August2017

  • Arrow Video November Titles

    The Criterion of cult, Arrow Video, posted their November Blu-ray announcements (including one late-October release) this morning. Being that Arrow is a British company, keep in mind that not all of their titles will be released both in the U.K. and the U.S., due to distribution rights. However, Arrow always...
  • Arrow Video U.S. Sale

    Arrow Video (the Criterion of cult) has teamed with DiabolikDVD.com to bring a sale to their U.S. customers.  The sale is on select Arrow Video and Arrow Academy  titles, and it will run through August 31st. DiabolikDVD will restock titles throughout the sale, so feel confident in purchasing even...
  • Classic Stars as Superheroes

    Joe Phillips is a modern-day artist, illustrator, animator, designer, and sculptor working out of San Diego who has a love of classic Hollywood.  In the past, he has produced two series of Silver Screen Heroes posters, which imagined actors and actresses from Hollywood’s golden age starring in the type...
  • Roy Colt and Winchester Jack on Blu-ray 10/10

    Kino Lorber has dated and detailed their Blu-ray release of the Mario Bava-directed Euro-Western Roy Colt and Winchester Jack (1970).  While this is considered a minor movie in Bava’s filmography, any Bava film and any Spaghetti Western will be a welcome addition to my video collection.  The disc is scheduled...
  • Porky Pig 5-DVD Set

    Bugs Bunny was not Warner Brothers‘ first animated superstar.  Five years prior to the creation of the wascally wabbit, a stuttering pig without any pants put Looney Tunes on the map.  Later this year, the studio will celebrate its portly sensation with a 5-disc DVD collection of Porky Pig’s...
  • Criterion Titles for November

    The Criterion Collection has announced its Blu-ray titles for November, including the oft requested and coveted Le Samouraï  by the great French neo-noir director Jean-Pierre Melville.  In addition, Criterion will unleash Terry Gilliam’s Jabberwocky, Donna Deitch’s Desert Hearts, and George Cukor’s The Philadelphia Story. Here are the full details on the...
  • Warner Archive Upcoming Blu-rays

    The Warner Archive posted a flurry of new Blu-ray announcements to their Facebook page last night.  These included the specs for the previously announced, unrated, international cut of John Landis’ Innocent Blood (1992), as well as the new announcements of Christopher Guest’s mockumentary Waiting for Guffman (1996), the Ray Bradbury...
  • The Old Dark House (1932) on Blu-ray 10/24

    The Cohen Media Group has confirmed that they will release a 4K restoration of the under-seen Universal horror film The Old Dark House (1932) on Blu-ray as part of their Cohen Film Collection on October 24th.  I know what I’ll be watching this Halloween. Universal Studios was a horror lover’s...
  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: Night Moves (Warner Archive)

    For the release week of 8/15/17: Garv’s Pick of the Week: Night Moves : Arthur Penn’s 1975 mystery thriller starring Gene Hackman as a private detective getting over his head in the Florida Keys is both one of the greatest detective films and finest neo-noirs ever...
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