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The Big Sick
The Big Sick on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download in November
blog | 18 Sep 2017
Stand-up comedian Kumail Nanjiani stars in an acclaimed racially themed romantic comedy based on his own life, and it lands on UK Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download in November from Studiocanal.
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The Ghoul
The Ghoul
blu-ray review | 14 Sep 2017
A detective returns to London to investigate a strange double murder – or does he? – in the moodily seductive low-budget directorial feature debut from actor Gareth Tunley. Slarek gets in the loop on Arrow's recently released Blu-ray.
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A Day in the Death of Joe Egg
A Day in the Death of Joe Egg
blu-ray review | 10 Sep 2017
Director Peter Medak’s CV boasts a staggeringly eclectic mix of projects. There are classic social dramas, horror sequels and highly regarded TV episodes. A Day in the Death of Joe Egg is his early calling card. Camus is impressed.
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18 Sep 2017
Manina, The Lighthouse-Keeper's Daughter on Blu-ray in November
Directed by and starring screen icon Brigitte Bardot in one of her first ever on-screen performances, the 1952 Manina, the Lighthouse-Keeper's Daughter, makes its UK Blu-ray debut in November from Eureka.

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18 Sep 2017
Agatha Christie movie quartet on DVD, Blu-ray & EST in October
With the remake of Murder on the Orient Express soon to hit cinemas, Studiocanal have announced the November Blu-ray, DVD and EST release of four feature adaptations of favourite titles from Agatha Christie.

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14 Sep 2017
2017 London Korean Film Festival programme announced
The details of this year's London Korean Film Festival have been announced, and includes categories for Women's Voices, Film Noir, LGBT and Indie titles, and runs from 26 October to 9 November.

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12 Sep 2017
Pyschological thriller Berlin Syndrome on Blu-ray & DVD in October
A riveting psychological thriller from Lore and Somersault director Cate Shortland, featuring a raw and compelling performance from Teresa Palmer, somes to UK Blu-ray and DVD in October from Curzon Artificial Eye.

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12 Sep 2017
Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask on dual format in October
Telling the story of the life and work of the highly influential anti-colonialist writer Frantz Fanon, Isaac Julien and Mark Nash's biographical documentary comes to UK dual format in Ocober from the BFI.

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12 Sep 2017
Cult 70s horror double Willard and Ben on DVD & Blu-ray in October
If you're not fond of rats then you might want to steer clear of 70s double of Willard and Ben, which launched a new generation of animal predator horror films and come restored to UK Blu-ray and DVD in October from Second Sight.

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8 Sep 2017
Acclaimed drama Chicken on Blu-ray & DVD from Network in September
The critically acclaimed feature debut film from writer/director Joe Stephenson, Chicken is coming to UK Blu-ray and DVD later this month from Network Distributing.

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8 Sep 2017
The Incredible Shrinking Man on Special Edition Blu-ray in November
One of the most beloved science fiction features from The Creature from the Black Lagoon and It Came From Outer Space director Jack Arnold comes to Blu-ray in November with new special features from Arrow Video.

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6 Sep 2017
Christine, Body Double & 10 Rillington Place back on Blu-ray in October
With the first of Indicator's Limited Dual Format Editions now out of print, Powerhouse Films has has announced the Blu-ray only unlimited re-release of Christine, Body Double and 10 Rillington Place.

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6 Sep 2017
Two American chillers and more Ray Harryhausen on Blu-ray November
Indicator have announced the November Blu-ray release of the superb-looking The Wonderful Worlds of Ray Harryhausen, Volume 2: 1961-1964, plus flawed but interesting chillers Wolf and Eyes of Laura Mars.

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31 Aug 2017
The full programme for the 2017 London Film Festival is announced
In a press release longer than most of our reviews, The BFI have announced the full details of this year's London Film Festival, which runs from 4-15 October and features a total of 242 feature films, and much more.

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31 Aug 2017
Takeshi Kitano's absurdist comedy Getting Any? on Blu-ray in October
Takeshi Kitano goes back to his comic roots with his 1994 Getting Any?, an absurdist, cheerfully juvenile and scatological work that makes its world Blu-ray premiere in the UK from Third Window Films.

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30 Aug 2017
Joe Dante's The Howling on Blu-ray, DVD & Digital Download in October
Along with John Landis's An American Werewolf in London, Joe Dante's superb The Howling helped to redefine the werewolf movie, and it's coming to UK Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download in October from Studiocanal.

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30 Aug 2017
It Comes at Night on DVD, Blu-ray & Digital Download in October
Set in the aftermath of an infection that has ravaged the population, Trey Edward Shults' critically acclaimed psychological thriller comes to UK Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download in October from Universal.

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26 Aug 2017
Firefly and Buffy anniversary Blu-ray/DVD box sets in September
15th anniversary Blu-ray and DVD releases of Joss Whedon's Firefly are to be released in September alongside a Buffy the Vampire Slayer complete series DVD box set, all from Twentieth Century Fox.

5 Sep
2017
The Big Knife
The tender trap of Hollywood is explored in Robert Aldrich's The Big Knife, lovingly released by Arrow Academy and examined here by clydefro.

5 Sep
2017
The Day of the Jackal
Edward Fox is a professional hit man hired to assassinate President De Gaulle in Fred Zinnemann's superb 1973 film version of Frederick Forsyth's first novel. Slarek revisits a favourite film looking better than ever on Arrow's new Blu-ray.

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1 Sep
2017
A Tribute to Tobe Hooper
Last weekend we lost one of the true masters of horror when The Texas Chain Saw Massacre director Tobe Hooper passed away at the unripe age of 74. Slarek pays tribute to a man who genuinely changed the face of horror cinema.

29 Aug
2017
The Reckoning
Director Jack Gold, most famous for his TV work, specifically on The Naked Civil Servant, directs Nicol Williamson in a compelling revenge movie which in its own context took many daring steps. Camus goes up North to take care of business…

29 Aug
2017
The Deadly Affair
James Mason is George Smiley – oops, I mean Charles Dobbs – in screenwriter Paul Dehn and director Sidney Lumet's brooding but compelling 1966 film adaptation of John Le Carré's first novel. Slarek hangs out with troubled intelligence agents on Indicator's very fine new Blu-ray.

24 Aug
2017
The Mourning Forest
A young woman who has recently lost her son takes a job in a care home where she slowly bonds with an elderly victim of Alzheimer's disease in Kawase Naomi's captivating minimalist drama, recently released on dual format by Masters of Cinema.

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19 Aug
2017
Atomic Blonde
With a canny choice of roles in the last few years, South African Hollywood star, Charlize Theron has helped redefine the action heroine. After the success of Wonder Woman, Theron is carrying the baton with some alacrity. Camus applauds the female spy…

4 Aug
2017
Clash
To conflicts and divisions of post-revolutionary Egypt are grippingly explored in Mohamed Diab's tense, thought-provoking and claustrophobic record of 12 hours in the back of a police van. Slarek sweats it out with the protestors on the Blu-ray in Arrow's impressive dual format set.

4 Aug
2017
Psycho II
Is making a sequel to a bona fide classic the act of a (ahem) lunatic or a once acolyte to the master whose confidence in honouring the original was high? Camus reconnects with Psycho II and his much missed close friend, director Richard Franklin…

3 Aug
2017
The Fabulous Baron Munchausen
26 years before Terry Gilliam's distinctive take on the adventures of master yarn-spinner Baron Munchausen, celebrated Czech director Karel Zeman delivered what remains the most distinctive Munchausen film of all, which shines on Second Run's superb Blu-ray.

24 Jul
2017
Westfront 1918 and Kameradschaft
G.W. Pabst's 1930 anti-war drama, Westfront 1918, and his 1931 plea for international unity, Kameradschaft, are two of the best and most forward-looking films you're likely to see all year. Slarek salutes the films, their humanist message, and Masters of Cinema's superb Blu-ray.

24 Jul
2017
Mickey One
The oft-neglected Mickey One finds Arthur Penn channeling the French New Wave with star Warren Beatty ably committing as the existentially trapped title character. Emerging from the shadows amid fits of paranoia, clydefro sizes up the film's Blu-ray debut in this limited edition release from Indicator.

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23 Jul
2017
War for the Planet of the Apes
Having worked my way through the two prequels in anticipation of the third in the trilogy, I found I’d got ape-fatigue so didn’t run to the cinema for War for the Planet of the Apes. Big mistake. Camus salutes a timely film about tyranny.

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21 Jul
2017
Dunkirk
Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk is as epic as the historical reality it portrays. As known properties, franchises and sequels dominate our cinemas, he seems to be working alone right now making original, big budget movies. Camus is seriously impressed…

18 Jul
2017
A tribute to George A. Romero
Following the sad news that George A. Romero, one of the founding fathers of modern horror and the originator of zombie movie as we know it today, Slarek pays tribute to one of his very favourite filmmakers and a man whose work helped shape his moviegoing youth.

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