New and Coming Releases: June 3, 2008

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Patriotism (Criterion)

Releases: 2008-07-01
Synopsis: Yukio Mishima's only film tells the story of a naval officer's ritual suicide--eerily presaging the novelist's own death by seppuku years later. If such parallels weren't enough, the officer is played... more>>>


Mad Men: Season 1

Releases: 2008-07-01



Drillbit Taylor

Releases: 2008-07-01
Synopsis: Determined not to spend their entire high-school career being tormented by the local bully, three freshmen place an ad in Soldier of Fortune magazine seeking an experienced combat veteran to protect t... more>>>


My Blueberry Nights

Releases: 2008-07-01
Synopsis: Legendary filmmaker Wong Kar-Wai directs Jude Law, Natalie Portman, Rachel Weisz, and <a href='/character?pid=51747'... more>>>


Naruto, Vol. 25

Releases: 2008-07-01



Til Death Do Us Part

Releases: 2008-07-01
Synopsis: A series to die for.True life tales of wedded woe.Get out the confetti the wedding cake and the hearse. John Waters (Hairspray Serial Mom Pink Flamingos) stars as the Groom Reaper in Love You To Death... more>>>


City of Men

Releases: 2008-07-01
Synopsis: Two lifelong friends raised amidst the turmoil of Rio de Janeiro's notorious Pool Hall Hill attempt to navigate the treacherous maze of adulthood after celebrating their eighteenth birthdays and becom... more>>>


Wide Awake

Releases: 2008-07-01
Synopsis: Shuffling half asleep most people coast through the day from class to class home to home and stuck in traffic in between without tapping into a passionate reason for living. Erwin Raphael McManus pres... more>>>


War, Inc.

Releases: 2008-07-01
Synopsis: An assassin posing as a trade show producer fixes his crosshairs on a Middle East oil minister while maintaining his cover by organizing a high-profile wedding in this satirical action comedy starring... more>>>


Vantage Point

Releases: 2008-07-01
Synopsis: Forest Whitaker, Dennis Quaid, William Hurt, and Matthew Fox star in director Pete Trav... more>>>


Ganges

Releases: 2008-07-01
Synopsis: Filmed in stunning high definition the BBC's Ganges is a sumptuous series that tells the story of the most extraordinary river in the world. The Ganges runs through the heart of India. For millions of... more>>>


Married Life

Releases: 2008-07-01
Synopsis: After entering into a passionate affair with a much younger woman, an unhappily married man resorts to murder as a means of sparing his frigid wife the humiliation of divorce in director Ira Sachs' su... more>>>


Sunflower

Releases: 2008-07-01
Synopsis: The tumultuous relationship between a father returning home after years in a labor camp and the nine-year-old son who doesn't quite know what to make of this new man in his life lies at the heart of d... more>>>


Lucky Star, Vol. 2

Releases: 2008-07-01



Shotgun Stories

Releases: 2008-07-01
Synopsis: Two families linked by the same father explode into a violent rivalry in this independent Southern gothic drama, the first feature from director Jeff Nichols. Cleaman Hayes lived and died in Little Ro... more>>>


Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns

Releases: 2008-07-01
Synopsis: Prolific playwright Tyler Perry adapts his popular stage play of the same name in this family-oriented comedy concerning a desperate mother who connects with the family she never knew. Brenda is a sin... more>>>


Summercamp

Releases: 2008-07-01



Sleepwalking

Releases: 2008-07-08
Synopsis: Charlize Theron, Woody Harrelson, Dennis Hopper, Nick Stahl, AnnaSophia Robb, and Deborrah-Lee Furness star in a family drama detailing the efforts made by an twelve-year old girl to come to terms wit... more>>>


The Tracey Fragments

Releases: 2008-07-08
Synopsis: A 15-year-old girl navigates a dangerous urban landscape in search of the brother whom she has hypnotized into believing he is a dog in director Bruce McDonald's pop-infused, 21st century variation on... more>>>


Definitely, Maybe

Releases: 2008-07-08
Synopsis: A political consultant in the midst of a bitter divorce attempts to delicately divulge the truth about his past relationships to his curious young daughter, who simply won't stop asking questions unti... more>>>


Mon Oncle Antoine (Criterion)

Releases: 2008-07-08
Synopsis: With Mon Oncle Antoine, actor Jean Duceppe established himself as Canada's principle purveyor of eccentric relatives. Playing the uncle of 15-year-old Jacques Ganon, Duceppe acts as the ... more>>>


Stop-Loss

Releases: 2008-07-08
Synopsis: After serving his tour of duty in Iraq, a young American soldier who is ordered to return to the front lines as part of the military's controversial stop-loss policy opts instead to go AWOL in a thoug... more>>>


Eagle Shooting Heroes

Releases: 2008-07-15
Synopsis: Jeff Lau Chun-wai spins this wild and woolly parody of Wong Kar-wai's martial arts epic Ashes of Time, which was actually produced by Wong himself and features many of the same cast members as Ashes. ... more>>>


Trafic (Criterion)

Releases: 2008-07-15
Synopsis: In Jacques Tati's Trafic, the bumbling Monsieur Hulot, outfitted as always with tan raincoat, beaten brown hat, and umbrella, takes to Paris's highways and byways. For this, his final outing, Hulot is... more>>>


Bra Boys

Releases: 2008-07-15
Synopsis: International film star Russel Crowe narrates writer/director Sunny Abberton's documentary examination of the infamous Sydney surfer gang that made headlines in the mid-1990s for a string of violent t... more>>>


Strawberry Panic, Vol. 3: Third Wheel

Releases: 2008-07-15



High and Low (Criterion)

Releases: 2008-07-22
Synopsis: Based on King's Ransom, an "87th Precinct" novel by Ed McBain (aka Evan Hunter), High and Low stars Toshiro Mifune as Gondo, a wealthy industrialist. Go... more>>>


Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom (Criterion Collection)

Releases: 2008-08-28
Synopsis: The final work of notorious Italian director Pier Paolo Pasolini, this film updates the Marquis de Sade's most extreme novel to fascist Italy in the final days of WW II. Dispensing with t... more>>>


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