The BFI offer up a fantastic restoration of the definitive 1929 version of Lon Chaney in the horror classic The Phantom of the Opera
The original screen adaptation of Gaslight is marvelously restored in HD on Blu-ray by the BFI
The haunting visual style and poeticism of Humphrey Jennings’ documentaries are a must for any cineaste.
Saura’s elegiac Cría cuervos, set at the end of the Franco regime, is wrapped up in an equally poignant coming of age family drama
John Cassavetes’ crime drama The Killing of a Chinese Bookie comes to Blu-ray in its full-length version from the BFI
The BFI bring a fantastic restoration of John Cassavetes’ powerful 1977 drama Opening Night to dual-format Blu-ray/DVD.
Sex and religion intertwine in Pasolini’s unsentimental, controversial, and complex Theorem (Teorema), arriving in a smashing restoration from the BFI.
Roman Polanski’s lavish adaptation of the Thomas Hardy tragedy, Tess of the d’Urbervilles, comes to Blu-ray from the BFI in a solid HD effort.
Barbet Schroeder’s controversial film Maîtresse finally hits home video in the UK in its complete, uncut form courtesy of the BFI.
Jacques Tati’s first feature film, Jour de fete, may not be quite up to the standards of his later efforts, but it is still worth watching. This new restoration, however, cannot save what is an obviously flawed color source format.