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, August 7, 2011

New Releases - August 9, 2011

Curious George: A Day at the Library [more episodes of the popular PBS series]


Dancing Dreams [2010 German dance documentary]

Dear Lemon Lima [likable 2009 comedy about a teen who obsesses over her ex boyfriend and ends up bonding with other high school misfits/starring Meghan Jette Martin, Vanessa Marano, and Melissa Leo]

Jumping the Broom [cute 2011 African-American comedy about a perfect couple whose families are a perfect mess when combined/featuring Paula Patton, Mike Epps. Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine, Gary Dourdan and Julie Bowen]

Mars Needs Moms [enjoyable 2011 Disney animated family sci-fi comedy with boy trying to retrieve mom from invading Martians with the voices of Joan Cusack, Seth Green, Dan Fogler, and Mindy Sterling]

Outside the Law [2010 epic about 3 Algerian brothers who take different paths after WWII in an effort to free Algeria from France's rule/nominated for Best Foreign Film Oscar]

Paul [from the creators of Shaun of the Dead, comes this rude and funny sci-fi flick homage in which two sci-fi geeks meet an off-color alien and take him on a road trip/starring Seth Rogen, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Jane Lynch, Jeffrey Tambor and David Carroll Lynch]

Shanghai Mystery [aka Shanghai Red][Vivian Wu and Richard Burgi in erotic thriller set in China]

United States of Tara: Season 3 [Toni Collette/John Corbett Emmy-winning multi-personality TV series]

Your Highness [2011 Wacky sword and sorceror satire with Danny McBride and James Franco as two goofballs trying to rescue a princess with the help of buff warrioress Natalie Portman/co-starring Zooey Deschanel, Justin Theroux, Charles Dance and Toby Jones]


Zen: Vendetta Cabal Ratking [great 2011 British TV crime series starring charismatic and sexy Rufus Sewell and Caterina Murino (Casino Royale) as offbeat Roman detectives solving bizarre crimes/this contains 3  cases]

Recent/New Arrivals:

Creatures the World Forgot [rarely shown sexy 1970 Hammer prehistoric action classic starring super hot Julie Ege as the main cavegirl/DVD debut!] 

Damnation Alley [exciting 1977 sci-fi/apocalyptic action starring George Peppard, Jan Michael Vincent, Dominique Sanda and Paul Winfield/DVD debut!]


Demons [Lamberto Bava classic 1985 goreshow horror]

Get to Know Your Rabbit [rare and underrated 1972 Brian De Palma comedy about would be magician Tommy Smothers co-starring Katharine Ross, John Astin, Suzanne Zenor and Orson Welles/DVD debut!]

Great Ecstasy of Sculptor Steiner/How Much Wood Would a Woodchuck Chuck/La Soufriere [3 Werner Herzog shorts from the 1970's]

Highway 61 [1991 one car funeral procession road trip cult dramedy directed by and starring Don McKeller with Valerie Buhagier, Peter Breck and Jello Biafra]

Pie in the Sky: Series 5 [the final season of the enjoyable Richard Griffiths-Maggie Steed restauranteur detective British TV series] 

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