New and Coming Releases: April 8, 2008

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The 4th Dimension

Releases: 2008-04-08
Synopsis: Though born a prodigy, with a frighteningly intuitive grasp of biology and physics, Jack (Louis Morabito) grew up in an environment that offset the advantage of his intellectual gifts. He suffered fro... more>>>



Hell Girl, Vol. 5: Carp

Releases: 2008-04-08
Synopsis: Beyond the veil of midnight lies a website, Hellcorrespondence.com. Type in the name of one upon which you desire retribution... and it will be served. If you truly desire to take revenge upon those ... more>>>



Classic Musicals Collection: Classic Musicals from the Dream Factory, Vol. 3

Releases: 2008-04-08
Synopsis: Hollywood has always known what to do with sailors on leave: Give 'em some pretty girls and some great songs and watch the fans line up to enlist! Hit the Deck hits all the right notes as three sailors...more>>>


 

Corner Gas: Season 1

Releases: 2008-04-08
Synopsis: Consider this your deed to the laughter-rich plains of Dog River, Saskatchewan. Thanks to a cast of way less than thousands you'll find more hilarity in this little box than a pick-up truck full of je... more>>>



Resurrecting the Champ

Releases: 2008-04-08
Synopsis: Director and co-screenwriter (along with Chris Gerolmo, Allison Burnett, and Michael Bortman) Rod Lurie tells the uplifting tale of a sports writer who almost lost it all before stumbling into the sto... more>>>



The True Story of Charlie Wilson

Releases: 2008-04-08
Synopsis: The 2007 feature film CHARLIE WILSON'S WAR is a dramatic retelling of the pivotal event that came to define the hard-living congressman's life. This documentary from the History Channel takes another look at Wilson's career, with a particular focus on his alliance with CIA Agent Gust Avrakotos...more>>>


 

Day of the Dead

Releases: 2008-04-08
Synopsis: Ving Rhames, Nick Cannon, and Mena Suvari star in director Steve Miner (Friday the 13th Part II, Halloween: H20)'s remake of the apocalyptic gore-fest that originally concluded George A. Romero's zomb... more>>>



The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep (Special Edition)

Releases: 2008-04-08
Synopsis: A lonely young boy vows to protect the rapidly growing hatchling that emerges from a mysterious egg found on the shores of a Scottish loch in My Dog Skip and Tuck Everlasting director <a ... more>>>


 

Music Within

Releases: 2008-04-08
Synopsis: The story of celebrated public speaker Richard Pimentel comes to the screen in this biographical drama starring Ron Livingston, Melissa George, Rebecca De M... more>>>


There Will Be Blood

Releases: 2008-04-08
Synopsis: Writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson steps outside his contemporary world of dysfunctional Angelenos to explore a very different dysfunctional man -- an oil pioneer whose trailblazing spirit is equale... more>>>



The Cellar Door

Releases: 2008-04-08
Synopsis: A psychopath consumed by a twisted love sets out to find the perfect girl, piece by bloody piece, in director Matt Zittell's unrelenting psychological horror film. Herman is a serial killer whose fixa... more>>>



Tick Tock Lullaby

Releases: 2008-04-08
Synopsis: Filmmaker Lisa Gornick blends live-action and hand-drawn cartoons in this bittersweet dramedy. Along with serving as writer and director, Gornick stars as Sasha, an artist whose biological clock is be... more>>>



Sense and Sensibility

Releases: 2008-04-08
Synopsis: TV adaptation of Jane Austen's Regency novel -- a novel that perceptively examines the social manners and laws that governed 19th-Century Britain. Set in a rural English village, "Sense and Sensibility" concentrates on the loves and heartaches of sisters Elinor and Marianne Dashwood...more>>>


 

Dead Fish

Releases: 2008-04-08
Synopsis: Gary Oldman, Terence Stamp, Robert Carlyle, and Billy Zane headline this stylish, darkly comic crime comedy centering on a disarmingly charming hit man (Oldman) on a frantic quest for love, money, and... more>>>


 

Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (Special Edition)

Releases: 2008-04-08
Synopsis: Judd Apatow and Jake Kasdan team up to take the swagger out of the traditional music biopic with this look at the troubled life of fictional music legend Dewey Cox (<a href='/character?p... more>>>


 

The World According to Shorts

Releases: 2008-04-08

 

 


Lions for Lambs

Releases: 2008-04-08
Synopsis: Robert Redford directs this dramatic tale of intersecting lives that weaves together the stories of an idealistic professor's attempts to inspire a privileged student, a former student of the teacher ... more>>>


 

Sharkwater

Releases: 2008-04-08
Synopsis: Profoundly disturbed to discover just how much damage mankind is doing to one of natures most majestic and misunderstood creatures, filmmaker Rob Stewart sets out on a passionate mission to debunk ste... more>>>


 

Virgin Queen

Releases: 2008-04-08
Synopsis: Having previously portrayed England's Queen Elizabeth I in 1939's The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex, Bette Davis reprises the role in the Technicolor-and-Cinescope costumer The Virg... more>>>


 

The 11th Hour

Releases: 2008-04-08
Synopsis: Co-directors Leila Conners Peterson and Nadia Conners conduct interviews with some of the world's leading scientists and creative thinkers in a film that asks whether or not it's too late to avoid the... more>>>



Phone Call from a Stranger

Releases: 2008-04-08
Synopsis: David Trask (Gary Merrill), the sole survivor of an airplane crash, takes it upon himself to contact the families of the various victims. Though he's already formed preconceived notions of his decease... more>>>


 

Reservation Road

Releases: 2008-04-08
Synopsis: The lingering weight of tragedy threatens to pull two men under following a harrowing hit-and-run accident in a quiet revenge drama directed by Terry George and starting Mark Ruffalo and Joaquin Phoen... more>>>


 

The Cats of Mirikitani

Releases: 2008-04-08
Synopsis: Filmmaker Linda Hattendorf offers a remarkable profile of a man who, after surviving one of the most shameful episodes in American history, finds his nation preparing to make the same mistakes all ove... more>>>


 

Heroes Two

Releases: 2008-04-08
Synopsis: A vicious despot embarks upon a violent reign of terror, with horrific results for the oppressed populace. A number of highly skilled kung fu experts join forces in an effort to overturn the tyrant in... more>>>


 

National Geographic: Six Degrees That Could Change the World

Releases: 2008-04-08
Synopsis: Driven by speculation that planet Earth's average temperature could rise as much as six degrees Celsius by the year 2100, the filmmakers at National Geographic speculate about the effects that each ne... more>>>


Time Slip

Releases: 2008-04-08
Synopsis: Transported 400 years into the past after falling into a mysterious time slip, a squadron of contemporary Japanese soldiers becomes caught between two warring samurai clans fighting to determine who w... more>>>


P2

Releases: 2008-04-08
Synopsis: A corporate workaholic finds that her decision to work late on Christmas Eve has potentially deadly consequences in this thriller starring Wes Bently and Rachel Nichols. It's that time of the year, an... more>>>


Fog City Mavericks: The Filmakers of San Francisco

Releases: 2008-04-08
Synopsis: While Los Angeles has been the capital of major studio filmmaking in America since the early ears of the 20th Century, in the northern part of California, San Francisco has become home to a different ... more>>>

 


Westinghouse

Releases: 2008-04-08
Synopsis: Long revered for his unique vision and bold willingness to take on such a formidable figure as Thomas Edison, American industrialist George Westinghouse won the Battle of the Currents before creating ... more>>>

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