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Free Fire
Ben Wheatley's Free Fire on Blu-ray and DVD in July
news | 23 Jun 2017
An outstanding ensemble cast are armed to the teeth and at each other's throats in the action-packed latest from Kill List and A Field in England director Ben Wheatley, and it lands on UK Blu-ray and DVD in July from Studiocanal.
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Harmonium
Harmonium
blu-ray review | 24 Jun 2017
The mundane lives of the members of a suburban family are disrupted by the arrival of a mysterious man from the husband's past in Fukada Kôji's dark, award-winning psychological drama. Slarek journeys with the family into the emotional abyss on the new Masters of Cinema Blu-ray.
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Death in the Garden
Death in the Garden
blu-ray review | 18 Jun 2017
A 50s Latin America-set adventure tale directed by Luis Buñuel? You'd better believe it, and almost nothing about it plays to genre expectations. Long-time Buñuel fan Slarek discovers the film for the first time on a new Masters of Cinema Blu-ray, and loves it.
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21 Jun 2017
Cult 80s comedy-drama Electric Dreams on Blu-ray in July
Lenny von Dohlen stars as an architect whose new computer Edgar decides to wreck his life in music video graduate Steve Barron's cult 80s comedy-drama, which makes its UK Blu-ray debut in July from Second Sight.

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21 Jun 2017
SF thriller Dreamscape on Blu-ray, DVD, on-demand & download in July
Dennis Quaid stars as a young psychic recruited by a government agency experimenting with dream-sharing technology in Joseph Ruben's 1984 sf thriller, on Blu-ray, DVD, on-demand and download in July from Second Sight.

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21 Jun 2017
French double Heal the Living & Frantz on Blu-ray and DVD in July
Katell Quillévére's delicately crafted ensemble drama Heal the Living and François Ozon's moving and poetic period drama Frantz arrive individually on UK Blu-ray and DVD in July from Curzon Artificial Eye.

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19 Jun 2017
The Untamed in cinemas in August, on Blu-ray & DVD in September
Celebrated filmmaker Amat Escalante has followed up his acclaimed Heli and Los Bastardos with the award-winning The Untamed, which comes to UK cinemas in August and DVD & Blu-ray i September, all from Arrow.

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16 Jun 2017
Political thriller Scribe comes to UK cinemas & on-demand in July
One of our favourite films from last year's London Film Festival, first time feature director Thomas Kruithof's taut and intelligent conspiracy thriller is getting a UK cinema and on-demand release in July from Arrow.

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16 Jun 2017
Eureka! announces new world cinema range Montage Pictures
Today one of our very favourite distributors announced the launch of a new sub-label called Montage Pictures, which will focus on delivering ground-breaking and thought-provoking world cinema from new and upcoming directors.

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14 Jun 2017
Pablo Larraín’s Neruda on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital in July
Tony Manero and The Club director Pablo Larraín's critically acclaimed film that chronicles the dramatic events of Pablo Neruda’s life as a fugitive, and comes to Blu-ray, DVD and various digital platforms in July from Network.

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9 Jun 2017
Three new Blu-ray & DVD releases from Arrow Academy in September
Arrow have announced three new releases for September, a box set of Jean-Luc Godard and Jean-Pierre Gorin films, Italian director Ermanno Olmi's Legend of the Holy Drinker and Amat Escalante's The Untamed.

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9 Jun 2017
Arrow announces its September Blu-ray & DVD releases
Another strong line-up of Blu-ray and DVD titles has been announced by Arrow for a September release, including a Mario Bava gothic horror, an Italian giallo/poliziotteschi hybrid, a classic British comedy and one of our favourite films.

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8 Jun 2017
Rock documentary Liberation Day exclusively on iTunes in July
When North Korea invited the first foreign rock group ever to perform there, it was Slovenian art-rock group Laibach, a visit that became the subject of the documentary Liberation Day, on iTunes in July from Dogwoof.

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7 Jun 2017
Kôji Fukada’s Harmonium on Masters of Cinema Dual Format in June
Kôji Fukada’s subtle, slow-burning and tragedy-steeped thriller, which screened to great acclaim at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, lands a UK dual format release in June from Eureka as part of the Masters of Cinema label.

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7 Jun 2017
The BFI announces its July, August and September Blu-ray & DVD titles
The BFI has announced its July-September disc release titles, a seriously impressive slate that includes works from Stephen Frears, Mike Leigh, Ken Loach, Abel Gance, Christian Marnham and Diane Kurys.

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6 Jun 2017
Dennis Skinner: Nature of the Beast in cinemas in September
A long-standing and highly principled Labour politician who earned his reputation as a political firebrand, Dennis Skinner is the subject of a feature-length documentary by Daniel Draper, which hits UK cinemas in September.

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1 Jun 2017
1928 British silent Moulin Rouge on Blu-ray and DVD in June
One of the most lavish British films of the silent era in both budget and scope, the 1928 Moulin Rouge is coming to UK DVD and Blu-ray in a brand-new HD restoration from original film elements from Network in June.

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31 May 2017
Mark Cousins' Stockholm My Love on Dual Format in June
Singer and musician Neneh Cherry stars as a Swedish architect haunted by a tragic event from her past in the latest film from curator, author and filmmaker Mark Cousins' first dramatic feature, on dual format in June from the BFI.

22 May
2017
Housekeeping
The name Bill Forsyth may not resonate with younger audiences but for those of us who loved Gregory’s Girl and Local Hero, he’s something of a lost talent. His first US feature mesmerised Camus in 1987. But will Housekeeping stand up thirty years on?

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2 Jun
2017
Headshot
The Raid leading man Iko Uwais stars as an amnesiac with a dark past forced to fight for his life and that of the doctor who has been caring for him in the Mo Brothers' largely glamour- stripped first action movie, released on Blu-ray today by Arrow Films.

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2 Jun
2017
Wonder Woman
Comic giants DC seem to be losing in the cinematic battle with rivals Marvel. Zach Snyder’s dark, FX heavy efforts have lacked wit and a lightness of touch. Can Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman buck the trend? Camus heads off to Paradise Island.

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1 Jun
2017
Dough
Jonathan Pryce is a down-on-his-luck Jewish baker who takes on Jerome Holder's young Muslim apprentice in a likeable but formulaic tale of unity, friendship and cannabis that shines in its lead performances and hits UK cinemas tomorrow.

22 May
2017
Hardcore
George C. Scott is a Calvinist businessman whose search for his missing daughter takes him into the bowels of the porn industry in Paul Schrader's compelling second feature as director. Slarek dirties up and revisits the film on Indicator's recently released dual format edition.

25 May
2017
The Wild One
The movie that launched the Outlaw Biker sub-genre and made an icon of a young Marlon Brando has been released on a fabulously featured dual format set by Indicator. Slarek dons his shades, slips into his leathers and revs up one of the key films of American indie cinema.

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17 May
2017
The Damned: Don't You Wish That We Were Dead
One of the pioneering bands of the UK punk scene in the 1970s, The Damned are too often sidelined in the role call of influential punk greats of their day, something Wes Orshoski's welcome documentary attempts to put right. Slarek revisits one of the joys of his teen years.

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15 May
2017
Alien: Covenant
A few years ago, director Ridley Scott said that the potency of the original alien had been irrevocably diluted by over-familiarity not to mention its appearance at Disneyland. What changed his mind? Camus peers into the (curate’s) egg of Alien Covenant

15 May
2017
The Lady from Shanghai
Despite being drastically shortened and rescored by the studio, Orson Welles' 1947 The Lady from Shanghai is still a remarkable and hugely satisfying noir thriller. Slarek revisits one of Welles' most inventive films, looking better than ever on Indicator's excellent Blu-ray.

11 May
2017
The Entity
Barbara Hershey is superb as a single mother who suffers repeated sexual assaults at the hand of an invisible assailant in a smarter-than-it sounds 1982 horror work from Sidney J. Furie. Slarek wrestles with the social politics and reviews Eureka's new Blu-ray.

Film Review
10 May
2017
Colossal
In between the movies we know that are coming (the Aliens, the superheroes etc.) arrives a certified misfit, a narrative of such beguiling strangeness that it begs to be appreciated. Camus finds Colossal simply amazing.

4 May
2017
Born Free
In 1966, Born Free did for lions what Jaws failed to do for sharks. We fell in love with lions and hunted sharks to near extinction. Raising awareness of our appalling treatment of animals is laudable however it’s achieved. Camus returns to the African bush…

4 May
2017
Experiment in Terror
Lee Remick is a single woman terrorised by an unknown assailant and Glenn Ford is the FBI man she calls on for help in Blake Edwards' terrific 1962 blend of police procedural and neo-noir thriller. Slarek salutes the film and the Blu-ray in Indicator's typcially fine dual format release.

30 Apr
2017
Drunken Master
One of the two films that set Jackie Chan on the road to superstardom and launched an entire sub-genre of martial arts comedy is still a jaw-dropping delight. Genre fan Slarek revisits one of Chan's most beloved films on a terrific Blu-ray from Masters of Cinema.

Film Review
23 Apr
2017
The Fate of the Furious
I saw the first, may have even seen the second. I’m sure I’ve not seen 3 to 7 but 8… Wow! Astounded to learn of its first weekend box office record breaking but now I understand. The Fast and the Furious 8 is just deliriously entertaining. Camus is still smiling…

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