Newsletter - FOR THE WEEK

OF October 11th, 2010

  This Week's Highlights
Nich-che-coogh!  - A good week with Leo McCarey, Julio Medem, Alfonso Cuarón, William Friedkin, Richard Attenborough, Frank Tashlin, Romero on Blu-ray and Sirk, Howard Hawks, Raoul Walsh, Richard Fleischer, Joe Dante and more on DVD........ add a few calendar updates, and another new contest with Criterion Blu-ray of Seven Samurai as prize... Enjoy!

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The General Died at Dawn (Lewis Milestone, 1936) R2 DE Koch Media

You and Me (Fritz Lang, 1938) R2 DE Koch Media

Gainsbourg [Blu-ray] (Joann Sfar, 2010) RB UK Optimum Releasing

Poetry (2-Disc) (First Press Limited Edition) (Lee Chang Dong, 2010) R0 UEK

HaHaHa (First Press Edition) (Hong Sang Soo , 2010) R0 UEK

The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet's Nest [Blu-ray] (Daniel Alfredson, 2009) - Music Box Films

Futurama: Volume 5 [Blu-ray] - 20th Century Fox

Pleasantville [Blu-ray] (Gary Ross, 1998) - Warner

The Birds [Blu-ray] (Alfred Hitchcock , 1963) Universal

Les demoiselles de rochefort [Blu-ray] (Jacques Demy, 1967) w/Eng. subs RB FR Arte

Avatar [Blu-ray] (Three-Disc Extended Collector's Edition - 20th Century Fox

To Kill a Mockingbird [Blu-ray] (Robert Mulligan, 1962) - Universal Studios

The Black Pirate [Blu-ray] (Albert Parker, 1926) Kino

Micmacs [Blu-ray] (Jean-Pierre Jeunet, 2009) Sony Pictures

Fox 75th Anniversary Collection (75-film Collection 1935-2010) - 20th Century Fox

Altiplano (Brosens & Woodworth, 2009) - First Run Features

Germany in Autumn (Rainer Werner Fassbinder etc, 1975) Facets

Films of Helma Sanders-Brahms - Earthquake in Chile (1974), Under the Pavement Lies the Strand (1975), Germany, Pale Mother (1980), The Future of Emily (1985), No Mercy, No Future (1981), Lastly, My Heart Is Mine Alone (1997) - Facets

Oliver Stone Collection [Blu-ray] - Natural Born Killerrs, Any Given Sunday, Alexander Revisited - Warner

Countdown to Zero [Blu-ray] (Lucy Walker, 2010) - Magnolia

Gamera: Guardian of Universe & Gamera: Attack of the Legion [Blu-ray] - Mill Creek Entertainment

Martin Scorsese Collection [Blu-ray] - The Departed / Goodfellas / The Aviator - Warner

Family Guy: Star Wars Trilogy [Blu-ray] - 20th Century Fox

Soul of the Sword (Shaw Brothers) (Shan Hua, 1978) - Funimation

Shaolin Rescuers (Shaw Brothers) (Cheh Chang, 1979) - Funimation

The Supreme Swordsman (Shaw Brothers) (Keith Li, 1981) - Funimation

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ONE VOICE (not Ellsworth Monkton Toohey): Leo McCarey's Make Way For Tomorrow remains such an impacting film experience - and this is only exemplified by the Masters of Cinema 1080P resolution Blu-ray. Friedkin's The Exorcist has a definitive package in the new Warner Blu-rays. It's encouraging to see some excellent, visual, world cinema making it to the higher home-theater resolution. Two such titles - an ode to the female form in Sex and Lucia and the equally 'sexually open' Y tu mamá también. Both strongly recommended. Attenborough's Magic has haunting appeal that remains after 35 years. The iconic Holiday favorite Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer looks and sounds the best ever. Kamikaze Girls takes you on a colorful ride touching eccentricities of Japanese culture. Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? has satirical depth touching almost every line of dialogue - an underrated gem now available on The Masters of Cinema Series. Pigeon-holed genre Double Feature packages of Sister Street Fighter I + II and Night of the Werewolf / Vengeance of the Zombies are seeking only the most devoutly loyal of fans to indulge. Bogie is alive and well at DVDBeaver with Gregory covering both the noirish High Sierra, with Lupino and To Have and Have Not with Bacall. Exquisite. Matinee is a wonderful homage to William Castle, creature features like the original The Fly and Them!, set in The Cold War era. The review of the Douglas Sirk: Filmmaker Collection sheds light on the transfer quality and extras. Eric's allows us to see that Day of the Dead DVD set from Arrow is solid for the SD format and we are all curious about Hal Masonberg's The Plague (Writer and Director's Cut). For those keen on the 'Chambara' genre - Samurai Vendetta is more than worthy. While I'm glad i saw Richard Fleischer's Violent Saturday and Walsh's The Naked and the Dead - we can't endorse the DVDs - let hope for a `real` release sooner rather than any later!


Matinee - Step back into a time of outrageous movie-theater gimmicks and larger-than-life B-screen stars in this charming homage to the great sci-fi and horror flicks of the 1950s and 1960s. John Goodman is at his uproarious best as the William Castle-inspired movie promoter Lawrence Woolsey, who brings his unique brand of flashy showmanship to the unsuspecting residents of Key West, Florida. It's 1962, and fifteen-year-old fan Gene Loomis (Simon Fenton) can't wait for the arrival of Woolsey, who is in town to promote his latest offering of atomic power gone berserk, MANT!. DVD Release Date: May 4th, 2010


Magic BD - Based on a novel by William Goldman (of The Princess Bride and Marathon Man fame), Magic is indeed a frightening film. It is not, however, the shocks that make it memorable. What makes this film special is the thought that has been put into it and the conviction of its performances. Boasting a sadness and a nasty sense of horror, Magic avoids the campyness that is usually associated with movies about living dolls. Instead, Magic takes the serious approach, using Fats, the sentient ventriloquist dummy, as a means of exploring the effects of a split personality, and the damage it can cause when left untreated. Blu-ray Release date: October 12th, 2010

The Naked and the Dead - Long before he won Pulitzer Prizes for such Koch Medialy acclaimed literary works as Armies of the Night (1969) and The Executioner's Song (1980), Norman Mailer spent two years serving in the Philippines as a rifleman for the Marines during World War II. His tough, gritty experiences there were later transformed into his first novel, The Naked and the Dead (1948), generally considered to be one of the finest American novels ever written about World War II. RKO Pictures took on the enormous task of bringing the prestigious book to the big screen in 1958 and with an expert craftsman like Raoul Walsh (Objective, Burma! (1945), Battle Cry, 1955) at the helm things looked promising. The real challenge, however, was how to remain true to Mailer's artistic vision and literary masterwork. DVD Release Date: 2010

Douglas Sirk: Filmmaker Collection - Recognized today as one of the most distinctive and influential directors of the 1950's, Douglas Sirk was rarely praised and often overlooked by critics during his years in Hollywood. His penchant for melodramatic storylines were accented by a baroque visual style, emotional intensity and lush production values. With a chameleon-like ability to adapt to any genre, Sirk's versatility is represented in this unique collection by a melodrama (The Tarnished Angels [1957]); a western (Taza, Son of Cochise [1954]), a mystery thriller (Thunder on the Hill, [1951]) and a costume adventure (Captain Lightfoot [1955]). Featuring stars such as Rock Hudson, Claudette Colbert, Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone, Barbara Rush and Ann Blyth, Douglas Sirk: The Filmmaker Collection showcases the style and scope one of Hollywood's most acclaimed directors. DVD Release Date: September 30th, 2010

Day of the Dead BD - The final installment in Romero's Living Dead trilogy somehow failed to replicate the impact of Night of the Living Dead (1968) or Dawn of the Dead (1978), although not through any fault of its own. Some months after their emergence, the zombies are everywhere in the ascendant. A depleting scientific research team conducts experiments on captured zombies in a cavernous Florida bunker under increasingly despotic military protection. There's no radio contact with the outside world, and the pressure is taking its toll: the soldiers are impatient for results that Dr Logan's social conditioning tests just aren't going to meet. Tense rather than terrifying, and with a strong black comic undercurrent, it rests on the mordant observation that zombies or no zombies, chances are the living will tear each other apart. A fitting conclusion to a remarkably astute series, a landmark in the horror genre. DVD Release Date: September 20th, 2010

The Plague (Writer and Director's Cut) - The feature debut of Hal Masonberg, THE PLAGUE seems from its synopsis like any other "killer kids" movie (and that was what it was pitched as by the producers) but Masonberg's cut is thoughtful and suggestive (the catatonic-yet-receptive state is also a wonderful metaphor for the way in which we shield children from more overt adult things while believing that children are deaf to things they should not be able to comprehend).

The Exorcist BD - Controversial and popular from the moment it opened, The Exorcist marks its historic Blu-ray premiere in a 2-Disc Edition featuring Stunning Hi-Def Presentations of the Original 1973 Theatrical Version and the 2000 Extended Director's Cut. The frightening and realistic tale of an innocent girl inhabited by a terrifying entity, her mother's frantic resolve to save her and two priests--one doubt-ridden, the other a rock of faith--joined in battling ultimate evil always leaves viewers breathless. This greatest supernatural thriller of all time astonishes and unsettles like no other movie. Blu-ray Release Date: October 5th, 2010

Sister Street Fighter I + II BD - Martial arts expert Kaoru Lee (Karen Lee in the dubbed version) is the sister of a missing undercover cop who was trying to bring down a brutal drug lord. Pressed into service by the cops, Tina travels to Hong Kong to find her brother, but things take a terrible turn and she is left with the task of finding her brother and taking down a huge drug lord on her own! Blu-ray Release Date: January 8th, 2008

Night of the Werewolf / Vengeance of the Zombies BD - Filmed in the real castles of Spain, Night of the Werewolf is one of Naschy's most impressive films, a sumptuous Gothic feast that pits Naschy's werewolf, Waldemar Daninsky, against the Blood Countess herself, Elizabeth Bathory. Filled with werewolf transformations, seductive vampire women, bloody stakes and piercing silver daggers, the film has garnered praise for its fantastical inventiveness and use of macabre imagery. Blu-ray Release Date: January 8th, 2008

Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer BD - Burl Ives narrates and sings Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer - an iconic 60's Christmas tale about uniqueness, conformity and acceptance. Rudolph and his electric proboscis team-up with show-stealing Hermey (a wannabe Dentist) and larger-than-life, protective Yukon Cornelius. They battle the 'Abominable snowman' (called a 'Bumble' by our friend Yukon) in a search for a place to live without rejection... but instead we, the audience, find some real spirit and meaning in Holiday season. 'Magnificent' is an understatement. Blu-ray Release Date: October 12th, 2010

Samurai Vendetta - Tange Tenzen and Nakayama Yasubeiare honorable samurai living in an era of corrupt officials and treacherous clans. But after finding themselves in opposing clans and ensnared in a love triangle, only bloodshed can ensue! An epic tale of slashing swords, cutting betrayal, and bloody revenge, Samurai Vendetta is justly hailed as one of the best samurai films ever made! DVD Release Date: October 12th, 2010

Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? BD - Sparkling, risqué and delightful, WILL SUCCESS SPOIL ROCK HUNTER? is a bright, knowing satire of Madison Avenue, television and the cult of the movie star! Tony Randall plays Rockwell P. Hunter, an adman trying to claw his way to the top. Jayne Mansfield plays Rita Marlowe, an overly glamorous movie star. Amid a flurry of wonderful sight gags, parodies of television commercials and shows, the creative process and success, they become a delightful duo as the glamour queen who needs a nerd to make her boyfriend jealous and a nerd who needs something to propel him one more rung up the corporate ladder of his stalled career. Blu-ray Release Date: October 25th, 2010

Sex and Lucia BD - The plot essentially revolves around the females who have interacted in one (fortunate in one sense, unfortunate in another) man's life... an unrevealed daughter, passionate lovers, an unforgettable one-night-stand. Drifting back and forward in a non-linear timeframe, you may have confusion in regards to the events transpiring, but you always have the sense that all will be revealed and woven together in the conclusion. Julio Medem's "Sex and Lucia" is a fantastic ride of ecstasy, love, juxtaposition and coincidence. Blu-ray Release Date: October 12th, 2010

Y tu mamá también BD -"Y Tu Mama Tambien" is described on its Web site as a "teen drama," which is like describing "Moulin Rouge" as a musical. The description is technically true but sidesteps all of the reasons to see the movie. Yes, it's about two teenage boys and an impulsive journey with an older woman that involves sexual discoveries. But it is also about the two Mexicos. And it is about the fragility of life and the finality of death. Beneath the carefree road movie that the movie is happy to advertise is a more serious level--and below that, a dead serious level. Blu-ray Release Date: July 26th, 2010

Kamikaze Girls BD - A frenetic, candy-colored odyssey through the netherworlds of Japanese popular culture, Kamikaze Girls opens with a dazzlingly inventive sequence in which the heroine, a frilly-dressed "Lolita" played by Kyôko Fukada, introduces herself. Through a blistering montage sequence—replete with freeze-frames, fourth-wall asides, sudden splashes of animation, and a decorous flashback to 18th-century France—Fukada reveals the following information: She was conceived the night her father, a failed yakuza wannabe, met her mother, who was projectile-vomiting outside a nightclub; she adores the carefree, decadent rococo style of 18th-century Versailles and dresses accordingly; and she's woefully out of place in a backwater village where the residents all shop for bargain fashions at a Costco-like behemoth department store. Blu-ray Release Date: February 8th, 2010

Make Way For Tomorrow BD - Leo McCarey’s Make Way for Tomorrow is one of the great unsung Hollywood masterpieces, an enormously moving Depression-era depiction of the frustrations of family, aging, and the generation gap. Victor Moore and Beulah Bondi headline a cast of incomparable character actors, starring as an elderly couple who must move in with their grown children after the bank takes their home, yet end up separated and subject to their offspring’s selfish whims. An inspiration for Ozu’s Tokyo Story, Make Way for Tomorrow is among American cinema’s purest tearjerkers, all the way to its unflinching ending, which McCarey refused to change despite studio pressure. Blu-ray Release Date: October 25th, 2010

Violent Saturday - A number of otherwise insignificant small-town stories erupt into drama when a gang of hoodlums decides to rob the local bank. A father looking for pride in his son's eyes, a timid clerk who is a peeping tom by night, a man striving to re-win his wife's love, an Amish farmer faced with viciousness, and a proper older woman turned thief, all find themselves entangled with the bank robbers as a peaceful weekend turns violent.

High Sierra - Widely acknowledged as one of the gangster pictures that paved the way for the style and moral complexities of film noir, High Sierra (1941) is the story of Roy "Mad Dog" Earle, a crook sprung from prison to perform a crucial heist. Saddled with inexperienced accomplices (played by character actors Alan Curtis and Arthur Kennedy, a Tony Award winner for his role in the original Death of a Salesman) and a dime-a-dance girl who falls for him (Ida Lupino, who would later become a noted director), Earle awaits instructions at a mountain cabin, planning to go straight after this last robbery. DVD Release Date: November 4th, 2003

To Have and Have Not - Help the Free French? Not world-weary gunrunner Harry Morgan (Humphrey Bogart). But he changes his mind when a sultry siren-in-distress named Marie asks, "Anybody got a match?" That red-hot match is Bogart and 19-year-old first-time film actress Lauren Bacall. Full of intrigue and racy banter (including Bacall's legendary whistling instructions), this thriller excites further interest for what it has and has not. Cannily directed by Howard Hawks and smartly written by William Faulkner and Jules Furthman, it doesn't have much similarity to the Ernest Hemingway novel that inspired it. And it strongly resembles Casablanca: French resistance fighters, a piano-playing bluesman (Hoagy Carmichael) and a Martinique bar much like Rick's Cafe Americaine. But first and foremost, it showcases Bogart and Bacall, carrying on with a passion that smolders from the tips of their cigarettes clear through to their souls. DVD Release Date: November 4th, 2003

 Next 4 weeks on the Calendar

October 11th, 2010


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

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

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

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)

Gamera: Guardian of Universe & Gamera: Attack of the Legion [Blu-ray] - Mill Creek Entertainment

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

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 (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Magician (Ingmar Bergman, 1958) Criterion

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

Samurai Vendetta (Kazuo Mori, 1959) Animeigo (BEAVER REVIEW)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Martin Scorsese Collection [Blu-ray] - The Departed / Goodfellas / The Aviator - Warner

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

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

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 (BEAVER REVIEW)

Small Time (Shane Meadows, 1996) R2 UK BFI

The String (Mehdi Ben Attia, 2009) TLA Releasing

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

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



October 25th, 2010


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

Agatha Christie Poirot: Murder On the Orient Express [Blu-ray] (Philip Martin, 2010) Acorn Media

Alien Anthology [Blu-ray] - 20th Century Fox

Alien Anthology [Blu-ray] - RB UK 20th Century Fox

Altitude [Blu-ray] (Kaare Andrews, 2010) Starz / Anchor Bay

Back to the Future: the Complete Trilogy [Blu-ray] - Universal

Back to the Future Trilogy [Blu-ray] - RB UK Universal

Backyard (Alex Megaro, 2009) Maya Entertainment

A Blood Pledge [Blu-ray] (Jong-yong Lee, 2009) Media Blasters

Cannibal Girls (Ivan Reitman, 1973) Shout! Factory

Chaplin At Keystone: An International Collaboration of 34 Original Films - Flicker Alley

The Chaplin Revue - Restored Edition - Shoulders Arms, A Dogs Life, The Pilgrim, Sunnyside, A Day's Pleasure, The Idle Class, Pay Day - R2 UK Park Circus

Demons (Lamberto Bava, 1985) R2 UK Arrow Video

Evening Primrose (Paul Bogart, 1966) E1 Entertainment

Everyone Else (Maren Ade, 2009) Cinema Guild

The Exorcist [Blu-ray] (William Friedkin, 1973) Region FREE UK - Warner (BEAVER REVIEW)

Four In A Jeep (Leopold Lindtberg, 1951) VCI Entertainment

The Game [Blu-ray] (David Fincher, 1997) RB UK - Universal

The Girl Who Played With Fire [Blu-ray] (Daniel Alfredson, 2010) Music Box Films

The Great Silence [Blu-ray] (Sergio Corbucci, 1968) RB DE Kinowelt

HaHaHa (First Press Edition) (Hong Sang Soo , 2010) R0 UEK

House (Nobuhiko Obayashi, 1977) Criterion

House [Blu-ray] (Nobuhiko Obayashi, 1977) Criterion

I Am the Law (Alexander Hall, 1938) R2 UK Cornerstone Media

The Interpreter [Blu-ray] (Sydney Pollack, 2005) RB UK Universal

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

Legend of the Black Scorpion [Blu-ray] (Xiaogang Feng, 2006) Weinstein

The Maid (Sebastián Silva, 2009) R2 UK Artificial Eye

Make Way for Tomorrow [Blu-ray] (Leo McCarey, 1937) RB UK Masters of Cinema (BEAVER REVIEW)

Maniac [Blu-ray] (William Lustig, 1980) Blue Underground

Oliver Stone Collection [Blu-ray] - Natural Born Killerrs, Any Given Sunday, Alexander Revisited - Warner

Passenger Side (Matt Bissonnette, 2009) Strand Releasing

Paths of Glory (Stanley Kubrick, 1957) Criterion

Paths of Glory [Blu-ray] (Stanley Kubrick, 1957) Criterion

Poetry (2-Disc) (First Press Limited Edition) (Lee Chang Dong, 2010) R0 UEK

Possession (Andrzej Zulawski, 1981) R2 UK Second Sight

Psychomania [Blu-ray] (Don Sharp, 1973) MPI

Scent of a Woman [Blu-ray] (Martin Brest, 1992) RB UK - Universal

Score [Blu-ray] (Radley Metzger, 1972) Cult Epics

Score (Uncensored Version) [Blu-ray] (Radley Metzger, 1972) Cult Epics

Se7en [Blu-ray] (David Fincher, 1995) Region FREE UK Warner (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Seventh Victim (Mark Robson, 1943) R2 UK Odeon Entertainment Ltd

South of the Border [Blu-ray] (Oliver Stone, 2009) Cinema Libre

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

Summer and Smoke (Peter Glenville, 1961) Olive Films

Tropic of Cancer (Joseph Strick, 1970) Olive Films

Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him?) (John Scheinfeld, 2006) Kino

Wild at Heart [Blu-ray] (David Lynch, 1990) RB UK - Universal

Wild Grass (Alain Resnais, 2009) Sony

Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? [Blu-ray] (Frank Tashlin, 1957) RB UK Masters of Cinema (BEAVER REVIEW)

Winter's Bone [Blu-ray] (Debra Granik, 2010) Roadside Attractions

You Don't Know Jack (Barry Levinson , 2010) HBO Home Video



November 1st, 2010


The Bing Crosby Collection - College Humor (1933), Here Is My Heart (1934), We're Not Dressing (1934), Mississippi (1935), Sing You Sinners (1938), Welcome Stranger (1947) - Universal Studios

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

Carlos the Jackal (History's Mysteries) [Blu-ray] RB UK Optimum

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang [Blu-ray] (Ken Hughes, 1968) - 20th Century Fox

The Dry Land (Ryan Piers Williams, 2010) Maya Entertainment

The Fugitive: The Fourth and Final Season, Volume One - Paramount

Good Neighbor Sam (David Swift, 1964) Sony Pictures

The Goonies [Blu-ray] (Richard Donner, 1985) Warner Home Video

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

The Hungry Ghosts (Michael Imperioli, 2009) Virgil Films

Mutiny on the Bounty [Blu-ray] (Frank Lloyd, 1935) Warner

Not Of This Earth (Jim Wynorsk, 1988)(Roger Corman's Cult Classics) - Shout! Factory

The Pacific (HBO Miniseries) [Blu-ray] (Carl Franklin, David Nutter - 2010) HBO

Peeping Tom Special Edition [Blu-ray] (Michael Powell, 1960) RB UK Optimum

The Rita Hayworth Film Collection (Cover Girl, 1944 - Tonight and Every Night, 1945 - Gilda, 1946 - Salome, 1953, Miss Sadie Thompson, 1953) - Sony Pictures

The Secret of Kells [Blu-ray] (Tomm Moore , 2009) RB UK Optimum

The Sound of Music [Blu-ray] (Robert Wise, 1965) 20th Century Fox

The Sound of Music Limited Edition Collector's Set [Blu-ray] (Robert Wise, 1965) 20th Century Fox

Space: 1999: The Complete Season One [Blu-ray] (1975) - A&E Home Video

Terror Within / Dead Space (Roger Corman's Cult Classics) - Shout! Factory

Toy Story 3 [Blu-ray] (2-disc) (Lee Unkrich, 2010) Disney*Pixar
Toy Story 3 [Blu-ray] (3-disc) (Lee Unkrich, 2010) Disney*Pixar

Toy Story Trilogy [Blu-ray] (10-disc) - Disney*Pixar

White Christmas [Blu-ray] (Michael Curtiz, 1954) Paramount

Winnebago Man (Ben Steinbauer, 2009) Kino


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