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New Releases for July 7th

Here's some of what's new for the week of July 7th. A * indicates we also have a Blu-ray for rent MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000: COLLECTION 15 aka MST3K XV-Four films with the gang's usual enlightening commentary: Zombie Nightmare, Racket Girls, The Girl In Lovers Lane and The Robot Vs. The Aztec Mummy (I'm rooting for the mummy). KNOWING-Highlights of this recent addition to the global catastrophe canon include a GCI moose on fire, ominous black pebbles, a truly horrific plane crash, over use of GPS, vague questionings of faith, and two cute bunnies. All this plus Nicolas Cage being driven mad by a list of numbers that predict the end of the world. It's good explosive fun. * PUSH-The plot sounds X-Men-esque: A group of people with special telekinetic powers hide from and try to take down a sinister government agency called The Division that wants to use them as weapons. It stars Chris Evans as a powerful "mover" (aka he can move things with his mind), Dakota Fanning as a clairvoyant and Djimon Hounsou as a Division agent and turncoat "pusher" who can control people with his thoughts. Expect plenty of chase scenes & objects flying at random through the streets of Hong Kong. * THE UNBORN-Only an entity who was never born can save a young woman from an old family curse that wreaks havoc on her sanity and sleep schedule. Written and directed by David S. Goyer, who also wrote Batman Begins and Blade II. The DVD includes theatrical and unrated versions of the movie. * RENO 911: SEASON 6-Another season with Reno's finest. Don't forget, next week we'll finally have THE STATE! LONELY ARE THE BRAVE-Kirk Douglas' classic 1962 film about a rebel frontiersman on the run finally makes it to DVD. Look for the truckload of toilets driven by Carroll O'Connor. TRAIL OF THE LONESOME PINE-Henry Hathaway's 1936 film in which Fred MacMurray gets himself in the middle of a family feud when he falls for Sylvia Sydney, much to the chagrin of her boyfriend Henry Fonda, all in the lovely Technicolor Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. PEANUTS: 1960s COLLECTION-Six TV specials, including the must-haves It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown and A Charlie Brown Christmas. MY NAME IS HAROLD and STEEL OF FIRE WARRIORS 2010 A.D.-Two new local films: You can read about My Name Is Harold here and Steel of Fire here. NIGHT TRAIN-A dead body + diamonds + a moving train = mystery crime thrills. Starring Danny Glover, Leelee Sobieski and Steve Zahn. JEFF GARLIN: YOUNG & HANDSOME-A stand-up comedy special from the star of Curb Your Enthusiasm. COCO CHANEL-Starring the always amazing Shirley MacLaine as the iconic fashion designer. JOHN BARRYMORE COLLECTION-Four silent films: Sherlock Holmes (1922), Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920), Beloved Rouge (1926) and Tempest (1928). JEAN-JACQUES BEINEIX COLLECTION-Includes the documentary Locked In Syndrome about Jean-Dominique Bauby (the subject of The Diving Bell and The Butterfly), plus Mr. Michel's Dog and Otaku. NEW IMPORTS: Anchoress (PAL Code 2) (British drama) Anthology of Polish Animated Film (PAL) California Dreamin' (aka Endless) (PAL Code 2) (Romania) Captain America (PAL Code 2) (The 1990 version with Matt Salinger) Electric Dreams (PAL Code 2) (US film only on DVD in the UK) 15 Ans Et Demi (PAL Code 2) (France) The French (PAL) (William Klein's '82 doc about the French Open) In The City of Sylvia (PAL Code 2) (Spain) Max Manus (PAL Code 2) (Germany) Parade (PAL Code 2) (Jacques Tati film 1973) Projected Man (PAL Code 2) (British '67 horror movie) Round Trip (2006) (PAL Code 2) (Italy) Tokyo Sonata (PAL Code 2) (Japan) Wolfhound (Code 3)(Russia) MORE NEW TV ON DVD: Callan: Set 1 Doctor Who, Story 011 & 012 (Rescue & Romans) Doctor Who, Story 138: Attack of the Cybermen Kath & Kim: Season 1 Monster Squad: Complete Series NOVA: Last Extinction-What Killed The Mammoths? Taggart: Ring of Deceit, The Hit Man and Violent Delights Third Watch: Season 2 NEW ANIME: Kaze No Stigma Vol. 1 Voltron: Fleet of Doom NEW ON BLU-RAY: The Deep Midsummer Night's Dream (1996, Pacific Northwest Ballet) Torchwood: Season 2 The Universe: Season 2 NEW TO THE SIFF 2009 SECTION: Cloud 9 (PAL Code 2) (Germany) Fear Me Not (PAL Code 2) (Denmark) Moonbeam Bear (PAL Code 2) (Family film, Animated) Terribly Happy (PAL Code 2) (Denmark) EVERYTHING ELSE: Ali Baba and The Forty Thieves (1944) Breaking Ranks City Confidential: Mob Hits and Misses La Clef (Key) (2007)(France) Clipping Adam Clones (2007) Day In The Life (2007) Dead Wood Direct Contact Evil Bong 2: King Bong Five Fingers Flying By Garrison Jupon Rouge Garrison Keillor: Man on the Radio with The Red Shoes Medusa: Dare To Be Truthful (new on DVD) Moon Machines Moveable Feast Mr. Billion Mr. Rock 'N Roll: Alan Freed Story Nursery University Partes Usadas Poirot: Set 4 Movie Collection (2009) Psycho Skate 2008 Resolved Chris Ryan: Elite Police Samurai School These Forgotten Voices Unspeakable (2009) Waterwalker Wojciech Wiszniewski: Polish School of Documentary Films We also got in a bunch of new ADULT titles; you'll find those upstairs in the NEW TO ROOM section right inside the SEXPLOITATION room. lonelyarethebrave