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  • Bone Tomahawk (2015)

    Just two months before The Hateful Eight (2015), Quentin Tarantino’s 70mm Western, was released to great acclaim and ballyhoo, another Western, also starring Kurt Russell, premiered unceremoniously on the small screen through video-on-demand.  This was a criminal treatment of Bone Tomahawk, because it was not only the better of...
  • Ernie Kovacs’ Take a Good Look Definitive Collection

    Greetings, over your orthicon tube (as Percy Dovetonsils used to say), While, as a rule, I will mainly focus on movies at It Came From the Bottom Shelf, as a bloodshot-eyed TV addict, I also feel compelled to draw your attention to exceptional television shows that may be off...
  • Arrow Video U.S. Low Stock Alerts

    Arrow Video sent out their U.S. newsletter today, which included an update on the current stock of their limited edition Blu-ray box sets.  The full list is displayed below, but the main takeaway is if you want to order The Bird With The Crystal Plumage (2-Disc Limited Edition) [Blu-ray...
  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: The Fabulous Baron Munchausen (Second Run)

    For the release week of 7/25/17: Garv’s Pick of the Week: A lot of heavy hitters were released this week, and any one of the films mentioned in today’s column could have qualified for the top spot.  However, the new release with which I am most intrigued is the celebrated...
  • When Knighthood Was in Flower (1922)

    While William Randolph Hearst always wanted to promote his mistress/live-in companion, Marion Davies, as an virtuous, innocent beauty, Marion bristled against playing the delicate flower.  Davies had a flair for comedy, and preferred meatier roles, where she could play a multi-dimensional modern woman (preferably one with a sense of...
  • Warner Archive Comic-Con Announcements

    Today at San Diego Comic-Con, the Warner Archive Collection revealed that they will release three fun genre titles on Blu-ray later this year: The Green Slime (1968), The Hidden (1987), and Innocent Blood (1992). It was further disclosed that the release of John Landis’ underrated vampire film Innocent Blood will be a longer,...
  • Kino Lorber Upcoming Round-up

    Here’s a quick overview of what’s coming to Blu-ray and DVD from Kino Lorber Studio Classics, Kino Classics, and Redemption in upcoming months.  Quite a bounty, if you ask me: KLSC Coming Soon: 9/5 They Shoot Horses Don’t They | The Birthday Party 9/12 Custer of the West | Krakatoa, East of...
  • 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...
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William T. Garver (a.k.a. garv), formerly of boozemovies.com, is the one-man band behind It Came From the Bottom Shelf!

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