Bottom Shelf

  • Kill, Baby… Kill! (Operazione paura,1966)

    In my last review, we took a look at Sergio Martino’s The Suspicious Death of a Minor (1975), a solid “mash-up” of two Italian film genres, “giallo” and “poliziotteschi.” Today we’re going to take a look at a standout in Italian gothic horror, written and directed by one of its...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • November Warner Archive Blu-rays

    The Warner Archive has just announced that they will release Auntie Mame (1958) and four other interesting titles on Blu-ray in the upcoming months.  No specific release dates have been revealed, but it is expected that at least some of these titles will start appearing in November. Here are the announcements...
  • 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...
  • Take a Good Look (1959-1961)

    It’s only October, but I can already name the best video release of the year.  That honor goes to Shout! Factory’s Ernie Kovacs: Take A Good Look: The Definitive Collection, which contains every surviving episode of a short-lived game show hosted by avant-garde television comedian Ernie Kovacs. Kovacs has...
  • 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,...
  • Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story (2015)

    If you’re a fan of documentaries or of movies in general, you won’t want to miss Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story.  This delightful film documents the ups and downs in the careers and marriage of two of the unsung heroes of American cinema, Harold and Lillian Michelson....
  • 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...
About us

IT CAME FROM THE BOTTOM SHELF! is a movie recommendation site, focusing on forgotten classics, lesser-known gems, and oddball discoveries.

William T. Garver (a.k.a. garv), formerly of boozemovies.com, is the one-man band behind It Came From the Bottom Shelf!

Email: garv@bottomshelfmovies.com
Facebook: @ItCameFromTheBottomShelf
Twitter: @BttmShlfMovies

Categories
Archives
Tip Jar