New and Coming Releases: October 28, 2008

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Kung Fu Panda

Releases: 2008-11-09
Synopsis: A clumsy panda bear becomes an unlikely kung fu hero when a treacherous enemy spreads chaos throughout the countryside in this animated martial arts adventure featuring the voices of Jack Black, <a hr... more>>>


Western

Releases: 2008-11-11
Synopsis: A French road movie with an unlikely and mystifying title, Western is actually a romantic comedy-drama from writer-director Manuel Poirier. A charming Spanish shoe salesman, Paco (<a ... more>>>


Hellboy II: The Golden Army

Releases: 2008-11-11
Synopsis: Ron Perlman returns to the role of the big red BPRD agent in this sequel to 2004's Hellboy, directed once again by Guillermo del Toro and scripted as b... more>>>


Liberty Kid

Releases: 2008-11-11
Synopsis: Two young friends struggle to survive after losing their jobs at the Statue of Liberty tourist site due to 9/11. Derrick, courted by Army recruiters, seeks a life outside of their Brooklyn neighborhood, while Tico leads him on a detour into


The General

Releases: 2008-11-11
Synopsis: Buster Keaton plays Johnny Gray, a Southern railroad engineer who loves his train engine, The General, almost as much as he loves Annabelle Lee (Marion Mack). When the opening shots of the... more>>>


This Christmas

Releases: 2008-11-11
Synopsis: Upon gathering together under one roof for the first time in seven years, an estranged family celebrating Christmas rediscovers long-forgotten bonds in this holiday family reuniondrama starring Delroy... more>>>


Mister Foe

Releases: 2008-11-11
Synopsis: With Hallam Foe, British director Peter MacKenzie and scripter Ed Whitmore adapt the 2002 novel of the same name, a quirky, bittersweet, coming-of-... more>>>


Planet B-Boy

Releases: 2008-11-11
Synopsis: Director Benson Lee explores the global resurgence of breakdancing in a documentary that proves the so-called "B-boying" trend didn't die with the passing of the '80s. An urban dance style that starte... more>>>


When They Cry, Vol. 5

Releases: 2008-11-11
Synopsis: Maebara Keiichi is the new kid in the tiny, rural village of Hinamizawa, but he makes friends with the very cute, very strange Rena almost immediately, and is accepted into "the club," where he mostly... more>>>


Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Releases: 2008-11-11
Synopsis: George Lucas continues his most popular franchise's legacy with Star Wars: The Clone Wars, a computer-animated 3-D film that takes place between Star Wars... more>>>


Strawberry Panic, Vol. 5: Fifth Walz

Releases: 2008-11-11
Synopsis: School life for the girls of Miator, Spica, and Le Rim is abuzz with activity as the Etoile election is nearly at hand. Rivalries spark into open challenges, and during one modern-age duel, an unspoke... more>>>


The Boys in the Band

Releases: 2008-11-11
Synopsis: "The Boys in the Band is not a musical" read the film's original advertisements. The film is set in the apartment of Michael (Kenneth Nelson), a homosexual who holds a birthday party f... more>>>


The Hanoi Hilton

Releases: 2008-11-11
Synopsis: Lionel Chetwynd's film documents the horrific struggles that faced American POWs held in the North Vietnamese prison Hoa Lo -- more infamously known as the Hanoi Hilton -- between 1964 and 1975. Willi... more>>>


Quo Vadis (Special Edition)

Releases: 2008-11-11
Synopsis: Originally advertised as "Colossal Quo Vadis," this opulent MGM production is far and away the most elaborate of the many versions of Henryk Sienkiewicz' novel. The plot, as always, concerns the roman... more>>>


Warner Bros. and the Homefront Collection

Releases: 2008-11-11
Synopsis: The West Coast's answer to Broadway's Stage Door Canteen, the Hollywood Canteen was created as a GI morale-booster by film stars Bette Davis and John Garfield. The Canteen was established... more>>>


Tracy Ullman's State of the Union: Complete Season One

Releases: 2008-11-11
 

 


 


Sukiyaki Western Django

Releases: 2008-11-11
Synopsis: Maverick Japanese director Takashi Miike re-teams with longtime writing partner Masa Nakamura (Andromedia, The Bird People of China) for this Western ... more>>>


Tsubasa, Vol. 9: Renegades and Strays

Releases: 2008-11-11
Synopsis: Princess Sakura of the Clow Kingdom still cares deeply for her childhood friend Syaoran even though he is by no means of royal blood; he is a budding archeologist who has just taken over his father's ... more>>>


Postmen in the Mountains

Releases: 2008-11-11
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Still Life

Releases: 2008-11-11
Synopsis: Jia Zhang Ke's haunting minimalist drama Still Life (aka Sanxia Haoren) takes as its focal point the real-life construction of the Three Gorges Hyd... more>>>


Holiday Affair

Releases: 2008-11-11
Synopsis: A disarming little trifle, Holiday Affair has in the years since its original release become a Yuletide perennial on television. War widow Janet Leigh hasn't the money to buy the model t... more>>>


Warner Brothers Holiday Collection, Vol. 2

Releases: 2008-11-11
Synopsis: Four films are included. All Mine To Give starring Glynis Johns and Cameron Mitchell follows a couple through hardship, hard work and joy in 19th-century Wisconsin as they raise a family united by lov... more>>>


Dare Not Walk Alone

Releases: 2008-11-11
Synopsis: In 1964, only a few weeks before the Civil Rights Act became law, marking a crucial victory in the struggle for equal rights, Dr. Martin Luther King and his allies from the Southern Christian Leadersh... more>>>


Love Songs

Releases: 2008-11-11
Synopsis: Though Love Songs (aka Les Chansons d'Amour) is not a film operetta per se, director Christophe Honoré and composer/lyricist/vocalist <a href='/char... more>>>


Roberto Rossellini: Director's Series

Releases: 2008-11-11
Synopsis: In keeping with his previous film Generale Della Rovere, filmmaker Robert Rossellini pursues a wartime theme in his 145-minute "personal epic" Era Notte a Roma. The story concerns three... more>>>


Love and Honor

Releases: 2008-11-11
Synopsis: Yoji Yamada's torchy Japanese drama Love and Honor (AKA Bushi no Ichibun) follows the heartbreaking plight of Shinnojo (Yoji Yamada), a young man employed as a "food taster" for the imperial family. S... more>>>
 

 

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