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Monday, November 23rd, 2020  

Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai

Studio: The Criterion Collection

Nov 17, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

“It’s poetry … the poetry of war.” More


Studio: Kino Lorber Studio Classics

Nov 12, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

A '70s made-for-TV thriller that has construction works fighting against a rampaging, alien-possessed bulldozer.  More

The Last Starfighter

Studio: Arrow Video

Nov 10, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

The family-friendly, sci-fi take on the Arthurian legend of the sword in the stone holds up well today on Blu-ray. More

Roman Holiday

Studio: Paramount Presents

Nov 05, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

Few films earn their status as “classics” with quite as much ease as William Wyler’s Roman HolidayMore

The Mortal Storm

Studio: Warner Archive

Nov 03, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

Although plenty of Hollywood films have trod this same ground in the decades since, The Mortal Storm (1940) was one of the earliest to examine how  society can be swept off their feet by a fascist regime. More


Studio: The Criterion Collection

Oct 29, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

At this point, Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite – mere months after it became the first foreign language film to win Best Picture at the Oscars – is a known quantity in the mainstream. More

Drop Dead Gorgeous

Studio: Warner Archive

Oct 27, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

Presented as a documentary of the 50th annual Mount Rose American Teen Princess Pageant, Drop Dead Gorgeous is more concerned with skewering the foibles of small-town Midwestern American culture than it is with teen romance or sex jokes. More

The Elephant Man

Studio: The Criterion Collection

Oct 22, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

David Lynch’s The Elephant Man plays it fast and loose with the biographical details of John Merrick’s life, but does so for poetic impact. More

Never Steal Anything Small

Studio: Kino Lorber Studio Classics

Oct 20, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

By 1959, James Cagney and the genre he loved so well were both on their way out.  More