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New Releases for August 7

Excellent re-issues from Olive Films, video games, and Blu-rays make up this New Release list that's short and sweet so you can get in, out, and on with your summer. Here it is:

BLU = Also available to rent on Blu-ray disc

3D BLU = Available for rent on lovely 3D Blu-ray, though you must have a 3D TV to experience the full glory.

@ = Available for sale in the store (but we can special order anything, see us for details.)

Our online store is still undergoing a revamp--please email us at scarecrow@scarecrow.com or give us a call at (206) 524-8554 if you need to buy something without setting foot in the store.

 

SQUIDBILLIES: VOLUME 5—The Cuyler Family and Sheriff are back for another season of Appalachian mischief on this Adult Swim show.  @

 

DR. SEUSS' THE LORAX—The creators of Despicable Me adaptation's of the cherished tale. Featuring the voices of Ed Helms, Zac Efron, Taylor Swift, Betty White, and Danny DeVito.  BLU  3D BLU  @

 

GRIMM: SEASON ONE—If you’re like me and have been glued to the Olympics all week, you’ve seen the promo for this show a thousand times (it’s the one where everyone’s face briefly morphs into an animal face). Turns out this darker take on Grimm’s fairy tales is from former Buffy and Angel producers and is set in lovely Portland, Oregon. Catch up before next Monday’s season premiere.  BLU  @

 

MARLEY—Kevin Macdonald's (One Day in September, The Last King of Scotland) definitive exploration into the life, art, and legacy of the reggae master whose face will forever grace the walls of college students around the world. "My richness is life."  BLU  @

 

WARRIORS OF THE RAINBOW: SEEDIQ BALE—Director Wei Te-Sheng and producer John Woo present an epic based on the true story of an early twentieth century war between native Taiwanese tribes and the Japanese soldiers attempting to colonize the island. It is available in either a theatrical cut or the four-and-a-half hour International version.  BLU   @

 


NEW VIDEO GAMES

Risen 2: Dark Waters (PS3, Xbox 360)

Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune (PS3)


ANIME NEW RELEASES

Black Butler: Season 2  BLU

Dragon Box Z: Dragon Box Volume 7—episodes 251-291

One Piece Collection No. 6—episodes 131-156

 

FAMILY NEW RELEASES

Doug’s 1st Movie

Gruffalo’s Child

The Smurfs and The Magic Flute (1976)

 

NEW BLU-RAY

Bound (1996)—Includes theatrical & unrated versions  @

Clue   @

Grosse Pointe Blank  @

High Fidelity (2000)  @

Spaceballs: 25th Anniversary Edition   @

 

NEW TV ON DVD

Garrow’s Law: Series 3

Parenthood: Season 3

Strike Back: Season 1  @

 

NEW IMPORTS & FOREIGN FILMS

Long Memory (1953)—UK

Off on a Comet (1970)—Czech Republic, animation directed by Karel Zeman

Sinking of The Laconia (2010)—UK 

Stolen Airship (1967)—Czech Republic, more animation directed by Karel Zeman

1066 (2009)(PAL Code 2)—UK

Vanishing of Pato (2011)—Italy

White Sister (1972)—Italy

 

NEW WARNER ARCHIVES

Big Shots (1988)

Brass Target (1978)

The Clown (1953)

Cool Breeze (1972)

The Doctor and The Girl (1949)

Great Diamond Robbery (1953)

Half a Hero (1953)

John Paul Jones (1959)

Southern Yankee (1948)

Watch The Birdie (1950)

Yellow Cab Man (1950)

Yukon Manhunt/Northwest Territory (1951)

 

NEW DOCUMENTARIES

Foreign Parts

In Tahrir Square: 18 Days of Egypt’s Unfinished Revolution

 

MORE MOVIES

Band of the Hand (1986)

Bel Ami (2012)

The Boogens (1981)  BLU  @

Competition (1980)

Diamond Trap (1988)

Escape in the Fog (1945)

From a Far Country: Pope John Paul II (1981)

Girlfriend (2010)

Hamlet (1969)

Having Our Say: The Delaney Sisters’ First 100 Years (1999)

Intensity (1997)

Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt

Johnny Guitar (1950)  BLU @

Let Us Live (1939)

Mad Magician (1954)

Mr. Hush (2011)

Rio Grande (1950)  BLU @

The Skinny (2012)

We also have a selection of new Adult titles, including a 3D Blu-ray version of This Ain’t Ghostbusters.

We’ll be back next week with The Raid: Redemption, The Hunger Games, Jaws on Blu-ray, and many more. Happy viewing to all.

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