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  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: Auntie Mame (Warner Archive)

    For the release week of December 5th: Garv’s Pick of the Week: Auntie Mame (1958) : Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death; but that can’t be said for Mame Dennis, played to perfection by Rosalind Russell.  I’m looking forward to revisiting...
  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: The Wrong Guy (Kino Lorber)

    For the release week of November 28th: Garv’s Pick of the Week: The Wrong Guy : This hilarious Canadian Hitchcock spoof from writer/actor/comedian Dave Foley (The Kids in the Hall) never received a U.S. theatrical release.  That’s a shame, because The Wrong Guy was funnier than...
  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: Fritz Lang: The Silent Films (Kino Lorber)

    Happy Black Friday (and Thanksgiving) week, fellow film fanatics.  Here are a few notable titles that are hitting stores on Tuesday — just in time for the stampedes. For the release week of November 21st: Garv’s Pick of the Week: Fritz Lang: The Silent Films :...
  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: Le Samouraï (Criterion)

    For the release week of 11/14/17: Garv’s Pick of the Week: Le samouraï : One of the most requested titles from Criterion gets the Blu-ray upgrade that fans have been longing for!  This ultra-cool existential noir by director Jean-Pierre Melville stars Alain Delon as a quiet French hitman. Additional...
  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: The Philadelphia Story (Criterion)

    For the release week of 11/7/17: Garv’s Pick of the Week: The Philadelphia Story : George Cukor’s classic romantic comedy starring Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart, and Cary Grant gets the Criterion treatment.  The film gets a new 4K restoration; and extras include two complete 1973 episodes of...
  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: The Voice of the Moon (Arrow Academy)

    For the release week of 10/31/17: Garv’s Pick of the Week: The Voice of the Moon : Federico Fellini’s final film receives its first video release in the U.S. and the U.K., courtesy of Arrow Academy.  While the film was a critical disappointment upon...
  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: The Old Dark House (Cohen)

    For the release week of 10/24/17: Garv’s Pick of the Week: The Old Dark House : My favorite Universal horror film has received a loving 4K restoration and Blu-ray release from the Cohen Film Collection.  This delightful film, directed by James Whale (Bride of Frankenstein, The Invisible...
  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: Ernie Kovacs: Take a Good Look (Shout! Factory)

    For the release week of 10/17/17: Garv’s Pick of the Week:Ernie Kovacs: Take A Good Look: The Definitive Collection : The fact that this is my “pick of the week” should come as no surprise, as I recently reviewed this 7-disc box set and called it...
  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: Avanti (Kino Lorber)

    For the release week of 10/10/17: Garv’s Pick of the Week: Avanti : It’s a solid release week, and any number of titles could have taken the top spot.  However, the film I’m most interested in revisiting is this delightful late-period romantic comedy from maestro Billy...
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