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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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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 ráje)

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 Kilián (Postava k podpírání)

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...

The Muppet Movie

A "Nearly 35th Anniversary Edition" of the first feature from Kermit, Fozzie, Miss Piggy and the gan...

The Sun in a Net (Slnko v sieti)

Youth and sun without the beach balls in this highly regarded Czechoslovakian film released on DVD by Second Run

Regular Show: The Complete First & Second Seasons

A great, offbeat Cartoon Network show gets a most welcome packaging of full seasons on Blu...

Cría cuervos

Carlos Saura's mesmerizing tale of childhood and death gets a worthy Dual Format release from the BF...

My Neighbor Totoro

The beloved Studio Ghibli classic makes its Blu debut in the U.S. courtesy of Disney...

The Murderer Lives at 21

A deliciously playful whodunnit from director Henri-Georges Clouzot, not yet so entirely dark and bi...

Billy Liar

A British classic comes to Blu-ray for the first time in a 50th Anniversary edition...

Lincoln

Daniel-Day Lewis channels Honest Abe for Spielberg in this really quite good lesson in history and p...

Polish Cinema Classics Volume II

More Polish delights from Second Run, as films by Wajda, Zanussi and Marczewski make up this second volume

Killing Them Softly

A largely neglected gem from last year reminds clydefro of another low-key, Boston-set crime drama

Silent Souls

A poetic Russian road movie dealing with death and ancient rituals comes to us via Zeitgeist Films

Wreck-It Ralph

Oddly enough, clydefro seems to identify with a destructive character who lives in a trash heap...

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