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Recommended New release DVDs




 
 

USA

Latest USA DVD releases February 2008

Our Top 3 picks of the new USA DVD releases of February 2008 are : -

1. Pierrot le Fou

Released 19th February 2008

A superb extras laden double disc Criterion release of one of Jean-Luc Goddards most perfect movies. With Anna Karina as "comic book" gorgeous as she ever was.

2. The Double Life Of Veronique

Released 12th February 2008

A welcome re-release of Krzysztof Kieslowski's beguiling tale of two lives being played out in parallel.

3. Elizabeth - The Golden Age

Released 5th February 2008

Cate Blanchett superbly reprises her role of Elizabeth I I. One of the best historical dramas made in recent years.


Other notable DVDs released in February 2008 that we recommend : -

Gallipoli

Released 5th February 2008

An excellent documentary concerning some of the most brutal battles to take place during World War 1.

A Zed And Two Noughts

Released 12th February 2008

Peter Greenaway reaches a personal Zenith of disturbing decadence in this offering from 1985.

Walker

Released 19th February 2008

Alex Cox's idealised portrait of William Walker, a 19th century adventurer, soldier of fortune, and dictator of Nicaragua.


German Expressionism Collection

Released 19th February 2008

Four classic and exquisite examples of the German Silent era - Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920), Warning Shadows (1923), The Hands of Orlac (1924) and Secrets of a Soul (1926).

The Silly Age

Released 26th February 2008

AKA La Edad De La Peseta. Pavel Giroud's excellent coming of age tale set in pre-castor Cuba.

Lust, Caution

Released 19th February 2008

Ang Lee is a master film maker and story teller, and this film has finally confirmed it. A compact epic for the modern age.