New movie suggestions for another rainy weekend

Hi all,

Autumn clearly has it’s grip on us. Hope you have cozy plans for the weekend.

Here is a listing of our newest features. Hope you enjoy.

Adoration: Another sly, elliptical rumination on the nature of truth from Canadian director Atom Egoyan. 2008. Winner of Best Canadian Feature @ TIFF.

Adventureland: A comedy set in the summer of 1987 and centered around a recent college grad who takes a nowhere job at his local amusement park, only to find it’s the perfect course to get him prepared for the real world.

Assassination of a High School Principle: “Rushmore meets the Usual Suspects”. The most popular girl in high school teams up with a sophomore school newspaper reporter to uncover a school wide conspiracy. Mischa Barton, Bruce Willis

Battlestar Galactica: Plan Movie based on the hit TV show.

Being Erica: First season of the CBC TV show about a woman who begins seeing a counsellor to deal with regrets in her life, only to discover the counsellor has the ability to send her back in time to actually change these events.

Expedition Africa: From the producer of Survivor, this series takes the viewers on an adventure of epic proportions as 4 explorers attempt to follow the journey of Henry Morton Stanley and his search for Dr. David Livingstone in the heart of Africa. 3 discs.

Il Divo: Witty & wildly inventive Italian political thriller chronicling the career of long time Italian Prime Minister, Giulio Andreotti.

Loose Change: 2nd Edition of the infamous 9/11 conspiracy film now available for the first time on DVD.

Monty Python: The Other British Invasion Documentary look at the pre-history of Monty Python; the time before the Age of Monty Python – an era from which we have yet to emerge and may never if A&E have their way.

Naomi Klein: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism Lecture and interview featuring Naomi Klein explaining the ideas behind her bestselling book, “The Shock Doctrine.”

Nostradamus 2012: Hindsight is 20/20. Foresight is 2012

Peanuts 1960’s Collection: Featuring all 6 of their great TV shows.

Proposal: A pushy boss forces her young assistant to marry her in order to keep her Visa status in the U.S. and avoid deportation to Canada.

Repo: The Genetic Opera A worldwide epidemic encourages a biotech company to launch an organ-financing program similar in nature to a standard car loan. The repossession clause is a killer, however.

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Decepticon forces return to Earth on a mission to take Sam Witwicky prisoner, after the young hero learns the truth about the ancient origins of the Transformers. Joining the mission to protect humankind is Optimus Prime, who forms an alliance with international armies for a second epic battle.

Christmas Tale: Tragic French comedy about a holiday reunion of a dysfunctional & estranged family brought together in order to find a bone marrow donor for the youngest member. Catherine Deneuve, Mathieu Amalric

Z; Carly’s Criterions. Costa-Gavras’ pulse-pounding political thriller. Yves Montand, Jean-Louis Trintignant

Carly was by this week and our Criterion section is all tidied up. She really needs someone to rent out Magnificent Obsession as it has remained idle since she ordered it.

That’s it for now.

The Thomas Staff


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