New and Coming Releases: March 30, 2010

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Kapo (Criterion Essential Art House)

Releases: 2010-04-13
Synopsis: Before he left his mark on cinema forever with the revolutionary The Battle of Algiers, Italian director Gillo Pontecorvo directed this audacious World War II drama about a young Jewish woman (Susan S... more>>>


Pirate Radio

Releases: 2010-04-13
Synopsis: In mid- to late-'60s Britain, an unusual yet colorful subculture sprang up and thrived as a product of the upswing in British pop music, only to meet its doom within a few short years. Though the BBC ... more>>>


The Slammin' Salmon

Releases: 2010-04-13
Synopsis: The Broken Lizard troupe is back with The Slammin' Salmon, a comedy revolving around a restaurant whose former heavyweight champion owner, Cleon Salmon (Michael Clarke Duncan), sets... more>>>


Eclipse Series 21 - Oshima's Outlaw Sixties (Criterion)

Releases: 2010-04-18
Synopsis: Often called the Godard of the East, Japanese director Nagisa Oshima was one of the most provocative film artists of the twentieth century, and his works challenged and shocked the cinematic world for... more>>>


Summer Hours (Criterion)

Releases: 2010-04-20
Synopsis: Universally acclaimed by critics, the multiple award-winning Summer Hours is the great contemporary French filmmaker Olivier Assayas's most personal film to date. Three siblings, played by Juliette Bi... more>>>


35 Shots Of Rum

Releases: 2010-04-20
Synopsis: Time and romantic attraction threaten to sour a family relationship in this drama from writer and director Claire Denis. Lionel (Alex Descas) is a middle-aged widower who makes his living driving a tr... more>>>


Mammoth

Releases: 2010-04-20
Synopsis: Gael García Bernal (BABEL, AMORES PERROS) and Oscar®-nominee Michelle Williams (BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN) star in the English-language debut of internationally acclaimed writer/director Lukas Moodysson. Leo... more>>>


The Lovely Bones

Releases: 2010-04-20
Synopsis: Visionary Heavenly Creatures director Peter Jackson teams with longtime collaborators Fran Walsh and Philippa... more>>>


The Young Victoria

Releases: 2010-04-20
Synopsis: Cinema previously celebrated an aging Queen Victoria with MRS. BROWN, but this costume drama looks at the monarch's early life. Emily Blunt (THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA) stars as the queen ... more>>>


My Life to Live (Criterion)

Releases: 2010-04-20
Synopsis: Vivre Sa Vie presents 12 episodes in the life of a young woman who turns to prostitution to pay her rent. Each episode features a theatrical scene preceded by a title that lists the characters in the ... more>>>


Avatar

Releases: 2010-04-22
Synopsis: A paraplegic ex-marine finds a new life on the distant planet of Pandora, only to find himself battling humankind alongside the planet's indigenous Na'vi race in this ambitious digital 3D sci-fi epic ... more>>>


Avatar (Blu-Ray)

Releases: 2010-04-22
Synopsis: A paraplegic ex-marine finds a new life on the distant planet of Pandora, only to find himself battling humankind alongside the planet's indigenous Na'vi race in this ambitious digital 3D sci-fi epic ... more>>>


The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

Releases: 2010-04-27
Synopsis: The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus is a fantastical morality tale, set in the present-day. It tells the story of Dr. Parnassus and his extraordinary "Imaginarium", a travelling show where members of ... more>>>


Tetro

Releases: 2010-05-04
Synopsis: On the heels of the self-financed, modestly budgeted 2007 drama Youth Without Youth -- his first directorial outing after a ten-year hiatus -- filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola remains situated in the di... more>>>


Walkabout (Criterion)

Releases: 2010-05-18
Synopsis: The contrast between modern, urban civilization and life in the natural world lies at the heart of Nicolas Roeg's visually dazzling drama Walkabout. In broad outline, the plot might resemble a standar... more>>>


The Messenger

Releases: 2010-05-18
Synopsis: An Iraq War veteran who just narrowly escaped death in combat struggles with his new post at the Casualty Notification Office while anticipating his upcoming discharge in this military drama starring ... more>>>


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Alice in Wonderland

Releases: 2010-03-30
Synopsis: This Disney feature-length cartoon combines the most entertaining elements of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. Chasing after the White Rabbit, who runs into view sing... more>>>


Sherlock Holmes

Releases: 2010-03-30
Synopsis: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous super-sleuth, Sherlock Holmes, gets an update with this adaptation of Lionel Wigram's comic book series by writer/director Guy Ritchie (RocknRolla) starring Robert Down... more>>>


The Baader Meinhof Complex

Releases: 2010-03-30
Synopsis: Director Uli Edel teams with screenwriter Bernd Eichinger to explore a dark period in German history with this drama detailing the rise and fall of the Red Army Faction, a left-wing terrorist organiza... more>>>


An Education

Releases: 2010-03-30
Synopsis: A suburban London teen finds her traditional education replaced by something slightly more sinister when an older, more worldly suitor sweeps her off of her feet while placing her future in jeopardy. ... more>>>


I Sell the Dead

Releases: 2010-03-30
Synopsis: Adventure and horror merge in this morbid tale of two 18th century grave robbers who make it their mission to hunt down the undead abominations that refuse to accept their rightful place in the ground... more>>>


Letters from Fontainhas: Three Films by Pedro Costa

Releases: 2010-03-30
Synopsis: Many of the lost souls of Ossos and In Vanda's Room return in the spectral landscape of Colossal Youth, which brings to Pedro Costa's Fontainhas films a new theatrical, tragic grandeur. This time, Co... more>>>


Henri Cartier-Bresson

Releases: 2010-03-30
Synopsis: Henri Cartier-Bresson may be considered the father of modern photojournalism, but he was not solely a photographer. Several documentaries he shot between the 1930s and the 1970s bear witness to his af... more>>>


Girly (aka Mumsy, Nanny, Sonny and Girly)

Releases: 2010-03-30
Synopsis: Sexy, teenaged, immature Girly and her camera-wielding brother Sonny bring home unsuspecting men to Mumsy and Nanny, where they play games, and if they don't follow the rules, they're sent to the ange... more>>>


The Sadist With Red Teeth / Forbidden Paris

Releases: 2010-03-30
Synopsis: Did a botched blood transfusion turn a comic book artist into a vampire? He sure thinks so, and in the outrageous French scarefest The Sadist with Red Teeth, the geeky ghoul soon finds the world a muc... more>>>


Cult Epics Nunsploitation Collection: Behind Convent Walls / School of the Holy Beast

Releases: 2010-03-30
Synopsis: A young Japanese woman in search of her missing mother discovers a sinister secret deep within the Sacred Heart Convent in director Norifumi Suzuki's notorious nunsploitation classic. After taking rel... more>>>


Soul Eater, Part 2

Releases: 2010-03-30
Synopsis: Maka is a Meister and Soul is her Weapon - literally. When Soul transforms into a razor-sharp scythe and Maka wields him against the supernatural forces of evil, he gets more deadly with every defeate... more>>>


High Kick Girl!

Releases: 2010-03-30
Synopsis: Kei (Rina Takeda) joins a karate dojo and quickly proves herself to be the most skilled fighter amongst all her male peers. However, her sensei Matsumura still refuses to give her the coveted black be... more>>>


Horat  (ADULT)

Releases: 2010-03-30
Synopsis: Welcome to the crazy, all-the-way-across-America journey of HORAT, as he searches far and wide for "sexual knowledges" in the name of his beloved home country "Kaksuckistan." From one hilarious, eroti... more>>>


Afghan Star

Releases: 2010-03-30
Synopsis: When the Taliban took control of Afghanistan in 1996, among their many edicts was banning popular music, considering it a corrupting and sacrilegious influence. Though Taliban was swept from power in ... more>>>


The Yes Men Fix the World

Releases: 2010-04-01
Synopsis: Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno are "The Yes Men" -- two guys who combine political activism, performance art, and the love of a good prank in the name of demanding that the private sector take respon... more>>>


 

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