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24th October, 2016

Osamu Tezuka’s METROPOLIS features among our January 2017 releases

Steve-Eureka

Our January slate was announced today via our Facebook page and Twitter accounts.

La Bamba, the All-American rock to riches story of rock and roll legend Ritchie Valens starring Lou Diamond Phillips, will be released on Blu-ray for the first time in the UK in a 30th Anniversary Digitally Restored Dual Format (Blu-ray & DVD) edition on 9 January.

Osamu Tezuka’s Metropolis, the spectacular anime based on the 1949 Metropolis manga, itself inspired by the 1927 German silent film of the same name, will be released for the first time on Blu-ray in the UK, in a Limited Edition Dual-Format SteelBook on 16 January, and a Special Dual-Format edition on 13 March.

Das Cabinet Des Dr Caligari, Robert Weine’s sinister tale of psychosis and murder, set in a warped gothic landscape, will be released in a Limited Edition 2-disc Blu-ray SteelBook featuring the 2014 documentary From Caligari to Hitler as part of the Masters of Cinema Series on 16 January.  One of the most iconic masterpieces in cinema history, Robert Wiene's film shook filmgoers worldwide and changed the direction of the art form. Now presented with a bonus Blu-ray disc containing the 2014 documentary From Caligari to Hitler, exploring the social and cultural impact of German Cinema during the Weimar Republic.

The German silent masterpiece Varieté, E.A. Dupont’s crime of passion set in the circus milieu starring Emil Jannings, will be released in a digitally restored 2K Dual Format edition as part of the Masters of Cinema Series on 23 January.

And finally, following the festival screenings and theatrical release on 25 November 2016. Creepy, Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s breath-taking psychological thriller, will be released as part of the Masters of Cinema Series in a Dual Format (Blu-ray & DVD) edition on 23 January.

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