New Releases for April 18!

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12 ANGRY MEN (1957)

Following the closing arguments in a murder trial, the 12 members of the jury must deliberate, with a guilty verdict meaning death for the accused, an inner-city teen. As the dozen men try to reach a unanimous decision while sequestered in a room, one juror (Henry Fonda) casts considerable doubt on elements of the case. Personal issues soon rise to the surface, and conflict threatens to derail the delicate process that will decide one boy’s fate. (4K ULTRA HD)

99 MOONS (2022)

Freedom and sexual attraction collide, sparking an intense, erotic love story. Bigna, a twenty-eight-year-old scientist, is used to having everything under control, even her erotic desires always follow rules. Thirty-three year-old Frank searches for meaning in a haze of drugs, feeding on other people’s affection. Their different worlds collide, and they become obsessively entwined in a passionate affair. (DVD)


After a businessman kills thousands of snakes in a pit while they are building a new apartment building, the people living there soon become attacked by millions of snakes with a vengeance. (BLU-RAY and DVD)


Inspired by the 1985 true story of a drug runner’s plane crash, missing cocaine, and the black bear that ate it, this wild dark comedy finds an oddball group of cops, criminals, tourists, and teens converging in a Georgia forest where a 500-pound apex predator has ingested a staggering amount of cocaine and gone on a coke-fueled rampage for more blow—and blood. (BLU-RAY and DVD)

EMILY (2022)

EMILY imagines Emily Brontë’s own story that inspired “Wuthering Heights”. As she struggles within the confines of her family life and yearns for freedom, and so begins a journey to channel her potential into the seminal novel. (DVD)


Magnus (Keir Dullea) and Julia Lofting (Mia Farrow) have a happy marriage until one morning when their daughter Kate (Sophie Ward) begins choking. Unsure what to do, Julia attempts a tracheotomy, inadvertently causing Kate’s death. Julia heads to a sanitarium to recover, and when Magnus asks that she come home, she prefers to buy a new house in London and live alone there. Magnus frets over Julia’s sanity, while Julia becomes convinced that her house is haunted by the spirit of a little girl… (BLU-RAY + 4KULTRAHD)


Irene Dunne, Randolph Scott and Dorothy Lamour star in High, Wide and Handsome, a rousing musical adventure about a small town that strikes it rich. When their traveling show breaks down in a Pennsylvania village, Doc Watterson (Raymond Walburn) and his lovely daughter, Sally (Dunne), find a place to stay with aspiring oilman Peter Cortlandt (Scott). All of Peter’s hard work pays off as he and Sally fall in love and he discovers a vein of oil that will make him and all his neighbors wealthy. When a railroad mogul schemes to get the land for himself, the community pulls together to build a pipeline to their dreams. Featuring songs by famed composers Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein, this unforgettable classic is a heartfelt story of finding success against all odds. (BLU-RAY)


Noted as a leading light of Harlem Renaissance literature, and for having appreciation for her cultural contributions ripen well after her passing in 1960, this “American Experience” offering focuses on Zora Neale Hurston as enthnologist and anthropologist-ingratiating herself in African-American communities of the South during the ’20s and ’30s, observing and recording their existence and folklore, and challenging the then-prevalent standard of researching from distance. (DVD)

KEANE (2005)

William Keane (Damian Lewis) is barely able to cope. It has been six months since his six-year-old daughter was abducted from New York City’s Port Authority Bus Terminal while traveling with him. Repeatedly drawn to the site of the abduction, Keane wanders the bus station, compulsively replaying the events of that fateful day, as if hoping to change the outcome. One day he meets a financially strapped woman, Lynn Bedik (Amy Ryan), and her seven-year-old daughter, Kira (Abigail Breslin), at a transient hotel. Keane becomes increasingly attached to Kira and, in a harrowing climax, uses her in an attempt to fill the void left by his daughter’s disappearance. (BLU-RAY)


All Gary wants is to make awesome home movies with his best buds. All his older sister Samantha wants is to hang with the cool kids. When their parents head out of town one Halloween weekend, an all-time rager of a teen house party turns to terror when aliens attack, forcing the siblings to band together to survive the night.(BLU-RAY and DVD)

LADY IN A JAM (1942)

Lady in a Jam is a classic screwball comedy starring the splendid Irene Dunne (Stingaree, The Awful Truth) as Jane, a young lady who is suspected of insanity after she squanders her entire inheritance yet refuses to accept her poor financial state. Dr. Enright (Patric Knowles, The Bride Wore Boots, Monsieur Beaucaire) is the handsome doctor assigned to her case, unbeknownst to Jane. Posing as her chauffeur, he drives her out west to her rich grandmother, from whom Jane hopes to recoup her fortune. Refusing to give Jane a dime, instead her grandmother allows her to work the family’s played-out gold mine. Jane’s ex-boyfriend (Ralph Bellamy, Hands Across the Table, His Girl Friday) comes into the picture only to discover Jane is smitten with the doctor. A love triangle ensues and finally the gold mine and Jane’s love life start to yield some promise. Deliciously directed by Gregory La Cava (My Man Godfrey, Stage Door). (BLU-RAY)


A Syrian girl escaping war is given a book of poetry by Rumi. The book becomes a magical gateway where she meets Rumi when he was a boy fleeing the violence of his time and must help him write the poem that 800 years later will save her life. (DVD)


Living with Chucky explores the iconic Child’s Play franchise through a personal and social perspective. Directed and conceived by Kyra Gardner – daughter to chief puppeteer for the majority of the franchise Tony Gardner – Living with Chucky utilizes new and archival interview footage to expose the series cultural impact over the years, with principal cast, crew members including Don Mancini, Brad Dourif, Jennifer Tilly, Tony Gardner, and David Kirshner, alongside fans of the franchise like Marlon Wayans, John Waters, and Abigail Breslin. (BLU-RAY)


“Magic” Mike Lane (Channing Tatum) takes to the stage again after a lengthy hiatus, following a business deal that went bust, leaving him broke and taking bartender gigs in Florida. For what he hopes will be one last hurrah, Mike heads to London with a wealthy socialite (Salma Hayek Pinault) who lures him with an offer he can’t refuse…and an agenda all her own. With everything on the line, once Mike discovers what she truly has in mind, will he—and the roster of hot new dancers he’ll have to whip into shape—be able to pull it off? (BLU-RAY and DVD)


Marie Antoinette (Emilia Schüle, Berlin Dance School) is just a teenager when she leaves Austria to marry the Dauphin of France (Louis Cunningham, Bridgerton). When she arrives at Versailles, she must obey the numerous and complex rules of the French court. (DVD)

MARLOWE (2022)

Set in late 1930’s Bay City, MARLOWE centers around a street-wise, down on his luck detective; Philip Marlowe (Liam Neeson), who is hired to find the ex-lover of a glamorous heiress (Diane Kruger), daughter of a well-known movie star (Jessica Lange). The disappearance unearths a web of lies, and soon Marlowe is involved in a dangerous, deadly investigation where everyone involved has something to hide. (BLU-RAY and DVD)


When classy, calculating widow Blanche Ferrand (Marlene Dietrich) came to town, common contractor Martin Roumagnac (Jean Gabin) was immediately smitten-and began ruinously lavishing her with gifts. When she’s faced with a more socially acceptable and profitable match, her realization of the true depth of her feelings for Martin would stoke ultimate tragedy. (DVD)

MAYBE I DO (2023)

Michelle and Allen’s romance is at the point where it is time for the parents to meet. The get-together spirals out of control as the parents realize each spouse is sleeping with the other, turning the night into comedic chaos. (DVD)


The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. Inspired by the novels of Caroline Graham, modern master of the English village mystery, the series stars Neil Dudgeon (Life of Riley) as the capable Detective Chief Inspector John Barnaby, with Jason Hughes (This Life) as his earnest, efficient protégé, Detective Sergeant Ben Jones. Guest stars include James Callis, Kerry Fox, Paul Ritter, Sinéad Cusack, and Harriet Walter. THE MYSTERIES The Dark Rider-Sightings of a headless horseman doom members of the aristocratic DeQuetteville family as they plan a Civil War battle reenactment. Murder of Innocence-The return of a convicted murderer to Midsomer sparks a series of revenge killings, but the top suspect soon becomes a target. Death and the Divas-Tensions between a Hollywood superstar and her actress sister come to a head amid murders modeled on the sisters’ horror films. (DVD)


A group of 5 teenage friends have a reunion at a quiet resort isolated from the city. Partying takes a dark turn when it’s revealed each of them have hidden secrets and paranoia breaks out when they realise there’s a killer who is lurking nearby. (DVD)


Neill Kirby McMillan Jr. comes of age in Danville, VA, listening to records from his father’s soul radio station and plotting his escape from the confines of conservative small town life. During a bicycle trip across the country, Kirby experiences The Mojo Revelation and becomes Mojo Nixon, a primitive blues-inspired musician. He then teams up with the enigmatic Skid Roper to form an outrageous duo. Relentless touring, a record deal, and college radio airplay lead to unexpected mainstream success during the Golden Age of MTV. The song “Elvis Is Everywhere” is a cult phenomenon, but his next single is banned and Mojo faces a decision that could jeopardize his career. (DVD)


The son of a Hasidic funeral director returns home with his pregnant wife to reconcile with his father. But there’s an evil presence lurking in the family morgue. An ancient entity with a sinister plan waits for his unborn child. (DVD)


Kino Lorber is proud to present two uproarious silent comedies from Universal Pictures and director Harry A. Pollard. Oh, Doctor! (1925) stars Reginald Denny (Rebecca) as Rufus, a frail hypochondriac deeply in debt. He promises to repay it with the fortune he is due to inherit in three years. To ensure his health, the loan sharks hire a nurse, Dolores Hicks (Mary Astor, The Maltese Falcon), to take care of him. But when Rufus learns that the fetching Dolores prefers courageous men, he throws himself into a series of dangerous stunts that give his creditors a coronary. Poker Faces (1926) is a madcap farce in which henpecked husband Edward Everett Horton is desperately trying to close a contract to please his boss. When his wife (Laura La Plante) is unable to attend an all-important business dinner he hires a woman to play her. But she turns out to be married to an insanely jealous boxer! (BLU-RAY)

POSER (2021)

Wallflower Lennon Gates (Sylvie Mix) yearns for access to the inner sanctum of the underground music scene in Columbus, Ohio. When she creates a podcast to interview the local artists she adores, Lennon discovers her own musical ambitions, develops a fast friendship with the striking, confident performer Bobbi Kitten, and in the process creates an identity not wholly her own. Soon, Lennon’s aspirations, with some constructive coaxing from Bobbi to find her voice, lead her down a path of dark obsession. (DVD)


In one of moviedom’s most influential roles, James Dean plays Jim Stark, the new kid in town whose loneliness, frustration and anger mirrored those of postwar teens – and reverberate more than 40 years later. Natalie Wood (as Jim’s girlfriend Judy) and Sal Mineo (in his screen debut as Jim’s tag-along pal Plato) were Acadamy Award nominees for their achingly true performances.  (BLU-RAY + 4KULTRAHD)

RIO (1939)

From director John Brahm, the master of suspense behind The Undying Monster, The Lodger, Hangover Square and Singapore, comes a journey into the dark and dangerous corners of Rio, starring screen greats Basil Rathbone (If I Were King) and Victor McLaglen (Murder at the Vanities). Crooked Parisian financier Paul Reynard (Rathbone) is arrested for bank fraud and sentenced to a penal colony off the coast of South America. His wife Irene (Sigrid Gurie, Algiers) and faithful servant Dirk (McLaglen) travel to Rio de Janeiro to arrange for Paul’s escape. But once they’ve landed in the Brazilian capital, Irene falls in love with an American engineer (Robert Cummings, The Last Train from Madrid). After his escape, Paul realizes that he’s lost his wife forever to a better man, and seeks revenge. From a story by Jean Negulesco (Road House), the noir-drenched adventure Rio also stars Leo Carrillo (Four Frightened People). (BLU-RAY)

SERPICO (1973)

Frank Serpico (Al Pacino) is an idealistic New York City cop who refuses to take bribes, unlike the rest of the force. His actions get Frank shunned by the other officers, and often placed in dangerous situations by his partners. When his superiors ignore Frank’s accusations of corruption, he decides to go public with the allegations. Although this causes the Knapp Commission to investigate his claims, Frank has also placed a target on himself. The film is based on a true story. (BLU-RAY + 4KULTRAHD)


Returning exhausted from the Crusades to find medieval Sweden gripped by the Plague, a knight (Max von Sydow) suddenly comes face-to-face with the hooded figure of Death, and challenges him to a game of chess. As the fateful game progresses, and the knight and his squire encounter a gallery of outcasts from a society in despair, Ingmar Bergman mounts a profound inquiry into the nature of faith and the torment of mortality. One of the most influential films of its time, The Seventh Seal is a stunning allegory of man’s search for meaning and a work of stark visual poetry. (BLU-RAY + 4KULTRAHD)


Joe O’Loughlin (Aidan Turner) is a successful psychologist with a loving family, but a recent medical diagnosis has thrown his life off balance. When the police ask him to assist in the case of a murdered young woman, ghosts from his past begin to resurface. (DVD)


Along the banks of the Suzhou River, which winds precariously through Shanghai, Mardar (Jia Hongshen) falls in love with a dramatically beautiful young woman named Moudan (Zhou Xun). When he tries to kidnap her in order to demand ransom money from her rich father, she escapes him, jumping in to the river and disappearing forever. Mardar serves a three-year jail sentence for his attempted crime. Upon his release, he meets a woman that looks exactly like Moudan, named MeiMei (also played by Zhou Xun). (BLU-RAY)


Based on a story by acclaimed author Haruki Murakami, the author of DRIVE MY CAR and NORWEGIAN WOOD and featuring soundtrack by Academy Award Winner – Ryuichi Sakamoto. Tony Takitani is an illustrator who has been alone all his life, until he meets a beautiful woman who transforms his world. The only problem is that she has a secret, she is a compulsive shopper with a penchant for high end couture fashion that leads to darkly satiric consequences. (DVD)


Believing that caddish millionaire Thomas Bruhme, II (Sidney Blackmer) is responsible for the suicide of her sister, socialite Kay Kerrigan (Joan Bennett) fatally shoots him and is soon forced to take it on the lam. To avoid capture, she fakes her own demise and immediately makes tracks for the South Seas.

Hearing reports that Kerrigan may actually be alive, Police Commissioner Blackton (Thomas Mitchell) calls on former detective-turned P.I. Sam Wye (Fredric March), along with the watchful eye of Detective Ben Blodgett (Ralph Bellamy), to track her down—with both men assisted in the hunt by Wye’s gal Friday Jean Livingstone (Ann Sothern). Anxious to collect the $100,000 bounty on Kay’s head, complications soon develop for Sam when he falls head-over-heels in love with the woman he’s supposed to bring to justice. (DVD)


Ex-special forces operative Ryan Logan (Sam Worthington) has a sharply honed set of survival skills that have allowed him to walk the line between courage and fear. But after a personal tragedy shatters his family and sends his teenaged son, Billy, into a world of drugs and delinquency, he is pushed to the edge. Desperate to make a new life for Billy, Ryan plunges into the criminal underground for one final mission in this muscular, emotionally charged thriller. (DVD)

TRAP, THE (1922)

The Trap is a grand story of romance and betrayal that includes the first starring role of the legendary “Man of a Thousand Faces” Lon Chaney (The Phantom of the Opera). Chaney plays Gaspard, a French-Canadian trapper whose beloved Thalie (Dagmar Godowsky) throws him over for Benson (Alan Hale, The Adventures of Robin Hood), the scoundrel who tricked Gaspard out of a mine claim. Gaspard nurses his resentments over a decade, and traps a half-starved wolf as his agent of vengeance. Shot against the awe-inspiring backdrop of Yosemite National Park, The Trap is a wildly entertaining melodrama. (BLU-RAY)


Solitary and skilled photographer Kai is afraid of women. When he encounters a beautiful model, Kyoko, suffering from body dysmorphia, they begin a twisted romance. Kai is determined to save Kyoko from her anguishes, even if it means death to himself. (BLU-RAY)

YOU AND ME (1938)

One of the earliest and quirkiest Hollywood ventures of groundbreaking filmmaker Fritz Lang (Metropolis, Scarlet Street, Human Desire), You and Me is a romantic comedy-drama that packs a punch of social commentary through the hard-boiled love story of a hard-luck couple. Sylvia Sidney (Fury, You Only Live Once) and George Raft (Spawn of the North, Some Like It Hot) star as two former convicts who find honest work in a department store and love in one another—until a dark secret from the past threatens to drive them apart. With dazzling montages and choral sequences that marry the director’s German Expressionist technique to Kurt Weill’s music, You and Me overflows with sheer cinematic joy. Featuring Barton MacLane, Harry Carey, Roscoe Karns, Robert Cummings and the rich cinematography of Charles Lang (The Big Heat). (BLU-RAY)

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