DVD & Blu-ray

UK DVD & Blu-ray Releases: Monday 23rd May 2011

Including The Stanley Kubrick Collection, The Andrei Tarkovsky Collection, The Hustler and Cold Weather


The Stanley Kubrick Collection (Warner Bros): A lavish seven film Blu-ray collection which includes: a 40th anniversary edition of the A Clockwork Orange (1971), Lolita (1962), Barry Lyndon (1975) – both films were previously unavailable on Blu-ray- and 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), The Shining (1980), Eyes Wide Shut (1999) and Full Metal Jacket (1987). [Buy it on Amazon on Blu-ray] [See here for more details]

The Andrei Tarkovsky Collection (Artificial Eye): DVD only boxed set featuring several classic titles from the Ruassian director, including: Ivan’s Childhood (1962), Andrei Rublev (1966), Solaris (1972), The Mirror (1975), Stalker (1979), Nostalgia (1983) and The Sacrifice (1986). [Buy it on DVD]

The Hustler (20th Century Fox Entertainment): One of Paul Newman’s most famous roles was as pool hustler โ€˜Fastโ€™ Eddie Felson in this 1961 drama. Directed by Robert Rossen, it still stands up well today and features some memorable supporting performances from Jackie Gleason (as his rival Minnesota Fats), George C. Scott and Piper Laurie. [Buy it on Blu-ray from Amazon UK]

Cold Weather (Axiom Films): The second film from US director Aaron Katz is an intriguing mystery about a former forensic student (Cris Lankenau) investigating the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend in Portland, Oregon. Despite a limited indie release, it garnered deserved buzz over the last year and marks Katz out as a director to watch. [Buy it on DVD]


48 Hrs (Paramount Home Entertainment) [Blu-ray / Normal]
Barney’s Version (Universal Pictures)
Love and Other Drugs (20th Century Fox Home Ent.) [Blu-ray / + DVD and Digital Copy]
Morning Glory (Paramount Home Entertainment)
NEDS (Entertainment One)
Route Irish (Artificial Eye)
Tangled (Walt Disney) [Blu-ray / + 3D Ed. + Digital Copy]
True Blood: Season 3 (Warner Home Video/HBO)

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