Newsletter - FOR THE WEEK

OF October 30th, 2017

  This Week's Highlights

Estou sim? Massive week! with Blu-ray reviews of packages by Indicator, Kino Lorber, Warner Archive, Eureka, Arrow, Olive, Twilight Time, of films by Federico Fellini, Blake Edwards, Raoul Walsh, Hoon-jung Park, Kinji Fukasaku, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Ishirô Honda, Terence Fisher, Michael Carreras and others!. Our Calendar has updates of films-to-Blu-ray, including works by Ingmar Bergman, Anthony Mann, Roy Ward Baker, Billy Wilder,David Lynch,Delmer Daves, Kon Ichikawa, Wes Anderson, Bryan Forbes, Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne, James Ivory, Mario Bava, Wim Wenders, Cheh Chang, Ted Post, Jean Cocteau, Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Tom McLoughlin, S. Craig Zahler, Christopher Nolan, Henry Hathaway and more. We have another new listing page (Nature Run Amok) and our Feature Blu-ray and DVD is posted for OCTOBER plus a new CONTEST with a KINO Blu-ray prize. Enjoy!!



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The Magic Flute [Blu-ray] (Ingmar Bergman, 1975) RB UK BFI

Raw Deal [Blu-ray] (Anthony Mann, 1948) ClassicFlix

Tomorrow Is Forever [Blu-ray] (Irving Pichel, 1946) ClassicFlix

The Amicus Collection [Blu-ray] (Asylum, And Now the Screaming Starts, The Beast Must Die, The Vault of Amicus) Severin

And Now the Screaming Starts! [Blu-ray] (Roy Ward Baker, 1973) Severin Films

The Kentuckian [Blu-ray] (Burt Lancaster, 1955) Kino Classics

The Pumpkin Eater [Blu-ray] (Jack Clayton, 1964) UK Indicator

The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes [Blu-ray] (Billy Wilder, 1970) RB UK Masters of Cinema

The Sword Of Doom [Blu-ray] (Kihachi Okamoto, 1966) UK Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Twin Peaks: A Limited Event Series [Blu-ray] (David Lynch, 2017) Showtime

American Made [4K UHD Blu-ray] (Doug Liman, 2017) Universal Studios UK

Twin Peaks: A Limited Event Series [Blu-ray] (David Lynch, 2017) UK Universal

3:10 To Yuma [Blu-ray] (Delmer Daves, 1957) UK Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

An Actor's Revenge [Blu-ray] (Kon Ichikawa, 1963) RB UK BFI

Bottle Rocket [Blu-ray] (Wes Anderson, 1996) UK Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

The L-Shaped Room [Blu-ray] (Bryan Forbes, 1962) RB UK StudioCanal

Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne: The Early Works - R2 UK Artificial Eye

Howard’s End – 25th Anniversary [Blu-ray] (James Ivory, 1992) RB UK Cohen

Black Sabbath [Blu-ray] (Mario Bava, 1963) RB UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)

Alice in the Cities [Blu-ray] (Wim Wenders, 1974) RB UK AX1 Films

War for the Planet of the Apes [4K UHD Blu-ray] (Matt Reeves, 2017) UK 20th Century Fox

Shiraz: A Romance of India [Blu-ray] (Franz Osten, 1928) RB UK BFI

Borg vs McEnroe [Blu-ray] (Janus Metz, 2017) RB UK Curzon Artificial Eye

The One-Armed Swordsman [Blu-ray] (Cheh Chang, 1967) RB UK 88 Films

Go Tell the Spartans [Blu-ray] (Ted Post, 1978) Scorpion Releasing

Hotel Salvation [Blu-ray] (Shubhashish Bhutiani, 2016) RB UK BFI

Derek Jarman Volume 1: 1976 -1986 [Blu-ray] (Jubilee, The Tempest, The Angelic Conversation, Caravaggio) RB UK BFI

Beauty and the Beast [Blu-ray] (Jean Cocteau, 1946) RB UK BFI

Blood Simple [Blu-ray] (Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, 1984) RB UK Studiocanal

American Made [Blu-ray] (Doug Liman, 2017) Universal Studios

One Dark Night [Blu-ray] (Tom McLoughlin, 1982) RB UK 88 Films

The Battle of Algiers [Blu-ray] (Gillo Pontecorvo, 1966) RB UK Cult Films

Brawl in Cell Block 99 [Blu-ray] (S. Craig Zahler, 2017) Image Entertainment

Marvel's Luke Cage - Season One [Blu-ray] - UK Walt Disney Studios

Dunkirk [4K UHD Blu-ray] (Christopher Nolan, 2017) Warner

Brannigan [Blu-ray] (Douglas Hickox, 1975) Kino Classics

Hard Country [Blu-ray] (David Greene, 1981) Scorpion Releasing

Legend of the Lost [Blu-ray] (Henry Hathaway, 1957) Kino Classics

The Sword and the Claw [Blu-ray] (Natuk Baytan, 1975) American Genre Film Archive

Killing Gunther [Blu-ray] (Taran Killam, 2017) Lionsgate

Manhunt: Unabomber [Blu-ray] (Greg Yaitanes, 2017) Lionsgate

Valdez Is Coming [Blu-ray] (Edwin Sherin, 1971) Kino Classics

Four Faces West [Blu-ray] (Alfred E. Green, 1948) Kino Classics

Paris Holiday [Blu-ray] (Gerd Oswald, 1958) Kino Classics

Kameradschaft [Blu-ray] (G. W. Pabst, 1931) Criterion

Westfront 1918 [Blu-ray] (G. W. Pabst, 1930) Criterion

I, Daniel Blake [Blu-ray] (Ken Loach, 2016) - Criterion

Eclipse Series 45: Claude Autant-Lara —Four Romantic Escapes from Occupied France - Criterion

Young Mr. Lincoln [Blu-ray] (John Ford, 1939) - Criterion

The Breakfast Club [Blu-ray] (John Hughes, 1985) - Criterion

Scarecrow [Blu-ray] (Jerry Schatzberg, 1973) Warner Archive
The Aki Kaurismäki Collection (17 films + shorts on 10 discs - Crime and Punishment, Calamari Union, Shadows in Paradise, Drifting Clouds, Hamlet Goes Business, La vie de bohème, Ariel, Match Factory Girl, Leningrad Cowboys Go America, Leningrad Cowboys Meet Moses, Total Balalaika Show, Take Care of Your Scarf Tatiana, Juha, The Man without a Past, Lights in the Dusk, Le havre, The Other Side of Hope) [Blu-ray] (Aki Kaurismäki) RB UK Curzon Artificial Eye
Death Laid an Egg [
Blu-ray] (Giulio Questi, 1968) Cult Epics
Cyborg - Collector's Edition [
Blu-ray] (Albert Pyun, 1989) Shout! Factory
My Neighbors the Yamadas [
Blu-ray] (Isao Takahata, 1999) GKIDS 
Rappin' [
Blu-ray] (Joel Silberg, 1985) Shout! Factory
Rebel in the Rye [
Blu-ray] (Danny Strong, 2017) Shout! Factory
Rendel: Dark Vengeance [
Blu-ray] (Jesse Haaja, 2017) Shout! Factory
Shakedown [
Blu-ray] (James Glickenhaus, 1988) Shout! Factory  

The Cat Returns [Blu-ray] (Hiroyuki Morita, 2002) GKIDS

Eye of the Cat [Blu-ray] (David Lowell Rich, 1969) Shout! Factory

Macon County Line [Blu-ray] (Richard Compton, 1974) Shout! Factory

The Projected Man [Blu-ray] (Ian Curteis, John Croydon, 1966) Shout! Factory

Jumanji [4K UHD Blu-ray] (Joe Johnston, 1995) Sony

Whisper of the Heart [Blu-ray] (Yoshifumi Kondô, 1995) GKIDS

Logan Lucky [Blu-ray] (Steven Soderbergh, 2017) Universal

Better Watch Out [Blu-ray] (Chris Peckover, 2016) Well Go USA

The Apartment [Blu-ray] (Billy Wilder, 1960) Arrow US
The Apartment [Blu-ray] (Billy Wilder, 1960) RB UK Arrow  



ONE VOICE (not Ellsworth Monkton Toohey): Indicator's 4 Blu-ray package of Hammer Volume One: Fear Warning with Maniac, The Gorgon, The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb and Fanatic is magnificent. All BDs are dual-layered with max'ed out bitrates and look and sound amazing - stacked with wonderful supplements. What an essential package. Sticking with Hammer, Twilight Time's The Pirates of Blood River gets an impressive Blu-ray release. I also enjoyed Fragment of Fear with David Hemmings as a successful author, ex-drug-addict, involved in a mysterious murder. Alejandro González Iñárritu's 21 Grams is a masterpiece oif performances and the new, superior, Blu-ray is offered at a great price. Eureka, in the UK, bring one of the great comedies to a definitive Blu-ray package with Blake Edwards' The Party. It never gets old. A nod to Arrow's Region FREE Blu-ray of Fellini's last film, The Voice of the Moon with the mercurial Roberto Benigni. I thought Godzilla vs. The Sea Monster was delightful kitsch in many ways and the Blu-ray gives a very pleasing presentation. It's not in the same stratosphere as The Green Slime, which also counts as a must-own. Let's not for get King Kong Escapes, on Blu-ray, in this little party, with its characters named Madame Piranha (Madame X) and Dr. Who. I don't know, I liked The Tiger on Blu-ray - a modern-made creature-feature with historical context about one nasty big cat. Manina, The Lighthouse-Keeper's Daughter has the appeal of a young, and barely clothed, Brigitte Bardot - a new, restored, Blu-ray from Eureka. The Illustrated Man is a thinking man's science-fiction anthology film from a Ray Bradbury short story. The old DVD looks remarkably different from the new Blu-ray. Wow. The 'B' crime-drama The Man Who Died Twice gets a 4K-restored transfer with a new audio commentary on Kino's Blu-ray. Return of the Ape Man is a very bad film, looking bad and no extras on Olive's Blu-ray. Time to wake-up guys. I LOVE Raoul Walsh's High Sierra Noir masterwork but the Spanish Blu-ray is a BD-R bootleg and let's hope for something better!. Been busy as the proverbial Beaver so - we hope to post DVD coverage next week!

“If chess has any relationship to film-making, it would be in the way it helps you develop patience and discipline in choosing between alternatives at a time when an impulsive decision seems very attractive... .”. - Stanley Kubrick

Let's all survive another week!!


Fanatic BD - One of the best of Hammer's psychological thrillers, mainly thanks to Richard Matheson's ingenious and terrifying script (adapted from a novel by Anne Blaisdell) about a religious crank who gradually becomes homicidal. There are plenty of Psycho rip-offs - notably at the climax - but Tallulah Bankhead is great in the title role, and for once the basis of the plot seems disturbingly credible. Admittedly Narizzano (who made the awful Georgy Girl) has little to offer in the way of direction, but then Matheson's scripts tend to be able to look after themselves. Blu-ray Release Date: October 30th, 2017

Maniac BD - The story tells of vacationing American artist Jeff Farrell who becomes romantically involved with an older woman named Eve Beynat, in southern France, while harboring some attraction for her teenage stepdaughter Annette. Eve's husband/Annette's father Georges is in an asylum for, four years ago, using a blowtorch to kill a man who had raped Annette. Believing it will help make Eve his for life, Jeff agrees to assist her in springing Georges from the asylum. Of course, Eve has a completely different agenda in mind. Inspector Etienne sets up a plot to help trap the real killer and the climactic scenes are set at Les Baux-de-Provence in the huge stone galleries dug into the rock of the Val-d'Enfer on the road to Maillane. Indicator Blu-ray Release Date: October 30th, 2017

The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb BD - Greedy American Alexander King (Fred Clark) makes an excursion to Egypt, where he hopes that archaeologist Sir Giles Dalrymple (Jack Gwillim) and young assistant John Bray (Ronald Howard) can help him unearth ancient treasures. But they eventually run into Adam Beauchamp (Terence Morgan), an accursed man with a long family history of hauntings. Adam's mere presence is enough to awaken mummy Ra-Antef (Dickie Owen), putting the entire expedition in grave danger. Indicator Blu-ray Release Date: October 30th, 2017

The Gorgon BD - Many petrified corpses are found in the village of Vandorf in 1910. When Bruno Heitz, an artist, is found hanging from a tree following the death of his girl friend, he is assumed to be the murderer. Attempting to clear his son's name, Professor Heitz visits Vandorf, where he encounters the hostility of Police Chief Kanof, brain surgeon Namaroff, and the villagers themselves, who set his lodgings ablaze. In the ruins of Castle Borski the professor confronts Megaera, the legendary gorgon. Her gaze gradually turns him to stone, but he notifies his elder son, Paul. Accompanied by his mentor, Professor Meister, Paul arrives in Vandorf. When Namaroff refuses to see him, Meister's suspicions are aroused. Blu-ray Release Date: October 30th, 2017

King Kong Escapes BD - It’s King Kong to the rescue when a giant robot threatens to destroy Tokyo in the gripping King Kong Escapes! The action begins when the conniving Dr. Who builds a robot Kong in order to retrieve a highly radioactive element for his mysterious benefactor, Madame X. When the robot proves less than reliable, the devious duo scheme to kidnap the real Kong from his remote island home of Mondo. Interfering with their plans are the heroic trio of U.S. Cmdr. Carl Nelson, Lt. Jiro Nomura, and Kong's current crush, Lt. Susan Miller. It's up to them to outwit the greedy ape-nappers in this sci-fi adventure that takes Kong to unprecedented heights of excitement. Blu-ray Release Date: Release date: April 1st, 2014

The Pirates of Blood River BD - Hammer Studios goes quasi-historical with The Pirates of Blood River (1962), with Kerwin Mathews starring as a Huguenot outcast taken up by a bloody band of pirates led by the elegant Frenchman, Captain LaRoche, incarnated by the great Christopher Lee. Oliver Reed, Glenn Corbett, Michael Ripper, and Peter Arne co-star; other Hammer regulars include director John Gilling and cinematographer Arthur Grant. Blu-ray Release Date: October, 2017

The Illustrated Man BD - A much maligned film, loosely derived from Ray Bradbury's collection of short stories and spinning out a fascinating triangle relationship which ranges disconcertingly through past, present and future, and in which the three participants never meet on the same time plane. A young hitchhiker (Drivas) encounters a stranger on the road (Steiger) whose skin is covered with fantastic tattoos which foretell the future. They were done, he says, by a witch-woman (Bloom) who disappeared 'back into the future', leaving him to roam the earth like the Wandering Jew in quest of vengeance against the woman who made him an outcast. Blu-ray Release Date: October 10th, 2017

Return of the Ape Man BD - Directed by Philip Rosen (Murder by Invitation), Return of the Ape Man stars Lugosi as Professor Dexter, the doctor who put the mad in mad scientist. On the verge of restoring a recently unearthed simian from its frozen sleep, Dexter’s plans for the apesicle will have chilling consequences when he sets about transplanting a human brain into his frozen find. With unwitting (and unwilling) help from fellow scientist Professor Gilmore (Carradine), Dexter hopes to unravel the mystery of the “missing link.” Blu-ray Release Date: October 31st, 2017

The Party BD - Enter Hrundi V. Bakshi. Perhaps the worlds worst actor. An incompetent over polite Indian bit-player, who tries to make a living in Hollywood, and who considers extreme overacting dramatic punctuation. By accident he gets invited to a fancy Hollywood party by the producer, as the studio head writes his name on the guest list, instead of on the “never to work in Hollywood again” list. That’s the setup for “The Party”, a film that divides both fans of Blake Edwards and fans of Peter Sellers, but remains one of the most unique comedies ever made and one of the major cult movies. Blu-ray Release Date: October 16th, 2017

21 Grams BD - It’s a technique founded in the work of Jean-Luc Godard and his fellow European New Wave auteurs, who used experimental narrative structures to highlight the essential artifice of film and unsettle the viewer. But with 21 Grams, Amores Perros director Alejandro González Iñárritu and co-screenwriter Guillermo Arriaga have made a quantum leap, using a fragmented storytelling technique to involve, intrigue and, crucially, move the audience. Universal Blu-ray Release Date: October 31st, 2017

Manina, The Lighthouse-Keeper's Daughter BD - A Parisian student, Gérard Morere, sets off to recover a lost treasure contained in a sunken Phoenician ship near an island off the coast of Corsica. With funds supplied by his fellow students, Gérard convinces a smuggler named Eric (played by Jess Franco favourite Howard Vernon) to be his transportation. Whilst diving for the treasure off the picturesque Lavezzi islands, Gérard gets to know Manina (Brigitte Bardot), the attractive daughter of the local lighthouse keeper... Blu-ray Release Date: November 13th, 2017

The Voice of the Moon BD - The elfin, irrepressible and very popular Italian comic Roberto Benigni and the similarly popular Paolo Villaggio star in this, the last of celebrated director Federico Fellini's films. The film's dreamlike story follows the meanderings of the moon-struck (or lunatic) Ivo Salvini (Benigni). As it opens, Salvini is out in a local wood near his village, appreciating nature, when he spies a group of men standing around looking intently at something. They are watching the window of a house where a portly woman is putting on a striptease for their pleasure. While he watches this, he has a memory of his grandmother. One adventure follows another, but Salvini is never crushed by events which would leave anyone less in love with life in the madhouse - because he is already slightly mad. Blu-ray Release Date: October 30th-31st, 2017

The Green Slime BD - After a perilous mission to a huge asteroid, a crew returns to its space station, unaware a bit of ooze from the asteroid clings to a crewman’s uniform. The green goop grows – into murderous, tentacled monsters. And as station members fight to live, gunk from the monsters’ wounds turns into more monsters! That’s the story. Now enjoy as our heroes fight to preserve Earth and, unintentionally, our own senses of humor with a movie that Kevin Thomas of the Los Angeles Times called “one of the funniest made-in-Japan sci-fi monster movies ever.” Kinji Fukasaku, whose later work was championed by Quentin Tarantino, directs. The world would be a far more bleak and joyless place without marvels like The Green Slime. Blu-ray Release Date: October 10th, 2017

Godzilla vs. The Sea Monster BD - When Ryota's brother Yata disappears at sea, the intrepid youth and his friends join forces with a slightly trustworthy bank robber, steal a boat and go after him! Of course, there's the little problem that Yata may be lost on a mysterious island where the evil terrorist organization Red Bamboo has enslaved natives to make heavy water for nefarious purposes. And that means dealing with the island's monstrous, 164 feet tall guardian Ebirah, as well as Red Bamboo's arsenal of super advanced weaponry. On the plus side, help may be at hand in the form of a nubile island girl, two tiny fairies, their giant protector Mothra and the big G himself, the mighty Godzilla. Surviving the results of all that "assistance" may not be guaranteed, but Red Bamboo will never want to tangle with teenagers AND Godzilla at the same time again! Take a South Seas cruise to non-stop mayhem and giant monster destruction with EBIRAH- HORROR OF THE DEEP! Blu-ray Release Date: May 6th, 2014

The Man Who Died Twice BD - After her husband, T. J. Brennon, the owner of the Blue Swan nightclub, is killed in an auto accident, Lynn Brennon returns home from the club one night and sees three men struggling on the balcony of her apartment. After one man pushes a second man over the railing and shoots the other, he runs up the fire escape to the roof and escapes. Meanwhile, two hired killers from Chicago, Hart and Santoni, check in to a local hotel and look up Brennon's address in the phone book. The men killed at the Brennon apartment were narcotics agents searching for heroin Blu-ray Release Date: November 14th, 2017

The Tiger BD - In 1925 during the Japanese occupation, retired top hunter Chun Man Deok (Choi Min Sik) moves to a hut in a mountain with his son Seok (Sung Yu Bin). Obsessed with tiger skins, Japanese government official Maejono (Osugi Ren) decides to kill all the tigers in the country. The extermination is also an act to destroy Joseon's morale since tigers are the symbol of the country's national spirit. However, their plan doesn't go as well as expected because the remaining tiger is still missing. Joined by Seok, Gu Kyung (Jung Man Sik), the leader of the Joseon hunters ruled by the Japanese army, is assigned to find that tiger but it won't be an easy task because Chun Man Deok is determined to protect the last tiger of Joseon. Eureka Blu-ray Release Date: November 6th, 2017

Fragment of Fear BD - This chilling mystery begins when Lucy Dawson (Flora Robson) is found strangled in her apartment. Her nephew Tim (David Hemmings) is the former-drug-addict-turned-successful-author who wrote a book about his experiences. When Tim looks into his aunt's death, people give sketchy answers and the police offer little help. Apparently they think his pleas are simply a drug-addict's ravings. As he investigates he begins to find himself plagued by threatening phone calls, and his own paranoia. The pressure begins mounting until at last he suffers a complete breakdown. As a result, the murder is never solved. Blu-ray Release Date: October 30th, 2017

High Sierra BD - 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. He befriends the family of a lame girl (Joan Leslie) and pays for her operation, orbiting the "pure" life he desires. Starring as the surly tough guy with a decent heart was the breakthrough vehicle for Humphrey Bogart who took the role after George Raft, unwilling to "die at the end", refused it. Blu-ray Release Date: November 17th, 2016

 Next 4 weeks on the Calendar

October 30th, 2017



21 Grams [Blu-ray] (Alejandro González Iñárritu, 2003) Universal (BEAVER REVIEW)

All Eyez on Me [Blu-ray] (Benny Boom, 2017) RB UK Lions Gate

Blood from the Mummy's Tomb [Blu-ray] (Seth Holt, Michael Carreras, 1971) RB UK StudioCanal

Blood Simple [Blu-ray] (Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, 1984) RB UK Studiocanal

Cannon for Cordoba [Blu-ray] (Paul Wendkos, 1970) Kino

Castle in the Sky [Blu-ray] (Hayao Miyazaki, 1986) GKids

A Charlie Brown Christmas [4K UHD Blu-ray] (Bill Melendez, 1965) Warner

Dawn of the Dead [Blu-ray] (Zack Snyder, 2004) Shout! Factory

Dawson City: Frozen Time [Blu-ray] (Bill Morrison, 2016) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

Demons of the Mind [Blu-ray] (Peter Sykes, 1972) RB UK StudioCanal

The Devil's Rain [Blu-ray] (Robert Fuest, 1975) Severin

Down (aka The Shaft) [Blu-ray] (Dick Maas, 2001) Blue Underground
Fear in the Night [Blu-ray] (Jimmy Sangster, 1972) RB UK StudioCanal

Flipper - Season 3 [Blu-ray] (1966-1967) Olive

Fragment of Fear [Blu-ray] (Richard C. Sarafian, 1970) Indicator UK (BEAVER REVIEW)

Hammer Volume One: Fear Warning [Blu-ray] (Maniac, The Gorgon, Curse of the Mummy's Tomb, Fanatic) Indicator UK (BEAVER REVIEW)  (BEAVER REVIEW)  (BEAVER REVIEW)  (BEAVER REVIEW)

Humans 2.0 (Season 2) [Blu-ray] Acorn Media

J.D.'s Revenge [Blu-ray] (Arthur Marks, 1976) Arrow US

J.D.'s Revenge [Blu-ray] (Arthur Marks, 1976) RB UK Arrow

Junior Bonner [Blu-ray] (Sam Peckinpah, 1972) Kino Classics (BEAVER REVIEW)

Kidnap [Blu-ray] (Luis Prieto, 2017) Universal Studios

Land of the Dead [Blu-ray] (George A. Romero, 2005) Shout! Factory

The Lift [Blu-ray] (Dick Maas, 1983) Blue Underground

The Miracle Worker [Blu-ray] (Arthur Penn, 1962) Olive

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind [Blu-ray] (Hayao Miyazaki, 1984) GKids

Return of the Ape Man [Blu-ray] (Phil Rosen, 1944) Olive (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Salamander [Blu-ray] (Peter Zinner, 1981) Scorpion Releasing

Scarecrow [Blu-ray] (Jerry Schatzberg, 1973) Warner Archive

Scars of Dracula [Blu-ray] (Roy Ward Baker, 1970) RB UK StudioCanal

The Sissi Collection [Blu-ray] (Sissi, Sissi: The Young Empress, Sissi: The Fateful Years of an Empress, Victoria in Dover, Forever my Love) Film Movement

Slaughter High [Blu-ray] (George Dugdale, Mark Ezra, Peter Mackenzie Litten, 1986) Lionsgate

S.O.S. Tidal Wave [Blu-ray] (John H. Auer, 1939) Olive

Topper [Blu-ray] (Norman Z. McLeod, 1937) VCI

Torture Garden [Blu-ray] (Freddie Francis, 1967) Indicator UK (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Vampire's Ghost [Blu-ray] (Lesley Selander, 1945) Olive

The Villainess [Blu-ray] (Byung-gil Jung, 2017) Arrow UK (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Voice of the Moon [Blu-ray] (Federico Fellini, 1990) Arrow US (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Voice of the Moon [Blu-ray] (Federico Fellini, 1990) Arrow UK (BEAVER REVIEW)

Young Doctors in Love [Blu-ray] (Garry Marshall, 1982) Kino Classics

Zoology [Blu-ray] (Ivan I. Tverdovskiy, 2016) Arrow UK


November 6th, 2017



The Aftermath [Blu-ray] (Steve Barkett, 1982) VCI

Barb Wire [Blu-ray] (David Hogan, 1996) RB UK Mediumrare

Black Christmas [Blu-ray] (Bob Clark, 1974) RB UK 101 Films

The Blue Butterfly [Blu-ray] (Léa Pool, 2004) RB DE Alive

Bone Tomahawk [Blu-ray] (S. Craig Zahler, 2015) RB UK The Works Film Group

The Brave Archer [Blu-ray] (Cheh Chang, 1977) RB UK 88 Films

The Burning Bed [Blu-ray] (Robert Greenwald, 1984) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

Buster Keaton: 3 Films [Blu-ray] (Sherlock Jr., The General, Steamboat Bill, Jr.) - RB UK Masters of Cinema

The Crown - Season 1 [Blu-ray] (Stephen Daldry, et al, 2016) Sony

Darkman II: The Return of Durant [Blu-ray] (Bradford May, 1995) Shout! Factory
Darkman III: Die Darkman Die [Blu-ray] (Bradford May, 1996) Shout! Factory
Darkness Rising [Blu-ray] (Austin Reading, 2017) Shout! Factory

Death Rides a Horse [Blu-ray] (Giulio Petroni, 1967) Kino Lorber

The Demons [Blu-ray] (Jesús Franco, 1973) RB UK Nucleus Films

Departures [Blu-ray] (Yôjirô Takita, 2008) RB UK Arrow

The Far Country [Blu-ray] (Anthony Mann, 1954) RB DE Koch Media

Ghastlies [Blu-ray] (Brett Kelly, 2016) Camp Motion Pictures

Hangmen Also Die! [Blu-ray] (Fritz Lang, 1943) RB FR Movinside

He Walked By Night [Blu-ray] (Alfred L. Werker, Anthony Mann, 1948) ClassicFlix

The Hot Touch [Blu-ray] (Roger Vadim, 1981) Code Red / Kino Lorber

In the Eye of the Hurricane aka The Fox with a Velvet Tail [Blu-ray] (José María Forqué, 1971) RB UK 88 Films

Ingrid Goes West [Blu-ray] (Matt Spicer, 2017) Universal

Into the Night [Blu-ray] (John Landis, 1985) Shout! Factory

The Iron Rose [Blu-ray] (Jean Rollin, 1973) RB UK Black House Films

Julian Schnabel: Private Portrait [Blu-ray] (Pappi Corsicato, 2017) Cohen Media Group

Killing Ground [Blu-ray] (Damien Power, 2016) Shout! Factory

The Mercenary [Blu-ray] (Sergio Corbucci, 1968) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Philadelphia Story [Blu-ray] (George Cukor, 1940) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Pulp [Blu-ray] (Mike Hodges, 1972) Arrow UK

Pulp [Blu-ray] (Mike Hodges, 1972) Arrow US

Satan's Cheerleaders [Blu-ray] (Greydon Clark, 1977) VCI

Schoolgirl Hitchhikers [Blu-ray] (Jean Rollin, 1973) RB UK Maison Rouge Films

Sorcerer (40th Anniversary Collector’s Edition) [Blu-ray] (William Friedkin, 1977) RB UK Entertainment One

Te Ata [Blu-ray] (Nathan Frankowski, 2016) Kino Lorber

The Tiger: An Old Hunter's Tale [Blu-ray] (Park Hoon-Jung, 2015) RB UK Eureka (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Untamed [Blu-ray] (Amat Escalante, 2016) Strand Releasing

Westworld: The Complete First Season [Blu-ray] - Warner

Westworld: The Complete First Season [4K UHD Blu-ray] - Warner

Whisky Galore [Blu-ray] (Gillies MacKinnon, 2016) RB UK Arrow Films

Whisky Galore [Blu-ray] (Gillies MacKinnon, 2016) Arrow Films US


November 13th, 2017



Aquarius [Blu-ray] (Kleber Mendonça Filho, 2016) Kino Lorber

Attack of the Puppet People [Blu-ray] (Bert I. Gordon, 1958) Shout! Factory

Baby Driver [4K UHD Blu-ray] (Edgar Wright, 2017) Sony Pictures UK

Blade Runner Steelbook [Blu-ray] (Ridley Scott, 1982) Warner UK
Casa de Lava [Blu-ray] (Pedro Costa, 1994) Grasshopper Film

Desert Hearts [Blu-ray] (Donna Deitch, 1985) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Funeral Parade of Roses [Blu-ray] (Toshio Matsumoto, 1969) Cinelicious Pics

George Romero Between Night And Dawn Limited Edition [Blu-ray] (In There s Always Vanilla, Season of the Witch and 1973's The Crazies) Arrow US

Hammer 7-Film Boxset [Blu-ray] - The Horror of Frankenstein, Scars of Dracula, Blood from the Mummy's Tomb, Demons of the Mind, Straight on Till Morning, Fear in the Night, Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde RB DE Studiocanal

In This Corner of the World [Blu-ray] (Sunao Katabuchi, 2016) GKids / Shout! Factory

The Incredible Shrinking Man [Blu-ray] (Jack Arnold, 1957) Arrow UK

The Incredible Shrinking Woman [Blu-ray (Joel Schumacher, 1981) Shout! Factory

The Last Laugh [Blu-ray] (F.W. Murnau, 1924) Kino

The Man Who Died Twice [Blu-ray] (Joseph Kane, 1958) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

Manina, The Lighthouse-Keeper's Daughter [Blu-ray] (Willy Rozier, 1952) RB UK Eureka (BEAVER REVIEW)

Nightkill [Blu-ray] (Ted Post, 1980) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Paul Naschy Collection II (Hunchback of the Morgue, The Devil's Possessed, The Werewolf and the Yeti, Exorcism, A Dragonfly for Each Corpse) [Blu-ray] (1973-1975) Shout! Factory

The Philadelphia Story [Blu-ray] (George Cukor, 1940) Criterion UK (BEAVER REVIEW)

Sacha Guitry: Four Films 1936-1938 (Let s Dream, My Father Was Right, Indiscretions, Up the Champs-Élysées) [Blu-ray] (Sacha Guitry, 1936-1938) RB UK Arrow

Sacha Guitry: Four Films 1936-1938 (Let s Dream, My Father Was Right, Indiscretions, Up the Champs-Élysées) [Blu-ray] (Sacha Guitry, 1936-1938) Arrow US

Le samouraï [Blu-ray] (Jean-Pierre Melville, 1967) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Time to Die [Blu-ray] (Arturo Ripstein, 1966) Film Movement

The Women's Balcony [Blu-ray] (Emil Ben-Shimon, 2016) Menemsha Films

This World, Then the Fireworks [Blu-ray] (Michael Oblowitz, 1997) Kino Lorber

The Wonderful Worlds Of Ray Harryhausen, Volume 2: 1961-1964  [Blu-ray] (Mysterious Island, Jason and the Argonauts, First Men in the Moon) Indicator UK
Zoology [Blu-ray] (Ivan I. Tverdovskiy, 2016) Arrow US

Zorro [Blu-ray] (Duccio Tessari, 1975) RB UK 101 Films


November 20th, 2017



The Aki Kaurismäki Collection (17 films + shorts on 10 discs - Crime and Punishment, Calamari Union, Shadows in Paradise, Drifting Clouds, Hamlet Goes Business, La vie de bohème, Ariel, Match Factory Girl, Leningrad Cowboys Go America, Leningrad Cowboys Meet Moses, Total Balalaika Show, Take Care of Your Scarf Tatiana, Juha, The Man without a Past, Lights in the Dusk, Le havre, The Other Side of Hope) [Blu-ray] (Aki Kaurismäki) RB UK Curzon Artificial Eye

Animal Factory [Blu-ray] (Steve Buscemi, 2000) Arrow US

Animal Factory [Blu-ray] (Steve Buscemi, 2000) Arrow UK

The Beguiled [Blu-ray] (Sofia Coppola, 2017) Universal Pictures UK

Casino Tycoon [Blu-ray] (Jing Wong, 1992) RB UK 88 Films

A Cat in the Brain [Blu-ray] (Lucio Fulci, 1990) RB UK 88 Films

Celine and Julie Go Boating [Blu-ray] (Jacques Rivette, 1974) RB BFI

The Color of Pomegranates [Blu-ray] (Sergei Parajanov, 1969) RB UK Second Sight Films

Damnation Alley [Blu-ray] (Jack Smight, 1977) RB UK Signal One Entertainment

Deadfall [Blu-ray] (Bryan Forbes, 1968) RB UK Signal One Entertainment

Driftwood [Blu-ray] (Allan Dwan, 1947) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

Donnie Darko [Blu-ray Steelbook] (Richard Kelly, 2001) Arrow Video (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Erotic Rites of Frankenstein [Blu-ray] (Jesús Franco, 1973) RB UK Nucleus Films

Eyes of Laura Mars [Blu-ray] (Irvin Kershner, 1978) Indicator UK

Four Film Noir Classics (The Dark Mirror, Secret Beyond the Door, Force of Evil, The Big Combo) [Blu-ray] (Robert Siodmak, Fritz Lang, Abraham Polonsky, Joseph H. Lewis, 1946-1955) RB UK Arrow

Fritz Lang: The Silent Films (The Spiders, Harakiri (SD), The Wandering Shadow (SD), Four Around a Woman, Destiny, Dr. Mabuse the Gambler, Die Nibelungen, Metropolis, Spies, Woman in the Moon, The Plague in Florence) [Blu-ray] (Fritz Lang, 1919-1929) Kino

Good Time [Blu-ray] (Ben Safdie, Joshua Safdie, 2017) Lionsgate

Hangover Square [Blu-ray] (John Brahm, 1945) Kino Lorber
I'll Be Seeing You [Blu-ray] (William Dieterle, 1945) Kino Lorber

Jabberwocky [Blu-ray] (Terry Gilliam, 1977) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Jabberwocky [Blu-ray] (Terry Gilliam, 1977) Criterion UK (BEAVER REVIEW)

Jean-Luc Godard + Jean-Pierre Gorin: Five Films  [Blu-ray] (Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Pierre Gorin, 1968-1971) Arrow UK

The Man from Earth [Blu-ray] (Richard Schenkman, 2007) Man From Earth, Llc

My Journey Through French Cinema [Blu-ray] (Bertrand Tavernier, 2016) Sony Pictures

Paranoiac! [Blu-ray] (Freddie Francis, 1963) RB UK Final Cut Entertainment

Porco Rosso [Blu-ray] (Hayao Miyazaki, 1992) GKids
The Secret World of Arrietty [Blu-ray] (Hiromasa Yonebayashi, 2010) GKids

Since You Went Away [Blu-ray] (John Cromwell, 1944) Kino Lorber

Spider-Man: Homecoming [Blu-ray] (Jon Watts, 2017) Sony Pictures UK

Spider-Man: Homecoming [4K UHD Blu-ray] (Jon Watts, 2017) Sony Pictures UK

Street Trash [Blu-ray] (James M. Muro, 1987) RB UK 88 Films

Tag [Blu-ray] (Sion Sono, 2015) RB UK Eureka (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Thing - 4K Restored [Blu-ray] (John Carpenter, 1982) RB UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Toolbox Murders [Blu-ray] (Dennis Donnelly, 1978) RB UK 88 Films

Walk with Me [Blu-ray] (Marc J. Francis, Max Pugh, 2017) Kino Lorber

Wolf [Blu-ray] (Mike Nichols, 1994) Indicator UK

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