"The movie business is macabre. Grotesque.
It is a combination of a football game
and a brothel."
-- Federico Fellini
Mar 312014
3 Days to Kill: Due May 20

  A dying CIA agent is determined to give up his high stakes life in the time he has left to finally build a closer relationship with his estranged wife and daughter, whom he's previously kept at arm's length to keep out of danger. While tentatively reconnecting with his family, he's offered an experimental drug … More

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Mar 282014
Olive Films April Releases

Looks like Olive Films is making a concerted effort to raise its profile in the home entertainment marketplace: The Chicago-based company — which boasts more than 500 titles cultivated from the libraries of Paramount, Republic, Warner and HBO — has created a monthly newsletter, written by SPPR, Inc. on behalf of Olive Films, highlighting its … More

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Mar 262014
Harry Potter Hogwarts Collection: Due April 29

  From Warner Home Video: The Harry Potter Wizard’s Collection, released in 2012, sold more than 30,000 sets at $499.99 SRP and is now completely sold out. To continue offering fans access to the most successful film franchise in history, a new collection will be available April 29 — the Harry Potter  Hogwarts Collection. The … More

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Mar 242014
HBO's True Detective: Due June 10

  True Detective: The Complete First Season (2014) Woody Harrelson, Matthew McConaughey, Michelle Monaghan, Tory Kittles, Eric Price, J.D. Evermore, Madison Wolfe. HBO's highly watchable (and very R-rated and gory) eight-part series explores the underbelly of law, order, politics, religion and crime over the course of two decades in Louisiana (and, by proxy, America). In … More

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Mar 202014
Warner Archive Collection New Releases March 18: Green Goes Blu & Tim Holt

  No HD Shall Escape Your Sight GREEN LANTERN: THE COMPLETE ANIMATED SERIES (2011-2013) Legendary DC animation architect Bruce Timm (Batman: The Animated Series, Batman Beyond, Justice League Unlimited) teams with WB animation vets Sam Register (Batman: The Brave and the Bold), Jim Krieg (Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox) and Giancarlo Volpe (Star Wars: The … More

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Mar 192014
Criterion June Releases

Beatlemania is sweeping the Criterion Collection! This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ beloved musical comedy "A Hard Day’s Night," and to commemorate it Criterion is releasing a jam-packed special edition of the film, featuring a new 4K digital restoration, a newly remixed 5.1 surround soundtrack, and hours of incredible supplements. June will … More

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Mar 192014
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit: Due June 10

Based on the CIA analyst created by espionage master Tom Clancy, the film follows Ryan (Chris Pine) from his quiet double-life as a veteran-turned-Wall Street executive to his all-out initiation as a hunted American agent on the trail of a massive terrorist plot in Moscow. Ryan appears to be just another New York executive to … More

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