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Sherlock: Season Two & more New Releases for May 22

It’s an impressive week for New Releases with lots of comedy, romance, mystery, and action, plus a bunch of Italian and silent films and two moveis about Bigfoot. Here’s the list:

BLU = Available for rent on Blu-ray

@ = Available for sale in the store

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SHERLOCK: SEASON TWO—“Listen. What I said before, John, I meant it. I don't have friends. I've just got one.”   BLU 

 

THE SECRET WORLD OF ARRIETTY—Another instant classic from Studio Ghibli, adapted from The Borrowers, written by Hayao Miyazaki. The English-language track features the voices of Will Arnett, Amy Poehler, and Carol Burnett.  BLU  @

 

THE WOMAN IN BLACK—Daniel Radcliffe stars as a lawyer in Victorian-era England investigating a small village’s chilling mysteries in this good old-fashioned creepy ghost story.   BLU @

 

THIS MEANS WAR—Two CIA agents (Tom Hardy and Chris Pine, sometimes wearing suits) fight for the affections of Reese Witherspoon in this action-filled romantic comedy.  BLU

 

 

RED TAILS—Dazzling aerial action sequences abound in this drama following four members of the Tuskegee Airmen through WWII, co-written by The Boondocks creator Aaron McGruder and produced by George Lucas.  BLU

 

PERFECT SENSE—Ewan McGregor and Eva Green play a scientist and a chef who fall deeply in love during a global epidemic that robs people of their sensory perception.  @

 

CERTIFIED COPY—The Criterion Collection presents Juliette Binoche and opera singer William Shimell in Abbas Kiarostami’s “luminous and provocative romance in which nothing is as it appears.”   BLU  @

 

NEW VIDEO GAMES

Game of Thrones (PS3, Xbox 360)

Max Payne 3 (PS3, Xbox 360)

Men in Black: Alien Crisis (PS3, Wii, Xbox 360)

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (PS3, Xbox 360)


FAMILY NEW RELEASES

Jonny Quest: The Real Adventures-Season 1, Volume 2

My Babysitter’s a Vampire: Season 1

Unico in the Island of Magic

Unico: Fantastic Adventures of Unico

 

NEW BLU-RAY

Castle in the Sky   @

Grand Duel / Keoma (1972)

Mars Needs Moms3D BLU

Mimic 2 / Mimic 3: Sentinel

Miracle of Marcelino (1955)

Whisper of the Heart  @

 

NEW TV ON DVD

Dean Martin Variety Show—Uncut!

The River: Season 1  @

Rizzoli & Isles: Season 2

 

NEW IMPORTS & FOREIGN FILMS

Bol (2011)—India

Brute and the Beast (1966) (English dub)—Italy, directed by Lucio Fulci

City of Desire (2001)—Hong Kong

Corpo Celeste (2011)—Italy

Dear Doctor (2009)(Code 2)—Japan

Death Row: Four Films by Werner Herzog (2012)(PAL Code 2)--Germany

First Beautiful Thing (2010)—Italy

Jodi Breakers (2012)—India

Mere Brother Ki Duchan (2011)—India

Mutant Girls Squad (2010)—Japan   BLU  @

Plot of Fear (1976)—Italy   @

Second Woman (2011)(PAL Code 6)—China

Thousand Day Promise (2011)—Korea (TV drama)  @

United (2011)—UK  @

Warriors of the Rainbow (2011)(Code 3)—Taiwan

Worried About the Boy (2011)—UK


NEW from the CRITERION COLLECTION

Up All Night with Robert Downey Sr.—A five-film set from Criterion’s Eclipse series: Babo 73 (1964), Chafed Elbows (1966), No More Excuses (1968), Putney Swope (1969), and Two Tons of Turquoise to Taos (1975).   @

 

NEW DOCUMENTARIES

Anatomy of Hate: A Dialogue to Hope

The Announcement—ESPN Films

Carol Channing: Larger than Life

Love Etc. (2012)

Marinovich Project—ESPN Films

Mayo Clinic Wellness Solutions for High Blood Pressure

Mayo Clinic Wellness Solutions for Weight Loss

Miseducation of Pakistan

National Geographic: Talibanstan

NOVA: Cracking Your Genetic Code

Racing Dreams—Doc. on the competitive world of youth Karting racing from director Marhsall Curry (If A Tree Falls: The Story of the Earth Liberation Front)

The Real Rocky—ESPN Films

Tom Waits: Juke Box

 

MORE MOVIES

Bigfoot Lives 2 (2008)

Close Call for Boston Blackie (1946)

Conquering Power (1921)

Drive-In (1976)

Eve’s Leaves (1926)

Girl Who Stayed at Home (1919)

In The Shadow of…Bigfoot  (1977)

Labor’s Reward (1925)

Lucky Devil (1925)

More Than Friends (1978)

Mortuary (1983)

Newlyweds (2011)

One Mysterious Night (1944)

Strange Affair (1944)

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Alpha (2011)

Trippin’ (2011)

I should also mention we now have the Avengers XXX parody. Feel free to make your own Hulk Smash joke here.

Tune in next week for We Need To Talk About Kevin, True Blood: Season 4, Yellow Submarine on Blu-ray & mcuh more. Happy viewing to all.


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