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The Mad Fox (Tomu Uchida, 1962)

“Making its Blu-ray debut, Tomu Uchida’s film is a highly stylized ode to love and disorder.” Read my review over at Slant Magazine.

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Taste of Cherry (Abbas Kiarostami, 1997)

“A superlative Blu-ray upgrade from the Criterion Collection gives new life to Abbas Kiarostami’s lovely, understated rumination on existential quandaries.” Read my entire review over at Slant Magazine.

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Let’s Kill Uncle (William Castle, 1966)

“Making its debut on Blu-ray, William Castle’s film is a genuinely amusing jet-black comedy of (ill) manners disguised as an adventure yarn for young adults.” Read the rest of my review over at Slant Magazine.

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The Golem (Paul Wegener, 1920)

“This German expressionist masterpiece stomps its way onto Blu-ray with an astonishing 4K transfer and several choice bonus features.” Read my entire review over at Slant Magazine.

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Army of Shadows (Jean-Pierre Melville, 1969)

“Jean-Pierre Melville’s somber saga of the French Resistance gets a satisfyingly tweaked restoration from the Criterion Collection.” In which I review the new HD transfer and technical specs over at Slant Magazine.

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Beyond the Door (Ovidio G. Assonitis, 1974)

“Stick a straw in that Campbell’s soup can and settle in for the bonkers Beyond the Door.” Read my full review over at Slant Magazine.

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Cannibal Apocalypse (Antonio Margheriti, 1980)

“Cannibal Apocalypse suggests that war isn’t just hell, it’s also contagious.” Read my full review over at Slant Magazine.

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House by the River (Fritz Lang, 1950)

“Now looking better than ever, House by the River is a fascinating, bewitching, and hitherto largely neglected entry in Fritz Lang’s filmography.” Read my entire review of the extras and technical specs on Kino’s new Blu-ray release over at Slant Magazine.

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Kiju Yoshida: Love + Anarchism

“Kiju Yoshida’s thought-provoking political trilogy makes its Region A Blu-ray debut with sturdy transfers and some essential contextual bonus materials.” Read my review of Kiju Yoshida: Love + Anarchism over at Slant Magazine.

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When Gothic Meets Giallo: Emilio P. Miraglia’s The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave and The Red Queen Kills Seven Times

“Throughout the 1960s and into the mid-1970s, two very different kinds of films dominated the Italian horror genre, each accompanied by their own distinctive iconographies. The gothic style is frequently associated with the remote past, cobweb-strewn castles, and ancestral curses, … Continue reading

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