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  • ClassicFlix December Blu-rays

    New boutique label ClassicFlix has been wasting no time.  Each month they are making surprising and very welcome announcements of Blu-ray debuts of classic titles, most of which are arriving in beautiful new restorations.  For December, they have announced two titles from Gary Cooper, plus a special edition Blu-ray...
  • Criterion Titles for January 2018

    The Criterion Collection has announced its Blu-ray titles for January 2018, including films from John Ford (big fan) and John Hughes (not so much).  The releases also include the first DVD-only Eclipse box set in several months. Here are the full details on the lineup in order of release...
  • Two From the Duke Coming to Blu-ray

    Howdy, pilgram, Kino Lorber announced that they will release two lesser known titles starring John “the Duke” Wayne on Blu-ray on December 12th. First up, the Duke goes “Indiana Jones” in the treasure hunting adventure Legend of the Lost (1957).   A wealthy treasure hunter (Rossano Brazzi) employs a brawling,...
  • 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...
  • Batman: The Animated Series Blu-ray

    Holy HD, Batman! Warner Brothers Home Entertainment has announced that they will release Batman: The Animated Series on Blu-ray in 2018.  No release date or details about the content of the set is available at this time.  We also don’t know if the release will be a complete series...
  • Summer Night (Notte d’estate con profilo greco, occhi a mandorla e odore di basilico, 1986)

    When an artist makes a masterpiece, it can be difficult to accept a work from that same artist that is merely good, well made, or fun.  Lina Wertmüller encountered this type of prejudice towards the films she wrote and directed in the late Seventies and beyond.  No matter how good...
  • KL Studio Classics Halloween Sale

    Greetings, mavens of the macabre, Kino Lorber has just announced a Halloween sale on their scariest Studio Classics titles (with a few Redemption and Raro Video discs mixed in).  The sale features 111 separate films, including 45 Blu-rays priced under $10! Plus, shipping is free in the U.S. on...
  • 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,...
  • October Twilight Time Titles

    Get ready for high adventure, action lovers. Twilight Time is putting up their October titles for preorder today at 4PM ET/1PM PT, and they are an adventurous lot — Captain From Castile, The Pirates of Blood River, Play Dirty and Wild Bill. You can place your order at www.twilighttimemovies.com or at www.screenarchives.com, and titles...
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