Monday Blu(e)s And DVD.

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Betwixt a wealth of Xmas-capitalising comedy DVDs sit a solid range of new releases.

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Nosferatu – This long awaited high definition restoration of F.W. Murnau’s Nosferatu reaches disc after a brief theatrical run over the halloween period. Solid extras supplement the great transfer, with the features from the earlier Masters Of Cinema edition accompanying newly created ones, the highlight of which is a video piece from Abel Ferrara.

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Streets Of Fire – Walter Hill’s masterpiece gets the home video edition it deserves. A solid transfer is accompanied by a wealth of extra material, including a new feature-length documentary looking back at the film. As essential as releases get.

Read our full review by clicking here.

7110wGSB4DL._SL1024_Invasion Of The Body Snatchers – Hokey artwork aside, this new edition of Philip Kaufman’s 1978 Invasion Of The Bodysnatchers is a strong reissue of a genre favourite, from the terribly reliable Arrow Video.

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BFI Round-Up – While December’s titles from the British Film Institute may have been somewhat unceremoniously shelved, November marks a Gothic-tinged feast.

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The Wolverine – A surprisingly enjoyable superhero outing for a character who has been ill-treated for the most part over the years. Jackman’s performance and a killer post-credits stinger are highlights, the obligatory Power Rangers-esque super villain a low.

Read our full review by clicking here.

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