Quantcast
"The movie business is macabre. Grotesque.
It is a combination of a football game
and a brothel."
-- Federico Fellini
Aug 012017
 
New Releases for the Week of August 1

From the Big Screen: "The Circle" and "Going in Style." For more information on other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. This Week's Highlights: Due this week is an outrageously funny horror film from James Gunn, co-writer and director, making its Blu-ray debut this week, the sleepy town of Wheelsy … More

 Posted by on August 1, 2017 No Responses »
Jul 252017
 
New Releases for the Week of July 25

From the Big Screen: "Ghost in the Shell," "The Boss Baby," "Gifted" and "Unforgettable." For more information on other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. This Week's Highlights: There's two excellent representatives of mid-century American alienation due this week. "Lost in America" (1985) is an hysterical satire of Reagan-era values, … More

 Posted by on July 25, 2017 No Responses »
Jul 172017
 
New Releases for the Week of July 18

From the Big Screen: "Kong: Skull Island" and "The Promise." For more information on other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. This Week's Highlights: This week's best bets span Europe, from one end to the other; from Great Britain to Russia. In 1988, Mike Figgis ("Internal Affairs," "Leaving Las Vegas") … More

 Posted by on July 17, 2017 No Responses »
Jul 112017
 
New Releases for the Week of July 11

From the Big Screen: "The Fate of the Furious," "The Lost City of Z," "Smurfs: The Lost Village" and "Their Finest." For more information on other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. This Week's Highlights: From American Noir to J-Horror, from France to Italy, this week's collectibles showcase four enjoyable … More

 Posted by on July 11, 2017 No Responses »
Jul 032017
 
New Releases for the Week of July 4

Have a Safe and Sane Fourth of July From the Big Screen: "The Zookeeper’s Wife." For more information on other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. This Week's Highlights: There's slim pickings on the home video shelves this week as the studios expect that most people will be in their … More

 Posted by on July 3, 2017 No Responses »
Jun 262017
 
New Releases for the Week of June 27

From the Big Screen: "Power Rangers," "CHIPS" and "T2: Trainspotting." For more information on other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. This Week's Highlights: Shout! Factory's Shout Select Line has pulled out all the stops for "The Pink Panther Film Collection Blu-ray Set," a new, long-awaited complete collection of the … More

 Posted by on June 26, 2017 No Responses »
Jun 192017
 
New Releases for the Week of June 20

From the Big Screen: "Life" For more information on other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. This Week's Highlights: In 1970, young first-time director Dario Argento made his indelible mark on Italian cinema with "The Bird with the Crystal Plumage," a film that redefined the "giallo" genre of murder-mystery thrillers … More

 Posted by on June 19, 2017 No Responses »
Jun 122017
 
New Releases for the Week of June 13

From the Big Screen: "John Wick: Chapter Two," "The LEGO Batman Movie," and "Table 19." For more information on other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. This Week's Highlights: Legendary director Nicholas Ray began his career with the lyrical film noir "They Live By Night" (1948), the first in a … More

 Posted by on June 12, 2017 No Responses »
Jun 052017
 
New Releases for the Week of June 6

From the Big Screen: "Beauty and the Beast" and "A Cure for Wellness."For more information on other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. This Week's Highlights: "Bambi Signature Collection": “Bambi,” which celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, was released in 1942 during World War II and took over five years … More

 Posted by on June 5, 2017 No Responses »
May 312017
 
New Releases for the Week of May 30

From the Big Screen: "The Shack," "Before I Fall" and "Fist Fight."For more information on other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. This Week's Highlights: Terry Zwigoff's first fiction film, "Ghost World" (2001), adapted from a cult-classic comic by Daniel Clowes, is an idiosyncratic portrait of adolescent alienation that's at … More

 Posted by on May 31, 2017 No Responses »