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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Sunday-Thurday, 12pm-8pm
Friday-Saturday, 12pm-9pm


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Sunday, July 31, 2011

New Releases - August 2, 2011

Death of Andy Kaufman, The [Documentarian wants to find out if comedy actor Andy Kaufman is really dead or not/2011]

Do Dooni Chaar [Disney World Cinema Indian comedy in Hindi with subtitles]

Eastbound and Down: Season 2 [more wack humor as baseballer Danny McBride goes south of the border]

Infidel, The [2010 comedy starring Omad Dajalili and Richard Schiff about a Muslim man who discovers that he was adopted and is Jewish!]

Jersey Shore Uncensored: Season 3 [Snooki and The Situation return!]

Life during Wartime [offbeat Todd Solondz sequel to Happiness with 3 dysfunctional sisters trying to cope with relocating to Florida starring Shirley Henderson, Ally Sheedy, Allison Janney, Ciaran Hinds and Paul Reubens/2010]

Music Never Stopped, The [J.K. SImmons, Lou Taylor Pucci and Julia Ormond star in this moving 2010 drama about a father who finds his brain damaged son after 20 years apart and discovers music is the way to communicate]

My Dog Tulip [animated comedy about a man's best friend being his dog with voices by Christopher Plummer, Lynn Redgrave and Isabella Rossellini/2011]

Once upon a Warrior [Dismey World Cinema Indian action flick in Hindi with subtitles]

Perfect Game, The [Clifton Collins, Jr. stars as ex-pro baseball player who returns to Mexico and coaches a kids team to victory in the 1957 Little League World Series in this true family drama//co-starring Cheech Marin. Moises Arias, Jake T. Austin, Ryan Ochoa, Bruce McGill and Louis Gossett, Jr./2009]

Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune [acclaimed documentary about the legendary anti-war folk singer]

Rio [2011][Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, Jane Lynch, George Lopez, and Jaime Foxx provide the voices for this hit animated comedy about a male macaw who is taken to Rio by his owner to find his female soul mate/from the makers of Ice Age/2011]


Shaun the Sheep: Animal Antics

William S. Burroughs: A Man Within [2011 documentary featuring Laurie Anderson, Gus Van Sant, Patti Smith, John Waters and Iggy Pop]

Zokkomon  [Disney World Cinema Indian family sci-fi action in Hindi with subtitles]

Blu-ray:

Rio [2011]


Recent/New Arrivals:

Anger [aka La Rabbia][Pier Paolo Pasolini and Giovannino Guareschi docu about how the left wing and right wing viewed politics in the 1950's and 1960's/1963/DVD debut!]






Ferry to Hong Kong [exciting Lewis Gilbert seagoing adventure with Orson Welles, Curt Jurgens and Sylvia Syms/DVD debut!]

Fourth War, The  [underrated US vs. Russian war thriller with Roy Scheider and Jurgen Prochnow representing both countries in one all-out battle/directed by John Frankenheimer/DVD debut!]


Haunted Summer [poets Byron-Shelley in multi-menage starring Philip Anglim, Laura Dern, Eric Stoltz, and Alice Krige/DVD debut!]

Intelligence: Season 2 [Ian Treacy-Klea Scott Canadian TV thriller]

Johnny Cool [great Rat Pack gangster noir with gritty Henry Silva, Elizabeth Montgomery, Sammy Davis, Jr., Joey Bishop, Mort Sahl and Telly Savalas/1963/DVD debut!]

Kiss Me Deadly: The Criterion Collectiom [terrific Mickey Spillane noir with tough p.i. Mike Hammer investigating brutal murder of hot blonde starring Ralph Meeker, Paul Stewart, Albert Dekker, Marion Carr and Cloris Leachman/directed by Robert Aldrich/1955] 


Midsummer Night's Dream, A [much improved widescreen remaster of the excellent 1968 British version of Shakespeare's classic comedy with Helen Mirren, Michael Jayston, Ian Holm, Diana Rigg, Judi Dench and Ian Richardson]
                                                                                                                                                                    Parks and Recreation: Season 1 [back in stock for the Emmy nominated sitcom]

Rack, The [moving courtroom drama of Korean War vet accused of enemy collaboration with fine performances by Paul Newman, Anne Francis. Wendell Corey and Walter Pidgeon/1956/DVD debut!]

Sands of the Kalahari [great, rarely shown and underrated 1965 Cy Endfield thriller of plane brought down by locust swarm in the Kalahari and survivors trying to fend off killer baboons and each other/starring Stuart Whitman, Stanley Baker, Susannah York, Nigel Davenport, Harry Andrews and Theodore Bikel/DVD debut!]

61 [back in stock/Barry Pepper and Thomas Jane as Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle]


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