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  • 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...
  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: The Bridge on the River Kwai 4K UHD (Sony)

    For the release week of 10/3/17: Garv’s Pick of the Week: The Bridge on the River Kwai (60th Anniversary) : If you’ve been holding out to upgrade to 4K UHD discs until classic catalog titles hit the format, the good news is the tide is turning....
  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: OSS 117 Five Film Collection (Kino Lorber)

    For the release week of 9/26/17: Garv’s Pick of the Week: OSS 117: Five Film Collection (OSS 117 Is Unleashed / OSS 117: Panic in Bangkok / OSS 117: Mission For a Killer / OSS 117: Mission to Tokyo / OSS 117: Double Agent) : Before 007...
  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: Porky Pig 101 (Warner Archive)

    For the release week of 9/19/17: Garv’s Pick of the Week: Porky Pig 101 : Bugs Bunny wasn’t Warner Brothers‘ first animated superstar. Five years prior to the creation of the wascally wabbit, a stuttering pig without any pants put Looney Tunes on the map.  Now...
  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: Seven Beauties (Kino Lorber)

    For the release week of 9/12/17: Garv’s Pick of the Week: The best of a solid release week is Lina Wertmüller’s masterpiece of dark comedy Seven Beauties .  The incredibly expressive Giancarlo Giannini stars as a weak, cowardly, small-time Italian hood who will do whatever it...
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