On March 12th, Arrow Video brings Don Siegel’s classic western The Shootist to Blu-ray, featuring a new 2K remaster packed with bonus materials. In the legend’s final on-screen performance, John Wayne (Rio Bravo, True Grit, The Searchers) stars as J.B. Books, a one-time sheriff turned gunfighter who is facing the end of his life.

As rumors spread about his final days, the gunslinger is besieged by outlaws attempting to take his life for a shot at fame.

Photo: The Shootist (1976) – Directed by Don Siegel and also Starring John Wayne,Lauren Bacall,Ron Howard/Paramount Pictures – Filmdb.co.uk

With the help of a young mentee (Ron Howard in an ACADEMY AWARD® nominated performance), Books is going to go out in the same manner he lived his life, guns blazing. The acclaimed film features an all-star cast, including Lauren Bacall, James Stewart, Richard Boone, John Carradine, Scatman Crothers, Richard Lenz, Harry Morgan, Sheree North and Hugh O’Brian.

Special features

The Blu-ray special features include a brand new audio commentary, essays, interviews, appreciations, an archival featurette; the theatrical trailer; an image gallery; a reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork and more.

Photo: Dark Water (2002) – Directed by Hideo Nakata and also Starring Hitomi Kuroki,Rio Kanno,Mirei Oguchi/Kadokawa Shoten Publishing Co. – Filmdb.co.uk

Next up, on March 19th, Arrow Video brings director Hideo Nakata’s Dark Water to 4K UHD for the first time. Nakata (Ringu, Ringu 2), one of the most influential filmmakers in the world, returns to the unique blend of supernatural and psychological thrills that brought J-Horror global acclaim.

Watch Dark Water Original Trailer

Recently divorced Yoshimi (Hitomi Kuroki), struggling to maintain custody of her daughter Ikuko (Rio Kanno/Asami Mizukawa in dual roles), moves into a dilapidated apartment complex to begin their lives anew. Strange occurrences begin as Ikuko is drawn to the darkest areas of the complex, and Yoshimi begins to have nightmarish visions. Equal parts haunting and horrifying, Dark Water is Nakata at his very best.

Special features

The 4K UHD special features include interviews, the original ‘making-of’ documentary; trailers and TV spots; a reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork and more.

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