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, July 13, 2014

New Releases - July 15, 2014

3D Blu-ray:

Rio 2 [Even funnier animated hit sequel with heroes Blu and Jewel moving to the wilds of the Amazon with their 3 kids and having trouble adjusting to their new surroundings and neighbors. The great voice cast includes Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg, Jemaine Clement, Kristin Chenoweth, Bruno Mars, George Lopez, Tracy Morgan, Leslie Mann, Rodrigo Santoro, Andy Garcia, and Jamie Foxx. 2014. Rated G. 101 minutes. Box Office: $129 million.] 

Blu-rays:
 
Rio 2 [Even funnier animated hit sequel with heroes Blu and Jewel moving to the wilds of the Amazon with their 3 kids and having trouble adjusting to their new surroundings and neighbors. The great voice cast includes Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg, Jemaine Clement, Kristin Chenoweth, Bruno Mars, George Lopez, Tracy Morgan, Leslie Mann, Rodrigo Santoro, Andy Garcia, and Jamie Foxx. 2014. Rated G. 101 minutes. Box Office: $129 million.]

Under the Skin [Intriguing and sexy sci-fi thriller starring Scarlett Johansson as a beautiful young woman in Scotland whose body is taken over by an alien being in order to seduce lonely men to process their bodies. When she sees her human form in a mirror, she starts to understand and feel human emotions. Co-starring Jeremy McWilliams, Dougie McConnell, and Kevin MCalinden. Directed by Jonathan Glaxer (Sexy Beast, Birth). 2014. Rated R. 108 minutes. Box Office: $3 million.]

DVDs:

Case Histories: Series 2 [Charismatic Jason Isaacs (the Harry Potter series, The Patriot) returns for the second season of this fine British TV crime series as a tough but compassionate ex-Edinburgh cop turned p.i. who takes a variety of difficult and emotional cases the police can't handle. Amanda Abbington, Zawe Ashton, and Natasha Little also star. 2014. Unrated. 2 separate rentals.]

Face of Love, The [In this well-acted drama, Annette Bening stars as a widow who falls for Ed Harris, a man who looks like a dead ringer for her late husband. Also starring Robin Williams, Jess Weixler, Amy Brenneman, Linda Park, Kim Farris, and Nathan Clarkson. Arie Posin (The Chumscrubber, Over My Dead Body) directed. 2013.  Rated PG-13. 92 minutes. Box Office: $1 million.]

Night in Old Mexico, A [Robert Duvall gives another fine performance as an old rancher who goes on an adventure with his grandson from his estranged son for one wild night. Co-starring Jeremy Irvine, Angie Cepeda, Luis Tosar, Joaquin Cosio, Rene Rhi, and Jim Parrack. Emilio Aragon directed this modern day western. 2014. Unrated. 103 minutes.]

Orphan Black [BBC]: Season 2 [Tatiana Maslany gives another bravura performance in season 2 of this fascinating British sci-fi action series about a woman who discovers she is one of multiple clones. Jordan Gavaris, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Kevin Hanchard, Dylan Bruce, Skyler Wexler, Michael Huisman, and Matt Frewer also star. 2014. Unrated. 3 separate rentals.]

Rio 2 [Even funnier animated hit sequel with heroes Blu and Jewel moving to the wilds of the Amazon with their 3 kids and having trouble adjusting to their new surroundings and neighbors. The great voice cast includes Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg, Jemaine Clement, Kristin Chenoweth, Bruno Mars, George Lopez, Tracy Morgan, Leslie Mann, Rodrigo Santoro, Andy Garcia, and Jamie Foxx. 2014. Rated G. 101 minutes. Box Office: $129 million.]

Under the Skin [Intriguing and sexy sci-fi thriller starring Scarlett Johansson as a beautiful young woman in Scotland whose body is taken over by an alien being in order to seduce lonely men to process their bodies. When she sees her human form in a mirror, she starts to understand and feel human emotions. Co-starring Jeremy McWilliams, Dougie McConnell, and Kevin MCalinden. Directed by Jonathan Glaxer (Sexy Beast, Birth). 2014. Rated R. 108 minutes. Box Office: $3 million.]

Wrinkles [Delightful animated Spanish comedy about life-affirming shenanigans in a nursing home as a new arrival  with Alzheimer's gets help from a longtime resident and they bond. This comes in both a Spanish language version and an English version with voices by Martin Sheen, Matthew Modine, and George Coe. Directed by Ignacio Ferraras (The Illusionist). 2012. Unrated. 89 minutes.

Notes by manager Steven Y. Mori.

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