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new DVD releases in Region 2, June 29

green light (definitely check it out): Revolutionary Road: Suburbia is nasty. [Amazon U.K.] [now available at Amazon U.S.] Che: Viva la revolution. [Amazon U.K.] Rachel Getting Married: Anne Hathaway as a cranky bitch, and we like her. [Amazon U.K.] [now available at Amazon U.S.] Wendy and Lucy: A girl and her dog. [Amazon U.K.] [now … more…

opening in the U.S. and Canada June 26: ‘Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen,’ ‘My Sister’s Keeper,’ ‘The Hurt Locker,’ ‘Cheri,’ more

opening wide Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen: We do not negotiate with Decepticons, okay? Let’s roll. My Sister’s Keeper: Have you heard? It’s very sad when people die of cancer. I had no idea. So glad someone told me. opening limited The Hurt Locker: Maybe we could send Jeremy Renner to disarm that bit of … more…

trailer break: ‘Surveillance’

Take a break from work: watch a trailer… In case you’re not already clued in, director and cowriter Jennifer Lynch is, indeed, David Lynch’s daughter, and yes, she inherited the freaky-weird-moviemaker gene. Also, just about everyone appearing in this movie — definitely French Stewart, Julia Ormond, and Bill Pullman — also have that gene. I … more…

my week at the movies: ‘Land of the Lost,’ ‘The Hangover,’ ‘Surveillance,’ ‘Imagine That,’ ‘Cheri,’ ‘Downloading Nancy,’ ‘Sex Positive’

I’m not expecting much from Land of the Lost (opens in the U.S. on June 5, and in the U.K. on July 31) — certainly nothing along the lines of the weird-ass freaky science fiction shit that blew my mind as an eight-year-old watching the original Saturday morning TV show. If it’s as mildly amusing … more…