New and Coming Releases: May 20, 2008

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Anguish

Releases: 2008-05-20
Synopsis: Poltergeist-purger Zelda Rubinstein toplines this interesting, twisty psycho-thriller from Spain, which makes clever (though repetitive) use of its movie-within-a-movie premise. As the sta... more>>>


The Delirious Fictions of William Klein (Eclipse)

Releases: 2008-05-20
Synopsis: William Klein’s explosive, challenging New York street photography made him one of the most heralded artists of the fifties. An American expatriate in Paris, Klein has also been making challenging cin... more>>>


What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?

Releases: 2008-05-20
Synopsis: In this service comedy set during World War II, Capt. Cash (Dick Shawn) and Lt. Christian (James Coburn) are given orders to invade a small but strategically important village in Sicily. T... more>>>


The Flock

Releases: 2008-05-20
Synopsis: Hong Kong action crime specialist Andy Lau (Young and Dangerous, Infernal Affairs) makes his English-language debut with this psychological thriller concerning a vigilant federal agent in pursuit of a... more>>>


Square Pegs: The Complete Series

Releases: 2008-05-20
Synopsis: A young Sarah Jessica Parker starred in this early '80s sitcom about two teenage girls who are desperate to overcome their geeky nature and fit in with the cool kids. SQUARE PEGS originally aired on C... more>>>


Hell Girl, Vol. 6: Pinwheel

Releases: 2008-05-20
Synopsis: If you are the victim of torment or the holder of a grudge, there is a service that will exact the ultimate retribution on the one who brings you pain. Simply wait for the stroke of midnight and visit... more>>>


Rhythm Thief

Releases: 2008-05-20
Synopsis: This drama, set in the gritty areas of New York's Lower Eastside and filmed in black and white, focuses upon the lonely and often pathetic lives of the down and out. Simon is a hustler who makes a min... more>>>


The Killing Hour

Releases: 2008-05-20
Synopsis: Young art student Virna Nightbourne (Elizabeth Kemp) has the unconscious ability to draw the future victims of a serial murderer, in this standard thriller that also involves Paul "Mac" McCormack (<a ... more>>>
 


Penn and Teller Bullshit!: Season 5

Releases: 2008-05-20

 

 

 


Nimrod Nation

Releases: 2008-05-20
Synopsis: This eight-part original documentary series from filmmaker Brett Morgen (THE KID STAYS IN THE PICTURE) profiles rural Watersmeet, Michigan, where everyone following the progress of the local high scho... more>>>
 

Diary of the Dead

Releases: 2008-05-20
Synopsis: Horror icon George A. Romero effectively hits the "reset" button on his hugely influential Dead series with this scaled-back look at the zombie apocalypse as told from the perspective of a student fil... more>>>


A Dirty Carnival

Releases: 2008-05-20
Synopsis: A small time thug collecting debts for the local triad is torn between his criminal aspirations and his devotion to family in writer/director Yoo Ha's epic crime drama. Byeong-du (Jo In-seong) is a tw... more>>>
 


Shattered Angels, Vol. 1: Kyoshiro and the Eternal Sky

Releases: 2008-05-20
Synopsis: Kuu Shiratori often fantasizes about her "prince," and one day she meets him!... more>>>

 

 


 

Night of the Living Dead (Restored and Remastered Edition)

Releases: 2008-05-20
Synopsis: When unexpected radiation raises the dead, a microcosm of Average America has to battle flesh-eating zombies in George A. Romero's landmark cheapie horror film. Siblings Johnny (Russ Strei... more>>>


Hamburger Hill (20th Anniversary Edition)

Releases: 2008-05-20
Synopsis: Though the anti-war sentiments of Hamburger Hill come through loud and clear, the film is squarely on the side of those courageous, much-maligned Americans who fought and died in Vietnam. Based on a t... more>>>


Bleach, Vol. 10: The Substitute

Releases: 2008-05-20
Synopsis: Kurosaki Ichigo has always had the uncanny ability to see spirits and ghosts. Despite his unusual skill, he lives the normal life of a 15-year-old boy, aside from the moments when his rambunctious fat... more>>>


Lucker the Necrophagous (Director's Cut)

Releases: 2008-05-20
Synopsis: A profoundly disturbed rapist, necrophiliac, and serial killer, escapes from a psychiatric hospital and sets out to finish what he had started after discovering that one of his former victims somehow ... more>>>


The Muppet Show: The Complete Third Season

Releases: 2008-05-20
Synopsis: Statler and Waldorf might have heckled from their spot in the balcony box, but THE MUPPET SHOW remains one of TV's most enjoyable shows for the whole family. With wacky humor appealing to kids and par... more>>>


Bohachi Bushido: Code of the Forgotten Eight

Releases: 2008-05-20
Synopsis: Horror of Malformed Men and Blind Woman's Curse director Teruo Ishii shifts his focus from tormented mutants to sword-swinging samurais with this outrageous, blood-spattered adaptation of an original ... more>>>


Meeting Resistance

Releases: 2008-05-20
Synopsis: For the gut-wrenching documentary exposé Meeting Resistance, co-directors and journalists Molly Bingham and Steve Connors sought to rip the lid of... more>>>


The Night They Raided Minsky's

Releases: 2008-05-20
Synopsis: Narrator Rudy Vallee announces that he knows we are a "real high class audience," thus he has "some swell story to tell." Thus begins The Night They Raided Minsky's, set in the rarefied ... more>>>


National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets

Releases: 2008-05-20
Synopsis: In this adventure-filled sequel to the 2004 blockbuster National Treasure, Nicolas Cage reprises his role as artifact hunter and archaeologist extraordinaire Ben Franklin Gates. In this ... more>>>


Park

Releases: 2008-05-20
Synopsis: Set during one afternoon at a Los Angeles, this edgy ensemble sex comedy was the feature debut of director Kurt Voelker. Starring William Baldwin, Ricki Lake... more>>>

 


 

Inglorious Bastards (Explosive Edition)

Releases: 2008-05-20
Synopsis: Inglorious Bastards was the alternate title for the Italian adventure yarn Counterfeit Commandos. The main characters are five soldiers facing court-martial in World War II France. The... more>>>


If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium

Releases: 2008-05-20
Synopsis: A mid-1960s TV documentary special (and a New Yorker cartoon before that) was the inspiration for If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium. The film is a likeable satire of "packaged" European tours, whe... more>>>

 


 

Flag, Vol. 4

Releases: 2008-05-20
Synopsis: A shadow unfurls over Uddiyana with Ru Pou's thanks as guerillas overtake UN headquarters in Subasci. A hymn is delivered to the malignant spirit Angra Mainyu calling for civil war. Unable to contact ... more>>>
 


Beyond Hatred

Releases: 2008-05-20
Synopsis: When their son Francois was brutally murdered by skinheads on September 13, 2002, Jean-Paul and Marie-Cecile vowed to do everything within their power to bring the killers to justice, and try to under... more>>>


Cranford

Releases: 2008-05-20

 

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