New and Coming Releases: April 14, 2009.

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Painters Painting

Releases: 2009-04-14
Synopsis: This documentary is a survey of artists and their art from the period of Abstract Expressionism, through Hard Edge and Color Field painting to Pop Art. Emile de Antonio captures the zeitgeist of those... more>>>


Abar: The First Black Superman

Releases: 2009-04-14
Synopsis: A brilliant African-American scientist transforms a black militant into a super human hero with incredible strength and fantastic mental abilities after moving into an affluent white neighborhood and ... more>>>


The Spirit

Releases: 2009-04-14
Synopsis: A resurrected cop does battle with a villain whose quest for immortality threatens an entire metropolis in Sin City creator Frank Miller's adaptation of Will Eisner's acclaimed graphi... more>>>


The Reader

Releases: 2009-04-14
Synopsis: Kate Winslet and Ralph Fiennes star in The Hours director Stephen Daldry's haunting period drama concerning the rela... more>>>


Anna Karenina

Releases: 2009-04-14
Synopsis: Leo Tolstoy's romantic tragedy gets the BBC treatment in this 1961 production starring Sean Connery and Claire Bloom. When married aristocrat Anna Karenina (Bloom) falls for a handsome soldier, Vronsk... more>>>


Hiding Out

Releases: 2009-04-14
Synopsis: Hiding Out, a surprisingly entertaining and engaging action comedy, directed by Bob Giraldi, takes the implausible idea that an adult man could enroll in high school and pass as a student and makes it... more>>>


Dark Matter

Releases: 2009-04-14
Synopsis: Inspired by actual events, director Chen Shi-Zheng's socially conscious psychological drama follows the journey of an ambitious Chinese scientist working towards his Ph.D. in America, only to be margi... more>>>


Under Full Sail: Silent Cinema On The High Seas

Releases: 2009-04-14
Synopsis: Flicker Alley, a specialty supplier of fine silent films and classic cinema programming, in association with the Blackhawk Film Collection, announces the release of Under Full Sail - Silent Cinema o... more>>>


My Best Friend Is a Vampire

Releases: 2009-04-14
Synopsis: This '80s teen comedy involves a youth (Robert Leonard), who is seduced by a sexy schoolgirl and then transforms into a blood-sucking vampire. Instead of fighting his affliction, he tries to cope with... more>>>


Skins, Vol. 2

Releases: 2009-04-14
Synopsis: Volume 2 of the Brit-teen cult favorite is finally here, and there's a lot of drama in store as the Skins gang takes a turn for the worst. Our old crew is back with a vengeance as they desperately try... more>>>


The Night Before

Releases: 2009-04-14
Synopsis: In this unusual teen comedy, the most popular girl in school embarks upon the worst date of her life after she loses a bet and is forced to attend the prom with the school's biggest nerd. The trouble ... more>>>


The Caller

Releases: 2009-04-14
Synopsis: When a whistle-blowing executive at an international energy firm prepares to expose his company's corrupt practices in Latin America, he secretly hires a private detective to track his every move for ... more>>>


Slaughter High

Releases: 2009-04-14
Synopsis: When the school geek (Sim Scuddamore) is physically scarred by his classmates' ill-conceived practical joke, he vows to get revenge. When the guilty students travel back to Doddsville High for a ten-y... more>>>


House of Saddam

Releases: 2009-04-14
Synopsis: In this HBO miniseries from directors Jim O'Hanlon and Alex Holmes (who also co-wrote and executive produced), the events of late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's life are retold from a perspective nev... more>>>


Homer and Eddie

Releases: 2009-04-14
Synopsis: Director Andrei Konchalovsky comes a cropper with this mawkish road movie starring Whoopi Goldberg and James Belushi. Goldberg plays Edwina, an escaped me... more>>>


Crude Impact

Releases: 2009-04-14
Synopsis: The past, present, and future all factor into James Jandek Wood's informative look at the way oil has allowed mankind to achieve total domination over every species on the planet. An alarming wake-up ... more>>>


Ready? Ok!

Releases: 2009-04-14
Synopsis: Carrie Preston, John G. Preston, Michael Emerson, and Lurie Poston star in director James Vasquez's coming of age comedy about a young boy obsessed with dresses, dolls, and cheerleading. Joshua Dowd (... more>>>


Irreconcilable Differences

Releases: 2009-04-14
Synopsis: In this human-scale drama/comedy, a pair of Beverly Hills parents, Albert (Ryan O'Neal) and Lucy (Shelley Long) first come together as a couple interested in writing (she) and teaching (he... more>>>


Exosquad: Season 1

Releases: 2009-04-14
Synopsis: In EXOSQUAD's futuristic universe, a small band of humans must battle space pirates and violent "Neosapiens" in order to protect their home planets. This exciting collection features every episode fro... more>>>


Men

Releases: 2009-04-14
Synopsis: The men in The Men are stuffy ad exec Heiner Lauterbach and nonconformist artist Uwe Oschsenknecht. Both are amorously involved with lovely Ulrike Kleiner: Lauterbach is her husband, Osch... more>>>


Splinter

Releases: 2009-04-14
Synopsis: CGI effects wizard and versatile cinema Renaissance man Toby Wilkins directed this shocker, which is set in and around a remote gas station, where a vicious, virus-like entity invades the body of huma... more>>>


Lost in Austen

Releases: 2009-04-14
 

 


Repossessed

Releases: 2009-04-14
Synopsis: This is almost a follow-up to its relative The Exorcist, since it stars Linda Blair, also the leading lady in the '70s head-spinner tale. In Repossessed, a... more>>>


 

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