Kino Lorber

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Kino Lorber Studio Classics Announcements

    During the past week, Kino Lorber Studio Classics announced a few interesting classic titles, and I’m playing catch-up listing them here at the Bottom Shelf.  These titles don’t have set release dates as yet, but they are expected in December or early 2017. Here are the announcements from the...
  • Seven Beauties (Pasqualino Settebellezze, 1975)

    The movies are an entertainment medium, but they are also an art form.  Consequently, there is a huge variance in quality, even amongst well-made films.  There are good films.  There are great films.  There are four-star films.  Then, there are those very rare films that transcend the medium and...
  • 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...
  • November Kino Lorber Silent Blu-rays Detailed

    Rejoice, silent cinephiles!  Kino Lorber is providing a bonanza of German silent classics in the month of November with F.W. Murnau’s The Last Laugh and a 12-disc set covering the silent output of Fritz Lang (Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler; Metropolis; Die Nibelungen; etc.).  While most of the Fritz Lang...
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