New and Coming Releases: May 18, 2010

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Walkabout (Criterion)

Releases: 2010-05-18
Synopsis: The contrast between modern, urban civilization and life in the natural world lies at the heart of Nicolas Roeg's visually dazzling drama Walkabout. In broad outline, the plot might resemble a standar... more>>>


The Girl on the Train

Releases: 2010-05-18
Synopsis: In 2004, a grotesque and unseemly incident took the European press by storm: a young French woman came forward and claimed to have been attacked by black and Arab thugs who mistook her for a Jew. But ... more>>>


Extraordinary Measures

Releases: 2010-05-18
Synopsis: Inspired by an incredible true story, the CBS Films docudrama portrays one father's desperate quest to save his children from succumbing to a rare life-threatening genetic disorder. Working-class fath... more>>>


Defamation

Releases: 2010-05-18
Synopsis: Israeli documentarian Yoav Shamir's Checkpoint was a cinéma vérité-style exploration of the daily intractable confrontations between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian citizens at several border checkpo... more>>>


The Messenger

Releases: 2010-05-18
Synopsis: An Iraq War veteran who just narrowly escaped death in combat struggles with his new post at the Casualty Notification Office while anticipating his upcoming discharge in this military drama starring ... more>>>


Invictus

Releases: 2010-05-18
Synopsis: Actor Morgan Freeman portrays anti-apartheid activist and former South African president Nelson Mandela in this Clint Eastwood-helmed political drama adapted from author John Carlin's book The Human F... more>>>


Eclipse Series 21 - Oshima's Outlaw Sixties (Criterion)

Releases: 2010-05-18
Synopsis: Often called the Godard of the East, Japanese director Nagisa Oshima was one of the most provocative film artists of the twentieth century, and his works challenged and shocked the cinematic world for... more>>>


The Spy Next Door

Releases: 2010-05-18
Synopsis: Reminiscent of Kindergarten Cop, with a dash of Spy Kids, The Spy Next Door blends together an entertaining mixture of family fun and martial-arts comedy styling to form a familiar story that once aga... more>>>


Valentine's Day

Releases: 2010-05-18
Synopsis: Gary Marshall's ensemble romantic comedy Valentine's Day follows nearly two dozen people as they find and lose love in all its many forms over the course of the title holiday. The numerous characters ... more>>>


 

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