Cassavetes / Killing of a Chinese Bookie (Blu-ray+DVD)
High Definition premiere on UK’s BFI label, of John Cassavetes 1976 film, The Killing of a Chinese Bookie. This blu-ray includes the original (135 mins) and the shorter (108mins) cuts and includes a DVD version too. A limited run of 1000 units includes a third DVD with the 1993 documentary feature Anything for John, the 1982 short The Haircut, starring Cassavetes, and an interview with The Haircut director Tamar Hoffs.
Defiance – Season One
Defiance is a US Science Fiction TV series which premiered in Spring this year on the SyFy channel. This blu-ray includes all 12 episodes of season one (the pilot is a two-parter, so technically 13 episodes). Comes with only modest extras (gag reel, deleted scenes).
- • UK Pre-order: Defiance – Season 1 [Blu-ray + UV Copy] [Region Free]
- • US Order: Defiance – Season 1 [Blu-ray] [Region Free]
Lord Of The Flies Criterion Collection
Peter Brooks 1963 adaptation of William Goldings’ classic novel about a planeload of schoolboys stranded on a tropical island. This is a new, restored 4K digital film transfer, with uncompressed mono soundtrack. Special features include and audio commentary featuring director Peter Brook, producer Lewis Allen, and director of photography Tom Hollyman, and audio recordings of William Golding reading from the novel accompanied by the corresponding scenes from the film. This is a region A disc, so won’t work in Europe unless your player is region-free.
- • UK Order: Criterion Collection: Lord of the Flies 
- • US Order: Lord of the Flies (Criterion Collection)
- • CANADA Order: Lord of the Flies (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]