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  • Blood and Black Lace (1964)

    Black gloves, garish colors, scantily clad women, brutal murders, multiple suspects — this is the masterpiece that really defined the giallo genre.  Blood and Black Lace may not have been the first giallo that Mario Bava directed (The Girl Who Knew Too Much proceeded it), but it was the...
  • Lost Horizon (1937) 4K Restoration on Blu-ray 10/3

    A 4K restoration of the strangest and most ambitious entry in Frank Capra’s filmography, Lost Horizon (1937), is getting a blu-ray release from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on October 3rd. Below is the press release from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, along with the Amazon pre-order link: Celebrating its 80th...
  • Three Marion Davies Silent DVDs Debut July 25th

    Only around 30% of all American films produced in the silent era survive in some form, and only 25% survive in a complete print.  A much smaller percentage are available to the general public in some home video format.  Ben Model and his video label, Undercrank Productions, are doing...
  • 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...
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