Newsletter - FOR THE WEEK

OF November 5th, 2017

  This Week's Highlights

Salibonani A great week with Blu-ray reviews of packages by Cinelicious Pics, Kino Lorber, Arrow Films, Media Target Distribution, Code Red, Olive Films, Vinegar Syndrome and others!. Our Calendar has updates of films-to-Blu-ray, including works by Jacques Rivette, Arthur Penn, George A. Romero, Toshio Matsumoto, John Cromwell, Cesare Ferrario, Roberto Bianchi Montero, Gene Wilder, John Brahm, Lucio Fulci and more. Barnes and Noble Sale We have another new listing page (Nature Run Amok) and our Feature Blu-ray and DVD is posted for NOVEMBER plus a new CONTEST with a OLIVE 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): So many strong releases this week - Jacques Rivette's Celine and Julie Go Boating arrives on a stellar BFI Blu-ray with new Adrian Martin commentary. Brilliant. Toshio Matsumoto's Funeral Parade of Roses gets a 4K-restored Blu-ray transfer and the double BD package has eight newly remastered avant-garde shorts for the director. Arthur Penn's The Miracle Worker comes to Blu-ray from Olive Films and looks impressive - so worthy for the incredible screen adaptation. Three, must-see, films I'd like to personally rate; Since You Went Away is a star-studded, heartwarming and soul-stirring portrait of life on the homefront during World War II now on Blu-ray - Gene Wilder's The Woman in Red is light, fun, honest and deeply layered with a new commentary on the striking Blu-ray from Kino. I was also intrigued by The Vampire's Ghost - I was pleasantly surprised by the, fast-paced, film's horror charms and it looks strong on Blu-ray from Olive. John Brahm's Hangover Square gets a 4K-restored Blu-ray - an amnesiac London composer goes on a murder spree - gripping cinema. George A. Romero Between Night and Dawn Blu-ray set is covered with There's Always Vanilla, Season of the Witch and apocalyptic-appealing The Crazies. A great start to volume 1 of the iconic director's work on Blu-ray from Arrow. Plenty of Giallo on rare-ish Blu-rays this week; So Sweet So Dead is also known as The Slasher the Sex Maniac! - which details plenty about the film. Night Ripper - a fictionalized docudrama also adding the appeal maintaining some historical significance of a brutal series of eight double murder cases. Lucio Fulci's Voices from Beyond has a decaying body/spirit interacting with his, less-trustworthy, relatives - inventive and on, bare-bones, Blu-ray. A double-feature of 80's horror is offered with Vinegar Syndrome's Prime Evil / Lurkers - priests, nuns and nudity abound. We finished with four unique films - that have all made it to Blu-ray - S.O.S. Tidal Wave which starts as a crime-drama but throws in a disaster premise in the conclusion. Cop-Out is a strange counter-culture artsy expression that includes a courtroom drama, Cease Fire is a 3-D war film with non-professional actors and, finally, perhaps the weirdest of all - Blood Beat - even with a Blu-ray commentary track I was still scratching my head as to the style and content. Strangely there are things I liked about it. DVD coverage is primed but I'm lacing the commodity of time!

“He’s not the Messiah, he’s a very naughty boy!”. - Life of Brian

I hope you have a memorable celebration this week!


Funeral Parade of Roses BD - A feverish collision of avant-garde aesthetics and grind-house shocks (not to mention a direct influence on Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange), Funeral Parade of Roses takes us on an electrifying journey into the nether-regions of the late-'60s Tokyo underworld. In Toshio Matsumoto's controversial debut feature, seemingly nothing is taboo: neither the incorporation of visual flourishes straight from the worlds of contemporary graphic-design, painting, comic-books, and animation; nor the unflinching depiction of nudity, sex, drug-use, and public-toilets. But of all the "transgressions" here on display, perhaps one in particular stands out the most: the film's groundbreaking and unapologetic portrayal of Japanese gay subculture. Blu-ray Release Date: November 14th, 2017

Cop-Out BD - Cop-Out is a distressingly "mod" remake of the 1941 French film Strangers in the House. Taking over the role originally played by Raimu, James Mason stars as a retired, scotch-swilling attorney residing in France. Mason disapproves of his daughter's (Geraldine Chaplin) friend Barney (Bobby Darin), but rises to another young man's defense in court when Jo (Paul Bertoya) is arrested for murdering him. The casting of Chaplin and Darin was meant to "reach" the youth market, but both are way too old for their characters. Cop-Out would have worked better (especially with audiences of the 1990s) without its trendy camerawork and wearisome generation-gap propaganda. Blu-ray Release date: November 28th, 2017

Night Ripper BD - The Monster of Florence (Italian: Il Mostro di Firenze) is the name commonly used by the media in Italy for a series of eight double murder cases that took place between 1968 and 1985 in the province of Florence, Italy. Prosecution offices carried on several investigations into the cases for many years. The courts reached the conclusion that the murders were not committed by a single person but by a group of at least four perpetrators, who became later known as "the picknick comarades", and were definitively convicted. The 1968 murder was found to be a case unrelated to the others, albeit that the gun, that probably originally belonged to small local criminality, might be the same involved in the actual Monster cases. Blu-ray Release date: June 5th, 2015

So Sweet So Dead BD - An unusually good script punctuates this tale about a depraved avenger of morality snuffing out licentious Italian housewives married to men of stature. The newly transferred police inspector finds small town life of little difference from the manic city in Roberto Montero's sex and breasts obsessed giallo thriller. The minimalist political pandering is a welcome change of pace -- supplanted by a storyline demonstrative of immorality; and it's brought to you by a director who dabbled in movies with sexual themes, and ended his career doing porn pictures. One helluva punch at the end, too. SO SWEET is so recommended. Blu-ray Release date: March 21st, 2017

Cease Fire BD - One of the most unusual 3-D movies ever made, Cease Fire! began as an idea by director Owen Crump, who in the 40s scripted military-themed short films for Warner Brothers and later on produced the documentary short One Who Came Back, about the air evacuation of wounded U.S. soldiers who fought in the Korean War. Crump approached producer Hal B. Wallis (Casablanca), an old friend from his Warner Brothers days with his concept for Cease Fire! Most 3-D movies of the era used the format to accentuate and exaggerate artifice. Cease Fire! is the rare production to employ the stereoscopic process to heighten reality, emphasizing the brutality of combat, the vastness of a cold, unfamiliar terrain and the isolation felt by a patrol of valiant fighting men. Part documentary, part drama and part cinéma vérité, Cease Fire! still remains a unique and remarkable achievement in filmmaking. Blu-ray Release date: November 21st, 2017

The Woman in Red BD - Gene Wilder's remake of this 1976 French comedy is a Hollywood version of what happens when Theodore (Wilder), an ordinary ad agency executive, is captivated by a gorgeous woman (Kelly Le Brock). The woman just happens to be standing on a grate when her skirt blows up over her waist (a scene first made famous by Marilyn Monroe in The Seven-Year Itch), and one glimpse is enough to change Theodore's whole life. Although he is married, he is willing to risk his happy relationship with his wife for a romp in the hay with the beautiful stranger. Blu-ray Release date: November 28th, 2017

Hangover Square BD - John Brahm, a baroque stylist of the 40s best known for The Locket and his remake of Hitchcock's The Lodger, directed this Victorian gothic (1944) about a high-strung and temperamental composer (Laird Cregar) who goes nuts when his mistress (Linda Darnell) betrays him. Bernard Herrmann, himself a high-strung and temperamental composer, contributed the score, and curiously Cregar is made up to look very much like him. Blu-ray Release date: November 21st, 2017

Voices from Beyond BD - If you think the dead rest in peace, prepare yourself for Voices from Beyond, a chilling ghost story with a modern twist. The unexpected death of wealthy, middle-aged Giorgio from an internal hemorrhage has cast suspicion on his scheming family, all of whom had reasons to commit murder. Rosy, the innocent daughter, is tormented by her father's spirit, who demands the revelation of his killer. Could it be Giorgio's wife, his mistress, his stepson or his stepmother? Or perhaps an even more fiendish mind is at work within the dark, deadly confines of their sprawling estate? Blu-ray Release date: October, 2013

The Miracle Worker BD - Based on William Gibson's Broadway play and retaining its acclaimed cast, Arthur Penn's The Miracle Worker tells the true story of Helen Keller (Patty Duke), an Alabama girl struck blind and deaf as a baby after an elevated fever. Enter Annie Sullivan (Anne Bancroft), a partially-blind woman assigned the task of teaching Helen sign language. After first separating Helen from her over-protective parents (Victor Jory and Inga Swenson), Annie begins the arduous process of teaching the girl. Blu-ray Release date: October 31st, 2017

The Vampire's Ghost BD - In the African port town of Bakunda, the undead are restless. Webb Fallon (Abbott), having fallen under the curse of the vampire, is unable to find eternal peace. With an unquenchable thirst for blood, Fallon wanders the vast landscape in search of sustenance and the local missionary Father Gilchrist (Withers), along with friends Roy Hendrick (Gordon) and Julie Vance (Stewart) could very well be his next … victims! Blu-ray Release date: October 31st, 2017

S.O.S. Tidal Wave BD - Stalwart Republic contractee Ralph Byrd wades through a sea of stock footage in SOS-Tidal Wave. Byrd is cast as Jeff Shannon, a hotshot television commentator who goes after a corrupt political machine. When Shannon refuses to be dissuaded by bribes or threats, the villains promise dire consequences for his wife Laurel (Kay Sutton) and son Buddy (Mickey Kuhn) if he doesn't lay off. As a last-ditch measure, the head crook (Marc Lawrence) uses TV technology to scare away voters on election day by faking a devastating tidal wave which supposedly engulfs the city. Blu-ray Release date: October 31st, 2017

Blood Beat BD - Sarah and her boyfriend Ted have decided to spend Christmas with Ted’s mother at her home in rural Wisconsin. However, upon arriving, Sarah begins to feel a strange presence around her and soon after, a mysterious figure garbed in a Samurai outfit begins murdering the townsfolk, eventually setting his sights on Sarah, Ted, and his family… Blu-ray Release date: October 24th, 2017

Prime Evil / Lurkers BD - Nestled in a Manhattan monastery, evil is lurking. A group of devil worshipping monks are stalking the city, looking for victims to sacrifice to the dark lord in the hope of bringing satanic rule to the world! A stylishly photographed neo-gothic horror, Prime Evil packs in gore, nudity, and loads of 80s NYC locales. Lurkers starts when Cathy was a girl, she saw her deranged mother murder her father and only narrowly escaped with her life. Haunted by memories of her macabre childhood, her nightmares turn into a terrifying reality when she's lured back to her childhood home, only to be transformed into a 'lurker;' members of the vengeful dead who seek to terrorize those who wronged them. Findlay's suspenseful ghost story explores trauma and grief between moments of shocking violence. Blu-ray Release date: October 24th, 2017

Since You Went Away BD - Producer David O. Selznick waged war on the home front, with two offscreen marriages as the casualties, in Since You Went Away (1944), his sprawling canvas of American life during wartime. He set out to outdo the grandeur of his classic Gone with the Wind (1939), and though he didn't quite succeed in that, he created a memorable view of life among the wives and children left behind during World War II. He also created the first of his great obsessive epics, proving that sometimes the producer can be a film's auteur. Blu-ray Release date: November 21st, 2017

Celine and Julie Go Boating BD - Celine (Juliet Berto), a magician, and Julie (Dominique Labourier), a Librarian, meet in Montmartre and wind up sharing the same flat, bed, finance, clothes, identity and imagination. Soon, thanks to a magic sweet, they find themselves spectators, then participants, in a Henry James-inspired 'film-within-the-film' - a melodrama unfolding in a mysterious suburban house with the 'Phantom Ladies Over Paris' (Bulle Ogier and Marie-France Pisier), a sinister man (Barbet Schroeder) and his child. The atmosphere, however, is more Lewis Carroll, with Juliet Berto and Dominique Labourier as twin Alices. The four main actresses improvised their own dialogue in collaboration with Rivette and scriptwriter Eduardo de Gregorio. Blu-ray Release date: November 20th, 2017

Season of the Witch BD - As an escape from the increasing doldrums of her life, Joan becomes interested in witchcraft, which she learns a woman in her neighborhood practices. Unlike her boozy friend Shirley (Ann Muffly), Joan is not intrigued by witchcraft as another passing fad handed down to suburbia via the counterculture, but rather as a genuine religious experience, something into which she can invest her energy and emotions because both her husband and her daughter have become empty voids. It promises release, but also a sense of power and control over her life. Arrow's George A. Romero Between Night and Dawn Blu-ray Release date: October 23rd - November 14th, 2017

The Crazies BD - A plane carrying a biological weapon crashes near a small Pennsylvania town, unleashing a merciless virus that renders its victims insane and prone to violence. Desperate to cover up the situation, the government orders a quarantine of Evans City, calling in the army to enforce martial law and subdue the ever-growing number of Crazies. Arrow's George A. Romero Between Night and Dawn Blu-ray Release date: October 23rd - November 14th, 2017

There's Always Vanilla BD - "A productive kind of rudeness" is an indispensable trait in the face of inanity, George A. Romero surveying the whole countercultural megillah is a bracing steamroller. The model is not The Graduate but Vidor's The Crowd, the young couple's meet-cute is a collision of hangovers that races beyond peevish larkiness and into middle-class stagnation. The drifting smartass (Raymond Laine) ditches his band, takes his irritable father to the go-go joint, and learns that the old flame's child might be his son. Meanwhile, the starlet (Judith Ridley) feigns rapture over torrents of beer and fends off a lecherous director, just another day in the realm of TV commercials. Arrow's George A. Romero Between Night and Dawn Blu-ray Release date: October 23rd - November 14th, 2017

 Next 4 weeks on the Calendar

November 6th, 2017



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

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

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

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

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

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)

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 (BEAVER REVIEW)

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 (BEAVER REVIEW)  (BEAVER REVIEW)  (BEAVER REVIEW)

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)

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

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

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 UK

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

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

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

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

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

Cease Fire! [Blu-ray 3D] (Owen Crump, 1953) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

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)

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

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

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 (BEAVER REVIEW)
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)

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 (BEAVER REVIEW)

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)

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

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


November 27th, 2017



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

Berlin Alexanderplatz [Blu-ray] (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1980) RB UK Second Sight

Better Call Saul: Season 3 [Blu-ray] Sony Pictures UK

Cop-Out (aka Stranger in the House) [Blu-ray] (Pierre Rouve, 1967) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)

Death Laid an Egg [Blu-ray] (Giulio Questi, 1968) Cult Epics

Deathdream aka Dead of Night [Blu-ray] (Bob Clark, 1974) Blue Underground

The High Commissioner (aka Nobody Runs Forever) [Blu-ray] (Ralph Thomas, 1968) Kino Lorber
Howard’s End – 25th Anniversary
Blu-ray] (James Ivory, 1992) RB UK Cohen

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

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

Lost in Paris [Blu-ray] (Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon, 2016) Oscilloscope Pictures

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

Misery (Collector's Edition) [Blu-ray] (Rob Reiner, 1990) Shout! Factory

Montparnasse 19 [Blu-ray] (Jacques Becker, 1958) RB UK Arrow
Moses and Aaron [Blu-ray] (Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub, 1973) Grasshopper Film

Rememory [Blu-ray] (Mark Palansky, 2017) Lionsgate

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets [Blu-ray] (Luc Besson, 2017) RB UK Lions Gate

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

The Woman in Red [Blu-ray] (Gene Wilder, 1984) Kino Lorber (BEAVER REVIEW)
The Wrong Guy [
Blu-ray] (David Steinberg, 1997) Kino Lorber

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