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TERRA FORMARS Arrow Blu-ray Review

Based on a popular manga by Yu Sasuga, the concept of Terra Formars seems perfectly suited for a director like the legendary Takashi Miike, someone who is no stranger to both manga adaptations and bizarre storylines.

Originally released in 2016, this live-action


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Arrow Video April 2019 Lineup

Arrow Video has announced their lineup for April 2019, with new Blu-ray editions of Takashi Miike‘s Terra Formars, Riccardo Freda‘s The Iguana with the Tongue of Fire, Enzo G. Castellari‘s Keoma, Alain ResnaisMélo, Richard Friedman‘s Scared Stiff, and Aleksey German‘s Khrustalyov,

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Criterion Announces June 2019 Titles

The Criterion Collection has announced their lineup for June 2019, with releases including a film trilogy by Ingmar Bergman (Through A Glass Darkly, Winter Light, and The Silence), George StevensSwing TimeJohn Cameron Mitchell‘s Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Bruno Dumont‘s La vie de Jésus
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KOLOBOS Arrow Blu-ray Review

Bog-standard, straight-to-video horror movies were a dime a dozen in the ’90s, and while Kolobos may unfairly be lumped into that category, there’s enough creativity here to set it apart from the rest.  

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Arrow Video Announces March 2019 Lineup


Arrow has announced their U.S. lineup for March 2019, with the Sister Street Fighter Collection, Phantom Lady, Kolobos, The Prisoner, Strip Nude For Your Killer, and Blood Hunger: The Films of Jose Larraz.

As always, Arrow is bringing an interesting and

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Criterion Announces May 2019 Titles

The Criterion Collection has announced their home lineup for May, 2019, with new Blu-ray editions of William Wyler‘s The HeiressDavid Mamet‘s House of Games, David Lynch‘s Blue VelvetMichael Haneke‘s Funny Games (1997), Claire DenisLet the Sunshine In, and Agnès Varda‘s One Sings, The Other
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AUDITION Arrow Blu-ray Review

Audition remains one of the best films in the now-vast filmography of one of Japan’s most prolific directors, and its shocking content has easily held up since its release in 1999.

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THE POSSESSED Arrow Blu-ray Review

Bazzoni and Rossellini’s film has all the trappings of a classic noir, shot in beautiful black and white with a slight dash of early giallo sprinkled in for good measure.

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THE FIFTH CORD Arrow Blu-ray Review

From its fantastic opening fisheye sequence, it becomes evident that The Fifth Cord is something special in the visual department, and it only gets better from there, consistently wowing the audience with its perfectly framed photography, shot after glorious shot.

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Arrow Video Announces February Lineup

Arrow has announced their February lineup of home video offerings, which include two Luigi Bazzoni titles with The Possessed and The Fifth Chord, 1972’s Horror Express, Takashi Miike‘s Audition, Herschell Gordon Lewis‘ Color Me Blood Red, and two entries in the Arrow Academy

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DOUBLE DRAGON Blu-ray Review

Sure, it’s cringey, clumsily scripted and directed and doesn’t hold up in any way, but I had a great time revisiting this little piece of my childhood and applaud MVD for taking the time and care to release such a high-quality package of such a low-quality movie.