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December
Once lost whodunnit Mystery Junction on DVD in January
Vincent Cassel stars in Partisan, in UK cinemas and on DVD in January
Documentary NWA & Eazy-E: Kings of Compton on DVD in January
Zalman King's adult drama Wild Orchid on Blu-ray and DVD in February
The once banned Love on the Dole on Blu-ray and DVD in January
Farewell Again and The Jessie Matthews Revue: Vol 5 on DVD in January
60s adventure tale Mozambique on DVD in January
Samuel Fuller’s Fixed Bayonets! on Blu-ray and DVD in February
Justin Kurzel’s Macbeth on Blu-ray, DVD in February, digital in January
The Jacques Rivette Collection on Blu-ray and DVD in January
Pasolini double of Pigsty & Hawks and Sparrows on Blu-ray in February
Ration Books and Rabbit Pies: Films from the Home Front on DVD in January
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead on 2-disc DVD in February
Four acclaimed international titles on DVD in January from Simply Media
What Have You Done to Solange? on Blu-ray and DVD in December
Psychological horror The House on Pine Street on DVD in February
Peep Show – Series 9 and series 1-9 box set on UK DVD in December
November
Acclaimed indie hit The Diary of a Teenage Girl on DVD in January
Alien Extinction (aka: Age of Tomorrow) on DVD in January
The Czechoslovak New Wave Collection Volume II on DVD in December
Gaspar Noé's 3D sex odyssey Love on UK DVD and Blu-ray in January
Godard: The Essential Collection on 5-disc Blu-ray in January
The Birth of a Nation Collector’s Centenary Edition Blu-ray in November
Alain Resnais' Hiroshima mon amour on Blu-ray and DVD in January
Kiss of the Spider Woman on Blu-ray and DVD in January
Battles Without Honour and Humanity: The Complete Collection in December
Three Takeshi Kitano films make their UK Blu-ray debut early 2016
Carlo Lizzani’s Wake Up And Kill on Blu-ray and DVD in November
Shane [Masters of Cinema]: release date change and full disc details
Cross-country trail documentary Unbranded on DVD in December
Retro 80s slasher Blood Rage on 3-disc dual format in November
The Friends of Eddie Coyle on Blu-ray & DVD in January
Ruined Heart on Limited Edition Blu-ray in December
Visions of Change: Evolution of the British TV Documentary, Vol 1 in December
Martial arts classic A Touch of Zen on Blu-ray and DVD in January
Money Talks & British Comedies of the 1930s Vol 5 in DVD in November
The Cannon Ninja Trilogy on dual format Special Edition in January
Nekromantik 2 – 3-disc, director approaved Blu-ray & DVD in November
Period biopic duo Tom & Viv and Wilde on Blu-ray and digital in December
Housing crisis thriller 99 Homes on Blu-ray, DVD & EST in January
Future Shock! The Story of 2000AD cinema and DVD release in December
Spaghetti western classic Requiescant on Blu-ray & DVD in November
Rome Express & Dead Lucky on Blu-ray/DVD in November
Documentary feature The Wolfpack on Blu-ray, DVD & Digital in December
Arrow video announces the American Horror Project
The Legend of Barney Thomson on DVD and On-Demand in November
Jiri Menzel’s Closely Observed Trains on Blu-ray and DVD in November
Kray brothers crime drama Legend on Blu-ray, DVD and digital in January
Dylan Thomas's Under Milk Wood on Blu-ray and DVD in November
Serbian cyberpunk animation Technotise: Edit & I on DVD in November
The BFI announces its January-March Blu-ray & DVD release slate
October
T S Eliot’s Murder in the Cathedral on Blu-ray & DVD in November
Cult classic The Honeymoon Killers on Blu-ray & DVD in November
Kijû Yoshida: Love + Anarchism on Blu-ray and DVD in November
Make More Noise! Suffragettes in Silent Film on DVD in November
Horror sequel Sinister 2 on Blu-ray, DVD and digital in December
Brit films Chain of Events & The Phantom Light on DVD in November
Callan: This Man Alone documentary comes to UK DVD in November
The 1981 Ghost Story makes its UK Blu-ray & DVD debut in December
Russian cannibal satire Shopping Tour on DVD and VOD in October
Comedy duo Nice Package & The Man From the Future on DVD in November
Ulli Lommel's Tenderness of the Wolves on Blu-ray & DVD in November
John Maybury's Love is the Devil on Blu-ray in November
Andrew Haigh's 45 Years on Blu-ray and DVD in January
Murnau's Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horrors on Blu-ray in November
Classic concert film Stop Making Sense on Blu-ray and DVD in November
Adult Video industry comedy Makeup Room on DVD in October
Jules Dassin's Thieves' Highway on dual format in October
WW2 drama The Captive Heart on Blu-ray, DVD and EST in November
Carol Reed's The Fallen Idol on Blu-ray, DVD and EST in November
Animated fantasy Song of the Sea on Blu-ray, DVD and VOD in November
Pasolini Six Films 1968-1975 on Blu-ray in November
Edgar Allan Poe’s Black Cats: Two Adaptations on dual format in October
Pedro Costa's Horse Money screening at Picturehouse cinemas next Tuesday
Nanni Moretti's Mia Madre on Blu-ray and DVD in December
The Goonies 30th Anniversary & Collector's Editions on Blu-ray in November
Miloš Forman's The Firemen's Ball on dual format in October
Portrait of Clare & Royal Ballet's Romeo and Juliet on DVD in October
Hellraiser: The Scarlet Box 4-disc Blu-ray set from Arrow in October
90s Swedish detective series Beck: Vol 1 on UK DVD in November
September
Screen Talks & LFF Connects events at the 2015 London Film Festival
Test Cricket documentary Death of a Gentleman on DVD & digital in October
Four Classic Laurel & Hardy films in UK cinemas in October/November
1992: The Complete Season on DVD in October
Abel Ferrara's Pasolini comes to Blu-ray and DVD in October
Elaine May's 70s comedy A New Leaf on dual format in December
Old Bill and Son & Aldwych Farces: Volume 3 on DVD in October
The Ladykillers Collector's Edition on Blu-ray, DVD & digital in October
Make 'Em Laugh & Room at the Bottom on DVD in October
Ousmane Sembène's Black Girl & Borom Sarret on dual format in October
Val Guest's 80,000 Suspects on Blu-ray and DVD in October
LFF juries announced for First Feature, documentary and Short Film Awards
Supernatural chiller The Messenger on DVD in November
Smash and Grab & Now and Forever on DVD in October
Norwegian comedy series Dag – Season 1 on DVD in October
Andre De Toth's Day of the Outlaw on dual format in December
The 10th London Korean Film Festival announces its 2015 programme
Kim Longinotto's Love is All on DVD in October
Asif Kapadia's documentary Amy on Blu-ray, DVD and digital in November
CrocADyke Dundee & Wine, Women and Friends on DVD/digital in November
David Gordon Green's Manglehorn comes to Blu-ray and DVD in November
Antonioni’s 1962 L'Eclisse on Blu-ray, DVD and EST in September
Network to release Pablo Larraín's acclaimed The Club in March 2016
2 more titles in Network's 'The British Film' collection on DVD in October
The Green Man – The Complete Mini-Series on DVD in October
The Avengers – The Complete Series 6 on Blu-ray in October
5 more titles in Network's 'The British Film' collection on DVD in September
Slow West on digital download in October, Blu-ray & DVD in November
15th Carnival Anniversary release of Lava on DVD and digital in October
Orson Welles' The Immortal Story on Blu-ray in November
Spanish detective thriller Marshland on DVD & digital in September
Hard-hitting sign language drama The Tribe on DVD in September
Nic Cage horror Pay the Ghost on Blu-ray, DVD & download in October
Jules Dassin's noir classic Night and the City on Blu-ray in September
The Otto Preminger Film Noir Collection on Blu-ray in September
Train carriage werewolf horror Howl in cinemas & on DVD in October
John Boorman's 70s dystopian fantasy Zardoz on Blu-ray in September
Talk of A Million & Luck of The Navy on DVD in September
Tobe Hooper's Eaten Alive on Blu-ray & DVD in September
August
Aleksei German’s Hard to Be a God on Blu-ray & DVD in September
Belgian thriller The Treatment on Blu-ray, DVD & On-Demand in September
Horror thriller The Houses of Halloween on DVD in October
British Musicals Of The 1930s: Volume 4 on DVD in September
1929 romantic drama A Romance In Seville on DVD in September
Cult sf movie Robinson Crusoe on Mars on dual format in November
John Ford's Irish comedy-drama The Quiet Man on Blu-ray in November
George Stevens' western masterpiece Shane on Blu-ray in November
Akira Kurosawa's Rashômon on Blu-ray and DVD in September
Space 1999 – The Complete Second Series on Blu-ray & DVD in September
Sophie Hyde's 52 Tuesdays on DVD and On-Demand in September
Anti-Social comes to UK DVD with a soundtrack download in September
Hong Kong action comedy Gangster Payday on DVD in September
John Mackenzie's 1979 A Sense of Freedom on DVD in October
The Choir & Beyond the Reach come to UK DVD/Blu-ray in October
80s horrors Madman & Nightmare City on dual format in August
The Shohei Imamura Masterpiece Collection on dual format in October
John Frankenheimer’s cult sf drama Seconds on dual format in October
1930s thriller The Scotland Yard Mystery comes to DVD in August
Amicus horror favourite The Skull on dual format in October
Peter Yates' 1967 Robbery on Blu-ray and DVD in August
1940s thriller The Night Has Eyes on DVD in August
Hsiang Chienn's award-winning drama Exit on DVD in August
Cornel Wilde's The Naked Prey on dual format in October
1946 British comedy Quiet Weekend on DVD in August
World War II – The British Movietone Newsreel Years on DVD in September
Midnight Menace and Rembrandt on DVD in August
Soldier and Me – The Complete Series on DVD in August
Alejandro Jodorowsky's The Dance of Reality on Blu-ray & DVD in September
The Weak and the Wicked & The Solitary Child on DVD in August
Jean-Luc Godard's Vivre sa vie on Blu-ray and DVD in August
Marco Ferreri's La Grande Bouffe on dual format in August
Documentary feature Salt of the Earth on Blu-ray and DVD in September
Monty Python and the Holy Grail sing-a-long version in cinemas in October
Peter Robinson's 1972 documentary Asylum on DVD in August
July
John Boorman's Queen & Country on DVD in August
The BFI announces its September to December Blu-ray & DVD line-up
The Man Who Could Cheat Death on dual format in September
Three world cinema classics come to UK Blu-ray in September
Wolcott: The Complete Series on Blu-ray and DVD in August
Britfilms 24 Hours to Kill & Small Town Story on DVD in August
My Darling Clementine gets an amazing looking UK Blu-ray release in August
King Hu's wuxia classic Dragon Inn on dual format in September
Three more DVD titles in Network's 'The British Film' collection in August
Sam Fuller's Pickup on South Street on dual format in August
Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles on DVD in August
The Town That Dreaded Sundown (the remake/sequel) on DVD in August
Around the World with Orson Welles on Blu-ray & DVD in August
Classic 50s British trio on Blu-ray and DVD in August
Norwegian crime thriller Eyewitness on DVD in September
Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! on DVD and digital download in November
Ealing Studio's The Maggie restored on Blu-ray and DVD in August
Cult classic The Town That Dreaded Sundown on dual format in August
Videodrome 4-disc Blu-ray & DVD Limited Edition from Arrow in August
Argentinean thriller The Burning on Blu-ray and DVD in August
How to be Eccentric, The Essential Richard Massingham on DVD in August
Thomas Cailley’s comedy-drama Les Combattants on DVD in August
Abderrahmane Sissako's Timbuktu on Blu-ray and DVD in August
Gallic spaghetti western Cemetery Without Crosses on dual format in July
The Impressionists – And The Man Who Made Them on DVD in September
British horror thriller Bait comes to DVD in September
pecial screening of Anand Patwardhan's War and Peace next week
Georges Franju's Eyes Without a Face on dual format in August
Cult favourite The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai on Blu-ray in July
Thursday's Child & Man With a Gun on DVD in July
Danish drama The Legacy – Season Two on Blu-ray and DVD in July
Thousands of unseen films about life in the UK to be released on BFI Player
Nagisa Ôshima’s Cruel Story of Youth on dual format in August
Robert Altman's 3 Women comes to UK Blu-ray in July
Food is Power documentary film season at the Bertha DocHouse in July
The 4k restoration of The Third Man on EST, Blu-ray and DVD in July
The Roberto Rossellini Ingrid Bergman Collection on DVD & Blu-ray in July
June
Yosuke Fujita's Fukuchan of Fukufuku Flats on DVD in July
Dziga Vertov’s Man with a Movie Camera on Blu-ray in July
Mississippi Burning makes its UK Blu-ray debut in September
Tsukamoto's Snake of June makes its UK Blu-ray debut in September
Neil Jordan's Mona Lisa on Blu-ray and DVD in July
Luigi Cozzi’s video nasty Contamination on dual format in July
Nigel Kneale's Quatermass restored on DVD and Blu-ray in July
Clouds of Sils Maria comes to DVD and Blu-ray in July
Vintage Richard Attenborough double on DVD in August
The Wolfe brothers' Catch Me Daddy on DVD, Blu-ray and EST in July
Swedish TV series 30 Degrees in February on DVD in July
The Uncle, Wide Boy and Night Alone on DVD in July
Haskell Wexler's Medium Cool on dual format in August
Migrant documentary Adrift: People Of A Lesser God on DVD in July
Acclaimed documentary Amy to have special screening at Glastonbury
Masters of Cinema to release Listen Up Philip on dual format in July
The Tale of The Princess Kaguya on DVD & Double-Play in July
Takashi Miike's The Happiness of the Katakuris on dual format in June
The Halas & Batchelor Short Film Collection on Blu-ray and DVD in June
Deadly Record and Second Fiddle on DVD in June
Acclaimed mystery drama The Falling on Blu-ray and DVD in August
The Jessie Matthews Revue: Volume 2 & Tamahine on DVD in June
Fernando Di Leo’s crime thriller Milano Calibro 9 on dual format in June
The Decline of Western Civilization Box Set DVD, Blu-ray and VOD in July
Eskil Vogt's award-winning drama Blind on Blu-ray, DVD and VOD in June
The Man With the Golden Arm comes to Blu-ray and DVD in June
On Yer Bike: A History of Cycling on Film on DVD in June
Laurel & Hardy classic The Flying Deuces on Blu-ray and DVD in June
The Avengers: The Complete Series 5 on Blu-ray in June
The Human Centipede 3 in cinemas and on Blu-ray, DVD and VOD in July
May
40s Italian inter-racial crime drama Without Pity on DVD in June
70s martial arts actioner The Dragon's Snake Fist on DVD in June
Society to get a glorious-looking dual format release from Arrow in June
Nordic noir crime series The Spider comes to UK DVD in June
Spitting Image – The Complete 11th Series on DVD in June
A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence on DVD & Blu-ray in July
Deadlier Than the Male on Blu-ray & White Cradle Inn on DVD in June
Billy Wilder's prisoner-of-war classic Stalag 17 on Blu-ray in July
Hammer's The Hound of the Baskervilles on Blu-ray in June
Next To No Time & British Comedies of the 1930s: Vol 2 on DVD in June
Kornél Mundruczó's White God comes to UK DVD in August
Ruben Östlund's Force Majeure on Blu-ray and DVD in June
Ivor Novello double on DVD as part of 'The British Film' in June
Eureka! to release Listen Up Philip in UK cinemas and VOD in June
Danish wartime drama series 1864 on Blu-ray, DVD and download in June
Xavier Dolan's latest Mommy on DVD in July
New Zealand horror-comedy Housebound on UK DVD in July
Xavier Dolan's latest Mommy on DVD in July
New Zealand horror-comedy Housebound on UK DVD in July
Video nasty favourite Island of Death on dual format in May
Electric Boogaloo: The Wild Untold Story of Cannon Films on DVD in July
Sion Sono’s 'battle rap musical' Tokyo Tribe on Blu-ray and DVD in June
Hong Kong satirical horror Dream Home on Blu-ray in May
Colombian drama Gente de bien on DVD and digital in May
The Man Who Saved the World on DVD and digital in June
British crime drama Hyena comes to DVD in July
Britfilm double The Tenth Man and Little Big Shot on DVD in May
A quartet of 40s and 50s British movies from Simply Media in June
The Outsider and Thunderstorm on Bluray/DVD in May
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Miss Osbourne on dual format in May
Award-winning Alzheimer's drama Still Alice on DVD and Blu-ray in July
Something Must Break on DVD and On-Demand in May
The Third Man 4K restoration in cinemas and on Blu-ray this summer
Orson Welles: The Great Disruptor at BFI Southbank in July & August
50s British titles Cairo Road and Violent Moment on DVD in May
German/Italian crime thriller Kidnapping: La Sfida on DVD in June
Helma Sanders-Brahms' Germany Pale Mother on Blu-ray & DVD in May
April
The Haunting of Radcliffe House (aka Altar) on DVD in May
Home From Home: Chronicle of a Vision on DVD & Blu-ray in May
Paganini biopic The Devil's Violinist on DVD in June
Kidnapping Freddy Heineken on DVD and Blu-ray Steelbook in June
Crime drama A Most Violent Year on DVD, Blu-ray and digital in May
Sam Fuller's classic western Forty Guns on dual format in June
Fog and Crimes: The Complete Second Season on DVD in May
The BFI announces its mid-summer DVD and Blu-ray releases
Revenge portmanteau film Wild Tales on DVD and Blu-ray in June
The King of Fists and Dollars comes to UK DVD in April
John Frankenheimer’s war movie classic The Train on Blu-ray in May
Phil Joanou's 1990 crime drama State of Grace on Blu-ray in June
Appropriate Behaviour on DVD and On-Demand in June
Zombie apocalypse anthology horror Zombieworld on DVD in June
Dennis Hopper's 1988 police drama Colors comes to UK Blu-ray in June
The 1967 Far From the Madding Crowd on DVD, Blu-ray and EST in June
Israeli documentary The Green Prince on DVD and Blu-ray in June
Joseph L. Mankiewicz's A Letter to Three Wives on dual format in June
The Long Good Friday on dual format and doubled with Mona Lisa in May
Charlie Chaplin: The Mutual Comedies on Blu-ray and DVD in May
Micro-budget Japanese feature Be My Baby comes to UK DVD in May
5 Hollywood titles from the Cohen Film Collection on DVD in May
Korean indie drama Han Gong-ju on DVD and Blu-ray in April
Grierson Award nominated Turned Towards the Sun on DVD in May
Science Flicktion - Movies with Science Commentary in May
Chimes of Midnight back in cinemas in May, on Blu-ray & DVD in June
Wartime drama Testament of Youth on Blu-ray, DVD and digital in May
Mario Bava's Blood and Black Lace on dual format in April
Arrow Video announce their July 2015 UK Blu-ray & DVD titles
Bill Morrison: Selected Films 1996-2014 on Blu-ray in May
March
Tower of Terror comes to UK Blu-ray and DVD in March
The original 1975 Rollerball comes to Blu-ray in March from Arrow
John Byrne’s 1990 TV drama Your Cheatin' Heart on DVD in May
Five more titles in Network's 'The British Film' collection in March
Make an appointment at the Fear Clinic on DVD in March
The Duke of Burgundy on DVD and Blu-ray in April
The Auteur Film Festival plays at the Curzon Bloomsbury in March/April
Jessica Hausner’s Armour Fou on DVD in March
Roberto Rossellini: The War Trilogy on Blu-ray and DVD in March
Four more MGM Hollywood Classics titles on UK DVD in April
February
Sion Sono's Tokyo Tribe comes to UK cinemas in May
Mine Own Executioner and My Brother Jonathan on DVD/Blu-ray in March
12 MGM Hollywood Classics on UK DVD in March from Simply Media
50s drama Pacific Destiny joins 'The British Film' collection in March
Sam Fuller's Pickup on South Street on dual format in May
Snow in Paradise & Still Life on DVD in April
Retitled horror American Ghost Story on DVD in March
60s BBC TV series Sherlock Holmes on DVD in March
Arrow Video announce its May Blu-ray and DVD releases
The Manchurian Candidate on dual format in February
Peccadillo announce their 2nd quarter home entertainment releases
Waterfront and The One That Got Away from Network in March
WW1 true story Field Punishment No. 1 on DVD in April
Robin Campillo’s Eastern Boys on Blu-ray and DVD in March
John Schlesinger's 1965 Darling on Blu-ray, DVD and EST in March
Poetic documentary Pictures of the Old World on DVD in February
Fellini Satyricon on Blu-ray in April from Masters of Cinema
Danish drama The Legacy comes to UK DVD and Blu-ray in February
What We Do in the Shadows on Blu-ray and DVD in April
The BFI announces its April and May 2015 Blu-ray and DVD releases
The Tales of Hoffmann restored on Blu-ray and DVD in March
Silicon Valley: The Complete First Series on Blu-ray & DVD in March
La Maison de la radio on Blu-ray and DVD in March
January
Jacques Tourier's The Comedy of Terrors on dual format in February
Sidney Lumet's The Offence on dual format in April
60s spy spoof Hot Enough for June on Blu-ray in February
Zombie Resurrection on Blu-ray and DVD in March
Tommy Lee Jones' The Homesman on Blu-ray, DVD & Digital in March
David Cronenberg's body horror fave Rabid on dual format in February
Midnight Run makes its long-awaited UK Blu-ray debut in April
Manuela, Circle of Danger & Assassin for Hire on DVD in February
Alain Guiraudie's The King of Escape on DVD and On-Demand in March
Nordic Noir crime drama Tommy on DVD and Digital in February
The Internet's Own Boy on DVD and Digital in March
Michael Winner double on DVD/Blu-ray in February
The Good Beginning & Silent Dust on DVD in February
WW1 masterpiece Wooden Crosses on dual format in March
10 MGM back-catalogue titles on DVD in February from Simply Media
Feng Xiaogang's Back to 1942 on Blu-ray and DVD in February
Stanley Kubrick's The Killing on Blu-ray in February
Wong Kar Wai's The Grandmaster on Blu-ray and DVD in March
Cronenberg's Maps to the Stars on Blu-ray and DVD in February
Continuum [aka I'll Follow You Down] on DVD and digital in March
The Avengers: The Complete Series 4 on Blu-ray in February
Acclaimed indie horror Starry Eyes on DVD in March
Warn That Man & Night Birds on DVD/Blu-ray in February
Fei Mu's 1948 Spring in a Small Town on DVD in February
German horror The Samurai on DVD and digital in April
Documentary feature Point and Shoot on DVD and digital in February
John Barry trio on DVD & Blu-ray from Network in February
Stefan Haupt's The Circle [Der Kreis] on DVD in January
1930s musical My Irish Molly on DVD in February
Woody Allen's 2006 Scoop on DVD in February
Kung Fu Killer in cinemas and on DVD, Blu-ray and digital in February
Acclaimed thriller Nightcrawler on UK DVD and Blu-ray in March
Roger Ebert documentary Life Itself on DVD in February
André Singer's documentary Night Will Fall on DVD in February
Documentary The Overnighters on DVD and VOD in February
Michael Mann's Thief on Blu-ray as a Limited Slipcase Edition in January
Vittorio De Sica's Sunflower on DVD and VOD in January
Manakamana on DVD and VOD in February
The Haunting of Black Wood comes to UK DVD in February
Stations of the Cross on DVD and Blu-ray in January
A Political Party & Someone at the Door on DVD in February
Ninjas vs. Monsters on DVD, VOD and Blu-ray in January
Andrey Zvyagintsev's Leviathan on DVD and Blu-ray in March
Walk a Tightrope & A Man About the House on DVD/Blu-ray in February