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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Monday, July 1, 2013

New Releases - July 2, 2013

Blu-ray:

Upside Down [In an alternate universe where twinned worlds have opposite gravities, a young man battles interplanetary prejudice and the laws of physics to reunite with the long-lost girl of his dreams. Jim Sturgess and Kirsten Dunst play the star-crossed lovers in this visually stunning sci-fi fantasy/romance directed by Juan Solanos. 2013. Rated PG-13. 103 minutes.]

DVDs:

American Girl: Saige Paints the Sky [The popular family series returns with another enjoyable story. This time, a plucky 9 year old name Saige has a passion for art and horses but has a dilemma when her art class is cut and her best friend seems to be diverting her attention to another girl. She turns to grandma Jane Seymour, a known artist and horsewoman, for help, and she inspires her to take action. Also starring Sidney Fulmer, Alex Peters, Alana Gordillo, and Mika Abdalla. Vince Marcello directed. 2013. Unrated. 100 minutes.]

Detective Montalbano: Episode 10: The Goldfinch and the Cat; Episode 11: Turning Point; Episode 12: Equal Time; Episode 13: Spider's Patience; Episode 14: Find the Lady and Episode 15: Paper Moon. Luca Zingaretti returns as the title character in these 6 episodes, which are all separate rentals. Unrated.]

Upside Down [In an alternate universe where twinned worlds have opposite gravities, a young man battles interplanetary prejudice and the laws of physics to reunite with the long-lost girl of his dreams. Jim Sturgess and Kirsten Dunst play the star-crossed lovers in this visually stunning sci-fi fantasy/romance directed by Juan Solanos. 2013. Rated PG-13. 103 minutes.]
Venus and Serena [Icons, Rivals. Champions. Sisters. This in-depth documentary explores the lives of the greatest sister act, the Williams sisters, in pro tennis. They are also two of the most controversial women in sports history, both loved and hated by many. Maiken Baird directed. 2013. Rated PG-13. 100 minutes.]

Recent Arrivals:

Jean Renoir: Collector's Edition [This compilation of features and shorts directed by the great French master includes Whirlpool of Fate, Nana, Charleston Parade, La Marseillaise, The Doctor's Horrible Experiment and The Elusive Corporal.]

Notes by manager Steven Y. Mori.

 

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