AUGUST 10TH, 2018
AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR (2018)
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Official Synopsis: An unprecedented cinematic journey ten years in the making and spanning the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Infinity War” brings to the screen the ultimate, deadliest showdown of all time. The Avengers and their Super Hero allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.


TV SPOTLIGHT
ARROW: SEASON SIX (2017-2018)
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Official Synopsis: Season 6 of the superhero series deals with the aftermath of the explosion that destroyed the island at the end of the previous season. Thea (Willa Holland) is badly injured and is left in a coma, while Samantha (Hannah Hopkins) makes Oliver (Stephen Amell) promise to look after their son after her death. As the season progresses, Oliver struggles with balancing his roles as Mayor and Green Arrow with being a father to William (Jack Moore), so he decides to give up his life as vigilante and pass the torch to Diggle (David Ramsey) to spend more time with his son and Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards).


CRITERION CORNER
THE BALLAD OF GREGORIO CORTEZ (1982)
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Official Synopsis: Forced to run from the Texas Rangers after a heated misunderstanding leads to the death of a lawman, Mexican American farmer Gregorio Cortez sets off in desperate flight, evading a massive manhunt on horseback for days. Producer-star Edward James Olmos, seeking to shed new light on a historical incident that had been enshrined in a corrido (folk song), enlisted director Robert M. Young, a longtime practitioner of socially engaged realism, to helm this trailblazing independent film, a landmark of Chicano cinema. Shifting its perspective between the pursuers and the pursued, The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez is a thrilling chase film and a nuanced procedural that peels away the layers of prejudice and myth surrounding Cortez, uncovering the true story of an ordinary man persecuted by the law and transfigured by legend.

Disc features include:

  • New 2K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
  • New interview with actor and producer Edward James Olmos
  • New interview with Chon A. Noriega, author of Shot in America: Television, the State, and the Rise of Chicano Cinema
  • Cast-and-crew panel from 2016 including Olmos; director Robert M. Young; producer Moctesuma Esparza; cinematographer Reynaldo Villalobos; and actors Bruce McGill, Tom Bower, Rosanna DeSoto, and Pepe Serna
  • PLUS: An essay by film scholar Charles Ramírez Berg

New cover by Juan R. Fuentes


HIGHLIGHT RELEASES OF THE WEEK
AFFAIRS OF STATE (2018)
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Official Synopsis: In his quest for power, D.C. aide Michael Lawson will do anything to take part in Senator Baines’s White House campaign, including blackmailing Baines’s shady advisor (Adrian Grenier, TV’s “Entourage”) and sleeping with the candidate’s wife (Mimi Rogers). But when he gets involved with the senator’s alluring daughter, Lawson learns his dangerous game could have a deadly payoff. Also starring Thora Birch (Patriot Games), this pulse-pounding thriller is a perfect match for today’s turbulent political climate.


BAD SAMARITAN (2018)
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Official Synopsis: A valet (Robert Sheehan) develops a clever scam to burglarize the houses of rich customers. Things go smoothly until he robs the wrong customer (David Tennant), and discovers  a woman being held captive in his home.   Afraid of going to prison, he leaves the woman there and makes a call to the police, who find nothing when they investigate. Now, the valet must endure the wrath of the kidnapper who seeks revenge on him, all while desperately trying to find and rescue the captive woman he left behind.


FURLOUGH (2018)
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Official Synopsis: The latest comedy by Laurie Collyer (Sherrybaby), taking a spin on the road movie. When a rowdy inmate (Melissa Leo) gets one weekend out of prison to visit her ailing mother, the rookie corrections officer (Tessa Thompson) assigned to keep an eye on her struggles to keep her in line during their emergency furlough. With Whoopi Goldberg, Anna Paquin, Edgar Ramirez, and La La Anthony.


HOW TO TALK TO GIRLS AT PARTIES (2018)
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Official Synopsis: From the raucous dual imaginations of fantasy laureate Neil Gaiman (“American Gods,” CORALINE) and glamrock multihyphenate John Cameron Mitchell (HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, SHORTBUS) comes the electrifying and singular pop extravaganza film, HOW TO TALK TO GIRLS AT PARTIES. Enn (Alex Sharp) is a shy suburban London teenager in 1977, sneaking out with his best friends to afterhours punk parties. One night they stumble upon a bizarre gathering of sexy teenagers who seem like they are from another planet. In fact, they are from another planet, visiting Earth to complete a mysterious rite of passage. That doesn’t stop Enn from falling madly in love with Zan (Elle Fanning), a beautiful and rebellious alien teenager who, despite her allegiance to her strange colony, is fascinated by Enn. Together they embark on a delirious adventure through the kinetic punk rock world of 1970s London, inadvertently setting off a series of events that will lead to the ultimate showdown of punks vs. aliens, and test the limits of how far each of them will go for true love.


THE YELLOW BIRDS (2018)
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Official Synopsis: Against the explosive backdrop of the Iraq War, young soldiers Brandon Bartle (Alden Ehrenreich) and Daniel Murphy (Tye Sheridan) forge a deep bond of friendship. When tragedy strikes the platoon, one soldier must return home to face the hard truth behind the incident, and help a grieving mother (Jennifer Aniston) find peace. With a compelling mix of battle action and poignant drama, The Yellow Birds is an unforgettable movie whose power resonates long after the final frame.


TV BOX SETS

MR. MERCEDES: SEASON ONE (2017)

Official Synopsis: The first season of the mystery-thriller series based on a novel by Stephen King opens with a man in a clown mask driving a stolen car into a crowd, killing everyone; the crime is then investigated by Detective Bill Hodges (Brendan Gleeson). Two years later, Bill Hodges is now retired, but is still haunted by the case of “Mr. Mercedes.” When the killer himself, Brady Hartsfield (Harry Treadaway), leaves a message on his answering machine taunting him, the former detective launches himself into a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse. He’s helped by his neighbor, Jerome (Jharrel Jerome), and Janey (Mary-Louise Parker), the sister of the original owner of the Mercedes.

  • 12 Monkeys: Season Three (2017)
  • 12 Monkeys: Season Four (2018)
  • A.P. Bio: Season One (2018)
  • Assassination Classroom: Season One (2016)
  • The Blacklist: Season Five (2017-2018)
  • Classroom of the Elite: The Complete Series (2016)
  • Ergo Proxy: The Complete Series (2006)
  • Here and Now: Season One (2018)
  • Mr. Mercedes: Season One (2017)
  • Muppet Babies: Time To Play (2018)
  • NCIS: New Orleans: Season Four (2017-2018)
  • Outlaw Star: The Complete Series (1998-2001)
  • Overlord: Season One (2015)
  • Power Rangers Ninja Steel: The Complete Season (2017-2018)
  • SEAL Team: Season One (2017-2018)
  • Seven Deadly Sins: Season One (2014)
  • Without A Trace: Season Two (2003-2004)

NEW TO 4K ULTRA HD

  • Avengers: Age Of Ultron (2015) (SteelBook) (4K)
  • Higher Power (2018) (4K)
  • Marvel’s The Avengers (SteelBook) (4K)
  • National Lampoon’s Van Wilder (2002) (4K)

SPECIAL EDITIONS / OTHER RELEASES

  • 2 Die For (2018)
  • The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002)
  • Afterlife (2018)
  • Alabama Sasquatch (2012)
  • Alice and the Wonderland Looking Glass (2018)
  • Alien Surveillance (2018)
  • Aliens Within: The Inner Journey (2018)
  • The American Guinea Pig: Song of Solomon (2017)
  • Ancient and Forbidden Knowledge: Volume 1 (2018)
  • Ancient Evil Unbound (2018)
  • Ancient Idols: Rituals and Worship (2018)
  • Ancient Secrets to Happiness (2018)
  • Army of Darkness (1992) (Limited Edition Steelbook)
  • As The Earth Turns (1934)
  • Bean (1997)
  • Beyond The Time Barrier (1960)
  • Bible Town (2017)
  • Bigfoot (2012)
  • Billy Boy (2017)
  • Born Yesterday (1993)
  • Boss Nigger (1975)
  • The Boxcar Children: Surprise Island (2018)
  • Broken Angels Club (2017)
  • The Cat O’ Nine Tails (1971)
  • Captain Applejack (1931)
  • Casualties Of War (1989)
  • Celtic Pilgrimage (2018)
  • Chasing the Muse (2016)
  • Dead Body (2015)
  • Decoding the Occult: The Knights of Malta (2018)
  • Destined To Ride (2018)
  • Drop Off (2016)
  • Ernie & Cerbie (2018)
  • The Escape (2017)
  • Eureka Seven: Hi-Evolution 1 (2017)
  • The Family I Had (2017)
  • Flowers & Lap Of A Rose (2017)
  • Furlough (2018)
  • Goethe’s Faust (2018)
  • Go Fish
  • The Gore Gore Girls (1972)
  • Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami (2017)
  • The Great Smokey Roadblock (1976)
  • Gridlock (2017)
  • Home From The Hill (1960)
  • Homestate (2016)
  • Home Videos (2018)
  • Hope Springs (2003)
  • The House of Tomorrow (2017)
  • The Howling (1981) (Limited Edition Steelbook)
  • Ill Behavior (1991)
  • Imagination Land (2018)
  • Inhumanity (2018)
  • The Inkwell (1994)
  • The Irresistible Blueberry Farm (2016)
  • Jimmy Did You Get One? (2015)
  • Joy (2015)
  • The Karma Club (2016)
  • Lady Street Fighter (1986)
  • Laserblast (1977) (VHS Retro Big Box Collection)
  • The Last Warrior (2018)
  • Lifeforce (1985) (Limited Edition Steelbook)
  • A Life Lived (2016)
  • The Lonely Guy (1984)
  • The Menkoff Method (2016)
  • Merrily We Live (1938)
  • Millions (2004)
  • Misfit (2017)
  • My Generation (2017)
  • The Naked Monster (2005)
  • Next Time I’ll Aim for the Heart (2014)
  • Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000)
  • The Only Living Boy In New York (2017)
  • Only The Dead Know The Brooklyn Americans (2017)
  • The Passing (2015)
  • Peace Breaker (2017)
  • The Pirates of Penzance (1983)
  • Porcupine Lake (2017)
  • Redeemer (2015)
  • Retro Puppet Master (1999)
  • Return of the Living Dead Part II (1988) (Collector’s Edition)
  • Sacred Heart (2016)
  • Savageland (2013)
  • S.F. Brownrigg Grindhouse: Double Feature (1973 / 1974)
  • Shadow Nation (2015)
  • Show Yourself (2016)
  • Smashing Time (1967)
  • Snapshots (2018)
  • Strange Victory (1948)
  • The Suffering of Ninko (2016)
  • The System (2016)
  • Taking Liberty (2016)
  • Tideland (2006)
  • To Auschwitz & Back (2017)
  • The Unborn (1991)
  • Walking Tall (2004) (Special Edition)
  • The Wall (2017)
  • Waterland (1992)
  • Way Back Home (1932)
  • What Have They Done to Your Daughters? (1974)
  • White Bee (2016)
  • Who We Are Now (2018)
  • Zena (2015)
  • Zooman (2012)
  • Zoot Suit (1981)

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