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  • The 2018 Silent Movies Calendar

    The treasures of our rich film heritage are quickly turning to dust. Fifty percent of the films made before 1950 are lost forever, and resources are limited to save those that remain. Each year, in an effort to add a bit to those resources, the Mont Alto Motion Picture...
  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: Legend of the Lost (Kino Lorber)

    For the release week of December 12th: Garv’s Pick of the Week: Legend of the Lost : Fans of the Duke, rejoice!  Two of John Wayne’s lesser known films are being upgraded to Blu-ray this week, courtesy of Kino Lorber.  I’m most excited about this one, which...
  • The Lemon Drop Kid (1951)

    Kino Lorber Studio Classics recently released five classic Bob Hope comedies on Blu-ray — My Favorite Brunette, Road to Rio, The Lemon Drop Kid, Road to Bali, and Son of Paleface. While I consider The Lemon Drop Kid the least of these films, it seems appropriate to review that title...
  • Warner Archive 3 For $100 Multi Disc Sale

    Salutations, sale seekers, In addition to the previously announced Warner Archive Collection “4 for $44 plus Free Shipping” sale, the label has expanded their pre-holiday discounts to their multi-disc box sets.  Over 200 titles are on sale through 12/10/17 at 11:59 PST on a “3 for $100 plus Free...
  • The ‘Burbs Collector’s Edition Blu-ray

    Shout Select announced today that they will release The 'Burbs (Collector's Edition) on March 20th. This was a totally unexpected announcement and a very welcome one, as we love Joe Dante films here at the Bottom Shelf.  While a bare bones Blu-ray has been available previously stateside from Universal,...
  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: Auntie Mame (Warner Archive)

    For the release week of December 5th: Garv’s Pick of the Week: Auntie Mame (1958) : Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death; but that can’t be said for Mame Dennis, played to perfection by Rosalind Russell.  I’m looking forward to revisiting...
  • Maigret and the St. Fiacre Case (Maigret et l’affaire Saint-Fiacre, 1959)

    On December 5th, Kino Lorber will release new digital restorations of the first two Inspector Maigret movies starring Jean Gabin.  I previously reviewed the first film, Maigret Sets a Trap (1958), so if you are unfamiliar with the Maigret movies, you may want to read the prior review before...
  • Warner Archive 4 For $44 Sale Returns

    Holy markdown, Batman!  Just one week after Black Friday, the Warner Archive Collection’s 4 for $44 plus free shipping sale has returned. What’s more, the sale is gotten even better, as additional titles have been discounted, including the newest Blu-ray releases.  If you want to order more than four...
  • Indicator February 2018 Releases

    Indicator, a boutique British video label from Powerhouse Films, has announced four upcoming Blu-ray releases for February 2018 — Stanley Kramer’s Ship of Fools  (1965) and most excitingly, a four-disc box set Hammer Volume Two: Criminal Intent, which will include The Snorkel (1958), Never Take Sweets From a Stranger (1960), The Full...
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