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Everyday at 9:00AM PST we compile a list of titles which have been recently announced by the studios and have been given or rumored with a release date. Click a title below to see the full press release info attached to the release.
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Shirley's father is an ex-con trying hard to make an honest living by working as a chauffeur, But he runs into trouble when appears necklace disappears form his employer's home and the detective on the case decides he's guilty. Luckily, Shirley finds the pearls and winds up the case in short order. But not before she engages her father and the detective in the film's most enjoyable scene a hilarious game of hide and seek.
Audio: English - Stereo / English & Spanish: Mono
Language: Dubbed & Subtitled - English & Spanish
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Run Time: 76
The little darling of a group of aviators, Shirley splits her time between her pilot godfather Loop (James Dunn) and her long-suffering mother (Lois Wilson), housemaid for a selfish, wealthy family. When a tragic accident suddenly leaves Shirley orphaned, Loop sets out to adopt Shirley- until he learns he's not the only one determined to keep the adorable youngster.
Rating: Not Rated
No. of Disks: 1
Based on a true story and Winner of Best Feature Film at Toronto Film Festival and Gen Art Film Festival, Paul Kaye (Best Actor, U.S. Comedy Arts Festival) stars as Frankie Wilde, the legendary British DJ and musical mastermind of the underground club scene whose career is cut down at its pinnacle by unthinkable tragedy - the loss of his hearing. Darkly funny and inspirational, with fierce performances by both Kaye and Kate Magowan (24 Hour Party People), as his sex-crazed Mrs.,you'll laugh and gasp but cheer him on as he struggles out of the abyss to reclaim his life and reputation.
-The Rise of Pete Tong Featurette
-The Fall of Pete Tong Featurette
-The Redemption of Pete Tong Featurette
From acclaimed director Bahman Ghobadi (A Time for Drunken Horses) comes the first film shot in Iraq since the fall of Saddam Hussein. “Heart-wrenching as well as spirit-raising” (The Hollywood Reporter), Turtles Can Fly mixes humor and tragedy to startling effect, resulting in a “very timely masterpiece” (TV Guide) about children struggling to survive in an endless war zone. On the Iraqi-Turkish border, enterprising 13-year-old “Satellite” (Soran Ebrahim) is the de facto leader of a Kurdish village, thanks to his ability to install satellite dishes and translate news of the pending US invasion. Organizing fellow orphans into landmine-collection teams so that they can eke out a living, he is all business until the arrival of a clairvoyant boy and his quiet, beautiful sister.
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen Presentation
Audio: Kurdish Stereo
Run Time: 98
D.L. Hughley is Ben Cross, a struggling teacher trying to make a difference in his life and the lives of others by starting a school at the state prison. Using rap lyrics to teach the poetry of self-expression, he inspires them to change their lives. But old habits die hard and Ben finds himself fighting for his life.
- Deleted Scenes
- Director, Writer and Producer Commentary
- Rehearsal Footage
"Lords of Dogtown" tells the radical true story behind three teenage surfers from Venice Beach, California, who took skateboarding to the extreme and changed the world of sports forever. Stacy Peralta (John Robinson, Elephant), Tony Alva (Victor Rasuk, Raising Victor Vargas) and Jay Adams (Emile Hirsch, The Girl Next Door) are the Z-Boys, a bunch of nobodies until they create a new style of skateboarding that becomes a worldwide phenomenon. But when their hobby becomes a business, the success shreds their friendship.
Audio: Dolby Digital 2.0 (English, French)
Subtitles: Mandarin, English, French, Korean, Thai
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen
Run Time: 107
In a stunning dual role, international action star Jet Li portrays Gabriel Yulaw, a police officer confronted with a sinister form of himself escaped from an advanced, parallel universe and intent on killing Gabriel. His alter ego's hunt culminates in a fateful battle between good and evil that changes Gabriel's perception of reality and forces him to examine the evil hidden within himself. The One features riveting martial arts and innovative special effects.
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen Presentation
Language: English (2.0), French
Subtitles: English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, Thai
Run Time: 87
Bill (Winter) and Ted (Reeves) have spent so much time forming their rock band, The Wyld Stallyns, that they're flunking history. Whoa, duuuude! And when Ted's dad threatens to send him away to military school, Bill and Ted realize it could mean the most heinous end of The Stallyns! Luckily, a guardian angel from the future, Rufus (Carlin), has come to them with a most bodacious solution: a time-traversing phone booth to take them into the past to learn about the world from some of history's most influential personalities. Their journey through time turns out to be a blast but will they learn enough to pass their class?
Run Time: 90
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