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  • The Suspicious Death of a Minor (Morte sospetta di una minorenne, 1975)

    To understand and appreciate Sergio Martino’s The Suspicious Death of a Minor, a.k.a. Too Young to Die, a little history of Italian film, specifically the genre known as “giallo“ and the subgenre “poliziotteschi,” is needed. Giallo was a 20th Century Italian film genre that was part mystery, part slasher film,...
  • 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....
  • A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

    A Fish Called Wanda is a more popular, better-known title than I usually review in the Bottom Shelf, but for much of the general public, films more than 20 years old are not even on their radar.  Consequently, I felt that Arrow Video’s 4K restoration and Blu-ray release would...
  • Children of the Corn (1984)

    The 1980s were banner years for the horror genre. Jason Vorhees was slaying counselors at Camp Crystal Lake, a.k.a. Camp BLOOD, in the Friday the 13th series. Freddy Krueger helped many teenagers to their permanent rest in the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise. Michael Myers, though he started in the late...
  • 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...
  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: The Man With Two Brains (Warner Archive)

    For the release week of 8/29/17: Garv’s Pick of the Week: The Man with Two Brains : Steve Martin’s best collaboration with director Carl Reiner is the story of a man who falls in love with a woman for her brain rather than her body.  Unfortunately,...
  • Arrow Video November Titles

    The Criterion of cult, Arrow Video, posted their November Blu-ray announcements (including one late-October release) 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 rights. However, Arrow always...
  • Arrow Video U.S. Sale

    Arrow Video (the Criterion of cult) has teamed with DiabolikDVD.com to bring a sale to their U.S. customers.  The sale is on select Arrow Video and Arrow Academy  titles, and it will run through August 31st. DiabolikDVD will restock titles throughout the sale, so feel confident in purchasing even...
  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: Seijun Suzuki’s The Taisho Trilogy (Arrow Academy)

    For the release week of 8/8/17: Garv’s Pick of the Week: Seijun Suzuki's The Taisho Trilogy (Zigeunerweisen, Kagero-za and Yumeji) (6-Disc Limtied Edition) : U.S. cult movie fans have long been familiar with Seijun Suzuki’s abstract Yakuza flicks, such as Youth of the Beast (1963),...
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