Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

"The Weird World of Blowfly" Coming Out on Blu-Ray DVD

  • By Sergio
  • |
  • August 9, 2011 3:11 AM
  • |
  • 0 Comments
Well that was fast! Just a few days ago, when Tambay posted this item on the documentary about Clarence Reid the pioneering orginal dirty rapper Blowfly HERE, comes news that the film is being released on blu-ray DVD on Novemeber 15, from IndieBlita/E1 Entertainment.
More: New On DVD

50 Cent/Bruce Willis/Ryan Phillippe Heist Film "Setup" Gets Red-Band Trailer & Official Release Date

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • August 5, 2011 4:18 AM
  • |
  • 7 Comments
A red-band trailer, and official release date for that 50 Cent/Bruce Willis pairing that I know you all have been waiting anxiously for, titled Set Up, are now public.

"Flame In The Streets" Coming Out On DVD Sept. 20

  • By Sergio
  • |
  • August 3, 2011 12:59 PM
  • |
  • 3 Comments
I wrote about this 1961 British film exactly a year ago, July 2010, on the old S & A website, and now it's been announced that it's coming out for the first time on DVD on Sept. 20, through VCI Entertainment (in it's original 2:35 Scope aspect ratio). I thought I would go back and repost what I said about it a year ago, since I think it's a worthwhile, but largely overlooked and forgotten film that deserves to be seen.
More: New On DVD

"The Josephine Baker Story" Coming To Blu-ray DVD

  • By Sergio
  • |
  • August 3, 2011 6:40 AM
  • |
  • 1 Comment
We try as hard as we can to stay on top of things, but occasionally something will slip by us... like this: last week it was announced that the 1991 HBO film The Josephine Baker Story, starring Lynn Whitfield , will be released on blu-ray DVD; though no official release date has been set as yet.
More: New On DVD

Cannes Jury Prize Winner "A Screaming Man" Released On DVD

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • August 3, 2011 3:42 AM
  • |
  • 0 Comments
Chadian auteur Mahamat-Saleh Haroun’s Cannes Grand Jury Prize-winning film, Un homme qui crie (A Screaming Man), which was picked up for North American distribution by Film Movement last fall, has finally made its way to DVD land (released yesterday), after enjoying a limited theatrical run earlier this year.

"Set It Off" Coming To Blu-Ray DVD on Aug. 30

  • By Sergio
  • |
  • August 3, 2011 2:40 AM
  • |
  • 7 Comments
It took a while but finally F. Gary Gray's 1996 action heist thriller Set It Off is finally coming out on blu-ray DVD on Aug. 30, from New Line/Warners Home Video.
More: New On DVD

"I Will Follow" on DVD August 23rd! Pre-order on Amazon

  • By Vanessa Martinez
  • |
  • August 1, 2011 10:25 AM
  • |
  • 1 Comment
Ava DuVernay's critically acclaimed first narrative feature film, I Will Follow, gets a DVD release on the 23rd of this month. The film has been covered substantially at S&A.

Black Surfer Documentary "Whitewash" Narrated By Ben Harper, Black Thought Gets Release Date

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • August 1, 2011 7:00 AM
  • |
  • 10 Comments
Narrated by Ben Harper and Tariq "Black Thought" of The Roots, the 75-minuted documentary film Whitewash will be available on DVD and VOD on October 4, 2011.

Watch Octavia Spencer In Trailer For Award-Winning Comedy "Herpes Boy"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • August 1, 2011 4:57 AM
  • |
  • 15 Comments
Not really sure what to make of this trailer for a film called Herpes Boy, which Octavia Spencer from The Help co-stars in.

"Viva Riva!" Coming To DVD & Blu-ray Next Month!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • August 1, 2011 3:39 AM
  • |
  • 2 Comments
In my review of Djo Tunda Wa Munga's crime drama, Viva Riva!, I highlighted the film's audacious depictions of the kind of orchestrated sexuality and violence rarely seen in African cinema (specifically cinema of the DRC - the Democratic Republic Of The Congo, where such scenes are taboo); a kind of "fuck-you" to the status quo in a country that hadn't seen a feature film produced in over 2 decades.