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New Releases for February 7

February’s first New Release list begins with a much beloved series, concludes with a long list of new Blu-rays, and chocks plenty of cinematic goodness in between. Here’s the list:

BLU = Also available for rent on Blu-ray disc

@ = Available for sale at the store

SALE = Also available for purchase from our online store

 

DOWNTON ABBEY: SERIES 2—World War I takes over Downton, bringing with it tragedy and a shuffling of  the social hierarchy. Brace yourself for the train station scene with Mary and Matthew. As Abbey fan Patton Oswalt said on Twitter, “Mary's sad eyes at the train station are every Belle & Sebastian album at once.”  BLU   @   SALE

 

PROJECT NIMMan on Wire director James Marsh’s powerful documentary on a chimpanzee named Nim who, as part of an experiment in the 1970s, was raised as a human.  @

 

A VERY HAROLD & KUMAR CHRISTMAS—Rumor has it this film features Danny Trejo wearing a horrendous Christmas sweater. I’m in. Note: have both the BLU and the 3D  BLU for rent   @  

 

ANONYMOUS—For his latest film, Roland Emmerich, director of 2012 and Independence Day, proposes a different kind of apocalypse: What if Shakespeare DIDN’T WRITE THOSE PLAYS???  BLU

 

YAKUZA WEAPONTRAILER NSFW ALERT! The creators of Versus present this tale of gangsters, revenge, and weapons where limbs used to be.  BLU  @   SALE

 

3—A couple on the cusp of their 20th anniversary falls for a younger man in Tom Tykwer’s (Run Lola Run) latest.  @

 

A STAR IS BORN (1937)—William Wellman’s classic story of the tragic side of fame, starring Janet Gaynor and Frederic March.  BLU   @

 

A SONG OF LUNCH—Alan Rickman and Emma Thompson are former sweethearts who meet 15 years after their break-up to share a meal and memories.  @

 

TWILIGHT: BREAKING DAWN-PART I--The penultimate film of the Twilight saga will be unleashed Saturday, February 11. Suit up, Teams!  BLU  @

 

URBAN SCARECROW—Andrew McAllister’s father-and-son drama “shot against the rich, stark atmosphere of Seattle’s decaying yet visually charming Hwy 99.” The cinematography is by The Off Hours director Megan Griffiths. You can learn more about the movie and watch the trailer on its official website.


 

NEW VIDEO GAMES

Final Fantasy XIII-2 (Xbox 360, PS3)

Never Dead (Xbox 360, PS3)

Soul Calibur V (Xbox 360, PS3)

 

ANIME NEW RELEASES

Akikan!: Complete Collection

And Yet The Town Moves: Complete Collection

Fairy Tail: Volume 2   BLU

First Squad: The Moment Of Truth   BLU

Hetalia: Season 3

Himawari Too!

Naruto Shippuden: Box Set 9

Sekirei: Pure Engagement   BLU

Stardriver 2

 

FAMILY NEW RELEASES

Adventures of Chris Fable

Bratz: Desert Jewelz

Garfield Show: Dinosaurs & Other Animal Adventures

Geek Charming

Lego Star Wars: The Padawan Menace   BLU

Pokemon DP: Galactic Battles-Volumes 7 & 8

 

NEW TV ON DVD

Dennis The Menace: Season 4—The final season

Designing Women: Season 5

Hawaii Five-O: Season 12

Jersey Shore: Season 4—Uncensored!

Kojak: Complete Movie Collection

The Lucy Show: Season 5

Mob Wives: Season 1—Uncensored!

New Tricks: Season 6

One Tree Hill: Season 8

Pacific Blue: Seasons 1-5

Poirot: Series 1 & 2

Royal Pains: Season 3, Volume 1

Spin City: Season 6

Swamp People: Season 2

TV Noir: Volumes 1 & 2

 

NEW IMPORTS & FOREIGN FILMS

About Love (2004)—Russia, based on the story by Anton Chekhov

Coast Guard (2002)—Korea, directed by Kim Ki-Duk   BLU   @

Comic Strip Presents: The Complete Collection (1982)—UK   @

Cop In Drag (1984)—Italy

Hacks (2011)(PAL Code 2)—UK

Hecto Pascal: Sensual Callgirl (2009)—Japan

Orphan’s Tale (1981)(PAL Code 2)—France

Teresa (2011)—Mexico

Tierra (1996)—Spain, directed Julio Medem

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)(PAL Code 2)—UK   Whoohoo!

 

NEW WARNER ARCHIVES

Chain Lightning (1949)

Conflict (1945)

Frisco Kid (1935)

Fugitive (1947)

Leather Jackets (1991)

In The Cool of The Day (1963)

It All Came True (1940)

Period of Adjustment (1962)

Simon (1980)

Slim (1937)

Tall Story (1960)

Taxi (1931)

You Can’t Get Away With Murder (1939)

Young Stranger (1957)

 


NEW DOCUMENTARIES, STAND-UP COMEDY, & OTHER NON-FICTION FARE

Arabia (IMAX)   BLU

Bejart! Did You Say Bejart?: A Profile of the Legendary Choreographer

Billy The Kid –American Experience

Frederic Chopin: Famous Composers

Consumed: Inside The Belly Of The Beast

Steve Coogan: Live—The set includes The Man Who Thinks He’s It, Live ‘n’ Lewd, and Steve Coogan as Alan Partridge and Other Less Successful Characters, along with a behind-the-scenes documentary.   @

Nick Di Paolo: Raw Nerve

Ethos: A Time For Change

Guns and Weed: The Road to Freedom—Director’s Cut

Kevin Hart: Laugh At My Pain

King Arthur and Medieval Britain

Knuckle (2011)

Limelight: The Rise and Fall of New York’s Greatest Nightclub Empire  @

Gustav Mahler: Famous Composers

Carlos Mencia: New Territory

More Business of Being Born

Motogp 2011: Official Review

Motogp 2002-12: A Decade in Motogp

National Geographic: Lost Gold of The Dark Ages

NOVA: Sinking The Supership

Queen: Days of Our Lives

Right America: Feeling Wronged

Tragedy of Bataan

24/7 Penguins/Capitals: Road to the NHL Winter Classic

US Open: 2011 Men’s Final-Djokovic v. Nadal

 

MORE MOVIES

Amazon Falls (2010)

Answer This!

Buffering

Cheaper To Keep Her (2011)

Courageous (2011)

Far From The Madding Crowd (1998)

Fireflies In The Garden

Flight of The Cardinal

For Christ’s Sake

For Love of Amy

Game Time

Heavy Metal Picnic

He’s Mine, Not Yours

Hold Your Peace

The Hunters

I Want To Get Married

Into The Lion’s Den

Jessicka Rabid

Kill Katie Malone

Klown Kamp Massacre

Leave Blank

Little Deaths—Unrated

Love Patient

Pola Negri: The Iconic Collection—Four early films from the Silent-era actress: Polish Dancer (1917), Yellow Ticket (1918), Eyes of The Yellow Ma (1918), and Sappho (1921)  @

Not Another B Movie

Over The Edge (2011)

Psychic Experiment

Psycho Sleepover

The Rebound (2011)

Scarlet Worm (2011)

Summer of Massacre

The Sunset Limited  BLU  @

Tales of an Ancient Empire

 

NEW BLU-RAY

Adventures of Milo and Otis

Apollo 18

Boys in Company C

Casino Royale (1967)   @

Catch .44

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

Fascination (1979)

A Fish Called Wanda   @

Fright Night (2011)—3D Blu-ray

Get Shorty   @

Good Morning Vietnam

Greece: Secrets of The Past (IMAX)

Happy, Happy

In The Name of The King 2: Two Worlds

Inspector Lewis: Series 4

Iron Rose

Le Jetee/Sans Soleil—The Criterion Collection   @  SALE

The Josephine Baker Story

Lady and The Tramp: Diamond Edition  SALE

Lips of Blood

The Love We Make: Paul McCartney

Monster House— 3D Blu-ray 

Nirvana: Live at The Paramount

Now & Later

Nude Vampire

Open Season  3D Blu-ray 

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers: Live

Point Blank (2010)

Pool Boys

Primeval: Volume 3

Proof (2004)

Rapt (2011)

Shameless: Season 1 (2011)

She’s All That

Shiver of The Vampires

Silence de la Mer

Sinners and Saints (2011)

Tanner Hall

Thurgood

Tuskegee Airmen

The flood of new titles continues next week with TAKE SHELTER, AMERICAN TEACHER, URBANIZED, and many more.  See you then.

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