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Amos & Andrew

(Blu-ray Only)
Street Date: 2/16/16
SRP: $29.95
1.85:1 Aspect Ratio; Color
Quote: The satirical farce Amos & Andrew stars Samuel L. Jackson as Andrew Sterling, a renowned black playwright who has no idea what's in store when he purchases a home in a predominantly white suburban enclave. Suspected as a burglar while moving in, he finds himself on the receiving end of the law in a show of force more in line with a hostage situation. Realizing what could become a public relations nightmare, the police chief (Dabney Coleman) strong-arms hapless car thief Amos (Nicolas Cage) into holding Andrew hostage, the outcome of which will ultimately show the town’s true stripes. Written and directed by E. Max Frye (screenwriter of Something Wild and Foxcatcher).

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Beat Street


Street: 2/16/16
Blu-ray SRP $29.95; DVD SRP $19.95
1.85:1 Aspect Ratio; Color
Quote: With dreams of breaking out of their South Bronx existence, friends Kenny Kirkland (Guy Davis), an erstwhile disc jockey; Kenny’s brother Lee (Robert Taylor), a breakdancer; and their friend Ramon (Jon Chardiet), a graffiti artist, see a ray of hope when local composer and choreographer Tracy Carlson (Rae Dawn Chong) takes an interest in their talent. But these friends will find that dreams are hard won in the musical drama Beat Street, directed by Stan Lathan ( Amazing Grace) and written by Andy Davis, David Gilbert and Paul Golding based on the story by Steve Hagar.

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Class

(Blu-ray Only)
Street: 2/16/16
Blu-ray SRP $29.95
1.85:1 Aspect Ratio; Color
Quote: When friend and worldly prep-school student Skip (Rob Lowe) emboldens his naive roommate Jonathan (Andrew McCarthy) to step outside of his dating comfort zone and move to the next level – dating older women – he’s in for the surprise of his life when the “older woman” Jonathan picks up turns out to be Skip’s mother Ellen (Jacqueline Bisset) in the comedy Class. Directed by Lewis John Carlino ( The Great Santini) from a screenplay by Jim Kouf and David Greenwalt.

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Code 46

(Blu-ray Only)
Street: 2/16/16
Blu-ray SRP $29.95
2.35:1 Aspect Ratio; Color
Quote: Code 46, directed by Michael Winterbottom ( A Mighty Heart) from a screenplay by Frank Cottrell Boyce ( Welcome to Sarajevo), is a sci-fi thriller in the tradition of Jean-Luc Godard's Alphaville with shades of Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World and classic film noirs. William Geld (Tim Robbins), an insurance investigator assigned to track down and dismantle a passport forgery ring, falls for the ringleader Maria Gonzales (Samantha Morton), leading to further complications when one of Maria's customers is found dead.

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Moonlight and Valentino

(DVD Only)
Street: 2/16/16
DVD SRP $24.95
2.35:1 Aspect Ratio; Color
Quote: Moonlight and Valentino, directed by David Anspaugh ( Rudy) from a screenplay by Ellen Simon (based on her play), is a romantic drama featuring a cast that pays homage to the great "women's pictures" of a bygone era. Elizabeth Perkins stars as Rebecca Trager Lott, a woman coping with the recent death of her husband. Grieving and unable to move forward, Rebecca's life is further complicated by her closest friends Sylvie (Whoopi Goldberg), Alberta (Kathleen Turner) and sister Lucy (Gwyneth Paltrow), whose sympathetic best intentions are overshadowed by their own personal issues. When least expected, a romantic distraction arrives in the form of a house painter (Jon Bon Jovi).

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Mystery Date

(Blu-ray Only)
Street: 2/16/16
Blu-ray SRP $29.95
1.85:1 Aspect Ratio; Color
Quote: Head-over-heels in love with next-door neighbor Geena Matthews (Teri Polo), Tom McHugh (Ethan Hawke) finds himself unable to even hold a conversation when in her presence. With some coaching from his older brother Craig (Brian McNamara), Tom is all but assured that his date with Geena will be smooth sailing - until he discovers a body in the trunk of Craig's car. With Murphy's Law in full swing, romance will take a back seat to screwball comic hijinks in the romantic comedy Mystery Date directed by Jonathan Wacks ( Powwow Highway) from a screenplay by Parker Bennett and Terry Runté.
 
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Pressure Point


Street: 2/16/16
Blu-ray SRP $29.95
1.85:1 Aspect Ratio; B&W
Quote: Pressure Point unfolds when a young psychiatrist (Peter Falk), exasperated by his failed attempts to help a black patient who hates whites asks to be reassigned. In a story told in flashback, his seasoned superior (Sidney Poitier, Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner) recounts his own experience during the war when he treated a Nazi youth (Bobby Darin, Too Late Blues) who hated blacks.

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Secret Admirer

(Blu-ray Only)
Street: 2/16/16
Blu-ray SRP $29.95
1.85:1 Aspect Ratio; Color
Quote: Unrequited love has never been quite so funny as it is in Secret Admirer, a romantic comedy co-written and directed by David Greenwalt ( Rude Awakening). Using classic screwball comedy tropes (wisecracking friends, confused identities, romantic entanglements), Secret Admirer is the tale of Michael Ryan (C. Thomas Howell) a lovesick lad who decides to send the girl of his dreams (Kelly Preston) an anonymous letter confessing his feelings setting off a romantic comedy of errors.

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Sleep with Me

(Blu-ray Only)
Street: 2/16/16
Blu-ray SRP $29.95
1.85:1 Aspect Ratio; Color
Quote: Friendships are put to the test when best man Frank (Craig Sheffer) announces to the bride and groom-to-be, Joseph (Eric Stoltz) and Sarah (Meg Tilly) that he’s in love with Sarah. Despite protestations to the contrary, newlywed Sarah finds herself drawn to Frank in the romantic drama Sleep With Me.

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Speechless

(Blu-ray Only)
Street: 2/16/16
Blu-ray SRP $29.95
1.85:1 Aspect Ratio; Color
Quote: Can speechwriters on opposite sides of the political fence find love and happiness in the heat of an election season? This is the comic premise of Speechless, starring Michael Keaton and Geena Davis as Kevin Vallick and Julia Mann - Republican and Democratic speechwriters (respectively) and romantic sparring partners. Add to the mix Kevin’s ex-wife (Bonnie Bedalia) and Julia’s self-absorbed former fiancé (Christopher Reeve) and the stage is set for screwball comic hijinks in the tradition of His Girl Friday and the political savvy of TV’s The Good Wife.

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