Archive for January, 2017

The Coffin Joe Trilogy release on January 31st 2017

New Blu Ray Releases This Week: January 31st 2017

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Here are our top new releases for the week of January 31st but, this time, we will focus on DVDs, rather than Blu-ray discs as the following titles are only available on DVD. First, we have the cult Horror Brazilian Coffin Joe Trilogy which includes At Midnight I’ll Take Your Soul, This Night I’ll Possess Your Corpse and Awakening of the […]

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The Man Who Fell To Earth Blu-Ray release on January 24th 2017

New Blu Ray Releases This Week: January 24th 2017

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Not much going on this week in terms of Blu-Ray releases – sorry we’ll skip the Nicholas Cage direct to DVD submarine drama – but if, like me, you’re a fan of the much missed David Bowie, his cult sci-fi movie The Man Who Fell To Earth Blu-Ray is finally getting Blu-Ray treatment (it was his first starring role). If […]

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Ixcanul Blu-Ray release on January 17th 2017

New Blu Ray Releases This Week: January 17th 2017

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This week, we only have one pick, rather than 3, with the blu-ray release of the acclaimed award-winning Guatemalan movie Ixcanul, which was originally screened at the AFI Fest film festival here in Los Angeles and released last year in theaters. Set in Guatemala’s highlands, in a Mayan community living under the shadow of a god-like active volcano, Ixcanul centers […]

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The Modern Jungle movie poster

The Modern Jungle

in Mexican Documentaries

Quite a few ethnographic films have been emerging from Latin America these last few years, most of them introducing little-known cultures, languages and rituals to audiences around the world. While ethnographic works are by definition documentaries, it’s undoubtedly their fictionalized variations that have been getting the most attention – I’m more particularly referring to the recent Ixcanul, Embrace of the […]

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