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Welcome to the 2023 Forces of Geek Holiday Gift Guide! Part Three: DVD / Blu-ray

ALF: The Complete Series (Deluxe Edition) DVD

Everyone’s favorite wise-cracking alien, Gordon Shumway — better known to Earthlings as ALF — has finally crash-landed onto DVD in this definitive 24-disc collection including: every episode of his interstellar hit series as it was originally broadcast*, the 1996 film Project: ALF starring Martin Sheen, and all 47 episodes of Saturday morning’s ALF: The Animated Series and ALF Tales! Never has a collection been so out of this world!  Guest stars include a who’s who of pop culture including Anne Meara, Jim J. Bullock, Dean Cameron, Paul Dooley, Cleavon Little, David Ogden Stiers, Marcia Wallace, Frederick De Cordova, Michael Berryman, Judy Landers, David Alan Grier Dan Castellaneta, Casey Kasem, Alan Hale Jr., Sandy Duncan, Dawn Wells,Dr. Joyce Brothers, and Russell Johnson.

Extras include A Look Back at ALF with Creators Paul Fusco and Tom Patchett and ALF on ALF: Audio Commentaries with ALF and Tom Patchett for Select Episodes

* “Try To Remember” has been edited for content, and represents the best existing version of the episode.

American Graffiti – 50th Anniversary Edition 4K UHD

From director George Lucas (Star Wars) and producer Francis Ford Coppola (The Godfather), American Graffiti is a classic coming-of-age story set against the 1960s backdrop of hot rods, drive-ins and rock n’ roll. Starring Ron Howard, Richard Dreyfuss, Harrison Ford, Cindy Williams, Mackenzie Phillips and Suzanne Somers in their breakout roles, this nostalgic look back follows a group of teenagers as they cruise the streets on their last summer night before college.

Nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director, American Graffiti features the howling sounds of Wolfman Jack and an unforgettable soundtrack with songs by Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, The Beach Boys and Bill Haley & His Comets.

Extras include Making Of, screen tests, trailer, and commentary with George Lucas.

Soundies: The Ultimate Collection Blu-ray

Soundies have been called the music videos of the 1940s, but that doesn’t begin to describe their cultural importance. It’s true that they feature a remarkable range of talent, from big-band luminaries like Duke Ellington and Count Basie to then-emerging stars like Doris Day and Ricardo Montalban, and lesser-known artists of the American nightclub circuit. But Soundies are also a rich, largely overlooked chronicle of American popular culture during and just after World War II. Produced for coin-operated jukeboxes in neighborhood bars and taverns, Soundies have an uncanny way of revealing what Americans were thinking about topics that weren’t discussed openly, from sexuality to ethnicity and race.

Curated by Susan Delson, author of Soundies and the Changing Image of Black Americans on Screen: One Dime at a Time, this four-disc collection presents a diverse sampling of 200 shorts—jazz, country-western, folk, and the boogie woogie roots of rock ’n’ roll—newly restored from 35mm and 16mm materials preserved by the Library of Congress and other archives. Never have so many Soundies been celebrated in one collection, or presented with such care: thematically organized, accompanied by on-screen introductions and a booklet of essays, photos, and credits.

The Monster Squad 4K UHD

You know who to call when you have ghosts, but who do you call about monsters? The Monster Squad—a group of young kids devoted to protecting their suburban neighborhood from strange things that go bump in the night. They ain’t afraid of no ghouls! Count Dracula (Duncan Regehr) escapes Van Helsing (Jack Gwillim) and adjourns to modern-day Earth in search of an ancient amulet that will grant him final control over the delicate balance between good and evil in the world. To help him, the creepy Count calls on some old friends: the weird Wolfman (Carl Thibault), grotesque Gill-Man (Tom Woodruff Jr.), mildewed Mummy (Michael MacKay) and freaky Frankenstein (Tom Noonan). Standing in their way—The Monster Squad! Produced by Peter Hyams (Running Scared), written by Shane Black (Lethal Weapon) and Fred Dekker (Night of the Creeps) and directed by Dekker, the cult smash Monster Squad makes ghost-busting look like child’s play!

Extras include commentaries, documentaries, interviews, deleted scenes, storyboard sequence, galleries, trailers, and feature length doc, Wolfman’s Got Nards.

To Live and Die in L.A. 4K UHD

William Petersen (Manhunter, TV’s CSI) and Willem Dafoe (Platoon, Mississippi Burning) face off in a deadly game of cat and mouse in this riveting action-thriller directed by cinema legend William Friedkin (The French Connection, The Exorcist, Sorcerer). Full of style and grit, this raw tale of corruption and revenge boasts one of the most harrowing car chases ever caught on film and a shockingly explosive ending. Federal agent Richard Chance (Petersen) has a score to settle, and he’s through playing by the rules. Whether that means blackmailing a beautiful parolee, disobeying direct orders or hurtling the wrong way down a crowded freeway, he vows to take down a murderous counterfeiter (Dafoe) by any means necessary. But as the stakes grow higher, will Chance’s dark obsession with vengeance destroy him? The ultimate ’80s neo-noir, To Live and Die in L.A. features John Pankow, Debra Feuer, John Turturro, Darlanne Fluegel and Dean Stockwell, with cinematography by Robby Müller (Paris, Texas) that captures the City of Angels from the trendy elegance of Rodeo Drive to the seedy, neon glow of Hollywood.  Extras include commentary, interviews, documentary, deleted scene and alternate ending with introductions, radio spot and trailer.

3 Days of the Condor 4K UHD

In this classic conspiracy thriller, screen icon Robert Redford (Tell Them Willie Boy is Here, The Sting, All the President’s Men, Indecent Proposal) stars as CIA Agent Joe Turner. Code name: Condor. When his entire office is massacred, Turner goes on the run from his enemies…and his so-called allies. After reporting the murders to his superiors, the organization wants to bring Condor in—but somebody is trying to take him out. In his frantic hunt for answers, and in a desperate race for his life, Turner abducts photographer Kathy Hale (Faye Dunaway, The Thomas Crown Affair, Eyes of Laura Mars), eventually seducing her into helping him. Every twist leads Condor to the end of his nerves…and will take you to the edge of your seat. And as he zeroes in on the staggering truth, he discovers there are some secrets people would kill to keep. Masterfully directed by Sydney Pollack (Jeremiah Johnson, Tootsie, Out of Africa, Havana) and also starring Cliff Robertson (Charly), John Houseman (The Paper Chase) and the icy Max von Sydow (Needful Things), 3 Days of the Condor endures as one of Hollywood’s finest tales of political paranoia.  Extras include commentaries, Sydney Pollack doc, featurette, and trailers.

Love Actually 4K UHD

Everywhere you look, love is causing chaos. From the bachelor Prime Minister of the United Kingdom who, on his first day at 10 Downing Street, falls in love with the girl who brings him his tea, to a hopeless sandwich delivery guy who doesn’t think he has a chance with the girls in the U.K., so he heads for Wisconsin. From aging rock stars, to a stony headmistress, to a monolingual Portuguese housemaid, love arrives in many forms, shapes and sizes. Here, ten separate — but intertwining — stories of love all lead up to a big climax on Christmas Eve, proving that love is the driving force in all of these people’s lives. Starring Alan Rickman, Bill Nighy, Colin Firth, Emma Thompson, Liam Neeson, Laura Linney, and Hugh Grant, Love Actually has been released in 4K to celebrate the film’s 20th Anniversary.  Extras include commentary, music videos, featurettes, deleted scenes and a new Making Of with Richard Curtis and the cast and crew reflecting on their experiences making the film.

Babylon 5: The Complete Series Blu-ray

Creator J. Michael Straczynski’s ambitious and complex futuristic space opera charts five years in the lives of those aboard the titular five-mile-long space station, where personal drama plays out against a tense political backdrop of looming war between bitter enemies the Centauri and the Narn.  The main Babylon 5 story arc occurs between the years 2257 and 2262. The show depicts a future where Earth has a unified Earth government and has gained the technology for faster-than-light travel using ‘jump gates’, a kind of wormhole technology allowing transport through the alternate dimension of hyperspace.

Prominent story arcs comprised internal strife within races, conflicts and repercussions of wars between different races, and involvement in a recurring thousand-year conflict among ancient civilizations. The human characters played a crucial role, particularly as central figures in the fight against Earth’s slide into totalitarianism.  Numerous episodes delved into the impact of overarching events on individual characters, exploring themes like personal transformation, grief, oppression, corruption, and the quest for redemption. The set includes all 110 episodes all featuring remastered special effects.

Violent Night 4K UHD

An elite team of mercenaries breaks into a family compound on Christmas Eve, taking everyone hostage inside. However, they aren’t prepared for a surprise combatant: Santa Claus (David Harbour) is on the grounds, and he’s about to show why this Nick is no saint.

Harbour plays the real Santa Claus, but in a way that we’ve never seen him before, as a protector and a warrior with some serious skills. After hundreds of years spreading holiday cheer and disheartened with a fading public belief in Christmas magic, Santa is ready to hang up his boots. But on this Christmas Eve, when he enters the Lightstone home and realizes a little girl Trudy (Leah Brady) and her family are in danger, Santa realizes there are still some on the Nice List worth fighting for. It turns out that before Santa donned the jolly red suit and hitched up the reindeer, he had a very different life – a history that’s about to make him the ideal protector for this exact moment.  Scrooge (John Leguizamo) is the leader of the team of mercenaries who break into the Lightstone family compound on Christmas Eve, taking everyone hostage. He’s cunning and scrappy and is forced to face off against a surprise opponent: Santa Claus.

Gertrude Lightstone (Beverly D’Angelo) is the matriarch of the highly affluent, semi-toxic Lightstone family, whose wealth is the target of Scrooge and his Christmas plot. She’s a tough-as-nails businesswoman and what you would call a ballbreaker. Jason (Alex Hassell) is the son of Gertrude Lightstone. Jason has recently become estranged from his wife, Linda, and desperately wants to restore his relationship with her and maintain his relationship with their daughter, Trudy. Jason’s relationship with his mother Gertrude is strained, which becomes even more highlighted when the family comes together for Christmas. Linda (Alexis Louder) is Jason Lightstone’s estranged wife and Trudy’s mother. Linda wants her family to be together, but there have been some obstacles that have hindered her marriage with Jason and their family dynamic. While Linda loves all of Jason’s quirks, she knows there are outside forces that make him unreliable. For both Linda and Jason, their daughter Trudy is their top priority.  Trudy (Brady) is Jason and Linda’s 7-year-old daughter, and her only Christmas wish is that her parents will reconcile and get back together. When a team of mercenaries invades the Lightstone home, Trudy calls on Santa for help and reinvigorates Santa because she believes in him more than he thought anyone did anymore.

Welcome to your new favorite Christmas movie! Extras include deleted and extended scenes, featurettes, and commentary.

The Police Academy Collection Blu-ray

Includes All 7 Films! The call went out. The recruits came in. No longer would police cadets have to meet standards of height, weight and other pesky requirements. Brains were optional, too. Can’t spell IQ? Don’t know the number for 911? No matter. Police Academy grads are ready to uphold law and disorder! Among the funniest and most memorable comedy series to ever spill wildly across the screen, the Police Academy films are an absolutely mandatory part of any film collection! And hey…be careful out there.

  • Police Academy: A group of good-hearted, but incompetent misfits enter the police academy, but the instructors there are not going to put up with their pranks.
  • Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment: The crew in blue is back again. Wacky, modern day Keystone Cops have graduated to even higher levels of sheer pandemonium in the first sequel to one of the top comedy hits of all time.
  • Police Academy 3: Back in Training: It’s roll call at the Academy again, and all are present and up to their latest antics in this uproarious film comedy sequel, a riotous re-teaming of America’s favorite crime busters.
  • Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol: A new batch of civilian volunteers joins the new Citizens on Patrol program, but Captain Harris is determined to see it fail.
  • Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach: When the squad travels to Miami Beach to fete Commandant Lassard’s years of service, a luggage mix-up entangles the bumbling heroes with an international arms smuggling ring.
  • Police Academy 6: City Under Siege: The cadets take to the streets when three inept goons successfully orchestrate a metropolitan crime wave.
  • Police Academy: Mission to Moscow: Just when you thought the cold war was over … leave it to these lovable law-enforcing losers to heat it up again. Communism, war, natural disaster–Moscow survived them all.

Extras include new featurettes with brand-new interviews, commentary track, archival featurettes, additional scenes and trailers.

Titanic Collectors Edition 4K UHD

James Cameron’s Titanic is an epic, action-packed romance set against the ill-fated maiden voyage of the R.M.S. Titanic; the pride and joy of the White Star Line and, at the time, the largest moving object ever built. She was the most luxurious liner of her era — the “ship of dreams” — which ultimately carried over 1,500 people to their death in the ice cold waters of the North Atlantic in the early hours of April 15, 1912. The global box office phenomenon and winner of 11 Academy Awards including Best Picture (1997). Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet light up the screen in this unforgettable tale of forbidden love and courage set against the ill-fated maiden voyage of the “unsinkable” Titanic in 4K UHD for the first time.

This edition comes in a slipcased hardcover coffee table book which holds the discs and a healthy collection of Titanic-centric ephemera and the discs include over 15 hours of special features including Stories From The Heart with James Cameron, Jon Landau, and Kate Winslet and Titanic: 25 Years Later With James Cameron.

The Mandalorian Season 1 Blu-ray
The Mandalorian Season 2 Blu-ray

Debuting on Disney+ in 2019, the first live-action Star Wars television series is a western-flavored adventure, chronicling the exploits of a bounty hunter (Pedro Pascal) belonging to the warrior culture known as the Mandalorians. In the years following the Empire’s defeat, the Mandalorian becomes the unlikely guardian to a mysterious Force-wielding alien child, risking his own life to ensure his charge’s safety.

The Mandalorian and the Child continue their journey, facing enemies and rallying allies as they make their way through a dangerous galaxy in the tumultuous era after the collapse of the Galactic Empire.

With an ensemble cast that includes Gina Carano, Carl Weathers, Katee Sackhoff, Giancarlo Esposito, Temuera Morrison, Rosario Dawson, Timothy Olyphant, Taiaka Waititi, Nick Nolte, Amy Sedaris, Emily Swallow, Ming-Na Wen and Bill Burr, The Mandalorian captures the thrills and excitement that the first trilogy provided.

Fargo Collector’s Edition 4K UHD

A Lot Can Happen In The Middle Of Nowhere. From the Coen Brothers comes the startling screenplay, “based on a true story.”

Jerry (William H. Macy), a small Minnesota town car salesman, is bursting at the seams with debt…but he’s got a plan. He’s gonna hire two thugs (Steve Buscemi and Peter Stormare) to kidnap his wife in a scheme to collect a hefty ransom from his wealthy father-in-law. It’s gonna be a snap and nobody’s gonna get hurt…until people start dying. Enter Police Chief Marge Gunderson (Frances McDormand), a coffee-drinking, parka-wearing – and extremely pregnant – investigator who’ll stop at nothing to get her man. And if you think her small-time investigative skills will give the crooks a run for their ransom…you betcha!

Restored in 4K and featuring commentary, interviews, featurettes, gallery and trailers/tv spot.

Prey Blu-ray

The epic Predator legacy continues with this action-thriller set in 1719 on the Great Plains with a band of Comanches. When Naru, a fierce and highly skilled young warrior, sets out to protect her people, the prey she stalks turns out to be a highly evolved alien predator — leading to a vicious and terrifying showdown.

Nominated for six Emmys, including Outstanding Television Movie, the science-fiction film welcomes new viewers into the Predator story while entertaining long-time fans of the celebrated franchise. Extras include full-length Comanche audio track, commentary, deleted scenes, alternative opening, Making of, and Prey FYC cast & crew panel.

Columbo: The 1970s (Seasons 1-7) Blu-ray

This 5-disc Blu-ray set contains the complete 1970s episodes (seasons 1-7) of the acclaimed TV murder mystery series starring Peter Falk as Los Angeles homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo who uses his humble ways and ingenuous demeanor to winkle out even the most well-concealed of crimes.

Remastered in 4K by Universal Pictures, this box set comes packed with bonus features including the 1968 Movie of the Week “Prescription Murder” and the 1971 pilot, “Ransom for a Dead Man”. The set also includes the shorter 71 minute cut of “Etude in Black”, optional music and effects tracks for all episodes, an episode guide booklet, and newly commissioned slipcase cover illustrated by Tony Stella.

This set includes a Who’s Who of Hollywood with appearances by Gene Barry, Jack Cassidy, Robert Culp, John Cassavetes, Donald Pleasence, Vincent Price, Ray Milland, Janet Leigh, Patrick McGoohan, Leonard Nimoy, Johnny Cash, Dick Van Dyke, William Shatner, and more!

Farscape: The Complete Series – 25th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray

American astronaut John Crichton finds himself thrown across the universe when an experimental mission goes bad. Crichton teams up with a group of escaped criminals involved in an intergalactic battle aboard a living starship and begins a journey unlike anything he dreamed was possible while trying to find a way back to Earth.

As it is revealed, the escaped criminals were escaping from corrupt authorities in the form of a militaristic organization called the Peacekeepers. The protagonists live inside a large bio-mechanical ship called Moya which is a living entity. In the first episode, they are joined by the main character, John Crichton (Ben Browder), a modern-day American astronaut who accidentally flies into a wormhole near Earth during an experimental space flight. On the same day, another stranger is picked up by Moya: a Peacekeeper named Aeryn Sun (Claudia Black). Despite his best intentions, Crichton makes enemies, the primary one being Scorpius. There are a few standalone plots, and the show gradually unfolds progressive story arcs, beginning with their recapture by the Peacekeepers, followed by Crichton’s search to find another wormhole back to Earth, and an eventual arms race for wormhole technology weapons. Secondary arcs explore the way in which the characters change due to their influences and adventures together, most notably Crichton and his obsession with wormhole technology, his relationship with Aeryn, and the neural clone of Scorpius in his brain that haunts him.

A fusion of live-action, state- of-the-art puppetry, prosthetics and CGI, Farscape features mind-boggling alien lifeforms, dazzling special effects, edge-of-your-seat thrills, irreverent humor and unforgettable characters—all brought to life by the creative minds at Jim Henson’s Creature Shop. No wonder it’s been called the most imaginative sci-fi series in television history.  Extras include a new interview with Executive Producer Brian Henson and Series Creator/Writer Rockne O’Bannon, 30 Audio Commentaries, featuretes, interviews, bloopers and more.

Irwin Allen: Master of Disaster Collection Blu-ray

This seven-film collection includes both television and theatrical films from director/writer/producer Irwin Allen, the master of the disaster film. From an overturned cruise liner and a bursting dam to collapsing caves, bridges and more, all seven white-knuckle thrillers are presented with a new 2K scan from the Interpositive. The films feature incredible all-star casts including Michael Caine, Paul Newman, Sally Field, Leslie Nielsen, Telly Savalas, Jacqueline Bisset, William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Shirley Jones, Roddy McDowall and a huge roster of supporting screaming actors and actresses. It’s the ultimate in high-octane, hi-def entertainment!  Includes

  • Flood!: After several weeks of heavy rainfall, the dam above Brownsville is ready to burst. But the town’s mayor refuses to open its gates – paving the way for disaster.
  • Fire!: A convict starts a fire in a forest to cover his escape, but the fire goes out of control and threatens to destroy a small mountain community.
  • Hanging by a Thread: A group of old friends on an outing re-live various traumas and tragedies via flashback whilst trapped high above a ravine in a disabled cable-car.
  • Beyond the Poseidon Adventure: An extension of the previous film, wherein a group of adventurers return to the overturned ship to seek several fortunes.
  • When Time Ran Out: An active volcano threatens a south Pacific island resort and its guests as a power struggle ensues between the property’s developer and a drilling foreman.
  • The Night the Bridge Fell Down: A group of random individuals get stranded on a bridge that begins to collapse at both ends. Not only that, but a gun-wielding bank robber is using the bridge as his means of escape, and he is refusing to let any of the rescuers get anywhere near the survivors. Time is running out and a solution must be reached.
  • Cave In!: A group of strangers become entrapped in a cave after it collapses. A fugitive among them claims a hostage as leverage for means of escape.
Weird: The Al Yankovic Story 4K UHD

Daniel Radcliffe is “Weird” Al Yankovic in the unexaggerated true story about the greatest musician of our time. From a conventional upbringing where playing the accordion was a sin, Al rebelled and made his dream of changing the words to world-renowned songs come true. An instant success and sex symbol, Al lives an excessive lifestyle and pursues an infamous romance that nearly destroys him. With Evan Rachel Wood as Madonna, Rainn Wilson as Dr.Demento, and an A-list cast of thousands their agents won’t let us reveal.

Extras include commentary, Deleted/Extended/Alternate Scenes, featurettes, interviews, music video, trailers and promos.

Masaaki Yuasa: Five Films Collector’s Edition Blu-ray

Best known for his trademark blends of inventive visual artistry and emotion-packed, sharp narrative, the visionary animator and director Masaaki Yuasa boasts a captivating library of films that is beloved and acclaimed all over the world. Now from the ingenious filmmaker comes the exquisite collection Masaaki Yuasa: Five Films.

Widely regarded as one of the most imaginative and influential filmmakers working in animation, Masaaki Yuasa’s energetic style has been compared to Tex Avery and Max Fleischer. He is one of contemporary anime’s most prolific auteurs and has lent his humor and dynamism to genres as diverse as psychedelic thrillers, transcendent rock-operas and sweetly subversive teen romances. This set includes Masaaki Yuasa’s five celebrated and industry-lauded feature films.

  • Mind Game:  Audiences will begin to grasp what they are in for early on as loser Nishi, too wimpy to try to save his childhood sweetheart from gangsters, is shot in the butt by a soccer-playing psychopath, projecting Nishi into the afterlife. In this limbo, God – shown as a series of rapidly changing characters – tells him to walk toward the light. But Nishi runs like hell in the other direction and returns to Earth a changed man, driven to live each moment to the fullest.
  • The Night is Short, Walk on Girl: As a group of teens go out for a night on the town, a sophomore known only as “The Girl with Black Hair” experiences a series of surreal encounters with the local nightlife… all the while unaware of the romantic longings of Senpai, a fellow student who has been creating increasingly fantastic and contrived reasons to run into her, in an effort to win her heart. Featuring boundless imagination and visual wit, The Night is Short, Walk on Girl is a celebration of the unconventional, confusing routes that life and love can take, from one of the most exciting voices in anime today.
  • Lu Over The Wall: After his family moves from Tokyo to a small fishing village, teenager Kai spends his days sulking and adrift. When his classmates invite him to play keyboard in their band, their jam sessions bring an unexpected guest: Lu, a young mermaid whose fins turn to feet when she hears the beats, and whose singing causes humans to compulsively dance. But when an ancient prophecy threatens Lu and the village, Kai and his new friends must save the day in this toe-tapping adventure for the entire family.
  • Ride Your Wave:  Hinako is a surf-loving college student who has just moved to a small seaside town. When a sudden fire breaks out at her apartment building, she is rescued by Minato, a handsome firefighter, and the two soon fall in love. Just as they become inseparable, Minato loses his life in an accident at sea. Hinako is so distraught that she can no longer even look at the ocean, but one day she sings a song that reminds her of their time together, and Minato appears in the water. From then on, she can summon him in any watery surface as soon as she sings their song, but can the two really remain together forever? And what is the real reason for Minato’s sudden reappearance?
  • Inu-Oh:  Born to an esteemed family, Inu-oh is afflicted with an ancient curse that has left him on the margins of society. When he meets the blind musician Tomona, a young biwa priest haunted by his past, Inu-oh discovers a captivating ability to dance. The pair quickly become business partners and inseparable friends as crowds flock to their electric, larger-than-life concerts. But when those in power threaten to break up the band, Inu-oh and Tomona must dance and sing to uncover the truth behind their creative gifts.

Extras include English dubs, short films. commentaries, interviews and a 60 page book.

JFK – Collector’s Edition 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray

Oliver Stone’s Academy Award-winning film about the shots heard round the world and the mystery that still surrounds them is one of the most provocative movies of all time. In addition to its box office success, soaring critical acclaim, and awards, it played a major role in the national debate that led to the passage of the 1992 Assassination Materials Disclosure Act. Packed with a star-studded cast – Kevin Costner (Dances With Wolves), Sissy Spacek (Carrie), Joe Pesci (Goodfellas), Tommy Lee Jones (No Country For Old Men), Kevin Bacon (Mystic River), Laurie Metcalf (The Conners), Gary Oldman (The Dark Night), Jack Lemmon (The Apartment), Donald Sutherland (Invasion of the Body Snatchers), Walter Matthau (A New Leaf) and so many more – JFK will take you through the looking glass and into one of the most controversial events of our time.

Extras include commentary, interviews, deleted/extended/scenes/alternate ending, featurettes, galleries, and trailer.

Barbarella Limited Edition 4K UHD

Slip out of your spacesuit and into something more comfortable! It’s time to join Barbarella on a series of cosmic adventures in this Dino De Laurentiis production directed by Roger Vadim (And God Created Woman) and starring Jane Fonda as the intergalactic glamour puss created by comic book artist Jean-Claude Forest.

It is the year 40,000ad. When evil scientist Durand Durand (Milo O’Shea) creates a deadly weapon with the potential to cause mass devastation, the President of Earth dispatches Barbarella (Fonda) to hunt him down. Crash-landing in an icy wilderness somewhere within the Tau Ceti planetary system, Barbarella is rescued by Mark Hand (Ugo Tognazzi, La Cage Aux Folles) and guided by the blind angel Pygar (John Phillip Law, Danger: Diabolik) to Durand’s lair in Sogo, a city of corruption and debauchery, where an encounter with the Great Tyrant Black Queen (Anita Pallenberg, Performance) and her minions throws her mission into jeopardy.

With an all-star cast including David Hemmings and Marcel Marceau, and glorious retro-futuristic costumes and art design dripping with 60s psychedelia, Barbarella defined an era and has never looked better than this brand new 4K restoration, with an HDR/Dolby Vision color grade so rich it can be seen from space, loaded with never-before-seen bonus features including featurettes, interviews, video essay, trailer, tv and radio spots, and gallery.

Enter the Video Store: Empire of Screams – Blu-ray Limited Edition

 

Remember the shelves of your local video store? Those days aren’t gone! Reject reality and substitute your own with Arrow Video! In 1983, entrepreneurial producer and director Charles Band founded Empire International Pictures, which would go on to make some of the most memorable and beloved genre movies of the 1980s. Empire became a mainstay of video stores across the world with their catchy titles, outlandish art and Band’s wholehearted belief in giving audiences a good time.

In The Dungeonmaster (AKA Ragewar), computer programmer Paul Bradford is sucked into a fantasy world by Mestema, a demonic sorcerer in search of a worthy opponent. Meanwhile, fresh from the one-two punch of Re-Animator and From Beyond, director Stuart Gordon takes a turn toward fairytale gothic in Dolls, in which a group of strangers find themselves forced to seek shelter at the isolated home of an old toymaker and his wife, only to find that the puppets and dolls have a vicious life of their own. In Cellar Dweller, a comic book artist (Jeffrey Combs) with a penchant for the macabre takes inspiration from an ancient tome and unleashes an ancient evil. Arena presents the ultimate fight night event: man vs monster! In the far future of 4038, a short order cook becomes the first human in fifty years to compete in an intergalactic boxing event on the far side of the universe. Finally in Robot Jox, Stuart Gordon directs Empire Pictures’ most ambitious movie yet, as men and women pilot giant machines in gladiatorial battle to settle international disputes over territory.

Packed with extras including posters, art cards, book, audio commentaries, interviews, trailers, featurettes, and more.

The Warriors Limited Edition 4K UHD

These are the armies of the night.  In 1979, fresh from directing bare knuckle boxing movie Hard Times and supercool crime thriller The Driver, Walter Hill delivered his third stone cold classic in a row: The Warriors, a slam-bang, visually kinetic action movie that mixed a heightened comic-book sensibility with a timeless tale from ancient Greece and set them loose in the streets of modern America.

In New York the gangs outnumber the cops by 5-1. Together, they could rule the city. Gang-leader Cyrus has a dream to do just that and calls a summit. The gangs of New York gather in their thousands, Cyrus takes the stage. From somewhere in the crowd a shot rings out and Cyrus falls down dead. In the chaos that follows, a small gang from Coney Island – the Warriors – are blamed. Now everyone is out to get them. On foot, in enemy territory, can they make it through the night to get back across the city to the safety of home turf?

For all you boppers out there, for all you street people with an ear for the action… the iconic cult classic is back in a brand new 4K restoration approved by director Walter Hill. Can you dig it?  Includes both the theatrical and 2005 alternate version, collector’s book, commentaries, postcard, stickers, roundtable, interviews, isolated score, theatrical gallery, image gallery, and featurettes.

 

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