***Also Playing in Theaters*** Amour, Beautiful Creatures, Bless Me Ultima, Django Unchained, The Gatekeepers, Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Life of Pi, Mama, Lincoln, A Moment in Time, Parental Guidance, A Place at the Table, Quartet, Side Effects, Warm Bodies, Zero Dark Thirty
New in Theaters — March 8 Dead Man Down R A victim of a crime syndicate seeks revenge with the help of one of their enforcers. w/Colin Farrell Oz the Great and the Powerful PG Via tornado, a circus magician ends up in the Land of Oz and is mistaken for the Wizard. Also Playing: the ABC’s of Death – Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey – Electrick Children – Emperor
New on DVD — March 12 Life of Pi
Foreign, Classics, Documentaries, and more Hitchcock, Sound City, Secrets of Highclere Castle, The First Time, Ministry of Fear, Tristana, Savage Water, Death by Invitation, This Must Be the Place, Smashed, Amazing Racer, This Is not a Film, Revelation Road, The Last Gladiators, In Their Skin, Duke, Fairy in a Cage, Female Teacher, Spiders, The Taint, Black Eagle, Kumare, Hemel, The Devil’s in the Details. Anime: SpongBob SquarePants s8, Bleach Uncut Set 16, Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman.
TV Series on DVD Ripper Street, Law and Order: Criminal Intent (final year), Roseanne s7, Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp s2, Father Dowling Mysteries (third and final season), That ‘70s Show s8, Xena: Warrior Princess s4, The Mob Doctor (complete series).
Film 101 –Cinema Greats 18: Marlon Brando Born in Omaha, Neb., on April 3, 1924 Birth Name: Marlon Brando Jr. Ht. 5’ 9” Died: July 1, 2004 Brando was raised around his acting sisters. His mother directed the Omaha Community Playhouse. Destined to follow his father’s footsteps as a chemical salesman, struggling with an alcoholic mother, and seen as a troublemaker in high school, he left school for New York City. He learned the Stanislavski “method acting” from Stella Adler and made his Broadway debut in I Remember Mama. His first cinema role was in The Men (1950). Elia Kazan cast him in Streetcar Named Desire (1951) and he became the actor to be most admired and emulated. Several times in his career, he completely walked away from acting. 1972 became a turning point in his career with the defining role in The Godfather. He was nominated for 8 Academy Awards winning Best Actor for On the Waterfront (1954) and The Godfather (1972). He was married three times and fathered 15 children. Must See Movies: The Men 1950 A Streetcar Named Desiree 1951 Viva Zapata! 1952 Julius Caesar 1952 The Wild One 1953 On the Waterfront 1954 Dèsirèe 1954 Guys and Dolls 1955 The Teahouse of the August Moon 1956 Sayonara 1957 The Young Lions 1958 The Fugitive Kind 1959 One-Eyed Jacks 1961 Mutiny on the Bounty 1962 The Ugly American 1963 Bedtime Story 1964 The Appaloosa 1966 Reflections in a Golden Eye 1967 Burn! 1969 The Godfather 1972 Last Tango in Paris 1972 Apocalypse Now 1979 These movies can be found at Kensington Video – San Diego.