In this special episode of Off The Shelf, Ryan and Brian take a look at the best DVD and Blu-ray 2015.
- Ryan buys the Ernest and Celestine Blu-ray from Plain Archive
- Ultra HD Blu-ray Pre-orders Live, March 1st release: Fox, Sony, WB, Shout! and now Lionsgate
- Curzon Tarkovsky
Ryan’s Top 10 List of 2015
- Classics from the Van Beuren Studio (Thunderbean Animation)
- Thunderbirds: The Complete Series (Timeless Media Group / Shout! Factory)
- The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (Arrow UK)
- Twice Upon A Time (Warner Archive Collection)
- Journey to the Center of the Earth (Twilight Time)
- Watership Down (The Criterion Collection)
- Walt Disney Animation Studios: Short Films Collection (Disney)
- 3-D Rarities (Flicker Alley)
- Spartacus: Restored Edition (Universal)
- The Apu Trilogy (The Criterion Collection)
- Arrow Video: Kiju Yoshida: Love + Anarchism, The Train,
- The Criterion Collection: The Fisher King, Moonrise Kingdom and Dont Look Back
- Disney: Aladdin, 101 Dalmations and Inside Out
- Flicker Alley: Chaplin’s Essanay Comedies, Masterworks of American Avant-garde Experimental Film and Sherlock Holmes
- Kino Lorber: A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night
- Masters of Cinema: The Shohei Imamura Masterpiece Collection
- Second Run: Fruit of Paradise and Traps
- Shout! / Scream Factory: Mad Max, the Gerry Anderson Collections and The Duke of Burgundy.
- Twilight Time: Zardoz
- Warner Bros: Special Effects Collection, Hammer Horror Collection, Inner Space, and Mad Max: Fury Road
- Warner Archive Collection: Hugo the Hippo, Justice League Unlimited, Hanna-Barbera Specials Collection, Wind in the Willows and Jack and the Beanstalk
- Zeitgeist Films: The Quay Brothers: Collected Short Films and Elena
Brian’s Top 10 List of 2015
Read his full list at Rupert Pupkin Speaks
- Fat City / Emperor of the North (Twilight Time)
- Murder, My Sweet (Warner Archive)
- The Special Effects Collection (WB)
- The Prowler (VCI)
- Blood and Black Lace (Arrow)
- Miracle Mile (KL Studio Classic)
- Ride the Pink Horse (Criterion)
- The Brood (Criterion)
- River’s Edge (KL Studio Classics)
- Breaking Away (Twilight Time)
- The Criterion Collection: Moonrise Kingdom, The Fisher King, Palm Beach Story, Sullivan’s Travels, Speedy, Make Way For Tomorrow.
- Warner Archive: Wolfen, Five Came Back, Twice Upon A Time, Clue Club The Complete Series, Run Of The Arrow, Viva Villa.
- KL Studio Classics: Modern Girls,Busting,Truck Turner.
- Arrow Video: Stray Cat Rock,Blood Rage.
- Flicker Alley: 3D Rarities, Masterworks of American Avant-garde Experimental Film
- Scream Factory: I Madman.
- Twilight Time: At Close Range.
- Olive Films: Roar
- Shout! Factory:Thunderbirds: The Complete Series
- Grindhouse Releasing: Massacre Mafia Style
- Masters of Cinema: The Naked Prey, Paper Moon, Day of the Outlaw
Other “best of the year” lists worth reading
Past “best of the year” episodes
- Ryan Gallagher (Twitter / Website / Wish List)
- Brian Saur (Twitter / Website / Instagram / Wish List)