DVD New Releases — Tuesday January, 7th 2014

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New Release to DVD, Blu-ray, and Instant Video: Week of January 6, 2014

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Runner Runner (2013)
When a poor college student who cracks an online poker game goes bust, he arranges a face-to-face with the man he thinks cheated him, a sly offshore entrepreneur. (91 mins.)
Director: Brad Furman
Stars: Ben AffleckJustin TimberlakeGemma ArtertonAnthony Mackie
 Buy now on DVD, Blu-ray and Amazon Instant Video.

Archer (2009 TV Series)

At ISIS, an international spy agency, global crises are merely opportunities for its highly trained employees to confuse, undermine, betray and royally screw each other. (30 mins.)
Stars: H. Jon BenjaminJudy GreerAmber NashChris Parnell
Buy Season Four now on DVD and Blu-ray.

Copper (2012 TV Series)
Set in the Five Points neighborhood of New York City in the 1860s, focusing on a rugged young Irish… (42 mins.)
Stars: Tom Weston-JonesKevin RyanKyle SchmidAnastasia Griffith
Buy Season Two now on DVDBlu-ray and Amazon Instant Video.

Thanks for Sharing (2012)

A romantic comedy that brings together three disparate characters who are learning to face a challenging and often confusing world as they struggle together against a common demon: sex addiction. (112 mins.)
Director: Stuart Blumberg
Stars: Mark RuffaloTim RobbinsGwyneth PaltrowJosh Gad
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Top of the Lake (2013 Mini-Series)

When pregnant, 12-year-old Tui tries to kill herself in a freezing New Zealand lake, Detective Robin Griffin has plenty of questions for the girl. But when Tui suddenly disappears, Griffin finds herself knee-deep in small-town secrets. (350 mins.)
Stars: Elisabeth MossThomas M. WrightPeter MullanDavid Wenham
Buy now on DVDBlu-ray and Amazon Instant Video.

The Following (2013 TV Series)
A brilliant and charismatic, yet psychotic serial killer communicates with other active serial killers and activates a cult of believers following his every command.
Stars: Kevin BaconJames PurefoyNatalie ZeaShawn Ashmore
Buy The Complete First Season now on DVDBlu-ray and Amazon Instant Video.

Duck Dynasty (2012 TV Series)

Follows a wealthy Louisiana family known for their successful duck-hunting business. (60 mins.)
Stars: Korie RobertsonJase RobertsonSi RobertsonKay Robertson
Buy Season Four now on DVDBlu-ray and Amazon Instant Video.

Inequality for All (2013 Documentary)

A documentary that follows former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich as he looks to raise awareness of the country’s widening economic gap. (89 mins.)
Director: Jacob Kornbluth
Stars: Robert ReichNick HanauerFred WertheimerPaulina Vaclav
Buy now on DVDBlu-ray and Amazon Instant Video.

Throne of Blood (1957)

A war-hardened general, egged on by his ambitious wife, works to fulfill a prophecy that he would become lord of Spider’s Web Castle. (110 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Stars: Toshirô MifuneMinoru ChiakiIsuzu YamadaTakashi Shimura
Buy the Criterion Collection Edition now on Blu-ray/DVD Combo.

The Stranger (1991)

An well-off Indian family is paid an unexpected, and rather unwanted, visit by a man claiming to be the woman’s long lost uncle… (120 mins.)
Director: Satyajit Ray
Stars: Dipankar DeyMamata ShankarBikram BhattacharyaUtpal Dutt
Buy the Eclipse Series 40 – Late Ray: Criterion Collection Edition now on DVD.

The Act of Killing (2012 Documentary)
A documentary that challenges former Indonesian death squad leaders to reenact their real-life mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers. (115 mins.)
Director: Joshua OppenheimerAnonymous
Stars: Anwar CongoHerman KotoSyamsul ArifinIbrahim Sinik
Buy now on DVD and Blu-ray.

Closed Circuit (2013)

A high-profile terrorism case unexpectedly binds together two ex-lovers on the defense team – testing the limits of their loyalties and placing their lives in jeopardy. (96 mins.)
Director: John Crowley
Stars: Eric BanaRebecca HallJim BroadbentCiarán Hinds
Buy now on DVDBlu-ray and Amazon Instant Video.

House of Lies (2012 TV Series)
A subversive, scathing look at a self-loathing management consultant from a top-tier firm. Marty, a highly successful, cutthroat consultant is never above using any means (or anyone) necessary to get his clients the information they want.
Stars: Don CheadleKristen BellBen SchwartzJosh Lawson
Buy Season Two now on DVD.

Linsanity (2013 Documentary)
The life story of basketball sensation, Jeremy Lin. (89 mins.)
Director: Evan Leong
Stars: Jeremy LinDaniel Dae KimMing YaoMike D’Antoni
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We Are What We Are (2013)
The Parkers, a reclusive family who follow ancient customs, find their secret existence threatened as a torrential downpour moves into their area, forcing daughters Iris and Rose to assume responsibilities beyond those of a typical family. (105 mins.)
Director: Jim Mickle
Stars: Bill SageAmbyr ChildersJulia GarnerWyatt Russell
Buy now on DVDBlu-ray and Amazon Instant Video.

The Killing Fields (1984)

A photographer is trapped in Cambodia during tyrant Pol Pot’s bloody “Year Zero” cleansing campaign, which claimed the lives of two million “undesirable” civilians. (141 mins.)
Director: Roland Joffé
Stars: Sam WaterstonHaing S. NgorJohn MalkovichJulian Sands
Buy the 30th Anniversary Edition now on Blu-ray.

The Wicker Man (1973)

A police sergeant is sent to a Scottish island village in search of a missing girl whom the townsfolk claim never existed. Stranger still are the rites that take place there. (88 mins.)
Director: Robin Hardy
Stars: Edward WoodwardChristopher LeeDiane CilentoBritt Ekland
Buy the Final Cut now on Blu-ray.

Birth of the Living Dead (2013 Documentary)
A documentary that shows how George A. Romero gathered an unlikely team of Pittsburghers to shoot his seminal film: Night of the Living Dead. (76 mins.)
Director: Rob Kuhns
Stars: Larry FessendenMark HarrisGale Anne HurdElvis Mitchell
Buy now on DVD and Amazon Instant Video.

Badges of Fury (2013)
Badges Of Fury, a crime thriller featuring one hell of a martial arts trio with Jet Li (needs no introduction)…
Director: Tsz Ming Wong
Stars: Jet LiZhang WenShishi LiuMichelle Chen
Buy now on DVDBlu-ray and Amazon Instant Video.

Big Ass Spider (2013)
A giant alien spider escapes from a military lab and rampage the city of Los Angeles. When a massive military strike fails, it is up to a team of scientists and one clever exterminator to kill the creature before the city is destroyed. (80 mins.)
Director: Mike Mendez
Stars: Lin ShayeGreg GrunbergRay WiseClare Kramer

Buy now on DVDBlu-ray and Amazon Instant Video.

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