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, January 31, 2016

NEW RELEASES - TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2016

NEW RELEASES - TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2016

BLU-RAY:

BRIDGE OF SPIES - Suspense/Drama/Spielberg/Oscar. Starring Tom Hanks,  Mark Rylance, Alan Alda, Amy Ryan, Austin Stowell, Joshua Harris, Michael Gaston. Directed by Steven Spielberg. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2015. Rated PG-13. 148 minutes. Box Office: $72 million. Nominated for 6 Academy Awards: Best Picture, Supporting Actor (Mark Rylance),  Original Screenplay, Production Design, Music, Sound Editing.

DVDS:

BALLERINA'S TALE, A - Documentary/Fine Arts/Ballet. Starring Misty Copeland, Deirdre Kelly, Susan Fales-Hill, Leyla Fayyaz, Brenda Dixon Gottschild, Robyn Gardenhire. Directed by Nelson George. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2015. Unrated. 85 minutes.

BIG STONE GAP - Comedy/Romance. Starring Ashley Judd, Patrick Wilson, Whoopi Goldberg, Judith Ivey, John Benjamin Hickey, Jenna Elfman, Jane Krakowski, Anthony LaPaglia. Directed by Adriana Trigani. 2015. Rated PG-13. 103 minutes. Box Office: $1 million.

BREATHE [2014] - Drama/France. Starring Josephine Japy, Lou de Laage, Isabelle Carre, Claire Keim, Radivoje Bukvic, Roxanne Duran. Directed by Melanie Laurent. Unrated. 93 minutes.

BRIDGE OF SPIES - Suspense/Drama/Spielberg/Oscar. Starring Tom Hanks,  Mark Rylance, Alan Alda, Amy Ryan, Austin Stowell, Joshua Harris, Michael Gaston. Directed by Steven Spielberg. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2015. Rated PG-13. 148 minutes. Box Office: $72 million. Nominated for 6 Academy Awards: Best Picture, Supporting Actor (Mark Rylance),  Original Screenplay, Production Design, Music, Sound Editing.

BURNT - Foodie/Comedy/Romance/Drama. Starring Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Daniel Bruhl, Riccardo Scarmacio, Omar Sy, Emma Thompson, Uma Thurman, Alicia Vikander, Sam Keeley. Directed by John Wells. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2015. Rated R.  101 minutes. Box Office: $14 million.

CHI-RAQ - Comedy/Drama/Spike Lee/Black Cinema/Cult. Starring Nick Cannon, Teyonah Parris, Wesley Snipes,  Angela Bassett, Samuel L. Jackxon, John Cusack, David Patrick Kelly, Jennifer Hudson, D.B. Sweeney, Dave Chappelle, Steve Harris, 2015. Rated R. 127 minutes. Box Office: $3 million.

EFFIE GRAY - Drama/British Isles. Starring Dakota Fanning, Emma Thompson, Greg Wise, Tom Sturridge, Julie Walters,   Tom Herriott, David Suchet, James Fox, Claudia Cardinale, Robbie Coltrane, Derek Jacobi. Directed by Richard Laxton. 2015. Rated PG-13. 104 minutes.

FREEHELD -  Drama/Gay/Romance. Starring Julianne Moore,   Ellen Page, Steve Carell, Michael Shannon, Luke Grimes, Gabriel Luna, Josh Charles. Directed by Peter Sollett. 2015. Rated PG-13. 103 minutes. Box Office: $1 million.

HE NEVER DIED - Cult/Comedy/Suspense. Starring Henry Rollins, Booboo Stewart, Steven Ogg, Jordan Todosey, James Cade, Chantal Craig. Directed by Jason Crawczyk. 2015. Rated R. 99 minutes.

KAHLIL GIBRAN'S THE PROPHET - Animation/Drama/US-France-Canada-Lebanon-Qatar. Starring voice actors Liam Neeson, Salma Hayek, Quvenzhane Wallis, Alfred Molina, john Krasinski, Frank Langella. 2015. Rated PG. 84 minutes.

KEEPING ROOM, THE -  Drama. Starring Brit Marling, Hailee Steinfeld, Sam Worthington, Muna Otaru, Kyle Soller, Ned Dennehy. Directed by Daniel Barber. 2015. Rated R. 95 minutes.

MAN UP - Comedy/Romance/British Isles-France. Starring Simon Pegg, Lake Bell, Olivia Williams, Rory Kinnear, Ophelia Lovibond, Harriet Walter. Directed by Ben Palmer. 2015. Rated R. 88 minutes. 

MEADOWLAND - Drama. Starring Olivia Wilde, Merritt Wever, Juno Temple, Elisabeth Moss, Giovanni Ribisi, John Leguizamo, Luke Wilson, Ty Simkins, Kevin Corrigan, Mark Feuerstein. Directed by Reed Morano. 2015. Rated R. 105 minutes.

OUR BRAND IS CRISIS -  Comedy/Cult. Starring Sandra Bullock, Billy Bob Thornton, Anthony Mackie, Joaquim de Almeida, Ann Dowd, Scoot McNairy, Zoe Kazan. Directed by David Gordon Green. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2015. Rated R. 107 minutes. Box Office: $7 million.

SECOND MOTHER, THE - Drama/Brazil. Starring Regina Case, Helena Albegaria, Michel Joelsas. Directed by Anna Muylaert. 2015. Rated R. 112 minutes.

SHELTER [2015] - Drama. Starring Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Mackie, Adolfo Mendez Nouel, Kevin Hoffman, Teddy Canez, Steve Cirbus. Directed by Kevin Hoffman. Unrated. 105 minutes.

SHOW ME A HERO - TV/Drama/Miniseries. Starring Oscar Isaac, Catherine Keener, Peter Riegert, Natalie Paul, Carla Quevedo, Alfred Molina, Ilfrensh Hadera, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Bruce Altman, Winona Ryder, Bob Balaban, Jordan Bridges. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2015. Unrated.

SUFFRAGETTE - Drama/British Isles. Starring Carey Mulligan, Anne-Marie Duff, Helena Bonham Carter, Brendan Gleeson, Ben Whishaw, Meryl Streep, Romola Garai, Natalie Press. Directed by Sarah Gavron. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2015. Rated PG-13. 106 minutes. Box Office: $5 million.

THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING - Documentary/Canada-US. Directed by Avi Lewis. 2015. Unrated. 89 minutes. 

TRUTH [2015] - Drama/US-Audtralia. Starring Cate Blanchett, Robert Redford, Dennis Quaid, Topher Grace, Elisabeth Moss, Bruce Greenwood, Stacy Keach, John Benjamin Hickey, Dermot Mulroney. Directed by James Vanderbilt. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2015. Rated R. 125 minutes. Box Office: $3 million.

WORLD OF KANAKO, THE - Japan/Film Noir/Suspense/Cult. Starring Koji Yakusho, Nana Kamtsu, Satoshi Tsumabuki, Hiroya Shimizu, Fumi Kikaido, Ai Hashimoto. Directed by Tetsuya Nakashima. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 2014. Unrated. 118 minutes. 

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R.I.P.:

ABE VIGODA - Actor (The Godfather, Look Who's Talking, TV's Barney Miller).

PAUL KANTNER - Musician (member of Jefferson Aiplane and Jefferson Starship - Gimme Shelter, Fillmore, Monterey Pop).

JACQUES RIVETTE - Director (La Belle Noiseuse, Va Savoir?, Celine and Julie Go Boating).

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