Newsletter - FOR THE WEEK

OF November 29th, 2010

  This Week's Highlights
Mysh bzi!  - F. W. Murnau, Kiarostami, Michael Powell, David Cronenberg, Guillermo del Toro, Christopher Nolan, sci-fi 70's space show and more on Blu-ray - while DVD offers Ophuls, Cecil B. DeMille directing pre-Code wackiness, brilliantly horrible The Green Slime, 3 Brit Hammer-competitor 'Amicus Studios' and their anthology type horror films, plus more Warner Archive titles like The Hypnotic Eye and War of the Planets. There are plenty GREAT SALES, new calendar updates and another new contest with a significant Criterion Blu-ray prize!... 'Just another Cyber Monday - ohhhu-ohhh...'!


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All About Eve [Blu-ray] (Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1950) 20th Century Fox

An Affair to Remember [Blu-ray] (Leo McCarey, 1957) 20th Century Fox

Blue Velvet [Blu-ray] (David Lynch, 1986) RB FR Fox Pathe Europa

Limelight [Blu-ray] (Charles Chaplin, 1952) RB UK - Park Circus

Embodiment of Evil [Blu-ray] (José Mojica Marins, 2008) Synapse Films

Chaplin [Blu-ray] (Richard Attenborough, 1992) Lions Gate

Boys Don't Cry [Blu-ray] (Kimberly Peirce, 1999) 20th Century Fox

RKO Collection - 25-discs - R2 FR Editions Montparnasse

A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop [Blu-ray] (Zhang Yimou, 2010) Sony Pictures Classics

The Way Back [Blu-ray] (Peter Weir, 2010) Image Entertainment

Larks on a String (Jirí Menzel, 1990) R2 UK Second Run

Coffret collector F.W. Murnau [Blu-ray] (Sunrise, City Girl) RB FR Carlotta

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

Charlie Chaplin at Keystone - R2 UK BFI

Palermo Shooting (Wim Wenders, 2008) R2 Axiom

America America (Elia Kazan, 1963) Warner

The Death Of Mario Ricci (Claude Goretta, 1983) R2 UK Axiom

Moscow, Belgium [Blu-ray] (Christophe Van Rompaey, 2008) Terra

Easier with Practice (Kyle Patrick Alvarez, 2009) R2 UK Axiom

Leap Year (Michael Rowe, 2010) R2 UK Axiom

The Wonderful Crook (Claude Goretta, 1975) R2 UK Axiom

Artificial Intelligence: AI [Blu-ray] (Steven Spielberg, 2001) - Warner Europe

Elephant White [Blu-ray] (Prachya Pinkaew, 2011) First Look Pictures

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps [Blu-ray] (Oliver Stone, 2010) 20th Century Fox

Artificial Intelligence: AI [Blu-ray] (Steven Spielberg, 2001) - Warner Japan

Shakespeare in Love [Blu-ray] (John Madden, 1998) Universal Pictures


ONE VOICE (not Ellsworth Monkton Toohey): A solid week - with some decidedly black-and-white opinions... There is a lot to Christopher Nolan's Inception and the high-definition brings the action and effects right into your lap. This is no simple science-fiction tale with layer-upon-layer of thought-provoking circumstance. Criterion Blu-rays generally rise to the top of the heap and this week we have two (count'em 2!) in the horror genre. Guillermo del Toro's debut Cronos is a neat take on vampirism - looking and sounding flawless. David Cronenberg’s Videodrome has an intelligent following that continues to grow - even after more than 25-years. It's arrival on Blu-ray is more than fans could have hoped. Kiarostami's Certified Copy has a camera that never strays far from its award-winning star Juliette Binoche. There is more to Space: 1999 than my childhood memories and one has to admit it looks outstanding on Blu-ray. Carlotta's F. W. Murnau Boxset has some different attributes than the MoC counterparts. On the negative front for 1080P - Michael Powell's masterful Peeping Tom looks fatally over-digitized and remains the biggest disappointment of the week. I'm still of the opinion that Twister is total Drek, The Assassination of Jesse James has visual issues beyond the overly-long film, and Make-Out With Violence really got short-changed on its HD transfer. On the SD-front The Green Slime was as much fun as I have had in years! It's assuring to see that The Masters of Cinema have put together a decent package for Ophuls' La Signora di Tutti. As far as bizarre-De Mille-pre-code romps go - Madam Satan is in a class all by itself. Bette Davis plays twins (good and evil) in A Stolen Life via the Warner Archive - who have also brought us disfiguring-models yarn The Hypnotic Eye and the forgettable sci-fi crash-and-burn War of the Planets. For those who yearn for Hammer - you won't go too far from the spooky path with Amicus Studios and Eric has uncovered the best DVDs for Asylum, The Beast Must Die as well as And Now the Screaming Starts. Quite a potent tri-fecta of portmanteau horror anthologies. It's getting chilly in my neck of the woods - let's keep each other warm!


F. W. Murnau Boxset BD - The culmination of one of the greatest careers in film history, F. W. Murnau’s Sunrise blends a story of fable-like simplicity with unparalleled visual imagination and technical ingenuity. Invited to Hollywood by William Fox and given total artistic freedom on any project he wished, Murnau’s tale of the idyllic marriage of a peasant couple (George O’Brien and Janet Gaynor) threatened by a Machiavellian seductress from the city (Margaret Livingston) created a milestone of film expressionism. City Girl: During a brief stay in Chicago, innocent farmer’s son Lem falls for and weds Kate, a hard-bitten but lonely waitress. Upon bringing her home at the start of harvest time, the honeymoon soon turns into a claustrophobic struggle as they contend with the bitter scorn of his father and the invasive, leering jealousy of the farm’s labouring community. Tenderly romantic and tough-minded in equal measure, City Girl is one of cinema’s great pastorals, featuring some of the most delicate performances Murnau ever filmed and influencing directors such as Terrence Malick and Jean Vigo. Blu-ray Release Date: December 1st, 2010

Certified Copy BD - From acclaimed director Abbas Kiarostami (Taste of Cherry, The Wind Will Carry Us) comes the story of a couple's apparent chance meeting in beautiful Tuscany. He (William Shimell) is a British author in town to talk about his new book. She (Juliette Binoche) is a French gallery owner in search of originality. Together they tour the local galleries, cafes and museums and discover that nothing is quite what it seems and truth, like art, is always open to interpretation. A captivating film, Certified Copy marries post-modern reality games with mature romantic comedy in a single playful and provocative package. Blu-ray Release date: January 17th, 2011

Madam Satan - A man is bewitched by the mysterious Madam Satan he meets at a lavish masquerade ball. Does this mean the end of his marriage to the demure spouse he left at home? Not likely, because the temptress is really his wife in disguise! Cecil B. DeMille directs this pre-Code musical extravaganza about a wife who teaches her errant husband a lesson in love. The risqué plot is a hoot, but what really makes this film is its can-you-believe-it production values: the ball, held on a giant dirigible, features a balletic salute to electricity, complete with human spark plugs -- and a party-ending bolt of lightning that renders the airship flightless, sending the revellers leaping for their lives. (Amazingly, the actors do their own stunts.) Happy landings! DVD Release Date: November 9th, 2010

La Signora di Tutti - Isa Miranda, one of Italy’s greatest stars, plays the role of a star revisiting her life in flashback after a suicide attempt leaves her comatose. From the record revolving on a turntable in the picture’s opening moments, Ophuls sets into motion one of those roundelays with fate that he alone could pull off with such eminent elegance. A precursor to the romantic themes that would culminate in Lola Montès, Ophuls’ vertiginous La signora di tutti serves brilliantly as both an empathetic portrait of the femme fatale, and as an elevation of her glacial femininity to the level of sublime fetish. DVD Release Date: November 29th, 2010

A Stolen Life - Bette Davis' first film as producer for Warners, a remake of a 1938 British vehicle for Elisabeth Bergner, also offered her the first chance to play the double role of identical twins she was to repeat in 1964 in Paul Henreid's Dead Ringer. Here her split-screen performance lasts only until good sister Kate falls victim to bad sister Pat's murderous jealousy over Glenn Ford, but Bernhardt encourages her to glorious melodramatic excess as she subsequently plays wolf in sheep's clothing, stealing Kate's identity. The cod psychology of doubling and splitting had by now infiltrated the Hollywood public domain with a vengeance: Bernhardt's next film saw him directing Joan Crawford as a schizophrenic in Possessed. DVD Release Date: September 28th, 2010

Space: 1999 The Complete First Season BD - In the year 1999, a spectacular explosion at a lunar nuclear waste dump sends the moon out of Earth’s orbit. In this seminal sci-fi series from producer Gerry Anderson (Thunderbirds, UFO), the men and women of Moonbase Alpha are suddenly propelled on a treacherous journey across the universe in search of extraordinary new worlds. Left with no way home, the Earthling citizens are forced to embark upon the greatest adventure of their lives, encountering bizarre life forms and strange phenomena as they struggle to survive among the awe-inspiring wonders of outer space. All 24 first season episodes of this acclaimed space adventure have been restored in stunning high definition and presented with newly-created 5.1 surround soundtracks, and hours of brand-new bonus features. Blu-ray Release date: November 30th, 2010

Peeping Tom BD - A frank exploration of voyeurism and violence, Michael Powell’s extraordinary film is the story of a psychopathic cameraman—his childhood traumas, sexual crises, and murderous revenge as an adult. Reviled by critics upon its initial release for its deeply unsettling subject matter, the film has since been hailed as a masterpiece. Blu-ray Release Date: November 22nd, 2010

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford BD - Everyone in 1880s America knows Jesse James. He’s the nation’s most notorious criminal, hunted by the law in 10 states. He’s also the land’s greatest hero, lauded as a Robin Hood by the public. Robert Ford? No one knows him. Not yet. But the ambitious 19-year-old aims to change that. He’ll befriend Jesse, ride with his gang. And if that doesn’t bring Ford fame, he’ll find a deadlier way. Friendship becomes rivalry and the quest for fame becomes obsession in this virile epic produced in part by Ridley Scott and featuring gripping portrayals by Brad Pitt (winner of the Venice Film Festival Best Actor Award) as Jesse and Casey Affleck as the youth drawn closer to his goal…and farther from his own humanity. Blu-ray release date: February 5th, 2008

Twister BD - Effects apart, this is dire: predictable, clichéd, sloppily written, pitifully performed and surprisingly short of real shocks and suspense. The story can be described in two ways: as a rip-off of Only Angels Have Wings, in which Paxton's implausibly intuitive tornado expert is torn between two women, his ex (Hunt) and his fiancée (Gertz), and two lives, a safe weatherman job, or a risky return to the group of crazily devoted storm-chasers trying to get a gizmo up inside a twister's 'suck-zone'; or as a repetitive spectacle where all that happens is that the objects hurled around in the air simply get bigger. Forget the many redundant references to The Wizard of Oz, this hasn't a fraction of that movie's logic, imagination or ambitions. Seriously depressing. Blu-ray Release date: May 6th, 2008

Make-Out With Violence BD - Just after graduating from high school, pretty Wendy Hearst (Shellie Marie Shartzer) disappeared and was presumed dead. The friends she left behind include slacker Patrick (co-writer Eric Lehning) and his introverted fraternal twin brother Carol (co-writer Cody DeVos), their kid brother Beetle (Brett Miller), buddy Rody (composer Jordan Lehning), and Addy (Leah High). After the in-absentia funeral service, Carol takes Beetle cicada-hunting and they discover that while Wendy is dead, she's still walking around. They bring her home to Patrick and try to figure out how to bring her back to life (even as she is slowly decaying). When Rody skips town and puts Patrick in charge of looking after his folks' house for the summer, they hide her there and make the discovery that she has to feed off of live things. Blu-ray Release Date: November 30th, 2010

Asylum - Psychologist Dr. Martin (Robert Powell, MAHLER) has been given a bizarre challenge in his job interview as new administrator at an asylum housed in a gothic mansion in the stormy British countryside. He must identify which one of the inmates is his insane predecessor Dr. B. Starr by listening to their stories. In "Frozen Fear," Bonnie (Barbara Parkins, VALLEY OF THE DOLLS) describes how her lover Walter (Richard Todd) killed and dismembered his wife, storing the body parts in the basement freezer only for the bits and pieces to come back and terrorize them... DVD Release Date: 30 October 2007

The Beast Must Die - For self-made millionaire Tom Newcliffe (Calvin Lockhart, WILD AT HEART), the "most dangerous game" is not man, it is the werewolf. He has invited five guests with strange pasts to his isolated country house for the weekend including lyncanthropy expert Dr. Lundgren (Peter Cushing, AND NOW THE SCREAMING STARTS), pianist Jan (Michael Gambon, THE COOK, THE THIEF, HIS WIFE, AND HER LOVER), disgraced medical student Paul (Tom Chadbon), former diplomat-turned-TV-host Bennington (Charles Gray, THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW), and Davina (Ciaran Madden, who later co-starred with Gambon in the UK TV series version of the Maigret detective stories), a friend of Newcliffe's wife Caroline (Marlene Clark, GANJA AND HESS). DVD Release Date: 30 October 2007

And Now the Screaming Starts - In 1795, Charles Fengriffen (Ian Ogilvy, WITCHFINDER GENERAL) returns to his ancestral home with new bride Catherine (Stephanie Beacham, DRACULA A.D. 1972) who is immediately beset by ghostly apparitions of an eyeless corpse with a missing hand (the disembodied bit proves very corporeal and attacks her more than once) having to do with a portrait of Charles' ancestor Sir Henry (Herbert Lom, ASYLUM). The ghost bears a resemblance to one-handed woodsman Silas (Geoffrey Whitehead, WAR AND REMEMBRANCE) whose great grandfather had been wronged by Sir Henry. Things get worse when Catherine becomes pregnant. When the local doctors cannot give him any answers, Charles consults psychologist Dr. Pope (Peter Cushing, THE BEAST MUST DIE) who believes there is rational explanation... or is there? DVD Release Date: 30 October 2007

The Green Slime - After a perilous mission to a huge asteroid, a crew returns to its space station, unaware a bit of ooze from the asteroid clings to a crewman’s uniform. The green goop grows – into murderous, tentacled monsters. And as station members fight to live, gunk from the monsters’ wounds turns into more monsters! That’s the story. Now enjoy as our heroes fight to preserve Earth and, unintentionally, our own senses of humor with a movie that Kevin Thomas of the Los Angeles Times called “one of the funniest made-in-Japan sci-fi monster movies ever.” Kinji Fukasaku, whose later work was championed by Quentin Tarantino, directs. The world would be a far more bleak and joyless place without marvels like The Green Slime. DVD Release Date: October 26th, 2010

The Hypnotic Eye - A sulphuric acid facial. A lye cocktail. A close encounter with whirring fan blades. A flammable shampoo and a lit gas burner. Something is driving beautiful women into grotesque acts of self-mutilation – and the police investigation leads to a debonair stage hypnotist and his glamorous assistant, who harbors a deep and deadly secret! Allison Hayes (Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman) and Jacques Bergerac (Gigi) star in a nerve-frying horror flick that combines quasi-science with beatnik culture and a women-in-peril storyline. An extra for ’50s horror fans: Hypnomagic, a get-’em-into-the-theater gimmick that gives you, the viewer, “the opportunity to cross the dark, mysterious threshold of your own unconscious mind.” Beware! DVD Release Date: October 12th, 2010

War of the Planets - Yes, it's another sixties Italian space opera, which is to say it's another compendium of colorful sets, a whole slew of poorly differentiated characters, non-stop verbal science-fictionese, and a maddening dearth of exposition. I'm not sure whether it's something in the English dubbing, or if it's something inherent in the movies themselves that make them so frustrating, but I never feel like I know what's going on, and not in the "mysterious suspense-inducing" way but rather in the "we'll tell you everything but what you need to know to enjoy the movie" way. You can figure them out if you watch them three or four times, but I really don't think that should be necessary. DVD Release Date: October 19th, 2010

Inception BD - Christopher Nolan directs an international cast in this sci-fi actioner that travels around the globe and into the world of dreams. Dom Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) is the best there is at extraction: stealing valuable secrets inside the subconscious during the mind’s vulnerable dream state. His skill has made him a coveted player in industrial espionage but also has made him a fugitive and cost him dearly. Now he may get a second chance if he can do the impossible: inception, planting an idea rather than stealing one. If they succeed, Cobb and his team could pull off the perfect crime. But no planning or expertise can prepare them for a dangerous enemy that seems to predict their every move. An enemy only Cobb could have seen coming. Blu-ray Release Date: December 7th, 2010

Cronos BD - Guillermo del Toro made an auspicious and audacious feature debut with Cronos, a highly unorthodox tale about the seductiveness of the idea of immortality. Kindly antiques dealer Jesús Gris (Federico Luppi) happens upon an ancient golden device in the shape of a scarab, and soon finds himself the possessor and victim of its sinister, addictive powers, as well as the target of a mysterious American named Angel (a delightfully crude and deranged Ron Perlman). Featuring marvelous special makeup effects and the haunting imagery for which del Toro has become world-renowned, Cronos is a dark, visually rich, and emotionally captivating fantasy. Blu-ray Release Date: December 7th, 2010

Videodrome BD - When Max Renn goes looking for edgy new shows for his sleazy cable TV station, he stumbles across the pirate broadcast of a hyperviolent torture show called Videodrome. As he unearths the origins of the program, he embarks on a hallucinatory journey into a shadow world of right-wing conspiracies, sadomasochistic sex games, and bodily transformation. Renn’s ordinary life dissolves around him, he finds himself at the center of a conflict between opposing factions in the struggle to control the truth behind the radical human future of “the New Flesh.” Starring James Woods and Deborah Harry in one of her first film roles, Videodrome is one of writer/director David Cronenberg’s most original and provocative works, fusing social commentary with shocking elements of sex and violence. Blu-ray Release Date: December 7th, 2010


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November 29th, 2010


Bee Movie [Blu-ray] (Steve Hickner, Simon J. Smith, 2007) Dreamworks Animated (BEAVER REVIEW)

Best of British Classics - Double Feature Vol 1: (Tomorrow We Live & Inquest) - VCI
Best of British Classics - Double Feature Vol 2: (Naked Fury & Cover Girl Killer) - VCI

Cairo Time [Blu-ray] (Ruba Nadda, 2009) IFC

Enter the Void [Blu-ray] (Gaspar Noé , 2009) RB FR Wild side Video

Fantasia and Fantasia 2000 [Blu-ray] (James Algar, Samuel Armstrong etc.1940/2000) Walt Disney (BEAVER REVIEW)

Kill Zone [Blu-ray] (Wilson Yip, 2005) Dragon Dynasty

Knight and Day [Blu-ray] (James Mangold, 2010) 20th Century Fox

Liverpool (Lisandro Alonso, 2008) Kino

Make-Out with Violence [Blu-ray] (The Deagol Brothers, 2008) Factory 25 (BEAVER REVIEW)

Meet John Doe - 70th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition (Frank Capra, 1941) VCI Entertainment

Meet the Parents [Blu-ray] (Jay Roach, 2000) Universal

Coffret collector F.W. Murnau [Blu-ray] (Sunrise, City Girl) RB FR Carlotta (BEAVER REVIEW)

Monsters vs Aliens [Blu-ray] (Rob Letterman, Conrad Vernon, 2009) Dreamworks Animated (BEAVER REVIEW)

Playtime [Blu-ray] (Jacques Tati, 1967) RB UK BFI (BEAVER REVIEW)

Roger Corman Collection 3 Escape from Prison - Hollywood Select

Shogun Assassin (Dual Format) Limited Edition Steelbook [Blu-ray] (Robert Houston, 1980) - RB UK Eureka Entertainment

The Sicilian Girl (Marco Amenta, 2010) - Music Box Films

La signora di tutti (Max Ophüls, 1934) Masters of Cinema (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Sorcerer's Apprentice [Blu-ray] (Jon Turteltaub, 2010) Walt Disney

Space: 1999: The Complete Season One [Blu-ray] (1975) - A&E Home Video (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Special Relationship (Richard Loncraine, 2010) HBO

Splice [Blu-ray] (Vincenzo Natali, 2009) RB UK Optimum

Les Vacances de M. Hulot [Blu-ray] (Jacques Tati, 1953) RB UK BFI (BEAVER REVIEW)



December 6th, 2010


Ayaka Is Your Angel [Blu-ray] - Studio Happy Chicken

Bach: Well Tempered Clavier (complete) [Blu-ray] [7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio Disc] - MediaInVision

Bastard Swordsman (Chin-Ku Lu, 1983) Funimation

Big River Man (John Maringouin, 2009) IndiePix Films

The Bob Hope Collection - The Lemon Drop Kid (1951), Road to Bali (1952), Road to Rio (1947), My Favorite Brunette (1947), The Seven Little Foys (1955) - Shout! Factory

Cronos (Guillermo del Toro, 1993) Criterion Collection

Cronos [Blu-ray] (Guillermo del Toro, 1993) Criterion Collection (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Deep [Blu-ray] (Peter Yates, 1977) Image Entertainment (BEAVER REVIEW)

Disciples of the 36th Chamber (Chia-Liang Liu, 1985) Weinstein

Escape From Zahrain (Ronald Neame, 1962) - Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

Fox 75th Anniversary Collection (75-film Collection 1935-2010) - 20th Century Fox

Franz Kafka's A Country Doctor and other Fantastic Films by Koji Yamamura - Zeitgeist

Les Gamins [Blu-ray] - Studio Happy Chicken

The General Died at Dawn (Lewis Milestone, 1936) R2 DE Koch Media

Inception [Blu-ray] (Christopher Nolan, 2010) Warner (BEAVER REVIEW)

Inception [Blu-ray] (Christopher Nolan, 2010) Region FREE UK Warner Home Video (BEAVER REVIEW)

Jaffa (Keren Yedaya, 2009) Film Movement

Jess Franco's Cravings Of The Depraved - SRS Cinema
Jess Franco's Erotic Rites Of A Virgin - SRS Cinema
Jess Franco's Naked & Dead Dolls - SRS Cinema
Jess Franco's Stripped Dead - SRS Cinema

Lost in Translation [Blu-ray] (Sofia Coppola, 2003) Universal Studios

Mademoiselle Chambon [Blu-ray] (Stéphane Brizé, 2009) Lorber Films

Milk of Sorrow (Claudia Llosa, 2009) Olive Films (BEAVER REVIEW)

Mutum (Sandra Kogut, 2007) Global Film Initiative

Restrepo [Blu-ray] (Tim Hetherington + Sebastian Junger, 2010) - Virgil Films

Return of Bastard Swordsman (Chin-Ku Lu, 1984) - Funimation Productions

Shrek Forever After [Blu-ray] (Mike Mitchell, 2010) Paramount Pictures

Videodrome [Blu-ray] (David Cronenberg, 1983) Criterion (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Wasp Woman DVD/Tee (Large) (Roger Corman, 1959) Synergy

White Material [Blu-ray] (Claire Denis, 2009) RB UK Artificial Eye (BEAVER REVIEW)

You and Me (Fritz Lang, 1938) R2 DE Koch Media




December 13th, 2010


America Lost & Found-BBS Story Collection (Easy Rider, Five Easy Pieces, The Last Picture Show, The King of Marvin Gardens, Head; Drive, He Said; A Safe Place) Criterion

Altiplano (Brosens & Woodworth, 2009) - First Run Features

Battle Royale - Special Edition [Blu-ray] (Kinji Fukasaku, 2000) - RB UK Arrow Video

The Black Pirate [Blu-ray] (Albert Parker, 1926) Kino

Chabrol: Two Classic Thrillers from the Legendary Director - The Bridesmaid (2004), Merci pour le chocolat (2000) - First Run Features

Charlie Chaplin at Keystone - R2 UK BFI

Dear Mr. Gacy [Blu-ray] (Svetozar Ristovski, 2010) Anchor Bay

Deep Red (Dario Argento, 1975) RB UK Arrow Video

Double Take (Johan Grimonprez, 2010) Kino

The Quintessential Guy Maddin! 5 Films from the Heart of Winnipeg (Four-Disc Set) - Zeitgesit Films

The Expendables [Blu-ray] (Sylvester Stallone, 2010) RB UK Lions Gate (BEAVER REVIEW)

GasLand (Josh Fox, 2010) New Video Group

Hard-Boiled [Blu-ray] (John Woo, 1992) Weinstein

Harsh Times [Blu-ray] (David Ayer, 2005) Weinstein

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'hoole [Blu-ray] (Zack Snyder, 2010) Warner

Micmacs [Blu-ray] (Jean-Pierre Jeunet, 2009) Sony Pictures

Mother and Child [Blu-ray] (Rodrigo García, 2010) Sony

Resonnances (Philippe Robert, 2006) Synapse Films

Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherezade, Russian Eastern festival overture [Blu-ray] - MediaInVision/Surround Records

Salt [Blu-ray] (Phillip Noyce, 2010) RB UK Sony Pictures

The Town [Blu-ray] (Ben Affleck, 2010) - Warner

Trouble in Mind (Special Edition) (Alan Rudolph, 1985) Shout! Factory

True Grit [Blu-ray] (Henry Hathaway, 1969) Paramount

Vampire Circus [Blu-ray] (Robert Young, 1972) Synapse Films



December 20th, 2010


Artificial Intelligence: AI [Blu-ray] (Steven Spielberg, 2001) - Warner Japan

A Bay of Blood [Blu-ray] (Mario Bava, 1971) RB UK Arrow Video

Beautiful Kate (Rachel Ward, 2009) Entertainment One

Devil [Blu-ray] (John Erick Dowdle - Drew Dowdle, 2010) Universal Pictures

Easy A [Blu-ray] (Will Gluck , 2010) Sony Pictures

Family Guy: It's A Trap - Fox

Family Guy: Star Wars Trilogy [Blu-ray] - 20th Century Fox

Futurama: Volume 5 [Blu-ray] - 20th Century Fox

La Horde (Yannick Dahan, Benjamin Rocher, 2009) IFC

The Matador [Blu-ray] (Richard Shepard, 2005) Weinstein Company

Mega Shark vs Crocosaurus (Christopher Ray, 2010) Asylum

Onechanbara: Bikini Samurai Squad [Blu-ray] (Kazuya Sasahara, Kimihiro Ueno, 2006) Tokyo Shock

Once an Eagle [Blu-ray] (Richard Michaels, E.W. Swackhamer. 1976–1977) Timeless Media Group

Orlando [Blu-ray] (Sally Potter, 1992) Sony Pictures

The Rita Hayworth Film Collection (Cover Girl, 1944 - Tonight and Every Night, 1945 - Gilda, 1946 - Salome, 1953, Miss Sadie Thompson, 1953) - Sony Pictures

Salt [Blu-ray] (Phillip Noyce, 2010) Sony Pictures

Shaw Brother's Triple Threat (14 Amazons, Shaolin Hand Lock, Opium and the Kung-Fu Master) - Funimation

Skirt Day (Jean-Paul Lilienfeld, 2009) Cinema Epoch

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps [Blu-ray] (Oliver Stone, 2010) 20th Century Fox


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