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Tuesday, October 20th, 2020  

Memorial Valley Massacre

Studio: Vinegar Syndrome

Oct 15, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

Surprisingly tame for an ‘80s slasher, Memorial Valley Massacre (1989) feels like a more innocent throwback to earlier creature features – think, Eegah! – than its nastier VHS-era brethren. More

Pierrot Le Fou

Studio: The Criterion Collection

Oct 13, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

Jean Luc Godard’s legendary Pierrot Le Fou – one of the hallmark films of the French New Wave movement of the 1950s and 1960s – is the ultimate crime caper. More

Zombie 5: Killing Birds

Studio: Vinegar Syndrome

Oct 08, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

Zombie 5: Killing Birds is short on both zombies and killer birds, but worth a reappraisal. More

Claudine

Studio: The Criterion Collection

Oct 06, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

A feel good film at heart, John Berry’s Claudine is a terrific look at Black love and joy. More

Brute Force / The Naked City

Studio: The Criterion Collection

Oct 01, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

It’s no exaggeration to say that The Naked City is ground zero for every police procedural made for the last seven decades.  More

The B-52s: Live at the US Festival

Studio: Shout! Factory

Sep 18, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

Live at the US Festival captures footage of The B-52s’ performance, catching the band in early form and featuring all five founding members. More

Swans: Where Does A Body End?

Studio: MVD Visual

Sep 16, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

A comprehensive portrait of Michael Gira and his musical endeavors. More

Sep 14, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

Kino Lorber’s new Cary Grant Collection features three of his early leading roles from the mid-1930’s, two of which co-star Joan Bennett. In addition to tracing Grant’s growth as a comedic leading man, the set also doubles as a primer in the evolution of the screwball comedy subgenre over the course of the decade. More

Toni

Studio: The Criterion Collection

Sep 11, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

Jean Renoir was struck with a desire for realism, and so off he went with a camera and small crew to the south of France to live among the immigrant laborers and tell a story drawn from their expressions and rhythms of life. More