December2017

  • Garv’s Picks of the Year: 2017

    Salutations, disc devotees, I launched IT CAME FROM THE BOTTOM SHELF earlier this year primarily as a movie recommendation website, hoping to draw attention to films and video releases that I thought deserved more attention.  As the year draws to a close, it seems appropriate to take a look...
  • Fantômas (1964)

    With the success of the James Bond films Dr. No (1962) and From Russia with Love (1963), movie studios around the world were on the lookout for an action hero with series potential.  As their answer to James Bond, France’s Gaumont Studios turned not to a popular literary hero,...
  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: Brawl in Cell Block 99 (Image)

    For the release week of December 26th: The day after Christmas isn’t a prime video release date, but there are still a handful of worthy titles coming out today. Garv’s Pick of the Week: Brawl In Cell Block 99 : Unfortunately, the new film from S....
  • Happy Holidays From The Bottom Shelf

    Seasons greetings, fellow film enthusiasts, Thank you for joining us during our inaugural year.  We hope to bring you reviews, news, and features for many years to come. I’ll be taking a few days off; but keep an eye out, as I’ll be back soon.  In the meantime, I...
  • Adventures of Captain Marvel (1941)

    Seventy-three years before the Guardians of the Galaxy saved, um, the galaxy, and a full thirty-seven years before Christopher Reeve slipped into Superman’s tights, the very first comic book-inspired, live-action superhero movie hit the big screen.  It wasn’t a feature film.  It was a serial — a popular form...
  • Arrow Video & Academy March 2018 Titles

    The Criterion of cult, Arrow Video, and their art-house sister label, Arrow Academy, posted their March Blu-ray announcements this morning. 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., due to distribution...
  • W.C. Fields Silents Dated and Detailed

    Allow me to extend a hearty handclasp of appreciation to Kino Lorber!  Today they confirmed the release date and provided specs for their upcoming Blu-ray releases of the silent W.C. Fields films It’s the Old Army Game (1926) and Running Wild (1927). Fields is my favorite film comedian, so I...
  • B&N End of Year Blu-ray Sales

    Heads-up, bargain hunters, The year is almost over, and retailers are promoting their very best deals before shoppers have totally exhausted their Christmas cash.  If you’re looking for a Blu-ray for the movie-lover on your list (or if you just want to buy a few titles for yourself), you...
  • KL Studio Classics End of Year Blu-ray Sale

    Kino keeps bringing the sales.  Here’s the latest, including several recent Blu-ray releases:     Thank You Fans! End-of-the-Year Sale! 140 Blu-rays – $5.99 & UP https://www.klstudioclassics.com/list/view/code/thankyou17… Free USA Shipping – Orders of $50 or more! Free Canada Shipping – Orders of $100 or more!...
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