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City of Women (1980)

”What kind of film is this?” the protagonist asks himself about halfway through City of Women, and it’s a very pertinent question indeed. It is certainly not any kind of normal film, and in the end there can be only one answer: it is a…

First Squad (2009)

First Squad is an animated Russian/Japanese/Canadian co-production. The Russians provided the story and the Japanese provided the animation – what the Canadians did, I have no idea. Maybe they provided the funding? It is a short movie for a…

Bond 50 available for pre-order now

In celebration of James Bond’s monumental golden anniversary, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment unveiled in Las Vegas yesterday BOND 50,  a collectible box-set  featuring all 22 James Bond films on…

Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)

Nagisa Ôshima's vision of war-torn 1942 Java was met with middling critical reports upon its release in 1983, but the film's stature has grown over the years and it now arrives on Blu-Ray as something of a cult curio, largely for the…

Win Apocalpyse Now blu-rays

Heralded by many as the film that crystallizes most perfectly the experience of the Vietnam War, Francis Ford Coppola’s hallucinatory masterpiece Apocalypse Now has been painstakingly restored by his own Zoetrope studios under his close…

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Francis Ford Coppola’s masterpiece is released on Blu-ray this week in a comprehensive three disc set. This extensive collection is a definite must-own for any Apocalypse Now fan and could quite possibly prove to be one of the landmark…