Newsletter - FOR THE WEEK

OF November 2nd, 2015

  This Week's Highlights

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The Immortal Story [Blu-ray] (Orson Welles, 1968) Region FREE FR Gaumont

The Knack, and How to Get It [Blu-ray] (Richard Lester, 1965) Kino Lorber

The Beatles '1' [CD/2 Blu-ray Audio and Video] [Limited Edition] - Capitol

Two For the Seesaw [Blu-ray] (Robert Wise, 1962) Kino Lorber

Figures in a Landscape [Blu-ray] (Joseph Losey, 1972) Kino Lorber

Knock Knock [Blu-ray] (Eli Roth, 2015) Lionsgate

The Serpent and the Rainbow [Blu-ray] (Wes Craven, 1988) Shout! Factory

No Escape [Blu-ray] (John Erick Dowdle, 2015) Anchor Bay

The Southerner [Blu-ray] (Jean Renoir, 1945) Kino Lorber

Taxi Tehran [Blu-ray] (Jafar Panahi, 2015) Kino Lorber

Valentino [Blu-ray] (Ken Russell, 1977) Kino Lorber

The New Girlfriend [Blu-ray] (François Ozon, 2014) Cohen Media

Fantomas [Blu-ray] (Louis Feuillade, 1913) Kino Lorber

The Captive City [Blu-ray] (Robert Wise, 1952) Kino Lorber

Jane B. Par Agnès V. / Kung-Fu Master! [Blu-ray] (Agnes Varda, 1988) Cinelicious Pics

The Forbidden Room [Blu-ray] (Guy Maddin, Evan Johnson, 2015) Kino Lorber

True Detective: Season 2 [Blu-ray] HBO Studios

The Hotel New Hampshire [Blu-ray] (Tony Richardson, 1984) Kino Lorber

How I Won the War [Blu-ray] (Richard Lester, 1967) Kino Lorber

The X Files: Complete Seasons 1-9 [Blu-ray] 20th Century Fox (separately - Season 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9)

Ant-Man [Blu-ray] (Peyton Reed, 2015) Walt Disney Studios

Pawn Sacrifice [Blu-ray] (Edward Zwick, 2014) Universal

Spellbinder [Blu-ray] (Janet Greek, 1988) Kino Lorber

The Bed Sitting Room [Blu-ray] (Richard Lester, 1969) Kino Lorber

The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues [Blu-ray] (Dan Milner, 1955) Kino Lorber

Gilda [Blu-ray] (Charles Vidor, 1946) Criterion Collection

Bitter Rice [Blu-ray] (Giuseppe De Santis, 1949) Criterion Collection

The American Friend [Blu-ray] (Wim Wenders, 1977) Criterion Collection

The Complete Lady Snowblood [Blu-ray]  Criterion Collection

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead [Blu-ray] (Tom Stoppard, 1990) Image Entertainment

Yongary, Monster from the Deep [Blu-ray] (Ki-duk Kim, 1967) Kino Lorber

The Last Temptation of Christ [Blu-ray] (Martin Scorsese, 1988) RB UK Mediumrare

The Collected Works of Hayao Miyazaki (Amazon Exclusive) [Blu-ray] Walt Disney Studios

Eight Men Out [Blu-ray] (John Sayles, 1988) Olive Films

Of Mice and Men [Blu-ray] (Gary Sinise, 1992) Olive Films

Hana-bi (Fireworks) [Blu-ray] (Takeshi Kitano, 1997) RB UK Third Window Films

Kikujiro [Blu-ray] (Takeshi Kitano, 1999) RB UK Third Window Films

Dolls [Blu-ray] (Takeshi Kitano, 2002) RB UK Third Window Films

Deep in My Heart [Blu-ray] (Stanley Donen, 1954) Warner Archive

Lady Peacock [Blu-ray] (Jana Mattioli, 2014) Breaking Glass Pictures

'Doc' [Blu-ray] (Frank Perry, 1971) RB UK Signal One

River's Edge [Blu-ray] (Tim Hunter, 1986) RB UK Signal One

The X Files: Complete Seasons 1-9 [Blu-ray] RB UK 20th Century Fox

Beyond the Valley of the Dolls + The Seven Minutes [Blu-ray] (Russ Meyer, 1970, 1971) RB UK Arrow Video

Nikkatsu Diamond Guys Vol 1 [Blu-ray] - US Arrow Video

Nikkatsu Diamond Guys Vol 1 [Blu-ray] - RB UK Arrow Video

The Girl on the Train [Blu-ray] (Larry Brand, 2013) Monterey Media

The Gift [Blu-ray] (Joel Edgerton, 2015) RB UK Lionsgate

The Guardian [Blu-ray] (William Friedkin, 1990) Shout! Factory

Sonny Boy [Blu-ray] (Robert Martin Carroll, 1989) Shout! Factory

Salaam Bombay! [Blu-ray] (Mira Nair, 1988) Kino Lorber

3 Nights in the Desert [Blu-ray] (Gabriel Cowan, 2014) Monterey Media

Living in Oblivion [Blu-ray] (Tom DiCillo, 1995) Shout! Factory

The Fourth War [Blu-ray] (John Frankenheimer, 1990) Kino Lorber



ONE VOICE (not Ellsworth Monkton Toohey): My first pick this week - for its pure enjoyment is André De Toth's Pitfall via Kino Lorber Blu-ray with Eddie Muller commentary. It's imperfect but a giant leap ahead of the old DVD. Staying in Noir mode I was keen on a couple of atmospheric Twilight Time moody neo-noir films to Blu-ray last month - Devil in a Blue Dress has all the elements set in late '40s LA and Black Widow with Rafelson's subtle hints, is more garden-variety but competent and highly enjoyable circling the dark cinema motifs. I was contemplating Sean Baker's Tangerine on Magnolia Blu-ray for top spot as I really warmed to this unconventionally shot verité-styled gem. We must mention BFI's Blu-ray set of Pasolini Six Films 1968 - 1975 for the breadth of its powerful and impacting cinema at a reasonable collected price over the individual releases. You may not need to know more than that the refreshing film The Devil's Disciple has Laurence Oliver, Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas working together on camera - now available on bare-bones Blu-ray from Kino Lorber. Speaking of actor trifectas - we get Christopher Lee, Vincent Price and briefly Peter Cushing in Scream and Scream Again - flawed by budget-constraints but the commentary on the Blu-ray give it encouraging value. I got something out of the Artificial Eye Blu-ray of Manglehorn cited as Pacino's best film of this century - maybe - plenty of attributes here regardless. John Carpenter's Vampires is not without its own vampiric genre-charms - also now on superior Blu-ray from Twilight Time. The Spikes Gang is a good, semi-old fashioned western, adolescent adventure saga with Lee Marvin as the father-figure/leader. Strong Blu-ray a/v to boot. Strange Invaders goes for some kitschy 50's alien-invasion nostalgia and from that angle it works exceedingly well. The Blu-ray offers a commentary as well. Roar, and its unusual history, is certainly a unique mixed-bag viewing - also offering a commentary on the new Blu-ray to educate about the bizarre production. Count Yorga, Vampire get a Blu-ray release and while it wouldn't be my favorite Vampire flic - I could, still, appreciate the effort and the variation on previous genre themes. Worthy of a repeat spin. I guess my Blu-ray dog of the week is The Incredible 2-Headed Transplant; lacking the charismatic "so baaad it's good' appeal offered by similar. Others may disagree. On DVD, Eric covered 5 titles; Ming-Liang Tsai's Rebels of the Neon God gets a new SD release notably advancing past the older Wellspring DVD. Fog and Crimes - Season 3 continues its criminal/justice exploits seeing some subtle shifts, New Tricks - Series 12 is the final series of the BBC police drama, My Wife Next Door contains 13 X 30-minute episodes of the UK comedy TV series. In the Grayscale is a gay-romance drama from Chile. ..:“In narrative cinema, a certain terminology has already been established: 'film noir,' 'Western,' even 'Spaghetti Western.' When we say 'film noir' we know what we are talking about. But in non-narrative cinema, we are a little bit lost.." - Jonas Mekas. Have a great week!


Tangerine BD - Tangerine is a heartwarming tale of humanity punctuated by the clack of prostitutes' heels on sun-baked L.A. streets, by screaming matches in divey motels, and the admonishments of a doughnut-shop owner threatening to call the cops if everybody doesn't shut up. With a spirit of genuine curiosity and generous fun, director Sean Baker dives into a certain subculture - transgender sex workers, the men who troll for them, the dealers and pimps trying to control everything - cruising around the seamier stretches of Hollywood on the day (and night) before Christmas. Blu-ray Release date: November 10th, 2015

Devil in a Blue Dress BD - Recently fired and desperate to keep up the payments on his beloved home, WWII veteran Easy Rawlins (Washington) is offered a job by the shady Dewitt Albright (Sizemore): to discover the whereabouts of one Daphne Monet (Beals), a politician's fiancée scandalously rumoured to hang out in black bars. Assured that there's nothing illegal involved, Easy accepts. Pretty soon, however, he finds himself suspected of murdering a friend's girl (Carson) and under threat from both the cops and Albright's thuggish henchmen. Reluctantly, he puts in a call to Mouse (Cheadle), an old friend from his native Texas - reluctantly, because while Mouse has guts and loyalty to spare, he's also a volatile psychopath. Franklin's follow-up to One False Move is an impressively complex, polished and intelligent adaptation of Walter Mosley's thriller. It not only shows us an immaculately recreated world hitherto ignored by the movies (the black neighbourhoods of late '40s LA), but locates race, alongside more familiar elements like money and power, as a central motivating force for the various characters' actions. Mercifully, however, Franklin never preaches but allows the racial theme to emerge naturally from story and situation. Everything - the performances, Tak Fujimoto's elegant camerawork, the jazz and blues soundtrack, the snappy script - slots neatly into his overall design. Sheer pleasure. Blu-ray Release date: October, 2015

Roar BD - Writer/director Noel Marshall stars as Hank, a doctor and outspoken naturalist in Africa who allows lions, tigers, cheetahs, and other big cats to roam freely around his remote estate. While away protecting animals from poachers, Hank’s family—including Marshall’s real-life wife and daughter, Tippi Hedren (The Birds) and Melanie Griffith (Working Girl)—arrive at his home and are stalked by the massive lions that have overrun the house. Blu-ray Release date: November 3rd, 2015

Pitfall (1948) BD - he darker side of the American dream is explored in the fascinating film noir Pitfall. Dick Powell stars as John Forbes, a successful insurance man with a trophy wife named Sue (Jane Wyatt) and a model child named Tommy (Jimmy Hunt). Despite all that he's achieved in life, Forbes feels somehow unfulfilled. During an attempt to recollect illegally purchased goods by a convicted bank robber, Forbes falls for his glamorous client Mona Stevens (Lizabeth Scott). When she "comes on" to him, it sparks an affair between them. Forbes suffers the pangs of guilt, a fact immediately capitalized upon by the seedy private eye MacDonald (Raymond Burr), who is upset because Mona has rejected him. If adultery has been committed, can murder be far behind? Many individual scenes in Pitfall are standouts, notably a brief moment wherein Forbes' son Tommy suffers a horrible nightmare. Blu-ray Release date: November 17th, 2015

Strange Invaders BD - Michael Laughlin directs Strange Invaders (1983), an affectionate homage to science fiction/alien takeover films of the 1950s that stars Paul Le Mat as a university professor searching for his ex-wife (Diana Scarwid), who seems to have disappeared while visiting her hometown of Centerville, Illinois. In fact, the place turns out to be a hotbed of aliens, in place since the Fifties and weirdly unaware of how the outside world has changed. Also starring Nancy Allen as a helpful journalist, and a lively supporting cast including Michael Lerner, Louise Fletcher, Wallace Shawn, Fiona Lewis, and period icon June Lockhart. Blu-ray Release date: October 24th, 2015

Count Yorga, Vampire BD - Count Yorga, Vampire (1970) gives us an elegant titular character, an old-world undead gent (Robert Quarry) making his elegantly bloodthirsty way in modern-day Los Angeles. Posing as a hip medium, he attracts young lovelies to his mansion by holding séances; one bereft boyfriend (played by producer Michael Macready) enlists the help of vampire fighter Dr. Hayes (Roger Perry). Also starring Michael Murphy, and distributed by the deathless exploitation factory, American International Pictures. Blu-ray Release date: October 24th, 2015

Scream and Scream Again BD - Kind of a horror movie, kind of an espionage film, and in some sense a piece of science fiction, Scream and Scream Again (1970) features turns by three icons of the horror genre: Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, and Peter Cushing. All are involved in a wild “plot” connecting Great Britain to some unnamed totalitarian state where torture, murder, and out-of-control “experiments” are the order of the day. Directed by Gordon Hessler from a screenplay by Christopher Wicking, with cinematography by the worthy John Coquillon. Blu-ray Release date: October 24th, 2015

Black Widow BD - With Black Widow (1987), maverick director Bob Rafelson gives us the alluring tale of a seductress (Theresa Russell) who marries and murders a series of wealthy men, getting away with her crimes until an equally clever female adversary – a Justice Department drone (Debra Winger) as bewitched as she is repelled by her quarry – picks up the Black Widow’s scent. Also starring Dennis Hopper, Sami Frey, and Nicol Williamson as an entertaining trio of poor saps. Shot by the incomparable Conrad Hall and featuring a superlative score from Michael Small. Blu-ray Release date: October 24th, 2015

John Carpenter's Vampires BD - John Carpenter’s Vampires (1998) stars the irrepressible James Woods as a Vatican-sanctioned vampire slayer assisted by a wise-cracking sidekick (Daniel Baldwin) and a naïve young priest (Tim Guinee); they’re pitted against a centuries-old vamp (Thomas Ian Griffith) in an attempt to retrieve a religious relic that will allow the nocturnal types to stalk the world in the full light of day. Also starring Maximilian Schell and Sheryl Lee, and featuring a terrific score by the versatile Carpenter. Blu-ray Release date: October, 2015

Pasolini Six Films 1968 - 1975 BD - Brutal and uncompromising, the films of controversial director Pier Paolo Pasolini have shocked and outraged audiences for decades, and their power remains undiminished to this day. Presented together for the first time, these six films stand as a testimony to his unique and untameable talents. In Theorem, a youthful Terence Stamp seduces each member of a bourgeois family. Medea features opera legend Maria Callas in a dark tale of betrayal and revenge. The Decameron, The Canterbury Tales and Arabian Nights form the bawdy Trilogy of Life, all with scores by the legendary Ennio Morricone. And Pasolini's final, shocking film, Salò, or The 120 Days of Sodom, sees him pushing his art to extremes. Blu-ray Release date: November 2nd, 2015

The Spikes Gang BD - In this western, an outlaw is wounded in battle and manages to escape to the home of two helpful runaways who help him recuperate. During this time, the outlaw regales them with thrilling tales of his adventurous exploits. His stories inspire the lads to form a gang of their own; the outlaw is more than happy to help and become their leader. They rob a few banks and have great fun until the outlaw becomes a turncoat and begins hunting them for a generous bounty. But one of the boys decides to get revenge and rootin' tootin' mayhem ensues. Blu-ray Release date: November 3rd, 2015

The Devil's Disciple BD - This film version of George Bernard Shaw's satirical take on the American Revolution had a troubled production history (with a director change in mid-production), but nevertheless boasts a cutting performance by Laurence Olivier. Shaw's tale depicts his version of how the British lost the American colonies: because of a stupid mistake at the War Office someone forgot to tell Lord North to join up with General "Gentleman" Johnny Burgoyne (Laurence Olivier) and smash the rebels. Burt Lancaster is on hand as the Rev. Anthony Anderson, a peace-loving parson who ends up becoming a belligerent firebrand of a rebel. Also is tow is Kirk Douglas as Dirk Dungeon, who, in typical Shawvian irony, starts out as a unrepentant, cowardly scamp and ends up as the personification of Christian virtues. Blu-ray Release date: November 24th, 2015

Manglehorn BD - Reclusive small town locksmith, A.J. Manglehorn (Al Pacino) has never quite recovered from losing the love of his life. He feels closer to his beloved cat than the people around him and prefers to find comfort in his work and daily routine. Still, he continues to form tenuous forms of somewhat human connections, maintaining intermittent contact with his son and establishing a cautious friendship with a kindhearted woman from the local bank. As this solitary man approaches the possibility of new love, he finds himself at a crossroads between staying mired in the past and embracing the present. Blu-ray Release date: November 2nd, 2015

The Incredible 2-Headed Transplant BD - This ridiculous '70s exploitation quickie is notable mainly for its casting: Bruce Dern toplines as the crazed doctor Girard, with Munsters star Pat Priest as his beleaguered wife and top-40 DJ Casey Kasem (who also lends his talents to various voice-overs throughout the film) as a medical colleague. Girard's semi-successful attempts at surgically attaching additional heads to various lab animals leaves him a bit unfulfilled, and it's no time at all before he goes about performing the operation on a human being. Blu-ray Release date: November 24th, 2015

New Tricks - Series 12 - All ten episodes from the twelfth and final series of the BBC police drama. A motley crew of retired police officers are recruited by DCI Sasha Miller (Tamzin Outhwaite) and Danny Griffin (Nicholas Lyndhurst) to reopen troublesome cases that were never laid to rest. The episodes are: 'Last Man Standing: Part One', 'Last Man Standing: Part Two', 'The Curate's Egg', 'The Wolf of Wallbrook', 'Prodigal Sons', 'The Fame Game', 'The Russian Cousin', 'Lottery Curse', 'Life Expectancy' and 'The Crazy Gang'. DVD Release Date: October 12th, 2015

My Wife Next Door - My Wife Next Door is a British sitcom created by Brian Clemens and written by Richard Waring. The programme is about a couple, George Basset (John Alderton) and Suzie Basset (Hannah Gordon). Each tries to start afresh after their divorce. They move to the country, only to find that they have moved into adjoining cottages. One episode of the series won a British Academy Television Award for Best Situation Comedy in 1973. When the series was repeated in 1979 it gained more viewers than during its original run, and topped the BBC 1 weekly ratings several times. DVD Release Date: October 19th, 2015

In the Grayscale - When architect Bruno (Chilean TV star Francisco Celhay) finds himself passionately drawn to Santiago tour guide Fernando (Emilio Edwards), he faces challenging decisions about his identity and his relationship with his wife and young son. Offering no easy answers to Bruno's dilemma, this tenderly told tale of sexual discovery is a beautifully realized portrait of two men in love. DVD Release Date: November 3rd, 2015

Fog and Crimes - Season 3 - The complete third season of the Italian TV crime drama. In the seemingly tranquil countryside of Northern Italy, Police Chief Soneri (Luca Barbareschi) works together with a faithful team to solve a series of gruesome and disturbing mysteries that occur in the wealthy surrounding area. DVD Release Date: September 28th, 2015

Rebels of the Neon God - Tsai's first film is of interest for its roots in his eventual styling - a more conventional drama than his future films, we are shown an ambitious student who leaves his studies to seek revenge on the hoodlums who wrecked his father's taxi cab. We are also privy to a couple of petty teenage thieves (Tse and Ping) living in an overcrowded apartment building with a constantly gurgling floor drain. Residing in their complex is a girl (Kuei) they are currently seeking attention from, yet as always with Tsai, communication is the barrier. Told in a series of Taipei-based tableaux's, Tsia's eventual themes are already obvious and will reoccur in his future films in a more concrete and polished form. DVD Release Date: October 27th, 2015

 Next 4 weeks on the Calendar

November 2nd, 2015


The Angry Silence [Blu-ray] (Guy Green, 1960) RB UK Studiocanal

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

The Diabolical [Blu-ray] (Alistair Legrand , 2015) Millennium Media Services

Eclipse Series 44: Julien Duvivier in the Thirties (David Golder, 1930 - Poil de carotte, 1932 - La tête d’un homme, 1933 - Un carnet de bal, 1937) Criterion

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

Game of Thrones: Season 1 (Steelbook) [Blu-ray] - HBO Studios

Game of Thrones: Season 2 (Steelbook) [Blu-ray] - HBO Studios

Manglehorn [Blu-ray] (David Gordon Green, 2014) RB UK Artificial Eye (BEAVER REVIEW)

Pasolini Blu-ray Collection [Blu-ray] (The Decameron, Theorem, Canterbury Tales, Arabian Nights, Medea, Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom) RB UK BFI (BEAVER REVIEW)

Roar [Blu-ray] (Kamal Sadanah, 2014) Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

She's Funny That Way [Blu-ray] (Peter Bogdanovich, 2014) Lions Gate

The Spikes Gang [Blu-ray] (Richard Fleischer, 1974) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

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

Tiger House [Blu-ray] (Thomas Daley, 2015) Magnolia

Tower of Evil [Blu-ray] (Jim O'Connolly, 1972) RB UK Odeon Entertainment (BEAVER REVIEW)

Toy Story That Time Forgot [Blu-ray] (Steve Purcell, 2014) Walt Disney

Worricker: The Complete Series [Blu-ray] - PBS

Wanda Nevada [Blu-ray] (Peter Fonda, 1979) Kino Lorber


November 9th, 2015


The Beatles '1' [CD/2 Blu-ray Audio and Video] [Limited Edition] - Capitol

The Beguiled [Blu-ray] (Don Siegel, 1971) Universal

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

Code Unknown [Blu-ray] (Michael Haneke, 2000) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Coogan's Bluff [Blu-ray] (Don Siegel, 1968) Universal

Deep in My Heart [Blu-ray] (Stanley Donen, 1954) Warner Archive

Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine [Blu-ray] (Norman Taurog, 1965) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

Dr. Goldfoot and the Girl Bombs [Blu-ray] (Mario Bava, 1966) Kino Lorber

Dr. Terror's House of Horrors [Blu-ray] (Freddie Francis, 1965) Blu-Ray Steelbook Limited Edition -RB UK Odeon (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Eiger Sanction [Blu-ray] (Clint Eastwood, 1975) Warner

Hitch-Hike [Blu-ray] (Pasquale Festa Campanile, 1977) RB UK 88 Films

The Honeymoon Killers [Blu-ray] (Leonard Kastle, Donald Volkman, 1969) RB UK Arrow Video

The Immortal Story [Blu-ray] (Orson Welles, 1968) RB UK Mr. Bongo

Je t'aime je t'aime [Blu-ray] (Alain Resnais, 1968) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

Kiju Yoshida: Love + Anarchism [Blu-ray] (Eros + Massacre, Heroic Purgatory, Coup D'Etat) - RB UK Arrow Academy

Mr. Holmes [Blu-ray] (Bill Condon, 2015) Lionsgate

One Deadly Summer [Blu-ray] (Jean Becker, 1983) Bayview Entertainment

Play Misty for Me [Blu-ray] (Clint Eastwood, 1971) Warner

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

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

Two Men in Town [Blu-ray] (José Giovanni, 1973) Cohen Media Group

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


November 16th, 2015


3 Nights in the Desert [Blu-ray] (Gabriel Cowan, 2014) Monterey Media

The Apu Trilogy [Blu-ray] (Pather Panchali, 1955 - Aparajito, 1956 - Apur Sansar, 1959) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Battles Without Honor and Humanity: The Complete Collection (13-Disc Limited Edition Box Set) [Blu-ray + DVD] (includes Battles Without Honor and Humanity, Hiroshima Death Match, Proxy War, Police Tactics, Final Episode + The Complete Saga) [Blu-ray] (Kinji Fukasaku, 1973) RB UK Arrow

Battles Without Honor and Humanity: The Complete Collection (13-Disc Limited Edition Box Set) [Blu-ray + DVD] (includes Battles Without Honor and Humanity, Hiroshima Death Match, Proxy War, Police Tactics, Final Episode + The Complete Saga) [Blu-ray] (Kinji Fukasaku, 1973) Arrow US

A Bullet For Joey [Blu-ray] (Lewis Allen, 1955) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Captive Heart [Blu-ray] (Basil Dearden, 1946) RB UK Studiocanal

Chaplin's Essanay Comedies [Blu-ray] - Flicker Alley

Cherry 2000 [Blu-ray] (Steve De Jarnatt, 1987) RB UK Signal One

The City of Lost Children [Blu-ray] (Marc Caro, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, 1995) Sony Pictures

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

The Collected Works of Hayao Miyazaki (Amazon Exclusive) [Blu-ray] Walt Disney Studios

Deadly Prey [Blu-ray] (David A. Prior, 1987) Olive Films

'Doc' [Blu-ray] (Frank Perry, 1971) RB UK Signal One

Faust [Blu-ray] (F.W. Murnau, 1926) Kino

Girl on a Bicycle [Blu-ray] (Jeremy Leven, 2013) Monterey Media

The Girl on the Train [Blu-ray] (Larry Brand, 2013) Monterey Media

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

The Honey Pot [Blu-ray] (Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1967) RB UK Signal One

The House on Carroll Street [Blu-ray] (Peter Yates, 1988) Kino Lorber

In Cold Blood [Blu-ray] (Richard Brooks, 1967) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Killer Workout [Blu-ray] (David A. Prior, 1987) Olive Films

Lady Peacock [Blu-ray] (Jana Mattioli, 2014) Breaking Glass Pictures

Living in Oblivion [Blu-ray] (Tom DiCillo, 1995) Shout! Factory

Meru [Blu-ray] (Jimmy Chin, 2015) Kino Lorber

Noel [Blu-ray] (Chazz Palminteri, 2004) Screen Media

Pitfall [Blu-ray] (André De Toth, 1948) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

Rome Express [Blu-ray] (Walter Forde, 1932) RB UK Network

Shane [Blu-ray] (George Stevens, 1953) RB UK Masters of Cinema

Shock 'Em Dead [Blu-ray] (Mark Freed, 1991) Olive Films

Walden (Jonas Mekas, 1969) / Lost, Lost, Lost (1976) [Blu-ray] - Kino Lorber

White of the Eye [Blu-ray] (Donald Cammell, 1987) Shout! Factory



November 23rd, 2015


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

Almost an Angel [Blu-ray] (John Cornell, 1990) Olive Films

The Birth of a Nation [Blu-ray] (D.W. Griffith, 1915) RB UK BFI

Blood and Lace [Blu-ray] (Philip S. Gilbert, 1971) Shout! Factory

Blood Rage [Blu-ray] (John Grissmer, 1987) Arrow US

Blood Rage [Blu-ray] (John Grissmer, 1987) RB UK Arrow

A Child Is Waiting [Blu-ray] (John Cassavetes, 1963) Kino Classics

The Color of Noise [Blu-ray] (Eric Robel, 2015) Robellion Films

The Devil's Disciple [Blu-ray] (Guy Hamilton, 1959) Kino (BEAVER REVIEW)

Don't Look Back [Blu-ray] (D. A. Pennebaker, 1967) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Eight Men Out [Blu-ray] (John Sayles, 1988) Olive Films

Ghost Story [Blu-ray] (John Irvin, 1981) Shout! Factory

The Hurricane [Blu-ray] (John Ford, 1937) Kino Classics (BEAVER REVIEW)

Ikiru [Blu-ray] (Akira Kurosawa, 1952) Criterion

It Runs in the Family [Blu-ray] (Fred Schepisi, 2003) Olive Films

The Incredible 2-Headed Transplant [Blu-ray] (Anthony M. Lanza, 1971) Kino Classics (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Kid from Cleveland [Blu-ray] (Herbert Kline, 1949) Olive Films

Larger Than Life [Blu-ray] (Howard Franklin, 1996) Olive Films

Love [Blu-ray] (Gaspar Noé, 2015) RB UK Artificial Eye

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

Making Mr. Right [Blu-ray] (Susan Seidelman, 1987) Olive Films

The Mask 3-D [Blu-ray] (Julian Roffman, 1961) Kino Classics

Mr. Saturday Night [Blu-ray] (Billy Crystal, 1992) Olive Films

Murder in the Cathedral [Blu-ray] (George Hoellering, 1951) RB UK BFI

Nightmares in a Damaged Brain [Blu-ray] (Romano Scavolini, 1981) RB UK 88 Films

No Escape [Blu-ray] (John Erick Dowdle, 2015) Anchor Bay

Nosferatu [Blu-ray] (F.W. Murnau, 1922) RB UK BFI (BEAVER REVIEW)

Of Mice and Men [Blu-ray] (Gary Sinise, 1992) Olive Films

Out 1 (13-Disc) [Blu-ray] (Jacques Rivette, 1971) Carlotta Films

The Quay Brothers: Collected Short Films [Blu-ray] - Zeitgeist Films

The Quiet Man [Blu-ray] (John Ford, 1952) RB UK Masters of Cinema

The Raging Moon [Blu-ray] (Bryan Forbes, 1971) RB UK Studiocanal

Robinson Crusoe on Mars [Blu-ray] (Byron Haskin, 1964) RB UK Masters of Cinema

Romance & Cigarettes [Blu-ray] (John Turturro, 2005) Olive Films

Smooth Talk [Blu-ray] (Joyce Chopra, 1985) Olive Films

Southpaw [Blu-ray] (Antoine Fuqua, 2015) Starz / Anchor Bay

Southpaw [Blu-ray] (Antoine Fuqua, 2015) RB UK Eiv

The Square [Blu-ray] (Jehane Noujaim, 2013) City Drive Films

Undercover Blues [Blu-ray] (Herbert Ross, 1993) Olive Films

Voodoo Man [Blu-ray] (William Beaudine, 1944) Olive Films

Wake Up & Kill [Blu-ray] (Carlo Lizzani, 1966) RB UK Arrow Video

Wake Up and Kill [Blu-ray] (Carlo Lizzani, 1966) Arrow US

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