Upcoming DVD and Blu-ray Releases

Browsing Category Drama

Drama

Apocalypse Now (1979 / 40th Anniversary Blu-ray)

Restored from the original negative for the first time ever, Apocalypse Now Final Cut is Coppola’s most realized version of the film, which was nominated for eight Academy Awards, won three Golden Globes (Best Original Score, Best Director, and Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, 1980), and is one of AFI’s top 100 films. Starring Academy Award… Continue reading

Drama / Thriller

Cruising (1980 / Arrow Video Blu-ray)

Academy Award-winner William Friedkin (The Exorcist, The French Connection) directs Al Pacino as an undercover cop pitched into New York’s seedy underbelly in Cruising – available for the first time on Blu-ray in a brand new director-approved transfer. New York is caught in the grip of a sadistic serial killer who is preying on the… Continue reading

Action / Drama

Fate of Lee Khan, The (1973 / 2 Discs)

In his follow-up to the critically acclaimed A Touch of Zen, trailblazing filmmaker King Hu brings together an all-star female cast, including Hong Kong cinema stalwart Li Li-hua and Angela “Lady Kung Fu” Mao, in this lively martial arts adventure. When Lee Khan, a powerful general of the oppressive Yuan Dynasty, procures the battle map of… Continue reading

Drama / Horror

Circus of Horrors (Shout Factory Blu-ray)

“Lurid … imaginative and unsettling” — Turner Classic Movies “Circus of Horrors” (1960), an excellent British shocker – and one not from Hammer Film Productions – is coming to blu-ray this fall. A deranged plastic surgeon (Anton Diffring) takes over a traveling circus, then transforms horribly disfigured young women into ravishing beauties and coerces them… Continue reading

Comedy / Drama

FM (Arrow Video Blu-ray)

The airwaves crackle with the delectable sound of smooth rock in FM, a riotous comedy about the heady world of late-70s US radio. Michael Brandon (Four Flies on Grey Velvet) stars as Jeff Dugan, the ultra-cool program director at Q-SKY Radio, LA’s number one rock station. Dugan encourages a free-wheeling culture at work, employing an… Continue reading

Drama

Loveless, The (Arrow Films Blu-ray)

Raw, angry and honest, The Loveless evokes, with unflinching clarity, both an attitude and a bygone era, exploring the tensions between two very different Americas Release date: July 23, 2019 SPECS Director: Kathryn Bigelow, Monty Montgomery Starring: Willem Dafoe, J. Don Ferguson, Robert Gordon Country: USA Production Year: 1981 Discs: 1 Blu-ray Disc Region: A… Continue reading

Drama / Sci-Fi

White Chamber (Dark Sky Films Blu-ray)

“A gloriously political, wonderfully visceral and perfectly-formed film.” — Horror Freak News The United Kingdom in the near future. Civil war rages, and martial law has been declared by a military government hellbent on quashing the opposition. A woman (BAFTA Scotland Best Actress winner Shauna Macdonald, The Descent) wakes up in a blindingly white cuboid… Continue reading

Drama / Sci-Fi / Thriller

Glass (Blu-ray + DVD)

M. Night Shyamalan brings together two of his standout original films—Unbreakable and Split— in this explosive comic book thriller. Elijah Price, also known as Mr. Glass (Samuel L. Jackson), finds David Dunn (Bruce Willis) pursuing Kevin Wendell Crumb’s superhuman figure, The Beast (James McAvoy), in a series of escalating encounters. Price, armed with secrets critical… Continue reading

Drama

Under Fire (Eureka Entertainment Blu-ray)

Russel Price (Nolte) is a gutsy photo-journalist who gets caught between his love for reporter Claire Stryder (Cassidy) and his friendship with her husband, Alex Grazier (Hackman). Caught up in the war between the Nicaraguan government and the Sandinista rebels, Price loses sight of his objectivity and becomes deeply involved in the skirmish. With cinematography… Continue reading

Action / Crime / Drama / Thriller

Backdraft (4K Blu-ray)

From Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard, Backdraft is a visually stunning, emotionally charged, action-thriller about the adventurous lives of professional firefighters. Kurt Russell and William Baldwin star as two feuding siblings carrying on a heroic family tradition as Chicago firefighters. When a puzzling series of arson attacks is reported, they are forced to set aside… Continue reading

Drama / Thriller

Bitter Moon (Kino Lorber Blu-ray)

A cool married couple strike up an unlikely friendship on a cruise liner with wheelchair-bound Peter Coyote, a dissolute writer who takes it upon himself to teach Grant the secrets of the erotic arts so that he can satisfy both Scott-Thomas and Coyote’s wife, Emmanuelle Seigner. Shipping starts on May 21, 2019