New and Coming Releases: May 19, 2009.

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Girl on a Motorcycle

Releases: 2009-05-19
Synopsis: Director Jack Cardiff also served as scripter and cinematographer of the Anglo-French co-production Girl on a Motorcycle (La Motocyclette) The girl in ques... more>>>


Fist of the North Star: The Movie

Releases: 2009-05-19
Synopsis: This action-packed and stylish Japanese animated adventure is set in a smoldering, ruined post-nuclear holocaust world where violence rules. It is based on a popular series of graphic novels. Since th... more>>>


Outlander

Releases: 2009-05-19
Synopsis: When an extraterrestrial spaceship comes crashing down to Earth during the reign of the Vikings, the Scandinavian plunderers get set to do battle with a most unusual enemy in director Howard McCain's ... more>>>


Kobe Doin' Work: A Spike Lee Joint

Releases: 2009-05-19
Synopsis: Kobe Bryant transcends his sport like only a few before him have done. This basketball prodigy entered the league at age 18 and quickly began to rack up accolades: Slam Dunk champion, NBA All-Star, NB... more>>>


Fanboys

Releases: 2009-05-19
Synopsis: A fanatical group of Star Wars devotees travel across the country on a mission to steal a print of Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace from Skywalker Ranch and become the first fans to see the ... more>>>


The Last Horror Film

Releases: 2009-05-19
Synopsis: In this slice-n-dicer, a cabbie becomes obsessed with a lovely movie scream queen and decides to follow her to the Cannes Film Festival. Though she is a cult favorite, few take the horror-movie actres... more>>>


True Blood: Season 1

Releases: 2009-05-19
Synopsis: This quirky TV series based on the novels by Charlaine Harris stars Anna Paquin as Sookie Stackhouse, a telepathic waitress who lives in a small, Louisiana town that just happens to be cohabitated by ... more>>>


Direct Your Own Damn Movie!

Releases: 2009-05-19
Synopsis: Lloyd Kaufman, director of "The Toxic Avenger" and President of Troma Entertainment, Inc., provides you with the roadmap to scriptwriting, pre-production, casting, managing your set, post-production a... more>>>


Tattooed Flower Vase

Releases: 2009-05-19
Synopsis: Mrs. Yoshino (played by Naomi Tani, the queen of Japanese erotica) is a beautifully elegant, maturing widow who lives a quiet existence with Takako, her teenaged daughter. But when Takako begins a rel... more>>>


Electric Blanket

Releases: 2009-05-19
Synopsis: This Israeli black comedy is the second entry in Assi Dayan's trilogy that began with Life According to Agfa (1993). The story centers around the lives of three down and out people who... more>>>


Eden Log

Releases: 2009-05-19
Synopsis: In the pit of a darkened cave, a man awakens next to a corpse and finds himself pursued by a mysterious creature. Perhaps if he can navigate the strange network of tunnels created by a company named E... more>>>


Detective Story

Releases: 2009-05-19
Synopsis: Raita, a Japanese businessman, just moved into an apartment building where his next-door neighbor is another guy named Raita. But as a private detective, what that other Raita does couldn't be more di... more>>>


Paul Blart: Mall Cop

Releases: 2009-05-19
Synopsis: A New Jersey rent-a-cop gets his moment to shine as the holidays approach and Santa's little helpers stage a coup at the local shopping mall in this comedy starring King of Queens' Kevin Jam... more>>>


Saturday Morning Cartoons: 1960's, Vol. 1

Releases: 2009-05-19
Synopsis: Space Ghost, Magilla Gorilla, Quick Draw McGraw, and the Jetsons--they're all here in this animated collection that celebrates no school and watching TV in your PJs. That's right, it's Saturday mornin... more>>>


Man Hunt

Releases: 2009-05-19
Synopsis: A hunter finds himself in a world of danger when he decides to stalk Adolf Hitler in this taut WWII thriller. Capt. Thorndike (Walter Pidgeon) is an expert big-game hunter from England. While hunting ... more>>>


Valkyrie

Releases: 2009-05-19
Synopsis: At the absolute height of World War II, German generals hatch a daring plan to assassinate Adolf Hitler and effectively render the German war machine impotent. Directed by Bryan Singer, ... more>>>


3 Seconds Before Explosion

Releases: 2009-05-19
Synopsis: A lightning-paced 60's crime film from Japan's Nikkatsu Studios, this film packs enough subterfuge and action into its volatile 84 minutes to fill out a dozen pictures made anywhere else. Undercover s... more>>>


We Feed the World

Releases: 2009-05-19
Synopsis: In this revealing documentary, Austrian filmmaker Erwin Wagenhofer explores the state of a globalized food industry from the inside perspective of those who know it best -- the workers. From the indep... more>>>


3 Films by Shohei Imamura

Releases: 2009-05-19
Synopsis: Long before he gained fame for winning the 1983 Cannes Golden Palm award for The Ballad of Narayama, director Shohei Imamura created this superbly crafted, sardonic drama about the yaku... more>>>


The Friends of Eddie Coyle (Criterion)

Releases: 2009-05-19
Synopsis: Based on the best-selling novel by George V. Higgins, The Friends of Eddie Coyle chronicles the last days of a weary Boston-based weapons dealer. Eddie Coyle (<a href="/character?pid=... more>>>


Charles Bronson Collection: Telefon/St. Ives

Releases: 2009-05-19
Synopsis: Charles Bronson nails Communist spies and gets caught in a maze of mystery in TELEFON and ST. IVES. Charles Bronson brings iron-willed resolve to the spy thriller TELEFON (Side A), directed by Dirty... more>>>


Cloistered Nun: Runa's Confessions

Releases: 2009-05-19
Synopsis: Classic Japanese nunsploitation! In this Roman Pink feature, pretty Runa joins a convent when her stepsister steals her boyfriend. But to her surprise, Runa's life of devout religious observance doesn... more>>>


Erotic Diary of an Office Lady

Releases: 2009-05-19
Synopsis: A steamy installment into Nikkatsu Studio's erotically charged "Roman Pink" series, director Masaru Konuma's titillating sex classic stars Asami Ogawa as a buttoned-down office worker who becomes a ra... more>>>


Yonkers Joe

Releases: 2009-05-19
Synopsis: Robert Celestino's drama Yonkers Joe stars Chazz Palminteri as an aging gambler and professional cheat. Although Joe is quite good at his various un... more>>>


Detective Bureau 2-3: Go to Hell Bastards!

Releases: 2009-05-19
Synopsis: Japanese director Seijun Suzuki solidified his growing cult following with this offbeat adaptation of Haruhiko Ooyabu's crime novel. Jo Shishido stars as Det. Tajima, a smug investigator who nabs a pa... more>>>


My Bloody Valentine 3D

Releases: 2009-05-19
Synopsis: A psychopathic miner terrorizes the town of Harmony in this retelling of one of the most underrated slasher films of the early '80s with My Bloody Valentine 3-D. 10-years ago, the lone survivor of an ... more>>>


Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus

Releases: 2009-05-19
Synopsis: The California coast is terrorized by two enormous prehistoric sea creatures as they battle each other for supremacy of the sea.... more>>>


 

Taking Chance

Releases: 2009-05-19
Synopsis: Inspired by the true story of the United States Marine who volunteered to escort the remains of a nineteen year old soldier who was killed in Iraq to his small hometown in remote Wyoming, Taking Chanc... more>>>


Saturday Morning Cartoons: 1970's, Vol. 1

Releases: 2009-05-19
Synopsis: Re-live your childhood with this collection of 12 cartoons featuring some of the following beloved characters: Speed Buggy, Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan, Funky Phantom and many more!... more>>>


Claymore, Vol. 5: The Sisters in Arms

Releases: 2009-05-19
Synopsis: A brutal scourge stalks the land. Yoma, monsters driven by a hunger satisfied by only one quarry - Humanity. The dark breed knows but a singular foe: Claymore. Human-Yoma hybrids of extraordinary stre... more>>


 

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