July2017

  • Shout/Scream Factory Comic-Con Announcements

    San Diego Comic-Con is in full swing, and that means panels that yield announcements of Blu-rays and DVDs that we can look forward to in upcoming months.  Last night, Shout Factory revealed titles for it’s Shout Select and Scream Factory imprints that we should see later this year or early...
  • Kino Lorber Studio Classics Sale

    Greetings, classic movie lovers, Three years ago “art house” video label Kino Lorber branched out by creating Kino Lorber Studio Classics, a subsidiary dedicated to showcasing the best in Hollywood cinema.  Kino Lorber Studio Classics has since grown to comprise over 400 choice titles (650 different products) drawn from the libraries...
  • Warner Archive Blu-ray Announcements

    The Warner Archive will be adding four additional titles to their collection on Blu-ray later this summer/early fall.  The titles include two absolute classics: Arthur Penn’s Night Moves (1975), one of the greatest detective films ever made, and Steve Martin’s funniest film, The Man with Two Brains (1983). The...
  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex* (Twilight Time)

    For the release week of 7/18/17: Garv’s Pick of the Week: Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex* (But Were Afraid to Ask) : Woody Allen adapted the popular self-help book into an uneven anthology film comedy.  It doesn’t all work, but the stuff that does...
  • Steve Martin Blu-rays Coming

    CLEANING WOMAN!!!   It is undeniable that Steve Martin is funny, but not all of his films are gems.  However, when his movies click, they really click; and Steve Martin is always at his funniest when performing material written by Steve Martin. Two Steve Martin movies written or co-written...
  • David Lean on 4K UHD

    Greetings, physical media fans, It took me a long time to jump on the 4K UHD bandwagon.  Admittedly, until recently, I didn’t own a 4K TV, but lack of hardware has never stopped me in the past.  I collected CDs prior to owning a CD player, DVDs prior to...
  • Filming Othello & More in October

    Rejoice, Welles-fans, The Criterion Collection announced their October releases today, and while there are some big titles (including a much-needed 4K digital restoration of a Kubrick film), the biggest news was one of the “Special Features” included as an extra.  The delayed release of Orson Welles’ Othello (1952) will...
  • Arrow Academy October Titles

    Arrow Academy, the “art house” label of Arrow films posted their October Blu-ray announcements this morning, including the final film of maestro Federico Fellini, which has never before received a theatrical or video release in the U.S. or the U.K.  The Voice of the Moon (1990) may or may...
  • The Fatal Glass of Beer (1933)

    A Note: The Fatal Glass of Beer is an extremely funny short subject. If you haven’t seen it, I’d highly recommend watching and savoring the film before reading my synopsis below. Analysis tends to kill comedy, and my description is no exception. Relegated to secondary roles at Paramount Pictures,...
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