Kino Lorber Studio Classics

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  1. Nailwraps

    Nailwraps Well-Known Member

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    New edition of The Producers coming soon!:

    https://forum.blu-ray.com/showpost.php?p=17663898&postcount=42281


    Also interesting tidbit on why MGM has a couple of StudioCanal titles (which they'll have in the States of perpetuity!):

    https://forum.blu-ray.com/showpost.php?p=17664434&postcount=42311

    "MGM owns US video rights in perpetuity (as it was part of the Embassy titles that Nelson got and then ended up with Orion)"




    UPDATE 5/22: The 4K transfer will have a new (improved) color-timing!:

    https://forum.blu-ray.com/showpost.php?p=17664938&postcount=42317
     
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    Kino kicked off a Memorial Day sale this morning.

    I picked up the following for $57:

    Clockers
    Secret Ceremony
    Summer of Sam
    My Boyfriend's Back
    Needful Things
    The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
     
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    Coming in 2020!
    3-D Restoration by 3-D Film Archive, LLC!

    Dynasty (1977)
    This 3-D pop-out spectacular is directed by Mei-Chun Chang (Revenge of the Shogun Women) and stars Tao-Liang Tan (The Hand of Death), Ying Bai (Hapkido) and Kang Chin (Master of the Flying Guillotine). Ying Bai won the Best Supporting Actor at the 1977 Golden Horse Film Festival. Stereo cinematography is by Jung-Shu Chen (The Fearless Hyena).

    This will be our first release in Compatible 3-D meaning you can view it on any system. The package will have both BD3D polarized AND anaglyphic (red/cyan) 3-D versions. In other words, a dedicated 3-D Blu-ray player/display will not be required to view Dynasty in 3-D. The packaging will contain one pair of anaglyphic 3-D glasses with information on how to acquire additional glasses.

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    Two absolute favorites of mine that I'm surprised took this long to get a HD release:

    Coming September 15th!
    Two Classic Comedies Starring Bob Hope & Paulette Goddard!

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    The Cat and the Canary (1939)

    • Audio Commentary by Author/Film Historian Lee Gambin
    • Theatrical Trailer
    • Optional English Subtitles

    B&W | 75 Minutes | 1.37:1 | Not Rated

    Comedy legend Bob Hope (My Favorite Brunette, Road to Morocco) is at his very best in the hilarious comedy-thriller The Cat and the Canary. A decade after the death of an eccentric millionaire, his remaining relatives gather for the reading of the will at his abandoned mansion set deep in the Louisiana bayous. Tension builds after his niece Joyce (Paulette Goddard, The Ghost Breakers) is named the sole inheritor and it is revealed that one of the other relatives will get everything if the heiress goes insane within the next 30 days. The timid Wally (Hope) vows to protect Joyce who must spend the night in the haunted mansion along with her jealous relatives, a creepy maid and a homicidal maniac who has just escaped from a nearby sanitarium. An equal mix of both frights and fun, this unforgettable classic has become the gold standard for the horror-comedy genre. Directed by Elliott Nugent (Nothing But the Truth) and based on the classic John Willard (The Mask of Fu Manchu) play.

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    The Ghost Breakers (1940)

    • Brand New 2K Master
    • Audio Commentary by Author/Film Historian Lee Gambin
    • TRAILERS FROM HELL with Larry Karaszewski
    • Theatrical Trailer
    • Optional English Subtitles

    B&W | 85 Minutes | 1.37:1 | Not Rated

    Screen greats Bob Hope (My Favorite Blonde, Road to Utopia) and Paulette Goddard (Nothing But the Truth, Reap the Wild Wind) co-star in another comedy-thriller, a year after their smash hit The Cat and the Canary. Ghosts and gags collide in this witches’ brew of laughs, with Bob Hope as a Manhattan radio commentator who finds himself marooned on an island of the walking dead! Larry Lawrence (Hope), sought in connection with a murder he did not commit, eludes New York police by hiding in a steamer trunk. Soon the trunk (and Larry) are aboard a ship bound for Cuba, where the trunk’s owner, pretty Mary Carter (Goddard), is sailing to take possession of a recent inheritance: a “haunted” castle. Sensing that Mary is in danger, Larry and his valet Alex (Willie Best, Whispering Ghosts) precede her to the island, which is inhabited by a ghost, a zombie and perhaps even a flesh-and-blood fiend. There’s romance, comedy and chills as Hope and Goddard contend with earthly and un-earthly foes—and try to keep from ending up as ghosts themselves. Director George Marshall (Murder, He Says) also directed the 1953 remake, Scared Stiff, starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. The stellar cast includes Paul Lukas (The Lady Vanishes), Anthony Quinn (Zorba the Greek) and Paul Fix (El Dorado).
     
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    Neurosis is only $8.99 and was just released on July 7th. Flesh and the Fiends is only $12.99 and was also just released on July 7th.
     
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    I always dig a good mystery but I'm especially looking forward to seeing this rare James Whale film:

    Coming September 29th!
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    The Kiss Before the Mirror (1933)
    • Audio Commentary by Film Historian Alexandra Heller-Nicholas
    • Trailers
    • Optional English Subtitles

    B&W | 69 Minutes | 1.37:1 | Not Rated
    From James Whale, the legendary director of Frankenstein, The Old Dark House, The Invisible Man, The Bride of Frankenstein, Show Boat and The Man in the Iron Mask, comes this daring drama with a touch of the macabre starring Nancy Carroll (Broken Lullaby), Frank Morgan (Fast and Loose), Paul Lukas (The Lady Vanishes) and Gloria Stuart (Titanic). When Walter Bernsdorf (Lukas) kills his wife for having an affair, lawyer Paul Held (Morgan) takes on the case. Suggesting that Walter could be acquitted by means of temporary insanity, Paul not only realizes that this defense may work but that also some of the behavioral patterns Walter’s wife showed in regard to her infidelity are appearing in his own wife, Maria (Carroll). Paul realizes that if this defense could work once, it might work a second time. The Kiss Before the Mirror is a riveting pre-Code thriller beautifully shot in glorious black-and-white by the great Karl Freund (The Last Laugh, Metropolis, Key Largo).
     
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    Coming October 27th!

    HIGH PLAINS DRIFTER (1973)

    • NEW Audio Commentary by Filmmaker Alex Cox
    • NEW Interview with Actress Marianna Hill
    • NEW Interview with Actor Mitchell Ryan
    • A Man Named Eastwood: Vintage HIGH PLAINS DRIFTER Promo (Restored in HD)
    • TRAILERS FROM HELL with Josh Olson
    • TRAILERS FROM HELL with Edgar Wright
    • Limited Edition Slipcase
    • Reversible Art
    • Poster and Image Gallery
    • Two Theatrical Trailers (New HD Transfers)
    • TV Spot
    • Radio Spot
    • Two Dual-Layered BD50 Discs
    • Optional English Subtitles

    THEY’D NEVER FORGET THE DAY HE DRIFTED INTO TOWN! From Clint Eastwood, the acclaimed director/star of The Outlaw Josey Wales, Pale Rider, Unforgiven, Million Dollar Baby, Gran Torino and The Mule, comes this western masterpiece and homage to his “The Man with No Name” legend. Eastwood portrays a mysterious stranger who emerges out of the heat waves of the desert and rides into the guilt-ridden town of Lago. After committing three murders in the first 20 minutes, The Stranger is hired by the town’s citizens to protect them from the three vengeful gunmen about to be released from jail. Eastwood’s second film as a director is a tribute to his three spaghetti western classics with the great Sergio Leone, and features a strong supporting cast that includes Verna Bloom (Medium Cool), Marianna Hill (The Baby), Mitchell Ryan (The Hunting Party), Jack Ging (Play Misty for Me), Geoffrey Lewis (Every Which Way but Loose), Anthony James (In the Heat of the Night), John Hillerman (Blazing Saddles), John Quade (Breakheart Pass) and Billy Curtis (The Terror of Tiny Town). Beautifully shot in CinemaScope by Bruce Surtees (Dirty Harry) with a great screenplay by Ernest Tidyman (The French Connection) and a memorable score by Dee Barton (Thunderbolt and Lightfoot).

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    Well, this one kinda snuck under the radar - but SPACED INVADERS is back in print on Blu-ray courtesy of Kino Lorber Studio Classics as of July 7th in a new special edition! Just got it in the mail today.

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    https://www.kinolorber.com/product/spaced-invaders-special-edition-blu-ray

    Blu-ray extras include:

    NEW Audio Commentary with Co-Writer/Director Patrick Read Johnson, Co-Writer Scott Lawrence Alexander, Co-Editor Seth Gaven and Second Unit Director Scott Andrew Ressler

    FAN ONE: NEW Interview with Co-Writer/Director Patrick Read Johnson

    THE SHERIFF OF BIG BEAN: NEW Interview with Star Douglas Barr

    SPIFF AND ME: NEW Interview with Star Ariana Richards

    BLAZNEE SPEAKS!: NEW Interview with Actor Kevin Thompson

    MODEL KITS FROM MARS: NEW Interview with Visual Effects Supervisor John Knoll

    INVASION OF THE WATERMELON HEADS: NEW Interview with Alien Special Effects Supervisor and Creator John Criswell

    Newly Commissioned Art by Jacob Phillips

    Reversible Art (featuring the original poster art)

    Theatrical Trailer

    Optional English Subtitle
     
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    Killdozer details!:

    https://www.blu-ray.com/news/?id=27211

    "Special Features and Technical Specs:
    • NEW 2K RESTORATION OF THE FILM
    • NEW Audio Commentary by Director Jerry London with Film Historian Lee Gambin
    • NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian Lee Gambin and Film Critic Jarret Gahan
    • NEW Audio Interview with Director Jerry London
    • Limited Edition O-Card Slipcase
    • Image Gallery
    • Trailers
    • Optional English SDH subtitles for the main feature"
     
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    The first Mad Max is MGM. The sequels are with Warner.
     
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    Coming November 24th on Blu-ray!

    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979-1981)
    Includes both Seasons and the Newly Restored Theatrical Feature

    Bonus material and other details to be announced later!

    • Also Coming November 24th on DVD and BD!

    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979) Theatrical Feature
    Brand New 2K Master!

    Bonus material and other details to be announced later!

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    Finally!
     
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    I was just thinking it was a shame that no Tod Slaughter had made it yet to Blu-ray and it looks like I missed this announcement from Kino:
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    Coming October 6th!
    The Face at the Window (1939)
    • Brand New 4K Master
    • NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian/Author Jean-Claude Michel
    • Image Gallery
    • Trailers
    • Optional English Subtitles

    “You find yourself immediately—from the ingenious titling on—in the grip of the fine firm traditional dialogue, the magnificent casting, sets and camerawork which plank you surely back into that vague Victorian period when anything might happen.” – Graham Greene

    B&W 65 Minutes 1.37:1 Not Rated
    Murder, disguise, lurking figures, secret chambers and mad scientists are brought to cinematic life in this British chiller that boasts the maniacal talents of the legendary actor Tod Slaughter (Crimes at the Dark House). The Face at the Window is a tale of Paris in 1880, under the curse of Le Loup… The Wolf, a creeping murderer that allows its victims a glimpse of its deranged, drooling face, just before plunging a dagger into their backs. Caught in the center of this intrigue is a pair of lovers—Lucien and Cecile, who are not only threatened by the wolf, but by the lecherous Chevalier Del Gardo (Slaughter), who plans to capitalize on the wolf scare to ensnare the beautiful Cecile. Thanks to Slaughter’s eerie presence, startling makeup and wonderful direction by George King (The Frightened Lady), The Face at the Window is a rare example of the British horror film of the 1930s, more traditional in form than its American counterpart, but no less effective in unnerving its audience.
     
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    wago70 Surviving on nostalgia

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    Their upcoming release of the very hard-to-find (until now ;););)) CURSE OF THE UNDEAD Blu Ray brings to mind this clip...and I'll probably watch it every time I play the blu, lol:
    What a way to bring back those wonderful times, :D
     
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    December 2020 schedule:
    https://forum.blu-ray.com/showpost.php?p=18063789&postcount=46525



    Full details for Mad Max 4K Ultra/Blu-ray:
    https://forum.blu-ray.com/showpost.php?p=18081967&postcount=46682

    "Coming November 24th on 4KUHD!
    MAD MAX (1979)

    DISC 1 (4KUHD)
    • HDR Dolby Vision
    • Audio Commentary with Art Director Jon Dowding, Cinematographer David Eggby, Special Effects Artist Chris Murray, Moderated by Filmmaker Tim Ridge
    • Original Australian 5.1 Surround & 2.0 Lossless Mono
    • U.S. English Dubbed 2.0 Lossless Mono
    • Dual-Layered UHD100 Disc
    • Optional English Subtitles

    DISC 2 (BD50)
    • ROAD RAGE: NEW Interview with Director George Miller
    • Interviews with Stars Mel Gibson & Joanne Samuel and Cinematographer David Eggby
    • Audio Commentary with Art Director Jon Dowding, Cinematographer David Eggby, Special Effects Artist Chris Murray, Moderated by Filmmaker Tim Ridge
    • Mel Gibson: Birth of a Superstar
    • Mad Max: The Film Phenomenon
    • Two Theatrical Trailers
    • Three TV Spots
    • Three Radio Spots
    • TRAILERS FROM HELL with Josh Olson
    • Original Australian 5.1 Surround & 2.0 Lossless Mono
    • U.S. English Dubbed 2.0 Lossless Mono
    • Dual-Layered BD50 Disc
    • Optional English Subtitles

    Also coming out separately on Blu-ray!"


    Dragnet (1954):
    https://forum.blu-ray.com/showpost.php?p=18030463&postcount=46141


    The Return of The Musketeers:
    https://forum.blu-ray.com/showpost.php?p=18063741&postcount=46522

    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Complete Collection:
    https://www.facebook.com/KinoLorberStudioClassics/posts/3385907678132782

    And finally, Spaceballs The 4K!!!
    https://www.facebook.com/KinoLorberStudioClassics/posts/3368368879886662
     
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