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    Source: Shout! Factory, Click Communications Special Thanks to Tom Chen and Scott Neumyer The chart-topping super-team of Joss Whedon (Marvel’s THE AVENGERS) and John Cassaday (Captain America, Planetary) return for more action on home entertainment shelves this summer in ASTONISHING X-MEN: TORN! Comic book pages from the third story arc of this acclaimed series by one of Marvel’s greatest collaborations between Whedon and Cassaday come alive when Shout! Factory, in association with Marvel Knights Animation, unleash the highly anticipated ASTONISHING X-MEN: TORN on DVD August 14, 2012. This DVD invites viewers to delve deep inside the imaginative world of the Marvel Universe. A must-have for collectors and loyal fans, this deluxe DVD is featured with a graphic rich cover and a unique replica of comic book-style packaging that bridges the comic book to DVD concept. It is priced to own at $14.97. Fans and collectors can

    Double the Terror, Double the Action, Double the D`s! Source: Anchor Bay Entertainment, Brigade Marketing Official Site: Special Thanks to Nicolas Sera-Leyva The grisly horror creature feature PIRANHA 3DD will be releasing nationwide on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD this summer. Full of flesh-eating fish, hot girls, nudity, and sick, sick humor, this campy sequel to the 2010 hit swims to retail on September 4, 2012. PIRANHA 3DD incorporates the classic elements of the teen horror/exploitation movies of the 1970s, packed with ferocious flesheaters, scantily-clad young victims, and bizarre and exciting twists and turns. Whereas PIRANHA 3D took place on a lake, the 2012 sequel is set at a water park, complete with water slides and a lazy river -- the perfect places for piranha mayhem! Back for more outrageous fun, Christopher Lloyd reprises his role as the eccentric piranha expert. After

    Press Notes for New Sci-Fi Comedy Source: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation Official Site: SPOILER WARNING: This article contains plot details and images from an upcoming movie. Four everyday suburban guys come together as an excuse to escape their humdrum lives one night a week. But when they accidentally discover that their town has become overrun with aliens posing as ordinary suburbanites, they have no choice but to save their neighborhood -- and the world -- from total extermination. ABOUT THE PRODUCTION The only things more dangerous than the threat facing the good citizens of suburban Glenview, are the four guys who’ve come together to save them. Meet the Neighborhood Watch: civic-minded Evan (Ben Stiller), fun-loving family guy Bob (Vince Vaughn), tough-talking “wild card” Franklin (Jonah Hill) and the looking-for-love divorcé Jamarcus (Richard Ayoade). Glenview, Ohio – United States

    Opens Nationwide August 3rd Source: Sony Pictures, Sony Pictures Japan Official Site: SPOILER WARNING: This article contains plot details and images from an upcoming movie. Total Recall is an action thriller about reality and memory, inspired anew by the famous short story “We Can Remember It For You Wholesale” by Philip K. Dick. Welcome to Rekall, the company that can turn your dreams into real memories. For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid (Colin Farrell), even though he`s got a beautiful wife (Kate Beckinsale) whom he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life - real memories of life as a super-spy might be just what he needs. But when the procedure goes horribly wrong, Quaid becomes a hunted man. Finding himself on the run from the police – controlled by Chancellor Cohaagen (Bryan Cranston) – there

    3-Disc Set Featuring All 26 Adventurous Episodes and Special Bonus Content Source: Shout! Factory, Click Communications press releases Special Thanks to Tom Chen and Tyler Gagnon YO JOE! Fans of the popular animated series G.I. JOE: RENEGADES rejoice! On September 25, 2012, G.I. JOE: RENEGADES: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON Blu-ray Collection debuts on home entertainment shelves from Shout! Factory, in collaboration with Hasbro Studios. This highly anticipated 3-disc Blu-ray set collects all 26 adventure-filled episodes and an original behind-the-scenes look at G.I. JOE: RENEGADES bonus feature. Delivering exciting, action-packed storytelling and spectacular animation, this special Blu-ray collection is a must-have for fans and collectors of all ages and has a suggested retail price of $49.97. This Blu-ray collection is now available for preorder at Also available to own on the same day is the G.I. JOE: RENEGADES Season One, Volume Two DVD set, highlighting the

    Judgment is Coming on September 21st Source: Lionsgate, Brigade Marketing press release Official Site: Special Thanks to Jim Gerlach DREDD! Based on the famed John Wagner comics series, this futuristic thriller starring Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby & Lena Headey about a powerful law enforcement officer (Urban) caught in a high-stakes drug war with his rookie trainee (Thirlby) opens in theaters on September 21st, 2012! The future America is an irradiated waste land. On its East Coast, running from Boston to Washington DC, lies Mega City One -- a vast, violent metropolis where criminals rule the chaotic streets. The only force of order lies with the urban cops called "Judges" who possess the combined powers of judge, jury and instant executioner. Known and feared throughout the city, Dredd (Karl Urban) is the ultimate Judge, challenged with ridding the city of its latest scourge

    Fan Favorite Live-Action Pop Culture Series Debuts for the First Time on DVD Source: Shout! Factory, Click Communications press releases Special Thanks to Tom Chen and Tyler Gagnon Four green turtles, heard the news? Changed to mutants by an ooze. Found on the floor and raised by a rat. Now they’re ninjas, how about that? Check it out, another one found made her way to Chinatown. With the rest, now that makes five. Ninja Turtles are alive! Cowabunga! Get ready to relive the live-action TV adventures of Saban’s Ninja Turtles when Shout! Factory, in collaboration with Saban Brands, will unleash the NINJA TURTLES: THE NEXT MUTATION, Volume 1 DVD set on September 4, 2012. Delivering fun-filled family entertainment for all ages, this highly anticipated 2-DVD set features the first 13 action-packed episodes of the memorable 90s pop culture series. A must-have for Ninja Turtles fans, collectors

    Own It on November 6th from Shout! Factory Source: Shout! Factory press release Special Thanks to Tom Chen The truth is more than meets the eye. You’ve been listening to their speeches and watching them on TV. They influence our decisions without us knowing it. Think again and the choice is yours! On November 6, 2012, SCREAM FACTORY presents John Carpenter’s politically-charged science fiction thriller THEY LIVE Collector’s Edition Blu-ray and DVD. Featuring anamorphic widescreen presentation of this cult classic movie, this special collector’s edition home entertainment release of THEY LIVE boasts a bounty of special bonus content, a collectible cover featuring newly rendered retro-style artwork, a reversible wrap with original theatrical key art and much more! Horror master John Carpenter (HALLOWEEN, THE THING) directs this heart-pounding thriller in which aliens are systematically gaining control of the Earth by masquerading as humans and

    Opens Nationwide August 10, 2012 Source: Universal Studios Official Site: SPOILER WARNING: This article contains plot details and images from an upcoming movie. The narrative architect behind the Bourne film series, TONY GILROY, takes the helm in the next chapter of the hugely popular espionage franchise that has earned almost $1 billion at the global box office: THE BOURNE LEGACY. Building on the foundation of the Bourne universe created by ROBERT LUDLUM, the writer/director expands the saga with an original story that reveals a larger conspiracy. Twelve years ago, audiences were introduced to Jason Bourne when he was pulled unconscious from the Mediterranean. Over the course of three films, they followed his journey to survive and discover his identity. They watched his CIA handlers mount an increasingly desperate worldwide manhunt. They learned about the Treadstone program and Bourne’s special skills and

    Source: Universal Studios Official Site: JAWS -- the landmark motion picture that still makes audiences afraid to go in the water -- comes to Blu-ray for the first time ever on August 14th, 2012. Featuring an all-new, digitally remastered and fully restored picture, as well as 7.1 surround sound, the JAWS Blu-ray Combo Pack with DVD, Digital Copy and UltraViolet gives fans the ultimate way to watch the breathtaking and terrifying action-thriller. One of the most influential motion pictures of all time and nominated for a Best Picture Academy Award, JAWS stars Oscar winner Richard Dreyfuss and Oscar nominees Roy Scheider and Robert Shaw. Produced by legendary filmmakers Richard D. Zanuck and David Brown, the film earned an Oscar for composer John Williams’ instantly recognizable minimalist score, as well as Oscars for Best Editing and Best Sound. When it was first released

    Opens Nationwide August 17, 2012 Source: Lionsgate Official Site: SPOILER WARNING: This article contains plot details and images from an upcoming movie. The Expendables are back and this time it’s personal... Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone), Lee Christmas (Jason Statham), Yin Yang (Jet Li), Gunner Jensen (Dolph Lundgren), Toll Road (Randy Couture) and Hale Caesar (Terry Crews) — with newest members Billy the Kid (Liam Hemsworth) and Maggie (Yu Nan) aboard — are reunited when Mr. Church (Bruce Willis) enlists the Expendables to take on a seemingly simple job. The task looks like an easy paycheck for Barney and his band of old-school mercenaries. But when things go wrong and one of their own is viciously killed, the Expendables are compelled to seek revenge in hostile territory where the odds are stacked against them. Hell-bent on payback, the crew cuts a swath

    La-La Land Records press release La-La Land Records today announced its forthcoming release of STAR TREK®: THE ORIGINAL SERIES SOUNDTRACK COLLECTION, a limited edition 15-CD box set, showcasing all episode scores as heard in all three original seasons of the landmark sci-fi television series STAR TREK (1966-1969). This special collection of ground-breaking, iconic music, from one of television?s most acclaimed and beloved series, has been newly remastered from studio elements and features hours of stellar material previously unreleased in any format. Original series composers Alexander Courage, George Duning, Jerry Fielding, Gerald Fried, Sol Kaplan, Samuel Matlovsky, Joseph Mullendore and Fred Steiner are all represented in this deluxe collection, their historic work meticulously assembled, restored and remastered to ensure the finest presentation and sound quality possible. A 100-Page CD Booklet, featuring exclusive, in-depth liner notes from film music writer and Star Trek historian Jeff Bond, complements this

    Source: Shout! Factory press release Special Thanks to Tom Chen The ASTONISHING X-MEN 2-Disc BLU-RAY COLLECTION is the perfect gift for the ultimate Marvel fan. This collection is available in stores nationwide November 13, 2012 from Shout! Factory, in association with Marvel Knights Animation. The 2-Disc Blu-ray collection boasts all four ASTONISHING X-MEN adventures from Joss Whedon, the mastermind behind the massive hit film Marvel’s THE AVENGERS, and award-winning artist John Cassaday. As one of the most important X-Men stories of all-time, it features over 5 hours of engaging animation combined with non-stop action, as well as all-new cover art illustration by Cassaday. Marvel Knights Animation remains true to the heritage of panel-by-panel graphic storytelling, boasting groundbreaking illustrations, sensational soundscapes, and of course, the explosiveness of the Mighty Marvel Universe. Behind every image and every word lies the genius of Marvel’s celebrated creators. The ASTONISHING X-MEN

    Source: BBC America Official Sites: Doctor Who (BBC), Doctor Who (BBC America) SPOILER WARNING: This article contains minor plot details from the upcoming series. BBC and BBC America announced today that DOCTOR WHO will return to television screens with five blockbuster episodes beginning September 1, as the first block of the new Series 7. The Doctor (Matt Smith), his companions Amy and Rory (aka the Ponds, actors Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill) and numerous friends will continue their escapades through space and time where they will puzzle an unexpected invasion of Earth, save a spaceship full of dinosaurs, don Stetsons in a Wild Wild West adventure and find themselves kidnapped by the Doctor’s oldest foe. The explosive series concludes with Amy and Rory’s heart-breaking farewell –- a race against time through the streets of Manhattan. Will the Doctor really lose the Ponds forever? The new

    Opens Nationwide August 24, 2012 Source: Warner Bros. Pictures Official Site: SPOILER WARNING: This article contains plot details and images from an upcoming movie. When frightening events start to occur in their home, young couple Kelly (Ashley Greene) and Ben (Sebastian Stan) discover they are being haunted by a presence that was accidentally conjured during a university parapsychology experiment. The horrifying apparition feeds on their fear and torments them no matter where they try to run. Their last hope is an expert in the supernatural, Patrick (Tom Felton), but even with his help they may already be too late to save themselves from this terrifying force. Todd Lincoln makes his feature film directorial debut on “The Apparition,” from his screenplay. The film stars Ashley Greene (the “Twilight” series), Sebastian Stan (“Captain America: The First Avenger”) and Tom Felton (the “Harry Potter”

    Opens Nationwide August 31, 2012 Source: Lionsgate Official Site: SPOILER WARNING: This article contains plot details and images from an upcoming movie. Based on a true story, THE POSSESSION is the terrifying story of how one family must unite in order to survive the wrath of an unspeakable evil. Clyde and Stephanie Brenek see little cause for alarm when their youngest daughter Em becomes oddly obsessed with an antique wooden box she purchased at a yard sale. But as Em’s behavior becomes increasingly erratic, the couple fears the presence of a malevolent force in their midst, only to discover that the box was built to contain a Dibbuk, a dislocated spirit that inhabits and ultimately devours its human host. From horror master Sam Raimi and legendary Danish director Ole Bornedal (Nightwatch, The Substitute) comes a contemporary supernatural thriller that is based

    Source: Shout! Factory, Click Communications Special Thanks to Scott Neumyer In anticipation of the September 4th release of NINJA TURTLES: THE NEXT MUTATION - VOLUME ONE on DVD, Shout! Factory presents a preview of this highly anticipated 2-DVD set. NINJA TURTLES: THE NEXT MUTATION - VOLUME ONE features the first 13 action-packed episodes of the memorable 90s pop culture series. A must-have for Ninja Turtles fans, collectors and pop culture enthusiasts, the 2-DVD set of NINJA TURTLES: THE NEXT MUTATION, Volume 1 is priced to own at $19.93 SRP. This DVD is now available for preorder at About Saban Brands Formed in 2010 as a subsidiary of Saban Capital Group, Saban Brands (SB) was established to acquire and develop a world-class portfolio of properties and capitalize on the company’s experience, track record and

    Now On Demand; Theatrical Run Starts September 7th Source: Magnolia Pictures Official Site: (Spain), (US) SPOILER WARNING: This article contains plot details and images from a new movie. The Spanish horror film [REC]3: GENESIS is being distributed in the United States by Magnet Releasing, a division of Magnolia Pictures (THE HOST, LET THE RIGHT ONE IN, MONSTERS, TROLLHUNTER). The film is now available on Video On Demand and starts a limited theatrical run on September 7th. Check the Magnolia Pictures website for theater locations and dates. The following press notes and images are courtesy of Magnet Releasing/ Magnolia Pictures... Magnet Releasing, Canal + and Filmax Entertainment Presents a Magnet Release: [REC]3: GENESIS Directed by Paco Plaza 80 min., HDCAM Official Selection: 2012 SXSW Film Festival SYNOPSIS Koldo and Clara are about to celebrate the most important day of their lives:

    Source: Roadside Attractions LLC Official Movie Site: BRANDED is a dark, mind-bending journey into a surreal, dystopian near future where corporate brands have unleashed a global conspiracy to control who we are and keep the population disillusioned, dependent and passive. One man, Misha (Ed Stoppard) is passionate to take back control, uncover the truth behind the conspiracy and lies and try to stop it from destroying our world. Release date: September 7 (Nationwide) Directed, Written and Produced by: Jamie Bradshaw and Alexander Doulerain Executive Produced by: Roman Petrenko, Alexander Lubimov and Boris Yukhananov Music by: Edward Atremyev Cinematography by: Roger Stoffers Editing by: Michael Blackburn Starring: Ed Stoppard as Misha Galkin Leelee Sobieski as Abby Gibbons Jeffrey Tambor as Bob Gibbons Ingeborga Dapkunaite as Dubcek Max Von Sydow Running Time: 106 minutes Rating: Rated R for language and some sexual content

    Author: Kyle Byrd Source: Fox Searchlight Official Movie Site:, It seems to be a pretty dry year for genre films. Sure, we’ve had the biggies like THE DARK KNIGHT RISES, PROMETHEUS, THE AVENGERS, etc. and a couple sleepers such as CABIN IN THE WOODS, but I’m speaking about genre films of the indie variety. For people who don’t always want to venture out to the theater and have their faces smashed into a bucket of popcorn with alien invasion and superhero epics, it has been kind of a boring year. We haven’t gotten a whole lot of truly exciting and original indie and foreign science fiction and horror films so far this year. There hasn’t been another MONSTERS or TROLLHUNTER yet. That is, until now. Behn Zeitlin’s directorial debut, BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD is exactly the kind of film I

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