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Daughter of Dracula (Jess Franco, 1972)

“Of interest mostly to the complete Jess Francophile, Daughter of Dracula gets an attractive HD transfer and some essential context from Kino’s Redemption Films line.” Read the entire review on Slant Magazine. Advertisements

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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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Cold Eyes of Fear (Enzo G. Castellari, 1971)

“A merely mediocre genre outlier, Cold Eyes of Fear gets a serviceable Blu-ray transfer, unburdened by much in the way of extras, from Kino Lorber and Redemption Films.” Read my review of Enzo G. Castellari’s frenetic attempt at a thriller, … Continue reading

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Night’s Black Agents: Jean Rollin’s The Grapes of Death and Night of the Hunted

“The most recent Jean Rollin films to make their Blu-ray debut from Kino and Redemption Films mark a significant departure for the filmmaker. Forced by financial exigencies to eschew the timeless fairy-tale quality of his early-’70s vampire films, Rollin sets … Continue reading

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The Pete Walker Collection: House of Whipcord, Schizo, The Comeback & Die Screaming, Marianne (1971-1978)

“Depraved animals and diehard fans of British grindhouse films alike will want to add The Pete Walker Collection to theirs. Kino and Redemption Films have provided these titles with an exemplary Blu-ray package that’s stacked with extras.” Read my review … Continue reading

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Blood Sisters: Jean Rollin’s The Living Dead Girl & Two Orphan Vampires

“The latest installment in Redemption Films and Kino Lorber’s rollout of Jean Rollin titles making their Blu-ray debut actually forms a kind of diptych, a matched pair of films that—however far apart in tone, not to mention levels of graphic … Continue reading

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