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11/1/11

Recommended

Hot Coffee (Docurama) — Susan Saladoff’s call-to-arms documentary about how corporations manipulate and take advantage of consumers won’t win any points for subtlety, but when it comes to the four incidents that she uses to state her case, it’s hard to show restraint. Good luck not becoming downright livid after watching this film. Available on DVD.

Rejoice & Shout (Magnolia) — Don McGlynn’s history of gospel music has enough archival footage to keep you grooving for quite some time. Available on DVD.

Tabloid (MPI Home Video) — Personally, I wasn’t a big fan of this Errol Morris lark but it seems to have some devotees. Available on DVD.

New/Old to DVD/Blu-ray Picks of the Week

Going Places (Lorber Films) — Available on DVD and Blu-ray.

Brideshead Revisited: 30th Anniversary Edition (Acorn Media) — Available on DVD and Blu-ray.

Scrooged (Paramount) — Available on Blu-ray.

Have Not Seen Yet But Really/Kinda/Sorta/Maybe Wanna

The Last Mountain (Docurama) — Available on DVD.

An Invisible Sign (MPI Home Video) — Available on DVD and Blu-ray.

Magic Trip (Magnolia) — Available on DVD.

Water For Elephants (Fox) — Available on DVD and Blu-ray + Digital Copy.

Wild Card of the Week

Trespass (Millennium Media) — Word on the street is that Joel Schumacher’s thriller starring Nicolas Cage and Nicole Kidman is Avant-Retarde cinema of the very highest order. I can’t wait to find out for myself! Available on DVD + Digital Copy and Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy.

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