I haven’t done a pick of the blu-ray releases for quite some time due to lots of other site improvements being implemented recently. So to right that wrong I have decided to do a Blu-ray releases round-up. However you can now keep up with all the upcoming new releases via our new ‘Release Dates’ page. It now sports all the upcoming blu-ray and cinema releases in both the UK and US. Plus we also keep an eye out for certain DVD only titles such as the recently released ‘Here’s Harry – The Complete Surviving Episodes’
So with all that said its time to look at my top picks of the Blu-ray releases in my July/August round-up.
Blu-ray Releases Round-up July/August
Starting off with the UK and July’s releases included the much underrated Psycho II (1983) from Arrow Video. If you didn’t fancy buying the Hellraiser boxset the first film came out on its own. Meanwhile Powerhouse Film’s Indicator label released the Burt Lancaster film Castle Keep (1969).
Moving on to August and the highlight for me had to be the release of Ronin (1998) starring Robert De Niro and Jean Reno. Released by Arrow Video it sported a rather nice brand new 4K restoration, check out my review below.
- Castle Keep (1969) Review
- Hellraiser (1987)
- Logan (2017)
- Lord of the Flies (1963)
- Psycho II (1983)
- Ronin (1998) Review
Blu-ray reviews for the above have either been done or are in progress.
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Blu-ray Releases Round-up July/August
Moving on to the US and several notable releases came out over the last couple of months including the Michael Caine films A Shock To The System (1990) and Going in Style (2017). Kino Lorber released a few Bob Hope/Bing Crosby films including Road to Bali (1952) and Road to Rio (1947). Other releases include Arrow Video’s Robert De Niro film Ronin (1998) of course one of this year’s biggest films, universal’s The Fate of the Furious (2017).
- A Shock To The System (1990)
- Fast & Furious 8-Movie Collection
- Going in Style (2017)
- Road to Bali (1952)
- Road to Rio (1947)
- Ronin (1998) (Special Edition)
- Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
- The Fate of the Furious (2017)
- The Good, the Bad and the Ugly – (50th Anniversary)
- The Hunting Party (1971) Oliver Reed, Gene Hackman & Candice Bergen
- The Lemon Drop Kid (1951)
- The Stendhal Syndrome
- Escape From New York (1981)[Limited Edition Steelbook]
- The Fog (1980)[Limited Edition Steelbook]
- They Live (1988)[Limited Edition Steelbook]
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That’s my Blu-ray releases round-up for the period of July/August in the UK & US.
I’ll have a September Blu-ray round-up coming in the next day or two but you can always keep up to date via our ‘Release Dates’ page.
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