Ryan Gosling is a Hollywood stunt driver who sometimes hires himself out, Transporter-like, as a getaway driver in Nicolas Winding Refn's Drive. Working in a garage with a down-on-his-luck schemer (Bryan Cranston), he's about to find his fortune on the race track partnered with a pair of small time gangsters (Albert Brooks and Ron Perlman)... until he takes on a job to help the girl down the hall (Carey Mulligan). Trying to protect her, he sets aside his professionalism and gets drawn into a situation more complicated and dangerous than he could have anticipated, putting everyone in his life in danger. On DVD and Blu-Ray.
Outlaw Juliette Flowers (Lizzy Caplan) is on a mission to recover the body of Ransom Pride (Scott Speedman), gunned down in an arms deal gone wrong, in The Last Rites of Ransom Pride. Ransom's brother Champ (Jon Foster) is sent by their father (Dwight Yoakam) into the desolate, western landscape with Juliette as she tries to reclaim her lost lover, but their journey is packed with eccentric characters and the dangerous rogues of the old west. With Peter Dinklage and Kris Kristofferson.
When a recent murder points to a long-dead Soviet agent, code-named Cassius, the government call retired CIA agent Paul Stephenson (Richard Gere) in The Double. Stephenson was the leading expert on Cassius, but Ben Geary (Topher Grace), a young recruit who wrote his master's thesis on Cassius, thinks he might have picked up on something the older expert may have missed. If Cassius is still alive, they're both in mortal danger, and in a world of spies and assassins, that danger can come from the unlikeliest places. With Martin Sheen. On DVD and Blu-Ray.
Poetic pulp film director Beat Takeshi returns to the Yakuza genre with Outrage: Way of the Yakuza, where a simple misunderstanding triggers an escalating series of violent retaliations between two gangster clans. When members of the family take action against one boss (Jun Kunimura), the slight can't go unanswered, and allegiances are shifted as soldiers carry out their bloody orders until the family can be at peace again. With Ryo Case. On DVD and Blu-Ray.
Twin sisters, a youth group leader, and a rock singer are forced to work together when they find a body in the trunk of their car in Dead Hooker in a Trunk. A loud, bloody, low budget love letter to grindhouse cinema, the plot throws together a Badass, a Geek, a Junkie, and a Goody Two Shoes as they try to find out why there's a body in the trunk, who put it there, and whether or not they're next.
Tony (Wood Harris) grew up on the mean streets of Detroit, but left street life for law school in Joy Road. Living a life of social events and high profile work, he tries to ignore his sister's (N'Bushe Wright) pleas for him to help a gangster arrested for a triple homicide. As Tony's dragged further into the case, his public image is attacked, but he begins to suspect a coverup that reaches from local politics to the privatized prisons and a system that would make easy scapegoats of anyone who lives in the ghetto.
In a world where everyone grows up to be 25 forever, money has been replaced by trading the time left in people's lifespans in Andrew Niccol's In Time. Will (Justin Timberlake) grew up in the ghetto and never had more than 24 hours to spend, but his life changes when he inherits a century from a stranger. Hiding in high society, he kidnaps Sylvia (Amanda Seyfried), the daughter of a time lending/banking entrepreneur (Vincent Kartheiser), while escaping arrest for stealing the time he was given. Returning to the underworld, Will and Sylvia have to survive time-stealing gangs (Alex Pettyfer) and time-enforcing cops (Cillian Murphy) long enough to upset a system where the poor could die at any minute so the rich can live forever. On DVD and Blu-Ray.
Picking up where the first film left off, Gantz II: Perfect Answer rejoins the slapdash crew of black suited warriors as they're forced into battles with strange aliens. As their mission goals become more and more questionable, the group is forced to contend with hard choices when all their decisions are morally questionable. Even the members driven to do the right thing are compromised when they have no choice but to draw swords and guns.
Kim (Felicity Jones) gets a job to help her dad (Bill Bailey) with bills in Chalet Girl, working in a chalet in the Alps, catering to rich clients at an upscale ski resort. Her fellow chalet girl (Tamsin Egerton) doesn't have much use for Kim, who can't ski and doesn't look high class, but when a friend (Ken Duken) teaches her to snowboard, it's obvious she has natural talent... With a snowboarding competition coming up, Kim's driven to prove that she's more than a chalet girl, and grabbing a championship can win her the boy she likes (Ed Westick). With Sophia Bush.
Three very different birders (passionate, driven bird watchers) are on the same path in The Big Year: Brad (Jack Black), a cubicle-bound programmer, Stu (Steve Martin), the wealthy head of a large company, and Kenny (Owen Wilson), the alpha-birder who holds the record for most birds spotted in a year. As Stu and Brad both contemplate putting their lives on hold for a "Big Year," a year dedicated to birding, Kenny starts to worry that they might overtake his record, and the three find themselves in direct competition. Narrated by John Cleese. On DVD and Blu-Ray.
Film Socialisme is the newest release by Jean-Luc Godard. Split into three distinct sections (a multi-cultural cruise ship, children holding their parents at a tribunal for equitable treatment, and a quickly evolving series of clips that spin through all human history), Godard continues the densely symbolic exploration of humanity through film he began over fifty years ago.
Delving into the world of painter Pieter Bruegel's "The Way to Cavalry," The Mill & the Cross explores a mid-1500s awash in woodsmen cutting, musicians playing, and red-jacketed, Spanish militiamen. The sparse and painterly film casts Rutger Hauer, Michael York, and Charlotte Rampling, but it eschews dialog in favor of painterly world-building and visual storytelling, fleshing out a historic, symbolic world.
Ethan (Alessandro Nivola) is on tour with his band when a former groupie (Elisabeth Shue) surprises him in Janie Jones-- he has a 13-year-old daughter named Janie (Abigail Breslin). Ethan's not just unprepared to be a father, he has trouble with every aspect of his life... chasing away his girlfriend and breaking up his band. After endless bad behavior and bad decisions, Janie's the only person left in Ethan's life, and she becomes not just his only friend, but she joins him on stage as well.
The story of a Texas high school band that became a popular touring act from 1968 to 1977, Thunder Soul is a documentary about a black band that broke through the color barriers of the time to gain international acclaim. Narrated by Jamie Foxx, the film not only recounts the groups formation and rise, but orchestrates a current reunion under the band's now-92-year-old bandleader.
Frizzy-haired, awkward social outcast Spork (Savannah Stehlin) is ridiculed in school by the blonde, popular mean girls. She finds herself among friends with the school's other outsiders, who help coach Spork for a middle school dance contest that could give her the chance to one-up the people who look down on her.
A prequel set in the Norwegian camp that discovered by the characters in the 1982 The Thing, the new The Thing sends ambitious Dr. Halvorson (Ulrich Thomsen) to recruit American paleontologist Kate Lloyd (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) to join his Antarctic expedition. Kate's brought in because the team at the Norwegian base (including Eric Christian Olsen, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, and Joel Edgerton) discovered a space ship that had been buried for thousands of years, and a lone alien frozen in the ice. When they thaw the creature in the ice, the body count starts to rise, and Kate has to convince the survivors that whatever's hunting them can pass as human. On DVD and Blu-Ray.
Will (Daniel Craig) has just quit his high-profile corporate job and moved his wife (Rachel Weisz) and two little girls into a new house in Dream House. When the children begin seeing strange, inexplicable things, the parents think it's just imaginations running wild, but when Will finds a group of teenagers in his basement celebrating the murders that occurred in his new home, he's forced to face the truth: everyone who lives in that house dies. While his across-the-street neighbor (Naomi Watts) tries to befriend him, she seems to know something she isn't saying, and the secrets in Will's house could endanger everyone around him. On DVD and Blu-Ray.
Disney's talking puppies are back in Treasure Buddies, where the Buddies travel to Egypt, befriend a baby camel and a monkey, and search booby-trapped tombs for the greatest treasure in the animal kingdom: the lost collar of Cleocatra.
Fierce Creatures, Yellowbeard
Stay Alive, The Hitcher
The Departed, Cadence
My First Mister, Broadcast News
Blade, Dead Presidents
Logan's Run, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
Sleeper Cell, The Family Stone