September 11th, 2018

Ocean’s 8 (2018)
Best Buy Co, Inc.

Official Synopsis: Upon her release from prison, Debbie, the estranged sister of legendary conman Danny Ocean, puts together a team of unstoppable crooks to pull of the heist of the century. Their goal is New York City’s annual Met Gala, and a necklace worth in excess of 150 million dollars.


TV SPOTLIGHT

MODERN FAMILY: SEASON NINE (2017-2018)
Best Buy Co, Inc.

Official Synopsis: Modern Family stars the Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan, a wonderfully large and blended family. Together these three families give us an honest and often hilarious look into the sometimes warm, sometimes twisted, embrace of the modern family.


CRITERION CORNER

COLD WATER (1994)
Best Buy Co, Inc.

Official Synopsis: An acclaimed early work by Olivier Assayas, the long-unavailable, deeply felt coming-of-age drama Cold Water can at last be seen in the United States. Drawing from his own youthful experiences, Assayas revisits the outskirts of Paris in the early 1970s, telling the story of teenage lovers Gilles (Cyprien Fouquet) and Christine (Virginie Ledoyen), whose rebellions against family and society threaten to tear them apart. The visceral realism of the movie’s narrative and the near experimentalism of its camera work come together effortlessly thanks in part to a rock soundtrack that vividly evokes the period. Cold Water, whose centerpiece is one of the most memorable party sequences ever committed to film, is a heartbreaking immersion in the emotional tumult of being young.

DIRECTOR-APPROVED SPECIAL EDITION:

  • New 4K digital restoration, supervised by director Olivier Assayas, with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray
  • New interview with Assayas
  • New interview with cinematographer Denis Lenoir
  • Excerpt from a 1994 French television program on the film featuring Assayas and actors Virginie Ledoyen and Cyprien Fouquet
  • New English subtitle translation
  • PLUS: An essay by critic Girish Shambu

New cover by Eric Skillman


THE TREE OF LIFE (2011)
Best Buy Co, Inc.

Official Synopsis: Four decades into an already legendary career, Terrence Malick realized his most rapturous vision to date, tracing a story of childhood, wonder, and grief to the outer limits of time and space. Reaching back to the dawn of creation, Malick sets a story of boyhood memories on a universal scale, charting the coming of age of an awestruck child (newcomer Hunter McCracken) in Texas in the 1950s, as he learns to navigate the extremes of nature and grace represented by his bitter, often tyrannical father (Brad Pitt) and his ethereal, nurturing mother (Jessica Chastain, in her breakout role). Achieved with the aid of cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki and production designer Jack Fisk, the Palme d’Or–winning The Tree of Life marks the intimately personal, cosmically ambitious culmination of Malick’s singular approach to filmmaking.

DIRECTOR-APPROVED SPECIAL EDITION:

  • New 4K digital restoration, supervised and approved by director Terrence Malick and cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki, with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack
  • New extended version of the film featuring an additional fifty minutes of footage
  • Exploring “The Tree of Life,” a 2011 documentary featuring collaborators and admirers of Malick’s, including filmmakers David Fincher and Christopher Nolan
  • New interviews with actor Jessica Chastain and senior visual-effects supervisor Dan Glass
  • New video essay by critic Benjamin B about the film’s cinematography and style, featuring audio interviews with Lubezki, production designer Jack Fisk, and other crew members
  • New interview with critic Alex Ross about Malick’s use of classical music
  • Video essay from 2011 by critic Matt Zoller Seitz and editor Serena Bramble
  • Trailer
  • PLUS: An essay by critic Kent Jones and (Blu-ray only) a 2011 piece on the film by critic Roger Ebert

HIGHLIGHT RELEASES OF THE WEEK

HEARTS BEAT LOUD (2018)
Best Buy Co, Inc.

Official Synopsis: Widower and aging Brooklyn hipster Frank starts a band with his teenage daughter Sam just before she leaves home to attend college in California. When a song of theirs finds success online, it complicates Frank’s attempts to let go of his dreams of stardom and allow his daughter to find her own path in life.


SUPERFLY (2018)
Best Buy Co, Inc.

Official Synopsis: Superfly — the film that helped define a genre in its characters, look, sound, and feel — is reimagined with Director X, director of legendary music videos (Drake, Rihanna), introducing it to a new generation. The screenplay is by Alex Tse.


TV BOX SETS

THIS IS US: SEASON TWO (2017-2018)

Official Synopsis: The story of a family whose three same-aged siblings struggle in unique ways throughout their lives is chronicled in this dramedy.

  • The Big Bang Theory: Season Eleven (2017-2018)
  • Chicago P.D.: Season Five (2017-2018)
  • Law & Order: True Crime – The Menendez Murders (2017)
  • The Middle: Season Nine (2017-2018)
  • Mom: Season Five (2017-2018)
  • ReLIFE: Season One (2017)
  • Rescue Me: The Complete Series (2004-2011)
  • Scorpion: The Final Season (2017-2018)
  • Star: Season One (2017-2018)
  • This Is Us: Season Two (2017-2018)
  • Tokyo Ghoul: Season One
  • Yona of the Dawn: The Complete Series (2009-2018)

NEW TO 4K ULTRA HD

CHRISTINE (1983)
  • Batman: Assault On Arkham (2014) (4K)
  • Batman: The Killing Joke (2016) (4K)
  • Christine (1983) (4K) + (Steelbook)
  • Ocean’s 8 (2018) (4K) + (Steelbook)
  • Robin Hood (2010) (4K)

SPECIAL EDITIONS / OTHER RELEASES

  • 7 Splinters in Time (2018)
  • Age of Consent/Cactus Flower: Double Feature (1969)
  • American Guinea Pig: Sacrifice (2017)
  • An Artificial Reality (2018)
  • At Home in Mitford (2017)
  • Barbershop (2002)
  • Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004)
  • Beauty Shop (2005)
  • Benji: Off the Leash! (2004)
  • Between Land and Sea (2016)
  • Big Wednesday (1978)
  • Black Halt (2017)
  • The Boris Karloff Collection
  • Brain Dead (1990)
  • The Breeding (2017)
  • Buffalo Girls (1995)
  • But Not For Me (2015)
  • Caught in a Landslide (2017)
  • Century of War (1994)
  • Cholesterol: The Great Bluff (2016)
  • City Slickers (1991) (Collector’s Edition)
  • Dead Night (2017)
  • Derek Is Funny (2018)
  • Diamonds of Kilimanjaro (1983)
  • Distorted (2018)
  • Donkeys and Elephants (2018)
  • E-Demon (2018)
  • Edwin Brienen Collection
  • Family Pictures (1993)
  • Filmworker (2017)
  • Fish Tales 3 (2018)
  • GameChangers: Dreams of BlizzCon (2018)
  • The Garden of Sinners (2013)
  • Golden Temple Amazons (1985)
  • Goldstone (2016)
  • Gone Girl (2014)
  • Grand Cru (2017)
  • Greece: The Road Taken (2015)
  • The Guardians (2017)
  • Halloween (1978)
  • Harvest of the Dead (2015)
  • Hobbyhorse Revolution (2017)
  • Hope Springs Eternal (2018)
  • House Of Purgatory (2016)
  • Inner Demon (2014)
  • Jurassic Bark (2018)
  • Le Mans 2018 (2018)
  • The Liquidator (2017)
  • Mambo Cool (2013)
  • Mission Possible
  • Nightwing/Shadow of the Hawk: Double Feature (1976)
  • Ocean’s Eleven/Ocean’s Twelve/Ocean’s Thirteen (2001 / 2004 / 2007)
  • Ocean’s 4-Film Collection (2001 / 2004 / 2007 / 2018)
  • Paperback (2015)
  • Party Night (2017)
  • Perfect Piece (2016)
  • The People Speak (2009)
  • Pondemonium 2 (2017)
  • Predator World (2017)
  • Ravenwolf Towers (2016)
  • Revolution: New Art for a New World (2016)
  • Rolling Stone: Stories From The Edge (2017)
  • Sargad (2017)
  • Save Me From Love (2016)
  • Say You Will (2017)
  • The Seventh Sign (1988)
  • Sid Caesar: The Works
  • A Swingers Weekend (2017)
  • That Summer (2017)
  • Transition (2018)
  • True Romance (1993) (Director’s Cut)
  • Voodoo (2017)
  • The Watcher In The Woods (2018)
  • Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist (2018)

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