New DVD & Blu-Ray Releases
The gritty crime thriller "Scenes Of The Crime" stars Jon Abrahams as a young man about to get married who picks up spare cash driving for gangster pal Peter Greene. Abrahams' latest job involves him in the kidnapping of mob-tied businessman Jeff Bridges and draws them both into a series of potentially fatal mishaps. With Madchen Amick, Morris Chestnut, Noah Wylie. Two-disc set also includes "No Mercy," "Relentless," and "Where Sleeping Dogs Lie." 7 hrs. total. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital stereo.
This inspirational drama centers on the emotional journey of an aspiring singer (Tiana Hailey) who fears she might be losing all hope after being ejected from her band. With her regular job offering no spiritual rewards and her boyfriend providing her no attention or comforts, she turns to a new friend who is able to guide her along a more enlightened path. Frances Bowman, Kay Dukes co-star. AKA: "Flying Solo." 87 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; behind-the-scenes footage; bloopers; deleted scenes.
Berlin couple Dylan (Lil Harlow) and Claudia (Papi Coxx), feeling stifled by their monogamous romance, decide to inject some saucy unpredictability into their lives by having Claudia assume the identity of "Claude." If that weren't complicated enough, Dylan's mother soon arrives on the scene to create some hilarious chaos in their gender-bending adventure. Director/co-writer Cheryl Dunye's provocative comedy co-stars Wieland Speck, Maggie Tapert. 67 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.
Henry James' classic novel is stirringly brought to the screen by director Jane Campion ("The Piano"), with Nicole Kidman as an American woman of independent means living in Europe in the late 1800s. Refusing to wed until she finds a suitable mate, Kidman becomes a pawn in scheming friend Barbara Hershey's games and marries duplicitous artist John Malkovich. With Mary-Louise Parker, Shelley Winters. 144 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English DTS HD stereo Master Audio; documentary; theatrical trailer.