Now in Theaters:
The Northman (2022) Robert Eggers (The Witch, The Lighthouse) returns with his latest, a revenge tale of a Viking out to get even with the uncle who killed his father and took his mother away. Nicole Kidman and Alexander Skarsgard star.
New To Disc:
12 Monkeys (1995) Terry Gilliam’s Oscar nominated time travel, sci-fi classic, gets a 4K facelift this week in a sparkling new edition that retains all of the previous extras featured in earlier releases.
Twisting the Knife: Four Films By Claude Chabrol (1997-2003) is the second collection of films from the French director in just a few months. This latest collection includes the following titles; The Swindle, The Color of Lies, Nightcap and The Flower of Evil. Extras include new visual essays, interviews, film intros, commentaries and a collectable book.
Singing in the Rain (1952) The film generally considered to be one of the greatest musicals of all time gets a 4K UHD upgrade for its 70th birthday. Archival extras are retained including a commentary with cast and director.
Why is We Americans (2022) is a searing look at Newark’s struggle against oppression using one family’s plight as a focus point. Extras include Q & A and deleted scenes.
For All Mankind (1989) The story of the 24 astronauts who traveled to the moon-told in their word and with their voices-is the subject of this acclaimed documentary getting a 4K UHD release. Extras include audio commentary, making of documentary, excerpted interviews and essays.
Round Midnight (1986) Dexter Gordon stars as a NY Jazz artist in the ravages of addiction in this well reviewed drama from director Bertrand Tavernier. Extras include documentary, interviews and a panel discussion.
Dementia (1955) A young woman traumatized by her horrific childhood becomes a man-hating beatnik in this surrealistic horror outing also recut and released as Daughter of Darkness. Both versions are included in this release.
The original TV movie version of Dr. Strange (1979) and Monte Hellman’s Cockfighter (1974), starring Warren Oates, are two of the new offerings from the label this week.
A number of catalog titles are being issued by the Studio this week. They include Beautician and the Beast (1997), King David (1985), He Said She Said (1991) and Thief of Hearts (1984).
Grand Slam (1967) A new alarm system poses a problem for a group of jewel thieves in this thriller starring Janet Leigh and Klaus Kinski. Extras include a new commentary.
Breakout (1975) Charles Bronson is a pilot on a mission to free an innocent prisoner in this action film from director Tom Gries and co-starring Robert Duvall. Extras include new commentary.