The last long weekend of the summer is here. Hope you have safe and fun holiday.
Here are our latest acquisitions:
A young boy and a bunch of misfit friends embark on a quest to find a dark magic item of ultimate power before a diabolical tyrant can.
A biting satire of the venal and absurd world of the contemporary art scene in London. Features an impressive cast: Gillian Anderson, Alan Cumming, Heather Graham, Christopher Lee, Joanna Lumley, Stellan Skarsgard.
Collection of politically incorrect cigarette television commercials from the 1950s and 1960s.
English naturalist Charles Darwin struggles to find a balance between his revolutionary theories on evolution and the relationship with religious wife, whose faith contradicts his work.
Does God Exist?:
Evangelical Christian apologist William Lane Craig and noted atheist Christopher Hitchens debate the question of God’s existence.
Drive in Cult Classics:
12 DVD 32 Crown International drive-in movie collection!
Babysitter, The / Best Friends / Blood Mania / Bloodlust / Blue Money (1972) / Carnival of Crime / Cindy and Donna / Click: The Calendar Girl Killer / Creeping Terror, The / Devil’s Hand, The / Double Exposure / Hearse, The / Hot Target / Land of the Minotaur / Lurkers / Madmen of Mandoras / Malibu Beach / Malibu High / Night Club / Pick-up / Pink Angels / Pom Pom Girls, The / Separate Ways / Single Room Furnished / Sister-in-Law, The / Stepmother, The / Teacher, The / Terrified / They Saved Hitler’s Brain / Trip With the Teacher / Van Nuys Blvd./ Weekend with the Babysitter
An antisocial maverick doctor who specializes in diagnostic medicine does whatever it takes to solve puzzling cases that come his way using his crack team of doctors and his wits.
After being betrayed and left for dead, members of a CIA black ops team root out those who targeted them for assassination.
Visually-intoxicating surreal tale of a brain-injured videostore clerk who brings down a pair of Parisian arms dealers with the help of wacky band of misfit junk collectors. From Jean-Pierre Jeunet of Amelie fame.
My Name is Khan:
Rizwan Khan, a Muslim from the Borivali section of Mumbai, suffers from Asperger’s syndrome, a form of high-functioning autism that complicates socialization. The adult Rizwan marries a Hindu single mother, Mandira, in San Francisco. After 9/11, Rizwan is detained by authorities at LAX who mistake his disability for suspicious behavior. Following his arrest, he meets Radha, a therapist who helps him deal with his situation and his affliction. Rizwan then begins a journey to meet US President Obama to clear his name.
Nurse Jackie: S1
A drug-addicted nurse struggles to find a balance between the demands of her frenetic job at a New York City hospital and an array of personal dramas.
Year of the Carnivore:
A quirky romantic comedy about a girl with an unrequited crush on a boy who thinks she’s bad in bed, so she goes out to get more “experience”. Kevin McDonald, Sook-Yin Lee,
A car magnate watches his personal and professional life hit the skids because of his business and romantic indiscretions.
Basquiat tells the story of the meteoric rise of youthful artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Starting out as a street artist, living in Thompkins Square Park in a cardboard box, Jean-Michel is “discovered” by Andy Warhol’s art world and becomes a star. But success has a high price, and Basquiat pays with friendship, love, and eventually, his life.
An American soldier struggles with an ethical dilemma when he becomes involved with a widow of a fallen officer.
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls:
BBC-produced documentary of Peter Biskind’s controversial, best-selling book on the 1970s American movie scene and how a generation of maverick filmmakers revitalized Hollywood. Martin Scorsese, Dennis Hopper, Peter Bogdanovich.
Survival of the Dead:
On an island off the coast of North America, local residents simultaneously fight a zombie epidemic while hoping for a cure to return their un-dead relatives back to their human state.
Bugs Bunny Howloween Special
An elderly British ex-serviceman & widower looks to avenge his best friend’s murder by doling out his own form of justice. Michael Caine
Bird on a Wire:
Long thought to be lost, Tony Palmer’s 1972 documentary follows Leonard Cohen on his European tour and features 17 classic performances.
Tomorrow Show with Tom Synder
The groundbreaking late night talk program The Tomorrow Show brings together some key figures and musical icons of the flower power generation in one amazing DVD. Includes Grateful Dead (includes 4 live performances!), Timothy Leary, Ken Kesey, Tom Wolfe.
Ciao for now,
The Thomas Staff