July2017

  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh (Shameless Films)

    For the release week of 8/1/17: Garv’s Pick of the Week: The Strange Vice Of Mrs Wardh : I’ve not yet seen this 1971 giallo from Sergio Martino, starring the lovely Edwige Fenech, but Troy Howarth, the author of the essential giallo reference, So Deadly, So...
  • The Lost World (1925) Blu-ray Trailer

    What a wonderful time to be a silent film fan!  It seems like there is an announcement every other day of a painstaking restoration of a silent film, a rediscovery of a lost title, or a debut Blu-ray release. This week, Flicker Alley, one of the most reliable video...
  • Bone Tomahawk (2015)

    Just two months before The Hateful Eight (2015), Quentin Tarantino’s 70mm Western, was released to great acclaim and ballyhoo, another Western, also starring Kurt Russell, premiered unceremoniously on the small screen through video-on-demand.  This was a criminal treatment of Bone Tomahawk, because it was not only the better of...
  • Ernie Kovacs’ Take a Good Look Definitive Collection

    Greetings, over your orthicon tube (as Percy Dovetonsils used to say), While, as a rule, I will mainly focus on movies at It Came From the Bottom Shelf, as a bloodshot-eyed TV addict, I also feel compelled to draw your attention to exceptional television shows that may be off...
  • Arrow Video U.S. Low Stock Alerts

    Arrow Video sent out their U.S. newsletter today, which included an update on the current stock of their limited edition Blu-ray box sets.  The full list is displayed below, but the main takeaway is if you want to order The Bird With The Crystal Plumage (2-Disc Limited Edition) [Blu-ray...
  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: The Fabulous Baron Munchausen (Second Run)

    For the release week of 7/25/17: Garv’s Pick of the Week: A lot of heavy hitters were released this week, and any one of the films mentioned in today’s column could have qualified for the top spot.  However, the new release with which I am most intrigued is the celebrated...
  • When Knighthood Was in Flower (1922)

    While William Randolph Hearst always wanted to promote his mistress/live-in companion, Marion Davies, as an virtuous, innocent beauty, Marion bristled against playing the delicate flower.  Davies had a flair for comedy, and preferred meatier roles, where she could play a multi-dimensional modern woman (preferably one with a sense of...
  • Warner Archive Comic-Con Announcements

    Today at San Diego Comic-Con, the Warner Archive Collection revealed that they will release three fun genre titles on Blu-ray later this year: The Green Slime (1968), The Hidden (1987), and Innocent Blood (1992). It was further disclosed that the release of John Landis’ underrated vampire film Innocent Blood will be a longer,...
  • Kino Lorber Upcoming Round-up

    Here’s a quick overview of what’s coming to Blu-ray and DVD from Kino Lorber Studio Classics, Kino Classics, and Redemption in upcoming months.  Quite a bounty, if you ask me: KLSC Coming Soon: 9/5 They Shoot Horses Don’t They | The Birthday Party 9/12 Custer of the West | Krakatoa, East of...
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