17 New movies at Thomas Video

Hi all,

Here is the listing of our latest acquisitions. Hope you enjoy.

It’s Complicated: Meryl Streep. Alec Baldwin.
When attending their son’s college graduation, a couple reignite the spark in their relationship…but the complicated fact is they’re divorced and he’s remarried.

Crazy on the Outside: Tim Allen.
A recently paroled ex-con who has trouble adjusting to the wacky normalcy of life outside of prison. He has spent the last three years behind bars after getting caught committing a crime and taking the rap for his much more dangerous pal.

Old Dogs: John Travolta, Robin Williams.
Two friends and business partners find their lives turned upside down when strange circumstances lead to them being placed in the care of 7-year-old twins.

Manderlay: Lars Von Trier.
A story of slavery, set in the 1930s American South.

Broken Embraces: Almodvar.
Harry Caine, a blind writer, reaches this moment in time when he has to heal his wounds from 14 years back. He was then still known by his real name, Mateo Blanco, and directing his last movie.

Earth Days:
Visually stunning, vastly entertaining documentary which looks back to the dawn and development of the modern environmental movement

Informant
: Directed by Steven Soderbergh.
The U.S. government decides to go after an agri-business giant with a price-fixing accusation, based on the evidence submitted by their star witness, vice president turned informant Mark Whitacre.

Risky business:
Directed by Paul Brickman.
A Chicago teenager is looking for fun at home while his parents are away, but the situation quickly gets out of hand.
This the classic with Cruise on the cover sportin’ some Wayfarers.

Dead Zone: Directed by David Cronenberg.
A man awakens from a coma to discover he has a psychic detective ability. A pretty sweet ’80s classic starring Christopher Walken and Martin Sheen as a slimy politician.

Jennifer 8:
Directed by Bruce Robinson, of Withnail & I, and How To Get Ahead In Advertising fame.
A big city cop from LA moves to a small town police force and immediately finds himself investigating a murder. Using theories rejected by his colleagues, the cop, John Berlin, meets a young blind woman named Helena, who he is attracted to. Meanwhile, a serial killer is on the loose and only John knows it.

American Gigolo:
Directed by Paul Schrader.
Julian makes a lucrative living as an escort to older women in the Los Angeles area. He begins a relationship with Michelle, a local politician’s wife, without expecting any pay. One of his clients is murdered and Detective Sunday begins pumping him for details on his different clients, something he is reluctant to do considering the nature of his work. Julian begins to suspect he’s being framed. Meanwhile Michelle begins to fall in love with him.

Arthur:
Directed by Steve Gordon.
Arthur is a happy drunk with no pretensions at any ambition. He is also the heir to a vast fortune which he is told will only be his if he marries Susan. He does not love Susan, but she will make something of him the family expects. Arthur proposes but then meets a girl with no money who he could easily fall in love with. This also comes with the sequel film.

Hudsucker Proxy:
Directed by the Coen Brothers.
A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.

Philadelphia Story:
Directed by George Cukor.
When a rich woman’s ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.

Ace Ventura:
We’ve got the boxset in, so you get the original from 1994 co-starring Courteney Cox and the sequel, When Nature Calls, from 1995.

Warriors:
This one is a personal favourite of Sammy’s, although he prefers the VHS original (which we also have.) This DVD reissue is the classic with just some new transitions. Incredible costume work and a great soundtrack, this is an American cult-classic from 1979. Directed by Walter Hill.

That’s it for this week folks – sorry this came out so late this week!
Have a wonderful weekend, from all of us at Thomas Video: thank you very much!

THOMAS VIDEO STAFF

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