June2017

  • Billy Wilder’s Avanti! (1972) on Blu-ray in October!

    More Billy Wilder on Blu-ray is always a good thing; and Kino Lorber Studio Classics will be releasing the director’s 1972 romantic comedy, Avanti! on an undisclosed date in October. Written by Billy Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond, and produced and directed by Wilder, the film stars Jack Lemmon as Wendell...
  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: The Pink Panther Collection (Shout Select)

    For the Release Week of 6/27/17: Garv’s Pick of the Week — The Pink Panther Collection (Blu-Ray / Shout Select): It’s a packed week, but this is the top of the top.  Shout Select has packaged together the first six Inspector Clouseau films directed by Blake Edwards and starring...
  • The Intruder (1975) — Rare Title Heading to Blu-Ray

    Garagehouse Pictures has unearthed a true rarity — a Seventies slasher starring Mickey Rooney, Yvonne De Carlo, Ted Cassidy, and writer/producer/director/actor Chris Robinson, which never received a theatrical or video release (and was considered lost until recently).  Based on the description below, The Intruder (1975) sounds a bit like an...
  • Messiah of Evil (1973)

    “We sit in the sun in wait. We sleep. And we dream. Each of us dying slowly in the prison of our minds.”  Such is the bleak philosophy of Messiah of Evil, an underseen horror gem from the early Seventies.  Husband and wife team, William Huyck and Gloria Katz,...
  • Trinity Euro-Westerns Moseying Onto Blu-Ray

    Attention, Euro-Western fans, Hen’s Tooth Video plans to release the tremendously popular Spaghetti Western comedies They Call Me Trinity (1970) and Trinity Is Still My Name (1971), starring the Italian Laurel and Hardy team of Terence Hill and Bud Spencer, as a twin-pack blu-ray on August 29th!  Below is the...
  • The Maze 3-D Blu-ray Comin’ At Ya

    TV manufactures may have abandoned the 3-D format, but that hasn’t stopped boutique video labels from releasing blu-ray titles in three (count em’ three) dimensions.  This week, Kino Lorber Studio Classics announced that they were teaming with the 3-D Film Archive to release one of the most sought-after titles of the...
  • B&N Criterion 50% Off Sale Starts July 11th

    Attention, art-house cinephiles, Mark your calendars and save your sheckles!  Barnes and Noble’s Criterion Collection 50% off sale (otherwise known as video hoarder Christmas) is coming July 11th.  All Criterion blu-rays, DVDs, and box sets will be discounted at 50% off retail prices. Video addicts well know that the...
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Red Band Trailer

    Frances McDormand, joyous tidings on the anniversary of your birth! In honor of your birthday, I’m giving myself the gift of another viewing of my favorite movie preview of the year — the red band trailer for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.  This trailer for the October 13th release...
  • Who Done It? (1942)

    Most casual film fans know exactly one Abbott and Costello film — Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein.  That’s a fine film and a near-perfect blending of the Universal horror aesthetics and Bud and Lou’s burlesque slapstick.  But, (and I know this is heresy) it is not the team’s best...
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