SMALLFOOT (2018)


Official Synopsis: An animated adventure for all ages, with original music and an all-star cast, “Smallfoot” turns the Bigfoot legend upside down when a bright young Yeti (Channing Tatum) finds something he thought didn’t exist—a human. News of this “smallfoot” (James Corden) brings him fame and a chance with the girl of his dreams. It also throws the simple Yeti community into an uproar over what else might be out there in the big world beyond their snowy village, in a rollicking story about friendship, courage and the joy of discovery.

  • Yeti Set Go! Sing-Along
  • “Super Soozie” Mini Movie
  • Migo in The Secret of the Yeti Stones
  • Yeti or Not, Here They Come! Imagining Smallfoot
  • Music Videos: Nial Horran “Finally Free”
  • Music Videos: Cyn “Moment of Truth”
  • Music Videos: Wonderful Life: In 28 Languages, Sung Around the World
  • Promotional Material: Turn Off Your Cellphone
  • Promotional Material: Artifact #17: The Scroll of Wisdom
  • Promotional Material: Artifact #31: The Smallfoot Cocoon
  • Promotional Material: Artifact #54: The Singing Stone
  • Promotional Material: Migonada


TV SPOTLIGHT


ORVILLE: SEASON ONE


Official Synopsis: When officer Ed Mercer (Seth MacFarlane) finds his wife in bed with an alien, his life is turned upside down. After his divorce, he finally gets his own ship to command, the Orville: However, just as he’s starting to think his life is finally taking a turn for the better, he finds out his ex-wife Kelly Grayson (Adrianne Palicki) has been assigned to the Orville as First Officer. In Season 1, Mercer assembles an eccentric crew and together they embark on several adventures that take them to far away planets with weird societies, often putting the entire crew in danger.


CRITERION CORNER


 A DRY WHITE SEASON (1989)


Official Synopsis: With this bracing drama, made at the climax of the anti-apartheid movement, director Euzhan Palcy issued a devastating indict­ment of South Africa’s racist government—and made history in the process, becoming the first black woman to direct a Hollywood studio film. White schoolteacher Ben Du Toit (Donald Sutherland) lives in Johannesburg and remains blissfully incurious about the lives of his black countrymen until a wave of brutal treatment comes crashing down on his gardener (Winston Ntshona), bringing Du Toit face-to-face with harsh political realities. Based on a celebrated novel by André Brink and rooted in the first-hand research the Martinican Palcy did in South Africa into the way black people lived under apartheid, A Dry White Season is unflinching in its depiction of violence and its chronicling of injustice, making for a galvanizing tribute to those willing to sacrifice everything to fight oppression.

DIRECTOR-APPROVED SPECIAL EDITION:

  • New 4K digital restoration, with uncompressed stereo sound­track
  • New interview with director Euzhan Palcy by film critic Scott Foundas
  • Five Scenes, a new program featuring Palcy
  • Interview from 1989 with actor Donald Sutherland
  • Excerpt from a 1995 interview Palcy conducted with Nelson Mandela
  • Footage of Palcy receiving the highest distinction for foreign dignitaries at the 2017 South African National Orders awards
  • PLUS: An essay by filmmaker and scholar Jyoti Mistry

New cover by Adam Maida


FORTY GUNS (1957)


Official Synopsis: Hollywood legend Barbara Stanwyck saddled up with writer-director Samuel Fuller for the pulp maestro’s most audacious western, a boldly feminist spin on the genre that pivots effortlessly between ribald humor, visceral action, and disarming tenderness. High-riding rancher Jessica Drummond (Stanwyck) commands a forty-strong posse of cowboys, ruling Cochise County, Arizona, without challenge. When U.S. Marshal Griff Bonell (Barry Sullivan) and his brothers arrive in town with a warrant for one of her hired guns, Jessica begins to fall for the lawman even as he chips away at her authority. With astonishing black-and-white CinemaScope photography, hard-boiled dialogue laced with double entendres, and a fiery performance by Stanwyck at her most imperious, Forty Guns is a virtuoso display of Fuller’s sharpshooting talents.

  • New 4K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
  • New interview with director Samuel Fuller’s widow, Christa Lang Fuller, and daughter, Samantha Fuller
  • A Fuller Life (2013), a feature-length documentary by Samantha Fuller about her father, featuring filmmakers Wim Wenders, William Friedkin, and Monte Hellman; actors Mark Hamill, James Franco, Jennifer Beals, Bill Duke, and Constance Towers; and others
  • Audio interview with Samuel Fuller at London’s National Film Theatre from 1969
  • New interview with critic Imogen Sara Smith, author of In Lonely Places: Film Noir Beyond the City
  • Stills gallery
  • PLUS: An essay by film scholar Lisa Dombrowski and a chapter from Fuller’s posthumously published 2002 autobiography, A Third Face: My Tale of Writing, Fighting, and Filmmaking

New cover by Kim Thompson


HIGHLIGHT RELEASES OF THE WEEK


COLETTE (2018)


Official Synopsis: After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as “Willy” (Dominic West), Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (Keira Knightley) is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Soon after, Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite for him. She pens a semiautobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation. After its success, Colette and Willy become the talk of Paris and their adventures inspire additional Claudine novels. Colette’s fight over creative ownership and gender roles drives her to overcome societal constraints, revolutionizing literature, fashion and sexual expression.

  • Deleted Scenes
  • The Story Behind Colette
  • Notes on a Scene
  • Costume Design Photo Gallery


THE EQUALIZER 2 (2018)


Official Synopsis: Director Antoine Fuqua reunites with Denzel Washington in this sequel to 2014’s The Equalizer. Washington resumes his role as Robert McCall: a retired CIA Black Ops operative who works as a security guard and moonlights as a vigilante. When his long-time friend Melissa Leo Susan Plummer) is murdered, he embarks on a relentless, globe-trotting quest for vengeance.

  • “Retribution Mode” with Denzel Washington and Director Antoine Fuqua
  • 11 Deleted & Extended Scenes
  • “Denzel as McCall: Round Two” Featurette
  • The Equalizer 2 Pop Up Trivia Track




Official Synopsis: When fading hitman Roy (Ben Foster) escapes an attempt on his life by a mob boss, he knows he is living on borrowed time. Releasing Raquel (Elle Fanning), a young prostitute also tied up, she latches on to her new protector and they travel to Galveston, Roy’s hometown to plan for retribution and an uncertain fate. The screenplay has been adapted by Melanie Laurent from the novel Galveston by Nic Pizzolatto.




Official Synopsis: Director Craig William Macneill and writer Bryce Kass provide a novel perspective on the notorious 1892 trial of Lizzie Borden, who was accused of murdering her father and stepmother with an axe. Chloe Sevigny stars as Lizzie, an independent-minded and cloistered young woman living under her rich’s father domineering will. The arrival of a new Irish immigrant maid (Kristen Stewart) leads to her lesbian sexual awakening, and to the ultimate explosion of rage and violence.




Official Synopsis: Young mother Riley North (Garner) awakens from a coma after her husband and daughter are killed in a brutal attack on the family. When the system frustratingly shields the murderers from justice, Riley sets out to transform herself from citizen to urban guerilla. Channeling her frustration into personal motivation, she spends years in hiding honing her mind, body and spirit to become an unstoppable force – eluding the underworld, the LAPD and the FBI – as she methodically delivers her personal brand of justice. From the director of Taken, this film is being hailed by critics as “a total adrenaline rush from start to finish!”




Official Synopsis: The story of Olympian and WWII hero Louis Zamperini (Samuel Hunt) continues in this drama from director Harold Cronk. Zamperini meets and marries the love of his life while struggling with his post-war angst, until a chance meeting with Billy Graham (Will Graham) in 1949 changes both of their lives forever. Also starring Merritt Patterson, Bobby Campo, Vanessa Bell, and David Sakurai.


TV BOX SET


Official Synopsis: As Alfred’s health weakens — and with it his dream of a united England — Uhtred must take command and confront a new threat, Danish warlord Sigrid.


  • Anime-Gataris: The Complete Series
  • Bold Type: Season Two
  • Death in Paradise: Season Seven
  • Father Brown: Season Six
  • The High Chaparral: Season Two
  • Instinct: Season One
  • Konohana Kitan: The Complete Series
  • The Last Kingdom: Season Three
  • Nathan for You: The Complete Series
  • Popeye the Sailor: The 1940s – Volume I
  • Samurai Warriors: The Complete Series
  • The Shield: The Complete Series
  • Top Of The Lake – China Girl: Season Two
  • Trickster: The Complete Series

NEW TO 4K ULTRA HD


  • Evil Dead 2 (4K)
  • River Runs Red (2018) (4K)

SPECIAL EDITIONS / OTHER RELEASES


  • The 12 Days of Christmas Eve (2004)
  • 22 Chaser (2018)
  • 5ive Girls
  • The Adult Version of Jekyll & Hide
  • Advocates
  • Alan Bibey: Bluegrass Mandolin Method
  • Along with the Gods: The Last 49 Days (2018)
  • The Apartment (1960)
  • As If I Am Not There (2010)
  • Await Further Instructions (2018)
  • A Bag Of Marbles (2017)
  • Bar Talks
  • A Beautiful Planet (2016)
  • Before Anything You Say (2016)
  • Bitter Melon (2018)
  • The Blue Knight
  • Bombers B-52
  • Brutal (2018)
  • Calm At Sea (2011)
  • The Christmas Cure
  • Christmas In Homestead
  • Congratulations
  • Damn You Roland Ruby! (2018)
  • Dark Fortune (2016)
  • Deadman Standing (2018)
  • Death From A Distance (1936)
  • Death House (2018)
  • Dede (2017)
  • Delightfully Dangerous (1945)
  • De Palma & De Niro: The Early Films
  • Death Ship (1980)
  • Dive!!: Complete Collection
  • A Dog Of Flanders
  • Dragonfly
  • Dr. Dildo’s Secret (1970)
  • El Paso (1949)
  • Evol
  • Female on the Beach
  • Fiend (1980)
  • Foxfire (1955)
  • Frenzy (2018)
  • GameChangers: Dreams of BlizzCon (Special Edition)
  • The Gumball Rally
  • Habana Instinct
  • Hang ‘Em High (50th Anniversary Edition)
  • Harold’s Going Stiff (2011)
  • The Heretic (2018)
  • Hobbyhorse Revolution (Special Edition) (2017)
  • Honeysuckle Rose
  • Hospitality (2018)
  • House Of War (2018)
  • Hurricane Express (1932)
  • I Still See You (2018)
  • Ice Cream Man (1995)
  • Journey to the South Pacific (2013)
  • The Last Command (1955)
  • The Legend of the Psychotic Forest Ranger (2011)
  • The Lockpicker (2016)
  • Long Forgotten Fields
  • Losing Breen (2017)
  • Lovespell (1979)
  • Mademoiselle Paradis (2017)
  • Makala
  • Manhandlers
  • The Mangler
  • Maniac (1980) (3-Disc Limited Edition)
  • Mantovani: The King of Strings (2014)
  • The Marva Collins Story
  • The Miracle Worker (1979)
  • Molly
  • My Neighbor Totoro (30th Anniversary Edition)
  • Nemesis (1992) (Collector’s Edition)
  • Newly Single
  • New Wave: Dare To Be Different
  • Not Without My Daughter (1990)
  • Occupy, Texas (2016)
  • Oliver! (1968)
  • The Outsider (2002)
  • Papa: The Man, The Myth, The Legend (2016)
  • Perry Como’s Olde English Christmas
  • Pet Shop (1994)
  • Popeye the Sailor: The 1940s, Volume One
  • Princess Tutu: Complete Collection
  • The Process
  • Quiet Heroes (2018)
  • The Rainbow Experiment (2018)
  • Raven (1997)
  • Romance On The Orient Express (1985)
  • The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone
  • Runnin’ from My Roots
  • The Salted Egg (2018)
  • Second Chance Christmas (2017)
  • Sepultura: Endurance (2017)
  • Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero (2018)
  • Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Higher Ground
  • Silent Night, Deadly Night Part 2 (Collector’s Edition)
  • Sk8 Dawg (2018)
  • Slaughter Drive (2017)
  • Sleepover (2004) (Special Edition)
  • Social Animals (2018)
  • Some Beasts
  • SOMM 3
  • The Sound and the Fury (2014)
  • Space Guardians 2 (2018)
  • Sudden Fury (1975)
  • Straight Up: Kentucky Bourbon
  • Tailspin Tommy in The Great Air Mystery (1935)
  • Terror! Death!! Revenge!!!
  • The Terror Of Hallow’s Eve
  • Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (Collector’s Edition)
  • This Is Elvis (Special Edition)
  • This Time For Keeps
  • Tiny Christmas
  • Towards Mathilde (2005)
  • Toy Soldiers (1991)
  • Trigger (2016)
  • The Twilight of the Golds (1997)
  • Unbroken: 2-Movie Collection
  • Un Traductor (2018)
  • UQ Holder!: Complete Collection
  • Waterworld (Limited Edition)
  • Welcome Home (2018)
  • Welcome to the Men’s Group
  • Who We Are Now (2018) (Special Edition)
  • The Wild Boys (2017)
  • Wild Women (1970)
  • The Winds OOf War
  • A Wizard’s Tale (2018)
  • The World Of Miss World
  • Worst Friends (2014)
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