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New Releases for November 1st

Documentaries, Bollywood, and Blu-rays dominate this week’s New Release roundup. Here’s the list:

BLU = Also available on Blu-ray

@ = Available for sale in the store

SALE = Also available from our online store


CARS 2—Lightning McQueen and Mater go international for a world-wide racing competition and some accidental espionage.  BLU  SALE


TABLOID—Errol Morris’ vivid depiction of the obsessions, delusions, and never-ending scandals surrounding Wyoming beauty queen Joyce McKinney.  @   SALE


MAGIC TRIP—Using rare footage shot during the journey, filmmakers Alison Ellwood and Alex Gibney recreate Ken Kesey and The Merry Band of Pranksters’ legendary road trip.  @   SALE


HOT COFFEE—Susan Saladoff’s documentary blasts through the sound bites to amplify the stories of real people fighting corporate negligence. For more, we refer you to Brandi Sperry’s review over at The MacGuffin.


WATER FOR ELEPHANTS—A tale of forbidden love under the big top, starring Robert Pattinson as a veterinary student who joins the circus, Reese Witherspoon as the performer he falls for, and Christoph Waltz the cruel circus ringleader who just happens to be Witherspoon’s husband. It’s adapted from the best-selling novel by Sara Gruen.  BLU   @  


SNOW FLOWER AND THE SECRET FAN—The cinematic adaptation of Lisa See’s best-selling novel on the power and endurance of female friendships. It’s directed by Wayne Wang (The Joy Luck Club BLU 


CALIFORNICATION: SEASON 4—How will Hank clean up the even bigger mess he’s made of his life? And is that ROB LOWE??


TRESPASS—Nicolas Cage and Nicole Kidman are a couple taken hostage by jewel thieves. All the super-crazy moments you expect and enjoy from a film directed by Joel Schumacher ensue.


BUNRAKU—Josh Hartnett and Gackt play two mysterious drifters who team up to take down a crimelord (Ron Perlman). Woody Harrleson co-stars as a sage bartender. Watch the trailer. I guarantee you'll be a bit intrigued...



High School of The Dead: Complete Collection

Mobile Suit Gundam 00: Season 2, Part 4

Queen’s Blade 2: Complete Series on Blu-ray



Casper: Complete Collection 1945-1963

Chuggington: The Chugger Championship

Degrassi: The Next Generation-Season 10, Part 2

Devil’s Hill/The Journey/Captain Johnno

The Essential Daffy Duck  @

Flintstone Christmas Collection

George Shrinks: George vs. The Space Invaders

Happiness is…Peanuts: Snow Days

Jem and The Holograms: Complete Series (each of the three seasons rents separately)

Lego: Hero Factory—Savage Planet

Lidia’s Christmas Kitchen: Nonna Tell Me a Story

Merry Christmas (Nickelodeon compilation)

The Nutcracker: The Untold Story  BLU  @

Sesame Street: Elmo’s Shape Adventure

Shaun the Sheep: We Wish Ewe a Merry Christmas  @

The Smurfs: Holiday Celebration



According To Jim: Season 5

American Pickers: Volume 2

Bonanza: Season 2, Volume 2

Boy Meets World: Season 7

Deadliest Catch: Season 7

Destry: Complete Series

Girl From U.N.C.L.E: Complete Series Part 1 & 2

Gunsmoke: Season 5, Part 1

Last of the Summer Wine: Holiday Specials

Meet The Browns: Season 2, Episodes 21-40

Melissa & Joey: Season 1, Part 2

Pawn Stars: Volume 3

The PJs: Season 3

Top Shot: Reloaded



Always Kabhi Kabhi (2011)—India

Barda (2007)(PAL Code 2)—Turkey

Bbuddah Hoga Terra Baap (2011)—India

Call Me Mrs. Miracle (2011)—Canada

Gigola (2010)—France

Haunted (2011)(in 3D!)—India

I Am (2010)—India

Mrs. Brown’s Boys: Series 1 (2011)(PAL Code 2)—UK

My Voice (2004)—France

No Reason (2010)—Germany

Ready (2011)—India 

7 Khoon Maaf (2011)—India

Shaitan (2011)—India

Sucker Punch (2008)—UK

Tango Lesson (1997)—UK

The Woman (2011)(PAL Code 2)—USA

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (Z.N.M.D.)(2011)—India


Behind The Mask (1946)

California (1963)

Counterplot (1959)

Death of a Scoundrel (1956)

Deliver Us From Evil (1973)

Eleven Men and a Girl (1930)

The Falcon: Mystery Movie Collection

Fashion Model (1945)

Fort Yuma (1955)

Gun Street (1961)

Gunfighters of Abilene (1959)

Kill A Dragon (1967)

Revolutionary (1970)

Uncle Joe Shannon (1978)

Welcome To L.A. (1976)

When The River Runs Black (1986)



After Happily Ever After

Celtic Angels at Christmas

Dracula: The Vampire and The Voivode

Craig Ferguson: Does This Need To Be Said?

Frontline: The Man Who Knew

Frontline: Top Secret America

Peter Gabriel: New Blood-Live in London

His Way: Portrait of Hollywood Legend Jerry Weintraub

Hollywood Babble-on

Injury To One

Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon  BLU  @

Last Mountain

Machete Maidens Unleashed!—A retrospective of 70s and 80s Filipino exploitation films from Mark Hartley (Not Quite Hollywood).  @

Martha & Ethel

Bill Moyers: On Our Own Terms

Rosendo Radilla: Open Wound From Mexico’s Dirty War

Rejoice & Shout

River Ran Red 

Sacred Sited of the Dalai Lamas

Seattle Hardcore--A look at locals who take piercing to the extreme (think Jim Rose Circus Sideshow).

VC Magazine—A video series featuring a variety of underground performances about town.

Warren Miller’s Wintervention

Ron White: Comedy Salute to the Troops



Above the Call; Beyond the Duty

Adventure in Manhattan (1936)

Amazing Grace & Chuck (1987)

Back Street (1941 & 1961)

Big Game (Popular Edition)

Café (2011)

Christmas Lodge

Cut (2009)

Dead Can’t Dance

Eating Out: Drama Camp

Edge of Eternity

Final Exam (1981)

George: A Zombie Intervention

Gift of The Magi (2010)

Grave Encounters

Green Monster

Hidden (2010)

Impatient Years (1944)

Lost Horizon (1972)

Mardi Gras: Spring Break (Unrated!)

More Than a Secretary (1936)

Night Holds Terror (1955)

Open (2011)

Public Menace (1935)

Rent Boys (2011)

Satan Hates You

Sordid Things

13 West Street


Zombie Apocalypse: Redemption




Attack on Leningrad


Beautiful Boy (2011)

The Big Country (1958)  @

Bored To Death: Season 2

Brideshead Revisited (1981)

Chuck: Season 4

The Cider House Rules

Cream: Royal Albert Hall

Darkness Falls

Doctor Who: Series 5


Ghost Hunters: Season 6, Part 2

Heart Specialist

How To Make It In America: Season 1

Howling Reborn

Jig (2011)

Judy Moody and The Not Bummer Summer

The League: Season 2

Lucky (2011)

Mansfield Park (2007)

Master Harold…and the Boys (2010)

Bette Midler: The Showgirl Must Go On

Mike & Molly: Season 1

Monte Carlo (2011)

Mr. Nice

Northanger Abbey (2007)

Phantom of The Opera (1925 & 1929)  @

Robot Chicken: Season 5

Scrooge (1970)

Kevin Smith: Too Fat for 40

Sounds and Silence: Keith Jarrett

Space Jam

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)   @

Wuthering Heights (2008)

Zookeeper (2011)


You’d have to be crazy and maybe even a little stupid not to love all these new titles. Tune in next week for Doctor Who and more magical titles. Now, as a reward for making it to the end of the list, let's enjoy some JEM!

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