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New Releases for May 15

This week brings a bunch of foreign films and documentaries, another slew of Blu-rays, and many other quality titles. Here’s the full New Release list:

BLU = Also available for rent on Blu-ray disc

@ = Available for sale in the store

Our online store is still being made over. Please contact us at scarecrow@scarecrow.com or (206) 524-8554 for any sales inquires. We appreciate your patience and hope you’ll like the new store once it's up and running.

 

NORWEGIAN WOOD—A sweet and sad coming-of-age story from director Tran Anh Hung, adapted from the novel by Haruki Murakami’s novel, with a score by Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood.  @

 

THE GREY—Liam Neeson leads a group of plane crash survivors on an existential journey through the Alaskan wilderness while trying to evade a pack of hungry, persistent wolves.  BLU  @

 

ALBERT NOBBS—Glenn Close and Janet McTeer were both nominated for Oscars for their portrayal of women posing as men to work and survive in nineteenth-century Ireland.  BLU  @

 

RAMPART—Woody Harrelson is a brutal, corrupt LA cop who spirals out of control while under investigation for beating a suspect. BLU @

 

CHRONICLE—Three teenage boys find a mysterious buzzing crystal that gives them superpowers and superegos. Any movie in which a car is thrown down 4th Avenue and lands on top of the Space Needle can’t be all that bad.    BLU   @

 

BEING JOHN MALKOVICH—“IT’S MY HEAAAAAD!!!” The Criterion edition of Spike Jonze’s breakthrough film includes a new behind-the-scenes documentary by filmmaker Lance Bangs and a conversation between John Malkovich and John Hodgman. WARNING: Criterion's Three Reasons video has swearing and therefore is NSFW.   BLU  @

 

NEW VIDEO GAMES

Battleship (PS3, Xbox 360, Wii)

Starhawk (PS3)

 

ANIME NEW RELEASES

A-Channel: The Animation

Dream Eater Merry: Complete Collection

Fairytail: Volume 4   BLU

Golgo 13: Collection 3

Infinite Stratos: Complete Collection

Mardock Scramble: The First Compression 

Naruto Shippuden: Box Set 10

Psychic Squad: Collection 1

 

FAMILY NEW RELEASES

Ben 10: Ultimate Alien-The Ultimate Ending

Bubble Guppies

Double Switch (1987)

Flicka: Country Pride

Happiness is…Peanuts: Team Snoopy

Shazzan: The Complete Series

Transformers: Super-God Masterforce

Wild Thornberrys: Season 2, Part 2

Yo Gabba Gabba Live!: There’s a Party in my City! 

 

NEW TV ON DVD

Adam-12: The Final Season

Billy The Exterminator: Season 4

Car 54 Where Are You?: Season 2

Combat Hospital: Season 1

Conan the Adventurer: Season 2, Part 2 (1992)

Doctor Who, Story 107: Nightmare of Eden—with Fourth Doctor Tom Baker

Doctor Who, Story 151: Dragonfire—with Seventh Doctor Sylvester McCoy

Doctor Who, Story 153: Happiness Patrol—with Seventh Doctor Sylvester McCoy

Hell on Wheels: Season 1   BLU  @

Hells Kitchen: Season 6

Ice Road Truckers: Season 5

Inspector Morse’s Oxford

Kojak: Season 4 

Laverne & Shirley: Season 5

Meet The Browns: Season 5

Mr. Sunshine: Complete Series

One Tree Hill: Season 9

Top Shot: The Gauntlet

The Universe: Season 6

Who Do You Think You Are?: Season 2

 

NEW IMPORTS & FOREIGN FILMS

After the Banquet (2009)—Korea

American Translation (2012)—France

Black Pond (2011)(PAL Code 2)—UK

Carry on Camping/Carry on Again (1969)—UK

Claustrofobia (2011)—Netherlands

The Devil (1981)—Hong Kong

Elena (2011)(PAL Code 5)—Russia

Erotic Escape (1985)—Italy

Exotic Malice (1980)—Italy

Flying Swords of Dragon Gate (2011)(Code 3)—Hong Kong

Jitters (2010)—Iceland

Kate Logan Affair (2012)—Canada

Kawa (2011)—New Zealand

The Lady (2011)(PAL Code 2)—France, based on the life of Burmese activist Aung San Suu Kyi, directed by Luc Besson

Michael (2011)—Austria

My Piece of the Pie (2011)—France

Naughty Teen (1977)—Italy

Peep Show: Series 7 (2011)(PAL Code 2)—UK

Portuguese Nun (2009)(PAL Code 2)—Portugal

Public Enemies: Complete Series (2012)(PAL Code 2)—UK

Relation of Face, Mind and Love (2009)—Korea

Romancing in Thin Air (2011)(Code 3)—Hong Kong, directed by Johnnie To

The Runaway (2010)—UK

Sex, Demons and Death (1975)—Italy

Speed Angels (2012)(Code 3)—China

Those Who Kill: Complete Series (2010)(PAL Code 2)—Denmark

Train to Pakistan (1998)—India  

Viral Factor (2011)(Code 3)—Hong Kong

Woman Knight of Mirror Lake (2011)—China  BLU

Yamada: Way of the Samurai (2011)(PAL Code 2)—Thailand

You Are The Apple of My Eye (2011)—Taiwan 

 

NEW WARNER ARCHIVES/MGM LIMITED

Bridge to the Sun (1961)

Fish Don’t Blink (2002)

Flareup (1969)

House on Garibaldi Street (1979)

Hullabaloo (1940)

Last Mile (1959)

Noose for a Gunman (1960)

Portrait of an Escort (1980)

Running Target (1956)

Star of Midnight (1935)

This Could Be The Night (1957)

Tomahawk Trail (1957)

War Drums (1957)

 

NEW DOCUMENTARIES and STAND-UP COMEDY

Astros: 50th Anniversary Collector’s Edition—Future AL West members Houston Astros, that is

Baseball’s Greatest Games: 2011 World Series, Game 6

Dragonslayer (2011)—Documentary on skateboarding legend Josh ‘Skreech’ Sandoval.  @

Got the Facts on Milk?

Kinyarwanda (2012)

Norman Mailer: The American

Man on a Mission  @

Ralphie May: Too Big to Ignore

Menopause in an Hour

Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel

My Perestroika

National Geographic: Explorers-A Century of Discovery

Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy: Volume 2

Jessie Owens: American Experience

Planet Egypt

Pruitt-Igoe Myth 

Seven Wonders of the Buddhist World

Something Ventured

South Beach Prenatal Yoga

Strange Fruit: The Beatles’ Apple Recordings

This is What Love in Action Looks Like

The Thomashefskys: Music and memories of a Life in the Yiddish Theater

Waking the Titanic

We Were Here: AIDS Years in San Francisco

Windfall (2010)

 

MORE MOVIES

Alien Opponent—Uncut!

The Barbarian and the Geisha (1958)  BLU

Brighton Rock (1947)

Colony (1995)

Crew 2 Crew

Dead Want Women

The Devil Inside (2011)   BLU   @

Goodnight for Justice: Measure of a Man

The Hidden (2011)

Last Stop on 13th St.

Mother’s Love

Night Wolf

1900—Collector’s Edition  BLU   @

One For The Money

Planet of the Vampire Women

7 Below

She’s Not Our Sister 

Swingers Massacre

Thor at the Bus Stop

Walking Tall Trilogy  BLU  @

 

NEW BLU-RAY

About a Boy

America Revealed

Back to School—Extra Curricular Edition

Badge 373

Big Heat (1953)

Big Trail (1930)

Bird of Paradise (1932)

Bounce

City Slickers

Cleopatra (1963)

Clueless

Dark Tide (2012)

Darkest Hour

Don Juan Demarco

42nd Street Forever

High Road to China

Hit!

It’s Only Money

Jeremiah Johnson

Justine (1977)

Kate & Leopold

Littlerock

Meet Joe Black

Murdock Mysteries: Season 1

New York Stories

Nutty Professor (1996)

Parenthood (1989)

Poirot: Series 4

Charlotte Rampling: The Look

Some Days Are Better Than Others

Who’s Minding The Store 

Witches of Oz

We also received several new Adult titles, including Star Wars XXX: A Porn Parody. You'll find them all up in the New to Room section inside the Sexploitation room.

Tune in next week for such titles as Miyazaki's Secret World of Arrietty, Ewan McGregor and Eva Green in Perfect Sense, Red Tails, The Woman in Black, and the second series of Sherlock. Go Team Cumberbatch!

 

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