New releases for August 7

HI all,

Here’s the latest listing of our new releases. Hope you enjoy.

Absurdistan: The women of a small mountain village facing a water crisis decide to withhold sex from the men until the ageing pipeline gets fixed. Veit Helmer, 2008. Nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance.

Chaser: Korean crime thriller about crooked cop turned pimp gets deep in debt when his girls begin to disappear without clearing their debts. Hong-jin Na, 2008.

Day After Peace: Documentary following infectiously idealistic actor-turned-activist Jeremy Gilley as he struggles to create a day of simultaneous global ceasefire and non-violence in the conflict hot-spots of the globe. Jude Law, Angelina Jolie, the Dalai Lama, Kofi Anna

Fish Fall in Love: Iranian film about a man who returns to his hometown to sell his ancestral home only to discover it is now a restaurant run by 4 women. The women try to convince him not to sell by making him a delicious dish each day. Ali Raffi

Holmes on Homes: Kitchens: Super contractor Mike Holmes provides you with the necessary steps on how to renovate your kitchen.

Julia: Tilda Swinton plays a desperate alcoholic who is convinced into kidnapping a child in this remake of the Cassavetes film “Gloria”. Saul Rubinek, Erick Zonca (Dreamlife of Angels)

Pulling: S2 Award-winning British comedy series about 3 women who act like men and as a result have the same problems. Rebekah Staton.

Rebus: First series of British television mystery show based on the Ian Rankin novels. Ken Stott,

River of Waste: Documentary examining the impact of urbanizing animal populations without a way to handle the vast amounts of sewage generated. Don McCorkell, 2009.

DNA: British police procedural TV series about a troubled criminologist played by Tom Conti. AKA Donovan.

Gomorrah: Multi-award winning Italian film about the seamy world of Neapolitan crime families. Matteo Garrone, 2008.

Che Part 2: Guerrilla Part 2 of Steven Soderbergh’s sprawling 2 part epic biopic of the infamous revolutionary. Benicio Del Toro, Julia Ormond, 2008.

Bigger, Stronger, Faster: A documentary on America’s obsession with steroids.

Edge of Existence: How do humans thrive, day after day, in nature’s most extreme environments? Award-winning journalist Donal MacIntyre experiences their harsh struggles firsthand in four engrossing excursions to the farthest reaches of the world.
Join MacIntyre as he lives with Bedouins on the edge of the vast Rub‘ al Khali desert, where temperatures regularly exceed 120°F; the Insect Tribe in the rain forest of Papua New Guinea, where men spear crocodiles by torchlight; the Quechuan Indians in the Bolivian Andes, where salt flats stretch to the horizon in thin, barely breathable air; and the Bajau Laut, landless nomads who survive entirely on boats in the Celebes Sea. Each adventure serves as a study in humans’ adaptability, imagination, and indomitable will to survive.

An athlete and multi-award-winning investigative reporter, Donal MacIntyre has gone undercover to expose soccer hooligans, organized criminals, and abuses at eldercare facilities. His career in print and broadcast journalism spans more than 20 years.

I Love You Man: A guy gets engaged to the girl of his dreams but doesn’t have a male friend to be his best man.

That’s it for now folks. Have a great weekend.

Thomas Staff
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