New and Coming Releases: November 18, 2008

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Bottle Rocket (Criterion)

Releases: 2008-11-25
Synopsis: A bright, optimistic caper comedy from first-time director Wes Anderson, Bottle Rocket focuses on a group of young Texans aspiring to become master thieves. Their leader is Dignan (<a hre... more>>>


Darker Than Black, Vol. 1

Releases: 2008-11-25

 


The Price of Sugar

Releases: 2008-11-25
Synopsis: Bill Haney's muckraking documentary The Price of Sugar follows the courageous Father Christopher Hartley, a social activist Spanish priest who mak... more>>>


River Queen

Releases: 2008-11-25
Synopsis: A woman who has come to a strange land is torn between the life she knows and the new life around her in this epic-scale historical drama. In 1854, New Zealand's indigenous Maori tribes were engaged i... more>>>


Bellissima

Releases: 2008-11-25
Synopsis: Written and directed by Artur Urbanski, Bellissima follows aging femme fatale Elzbieta (Ewa Kasprzyk) in her efforts to push her daughter, Maria (... more>>>


Area 88 OVA

Releases: 2008-11-25
Synopsis: Shin Kazama is an up-and-coming pilot with a bright future: he has a loving girlfriend with an influential father and a budding career in the skies. One drunken mistake, however, will change his life ... more>>>


Moses and Aaron

Releases: 2008-11-25
Synopsis: A feature length follow-up to Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet's short film Introduction to Arnold Schoenberg's Accompaniment to a Cinematographic Scene, this largely static adaptation of Schoenb... more>>>


24: Redemption

Releases: 2008-11-25
 

  


Chungking Express (Criterion)

Releases: 2008-11-25
Synopsis: A Hong Kong fast food restaurant acts as the link between two unusual stories of police officers in love in this eccentric, stylish comedy-drama. Director Wong Kar-Wai plays freely with traditional n... more>>>


Still Life

Releases: 2008-11-25
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>>>


Celestial Clockwork

Releases: 2008-11-25
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George Carlin: It's Bad For Ya

Releases: 2008-11-25
Synopsis: George Carlin's fourteenth and final special for HBO features the revered funnyman at his most cantankerous, throwing out verbally dexterous tirades about modern parenting, death, religion, and how an... more>>>


Beautiful Ohio

Releases: 2008-11-25
Synopsis: Longtime actor Chad Lowe makes his feature directorial debut with this quiet family drama focusing on two young brothers as it explores the elaborate family dynamics and rapidly-evolving social attitu... more>>>


Lady with the Dog

Releases: 2008-11-25
Synopsis: The lady of the title is beautiful Anna (Iya Savvina), who is vacationing in turn-of-the-century Yalta. Each day, Anna walks her dog...and each day, she is worshipped from afar by Moscow banker Dmitri... more>>>


Part-Time Work of a Domestic Slave

Releases: 2008-11-25
Synopsis: Roswitha (Alexandra Kluge) has been supporting her family, including her student husband, by performing illegal abortions. Police pressure makes it too dangerous for her to continue doing this, and he... more>>>


Space Chimps

Releases: 2008-11-25
Synopsis: Jeff Daniels, Stanley Tucci, Cheryl Hines, and Andy Samberg lend their voices to this computer-animated comedy follow... more>>>


The Zeiram Duology: Zeiram II

Releases: 2008-11-25
Synopsis: This sequel to cult classic Zeram once again centers around Iria (Yuko Moriyama), a beautiful bounty hunter on a visit to earth. Unbeknownst to her, Iria has unwittingly brought a Zeiram ... more>>>


A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All

Releases: 2008-11-25
Synopsis: Satirist and comedy news host Stephen Colbert hosts this explosively patriotic Christmas special featuring guest appearances by such famous, important, close personal friends of Colbert as Elvis Coste... more>>>


Another Life

Releases: 2008-11-25
Synopsis: A scandalous murder case that was the talk of England in the 1920s is brought to the screen in this period drama based on fact. In 1913, Edith Graydon (Natasha Little) was a young woman living with he... more>>>


Meet Dave

Releases: 2008-11-25
Synopsis: With their home planet in danger and no place in the known universe to seek shelter, a desperate crew of miniature alien humanoids boards a human spacecraft in hopes of saving their doomed world. Eddi... more>>>


Hancock

Releases: 2008-11-25
Synopsis: A hard-drinking lush finds himself thrust into superhero mode in director Peter Berg's unconventional look at the private life of a crime-fighter. Will Smith stars as the embittered do-goo... more>>>


The Spy Who Came in From the Cold (Criterion)

Releases: 2008-11-25
Synopsis: Based on the novel by John Le Carre, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold stars Richard Burton as a dispirited, end-of-tether British secret agent. He comes in from "the cold" (meaning he is... more>>>


A Perfect Day

Releases: 2008-11-25
Synopsis: An anguished mother's hope that her long-lost husband will return is dashed when after fifteen years he is officially reported as dead by the government, and her frustrated, narcoleptic son struggles ... more>>>


Just Sex and Nothing Else

Releases: 2008-11-25
Synopsis: Hungarian director Krisztina Goda's witty and whimsical romantic comedy Just Sex and Nothing Else follows the travails of Dora (Judit Schell), a woman of the theater in her early-mid thirties. Unnerve... more>>>


A Man Named Pearl

Releases: 2008-11-25
Synopsis: Filmmakers Scott Galloway and Brent Pierson collaborate on this documentary about a factory worker and self-taught topiary artist from South Carolina who transformed his once-average... more>>>

 

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