New and Coming Releases: March 25, 2008

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Extraordinary Rendition

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: First-time feature filmmaker Jim Threapleton takes inspiration from the case of a Canadian citizen who was imprisoned and tortured in Syria for an entire year to tell this tale of a man who is abducte... more>>>


Ragnarok: The Animation - Vol. 3

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: Every journey must come to an end, and the same is certainly true for Roan and his mighty band of adventurers. A few brief points of light still linger along their path, from long lost friends to brigand impersonators, but these are to be short-lived and lost forever in the past. The sea of darkness has grown into a tidal wave as the Dark Lord's power reaches its zenith...more>>>


 

War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: Author Norman Soloman teams with activist/actor Sean Penn to encourage critical thinking about media spin during wartime by introducing viewers to the techniques of war propaganda and seeing just how ... more>>>


Tripping the Rift: The Movie (Unrated)

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: A routine mission to protect a contentious princess devolves into a seriously warped space adventure in this full-length animated comedy featuring the voices of Stephen Root, Jenny McCarthy, and John ... more>>>


The Rabbit Is Me

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: This East German film about corruption in high places, and self-serving party officials, and abuse of power, was withheld from release from its completion in 1965 until 1990, shortly before the Berlin... more>>>


Painkiller Jane

Releases: 2008-03-25

 

 

 


Robyn Hitchcock: Sex, Food, Death and Insects

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: British singer and songwriter Robyn Hitchcock has been a cult favorite since beginning his career with the group the Soft Boys in the mid-1970's. Hitchcock's songs are immediately recognizable for the... more>>>


Feast of Death: The Dark Places of James Ellroy

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: A crime writer best-known for his novel L.A. Confidential, James Ellroy is one of the more eccentric and intense figures on the American literary scene. After numerous articles and E! documentaries, h... more>>>


Glass Fleet, Vol. 5

Releases: 2008-03-25

 

 

 


xxxHOLiC: First Collection

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: Watanuki has been haunted by spirits his entire life; a curse flowing through his bloodline that prevents his peace. When incessant demons dog him to the ornate door of the Dimensional Witch Yuko, he ... more>>>


 

Red Garden, Vol. 4: Blood and Thorns

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: In this dark and strange supernatural thriller, a group of four girls awaken in a haze, none of them able to remember anything but bits and pieces of the night before. The girls can picture little els... more>>>



Frisky Dingo: Season 1

Releases: 2008-03-25
Being a supervillain isn't what it used to be in this mind-melting show from the folks behind SEALAB 2021. Killface is a criminal overlord whose devious schemes are continually thwarted by the banalities of modern life...more>>>


 

Kings of the Sun

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: In this historical adventure saga, Balam (George Chakiris) is the son of the ruler of the Mayan people; when his father is killed in battle, Balam succeeds his father as King and leads his followers o... more>>>


 

Slayers: The Complete Third Season

Releases: 2008-03-25

 

 

 

 


Joel Schlemowitz: Short Experimental Films

Releases: 2008-03-25

 

 


Who Is Henry Jaglom?

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: Henry Jaglom is an offbeat, independent filmmaker who has been around for over 25 years. This documentary follows his life and career. Jaglom is one of those filmmakers you either love or hate; this f... more>>>


Lost Highway

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: Five years after the critical and commercial disappointment of Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me, director David Lynch returned to the big screen with this cryptic thriller about confused iden... more>>>


Bonnie and Clyde (Special Edition)

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: Producer/star Warren Beatty had to convince Warner Bros. to finance this film, which went on to become the studio's second-highest grosser. It also caused major controversy by redefining violence in c... more>>>



Wristcutters: A Love Story

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: Relegated to a forlorn afterlife of unsmiling lost souls and melancholy drifters as a result of committing suicide in the mortal realm, a heartbroken young man sets out to find the girl who inspired h... more>>>



The Unknown Soldier

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: Academy Award-nominated director Michael Verhoeven unearths the long-buried truth about Nazi Germany in this documentary exploring the Wehrmacht Exhibition - a controversial display consisting of pers... more>>>


The Kite Runner

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: Finding Neverland director Marc Forster adapts author Khaled Hosseini's critically acclaimed novel about two childhood best friends forever torn apart... more>>>


 

Naruto, Vol. 22

Releases: 2008-03-25

 



Jimmy Carter Man from Plains

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: Participant Productions, the same studio that heralded An Inconvenient Truth into theaters returns with an insider's look into former president Jimmy Carter's book tour as seen through ... more>>>


The Third: The Girl with the Blue Eye, Vol. 5: Shadows of the Past

Releases: 2008-03-25

 

 


The Upright Citizens Brigade: Asssscat!

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: On the heels of their enormously popular TV show, the Upright Citizens Brigade, Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh, bring you ASSSSCAT! an unparalleled improv comedy juggernaut...more>>>

 


 

Picture Snatcher

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: An admirably tough B-picture enlivened by an energetic James Cagney performance, Picture Snatcher stars Cagney as Danny Kean, a former gangster who has ... more>>>


The Detective

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: Aaron Kwok stars as a seedy Thailand detective named Tan who becomes drawn into a deadly mystery after his best friend claims that he's being pursued by a murderous femme fatale. Trouble is, each new ... more>>>



Shuffle, Vol. 2

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: Aside from the fact that he lives with his beautiful childhood friend Kaede, who pampers him lavishly, Rin is just a typical high school boy. Then one day, two new girls transfer into Rin and Kaede's ... more>>>



The Alain Delon Collection

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: Jean-Paul (Alain Delon) is an out-of-work writer having an affair with Marianne (Romy Schneider), a successful journalist. As they frolic in a swimming pool in St. Tropez, she receives as ... more>>>



The Sasquatch Gang

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: As a trio of fantasy-obsessed, sword fighting geeks attempt to prove that the giant tracks discovered deep in the forest offer undisputed proof that Bigfoot truly exists, a stoned out bully and his be... more>>>


The Living and the Dead

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: A family facing myriad disasters is forced to confront one on the form of their own son in this harrowing psychological drama from British filmmaker Simon Rumley. Donald Brocklebank (Roger Lloyd Pack)... more>>>



Shrooms

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: Five American college students experience a particularly bad trip while vacationing in Ireland and partaking of the local hallucinogenic fungi in director Paddy Breathnach's tripped-out tale of sex, d... more>>>



Tooth and Nail: Film and Video 1970-74 by Dennis Oppenheim

Releases: 2008-03-25
Multimedia artist Dennis Oppenheim spent the early 1970s working primarily in video, film, and performance art. This collection of works includes the Aspen Tapes, which were originally created between 1970 and 1974...more>>>


 

The Mist

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: Frequent Stephen King collaborator Frank Darabont (The Shawshank Redemption) teamed with the celebrated horror author once again for this tale of terror... more>>>

 


Catherine Tate Show Series 2

Releases: 2008-03-25

 

 

 

 


Trip Out

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: First-time feature filmmaker James Hausler offers a subversive take on the typical teen comedy with this hallucinogenic tale of two brothers, one sinfully delicious cheerleader, and the sexually-charg... more>>>



PU-239

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: First-time writer/director Scott Burns spins this suspenseful yarn about a nuclear technician who has a curious encounter with a notoriously violent Russian gangster (Nikolaj Lie Kaas). The year is 19... more>>>



Bohachi Bushido: Code of the Forgotten Eight

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: Horror of Malformed Men and Blind Woman's Curse director Teruo Ishii shifts his focus from tormented mutants to sword-swinging samurais with this outrageous, blood-spattered adaptation of an original ... more>>>



Brother Orchid

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: Edward G. Robinson plays orchid-loving gangster Little John Sarto, who aspires to "real class." During a power struggle with usurping mobster Jack Buck (Humphrey Bogart), Sarto is taken for... more>>>



Them (Ils)

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: Co-writers and directors David Moreau and Xavier Palaud's French-language horror picture Them take audiences on a ride of sheer terror as a couple f... more>>>


Strange Culture

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: Filmmaker Lynn Hershman Leeson examines a strange miscarriage of justice amplified by post-9/11 hysteria in this imaginative fusion of documentary and docu-drama. Steve Kurtz is an artist and politica... more>>>



Black Blood Brothers, Vol. 2

Releases: 2008-03-25
Synopsis: It's been a decade since the sacred war between humans and vampires. The rise of the Kowloon Bloodline, a new breed of monsters bearing an infectious bite, set the streets ablaze under the reign of their king. Humanity had never witnessed such pure, animalistic brutality...more>>>

 

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