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5 July DVDs You Should Know About, Including ‘Barbarella,’ ‘White Sister,’ ‘Altered States,’ ‘Singin in the Rain’ & More

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • July 13, 2012 10:01 AM
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Summer is heating up, so thank god there are a bunch of totally cool new DVDs and Blu-rays to chill out with. This month we get Blu-ray editions of classics from Roger Vadim, Ken Russell, and Stanley Donen, plus some weird-ass obscurities that finally get a home video release. Plus a whole lot more.

5 June DVD Titles You Should Know About Including 'The 39 Steps,' The Films Of Lina Wertmüller & More

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • June 7, 2012 2:04 PM
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Well, the dog days of summer are fast approaching, and what better way to duck out of the heat than by spending a cool day inside, AC blasting, with your Blu-ray player and an endless supply of chilled adult beverages. June sees the release of an Alfred Hitchcock classic (beautifully restored), a trio of Lina Wertmüller gems, a nearly lost Michael Curtiz effort, a movie about the sex lives of ghosts, and a plane crash survival tale sold on the, er, ample merits of its female lead.

5 May DVD Titles You Should Know About Including '1900,' 'Castle In The Sky' & 'Flareup'

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • May 3, 2012 12:03 PM
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Well we're back again with the bumper crop of must-have DVDs and Blu-rays for the month of May – from historic Italian epics to underground American sensations to a chilly, expressionistic film noir to movies where Raquel Welch plays a Vegas showgirl fleeing a murderer – we’ve got them all hear for you. So look on below to see what's worth your money this month....

5 April DVD Titles You Should Know About, Including 'Chinatown,' 'A Trip To The Moon' & 'Girl On A Motorcycle'

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • April 4, 2012 2:05 PM
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While the future of home entertainment may be rapidly moving towards a digital streaming-led future, we can't be the only movie nerds who still love owning a physical copy of something. Sure, Blu-Ray and DVD might be scratchable, easily lost and adorned by terrible box art, but there's something about the feeling of finding an undiscovered gem in the depths of a store, or getting a rarity in the post, that doesn't quite compare to clicking and watching something on Netflix.

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