Assassin's Blade Blu-ray & DVD (Well Go USA)
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Here are your Blu-ray and DVD releases for the week of 5/7/13:
The Assassin’s Blade (Blu-ray/DVD) – distributor Well Go USA presents this 2008 Chinese fantasy/romance – a sort of “Romeo & Juliet” with swords!
Bunohan: Return to Murder (DVD) – it’s a blend of Thai kickboxing with arthouse drama in this innovative 2011 Malaysian film
Dragon Lord (Blu-ray) – while it’s appearing on Blu-ray in its dubbed and slightly edited form, this 1982 effort from Jackie Chan is still one of the best martial arts movies of its era. Only $5.99 from Echo Bridge
Id: A (DVD) – Shout! Factory releases this 2011 Danish thriller about a woman who wakes up with no memory, a duffel bag full of money – and a stalker on her trail
The Rabbi’s Cat (Blu-ray/DVD) – the popular graphic novel of the same name is brought to stunning life in this 2011 animated French-language film
The Condemned (DVD) – this 2012 creepy chiller about a mansion with hidden secrets arrives from Puerto Rico
Jack Reacher (Blu-ray/DVD) – Tom Cruise tries to do his best “Dirty Harry” routine in this gritty 2012 thriller set in Pittsburgh
Upstream Color (Blu-ray/DVD) – this 2013 sci-fi film is the latest mind-bending feature from the writer/director behind 2004 cult favorite “Primer”
Mark 2: Redemption (Blu-ray/DVD) – martial arts icon Gary Daniels (“City Hunter,” “Bloodmoon”) co-stars in this 2013 apocalyptic thriller with a Biblical theme
NEW TO BLU-RAY
Band of Outsiders (Blu-ray) – the Criterion Collection offers this beloved 1964 effort from French New Wave director Jean-Luc Godard in hi-def for the first time. A must-see for fans of the director
The Great Escape (Blu-ray) – an all-star cast, including Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, and James Garner, headlines this 1963 classic about prisoners escape from a WWII prison camp
Saboteur (Blu-ray) – from the master of suspense himself, Alfred Hitchcock, comes this 1942 thriller. Now in hi-def
Shadow of a Doubt (Blu-ray) – the inimitable Joseph Cotton stars in this 1943 thriller from Alfred Hitchcock, considered one of Hitch’s own personal favorites
Fortress (Blu-ray) – Echo Bridge releases this 1992 Christopher Lambert vehicle in hi-def for only $5.99. From the director of “Re-Animator”!
One Hour Photo (Blu-ray) – Robin Williams headlines this creepy 2002 thriller receiving a belated hi-def release
Grifters (Blu-ray) – John Cusack stars in this 1990 action/comedy, co-starring Anjelica Huston
Gamer 3D (Blu-ray) – the 2009 action movie from the filmmakers behind “Crank” and “Crank 2″ is unleashed on Blu-ray once again, this time in 3D
Best of the Best: Without Warning (Blu-ray) – also known as “Best of the Best 4,” underrated action star Phillip Ree directs and stars in this explosive action flick
Bounty Hunters 2: Hardball (Blu-ray) – the “American Ninja” Michael Dudikoff is back in this 1997 action B-movie
Face/Off (Blu-ray Steelbook) – a host of beloved films are available this week in new Blu-ray Steelbook editions, including John Woo’s 1997 action masterpiece. Also look for “Batman,” “Batman Returns,” “Gladiator,” “Heat,” and more
Comic Books 5 Film Set (Blu-ray/DVD) – Miramax and Lionsgate team up for this Blu-ray set containing “Conan the Barbarian” (Jason Momoa version), “The Spirit,” “Kick-Ass,” “The Punisher” (Thomas Jane), and “The Crow”
3 Mega-Monster Movies (Blu-ray) – Echo Bridge presents this 3-film collection of marginally related ‘monster movies,’ including the excellent “Godzilla vs. Biolante” alongside “Monster” and “Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus”
The Dungeon Of Harrow + Death By Invitation (DVD) – the latest double feature release from the cult and drive-in movie purveyors at Vinegar Syndrome
Mama (Blu-ray/DVD) – produced by Guillmero Del Toro (“Pacific Rim”) and starring Jessica Chastain (“Zero Dark Thirty”), this horror flick was an early 2013 hit
Hellraiser VII: Deader (Blu-ray) – the 2005 installment in the popular “Hellraiser” series, now in hi-def from Echo Bridge
Teaching Mrs. Tingle (Blu-ray) – “Scream” writer Kevin Williamson took to the director’s chair for this 1997 horror/comedy set in high school. Featuring Helen Mirren as the teacher from hell
Return Of The Vampire/Revenge Of Frankenstein/Mr Sardonicus/Brotherhood Of Satan (DVD) – a low-budget release compiling these 4 separate horror movies
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