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Foreign Intrigue


Blu-ray & DVD Street Date: August 4, 2015
Blu-ray SRP: $29.95
DVD SRP: $19.95
1956/USA/English/Thriller/100 mins/NR/Color/1.85:1
Bonus Features:
  • Trailer Gallery


Kino Lorber Studio Classics August

Quote: Foreign Intrigue was one of the first major Hollywood films to be based on a popular TV series. The film was written, produced and directed by Sheldon Reynolds ( Assignment to Kill), who has created and produced the 1951 TV series with the same title. Screen icon Robert Mitchum stars as a curious press agent who is determined to investigate the past of his enigmatic, very wealthy and recently murdered employer and ends up in Europe, caught in a complex, deadly situation involving extortion, espionage, romance. The international cast includes Genevieve Page, Ingrid Thulin, and Frederic O'Brady.


Storm Fear


Newly Re-mastered in HD!
Blu-ray & DVD Street Date: August 4, 2015
Blu-ray SRP: $29.95
DVD SRP: $19.95
1955/USA/English/Film Noir/88 mins/NR/B&W/1.85:1
Bonus Features:
  • Trailer Gallery


Kino Lorber Studio Classics August

Quote: Storm Fear is a classic film noir starring, produced and directed by Cornel Wilde ( The Naked Prey) as a wounded bank robber, Charlie Blake hiding out with his gang at his brother, Fred (Dan Duryea) and sister-in-law, Elizabeth's (Jean Wallace) farmhouse during a snowstorm. As time passes the criminals are anxious to move on, but need to rest so Charlie has time to recover, complicating matters more is Charlie's love for Elizabeth with whom he once had an affair. The stellar supporting cast includes Lee Grant, Steven Hill, and Dennis Weaver (Duel) - with an adapted screenplay by the great Horton Foote ( To Kill a Mockingbird) and stunning black-and-white cinematography by Joseph LaShelle ( Laura).


He Ran all the Way


Newly Re-mastered in HD!
Blu-ray and DVD Street Date: August 4, 2015
Blu-ray SRP: $29.95
DVD SRP: $19.95
1951/USA/English/Film Noir/77 mins/NR/B&W/1.33:1
Bonus Features:
  • Trailer Gallery


Kino Lorber Studio Classics August

Quote: Nick Robey (John Garfield) is a dim-witted thug who lives with his mother and scrapes by on petty crime. He and his slick accomplice plot a big-time payroll robbery, but their plan goes horribly awry when they're discovered by a uniformed policeman, a shootout ensues leaving Al and the cop wounded and Nick on the run. While seeking cover, Nick meets Peggy Dobbs (Shelley Winters), a lonely young girl who takes Nick to her family's apartment, while there the paranoid thief decides to take the family hostage until he can escape. This was the great John Garfield's final film, he died less than a year later at age thirty-nine from heart complications as accusations of his involvement with the Communist Party and his refusal to name names before the HUAC led to his blacklisting in Hollywood. During the film's initial run, director John Berry ( Tension) and screenwriters Dalton Trumbo ( Lonely are the Brave) and Hugo Butler ( The Southerner) were un-credited due to Hollywood blacklisting during the Red Scare. Stunning black-and-white cinematography by the legendary James Wong Howe ( Hud).


Big House, U.S.A.

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Newly Re-mastered in HD!
Blu-ray Street Date: August 4, 2015
Blu-ray SRP: $29.95
1955/USA/English/Film Noir/83 mins/NR/B&W/1.78:1
Bonus Features:
  • Trailer Gallery


Kino Lorber Studio Classics August

Quote: Broderick Crawford, Ralph Meeker, Charles Bronson, Lon Chaney, Jr., and William Talman star in this tough and realistic crime drama about a gang of ruthless convicts who execute a successful prison break to secure a $200,000 loot hidden in Colorado's Royal Gorge National Park. This classic thriller was directed by Howard W. Koch ( Shield For Murder) and written by John C. Higgens ( He Walked by Night) with beautiful black-and-white cinematography by Gordon Avil ( The Champ).


War-Gods of the Deep


Newly Re-mastered in HD!
Blu-ray & DVD Street Date: August 11, 2015
Blu-ray SRP: $29.95
DVD SRP: $19.95
1965/UK/English/Science Fiction/84 mins/NR/Color/2.35:1
Bonus Features:
  • Interview with co-star Tab Hunter
  • Original Theatrical Trailer


Kino Lorber Studio Classics August

Quote: Master of suspense and horror Vincent Price takes on square-jawed Tab Hunter in this fantastic underwater tale teeming with adventure! Based on an Edgar Allen Poe story and co-starring David Tomlinson and Susan Hart, this turbulent thriller pits gill-men against he-men, with a sexy woman caught between and surges with excitement from initial fade-in to climatic fadeout. When a slimy, gilled monster from the deep kidnaps the beautiful Jill (Hart) it'll take her boyfriend (Hunter), his sidekick (Tomlinson) and his sidekick's sidekick - a rooster - to get her back! Following her trail into the deep, they are shocked to discover a lost underwater city, ruled by a ruthless captain (Price) and an army of mutated sea creatures, who imprison the hapless landlubbers... while a restless volcano threatens to bury them all! Directed by the great Jacques Tourneur ( I Walked with a Zombie).


The Monster that Challenged the World

(Blu-ray Only)  
Blu-ray Street Date: August 11, 2015
Blu-ray SRP: $29.95
1957/USA/English/Science Fiction/83 min/NR/Color/1.85:1
Bonus Features:
  • Audio Commentary by Film Historian Tom Weaver
  • Original Theatrical Trailer


Kino Lorber Studio Classics August

Quote: The local beaches go from fun-filled swim-fest to horrifying slugfest when a horde of gargantuan vampire snails ooze their way into the water supply - and threaten to suck the life out of mankind! Packed with nerve jangling suspense and excitement, this slimy sci-fi thriller delivers superior monster action that'll pull the most hardened sci-fi cynic right out of his shell! Lieutenant John Twillinger (Tim Holt) thinks he's seen it all - until an earthquake under the Salton Sea unearths a horrifying nest of prehistoric killer crustaceans. Giant, terrifying and with a hunger for human flesh, the beasts begin feeding on the locals, unleashing a shocking reign of murderous mollusk mayhem. Can the lieutenant do anything to stop their spread? Or will the human race be forever left in the snails' slimy wake? Directed by cult-filmmaker and TV veteran, Arnold Laven ( Sam Whiskey).


Still of the Night

(Blu-ray Only)
Blu-ray Street Date: August 11, 2015
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1982/USA/English/English subtitles/Mystery/93 min/PG/Color/1.85:1
Bonus Features:
  • Trailer Gallery


Kino Lorber Studio Classics August

Quote: Meryl Streep co-stars in this Hitchcockian murder mystery as the enigmatic Brooke Reynolds. Following the murder of her married lover, she visits the office of his psychiatrist, Dr. Sam Rice (Roy Scheider), to leave a wristwatch for the man's wife. Sam is immediately fascinated by the aloof beauty, whom he's come to know through her lover's therapy. When he finds that her father died mysteriously and that she strongly resembles a woman who's been stalking him, the psychiatrist becomes even more obsessed with her. Both fearing and desiring Brooke, he's plagued by nightmares that he'll be her next victim. Striking photography by Nestor Almendros ( Days of Heaven) and top-notch direction by screenwriter and director Robert Benton ( The Late Show) complement a baroquely twisted plot in this complex, bone-chilling film.


The January Man

(Blu-ray Only)
Blu-ray Street Date: August 11, 2015
Blu-ray SRP: $29.95
1989/USA/English/English subtitles/Thriller/97 mins/R/Color/1.85:1
Bonus Features:
  • Making of Featurette
  • Trailers


Kino Lorber Studio Classics August

Quote: Acting greats Kevin Kline, Susan Sarandon, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Harvey Keitel, Danny Aiello, Rod Steiger, and Alan Rickman star in this intense thriller about a serial killer on the loose in Manhattan. Directed by Pat O'Connor ( Circle of Friends) and written by John Patrick Shanley ( Moonstruck), The January Man is an edge-of-your-seat suspense ride that'll prey on your thoughts as well as your fears. Ex-cop Mick Starkey (Kline) is the only man in New York brilliant enough to find a vicious serial killer. But returning to his job is as complicated an undertaking as nabbing the culprit. Forced to work alongside the brother who fired him, Nick also has to come to terms with the ex-girlfriend who married his brother, and the mayor's young daughter who's fallen in love with him. But with time running out and everyone counting on him, Nick sets aside his personal turmoil to root out the sadistic killer.


Diggstown


Blu-ray & DVD Street Date: August 18, 2015
Blu-ray SRP: $29.95
DVD SRP: $19.95
1992/USA/English/English subtitles/Comedy/98 mins/R/Color/1.85:1
Bonus Features:
  • Making of Featurette
  • Trailers


Kino Lorber Studio Classics August

Quote: The con is on, and so are the laughs in this two-fisted comedy packed with surprises and rock 'em sock 'em action. James Woods and Louis Gossett, Jr. are a potent one-two punch as a pair of mismatched partners in for the scam of their lives in a movie that's hard to resist. For con artist Gabriel Caine (Woods), Diggstown is the promise land, legendary for its high-stakes boxing matches that attract high-rollers from miles around. Gabe, recognizing a golden opportunity, bets the town's powerful boss (Bruce Dern) that his fighter will defeat ten opponents in 24 hours. It's far from a sure thing, though, since Gabe's Fighter is Honey Roy Palmer (Gossett), a cranky, over-the-hill 48-year-old who has to come out of retirement. Michael Ritchie ( The Couch Trip) directed a top-notch cast that includes Oliver Platt, Heather Graham, and Randall 'Tex' Cobb.


The Couch Trip

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Blu-ray Street Date: August 18, 2015
Blu-ray SRP: $29.95
1988/USA/English/English subtitles/Comedy/97 mins/R/Color/1.85:1
Bonus Features:
  • Featurette
  • Dan Aykroyd Profile
  • News Wrap "Team Comedy" Featurette
  • Selected B-Rolls
  • Selected Sound Bites
  • Trailer Gallery


Kino Lorber Studio Classics August

[quoteDan Aykroyd is running the asylum - and ruling the airwaves - as a mental patient turned talk-radio shrink in this comedy of loony proportions co-starring Charles Grodin, Donna Dixon, Walter Matthau, and Chevy Chase. When asylum inmate John Burns (Aykroyd) intercepts a call to his psychiatrist, he brashly impersonates the good doctor. And he does such a good job that he's given an offer to fill in for a stressed-out Beverly Hills celebrity psychologist (Grodin) as the host of a call-in radio advice show. Escaping the hospital, Burns is soon gleefully crossing swords with his predecessor's beautiful colleague (Dixon), crossing paths with a crafty crackpot (Matthau) and crossing the line into complete hilarity as his offbeat psychobabble takes ultra-trendy La-La Land by storm! Directed by Michael Ritchie ( Diggstown).[/quote]


Face to Face

(aka: Faccia a Faccia)
Blu-ray & DVD Street Date: August 18, 2015
Blu-ray SRP: $29.95
DVD SRP: $19.95
1967/Spain-Italy/English/English subtitles/Western/93 mins/NR/Color/2.35:1

Kino Lorber Studio Classics August

Quote: One of the best spaghetti westerns from genre master Sergio Sollima ( The Big Gundown, Violent City), Face to Face is a gang-busting western saga and a gripping parable of the rise of fascism. Upstanding history professor Brad Fletcher (Gian Maria Volonte) is forced into retirement by his poor health and moves west for the warmer climate. As soon as he arrives, he is taken hostage by famed bandit Solomon Bennett (Tomas Milian) in an accidental confrontation, and by necessity is forced to take up with his cohorts. William Berger co-stars in this top-notch western featuring exhilarating score by the great Ennio Morricone. This special edition includes both the American English language cut and the uncut original Italian version (Note: Early reports stated that the Italian cut would be in SD).



Navajo Joe


Blu-ray& DVD Street Date: August 18, 2015
Blu-ray SRP: $29.95
DVD SRP: $19.95
1967/Spain-Italy/English//Western/93 mins/NR/Color/2.35:1
Bonus Features:
  • Audio Commentary by Film Historian Gary Palmucci
  • Burt Reynolds Trailer Gallery


Kino Lorber Studio Classics August

Quote: Relentless In His Vengeance! Deadly In His Violence! Burt Reynolds stars in this lusty, gutsy action western about a fearless Indian with a relentless vendetta. A band of outlaws, headed by a sullen leader named Duncan (Aldo Sambrell), sweeps across the country like the plague, destroying everything in its path, including an entire Indian village. The outlaws arrive in the town of Esperanza, where they are hired by a crooked doctor to hijack a bank train and share in the wealth. But the sole survivor from the Indian village, a renegade Navajo named Joe (Reynolds), foils the plan by relocating the money. An irate Duncan holds an innocent Indian girl hostage until Joe surrenders... Joe once again must take on Duncan and his ruthless comrades with unforgettable vengeance. Top-notch direction by Spaghetti Western legend Sergio Corbucci ( Django, The Great Silence) with a rousing and now classic score by the legendary Ennio Morricone.


A Reason to Live, A Reason to Die


Blu-ray & DVD Street Date: August 18, 2015
Blu-ray SRP: $29.95
DVD SRP: $19.95
1972/Spain-Italy/English/Western/92 mins/PG/Color/2.35:1

Kino Lorber Studio Classics August

Quote: From Tonino Valerii, the director of My Name is Nobody and other classics spaghetti westerns comes this top-notch western set during the Civil War where eight condemned Union prisoners attempt to capture a Missouri fort from Confederate soldiers. Union Colonel Pembroke (James Coburn) leads seven men on an impossible death mission, against all odds to overtake Fort Holman from the Confederates, commanded by insane Major Frank Ward (Telly Savalas), ostensibly because of the fortress' strategic location as the key to the significant routes of the American Southwest. Under the guise of seizing the fortress, Pembroke in fact wants revenge for Ward's cowardly murder of his son. International superstar Bud Spencer co-stars as one of the condemned men.


A Town Called Hell


Blu-ray & DVD Street Date: August 18, 2015
Blu-ray SRP: $29.95
DVD SRP: $19.95
1971/Spain-UK/English/Western/97 mins/R/Color/2.35:1

Kino Lorber Studio Classics August

Quote: From Robert Parrish, the director of The Wonderful Country and The Destructors comes this top-notch western set during the Mexican Revolution. Greed and violence explode as a dual manhunt reaches it terrorizing climax and the "Town" becomes like a fiery hell as it's held hostage. An ex-soldier turned priest, Robert Shaw shares a brutal town with Telly Savalas, a bandit with a bloodthirsty gang of sadistic killers. The stunningly beautiful, Stella Stevens hauntingly dressed in black arrives in town on a hearse, accompanied by a deaf-mute gunman (Dudley Sutton) and in search of her husband's killer... also arriving in town is a small platoon of soldiers and their Colonel, Martin Landau, looking for the legendary revolutionary leader, Aguila. The all-star cast also included Fernando Rey, Al Lettieri, and Aldo Sambrell.


Burn Witch Burn

(Blu-ray Only)
Blu-ray Street Date: August 18, 2015
Blu-ray SRP: $29.95
1962/UK/English/Horror/90 mins/NR/B&W/1.85:1
Bonus Features:
  • Interview with Star Peter Wyngarde
  • Audio Commentary with Writer Richard Matheson
  • Trailer


Kino Lorber Studio Classics August

Quote: The powers of dark magic rule the night in this chilling masterpiece of supernatural horror as a  college campus turns into a nest of evil. Professor  Norman Taylor (Peter Wyngarde) has been enjoying unusual success at work lately, but could it be due to the magic his wife Tansy (Janet Blair) practices in secret? A natural skeptic, Norman is infuriated upon discovering her methods, but when he destroys her protective spells, a vindictive force puts both of their lives in mortal danger, leading to a final showdown that ranks as one of the most chilling in horror history. Turn down the lights, curl up tight, and watch this all-time fright classic from legendary Twilight Zone writers Charles Beaumont and Richard Matheson in stunning high definition... if you dare.


The Reiver

(Blu-ray Only)
Blu-ray Street Date: August 25, 2015
Blu-ray SRP: $29.95
1969/USA/English/Comedy-Drama/106 mins/PG-13/Color/2.35:1

Kino Lorber Studio Classics August

Quote: It's a grand and spectacular "horseless carriage" - a shiny yellow 1905 Winton Flyer automobile. Its owner is Mississippi plantation owner "Boss" (Will Geer), who has left it sitting unattended. But hired hand Boon (Steve McQueen) decides it would be the ideal vehicle to take him and his buddy on a glorious whirlwind jaunt to distant Memphis. And along for the ride is Boss's earnest 12-year-old grandson, who finds himself reluctantly drafted to be the third "reiver" (an old Scottish word for 'thief') aboard his grandfather's car. So starts a bumpy journey that sweeps the trio into encounters with both Boss's raucous gal pal at a brothel and a corrupt racist sheriff, as well as a spellbinding, winner-takes-all horse race - with ownership of the Winton Flyer at stake! Based on William Faulkner's esteemed novel, The Reivers is an irresistible slice-of-life adventure directed by Mark Rydell ( The Cowboys).

The Revengers

(Blu-ray Only)
Blu-ray Street Date: August 25, 2015
Blu-ray SRP: $29.95
1972/USA-Mexico/English/Western/106 mins/PG/Color/2.35:1
Bonus Features:
  • Original Theatrical Trailer


Kino Lorber Studio Classics August

Quote: The stars of The Wild Bunch, William Holden and Ernest Borgnine, team up again in this action-packed western stylishly directed by Daniel Mann ( Our Man Flint). Civil War veteran-turned-rancher John Benedict (Holden) returns home from a hunting trip to discover that a ruthless renegade and his murderous gang of rogues have killed his wife and children. But when Benedict recruits six condemned men to help him extract fatal revenge, he realizes that his newly formed posse answers to no one - they are wild, dangerous and unpredictable killers, much like the men they are pursuing. Will they carry out Benedict's plan or turn the tables and add him to their list of victims? Co-starring Woody Strode and Susan Hayward.

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