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Dredd (Ultra HD)

May 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on Dredd (Ultra HD)

The future America is an irradiated waste land. On its East Coast, running from Boston to Washington DC, lies Mega City One- a vast, violent metropolis where criminals rule the chaotic streets. The only force of order lies with the urban cops called "Judges" who possess the combined powers of judge, jury and instant executioner.

The Accidental Tourist (Blu-ray)

May 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on The Accidental Tourist (Blu-ray)

Director Lawrence Kasdan and Frank Galati adapted their screenplay for The Accidental Tourist from Anne Tyler's novel. William Hurt plays Macon Leary, a well-known "travel advisor" headquartered in Baltimore. The tragic death of Leary's son causes him to withdraw from the world, which in turn prompts his wife (Kathleen Turner) to walk out on him.

Before I Fall (Blu-ray)

May 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Before I Fall (Blu-ray)

What if you had only one day to change absolutely everything? Samantha Kingston has everything: the perfect friends, the perfect guy, and a seemingly perfect future. Then, everything changes. After one fateful night, Sam wakes up with no future at all. Trapped reliving the same day over and over, she begins to question just how perfect her life really was.

The Loved One (Blu-ray)

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Satire on the funeral business, in which a young British poet goes to work at a Hollywood cemetery.

The Autopsy of Jane Doe (Blu-ray)

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It's just another night at the morgue for a father (Brian Cox) and son (Emile Hirsch) team of coroners, until an unidentified, highly unusual corpse comes in. Discovered buried in the basement of the home of a brutally murdered family, the young Jane Doe-eerily well preserved and with no visible signs of trauma-is shrouded in mystery.

Another Woman (Blu-ray)

May 19th, 2017|Comments Off on Another Woman (Blu-ray)

A middle-aged university administrator begins to eavesdrop on her psychoanalyst neighbor, and develops a particular fascination with one patient, a younger woman suffering from marital problems. These sessions lead her to recall a former love affair and reevaluate her own life in this reflective drama from director Woody Allen.

The Shack (Blu-ray)

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After a family tragedy, Mack (Worthington) spirals into a crisis of faith and questions God’s existence and life’s purpose. Mack is unable to move on, until he gets a mysterious invitation to an abandoned shack. There, God reveals Himself in the form of three strangers led by Papa (Spencer).

American Buffalo (Blu-ray)

May 18th, 2017|Comments Off on American Buffalo (Blu-ray)

Long-repressed feelings of bitterness and betrayal explode when three inner-city losers plot the robbery of a valuable coin in a seedy second-hand junk shop.

Ghost World: Criterion Collection (Blu-ray)

May 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Ghost World: Criterion Collection (Blu-ray)

Filmmaker Terry Zwigoff, who enjoyed breakthrough success with his 1994 documentary Crumb, shifts gears as he examines the lives of two young women on the verge of leaving their adolescence behind in his first dramatic feature. Enid (Thora Birch) and Rebecca (Scarlett Johansson) are two close friends who've just graduated from high school, and are trying to decide what to do with their lives.

Get Out (Blu-ray)

May 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Get Out (Blu-ray)

A young African-American photographer (Daniel Kaluuya) is nervous at the thought of meeting his white girlfriend's parents (Catherine Keener and Bradley Whitford) for the first time during a trip to the latter's country estate. However, his anxiety soon turns into outright terror when he discovers that the family's seemingly idyllic community is hiding a sinister conspiracy, one that involves the disappearance of several black people in the area.

Seven Days in May (Blu-ray)

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Adapted by Rod Serling from the best-selling novel by Fletcher Knebel and Charles Waldo Bailey II, Seven Days in May was allegedly inspired by the far-right ramblings of one General Edwin Walker. Burt Lancaster plays General James M. Scott, who, convinced that liberal President Jordan Lyman (Fredric March) is soft on America's enemies, plots a military takeover of the United States. Every effort made by President Lyman to find concrete evidence of General Scott's scheme is scuttled by political protocol, human error and accidental death.

Unforgiven (Ultra HD)

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Dedicated to his mentors Sergio Leone and Don Siegel, Clint Eastwood's 1992 Oscar-winner The Unforgiven examines the mythic violence of the Western, taking on the ghosts of his own star past. Disgusted by Sheriff "Little Bill" Daggett's decree that several ponies make up for a cowhand's slashing a whore's face, Big Whiskey prostitutes, led by fierce Strawberry Alice (Frances Fisher), take justice into their own hands and put a $1000 bounty on the lives of the perpetrators. Notorious outlaw-turned-hog farmer William Munny (Eastwood) is sought out by neophyte gunslinger the Schofield Kid (Jaimz Woolvett) to go with him to Big Whiskey and collect the bounty.

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Ghost World: Criterion Collection (Blu-ray)

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Good Morning: Criterion Collection (Blu-ray)

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Rumble Fish: Criterion Collection (Blu-ray)

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