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  • Two Film Noir Classics Debut on Blu in April

    Flicker Alley announced film noir classics Too Late for Tears (1949) and Woman on the Run (1950) will debut on Blu-Ray on April 19th. Audiences have been hunting for the best versions of these two films for years after disappointing transfers debuted in the early-2000s. Too Late for Tears recently premiered, fully restored, at the TCM Classic Film Festival last year. Both will be dual-format releases featuring bo...

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  • CRITERION: Brief Encounter and Only Angels Arrive in April

    Criterion announced Howard Hawks' Only Angels Have Wings and David Lean's Brief Encounter will be available on DVD and Blu-Ray in April. Only Angels receives its introduction into the Criterion Collection. It originally dropped on DVD in 1999 from Columbia and recently debuted on Blu-ray via the TCM Vault last year. Originally released on DVD via Criterion in 2010, this marks the debut of Brief Encounter on Blu. Both will be single-disc...

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  • VCI: Brave One Debuts on Blu-Ray

    Academy Award winning film The Brave One (1956) makes its Blu-ray debut on April 26th from VCI. Originally released on DVD by the studio in 2003, The Brave One boasts the distinction of winning an Oscar for its screenplay (written by Dalton Trumbo). VCI has also announced a repackage of Burke's Law - Season 1 in a complete set on April 5th. The series originally came out in two volumes back in 2008....

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  • SHOUT: Daniel Boone - Season One Arriving in April

    Shout! Factory has announced an April 19th release date for Daniel Boone - Season 1. Shout Factory looks to be taking up licensing on the title. Individual seasons were originally released through Liberation Entertainment in 2006, and a complete series set debuted via 20th Century Fox in 2014. The 6-disc set contains all 29 episodes in the first season of the popular Western drama. Bonus features are still to be determined. It is unknown when th...

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  • BLU NOIR: Upgraded Kansas City Confidential from Film Detective

    The Film Detective has announced the release of the 1952 film noir Kansas City Confidential on Blu-Ray on January 25th.The stellar cast includes John Payne, Coleen Gray and Preston Foster as well as three of the best bad guys to ever grace the silver screen: Neville Brand, Lee Van Cleef and Jack Elam.  The new transfer will be an upgrade from the Film Chest release that came out in 2011.

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  • WARNER ARCHIVE: The Wrong Man Debuts on Blu

    Warner Archive has announced the release of the 1956 film noir, The Wrong Man, on Blu-Ray as part of their Archive Collection. Released on DVD through Warner in 2004, this marks the first time the Alfred Hitchcock mystery has received HD treatment. The stellar cast includes Henry Fonda and Vera Miles. The Wrong Man will be available here at ClassicFlix on February 9th and adds to the total of over 1,600 Warner Archive tit...

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  • CRITERION: Bicycle Thieves and Manchurian Candidate Arrive in March

    Criterion announced Vittorio De Sica's Bicycle Thieves and John Frankenheimer's Manchurian Candidate will be available on DVD and Blu-Ray in March. Originally released on DVD via Criterion in 2007, this marks the debut of Bicycle Thieves on Blu. The Manchurian Candidate receives its introduction into the Criterion Collection. It originally dropped on DVD and Blu-ray via MGM with the Blu released in 2011. Both will be single-disc Bl...

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  • WARNER ARCHIVE: Westerns and Comedy in New Releases

    Nine new-to-DVD releases have been announced by Warner as part of their Archive Collection with westerns and comedies being the predominant theme. January 26th: Roughshod (1949) - Robert Sterling, Gloria Grahame, Claude Jarman Jr., John Ireland, Jeff Donnell Station West (1948) - Dick Powell, Jane Greer, Agnes Moorehead, Burl Ives The Younger Brothers (1949) - Wayne Morris, Janis Paige, B...

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  • WARNER ARCHIVE: Bad Boy and Two Guys Lead Latest Wave

    Nine new-to-DVD releases have been announced by Warner as part of their Archive Collection including Audie Murphy's first starring role in Bad Boy (1949). Also included in this week's releases are three films pairing up Dennis Morgan and Jack Carson. They are: The Time, the Place and the Girl (1946) - Janis Paige, Martha Vickers, S.Z. Sakall, Alan Hale Two Guys From Milwaukee (1946) - Joan Leslie, Janis Paige, S.Z...

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  • KINO: Five Titles Arrive on DVD and Blu in March

    Five more titles from Kino are scheduled for release on DVD and Blu-ray in March, with all five premiering on Blu-Ray. March 1st: Gog (1954) - Richard Egan, Constance Dowling, Herbert Marshall March 8th: The Vikings (1958) - Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis, Ernest Borgnine, Janet Leigh, Orson Welles March 22nd: After the Fox (1966) - Peter Sell...

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  • FOX ARCHIVES: Trio of Titles Arrive on DVD

    After two months without a release Fox announced three new entries into their Cinema Archives line. Four Men and a Prayer (1938) - Loretta Young, Richard Greene, George Sanders, David Niven, C. Aubrey Smith It Happened in Flatbush (1942) - Lloyd Nolan, Carole Landis, Sara Allgood, William Frawley Bad Boy (1935) - James Dunn, Dorothy Wilson, Louise Fazenda All are making their DVD debut -- alth...

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  • TIMELESS: Death Valley Days - Season 1 Arrives in March

    Timeless Media, a division of Shout! Factory, has announced a March 29th release date for Death Valley Days - Season 1. This marks the first time the long-running Western anthology, which ran from 1952-1970, has been put out on DVD. The 3-disc set contains all 18 episodes in the first season. Bonus features are not forthcoming.

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  • The Inhuman Woman Premieres on Blu in February

    Flicker Alley has announced February 23rd as the release date for The Inhuman Woman on Blu-Ray. This marks the debut of the silent French drama on any home video format in North America. The releases comes with intriguing bonus features (below), including a booklet.

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  • OLIVE BLU: Pressure Point Debuts on Blu in February

    Olive Films has announced a February 16th release date for the Blu-Ray debut of the 1962 psychological drama Pressure Point starring Sidney Poitier, Peter Falk and Bobby Darin. The film originally premiered on DVD through MGM a decade ago. Bonus features to the Blu-Ray aren't anticipated.

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  • KINO: Fritz Lang Silents Part of February Slate

    Five more titles from Kino are scheduled for release on DVD and Blu-ray in February, with all five premiering on Blu-Ray. February 16th: Ambush Bay (1966) - Hugh O'Brian, Mickey Rooney, James Mitchum Beachhead (1954) - Tony Curtis, Frank Lovejoy, Mary Murphy Curse of the Faceless Man (1958) - Richard Anderson, Elaine Edwards, Adele Mara February 23rd: Spies (1...

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  • McHale's Navy Double Feature Arrives in February

    Shout! Factory has announced a February 16th release date for their McHale's Navy Double Feature. The disc will contain both the 1964 movie McHale's Navy and its 1965 sequel, McHale's Navy Joins the Air Force. The former arrived on DVD through Universal Vault in 2011, while the latter is debuting on DVD. This continues Shout's release of franchise; they put out the complete series of the popular television show in November...

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  • WARNER ARCHIVE: WWII Films and Lawman in Latest Wave

    Five new-to-DVD releases have been announced by Warner as part of their Archive Collection. Four of the films focus on events during WWII. They are: The Doughgirls (1944) - Ann Sheridan, Alexis Smith, Jack Carson, Jane Wyman, Eve Arden Hitler's Children (1943) - Tim Holt, Bonita Granville, Kent Smith Hitler's Madman (1943) - Patricia Morison, John Carradine, Alan Curtis Pillow to Pos...

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  • TCM Vault: Quartet of Alan Ladd Titles in December

    TCM and Universal will release four 1940s films starring Alan Ladd in Alan Ladd: The 1940s Collection. The four-disc set includes a quartet of titles never released on DVD before, although this still lacks 1949's The Great Gatsby which has never been put out on DVD. This collection is another in TCM's off-shoot label, TCM Selects, which indicates it's likely to be minus bonus material. And since this is a TCM Shop exclusive, ClassicFlix will carr...

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  • CRITERION: The Kid Debuts on Blu-Ray in February

    Criterion has announced a February 16th street date for Charlie Chaplin's The Kid on DVD and Blu-Ray. Originally released on DVD 2000, this marks the debut of the silent drama / comedy as part of the Criterion Collection as well as on Blu. The Kid also marks Criterion's continued output of Chaplin's marquee feature films, which started with the release of Modern Times in 2010 on both DVD and Blu-Ray. Unlike past Criterion releas...

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  • The Brain That Wouldn't Die Debuts on Blu in December

    Shout! Factory has announced a December 22nd release date for the Blu-Ray debut of The Brain That Wouldn't Die. The kooky sci-fi film, most famously lampooned on Mystery Science Theater 3000, originally arrived on DVD in 2000. Bonus features on the Blu include the original MST3K episode, as well as new audio commentary, stills gallery and more.

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