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.

Hours:

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


Email (Questions/Feedback/Requests):
info @ videoroomoakland.com

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Sunday, July 17, 2011

New Releases - July 19, 2011

Brave New World 2010 [HBO followup to Russell Simmons' Presents Brave New Voices with Common and Rosario Dawson]

Cracks [Eva Green and Juno Temple in girl school dramatic thriller/2009]

Desert Flower [Liya Kebede and Sally Hawkins in drama about beauty who goes from African nomad to supermodel/2011]

Doctor Who: Season 6 Part 1 [Matt Smith/Karen Gillan/2010]

Dora the Explorer: Dora's Big Birthday Adventure

Go Diego Go!: Fiercest Animal Rescues

Limitless [hit 2011 thriller with Bradley Cooper as loser taking wonder drug that makes him brilliant with Robert De Niro and Abbie Cornish]

Lou [Lily Bell-Tindley and John Hurt star as granddaughter and grandfather who bond]

Peep World [all-star 2010 comedy about patriarch birthday party that goes awry thanks to tell-all book with Judy Greer, Taraji P. Henson, Lewis Black, Michel C. Hall, Sarah Silverman,   Kate Mara, Ron Rifkin, Ben Schwartz, Lesley Ann Warren and Rainn Wilson]

Poirot: The Movie Set 6 [David Suchet as Poirot in Three Act Tragedy, The Clocks, and Hallowe'en Party/2011]

Potiche [acclaimed French comedy starring Catherine Deneuve as trophy wife who has to take over her tyrannical hubby's umbrella factory when workers strike. Gerard Depardieu co-stars]

Protektor [2011 Film Movement Czech drama]

Small Town Murder Songs [Chilling, well-reviewed 2010 indie film noir with Peter Stormare, Martha Plimpton and Jill Hennessey]

Take Me Home Tonight [wacky 2011 romantic date night comedy with young guy trying to win over the girl of his dreams with things going off course. Starring Topher Grace, Anna Faris, Dan Fogler, and Teresa Palmer]

Tekken [action-packed 2010 film version of the extreme fighting game with Jon Foo, Ian Anthony Dale, Cary Hiroyuki-Tagawa, Kelly Overton and Gary Daniels]

Thomas and Friends: Thomas in Charge! 

Waking Madison [Elisabeth Shue, Taryn Manning and Sarah Roemer star in this effective thriller about a young woman who locks herself in her apartment with a video camera in an attempt to cure herself of her phobia and ends up going crazy] 

Recent/New Arrivals:

Dora the Explorer: It's a Party!

Dora the Explorer: Super Silly Fiesta

Fighting Seabees, The [John Wayne-Susan Hayward WWII action back in stock/1944]


Home Room [Busy Phillipps, Erkia Christensen, & Victor Garber 2002 thriller back in stock]

Mystery of Picasso, The [Henri-Georges Clouzot documentary/1956]

Park Row [rarely shown Sam Fuller tabloid newspaper drama with Gene Evans] 


Sacrifice, The [apocalypse drama starring Erland Josephsen in Andrei Tarkovsky's last film/1986]

Scenes from a Marriage [Ingmar Bergman-Liv Ullmann classic back in stock]


Skidoo [underrated, crazy and funny 1968 Otto Preminger-San Francisco comedy mixing gangsters, drugs and hippies starring Jackie Gleason, Carol Channing, Mickey Rooney, Cesar Romero, John Phillip Law, George Raft, Alexandra Hay, Austin Pensleton, Harry Nilsson and Groucho Marx in his final film. Music by Nilsson] 

Surviving Picasso [Anthony Hopkins as Picasso with Natascha McElhone, and Julianne Moore/1996 Merchant Ivory]

Wake of the Red Witch  [John Wayne, Gail Russell and Gig Young in seagoing classic back in stock/1949]

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