Here is our selection of new Blu-Ray weekly releases, including our Top 3 picks for each week. Please note, we only post in this section when we think there are worthy releases for that week, focusing on foreignindie movies and works (sometimes TV shows). This means we usually skip big movies you can read about everywhere and weeks that don’t offer interesting releases.

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Le Samouraï Blu Ray release on November 14th 2017

New Blu Ray Releases This Week: November 14th 2017

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Here are our Top 3 new blu-ray releases for the week of November 14th: First we have a Classic French Film Noir and one of my favorite French movies, Jean-Pierre Melville’s Le Samouraï starring Alain Delon as lonely hit man Jef Costello. This film has influenced countless filmmakers such as Jim Jarmusch, John Woo and Walter Hill, among others. Talking about […]

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The Untamed release on November 7th 2017

New Blu Ray Releases This Week: November 7th 2017

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Here are our Top 3 new blu-ray releases for the week of November 7th and, this time, we focus on two film genres with one Mexican erotic horror movie and two spaghetti westerns. Directed by acclaimed Mexican director Amat Escalante (Heli, Los Bastardos), The Untamed is a daring, complex but flawed work blending Mexican and European arthouse influences about an […]

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Dawn of the Dead release on October 24th 2017

New Blu Ray Releases This Week: October 24th 2017

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Here are our Top 3 new blu-ray releases for the week of October 24th and, since it’s almost Halloween, we will start with a Horror classic. George A. Romero’s Dawn of the Dead is the director’s 2nd and most popular chapter of his Zombie trilogy, using a shopping mall as its setting, providing a disguised satire of consumerism. Talking about […]

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The Lure release on October 10th 2017

Top 3 New Blu Ray Releases This Week: October 10th 2017

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Here are our Top 3 new blu-ray releases for the week of October 10th and, this time, we have selected 3 movies with great soundtracks: First, we have the already cult Polish film, The Lure (Córki dancingu) which is loosely based on The Little Mermaid. This daring, surprising work manages to turn a children’s tale into an erotic adult horror […]

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The Marseille Trilogy release on June 20th 2017

New Blu Ray Releases This Week: June 20th 2017

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Here is the top new blu-ray release for the week of June 20th and, this time, we are focusing on just one title, The Marseille Trilogy. Based on Marcel Pagnol’s play and set in 1930’s Marseille (where’s yours truly is from) this love story between a bar owner’s daughter and a sailor is an old school mix of comedy and […]

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Buena Vista Social Club release on April 18th 2017

New Blu Ray Releases This Week: April 18th 2017

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Here are our Top 3 new blu-ray releases for the week of April 18th and, this time, we have two cult classics and one brand new work. The first one is Wim Wenders’ Buena Vista Social Club, a music documentary about a group of Cuban musicians which I was lucky to see live – you can check our 1999 Buena […]

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The Before Trilogy release on February 28th 2017

New Blu Ray Releases This Week: February 28th 2017

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Here are our Top 3 new blu-ray releases for the week of February 28th and, this time, we have a pretty eclectic selection: First, there’s The Before Trilogy released by Criterion and including Richard Linklater’s three talkative features – Before Sunrise, Before Sunset and Before Midnight – which chronicle Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Céline’s (Julie Delpy) romantico-philosophical encounters through 3 decades. Then, there’s […]

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3 Classic Films by Claude Chabrol  Blu Ray release on February 21st

New Blu Ray Releases This Week: February 21st 2017

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After a few weeks poor in worthy Blu-Ray releases, this week has quite a few strong contenders which are getting timely released right before Academy Awards voting ends. The first one is the much acclaimed drama Manchester by The Sea about a man (Casey Affleck) whose life gets transformed when he becomes the guardian of his teenage nephew. Then we […]

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The Sicilian Clan release on February 7th 2017

New Blu Ray Releases This Week: February 7th 2017

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Here are our Top 3 new blu-ray releases for the week of February 7th and, this time, we have a pretty varied selection: First, there is the classic French film noir The Sicilian Clan about a group of Sicilian mobsters pulling an ambitious heist. Directed by Henri Verneuil, it stars Alain Delon (Le Samouraï), Jean Gabin and Lino Ventura with […]

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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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