November2017

  • The Crazies (1973)

    Welcome back, everyone, to the third and final review for the Arrow Video release of George A. Romero: Between Night and Dawn (6-Disc Limited Edition) Box Set.  This time I am reviewing The Crazies (1973), Romero’s biggest and most complex movie up to that point in his...
  • The Bottom Shelf Shop is Open for Business

    Looking for the perfect gift for the movie lover in your life?  The Bottom Shelf Shop is now open, with hand-picked Blu-ray, DVD, and film-related book recommendations.  Just click on the “Shop” links in the menus at the top of the site. Plus if you purchase something from Amazon...
  • Matinee Collector’s Edition Final Specs

    Shout Select, the prestige sub-label of Shout! Factory, has announced the final specs for their upcoming Blu-ray Collector’s Edition of director Joe Dante’s Matinee (1993).  This was one of our most anticipated discs of 2017, which was pushed back slightly to early 2018.  However, it sounds like the wait will...
  • Season of the Witch (1972)

    Welcome back, dear readers, to my plunge into Arrow Video’s George A. Romero: Between Night and Dawn (6-Disc Limited Edition) box set. Today, I look at the second movie included in the collection and the third movie in George A. Romero’s filmography, Season of the Witch (1972). As different as...
  • The Pink Panther Cartoon Collection Vol. 1 (1964-1966)

    Kino Lorber Studio Classics announced that they will begin releasing the theatrical Pink Panther cartoons in chronological order, beginning January 31st with the first 20 shorts. The Pink Panther Cartoon Collection will be available in separate Blu-ray and DVD sets. Here is the announcement from the Kino Lorber Studio...
  • Criterion Titles for February 2018

    The Criterion Collection has announced its Blu-ray slate for February 2018, and it’s a great one, including highly anticipated releases!  Titles include the 4K restoration of George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead (1968), as well as Blu-ray upgrades of The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Tom Jones...
  • Irma La Douce Blu-ray

    Bonjour, cineastes, Today, we received wonderful news for fans of romantic comedies.  Kino Lorber Studio Classics announced that they will release Billy Wilder’s candy-colored confection Irma La Douce (1963) on Blu-ray from a new 4K scan and restoration!  The release date and special features will be announced at a later date,...
  • 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...
  • Dawson City: Frozen Time (2016)

    Film as a medium is often an entertainment, occasionally it rises to the level of art, but it is always a historical record.  This is obvious when one thinks about documentaries or newsreels, but even narrative film captures a point in time and unintentional historical information, such as modes...
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