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New Releases for January 17

We'll start with an important weather reminder: If you're snowed-in and your movies are due,  please give us a call at (206) 524-8554. Now, on to dreams of summer and this week's new releases:

BLU = Availble for rent on Blu-ray

@ = Available for sale in the store

SALE = Also availabe for sale online


THE IDES OF MARCH—Ryan Gosling gets caught in the clash between idealism and politics’ cutthroat nature alongside a stellar cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Marisa Tomei, Evan Rachel Wood, Jeffery Wright, Paul Giamatti, and co-writer/director George Clooney.  BLU  @

 

MYSTERIES OF LIBSON—Raul Ruiz’s sprawling, elegant epic spans three generations in the extended family of Pedro da Silva.  BLU SALE

 

ABDUCTION—Taylor “Team Jacob” Lautner goes on the run from assassins who apparently have been after him since birth. Directed by John Singleton (Boyz N the Hood). 

 

DELOCATED!: SEASONS 1 & 2—Speaking of being on the run, Eugene Mirman and Jon Glaser star in this Adult Swim show about a family in the Witness Protection Program who get their own reality show (hence the masks).  @

 

GANTZ II: PERFECT ANSWER—The live-action version of anime series concludes with more mysteries and missions inside the room with the black ball.

 

THREE POPULAR FILMS BY JEAN-PIERRE GORIN—Criterion’s Eclipse series presents three from the filmmaker: Poto and Cabengo, Routine Pleasures, and My Crasy Life@

 

BELLE DE JOUR—Catherine Deneuve stars in Luis Bunuel’s 1967 surreal exploration of desire and morals, now available from the Criterion Collection. WARNING: The trailer contains some "erotic surrealism" and therefore may be NSFW.     BLU  SALE

 

ANIME NEW RELEASES

First Squad: The Moment of Truth  BLU

Redline (2010) 

 

FAMILY NEW RELEASES

Picture Perfect (1995)

Young Justice: Season 1, Volume 2

NEW BLU-RAY

Beagle Boogie Babe

Dead Poets Society  @

Traffic—The Criterion Collection @

 

NEW TV ON DVD

18 Kids and Counting: Season 2

Mad: Season 1, Part 2 (2010, Animated)

Merlin: Season 3

Sliders: Season 5

Waking The Dead: Season 6

 

NEW IMPORTS & FOREIGN FILMS

Afterman 2 (2005)(PAL)--Belgium

Caterpillar (2010)—Japan

The Day He Arrives (2011)—Korea

I Wish I Knew (2011)(Code 3)—China

Killing Bono (2010)—Ireland

The Overcoat (Ill Cappotto)(1952)—Italy  @

Parallel Live (2010)—Korea

Rikidozan: A Hero Extraordinaire (2004)—Korea

Special Treatment (2010)—France

Toast (2010)—UK

United Red Army (2007)—Japan

Wild Beasts (1984)(PAL Code 2)--Italy

 

NEW WARNER ARCHIVES

Day of the Evil Gun (1968)

Great Waltz (1938)

Last Hunt (1956)

Monogram Cowboy Collection: Volume 2

Rhapsody in Blue (1945)

Squaw Man (1914 & 1931)

Welcome to Hard Times (1967)

 

NEW DOCUMENTARIES

America in Primetime—“Experience TV’s creative process from the inside out.”

Bombay Beach

Catching Hell–From ESPN’s 30 for 30 series

Citizen U.S.A.

Eat This New York

Forgotten Bomb

Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner

Life 2.0

Morton Subotnick: Electronic Works Vol. 3

 

MORE MOVIES

Age of Heroes   BLU

Alive or Preferably Dead/Kiss Kiss-Bang Bang (1966)

Bilal’s Stand

Bucky Larson: Born to be a Star

Dirty Girl (2011)

Last Hard Men/Sky Riders (1976)

Serving Life

The Toughest Man in the World (1984)

Thurgood (2011)--Starring Laurence Fishburne as Thurgood Marshall

Undocumented

 

Next week brings 50/50, GODZILLA on Criterion, REAL STEEL, THE WOMAN, the first ever Oscar Best Picture Winner WINGS, several Woody Allen & Alfred Hitchcock Blu-rays, and much more. Until then, stay warm and drive safely, everyone.


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