Entries tagged 2010

New Clip from Richard Ayoade’s Submarine

Short clip from Richard Ayoade’s indie comedy Submarine.

Synopsis:

Submarine follows a 15-year-old boy named Oliver Tate (Craig Roberts) who has two objectives: To lose his virginity before his next birthday, and to stop his mother from leaving his father for her dance teacher.

[via ComingSoon.net]

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Teaser and Trailer for Chad Archibald’s NEVERLOST

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Trailer:

Synopsis:

Years after his college sweetheart Kate perishes in a devastating house fire, Josh Higgins’ life is spiraling out of control. Still tortured by the tragedy, Josh finds himself subjected to frequent panic attacks and a rampant case of insomnia, affecting his relationship with his new wife, Meg. It isn’t until he takes a seemingly harmless sleeping pill that Josh is thrust into a disturbing sequence of events that illuminate an unknown ability to reach out and touch the past. After he unexpectedly awakens one morning in Kate’s presence, Josh determines that his own sickness has somehow opened a pathway to the life he was once destined to have. He then becomes increasingly obsessed with what may be a fatal exploration into his own unconsciousness, as his marriage to Meg continues to disintegrate. Plagued by his increasingly volatile surroundings and the ominous presence of a strange man following his every move, Josh realizes that his window of opportunity to vindicate the past is quickly disappearing. As the walls of his own psychosis slowly start to close in around him, Josh must race to save himself, Kate and the parallel life that he vows can never again be lost.

[via Beyond Hollywood]

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Trailer for The High Cost of Living

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Synopsis:

The story of a young, pregnant woman whose world falls apart when she loses her child in a hit and run accident. As her life unravels, Nathalie (Isabelle Blais) finds an unlikely protector in Henry (Zach Braff), a down and out guardian angel who has followed her thread.
But Henry is not quite an angel, and as she struggles to come to terms with the loss, Nathalie discovers that she has fallen in love with the man who ran her over.

[via JoBlo.com]

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The Borrower Arrietty (Karigurashi no Arrietty): Japan DVD and Blu-ray Disc in June!

Amazon and CDJapan just added the Japanese Blu-ray Disc release of Studio Ghibli’s latest film The Borrower Arrietty (Karigurashi no Arrietty) to their stock!
The full specs haven’t been announced yet, but CDJapan tells us that the disc will include English, French and Japanese subtitles with the French, Korean, Mandarin and Cantonese dub next to the original Japanese audio track. The supposed release date is set for June 17th.
Judging by the cover artwork from Amazon.co.jp, this one will look great next to the Japanese releases of Nausicaä, Laputa and My Neighbors the Yamadas.

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Confessions: HK Blu-ray Disc with English Subtitles

YesAsia.com has listed the Hong Kong Blu-ray Disc release of Tetsuya Nakashima’s Confessions (告白 Kokuhaku) coming March 3, 2011 from CN Entertainment. This will be the first Blu-ray Disc release of the Oscar-nominated thriller from the director of Kamikaze Girls, Memories of Matsuko, and Paco and the Magical Book with English subtitles.
According to most retailers, the disc will be locked to Region A, so some of you might have to wait for the announced UK release from Third Window Films.
[Thanks again to AnimeOnBlu!]

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Blu-ray Disc Spotlight: Laputa Castle in the Sky [Japan]

Laputa Castle in the Sky – WDHE

Specifications [BD50]
Region: ABC
Video: MPEG-4 AVC Video 1080p 23,976fps
Audio: Japanese: DTS HD MA / 1732kbps / 2.0 / 48kHz / 16bit
English: Dolby Digital / 640kbps / 5.1 / 48kHz
German: Dolby Digital / 192kbps / 2.0 / 48kHz
French: Dolby Digital / 192kbps / 2.0 / 48kHz
Mandarin: Dolby Digital / 192kbps / 2.0 / 48kHz
Cantonese: Dolby Digital / 192kbps / 2.0 / 48kHz
Korean: Dolby Digital / 192kbps / 2.0 / 48kHz
Subtitles: English, Japanese, French, Finnish, Korean, Traditional Chinese
BDInfo Report
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Laputa Castle in the Sky @ Asian Blu-ray Guide

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Happy Holidays from Affenheimtheater!

Somehow all the holiday stress got the best of me, so please excuse me for using the same holiday header (featuring Kim Ha-Yul) as last year. Have a great time with your family and loved ones during the holidays (I know I will) and don’t expect any updates in the next few days… :)

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