Wednesday, June 4, 2008

New Releases Roundup: For the Week of Thursday June 5

New in Movie Theaters *from yahoo
When Did You Last See Your Father - Opens June 6th in limited release, and produced in the UK with a stellar cast including Jim Broadbent, Colin Firth, Juliet Stevenson, and Gina McKee.

New in DVDs *from blockbuster
Flawless (2007) - Stars Michael Caine and set in 1960s-era London. Costars Demi Moore.
Control (2007) - Based on the life of Joy Division's lead singer Ian Curtis. Stars Samantha Morton as Curtis' wife and is directed by Anton Corbijn.
Doctor Who: Ep. 98 - The Ribos Operation (Special Edition)
Doctor Who: Episode 62 - The Sea Devils
Doctor Who: Episode 52 - The Silurians
Doctor Who: Episode 131 - Warriors of the Deep
Time For Murder (1985) - A series of 6 shows/stories where each was written by a different mystery author and starred different actors, some of whom you may have heard of including Jane Asher, Joanna David, Sylvia Syms, Ian Ogilvy, Charles Dance, Claire Bloom, and my favorite Joan Hickson.

New in Books *from publishers weekly
Lee Child - "Nothing to Lose" - This English author has had a cool career in British television working on shows such as Brideshead Revisited, The Jewel in the Crown, Prime Suspect, and Cracker. I have not read any of his books, but I may give them a go. "Nothing to Lose" looks like it is his 12th novel so looks like I have lots of reading to do. Time to go to the library!

New in Music *from billboard
Big Country - "Why the Long Face" Castle Music UK label
Elvis Costello - "Momofuku" Lost Highway label
English Dogs - "Where Legend Began" Candlelight label
Gavin Rossdale - "Wanderlust" Interscope label
Radiohead - "The Best Of" Capitol label
The Chameleons UK - "Script of the Bridge: 25th Anniversary Edition" Blue Apple label
The Pretenders - "The Singles" Rhino label
The Stone Roses - "Garage Flower", "Remixes", "Turns Into Stone" BMG Japan label
Yazoo - "Upstairs at Eric's", "You and Me Both" Mute label
Sarah Brightman - "Symphony" EMD label

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