Newsletter - FOR THE WEEK

OF December 14th, 2009


This Week's Highlights

Kulo malulo! -  Same as last week - 22 new reviews and/or comparisons this newsletter. A Fritz Lang noir remake, and we move seamlessly from Walerian Borowczyk to Jackie Chan, a silent Russian Serial to Harry Potter, Eurosleaze to Nicholas Ray. Plus Jacques Tourneur, Anthony Mann and Yoji Yamada. With mucho Calendar Updates including Carol Reed, Robert Wise, Dario Argento... and a flying elephant, continued sales, another contest (with a great prize) and more...


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ONE VOICE (not Ellsworth Monkton Toohey):  I've never been a big fan of Costner's Magnum opus "Dances With Wolves" but admit this may be one of the more significant Blu-rays tested this past week. (500) Days of Summer brought some entertainment with its bittersweet romance and it sounds like Leonard was sold with Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. I feel I'd like to give Accident a spin, probably Written By too and the 20th Century Boys saga may require a more substantial commitment. Silent Cinema aficionados should definitely indulge in Flicker Alley's Miss Mend. Gregory has illuminated the DVD representations of Anthony Mann's The Tall Target, Tourneur's Berlin Express and Nicholas Ray's Party Girl. While we may want this trifecta in 1080 - we'll have to settle for hapless DVD-R. The Tora-San  series seems off and running with Animeigo's new collection of the first 4 films - only 11 more multi-film boxsets to go! Despite it's enticing Noir title 'I Died a Thousand Times' sounds like an anxiety-free miss. While i didn't get much out of Borowczyk's The Art of Love  - others might. Brian goes documentary with some BFI offerings; The Miners' Campaign Tapes and The Animals Film and Eric keeps enticing with his own brand of the avant garde including Lifespan, The Blood Rose and the amusingly entitled Don't Deliver Us From Evil. Hmmmm...


Tora-San Collector's Set 1 - TORA-SAN, a 48-film series, is by far the longest-running film series in Japanese history and the second-longest overall in the world. Typical story lines have Tora-san, a suitcase carrying, leisure-suit wearing, traveling salesman visiting different parts of Japan, where he meets a beautiful young woman, is smitten, and tells her if she ever needs help, she should come visit him in his hometown. After returning home to his family, which disapproves of his wandering lifestyle, the damsel in distress shows up, and Tora-san falls in love. Alas, his attempts to help her, and win her heart, invariably cause her to fall for someone else. Included in the set are the first four films of the series, “It's Tough being a Man”, “Tora-san's Cherished Mother”, “Tora-san, His Tender Love”, and “Tora-san's Grand Scheme”. DVD Release Date: November 24th, 2009

The Art of Love - In his 2006 obituary, The New York Times called Walerian Borowczyk “the internationally known filmmaker described variously as a genius, a pornographer, and a genius who also happened to be a pornographer.” And for the final film in his ‘Immoral Trilogy’, Borowczyk created one of the most lushly bizarre erotic tales of our time and perhaps the most ambitious work of his entire career. The setting is Rome, 8 A.D., where the poet Ovid watches over an epoch of forbidden seduction and unnatural acts among maidens, centurions, servant girls and the occasional farm animal. Marina Pierro (Behind Convent Walls), Laura Betti (Pasolini’s Teorema), Milena Vukotic (Andy Warhol’s Dracula) and Massimo Girotti (Last Tango In Paris) star in this sumptuous art/smut classic, now fully restored – including the Roman Orgy sequence – and presented uncut and uncensored for the first time ever in America. DVD Release Date: November 23rd, 2009

I Died a Thousand Times - A soggy remake of a classic, I DIED A THOUSAND TIMES was an attempt to do HIGH SIERRA with Palance in the Bogart role. The story remains the same (as it should; W.R. Burnett wrote the original with John Huston and this time penned the screenplay solo). Chaney is a dying criminal who wants to go out in a blaze of glory by heisting the Frontier Hotel in Palm Springs. He arranges for Palance to get sprung from prison to aid him in the robbery. Palance gets to the aerie in the mountains to be in on the planning with the other members of the gang, Marvin, Holliman, and Lopez. Winters is an ex-taxi-dancer who is attached to the mob. She likes Palance, but he finds himself entranced by Nelson, a crippled girl from a poor family. Eventually, he helps Nelson get the operation she needs to allow her to function in the world once more. DVD Release Date: September, 2009

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince BR - With the film version of the sixth of J.K. Rowling's phenomenally popular series of magical books about the boy with the mysterious mark on his forehead, we have officially begun the countdown phase of Harry's adventure at Hogwarts and his war with Voldemort, "He-who-must-not-be-named." The seventh, and last book will be released in their cinematic counterparts in two parts: November 2010 and July 2011. More than any Harry Potter movie thus far, The Half Blood Prince ends without resolution. Blu-ray Release date: December 8th, 2009

Lifespan - Gerontology scientist Benjamin Land (Hiram Keller, FELLINI SATYRICON) arrives in Amsterdam to work with Dr. Paul Linden (Eric Schneider) who is said to be doing revolutionary work on extending human lifespans (though Land notices that Linden seems to have aged prematurely). Invited to stay at the other man's apartment, he arrives to discover Linden has hanged himself. Looking into Linden's work, he discovers that lab mice that have lived twice their two-year lifespan, a mysterious flu epidemic that killed nine people at the rest home where Linden was testing hand-brain coordination, Linden's kinky mistress Anna (Tina Aumont, TORSO), and a skulking Swiss industrialist (played by a skulking Klaus Kinski) who seems to know Land's every move before he does. DVD Release Date: May 30, 2006

Police Story BR - It all begins here! Director-star Jackie Chan's celebrated Police Story series began with this classic action comedy, which features the inimitable Jackie Chan charm and some of the most spectacular action sequences ever put to film. Jackie Chan is cop Chan Ka Kui, who's assigned to guard beautiful witness Selina (Brigitte Lin), the girlfriend of evil drug kingpin Chor Yuen. Selina's presence causes some friction between Chan and his petulant girlfriend May (international star Maggie Cheung), but when the bad guys come-a-calling, all that gets left behind. Glass breaks, bones crunch, and anything and everything becomes a weapon in Police Story! Blu-ray Release date: September 15th, 2009

(500) Days of Summer BR - Tom believes, even in this cynical modern world, in the notion of a transforming, cosmically destined, lightning-strikes-once kind of love. Summer doesn't. Not at all. But that doesn't stop Tom from going after her, again and again, like a modern Don Quijote, with all his might and courage. Suddenly, Tom is in love not just with a lovely, witty, intelligent woman -- but with the very idea of Summer, the very idea of a love that still has the power to shock the heart and stop the world. The fuse is lit on Day 1 when Tom, a would-be architect turned sappy greeting card writer, encounters Summer, his boss's breezy, beautiful new secretary, fresh off the plane from Michigan. Though seemingly out of his league, Tom soon discovers he shares plenty in common with Summer. By Day 31, things are moving ahead, albeit "casually." By Day 32, Tom is irreparably smitten, living in a giddy, fantastical world of Summer on his mind. By Day 185, things are in serious limbo -- but not without hope. And as the story winds backwards and forwards through Tom and Summer's on-again, off- again, sometimes blissful, often tumultuous dalliance -- all of which adds up to a kaleidoscopic portrait of why, and how, we still struggle so laughably, cringingly hard to make sense of love and to hopefully make it real. Blu-ray Release date: December 22nd, 2009

The Tall Target - Director Anthony Mann generates suspense from a story that logically shouldn't have any—a New York cop trying to foil an assassination plot against president-elect Abraham Lincoln. Fred Zinnemann should have looked at this before he made The Day of the Jackal. Mann understands that mood is more important than plausibility in a thriller, and you could cut the mood here with a knife. With Dick Powell, Paula Raymond, Adolphe Menjou, and Ruby Dee (1951). DVD Release Date: September, 2009

Don't Deliver Us From Evil - Director and former actor Joël Séria was warned from the start that his debut film's combination of sex and religion might get the film banned and it was; but not for its sexual or violent content but for its seeming anti-religious bias (Séria went to a Catholic school and he is decidedly unsubtle about religious hypocrisy as a priest not only ogles Anne's calves during confession but also becomes excited when she confesses to having seen two nuns kissing). DVD Release Date: March 28th, 2006

The Animals Film - The new release offers both the original - rarely seen - 1982 version of the film, plus the directors 2008 cut, featuring a new and energising conclusion. Controversial, confrontational and riveting, this unique work received worldwide critical acclaim for its filmic power, questioning how and why modern societies exploit animals for food, fur, sport, entertainment and science. It showed scenes that had never been filmed before and footage uncovered through dogged research. In the UK it was broadcast on Channel 4 during its first week on air in November 1982 and caused uproar and thereafter was shown in cinemas and on TV around the world. DVD Release Date: September 29th, 2008

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt BR - For his remake of Fritz Lang's last American film, 1956's Beyond a Reasonable Doubt, Peter Hyams retains the German Expressionist's narrative conceit but otherwise ratchets up the sleek car-commercial flashiness. Whereas Lang's original was a condemnation of U.S. capital punishment, Hyams's do-over has no such weighty issues on its mind. Instead, it's merely content to spin a tale of murder and intrigue about the efforts of transplanted TV news reporter C.J. Nicholas (a false Jesse Metcalfe) to frame himself for the murder of a prostitute in order to expose the evidence-planting tactics of star district attorney Mark Hunter (Michael Douglas). Blu-ray Release date: December 22nd, 2009

Miss Mend - Widely regarded by the official Soviet press of the time as a prime example of shameless “Western-style” entertainment, the serial was nevertheless hugely popular, becoming one of the most successful Soviet films of the 1920s. Miss Mend is an energetic, fast-moving serial which opens a window on the phenomenon of Soviet Americanism and reveals a little-known side of early Soviet cinema. This new edition was mastered in high definition from superb original 35mm elements produced by David Shepard and Jeffery Masino, with digital restoration and editing being carried out by Eric Lange of Lobster Films, Paris. Featuring a “dream cast” of 1920s Soviet films stars and special bonus features by film historians Ana Olenina and Maxim Pozdorovkin. DVD Release Date: December 15th, 2008

Accident BR - Any accident might be a cleverly manipulated murder, and there are those who contract themselves out as specialists in arranged accidental deaths. We witness one such elaborate scheme at the start of Soi Cheang’s movie – a film that obviously owes much to Francis Coppola’s The Conversation – minus Gene Hackman. Accident is every bit as dizzying, more so, I think, than Coppola's film, as his protagonist becomes swept away by fears that the competition has targeted him. "Brain" is a very careful planner. He is exacting and patient, willing to abort a job if every detail is not exquisitely in place seconds before the ax falls. Blu-ray Release date: November 11th, 2009

The Blood Rose - Part surgical horror, part gothic fairytale, all Eurosleaze, THE BLOOD ROSE begins nicely with shots of a beautiful, crumbling chateau and nicely melds period gothic settings and clothing of the countryside with sixties pop art and clothes of Paris but it cannot resist such outre French fantastique touches as a pair of servant dwarfs in caveman furs, poisonous plants, and the like. While the stylistic juxtaposition is interesting, plotting-wise the familiar elements of the surgical horror films (the investigating, disguised heroine, abducted female donors, police investigation, and mad doctors) clash with the gothic romance and result in uneven plotting and pacing. DVD Release Date: August 28th, 2007

Berlin Express - The idea for Berlin Express came from a Life article about an army train moving through the Russian Sector of the city. Producer Bert Granet worked with writers Curt Siodmak and Harold Medford to develop the story. On the surface a simple rescue yarn, the movie also serves as an allegory for Allied cooperation. The choice of the characters' nationalities is obviously symbolic. Each player represents one arm of the Allied forces. The Big Four, whose combined efforts won the war, must work together in this movie to free Paul Lukas and thus further the peace process. DVD Release Date: September, 2009

Staten Island BR - Sully Halverson is a septic tank cleaner who is desperate to give his unborn son the chance he never had. Jasper Sabiano is a deaf-mute deli worker who wants to escape the mobsters that have infiltrated his life and business. Parmie Tarzo, is a local mob boss, who dreams of crushing the competition and becoming infamous any way he can. These three men have two things in common they are all searching for better lives and they all live in Staten Island - the forgotten borough of New York City. Once their lives intersect, nothing will ever be the same. Blu-ray Release date: December 22nd, 2009

Written By BR - Written by is a fanciful, yet anguished study of the interminable, complex problem of grief and letting go. It is now ten years since Melody's family was devastated in an automobile accident that left her father dead and herself blind. Melody was a child of 12, just old enough to know what death is, but young enough to hang on to an imaginary world where things might be different. Her mother and younger brother survived relatively unscathed, but her family still grieves. Mother sits at the piano, unable to get through her husband's favorite piece. Melody (Mia Yan) has been unable to accept his death or move on, and even contemplates suicide - her blindness making it that much easier for her to retain the image of her family, and especially her father, as they once were. Blu-ray Release date: September 10th, 2009

Dances With Wolves BR - His name, "Dances With Wolves," is the fulfillment of his character, the character he exposed in the opening scenes. He does what all medicine people do--he builds relationships between this world and other worlds--worlds of the spirit, of animals, of dreams, of strangers, and of new human values. As the film ends, he will try to bridge these worlds, and he begins the return journey to "talk with those who would listen." Screenwriter Michael Blake and Kevin Costner bridge two worlds themselves, and they do it without a word about shamanism or the psychology of mystical experience. I suspect, however, that they knew just what they were doing. Blu-ray Release Date: December 3rd, 2008

Party Girl - Although it's basically a gangster movie, it's Charisse's dancing that is the high point of the film. She slinks across the screen in her role as a nightclub dancer who falls in love with Mob lawyer Taylor. She wants him to go straight and testify against his former employers, but they kidnap her to keep him toeing the party line when his day in court arrives. The two leads are great at displaying vulnerability around each other, but it's Cobb's role as the gangster boss that steals the acting honors. DVD Release Date: May, 2009

20th Century Boys - Last Hope BR - The epic Japanese “20th Century Boys” trilogy, based upon the hugely popular manga by Urasawa Naoki, continues with its second instalment, “The Last Hope”. Director Tsutsumi Yukihiko (“2LDK” and “Forbidden Siren”) returns to continue the sprawling tale, with the action again leaping around between different decades and generations, following the characters as they try to prevent the impending self prophesised apocalypse. With the original cast reprising their roles and with even more special effects and grand narrative adventure, the film was unsurprisingly another box office hit on its domestic release, leaving fans even more excited for the final chapter. Blu-ray Release date: September 18th, 2009

Night in the Museum 2 - Battle of the Smithsonian BR - It was inevitable: a bigger, more elaborately staged, more expensive Night at the Museum! And now that the filmmakers have done the largest and most elaborate museum in the world, one wonders where they go from here. The mind boggles. But back to the Smithsonian, where most of Larry Daley's (Ben Stiller) once treasured treasures are being shipped from the New York's Museum of Natural History to make way for more interactive (that's funny when you consider what Larry once had) technohip exhibits. In the two year interim, Larry has become something of a celeb as an infomercial huckster for his own "inventions." But, alas, his heart isn't in it. Would yours, after once spending the night with living historical icons? The rouse is that Larry must get his keister over to their new home in D.C. before Kahmunrah (Hank Azaria) wakes up, places the ancient life-arousing tablet in the door of the tomb and invokes a sleeping army to take over the world – or some plot to that effect. Blu-ray Release date: December 1st, 2009

The Miners' Campaign Tapes - In 1984 a group of independent film and video makers decided to show their support for the miners' strike using the tools they had available: their cameras. On the picket lines, at the marches and in the soup kitchens, they recorded the testimonies of the striking miners, their wives and supporters, in a fight against anti-strike propaganda dominating the mainstream media. DVD Release Date: November 30th, 2009

 Next 3 weeks on the Calendar

Week of December 14th, 2009


Basilisk: The Complete Series (Viridian Collection) [Blu-ray] - Funimation

The Butcher [Blu-ray] (Kim Jin-Won, 2007) Tartan/Palisades

Gangster Story (Walter Matthau, 1960) R2 UK Brightspark

The Headless Woman (Lucrecia Martel, 2008) Strand Releasing (BEAVER REVIEW)

Inglourious Basterds [Blu-ray] (Quentin Tarantino, 2009) - Universal Home Video (BEAVER REVIEW)

The Mel Brooks Collection [Blu-ray] (Silent Movie, History Of The World Part 1, High Anxiety, To Be or Not to Be, Twelve Chairs, and Robin Hood: Men with Tights, Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, and Spaceballs) 20th Century Fox

Memories of Murder [Blu-ray] (Bong Joon Ho, 2003 ) CJ Entertainment

Miike Collection (Bodyguard Kiba 1+2, Family 1+2) Tokyo Shock

Miss Mend (Fyodor Otsep, 1926) Flicker Alley (BEAVER REVIEW)

P [Blu-ray] (Paul Spurrier, 2005) Tartan/Palisades

Spartacus (Giovanni Enrico Vidali, 1913) Music Video Dist

Star Trek: The Original Series - Season 3 [Blu-ray] - Paramount

Taking Woodstock [Blu-ray] (Ang Lee, 2009) - Universal Studios

Trapeze (Carol Reed, 1956) MGM



December 21st, 2009


(500) Days of Summer [Blu-ray] (Marc Webb, 2009) Fox Searchlight (BEAVER REVIEW)

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt [Blu-ray] (Peter Hyams, 2009) Starz/Anchor Bay (BEAVER REVIEW)

Family Guy Presents: Something Something Something Dark Side [Blu-ray] - 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Ichi [Blu-ray] (Fumihiko Sori, 2008) Funimation

Staten Island [Blu-ray] (James DeMonaco, 2009) National Entertainment Media (BEAVER REVIEW)


December 28th, 2009


9 [Blu-ray] (Shane Acker, 2009) Universal Studios

A Perfect Getaway [Blu-ray] (David Twohy, 2009) Universal Home Video

Chaplin Keystone Collection - R2 'UK' BFI

District 9 [Blu-ray] (Neill Blomkamp, 2009) Sony Pictures

Family Guy Presents: Something Something Something Dark Side [Blu-ray] - R'B' UK 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

The Gold Diggers (Sally Potter, 1983) R2 UK BFI

The Hurt Locker [Blu-ray] (Kathryn Bigelow, 2008) R'B' UK Lions Gate Home Entertainment

Jennifer's Body [Blu-ray] (Karyn Kusama, 2009) 20th Century Fox

London Story (Sally Potter, 1980) R2 UK BFI

Moon [Blu-ray] (Duncan Jones, 2009) Sony Pictures

Paranormal Activity (2-Disc) [Blu-ray] (Oren Peli, 2009) Paramount

Two for the Seesaw (Robert Wise, 1962) MGM

Women From The Lake Of Scented Souls (Fei Xie, 1993) R2 UK Escapi

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