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Super Troopers 2 (Blu-ray)

July 18th, 2018|Comments Off on Super Troopers 2 (Blu-ray)

When an international border dispute arises between the U.S. and Canada, the Super Troopers- Mac, Thorny, Foster, Rabbit and Farva, are called in to set up a new Highway Patrol station in the disputed area.

The Other Side of Hope: Criterion Collection (Blu-ray)

July 18th, 2018|Comments Off on The Other Side of Hope: Criterion Collection (Blu-ray)

This wry, melancholic comedy from Aki Kaurismäki, a clear-eyed response to the current refugee crisis, follows two people searching for a place to call home. Displaced Syrian Khaled (Sherwan Haji) lands in Helsinki as a stowaway; meanwhile, middle-aged salesman Wikström (Sakari Kuosmanen) leaves behind his wife and job and buys a conspicuously unprofitable seafood restaurant.

Isle of Dogs (Blu-ray)

July 17th, 2018|Comments Off on Isle of Dogs (Blu-ray)

In this stop-motion-animated film from writer/director Wes Anderson, an outbreak of canine flu in Japan leads all dogs to be quarantined on an island. A boy (voice of Koyu Rankin) journeys there to rescue his dog Spots (Liev Schreiber), and gets help from a pack of misfit canines who have also been exiled.

Traffik (Blu-ray)

July 17th, 2018|Comments Off on Traffik (Blu-ray)

A couple off for a romantic weekend in the mountains are accosted by a biker gang. Alone in the mountains, Brea and John must defend themselves against the gang, who will stop at nothing to protect their secrets.

Submission (Blu-ray)

July 13th, 2018|Comments Off on Submission (Blu-ray)

Ted Swenson (Stanley Tucci) is a once-acclaimed author who teaches writing at a small liberal arts college. Though his marriage to Sherrie (Kyra Sedgwick) is comfortable, he finds himself drowning in discontent--stuffy departmental dinners at which he drinks too much, smug colleagues whom he dislikes yet fears he resembles, and an endless stream of students who are as untalented as they are unteachable.

Gridiron Gang (Blu-ray)

July 12th, 2018|Comments Off on Gridiron Gang (Blu-ray)

Sean Porter (The Rock) is a detention camp probation officer who oversees the inmates at Camp Kilpatrick in Los Angeles and isn't willing to simply write off the violent offenders who have been placed in his care.

Two Weeks in Another Town (Blu-ray)

July 12th, 2018|Comments Off on Two Weeks in Another Town (Blu-ray)

After his career has tapered off, a once-famous actor attempts to overcome his mental and emotional problems to get his life back together. Arriving in Rome to work on a low-budget film, he meets with a fellow actor and the two face a series of problems and setbacks when they try to finish the film project they began.

Ready Player One (Ultra HD)

July 11th, 2018|Comments Off on Ready Player One (Ultra HD)

In the year 2045, people can escape their harsh reality in the OASIS, an immersive virtual world where you can go anywhere, do anything, be anyone-the only limits are your own imagination. OASIS creator James Halliday left his immense fortune and control of the Oasis to the winner of a contest designed to find a worthy heir.

The Equalizer (Ultra HD)

July 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by - he has to help her.

Dragon Inn: Criterion Collection (Blu-ray)

July 10th, 2018|Comments Off on Dragon Inn: Criterion Collection (Blu-ray)

The art of martial-arts filmmaking took a leap into bold new territory with this action-packed tale of Ming-dynasty intrigue. After having the emperor’s minister of defense executed, a power-grabbing eunuch sends assassins to trail the victim’s children to a remote point on the northern Chinese border.

Sleepless in Seattle: 25th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray)

July 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Sleepless in Seattle: 25th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray)

It's Christmas Eve and radio talk show psychologist Marcia Fieldstone has asked her listening audience what they are wishing and dreaming of during this season of hope. A little boy, who is tuned in from Seattle calls in his wish, a new wife for his father who has been widowed for a year and a half.

Paris, Texas: Criterion Collection (Blu-ray)

July 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Paris, Texas: Criterion Collection (Blu-ray)

Travis (Harry Dean Stanton) is wandering through the Texas desert, a bit shaky and in desperate need of water, when he stumbles into a bar and collapses. A German doctor of dubious credentials finds a phone number in Travis' wallet, which belongs to his brother, Walt (Dean Stockwell).

Gringo (Blu-ray)

July 6th, 2018|Comments Off on Gringo (Blu-ray)

Combining dark comedy with dramatic intrigue, Gringo joyrides across the border into Mexico, where all is not as it seems for mild-mannered American businessman Harold Soyinka (David Oyelowo). Crossing the line from citizen to criminal, Harold tangles with duplicitous business partners, Mexican drug lords, international mercenaries, and the DEA.

Next Stop, Greenwich Village (Blu-ray)

July 6th, 2018|Comments Off on Next Stop, Greenwich Village (Blu-ray)

When not parrying with his overprotective Jewish parents (Mike Kellin and Shelley Winters), Larry must contend with his "method"-happy acting teacher Herbert (Michael Egan); with actress Anita (Lois Smith), who is forever threatening to kill herself over imagined slights; with head-in-the-clouds Greenwich-Village poet Robert (Christopher Walken); and with Bernstein (Antonio Fargas), a black homosexual with an identity problem.

Bull Durham: Criterion Collection (Blu-ray)

July 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Bull Durham: Criterion Collection (Blu-ray)

A blend of comedy, drama and romance, Bull Durham follows the intertwining of three lives brought together by the great American pastime. Crash Davis (Kevin Costner, showcasing his Midwestern charm) is a perennial Minor Leaguer assigned to the Durham Bulls, a hapless team with a long tradition of mediocrity.