New To Blu Picks: February 12th, 2019

Here are Dawn's blu-ray picks for this week. Some are linked for easy purchase off of Amazon! Enjoy the latest selection!

Arrow Video has released a new collector's edition blu-ray/DVD combo of Takashi Miike's notorious J-horror film. The special features on this new release include: A new 2k restoration, optional English subtitles, audio commentary with director Takaski Miike and screewriter Daisuke Tengan, and more.

Fleshpot on 42nd Street (1973)
AGFA in collaboration with Something Weird have released this gender bending, NYC smut-opera on blu-ray for the first time. This release includes a new 4K preservation remaster of the film and bonus move Guru, the Mad Monk (1969).

The Criterion Collection is releasing Rainer Werner Fassbinder's controversial fifteen-hour film. The special features include a high-definition restoration by the Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation, two documentaries on the film from the Foundation's president, a book featuring an essay by filmmaker Tom Tykwer, more.

Arrow Video is releasing the classic train ride horror of Hammer alums Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee. Special features include a brand new 2K restoration, original uncompressed mono audio, brand new audio commentary from tephen Jones and Kim Newman, and more.
Sony pictures is releasing a new blu-ray of this suburban vampire tale in the United States. Special features will include two audio commentary tracks, a documentary on the film, horror writing featurette, and more.

At Eternity's Gate (2018)
The Vincent van Gogh biopic starring Willem Dafoe is getting it's first release on blu-ray. The release will also include a digital download of the film.

Synapse Films is releasing a collector's edition steelbook of this trashy homage to '50s/'60s B-movies. Special features include a new 2K scan of the 35mm element, enhanced audio, audio commentary with the director and crew, a documentary, and more.

Sony Pictures newly restored classic holocaust tale is being released for the first time on blu-ray. Starring Alexander Knox and Marsha Hunt, the film recounts the actions of an ex-Nazi General while he is on trial for being a war criminal.

Cohen Media Group is releasing director Diane Kurys' coming of age tale on blu-ray. Special features include, interviews with the director and cast, a scrapbook, restored French trailer, and more.

-Dawn Stronski