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  • Shout Select February Titles

    Shout! Factory has announced two very interesting Blu-rays, consisting of three feature films, that they will release in February as part of their prestige Shout Select line.  First up, on February 13th, is the “scar you for life” depressing animated film The Plague Dogs (1982), based on the book...
  • Indicator January 2018 Releases

    Indicator, a boutique British video label from Powerhouse Films, has announced four upcoming Blu-ray releases for January 2018 — The Fortune (1975), The Border (1982), Blue Collar (1978), Charley Varrick (1973) — all treasures waiting to be rediscovered. The Fortune is listed as Region Free, so it will play...
  • Arrow Academy January 2018 Titles

    Arrow Academy, the “art house” label of Arrow films posted their January 2018 Blu-ray announcements this morning, including a very interesting sounding Italian supernatural anthology film, starring the radiantly beautiful Silvana Mangano (Bitter Rice). Please note: Not all of the titles below will be released in the U.S., and those...
  • Arrow Video January 2018 Titles

    The Criterion of cult, Arrow Video, posted their January Blu-ray announcements this morning (including a couple of “standard versions” of previous limited releases). 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.,...
  • Jean Gabin as Maigret on Blu-ray

    Kino Lorber announced that they will release two classic French-language mysteries, Maigret Sets a Trap (1958) and Maigret and the St. Fiacre Case (1959) on Blu-ray on December 5th.  Both star the great Jean Gabin as Georges Simenon’s popular, fictional police commissioner. Inspector Jules Maigret, is one of the most beloved...
  • The Amicus Collection Blu-ray Box Set

    Great news for Anglophile horror fans!  Severin Films announced today that they will release The Amicus Collection, a four-disc Blu-ray box set on December 5th.  The set will include three films from “The Studio That Dripped Blood” — Asylum (1972), And Now the Screaming Starts (1973), and The Beast...
  • The Great Silence (1968) Theatrical and Blu-ray Release

    Rejoice, Euro-Western fans!  Sergio Corbucci’s celebrated spaghetti Western, The Great Silence, considered by many to be the best of the genre not directed by Sergio Leone, will receive a much-delayed American theatrical release.  When the film was completed in 1968, Darryl F. Zanuck, the head of the distributor, 20th Century...
  • ClassicFlix December Blu-rays

    New boutique label ClassicFlix has been wasting no time.  Each month they are making surprising and very welcome announcements of Blu-ray debuts of classic titles, most of which are arriving in beautiful new restorations.  For December, they have announced two titles from Gary Cooper, plus a special edition Blu-ray...
  • November Warner Archive Blu-rays

    The Warner Archive has just announced that they will release Auntie Mame (1958) and four other interesting titles on Blu-ray in the upcoming months.  No specific release dates have been revealed, but it is expected that at least some of these titles will start appearing in November. Here are the announcements...
  • Criterion Titles for January 2018

    The Criterion Collection has announced its Blu-ray titles for January 2018, including films from John Ford (big fan) and John Hughes (not so much).  The releases also include the first DVD-only Eclipse box set in several months. Here are the full details on the lineup in order of release...
  • Two From the Duke Coming to Blu-ray

    Howdy, pilgram, Kino Lorber announced that they will release two lesser known titles starring John “the Duke” Wayne on Blu-ray on December 12th. First up, the Duke goes “Indiana Jones” in the treasure hunting adventure Legend of the Lost (1957).   A wealthy treasure hunter (Rossano Brazzi) employs a brawling,...
  • Batman: The Animated Series Blu-ray

    Holy HD, Batman! Warner Brothers Home Entertainment has announced that they will release Batman: The Animated Series on Blu-ray in 2018.  No release date or details about the content of the set is available at this time.  We also don’t know if the release will be a complete series...
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