This Weeks New Releases! (04/02/13)

With March ending with a flurry of Oscar nominated films coming to DVD and Blu ray, April comes in with a flurry of titles you may never have heard of!  Come on on and catch up on films that were not marketed as well as the big guns.  New this week includes stuff from Nicole Kidman, Antonio Bandares, Brendan Frazier and more!  Check it out below;

Bangkok RevengeBangkok Revenge
04/02/13 • Action • Not Rated • 82 Minutes

Manit, a boy of ten years witnessed the murder of his parents. Unrelenting, the killers decide to eliminate it. Shot in the head, the child survives miraculously from his injuries, but finds himself struck by ataraxia. The damage to his brain took away any emotion. Saved from certain death by an old martial arts master, Manit, 20 years later becomes a real war machine, returns to the place of his childhood. Justice is going to fall, and men will die.

Released by Well Go USA

The CollectionThe Collection
04/02/13 • Horror • Rated R • 82 Minutes

When Elena’s (Emma Fitzpatrick) friends take her to a secret party at an undisclosed location, she never imagined she would become the latest victim of The Collector, a psychopathic killer. The Collector kidnaps and transports her to an abandoned hotel he’s transformed into his own private maze of torture and death. Upon learning of his daughter’s disappearance, Elena’s wealthy father (Christopher McDonald) hires a group of mercenaries to retrieve her from the vicious grips of The Collector. These mercenaries coerce Arkin (Josh Stewart), the only man to have escaped the wrath of this heinous monster, to lead them through the gruesome labyrinth. Now, Arkin finds himself fighting for his own life in order to save Elena.

Box office gross: $6.8 million.
Released by LD Entertainment.

Day Of The FalconDay of the Falcon
04/02/13 • Drama/Adventure • Rated R

Starring Antonio Banderas (Desperado), Mark Strong (Zero Dark Thirty), Freida Pinto (Slumdog Millionaire) and Tahar Rahim (The Eagle), Day of the Falcon is a soaring epic of honor, greed, betrayal and love from award-winning director Jean-Jacques Annaud (Enemy at the Gates). After years of bloody conflict, the leaders of two rival kingdoms reluctantly agree to end the fighting. But when oil is discovered between their territories, the war is re-ignited. Now it is up to their children – young lovers who have married in hopes of bringing the families together – to find a way to end the violence and bring peace to the land.

Earth's Final HoursEarth’s Final Hours
04/02/13 • Science Fiction/Suspense • Rated PG-13 • 91 Minutes

When bizarre radiation storms suddenly erupt, defense systems are wiped out, polar outposts are incinerated and space debris blasts holes clear through our planet. Now a tough federal agent (Robert Knepper of “Prison Break” and “Heroes”), a cool government scientist (Julia Benson of “SGU Stargate Universe”), and his rebel genius son (Cameron Bright of THE TWILIGHT SAGA) have uncovered a magnetospheric nightmare that could stop the Earth’s rotation. Do a disgraced inventor (Bruce Davison of “Lost”) and an archaic satellite hold the sole keys to our survival, or is the clock ticking towards the annihilation of mankind?

Released by Anchor Bay Entertainment.

Easy MoneyEasy Money
04/02/13 • Drama/Crime/Suspense • Rated R

JW is a poor student who lives a double life within the wealthy Stockholm elite. He falls in love with an upper class girl and is soon lured into a world of crime. Jorge is a fugitive on the run from the police and the Yugoslavian mafia. His plan: import a massive cargo of coke and then disappear for good. Yugoslavian hitman Mrado is trying hard to find Jorge but his criminal life takes a turn when he is forced to take care of his young daughter. While JW starts a journey into the dark world of organized crime, he brings together the fate of all to a struggle of life and death. Easy Money is a Swedish crime thriller based on the International best-selling book Snabba Cash by Jens Lapidus.

Box office gross: $0.1 million.
Presented in Swedish.
Released by The Weinstein Company.

Hemingway & GellhornHemingway & Gellhorn
04/02/13 • Drama

Hemingway & Gellhorn recounts one of the great romances of the last century – the passionate love affair and tumultuous marriage of literary master Ernest Hemingway (Owen) and the beautiful, trailblazing war correspondent Martha Gellhorn (Kidman) – as it follows the adventurous writers through the Spanish Civil War and beyond. As witnesses to history, they covered all the great conflicts of their time, but the war they couldn’t survive was the war between themselves.

Stand OffStand Off
04/02/13 • Action/Suspense • Rated R • 89 Minutes

In a misguided attempt to protect his family and pay back gambling debts to the local Mobster, Jimbo robs a fish market, which is coincidentally owned by the same Mobster. On the run, Jimbo is cornered in a local curio shop, where he takes hostage an assortment of colorful characters, including Maguire, who may be his illegitimate father. Surrounded by the Police, the SAS, and the Mobster’s crew, the young man must find a way out of his precarious predicament with the help of his oddball captives.

Released by Arc Entertainment.

This Must Be the PlaceThis Must Be the Place
04/02/13 • Comedy/Drama • Rated R

Cheyenne (Sean Penn) is a former rock star. At 50, he still dresses ‘Goth’ and lives in Dublin off his royalties. The death of his father, with whom he wasn’t on speaking terms, brings him back to New York. He discovers his father had an obsession: to seek revenge for a humiliation he had suffered. Cheyenne decides to pick up where his father left off, and starts a journey, at his own pace, across America.

Box office gross: $0.1 million.
Released by The Weinstein Company.

Rabitto horâTormented (Rabitto horâ)
04/02/13 • Horror • Not Rated • 106 Minutes

Daigo doesn’t speak anymore. Not since he killed that rabbit on the playground at school. His sister, Kiriko, is worried. He’s bullied. He sleepwalks. And their father is no help, trapped in his own grief and illustrating fantasy worlds where families are happily reunited and no one dies. They never should have gone to that 3D movie. The one with the stuffed rabbit that floated out of the screen. Now Daigo is missing. He’s in danger, and Kiriko will have to follow him into a world of nightmares to discover the truth. And the truth is worse than any dream.

Presented in Japanese.
Released by Well Go USA.

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