Kino Announces January & February 2018 Blu-ray Lineup

Posted Tue Dec 26, 2017 at 08:45 AM PST by
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Pre-orders are now live for the company's upcoming titles, including Norman Jewison's The Thomas Crown Affair.

Kino has detailed its Blu-ray lineup for January and February. The collection features an eclectic assortment of catalog titles, including films from directors like Stanley Donen, Norman Jewison, Stanley Kramer, and Howard Hughes.

Here's a full rundown of Kino's upcoming Blu-ray releases:

January 2

Roger Donaldson's Cadillac Man starring Robin Williams, Tim Robbins, Pamela Reed, Fran Drescher, and Zack Norman. Supplements will include:

- NEW Audio Commentary by director Roger Donaldson
- Theatrical Trailer

Daniel Mann's For Love of Ivy starring Sidney Poitier, Abbey Lincoln, Beau Bridges, Carroll O'Connor, and Gloria Hendry. Supplements will include:


Lawrence Schiller's The Executioner's Song starring Tommy Lee Jones, Christine Lahti, Rosanna Arquette, Eli Wallach, and Steven Keats. The 2-Disc set will feature the 135 Minute Director's Cut and the 188 Minutes Original TV Cut. Supplements will include:

- Interview with star Rosanna Arquette
- Trailer Gallery

Stanley Donen's Blame it on Rio starring Michael Caine, Joseph Bologna, Valerie Harper, Michelle Johnson, Demi Moore, and Jose Lewgoy. Supplements will include:

- Audio Commentary by Film Historians Howard S. Berger and Nathaniel Thompson
- Original Theatrical Trailer





January 9

Gregory Ratoff's Intermezzo: A Love Story starring Leslie Howard, Ingrid Bergman, Edna Best, John Halliday, and Cecil Kellaway. Supplements will include:

- Audio Commentary by Film Historian Kat Ellinger
- Trailer Gallery

Richard Wallace's The Young in Heart starring Janet Gaynor, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Paulette Goddard, Roland Young, and Billie Burke. Supplements will include:

- Original Theatrical Trailer

Richard Boleslawski's The Garden of Allah starring Marlene Dietrich, Charles Boyer, and Tilly Losch. Supplements will include:

- Trailers

Stanley Kramer's Judgment at Nuremberg starring Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, and Richard Widmark. Supplements will include:

- In Conversation - with Abby Mann and Maximilian Schell
- A Tribute to Stanley Kramer - Featurette
- The Value of a Single Human Being - Featurette
- Original Theatrical Trailer

Stanley Kramer's Inherit the Wind starring Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, and Gene Kelly. Supplements will include:

- Audio Commentary by Film Historian Jim Hemphill
- Original Theatrical Trailer

Stanley Kramer's Not as a Stranger starring Olivia de Havilland, Robert Mitchum, Frank Sinatra, Gloria Grahame, and Charles Bickford. Supplements will include:

- Audio Commentary by Film Historian Troy Howarth
- Original Theatrical Trailer







January 16

Bill Duke's The Cemetery Club starring Ellen Burstyn, Olympia Dukakis, and Diane Ladd. Supplements will include:

- Director Interview
- Theatrical Trailer

Sidney J. Furie's The Taking of Beverly Hills starring Ken Wahl, Matt Frewer, Harley Jane Kozak, and Pamela Anderson. Supplements will include:

- Audio Commentary by Film Historian Howard S. Berger and Sidney Furie Biographer Daniel Kremer 
- Trailers



January 30

Friz Freleng and Hawley Pratt's The Pink Panther Cartoon Collection: Volume 1 starring Larry Storch, Rich Little, Paul Frees, Laura Olsher, Mel Blanc, and Henry Mancini. The release will include:

- 20 shorts in chronological order - All with original audio (no laugh tracks) and all received additional DRS and dirt removal
- Audio commentaries for selected films, by author Mark Arnold, historian Jerry Beck, filmmaker Greg Ford, cartoon writer William Hohauser, music scholar Will Friedwald, and veteran DePatie-Freleng story-man Bob Kartz - Interspersed throughout find archival sound-bites from animation pioneer and DePatie-Freleng Enterprises co-founder, Friz Freleng himself.
- Includes the 1964 THE PINK PHINK - Oscar Winner (Best Short Subject, Cartoons)
- Reversible Blu-ray Art


February 6

Ralph Nelson's The Wilby Conspiracy starring Sidney Poitier, Michael Caine, Nicol Williamson, Saeed Jaffrey, Persis Khambatta, and Rutger Hauer. Supplements will include:

- Original Theatrical Trailer

Enzo G. Castellari and Luigi Cozzi's Sinbad of the Seven Seas starring Lou Ferrigno, John Steiner, Roland Wybenga, and Ennio Girolami. Supplements will include:

- Original Theatrical Trailer



February 13

Norman Jewison's The Thomas Crown Affair: 50th Anniversary Edition starring Steve McQueen, Faye Dunaway, Paul Burke, Jack Weston, Gordon Pinsent, and Biff McGuire. The disc will feature a new 4K restoration of the film, and supplements will include:

- Interview with title designer Pablo Ferro
- NEW Interview with director Norman Jewison
- Three's A Company - 1967 on the set featurette with the cast & crew
- Audio Commentary by director Norman Jewison
- Audio Commentary with Film Historians Lem Dobbs and Nick Redman
- Original Theatrical Trailer

Jeff Kanew's V.I. Warshawski starring Kathleen Turner, Charles Durning, Jay O. Sanders, Stephen Root, and Wayne Knight. Supplements will include:

- Audio Commentary by director Jeff Kanew
- Original Theatrical Trailer



February 20

James Cruze's The Covered Wagon starring J. Warren Kerrigan, Lois Wilson, Alan Hale, Ernest Torrence, and Tully Marshall. The disc will feature a new 4K master, and supplements will include:

- Audio commentary by Film Historian Toby Roan 
- Booklet essay by film scholar Matt Hauske 
- The Pie-Covered Wagon: a 1932 one-reel spoof starring Shirley Temple 
- Wurlitzer organ score by Gaylord Carter 
- Reversible Blu-ray Art


February 27

Jeffrey Reiner's Serpent's Lair starring Jeff Fahey, Lisa Barbuscia, Heather Medway, Anthony Palermo, Kathleen Noone, and Jack Kehler. Supplements will include:

- Interview with star Heather Medway

Howard Hughes' The Outlaw starring Jane Russell, Jack Buetel, Thomas Mitchell, Walter Huston, and Joe Sawyer. The disc will feature a new 2K restoration, and supplements will include:

- Audio Commentary by Film Historian Troy Howarth
- Original Theatrical Trailer

Mike Binder's Crossing the Bridge/Indian Summer starring Alan Arkin, Josh Charles, Bill Paxton, Jason Gedrick, Kevin Pollak, and Stephen Baldwin. Supplements will include:

- Interview with writer/director Mike Binder 
- Trailers for Indian Summer, Crossing the Bridge




You can find the latest specs for all of the titles listed above linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule where they are indexed throughout January and February.

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