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DVD RELEASES 7/29/08

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THE BAND’S VISIT (Sony Pictures  PG-13  $28.96) This completely charming and engaging story revolves around a group of Egyptian musicians who arrive in Israel to perform in concert. Everything that can go wrong, does. Movies may not be able to change the world but movies like this can make the world a more liveable place. 

 

THE LOST [...]


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DVD RELEASES 7/22/08

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21 (Columbia Pictures PG-13  $28.96) A high stakes action adventure inspired by the true story of the very brightest young minds in the country – and how they took Vegas for millions….and then got caught. Maybe not THE brightest minds, after all.

 

 

 

KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN (City Lights Pictures  R $34.98) This groundbreaking film (the first [...]


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DVD RELEASES 7/15/08

In: DVD, GENERAL

THE BANK JOB (Lionsgate  R  $29.95) Inspired by the infamous 1971 robbery that took place at the Lloyds Bank in Marylebone London, Lionsgate’s “The Bank Job” stars Jason Statham (”Transporter,” “Snatch,” “Crank,” “The Italian Job”) and Saffron Burrows (”Klimt,” “Enigma”). The highly-charged heist thriller tautly interweaves high-level corruption, murder and sexual scandal in 1970s England.

 

 PENELOPE [...]


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DVD RELEASES 7/8/08

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BATMAN BEGINS:LIMITED EDITION GIFT SET (Warner Brothers PG-13  $39.92)

THE BATMAN: COMPLETE FIFTH SEASON (The CW  NR  $19.98)

                                                      BATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHT (The CW NR  $29.99) — Ya know what?!?…I’m not even going to bother. All of these titles have something good to offer but we all know that they’re hitting the shelves this week in anticipation of next week’s [...]


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DVD RELEASES 7/1/08

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CITY OF MEN (Miramax Films  R   $29.99)

A continuation (of sorts) of FERNANDO MEIRELLES Oscar nominated CITY OF GOD, this story follows the lives of two teens coming of age on the gang infested streets of Brazil.  Brilliantly told and shot, well worth your time. 

 

DRILLBIT TAYLOR (Paramount Pictures  PG-13  $34.99)

OWEN WILSON stars as a former soldier-of-fortune hired [...]


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DVD RELEASES 6/24/08

In: DVD, NEWS OF THE DAY

10, 000 B.C. (Warner Bros. Pictures  $20.99)

This little gem has something to do with a couple of warring tribes trying to better their lives by killing each other off, all the while keeping clear of gigantic out-of-scale cgi prehistoric beasts. At least, I think that’s what it’s about. I will, however, give this one credit [...]


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DVD RELEASES 6/18/08

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BE KIND REWIND (New Line Home Video $24.95)

After accidentally erasing all of the tapes in a friends video store, a hapless pair of pals set out to recreate and replace all the missing movies. The always interesting MICHEL GONDRY (ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND, THE SCIENCE OF SLEEP) directs JACK BLACK and MOS DEF [...]


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DVD RELEASES — 6/10/08

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FUNNY GAMES — Director MICHAEL HANEKE revisits and recreates his very disturbing 1997 cult thriller of the same name. This time around it’s NAOMI WATTS, TIM ROTH, MICHAEL PITT and BRADY CORBET doing the (dis)honors and they are blissfully successful in making the audience as uncomfortable as possible
                (Warner Independent Pictures)

 

 THE BUCKET LIST — [...]


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