New To Blu Picks: March 12, 2019

We might be a couple days behind, but here are Dawn's new to blu picks for this week. Most are hot linked to purchase via Amazon!

The Kid Brother (1927)
The Criterion Collection is releasing one of the funniest films of Harold Lloyd’s career for the first time on Blu-ray. Special features include a New 4K restoration, orchestral score by composer Carl Davis, an alternative organ score performed by Gaylord Carter, audio commentary from 2005 featuring Harold Lloyd himself, behind the scenes stills, and more.

The Craft (1996)
Shout Factory is releasing a Collector’s Edition of this ‘90s cult classic. Special Features include interviews with director Andrew Fleming, producer Douglas Wick, Co-writer Peter Filardi and makeup artist Tony Gardner, audio commentary with the director, deleted scenes, and more.

Man’s Best Friend (1993)
Shout Factory is releasing this canine horror favorite for the first time on Blu-ray. Special features include a 2K scan of the original film elements, audio commentary with writer/director John Lafia, and more.

The Prisoner (1955)Arrow Video is releasing this once banned drama on Blu-ray for the first time. Special features include select scene commentary by author and critic Philip Kemp, an HD presentation, original lossless mono audio, and more.

Green Book (2018)
Winner of this year’s Academy Award for Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor, Green Book is now available for the first time on a Blu-ray/DVD/Digital release.

Man from Atlantis (1977)
Warner Brothers is releasing the original pilot that spawned the television series on Blu-ray as part of their archive collection.

Someone to Watch Over Me (1987)Shout Factory is releasing Ridley Scott’s romantic thriller for the first time on Blu-ray. Bonus features include interviews with both Screenwriter Howard Franklin and Director of Photography Steven Poster.

The Greasy Strangler (2016)
Film Rise is releasing a Special Director’s Edition of this screwball indie comedy that is just too weird to miss. Special features include audio commentary with director Jim Hosking, Michael S. Michaels and Sky Elobar plus exclusive cast and crew interviews.

-Dawn Stronski