El Bruto (VCI BD $24.95, DVD $19.95) VCI is quietly kicking off a new series of Mexican classics, starting with this 1953 film co-written and directed by Luis Buñuel and starring Pedro Armendáriz and Katy Jurado.
Cimarron (Warner Archive BD $21.99) 1960 remake of the 1931 classic based on Edna Ferber’s novel; Anthony Mann directs Glenn Ford and Maria Schell.
Gordon of Ghost City (VCI BD $29.95, DVD $19.95) Buck Jones is after rustlers in the Old West in this 12 chapter Universal serial from 1933.
The House by the Cemetery (Blue Underground BD $49.95) Lucio Fulci’s 1981 horror classic in a new 4K restoration from the uncensored original camera negative, it says here.
Kitten with a Whip (Universal BD $21.98) We believe this is an Amazon exclusive; Ann-Margret is a sexy juvenile delinquent tormenting family guy John Forsythe in this 1965 drama.
Mommy & Mommy 2: 25th Anniversary Special Edition Double Feature (VCI BD $29.95) From the mind of Max Allan Collins, the original 1995 thriller and the 1997 sequel, both with Patty McCormack. Lots of special features, too.
The Mysterious Mr. M (VCI BD $29.95, DVD $19.95) One of Universal’s final serials, 1946, is a retro-WW2 sabotage opus starring Dennis Moore and Richard Martin.
Le Petit Soldat (Criterion BD $39.95, DVD $29.95) Jean-Luc Godard’s film was three years old when it was finally released in 1963, thanks to French censors who objected to torture scenes (the film is about war and love, both of which can involve torture).
The Phantom Creeps (VCI BD $29.95) Twelve chapter 1939 Universal serial (the same year as Son of Frankenstein) with Bela Lugosi as a nutty scientist with a very impressive robot and an ambitious plan for world conquest.
El Esqueleto de la Senora Morales (VCI BD $24.95, DVD $19.95) Another Mexican classic, this from 1960, about an unhappy marriage between a shrewish wife and a taxidermist. Rogelio A. González directs.
Tobruk (Kino BD $29.95) 1967 war film about the historic WW2 siege in Libya; written by Leo Gordon (one of the stars, along with Rock Hudson and George Peppard) and directed by Arthur Hiller.
Ulzana's Raid (Kino BD $29.95) And more war, this time between Cavalry and Apaches, from Robert Aldrich, 1972, starring Burt Lancaster.
The War Lord (Kino BD $29.95, DVD $19.95) Rarely-seen 1965 adventure with Charlton Heston and Richard Boone, set when knighthood was in flower.