New and Coming Releases: September 8, 2009

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Homicide (Criterion)

Releases: 2009-09-08
Synopsis: In David Mamet's cinema, nothing is as it seems - so you better know what you're looking for. Unfortunately, the protagonist of Mamet's nightmarish urban odyssey Homicide, inner-city police detective ... more>>>


Fringe: Season 1

Releases: 2009-09-08
Synopsis: The lines between science fiction and reality blur as J.J. Abrams, Roberto Orci, and Alex Kurtzman, the team behind Star Trek and Alias, regroup to craft this mind-bending series that begins as an int... more>>>

 


Silent Light

Releases: 2009-09-08
Synopsis: A man of faith succumbs to a temptation he cannot resist in this drama written and directed by Carlos Reygadas. Johan (Cornelio Wall Fehr) and Esther (Miriam Toews) have been married for years, and live with their children in a Mennonite community Mexico...more>>>

 


Crank 2: High Voltage

Releases: 2009-09-08
Synopsis: The indestructible hopped-up hitman Chev Chelios, played to the hilt once again by Jason Statham, returns in Crank High Voltage, picking up where the first film left off -- except this time, Chelios i... more>>>


The Human Condition (Criterion)

Releases: 2009-09-08
Synopsis: Masaki Kobayashi's mammoth humanist drama is one of the most staggering achievements of Japanese cinema. Originally filmed and released in three parts, the nine-and-a-half-hour The Human Condition (Ni... more>>>


That Hamilton Woman (Criterion)

Releases: 2009-09-08
Synopsis: One of cinema's most dashing duos, real-life spouses Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier live their greatest on-screen romance in this visually dazzling tragic love story from legendary producer-directo... more>>>


Kabei: Our Mother

Releases: 2009-09-08
Synopsis: Veteran Japanese filmmaker Yoji Yamada's 80th feature film concerns a mother living in 1940s-era Tokyo who is forced to care for her two daughters alone after her husband is jailed for expressing refo... more>>>


 

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