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Satoshi Kon’s debut Perfect Blue returns to UK cinemas in October
news | 13 Oct 2017
The 20th Anniversary of the superb debut feature from cult anime director Satoshi Kon, the man responsible for site favourite series Paranoia Agent, is being marked by a UK cinema release later this month.
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The Vikings
The Vikings
blu-ray review | 18 Oct 2017
Kirk Douglas and Tony Curtis are rivals for the attention of Janet Leigh in Richard Fleischer's terrific 1958 action-adventure, newly released on a quality Blu-ray from Eureka Classics. Slarek boards Einar's ship and runs the oars.
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Film Stars Don't Diein Liverpool
The 2017 BFI London Film Festival: Dispatch #2
film review | 15 Oct 2017
Jerry Whyte savours the gritty performances that make Paul McGuigan’s Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool and Adrian Shergold’s Funny Cow such powerfully moving, indelible slices of northern soul.
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13 Oct 2017
The Prisoner documentary In My Mind on Blu-ray & DVD in October
A new documentary on one of the all-time great cult TV series comes to UK Blu-ray & DVD later this month, together with a Limited Edition 50th Anniversary Blu-ray box set of the series, both from Network Distributing.

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11 Oct 2017
Indicator's first anniversary sees The Pumkin Eater arrive on Blu-ray
One of favourite labels hits its first anniversary later this month, has delayed its second volume of Hammer films to assure it is of the highest quality, and announced the December Blu-ray premiere of The Pumpkin Eater.

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11 Oct 2017
The Battle of Algiers 4K restoration on Blu-ray, DVD & VOD in December
The Algierian fight for indepedence is compellingly explored in Gillo Pontecorvo's brilliant and influential 1966 drama, which arrives in a new 4K restoration on Blu-ray, DVD and VOD in December from CultFilms.

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5 Oct 2017
Body horror Replace on DVD & Digital Download in October
The story of B.A.S.E. jumper, wingsuit pilot and global playboy JC, whose thrill-driven lifestyle is upturned when a jump goes badly wrong in Richard Parry's action drama, coming to UK cinemas and Digital platforms soon.

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5 Oct 2017
Action drama Base in UK cinemas October & on Digital in November
The story of B.A.S.E. jumper, wingsuit pilot and global playboy JC, whose thrill-driven lifestyle is upturned when a jump goes badly wrong in Richard Parry's action drama, coming to UK cinemas and Digital platforms soon.

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2 Oct 2017
Brit vampire comedy Eat Locals on Blu-ray, DVD & Digital in October
A meeting of Britain's vampires is disrupted by an ill-equipped band of Special Forces vampire killers in actor-turned-director Jason Flemyng's comedy-horror, on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download this month from Spirit Entertainment.

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28 Sep 2017
The Tiger: An Old Hunter's Tale on Blu-ray and DVD in November
A singular, epic story of loss and redemption from director Park Hoon-jung, director of New World and writer of I Saw the Devil, comes to bare bones Blu-ray and DVD in November from Eureka Entertainment.

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26 Sep 2017
Anderson, Okamoto & Pennebaker on Criterion UK Blu-ray in December
The Criterion Collection and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment have announced their December UK Blu-ray titles, which include Wes Anderson's Bottle Rocket, Kihachi Okamoto’s The Sword of Doom and D.A. Pennebaker's Monterey Pop.

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25 Sep 2017
Billy Wilder, Éric Rohmer and more from Arrow Academy in December
Arrow has announced the titles it will be releasing in December as part of the Arrow Academy range, including German comedy drama, a delightful Parisian comedy, a timeless Billy Wilder classic, and a box set of Éric Rohmer titles.

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25 Sep 2017
Henri-Georges Clouzot's The Wages of Fear on dual format in October
One of the all-time great suspense thrillers, Henri-Georges Clouzot's superb 1953 The Wages of Fear comes to UK dual format in its most complete ever form with a host of special features in October from the BFI.

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22 Sep 2017
A collection of horror treats on Blu-ray & DVD from Arrow in December
Arrow Video has announced its December releases, a tasty collection of cult horror titles, including a limited edition Blu-ray restoration of Brian De Palma's 1976 genre classic, Carrie.

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21 Sep 2017
Socio-political psychological thriller Strangled in cinemas in November
A chilling serial-killer drama based on the true story of the Monster of Martfü and big award-winner in its native Hungary, Árpád Sopsits' Strangled comes to selected UK cinemas in November from Eureka Entertainment.

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20 Sep 2017
Baby Driver on Digital in October, Blu-ray, DVD and 4K Ultra-HD in November
Ansel Elgort stars as a talented young getaway driver in Edgar Wright's stylish and hyper-energetic blend of music and action which comes Digital, Blu-ray, DVD and 4K Ultra-HD in November from Sony.

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18 Sep 2017
Psycho shower scene documentary 78/52 in cinemas in November
Alexandre O. Phillippe's enigmatically titled 78/52 meticulously and compellingly deconstructs the iconic and game-changing shower scene from Hitchcock's Psycho, and hits UK cinemas in November from Dogwoof.

12 Oct
2017
The Wonderful Worlds of Ray Harryhausen, Volume One:
1955-1960
A couple of weeks late due to personal pressures and this release's small mountain of special features, Slarek revels in Indicator's second box set of films featuring visual effects and animation by the great Ray Harryhausen.

Film Review
9 Oct
2017
Ex Libris: New York Public Library
A three hour plus documentary about the New York Public Library may sound a daunting prospect, but Frederick Wiseman's captivating Ex Libris is here to challenge that preconception. Slarek immerses himself in the wonderful world of learning.

Film Review
7 Oct
2017
Blade Runner 2049
Possibly the most anticipated genre offering in the last decade is Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049. Being a huge fan of the original, Camus finds himself more than a little excited and just as scared. Will he see things you people wouldn’t believe?

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5 Oct
2017
The 2017 BFI London Film Festival: Devil's Freedom
The violence and fear unleashed by Mexico's drug cartels is explored through the testimonies of victims and killers alike in Everardo González's quietly powerful documentary. Slarek listens in and hangs his head in horror.

Film Review
5 Oct
2017
The 2017 BFI London Film Festival: Dispatch #1
Jerry Whyte takes a deep breathe and launches into this year’s London Film Festival with a sideways glance at its programme and sniffs at a couple of films.

28 Sep
2017
See No Evil
Mia Farrow stars as a blind young woman whose family becomes the target of a psychopathic killer in Richard Fleischer's lean and stylish 1971 thriller, which lands a typically excellent dual format release from Indicator. Slarek nervously chews on his fingernails.

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21 Sep
2017
It
A new film adaptation of Stephen King's weighty novel of childhood terrors has proved a hit with critics and audiences alike. A long-standing fan of the 1990 TV miniseries adaptation, Lord Summerilse finds this big screen remake harder to warm to.

23 Sep
2017
Journey to the Center of the Earth
James Mason is a geology professor who leads a rag-tag expedition to the Earth's core in a hugely entertaining 1959 film adaptation of Jules Verne's celebrated science fantasy novel. Slarek heads underground with Eureka's fine new Blu-ray release.

Film Review
21 Sep
2017
mother!
Darren Aronofsky’s mother! seems to have polarised the critical community. Its dismal box office is more a reflection of its risk taking than its quality. Provoking a whole host of emotional responses is a film Camus celebrates for its bravery.

14 Sep
2017
The Ghoul
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.

10 Sep
2017
A Day in the Death of Joe Egg
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.

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…

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