Release date: October 4th, 2011

The Tapes - In February 2008, several videotapes were found at the scene of a brutal crime. THE TAPES tells the story - with the consent of the families of the murder victims - of the fates of Gemma Baker (Natasha Sparkes, BURLESQUE FAIRYTALES), her boyfriend Danny (co-writer Jason Maza, FISH TANK), and his pal Nathan (Arnold Oceng, TV's GRANGE HILL). Gemma drags her boyfriend and his aspiring filmmaker pal on a road trip to put together an audition video for the reality show BIG BROTHER. DVD Release Date: October 3rd, 2011

Nightmare - Nightmare begins with a similar dream sequence that Shane adapted for Fear in the Night. Stan Grayson (Kevin McCarthy), a clarinetist in a New Orleans band, envisions himself in a mirrored room where he encounters a strange woman, then fights with a man and stabs him to death with an awl. After waking, he finds bruises on his neck and pulls from his pocket two items he saw in the dream, a button he had ripped from the man’s coat and a key he had used to lock the body in a closet. He seeks help from his detective brother-in-law, René Bressard (Edward G. Robinson), but René attributes Stan’s fear to an overactive imagination. DVD Release Date: November 18th, 2009

The Threat - Killer Red Kluger (Charles McGraw) busts out of Folsom Prison and makes for a bleak desert hideout. But first he makes a violent detour to Los Angeles to kidnap the three people he blames for his ticket to the gas chamber: a cop (Michael O’Shea), the DA (Frank Conroy) and ex-girlfriend (Virginia Grey) he believes betrayed him. Before Red gets out of the country, he’s going to get even, one sweating, sadistic murder at a time. In this gripping, relentlessly paced B-movie, film noir great McGraw – who breathed menace even when he played a cop or a detective – dominates the screen with a presence so ice-cold cruel not even the pitiless Mojave sun could melt it. Jittery with fear and suspense, The Threat is the kind of little-known gem every film fan rejoices in discovering. DVD Release Date: July 12th, 2011

The Clay Pigeon - When Bill Williams comes out of a coma at a Naval hospital in Long Beach, he knows who he is but doesn't know why he's there. But he overhears staff talking about his impending court-martial for treason: Apparently he snitched on his fellow Americans in a Japanese prison-camp, leading to their deaths by torture. No fool he, he grabs some civvies and slips out the door, headed to San Diego and the widow (Barbara Hale) of one of his dead buddies. DVD Release Date: April 19th, 2006

The Dark Past - When a detective scoffs at his suggestion that an 18 year-old criminal be referred for psychiatric examination Dr. Andrew Collins, the police psychiatrist, tells him the story of his encounter with Al Walker. Walker had a history of violence and killed the prison warden during an escape. He and his gang took the Collins family and their friends hostage but when Dr. Collins learns that Walker has a violent recurring dream, he offers to help him decipher the dream and determine exactly what has driven him to a life of crime and violence. DVD Release Date: April, 2011

Almost Famous BD - Oh, what a lovely film. I was almost hugging myself while I watched it. "Almost Famous" is funny and touching in so many different ways. It's the story of a 15-year-old kid, smart and terrifyingly earnest, who through luck and pluck gets assigned by Rolling Stone magazine to do a profile of a rising rock band. The magazine has no idea he's 15. Clutching his pencil and his notebook like talismans, phoning a veteran critic for advice, he plunges into the experience that will make and shape him. It's as if Huckleberry Finn came back to life in the 1970s, and instead of taking a raft down the Mississippi, got on the bus with the band.
Blu-ray Release Date: October 4th, 2011

Ashes and Diamonds BD - On the last day of World War II in a small town somewhere in Poland, the Polish exiles of war and the occupying Soviet forces confront the beginning of a new day and a new Poland. From this incendiary environment emerges Home Army soldier Maciek Chelmicki. Chelmicki has now been ordered to assassinate an incoming commissar, but a mistake stalls his progress and introduces him to Krystyna, a beautiful barmaid who gives him a glimpse of what his life could be. Gorgeously photographed and brilliantly performed, Ashes and Diamonds masterfully interweaves the fate of a nation with that of one man, resulting in one of the most important Polish films of all time.
Blu-ray Release Date: October 3rd, 2011

Cinema Paradiso BD - A successful movie director in his 40s, Salvatore returns home to Sicily after hearing of the death of Alfredo, ex-projectionist at the eponymous village cinema. The greater part of Tornatore's film is a flashback to Salvatore's WWII childhood and adolescence when, obsessed by movies, he is befriended by the wise and gruffly benevolent Alfredo (Noiret), the local priest censors kissing scenes, the whole village is wowed by Rome, Open City, a fire caused by nitrate stock blinds Alfredo, and just as Salvatore is shooting his first home movie he falls in love.
Blu-ray Release Date: October 4th, 2011

Kuroneko BD - In this poetic and atmospheric horror fable, set in a village in war-torn medieval Japan, a malevolent spirit has been ripping out the throats of itinerant samurai. When a military hero is sent to dispatch the unseen force, he finds that he must struggle with his own personal demons as well. From Kaneto Shindo, director of the terror classic Onibaba, Kuroneko (Black Cat) is a spectacularly eerie twilight tale with a shocking feminist angle, evoked through ghostly special effects and exquisite cinematography.
Blu-ray Release Date: October 16th, 2011

Cannibal - Max (Nicolas Gob, BLACK OCEAN), a former gangster who has developed agoraphobia, lives a reclusive life deep in the forest. One day, he discovers a bloodied and unconscious woman and takes her back to his cabin. The girl, who he has named Bianca (Helena Coppejans), seems to be on the run and in need of a place to hide. The two establish an intimate yet distant relationship. When Max discovers that Bianca is a cannibal, he ends up helping her acquire meals and disposes of the corpses. Their little idyll is short-lived because Bianca belongs to a gang of Turkish gypsies - for whom she performs cage dances and eats men for their entertainment - and Le Gitan (Eric Godon, IN BRUGES) is hot on her trail (well, maybe not hot since about thirty minutes passes in between his hiring and his actual search for Bianca). DVD Release Date: September 26th, 2011

Follow Me Quietly - “This is the film that, above all, increased my knowledge of the trade. I learned how to organize a film,” director Richard Fleischer said about Follow Me Quietly. The filmmaker learned well: his subsequent career included the film noir gem The Narrow Margin, the family favorite 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and the sci-fi milestone Soylent Green. William Lundigan stars in Follow Me Quietly as a cop on the trail of an elusive serial killer who strikes when darkness and rain fall. Anthony Mann shares a credit for the story, a tale similar to his work (uncredited) on the previous year’s He Walked by Night. Slip into the shadows (cinematography by The Body Snatcher’s Robert de Grasse creates a sinister mood). Embrace the night. Follow into classic noir. DVD Release Date: July 12th, 2011

 Next 4 weeks on the Calendar

October 3rd, 2011


Almost Famous [Blu-ray] (Cameron Crowe, 2000) Paramount (BEAVER REVIEW)

Amer [Blu-ray] (Bruno Forzani, 2009) Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

Angels of Evil [Blu-ray] (Michele Placido, 2010) RB UK Artificial Eye

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

Being John Malkovich [Blu-ray] (Spike Jonze, 1999) RB DE Universal

Blood Runs Cold (Sonny Laguna, 2011) R2 UK Chelsea Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

A Boyfriend for My Wife (Juan Taratuto, 2008) Olive Films

The Cider House Rules [Blu-ray] (Lasse Hallström, 1999) Miramax Lionsgate

Cinema Paradiso [Blu-ray] (Giuseppe Tornatore, 1989) Miramax (BEAVER REVIEW)

Frosty the Snowman [Blu-ray] (Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr., 1969) Vivendi

Harakiri [Blu-ray] (Masaki Kobayashi, 1962) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK (Chan-wook Park, 2006) Pathfinder

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

Life Is Beautiful [Blu-ray] (Roberto Benigni, 1997) Lionsgate Miramax

Little Sparrows (Yu-Hsiu Camille Chen, 2010) FilmMovement

The Lion King [Blu-ray] (Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff, 1994) Walt Disney

The Lion King Trilogy [Blu-ray] (Eight-Disc Combo) Walt Disney

The Long Good Friday [Blu-ray] (John Mackenzie, 1980) RB UK Optimum

Maniac Cop [Blu-ray] (William Lustig, 1988) RB UK Arrow Video

The Films of Michael Haneke (10 discs) R2 UK Artificial Eye

New York Confidential (Russell Rouse, 1955) R2 UK Odeon Entertainment

Nothing Personal (Urszula Antoniak, 2009) Olive Films

Pee-wee's Big Adventure [Blu-ray] (Tim Burton, 1985) Warner (BEAVER REVIEW)

Portland Exposé (Harold D. Schuster, 1957) R2 UK Odeon Entertainment

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

Rio Breaks (Justin Mitchell, 2009) R2 UK Mr Bongo Films

Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom [Blu-ray] (Pier Paolo Pasolini, 1975) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town [Blu-ray] (Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr., 1970) Vivendi

Submarine [Blu-ray] (Richard Ayoade, 2010) Anchor Bay (BEAVER REVIEW)

Withnail & I [Blu-ray] (Bruce Robinson, 1987) RB UK Optimum

The Yusuf Trilogy Bal (Honey), Yumurta (Egg), Sut (Milk) - R2 UK Drakes Avenue


October 10th, 2011


Anastasia (Don Bluth, 1997) [Blu-ray] Fox Home Entertainment

The Bad Seed [Blu-ray] (Mervyn LeRoy, 1956) Warner Home Video

Dark Night of the Scarecrow [Blu-ray] (Frank De Felitta, 1981) United Home

The Four Feathers (Zoltán Korda, 1939) Criterion

The Four Feathers [Blu-ray] (Zoltán Korda, 1939) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Frighteners [Blu-ray] (Peter Jackson. 1996) RB UK Cinram Logistics (BEAVER REVIEW)

Guilty of Romance [Blu-ray] (Shion Sono, 2011) RB UK Eureka

Green Lantern [Blu-ray] (Martin Campbell, 2011) Warner

Maniac Cop [Blu-ray] (William Lustig, 1988) Synapse Film

The Man With the Severed Head (Juan Fortuny, 1976) R2 UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)

Milestones - Ice (Robert Kramer, 1970, 1975) Icarus Films

Potiche [Blu-ray] (François Ozon, 2010) RB UK Optimum

The Prowler (Joseph Losey, 1951) R2 FR Wild Side Video

Le Quattro Volte [Blu-ray] (Michelangelo Frammartino, 2010) RB UK New Wave (BEAVER REVIEW)

Red Psalm (Miklós Jancsó, 1972) R2 UK Second Run

Senna [Blu-ray] Triple Play with 'Making of' Production Notes (Asif Kapadia) RBUK Universal Pictures

The Tree (Julie Bertuccelli, 2010) R2 UK Artificial Eye

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

The Tree of Life [Blu-ray] (Terrence Malick, 2011) RB FR Europacorp (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Venetian Affair (Jerry Thorpe, 1967) Warner Archive

War and Peace (Sergei Bondarchuk, 1967) R2 UK Artificial Eye



October 17th, 2011


Alex in Wonderland (Paul Mazursky, 1970) Warner

Baarìa [Blu-ray] (Giuseppe Tornatore, 2009) Image Entertainment

Batman: Year One [Blu-ray] (Sam Liu, Lauren Montgomery, 2011) Warner

A Better Life [Blu-ray] (Chris Weitz, 2011) Summit Entertainment

Cape Fear [Blu-ray] (Martin Scorsese, 1991) Universal Studios

Cape Fear [Blu-ray] (J. Lee Thompson, 1962 + Martin Scorsese, 1991) Region FREE (most likely) DE Universal

Cave of Forgotten Dreams [Blu-ray] (Werner Herzog, 2010) RB UK Revolver Entertainment

The Crow [Blu-ray] (Alex Proyas, 1994) Miramax Lionsgate

Dark Star [Blu-ray] (John Carpenter, 1974) RB UK Fabulous Films

Eclipse Series 29: Aki Kaurismäki’s Leningrad Cowboys - (Leningrad Cowboys Go America, 1989 - Leningrad Cowboys Meet Moses, 1994 - Totalal Balalaika Show, 1994) Criterion

Empire of Passion [Blu-ray] (Nagisa Ôshima, 1978) RB UK Optimum

Fire in Babylon (Stevan Riley, 2010) New Video Group

The First Grader (Justin Chadwick, 2010) R2 UK Soda Pictures

I Clowns [Blu-ray] (Federico Fellini, 1970) Raro Video

In a Glass Cage [Blu-ray] (Agustí Villaronga, 1987) Cult Epics

The Guns of Navarone [Blu-ray] (J. Lee Thompson, 1961) Sony Pictures

Hamlet (Grigori Kozintsev, 1964) R2 UK Mr. Bongo

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

King Lear (Grigori Kozintsev, 1971) R2 UK Mr. Bongo

The Last Circus [Blu-ray] (Álex de la Iglesia, 2010) Magnolia

Kuroneko (Kaneto Shindo, 1968) Criterion

Kuroneko [Blu-ray] (Kaneto Shindo, 1968) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

McMillan & Wife: Complete Series Box Set - Millennium Media

The Names of Love [Blu-ray] (Michel Leclerc, 2010) Music Box Films

Nothing But The Night (Peter Sasdy, 1972) Scorpion Entertainment

Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times [Blu-ray] (Andrew Rossi, 2011) Magnolia

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides [Blu-ray] (Rob Marshall, 2011) Disney

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

R (Michael Noer, 2010) Olive Films

Reach For The Sky (Lewis Gilbert, 1956) VCI

Red State [Blu-ray] (Kevin Smith, 2011) Lions Gate

The Robber [Blu-ray] (Benjamin Heisenberg, 2011) Kino

Shock Doctrine (Mat Whitecross, 2009) Zeitgeist Films

Strangers (Guy Nattiv, 2007) Zeitgeist Films

Under Suspicion [Blu-ray] (Simon Moore, 1991) Image Entertainment

West Side Story [Blu-ray] (Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise, 1961) UK 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Zombie Apocalypse: Redemption [Blu-ray] (Ryan Thompson, 2011) Pacific Ent


October 24th, 2011


An Injury to One (Travis Wilkerson, 2002) Icarus Films

Attack the Block [Blu-ray] (Joe Cornish, 2011) Sony Pictures

The Ballad of Narayama [Blu-ray] (Shohei Imamura, 1983) RB UK Masters of Cinema

Barney Miller: The Complete Series - Shout! Factory

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

City of Life and Death [Blu-ray] (Chuan Lu, 2009) Kino

The Conversation [Blu-ray] (Francis Ford Coppola, 1974) Lions Gate

The Countess (Julie Delpy, 2009) MPI

Crime of Love (Luigi Comencini, 1974) Raro

Dazed and Confused [Blu-ray] (Richard Linklater, 1993) Criterion

Destroy All Monsters [Blu-ray] (Ishiro Honda, 1968) Tokyo Shock

The Dust of Time (Theodoros Angelopoulos, 2008) R2 UK Artificial Eye

Faces in the Crowd [Blu-ray] (Julien Magnat, 2011) Millennium Entertainment

Father of Invention [Blu-ray] (Trent Cooper, 2010) Anchor Bay

The Guns of Navarone [Blu-ray] (J. Lee Thompson, 1961) RB DE Sony

Horror Express [Blu-ray] (Eugenio Martín, 1972) Severin

House By the Cemetery [Blu-ray] (Lucio Fulci, 1981) Blue Underground

The Housemaid (Im Sang Soo, 2010) R2 UK Axiom Films

Identification of a Woman (Michelangelo Antonioni, 1982) Criterion

Identification of a Woman [Blu-ray] (Michelangelo Antonioni, 1982) Criterion

Island of Lost Souls (Erle C. Kenton, 1932) R2 UK Masters of Cinema

Island of Lost Souls (Erle C. Kenton, 1932) Criterion

Island of Lost Souls [Blu-ray] (Erle C. Kenton, 1932) Criterion

Jack the Ripper [Blu-ray] (David Wickes, 1988) RB DE WVG Medien

Jacquot de Nantes (Agnès Varda, 1991) R2 UK Artificial Eye (BEAVER REVIEW)

Jurassic Park Ultimate Trilogy [Blu-ray] - Universal

Jurassic Park Ultimate Trilogy Gift Set [Blu-ray] - Universal

Jurassic Park Ultimate Trilogy Gift Set [Blu-ray] - Universal Picture UK

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

Laurel & Hardy: The Essential Collection (10-disc) - Vivendi Entertainment

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

Liverpool (Lisandro Alonso, 2008) R2 UK Second Run DVD

Lust For Vengeance (10th Anniversary Explicit Version) (Sean Weathers, 2008) - Sean Weathers

A Man Vanishes (Shohei Imamura, 1967) R2 UK Masters of Cinema

Murder Obsession (Riccardo Freda, 1981) Raro

The Night Shift (Thomas Smith, 2011) RSquared

Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale [Blu-ray] (Jalmari Helander, 2010) Oscilloscope Laboratories

Roger Corman's Cult Classic's Lethal Ladies Collection (Firecracker, TNT Jackson, Too Hot To Handle) Shout! Factory

A Separation (Asghar Farhadi, 2011) R2 UK Artificial Eye

Smiley's People (Simon Langton, 1982) Acorn Media

Straw Dogs - Ultimate 40th Anniversary Edition [Blu-ray] (Sam Peckinpah, 1971) RB UK Fremantle

The Theo Angelopoulos Collection Vol 1 - 5 Discs - Days of '36 (1972) The Travelling Players (1975) and The Hunters (1977) R2 UK Artificial Eye

Tom & Jerry Golden Collection: Volume One [Blu-ray] - Warner

The Three Colours Trilogy [Blu-ray] (Blue, White, Red, Krzysztof Kieslowski) RB UK Artificial Eye

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

The Ward [Blu-ray] (John Carpenter, 2010) Region FREE UK Warner Home Video (BEAVER REVIEW)

Zombie [Blu-ray] (Lucio Fulci, 1979) Blue Underground



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