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New Releases for August 10th

In addition to the many fine new releases this week, we've also got a fine promotion going on with the new Criterion releases of Crumb and Louie Bluie. Read Swellzombie's post to learn how you can get $2 OFF your purchase of a Crumb DVD or Blu-ray, get 20% OFF at Fantagraphics Books, and enter to win copies of both titles. Once you've done that, you can proceed to the full list. As always, a * means it's also on Blu-ray and you can buy select titles from us online by clicking SALE. Here we go: DATE NIGHT *—Tina Fey & Steve Carell are absolutely charming in what's basically Adventures in Babysitting for grown-ups--and I mean that in a good way. SALE THE THORN IN THE HEART—Michel Gondry (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) focuses on the family in this documentary about his aunt Suzette and her son Jean-Yves. SALE CRUMB *—Criterion presents Terry Zwigoff's documentary all about Robert Crumb. It includes new director commentary and more than 50 minutes of unused footage. SALE LOUIE BLUIE—The Criterion release of Terry Zwigoff's 1985 film profiling idiosyncratic artist/musician Howard "Louie Bluie" Armstrong. SALE DEATH AT A FUNERAL—Neil LaBute (The Shape of Things, Your Friends & Neighbors) remakes the 2007 Frank Oz dysfunctional family film with Chris Rock, Tracy Morgan, Luke Wilson, Zoe Saldana, Peter Dinklage (who's also in the original) & many other fine folks. PANDORA AND THE FLYING DUTCHMAN *—We refer you to local film critic/former Crower Sean Axmaker's take on the classic Ava Gardner/James Mason fantasy. TAPPED—I should watch this to jolt me out of my addiction to a certain flavored water product... HORROR HIGH—The 35th Anniversary Edition of the splatteriffic exploitation movie. MULTIPLE SARCASMS—A hard working family man (Timothy Hutton) writes an cathartic autobiographical play, but not everyone in his life appreciates his honesty. THE JONESES—It's Demi Moore & David Duchovny vs. Gary Cole & Glenne Headly in a modern comedic "keeping up with the Joneses" satire. THE LIVING WAKE—A self-proclaimed genius (Mike O'Connell) with one day to live has his best/only friend (Jesse Eisenberg) drive him around in a pedi-cab as he bids the world adieu. CHILDREN OF INVENTION—Director Tze Chun's drama about a hardworking single mom and her two children who must adapt when she disappears. THE GOOD HEART—A heartwarming indie drama with Brian Cox & Paul Dano. TITAN MAXIMUM: SEASON 01—The folks behind Robot Chicken present their latest stop-motion antics on Adult Swim. NEW BLU-RAY: FORMAT OF THE FUTURE Caught in the Crossfire Empress and The Warrior Face/Off (Special Edition!) Funny Farm/Spies Like Us—Really! Horseman Invisible Target The Legend (1993) Stargate SG-U 1.5 Tai Chi Master Versus (Special Edition) What's Up Doc? NEW VIDEO GAMES Lego Batman (Wii) Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures (Wii) Spongebob's Truth or Square (Wii) Madden NFL 11 (PS3, Wii, Xbox) ANIME NEW RELEASES Bleach Vol. 30—The Arrancar Master of Martial Hearts Naruto Shippuden Vol. 12 Projectblue: Earth S.O.S. Slayers: Evolution-R FAMILY NEW RELEASES Backyardigans: Operation Elephant Drop First Day of School (Dora The Explorer!) Looney Tunes Super Stars: Bugs Bunny—Hare Extraordinaire Looney Tunes Super Stars: Daffy Duck—Frustrated Fowl Penguins of Madagascar: Happy King Julien Day 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo!: Complete Series NEW TV ON DVD America's Test Kitchen: Season 10 Ax Men: Season 2 Dog the Bounty Hunter: Crime Is On The Run The Game; Season 3 Greek: Chapter 4 Hawaii Five-0: Season 9 Leave It To Beaver: Seasons 4, 5 & 6 Life After People: Season 2 Lucy Show: Season 2 Mad About You: Season 4 Matlock: Season 5 Mercy: Complete Series Mickey Rooney Show: Hey Mulligan Minder: Season 3 Mothers-In-Law: Complete Series Numb3rs: Final Season Paranormal Cops: Season 1 Sabrina the Teenage Witch: Final Season SNL: Best of Will Ferrell Vol. 3 Street Hawk: Complete Series Swamp Thing: The Series Vol. 3 Small Wonder: Season 2 NEW IMPORTS & FOREIGN FILMS Born Into Sh*t (2009)—Czech Republic Cheerful Squadron (1954)(PAL Code 2)—Italy Fragilidad De Los Segundos (2008)—Mexico Helen (2008)—Canada Hierro (2009)(PAL Code 2)—Spain Kinski-Jesus Christ Savior (1972)(PAL Code 2)—Germany Lovely Rita (2001)(PAL Code 2)—Austria Morris: A Life With Bells On (2010)(PAL Code 2)—UK My Name is Khan (2010)—India No One Knows About Persian Cats (2009)(PAL Code 2)—Iran Sex and Chopsticks 1&2 (2008)—Hong Kong Shank (2010)(PAL Code 2)—UK Shelter (2010)(PAL Code 2)—USA Stradivari (1989)(PAL Code 2)—Italy They're A Weird Mob (1966)(PAL Code 4)—Australia, directed by Michael Powell Thief of Paris (1967)(PAL Code 2)—France, directed by Louis Malle I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)(PAL Code 2)—How did I miss this one with Jim Carrey & Ewan McGregor? Triage (2009)—An action/drama from Ireland starring Colin Farrell & Christopher Lee NEW DOCUMENTARIES, MUSIC, STAND-UP COMEDY & NON-FICTION FARE Ancient Worlds Brought To Life—"Indulge your inner Indiana Jones with this epic box set that travels the world to discover magnificent and mysterious relics of once mighty civilizations. Stunning computer animation recreates before your eyes the awe-inspiring glories of the past. Each fascinating program tells the astonishing histories of rulers, warriors, entrepreneurs, citizens, and slaves who left behind dazzling and intriguing legacies!" American Street Idols—"On the streets of downtown Los Angeles there are enough homeless to populate a small city. This city, also known as Skid row, has quickly become America's homeless capital. The men and women of these occupied streets have to navigate daily through its web of drugs, robberies and murder. Watch as they show you what it means to be homeless in America." Bad Blood: The Border War That Triggered the Civil War—"Bad Blood is the story of an epic and influential time in our nation's history. In the years leading up to the Civil War, a bloody conflict between slaveholders and abolitionists focused the nation's eyes on the state of Missouri and the territory of Kansas. Told through the actual words of slave owners, free-staters, border ruffians, and politicians, Bad Blood presents the complex morality, differing values, and life-and-death decisions faced by those who lived on the Missouri-Kansas border in the turbulent years from 1854 through 1860." Beatles: Parting Ways—"Parting Ways explores Lennon's work with Yoko Ono; McCartney's solo career and decade as front man of Wings; Harrison's music with The Traveling Wilburys and his work as a film producer; and Starr's solo albums as wells as pursuit of acting. Despite personal trials and tribulations - drug busts, divorce, citizenship issues and tragic, before-their-time deaths - each of The Beatles managed to retain their good reputations and legendary status." Benise: Spanish Guitar—"Benise's new show will combine the cultures of the world with video, new songs, and an ever changing set. The Spanish Guitar is an epic tale that will transport the audience to such exotic places as a Paris café, an Arabian desert, a Venetian Masquerade ball, and Old Havana. Benise's new show will feature his guitar as protagonist, as it becomes the keeper of the stories of glory and tragedy through times and worlds gone by. Beyonce: Shine—An Unauthorized Story—"Hard-working, modest and likeable, Beyonce's beauty and passion for all that she does rubs off everyone she meets and fans around the world. With her career continuing to hit all the right notes, who knows what the self-proclaimed 'Sasha Fierce' will achieve next?" Cigarette Commercials from the 50s & 60s—"Black and white and color. Yes, it's those classic cigarette television commercials from the 1950s and 1960s. Almost 2 hours of jingles and pitchmen extolling the pleasures rich, mild, tobacco." Dieux Du Stade: Making of the 2008 Calendar—"For The 2008 Edition Bad Boy Photographer Steven Klein With Edgier Erotic Themes.The Hottest Athletes And Models In Europe Gathered For This Annual Photo Shoot." Dodo—"The film, like the one-man show that it's adapted from, takes its title from the nickname of Golub's abusive, alcoholic, beloved father. Golub, a stand-up comedian from Western Pennsylvania, has constructed his film out of the fragments of a life-long effort to come to terms with his upbringing. Dodo imaginatively and skillfully combines home video footage that Golub took over many years of family gatherings (selected from over 50 hours of material), clips of his stand-up routines and one-man show, and scenes from an incomplete fictionalized film version of his life into a surprisingly cohesive narrative." 80 Meters Below The Summit—"In the Taplejung District of Nepal, Kanchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world behind Mt. Everest and K2. Translated it means, the five treasures of snows because it contains five peaks -- four of which stand above 27,000 feet the highest standing at 28,169 feet. Climbers face below freezing temperatures and impossible conditions that can bring even the most experienced to their knees...if not to their deaths. The Sikkimese people hold the summit sacred and to this day, summit parties will stop short in honor of this tradition. Get ready to experience one of the most spectacular expeditions any extreme explorer can make." The Eyes of Me—"Over the course of one school year, The Eyes of Me captures the stories of four extraordinary teenagers at the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, a public residential high school in Austin that has educated visually impaired students for more than 150 years. An extraordinary look into the world of blind teenagers where crossing an intersection, cooking a meal, or navigating unfamiliar areas is a challenge unlike any that sighted viewers must consider The Eyes of Me offers fresh perspectives on growing up, fitting in, and preparing for adulthood." Graphic Sexual Horror (Special Edition)—"An often raw and shocking documentary, Graphic Sexual Horror is a fascinating look at the rise and fall of the world's most notorious violent porn website and an exploration into the dark mind of its artistic creator, Brent Scott (aka PD)." Kevin Hart: Seriously Funny—"Voted the top comedian of 2009 by Humor Mill Magazine, Kevin Hart stars in his second solo stand-up performance live from Cleveland, Ohio. Seriously Funny features Kevin Hart performing in front of a sold out crowd at the Allen Theater where he delivers his hilarious and unique brand of comedy. In this unforgettable night of comedy, Kevin Hart is in rare form and funny as ever!" Kansas City Royals: 1985 World Series—Oh sure Royals, you may have won a World Series once, but did you get a triple play yesterday? No, you didn't! Live on the Sunset Strip!—"Chocolate Sundaes has developed a reputation for being the leader of Urban Comedy. After nearly 10 years of breaking comedians and guiding careers, Chocolate Sundaes brings the hottest show in comedy to DVD with today's biggest comics. Live on Sunset Strip features never before seen stand up from Platinum Selling Katt Williams, Kevin Hart (Fool's Gold, 40 Year Old Virgin, Soul Plane) and Aries Spears (Mad TV)." Elaine Paige: Celebrating 40 Years on Stage—"Filmed in Sydney, Australia, at the beautiful State Theatre, this concert of greatest hits celebrates Elaine Paige's 40th anniversary in showbiz. Together with her renowned West End and Broadway hits such as Memory, Don't Cry For Me Argentina, and I Dreamed A Dream, the show also includes the new song Small Packages, written especially for Ms. Paige. This tour de force performance brings her back to the solo stage, in her first filmed concert since 1991." Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers: Damn the Torpedoes—A look at the making of their classic 1979 album that includes such hits as "Refugee" & "Don't Do Me Like That." Secrets of the Great Barrier Reef—"Down Under, just a few nights after the November full moon - when water temperature and tides are just right - one of nature's most extraordinary events explodes into life. Thousands of coral join in an elaborate mating ritual, a synchronized dance of naturally occurring phenomena that help increase the coral's odds of survival. Journey through more than 1,200 miles of Australia's treasured Great Barrier Reef to discover the secrets of the unique marine life that inhabit this dazzling spectacle, considered to be the world's biggest single structure made by living organisms and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO." 365 Boots On The Ground—A 2005 documentary that followed troops to Iraq for one year. Visions of Israel—"Make an aerial pilgrimage to Israel, the world's only Jewish state and Holy Land to three major religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Stunning high-definition footage showcases Israel in all its diverse glory, flying over sites where Jewish rebels gave their lives; where Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans built outposts of their empires; and where Jesus Christ lived and died. Witness the magnificence of the country's many holy sites, including the Western Wall, the Temple Mount, and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, alongside exotic seaside resorts and the austere beauty of the Judean desert." NEW EXERCISE & HEALTH-RELATED TITLES A.M. and P.M. Meditation Ayurveda for Detox Ayurveda for Stress Relief Budokan Weight Loss System Diets That Time Forgot Pilates Core Challenge Pilates Intermediate Mat Workout Pilates Lower Body Workout Simple Steps to Looking 10 Years Younger Strongwomen: Preventing Osteoporosis Frontline: Sick Around the World—" Four in five Americans say the healthcare system needs fundamental change. Can the U.S. learn anything from the rest of the world about how to run a healthcare system, or are these nations so culturally different that their solutions would not be acceptable? Frontline correspondent T.R. Reid examines the healthcare systems of other advanced capitalist democracies to see what ideas might help the U.S. reform its broken healthcare system." NEW FROM THE WARNER ARCHIVE Angels Wash Their Faces (1939)—"Billy, Huntz, Leo and other scrappy kids of slum-ridden Beale Street have gone and done it. They've won the Boys Week competition and the right to hold honorary offices as mayor, police chief and the like. With the help of an earnest deputy D.A., the gang aims to use their symbolic powers to free a wrongly jailed pal and bring down an arson racket that's blighting the neighborhood. The Dead End Kids return in a comedy-drama that revisits the cinematic neighborhood of Angels with Dirty Faces, although it is not strictly a sequel. Twenty-eight-year-old Ronald Reagan portrays the idealistic junior D.A., joining Ann Sheridan in the third of five feature pairings that would conclude with their landmark Kings Row." Yellowstone Kelly (1959)—"Big man, big land, big adventure. Western fans get all three in Yellowstone Kelly, a strife-torn saga of American soldiers and Sioux warriors in the days after Little Big Horn. Clint Walker (Cheyenne) stars as trapper and U.S. military scout Yellowstone Kelly, drawn into the conflict when he saves the life of a beautiful Arapaho girl (Andra Martin) held captive by the Sioux. She runs off, Kelly gives her shelter and all hell-for-leather breaks loose on the plains." Young Bess (1953)—"The mother died under the executioner's axe; the daughter rose to become England's greatest monarch - the brilliant and cunning Queen Elizabeth I. Jean Simmons portrays young Bess in this rich tapestry of a film that traces the tumultuous, danger-fraught years from Elizabeth's birth to her unexpected ascension to the throne at a mere 25." ...AND MORE MOVIES Armchair Thriller: High Tide (1980)—"Peter Curtis (Ian McShane) has just been released from prison after serving four years for manslaughter. His victim's mysterious last words were High Tides at 9.52 - and now Peter wants to find out why. Heading South in search of answers, he books into a hotel and discovers the only other resident knows all about him. Then he picks up a hitch-hiker, Celia, who may be far from innocent. Other people, it seems, are interested in those enigmatic last words and are prepared to kill to solve the mystery before Peter. As Peter conducts his search in the tidal estuaries of West England, he finds that there are far greater dangers than treacherous currents to contend with..." Artois the Goat—"Lab technician Virgil Gurdies embarks on an epic quest to create the greatest goat cheese the world has ever known, and reclaim the heart of his beloved Angie. She has taken a new job in Detroit and to follow her means signing his life over to his soul-sapping career in artificial flavor additives. To stay behind and pursue his newfound passion for fine artisan goat cheese, is to risk losing her forever. Despite his lack of resources, experience, or basic competency in the field of agriculture, Virgil heads for the hills (literally) with a felonious German baker, a grave- digging hermit, and a tiny white goat named Artois. With Angie awaiting his imminent return and a conference of the International Cheese Consortium just a few months away, he has no choice but to go for broke. Throw away everything he has on a gamble: That, before it is too late, he can craft a cheese that will change the world. A cheese that will buy him a new life. A cheese of destiny." Australian Story—" In the midst of a years-long drought in 1910 Australia, a drunken rancher Michael McGuire (Finlay Currie) mistakes outlaw Richard Connor (Peter Lawford) as his long-lost son. Connor and his partner Gamble (Richard Boone) go along with the deception, convincing McGuire's daughter Dell (Maureen O'Hara) that they've arrived to help the old rancher save his cattle, when in fact they're planning a major swindle. The plan doesn't go as hitched when Connor falls in love with Dell." Bannen Way (2010)—"Neal Bannen (Mark Gantt) is a charming con-man and thief, with a father who's a police chief (Michael Ironside) and an uncle who's a mob boss (Robert Forster). He has a penchant for fine women - like Madison (Vanessa Marcil), who wants him to reform and leave his life of crime behind. All Bannen wants to do is complete one more job to pay off his debt to a notorious gangster. Unfortunately, that just doesn't work out as easily as he hopes." Big Heart City—"A recidivist horse better in search of his missing girlfriend discovers that though circumstances seem to indicate that something horrible has occurred something entirely beyond his control the reasons for her puzzling disappearance could lie squarely with himself." It stars Shawn Andrews and Seymour Cassel. Bitten (2007)—"Jack is a night-shift paramedic who rescues a troubled young woman from the throes of death. When he brings Danika home to mend, he discovers she's a vampire in need of a nightly fix. Otherwise, she's really perfect. But as the victims pile up, Jack questions his own fate, and what his growing fear of commitment could cost him." Jack is played by Clerks star Jason Mewes. Blood On The Highway—"On their way to a rock concert, Carrie, her boyfriend Sam, and Bone, her thug ex-boyfriend, get lost and wind up in Fate, Texas - a town populated by bloodthirsty, dimwitted vampires. Featuring genre favorites Nicholas Brendon and Tom Towles." Borrowed Wives (1930)—"A young confirmed bachelor stands to inherit a million dollars if he can prove that he's married." Not sure what they mean by "confirmed bachelor." Deathsport/Battle Truck—"A Double Feature of Future Mayhem" from Roger Corman's Cult Classics. Family of Spies—" Envelopes and briefcases stuffed with cash. Nondescript drop off points. Communications in code. Late-night stakeouts. U.S. Navy officer John Walker's (Powers Boothe, Men of Honor) real life was torn from the pages of an espionage novel. Armed with high-level security clearance and insatiable greed, Walker compromised American security for over 15 years by selling top-secret information to Russia's KGB, even going so far as to recruit and train his son into the 'family business.'" It co-stars Lesley Ann Warren and was directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal (yes, Jake & Maggie's Dad, also the director of the Grant Cogswell biopic Grassroots.) Finding Bliss—"Aspiring filmmaker Jody Balaban (Leelee Sobieski) takes a job at a porn studio, planning to use the company's lush facilities to secretly film her own movie after hours. When Jody's ruse is discovered, she's forced to collaborate with infamous porn director, Jeff Drake (Matt Davis) - an initially fractious relationship that simmers into an unexpected romance." Happiness Runs—"A coming-of-age tale, that finds a young man, Victor (Mark L. Young), growing up on a Utopian commune faced with the challenge to either submit to his community's ideals or to escape. Victor's mother (Andie MacDowell) funds the collective where guru Insley (Rutger Hauer) lectures a lifestyle of free love and out-of-body meditations. Spurred by the sudden reappearance of his childhood love Becky (Hanna Hall), Victor creates a desperate plot to save them both and escape the polygamous cult." The Haunting of Lisa—"Lisa has psychic vision. Is it a wonderful blessing...or a deadly curse?" This 1995 film stars Cherly Ladd. Hidden in Silence—"Przemysl, Poland, WWII. Germany emerges victorious over the Russians, and the city comes under Nazi control. The Jewish are sent to the ghettos. While some stand silent, Catholic teenager Stefania Podgorska (portrayed by ER's Kellie Martin as Fusia) chooses the role of a savior and sneaks 13 Jews into her attic. Every day, she risks detection--and immediate execution--by smuggling food and water to the silent group living above her. And when two German nurses are assigned to her living quarters, the chances of discovery become dangerously high. This is the true story of a young woman's selfless commitment and unwavering resolve in the face of war." I Do & I Don't—Jane Lynch alert!! "An outrageous comedy about a blissfully unaware couple who must endure church-sanctioned marriage counseling before they can tie the knot. Little do they know that the couple they're assigned to turn out to be beyond dysfunctional and on the edge of divorce. Our couple must learn the hard and hilarious way of what it really takes to be truly, happily married." Jaws of Justice (1933)—"Filmed in beautiful Lake Tahoe, California, a mountie comes to the aid of a woman and her mute friend, who are being terrorized because of a treasure hidden on their land. Kazan the dog is the only one to recognize the murderer of the woman's father. After they learn the secret of the whereaouts of the gold, thanks to an Edgar Allan Poe novel, the villain escapes but Kazan tracks him down. A great mountie and hero dog actionier!" Edgar Kennedy: Rediscovered Comedies Vol. 2—Ten rare comedies from the early 30s master of the "slow burn" style of humor. Law of The Wolf (1941)—Rin Tin Tin alert!!! "A wrongly convicted man breaks out of prison to prove his innocence and find the man who actually committed the murder for which he was set up." Live Evil (Unrated Special Edition)—"Vampires are having trouble surviving in a world whose life giving blood supply has become polluted by drugs and STDs. They have become a desperate species of mutated semi humans fighting amongst themselves for the remaining humans who have pure blood. On their trail is a cowboy hat wearing samurai sword wielding vampire killing priest (Tim Thomerson) with a personal agenda. Also crossing their path is a blood pusher Max (Ken Foree) who has the answer to what 'Live Evil' is truly about. It's a twisty, violent, bloody, dangerous and sometimes darkly absurd journey into a unique take on the world of bloodsuckers." Loose Screws: Screwballs II—"Two years after the runaway success of Screwballs, distributor Roger Corman and director Rafal Zielinski unleashed the lascivious sequel fans had waited for! This time, Beaver High's 4 horniest screw-ups are sent to Coxwell Academy where they'll break every rule for a private lesson with sexy new French teacher Miss Mona Lott. But before they can get a look at her luscious cream puffs, they'll unscrew a semester of amateur breast exams, gratuitous aerobics, crazed cougars, beach bikini blowouts, bad new wave music, high school girls in lingerie, strippers in whipped cream and more!" Lucky Days—"After the reappearance of her childhood sweetheart, Virginia discovers hidden truths about her boyfriend and her neighborhood that force her to abandon everything she's ever known to the wolf pack of developers buying up and tearing down the boardwalk, or to sacrifice herself to the world that created her." The Matthew Shepard Story—"Killed in a senseless act of hatred, openly gay college student Matthew Shepard was murdered in 1998. In this critically-acclaimed, moving film, the final days of Matthew's killers' trial--and the weeks leading to Matthew's death--are recounted with unnerving detail. Stockard Channing delivers an unforgettable, Emmy® Award winning performance as Matthew's grieving mother, Judy, in a story of a murder that moved a nation to action. Also starring Law & Order's Sam Waterston." La Mission (2009)—" Set in the colorful, seedy streets of the San Francisco district that bears its name, La Mission is a haunting story of healing and transformation: the healing of a broken man, of a father s relationship with his son, and of a neighborhood struggling to break the chains of violence." It stars Benjamin Bratt. Mister Antonio (1929)—"A corrupt politician's daughter falls in love with a street organ grinder." Ninja's Creed—"When a female assassin is sent to the U.S. to kill the last living heir to the modern-day Himalayan Kingdom, a royal soldier is also sent to protect the princess. When he is face-to-face with the assassin, his duty to the Kingdom becomes compromised. As they battle, secrets are uncovered and the line between good and evil is erased. Only one mission can be completed and only one person can survive." It stars Gail Kim of WWE fame. Racing Strain (1932)—"The son of a famous race car driver is traumatized by his father's fatal crash." Rolling Down the Great Divide (1942)—"A fearless U.S. agent works undercover in a gang of rustlers who are using short-wave radio broadcasts to steal herds of cattle." With William Boyd, Art Davis and Lee Powell. San Francisco Sex Collection—Three erotic tales new to DVD: "Oddo (1967): Following a two-year tour in Vietnam, Richard returns to his hometown. Fueled by unstoppable anger, he lashes out at prostitutes, family members and anyone who gets in his way. How I Got My Mink (1969): Rebellious siblings Donna and Philip embark upon an avant-garde film highlighting the relaxed sexual mores of the San Francisco youth culture. Scyla (1967): Scyla is a haunting tale of passion, jealousy and forbidden love, inspired by the classic Greek myth." Sea of Dust—"Beyond the Black Forest, in the fairytale village of Heidelberg, an unspeakable evil has taken root. One by one, Heidelberg's citizens have fallen into trances, awakening under the control of a dark master, the mythical Christian king Prester John (Tom Savini). Enter medical student Stefan Christoph (Troy Holland), sent at the request of the village's eccentric Dr. Maitland...but for what purpose? Are things what they seem? Who can Stefan trust and what sinister fate beckons him from across the fabled Sea of Dust?" Secret Shorts—"The Secret Shorts collection includes English language shorts from the US, UK and Australia, features eight original stories, which all have in common; surprise endings, highest of production values and award winning performances." Shine on Harvest Moon—"Cowboy hero Roy Rogers gets in the middle of a range war between rival ranchers. Bonus: Episode of The Roy Rogers Show with Dale Evans (1952)." Sixgun—"When three cowboys show up dead, Tommy, a hard-drinking, retired bounty hunter whose ranch is on the brink of foreclosure, must saddle up one more time to stop the bandit and collect a ransom. Prepare yourself to go back in time to the real Old West, as he takes the law into his own hands and kills anyone in his way." Song of Arizona (1946)—Another classic Roy Rogers/Dale Evans music filled Western. Song of The Trail (1936)—"A rodeo sharpshooter attempts to save his sweethearts' father from swindlers." It stars Kermit Maynard. Sutures—"A group of longtime friends converge on a fatal course with destiny when they cross paths with Alexander Tatum, a mercenary surgeon. He is a hunter with the keen skill of one who has also been hunted. Prey turned predator. The victims quickly realize that Alexander is just the beginning of their problems, as they find themselves enmeshed in a fight for survival against a sociopath business man and his demonic staff, who will stop at nothing to prevail in the sale of Black Market Body Parts." Tenderloin—" An angry and wounded Iraq War vet moves into San Francisco's seedy Tenderloin neighborhood to lose himself in drinking, but finds instead a closer relationship with his young son, a tenement hotel full of exquisitely odd characters, and the red-hot Skyler... A character portrait indie feature with the irresistible honesty of a beautiful relationship between a father and his son against all odds." To Save a Life—"To Save a Life is a powerful Christian film about suicide, faith, and the power of one person to make a difference in the lives of many." Under The Mountain—"Teenage twins Rachel and Theo travel to Auckland to stay with relatives following the sudden death of their mother. Where there was once a psychic bond between them, now there is a rift as Theo, particularly, refuses to confront his grief. Rachel reaches out to him, but is rebuffed. Staying with their Aunt Kay and Uncle Cliff on Lake Pupuke, the twins are fascinated by the volcanic lake and the smell that seems to come from the creepy old Wilberforce house around the shore. They visit Mt. Eden, where Theo sees Mr. Jones, a strange old man from whose hands fire seems to glow. When it seems the twins are being watched - and that the Wilberforces can smell them - Theo resolves to investigate the Wilberforce house. Inside, he and Rachel find what can only be an alien environment." Visions of Murder—"When San Francisco therapist Jesse Newman (Barbara Eden, TV's I Dream of Jeannie) experiences disturbingly lifelike hallucinations of a patient's murder, her friends, and former lover, Hal (James Brolin), think she's lost her mind. But after Jesse leads police to the patient's body, they're convinced she's a killer! In a desperate race to prove her innocence, Jesse unlocks a devastating secret from her past that raises the stakes beyond anything she could have imagined." Wronged Man—"Top-rated movie based on the true story of Calvin Willis (Mahershalalhashbaz Ali), who spent over 20 years in prison after being wrongly convicted of raping a 10-year-old girl. Certain of her client's innocence, legal secretary Janet Gregory (Julia Ormond) works tirelessly to see that justice is finally served in this gripping true story." X's & O's—"Xs & Os is a hip romantic comedy that takes a humorously genuine look at post-college relationships. A circle of friends in San Francisco finds out the hard way that it s not all hugs and kisses in the game of love and that everyone needs a strategy to score." And we finally, finally, finally have Eyeborgs

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