Weekly New Releases – June 28, 2022

A-Team
Amazon
American Experience: Plague at the Golden Gate
Amazon
American Pickle
Amazon
Artist’s Wife
Amazon
Boomerang
Amazon
Buster Keaton Rides Again / Helicopter Canada
Amazon
Charlotte
Amazon
Charmed
Amazon
Coca Cola Kid
Amazon
Doctor Who: Eve of the Daleks / Legend of the Sea Devils
Amazon
Fantastic Beasts 3 Film Collection
Amazon
Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore
Amazon
Fiddler’s Journey to the Big Screen
Amazon
Film Noir: The Dark Side of Cinema (Kino-Lorber)
Amazon
Comments Includes Witness to Murder, He Ran All the Way, Storm Fear, A Bullet for Joey, and Big House U.S.A.
FireStarter (2022)
Amazon
First Wives Club
Amazon
Galactic Whirlwind Sasuraiger
Amazon
Comments Mecha anime series from 1984 with a sort of science fiction “Around the World in 80 Days” premise – except through a star system instead of a planet, and with a transforming mecha.
Harlem Nights
Amazon
Hollington Drive
Amazon
Karate Girl
Amazon
Comments Fairly mediochre martial arts movie from the director who would go on to make the abysmal anime Ex-ARM (an anime so bad that it got the manga it was based on cancelled).
Kekkaishi
Amazon
Comments Anime series based on a Shonen Jump manga about young magic users in modern Tokyo who can bind and repel demons using magical barriers.
Killer’s Kiss
Amazon
Comments Directed by Stanley Kubrick
Life Lessons with Uramichi Oniisan
Amazon
Comments Anime series about a spectacularly depressed and cynical children’s TV host who keeps letting some of his inside thoughts slip.
Little Hours
Amazon
NOVA: Determined – Fighting Alzheimer’s
Amazon
Out of Sight
Amazon
Pastor Hall
Amazon
Pink Flamingos (Criterion Collection)
Amazon
Place to Place
Amazon
Comments Slice of life romantic comedy anime.
Rocco Schiavone: Ice Cold Murders
Amazon
Scooby-Doo and Guess Who?
Amazon
Sgt. Frog
Amazon
Comments Season 2 of the gag anime series about a group of alien anthrompomorphic frogs attempting to invade Earth, only to end up being distracted by things like Gundam Model Kits.
True Romance (Arrow)
Amazon
Urusei Yatsura Lum the Forever
Amazon
Comments Urusei Yatsura film where the premise is that a film crew cutting down an ancient cherry tree causes Lum to lose her powers and the rest of the cast to get whisked into fantasy worlds inspired by films, forcing Lum to try to dive into those worlds to get them out, but without her special abilities.
Worst Person in the World (Criterion Collection)
Amazon
Yowamushi Pedal New Generation
Amazon
Comments Sequel series to Yowamushi Pedal, with the students all having moved forward a grade, and a new group of freshmen joining the Cycling team.

Finally, the picks of the week. Alex says, “Of the stuff this week, while I have not previously seen Sasuraiger, that’s the main show that really grabs me.” Blaine says, “the Doctor Who set is the best of the titles I’ve seen, though I keep hearing good things about True Romance.”

2 replies on “Weekly New Releases – June 28, 2022”

  1. I enjoyed Eve of the Daleks.

  2. JD DeLuzio says:

    Plague at the Golden Gate is excellent– American Experience has been a must-watch of mine since 1988. I recall liking The Coca-Cola Kid, but that was a long time ago now.

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