Newsletter - FOR THE WEEK

OF November 3rd, 2014

  This Week's Highlights

Whaapm?! The review content this week includes Blu-rays of films by Jules Dassin, Robert Aldrich, Mario Bava, Billy Wilder, Anthony Mann, Anton Corbijn, Curtis Bernhardt, Curtis Harrington, Yves Allégret and more plus new Release Calendar updates have including films-to-digital by John Schlesinger, William Dieterle, Rudolph Maté, Frank Darabont, Robert Siodmak, Adrian Lyne, Paul Schrader, Walter Hill, Roy Ward Baker and more. November's' FEATURE Blu-ray and DVD are posted. We have a CONTEST posted with another Brand New Kino Lorber Blu-ray prize!- best of luck!

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Criterion Designs Book - Criterion

River's Edge [Blu-ray] (Tim Hunter, 1986) Kino Lorber

The Falcon and the Snowman [Blu-ray] (John Schlesinger, 1985) Kino Lorber

Juno Steelbook [Blu-ray] (Jason Reitman, 2007) RB UK 20th Century Fox

Dark City [Blu-ray] (William Dieterle, 1950) Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

Rope of Sand [Blu-ray] (William Dieterle, 1949) Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

Union Station [Blu-ray] (Rudolph Maté, 1950) Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

Appointment with Danger [Blu-ray] (Lewis Allen, 1951) Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

Frank Darabont Collection [Blu-ray] (The Green Mile, The Majestic, Shawshank Redemption) Warner

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre: 40th Anniversary Restoration - 2 Disc Limited Edition Steelbook [Blu-ray]  - RB UK Second Sight

The Ninth Configuration [Blu-ray] (William Peter Blatty, 1980) Henstooth Video

The Killers [Blu-ray] (Robert Siodmak, 1946) RB DE Koch (BEAVER REVIEW)

Foxes [Blu-ray] (Adrian Lyne, 1980) Kino Lorber

American Gigolo [Blu-ray] (Paul Schrader, 1980) Warner

At the Earth's Core [Blu-ray] (Kevin Connor, 1976) Kino Lorber

Supernova [Blu-ray] (Walter Hill, 2000) Shout! Factory

The One That Got Away [Blu-ray] (Roy Ward Baker, 1957) RB UK Network

Bunny Lake Is Missing [Blu-ray] (Otto Preminger, 1965) Twilight Time

Judgment at Nuremberg [Blu-ray] (Stanley Kramer, 1961) Twilight Time

The Twilight Samurai [Blu-ray] (Yôji Yamada, 2002) Twilight Time

Birdman of Alcatraz [Blu-ray] (John Frankenheimer, 1962) Twilight Time

Flaming Star [Blu-ray] (Don Siegel, 1960) Twilight Time

When the Wind Blows [Blu-ray] (Jimmy T. Murakami, 1986) Twilight Time

The Palm Beach Story [Blu-ray] (Preston Sturges, 1942) Criterion Collection

The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant [Blu-ray] (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1972) Criterion Collection

La Ciénaga [Blu-ray] (Lucrecia Martel, 2001) Criterion Collection

The Sword of Doom [Blu-ray] (Kihachi Okamoto, 1966) Criterion Collection

My Winnipeg [Blu-ray] (Guy Maddin, 2007) Criterion Collection

The Killers [Blu-ray] (Robert Siodmak, 1946) RB UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)

Vincent Price in Six Gothic Tales [Blu-ray] (The Fall of the House of Usher, The Pit and the Pendulum, Tales of Terrors, The Raven, The Haunted Palace, The Tomb of Ligeia) RB UK Arrow Video

Henry V [Blu-ray] (Kenneth Branagh, 1989) Shout! Factory

The Giver [Blu-ray] (Phillip Noyce, 2014) Anchor Bay

The Strange Color of Your Body's Tears [Blu-ray] (Hélène Cattet, Bruno Forzani, 2013) Strand Releasing

Banshee: Season 2 [Blu-ray] - HBO Studios

Charlie Wilson's War [Blu-ray] (Mike Nichols, 2007) Universal Studios

The Good Shepherd [Blu-ray] (Robert De Niro, 2006) Universal Studios

The Promised Land (Andrzej Wajda, 1975) R2 UK Second Run

Jean De Florette / Manon Of The Spring [Blu-ray] (Claude Berri, 1986) Shout! Factory

Blue Velvet [Blu-ray] Special Edition inc Lost Footage (David Lynch, 1986) - RB UK High Fliers Films

The Girl Who Knew Too Much [Blu-ray] (Mario Bava, 1963) RB UK Arrow Films

The François Truffaut Collection [Blu-ray] (Shoot the Pianist, Jules et Jim, The Soft Skin, Anne & Muriel, A Gorgeous Girl Like Me, The Last Metro, The Woman Next Door, Finally Sunday) RB UK Artificial Eye

Magic in the Moonlight [Blu-ray] (Woody Allen, 2014) Sony Pictures

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes [Blu-ray] (Matt Reeves, 2014) 20th Century Fox

The Simpsons: Season 17 [Blu-ray] - 20th Century Fox

On Golden Pond [Blu-ray] (Mark Rydell, 1981) Shout! Factory

Capricorn One [Blu-ray] (Peter Hyams, 1977) Shout! Factory



ONE VOICE (not Ellsworth Monkton Toohey): We revisited a few, vintage-film, Blu-rays this week (Sunset Blvd., Double Indemnity and What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?) - which we continue to rate as essential. But I did find many other quite enjoyable including two Noirs that have recently made it to Blu-ray; Possessed with stellar performances from Crawford, Heflin and Massey plus The Naked City from 'Dark Cinema' craftsman Jules Dassin and newspaperman-cum-producer Mark Hellinger. Mario Bava's Planet of the Vampires - a low budget science-fiction and horror gem with atmospheric setpieces. Speaking of atmosphere - Yves Allégret's Riptide has it in spades set in a rainy, out-of-season beach resort in Normandy. Anthony Mann's Man of the West is brilliant - a film I never tire of revisiting and is now available on Blu-ray in Region 'A'. Curtis Bernhardt's psychological chiller Night Tide, now on Blu-ray, has the irresistible intangibles we seek in cinema. I found A Most Wanted Man - the last role for the late Philip Seymour Hoffman - an excellent spy-thriller from author John le Carré on a competent Blu-ray. Unfortunately The Quiller Memorandum is lesser in both espionage-content and Blu-ray quality. Christmas in Connecticut remains top-shelf as a romantic-holiday-comedy. On DVD Eric covered 4 titles including The Mystery of Happiness and Soulmate. . See you next week!


A Most Wanted Man BD - The late Philip Seymour Hoffman gives his final screen performance in this taut yet labyrinthine adaptation of John le Carre's 2008 spy novel. In the years immediately following 9/11, Gunter Bachmann (Hoffman) is a counterterrorist expert based in Hamburg who operates as a rogue agent, independently of the Grenzschutzgruppe 9 der Bundespolizei (GSG-9). He specializes in bringing down jihadists, and as the story opens, he begins to fixate on a Chechen immigrant named Issa Karpov (Grigoriy Dobrygin), newly arrived in town. Issa's motivations are initially unknown, but he befriends an American social worker (Rachel McAdams) who grows convinced of his harmlessness and sets about persuading Gunter of the same. Meanwhile, Gunter becomes aware of a palpable and imminent threat to national security that involves future jihad activity, and devises an ingenious plan that he hopes will both extinguish the threat and provide amnesty for Issa. Blu-ray Release date: November 4th, 2014


Christmas in Connecticut BD - Journalist Elizabeth Lane (Stanwyck) is one of the country's most famous food writers. In her columns, she describes herself as a hard working farm woman, taking care of her children and being an excellent cook. But this is all lies. In reality she is an umarried New Yorker who can't even boil an egg. The recipes come from her good friend Felix. The owner of the magazine she works for has decided that a heroic sailor will spend his Christmas on *her* farm. Miss Lane knows that her career is over if the truth comes out, but what can she do? Blu-ray Release Date: November 11th, 2014

Possessed BD - Academy Award winner Joan Crawford earned another Best Actress nomination for her tour-de-force performance in Possessed (1947) which opens with Crawford portraying a woman found wandering the streets of Los Angeles. Taken to a mental hospital, she weaves a harrowing tale of insanity, murder and the passion by which provides the basis for the film’s apt title. Louise Howell's (Crawford) psychiatrist learns that she is a nurse hired to care for a dying woman and that she rekindled a former romance with her patient's neighbor, David Sutton (Van Heflin). But the suicide of her charge and rejection by the man she loves drive Howell to madness--and murder. Or do they? Is Howell's harrowing story true or the misperception of a deranged mind? Is Howell guilty of murder or an innocent victim of something far more sinister? Directed by Curtis Bernhardt, the film features a superb performances from its impressive cast, all richly underscored by the music of the great Franz Waxman. Blu-ray Release Date: October 21st, 2014

Night Tide BD - The title comes from Poe, the highly discernible influences come from Sternberg and Kenneth Anger (with both of whom Harrington had previously crossed paths) and the budget unfortunately came from Roger Corman's pennypinching Filmgroup company. Hopper is a sailor drifting around a misty seafront funfair. He meets and falls for a girl who believes she's one of the Sea People, awaiting the call of the night tide to rejoin her own, and meanwhile deadly to those who love her. All this entails much slow and dreamy wandering about, punctuated by a couple of dream sequences, in the most startling of which the Sea Lady metamorphoses into an octopus while Dennis is making love to her. It's quite sympathetic in its dogged artiness, though a misleading prelude to Harrington's subsequent unremarkable career. Blu-ray Release date: October 15th, 2013

The Naked City BD - “There are eight million stories in the Naked City,” as the narrator immortally states at the close of this breathtakingly vivid film—and this is one of them. Master noir craftsman Jules Dassin and newspaperman-cum-producer Mark Hellinger’s dazzling police procedural, The Naked City, was shot entirely on location in New York. As influenced by Italian neorealism as American crime fiction, this double Academy Award winner, The Naked City remains a benchmark for naturalism in noir, living and breathing in the promises and perils of the Big Apple, from its lowest depths to its highest skyscrapers. Blu-ray Release Date: October 27th, 2014

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? BD - Two faded stars caricaturing themselves, one Hollywood-baiting director snapping at the hand that feeds him, and a Grand Guignol hothouse of jealousy and celebrity fuel What Ever Happened To Baby Jane?, a nightmarish psychodrama from Robert Aldrich. Silver screen legends Joan Crawford and Bette Davis play two sisters desperately clinging to their long lost glory days. Grotesquely camp, it's one of the most acidic indictments of Tinsel Town since Gloria Swanson got ready for her close up in Sunset Boulevard. Blu-ray Release Date: October 9th, 201

Planet of the Vampires BD - A Close Encounter Of The Undead Kind! Get sucked into a chilling black hole of cosmic creepiness when an evil alien race zeroes in on a crew of unsuspecting astronauts, turning them into zonked-out zombies! Packed with space-age suspense and extraterrestrial terror, this eerily photographed and electrifying thriller drips with an intoxicating, feverish atmosphere of dread. A band of space travelers has just intercepted a distress call from a distant world! Is it a desperate cry for help... or something far more sinister? After landing on the shadowy planet, the crew is attacked by a horde of disembodied aliens with a diabolical plan: to conquer the universe by controlling the crew's minds and stealing their souls-proving that even in outer space, possession is 9/10 of the law! Directed by horror legend Mario Bava (Black Sunday, Black Sabbath). Blu-ray Release Date: October 28th, 2014

Riptide BD - A late bloom for the Carné-Prévert brand of poetic realism, set in a wintry beach resort in Normandy where a young man (Philipe), returns to the scene of his childhood after involvement in a crime of passion in Paris (he has just killed the singer he was seduced by and ran away with to escape his orphanage background). Undergoing much soul-searching torment, focused by the presence of a sinister stranger (Servais) as well as by speculation and gossip about the crime centering on the nosy hotel proprietress (Marken), he finds some temporary warmth in the love of the bedraggled chambermaid (Robinson). Blu-ray Release date: December 4th, 2013

Man of the West BD - The hero, Link (Gary Cooper), is headed for Fort Worth to find a schoolteacher for his remote town, but the train is held up by a gang of thieves, stranding him with a card sharp (Arthur O'Connell) and saloon singer (Julie London). The three go to an abandoned farmhouse, where it emerges that Link used to be a member of the gang, which is led by his half-mad uncle, Dock (Lee J. Cobb); Dock raised him until he ran away in disgust and started a new life. A "link" between the civilization ironically represented by the card sharp and the singer (as well as his offscreen family) and the lawlessness of the gang, he's welcomed by Dock like a prodigal son returning to the fold and has to play along to keep his two companions alive. Kino Lorber Blu-ray Release Date: November 4th, 2014

The Quiller Memorandum BD - This spy saga differs from the usual Bond-styled fare that was popular at the time. There are plenty of gadgets but the hero Quiller (George Segal) never once uses a gun. Quiller is called on by his superior Pol (Alec Guinness) to infiltrate a Neo-Nazi gang in Berlin after two British agents have been killed on the same mission. After a teacher at a school has hanged himself when he is accused of being a war criminal, Quiller meets the late teachers replacement, the lovely Inge (Senta Berger). He willingly goes home with her before being beaten, drugged, and kidnapped by Nazi thugs, but the head Nazi Oktober (Max Von Sydow) allows Quiller to escape in hopes he will lead them to Pol. Quiller is captured again and given until morning to reveal information or he and Inge will die. George Sanders and Edith Schneider make the most of their limited screen time with fine performances. Blu-ray Release date: July 28th, 2014

Double Indemnity BD - Regarded by many as the epitome of the film-noir stylistic norm. All at once cynical, sly, dark... a 'hard-boiled' suspense involving adulterous behaviour, graft and murder. The plot was taken from James Cain's 1943 short story 'Three of a Kind' first published in a pulp magazine. With the help of legendary novelist Raymond Chandler, director Wilder adapted it to the screen. Blu-ray Release Date: April 15th, 2014

Sunset Blvd. BD - One of Wilder's finest, and certainly the blackest of all Hollywood's scab-scratching accounts of itself, this establishes its relentless acidity in the opening scene by having the story related by a corpse floating face-down in a Hollywood swimming-pool. What follows in flashback is a tale of humiliation, exploitation, and dashed dreams, as a feckless, bankrupt screenwriter (Holden) pulls into a crumbling mansion in search of refuge from his creditors, and becomes inextricably entangled in the possessive web woven by a faded star of the silents (Swanson), who is high on hopes of a comeback and heading for outright insanity. Blu-ray Release Date: November 6th, 2012

The Mystery of Happiness - From acclaimed director Daniel Burman (LOST EMBRACE) comes THE MYSTERY OF HAPPINESS, a joyful story about love, friendship and the pursuit of happiness. Santiago and Eugenio are best friends and business partners who run a thriving electronics store together. One day, Eugenio doesn't come to work and Santiago delays telling anyone while trying to figure out what has happened. Then Laura, Eugenio's wife, shows up to say that Eugenio has disappeared. Perplexed, the two embark on a journey to find Eugenio, only to discover that true happiness can sometimes mean losing everything. DVD Release Date: October 30th, 2014

Soulmate - Recently widowed Audrey Barker moves to the Welsh countryside in a last ditch effort to get back on her feet after a failed suicide attempt. From the first few nights, she hears unexplainable noises coming from the living room and from a locked-off attic. She soon realizes the cottage she s renting is haunted; her presence has awakened a dormant spirit. Against all odds, she decides to stay, hoping to confront her fears and find comfort in the presence of the ghost, whose very existence is proof of an afterlife where she may some day be reunited with her husband. The spirit's past oddly mirrors hers, and a strange relationship develops between them... But is she really safe? DVD Release Date: October 28th, 2014

The Pigman Murders - On June 7th, 7 Irish lads headed into the wilderness of Connemara, Co. Galway for a weekend break in remembrance of their friend who died the year before. They brought with them a cameraman to fi lm the trip as a present fortheir friends family. But all did not go to plan... Documented here is the horrific footage that was found 6 months later... DVD Release Date: September 29th, 2014

Play Hooky - Five kids are about to discover what happens when you decide to PLAY HOOKY in a long-abandoned insane asylum rumored to have employed Josef Mengele after the war, been the site of Satanic rituals, and haunted by the ghosts of a children's ward fire. Brad (J. Wright Chester) - with a camcorder hidden in his hat - and his cousin Lance (co-writer Vincent Kulish) pick up butch Rosie (Kim Kleemichen), naughty Catholic schoolgirl Meg (Becky Byers) and her hopelessly awkward perennial fifth wheel classmate Claire (Theresa Davis) for a day of hanging out and smoking pot. When their usual venues are unavailable, they happen upon the idea to break into an abandoned mental hospital. Despite threats from a security guard (Bob Waters), they find their way in and immediately find themselves trapped inside. Having spotted what they believe to be an alternate way out, they settle back and chill despite unexplained sounds and bad vibes. DVD Release Date: October 21st, 2014

 Next 4 weeks on the Calendar

November 3rd, 2014


Agatha Christie's Poirot, Complete Case Collection [Blu-ray] Acorn Media

An American Werewolf in London Steelbook [Blu-ray] (John Landis, 1981) Universal (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Big Lebowski Steelbook [Blu-ray] (Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, 1998) Universal (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Blues Brothers Steelbook [Blu-ray] (John Landis, 1980) Universal

Blue Velvet [Blu-ray] Special Edition inc Lost Footage (David Lynch, 1986) - RB UK High Fliers Films

The Doctor and the Devils [Blu-ray] (Freddie Francis, 1985) Shout! Factory

The Killing Fields (30th Anniversary Steelbook Edition) [Blu-ray] (Roland Joffé, 1984) RB UK Studio Canal

The Last Seduction [Blu-ray] (John Dahl, 1994) RB UK Network

The Leopard [Blu-ray] (Luchino Visconti, 1963) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Macbeth [Blu-ray] (Orson Welles, 1948) RB FR Carlotta Films

Macbeth & Othello [Blu-ray] - RB FR Carlotta Films

Maleficent [Blu-ray] (Robert Stromberg, 2014) Disney

Man of the West [Blu-ray] (Anthony Mann, 1958) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

A Most Wanted Man [Blu-ray] (Anton Corbijn, 2014) Lionsgate (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Ninth Configuration [Blu-ray] (William Peter Blatty, 1980) Henstooth Video

Othello [Blu-ray] (Orson Welles, 1952) RB FR Carlotta Films

Play Dirty [Blu-ray] (André De Toth, 1969) 101 Films

Psycho Limited Edition Steelbook [Blu-ray] (Alfred Hitchcock, 1960) Universal (BEAVER REVIEW)

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer: 50th Anniversary [Blu-ray] Classic Media (BEAVER REVIEW)

Scarface Limited Edition Steelbook [Blu-ray] (Brian De Palma, 1983) Universal

The Sopranos: The Complete Series [Blu-ray] HBO Studios (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Sorcerers [Blu-ray] (Michael Reeves, 1967) RB UK Odeon Entertainment

Stanley Kubrick: The Masterpiece Collection Amazon Exclusive [Blu-ray] - Lolita (1962), Dr. Strangelove (1964), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), A Clockwork Orange (1971), Barry Lyndon (1975), The Shining (1980), Full Metal Jacket (1987) and Eyes Wide Shut (1999). Kubrick Remembered, Stanley Kubrick in Focus, Once Upon a Time … A Clockwork Orange - Warner

Stray Cat Rock: The Collection [Blu-ray] (Delinquent Girl Boss, Wild Jumbo, Sex Hunter, Machine Animal, Beat 71) RB UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)

Unearthly Stranger [Blu-ray] (John Krish, 1964) RB UK Network

Viva Maria! [Blu-ray] (Louis Malle, 1965) Kino Lorber

The Whip and the Body [Blu-ray] (Mario Bava, 1963) RB UK Odeon Entertainment

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


November 10th, 2014


The Abominable Dr Phibes [Blu-ray] (Robert Fuest, 1971) RB UK Arrow Video (BEAVER REVIEW)

Batman The Complete TV Series Limited Edition [Blu-ray] - Warner Home Video

Batman The Complete TV Series Limited Edition [Blu-ray] - Region FREE Warner UK

Birdman of Alcatraz [Blu-ray] (John Frankenheimer, 1962) Twilight Time

Breaking the Waves [Blu-ray] (Lars von Trier, 1996) RB UK Artificial Eye

The Bruce Lee Premiere Collection [Blu-ray] (The Big Boss, Fist of Fury, The Way of the Dragon, Game of Death) Shout! Factory

Bunny Lake Is Missing [Blu-ray] (Otto Preminger, 1965) Twilight Time

A Christmas Carol [Blu-ray] (Edwin L. Marin, 1938) MGM

Christmas in Connecticut [Blu-ray] (Peter Godfrey, 1945) Warner (BEAVER REVIEW)

Dolls [Blu-ray] (Stuart Gordon, 1987) Shout! Factory

Dr. Phibes Rises Again [Blu-ray] (Robert Fuest, 1972) RB UK Arrow Video (BEAVER REVIEW)

Drum [Blu-ray] (Steve Carver, Burt Kennedy, 1976) Kino Lorber

Finding Vivian Maier [Blu-ray] (John Maloof, Charlie Siskel, 2013) RB UK Soda Pictures

Flaming Star [Blu-ray] (Don Siegel, 1960) Twilight Time

Gator [Blu-ray] (Burt Reynolds, 1976) Kino Lorber

Insignificance [Blu-ray] (Nicolas Roeg, 1985) RB UK Network

Jersey Boys [Blu-ray] (Clint Eastwood, 2014) Warner

Jour De Fete [Blu-ray] (Jacques Tati, 1949) RB UK Studiocanal

Judgment at Nuremberg [Blu-ray] (Stanley Kramer, 1961) Twilight Time

Labor Day [Blu-ray] (Jason Reitman, 2013) Paramount

The Lars von Trier Collection (5 Disc Blu-ray - Nymphomaniac Vol. I & Vol. II, Melancholia, Antichrist and Breaking the Waves) RB UK Artificial Eye (BEAVER REVIEW)   (BEAVER REVIEW)   (BEAVER REVIEW)

Mood Indigo [Blu-ray] (Michel Gondry, 2013) Cinedigm

More Dead Than Alive [Blu-ray] (Robert Sparr, 1969) Kino Lorber

Portrait of Jason [Blu-ray] (Shirley Clarke, 1967) Milestone (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Promised Land (Andrzej Wajda, 1975) R2 UK Second Run

Sam Whiskey [Blu-ray] (Arnold Laven, 1969) Kino Lorber

Sands of Iwo Jima [Blu-ray] (Allan Dwan, 1949) Olive Films

The Shooting/Ride in the Whirlwind [Blu-ray] (Monte Hellman, 1966) Criterion Collection

The Twilight Samurai [Blu-ray] (Yôji Yamada, 2002) Twilight Time

Les Vacances De. M. Hulot [Blu-ray] (Jacques Tati, 1953) RB UK Studiocanal

When the Wind Blows [Blu-ray] (Jimmy T. Murakami, 1986) Twilight Time

White Lightning [Blu-ray] (Joseph Sargent, 1973) Kino Lorber


November 17th, 2014


22 Jump Street [Blu-ray] (Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, 2014) Sony

The Bubble 3-D [Blu-ray] (Arch Oboler, 1966) Kino Lorber

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (4K Restored) [Blu-ray] (Robert Wiene, 1920) Kino

Cinerama's Seven Wonders of the World [Blu-ray] - Flicker Alley

Cinerama's Search For Paradise [Blu-ray] - Flicker Alley

Coming Home [Blu-ray] (Hal Ashby, 1978) Kino Lorber

The Dark Half [Blu-ray] (George A. Romero, 1993) Shout! Factory

The Day the Earth Caught Fire [Blu-ray] (Val Guest, 1961) RB UK BFI

The Girl Who Knew Too Much [Blu-ray] (Mario Bava, 1963) RB UK Arrow Films

Into the Storm [Blu-ray] (Steven Quale, 2014) Warner

It Happened One Night [Blu-ray] (Frank Capra, 1934) Criterion Collection

Kiki's Delivery Service [Blu-ray] (Hayao Miyazaki, 1989) Walt Disney

The Killers [Blu-ray] (Robert Siodmak, 1946) RB UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)

Mauvais Sang [Blu-ray] (Leos Carax, 1986) Carlotta Films

Monkey Shines [Blu-ray] (George A. Romero, 1988) Shout! Factory

Pocketful of Miracles [Blu-ray] (Frank Capra, 1961) Kino Lorber

Princess Mononoke [Blu-ray] (Hayao Miyazaki, 1997) Walt Disney

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For [Blu-ray] (Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez, 2014) Anchor Bay

Spione [Blu-ray] (Fritz Lang, 1928) RB UK Masters of Cinema

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre: 40th Anniversary Restoration - 2 Disc Limited Edition Steelbook [Blu-ray]  - RB UK Second Sight

The Wind Rises [Blu-ray] (Hayao Miyazaki, 2013) Walt Disney


November 24th, 2014


Always for Pleasure [Blu-ray] (Les Blank, 1978) Criterion Collection

L'Avventura [Blu-ray] (Michelangelo Antonioni, 1960) Criterion Collection

The Conformist [Blu-ray] (Bernardo Bertolucci, 1970) Raro Video USA

Criterion Designs Book - Criterion

Diary of a Lost Girl [Blu-ray] (Georg Wilhelm Pabst, 1929) RB UK Masters of Cinema

The François Truffaut Collection [Blu-ray] (Shoot the Pianist, Jules et Jim, The Soft Skin, Anne & Muriel, A Gorgeous Girl Like Me, The Last Metro, The Woman Next Door, Finally Sunday) RB UK Artificial Eye

The Giver [Blu-ray] (Phillip Noyce, 2014) Anchor Bay

Ida [Blu-ray] (Pawel Pawlikowski, 2013) RB UK Artificial Eye

The Long Goodbye [Blu-ray] (Robert Altman, 1973) Kino Lorber

Mon Oncle [Blu-ray] (Jacques Tati, 1958) RB UK Studiocanal

Mood Indigo [Blu-ray] (Michel Gondry, 2013) RB UK Studiocanal

New Directors from Japan [Blu-ray] - 'My Baby', 'The Lust of Angels, 'And the Mud Ship Sails Away', 'Buy Bling, Get One Free' - RB UK Third Window Films

The November Man [Blu-ray] (Roger Donaldson, 2014) 20th Century Fox

Nymphomaniac 1 & 2 (Extended Director's Cuts) [Blu-ray] (Lars von Trier, 2013, 2014) Magnolia

Out of the Unknown (7-disc DVD Set) (all 20 surviving episodes of the BBC2 anthology science fiction series broadcast between 1965 and 1971) R2 UK BFI

Playtime [Blu-ray] (Jacques Tati, 1967) RB UK Studiocanal

Shock Waves [Blu-ray] (Ken Wiederhorn, 1977) Blue Underground

Spirited Away [Blu-ray] (Hayao Miyazaki, 2001) RB UK Studiocanal

The Thief of Bagdad [Blu-ray] (Raoul Walsh, 1924) RB UK Masters of Cinema

Thieves Like Us [Blu-ray] (Robert Altman, 1974) Kino Lorber

Tootsie [Blu-ray] (Sydney Pollack, 1982) Criterion Collection

Vincent Price in Six Gothic Tales [Blu-ray] (The Fall of the House of Usher, The Pit and the Pendulum, Tales of Terrors, The Raven, The Haunted Palace, The Tomb of Ligeia) RB UK Arrow Video

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