This Week’s New DVD Releases: Theatrical Favorites

 

This Week's New DVD Releases: Theatrical Favorites

This Week’s New DVD Releases: Theatrical Favorites

Cast A Long Shadow (1959)

A hard-drinking, long-drifting cowpoke (Audie Murphy) finds his fate changing with the unexpected inheritance of a ranch from the father who had never acknowledged him. With the spread saddled by debt, can he manage the cattle drive needed to save it? Long-sought oater co-stars Terry Moore, John Dehner, James Best, Denver Pyle.

Hotel Transylvania (2012)

Welcome to Hotel Transylvania, a swanky resort owned by Dracula (voiced by Adam Sandler) that serves as a vacation spot for werewolves, mummies, zombies, and other assorted creepy creatures.  But the monsters’ only safe haven is threatened thanks to Jonathan (Andy Samberg), an ordinary human who unexpectedly arrives and quickly falls for Drac’s daughter Mavis (Selena Gomez). Kevin James, Steve Buscemi, Cee Lo Green also lend their voices to this fun computer-animated tale.

Kit Carson (1940)

Mixing fact and fiction, this fine frontier saga stars Jon Hall as the famed 1800s wilderness scout. Teaming with Army officer John C. Fremont (Dana Andrews) to lead a wagon train caravan of settlers across the plains to California, Carson must help them battle the elements and hostile Indians, even as he and Fremont vie for the hand of a pretty homesteader (Lynn Bari). With Ward Bond, C.  Henry Gordon.

Lisa, Bright and Dark (1973)

Based on the best-selling novel by John Neufeld, this captivating telefilm concerns a troubled teen named Lisa (Kay Lenz). Unhappy at home and school, she finds herself on the verge of a nervous breakdown. When three of her friends try to get her involved in a group therapy session, Lisa embarks on a journey of self-discovery that will change her life forever. Anne Baxter, John Forsythe star.

Madly Madagascar (2013)

It’s Valentine’s Day for your favorite Central Park Zoo friends! In this charming animated adventure, Alex returns to Africa only to find he’s not getting the attention he’s used to receiving on the romantic holiday. Meanwhile, Marty discovers a love potion he’s sure will attract the interest of the Okapi girl he likes!

Paranormal Activity 4 (2012)

This fourth installment of the found footage franchise concerns the members of a seemingly perfect suburban family whose lives are forever changed when they take in a creepy young neighbor when the boy’s mother vanishes. But when strange and, you guessed it, paranormal activities start happening, the clan discovers the boy’s link to the evil Katie. Stars Katie Featherston, Kathryn Newton, Matt Shively.

Seven Psychopaths (2012)

In search of strange stories for his screenplay “Seven Psychopaths,” screenwriter Marty Faranan (Colin Farrell) gives the green light to a struggling actor friend (Sam Rockwell) to solicit anecdotes from genuinely crazed people. In the process, they soon get mixed up with a dognapper (Christopher Walken) who snatches a Shih Tzu from a mob boss (Woody Harrelson). Writer/director Martin McDonagh’s deft crime comedy co-stars Harry Dean Stanton, Abbie Cornish, and Tom Waits.

The Cold Light of Day (2012)

His family kidnapped during a vacation trip to Spain, Wall Street businessman Will Shaw (Henry Cavill) is shocked to discover that their abduction is tied in to his father (Bruce Willis)–who reveals his identity as a CIA agent. In the process of tracking down his loved ones, Will must choose whether or not to trust a close associate (Sigourney Weaver) of his dad’s…a decision that could cost lives. Veronica Echegui, Joseph Mawle co-star.  

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  • BernardS

    Where are they shoving the older Universal movies that stars Rock Hudson, Tony Curtis, and
    Jeff Chandler, and even Tyrone Power ! Do they only know Audie Murphy ? TCM, are you reading? Get the following out on DVD : Please …Please:
    Rock Hudson movies ” Never Say Goodbye”, “Bengal Brigade”, “This Earth is Mine ”
    Tony Curtis movies : “Mister Cory”, “Square Jungle” “So This is Paris” “Wild and Wonderful”,
    “The Great Impostor”, ” The Outsider”.
    Jeff Chandler movies: “Raw Wind in Eden”, “Pillars of the Sky” and

    Tyrone Power in ” Mississippi Gambler”.

  • Tony

    Don’t forget Tony Curtis in The Purple Mask – a cross between The Scarlet Pimpernel and Zorro. TC is very good at wielding a sword – The Black Shiel of Falworth an example.