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New Releases for October 28!

It's another New Release Tuesday! We've got another smokin' stack of new titles as usual.

 

BLU = Also available to rent on Blu-ray disc

@ = Available for sale in the store (but we can special order anything, see us for details)

 

First up, the Heroes at the Criterion Collection bring us a THE COMPLETE JACQUES TATI (@ BLU). Though he made only a handful of films, director, writer, and actor Tati ranks among the most beloved of all cinematic geniuses. With a background in music hall and mime performance, Tati steadily built an ever-more-ambitious movie career that ultimately raised sight-gag comedy to the level of high art. In the surrogate character of the sweet and bumbling, eternally umbrella-toting and pipe-smoking Monsieur Hulot, Tati invented a charming symbol of humanity lost in a relentlessly modernizing modern age. This set gathers his six hilarious features—JOUR DE FETE, MONSIEUR HULOT'S HOLIDAY, MON ONCLE, PLAYTIME, TRAFIC, and PARADE — along with seven delightful Tati-related short films.

 

Next, after years of fan speculation and rumors, Shout Factory has unveiled NIGHTBREED: THE DIRECTOR'S CUT (@ BLU). Back in 1990, author Clive Barker made a film of his novel Cabal. But when NIGHTBREED was originally released, it was heavily cut by the studio, which wanted a more traditional monster movie rather than the bizarre adventure Barker had concocted. After an exhaustive hunt for the deleted material, long thought lost, a complete cut of NIGHTBREED has been reassembled, and this new box set features both cuts and a host of other great special features. 

 

As for the rest, don't forget to check out the following: Criterion also delivers the original 1988 THE VANISHING (@ BLU). Music industry romance BEGIN AGAIN (BLU). James Franco's Cormac McCarthy adaptation CHILD OF GOD. Practice your Ha-Do-Ken with STREET FIGHTER: ASSASSIN'S FIST (BLU). There's Elmore Leonard adaptation LIFE OF CRIME (BLU). Billy Wilder's Hollywood satire FEDORA (@ BLU). Jane Austen homage DEATH COMES TO PEMBERLY (@ BLU). Zach Braff's kickstarted second feature WISH I WAS HERE (BLU). Classic spaghetti western COMPANEROS (@ BLU). The origins of the "Lone Wolf & Cub" series, SHOGUN ASSASSIN (@ BLU). One of the greatest documentaries ever made, LOS ANGELES PLAYS ITSELF (@ BLU) is finally available on home video. And for the TV junkie in your house, the legendary WKRP IN CINCINNATI (@) is now on DVD.

And just in time for Halloween, we got in a ton of the scary stuff. Italian rock-musical gorefests DEMONS (BLU) and DEMONS 2 (BLU). Mario Bava's gorgeous PLANET OF THE VAMPIRES (@ BLU), secretly an inspiration for ALIEN. Famed trashterpiece SQUIRM (@ BLU) is finally on blu-ray. Kim Ki-Duk's latest bout of insanity, MOEBIUS (@ BLU). Straight from the Library of Congress vaults is a new restoration of Bela Lugosi in DEATH KISS (@ BLU). And a New York cop fights Satan in DELIVER US FROM EVIL (BLU)

Here's the full rental list:

 

Bad Georgia Road (1977)

Begin Again BLU

Beneath (2013)

Bound By Flesh (2012)

Child of God (2013)

Chinese Puzzle

Cosi Fan Tutte (2013)

Death Comes to Pemberly @ BLU

Death Kiss (1932) @ BLU

Deliver Us From Evil (2014) BLU

Demons BLU

Demons 2 BLU

Devil’s Business BLU

Don’t Answer the Phone

Fedora (1978) @ BLU

Free Fall (2014)

Girly Hunters (1963)

Good People (2014)

Jamie Marks is Dead

Jennifer (1978)

Jour de Fete (Criterion Collection) @ BLU

Last Embrace (1979)

Lewis, Richard: Bundle of Nerves

LFO

Life of Crime (2014) BLU

Locked In

Moebius (2013) @ BLU

Mon Oncle (Criterion Collection) @ BLU

Mr. Hulot’s Holiday (Criterion Collection) @ BLU

Mystery of Happiness

Naked Face (1984)

Nightbreed (1990) Director’s Cut @ BLU

Parade (1974) (Criterion Collection) @ BLU

Playtime (1967) (Criterion Collection) @ BLU

Prince (2014) BLU

Reckoning

Red Nights

Sexina

Siddarth (2013)

Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist BLU

Tati Shorts (2002) (Criterion Collection) @ BLU

To All A Good Night (1980)

Trafic (1976) (Criterion Collection) @ BLU

Vanishing (1988) (Criterion Collection) @ BLU

Violette (2013)

Wish I Was Here BLU

Woman in Flames (1983)

 

 

 

NEW MANUFACTURE ON DEMAND

Five and Ten (1931)

Lieutenant Wore Skirts (1956)

Man Who Played God (1932)

Oh, Sailor Behave! (1930)

One Night at Susie’s (1930)

Run Wild, Run Free (1969)

Vanity Street (1932)

Wanted: The Sundance Woman (1976)

You Said a Mouthful (1932)

 

NEW BLU-RAY

Companeros (1970) @ BLU

Girly (1969)

Island Claws (1980)

Mortuary (1983)

Mulholland Falls (1996)

Planet of the Vampires (1965) @ BLU

Squirm (1976) (Collector’s Edition) @ BLU

Topkapi

Victim (2011)

Whitey: The United States of America V. James Bulger

 

NEW DOCUMENTARIES

Running From Crazy

 

NEW TV ON DVD

Accused: Series 1 & 2 (2010)

Vera: Set 4

WKRP In Cincinnati: Seasons 1-4 @

 

That'll do it for this week's list of new releases. Have a great week of buying, renting and browsing!

 

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