August 2012 DVD & Blu-rays

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Dr. Seuss' The Lorax

The animated adventure follows the journey of a 12-year-old as he searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.
Zac Efron, Chris Meledandri, John Cohen, Chris Renaud, Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio, Danny DeVito, Ed Helms
Adventure Family Animation 3D Shot-In-3D CG

Bel Ami

Biopic about 19th Century French writer Guy de Maupassant, a young man who scandalously slept his way to the top of Paris' high society in the 1890's with some of the city's most influential women.
Kristin Scott Thomas, Robert Pattinson, Nick Ormerod, Rachel Bennette, Uma Thurman, Declan Donnellan, Uberto Pasolini
Drama Biography

Warriors Of The Rainbow: Seediq Bale

Some eighty years ago, in the mountains of Taiwan, two races clashed in defense of their faiths. One believed in rainbows, the other believed in the sun. Neither side realized that they both believed in the same sky.
Te-Sheng Wei
Drama Action

Marley

A documentary about legendary reggae star Bob Marley, which has been authorized by Marley's family.
Kevin Macdonald
Documentary

Killing Bono

Two brothers attempt to become global rock stars but can only look on as old school friends U2 become the biggest band in the world.
Nick Hamm, Dick Clement, Krysten Ritter, Ben Barnes, Pete Postlethwaite
Comedy

Girlfriend

A young man with Down's Syndrome romantically pursues a small town single mom who is still mixed up with her volatile ex-boyfriend.
Shannon Marie Woodward, Jackson Rathbone, Patch Mackenzie, Justin Lerner, Evan Sneider, Amanda Plummer
Drama

Blue Like Jazz

In Blue Like Jazz, Don (Marshall Allman), a pious nineteen-year-old sophomore at a Texas junior college, impulsively decides to escape his evangelical upbringing for life in the Pacific Northwest at one ofthe most progressive campuses in America, Reed College in Portland. Upon arrival, Reed's surroundings and eccentric student body proves to be far different than he could possibly imagine from the environment from which he came, forcing him to embark on a journey of self-discovery to understand who he is and what he truly believes.
Claire Holt, Steve Taylor, Marshall Allman, Tania Raymonde
Drama
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The Snowtown Murders

Based on a true story involving Australian serial killer John Bunting, the film follows a 16-year-old who begins a friendship with a charismatic older man. As the relationship grows, the teen finds his world threatened by both his loyalty for, and fear of, his newfound father-figure.
Sarah Shaw, Shaun Grant, Justin Kurzel, Anna McLeish, Lucas Pittaway, Daniel Henshall, Louise Harris
Thriller

Tonight You're Mine

An American pop star and British rock chick find themselves accidentally handcuffed together.
David MacKenzie, Natalia Tena, Luke Treadaway, Thomas Leveritt
Comedy Romance

Hick

The story is about a 13-year-old who runs away to Las Vegas after being abandoned by her parents in Nebraska. Along the way, the girl learns some truths about American society and the peril of her own sexual curiosity.
Chloë Grace Moretz, Christian Taylor, Eddie Redmayne, Juliette Lewis, Blake Lively, Derick Martini, Steven Siebert, Andrea Portes
Drama Teen

Art Is...The Permanent Revolution

Three contemporary American artists and a master printer help explain the dynamic sequences of social reality and protest. While their graphics sweep by, the making of an etching, a woodcut and a lithograph unfolds, as the contemporary artists join their illustrious predecessors in creating art of social engagement.
Manfred Kirchheimer
Documentary

Kill List

A group of soldiers, working as contractors, target a group of devil-worshippers.
Ben Wheatley, Amy Jump, Michael Smiley, Neil Maskell
Horror

Assassin's Bullet

When an unknown vigilante begins killing high-priority terrorists from America's Most Wanted list in Europe, a former FBI field agent (Christian Slater) is brought in by the US Ambassador (Donald Sutherland) to discover the identity of the assassin.
Elika Portnoy, Isaac Florentine, Christian Slater, Donald Sutherland, Timothy Spall
Drama Action Thriller

Inventing Our Life: The Kibbutz Experiment

The 100 year history of Israel's kibbutz movement. Can a radically socialist institution survive a new market-driven reality with its ideological integrity intact?
Toby Perl Freilich
Documentary

The Raid: Redemption

As a rookie member of an elite special-forces team, Rama (Iko Uwais) is instructed to hang back during a covert mission involving the extraction of a brutal crime lord from a rundown fifteen-story apartment block. But when a spotter blows their cover, boss Tama (Ray Sahetaphy) offers lifelong sanctuary to every killer, rapist and thief in the building in exchange fortheir heads. Now Rama must stand in for the team's fallen leader (Joe Taslim) and use every iota of his fighting strength - winding through every floor and every room to complete the mission and escape with his life.
Joe Taslim, Gareth Evans, Iko Uwais, Doni Alamsyah
Action Thriller Crime

The Samaritan

Samuel L. Jackson plays Foley, a grifter trying to escape from his past having spent 20 years in prison. But he gets ensnared in the plans of a young protege and it becomes all too clear to Foley that some wrongs can never be made right.
Samuel L. Jackson, Ruth Negga, Andras Hamori, Luke Kirby, Tom Wilkinson, David Weaver, Geoffrey Brandt, Mark Musselman
Drama Thriller
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The Hunger Games

Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the evil Capitol of the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. A twisted punishment for a past uprising and an ongoing government intimidation tactic, The Hunger Games are a nationally televised event in which “Tributes” must fight with one another until one survivor remains. Pitted against highly-trained Tributes who have prepared for these Games their entire lives, Katniss is forced to rely upon her sharp instincts as well as the mentorship of drunken former victor Haymitch Abernathy. If she’s ever to return home to District 12, Katniss must make impossible choices in the arena that weigh survival against humanity and life against love.
Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, Billy Ray, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Wes Bentley, Alli Shearmur, Woody Harrelson
Action Thriller Suspense Teen
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Chimpanzee

Disneynature takes moviegoers deep into the forests of Africa with Chimpanzee, a new True Life Adventure introducing a baby chimp named Oscar and his entertaining approach to life in a story of family bonds and individual triumph. Oscar’s playful curiosity and zest for discovery showcase the intelligence and ingenuity of some of the most extraordinary personalities in the animal kingdom. Working together, Oscar’s chimpanzee family—including his mom and the group’s savvy leader, Freddy— navigates the complex territory of the forest. The world is a playground for little Oscar and his fellow young chimps, who’d rather make mayhem than join their parents for an afternoon nap. But when Oscar’s family is confronted by a rival band of chimps, he is left to fend for himself until a surprising ally steps in and changes his life forever.
Alastair Fothergill, Mark Linfield
Family Documentary

The Dictator

The heroic story of a dictator who risked his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.
Sacha Baron Cohen, David Mandel, Anna Faris, Alec Berg, Ben Kingsley, Megan Fox, John C. Reilly, J.B. Smoove
Comedy

Hide Away

Follows the story of a successful businessman (Josh Lucas) attempting to resurrect his life. Entering an idyllic harbor as a broken and haunted man, he buys and boards the dilapidated sailboat, Hesperus. Disturbed at night by unsettling dreams of his past, the boat becomes a beacon of hope as he begins the challenge of bringing back the shine to the tarnished vessel--and to his life.
Josh Lucas, Chris Eyre, Ayelet Zurer, James Cromwell, Jon Tenney, Taylor Nichols, Casey LaBow
Drama

Freelancers

The son of a slain NYPD officer joins the force, where he falls in with his father's former partner and a team of rogue cops.
Robert De Niro, Fred Malmberg, Curtis Jackson, Jessy Terrero, Randall Emmett, George Furla, Mark Canton, Philippe Casseus
Drama Crime

I Am Bruce Lee

Features interviews with people who knew Bruce intimately, along with a broad array of international icons from the entertainment and athletic fields combined with rarely seen archival footage and classic photos.
Pete McCormack
Documentary

Lovely Molly

When newlywed Molly Reynolds returns to her long-abandoned family home, frightful reminders of a nightmarish childhood begin seeping into her new life. She soon begins an inexorable descent into an evil that blurs the lines between psychosis and possession.
Gregg Hale, Jamie Nash, Eduardo Sanchez, Robin Cowie, Alexandra Holden, Ken Arnold, Lauren Lakis, Daniel Ross
Thriller Horror Paranormal

Virginia

A pariah to most in her small beach boardwalk town, Virginia was diagnosed early-on as a hair shy of mentally stable. Her closest friend and 15- year-old son, Emmett, is more father than son to his impulsive, ill-behaved mother. Their shared dream: to skip town for California. They've been packed for years. Mussing things up, we discover Emmett's father is likely the older married Mormon sheriff his mother's been having an affair with for decades, and whose daughter Emmett dreams of eloping with. But secrets have a way of not staying so secret, and circumstances surrounded by madness have a way of getting dire. In their bent world a perfectly reasonable solution arises: to rob Virginia Beach blind on the day the President of the United States pays a much-anticipated visit.
Emma Roberts, Dustin Lance Black, Michelle Weisler, Ed Harris, Toby Jones, Susan Johnson, Gus Van Sant, Jennifer Connelly
Drama

Bernie

In the tiny, rural town of Carthage, TX, assistant funeral director Bernie Tiede (Jack Black) was one of the town’s most beloved residents. He taught Sunday school, sang in the church choir and was always willing to lend a helping hand. Everyone loved and appreciated Bernie, so it came as no surprise when he befriended Marjorie Nugent (Shirley MacLaine), an affluent widow who was as well known for her sour attitude as her fortune. Bernie frequently traveled with Marjorie and even managed her banking affairs. Marjorie quickly became fully dependent on Bernie and his generosity and Bernie struggled to meet her increasing demands. Bernie continued to handle her affairs, and the townspeople went months without seeing Marjorie. The people of Carthage were shocked when it was reported that Marjorie Nugent had been dead for some time, and Bernie Tiede was being charged with the murder.
Jack Black, Matthew McConaughey, Rip Torn, Richard Linklater, Celine Rattray, Martin Shafer, Liz Glotzer, Ginger Sledge
Comedy

A Separation

Set in Contemporary Iran, Nader And Simin, A Separation is a compelling drama about the dissolution of a marriage. Simin wants to leave Iran with her husband Nader and daughter Termeh. Simin sues for divorce when Nader refuses to leave behind his Alzheimer-suffering father. Her request having failed, Simin goes back to her parents’, but Termeh decides to stay with Nader…
Asghar Farhadi
Drama

Lovely Molly

When newlywed Molly Reynolds returns to her long-abandoned family home, frightful reminders of a nightmarish childhood begin seeping into her new life. She soon begins an inexorable descent into an evil that blurs the lines between psychosis and possession.
Gregg Hale, Jamie Nash, Eduardo Sanchez, Robin Cowie, Alexandra Holden, Ken Arnold, Lauren Lakis, Daniel Ross
Thriller Horror Paranormal

A Separation

Set in Contemporary Iran, Nader And Simin, A Separation is a compelling drama about the dissolution of a marriage. Simin wants to leave Iran with her husband Nader and daughter Termeh. Simin sues for divorce when Nader refuses to leave behind his Alzheimer-suffering father. Her request having failed, Simin goes back to her parents’, but Termeh decides to stay with Nader…
Asghar Farhadi
Drama

Bernie

In the tiny, rural town of Carthage, TX, assistant funeral director Bernie Tiede (Jack Black) was one of the town’s most beloved residents. He taught Sunday school, sang in the church choir and was always willing to lend a helping hand. Everyone loved and appreciated Bernie, so it came as no surprise when he befriended Marjorie Nugent (Shirley MacLaine), an affluent widow who was as well known for her sour attitude as her fortune. Bernie frequently traveled with Marjorie and even managed her banking affairs. Marjorie quickly became fully dependent on Bernie and his generosity and Bernie struggled to meet her increasing demands. Bernie continued to handle her affairs, and the townspeople went months without seeing Marjorie. The people of Carthage were shocked when it was reported that Marjorie Nugent had been dead for some time, and Bernie Tiede was being charged with the murder.
Jack Black, Matthew McConaughey, Rip Torn, Richard Linklater, Celine Rattray, Martin Shafer, Liz Glotzer, Ginger Sledge
Comedy

Home Run Showdown

Two little league teams take on their coaches sibling rivalry, and end up doing battle in a place the baseball world never expected it: in the outfield of the Home Run Derby.
Joe Gressis, Dean Cain, Matthew Lillard, Barry Bostwick, Emma-Lee Hess, Oz Scott, Dena Hysell, John Bella
Sports Family

Weekend

On a Friday night after hanging out with his straight mates, Russell heads out to a nightclub, alone and on the pull. Just before closing, he meets Glen. And so begins a weekend that will resonate throughout their lives
Tom Cullen, Chris New, Andrew Haigh
Drama

Home Run Showdown

Two little league teams take on their coaches sibling rivalry, and end up doing battle in a place the baseball world never expected it: in the outfield of the Home Run Derby.
Joe Gressis, Dean Cain, Matthew Lillard, Barry Bostwick, Emma-Lee Hess, Oz Scott, Dena Hysell, John Bella
Sports Family

What to Expect When You're Expecting

Follows five couples whose intertwined lives are turned upside down as they experience the trials and triumphs of impending parenthood.
Elizabeth Banks, Chace Crawford, Kirk Jones, Arnie Messer, Heather Hach, Jennifer Lopez, Brooklyn Decker, Rodrigo Santoro
Drama Comedy Romance

The Lucky One

U.S. Marine Sergeant Logan Thibault (Zac Efron) returns from his third tour of duty in Iraq, with the one thing he credits with keeping him alive—a photograph he found of a woman he doesn’t even know. Learning her name is Beth (Taylor Schilling) and where she lives, he shows up at her door, and ends up taking a job at her family-run local kennel. Despite her initial mistrust and the complications in her life, a romance develops between them, giving Logan hope that Beth could be much more than his good luck charm.
Zac Efron, Douglas McGrath, Will Fetters, Scott Hicks, Denise DiNovi, Kevin McCormick, Taylor Schilling, Blythe Danner
Drama Romance

The Pirates! Band of Misfits

Hugh Grant stars in his first animated role as the luxuriantly bearded Pirate Captain – a boundlessly enthusiastic, if somewhat less-than-successful, terror of the High Seas. With a rag-tag crew at his side (Martin Freeman, Brendan Gleeson, Russell Tovey, and Ashley Jensen), and seemingly blind to the impossible odds stacked against him, the Captain has one dream: to beat his bitter rivals Black Bellamy (Jeremy Piven) and Cutlass Liz (Salma Hayek) to the much coveted Pirate Of The Year Award. It’s a quest that takes our heroes from the shores of exotic Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London. Along the way they battle a diabolical queen (Imelda Staunton) and team up with a haplessly smitten young scientist (David Tennant), but never lose sight of what a pirate loves best: adventure!
Peter Lord, Salma Hayek, David Tennant, Jeremy Piven, Imelda Staunton, Martin Freeman, Brendan Gleeson, Jeff Newitt
Action Adventure Comedy Animation

Battleship

Aliens, known as The Regents, arrive on Earth to build a power source in the ocean when they come in contact with a navy fleet.
Liam Neeson, Bennett Schneir, Brian Koppelman, Rihanna, Sarah Aubrey, Taylor Kitsch, Brooklyn Decker, Peter Berg
Action Adventure Sci-Fi Based on Toy

The Pirates! Band of Misfits

Hugh Grant stars in his first animated role as the luxuriantly bearded Pirate Captain – a boundlessly enthusiastic, if somewhat less-than-successful, terror of the High Seas. With a rag-tag crew at his side (Martin Freeman, Brendan Gleeson, Russell Tovey, and Ashley Jensen), and seemingly blind to the impossible odds stacked against him, the Captain has one dream: to beat his bitter rivals Black Bellamy (Jeremy Piven) and Cutlass Liz (Salma Hayek) to the much coveted Pirate Of The Year Award. It’s a quest that takes our heroes from the shores of exotic Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London. Along the way they battle a diabolical queen (Imelda Staunton) and team up with a haplessly smitten young scientist (David Tennant), but never lose sight of what a pirate loves best: adventure!
Peter Lord, Salma Hayek, David Tennant, Jeremy Piven, Imelda Staunton, Martin Freeman, Brendan Gleeson, Jeff Newitt
Action Adventure Comedy Animation

Think Like a Man

Based on Steve Harvey’s best-selling book, Think Like a Man follows four interconnected and diverse men whose love lives are shaken up after the ladies they are pursuing buy Harvey’s book and start taking his advice to heart. When the band of brothers realize they have been betrayed by one of their own, they conspire using the book’s insider information to turn the tables and teach the women a lesson of their own.
Kevin Hart, Taraji Henson, Sherri Shepherd, Rob Hardy, Keith Merryman, Will Packer, David A. Newman, Michael Ealy
Comedy Romance Adaptation

Changing The Game

An intelligent young African-American man rises from the oppressive streets of North Philadelphia to become a shining star at Wall Street's most prestigious firm. However, he soon finds that the white-collar world is filled with crime and death just like the streets he left behind.
Rel Dowdell, Tony Todd, Sticky Fingaz, Irma P. Hall
Action

Moth Diaries

A teenage girl at a boarding girl suspects her roommate is a vampire.
Sarah Bolger, Lily Cole, Scott Speedman, Mary Harron, Edward R. Pressman, Sarah Gadon
Drama Suspense Vampires

L!fe Happens

Two best friends fight to maintain normalcy in their lives after one of the friends gets pregnant and has a baby.
Krysten Ritter, Kate Bosworth, Kat Coiro, Justin Levine, Rachel Bilson, David J. Phillips, Corbin Timbrook
Comedy

Moth Diaries

A teenage girl at a boarding girl suspects her roommate is a vampire.
Sarah Bolger, Lily Cole, Scott Speedman, Mary Harron, Edward R. Pressman, Sarah Gadon
Drama Suspense Vampires

Headhunters

An unscrupulous corporate headhunter is also a secret art thief.
Morten Tyldum, Ulf Ryberg, Aksel Hennie
Thriller

Darling Companion

In Darling Companion, Beth (Diane Keaton) saves a bedraggled lost dog from the side of the freeway on a wintry day in Denver. Struggling with her distracted, self-involved husband Joseph (Kevin Kline) and an empty nest at home, Beth forms a special bond with the rescued animal. When Joseph loses the dog after a wedding at their vacation home in the Rockies, the distraught Beth enlists the help of the few remaining guests and a mysterious young woman (Ayelet Zurer) in a frantic search. Each member of the search party is affected by the adventure, which takes them in unexpected directions – comic, harrowing, sometimes deeply emotional and ultimately towards love.
John Kelly, Lawrence Kasdan, Kevin Kline, Diane Keaton, Richard Jenkins, Elisabeth Moss, Mark Duplass, Christine Walker
Comedy

Monsieur Lazhar

Bachir Lazhar has emigrated from his native Algeria to Canada, where he is awaiting approval of his asylum application. When he is hired as a substitute teacher at a French-Canadian school, Bachir finds that he is often ill-equipped to deal with his new students and their shock over their previous teacher’s death.
Philippe Falardeau
Drama Comedy

Apartment 143

A team of parapsychologists sets out to investigate a series of anomalous phenomena taking place in a newly occupied apartment. Telephone calls with no caller, mysterious shadows, extraordinary light emissions, flying objects, and exploding light bulbs, are some of the events they will face while recording their every step with state-of-the-art technology. Using infra-red filming, digital photography, psychophonic recordings, movement detectors, and magnetic field alteration meters, the group's attempts to contact the "other side" will grow increasingly dangerous as they near a point of no return...
Kai Lennox, Rick Gonzalez, Carles Torrens, Rodrigo Cortés, Michael O'Keefe, Fiona Glascott, Gia Mantegna
Drama Horror

Darling Companion

In Darling Companion, Beth (Diane Keaton) saves a bedraggled lost dog from the side of the freeway on a wintry day in Denver. Struggling with her distracted, self-involved husband Joseph (Kevin Kline) and an empty nest at home, Beth forms a special bond with the rescued animal. When Joseph loses the dog after a wedding at their vacation home in the Rockies, the distraught Beth enlists the help of the few remaining guests and a mysterious young woman (Ayelet Zurer) in a frantic search. Each member of the search party is affected by the adventure, which takes them in unexpected directions – comic, harrowing, sometimes deeply emotional and ultimately towards love.
John Kelly, Lawrence Kasdan, Kevin Kline, Diane Keaton, Richard Jenkins, Elisabeth Moss, Mark Duplass, Christine Walker
Comedy

Monsieur Lazhar

Bachir Lazhar has emigrated from his native Algeria to Canada, where he is awaiting approval of his asylum application. When he is hired as a substitute teacher at a French-Canadian school, Bachir finds that he is often ill-equipped to deal with his new students and their shock over their previous teacher’s death.
Philippe Falardeau
Drama Comedy

I Heart Shakey

Single father J.T. and his precocious daughter Chandler move from a small town to Chicago with their lovable family mutt Shakey. After missing the fine print in their rental contract, J.T. is forced to find Shakey a new home. Chandler hatches a plan to keep Shakey and teach J.T. a valuable lesson about loyalty and the importance of keeping family together.
Eric Stolze, Steve Lemme, Kevin Cooper, Steve Guttenberg, Beverly D'Angelo, Alfonso Arau, Philippe Brenninkmeyer, Michael Yurchak
Comedy

The Highest Pass

Anand, a modern Indian yogi and guru, asks his student Adam to join him on a motorcycle expedition through the highest passes of the Indian Himalayas.
Jon Fitzgerald
Documentary