Possibly the year's most anticipated comedy (and the winner of the Longest Title award) Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan hits the self this week, as Ali G creator Sacha Cohen brings the second of his characters to the big screen, and for all of the Arrested Development fans, Will Arnett (Gob Bluth) has his first post-TV starring role in Let's Go to Prison.
The new Masterpiece Theatre Jane Eyre, which aired on PBS, is new to DVD this week, so if the buzz from NPR has your curious, we'll have it in our New Releases. Adding to our Robson Green (The Last Musketeer, Take Me Now) new releases is Like Father, Like Son, an edgy picture that challenges a boy's sense of self when he finds out his father's a serial killer.
Richard Linklater's (A Scanner Darkly, Dazed and Confused) newest film is a dramatization of the acclaimed nonfiction book Fast Food Nation. More traditional nonfiction this week includes The Journalist and the Jihadi: The Murder of Daniel Pearl, chronicling the notorious death of a famous journalist, and A State of Mind, a rare look into the usually closed society of North Korea.
Unknown is a new Memento-style thriller with James Caviezel (Passion of the Christ) and Greg Kinnear (Little Miss Sunshine), where five men with no memories wake up in a warehouse. Also drumming up a lot of talk is Killzone is a new Hong Kong action movie featuring Donnie Yen (Hero).
The pulled-from-syndication episode "Trapped In the Closet" hits the shelves this week as we move up to Season 9 of South Park, which will make anyone's quota of Tom Cruise and Scientology jokes. Stargate Atlantis's second season is also out this week, and the sixth and final season of Northern Exposure has also just come out.
ews, the second season of Duchess of Duke Street is new this week, and Penn & Teller's B.S! is up to season #4.