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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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • The Plague Dogs 103-Minute Cut Release?

    Kudos to Shout! Factory and their prestige sub-label Shout Select!  They announced yesterday that their upcoming release of the 1982 animated film The Plague Dogs (1982) has been pushed back for the very best of reasons. It had been previously announced that Shout Select’s February 13th Blu-ray release of...
  • Matinee Collector’s Edition Final Specs

    Shout Select, the prestige sub-label of Shout! Factory, has announced the final specs for their upcoming Blu-ray Collector’s Edition of director Joe Dante’s Matinee (1993).  This was one of our most anticipated discs of 2017, which was pushed back slightly to early 2018.  However, it sounds like the wait will...
  • Irma La Douce Blu-ray

    Bonjour, cineastes, Today, we received wonderful news for fans of romantic comedies.  Kino Lorber Studio Classics announced that they will release Billy Wilder’s candy-colored confection Irma La Douce (1963) on Blu-ray from a new 4K scan and restoration!  The release date and special features will be announced at a later date,...
  • Seven Blood-Stained Orchids Blu-ray

    Greetings, giallo junkies, Put on your black gloves, and pour yourself a glass of J&B.  Code Red has dated and detailed their previously announced Blu-ray release of Umberto Lenzi’s Seven Blood-Stained Orchids (1972). I haven’t seen this one, but I hear it’s one of Lenzi’s best films, and I’m overjoyed...
  • Shout Select February Titles

    Shout! Factory has announced two very interesting Blu-rays, consisting of three feature films, that they will release in February as part of their prestige Shout Select line.  First up, on February 13th, is the “scar you for life” depressing animated film The Plague Dogs (1982), based on the book...
  • Arrow Academy January 2018 Titles

    Arrow Academy, the “art house” label of Arrow films posted their January 2018 Blu-ray announcements this morning, including a very interesting sounding Italian supernatural anthology film, starring the radiantly beautiful Silvana Mangano (Bitter Rice). Please note: Not all of the titles below will be released in the U.S., and those...
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