Kino Lorber Studio Classics Announces December Home Video Releases

Includes films by directors Bernardo Bertolucci, Harold Prince, and Frank Borzage.
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Kino Lorber Studio Classics offers up a roster of titles in December that will expand your wish list for the holidays.

Luna (1979)
Blu-ray and DVD Street Date: December 6, 2016
DVD SRP $19.95
BD SRP $29.95
Drama / 1979 / R / 142 min
Director: Bernardo Bertolucci
Starring Jill Clayburgh, Matthew Barry, Fred Gwynn, Tomas Milian, Alida Valli, Roberto Benigni, Renato Salvatori, Franco Citti

Synopsis: Legendary filmmaker Bernardo Bertolucci (The Last Emperor) directed this controversial drama starring the great Jill Clayburgh (Starting Over). Luna explores the troubled life of Joe Silveri, a teenager (Matthew Barry, The Wraith) and his troubling relationship with his parents, including an incestuous liaison with his mother. After witnessing his father's suicide, mother and son decide to move to Italy. Joe falls in with the wrong crowd and becomes addicted to heroin. Caterina, hoping to lure her son back to a healthier and safer lifestyle, tries to become closer to him, which leads to flirtation and incest. Written by Bertolucci, his brother, Giuseppe Bertolucci (1900) and Clare Peploe (Zabriskie Point) and based on a story by the Bertolucci brothers and Franco Arcalli (Once Upon a Time in America). Stunning cinematography by the great Vittorio Storaro (Apocalypse Now) and a beautiful and haunting score by the renowned composer, Ennio Morricone (The Good, the Bad and the Ugly). The amazing cast includes Tomas Milian (The Big Gundown), Fred Gwynne (The Munsters), Alida Valli (The Third Man), Renato Salvatori (State of Siege), Franco Citti (The Decameron) and Roberto Benigni (Life is Beautiful).

Special Features: On-Camera Interview with Director Bernardo Bertolucci | Interview with Actor Matthew Barry | Audio Commentary by Star Matthew Barry and Filmmaker Elijah Drenner | Audio Commentary by Filmmaker/Writer Howard S. Berger and Mondo Digital's Nathaniel Thompson | Original Theatrical Trailer

Something for Everyone (1971)
Newly re-mastered in HD!
Blu-ray and DVD Street Date: December 6, 2016
DVD SRP $19.95
BD SRP $29.95
Comedy-Drama / 1971 / R / 112 min
Director: Harold Prince
Starring Angela Lansbury, Michael York, Anthony Higgins, Jane Carr

Synopsis: Seduction and Murder Scandalizes German Nobility! The great Angela Lansbury (Murder, She Wrote) and Michael York (Cabaret) star in this slick blend of drama and black comedy with a fairy tale setting in a Bavarian castle. In post WWII Germany, the aristocratic Von Ornstein family has fallen on hard times. Countess Von Ornstein (Lansbury) can't maintain her castle, but things begin to look up with the arrival of a handsome and young footman named Conrad (York) who apparently can do "anything" asked of him. Determined to become a member of nobility, Conrad one by one, cons, seduces, corrupts and compromises everyone who crosses his path. Set in the authentic 100-year-old castle, this polished mix of humor and suspense with a great twist ending truly offers Something For Everyone. Legendary Broadway producer, Harold Prince (West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof) made his feature film directorial debut with this handsome production written by Hugh Wheeler (Sweeney Todd) and based on the celebrated classic novel, The Cook by Harry Kressing.

Doomwatch (1972)
Blu-ray and DVD Street Date: December 6, 2016
DVD SRP $19.95
BD SRP $29.95
Horror / 1972 / PG / 92 min
Director: Peter Sasdy
Starring Ian Bannen, Judy Geeson, John Paul, George Sanders, Percy Herbert, James Cosmo

Synopsis: A remote island village... A team of intrepid scientists... A terrifying secret... The mysterious island village of Balfe is experiencing unexplainable phenomena from grossly oversized sea-life to half-buried bodies in the dark woods to strange Neanderthal like men suffering from a rare disfiguring disease. Is this town afflicted by radioactive waste contaminating their water? Is there a vengeful mutant monster lurking in the woods? Or worse, are the townsfolk being punished by an act of God for their past sins? It is up to Dr. Del Shaw (Ian Bannen, The Offence) and the dedicated scientists at Doomwatch headquarters to discover the cause of these horrific mutations. Infuriating local villagers who cling to their secluded island's survival, Dr. Shaw and local schoolteacher Victoria Brown (Judy Geeson, Fear in the Night) risk their lives to uncover the truth behind the strange happenings, no matter how frightening or dangerous it may be. Horror veteran, Peter Sasdy (Taste the Blood of Dracula, Countess Dracula, Hands of the Ripper) directed this haunting telltale based on the hit British TV show by Kit Pedler (Doctor Who) and Gerry Davis (The Bionic Woman).

Special Features: New On-camera Interview with Star Judy Geeson | New Audio Commentary by Director Peter Sasdy | On-camera intro by Director Peter Sasdy

The Neptune Factor (1973)
Blu-ray Street Date: December 6, 2016
BD SRP $29.95
Science Fiction / 1973 / G / 98 min
Director: Daniel Petrie
Starring Ben Gazzara, Walter Pidgeon, Ernest Borgnine, Yvette Mimieux

Synopsis: An Undersea Odyssey! This intense adventure takes a group of scientists into an undersea world in the depths of the unknown. Starring Ben Gazzara (Pursuit), Walter Pidgeon (Forbidden Planet), Ernest Borgnine (The Vikings), Yvette Mimieux (The Black Hole) and featuring awe-inspiring special effects and unprecedented underwater photography. The Neptune Factor takes submarine suspense to explosive levels - deep in the Atlantic, the Ocean Lab II, a state-of-the-art underwater habitat, houses a team of scientists studying man's ability to live in the ocean. When a violent earthquake sends the lab sliding down into a trench, a rescue team is assembled to locate the damaged station and save any survivors. In the cold depths where no man is welcome - nothing could prepare the team for the bizarre and deadly world lurking below.

Special Features:
* Audio Commentary by Paul Corupe of and Film Historian Jason Pichonsky
* Theatrically Released Isolated Score & F/X Track by Lalo Schifrin
* Never-Before-Released Isolated Score Track by William McCauley
* TV Featurette
* Animated Montage of Images
* Theatrical Trailer & Teaser
* Two TV Spots

  Porky's II: The Next Day (1983) and Porky's Revenge (1985)
Blu-ray Street Date: December 6, 2016
BD SRP $29.95
Comedy / 1983/1985 / R / 190 min
Director: Bob Clark, James Komack
Starring: Dan Monahan, Wyatt Knight, Tony Ganios, Mark Herrier, Kaki Hunter, Scott Colomby, Nancy Parsons, Chuck Mitchell

Porky's II: The Next Day - Bob Clark (A Christmas Story) co-wrote and directed this sequel to his own box office smash, Porky's. Proving they haven't matured a bit since the original, much of the cast is back to take on bigots, religious fanatics and double-talking politicians. Count on more delicious revenge for the gym teacher everyone loves to hate and outrageous antics that never enter the realm of good taste.

Porky's Revenge - When Meat (Tony Ganios, The Wanderers) picks up a buxom babe, the gang discovers that Porky's is back in business - and that the babe is Porky's daughter. But when her father kidnaps Meat, forcing him into a shotgun wedding, the boys set out to save their friend and shut down Porky's for good. Both films star Dan Monahan (Up the Creek) as everyone's favorite nerd Pee Wee Morris.

The Park is Mine (1986)
Blu-ray and DVD Street Date: December 13, 2016
DVD SRP $19.95
BD SRP $29.95
Action / 1986 / NR / 102 min
Director: Steven Hilliard Stern
Starring Tommy Lee Jones, Helen Shaver, Yaphet Kotto, Lawrence Dane, Eric Peterson

Synopsis: He was the one veteran, they couldn't ignore! Screen icon Tommy Lee Jones (Blown Away) stars in this explosive thriller about a Vietnam vet's drastic steps to make his country sit up and take notice. The war in Asia is over, but one disillusioned, disappointed ex-soldier decides to declare his own war bringing attention to the unfair and unjust treatment of Vietnam veterans in America. An expert in jungle warfare and guerilla tactics, the ex-soldier uses his lethal knowledge to "take" New York City's Central Park. Even Manhattan's street-wise cops, under the command of sympathetic Frank Eubanks (Yaphet Kotto, Report to the Commissioner), are no match for the skilled commando who within hours, proclaim, The Park is Mine. And in the blazing confrontation that follows, the Vietnam War just might be fought all over again - right here at home. Helen Shaver (The Believers) and Lawrence Dane (Scanners) co-star this suspense-filled action film, featuring atmospheric and haunting musical score by Tangerine Dream (The Keep, Thief, Miracle Mile).

Special Features: Audio Commentary by Film Historian Nathaniel Thompson (Mondo Digital) | Reversible Art

Moving Violations (1985)
Blu-ray and DVD Street Date: December 13, 2016
DVD SRP $19.95
BD SRP $29.95
Comedy / 1985 / PG-13 / 90 min
Director: Neal Israel
Starring John Murray, Jennifer Tilly, Fred Willard, James Keach, Sally Kellerman

Synopsis: A Crash Course in Traffic School! A charming smartass (John Murray, Scrooged), a spacey rocket scientist (Jennifer Tilly, Bride of Chucky), a nebbish puppeteer (Brian Backer, Fast Times At Ridgemont High), a terminal hypochondriac (Wendie Jo Sperber, Bachelor Party), an auto 'doctor' (Fred Willard, A Mighty Wind) and other challenged citizens, all have their licenses suspended and sentenced to traffic school. But when a vengeful traffic cop (James Keach, National Lampoon's Vacation) and a crooked judge (Sally Kellerman, Back to School) plot to sell everyone's impounded cars, the class hits the gas with their own plan for high-speed payback on a road full of Moving Violations. Neal Israel (Police Academy) directed and co-wrote this hilarious comedy with Pat Proft (Real Genius), based on a story by Paul and Sharon Boorstin (Fire with Fire).

Special Features: Audio Commentary by Writer/Director Neal Israel

The Man Called Noon (1973)
Blu-ray and DVD Street Date: December 13, 2016
DVD SRP $19.95
BD SRP $29.95
Western / 1973 / R / 98 min
Director: Peter Collinson
Starring: Richard Crenna, Stephen Boyd, Farley Granger, Rosanna Schiaffino, Aldo Sambrell

Synopsis: Smoked filled saloons... dusty streets... steam blowing trains... gleaming spurs and colt 45s... and windswept prairies! Richard Crenna (Breakheart Pass) shoots up the old west in this action-packed Louis L'Amour (The Sacketts, Shalako) classic! After his family is brutally murdered, Rubal Noon (Crenna) blazes a trail of vengeance and blood-lusting fury across the west looking for the outlaws responsible for the massacre. He arrives in a small town and is ambushed, almost falling to his death. Now an amnesiac, a mysterious desperado (Stephen Boyd, Ben-Hur) comes to his aid, knowing that Noon holds the secret to the whereabouts of a fortune of stolen gold. Cult filmmaker Peter Collinson (The Italian Job) directed this top-notch western co-starring Farley Granger (Strangers on a Train), Rosanna Schiaffino (The Rover) and spaghetti western legend Aldo Sambrell (Navajo Joe) with a beautiful and haunting musical score by the great Luis Bacalov (Il Postino, Django).

The Lodger (1944)
Blu-ray Street Date: December 13, 2016
Blu-ray SRP: $29.95
Horror / 1944 / 84 mins
Director: John Brahm
Starring: Merle Oberon, George Sanders, Laird Cregar, Sara Allgood, Sir Cedric Hardwicke

Synopsis: Few film directors have mastered the art of suspense, thrills and intriguing plot twists the way that John Brahm (The Undying Monster) did - many consider his 1944 remake of the Alfred Hitchcock silent film about Jack the Ripper to be far superior to the original! After a mysterious young man named Slade (Laird Cregar, I Wake Up Screaming) rents a London flat, a murder spree begins nearby and the landlady suspects her new lodger to be Jack the Ripper. Kitty (Merle Oberon, Wuthering Heights), a talented singer ignores warnings about the crimes from her new love interest, Inspector John Warwick (George Sanders, Hangover Square) who's assigned to the case - or the man who may have committed them and soon she becomes Slade's object of obsession in this pulse-pounder that packs an unsettling punch. Featuring stunning cinematography by the great Lucien Ballard (A Kiss Before Dying) and great supporting performances by Sara Allgood (Blackmail) and Sir Cedric Hardwicke (Rope).

Special Features: Audio Commentary by Film Historian Gregory William Mank | Audio Commentary by Film Historians Alain Silver and James Ursini | The Man In The Attic: The Making of The Lodger Featurette | The Lodger Vintage Radio Show Performed by Vincent Price and Cathy Lewis | Restoration Comparison

Bad Girl (1931)
Blu-ray Street Date: December 13, 2016
Blu-ray SRP: $29.95
Director: Frank Borzage
Drama / 1931 / 90 min
Starring: James Dunn, Sally Eilers, Minna Gombell

Synopsis: The great Frank Borzage (A Farewell to Arms) directed this pre-code classic set during The Great Depression, James Dunn (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn) and Sally Eilers (The Black Camel) play a poor couple who must marry when she becomes pregnant. Skeptical about romance they nonetheless fall in love, but their lack of confidence in humanity and the opposite sex begins to haunt their marriage. Academy Award Nominee for Best Picture and Winner of Two Academy Awards® for Best Director (Borzage) and Best Writing and Adaption (Edwin J. Burke). Based on the Novel by Viña Delmar (The Awful Truth) and the play by Brian Marlow (Supernatural).

Special Features: Audio Commentary by Film Historian Kent Jones

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