Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Kino Lorber Studio Classics 5th Anniversary Sale CHEAT SHEET!


The good folks at Kino Lorber Studio Classics have just kicked off a 5th anniversary sale! We're big supporters of the label--which focuses specifically on taking films from the vaults of major studios and giving them stellar Blu-ray releases--and these sales have become the stuff of legend. There are close to a hundred KL Studio Classics titles in our Cereal At Midnight library, so we thought we would give you guys OUR picks for things that we recommend and why. Consider this your Cereal At Midnight cheat sheet for the sale! Click below for our top recommendations--alphabetized for your browsing convenience!

Browse along with the sale HERE:

100 Rifles - Burt Reynolds, Raquel Welch, and Jim Brown make this so watchable!

8 Million Ways to Die - Jeff Bridges and Rosanna Arquette, directed by Hal Ashby

99 River Street - Classic noir starring John Payne

Adios, Sabata  - The middle chapter of the Sabata spaghetti western trilogy recasts Lee Van Cleef
with Yul Brenner

Adventures of Captain Marvel - a classic serial about SHAZAM!

Ambush Bay - World War II drama

Assassination - Charles Bronson!

At The Earth's Core - classic science fiction

Avenging Force - starring the American Ninja himself, Michael Dudikoff

The Aviator - Fantastic man vs nature flick starring Christopher Reeve and Rosanna Arquette

Back Roads - Tommy Lee Jones and Sally Field

Bad Man's River - Lee Van Cleef western!

Brannigan - John Wayne

Barquero - Lee Van Cleefe and Warren Oates!

Barton Fink - Coen Brothers!

Beachhead - Tony Curtis in a World War II drama

Bend of the River - Jimmy Stewart in an Anthony Mann classic western

Big Trouble - feels like Elmore Leonard, but it's actually based on Dave Barry. Fun!

Billy the Kid VS Dracula - Goofy and cool at the same time

Blown Away - Jeff Bridges vs Tommy Lee Jones as a mad bomber

Breakheart Pass - Charles Bronson

Broken Arrow - Jimmy Stewart in a Delmar Davies classic western

Burnt Offerings - 1976 horror about a creepy house

Canadian Pacific - Randolph Scott

The Cariboo Trail - Randolph Scott

The Challenge - Scott Glenn has ninja moves

Cherry 2000 - futuristic bounty hunter movie with Melanie Griffith!

Clambake - Elvis!

Code of Silence -Chuck Norris with a badge

Cotton Comes to Harlem - Classic Blaxploitation

The Crimson Cult - Boris Karloff, Christopher Lee, and Barbara Steele in a Tigon horror

Death Rides a Horse - Lee Van Cleefe doing what he does

The Devil's Brigade - William Holden in a WWII flick

Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine - Vincent Price!

Dr. Goldfoot and the Girl Bombs - Vincent Price directed by Mario Bava!

Duel at Diablo - The fantastic James Garner teams with Sidney Poitier in this western

Enter the Ninja - Cannon ninja film starring Frano "Django" Nero and Sho Kosugi

An Eye for an Eye - Chuck Norris knows martial arts

F/X - cool thriller with a focus on special effects trickery

F/X 2 -  more of the same

Film Noir: The Dark Side of Cinema - four noir Blu-rays

Firebirds - Nicolas Cage, Tommy Lee Jones, and Sean Young in Top Gun with helicopters

A Fistful of Dollars -first entry in Sergio Leone's Man With No Name trilogy

A Fistful of Dynamite - aka Duck You Sucker from Sergio Leone

For a Few Dollars More - second entry in Sergio Leone's Man With No Name trilogy

Fort Massacre - stunning Joel McCrea western

Frankie and Johnny - Elvis!

Fuzz - seventies cop dramedy starring Burt Reynolds and Raquel Welch

Gator - Burt-Reynolds starred in and directed this sequel to White Lightning

Gold - Roger Moore wants....gold

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly - the third entry in Sergio Leone's Man With No Name Trilogy

Grandview USA - Jamie Lee Curtis, Patrick Swayze, and C. Thomas Howell

The Great Train Robbery -Connery and Donald Sutherland starring in a Michael Crichton story

Gunfight in Dodge City - Joel McCrea

Hangover Square - a noir classic

Hero and the Terror - Chuck Norris VS a psycho

Highway Dragnet - minor noir

The Hitch-Hiker - a noir classic

Hornet's Nest - Rock Hudson leads child warriors on a guerrilla mission

House of 1000 Dolls - lesser Vincent Price

House of the Long Shadows - stars Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, and Peter Cushing, and John
Carradine!!!!

I Wake up Screaming - a classic noir

I Walk Alone - yet more classic noir

I'm Gonna Git You Sucka - blaxploitation from the Wayans family

Journey to the Seventh Planet - ultra-low budget sci-fi in the fifties and sixties tradition

Kings of the Sun - South-American period epic starring Yul Brenner

The Land that Time Forgot - Amicus does Edgar Rice Burroughs

Lifeboat - Tallulah Bankhead directed by Alfred Hitchcock!

Lost Highway - the Blu-ray David Lynch doesn't want you to see

Madhouse - fun Vincent Price/Peter Cushing vehicle from American International

Mamie Van Doren Film Noir Collection - screen siren, YES, but some aren't really noir

The Man Called Noon - Richard Crenna in a seventies Italian/Spanish western

The Man Who Could Cheat Death - HAMMER!

The Mark of Zorro - Tyrone Power film that Bruce Wayne saw the night his parents were murdered

The Master - goofy eighties TV series starring Lee Van Cleef as a ninja master--highly recommended

The Mercenary -spaghetti western

A Minute to Pray, A Second to Die - cool western

The Missouri Breaks - Marlon Brando and Jack Nicholson

Modesty Blaise - Sixties super-awesomeness

More Dead than Alive - Vincent Price in a western

Mr. Majestyk - Charles Bronson classic based on an Elmore Leonard novel

Navajo Joe - Burt Reynolds stars in this spaghetti western directed by Sergio Corbucci

The Night Stalker - Darren McGavin is Kolchak, the Night Stalker

The Night Stranger - Darren McGavin is STILL Kolchak

No Retreat, No Surrender -Jean-Claude Van Dammage!

The Oblong Box - Vincent Price and Christopher Lee star in this gothic horror based on Poe

One Million Years B.C. - HAMMER! Also, Raquel Welch in a fuzzy bikini

The Outlaw - Jane Russel smolders in this femme fatale western

The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues - classic monster horror

Pitfall - classic noir

Planet of the Vampires - Mario Bava space horror!

Platoon Leader/Solider Boyz - Michael Dudikoff double feature

The Premature Burial - Ray Milland gothic horror classic from American International Picture

The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes - Billy Wilder tackles Sherlock

The Quatermass Xperiment - HAMMER! Also, the X stood for "Rated X" so it's naughty

Rawhide - Tyrone Power western

Red Line 7000 - James Caan likes to drive fast

Return of Sabata - Lee Van Cleef returns to close the Sabata spaghetti western trilogy

Revenge of the Ninja - Cannon awesomeness starring Sho Kosugi

Revolt of the Slaves - Peplum, aka Italian exploitation inspired by Hollywood's Biblical epics

River of Death Michael Dudikoff in a pulpy South American adventure

Roadhouse - not the Swayze jam, but a VERY classic noir

Robber's Roost - George Montgomery American western

Rolling Vengeance - Monster Truck action!

Ruby Gentry - noir classic!

Sabata - Lee Van Cleef stars in the first installment of the Sabata trilogy

Sam Whiskey - Burt Reynolds and Angie Dickinson western--nuff said

Scarlet Street - noir starring Edward G. Robinson

Scream and Scream Again - anthology film featuring small doses of Price, Cushing, and Lee

Seven - early Andy Sidaris!

The Siege of Firebase Gloria - inspired by Platoon...not as good, but not bad

Sinbad of the Seven Seas - Italian take on Sinbad starring Lou Ferigno

The Skull - Peter Cushing stars in this Amicus tale written by Robert Bloch!

Something Big - Dean Martin, baby

Space Camp - we like this movie so much, we took the Blu-ray TO Space Camp in a video!

Steel Justice - very underrated action film starring Martin Kove, AKA the leader of Cobra Kai

The Stranger - superb noir starring Orson Welles

Stryker - Filipino exploitation movie chasing Mad Max

Sugar Hill - Blaxploitation zombies!

Tales of Terror - AIP movie starring Vincent Price, Basil Rathbone, and Peter Lorre

Trilogy of Terror - Karen Black shines in this made for TV horror anthology

Truck Turner - Isaac Hayes in a Blaxploitation classic

Twice Told Tales - more AIP goodness with Vincent Price

The Unholy Four - spaghetti western

Up the Creek - 80s goofy comedy about a river race

Vigilante Force - starring Kris Kristofferson and Jan Michael Vincent. Has to be seen. GETS OUR
HIGHEST RECOMMENDATION.

The Vikings - Kirk Douglas and Tony Curtis are Vikings...it's better than it sounds

War Gods of the Deep - solid Vincent Price undersea gothic horror/adventure from AIP

 Western Union - Randolph Scott

White Lightning - Superb Burt Reynolds flick about a moonshine runner. Reynolds is amazing

White Zombie - Bela Lugosi and voodoo. This movie inspired the band name

X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes - Ray Milland morality tale, classic horror!

Young Billy Young - Charming western comedy starring Robert Mitchum

So there you have it! These are the movies that we have in our own collection or that we've seen and feel good recommending to you! Let us know what you grab! And did we fail to mention something that you think deserves attention? Shout it out! Once again, the link to the sale is HERE!

Here's even more Kino Lorber coverage from Cereal At Midnight:

White Lightning/Gator Blu-ray Review 

Hornet's Nest Blu-ray Review

Journey to the Seventh Planet Blu-ray Review

The Mark of Zorro Bu-ray Review

Kino Lorber Sale Haul Unboxings on Youtube:




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