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New Releases for January 27

It's another glorious New Release Tuesday here at Scarecrow!

 

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.

 

The best new title we got in this week is easily THE KINGDOM OF DREAMS AND MADNESS (@ SALE), an amazing new documentary about Studio Ghibli and its founding master animators Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata. Filmed during the making of these two titans' respective final films (THE WIND RISES and THE TALE OF PRINCESS KAGUYA), it's a meticulous and meditative look at what it means to make such personal art and the team spirit at Ghibli. Also, best Cat performance of 2014. 

 

Also on deck this week: Those Heroes at the Criterion Collection bring us Lucrecia Martel's debut feature LA CINEAGA (@ BLU SALE). There's DOWNTON ABBEY SEASON 5 (@ BLU SALE), in which none of the characters appear have aged in the decade-plus covered by the show. Brad Pitt in a WWII tank in the brutal, thrilling FURY (@ BLU SALE). Robert Downey Jr. makes peace with his crusty dad (Robert Duvall) in THE JUDGE (BLU). WHY DON'T YOU PLAY IN HELL? (@ BLU SALE) is a completely insane bit of Japanese punk filmmaking, real see-it-to-believe-it stuff. Nicole Kidman is an amnesiac in BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP (BLU). The 1976 adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs' AT THE EARTH'S CORE (@ BLU SALE) lands on blu-ray. Classic lit lovers should pick up Kenneth Branagh's version of HENRY V (@ BLU SALE) and the double feature set of JEAN DE FLORETTE and MANON OF THE SPRING (@ BLU SALE). Comic fans get JUSTICE LEAGUE: THRONE OF ATLANTIS (@ BLU SALE). And for the animation-heads there's MY LITTLE PONY: THE MOVIE, Guillermo del Toro-produced BOOK OF LIFE (@ BLU SALE) and REGLUAR SHOW: MORDECAI PACK (@ SALE).

Here's the full rental list:

 

Amazing Grace (1974)

Before I Go To Sleep (2014) BLU

Big Driver (2014)

Cienaga (Criterion Collection) @ BLU SALE

Color of Time (2012)

Days and Nights (2014)

Fury @ BLU SALE

Judge BLU

Justice League: Throne of Atlantis @ BLU SALE

My Old Lady (2014)

Open Windows (2014)

Pork Chop Hill (1959)

Two Mothers (2013)

Why Don’t You Play In Hell? (2013) @ BLU SALE

 

NEW DOCUMENTARIES

Art and Craft (2014)

Kingdom of Dreams and Madness (2013) @ SALE

Plot for Peace (2013)

Slow Food Story (2013)

 

NEW TV ON DVD

Downton Abbey: Season 5 @ BLU SALE

 

FAMILY NEW RELEASES

Book of Life (2014) @ BLU SALE

My Little Pony: The Movie

Regular Show: Mordecai Pack @ SALE

 

NEW BLU-RAY

Henry V (1989) (Branagh) @ BLU SALE

Jean de Florette / Manon of the Spring @ BLU SALE

 

That about does it for this week's New Releases! GO HAWKS!!

 

 

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