Movie Releases 09-08-20
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The life and legend of the late-19th-century Australian bushranger get a fanciful but fierce retelling in this action-packed take on the Peter Carey novel, as a pushed-too-far Ned Kelly (George MacKay)-mentored since boyhood by the notorious outlaw Harry Power (Russell Crowe)-wreaks his revenge against the civil authorities who oppressed his family. Stylish historical adventure also stars Nicholas Hoult, Charlie Hunnam, Essie Davis, Thomasin McKenzie. 124 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.
What a lineup: Talking Heads, Oingo Boingo, the Police, the Ramones-and the B-52's, in all their early-'80s glory! That was September 3, 1982 at the US Festival in California, and this DVD takes you there to watch the B-52's absolutely delight the crowd with "Rock Lobster, " "Planet Claire, " "Private Idaho" and more of their early classics. Shout! Factory.
In the Oregon Territory of the early 1800s, two castoffs-turned-friends-a trapping party cook (John Magaro) and a Chinese fugitive (Orion Lee)-furtively help themselves to the output of the dairy cow brought to the region by a rich landowner (Toby Jones). The baked goods they make with it become the town's hottest commodity... and unfortunately get the attention of their unwitting vendor. Kelly Reichardt's flavorful parable also stars René Auberjonois, Alia Shawkat, Ewen Bremner. 122 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English. Two-disc set.
HBO Films® presents Hugh Jackman in Bad Education, a critically acclaimed dark comedy based on the unbelievable true story of a scandal that rocked a Long Island school district in the mid-2000s. Jackman delivers a grade-A performance as smooth-talking, charismatic superintendent Frank Tassone. While turning Roslyn High School into one of the nation's best, Frank and district business manager Pam Gluckin (Allison Janney) have been perpetrating the largest public-school embezzlement in U.S. history. But when a tenacious young reporter from the school paper begins to investigate, both Frank and his audacious scheme begin to unravel.