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By Adam Long

Warner Brothers:
Aquaman (2018) The DC Comics origin story of the half human superhero with family ties to Atlantis stars Jason Momoa in the title role. The home video release boasts a superb transfer and more than an hour of extras.
Creed II (2018) This worthy follow up to the 2015 film finds the title character, Adonis Creed, going toe to toe with the son of the man who killed his father, threatening his relationship with trainer and mentor Rocky Balboa. Extras include deleted scenes.


Amber Heard & Jason Momoa in Aquaman

Paramount:
Pet Sematary (1989) The classic horror film gets its due in a spiffy 30th anniversary edition featuring a great new transfer and new bonus content.

Disney:
Mary Poppins Returns (2018) is an easily digestible followup to the beloved original featuring a nice lead performance by Emily Blunt. Over an hour of bonus content includes bloopers, deleted scenes and featurettes.

Universal:
Green Book (2018) This year’s Academy Award winner for best picture is the inspired by true events tale of the friendship between an African American musician and his driver set in the south of 1962. Extras include featurettes.

Warner Archive:  (available for purchase at www.wbshop.com)
Man From Atlantis (1977) Patrick Duffy stars as the half man, half amphibian of the film’s title in this TV movie pilot. The plot revolves around his attempts to save the world from a nuclear missile launch. No Extras.
Also available from Warner Archive are the comedy, The Glass Bottom Boat (1965) and the drive in staple, Cleopatra Jones (1973), both of which contain outstanding transfers and a few extras.

Criterion:
I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978) Four teenagers scheme to see the Beatles in 1964 on the Ed Sullivan show in Robert Zemeckis’ terrific period comedy. Extras include new interviews with actors and behind the scenes talent, early shorts from the director, trailer and radio spots.


Well House Entertainment:
Burning (2018) This portrait of an introverted young man driven to the brink by longing and desire made the top ten best list of many critics last year. Bonus features include the trailer and a featurette.


Scream/Shout Factory:
The Craft (1996) A quartet of teen witches wreck havoc in this 90s cult classic starring Neve Campbell and Fairuza Balk. Extras include new talent interviews, deleted scenes, making of doc and commentary.
Someone To Watch Over Me (1987) A cop falls in love with the woman he’s hired to protect in this well made thriller from director Ridley Scott. Extras include new talent interviews.
Kalifornia (1993) Brad Pitt stars as a serial killer who gives a pair of aspiring crime writers more than they bargained for in this entertaining thriller. Extras include two cuts of the film and new director interview.
The Deadly Mantis (1957) A gigantic preying mantis does some major damage while scientists work to stop it in this giant monster pic. Extras include new commentary, trailer, still gallery and the MST3K parody episode.
Born in East LA (1987) Cheech Marin finds his life upended when he’s accidentally deported in this comedy effort. Extras include extended TV version, new commentary and interviews.
Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986) Jonathan Silverman stars in this adaptation of Neil Simon’s autobiographical play about coming of age in Brooklyn in the 1940s. No Extras.
Warning Sign (1985) A top-secret project results in creating a race of psychotic killers in this chiller.  Extras include director/producer interviews, commentary, trailer and TV Spot.
The Body Snatcher (1945) Boris Karloff is the title character, resorting to murder in order to keep his supply of medical cadavers stocked. Extras include commentary, trailer, featurette and documentary.
The Street Fighter Collection (1974) This handsome set features martial arts star Sonny Chiba’s best known films, Street Fighter, Return of the Street Fighter and Street Fighter’s Last Revenge. Extras include new interviews.
The Witches (1965) A newly appointed headmistress tangles with witchcraft in this effective chiller from Hammer Films. Extras include new commentary, featurettes, trailer and still gallery.
Liz and the Blue Bird (2018) Two musical students, also best friends, find their relationship tested in this well done animated film from Japan.


Boris Karloff in The Body Snatcher

Twilight Time: (limited to 3,000 units and available at www.screenarchives.com
The Big Fix (1978) Richard Dreyfus is a private eye finding himself in defense of a political candidate’s reputation in this adaptation of the Roger L. Simon novel. Extras include isolated music track and trailer.
The Whole Town’s Talking (1935) John Ford directs this crime tale of a timid clerk and a gangster whose similar appearance leads to trouble. No Extras.
The River’s Edge (1957) A bank robber on the run enlists his old girlfriend to help in his plans in this noir thriller starring Ray Milland and Anthony Quinn. Extras include audio commentary and trailer.
The Quiller Memorandum (1966) George Segal is a spy getting in over his head when he agrees to infiltrate a Nazi cell in Germany. Extras include isolated music track, audio commentary and the film’s trailer.

Arrow:
The Prisoner (1955) Alec Guiness stars as a Cardinal arrested for treason and locked in a battle of wills with his interrogator in this intriguing film.  Extras include a featurette and commentary.
Phantom Lady (1944) A secretary puts her life on the line to prove her boss’s innocence in this noir thriller from director Robert Siodmak. Extras include a noir documentary and original radio broadcast of the film’s story.
Sister Street Fighter Collection (1974-76) Features all four of the Sister Street Fighter films along with a few extras including interviews, still galleries, trailers and alternate cuts. 


MVD:
The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018) Emily Danforth’s novel serves as the basis for this tale of a teen girl’s ordeal after being sent to gay conversion therapy.Extras include photo gallery, commentary and the film’s trailer.


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Boris Karloff in The Body Snatcher

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