Blu-ray and DVDs Available October 5th

A Nightmare on Elm Street – Blu-ray Disc / DVD (2010)
Starring Jackie Earle Haley, Rooney Mara
Directed by Samuel Bayer
Rated R

Five teenage friends living on one street all dream of a sinister man with a disfigured face, a frightening voice and a gardener’s glove with knives for fingers. One by one, he terrorizes them within their dreams–where the rules are his and the only way out is to wake up. But when one among them dies, they soon realize that what happens in their dreams happens for real and the only way to stay alive is to stay awake. Buried in their past is a debt that has just come due. To save themselves, they must plunge into the mind of the most twisted nightmare of all: Freddy Krueger. Jackie Earle Haley plays the legendary evildoer in this contemporary reimagining of the seminal horror classic.







Splice – Blu-ray/DVD Combo + Digital Copy / DVD (2010)
Starring Adrien Brody and Sarah Polley
Directed by Vincenzo Natali
Rated R

Superstar genetic engineers Clive (Adrien Brody) and Elsa (Sarah Polley) specialize in splicing DNA from different animals to create incredible new hybrids. Now they want to use human DNA in a hybrid that could revolutionize science and medicine. But when the pharmaceutical company that funds their research forbids it, they secretly take their experiment underground–risking their careers to push the boundaries of science and serve their own curiosity and ambition. The result is Dren, an amazing, strangely beautiful creature of uncommon intelligence and unexpected physical developments. At first, Dren exceeds their wildest dreams. But as she grows and learns at an accelerated rate, her existence threatens to become their worst nightmare.





The Karate Kid – Two-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo + Digital Copy / DVD (2010)
Starring Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan
Directed by Harald Zwart
Rated PG

12-year-old Dre Parker could’ve been the most popular kid in Detroit, but his mother’s latest career move has landed him in China. Dre immediately falls for his classmate Mei Ying – and the feeling is mutual – but cultural differences make such a friendship impossible. Even worse, Dre’s feelings make an enemy of the class bully, Cheng. In the land of kung fu, Dre knows only a little karate, and Cheng puts “the karate kid” on the floor with ease. With no friends in a strange land, Dre has nowhere to turn but maintenance man Mr. Han, who is secretly a master of kung fu. As Han teaches Dre that kung fu is not about punches and parries, but maturity and calm, Dre realizes that facing down the bullies will be the fight of his life.






The Secret of Kells – Blu-ray/DVD Combo / DVD (2010)
Starring Brendan Gleeson, Mick Lally, Evan McGuire
Directed by Tomm Moore
Unrated

Young Brendan lives in a remote medieval outpost under siege from barbarian raids. But a new life of adventure beckons when a celebrated master illuminator arrives from foreign lands carrying an ancient but unfinished book, brimming with secret wisdom and powers. To help complete the magical book, Brendan has to overcome his deepest fears on a dangerous quest that takes him into the enchanted forest where mythical creatures hide. It is here that he meets the fairy Aisling, a mysterious young wolf-girl, who helps him along the way. But with the barbarians closing in, will Brendan’s determination and artistic vision illuminate the darkness and show that enlightenment is the best fortification against evil?




Beauty and the Beast (Diamond Edition) – Blu-ray/DVD Combo (1991)
Starring Paige O’Hara, Robby Benson, Rex Everhart (II), Richard White, Jerry Orbach, Angela Lansbury
Directed by Kirk Wise, Gary Trousdale
Rated G

Set in and around a quaint French village during the late 18th century, Beauty and the Beast follows the fantastic adventures of Belle, a bright and beautiful young woman who finds escape from her ordinary life, and the advances of a boorish suitor, Gaston, by reading books. Meanwhile, off in a castle in the distance, a cruel young prince is cast under the spell of an enchantress who turns him into a tormented beast, while transforming his servants into animated household objects. In order to remove the curse, the Beast must discover a true love who will return his affection before the last petal falls from an enchanted rose. When Belle’s inventor father stumbles upon the Beast’s castle and is taken prisoner, Belle comes to the rescue and agrees to take her father’s place. With the help of the castle’s enchanted staff, she sees beneath the Beast’s exterior and discovers the heart and soul of a human prince.




Grindhouse (Special Edition) – Blu-ray Disc (2007)
Starring Rose McGowan, Bruce Willis, Freddy Rodriguez
Directed by Robert Rodriguez
Rated R

Together for the first time the Rodriguez/Tarantino Double Feature GRINDHOUSE is back and better than ever! These rip-roaring and adrenaline-pumping films are now featured in the original theatrical exhibition format. Loaded with over 2 hours of bonus content, including the fan favorite “Rodriguez’s 10 Minute Cooking School”, this 2-disc Blu-Ray will deliver a new experience like never before!




The Exorcist (Extended Director’s Cut) – Blu-ray Disc (1973)
Starring Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair, and Lee J. Cobb
Directed by William Friedkin
Rated R

Controversial and popular from the moment it opened, The Exorcist marks its historic Blu-ray premiere in a 2-Disc Edition featuring Stunning Hi-Def Presentations of the Original 1973 Theatrical Version and the 2000 Extended Director’s Cut. The frightening and realistic tale of an innocent girl inhabited by a terrifying entity, her mother’s frantic resolve to save her and two priests–one doubt-ridden, the other a rock of faith–joined in battling ultimate evil always leaves viewers breathless. This greatest supernatural thriller of all time astonishes and unsettles like no other movie.


The Last of the Mohicans (Director’s Definitive Cut) – Blu-ray Disc (1992)
Starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Russell Means
Directed by Michael Mann
Rated R

Epic adventure and romance set against the backdrop of the war raging between England and France and each side’s Native American allies, across the frontier beyond Albany, New York. The frontiersman Hawkeye, adopted son of the Mohican Chingachgook, and Cora Munro, the daughter of an English officer, become lovers, and the fates of their families become intertwined as the war and the Huron war captain, Magua, threaten to destroy them.


The Maltese Falcon – Blu-ray Disc (1941)
Starring Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Peter Lorre and Elisha Cook Jr.
Directed by John Huston
Unrated
A gallery of high-living lowlifes will stop at nothing to get their sweaty hands on a jewel-encrusted falcon. Detective Sam Spade (Humphrey Bogart) wants to find out why–and who’ll take the fall for his partner’s murder. An all-star cast (including Sydney Greenstreet, Mary Astor, Peter Lorre and Elisha Cook Jr.) joins Bogart in this crackling mystery masterwork written for the screen (from Dashiell Hammett’s novel) and directed by John Huston. This nominee for 3 Academy Awards00Best Picture, Supporting Actor (Greenstreet) and Screenplay (Huston)–catapulted Bogart to stardom and launched Huston’s directorial career. All with a bird and a bang!



The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (Blu-ray Disc) – Blu-ray Disc (1948)
Starring Humphrey Bogart, Tim Holt
Directed by John Huston
Unrated

Gold in the hills, avarice in the hearts of men. Two hard-luck drifters (Humphrey Bogart and Tim Holt) and a grizzled prospector (Walter Huston) discover gold. Then greed and paranoia set in. John Huston won Academy Awards for his direction and screenplay. And his dad took the Best Supporting Actor Oscar. Without awards, but with enduring acclaim, is Bogart’s performance, transforming from a likable hobo to a heartless thug simmering in greed. Treasures place on the American Film Institute’s Top 100 American Films list reaffirms it’s still a powerful movie.