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One Million Years B.C. (Don Chaffey, 1966)

“Kino presents One Million Years B.C. in phenomenal 4K restorations of both the uncut international and U.S. theatrical versions, bolstered by a handful of edifying supplements.” Read the whole review on Slant Magazine.

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The Sicilian Clan (Henri Verneuil, 1969)

“Kino presents Henri Verneuil’s compelling caper film The Sicilian Clan in two newly restored versions, along with some top-notch extras.” Read the whole review on Slant Magazine.

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Cotton Comes to Harlem (Ossie Davis, 1970)

“Cotton Comes to Harlem swaggers onto Blu-ray with a superfly transfer from Kino, accompanied, unfortunately, by nothing more contextual than the trailer.” Read my whole review of this entry in Kino’s ongoing Studio Classics series, out last month on Blu-ray, … Continue reading

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Women in Chains: Alain Robbe-Grillet’s Trans-Europ-Express and Successive Slidings of Pleasure

“Alain Robbe-Grillet’s films are as intricate and enigmatic as you might expect from the man who scripted the seminal French New Wave puzzle-picture Last Year at Marienbad. They’re also slyly humorous, intellectually playful, and intensely and perversely erotic.” Read my … Continue reading

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Five Dolls for an August Moon (Mario Bava, 1970)

“It may be minor Mario Bava, but the film’s sly humor and eye-popping production design provide plenty to recommend it to devotees of European horror cinema, a claim that’s only reinforced by Kino’s excellent Blu-ray package.” Read my review of … Continue reading

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Foolish Wives (Erich von Stroheim, 1922)

“Erich von Stroheim liked to refer to the traduced and truncated version of Foolish Wives as ‘the skeleton of my dead child.’ Looking at the film today, it’s plain to see there’s still plenty of meat on those bones.” Read … Continue reading

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Scum (Alan Clarke, 1979)

“One of director Alan Clarke’s most uncompromising docudramas, Scum rises to the top with a sterling new Blu-ray transfer that’s been freshly struck from original elements, as well as an impressive array of supplemental materials, from Kino Lorber.” Read the … Continue reading

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