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Just The Discs Podcast

Just The Discs is a podcast about Blu-rays. Each episode, Brian Saur (of The Pure Cinema Podcast) will go through a stack of discs from various distributors and talk about them.
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Jul 20, 2021

In this episode, I am putting out a conversation I had with the always awesome Daisuke Beppu on his YouTube Channel. After a great month-long series of videos covering 1970s Disaster Movies, he invited me on to discuss some of my favorites from that oh so wonderful time for theatrical (and Television) films - the era of Irwin Allen and more!

If you're interested, you can check out our conversation in video format here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SNzsgRelIrE&t=2s

Definitely Subscribe to Daisuke's Channel if you haven't already - it is always a great source of outstanding cinema discussion and conversation! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVvrVDSR8b71gNSMbcFwErA

Jul 13, 2021

For this episode, Brian runs through a big stack of Criterion Blu-ray recommendations for the Barnes and Noble 50% off sale which is going on right now! https://www.barnesandnoble.com/b/criterion/_/N-1p0i

This week's episode is brought to you by the fine folks at DiabolikDVD - a great place to buy your discs from! https://www.diabolikdvd.com/

Just the Discs Now has a YouTube Channel! Check it out here and subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCffVK8TcUyjCpr0F9SpV53g

Follow the Show on Twitter here for Episode previews and new Blu-ray News! twitter.com/justthediscspod

We're also on Instagram! instagram.com/justthediscspod/

Jul 6, 2021

In this episode, I review the recent WALKING THE EDGE (Fun City Editions) and FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH Blu-rays as well as talking about a couple more Blu-ray debuts from Umbrella Entertainment (LEAP OF FAITH and BIG NIGHT)!

This week's episode is brought to you by the fine folks at DiabolikDVD - a great place to buy your discs from! https://www.diabolikdvd.com/

Just the Discs Now has a YouTube Channel! Check it out here and subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCffVK8TcUyjCpr0F9SpV53g

Follow the Show on Twitter here for Episode previews and new Blu-ray News! twitter.com/justthediscspod

We're also on Instagram! instagram.com/justthediscspod/

Jun 29, 2021

In this week's edition of JTD Classic - we revisit a delightfully fun episode I did with Stephanie Crawford covering her favorite living filmmaker John Waters and his film FEMALE TROUBLE as well as the outer space come to earth insanity that is XTRO!

This week's episode is brought to you by the fine folks at DiabolikDVD - a great place to buy your discs from! https://www.diabolikdvd.com/

Just the Discs Now has a YouTube Channel! Check it out here and subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCffVK8TcUyjCpr0F9SpV53g

Follow the Show on Twitter here for Episode previews and new Blu-ray News! twitter.com/justthediscspod

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Jun 22, 2021

Brian runs through a BIG stack of older Kino Lorber Studio Classics titles for this episode - many of them older and never discussed on the podcast before, in hopes that some of these may be useful titles to think about during the recurring Kino Sales we've been seeing lately.

This week's episode is brought to you by the fine folks at DiabolikDVD - a great place to buy your discs from! https://www.diabolikdvd.com/

Just the Discs Now has a YouTube Channel! Check it out here and subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCffVK8TcUyjCpr0F9SpV53g

Follow the Show on Twitter here for Episode previews and new Blu-ray News! twitter.com/justthediscspod

We're also on Instagram! instagram.com/justthediscspod/

Jun 15, 2021

In this episode, I run through some relatively recent pickups from Criterion (DEFENDING YOUR LIFE & CELINE AND JULIE GO BOATING), Synapse (RUNNING TIME), Arrow (Invisible Man double Feature) as well as things like SKATETOWN USA, SERIAL, and GARDEN TOOL MASSACRE (on dvd).

This week's episode is brought to you by the fine folks at DiabolikDVD - a great place to buy your discs from! https://www.diabolikdvd.com/

Just the Discs Now has a YouTube Channel! Check it out here and subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCffVK8TcUyjCpr0F9SpV53g

Follow the Show on Twitter here for Episode previews and new Blu-ray News! twitter.com/justthediscspod

We're also on Instagram! instagram.com/justthediscspod/

Jun 8, 2021

In this episode, I talk about the March/April titles from Imprint films - including LET IT RIDE, THE MOTHMAN PROPHECIES, Howard Hawks' SCARFACE and more.

Check out Imprint Films and their upcoming slate here: https://viavision.com.au/shop/category/imprint-films/

Just the Discs Now has a YouTube Channel! Check it out here and subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCffVK8TcUyjCpr0F9SpV53g

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Jun 1, 2021

In another edition of JTD Classic, here's another Joe Dante love fest with my friend John Cribbs and I waxing poetic about our affection for one of Joe Dante's best and still a little underrated films - MATINEE. On Blu-ray from Shout Factory Select.

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May 25, 2021

For this week's show, Brian does mini reviews of 3 new Blu-rays:  NIGHTMARE ALLEY from Criterion, SMILE from Fun City Editions and KING KONG (1976) from Scream Factory.

Check out Fun City Editions here: https://vinegarsyndrome.com/collections/fun-city-editions

Just the Discs Now has a YouTube Channel! Check it out here and subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCffVK8TcUyjCpr0F9SpV53g

Follow the Show on Twitter here for Episode previews and new Blu-ray News! twitter.com/justthediscspod

We're also on Instagram! instagram.com/justthediscspod/

 

May 17, 2021

On this week's show, Brian is joined by returning guest Justin LaLiberty from Vinegar Syndrome to discuss the new (already announced) titles coming at the end of the month as part of the Vinegar Syndrome HalfWay to Black Friday Sale (May 28th-31st) as well talking about the many Partner Labels that VS are currently working with and highlighting some of their films.

 

Follow Justin on twitter here: https://twitter.com/jlalibs

Check out what's new from Vinegar Syndrome here: https://vinegarsyndrome.com/

And All their Partner Labels here: https://vinegarsyndrome.com/collections/frontpage-partner-labels

Just the Discs Now has a YouTube Channel! Check it out here and subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCffVK8TcUyjCpr0F9SpV53g

Follow the Show on Twitter here for Episode previews and new Blu-ray News! twitter.com/justthediscspod

We're also on Instagram! instagram.com/justthediscspod/

May 11, 2021

In this episode, Brian talks about the Blu-ray Releases that were part of the March Package from Vinegar Syndrome (Including DEATH PROMISE, RUSH WEEK & LAST GASP) and offers other Blu-rays to pair with each of them. Check out Vinegar Syndrome here: https://vinegarsyndrome.com/

Just the Discs Now has a YouTube Channel! Check it out here and subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCffVK8TcUyjCpr0F9SpV53g

Follow the Show on Twitter here for Episode previews and new Blu-ray News! twitter.com/justthediscspod

We're also on Instagram! instagram.com/justthediscspod/

 

May 4, 2021

In this Episode, Brian talks about the Blu-rays included in the February Package from Vinegar Syndrome - Forgotten Gialli Volume 3, HITCHER IN THE DARK and THE FEAR. Check out Vinegar Syndrome here: https://vinegarsyndrome.com/

Just the Discs Now has a YouTube Channel! Check it out here and subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCffVK8TcUyjCpr0F9SpV53g

Follow the Show on Twitter here for Episode previews and new Blu-ray News! twitter.com/justthediscspod

We're also on Instagram! instagram.com/justthediscspod/

 

Apr 27, 2021

For this episode, I am posting an interview I did with my friend Michael Ferrari for his excellent podcast THE LAST AMERICAN VIDEO STORE where he talks to old video store employees about their memories and experiences. So for the first part, he asked me about my video store memories and for the last section we actually run through some of our favorite 2020 Blu-rays. You've heard me talk about all of my picks on the show at some point, but listen for Michael's as he has some fun choices.

Check out more episodes of his show here: https://thelastamericanvideostore.com/

Also subscribe and listen to his Retro Movie Love podcast which is also great: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/retro-movie-love-podcast/id858116084

Just the Discs Now has a YouTube Channel! Check it out here and subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCffVK8TcUyjCpr0F9SpV53g

Follow the Show on Twitter here for Episode previews and new Blu-ray News! twitter.com/justthediscspod

We're also on Instagram! instagram.com/justthediscspod/

 

Apr 20, 2021

In this episode, Brian talks about the February Package of releases from Australian label Imprint Films (Part of ViaVision Entertainment) - including titles like BREAKDOWN, THE BAD NEWS BEARS, BLACK SUNDAY and FIVE among others. Check out Imprint Films here: https://viavision.com.au/shop/category/imprint-films/

Just the Discs Now has a YouTube Channel! Check it out here and subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCffVK8TcUyjCpr0F9SpV53g

Follow the Show on Twitter here for Episode previews and new Blu-ray News! twitter.com/justthediscspod

We're also on Instagram! instagram.com/justthediscspod/

 

Apr 13, 2021

In this round of JTD Classic, I brought back another one of my favorite episodes with my friend John Cribbs (from the Pink Smoke) where we talked about THE BURBS (Shout Factory Select Blu-ray), how much we both love Joe Dante and how much Dick Miller rules. Enjoy!

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Apr 6, 2021

In this episode, I talk about three recent Criterion Blu-ray releases: THE PARALLAX VIEW, SMOOTH TALK and the 3 By Bunuel Set.

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Mar 29, 2021

In this Episode, Stephanie Crawford is back to talk with Brian about what they have been watching on Blu-ray in the past month. The conversation covers Labels like Vinegar Syndrome, Kino Lorber, Indicator, Warner Archive and more!

Follow Stephanie Crawford on Twitter @Scrawfish.

Just the Discs Now has a YouTube Channel! Check it out here and subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCffVK8TcUyjCpr0F9SpV53g

Follow the Show on Twitter here for Episode previews and new Blu-ray News! twitter.com/justthediscspod

We're also on Instagram! instagram.com/justthediscspod/

 

Mar 23, 2021

In this episode, I talk about the two new Twilight Time Blu-rays (their first new discs with Screen Archives) and the Vinegar Syndrome January Package.

Subscribe to the Just the Discs YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCffVK8TcUyjCpr0F9SpV53g

Follow the Show on Twitter here for Episode previews and new Blu-ray News! twitter.com/justthediscspod

We're also on Instagram! instagram.com/justthediscspod/

 

Mar 15, 2021

In a rare bit of timely information you can use right now, this week I am posting some recommendations for the Kino Lorber March Madness Sale which is going on over at Kino's website until April 5th. Just a group of titles I think are good or great or fun that you can pickup cheap during this sale. Check out the sale here: https://www.kinolorber.com/list/view/code/march-madness-sale-2021

Check out the video version of this show on the JTD YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYAsPNZw7wM&t=4s

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Follow the Show on Twitter here for Episode previews and new Blu-ray News! twitter.com/justthediscspod

We're also on Instagram! instagram.com/justthediscspod/

 

Mar 9, 2021

Continuing with the JTD Classic episodes, this week's show finds us returning to another fun show with the always delightful Stephanie Crawford - in what I believe is her second appearance on the podcast. Enjoy this throwback!

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We're also on Instagram! instagram.com/justthediscspod/

Mar 1, 2021

For this very special episode, Brian's. daughter Raven returns to talk about a bunch of her favorite movies (on Blu-ray). Her choices range from stop motion animation to live action to more animation. This episode is derived from two YouTube videos done for the Just the Discs YouTube Channel - so if you like to see them follow the links below:

Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLx199Ly4Ng&t=359s

Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tLLdttaFa4M&t=2s

Subscribe to the channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCffVK8TcUyjCpr0F9SpV53g

Follow the Show on Twitter here for Episode previews and new Blu-ray News! twitter.com/justthediscspod

We're also on Instagram! instagram.com/justthediscspod/

 

Feb 23, 2021

On this episode, Brian pulls out a stack of Blu-rays he has imported from outside the U.S. -  including some media books, some Blu-rays from Second Sight, Subkultur Entertainment. Masters of Cinema and more.

This week's episode is brought to you by the fine folks at DiabolikDVD - a great place to buy your discs from! https://www.diabolikdvd.com/

Just the Discs Now has a YouTube Channel! Check it out here and subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCffVK8TcUyjCpr0F9SpV53g

Follow the Show on Twitter here for Episode previews and new Blu-ray News! twitter.com/justthediscspod

We're also on Instagram! instagram.com/justthediscspod/

Feb 16, 2021

On this week's show, Brian has included a guest appearance he did with friend Jacob Knight on Jacob's recent project "Secret Handshake Cinema". For this project, Jacob has come up with a new website: https://www.secrethandshakecinema.com/

Secret Handshake incorporates Podcasting and film writing to make for a unique well-rounded experience with some wonderful cinematic concoctions that tend to be under the radar or underappreciated in some way. Check out the podcast part of Secret Handshake here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/secret-handshake/id1547129174

For Brian's guest spot - part of the "Bonus Features" podcast section of the site, Jacob asked to talk about Five films to pair with John Woo's Mind melting HARD TARGET and Brian was happy to oblige.

Follow Jacob On Twitter here: https://twitter.com/jacobqknight

Feb 8, 2021

In this episode, Brian is joined by Stephanie Crawford to talk about four movies each that they have been watching on Blu-ray recently. Labels touched on include Kino Lorber, Indicator, Vinegary Syndrome, Severin, Fun City Editions, 88 Films and Warner Archive.

Follow Stephanie Crawford on Twitter @Scrawfish.

Just the Discs Now has a YouTube Channel! Check it out here and subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCffVK8TcUyjCpr0F9SpV53g

Follow the Show on Twitter here for Episode previews and new Blu-ray News! twitter.com/justthediscspod

We're also on Instagram! instagram.com/justthediscspod/

 

Feb 2, 2021

In this month's JTD Classic, flash back with me to the time when my friend John Cribbs (from The Pink Smoke) joined me to discuss Albert Brooks fantastic film MODERN ROMANCE and the Indicator Blu-ray release.

Just the Discs Now has a YouTube Channel! Check it out here and subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCffVK8TcUyjCpr0F9SpV53g

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