our geis: film box sets

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series '25 Films by Akira Kurosawa'
This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series 'Essential Art House'

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series ’25 Films by Akira Kurosawa’This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series ‘Essential Art House’Andy and i are suckers for DVD series.  Mention “complete box set!” and we are there. Zatoichi: When our beloved local new/used CD/DVD store in the next block was having their closing sale (RIP, Cellophane Square1), we came across a nearly-complete set of the “Zatoichi” movies2 — USED. Without really even discussing or debating it, i simply slid my…

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‘La Belle et la Bête’ (Cocteau, Jean. 1946.)

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series 'Essential Art House'

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series ‘Essential Art House’Andy’s apparently been “itching to dive into” the Essential Art House: 50 Years of Janus Films box set we won during during the Grand Illusion‘s fundraiser back in september.  This was his 1st choice because we missed this movie when the GI actually showed it.

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‘The 39 Steps’ (Hitchcock, Alfred. 1935.)

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series 'Essential Art House'

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series ‘Essential Art House’I borrowed a VHS of this from a colleague years ago and never got around to watching it.  At last!  We delved into our art house box set and decided on this one. Apologies to readers on the RSS feed who may be interested in seeing this and don’t want to be spoiled.  I put cut tags on these posts, but they don’t come thru’ on the feed and i’m not sure how…

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