New and Coming Releases: August 26, 2008

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The Stalking Moon

Releases: 2008-08-26
Synopsis: Adapted from a novel by Theodore V. Olsen, The Stalking Moon opens in the Arizona of the Old West, as the U.S. calvary is in the process of relocating Native Americans to reservations. One of the calv... more>>>


The Witman Boys

Releases: 2008-08-26
Synopsis: Outwardly Janos and Erno Witman seem like typical middle class teens, but beneath their facades of normalcy, the two are deeply disturbed and obsessed with the nature of sex and death. Leaving much to... more>>>


Redbelt

Releases: 2008-08-26
Synopsis: Tim Allen and Chiwetel Ejiofor star in writer/director David Mamet's martial arts drama concerning a jujitsu master who becomes corrupted by the glitz... more>>>


On the Ecstasy of Ski-Flying: Werner Herzog in Conversation with Karen Beckman

Releases: 2008-08-26
 

 


Bangkok Love Story

Releases: 2008-08-26
 

 

 


All My Good Countrymen

Releases: 2008-08-26
Synopsis: The comparatively unknown Czech director Vojtech Jasny managed to earn a few industry award nominations for his nostalgic 1968 film All My Good Countrymen. The film is set in a small M... more>>>


Artifacts

Releases: 2008-08-26
Synopsis: Workaholic entrepreneur Kate Warner reacts to the discoveries that all her friends were apparently murdered by their own inexplicable doppelgangers out of the blue--and that each of their bodies were implanted with mysterious metal artifact--as... more >>>

 


Where the Wild Things Are ... and 5 More Stories by Maurice Sendak

Releases: 2008-08-26
Synopsis: Maurice Sendak's fanciful children's stories of strange but friendly monsters come off of the page and onto the screen in this animated adaptation of his best-known work. After Max gets in trouble wit... more>>>


Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden?

Releases: 2008-08-26
Synopsis: After revealing just what a diet of Big Macs can do to a person, filmmaker Morgan Spurlock takes a tongue-in-cheek look at another threat to our collective well-being in this witty documentary from th... more>>>


Uncounted: The New Math of American Elections

Releases: 2008-08-26
Synopsis: As the 2008 presidential elections draw near and disillusioned voters are still reeling from the election fraud scandals of 2004 and 2006, Emmy Award-winning filmmaker David Earnhardt takes a logical ... more>>>


Cimarron

Releases: 2008-08-26
Synopsis: The Oklahoma land rush of 1889 provides the starting point for this western drama, based on a novel by Edna Ferber. Yancey Cravet (Glenn Ford) is an impulsive, short-fused cowboy who has ... more>>>


Mr. Cinema

Releases: 2008-08-26
Synopsis: A poor film projectionist witnesses forty years of Hong Kong history in this socially themed family melodrama starring acclaimed Hong Kong character Anthony Wong. Idealistic leftist Zuo Kong (Wong) ha... more>>>


Boats out of Watermelon Rinds

Releases: 2008-08-26
 

 

 


Never Say Macbeth

Releases: 2008-08-26

 

 


August

Releases: 2008-08-26
Synopsis: Josh Hartnett, Naomie Harris, Rip Torn, and Adam Scott star in director/co-screenwriter Austin Chick's tale about an ambitious dotcom entrepreneur attempting to stay afloat as the stock market begins ... more>>>


Heroes: Season 2

Releases: 2008-08-26
 

 


Escape From Fort Bravo

Releases: 2008-08-26
Synopsis: A nail-biting Indian deadlock remains the climax of this otherwise overly verbose Western filmed in M-G-M's then-new Ansco colors (forerunner of Eastmancolor). After ruthlessly dragging an escaped pri... more>>>


Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom (Criterion Collection)

Releases: 2008-08-26
Synopsis: The final work of notorious Italian director Pier Paolo Pasolini, this film updates the Marquis de Sade's most extreme novel to fascist Italy in the final days of WW II. Dispensing with t... more>>>


Chicago 10

Releases: 2008-08-26
Synopsis: The Kid Stays in the Picture director Brett Morgen turns his unique eye toward the infamous 1968 Democratic National Convention in this 2006 documentary. Using a star-studded voice cast ... more>>>


Pingpong

Releases: 2008-08-26
Synopsis: A family's crises come to the surface in this drama, the first feature from filmmaker Matthias Luthardt. Stefan (Falk Rockstroh) and Anna (Marion Mitterhammer) are a petit bourgeois couple who live a ... more>>


Kujibiki Unbalance, Vol. 3: The Melancholy of Ritsuko Ketten

Releases: 2008-08-26
 

 

 


Love for Sale: Suely in the Sky

Releases: 2008-08-26
Synopsis: A woman who has recently returned to her hometown village in remote, northeastern Brazil after two years of living in São Paolo refuses to allow the actions of others to dictate her fate as she keeps ... more>>>


The Black House

Releases: 2008-08-26
Synopsis: In this offbeat mixture of black comedy and terror, Wakatsuki (Masaki Uchino) is an insurance investigator who is looking into a claim. His investigation leads him to a man and woman whose son recentl... more>>>

 



Also out the week of 2008-08-26: Red Garden, Vol. 6: To Die Forever, What Happens in Vegas, Son of Rambow, and Resurrection Mary.

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