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Putting a dirty towel over your head doesn't make it near dark.

Region 1 U.S. releases>>
- Beau Geste (1939) (dir. William Wellman)
- The Beloved Rogue (1926) (starring John Barrymore)
- Coco Chanel (starring Shirely MacLaine)
- Grave of the Fireflies (1988 anime on the firebombing of Kobe, Japan)
- Knowing (what a dumb title)
- Le Jupon Rouge (talky Holocaust survivor flick with GLBTQI-appeal)
- Mr. Rock N’ Roll: The Alan Freed Story
- Near Dark (reissue) ('87's super-fantastic southern-fried vamp flick featuring Aliens cast members Jeanette Goldstein, Lance Henriksen, and Bill Paxton; Hurt Locker helmer Kathryn Bigelow's first flick)
- One Missed Call 3 (wait - there was a second one?)
- Sherlock Holmes (1922)
- The Tempest (1928)
- Unborn (hotties versus demons, with Gary Oldman and Carla Guigino)

Multi-region and other foreign releases>>
- Bronson (PAL UK region 2) (Brit prison bio-pic getting lots of fanboy buzz)
- Glass: A Portrait of Phillip in Twelve Parts (PAL UK region 2)
- GP506 (Japan region 2) (supernatural box-office hit taking place in the South Korean-North Korean DMZ)
- Kung-Fu Girl (HK all region) (1973) (stars former Shaw Brothers' actress Chang Pei Pei, Corey Yuen and Jackie Chan)
- Lola Montes (PAL UK region 2) (Max Ophuls' wonderful bio-flick gets a DVD remaster; stars Peter Ustinov and Martine Carol)
- Meatball Machine (PAL UK region 2) (super-gory Japanese cyberpunk)
- Shadows in the Palace (Korea region 3) (period-piece-murder-mystery)
- The Show Must Go On (Japan region 2) (highly-praised Japanese gangster melodrama)***
- Three Monkeys (PAL UK region 2) (the best film of the year, thus far)

Region 1 Blu-Ray releases>>
- Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets
- Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire
- Harry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix
- Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban
- Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone

*** - Pike Bishop informs me that this is actually a Korean highly-praised gangster melodrama, tho this particular release is for the Japanese market. Thanx Pikey!

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