Upcoming DVD and Blu-ray Releases

Date archives July 2018

Action

Vinegar Syndrome: Shot (1973 / Blu-ray+DVD)

Semi-urban detective duo Ross and Wilson have been charged with taking down local drug kingpin, Blasi. After busting a low-level pusher, they convince his girlfriend, Sheila, to start working for them as an undercover operative in exchange for avoiding prison. But as Ross finds himself becoming romantically interested in his new, perpetually spaced out informant,… Continue reading

Comedy / Drama

Criterion: Shampoo (1975 / Blu-ray)

Shampoo gives us a day in the life of George, a Beverly Hills hairdresser and Lothario who runs around town on the eve of the 1968 presidential election trying to make heads or tails of his financial and romantic entanglements. His attempts to scrape together the money to open his own salon are continually sidetracked… Continue reading

Horror / Thriller

Criterion: Sisters (1972 / Blu-ray)

Margot Kidder is Danielle, a beautiful model separated from her Siamese twin, Dominique. When a hotshot reporter (Jennifer Salt) suspects Dominique of a brutal murder, she becomes dangerously ensnared in the sisters’ insidious sibling bond. A scary and stylish paean to female destructiveness, Brian De Palma’s first foray into horror voyeurism is a stunning amalgam… Continue reading

Adventure / Fantasy

Criterion: The Princess Bride (Digibook)

A high-spirited adventure that pits true love against inconceivable odds, The Princess Bride has charmed legions of fans with its irreverent gags, eccentric ensemble, and dazzling swordplay. A kid (Fred Savage), home sick from school, grudgingly allows his grandfather (Peter Falk) to read him a dusty storybook—which is how we meet the innocent Buttercup (Robin… Continue reading

Comedy / Horror

Severin Films: Del Tenney’s The Horror of Party Beach (Blu-ray)

Shipping starts on August 28, 2018 – In 1964, 20th Century Fox released an independent shocker – shot in two weeks for $50,000 outside Stamford, Connecticut by local producer/director Del Tenney – advertised as ‘The First Horror-Monster Musical’. More than 50 years later, this “absolute classic of exploitation cinema” (Legends Magazine) returns like you’ve never… Continue reading

Drama

Shout Factory: Platoon – 4K Remaster Steelbook

Shipping starts on September 18, 2018 Shout Factory announced today that it is preparing a SteelBook Edition of Oliver Stone’s classic film Platoon (1986), starring Tom Berenger, Keith David, Willem Dafoe, Forest Whitaker, and Francesco Quinn. The release, which will be sourced from a brand new 4K remaster approved by director Stone, will be available… Continue reading