Here are all our reviews of Blu-Ray and DVD releases focusing on foreign and art-house films.

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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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To Live and Die in L.A. Blu-Ray release on November 22nd 2016

New Blu Ray Releases This Week: November 22nd 2016

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Here are our Top 3 new blu-ray releases for the week of November 22nd and, this time, we have some great movies out of Blu-Ray: First, we have one of my all-time favorites, William Friedkin’s cult To Live and Die in L.A. a crime drama which stars young William Petersen (C.S.I.), Willem Dafoe (Antichrist) and brushes a corrupted portrait of Los […]

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Breathless Blu-Ray cover - November 15th releases

New Blu Ray Releases This Week: November 15th 2016

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Here are our Top 3 new blu-ray releases for the week of November 15th and, this week, we have some strong titles. First, there is Jean-Luc Godard’s essential existential crime tale Breathless, a French classic starring Jean-Paul Belmondo which is getting re-released by Criterion as it had gotten out of print (I own that one). Then there’s another of my […]

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Taxi Driver Blu-Ray cover - November 7th releases

New Blu Ray Releases This Week: November 8th 2016

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Here are our Top 3 new blu-ray releases for the week of November 8th and, this time, we have a pretty diverse selection: First, there Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver, which stars Robert de Niro and doesn’t need any introduction. In a much lighter tone, we have Wes Anderson’s debut, Bottle Rocket, a comedy featuring brothers Like and Owen Wilson as wanna-be criminals. […]

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Hell on Wheels - The Complete Series Blu-Ray cover - November 1st releases

New Blu Ray Releases This Week: November 1st 2016

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Because there isn’t much to talk about this week when it comes to Blu-ray, rather than having our top 3, we will just feature one single – but massive – release, which is Hell on Wheels – The Complete Series. Remaining in the shadow of other much-talked about AMC series such as The Walking Dead, this western show provided a fascinating look […]

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Mad Max High Octane Anthology Collection Blu-Ray cover - October 25th releases

New Blu Ray Releases This Week: October 25th 2016

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Here are our Top 3 new blu-ray releases for the week of October 25th and, to be frank, this week isn’t very exciting when it comes to new releases. First, we have the Mad Max High Octane Anthology Collection, which with a steep price of $200 is for die-hard fans only. It comes with all 4 Mad Max movies including Mad […]

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Pan's Labyrinth Blu-Ray cover - October 18th releases

New Blu Ray Releases This Week: October 18th 2016

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Here are our Top 3 new blu-ray releases for the week of October 18th and, we continue our mix of foreign and American classics. The first one is Criterion’s edition of Pan’s Labyrinth, a creepy fantasy tale from Mexican film director Guillermo del Toro which can be found as a stand-alone Blu-Ray or as part as a trilogy box set […]

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Boyhood Blu-Ray cover - October 12th releases

New Blu Ray Releases This Week: October 11th 2016

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Here are our Top 3 new blu-ray releases for the week of October 11th and, this time, we have one indie movie and two horror flicks, since we officially entered Halloween season. The first one is the Criterion version of Richard Linklater’s Boyhood (2014) which follows a boy growing up. It was filmed in real-time, over a 12-year course, stars Ethan […]

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Marie Antoinette Blu-Ray cover - October 4th releases

New Blu Ray Releases This Week: October 4th 2016

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Here are our Top 3 new blu-ray releases for the week of October 4th and, this time, we have three works from great directors: Sophia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette (2006) offered a fresh, modern look at a French queen who got famous for offering brioche to starving French people and losing her head on the guillotine during the French revolution. It also features a great […]

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