Jamaica Inn

Jamaica Inn
Alfred Hitchcock’s Jamaica Inn on Blu-Ray and DVD

Arrow Academy are releasing Alfred Hitchcock’s classic film Jamaica Inn, starring Charles Laughton and Maureen O’Hara.

Special Edition Features:

 

  • New 4K digital restoration by the Cohen Film Collection and the BFI
  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentations
  • Uncompressed Mono 1.0 PCM Audio
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Audio commentary by film critic Jeremy Arnold
  • “Shipwrecked In A Studio” – a visual essay by Donald Spoto, author of The Dark Side Of Genius: The Life Of Alfred Hitchcock and Spellbound by Beauty: Alfred Hitchcock and His Leading Ladies
  • Trailer
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Dan Mumford

 

First pressing only: Collector’s booklet containing new writing on the film by Nathalie Morris.

The Ox-Bow Incident

Arrow Films are releasing The Ox-Bow Incident i on 4th July as part of their Arrow Academy label.

Directed by William A Wellman,  starring Henry Fonda and Dana Andrews, this is a timeless classic.

Special Edition Contents:

• New 4K digital restoration by Twentieth Century Fox
• High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentations
• Uncompressed Mono 1.0 PCM Audio
• Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
• Audio commentary by American West historian Dick Etulain and William Wellman Jr
• Introduction by Peter Stanfield, author of Hollywood, Westerns and the 1930s: The Lost Trail and Horse Opera: The Strange History of the Singing Cowboy
• Scene-select commentaries by Stanfield
• Henry Fonda: Hollywood’s Quiet Hero, a 45-minute documentary on the actor from the Biography series
• Stills gallery
• Theatrical trailer
• Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Vladimir Zimakov
• Fully illustrated collector’s booklet containing new writing by Nick Pinkerton

The Human Condition Trilogy

 

The Human Condition Trilogy

Arrow Films have announced that they are releasing Masaki Kobayashi’s The Human Condition (Ningen no joken) on dual format DVD and blu-ray. It’s eagerly anticipated as the first blu-ray release of the high definition print from a good vendor – to date, Criterion have only released it as a four-disc DVD set.

The current published release date is the end of May 2016.

The features of the release include:

High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentations;
Original Japanese soundtrack (uncompressed mono on the Blu-ray);
Optional English subtitles;
Introduction to the film by critic Philip Kemp;
Selected-scene commentary by Philip Kemp;
Theatrical trailers;
Booklet with new writing on the film by David Desser

Original “Dummy” Artwork: