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New Releases for May 4th

There's a pretty decent crop of new releases for this first week of May, especially if you're a fan of late 80s comedies, dysfunctional families, samurais, or the Montreal Canadiens. Here are the latest additions to the Scarecrow library. Remember, a * means it is also available on Blu-ray and you can buy it from us here online by clicking on SALE. TETRO *—Vincent Gallo usually makes me cringe, but I'm pretty curious what will happen when he's under the direction of Francis Ford Coppola. SALE NINE * —A musical inspired by Fellini's 8 ½?!? Sure, why not? DOGORA - From director Patrice Leconte, "a musical urge written in an imaginary language, "The Dogorian" and a visual urge, inspired by images, faces, landscapes magnified with the vital force of Cambodia. The marriage of these two emotions, delivers a film without a narrative, actors or plot." TOKYO SONATA—Kiyoshi Kurosawa's portrait of a family in chaos, a hit at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival, finally arrives on DVD. HAMLET (2009)—The latest BBC production with David "Doctor Who" Tennant and Patrick "Professor Xavier" Stewart. High school English teachers, take note. DOCTOR ZHIVAGO*—The new 45th Anniversary Edition of David Lean's soaring romantic epic set against the backdrop of the Russian Revolution. SALE SUBURBIA—Penelope Spheeris' snapshot of the early 80's L.A. punk scene is back in print. Of course, if you were really punk you'd still have the VHS... ROCK 'N' ROLL HIGH SCHOOL—The film we credit with awakening our love for The Ramones and/or P.J. Soles. NO TIME FOR SERGEANTS—The classic basic training comedy starring Andy Griffith is finally on DVD! LEAP YEAR—A woman follows her boyfriend to Ireland to take advantage of an old tradition and propose to him on Leap Day, only to end up lost and yep, you guessed it, falling for someone else. It stars the always wonderful Amy Adams, Matthew Goode, and the lush Irish countryside. TOOTH FAIRY *—Yeah, I know what you're thinking. But Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson appears to be enjoying himself, and the presence of Stephen Merchant and Julie Andrews is promising... DIRTY DANCING: LIMITED KEEPSAKE EDITION * —It's time to get rid of your 10th Anniversary Edition VHS and upgrade to this latest release with lots of extras, including a hardcover book, a tribute to Patrick Swayze and this video: ANIME NEW RELEASES Armored Fleet Dairugger XV: Collection 2 Hayate The Combat Butler Vol. 5 Naruto Shippuden Vol. 7 FAMILY NEW RELEASES Animal Atlas: Animal Passport Animal Show with Stinky and Jake: Lions, Tigers & Bears Ben 10: Alien Force Vol. 6 Brain Quest DVD Game—for ages 8-10 Care Bears: Share-A-Lot in Care-A-Lot Emperor's New Clothes—An animated version from Russia Finn On The Fly Go Diego Go! The Great Panda Adventure Handy Manny: Big Race I Carly: I Fight Shelby Marx Magnetism: Science of Disney Imagineering Middle Ages (Just The Facts) My Friends Tigger & Pooh: Super Duper Super Sleuth The Rainbow—More animation from Russia Song Of The Cloud Forest and Other Earth Stories Spectacular Spider-Man Vol. 8 Where's Spot? & Other Stories Wolverine and the X-Men Vol. 5: Revelation X-Men: Vol. 5 Saturday Morning Cartoons: 1980s—THUNDARR! NEW BLU-RAY: FORMAT OF THE FUTURE Escape From L.A. K-19: The Widowmaker Saving Private Ryan SALE NEW TV SHOWS ON DVD Doctor Who, Story 061: Curse of Peladon Doctor Who, Story 073: Monster of Peladon Doctor Who, Story 086: Masque of Mandragora Kourtney & Khloe Take Miami: Season 1 Lovers & Friends Show: Season 1 Lovers & Friends Show: Season 2 Man Vs. Wild: Season 4 Murdoch Mysteries: Season 2 Murphy's Law: Series 2 Penn & Teller: Bulls**t: Season 7 Tracey Ullman: State of the Union Season 2 NEW IMPORTS & FOREIGN FILMS Aching Heart (2007)(PAL Code 2)—Sweden Avant Garde 1927-1937 (PAL Code 2)—Belgium, experimental film collection Berlin, Symphony of a City/Melody of the World (PAL) (1927)—A German silent film California Dreamin' (2009)—Romania Carey Treatment (1972)(PAL Code 2)—USA, directed by Blake Edwards Citizen Duane (2006)—Canada Crime & Punishment (1935)(PAL Code 2)—USA, directed by Josef von Sternberg Don't Worry, It's Just a Phase (2003)(PAL Code 2)—Sweden Down To The Sea in Ships (1949) (PAL Code 2)—USA, directed by Henry Hathaway The Egyptian (1954)(PAL Code 2)—USA, directed by Michael Curtiz Eye For An Eye (2008)—Korea Genghis Khan (1965)(PAL Code 2)—USA, starring Omar Sharif! Girl In Captivity: Private Torture Chamber (2008)—Japan Girl in Captiviy 2: Hitwoman in Chains (2008)—Japan Hachi-Ko (1987)(Code 3)—Japan Hold Back The Dawn (1941) (PAL Code 2)—USA Holy Matrimony (1943)(PAL Code 2)—USA Home In Indiana (1944)(PAL Code 2)—USA, directed by Henry Hathaway The Idol (2002)—France Inferno (1953)(PAL Code 2)—USA Iron Curtain (1948)(PAL Code 2)—USA, directed by William Wellman Jump (2009)(Code 3)—China Ludwig: Requiem For A Virgin King (1972)—Germany Miyamoto Musashi (1961)—Japan Miyamoto Musashi II: Duel at Hannya Hill (1962)—Japan Miyamoto Musashi III: Birth of the Nito-Ryu Style (1963)—Japan Miyamoto Musashi IV: Duel at Ichijyo-Ji Temple (1964)—Japan Miyamoto Musashi V: Duel at Ganryu Island (1965)—Japan Vera Neubauer: Best of Vera Neubauer (1971)—UK, short animated films Red Rowan (1970)—Poland Secret In Their Eyes (2009)(Code 4)—Argentina Seven Days to Leave My Wife (2009)—Thailand Strange Case of Delfina Potocka: Mystery of Chopin (1999)—UK Sunstorm (2008)(PAL Code 2)—Sweden Sweet Teen (1977)—Italian sexploitation Tokyo Gore Police One Point Five (2008)—Japan Triumph of Dinus McGraw: Village Idiot (2009)—Canada Untamed (1955)(PAL Code 2)—USA The Whisperers (1967)—UK Winter Silence (2009)(PAL Code 2)—Netherlands Uwe Boll: Collection (2005)—A collection of the German auteur's pre-video game adaptation works: German Fried Movie (1991), First Semester (1997), Barschel—Murder in Geneva (1993) and Boxing. NEW DOCUMENTARIES, MUSIC, ART & OTHER NON-FICTION FARE Ambient Colors—Play this DVD to use "the flatscreen as ambient lighting." America's Wildlife Survivors Vol. 1-4—Stars like Darryl Hannah, Billy Ray Cyrus, Bridget Fonda & Alicia Silverstone head out into the wilderness for encounters with amazing creatures. Area 51:The Alien Interview—A Special Edition DVD of "the most sensational Alien video of all time!" As The Tables Turn—A documentary all about X-ecutioners DJ Rob Swift. Athens: The Dawn of Democracy—I guess the US can't take all the credit... Belzec—"The horrifically efficient Nazi death camp, Belzec, was in operation for less than one year, but witnessed the murder of at least 600,000 Jews. Once the Soviet counterattacks began, the S.S. eliminated all traces of the camp, and the name Belzec faded from the collective conscience. Conceived of by Executive Producer Claude Lanzman as the last chapter to his epic Shoah, helmer Guillaume Moscovitz has created a chilling account that's as much about remembrance as it is about the past." Dilated Peoples: The Release Party—A behind the scenes look at the underground hip hop group Every F---ing Day Of My Life—" This 70-minute documentary follows the final days of freedom for Wendy Maldonado's fateful decision to protect her family from abuse at all costs, even her own freedom. Wendy, an Oregon Mother of four who pleaded guilty, along with her oldest son Randy for murdering her husband Aaron in his bed using a hammer and hatchet in May 2005." False Witness--"Imagine being implicated by an ambitious district attorney for a crime for which you are completely innocent...and the alleged crime involves the assassination of a President! On March 1, 1967, highly decorated WWII veteran Clay L. Shaw was arrested in New Orleans for conspiracy to murder JFK. Now, after the publication of D.A. Jim Garrison's book and Oliver Stone's film based on it, comes the real story...and it's more fantastic the even Stone could contrive! Fiesta Cubana: Live From The Tropicana—" On New Year's Eve 2009, Havana's legendary Tropicana nightclub celebrated its seventieth birthday with colorful revue, and the evening's special guest was the world famous Omara Portuondo. Together with her five man band - which ranges in style from the Cuban guajira, bolero, mambo and son to elements of jazz - the grande dame of traditional Cuban singing offers a delightful contrast to the exuberant joy in dancing shown by the Tropicana Ballet." Guadacanal: The Island of Death—" This 2 DVD set deals with the first US offensive in WWII against Japan. The campaign included the Marines and the Navy. The campaign to secure the island lasted six months and it included six major naval battles." Hogzilla and Other Myths & Legends—" Four hours of nature's most intriguing mysteries. The trophy shot of a 1,000-pound feral hog shocked more than just the hunting world in 2004. But was the beast with massive tusks really as large as its killer said, or was there something else going on behind the scenes? Join a team of experts as they unearth the truth about Hogzilla. Then, wade in Florida s predator-rich Everglades for a mind-boggling battle of Python vs. Gator, swim with the perfect killing machine in Great White Shark: The Truth Behind the Legend, and see how boa constrictors are taking over paradise in Snake Wranglers 2: Jesus and the Devil Boas." Jesse James' Hidden Treasure—"Jesse James' Hidden Treasure follows a team of amateur historians as they search for James secret treasure in an attempt to discover new truths about the American legend, including why he robbed, and when he died." National Geographic: Most Incredible Photos—" Flip through the pages of any issue of the National Geographic magazine and you'll find eye-opening and evocative images among the best published anywhere in the world. Yet even among these striking images, there are some that stand out as instant icons for our times and our world. What really sets these photos apart are the stories behind them." NOVA: Ghosts of Machu Picchu—" In the years since Machu Picchu was discovered by Hiram Bingham in 1911, there have been countless theories about this Lost City of the Incas, yet it remains an enigma. Why did the Incas build it on such an inaccessible site, clinging to the steep face of a mountain? Who lived among its stone buildings, farmed its emerald green terraces, and drank from its sophisticated aqueduct system? NOVA joins a new generation of archeologists as they probe areas of Machu Picchu that haven't been touched since the time of the Incas and unearth burials of the people who built the sacred site." Standard Deviants: Learn Biology—A gang of hip kids assist you in learning high school level biology. Stories of the American Puppet—" Narrated by film and TV actor, Dan Lauria, this landmark documentary examines and recounts the significant contributions of men and women who, throughout the years have helped to shape puppetry in America. Archival puppet films, rare photographs, historical reentactments and engaging interviews from some of the most influential puppeteers of the 20th Centruy, help bring the story of American puppetry to life. Viewers will delight in seeing classic puppet characters from television's golden age including Howdy Doody, Lamb Chop and Kukla, Fran and Ollie. Young and old alike will marvel at memorable performances by many puppet masters in this entertaining and nostalgic documentary." Unforgettable: 100 Years Remembered—" Senior citizens are interviewed about the major events of the 20th century during this film. After discussing the world wars, the economy, technological advances, and their first jobs, several men and women also comment on such abstract topics as love, wisdom, and their own personal longevity." Velvet Underground: Vanishing Point—" This documentary features a wealth of material on Velvet Underground including rare musical performances, rarely seen promo films, material from Andy Warhol's private film collection, obscure interviews with, and footage of Lou Reed, Andy Warhol, Sterling Morrison and John Cale, and many others." VOS—Stand up comedy with Last Comic Standing's Rich Vos. Wild Arctic—" The Arctic sea and the continent of Antarctica are frozen and frigid dark and desolate places seemingly inhospitable to any kind of life. Yet a number of different animal species call the rocky tundra and icy waters home. Join renowned naturalist filmmaker John Stoneman as he travels to the North and South Poles to study and interact with indigenous creatures." Spotlight on HOCKEY! Boston Bruins vs. Canadiens 1977 Canadiens vs. Boston Bruins 1979 Canadiens vs. Calgary Flames 1986 Canadiens vs. Edmonton Oilers 2003 Canadiens vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 1960 Dallas Stars vs. Canadiens 1996 Los Angeles Kings vs. Canadiens 1993 New York Rangers vs. Canadiens 2008 Quebec Nordiques vs. Canadiens 1984 Red Army vs. Canadiens 1975 NEW FROM THE WARNER ARCHIVE read about it HERE Being Human (1994)—" What's better than one Robin Williams? How about five of him? Williams, whose on-screen transformations include the redoubtable Mrs. Doubtfire and the always-young Peter Pan of Hook, turns chameleon again in this fanciful look at human history and longing from writer/director Bill Forsyth (Local Hero, Housekeeping). In five distinct yet cleverly interlocked roles, Williams is a cave dweller, a Roman slave, a medieval wayfarer, a Portuguese nobleman shipwrecked in Africa and a modern Manhattanite whose home life has hit the rocks. Each character reaches for survival, love, belonging - for all the things that made humankind draw together in the first place. Each is a human being faced with an unforgettable and universal challenge: Being Human." Bert Rigby, You're a Fool (1989)—"Funnyman filmmaker Carl Reiner, who put Steve Martin, George Burns and John Candy through their comedic paces in one hit movie after another, strikes again with this warmly outrageous musical comedy." Feds (1988)—" Ex-Marine Ellie and shy bookworm Janis are fledgling female Feds who'd make Eliot Ness proud. More importantly, they'll make you laugh. Starring as these plucky FBI recruits are gangbuster comediennes Rebecca de Mornay (Risky Business, Wedding Crashers) and Mary Gross (Saturday Night Live, A Mighty Wind). "Brawny" Ellie and "brainy" Janis go together like ham and eggs, and their lives will be hilariously scrambled during their hilarious, hectic training. Janis must learn physicality and intimidation techniques, while Ellie needs a guiding hand to help get through the intricacies of constitutional law. So in true buddy fashion, they'll help each other prepare for the academy's final exam: a 'simulated crime exercise' that chauvinistic lunkheads think will separate the men from the girls." In The Mood (1987)—" It's 1944 and Americans are in the mood for something to take their minds off the challenges of World War II - something like a juicy sex scandal. At the same time, naive, 15-year-old Sonny Wisecarver (Patrick Dempsey) is in the mood for love with two attractive older women. And suddenly Sonny is grabbing headlines from Hitler in everybody's Daily Bugle. Dempsey (Dr. Derek Shepherd of Grey's Anatomy) shows he was McDreamy from a very young age in this goofy, funny and wholly endearing comedy based on the true story of the teen who created a media frenzy as the Woo Woo Kid." I like to think Dempsey was at his most McDreamy in Loverboy. Island Of Love (1963)—" Take three of the funniest, cleverest actors in the movies plop them on a gorgeous, real-life Greek isle and add a feverish plot that involves an ingenious scam, big money, lighthearted romance and a lisping gangster and you have Island of Love. On the lam from the mob boss he fleeced, a conman (Robert Preston in a flim-flam mode recalling his triumph in The Music Man) and his sardonic pal (Tony Randall) end up on Paradeisos. The two Americans promptly hoodwink the world into believing the place is an ancient lost island of love. Tourists flock in and fortunes are made - until the boss (Walter Matthau) shows up, his trigger finger twitching." Second Sight (1989)—" Four-time Emmy Award-winner John Larroquette (The John Larroquette Show, Richie Rich) and Bronson Pinchot (Perfect Strangers, The First Wives Club) star as a private investigator and a super-psychic who operate a paranormal detective agency in this wild comedy. When the pair is enlisted to solve the kidnapping of the Cardinal of Boston, the case takes a bizarre twist as the normally cooperative spirit world runs amok." Seven Minutes in Heaven (1985)—" Lauren Holly (Dumb and Dumber, TV's Picket Fences) and Polly Draper (thirtysomething) star in this gentle, sensitive and often humorous story of a three young teenagers struggling with their parents, friends and futures." Tarzan and the Great River (1967)—" An ancient killer cult lives...and many people die! Under the leadership of charismatic Bacuna (Rafer Johnson), the murderous tribe has resurfaced, pillaging Amazon River villages, kidnapping inhabitants and enslaving them at Bacuna's secret enclave. Can Tarzan stop this relentless reign of terror?" Tarzan and the Jungle Boy (1968)—" Tragedy left a boy orphaned and alone, forced to fend for himself in the jungle wilds. Over the years he survived and thrived, growing in strength, skill and mastery. Sound like a hero you know? He's the elusive teen the natives call Jukaro, and only someone who's been through the same improbable experience can track and find him." Tarzan and the Valley of Gold (1965)—"When authorities ask Tarzan what he'll need to pursue a crime kingpin and his commandos through the wilds of Mexico, the Ape-Man requests only a good knife, a sturdy rope and some soft leather to fashion into a loincloth. 'Casual but practical,' he explains to the astonished officials." Tarzan Goes To India (1962)—"No need to land the plane when Tarzan flies to India. Just fly over an inland lake and the loin-clothed hero will leap into its blue depths! Jock Mahoney, who two years earlier portrayed Tarzan's foe in Tarzan the Magnificent, makes his splashy debut as Tarzan in this tale about the Ape-Man's rescue of elephants who will be doomed when a newly built dam unleashes its waters. John Guillermin (Tarzan's Greatest Adventure, The Towering Inferno) directs, combining colorful subcontinent locales with battles large and thunderous (massive bull elephants), small and fierce (cobra versus mongoose), cunning and treacherous (Tarzan against human foes). No matter where the jungle, there is but one jungle lord!" Tarzan's Three Challenges (1963)—" "No stranger from Africa can turn the course of our destiny." But never underestimate a stranger named Tarzan (Jock Mahoney). Over miles and obstacles, he will lead the young heir to Thailand's spiritual throne to his ordination and undo warlord Khan's (Woody Strode) plot to secure the title for his son. First however, the Ape-Man must prove to the heir that he is Tarzan by passing tests of skill, strength and wisdom. Ahead lies a still greater challenge: Tarzan vs. Khan in a bungee-jumping, sword-clanging, flame-dancing death duel!" Trojan War (1997)—" Jennifer Love Hewitt (The Tuxedo, I Know What You Did Last Summer) and Will Friedle (TV's Batman Beyond, TV's Boy Meets World) headline this comedy about a high school student's desperate quest for a condom so he can consummate a long hoped for encounter. His wisecracking female best friend offers a third side to this love triangle." ...AND MORE MOVIES Best Man (1964)—" Henry Fonda and Cliff Robertson square off as political adversaries during a presidential primary in this sardonic, insightful drama that brings out the best, and worst, in American politics." The Caretakers (1963)—" In this emotionally charged drama, Joan Crawford portrays a headstrong nurse who clashes with a crusading psychiatrist (Robert Stack) over the proper care and treatment of a mentally ill patient." The Chosen—" Set in 1940s Brooklyn, The Chosen is the story of two teenage boys who become best friends despite huge differences in their upbringing. Danny (Robby Benson) is the son of an orthodox Hasidic Rabbi (Rod Steiger). Reuven (Barry Miller) comes from a progressive Jewish family whose father (Maximillian Schell) stands at the forefront of the battle for Israeli statehood. Danny's every moment is devoted to religious study, while Reuven plays jazz piano and is intensely interested in the changing world around him. Their family differences soon force both to make difficult choices." Cold Turkey (1971)—" Comic impresario Norman Lear makes his directorial debut with this farce about an entire town that tries to give up smoking in order to win $25 million. Dick Van Dyke, Bob Newhart and Tom Poston star." Crazy For Love (2008)—A "psychotic sex comedy" with David Krumholtz, Natasha Lyonne, Lorraine Bracco, David Paymer & Tim Blake Nelson. Creature of Darkness—" Andrew is haunted by the nightmare of dying a horrible death in the claw of a rampaging creature. A friend convinces him the only way to conquer imagined fear is to confront it head on. When they invite an adventurous group of off-roaders for radical cycling in remote terrain, no one knows they are being led to the time and place the nightmare unfolds." It stars Devon Sawa, Sanoe Lake and Matthew Lawrence. Dark Nature—" Hoping to enjoy a nice holiday in the country, McKenzie and her rebellious daughter Chloe travel to a remote Scottish community, but their weekend getaway turns into a nightmare as an escalating series of disturbances force them into desperate fight for their lives." Dolan's Cadillac—A revenge thriller based on a short story by Stephen King, starring Wes Bentley and Christian Slater. Eight on the Lam (1967)—" Bob Hope stars as a bank teller suspected of embezzlement and goes on the run with his seven children." Also starring Jonathan Winters and Phyllis Diller. Fitzwilly (1967)—" The laughs begin as Dick Van Dyke, an eccentric philanthropist's dutiful servant, resorts to thievery in order to keep his now-penniless employer living in style." Also starring Barbara Feldon & Dame Edith Evans. Freud (1984)—" David Suchet (Poirot) won a Royal Television Society award for this portrayal of the great psychoanalyst in this six-part BBC mini-series. Filmed in Austria, New York and London, this series examines Freud's complex life, his groundbreaking work and his relationship with his patients." Garbo Talks—" A dying mother's (Anne Bancroft) last wish to meet Greta Garbo costs her son (Ron Silver) his job, his marriage and his dignity. Carrie Fisher also stars in this slice-of-life film from director Sidney Lumet." Girls Girls Girls of the 1970s Collection—" This saucy, sleazy and sinfully delicious 5-Film sexploitation extravaganza includes the outrageous classic, The Sexpert, starring Rene Bond. Enjoy the comic-genius of the ultra-horny mega-nerd Finster as he stumbles and fumbles his way through wacky and lascivious encounters with sexy strippers, farmer's daughters, housewives and virgins. This incredible set also includes the classic grindhouse gems The Picture Book of Love, Ski Party, Leid in Hawaii, and School of Love." Honey Pot (1967)—"Rex Harrison, Susan Hayward and Cliff Robertson headline this deliciously witty story about an eccentric millionaire who tricks his three former mistresses into believing that he is on his deathbed." House Of The Long Shadows (1983)—" The three masters of horror, Vincent Price, Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing, are back in the return of the classic gothic thriller. In a deserted house, a desperate writer comes seeking a story. When a beautiful girl comes to the rescue, he almost loses a wager, and his life. In this house, there's room for every nightmare, and a nightmare in every room." Housebroken— "Dad (Danny DeVito, TV's It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) has finally retired and wants to enjoy his golden years relaxing at home with his lovely wife. But his two twentysomething slacker sons have no plans to leave the nest anytime soon! So there's only one solution - Dad and Mom (Katey Sagal, TV's Married with Children) move out! It's either sink or swim for clueless Elliot (Ryan Hanson, TV's Party Down) and Quinn (Skylar Stone, Van Wilder), who find themselves home alone for the first time with no one to pay the bills." Lonely Wives/Sorry Wrong Bedroom—An 70s exploitation film double feature Mass Destruction—Martial arts action with Don "The Dragon" Wilson Matinee (1993)—A staff favorite finally arrives on DVD: Neowolf—" Torn between the girl he loves and the dark side of his dreams of fame, a young musician is seduced by a touring rock band called "Neowolf" with a mysterious past and a hungry habit that comes with the full moon." Puffball: The Devil's Eyeball—Don't Look Now director Nicholas Roeg steps back behind the camera for the first time in fifteen years to weave this macabre tale of a young architect who finds her unborn child in danger after moving deep into the Irish countryside. Liffrey (Kelly Reilly) has had enough of the big city, and now she's looking to escape her overbearing boss (Donald Sutherland) by moving to the hills of Ireland with her American boyfriend Richard (Oscar Pearce) and restoring a crumbling cottage. The previous inhabitants of the cottage are the Tuckers, who have since taken up residence at a nearby farm. Mabs Tucker (Miranda Richardson) is mother to three ethereal daughters, though her desire to have a son is evident from the first moment she meets her new neighbors. Something about the Tuckers just doesn't seem right to Liffrey and her suspicious beau, and when Liffrey becomes pregnant the mood around their cottage becomes downright ominous. It seems that Mabs' mother Molly (Rita Tushingham) has been dabbling in magic in order to ensure herself a grandson, and soon it's revealed that eldest daughter Audrey (Leona Igoe) possesses some strange, otherworldly powers. As the word about Liffrey's pregnancy begins to spread, the Tucker women become convinced that the unborn child was actually intended for Mabs, and their willing to do whatever it takes to claim the baby as their own." The Offence (1973)—" Sidney Lumet directs Sean Connery as a British police detective whose 20 years of handling murder, rape and other violent cases culminate in a deadly loss of control during a routine interrogation." Paper Covers Rock -" Newcomer Jeannine Kaspar delivers a stunning performance as Sam, a troubled single mother who risks losing custody of her young daughter following a failed suicide attempt. Over the next few shaky weeks, Sam is released from the hospital into the care of her overbearing older sister, finds a job, makes tentative steps towards a new romance and tries to reconnect with her child. But lives and depression sometimes have a way of making their own rules. Can a woman lost somewhere between hope and despair find the strength to put all her pieces back together? Sayra Player co-stars in this powerful independent drama from writer/producer/director Joe Maggio (Virgil Bliss, Milk and Honey) that critics and audiences nationwide praise for its honest portrait of one woman s emotional instability and survival. " Self Medicated—" A searing portrait of out of control youth" starring Monty Lapica and Greg Germann. Toys in the Attic (1963)—" Hailed by critics, this award-winning Lillian Hellman drama stars Dean Martin and Geraldine Page in a smoldering tale of innocence, betrayal and hidden family secrets set in genteel New Orleans." Valentino (1977)—"The world's most celebrated dancer, Rudolf Nureyev, portrays Rudolph Valentino, the silent screen's most renowned lover, in this flamboyant film fantasia that also features Leslie Caron and Michelle Phillips." It's directed by Ken Russell. Wacky Taxi/Superargo—Another 70s drive in double feature. Wacky Taxi was directed by and stars John Astin. Wake (2008)—" When things get tough for Carys Reitman (Bijou Phillips) she goes to strangers' funerals to unwind. But after a funeral service mix-up, Carys unexpectedly finds herself in possession of a dead woman's engagement ring and in love with the grieving fiancé (Ian Somerholder). Also starring Jane Seymour and Danny Masterson." White Buffalo (1977)—" Charles Bronson, Jack Warden and Will Sampson head a brilliant cast in this intriguing tale of Wild Bill Hickok and Crazy Horse, two legendary western figures, and their quest for the demon buffalo that haunts them both." There's more being added as we go to press, so head in and browse the New Release section. Happy viewing.