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29 March 2011

Forthcoming Review: Antonioni's I VINTI/THE VANQUISHED (Raro/eOne)

On March 31, Raro/eOne will release their Region 0 NTSC DVD of Michelangelo Antonioni's I VINTI (THE VANQUISHED).  Antonioni tells three stories set in Rome, Paris, and London of murders committed by affluent youth.  Franco Interlenghi (I VITELLONI), Anna-Maria Ferrero (THE BATTLE OF AUSTERLITZ), Eduardo Ciannelli (FOREIGN CORREPSONDENT), David Farrar (BLACK NARCISSUS), Patrick Barr (HOUSE OF WHIPCORD), Fay Compton (THE HAUNTING), and Etchika Choureau (A GIRL FROM PARIS) star.  Visconti collaborator Suso Cecchi d'Amico co-scripts, Antonioni regular Giovanni Fusco scores, and L'AVVENTURA cinematographer Aldo Scavarda is the camera operator for this earlier effort.

REVIEW LINK: Raro Video/eOne (USA) Region 0 NTSC DVD vs Minerva Classics (Italy) Region 0 PAL DVD (DVDBeaver)

THE VANQUISHED DVD specs:
  • 1.33:1 original aspect ratio video
  • Italian/French/English Dolby Digital 2.0 mono audio
  • Optional English subtitles
  • Interview with actor Franco Interlenghi
  • Interview with producer Turi Vasile
  • Short film by Antonioni: Tentato Suicidio (1953) - Antonioni's entry in the omnibus L'AMORE IN CITTA
  • longer version of I VINTI's Italian episode (which premiered separately at the Venice Film Festival)
  • 8 page booklet
RELATED POST: Raro's Unofficially Announced Release List?


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24 March 2011

Hammer's WAKE WOOD Region 2 DVD from Momentum Pictures (reviewed)

I have reviewed the Momentum Pictures Region 2 PAL DVD of Hammer's second comeback film (after LET ME IN) for DVDBeaver.  Aidan Gillen (TV's THE WIRE) and Eva Barthistle (THE CHILDREN) play a couple who move to a remote Irish village after the death of their daughter.  They discover among the locals - lead by Timothy Spall (GOTHIC) - pagan rituals capable to bringing back the dead for three days to allow their loved ones closure.  They consent to the ritual and their daughter is returned to them, but the rules of Wake Wood have been violated, and something deadly has been woken.  Writer/producer Brendan McCarthy also produced the Irish horror films OUTCAST and ISOLATION.

MPI has also picked up WAKE WOOD for US DVD and BluRay release under the Dark Sky banner.

REVIEW LINK: Momentum Pictures (UK) Region 2 DVD (DVDBeaver)

WAKE WOOD DVD specs:
  • 16:9 anamorphic 1.78:1 widescreen transfer
  • English Dolby Digital 2.0 mono audio
  • Deleted Scenes (14 mins.)
  • Cast/Crew Interviews
  • Teaser
  • Theatrical Trailer



RELATED LINK: Hammer's Very Own WICKER MAN: WAKE WOOD

RELATED LINK: OUTCAST on R2 DVD




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Scorpion Releasing's SEXTETTE starring Mae West (reviewed)

I've reviewed Scorpion Releasing's DVD of Mae West's SEXTETTE (streeting April 19th) for DVD Drive-In.  West plays Marlo Manners, silver screen sex siren who has just wedded husband #6 (a very young Timothy Dalton aka James Bond #4, or perhaps #7or 8 if you count the many Bonds of the original CASINO ROYALE).  Their attempts to consummate the marriage are continually disrupted by multiple ex-husbands, costume fittings, screen tests, gossip columnists, an American Olympic gymnastics team, a UN conference, and a tape of Marlo's memoirs that features damaging information.  Dom DeLuise, George Hamilton, Ringo Starr, Tony Curtis, Rona Barrett, and Regis Philbin also star.

Sextette at Amazon.com

REVIEW LINK: Scorpion Releasing (USA) Region 0 DVD (DVD Drive-In)

SEXTETTE DVD specs:
  • 16:9 anamorphic widescreen 1.78:1 transfer
  • English Dolby Digital 2.0 mono audio
  • Interview with vocal coach Ian Whitcomb (38 mins)
  • Liner Notes by Dennis Dermody
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Other Scorpion Releasing Trailers

RELATED POST: From Scorpion Releasing in April: SEXTETTE and I WANT WHAT I WANT
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22 March 2011

Scorpion Releasing's I WANT WHAT I WANT (reviewed)

I've reviewed Scorpion Releasing's DVD of John Dexter's I WANT WHAT I WANT (... to be a woman) with Anne Heywood - streeting on April 19th - over at DVD Drive-In (review HERE).  Heywood plays a young man who feels like a woman on the inside.  After leaving his abusive father, he makes the transition from Roy to Wendy and takes up lodgings in a boarding house.  Her neighbors and landlords slowly draw her out into the world, but she fears being discovered as a man.  Things get even more complicated when she finds herself falling for another man.  Jill Bennett (FULL CIRCLE/THE HAUNTING OF JULIA), Harry Andrews (WHAT THE PEEPER SAW) and Michael Coles (THE SATANIC RITES OF DRACULA) co-star.

I Want What I Want at Amazon.com

REVIEW LINK: Scorpion Releasing (USA) Region 0 DVD (DVD Drive-In)

I WANT WHAT I WANT DVD specs:
  • 16:9 anamorphic widescreen 1.78:1 transfer
  • English Dolby Digital 2.0 mono audio
  • Spanish Theatrical Trailer
  • Trailers for other Scorpion releases
RELATED POST: From Scorpion Releasing in April: SEXTETTE and I WANT WHAT I WANT
RELATED POST: Update the Tags: Scorpion Releasing

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20 March 2011

From Scorpion Releasing in April: SEXTETTE and I WANT WHAT I WANT!

On April 19, Scorpion Releasing will release two oddball pick-ups from, respectively, Crown International and Cinerama Releasing: Sextette starring the "Sin-Sational" Mae West (based on her own play) and I Want What I Want (To Be A Woman) starring Anne Heywood (RING OF DARKNESS).  In SEXTETTE, Marlo Manners (West) has just wed her sixth husband, but her attempts to consumate the marriage are disrupted by two ex-husbands, fans, reporters, an Olympic wrestling team, her agent, and more in this campy musical comedy.  SEXTETTE also features Timothy Dalton (THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS), Ringo Starr (CANDY), George Hamilton (LOVE AT FIRST BITE), Tony Curtis (SOME LIKE IT HOT), Alice Cooper (MONSTER DOG), Dom Deluise (HAUNTED HONEYMOON), and Regis Philbin.  In I WANT WHAT I WANT, Roy (Anne Heywood) is a woman in a man's body.  Escaping his abusive father, he tries to start a new life as Wendy.  Jill Bennett (FULL CIRCLE), Harry Andrews (EQUUS), and Michael Cole (SATANIC RITES OF DRACULA) co-star.



REVIEW LINK: I Want What I Want - Scorpion Releasing (USA) Region 0 DVD (DVD Drive-In)

REVEW LINK 2: Sextette - Scorpion Releasing (USA) Region 0 DVD (DVD Drive-In)

SEXTETTE DVD specs:
  • 16:9 anamorphic widescreen 1.78:1 transfer
  • English Dolby Digital 2.0 mono audio
  • Interview with Ian Whitcomb
  • Liner Notes by Dennis Dermody
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Scorpion Trailers

I WANT WHAT I WANT DVD specs:
  • 16:9 anamorphic 1.78:1 widescreen transfer
  • English Dolby Digital 2.0 mono audio
  • Spanish Theatrical Trailer
  • Trailers for other Scorpion Releasing titles

RELATED POST: Update the Tags: Scorpion Releasing

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18 March 2011

Raro/eOne's FERNANDO DI LEO CRIME COLLECTION (2nd review)

My second of two reviews of Raro/eOne's NTSC Region 0 FERNANDO DI LEO CRIME COLLECTION is up at DVDBeaver.

REVIEW LINK: Raro/eOne Region 0 NTSC set at DVDBeaver.


RELATED LINK: Fernando Di Leo Crime Collection set from Raro USA

RELATED POST: Raro Video's Unofficially Announced Release List?

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THE FERNANDO DI LEO CRIME COLLECTION set specs:

  • MILAN CALIBER 9 DVD specs:
    • 16:9 anamorphic 1.85:1 transfer
    • English and Italian Dolby Digital 2.0 mono audio tracks
    • Optional English subtitles
    • Audio Interview with actor Gastone Moschin
    • "Caliber 9" documentary
    • "Fernando di Leo: Genius of the Genre" documentary
    • "Scerbanenco Noir" documentary on author Giorgio Scerbanenco
  • THE ITALIAN CONNECTION DVD specs:
    • 16:9 anamorphic 1.85:1 transfer
    • English and Italian Dolby Digital 2.0 mono audio tracks
    • Optional English subtitles
    • "Roots of the Mafia" documentary
    • Photo Gallery
  • THE BOSS DVD specs:
    • 16:9 anamorphic 1.85:1 transfer
    • English and Italian Dolby Digital 2.0 mono audio tracks
    • Optional English subtitles
    • "Stories about the Mafia" documentary
  • RULERS OF THE CITY DVD specs:
    • 1.85:1 non-anamorphic transfer
    • English and Italian Dolby Digital 2.0 mono audio tracks
    • Optional English subtitles
    • "Violent City" documentary
RELATED LINK: Update the Tags: Raro Video

    BMX BANDITS hit DVD from Severin Films (review)

    The film Nicole Kidman would rather forget is an Australian (and American) cult favorite: BMX BANDITS by Brian Trenchard-Smith (STUNT ROCK).  Two boys and a girl find a cache of walkie-talkies and sell them to buy BMX bikes.  Little do they know that the walkie-talkies belong to The Boss, a criminal who planned to use them to rob banks (the walkie talkies are locked onto the police bandwidth, allowing the criminals to stay ahead of the law).  Now his henchmen (RAZORBACK's David Argue and MAD MAX's John Ley) are chasing the kids across the water, through Sydney's biggest shopping mall, and any other place where mass destruction of property is bound to happen!  Oscar-winning cinematographer John Seale gives the action a slick look and there is plenty of bad eighties hair (I'm lookin' at you, Nicole) and bad eighties fashions (check out that Spandex).

    REVIEW LINK: Severin Films (USA) Region 0 DVD (DVDBeaver)

    BMX BANDITS DVD specs:
    • 16:9 anamorphic 2.35:1 widescreen transfer
    • English Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo audio
    • "BMX Buddies" - 40 minute documentary with interviews from the cast and crew
    • Nicole Kidman on YOUNG TALENT TIME
    • Theatrical Trailer
    • Other Severin Trailers
    RELATED POST: Update the Tags: Severin Films


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    Raro/eOne's FERNANDO DI LEO CRIME COLLECTION (reviewed)

    My first of two reviews of Raro/eOne's NTSC Region 0 FERNANDO DI LEO CRIME COLLECTION is up at DVD Drive-In.

    REVIEW LINK: Raro/eOne Region 0 NTSC DVDs at DVD Drive-In.



    RELATED LINK: Fernando Di Leo Crime Collection set from Raro USA

    RELATED POST: Raro Video's Unofficially Announced Release List?

    More "Raro USA" releases at my Amazon aStore.


    THE FERNANDO DI LEO CRIME COLLECTION set specs:

    • MILAN CALIBER 9 DVD specs:
      • 16:9 anamorphic 1.85:1 transfer
      • English and Italian Dolby Digital 2.0 mono audio tracks
      • Optional English subtitles
      • Audio Interview with actor Gastone Moschin
      • "Caliber 9" documentary
      • "Fernando di Leo: Genius of the Genre" documentary
      • "Scerbanenco Noir" documentary on author Giorgio Scerbanenco
    • THE ITALIAN CONNECTION DVD specs:
      • 16:9 anamorphic 1.85:1 transfer
      • English and Italian Dolby Digital 2.0 mono audio tracks
      • Optional English subtitles
      • "Roots of the Mafia" documentary
      • Photo Gallery
    • THE BOSS DVD specs:
      • 16:9 anamorphic 1.85:1 transfer
      • English and Italian Dolby Digital 2.0 mono audio tracks
      • Optional English subtitles
      • "Stories about the Mafia" documentary
    • RULERS OF THE CITY DVD specs:
      • 1.85:1 non-anamorphic transfer
      • English and Italian Dolby Digital 2.0 mono audio tracks
      • Optional English subtitles
      • "Violent City" documentary
    RELATED LINK: Update the Tags: Raro Video

      15 March 2011

      Hammer's very own Wicker Man: WAKE WOOD

      On March 28, 2011, Momentum Pictures will release Hammer's new film WAKE WOOD on Region 2 PAL DVD.  Aidan Gillen (12 ROUNDS), Eva Birthistle (MIDDLETOWN), and Timothy Spall (GOTHIC) star.  After losing their daughter, Patrick and Louise move to the remote Irish village of Wake Wood, where they discover an ancient pagan rite that could bring their daughter back to life, but at a terrible price!

      REVIEW LINK: Momentum Pictures (UK) Region 2 PAL DVD (DVDBeaver)

      WAKE WOOD DVD specs:
      • 16:9 anamorphic widescreen transfer
      • English Dolby Digital 5.1 audio
      • Optional English subtitles
      • Cast/Crew Interviews
      • Deleted Scenes
      • Trailer
      • Teaser Trailer

      14 March 2011

      Raro/eOne's PERFUME OF THE LADY IN BLACK reviewed (another one)

      Besides the review/comparison of the Raro Video/eOne Region 0 NTSC DVD of THE PERFUME OF THE LADY IN BLACK that I wrote for DVDBeaver (review link HERE), I was also asked to write a review of the disc for DVD Drive-In.  AUTOPSY and FOUR FLIES ON GREY VELVET's Mimsy Farmer is once again a fragile, father-obsessed, neurotic in Rome.  This time, she might be the victim of a black magic conspiracy (or it might all be in her head).  Maurizio Bonuglia (TOP SENSATION), Lara Wendel (GHOSTHOUSE, TENEBRE), and Nike Arrighi (THE DEVIL RIDES OUT) co-star.

      PERFUME OF THE LADY IN BLACK DVD Specs:
      • 16:9 anamorphic 1.85:1 widescreen transfer
      • Italian and English Dolby Digital 2.0 mono tracks
      • Optional English subtitles
      • "Portrait in Black" documentary/interview with director Francesco Barilli
      • Director Biography/Filmography

      REVIEW LINK: Raro Video/eOne Entertainment (USA) Region 0 NTSC DVD (DVD Drive-In)

      RELATED POST: Raro Video's Unofficially Announced Release List?

      RELATED POST: Raro/eOne's PERFUME OF THE LADY IN BLACK  reviewed/compared


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      12 March 2011

      Raro/eOne's PERFUME OF THE LADY IN BLACK reviewed/compared

      I've reviewed and compared the Raro/eOne US and Raro Italy DVDs of Francesco Barilli's PERFUME OF THE LADY IN BLACK over at DVDBeaver (review link HERE).  Mimsy Farmer (FOUR FLIES ON GREY VELVET) plays a young chemist who becomes the victim of a deadly black magic conspiracy (or is it all in her mind).  Maurizio Bonuglia (TOP SENSATION/THE SEDUCERS), Nike Arrighi (THE DEVIL RIDES OUT), Jho Jenkins (SHAFT IN AFRICA), Donna Jordan (Andy Warhol and Paul Morrissey's L'AMOUR), and Lara Wendel (GHOSTHOUSE) co-star.

      REVIEW LINK 1: Raro/eOne (US Region 0) vs Raro Italy (Region 0) at DVDBeaver.
      REVIEW LINK 2: Raro/eOne (USA) Region 0 DVD (DVD Drive-In)


      PERFUME OF THE LADY IN BLACK DVD specs:
      • 16:9 anamorphic 1.85:1 transfer
      • English and Italian Dolby Digital 2.0 audio tracks
      • Optional English subtitles
      • "Portrait in Black" documentary
      • Director Biography/Filmography

      RELATED POST: Raro resurrects THE PERFUME OF THE LADY IN BLACK for the USA

      RELATED POST: Raro Video's Unofficially Announced Release List?

      RELATED LINK: Update the Tags: Raro Video

      11 March 2011

      Palisades Tartan envisions A WORLD WITHOUT THIEVES

      I've reviewed Palisades Tartan's R2 PAL UK DVD of Xiaogang Feng's A WORLD WITHOUT THIEVES.  Andy Lau (INFERNAL AFFAIRS) and Rene Liu (DOUBLE VISION) are Bo and Li, a pair of thieves and lovers.  Li is tired of their criminal lifestyle and gives Bo an ultimatum.  On the run, they meet Fu (Baoqiang Wang, BLIND SHAFT), a naive construction worker traveling back home with his entire life savings in a duffel bag.  Bo thinks it would be a great final score but Li wants to protect Fu and his trusting worldview.  Unfortunately, they've boarded a train with a gang of professional thieves lead by Uncle Le (Ge You, TO LIVE).



      REVIEW LINK: Palisades Tartan Region 2 PAL DVD (DVDBeaver)

      RELATED POST: Update the Tags: Palisades Tartan

      A WORLD WITHOUT THIEVES Palisades Tartan DVD specs:
      • 16:9 anamorphic 2.35:1 transfer
      • Mandarin Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo audio
      • English subtitles
      • Making-of Featurettes
      • 6 Deleted Scenes
      • Still Gallery
      "Palisades Tartan" releases at my Amazon UK aStore.

      "Palisades Tartan" and "Tartan" releases at my Amazon aStore.

      08 March 2011

      Impulse Pictures has a ganja APHRODISIAC!

      On March 8, 2011, Impulse Pictures bring us the mockumentary APHRODISIAC! THE SEXUAL SECRET OF MARIJUANA. John Holmes pops up (and out) along with several other uninhibited (and unshaved) performers "turning on" to get even more uninhibited while a serious narrator argues against alcohol and for weed. 

      REVIEW LINK: APHRODISIAC! [Impulse Pictures (USA) Region 0 NTSC DVD (DVD Drive-In)]

      APHRODISIAC! DVD specs:
      • Original Full-Frame (1.33:1) Aspect Ratio
      • Original English Dolby Digital 2.0 mono audio


      Code Red teaches a WHITE RAT HOW TO SCORE WITH GIRLS (review)

      I've reviewed Code Red Releasing's HOW TO SCORE WITH GIRLS/WHITE RAT double feature for DVD Drive-In (review link below).  Code Red Releasing has warned us in advance that the only remaining copies of these two films are video sources (3/4" for HOW TO SCORE WITH GIRLS, VHS for WHITE RAT) and not to expect remastered transfers.  In WHITE RAT, disgraced policeman-turned-PI Mike Capon is obsessively investigating the murder of Alice Gleason.  The suspects include her rival Paula, her shady lover Alexander, his lackey Lou, and Mike himself.  In HOW TO SCORE WITH GIRLS (aka CRY YOUR PURPLE HEART OUT!), three soldiers are on leave in New York and looking to score after two years without.

      HOW TO SCORE WITH GIRLS/WHITE RAT DVD specs:
      • 1.33:1 fullscreen transfers for both films
      • English Dolby Digital 2.0 mono audio
      • Trailer for CRY YOUR PURPLE HEART OUT!


      REVIEW LINK: HOW TO SCORE WITH GIRLS/WHITE RAT [Code Red Releasing (USA) Region 0 NTSC DVD (DVD Drive-In)

      RELATED POST: Update the Tags: Code Red Releasing


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      How to Score With Girls / White Rat

      07 March 2011

      FERNANDO DI LEO CRIME COLLECTION from Raro USA

      On March 15, 2011, Raro Video's US arm (through eOne) will release THE FERNANDO DI LEO CRIME COLLECTION.  The set features Di Leo's magnificent MILAN CALIBER 9 plus THE ITALIAN COLLECTION (which you may have caught as HIRED TO KILL), THE BOSS, and RULERS OF THE CITY (which some of you may have caught under the title MISTER SCARFACE) with Jack Palance. Henry Silva (CRY OF A PROSTITUTE), Barbara Bouchet (AMUCK!), Luigi Pistilli (BAY OF BLOOD), Philippe Leroy (THE NIGHT PORTER), Frank Wolff (THE LICKERISH QUARTET), Ivo Garrani (BLACK SUNDAY), and Gastone Moschin (THE CONFORMIST) are among the Eurocult stars appearing in these four films (with a couple more that you may recognize by face if not by name).  All of the documentary material from the Italian set has been carried over to this edition along with the audio options (and optional English subtitles).  Also included is a 20 page booklet and bookmark.  SRP is $39.99, but it is showing up at retail sites $10 less.  You get four films on four discs for $30!


      REVIEW LINK 1: Raro/eOne Region 0 NTSC DVDs at DVD Drive-In
      REVIEW LINK 2: Raro/eOne Region 0 NTSC DVD set at DVDBeaver

      THE FERNANDO DI LEO CRIME COLLECTION set specs:
      • MILAN CALIBER 9 DVD specs:
        • 16:9 anamorphic 1.85:1 transfer
        • English and Italian Dolby Digital 2.0 mono audio tracks
        • Optional English subtitles
        • Audio Interview with actor Gastone Moschin
        • "Caliber 9" documentary
        • "Fernando di Leo: Genius of the Genre" documentary
        • "Scerbanenco Noir" documentary on author Giorgio Scerbanenco
      • THE ITALIAN CONNECTION DVD specs:
        • 16:9 anamorphic 1.85:1 transfer
        • English and Italian Dolby Digital 2.0 mono audio tracks
        • Optional English subtitles
        • "Roots of the Mafia" documentary
        • Photo Gallery
      • THE BOSS DVD specs:
        • 16:9 anamorphic 1.85:1 transfer
        • English and Italian Dolby Digital 2.0 mono audio tracks
        • Optional English subtitles
        • "Stories about the Mafia" documentary
      • RULERS OF THE CITY DVD specs:
        • 1.85:1 non-anamorphic transfer
        • English and Italian Dolby Digital 2.0 mono audio tracks
        • Optional English subtitles
        • "Violent City" documentary

      RELATED POST: Raro Video's Unofficially Announced Release List?

      RELATED LINK: Update the Tags: Raro Video

      Raro reseurrects THE PERFUME OF THE LADY IN BLACK for the USA

      Raro Video/eOne follows up their US debut release of Federico Fellini's I CLOWNS with Francesco Barilli's underrated chiller PERFUME OF THE LADY IN BLACK (IL PROFUMO DELLA SIGNORA IN NERO), currently set for release on March 22, 2011.  Mimsy Farmer (FOUR FLIES ON GREY VELVET and AUTOPSY) plays a fragile chemist whose world starts to unravel into a whirlpool of paranoia when she pricks her finger.  Specters from her childhood merge with the present and all of her friends and acquaintances seem to be out to get her.  Rarely seen outside of Italy, PERFUME OF THE LADY IN BLACK builds up tension beautifully up to the shocking climax.  Also stars Maurizio Bonuglia (TOP SENSATION/THE SEDUCERS and THE WEAPON, THE MOTIVE, THE CRIME), Nike Arrighi (THE DEVIL RIDES OUT), and Lara Wendel (TENEBRE and RING OF DARKNESS).


      REVIEW LINK 1: PERFUME OF THE LADY IN BLACK [Raro/eOne (USA) Region 0 DVD (DVDBeaver)]
      REVIEW LINK 2: Raro Video/eOne (USA) Region 0 DVD (DVD Drive-In)

      PERFUME OF THE LADY IN BLACK DVD specs:
      • 16:9 anamorphic 1.85:1 transfer
      • English and Italian Dolby Digital 2.0 audio tracks
      • Optional English subtitles
      • "Portrait in Black" documentary
      • Director Biography/Filmography

      RELATED POST: Raro Video's Unofficially Announced Release List?

      RELATED POST: Federico Fellini's I CLOWNS from Raro USA

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      02 March 2011

      Momentum Pictures is DAMNED BY DAWN (review/comparison)

      On March 7, Momentum Pictures will release a Region 2 DVD of Brett Anstey's DAMNED BY DAWN.  Claire (Renee Willner) and her boyfriend Paul (Danny Alder) travel to her grandparents remote home to see her terminally ill grandmother.  That night, a wailing sound in the woods wakes up the house's inhabitants and a banshee appears to carry off her grandmother to the underworld.  When Claire interferes, the banshee calls upon evil spirits (and a few zombies).

      REVIEW LINK: Momentum Pictures (UK) Region 2 PAL DVD (DVDBeaver)

      DAMNED BY DAWN DVD specs:
      • 16:9 anamorphic widescreen 1.78:1 transfer
      • English Dolby Digital 5.1
      • Optional English subtitles
      • Audio Commentary by the Director and Crew
      • Making-of
      • Trailer

      "Momentum Pictures" releases at my Amazon UK aStore.

      US DVD:

      01 March 2011

      Code Red's GROUP MARRIAGE reviewed

      I've reviewed Stephanie Rothman's GROUP MARRIAGE - on DVD from Code Red Releasing - for DVD Drive-In.  Code Red's transfer was mastered in High Definition by Rothman herself from UCLA's archival 35mm print.  Aimée Eccles (THE CONCRETE JUNGLE), Claudia Jennings (Cronenberg's FAST COMPANY), Victoria Vetri (INVASION OF THE BEE GIRLS), Solomon Sturges (THE WORKING GIRLS), Zack Taylor (HOW TO SUCCEED WITH SEX), and Jeff Pomerantz (SAVAGE WEEKEND) star.

      GROUP MARRIAGE DVD specs:
      • 16:9 anamorphic 1.78:1 widescreen transfer
      • English Dolby Digital 2.0 mono
      • Theatrical Trailer
      • Trailers for other Code Red titles

      REVIEW LINK: Code Red Releasing (USA) Region 0 NTSC DVD (DVD Drive-In)

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      "Code Red Releasing" titles at my Amazon aStore.
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