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THE KNACK…and how to get it
Richard Lester's THE KNACK…and how to get it on dual format in June
news | 11 May 2018`
An inventive and hilarious romp through love and sex in 1960s London from the director of A Hard Day's Night and Help! makes its UK Blu-ray debut in a dual format edition in June from the BFI.
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Intimate Lighting
Intimate Lighting
blu-ray review | 23 May 2018
A humanist triumph, Ivan Passer's Intimate Lighting is a simple yet profound look at the ordinariness of life and its relationships. Second Run's new Blu-ray edition gives clydefro a perfect excuse to revisit one of the gems of the Czech New Wave.
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I Don't Believe in Gravity But I Still Fall Off the Roof
I Don't Believe in Gravity But I Still Fall Off the Roof
article | 21 May 2018
Inherit the Wind should not be a timeless reminder of the importance of free speech. We should have grown up by now. But free speech was kicked in the crotch a few weeks ago. Camus wonders have we reached peak sensitivity? Rude words warning…
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11 May 2018
The BFI announces its Summer 2018 Blu-ray and DVD lineup
The BFI has announced its Blu-ray and DVD titles for July to September 2018 and as ever, there are a string of must-have titles, including a new 2K HD remaster of Kevin Brownlow and Andrew Mollo’s masterpiece, It Happened Here.

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11 May 2018
Loznitsa and Makhmalbaf on Arrow Academy in August
An acclaimed 2017 feature from Ukrainian filmmaker Sergei Loznitsa and a trio of films from Iranian master Mohsen Makhmalbaf – Gabbeh, The Silence and The Gardener – comes to Blu-ray in August from Arrow Academy.

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11 May 2018
Osamu Tezuka Animerama double-bill on Blu-ray & DVD in June
Two of manga artist Osamu Tezuka's adult-orientated animes – A Thousand and One Nights and Cleopatra – are to be released foir the first time on Blu-ray and DVD in remastered editions from Third Window Films in June.

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8 May 2018
Andrey Zvyagintsev's Loveless on Blu-ray, DVD & Digital in June
The acclaimed and award-winning latest from Leviathan, The Return and The Banishment director Andrey Zvyagintsev comes to UK Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download in June from Altitude Film Distribution.

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4 May 2018
Woodfall: A Revolution in British Cinema on Blu-ray & DVD in June
The BFI have done it again with the announcement of what is set to be one of the Blu-ray & DVD releases of the year, with 9-disc box sets containing 8 key British New Wave films and a host of special features. 

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3 May 2018
Hammer Volume Three & Footsteps in the Fog from Indicator in July
As enthusiastic fans of Indicator's first two Hammer box sets, we're impossibly excited by the prospect of a third, which arrives on UK Blu-ray in July alongside gothic thriller, Footsteps in the Fog.

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1 May 2018
The Dam Busters 4K restoration on Blu-ray, DVD & Digital in June
The true story of the daring RAF assault on Germany's Ruhr river dams during World War 2, this British cinema classic comes to UK Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download and dual format Collector's Edition in June from Studiocanal.

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1 May 2018
A Fantastic Woman & The Square on Blu-ray and DVD in May
Two acclaimed recent world cinema titles – Sebastián Lelio's A Fantastic Woman and Ruben Östlund's The Square, come to UK Blu-ray and DVD in May from Curzon Artificial Eye.

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30 Apr 2018
Arrow confirms its July collection of Blu-ray, DVD and book releases
A new science-fiction horror, a Japanese gangster classic, an 80s splatter slasher, a 90s cult favourite, a top-flight giallo, a genre-bending time-travel adventure from New Zealand and more hit the shops from Arrow Video in July.

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27 Apr 2018
Cult horror Xtro comes to Blu-ray in a Limited Edition Box Set in June
A cult favourite British horror work from 1982 that upset critics and nearly landed a place on the video nasties list, Harry Bromley Davenport's Xtro makes it Blu-ray debut in a Limited Edition box set from Second Sight in June.

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27 Apr 2018
SF horror The Endless come to cinemas and Digital HD in June
The last feature from the acclaimed directors of Resolution and Spring, Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead, the genre-bending indie gem The Endless comes to UK cinemas and Digital HD in June from Arrow Films.

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24 Apr 2018
A Matter of Life and Death & sex, lies and videotape on Blu-ray in July
New 4K restorations of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's WW2 masterpiece A Matter of Life and Death and Steven Soderbergh's provocative debut sex, lies and videotape come to UK Blu-ray from Criterion and Sony in July.

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24 Apr 2018
Remaking Fear: Evolution of the Body Snatchers on Vimeo now
Dutch filmmaker Peet Gelderblom, he of the remarkable rebuild of the director's cut of Raising Cain, has made a documentary on the various film versions of Invasion of the Body Snatchers, and it's available now on Vimeo.

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20 Apr 2018
4K restoration of King of Hearts in cinemas in June, dual format in July
A 50th Anniversary 4K restoration of Philippe de Broca’s anti-war cult classic that defined a generation will be released in UK cinemas in June by Eureka Entertainment, and on dual format in July as part of the Masters of Cinema series.

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17 Apr 2018
Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s No Way Out on dual format in June
Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s intense drama about racial tensions starring Richard Widmark and Sidney Poitier makes its world Blu-ray debut and its first appearance on UK home video in a dual format edition from Masters of Cinema in June.

20 May
2018
Inherit the Wind
For decades, Stanley Kramer was old Hollywood’s conscience. His films railed against injustice and prejudice. McCarthyism was his target in directing Inherit the Wind, out now on Eureka Classics Blu-ray/DVD. Camus tries to resist the easy pot shot…

17 May
2018
Seijun Suzuki: The Early Years, Vol 2 – The Crime and Action Movies
Slarek gets firmly back into the reviewing saddle with a woefully late celebration of Arrow Video's second dual format box set of early films from one of Japan's most celebrated maverick directors, and knows for sure now that he'll have to go back and get the first.

7 May
2018
Little Murders
Easily one of the year's best cinematic rescues, Indicator gives the gleefully dark comedy Little Murders its debut Blu-ray release and, as clydefro finds out, it's a keeper.

7 May
2018
The St. Valentine's Day Massacre
Roger Corman's first film for a major studio is a surprisingly and impressively accurate recounting of events leading up to one of the most notorious mass murders in American gangland history. Slarek revisits one of Corman's best, which looks lovely on Indicator's new Blu-ray.

Film Review
3 May
2018
Avengers: Infinity War
Marvel movie no.19 in 10 years. On the whole, it’s been fun with humour and action deftly distributed throughout each outing. Joss Whedon kick-started the whole Avengers initiative and the Russo brothers have brought everyone together for the third. Camus tries to keep track.

2 May
2018
Suddenly, Last Summer
The haunting and provocative Tennessee Williams adaptation Suddenly, Last Summer finds its beach with Indicator's Blu-ray release, reviewed here by clydefro.

29 Apr
2018
Marty
Burt Lancaster’s production company shot a low budget quickie based on a broadcast play for 50s television and without any ambition or intention, the resulting Marty became a huge hit with both Cannes and Oscar glory. Camus goes on a blind date...

23 Apr
2018
Cure
Kurosawa Kiyoshi's superb breakthrough film, the chillingly unsettling Cure, has taken two decades to reach the UK, but finally does so today in a fine dual format release from Masters of Cinema. Slarek revisits a personal favourite, which still has the power to get seriously under his skin.

Film Review
19 Apr
2018
A Quiet Place
The scary movie of the moment was directed by a man more famous for his TV role in the US version of The Office, John Krasinski. No pigeon-holing at Outsider! He and his wife Emily Blunt give the family dynamics some authentic heft in A Quiet Place. Camus shuts up…

10 Apr
2018
Otley
The charming Otley pairs Tom Courtenay with Romy Schneider in a playful take on international espionage. It's a must for fans of Courtenay, which makes clydefro one happy camper. He reviews the film and the recent Indicator Blu-ray.

Film Review
5 Apr
2018
Isle of Dogs
A Jacques Cousteau adventure, an ornate European hotel tale, two children in love and an animated fox… It doesn’t seem to matter how diverse this director’s works are, they are all unmistakably Wes Anderson films. Camus visits the Isle of Dogs

2 Apr
2018
The Passenger
If some cinema is an acquired taste, then welcome to Michelangelo Antonioni, an Italian master with a few English-speaking classics under his belt. Camus takes on the third of his English-speaking, MGM trilogy, The Passenger on Indicator’s new Blu-ray.

Film Review
30 Mar
2018
Ready Player One
After the unusual experience of a certified flop with The BFG, Steven Spielberg roars back into cinemas in some style with Ready Player One, a novel adaptation firmly – if virtually – planted in Spielberg’s most iconic decades. Camus straps in…

29 Mar
2018
Town on Trial
John Mills plays a bullish Scotland Yard detective who travels to a rural English town to help solve a murder in John Guillermin's unevenly structured but intriguing drama. In his first review for some time, Gort has mixed feelings about the film, but loves Indicator's wonderfully featured Blu-ray.

21 Mar
2018
Gumshoe
Albert Finney heads a delightful cast in Stephen Frears' gloriously witty if slightly problematic feature debut. Slarek delights in the film's many virtues on Indicator's typically fine Blu-ray, and ruminates on the barrier to total engagement created by the lead character's flip racism.

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