The past few weeks have been a bit light on the new release front, but that’s about to change in a huge way! You see, this week has a jaw-dropping array of recent theatrical hits, cult favorites and true film classics that is certain to please any and all film fans. We’ve got a lot to cover, but before we get started we have one simple thing to say: There has never been a better time to be a movie lover.
Let’s take a look at what titles are now available!
The Silver Screen Icons Collection
There’s no better place to begin this latest round of new releases than with Warner Brothers’ stunning Silver Screen Icons releases. These multi-disc sets focus on the stars, films and genres that made the Golden Age of Hollywood so unforgettable. Here’s what titles are available in the collection, click on each link for full information on each release’s price and content.
But wait, there’s more!
It was the last lousy day of a lousy semester, and meek high school English teacher Andy Campbell (Charlie Day) just wanted it over. It got worse once he bore witness to a final-straw classroom burst of temper from short-fused history instructor Strickland (Ice Cube)…and didn’t cover for him. Now, the fired Strickland has promised that they’ll meet outside after final bell–and Andy tries one backfiring gambit after another to get to summer break in one piece. Slap-happy showdown satire co-stars Tracy Morgan, Jillian Bell, Christina Hendricks, Dennis Haysbert.
With her GPA tanking, shameless SoCal high school student Kim Bentley (Jill Lansing) concludes that the best way to get good scores on her tests is to score with her teachers. Soon, however, this teacher’s pet turns her talents into earning after-school cash as a hooker, leading to mob involvement she can’t escape. Exploitation staple co-stars Katie Johnson, Stuart Taylor.
After years of trying (and failing) to gain notice in the L.A. music scene, punk rocker Lemmy (Phil Ward) is ready to listen when slick club manager Mr. Tanas (David Marciano) hands him a contract and promise of success. Maybe Lemmy should have exercised more caution, as he and his bandmates proceed down a path of cough syrup abuse, child abduction, and uzi-wielding mayhem. Pop-infused parable also stars Lyn Levand, Cheryl Slean.
A group of college students becomes prey for a maniacal killer in a Richard Nixon mask, while a pair of psychopathic brothers create their own terror, and all this without even mentioning the horror house! With Phil Therrien, Irene F., and “Ronald Reagan” as Richard Nixon.
Newly divorced school teacher Jane Hardy (Trish Van Devere) wanted to put the recent past behind her, and moved to the small-town house left to her by her late aunt. Not the best move, considering the hostility of the locals who believed her aunt to be a practicing witch…as well as a mysterious funeral car whose scarred driver seems to be tormenting her at every turn. Shocker co-stars Joseph Cotten, David Gautreaux, Olive Dunbar.
Frustrated at how healthy lifestyles have chipped away at his bottom line, sleazy mortician Roscoe (Joe Spinell) decides it’s time to actively drum up business…with a murder spree. Though his young nephew (Patrick Askin) catches on as to why the bodies are suddenly stacking up, can he stop the rampage? VHS-era oddity, fleshed out with aerobics video and footage from “The Corpse Vanishes,” also stars Rebeca Yaron, Susan Bachli.
What if you had only one day to change absolutely everything? Samantha Kingston has everything: the perfect friends, the perfect guy, and a seemingly perfect future. Then, everything changes. After one fateful night, Sam wakes up with no future at all. Trapped reliving the same day over and over, she begins to question just how perfect her life really was. As she begins to untangle the mystery of a life suddenly derailed, she must also unwind the secrets of the people closest to her, and discover the power of a single day to make a difference, not just in her own life, but in the lives of those around her-before she runs out of time for good.
Slick actioner focuses on Casey (Nicholas Hoult), an American living in Germany who quits his job with drug dealer Geran (Ben Kingsley) for the love of Juliette (Felicity Jones). But with Juliette in need of an expensive kidney transplant, Casey has no choice but to throw back in with Geran, accepting a dangerous assignment to hijack a drug shipment from ruthless kingpin Hagen (Anthony Hopkins) and setting in motion a high-speed chase as Juliette’s life hangs in the balance. With Marwan Kenzari, Clemens Schick.
After a family camping trip gone horribly wrong–where his youngest daughter was apparently abducted and slain while he was rescuing his other kids–Mack Phillips (Sam Worthington) was left irretrievably broken. That was until he got a mysterious telegram inviting him to the remote cabin where his child met her fate…and he encountered an eccentric trio of strangers (Octavia Spencer, Aviv Alush, Sumira) who took him on an odyssey of understanding and self-forgiveness. Moving take on William B. Young’s inspirational fantasy co-stars Radha Mitchell, Tim McGraw, Alice Braga.
When their parents fail to pick them up for winter break, Kat (Kiernan Shipka) and Rose (Lucy Boynton) are the only students left at their all-girls Catholic boarding school in Upstate New York. Somewhere nearby, Joan (Emma Roberts) makes her way to the school with the help of troubled couple Linda (Lauren Holly) and Bill (James Remar). A powerful demonic force will cause the lives of these five people to become forever intertwined in this chilling horror tale directed by Oz Perkins (Anthony’s son).