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New Releases for September 17

The march of great TV shows continues this week, along with a lot of shiny, messed up people, rampant crime sprees, swift not-zombies, and much more. Here's the list:

 

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)

SALE = Click this link to purchase select titles from our online store

 

WORLD WAR Z—When the world is suddenly overtaken by fast-moving and surprisingly nimble dead people, Brad Pitt dons a scarf and leads a group of investigators on a tense, action-packed global search for a cure.  BLU  3D BLU  @  SALE

 

BEHIND THE CANDELABRA—Steven Soderbergh’s multi-Emmy-nominated biopic is a glittering adaptation of Scott Thorson’s book about his life with Liberace. Michael Douglas and Matt Damon are outstanding as Liberace and Scott, as are the supporting cast including Scott Bakula, Dan Aykroyd, Rob Lowe, and Debbie Reynolds as Liberace’s mom.  BLU  @

 

THE BLING RING—Emma Watson stars as one of a band of teens who break into the homes of the rich and famous in Sofia Coppola’s interpretation of the fascinating real-life story.  BLU  @

 

NASHVILLE: SEASON 1—It’s badass Queen of Country Connie Britton vs. the young diva Hayden Panettiere who’s looking to snatch her crown in this addictive, soap opera-y drama. 

 

BATES MOTEL: SEASON 1— A & E’s modern retelling of Psycho explores what sows the seeds of a serial killer with Freddie Highmore as young Norman Bates and Vera Farmiga as his mother.  BLU

 

AUTUMN SONATA—Ingrid Bergman and Liv Ullmann are an estranged mother and daughter in this classic “cathartic pas de deux” from director Ingmar Bergman. It’s reissued with new extras and makes its Blu-ray debut on The Criterion Collection.  BLU  @  SALE

 

NEW VIDEO GAMES

Grand Theft Auto V  (Xbox 360, PS3)

 

ANIME NEW RELEASES

Naruto Shippuden: The Lost Tower

 

FAMILY NEW RELEASES

Adventure Time: Jake the Dad—We have this for sale & it comes with a cool fits-most-heads Jake hat!  SALE

Jumanji: Season 1-The Animated Series

Sofia the First: Ready to be a Princess

Storybook International: Complete Collection—A 10 disc set, each rents separately

Superhuman Samurai Syber-Squad: Volume 1

A Talking Cat!?!—The AV Club deemed this The Room of anthropomorphic animal movies.” Featuring the voice of Eric Roberts.

 

NEW BLU-RAY

Dracula: Prince of Darkness    SALE

Freddy vs. Jason--All the Friday the 13th films are available together for sale in a new Blu-ray set  @

Friday the 13th Part 4: The Final Chapter

Friday the 13th Part 5 & 6

Friday the 13th Part 7 & 8

Funny Girl  @

Jason Goes to Hell / Jason X

Letter to Three Wives (1949)  SALE

Slacker: The Criterion Collection  @  SALE

Tremors / Tremors 2: Aftershocks--All the Tremors films are also available together for sale on Blu-ray  @

Tremors 3: Back to Perfection / Tremors 4

 

NEW TV ON DVD

Arrow: Season 1

CSI: Season 13

Dalziel & Pascoe: Season 8

Doctor Who, Story 039: The Ice Warriors—with Second Doctor Patrick Troughton

Doctor Who: Scream of the Shalka—Animated adventure with Richard E. Grant as The Doctor

Grimm: Season 2

Leverage: Final Season

The Mentalist: Season 5

Vegas: The DVD Edition (2012)

Waking the Dead: Season 8

 

NEW IMPORTS & FOREIGN FILMS

Ashamed (2011)—Korea

Drift (2012)—Australia

Hidden in the Woods (2012)—Chile

In the Fog (2012)—Russia

In The Name Of (2013)—Poland

Inch’allah (2013)—Canada

The Last Tycoon (2012)—Hong Kong  BLU  @

Two Men in Manhattan (1959)—France, directed by Jean-Pierre Melville  @

War of the Buttons (2011)—France

White Queen (2013)(PAL Code 2)—UK

 

NEW DOCUMENTARIES & MUSIC

Accordion Dreams

Brainwave

A Girl & a Gun

National Geographic: Sex-How it Works

The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power

Somm

Triumph of the Wall

You Don’t Need Feet to Dance

 

MORE NEW MOVIES 

And Now a Word from Our Sponsors--Parker Posey alert!!

Between Midnight and Dawn (1950)—Part of Columbia Pictures Film Noir Classics Vol. IV set  @

Bless Me, Ultima

Day of the Dead (1985)—New Collector’s Edition of George Romero’s film  BLU  @  SALE

Disconnect--A thriller about our failure to connect in a tech-heavy world, starring Jason Bateman & Hope Davis  BLU

The East (2013)--Conspiracy thriller with Brit Marling, Alexander Skarsgård & Ellen Page  BLU

Evilspeak (1981)

Family Secret (1951)

Gimme the Loot

Greetings from Tim Buckley  @

Hammer of the Gods

Henry IV: Parts I & II—With Jeremy Irons as Henry IV, part of the The Hollow Crown series   @

Henry V—With Tom Hiddleston as Henry V, part of the The Hollow Crown series @

Invasion of the Blood Farmers / Silent Night, Bloody Night (1972)

Johnny O’Clock (1947) —Part of Columbia Pictures Film Noir Classics Vol. IV set  @

Richard II—With Ben Whishaw as King Richard, part of the The Hollow Crown series @

Simon Killer

So Dark the Night (1946)—Part of Columbia Pictures Film Noir Classics Vol. IV set  @

Somebody Up There Likes Me (2012)--Nick Offerman alert!!

Walk a Crooked Mile (1948)—Part of Columbia Pictures Film Noir Classics Vol. IV set  @

Walk East on Beacon (1950) —Part of Columbia Pictures Film Noir Classics Vol. IV set  @

 The We and The I—New from director Michel Gondry  @

Weekend Pass / Games Guys Play (1984)

Join us next week for Iron Man 3, The Kings of Summer, The Shining documentary Room 237, a Collector’s Edition & Blu-ray debut of John Carpenter’s Prince of Darkness & much more. Happy viewing.


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