Newsletter - FOR THE WEEK

OF November 21st, 2016

  This Week's Highlights

Dobar Dan! A remarkable week with Blu-ray reviews/comparisons via Olive, Arrow, Flicker Alley, Eureka, Mondo Macabro... of films by Orson Welles, Powell & Pressburger, Woody Allen, Abel Gance, Jim Jarmusch, Miklós Jancsó, Dan Curtis, George Marshall, Leslie Howard etc.. Our Calendar has new listings including Criterion February editions of films by Michael Curtiz, Almodóvar, Ermanno Olmi, Nicolas Roeg, Carol Reed, Dennis Hopper, Oliver Stone, Henry King, Basil Dearden, Henri-Georges Clouzot, Sam Peckinpah, Charles Burnett, Andrea Arnold and more. Feature Blu-ray and DVD is posted for NOVEMBER. We have a CONTEST posted with an Olive Blu-ray prize. Enjoy!!


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Mildred Pierce [Blu-ray] (Michael Curtiz, 1945) Criterion

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown [Blu-ray] (Pedro Almodóvar, 1988) Criterion

The Before Trilogy [Blu-ray] (Before Sunrise - 1995, Before Sunset - 2004, Before Midnight - 2013) Criterion

Cameraperson [Blu-ray] (Kirsten Johnson, 20160 Criterion

The Tree of Wooden Clogs [Blu-ray] (Ermanno Olmi, 1978) Criterion Collection

The Man Who Fell to Earth (3-disc Limited Collector's Edition) [Blu-ray] (Nicolas Roeg, 1976) Lionsgate

The Man Between [Blu-ray] (Carol Reed, 1953) RB UK Studiocanal

Sudden Fear [Blu-ray] (David Miller, 1952) Cohen

Variety [Blu-ray] (Ewald André Dupont, 1925) RB UK Masters Of Cinema

Colors [Blu-ray] (Dennis Hopper, 1988) Shout! Factory

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari - Limited 2-disc Blu-ray SteelBook edition (Robert Wiene, 1920) RB UK Masters of Cinema

Snowden [Blu-ray] (Oliver Stone, 2016) Universal Studios

David and Bathsheba [Blu-ray] (Henry King, 1951) Kino

The Blue Lamp [Blu-ray] (Basil Dearden, 1950) RB UK Studiocanal

The Wages of Fear [Blu-ray] (Henri-Georges Clouzot, 1953) RB UK BFI

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia [Blu-ray] (Sam Peckinpah, 1974) RB UK Arrow

The Glass Shield [Blu-ray] (Charles Burnett, 1994) RB UK BFI

The Girl on the Train [Blu-ray] (Tate Taylor, 2016) Universal Studios

American Honey [Blu-ray] (Andrea Arnold, 2016) Lionsgate

Battleship (4K Ultra HD Blu-ray) (Peter Berg, 2012) Universal Studios

Suicide Squad [Blu-ray] (David Ayer, 2016) Warner Home Video

Denial [Blu-ray] (Mick Jackson, 2016) Universal Studios

The Vessel [Blu-ray] (Julio Quintana, 2016) Outsider Pictures

The Unholy Four [Blu-ray] (Enzo Barboni, 1970) Kino

Ouija: Origin of Evil [Blu-ray] (Mike Flanagan, 2016) Universal Studios

Who? [Blu-ray] (Jack Gold, 1974) Kino

The Internecine Project [Blu-ray] (Ken Hughes, 1974) Kino

The Whole Truth [Blu-ray] (Courtney Hunt, 2016) Lionsgate

Cheers for Miss Bishop [Blu-ray] (Tay Garnett, 1941) Olive Films

Antibirth [Blu-ray] (Danny Perez, 2016) Shout! Factory

King Cobra [Blu-ray] (Justin Kelly, 2016) Shout! Factory

In a Valley of Violence [Blu-ray] (Ti West, 2016) Universal Studios

Deadtime Stories [Blu-ray] (Jeffrey Delman, 1986) Shout! Factory

Z.P.G. [Blu-ray] (Michael Campus, 1972) Kino

Loophole [Blu-ray] (James Quested, 1981) Kino

Stryker [Blu-ray] (Cirio H. Santiago, 1983) Kino

Scavenger Hunt [Blu-ray] (Michael Schultz, 1979) Kino

Gideon of Scotland Yard [Blu-ray] (John Ford, 1958) - Sony

Finding Dory [Blu-ray] (Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane, 2016) Walt Disney

Hitchcock/Truffaut [Blu-ray] (Kent Jones, 2015) Universal Studios

Takashi Miike's Black Society Trilogy (Shinjuku Triad Society, Rainy Dog, Ley Lines) [Blu-ray] Arrow

The Magic Box: The Films of Shirley Clarke. 1927-1986: Project Shirley Volume 4 [Blu-ray] - Milestone FIlms

Buster Keaton Collection: 14-Disc Set [Blu-ray] - Kino

Neighbors [Blu-ray] (John G. Avildsen, 1981) Sony

Daredevil: The Complete First Season [Blu-ray] Buena Vista (BEAVER REVIEW)

Goodfellas [4K Ultra HD Blu-ray] (Martin Scorsese, 1990) Warner Home Video

T.A.M.I. Show / The Big T.N.T. Show [Blu-ray] - Shout! Factory

The Town [4K Ultra HD Blu-ray] (Ben Affleck, 2010) Warner Home Video

I Am Legend [4K Ultra HD Blu-ray] (Francis Lawrence, 2007) Warner Home Video

The Film Detective's Film Noir Collection [Blu-ray] (The Red House, Kansas City Confidential, Hollow Triumph) Film Detective (BEAVER REVIEW)  (BEAVER REVIEW)  (BEAVER REVIEW))

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

Imperium [Blu-ray] (Daniel Ragussis, 2016) Lionsgate

Hands of Stone [Blu-ray] (Jonathan Jakubowicz, 2016) Starz / Anchor Bay

The Satanist [Blu-ray] (Zoltan G. Spencer, 1968) Garagehouse Pictures

Long Way North [Blu-ray] (Rémi Chayé, 2015) Shout! Factory

His Girl Friday [Blu-ray] (Howard Hawks, 1940) Criterion

Something Wild [Blu-ray] (Jack Garfein, 1961) Criterion

Black Girl [Blu-ray] (Ousmane Sembène, 1966) Criterion

Fox and His Friends [Blu-ray] (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1975) Criterion

The Royal Tenenbaums [Blu-ray] (Wes Anderson, 2001) Criterion UK (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Squid and the Whale [Blu-ray] (Noah Baumbach, 2005) Criterion UK

Pool of London [Blu-ray] (Basil Dearden, 1951) RB UK Studiocanal



ONE VOICE (not Ellsworth Monkton Toohey): Olive 'Signaturize' Orson Welles' Macbeth with a new Blu-ray transfer and the package includes both 1948 and 1950 versions as well as many extras. Total keeper! I really enjoyed my viewing of Powell & Pressburger's One of Our Aircraft is Missing - now on Blu-ray from Olive. Abel Gance's 1938 masterpiece J'Accuse get the Blu-ray treatment as well - essential! Not three director-selected black-and-white features this week on Blu-ray - Jim Jarmusch's, partly improvised, amusing Coffee and Cigarettes and Woody Allen's charming Broadway Danny Rose and the introspective creative-examination Stardust Memories. Re-visiting Smilebox curved screen simulation we get another of the rare, desirable, entries with Cinerama's Russian Adventure. Equally as mesmerizing as the rest. Jinnah is a fascinating political/historical bio-pic - now on Blu-ray from Eureka in the UK. Pimpernel Smith is good old-fashioned war-time adventure from behind the lines and - Olive have transferred it to a wonderful-looking Blu-ray. We finally posted our Blu-ray comparison with Dan Curtis' mid-70s horror Burnt Offerings on Arrow Blu-ray. Miklós Jancsó's curious Private Vices, Public Virtues, on Blu-ray from Mondo Macabro, has its place for the adventurous cinema fan... and one who is, definitely, not deterred by extensive nudity. Hannie Caulder is an unusual rape-revenge drama, transferred to Signature-label Blu-ray, with Raquel Welch at her most appealing. Houdini, starring Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh, is a superior bio-pic - and we've compared two Blu-rays with different renderings. On DVD this week, Eric covered the lauded Hara Kiri - a love story of two street skaters, It's All So Quiet is a family-drama from Europe, The Almost Man - a Norwegian comedy and the romantic comedy Shared Rooms.

"...We all want to help one another. Human beings are like that. We want to live by each others' happiness, not by each other's misery. We don't want to hate and despise one another. In this world, there's room for everyone and the good earth is rich and can provide for everyone. The way of life can be free and beautiful, but we have lost the way".. - The Great Dictator (1940)

Have an empowering week!


Stardust Memories BD - Sandy Bates (Allen) is not only tired of being funny, he may even be teetering on the brink of a nervous breakdown. At a retrospective of his films, in between toe-curlingly stupid questions from his audiences, he's forced to confront not only the meaning of his work but also past and present relationships with Dorrie (Charlotte Rampling), Daisy (Jessica Harper) and Isobel (Marie-Christine Barrault). Plagued by hallucinations, alien visitations and philistine studio executives trying to change his bleak new film into something more conventionally crowd-pleasing, Sandy struggles to find a reason to go on living. Blu-ray Release Date: December 12th, 2016

Broadway Danny Rose BD - A small but perfectly-formed comedy-drama about Broadway legend Danny Rose (Woody Allen) not a star but perhaps the most hapless agent ever to work in the profession, whose no-hope clients include piano-playing parrots, blind jugglers, one-legged tap dancers and stuttering ventriloquists. Things change dramatically when an unexpected lounge-music craze threatens to make cheesy crooner Lou Canova (Nick Apollo Forte) both famous and successful, a situation that natural loser Danny is helplessly ill-equipped to deal with. He proves similarly hapless when Lou turns out to have a mistress (an unrecognisable Mia Farrow) whose mobster ex-boyfriend is none too impressed with the company that she s currently keeping and decides to advertise this fact at the worst possible moment. Arrow Blu-ray Release Date: January 9th, 2017

Burnt Offerings BD - Dan Curtis, director of TV's Dark Shadows series, directed this eerie haunted-house thriller about a house which draws energy from its inhabitants and selects its own "keeper" from the family of Ben and Marian Rolf (Oliver Reed & Karen Black), who rent the strangely-affordable house one fateful summer then find themselves slowly succumbing to its creepy powers. The photography is suitably moody, and many of the standard haunted-house cliches are used to decent effect -- particularly a violent scene in which the surrounding woods form a barrier to prevent the family station wagon from escaping the area -- but the pace is too leisurely overall, climaxing with the type of grim ending employed by nearly every mainstream horror film in the late 70's. Arrow Blu-ray Release Date: October 17th, 2016

J'Accuse (1938) BD - This 1938 sci-fi and horror-tinged war drama from writer/director Abel Gance is an updated remake of Gance's own 1919 silent feature of the same name. J'accuse stars Victor Francen as Jean Diaz, a scientist who, after witnessing the unspeakable horrors of the battlefield during the First World War, dedicated his life to ensuring that history doesn't repeat itself. Diaz eventually invents a device that promises to bring an end to war forever. However, with WWII on the horizon, the government instead opts to use the machine against its enemies rather than for peace. This drives Diaz to the brink of insanity and leads him to resort to more unexpected measures to get his point across. Line Noro and Marie Lou also star. Blu-ray Release Date: November 15th, 2016

Cinerama's Russian Adventure BD - Photographed over an eight-year period by Russia's top filmmakers, Cinerama's Russian Adventure brings together some of the most exquisite, jaw-dropping, and beautiful sequences from over six Soviet Kinopanorama productions (the Russian equivalent of three-panel Cinerama). The film's locations stretch from one end of Russia to the other, from the snow-covered countryside to the majestic subways of Moscow, from the deck of a whaling ship to the front seats of the Bolshoi Theater. Bing Crosby narrates the journey, offering both a grand and intimate view of a country and culture so often cited and yet so seldom seen. Blu-ray Release Date: November 22nd, 2016

Pimpernel Smith BD - The "Scarlet Pimpernel" legend is updated to WW2 in the breathless actioner Pimpernel Smith. Leslie Howard (who also directed) plays bespectacled and seemingly mild-mannered Professor Smith, who under cover of darkness transforms into a tireless defender of democracy. With the help of several loyal companions, Smith makes several forays into Nazi-occupied territories to rescue the oppressed victims of the Third Reich, using a phony archeological expedition to throw the villains off the track. The picture really roars into life during the cat-and-mouse exchanges between the Professor and his Gestapo antagonist Von Graum, phlegmatically enacted by the corpulent Francis L. Sullivan. Blu-ray Release Date: November 15th, 2016

Jinnah BD - An epic biopic about the life of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the man who founded the Muslim nation of Pakistan in the wake of Great Britain s relinquishment of control over India. After his death in 1948, Muhammad Ali Jinnah (Christopher Lee) awaits final judgement in the afterlife and must tell the story of his life, before celestial bureaucrats decide his fate. His story covers the intense political strife and bloody events that led to the formation of the Muslim nation of Pakistan. Blu-ray Release Date: November 28th, 2016

Private Vices, Public Virtues BD - This continues Jancsó's attack on paternalist authority, but its dreamily languorous pace is about all it has in common with its predecessors. Filmed in Italy, it uses the Mayerling story as the basis for a political fable about an act of rebellion: a young prince refuses to bend to his father's will, by staying on his country estate and by debauching the sons and daughters of local landowners to create a scandal in the capital. Apart from the cruel but inevitable pay-off, that's really all that happens, but Jancsó elaborates it into an extraordinary multi-sexual erotic rhapsody, using dancers rather than actors to turn the pastoral drama into something like an Elizabethan masque. The sexual aspect manages to be completely forthright (it centres on the figure of a hermaphrodite) but not at all prurient; as if Freud's 'polymorphous perversity' were the ultimate weapon against patriarchal tyranny. Blu-ray Release Date: November 8th, 2016

Coffee and Cigarettes BD - Jim Jarmusch's black-and-white feature Coffee and Cigarettes contains three vignettes originally released as short films along with separate yet somewhat related sketches. As the title suggests, most of the vignettes involve famous people smoking cigarettes and drinking coffee. The first, "Coffee and Cigarettes," is a six-minute short from 1986 starring Stephen Wright and Roberto Benigni. The 1989 installment, "Memphis Version," stars Steve Buscemi, Joie Lee, and Cinqué Lee. The award-winning 1993 segment, "Somewhere in California," stars musicians Iggy Pop and Tom Waits. The remaining sketches include Cate Blanchett performing a duel role, a conversation with Bill Murray and members of the Wu-Tang Clan, and Alfred Molina and British television actor Steve Coogan as themselves. In its full-length version form, Coffee and Cigarettes was shown at the 2003 Venice Film Festival. Blu-ray Release Date: November 15th, 2016

Hannie Caulder BD - It's hard to discern the filmmakers' true point of view on Hannie Caulder. On one hand, you've got the heavily somber story of Raquel Welch's efforts to exact vengeance on the men who raped her and killed her husband. On the other hand, you've got the leisurely-paced, lightly amusing sequences in which saddle-tramp Robert Culp tries to teach Welch how to be a gunslinger in her own right. And on the third hand (and who's got one of those?), you are offered the goofy Three-Stooges-like antics of the principle villains: Ernest Borgnine, Strother Martin and Jack Elam. This British-financed western features one-time sexpot Diana Dors as a zoftic madam and an uncredited Stephen Boyd as an ineffectual preacher. Olive (Signature) Blu-ray Release Date: November 15th, 2016

One of Our Aircraft is Missing BD - This subtle, unadorned British war drama was the second collaboration between "The Archers," Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. Six British bomber crewmen are obliged to bail out over Holland. To escape detection from the Nazis, the crewmen accept the hospitality of several Hollanders, all dedicated to the freedom-fighting activities of the Underground. The film is constructed along the lines of the earlier Powell-Pressburger film The Invaders, except that the escapees are British rather than German and their Dutch contacts are willing rather than reluctant co-conspirators. The six male stars are Godfrey Tearle, Eric Portman, Hugh Williams, Bernard Miles, Hugh Burden, and Emrys Jones; among those who aid them in their flight to freedom are Googie Withers, Joyce Redman, and Peter Ustinov. The austere photography by Ronald Neame is complemented by the to-the-point editing of future director David Lean. Adding to the verisimilitude of One of Our Aircraft Is Missing is the utter absence of a musical score. Blu-ray Release Date: November 15th, 2016

Houdini BD - Houdini was made under the technical supervision of Joseph Dunninger, a veteran of stage magic who had inherited a number of Houdini's devices upon Bess's death in 1943. Efforts were made to recreate the look of some of Houdini's signature illusions, but only the trunk escape "Metamorphosis" is performed on-camera without any cuts. During most of the magic scenes, director George Marshall (Destry Rides Again, 1939) is happy to cheat the illusion by cutting away during the performance (or relying on an optical dissolve). Apparently to Marshall and Pal, the magic of editing was just as impressive as stage illusions. Olive Blu-ray Release Date: November 15th, 2016

Welles' Macbeth (Signature) BD - A borderline horror flick, Welles's expressionist and magical MACBETH (1948), unlike most screen versions of Shakespeare, is pure cinema. It was but three weeks in production at low-budget horse-opera mill Republic studio, stunningly shot by cameraman John L. Russell (who later shot Psycho). Welles is superb as the tragic hero, and in spite of the film's limitations, a good deal of the play's power comes through. One of the director's most personal creations, it's a courageous experiment with a craggy barbaric splendor all its own. Olive (Signature) Blu-ray Release Date: November 15th, 2016

Hara Kiri - When August suggests a suicide pact to his lover Beto, the skater soul mates emerge to defiantly ride through one final Los Angeles day punctuated by moments of lyricism, chaos, and contention. How far can love take you? To the very end? On their final night, August and Beto will discover an unpredictable environment and a unique cast of characters as they skate toward a certain end. As dawn rises on their final morning, the only question remaining will be... who ends it first? DVD Release Date: November 8th, 2016

It's All So Quiet - Helmer, a single farmer in his fifties, lives with his aged, bedridden father in the Dutch countryside. His working days are marked by the visits of milk collector Johan, a man of his own age for whom Helmer holds a secret fascination. One day Helmer decides to renovate the house, buying himself a new double bed and moving his father upstairs. His life gains even more momentum when adolescent farmhand Henk comes to help him out. The late Jeroen Willems, in his final leading role for the big screen, turns in a powerful, slow-burn performance. In this battle of wills between two powerful personalities the father, once domineering and now in decline, and the son, preparing to live his own life when his father is gone what is left unsaid takes precedence over dialogue. DVD Release Date: 29 November 28th, 2016

The Almost Man - With a child on the way, it is time for thirty-five-year-old Henrik (Henrik Rafaelsen, BLIND) to grow up. Cohabiting a sterile prefab house with girlfriend Tone (Janne Heltberg, VIKTORIA) and starting a buttoned down corporate job - or a "homo job" as his gay chicken-playing friends refer to it - Henrik awkwardness with domesticity and inability to fit in at work express themselves in unpredictable ways. At a party thrown by Tone for her publishing industry coworkers, Henrik makes her friends uncomfortable before retreating to the back seat of a guest's car and accidentally urinating in it. After an argument with Tone, Henrik winds up at a wild party, makes out with easy friend Mia (Solvei Grimen Fosse), and embarrasses himself further by drunkenly punching out a neighbor complaining about the noise who turns out to be one of his coworkers. The more he tries to conform and grow up, the more he alienates his old friends, his coworkers, and his girlfriend's mature friends. Far from a raunchy comedy despite some sexual humor, drinking, and vulgarity, the sketchy film is instead a somewhat moving examination of processes of late maturation that Henrik is frustratingly unable to vocalize to his increasingly frustrated girlfriend. DVD Release Date: November 8th, 2016

Shared Rooms - A sexy, feel-good gay romantic comedy. In this romantic holiday comedy, married Laslo and Cal take in a gay teen relative who s been kicked out of his home; Sid and Gray have a casual online hookup which unexpectedly deepens; and Julian and Dylan confront their secret mutual attraction when forced to share a bed for a week. Their intertwining stories come together at a gay New Year s Eve party. DVD Release Date: November 15th, 2016

 Next 4 weeks on the Calendar

November 21st, 2016


100 Rifles [Blu-ray] (Tom Gries, 1969) Kino Lorber

Akira Kurosawa’s Dreams [Blu-ray] (Akira Kurosawa, 1990) RB Criterion UK (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Best of Cinerama [Blu-ray] (Richard Cawston, 1963) Flicker Alley

Between Heaven and Hell [Blu-ray] (Richard Fleischer, 1956) RB UK Signal One

Bonjour tristesse [Blu-ray] (Otto Preminger, 1958) RB FR Carlotta

Buster Keaton Collection: 14-Disc Set [Blu-ray] - Kino
Cinerama's Russian Adventure [
Blu-ray] (Boris Dolin, Roman Karmen, 1966) Flicker Alley (BEAVER REVIEW)

The DePatie-Freleng Collection - Volume 1 (The Inspector, Roland and Rattfink, The Ant and the Aardvark, Tijuana Toads) [Blu-ray] (Friz Freleng, et al. 1968-1972) Kino Lorber

Five Element Ninjas [Blu-ray] (Cheh Chang, 1982) RB UK 88 Films

The Hammer Collection [Blu-ray] (Brides of Dracula, Kiss of the Vampire, Captain Clegg, Curse of the Werewolf) RB UK Final Cut Entertainment (BEAVER REVIEW)  (BEAVER REVIEW)  (BEAVER REVIEW)  (BEAVER REVIEW)

Hands of Stone [Blu-ray] (Jonathan Jakubowicz, 2016) Starz / Anchor Bay

The Hired Hand [Blu-ray] (Peter Fonda, 1971)  RB UK Arrow

House of Traps [Blu-ray] (Cheh Chang, 1982)  RB UK 88 Films

Intruder [Blu-ray] (Travis Zariwny, 2016) Shout! Factory

The Iron Curtain [Blu-ray] (William A. Wellman, 1948) RB UK Signal One

It's Always Fair Weather [Blu-ray] (Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly, 1955) Warner Archive

The Lodger [Blu-ray] (John Brahm, 1944) Kino Lorber

Lowlife Love [Blu-ray] (Eiji Uchida, 2015) RB UK Third Window Films

Man Hunt [Blu-ray] (Fritz Lang, 1941) RB UK Signal One

Napoleon [Blu-ray] (Abel Gance, 1927) RB UK BFI (BEAVER REVIEW)

One-Eyed Jacks [Blu-ray] (Marlon Brando, 1961) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

Pioneers of African-Amercian Cinema [Blu-ray] (5-Disc Blu-ray Set) RB UK BFI (BEAVER REVIEW)

Punch-Drunk Love [Blu-ray] (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2002) RB Criterion UK (BEAVER REVIEW)

Rabid [Blu-ray] (David Cronenberg, 1977) Shout! Factory

Roxanne [Blu-ray] (Fred Schepisi, 1987) RB UK Eureka Entertainment (BEAVER REVIEW)

Shaka Zulu [Blu-ray] (William C. Faure, 1983) RB UK Revelation Films

Short Night of Glass Dolls [Blu-ray] (Aldo Lado, 1971) RB UK 88 Films

The Squid and the Whale [Blu-ray] (Noah Baumbach, 2005) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

To Live and Die in L.A. [Blu-ray] (William Friedkin, 1985) Shout! Factory

To Live and Die in L.A. [Blu-ray] (William Friedkin, 1985) Arrow Video UK (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Undying Monster [Blu-ray] (John Brahm, 1942) Kino Lorber

War Dogs (4K Ultra HD Blu-ray) (Todd Phillips , 2016) Warner Home Video


November 27th, 2016


10 Rillington Place [Blu-ray] (Richard Fleischer, 1971) RB Powerhouse Films UK

Assault on Precinct 13: 40th Anniversary Limited Edition Box Set [Blu-ray] (John Carpenter, 1976) RB UK Second Sight

Biggles: Adventures in Time [Blu-ray] (John Hough, 1986) Kino Lorber

The Driller Killer [Blu-ray] (Abel Ferrara, 1979) Arrow Video UK

The Driller Killer (Steelbook) [Blu-ray] (Abel Ferrara, 1979) Arrow Video UK

Finders Keepers [Blu-ray] (Richard Lester, 1984) Kino Lorber

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner [Blu-ray] (Stanley Kramer, 1967) RB Powerhouse Films UK

Jinnah [Blu-ray] (Jamil Dehlavi, 1998) RB UK Eureka (BEAVER REVIEW)

Nightmare [Blu-ray] (Freddie Francis, 1964) RB UK Final Cut

Sacrifice! [Blu-ray] (Umberto Lenzi, 1972) Raro Video / Kino Lorber

Star Trek: The Animated Series [Blu-ray] - Paramount UK (BEAVER REVIEW)

Sweet Smell of Success [Blu-ray] (Alexander Mackendrick, 1957) RB FR Wild Side Video

To Sir, with Love [Blu-ray] (James Clavell, 1967) RB Powerhouse Films UK


December 5th, 2016


The Amicus Collection - Tales from the Crypt / Vault of Horror [Blu-ray] (Freddie Francis, Roy Ward Baker, 1972-1973) RB UK Final Cut

Black Christmas [Blu-ray] (Bob Clark, 1974) Shout! Factory

The Bourne Legacy (4K Ultra HD Blu-ray) (Tony Gilroy, 2012) Universal Studios

The Bourne Ultimatum (4K Ultra HD Blu-ray) (Paul Greengrass, 2007) Universal Studios

Brazil [Blu-ray] (Joseph Santley, 1944) Olive

Cheers for Miss Bishop [Blu-ray] (Tay Garnett, 1941) Olive Films
The Chinese Connection
Blu-ray] (Wei Lo, 1972) Shout! Factory

Cohen and Tate [Blu-ray] (Eric Red, 1988) RB UK Arrow Video

The Cynic, the Rat and the Fist [Blu-ray] (Umberto Lenzi, 1977) RB UK 88 Films
The Devil's Dolls
Blu-ray] (Padraig Reynolds, 2016) Shout! Factory

Doomwatch [Blu-ray] (Peter Sasdy, 1972) Kino Lorber

Doctor Mordrid [Blu-ray] (Albert Band, Charles Band, 1992) RB UK 88 Films

The Exterminating Angel [Blu-ray] (Luis Buñuel, 1962) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)
Fists of Fury 
Blu-ray] (Wei Lo, 1971) Shout! Factory

Goodfellas [4K Ultra HD Blu-ray] (Martin Scorsese, 1990) Warner Home Video

Happy Birthday to Me [Blu-ray] (J. Lee Thompson, 1981) RB Powerhouse Films UK

Heart of a Dog [Blu-ray] (Laurie Anderson, 2015) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

I Am Legend [4K Ultra HD Blu-ray] (Francis Lawrence, 2007) Warner Home Video

The Last Detail [Blu-ray] (Hal Ashby, 1973) RB Powerhouse Films UK

Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World [Blu-ray] (Werner Herzog, 2016) RB UK Dogwoof

Lords of Dogtown [Blu-ray] (Catherine Hardwicke, 2005) RB UK Eureka Entertainment

Luna [Blu-ray] (Bernardo Bertolucci, 1979) Kino Lorber

The Man from Laramie [Blu-ray] (Anthony Mann, 1955) RB UK Masters of Cinema

The Neptune Factor [Blu-ray] (Daniel Petrie, 1973) Kino Lorber

Pulse [Blu-ray] (Kiyoshi Kurosawa, 2001) RB UK Arrow Video

The Royal Tenenbaums [Blu-ray] (Wes Anderson, 2001) Criterion UK (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Shallows Steelbook [Blu-ray] (Jaume Collet-Serra, 2016) Sony Pictures UK

Something For Everyone [Blu-ray] (Harold Prince, 1971) Kino Lorber

The Squid and the Whale [Blu-ray] (Noah Baumbach, 2005) Criterion UK (BEAVER REVIEW)

T.A.M.I. Show / The Big T.N.T. Show [Blu-ray] - Shout! Factory

Theo & Hugo [Blu-ray] (Olivier Ducastel, Jacques Martineau, 2016) RB Saffron Hill UK

The Town [4K Ultra HD Blu-ray] (Ben Affleck, 2010) Warner Home Video


December 12th, 2016


99 Women (3-Disc Combo Unrated Director's Cut Blu-ray) (Jesús Franco, 1969) Blue Underground
99 Women (3-Disc Combo Limited Edition
Blu-ray) (Jesús Franco, 1969) Blue Underground

The Asphalt Jungle [Blu-ray] (John Huston, 1950) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Blue Lamp [Blu-ray] (Basil Dearden, 1950) RB UK Studiocanal

Creepshow 2 [Blu-ray] (Michael Gornick, 1987) Arrow Video

Dreamscape [Blu-ray] (Joseph Ruben, 1984) Shout! Factory
I Am Not a Serial Killer
Blu-ray] (Billy O'Brien, 2016) Shout! Factory
Let's Be Evil 
Blu-ray] (Martin Owen, 2016) Shout! Factory

The Man Called Noon [Blu-ray] (Peter Collinson, 1973) Kino Lorber

A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy [Blu-ray] (Woody Allen, 1982) RB UK Arrow

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Stardust Memories [Blu-ray] (Woody Allen, 1980) RB UK Arrow (BEAVER REVIEW)

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Woody Allen: Six Films - 1979-1985 [Blu-ray] Manhattan (1979), Stardust Memories (1980), A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982), Zelig (1983), Broadway Danny Rose (1984) and The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985) - RB UK Arrow Academy

Zelig [Blu-ray] (Woody Allen, 1983) RB UK Arrow

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