On Demand DVD New Releases May 26-June 1 Compiling this week’s offerings required some deep digging — and an assist from outside sources for descriptions of some of these off-the-radar titles.
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That forced the SXSW programming team to be pickier, despite the fact that the submission numbers are up 14% over last year.Some themes emerged early on, according to Pierson.“I was known as ‘Alexia the girl with anorexia’,” Fast says of her tall, thin build and desire to feel sexy.“I switched to a high school that had a special program, which allowed me to take time off when I was doing movies.Includes previously unseen footage of the band on and off stage, as well as interviews with individual band members and those close to them. Check your cable provider for ordering information.
(Documentary, ) 5/29 Toni Collette is a has-been rock journalist sent to hunt down a long-vanished local rock star (and old flame) in this edgy, moving comedy. Amanda Crew stars as Leigh Parrish, a successful actress on a trip home to visit her small town roots.While dodging the careful eye of her manager (Dustin Milligan), Leigh steps out from the lights and cameras and into the shadows of her old life, confronting her unsavory past and ex-employer, Maurice (Kim Coates).Wittliff; Cast: Robert Duvall, Jeremy Irvine, Angie Cepeda, Luis Tosar, Joaquín Cosio (World Premiere) “Patrick’s Day” (Ireland) Director/Screenwriter: Terry Mc Mahon; Cast: Kerry Fox, Moe Dunford, Catherine Walker, Philip Jackson (World Premiere) “Sequoia” Director: Andy Landen, Screenwriter: Andrew Rothschild; Cast: Aly Michalka, Dustin Milligan, Todd Lowe, Demetri Martin, Sophi Bairley (World Premiere) “She’s Lost Control” Director/Screenwriter: Anja Marquardt; Cast: Brooke Bloom, Marc Menchaca, Dennis Boutsikaris, Laila (North American Premiere) “Take Care” Director/Screenwriter: Liz Tuccillo; Cast: Leslie Bibb, Thomas Sadoski, Betty Gilpin, Michael Stahl David, Nadia Dajani (World Premiere) “Thank You a Lot” Director/Screenwriter: Matt Muir; Cast: Blake De Long, James Hand, Robyn Rikoon, Sonny Carl Davis, Jeffery Da’Shade Johnson (World Premiere) “Things People Do” Director: Saar Klein, Screenwriters: Joe Conway, Saar Klein; Cast: Wes Bentley, Jason Isaacs, Vinessa Shaw, Haley Bennett (North American Premiere) “Two Step” Director/Screenwriter: Alex R.Three twenty-something addicts fight to retain their sanity while locked in a rehabilitation center where the same day plays out time and again in this mind-bending thriller from director Carl Bessai (Severed, Normal).A comedy from an original script by Michael Maren, about a failed Brooklyn writer, Nathan Fisher, played by Bryan Greenberg, who visits his ailing parents in Florida.