VIDEO ROOM

Video Room has been serving the Piedmont Avenue neighborhood since 1988. We carry a large selection of movies on DVD and have an ever growing Blu-ray library. We specialize in hard-to-find and obscure cult classics, TV shows, foreign cinema, and film noir, in addition to the latest new releases. Check out our large Directors section and offbeat categories that make us unique. Kids and dogs are welcome. Senior discounts available. We do same day reservations. Free parking.

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Saturday, August 29, 2015

NEW RELEASES - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2015

NEW RELEASES - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2015

BLU-RAY:

MAD MAX: FURY ROAD - Action/Sci-fi/Australia. Starring Ton Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Josh Helman, Zoe Kravitz, Nathan Jones. Directed by George Miller. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2015. Rated R. 120 minutes. Box Office: $153 million.

DVDS:

ALOHA - Comedy, Romance. Starring Bradley Cooper, Rachel McAdams, Emma Stone, Bill Murray, Alec Baldwin, John Krasinski, Danny McBride, Bill Camp. Directed by Cameron Crowe. 2015. Rated PG-13. 105 minutes. Box Office: $21 million.

BACKCOUNTRY -  Horror/Drama/Canada. Starring Missy Peregrym, Eric Balfour, Jeff Roop, Nicholas Campbell. Directed by Adam MacDonald. 2015. Rated R. 92 minutes.

BESSIE -  Musical/Drama. Starring Queen Latifah, Tika Sumpter, Michael Kenneth Williams, Bryan Greenberg, Mike Epps, Oliver Platt, Khandi Alexander, Mo'Nique, Charles S. Dutton. Directed by Dee Rees. 2015. Unrated. 112 minutes.

BOULEVARD [2015] - Drama. Starring Robin Williams, Roberto Aguire, Kathy Baker, Bob Odenkirk, Giles Matthey, J. Karen Thomas. Directed by Dito Montiel. Rated R. 88 minutes.

DARK STAR: H.R. GIGER'S WORLD - Documentary/Sci-Fi. Starring H.R. Giger, Leslie Barany, Sandra Beretta, Carmen Vega, Mia Bonzanigo, Muggi. Directed by Belinda Sallin. 2015. Unrated. 95 minutes.

DIOR AND I - Documentary/Fashion/France. Starring Christian Dior, Grace Coddington, Marion Cotillard, Isabelle Huppert, Marc Jacobs, Jennifer Lawrence, Sharon Stone, Donatella Versace, Harvey Weinstein, Anna Wintour.  Directed by Frederic Tcheng. 2015. Rated R. 90 minutes. Box Office: $2 million.

GLEN CAMPBELL: I'LL BE ME - Music Documentary. Starring Glen Campbell, Kim Campbell, Ronald Petersen, Jimmy Webb, Vince Gill, Brad Paisley, The Edge, Jay Leno. Directed by James Keach. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2014. Rated PG-13. 116 minutes. 2014 Academy Award nomination for Best Song: "I'm Not Gonna Miss You."

GOOD KILL - Drama/Suspense. Starring Ethan Hawke, January Jones, Zoe Kravitz, Bruce Greenwood, Jake Abel, Stafford Douglas. Directed by Andrew Niccol. 2015. Rated R. 102 minutes.

HARVEST, THE [2015] - Horror/Suspense. Starring Samantha Morton, Michael Shannon, Natasha Calis, Charlie Tahan, Peter Fonda, Meadow Williams. Directed by John McNaughton. 2015. Unrated. 104 minutes.

I'LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS [2015] - Comedy/Drama. Starring Blythe Danner, Martin Starr, Sam Elliott, Rhea Perlman, Mary Kay Place, Max Gail, Caroline Lagerfelt. Directed by Brett Haley. Rated PG-13. 92 minutes. Box Office: $8 million.


MAD MAX: FURY ROAD - Action/Sci-fi/Australia. Starring Ton Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Josh Helman, Zoe Kravitz, Nathan Jones. Directed by George Miller. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2015. Rated R. 120 minutes. Box Office: $153 million.

OUR MAN IN TEHRAN - Documentary. Starring Bob Anders, Joe Clark, William Daugherty, Carole Jerome, Flora MacDonald, Tony Mendez. Directed by Drew Taylor, Larry Weinstein. 2015. Unrated. 85 minutes.

PORTLANDIA: SEASON 5 - Comedy/Cult/TV. Starring Carrie Brownstein, Fred Armisen. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2015. Unrated.

STAR WARS REBELS: SEASON 1 -  Star Wars/Sci-fi/TV/Animation. Starring the voices of Vanessa Marshgall, Freddie Prinze, Jr., Steve Blum, Taylor Gray, Tiya Sircar, David Oyelowo, Jason Isaacs. 2014-2015. Unrated.  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

Saturday, August 22, 2015

NEW RELEASES - TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2015

NEW RELEASES - TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2015

BLU-RAYS:

CITIZENFOUR - Documentary. Starring Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, William Binney, Jacob Applebaum, Ewen MacAskill,  Jeremy Scahill. Directed by Laura Poitras. RECOMMENDED! 2014. Rated R. 114 minutes. Box Office: $3 million. Academy Award winner: Best Documentary Feature.

TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT - Misc. Foreign (Belgian-France-Italy)/Drama. Starring Marion Cotillard, Fabrizio Rongione, Catherine Salee, Batiste Sornin, Pili Groyne, Simon Caudry. Directed by Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne. 2014. Rated PG-13. Box Office: $2 million. Academy Award nominee: Best Actress Marion Cotillard.

DVDS:

BIG GAME -Action/Mystery/Misc. Foreign (Finland-British Isles-Germany). Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Onni Tommila, Ray Stevenson, Victor Garber, Mehmet Kutulus, Ted Levine, Felicity Huffman, Jim Broadbent. Directed by Jalman Helander. 2015. Rated PG-13. 110 minutes.



CITIZENFOUR - Documentary. Starring Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, William Binney, Jacob Applebaum, Ewen MacAskill,  Jeremy Scahill. Directed by Laura Poitras. RECOMMENDED! 2014. Rated R. 114 minutes. Box Office: $3 million. Academy Award winner: Best Documentary Feature.

ELEMENTARY: SEASON 3 -  Sherlock Holmes/TV. Starring Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Aidan Quinn, Jon Michael Hill, Ophelia Lovibond, Raza Jaffrey, Stuart Townsend. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2014-2015. Unrated.

GOOD WIFE, THE: SEASON 6 - TV/Drama. Starring Julianna Margulies, Matt Czuchry, Christine Baranski, Archie Punjabi, Chris Noth, Josh Charles, Matthew Goode, Alan Cumming, Makenzie Vega, Graham Phillips, Zach Grenier, Oliver Platt, Michael J. Fox, Mike Colter, David Hyde Pierce. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2014-2015. Unrated.

LILA & EVE - Mystery/Drama. Starring Viola Davis, Jennifer Lopez, Ami Ameen, Shea Whigham, Andre Royo, Chris Chalk. Directed by Charles Stone III. 2015. Rated R. 94 minutes.

TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT - Misc. Foreign (Belgian-France-Italy)/Drama. Starring Marion Cotillard, Fabrizio Rongione, Catherine Salee, Batiste Sornin, Pili Groyne, Simon Caudry. Directed by Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne. 2014. Rated PG-13. Box Office: $2 million. Academy Award nominee: Best Actress Marion Cotillard.

WALKING DEAD, THE: SEASON 5 -   TV/Horror. Starring Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Steven Yuen, Lauren Cohan, Chandler Riggs, Melissa McBride, Danai Gurira, Emily Kinney, Tovah Feldshuh, Alexandra Breckinridge. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2014-2015. Unrated.

WHERE HOPE GROWS - Drama. Starring Kristoffer Polaha, David DeSanctis, Danica McKellar, Brooke Burns, Kerr Smith, William Zabka, McKaley Miller. Directed by Chris Dowling. 2015. Rated PG-13. 95 minutes. Box Office: $2 million.

Saturday, August 15, 2015

NEW RELEASES - TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2015

NEW RELEASES - TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2015

DVDs:

BLACKLIST, THE: SEASON 2 - TV/Film Noir/Mystery/Action. Starring James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff, Harry Lennix, Hisham Tawfiq, Ryan Eggold, Amir Arison, David Strathairn. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2014-2015. Unrated.

LITTLE BOY -  War/Comedy/Drama/Mexico-US. Starring Jakob Salvati, Emily Watson, David Henne, Michael Rapaport, Tom Wilkinson, Ted Levine, Ali Landry, Toby Huss. Directed by Alejandro Monteverde. 2015. Rated PG-13. 106 minutes. Box Office: $7 million.

STRANGERLAND - Mystery/Australia-Ireland. Starring Nicole Kidman, Joseph Fiennes, Hugo Weaving, Sean Keenan, Maddison Brown, Nicholas Hamilton, Meyne Wyatt. Directed by Kim Farrant. 2015. Rated R. 112 minutes.

Saturday, August 8, 2015

NEW RELEASES - TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2015

NEW RELEASES - TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2015

DVDs:

I AM BIG BIRD: THE CAROLL SPINNEY STORY - Documentary. Starring Caroll Spinney, Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Steve Whitmire, Dave Golez, Sonia Manzano. Directed by Dave LaMattina,  Chad M. Walker. 2015. Unrated. 90 minutes.

JONATHAN STRANGE & MR. NORRELL - British TV/Sci-fi. Starring Bertie Carvel, Eddie Marsan, Marc Warren, Charlotte Riley, Alice Englert, Samuel West, Enzo Cilenti, Paul Kaye. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2015. Unrated.

KNICK, THE: SEASON 1 -  TV/Drama. Starring Clive Owen, Grainger Hines, Katrina E. Perkins, Andre Holland, Jeremy Bobb, Juliet Rylance, Eve Hewson, Michael Angarano, Cara Seymour, Eric Johnson, Ying Ying Li, Suzanne Savoy. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2014. Unrated.

MATCH [2015] -  Comedy/Drama. Starring Patrick Stewart, Carla Gugino, Matthew Lillard, Maduka Steady, Jaime Tirelli, Rob Yang. Directed by Stephen Belber. Rated R. 92 minutes.

SCANDAL: SEASON 4 - TV/Drama/Cult. Starring Kerry Washington, Tony Goldwyn, Darby Stanchfield, Katie Lowes, Guillermo Diaz, Jeff Perry, Joshua Malina, Bellamy Young, Scott Foley, Joe Morton. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2014. Unrated.

UNFRIENDED -  Horror/Cult/US-Russia. Starring Heather Sossaman, Matthew Bohrer, Courtney Halverson, Shelley Hennig, Moses Storm, Renee Olstead, Will Peltz, Jacob Wysocki. 2015. Directed by Leo Gabriadze. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!  Rated R. 83 minutes. Box Office: $32 million.

WELCOME TO NEW YORK -  Drama/Cult/US-France. Starring Gerard Depardieu, Jacqueline Bisset, Marie Moute, Paul Calderon, Paul Hipp, Pamela Afesi, Amy Ferguson, Ronald Guttman. Directed by Abel Ferrara. 2014. Rated R. 125 minutes.

Saturday, August 1, 2015

NEW RELEASES - TUESDAY, AUGUST 4, 2015

NEW RELEASES - TUESDAY, AUGUST 4, 2015

BLU-RAYS:

CHILD 44 - Film Noir/Suspense/Misc. Foreign. Starring Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Noomi Rapace, Jason Clarke, Joel Kinnaman, Mark Lewis Jones. Directed by Daniel Espinosa. 2015. Rated R. 137 minutes.  Box Office: $2 million.

DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT - Action/Sci-fi. Starring Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort. Theo James, Kate Winslet, Jai Courtney, Mekhi Phifer, Miles Teller, Octavia Spencer, Zoe Kravitz, Tony Goldwyn. Directed by Robert Schwentke. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2015. Rated PG-13. 119 minutes. Box Office: $130 million.

FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD [2015] - Drama/British Isles. Starring Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaertz, Michael Sheen, Juno Temple, Tom Sturridge, Bradley Hall, Jessica Barden. Directed by Thomas Vinterberg. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! Rated PG-13. 119 minutes. 

DVDS:

A LA MALA -  Comedy/Spanish Language/Mexico. Starring Aislinn Derbez, Mauricio Ochmann,  Papile Aurora, Luis Arrieta, Daniela Schmidt, Jose Ron. Directed by Pedro Pablo Ibarra. 2015. Rated PG-13. 99 minutes. Box Office: $4 million.

ADULT BEGINNERS - Comedy/Drama. Starring Nick Kroll, Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale, Paula Garces, Joel McHale, Jane Krakowski, Caitlin Fitzgerald. Directed by Ross Katz. 2015. Rated R. 92 minutes.

AFFAIR, THE: SEASON 1 - TV/Drama. Starring Dominic West, Ruth Wilson, Maura Tierney, Joshua Jackson, Mare Winngham, Julia Goldani Telles, Jake Richard Siciliano, Jadon Sand, Richard Schiff, Victor Williams.  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2014. Unrated.

BLACKBIRD - Black Cinema/Drama. Starring Mo'Nique, Julian Walker, Kevin Allesee,  Isaiah Washington, Terrell Tilford, Gary LeRoi Gray. 2015. Rated R. 99 minutes. 

CASUAL VACANCY, THE - British TV/Drama. Starring Silas Carson, Joe Hurst, Michael Gambon, Rory Kinnear, Abigail Lawrie, Emily Bevan, Richard Glover, Monica Dolan, Julia McKenzie, Lolita Chakrabarti, Keeley Hawes, Simon McBurney. Based on J.K. Rowlings' novel. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2015. Unrated.

CHILD 44 - Film Noir/Suspense/Misc. Foreign. Starring Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Noomi Rapace, Jason Clarke, Joel Kinnaman, Mark Lewis Jones. Directed by Daniel Espinosa. 2015. Rated R. 137 minutes.  Box Office: $2 million.

DEAD LANDS, THE -  Action/New Zealand-UK. Starring James Rolleston, Lawrence Makoare, Te Kohe Tuhaka, Xavier Horan, Raukura Turei, Rena Owen. Directed by Toa Fraser. Rated R. 107 minutes.

DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT - Action/Sci-fi. Starring Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort. Theo James, Kate Winslet, Jai Courtney, Mekhi Phifer, Miles Teller, Octavia Spencer, Zoe Kravitz, Tony Goldwyn. Directed by Robert Schwentke. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2015. Rated PG-13. 119 minutes. Box Office: $130 million.

EVERY SECRET THING -  Suspense. Starring Diane Lane, Elizabeth Banks, Dakota Fanning, Danielle Macdonald, Nate Parker, Common, Colin Donnell. Directed by Amy Berg. 2015. Rated R. 93 minutes. 

FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD [2015] - Drama/British Isles. Starring Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaertz, Michael Sheen, Juno Temple, Tom Sturridge, Bradley Hall, Jessica Barden. Directed by Thomas Vinterberg. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! Rated PG-13. 119 minutes.

FAULTS -   Comedy/Suspense. Starring Leland Orser, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Chris Ellis, Jon Gries, Lance Reddick, Beth Grant, Cruz Flores. Directed by Riley Stearns. 2015. Unrated. 89 minutes.

HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER: SEASON 1 -  TV/Film Noir/Suspense/Cult. Starring Viola Davis, Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch, Jack Falahee, Aja Naomi King, Matt McGorry, Karla Souza, Charles Weber, Lisa Weil, Katie Findlay, Tom Verica. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2014-2015. Unrated.

JACKIE & RYAN -  Drama. Starring Katherine Heigl, Ben Barnes, Clea DuVall, Sheryl Lee, Emily Alyn Lind, Nathan Stevens, Ryan Bingham. Directed by Ami Canaan Mann. 2015. Rated PG-13. 90 minutes.

JAUJA -  Western/Drama/Misc. Foreign. Starring Viggo Mortensen, Ghita Norby, Viilbjork Malling Agger, Esteban Bigliardi. Directed by Lisardo Alonso. 2014. Unrated. 109 minutes.

LITTLE CHAOS, A -  Drama/British Isles. Starring Kate Winslet, Alan Rickman, Stanley Tucci, Matthias Schoenaerts, Danny Webb, Cathy Belton, Steven Waddington, Adrian Scarborough. Directed by Alan Rickman. 2015. Rated R. 117 minutes.

MADAME BOVARY [2015] -  Drama/Romance/German-Belgium-US. Starring Mia Wasikowska, Ezra Miller, Rhys Ifans, Paul Giamatti. Logan Marshall-Green, Laura Carmichael, Henry Lloyd-Hughes. Directed by Sophie Barthes. Rated R. 118 minutes.

ORPHAN BLACK: SEASON 3 -  British TV/Action/Sci-fi. Starring Tatiana Maslany, Dylan Bruce, Jordan Gavaris, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Bristian Bruun, Kevin Hanchard. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2015. Unrated.  

PIXIES -  Family/Animation/Comedy. Voices by Alexa Penavega, Bill Paxton, Christopher Plummer, Carlos Penavega, Geoff Gustavson, David Milchard, Sean Patrick O'Reilly. Directed by Sean Patrick O'Reilly. 2015. Rated PG. 78 minutes.

SALVATION, THE -  Western/Misc. Foreign. Starring Mads Mikkelsen, Eva Green, Eric Cantona, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Jonathan Pryce, Mikael Persbrandt. Directed by Kristian Levring. 2014. Rated R. 92 minutes.

STRIKE BACK: SEASON 3 - Action/TV. Starring Philip Winchester, Sullivan Stapleton, Michelle Lukes, Robson Green, Milauna Jackson. 2012-2013. Unrated.

TRUE STORY -  Drama/Suspense. Starring James Franco, Jonah Hill, Feleicity Jones, Maria Dizzia, Ethan Suplee, Robert John Burke, Gretchen Mol. Directed by Rupert Gould. 2015. Rated R. 99 minutes. Box Office: $5 million.

WHITE STORM, THE -  Action/Hong Kong Cinema. Starring Ching Wan Lau, Louis Koo, Nick Cheung, Hoi-Pang Lo, Quan Yuan, Ting Yip Ng. Directed by Benny Chan. 2013. Rated R. 140 minutes.

WYRMWOOD: ROAD OF THE DEAD -  Horror/Australia. Starring Jay Gallagher, Bianca Bradley, Leon Burchill, Luke McKenzie, Yune Covich, Keith Agius, Catherine Terraccini. Directed by Kiah Roche-Turner. 2015. Unrated. 98 minutes.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

NEW RELEASES - TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2015

NEW RELEASES - TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2015

BLU-RAYS:

HOME - Family/Animation/Comedy. Starring the voices of Jim Parsons, Rhianna, Steve Martin, Jennifer Lopez, Matt Jones, Brian Stepanek, April Lawrence. Directed by Tim Johnson. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2015. Rated PG. 94 minutes. Box Office: $172 million.

WATER DIVINER, THE - War/Drama/Australia. Starring Russell Crowe, Olga Kurylenko, Jai Courtney, Yilmaz Erdogan, Cem Yilmaz, Dylan Georgiades, Steve Bastioni, Isabel Lucas. Directed by Russell Crowe. 2015. Rated R. 111 minutes. Box Office: $5 million.

DVDS:

HOME - Family/Animation/Comedy. Starring the voices of Jim Parsons, Rhianna, Steve Martin, Jennifer Lopez, Matt Jones, Brian Stepanek, April Lawrence. Directed by Tim Johnson. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2015. Rated PG. 94 minutes. Box Office: $172 million.

LIFE ON THE REEF [PBS] - Documentary/Nature. 2015. Unrated. 180 minutes.
  
WATER DIVINER, THE - War/Drama/Australia. Starring Russell Crowe, Olga Kurylenko, Jai Courtney, Yilmaz Erdogan, Cem Yilmaz, Dylan Georgiades, Steve Bastioni, Isabel Lucas. Directed by Russell Crowe. 2015. Rated R. 111 minutes. Box Office: $5 million.

WHITE GOD -  Hungary-German-Sweden/Drama. Starring Zsofia Psotta, Sandor Zsoter, Lili Horvath, Szabalcs Thuroczy, Lili Monori, Gergely Banki. Directed by Kornel Munddruczo. 2014. Rated R. 121 minutes.

Saturday, July 18, 2015

NEW RELEASES - TUESDAY, JULY 21, 2015

NEW RELEASES - TUESDAY, JULY 21, 2015

DVDs:

DRUID PEAK -  Drama. Starring Spencer Treat Clark, Andrew Wilson, Rachel Korine, Damian Young, Armand Schulz, Nathaniel Brown, Lanna Joffrey. Directed by Marni Zelnick.  2015. Unrated. 111 minutes.

KUNG FU KILLER - Hong Kong Cinema/Martial Arts/Action. Starring Donnie Yen, Charlie Yeung, Baoqiang Wang, Bing Bai, Kang Yu, Siu-Wong Fan. Directed by Teddy Chan. 2014. Unrated. 100 minutes.

SET FIRE TO THE STARS -  Drama/British Isles. Starring Elijah Wood, Celyn Jones, Kelly Reilly, Steven Mackintosh, Shirley Henderson, Kevin Eldon. Directed by Andy Goddard. 2014. Unrated. 97 minutes.

UNCERTAIN TERMS - Comedy/Drama. Starring David Dahlbom, Adinah Dancyger, Casey Drogin, Hannah Gross, Tallie Medel, Caitlin Mehner. Directed by Nathan Silver. 2015. Unrated. 75 minutes.

WILD HORSES -  Mystery/Film Noir. Starring Robert Duvall, James Franco, Josh Hartnett, Luciana Pedrazza, Angie Cepeda, Jim Parrack. Directed by Robert Duvall. 2015. Rated R. 100 minutes.

Saturday, July 11, 2015

NEW RELEASES - TUESDAY, JULY 14, 2015

NEW RELEASES - TUESDAY, JULY 14, 2015

BLU-RAYS:

EX MACHINA - Sci-Fi/British Isles/Cult. Starring Alicia  Vikander, Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac, Corey Johnson, Sonoya Mizuno, Symara A. Templeman. Directed by Alex Garland. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2015. Rated R. 108 minutes. Box Office: $25 million.

IT FOLLOWS - Horror/Cult. Starring Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Olivia Luccardi, Lili Sepe, Jake Weary, Daniel Zovatto. Directed by David Robert Mitchell. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2015. Rated R. 100 minutes. Box Office: $15 million.

SALT OF THE EARTH, THE [2014] - Documentary.  Starring Sebastian Salgado, Wim Wenders, Juliano Ribeiro. Directed by Salgado and Wenders. PG-13. 110 minutes. Box Office: $1 million. Nominated for a Best Documentary Feature Academy Award.

SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL, THE - Comedy/Drama/British Isles. Starring Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Dev Patel, David Strathairn, Celia Imrie, Ronald Pickup, Diana Hardcastle. Directed by John Madden. 2015. Rated PG. 122 minutes. Box Office: $34 million.

DVDs:

AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE AT 75: A HISTORY [PBS/AMERICAN MASTERS] -  Fine Arts Documentary. Starring Jerome Robbins, George Balanchine, Agnes de Mille, Antony Tudor, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Misty Copeland. Directed by Ric Burns. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2015. 104 minutes.

EX MACHINA - Sci-Fi/British Isles. Starring Alicia  Vikander, Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac, Corey Johnson, Sonoya Mizuno, Symara A. Templeman. Directed by Alex Garland. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2015. Rated R. 108 minutes. Box Office: $25 million.

GOODBYE TO ALL THAT - Comedy/Drama. Starring Paul Schneider,  Melanie Lynskey, Anna Camp, Heather Graham, Amy Sedaris, Celia Weston, Audrey P. Scott. Directed by Angus MacLachlan. Unrated. 87 minutes.

IT FOLLOWS - Horror/Cult. Starring Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Olivia Luccardi, Lili Sepe, Jake Weary, Daniel Zovatto. Directed by David Robert Mitchell. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2015. Rated R. 100 minutes. Box Office: $15 million.

LONGEST RIDE, THE -  Drama/Romance. Starring Scott Eastwood, Britt Robertson, Alan Alda, Jack Huston, Oona Chaplin, Melissa Benoist, Lolita Davidovich. Directed by George Tillman Jr. 2015. Rated PG-13. 139 minutes. Box Office: $38 million.

PAUL BLART: MALL COP 2 - Comedy. Starring Kevin James, Raini Rodriguez, Eduardo Verastegui,  Daniella Alonso, Neal McDonough, Nicholas Turturro, Ana Gasteyer. Directed by Andy Fickman. 2015. Rated PG. 94 minutes. Box Office: $69 million.

SALT OF THE EARTH, THE [2014] - Documentary.  Starring Sebastian Salgado, Wim Wenders, Juliano Ribeiro. Directed by Salgado and Wenders. PG-13. 110 minutes. Box Office: $1 million. Nominated for a Best Documentary Feature Academy Award.

SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL, THE - Comedy/Drama/British Isles. Starring Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Dev Patel, David Strathairn, Celia Imrie, Ronald Pickup, Diana Hardcastle. Directed by John Madden. 2015. Rated PG. 122 minutes. Box Office: $34 million.

 
 

 

Saturday, July 4, 2015

NEW RELEASES - TUESDAY, JULY 7, 2015

NEW RELEASES - TUESDAY, JULY 7, 2015

BLU-RAYS:

MERCHANTS OF DOUBT - Documentary. Starring Frederick Singer, Naomi Orsekes, Jamy Ian Swiss, Patricia Callahan, James Hansen, Bob Inglis. Directed by Robert Kenner. 2014. Rated PG-13. 96 minutes.

WOMAN IN GOLD - Drama/US.-British Isles. Starring Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Bruhl, Katie Holmes, Tatiana Maslany, Max Irons, Charles Dance, Antje Traue, Elizabeth McGovern, Frances Fisher. Directed by Simon Curtis. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2015. Rated PG-13. 109 minutes. Box Office: $33 million.
 
DVDs:

5 FLIGHTS UP - Drama. Starring Diane Keaton, Morgan Freeman, Cynthia Nixon, Josh Pais, Sterling Jerins, Hannah Dunne. Directed by Richard Loncraine. 2015. Rated PG-13. 92 minutes. Box Office: Box Office: $1 million.

'71 - Action/War/British Isles. Starring Jack O'Connell, Sam Reid, Sean Harris, Paul Anderson, Richard Dormer, Denise Gough, Charlie Murphy, Martin McCann, Babou Ceesay. Directed by Yann Demage. 2014. Rated R.  99 minutes. Box Office: $1 million.

GERONTOPHILIA - Gay/comedy/romance/Canada. Starring Pier-Gabriel Lajoie, Walter Borden, Katie Boland, Yardley Kavanagh, Marie-Helene Thibault, Shawn Campbell. Directed by Bruce La Bruce. 2014. Unrated. 82 minutes.

HOUSE OF CARDS: SEASON 3 - Drama/TV. Starring Kevin Spacey, Michel Gill, Robin Wright, Michael Kelly, Nathan Darrow, Mahershali Ali. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! Unrated. 2015.

MAGGIE - Horror/Drama/US-Switzerland. Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Abigail Breslin, Joely Richardson, Douglas M. Griffin, J.D. Evermore, Rachel Whitman Groves. Directed by Henry Hobson. 2015. Rated PG-13. 95 minutes.

MERCHANTS OF DOUBT - Documentary. Starring Frederick Singer, Naomi Orsekes, Jamy Ian Swiss, Patricia Callahan, James Hansen, Bob Inglis. Directed by Robert Kenner. 2014. Rated PG-13. 96 minutes.

POLDARK {MASTERPIECE][2015] -  Drama/British TV. Starring Aidan Turner, Eleanor Tomlinson, Kyle Soller, Heida Reed, Philip Davis, Tristan Sturrock. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! Unrated.

ROAD WITHIN, THE - Comedy/Drama. Starring Zoe Kravitz, Robert Patrick, Dev Patel, Robert Sheehan, Kyra Sedgwick, Ali Hillis. Directed by Gren Wells. 2015. Rated R. 100 minutes.

SLOW WEST - Western/British Isles-New Zealand. Kodi Smit-McPhee, Michael Fassbender. Ben Mendelsohn, Caren Pistorious, Edwin Wright, Andrew Robertt. Directed by John Maclean. 2015. Rated R. 84 minutes.

TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN, THE [2015] -   Horror/Suspense. Starring Addison Timlin, Veronica Cartwright, Anthony Anderson, Travis Trope, Joshua Leonard, Gary Cole, Edward Herrmann, Ed Lauter, Arabella Field, Denis O'Hare. Directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon. Rated R. 86 minutes.


WOMAN IN GOLD - Drama/US.-British Isles. Starring Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Bruhl, Katie Holmes, Tatiana Maslany, Max Irons, Charles Dance, Antje Traue, Elizabeth McGovern, Frances Fisher. Directed by Simon Curtis. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2015. Rated PG-13. 109 minutes. Box Office: $33 million.
 

 

Saturday, June 27, 2015

NEW RELEASES - TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 2015

NEW RELEASES - TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 2015

BLU-RAYS:

GUNMAN, THE [2015] - Action/Suspense/US-Spain-UK-France. Starring Sean Penn, Javier Bardem, Idris Elba, Jasmine Trinca, Ray Winstone, Mark Rylance, Peter Franzen. Directed by Pierre Morel. Rated R. 115 minutes. Box Office: $11 million.

LUPIN III: THE CASTLE OF CAGLIOSTRO - Japanimation/Family. Voices: Yasuo Yamada, Eiko Masuyama, Kiyoshi Kobayashi, Makio Inoue, Goro Naya, Sumi Shimamoto. Directed by Hayao Miyazaki. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 1979. Unrated. 109 minutes. BLU-RAY DEBUT! 

DVDs:

AMERICAN GIRL, AN: GRACE STIRS UP SUCCESS - Family. Starring Virginia Madsen, Lili Bordan, Caitlin Carmichael, Karen Gagnon, Karen Strassman, Eloise Webb. Directed by Vince Marcello. 2015. Unrated. 92 minutes.

DANNY COLLINS -  Comedy/Musical. Starring Al Pacino, Annette Bening, Jennifer Garner, Nick Offerman, Christopher Plummer, Melissa Benoist, Josh Peck, Bobby Cannavale. Directed by Dan Fogelman. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2015. Rated R. 106 minutes. Box Office: $6 million.

GET HARD - Comedy. Starring Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart, Alison Brie, Craig T. Nelson, Edwina Findley Dickerson, Erick Chavarria, Paul Ben-Victor, T.I., John Mayer, Greg Germann. Directed by Etan Cohen. 2015. Rated R. 100 minutes. Box Office: $91 million.

GUNMAN, THE [2015] - Action/Suspense/US-Spain-UK-France. Starring Sean Penn, Javier Bardem, Idris Elba, Jasmine Trinca, Ray Winstone, Mark Rylance, Peter Franzen. Directed by Pierre Morel. Rated R. 115 minutes. Box Office: $11 million. 

HARD TO BE A GODSci-Fi/Russia. Starring Gali Abaydulov, Yuriy Ashikmin, Remigijus Bilinskas, Valeriy Boltyshev, Aleksandr Chutko. Directed by Aleksey German. 2014. Unrated. 170 minutes.

RIPPER STREET: SEASON 3 - British TV/Suspense. Starring Matthew Macfadyen, Jerome Flynn, Adam Rothenberg, David Wilmot, MyAnna Buring.  Unrated. 2014.

WHILE WE'RE YOUNG -  Comedy/Drama/Cult. Starring Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver. Amanda Seyfried, Adam Horovitz, Dree Hemingway. Directed by Noah Baumbach. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2015. Rated R. 97 minutes. Box Office: $8 million. [NOTE: THIS IS DUE TO ARRIVE TUESDAY OR WEDNESDAY].