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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Friday-Saturday, 12pm-9pm


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Sunday, September 18, 2011

New Releases - September 20, 2011

Blue Bloods: Season 1 [Tom Selleck returns to TV in this excellent drama about an Irish family with three generations of cops dealing with crime, loss and conspiracies/co-starring Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, Len Cariou, Amy Carlson and Jennifer Esposito]

Bridesmaids: Unrated [2011] [one of the funniest films of the year, this hilarious and rude femme-centric farce in The Hangover mode stars Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne and Melissa McCarthy as women friends and frenemies behaving very very badly in the days before a big wedding/Manager's Choice]

Castle: Season 3 [terrific 3rd season with Nathan Fillion returning as the best-selling mystery writer and Stana Katic as his policewoman muse with plenty of romance, humor, twists, turns, and shocking revelations]

Dog Who Saved Halloween, The [Gary Valentine, Lance Henriksen, Dean Cain, Elisa Donovan and Curtis Armstrong star in this family comedy involving good dog vs. evil dog, a haunted house, a creepy neighbor and bumbling burglars]

Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves the Crystal Kingdom

Dora the Explorer: Dora's Halloween Parade

Kennedys, The [2011 miniseries][excellent, underrated, and controversial miniseries about the life and death of JFK, especially well-played by ringer Greg Kinnear with fine support from Katie Holmes as Jacqueline Kennedy, Barry Pepper as Bobby, and Tom Wilkinson as Joseph, Sr./3 separate rentals]

Last Kung Fu Monk, The [Li Zhang stars in the title role and directs this 2010 martial arts actioner about a Shaolin monk who moves to NYC to open a martial arts school after his brother dies and  ends up fighting the Russian mafia]

Modern Family: Season 2 [the hysterical Emmy winning Best Comedy sitcom returns for an equally funny sophmore year with regulars Ed O'Neill, Sofia Vergara, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, and Jesse Tyler Ferguson]

My Run [moving 2011 documentary about Terry Hitchcock, a man who lost his wife to cancer and has to raise 3 kids alone and decides to run 75 consecutive races in 75 days to raise awareness of single parenting/narrated by Billy Bob Thornton]

Piano in a Factory, The [Film Movement 2011 Chinese drama from Zhang Meng about a young music-loving girl who tells her custody fighting parents that she will go to whomever can provide her with a piano first]

River Murders, The [Ray Liotta stars as a detective who has to solve a serial murder case with all the victims his ex-lovers before he ends up on the block/co-starring Ving Rhames and Christian Slater/2011]

Scooby-Doo!: Legend of the Phantosaur

Setup [2011 thriller about a double-crossed hood who enlists a mob boss to help him get revenge on the thugs who aced him out of a heist/starring Ryan Phillippe, Bruce Willis, 50 Cent and Randy Couture star]

Shunning, The [Danielle Panabaker stars as a young Amish woman who questions her faith when she meets a free-spirited woman played by Sherry Stringfield in this 2011 TV film]

Son of Morning [Joseph Cross stars as a young man who is branded as a messiah and becomes a media sensation thanks to magazine reporter Heather Graham in this 2011 comedy/co-starring Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Lorraine Bracco and Danny Glover] 

Spongebob Squarepants: Runaway Roadtrip


Spooky Buddies [those cute talking Disney puppies go to a haunted house in this halloween-themed 2011 entry in the "Buddies" series]

Blu-rays:

Bridesmaids: Unrated [2011]

Citizen Kane: 70th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition [Blu-ray debut of wunderkind Orson Welles' terrific 1941 epic drama about the sensational and quirky life of a larger than life publisher not unlike William Randolph Hearst/starring Welles, Joseph Cotten, Agnes Moorehead, Ray Collins, Everett Sloane and Paul Stewart/also with DVDs of The Battle over Citizen Kane documentary and the RKO 281 docudrama/considered one of the best films ever made and certainly one of the most ground-breaking]

Recent/New Arrivals:

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark [the chilling original 1973 newlyweds in a haunted house TV movie with Kim Darby, Jim Hutton,  Barbara Anderson, and William Demarest that spawned the acclaimed Guillermo Del Toro produced 2011 remake]


Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves the Snow Princess


Dora the Explorer: Fairytale Adventure

Magnificent Ambersons, The [Orson Welles followed-up Citizen Kane with this brilliant and visionary dramedy about a selfish young rich man who makes life miserable for all those around him/starring Joseph Cotten, Dolores Costello, Anne Baxter, Tim Holt, Agnes Moorehead, Ray Collins, Erskine Sanford and Richard Bennett/1942/DVD debut!]

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