Creepy

Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Creep comes to DVD and Blu Ray, courtesy of Eureka Entertainment

Eureka Entertainment are releasing Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s macabre and unsettling thriller Creepy. It’s available on a dual format DVD and Blu-Ray disc presentation.

What do the critics think?

The Guardian , giving it 4 stars, says that Kurosawa makes a return to the goosepimpled values of classic J-horror. The Observer, the Sunday edition of The Guardian, says that some horror films creep, and Creepy moves with the softest of steps, the slow burn paying dividends.

Where Can I Rent Or Buy Creepy?

Creepy is also available to rent, or buy, as a download from Amazon Video.

Ran – Akira Kurosawa

Studio Canal are releasing Akira Kurosawa’s legendary film Ran on 2nd May on blu-ray, which boasts a new 4k restoration.

Extras & Features:

  •     AK
  •     Akira Kurosawa: The Epic and The Intimate
  •     Akira Kurosawa by Catherine Cadou
  •     Art of the Samurai
  •     Interview with the Director of Photography – Mr Ueda
  •     Interview with Micheal Brooke
  •     Interview with Ms Mieko Harada
  •     Stage appereance at Tokyo International Film Festival 2015
  •     The Samurai

Include set of 4 artcards and booklet

Journey To The Shore

Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Journey To The Shore (Kishibe no tabi) is scheduled for release on 23rd May, courtesy of Eureka Entertainment and their The Masters Of Cinema Series. It’s a dual format edition, which means it contains both DVD and blu ray versions.

To quote Eureka, it’s “a beautifully shot supernatural love story” which confirms Kurosawa’s place as a contemporary auteur.

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: