Kino Lorber Blu-ray in December: Sternberg, Bava, Keaton, Auteuil
Posted September 17, 2012 07:34 PM by Webmaster
Independent film distributor Kino Lorber has issued its Blu-ray slate for December 2012. Releases are arranged through Kino Classics and Kino Lorber. Kino Lorber will release films by Josef von Sternberg, Mario Bava, Buster Keaton, and Daniel Auteuil.
December 11 - The Ultimate Buster Keaton Collection. This 15-disc Blu-ray set includes the "Ultimate Edition" releases of Buster Keaton: Short Films Collection: 1920-1923, The Saphead (1920), Our Hospitality (1923), Sherlock Jr./Three Ages (1923/1924),
The Navigator (1924), Seven Chances (1925), Go West/Battling Butler (1925/1926), The General (1926), College (1927) (exclusive to the box set until 2013), Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928), and Lost Keaton (1934-1937))
Note: On December 4th, Kino Lorber will also release on DVD Alps (Yorgos Lanthimos, 2012) and Pablo Larrain: Director's Set (2-DVD set includes Tony Manero and Post Mortem(2012)). On December 18th, it will release Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet (Jesse Vile, 2012), while on December 31 it will release Puttin's Kiss (Lise Birk Pedersen, 2012). The distributor's new Artsploitation label is also releasing Gandu (Kaushik Mukherjee, 2011) on December 11th.
Jeez. I already spent $50 on the two Keatons I have. I'm curious as to whether or not just buying the box will save me money. Will definitely pick up Blue Angel, though. I should think both versions would be included.