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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Saturday, May 2, 2015

NEW RELEASES - TUESDAY, MAY 5, 2015 and FRIDAY, MAY 8, 2015

NEW RELEASES - TUESDAY, MAY 5, 2015 and FRIDAY, MAY 8, 2015

TUESDAY, MAY 5, 2015:

BLU-RAYS:

MR. TURNER - Drama/British Isles-France-Germany. Starring Timothy Spall, Paul Jesson, Dorothy Atkinson, Marion Bailey, Karl Johnson, Ruth Sheen, Sandy Foster, Amy Dawson, Lesley Manville. Directed by Mike Leigh. 2014. Rated R. 150 minutes. Box Office: $4 million. This was nominated for 4 Academy Awards.

SELMA - Black Cinema/Drama. Starring David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Tim Roth, Oprah Winfrey, Tom Wilkinson, Giovanni Ribisi, Jim France, Andre Holland. Directed by Ava Duvernay. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2014. Rated PG-13. 128 minutes. Box Office: $53 million. Academy Award winner for Best Original Song (Glory) and was also nominated for Best Picture.

DVDS:

AGAINST THE SUN - War/Action. Starriug Tom Felton, Garret Dillahunt, Jake Abel, Nadia Parra. Directed by Brian Falk. 2015. Rated PG. 100 minutes.

AMIRA & SAM - Comedy/Drama. Starring Martin Starr. Dina Shihabi, Paul Wesley, Laith Nakli, David Rasche, Ross Marquand, Taylor Wilcox. Directed by Sean Mullin.  2015. Unrated. 90 minutes.

APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR - British Isles/Comedy. Starring Desiree Akhavan, Rebecca Henderson, Halley Feiffer, Ryan Fitzsimmons, Anh Duong, Hooman Majd, Arian Moayed, Justine Cotsonas. Directed by Desiree Akhavan. 2015. Unrated. 86 minutes.

BLACK OR WHITE - Drama. Starring Kevin Costner, Octavia Spencer, Gillian Jacobs, Andre Holland, Jennifer Ehle, Anthony Mackie, Paula Newsome, Jillian Estell, Bill Burr, Mpha Koaho. Directed by Mike Binder. 2015. Rated PG-13. 121 minutes. Box Office: $22 million.

BLACK SEA - Action/Suspense/British Isles-US-Russia. Starring Jude Law, Scoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn, Karl Davies, Jodie Whittaker, Konstantin Khabenskiy, Daniel Ryan, Tobias Menzies, Michael Smiley, David Threlfall. Directed by Kevin Macdonald. 2015. Rated R. 114 minutes.

BROADCHURCH: SEASON 2 - British TV/Suspense. Starring David Tennant, Olivia Colman, Jodie Whittaker, Andrew Buchan, Jonathan Bailey, Carolyn Pickles, Arthur Darvill, Matthew Gravelle, Adam Wilson. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2015. Unrated.

CONCERNING VIOLENCE - Documentary/Sweden-Finland-Denmark-US. Starring Lauryn Hill, Kati Outinen. Directed by Goran Olsson. 2014. Unrated. 78 minutes.

DANCING ON THE EDGE - British TV/Musical/Drama. Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Matthew Goode, Joanna Vanderham, Janet Montgomery, Jacqueline Bisset, Jenna Colman, Anthony Head, Wunmi Mosaku, Angel Coulby, Allan Corduner, Mel Smith, John Goodman, Tom Hughes, Jane Asher. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2013. Unrated.

DAYS OF GRACE -  Suspense/Mexico-France. Starring Carlos Bardem, Kristyan Ferrer, Tenoch Huerta, Mario Zaragoza, Dolores Heredia. Directed by Everardo Valerio Gout. 2012. Unrated. 133 minutes.

HALT AND CATCH FIRE: SEASON 1 - TV/Drama.  Starring Lee Pace, Scoot McNairy, Mackenzie Davis, Kerry Bishe, Toby Huss, August Emerson, Cooper Andrews, Eric Goins, Wing Liu. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2014. Unrated. Winner of Critics Choice Television Awards' Most Exciting New Series.

LAST FIVE YEARS, THE - Comedy/Drama. Starring Anna Kendrick, Jeremy Jordan, Tamara Mintz, Cassandra Inman, Bettina Bresnan, Charly Bivona. Directed by Richard LaGravenese. 2014. Rated PG-13. 94 minutes.

LOST RIVER - Drama/Fantasy/Film Noir. Starring Christina Hendricks, Ian De Caestecker, Matt Smith, Saoirse Ryan, Ben Mendelsohn, Eva Mendes, Reda Kateb, Barbara Steele. Directed and written by Ryan Gosling. 2015. Rated R. 95 minutes.

LOVE, ROSIE - Comedy/Romance/German-British Isles. Starring Lily Collins, Sam Claflin, Christian Cooke, James Winstone, Suki Waterhouse, Tamsin Egerton,  Jamie Beamish. Directed by Christian Ditter. 2014. Rated R. 102 minutes.

MASTERS OF SEX: SEASON 2 - TV/Drama. Starring Michael Sheen, Lizzy Caplan, Caitlin Fitzgerald, Teddy Sears, Annaleigh Ashford, Nicholas D'Agosto, Julianne Nicholson, Beau Bridges, Allison Janney, Greg Grunberg. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED 2014. Unrated.

MISS JULIE [2014] - Drama/Norway-British Isles-US-Canada-France. Starring Jessica Chastain, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Nora McMenamy. Directed by Liv Ullmann. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2014. Rated PG. 129 minutes.
 
MR. SELFRIDGE: SEASON 3 [MASTERPIECE] - British TV/Drama. Starring Jeremy Piven, Ron Cook, Amy Beth Hayes, Tom Goodman-Hill, Trystan Gravelle, Amanda Abbington, Samule West, Malcolm Rennie. 2015. Unrated.

MR. TURNER - Drama/British Isles-France-Germany. Starring Timothy Spall, Paul Jesson, Dorothy Atkinson, Marion Bailey, Karl Johnson, Ruth Sheen, Sandy Foster, Amy Dawson, Lesley Manville. Directed by Mike Leigh. 2014. Rated R. 150 minutes. Box Office: $4 million. This was nominated for 4 Academy Awards.

SELMA - Black Cinema/Drama. Starring David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Tim Roth, Oprah Winfrey, Tom Wilkinson, Giovanni Ribisi, Jim France, Andre Holland. Directed by Ava Duvernay. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2014. Rated PG-13. 128 minutes. Box Office: $53 million. Academy Award winner for Best Original Song (Glory) and was also nominated for Best Picture.

SPARE PARTS - Comedy.  Starring George Lopez, Jamie Lee Curtis, Carlos PenaVega, Marisa Tomei, Esai Morales, Aubrey K. Miller. Directed by Sean McNamara. 2015. Rated PG-13. 83 minutes. Box Office: $4 million.

SCHEDULED TO ARRIVE FRIDAY, MAY 8, 2015:

BLU-RAY:

FIFTY SHADES OF GREY - Drama/Eroticism/Adult. Starring Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Jennifer Ehle, Eloise Mumford, Victor Rasuk, Luke Grimes, Marcia Gay Harden, Rita Ora, Callum Keith Rennie, Max Martini. Directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2015. Unrated and Rated R. 125 minutes. Box Office: $167 million. NOTE: the UNRATED version is only available on the Blu-ray! 

DVD:
 
FIFTY SHADES OF GREY - Drama/Eroticism/Adult. Starring Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Jennifer Ehle, Eloise Mumford, Victor Rasuk, Luke Grimes, Marcia Gay Harden, Rita Ora, Callum Keith Rennie, Max Martini. Directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2015. Rated R. 125 minutes. Box Office: $167 million. 
 

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