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Notable New Releases

Whip It
Missed it in theaters, but have heard great things about Drew Barrymore's directorial debut. Ellen Page is always solid and is has a great supporting cast that includes Daniel Stern, Marcia Gay Harden, Zoe Bell, and Kristen Wiig.

Extras include:
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Fox Movie Channel Presents Writers Draft: Shauna Cross of Whip It

Paris, Texas (Criterion Collection)
Wim Wender's 1984 drifter drama gets the Criterion treatment.

Extras include:
  • Commentary
  • Wim Wenders Interview 
  • The Road to Paris, Texas 
  • Claire Denis and Allison Anders Interviews
  • Cinema cinemas
  • Deleted Scenes and Super 8 Footage
  • Galleries
  • A 46-page illustrated booklet - containing Nick Roddick's essay On the Road Again; interviews with Sam Shepard, Nastassja Kinski, Harry Dean Stanton, and Dean Stockwell; excerpts from the preface to "Written in the West", a collection of photographs which Wim Wenders took in 1983 while location-scouting for Paris, Texas; and technical information about the Blu-ray.

Atonement Blu-ray
Romantic, engaging, and heartbreaking, this is a fantastic movie that I can't wait to own.

Extras include:
  • Commentary
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Bringing the Past to Life
  • From Novel to Screen

Pride & Prejudice Blu-ray
While not as faithful as the Colin Firth mini-series, Joe Wright's film plays like a greatest hits version of Austen's novel and is visually gorgeous. Its dreamlike quality is perfect for HD.

Extras include:
  • Commentary
  • Conversations with the Cast
  • Jane Austen: Ahead of Her Time
  • A Bennet Family Portrait 
  • HBO First Look: Pride & Prejudice
  • The Politics of 18th Century Dating
  • The Stately Homes of Pride & Prejudice


Karen said...

Whip It! Such a fun movie, Ellen Page was great as Babe Ruthless. The whole cast was fun.

Anonymous said...

Drew is cute.... bonus filmed in Michigan =)