New and Coming Releases: June 3, 2008

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Daft Punk's Electroma

Releases: 2008-06-22
Synopsis: Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter, the two founding members of the house electronica band Daft Punk, wrote and directed the memorably... more>>>


Maid in Sweden

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: Real-life sisters Kristen and Monika Ekman star in this tale of a rural Swedish girl visiting her older sibling in Stockholm. While there, she deserts her country sensibilities for distinctly urban va... more>>>


2 Minutes Later

Releases: 2008-06-24



Hell's Ground

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: Director Omar Ali Khan teams with Mondo Macabro to create Pakistan's first splatter flick, a demented tale of terror pitting a group of stranded teens against a horde of hungry zombies, a shrieking hi... more>>>


From the Ground Up by Su Friedrich

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: With few words and no polemics, From the Ground Up shows how an ordinary cup of coffee occupies center stage in the world economy. Traveling with the filmmaker from Guatemala to South Carolina to New ... more>>>


Wholphin: Issue 1

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: The debut issue of Wholphin includes Spike Jonze's revealing, and never publicly screened, portrait of Al Gore, made during the election campaign of 1999; an excerpt from David O. Russell's controvers... more>>>


Goodbye Uncle Tom

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: Gualtiero Jacopetti and Franco E. Prosperi, best-known for the groundbreaking shockumentary Mondo Cane, directed this bizarre and shocking look at sla... more>>>


Shattered Angels, Vol. 2: Kyoshiro and the Eternal Sky

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: Kuu Shiratori often fantasizes and dreams of her "prince", and longs to meet him as her ordinary school life in the school-city of Academia proceeds. One day, a young man, Kyoshiro Ayanokoji, transfer... more>>>


Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: Produced in association with National Geographic, Sean Phillips' Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure utilizes state-of-the-art three dimensional photography in order to tell the tale ... more>>>


The Eye 3

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: Some believe that our world is one of many that our existence is merely an intersection between countless dimensions, known and unknown. We run into strangers we don't see hear tunes we don't hear. Mo... more>>>


An Erotic Werewolf in London

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: Get ready for a hot, hair-raising adventure as Misty Mundae and her delicious co-stars, Julian Wells, Darian Caine, Anoushka, Ruby LaRocca, and Zoe Moonshine transform An Erotic Werewolf in London int... more>>>


Derek Jarman, Glitterbox

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: Writer/director Derek Jarman injects his patented iconoclasm in this biography of Renaissance artist Michelangelo Merisa da Caravaggio. Nigel Terry plays the title role, whom (according t... more>>>


Stealth

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: Upon discovering that his paternal grandfather was from Poland, a gay Swiss man sets out on a frantic mission to connect with his Polish roots. Lionel (director and co-screenwriter Lionel Bair) has re... more>>>


The Hammer

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: Can a guy edging into middle age become a success fighting guys half his age? That's the big question behind this independent comedy. Jerry Ferro (Adam Carolla) is almost 40 years old, and he's spent ... more>>>


10,000 B.C.

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: A young outcast from a primitive tribe is forced to defend his people from a brutal onslaught in Independence Day director Roland Emmerich's fast-paced period adventure. Despite the fact ... more>>>


Solo Sunny

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: This East German youth film stars Renate Kroessner as Sunny, an ex-factory worker who sings in a band called "The Tornadoes." As the title implies, Sunny wants to go solo, as both a musician and a wom... more>>>


The Witnesses

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: The early days of the AIDS crisis in France provides the backdrop for this powerful, life-affirming drama from writer and director André Téchiné. It's 1984, and Mehdi (Sami Bouajila) is... more>>>


A Thing of Wonder: The Mind and Matter of Jerry Andrus

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: Magician, inventor and poet Jerry Andrus (1918-2007) has an insatiable appetite for uncovering the mysteries of life on the boundary between reason and illusion. Seen here wandering through his Alban... more>>>


Death Note, Vol. 5

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: After fifty days of confinement, the killings continue, and Light and Misa are released, only to face the ride of their lives with a seemingly crazed Soichiro. Then Light rejoins L in the investigatio... more>>>


Honeydripper

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: Tyrone (Danny Glover) is the proprietor of the Honeydripper juke joint. When business at the once-popular club begins to trail off and Tyrone hires unpredictable electric guitarist Sonny (Gary Clark, ... more>>>


Homemade Hillbilly Jam

Releases: 2008-06-24



Werewolf's Shadow

Releases: 2008-06-24



The Spiderwick Chronicles (Special Edition)

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: Mark S. Waters's adaptation of the popular fantasy novels The Spiderwick Chronicles tells the tale of the Graces, a family who must adapt to their new strange surroundings. As the stor... more>>>


Before the Rain (Criterion)

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: Milcho Manchevski's first feature film is a three-part story of the violence and political chaos tearing apart the newly independent nation of Macedonia (former Yugoslavia). In part one, Kiril (<a hre... more>>>


Red Garden, Vol. 5: Love Lies Bleeding

Releases: 2008-06-24
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>>>


Man of a Thousand Faces

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: One screen legend tips his hat to another as James Cagney portrays horror film icon Lon Chaney in Man of a Thousand Faces. Joseph Pevney's bio-pic takes ... more>>>


The Mouse and the Motorcycle and Other Animal Stories

Releases: 2008-06-24



Otoboku: Maidens Are Falling for Me, Vol. 1

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: Mizuho can't believe his ears when Grandpa's will is read out. Grandpa's final wish is for Mizuho to attend the same academy as Mizuho's mother. The catch is it's an all-girls school. With the help of... more>>>


Belle Toujours

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: Portuguese filmmaker Manoel de Oliveira pays homage to Luis Bunuel's masterful exercise in surreal eroticism, Belle de Jour, with this latter-day "sequel." Years ago, Henri Husson (Michel Piccoli) lus... more>>>


Bonneville

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: A woman looking to fulfill her late husband's final wish sets out on a transformative cross-country road trip in director Christopher N. Rowley's warmhearted tale of friendship, self-discovery, and th... more>>>


Finishing the Game

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: Better Luck Tomorrow and Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift director Justin Lin takes a comic look at a longstanding bit of cinema mythology with this mockumentary exploring the making of Bruce Lee's u... more>>>


Charlie Bartlett

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: Longtime film editor Jon Poll (Meet the Fockers and Austin Powers in Goldmember) makes his directorial debut with this coming-of-age comedy about a we... more>>>


Journey to the Far Side of the Sun

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: Gerry Anderson, the producer of the popular science fiction puppet shows Supercar and Thunderbirds produced this live-action science-fiction fantasy, directed by <a href='/character?pid=... more>>>


Futurama: Beast with a Billion Backs

Releases: 2008-06-24



Curse of the Devil (Special Edition)

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: Spain's leading horror star, Jacinto Molina (alias "Paul Naschy") makes his seventh appearance as the cursed werewolf Waldemar Daninsky in this creepy entry from director <a href='/char... more>>>


Down the River

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: Krit is openly gay, his oldest and deepest friend, Win is questioning. They have grown up together. They are as close as two boys can be. The fact that one is gay means nothing to the the other. As th... more>>>


Gingerdead Man 2: Passion of the Crust

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: The horrifying yet delicious and chewy Gingerdead Man causes murder and mayhem on the set of a horrible low budget movie set. It will take the determination of the studio's young new owner to save bot... more>>>


Persepolis

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: Filmmakers Vincent Paronnaud and Marjane Satrapi collaborated to co-write and co-direct this adaptation of Satrapi's bestselling autobiographical... more>>>


In Bruges

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: Having just carried out a particularly difficult hit in London, two hitmen seek shelter in Bruges, Belgium, only to find their views on life and death permanently altered by their interactions with th... more>>>


The Furies

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: Barbara Stanwyck and Walter Huston give standout performances in this dark, psychological western, which Martin Scorsese has compared to the work of Dosto... more>>>


Heroes

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: Heroes is an old-fashioned social problem movie concerning a troubled Vietnam veteran and the loving woman who helps him to work out his problems. Henry Winkler plays Jack Dunne, a veteran who has a h... more>>>


Long Dream

Releases: 2008-06-24
Synopsis: Based on a Japanese comic book, this inventive horror film follows a brilliant physician as he attempts to treat a man who is terrified to go to sleep. Believing that the secret to immortality can be ... more>>>

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