GRETA
Universal Studios | 2018 | 99 min | Rated R


Official Synopsis: Frances (Chloë Grace Moretz), a sweet, naïve young woman trying to make it on her own in New York City, doesn’t think twice about returning the handbag she finds on the subway to its rightful owner. That owner is Greta (Isabelle Huppert), an eccentric French piano teacher with a love for classical music and an aching loneliness. Having recently lost her mother, Frances quickly grows closer to widowed Greta. The two become fast friends — but Greta’s maternal charms begin to dissolve and grow increasingly disturbing as Frances discovers that nothing in Greta’s life is what it seems in this suspense thriller directed by Academy Award winner Neil Jordan.

  • Greta: Enemies and Friends – Featurette
  • Deleted Scenes

TV SPOTLIGHT


SOUTH PARK: SEASON TWENTY-TWO
Paramount Pictures | 2018 | Season 22 | 223 min | Rated TV-MA


Official Synopsis: Join Cartman, Kenny, Stan, and Kyle as they have a memorable Halloween, get super cereal with Al Gore, and try to win the top prize in the town’s bike parade in the enduringly popular series’ incredible 22nd season.

  • ALL 10 episodes from the latest season
  • Deleted scenes
  • Mini-commentaries on all episodes by “South Park” creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone
  • PLUS: #SocialCommentary on all episodes

CRITERION CORNER


BLUE VELVET
Criterion | 1986 | 120 min | Rated R


Official Synopsis: Home from college, Jeffrey Beaumont (Kyle MacLachlan) makes an unsettling discovery: a severed human ear, lying in a field. In the mystery that follows, by turns terrifying and darkly funny, writer-director David Lynch burrows deep beneath the picturesque surfaces of small-town life. Driven to investigate, Jeffrey finds himself drawing closer to his fellow amateur sleuth, Sandy Williams (Laura Dern), as well as their person of interest, lounge singer Dorothy Vallens (Isabella Rossellini)—and facing the fury of Frank Booth (Dennis Hopper), a psychopath who will stop at nothing to keep Dorothy in his grasp. With intense performances and hauntingly powerful scenes and images, Blue Velvet is an unforgettable vision of innocence lost, and one of the most influential American films of the past few decades.

Director-Approved Special Edition Features
  • New 4K digital restoration, with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray, both supervised by director David Lynch
  • Alternate original 2.0 surround sound­track
  • The Lost Footage, fifty-three minutes of deleted scenes and alternate takes assembled by Lynch
  • “Blue Velvet” Revisited, a feature-length meditation on the making of the movie by Peter Braatz, filmed on-set during the production
  • Mysteries of Love, a seventy-minute documentary from 2002 on the making of the film
  • Interview from 2017 with composer Angelo Badalamenti
  • It’s a Strange World: The Filming of “Blue Velvet,” a 2019 documentary featuring interviews with crew members and visits to the shooting locations
  • Lynch reading from Room to Dream, a 2018 book he coauthored with Kristine McKenna
  • PLUS: Excerpts by McKenna from Room to Dream

Cover by Fred Davis


ONE SINGS, THE OTHER DOESN’T
Criterion | 1977 | 121 min | Not rated


Official Synopsis: In the early 1960s in Paris, two young women become friends. Pomme is an aspiring singer. Suzanne is a pregnant country girl unable to support a third child. Pomme lends Suzanne the money for an illegal abortion, but a sudden tragedy soon separates them. Ten years later, they reunite at a demonstration and pledge to keep in touch via postcard, as each of their lives is irrevocably changed by the women’s liberation movement. A buoyant hymn to sisterly solidarity rooted in the hard-won victories of a generation of women, One Sings, the Other Doesn’t is one of Agnès Varda’s warmest and most politically trenchant films, a feminist musical for the ages.

Director-Approved Special Edition Features
  • New 2K digital restoration, supervised by director Agnès Varda and cinematographer Charlie Van Damme, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
  • Women Are Naturally Creative: Agnès Varda, a 1977 documentary directed by Katja Raganelli, featuring an interview with Varda shot during the making of the film, plus on-set interviews with actors Valérie Mairesse and Thérèse Liotard
  • Réponse de femmes, a 1975 short film by Varda, on the question “What is a woman?”
  • Plaisir d’amour en Iran, a 1976 short film by Varda, starring Mairesse and Ali Raffi
  • Trailer
  • New English subtitle translation
  • PLUS: An essay by critic Amy Taubin and excerpts from the film’s original press book

New cover by Michel Landi


HIGHLIGHT RELEASES OF THE WEEK


CLIMAX
Lionsgate Films | 2018 | 96 min | Rated R


Official Synopsis: From director Gaspar Noé (Enter the Void) and actress Sofia Boutella (Atomic Blonde) comes this hypnotic, shock-filled story of a party that descends into delirium over the course of one wintry night. In an empty and remote school building, a French dance troupe has gathered for rehearsal. The rehearsal morphs into a party—and then turns nightmarish as the dancers discover they’ve been drinking sangria laced with LSD. Passions and violence erupt as the night moves from jubilation to full-fledged anarchy.

  • A Visceral Experience: Making Climax – Featurette
  • Optional English SDH and Spanish subtitles for the main feature

LORDS OF CHAOS
MVD Visual | 2018 | 118 min | Rated R


Official Synopsis: Oslo, 1987: Seventeen-year-old Euronymous (Rory Culkin) is determined to escape his idyllic Scandinavian hometown and create “true Norwegian black metal” with his band, MAYHEM. He’s joined by equally fanatical youths – Dead (Jack Kilmer) and Varg (Emory Cohen). Believing that they’re on the cusp of a musical revolution, the group gets even darker, driven by the black metal dogma to spread evil. They begin burning down churches throughout the countryside and stealing tombstones for their record store. But when the press catches up with them and Euronymous takes more credit than he’s earned for the group’s violent acts, Varg, fresh out of jail, arranges a dark encounter to settle the score and ultimately determine who the darkest black metal musician is…


A VIGILANTE
Lionsgate Films | 2018 | 91 min | Rated R


Official Synopsis: Give her a call, and she’ll give you justice. After escaping her violent husband, Sadie (Olivia Wilde) makes it her life’s mission to help free others in danger. Now, after months of rigorous training in survival skills, boxing, and lethal martial arts, Sadie is back with a vengeance in this fight-packed action-thriller.

  • Catharsis: Creating A Vigilante – Featurette
  • Optional English SDH subtitles for the main feature

TV BOX SETS


OUTLANDER: SEASON FOUR
Sony Pictures | 2018-2019 | Season 4 | 745 min | Rated TV-MA

Official Synopsis: Season Four of Outlander continues the story of Claire and Jamie Fraser as they try to make a home for themselves in colonial America. We find the Frasers in North Carolina at yet another turning point in history – the cusp of the American Revolution – where they must negotiate a tenuous loyalty to the current British ruling class, despite Claire’s knowledge of the bloody rebellion to come. Along the way, the Frasers cross paths with notorious pirate and smuggler Stephen Bonnet in a fateful meeting that will come back to haunt the Fraser family. Meanwhile, Brianna Randall and Roger Wakefield grow closer in the 20th century but make a shocking discovery that makes them consider following in Claire’s footsteps.

  • 4 ‘Outlander Untold’ Bonus Scenes featuring fan-favorite characters
  • 4 Featurettes including a look at the making of Outlander Untold and the Season Four Relationships
  • Deleted & Extended Scenes with Introductions by Ronald D. Moore
  • Commentaries with Executive Producers
  • Gag Reel
  • Optional English, English SDH, and French subtitles
  • Collectible Packaging including a 28-page book featuring exclusive photography from the Outlander Untold bonus scenes + additional behind-the-scenes sketches
  • An exclusive sneak peek from Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone, Diana Gabaldon’s forthcoming ninth book in the Outlander series
  • Season 4 Soundtrack

MORE TV BOX SETS

  • The 13 Ghosts of Scooby Doo!: The Complete Series
  • Blood: Series One (2018)
  • Captain Marleau: Volume 1
  • Captain Marleau: Volume 2
  • Chio’s School Road: The Complete Series (2018)
  • DARLING in the FRANXX: Part Two (2018)
  • Eden of the East: Complete Series (2009)
  • The Flash: Seasons One-Four
  • Fuller House: Seasons One-Three
  • Junji Ito Collection: The Complete Series
  • Kampfer: Complete Collection (2009)
  • Maken-Ki! 2: Season Two (2014)
  • Nagasarete Airanto: The Complete Series (2007)
  • Outlander: Season Four (2018-2019) (Limited Collector’s Edition)
  • Perfect Strangers: Seasons Seven-Eight
  • Rage of Bahamut: Genesis: Season One (2014)
  • Riverdale: Seasons One-Two
  • Sonic X: The Complete Series (2003-2006)
  • Steven Universe: Season Two
  • Supergirl: Seasons One-Three
  • Tokyo Ghoul:Re – Part One (2018)
  • V: The Original Mini-Series/V: The Final Battle
  • Velvet: The Complete Series

SPECIAL EDITIONS / OTHER RELEASES


  • 100 Yards (2018)
  • 1001 Nights: The Story of Aladdin – 8 Magical Tales
  • After The Screaming Stops (2019)
  • The Alligator People (1959)
  • Arabian Adventure (1979)
  • Beatriz At Dinner (2017)
  • Beyond Hoarding (2019)
  • Bisbee ’17 (2018)
  • Boom! (1968)
  • Bugged (2018)
  • Cancer Rebellion
  • The City That Sold America (2018)
  • The Day Time Ended (1979)
  • Double Impact (1991) (Collector’s Edition)
  • Eleven
  • Exorcism of the Dead
  • Frontline: The Trial Of Ratko Mladic
  • General Commander (2018)
  • Genesis 2.0 (2018)
  • Girl Of The Port (1930)
  • The Golden Arrow (1962)
  • Gridiron Flash (1935)
  • The Happy Hooker Goes To Hollywood (1980)
  • Housewife (2017)
  • How to Get From Here to There
  • In Like Flynn (2019)
  • In the Last Days of the City
  • It Knows
  • Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect (2017)
  • Kung Fu Dog
  • La Prisonnière (1968)
  • Last Summer (2019)
  • Madame X (1966)
  • Make Way For A Lady (1936)
  • The Man Who Found Himself (1937)
  • Miss Friman’s War
  • Near Extinction: Shangri-La (2018)
  • Night of the Creeps (Collector’s Edition)
  • The Nun (1966)
  • The Oath (2018)
  • Out On Stage: The Movie
  • A Patch Of Blue (1965)
  • Penny Points to Paradise (1951)
  • Portrait in Black (1960)
  • A Record of Sweet Murder (2014)
  • Scooby-Doo! And the Alien Invaders/Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island
  • Shark Attack Collection
  • Skin (2008)
  • A Space Program (2015)
  • Steel Magnolias (1989)
  • The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005)
  • Tuftland
  • Woman In Chains
  • To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar (1995)
  • Toy Story (1995)
  • Toy Story 2 (1999)
  • Toy Story 3 (2010)
  • Trench 11 (2017)
  • Trial and Retribution: The Complete Collection
  • The Uncanny (1977)
  • The Unity of Heroes (2018)
  • Wasted (2019)
  • When a Stranger Calls Back (1993)
  • Wild Faith
  • Woman in Chains (1968)
  • WWE: John Cena – Hustle, Loyalty, Respect

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