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Clydefro Jones

clydefro really loves movies, particularly the old black and white ones some of you might not realize exist, and he's always excited to try to explain why


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A Jester's Tale (Blaznova kronika)

Second Run DVD welcomes a delightful mixture of live-action and animation from Czech director Karel Zeman

Too Late Blues

Jazz on a summer's day as John Cassavetes' studio picture comes to MoC Dual Format...

The Spike Lee Joint Collection Vol. 1 (25th Hour and He Got Game)

A brilliant, region-free release of two of Spike Lee's finest - bolstered by new commentaries...

Harold and Maude (Masters of Cinema)

Heartwarming tale of romance between a 20-year-old who fakes suicides and a 79-year-old car thief...

Non-Stop

Liam Neeson texts with a terrorist in this action thriller set on a plane...

Child's Pose

The latest from Zeitgeist Films is a Romanian drama which won the Golden Bear in Berlin

Man of Marble

A masterpiece of Polish cinema from Andrzej Wajda that still feels remarkably vital...

Only the Young & Tchoupitoulas

A youth-centric pair of docs from O-scope are dusted off and reviewed...

Ace in the Hole (Masters of Cinema)

The bitterest, most stinging film in the career of classic Hollywood's leading cynic...

Violent Saturday

A bank heist, a peeping tom, an Amish Ernest Borgnine, and Lee Marvin with an inhaler...

Celluloid Man

As much a love letter to cinema as it is a tribute to the Indian archivist P.K. Nair

Let the Fire Burn

A gripping documentary on how the city of Philadelphia dealt with the MOVE organization

Come Back, Africa (The Films of Lionel Rogosin, Volume 2)

Lionel Rogosin takes on apartheid in South Africa in the main film of a major set from Milestone...

Transport from Paradise (Transport z rŠje)

A Czech New Wave classic with an unusual take on Nazi camps hits via Second Run DVD

Frozen (Collector's Edition)

The Oscar-winning smash hits Blu-ray stateside a couple of weeks prior to its UK bow...

Il Bidone

An early Fellini masterpiece gets a loving treatment from the Masters of Cinema series and a write-u...

Martin Scorsese Presents: World Cinema Project Volume One

A collection of three films rescued and restored by Scorsese's World Cinema Project, released by Mas...

Hannah Arendt

This warmly intellectual biopic stars Barbara Sukowa as the theorist whose coverage of the Adolf Eic...

Lovelace

Glamorous porn star or victim of persistent sexual abuse? Amanda Seyfried plays the Deep Throat-er in this biopic

The Great Beauty in January from Artificial Eye

Artificial Eye have announced the UK DVD & Blu-ray releases of THE GREAT BEAUTY for January 13th, 20...

The White Dove (Holubice) / Josef KiliŠn (Postava k podpŪrŠnŪ)

A very rewarding double feature with a self-assured, poetic debut and a surreal short film that brings to mind Kafka

Ikarie XB 1

Czech sci-fi from Second Run, a seeming influence on Kubrick and Star Trek and a cool relic of the space race

Seconds (Criterion Collection)

Criterion rescues one of the sixties' finest, a strange, experimental masterpiece on identity and lo...

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

The first feature film about ol' Pooh Bear and his friends in the Hundred Acre Wood is now on Blu-ra...

The Tarnished Angels

A Douglas Sirk masterpiece makes its way to the Masters of Cinema series for a Blu-ray-only release...

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