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New arrivals for the week of July 5, 2011
13 Assassins
Hobo with a Shotgun
Making of the President
Ingreedients

Greetings everyone,

The 4th of July sure put a damper on new releases this week. But, a few did manage to sneak their way out of the distributors tight grip: "13 Assassins" (w/Koji Yakusho, directed by Takashi Miike), "Hobo with a Shotgun" (it's about a hobo... with a shotgun... and it stars Rutger Hauer... 'nuf said), and "The Making of the President: The 1960s" (produced by David L. Wolper of "Roots" fame). We also got "Lies in Plain Sight" (w/Martha Higareda and Rosie Perez), season three of the PBS series "Craft in America", and "Ingreedients" (a documentary about partially hydrogenated oil, trans fat, and other stuff that finds its way into our food stuffs). Not too many big titles, but there should be something of interest for everyone. See the full list below.

Even though we have over 100 titles in our Cooking section, they can't make the Top 100 unless they rent. So, this list only represents those 20 titles that have rented in the past year. Either no one likes to cook, everyone already know how to cook, or no one likes watching shows about cooking. But, apparently when you do watch cooking shows, you watch America's Test Kitchen which sits in 25% of the top spots and Julia Child who has three titles up there... including #1.
1) FRENCH CHEF, THE: PART 1
2) BEST FOOD EVER
3) AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN: SEASON 08
4) AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN: SEASON 09
5) FRENCH CHEF, THE: PART 2
6) F WORD: GORDON RAMSAY: SERIES 01
7) GOURMET'S DIARY OF A FOODIE: S1
8) JAMIE'S KITCHEN
9) CHILD, JULIA: KITCHEN WISDOM
10) COOK'S COUNTRY: SEASON 01
(a longer version of this list and more "Top 100" lists can be found at here)

Reminder: Rentertainment has switched to Summer hours. Our hours are now 11-10 every day except on Sunday when we'll open at noon.

Have a great week...

Geoff (and all the other Rentertarians)

P.S. Did you know these e-mails are archived on our web site? If you want to refer back to any of them, go here.

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Here's what's new this week...

13 ASSASSINS (DVD) INT R DVD 19.. 125
BARNEY'S VERSION (DVD) INT R DVD 19.. 134
BEASTLY (DVD) GEN PG-13 DVD 19.. 86
CAMILLE 2000 (DVD) INT NR DVD 1969 131
CRAFT IN AMERICA: SEASON 3 (DVD) ART NR DVD 19.. 60
GEORGE GENTLY: SERIES 3 (DVD) INT NR DVD 19.. 176
HIGH SCHOOL OF THE DEAD (DVD) JAN TV-14 DVD 19.. 300
HOBO WITH A SHOTGUN (DVD) INT NR DVD 19.. 86
I WAS HAPPY HERE (DVD) INT NR DVD 1966 92
INGREEDIENTS (DVD) DOC NR DVD 19.. 60
LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT YR 06 (DVD) TV NR DVD 19.. 956
LIES IN PLAIN SIGHT (DVD) GEN NR DVD 19.. 88
MAKING OF THE PRESIDENT: 1960'S (DVD) AP NR DVD 1963 240
OF GODS AND MEN (DVD) INT PG-13 DVD 19.. 123
RIZZOLI & ISLES: SEASON 1 (DVD) TV NR DVD 19.. 434
SEASON OF THE WITCH (DVD) SF PG-13 DVD 19.. 95
SUCKER PUNCH (DVD) SF PG-13 DVD 19.. 110
TIARA TAHITI (DVD) INT NR DVD 1962 101
WAKE WOOD (DVD) INT R DVD 19.. 90
WITCHVILLE (DVD) SF NR DVD 19.. 89

NEW BLURAY

BARNEY'S VERSION (BR) BR R BR 19.. 134
CAMILLE 2000 (BR) BR NR BR 1969 131
FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL (BR) BR R BR 1994 118
HIGH SCHOOL OF THE DEAD (BR) BR TV-14 BR 19.. 300
HOBO WITH A SHOTGUN (BR) BR NR BR 19.. 86
OF GODS AND MEN (BR) BR PG-13 BR 19.. 123
SEASON OF THE WITCH (BR) BR PG-13 BR 19.. 95
SUCKER PUNCH (BR) BR PG-13 BR 19.. 127
WAKE WOOD (BR) BR R BR 19.. 90

Rentertainment's Summer Hours: Monday - Saturday (11am-10pm), Sunday (noon-10pm)

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