The Weekender: ‘Blue’ Period

Movie of the Week

Blue Ruin*
A well-crafted revenge thriller. Playing exclusively at the Angelika Dallas. Read my review at College Movie Review.

Also opening:
Brick Mansions
The Other Woman
The Quiet Ones

Alan Partridge – The Magnolia
Flex is Kings* – Texas Theatre
Read my review at College Movie Review.
Nymphomaniac, Volume II – The Magnolia
Only Lovers Left Alive – Angelika Dallas, Angelika Plano

Blu-ray Pick

Conspiracy Theory
Conspiracy Theory
Though it could never be called a great movie, Conspiracy Theory is a well-done example of two kinds of movies major studios don’t make anymore: conspiracy thrillers and films starring Mel Gibson. It’s top-notch junk food.

New Releases
Barefoot (11%)
Big Bad Wolves (78%)
The Trials of Muhammad Ali (91%)

Ken Burns’ The Address
Newhart (Season 3)

New to Blu-ray
Chances Are
Exit Wounds
Get Carter (1971)
Get Carter (2000)
Hit the Deck
The House on Sorority Row
Master of the House [The Criterion Collection]
The Pawnbroker
Riot in Cell Block 11 [The Criterion Collection]
Stranger on the Prowl


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