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Joe Versus the Volcano (Blu-ray)

June 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Joe Versus the Volcano (Blu-ray)

When a hypochondriac learns that he is dying, he accepts an offer to throw himself in a volcano at a tropical island, and along the way there, learns to truly live.

Despicable Me (Ultra HD)

June 26th, 2017|Comments Off on Despicable Me (Ultra HD)

Once upon a time, Gru (voice of Steve Carrell) dreamt of stealing the moon - these days he's a single adoptive father of three precocious girls. Having given up his spectacular life of crime, Gru now aims to produce a delicious new line of jams with the help of his tiny minions and his old pal Dr. Nefario (voice of Russell Brand).

Deathtrap (Blu-ray)

June 26th, 2017|Comments Off on Deathtrap (Blu-ray)

Playwright Sidney Bruhl (Michael Caine) is having a tough time coming up with a successful work, but then an admiring young fan (Christopher Reeve) sends him a masterpiece. With the help of his wife (Dyan Cannon), Sidney plans to kill the man and steal his script.

In the Heart of the Sea (Ultra HD)

June 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on In the Heart of the Sea (Ultra HD)

In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville's Moby-Dick. But that told only half the story.

Our Man in Havana (Blu-ray)

June 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on Our Man in Havana (Blu-ray)

raham Greene wrote this witty comedy inspired by Cold War paranoia. Jim Wormald (Alec Guiness) is an Englishman selling vacuum cleaners in Cuba on the cusp of the revolution. Hawthorne (Noel Coward), a British intelligence agent, is looking for information on Cuban affairs and recruits Jim to act as a spy.

A United Kingdom (Blu-ray)

June 21st, 2017|Comments Off on A United Kingdom (Blu-ray)

The story of King Seretse Khama of Botswana and how his loving but controversial marriage to a British white woman, Ruth Williams, put his kingdom into political and diplomatic turmoil.

The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (Blu-ray)

June 20th, 2017|Comments Off on The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (Blu-ray)

This trend-setting thriller put its director, Dario Argento, on the international map and began a flood of imitative mystery-horror hybrids which dominated Italian genre output in the early 1970s. Tony Musante, best known for the television series Toma, portrays an American who witnesses the murder of a woman at a trendy Rome art gallery.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Ultra HD)

June 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Ultra HD)

A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth's dominant species.

CHIPS (Blu-ray)

June 19th, 2017|Comments Off on CHIPS (Blu-ray)

A maverick motorbike racer (Dax Shepherd) reeling from a divorce and a California Highway Patrol cop (Michael Peña) who's secretly an FBI operative must overcome their personality mismatch and work together to uncover a major theft in this big-screen adaptation of the famous TV series from the 1970s and '80s.

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (Ultra HD)

June 19th, 2017|Comments Off on Rise of the Planet of the Apes (Ultra HD)

A single act of both compassion and arrogance leads to a war unlike any other -- and to the Rise of the Planet of the Apes. The Oscar-winning visual effects team that brought to life the worlds of Avatar and Lord of the Rings is breaking new ground, creating a CGI ape that delivers a dramatic performance of unprecedented emotion and intelligence, and epic battles on which rest the upended destinies of man and primate.

Beauty and the Beast (Blu-ray)

June 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Beauty and the Beast (Blu-ray)

Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" is a live-action re-telling of the studio's animated classic which refashions the classic characters from the tale as old as time for a contemporary audience, staying true to the original music while updating the score with several new songs. "Beauty and the Beast" is the fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle.

Life (Ultra HD)

June 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Life (Ultra HD)

Life is a terrifying sci-fi thriller about a team of scientists aboard the International Space Station whose mission of discovery turns to one of primal fear when they find a rapidly evolving life form that caused extinction on Mars, and now threatens the crew and all life on Earth.


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Straw Dogs: Criterion Collection (Blu-ray)

June 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Straw Dogs: Criterion Collection (Blu-ray)

Ghost World: Criterion Collection (Blu-ray)

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

Good Morning: Criterion Collection (Blu-ray)

May 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Good Morning: Criterion Collection (Blu-ray)