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New arrivals for the week of December 25, 2012
The Well-Diggers Daughter
The Words

Greetings all,

Holidays always throw off the regular video release day schedule. The tried-and-true Tuesday Street Date turns into just any day of the week, schedules get changed all willy-nilly, and films appear at the store in no obvious order. I think we've sorted through piles and come up with the following two new releases for the week: "The Well-Digger's Daughter" (written by Marcel Pagnol of "Jean de Florette" and "Manon of the Spring" fame) and "The Words" (w/Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana, Olivia Wilde, Jeremy Irons and Dennis Quaid). Unfortunately, we won't have half of them ("The Words") until Friday. Next week's new releases all come out on Monday. After that things should be normal again for a while. Check out this week's complete list of new arrivals below.

Break hours: We'll be closing at 8:00 on New Year's Eve (that's the 31st) and opening at noon on the 1st. From the 2nd through the 12th we'll be opening at 11:00 (except on Sunday when we'll open at noon) and closing at 9:00 (except on Friday and Saturday when we'll stay open until 10:00). Got all that? We will resume regular hours when the dorms open on Sunday, January 13th.

We started our GLBT section with a collection of films from a handful of self-defined GLBT video labels and some titles included in Top 100 lists from various GLBT web sites. We have since added titles we feel fit the genre (or customers felt might) but have occaisionally left some out -- not a real science practiced here. As with many sections in the store, sometimes it's just hard to decide what goes where. In any case, here are the Top 100 Renters from the GLBT section:
1 PARIAH (2011)
2 SEMINARIAN, THE
3 HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
4 JUDAS KISS
5 KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT, THE
6 WEEKEND (2011)
7 KICKOFF
8 LOST EVERYTHING
9 CABARET
10 MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD & EVIL
(a longer version of this list and more "Top 100" lists can be found here)

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 to any of them, go here.

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

10 YEARS (DVD) COM PG-13 DVD 19.. 101
ANGRY BOYS: THE FIRST SET (DVD) INT TV-MA DVD 19.. 360
ARBITRAGE (DVD) GEN R DVD 19.. 107
ARMED AND DANGEROUS (DVD) COM PG-13 DVD 1986 88
BACKWARDS (DVD) GEN NR DVD 19.. 89
BOURNE LEGACY (DVD) GEN PG-13 DVD 19.. 135
CALIFORNICATION: SEASON 05 TV NR DVD 19.. 342
DETECTIVE MONTALBANO: SET 1 (DVD) INT NR DVD 19.. 330
DETECTIVE MONTALBANO: SET 2 (DVD) INT NR DVD 19.. 312
DETECTIVE MONTALBANO: SET 3 (DVD) INT NR DVD 19.. 308
DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: DOG DAYS (DVD) COM PG DVD 19.. 94
DOCTOR WHO: SERIES 7, PART 1 (DVD) WHO NR DVD 19.. 222
ECHO BEACH (DVD) DOC NR DVD 19.. 52
FRED & VINNIE (DVD) COM NR DVD 19.. 89
GANDU (DVD) INT NR DVD 19.. 86
GIRLS: SEASON 01 (DVD) TV NR DVD 19.. 300
GOOD DOCTOR, THE (DVD) GEN PG-13 DVD 19.. 91
HANSEL & GRETEL (DVD) INT NR DVD 19.. 116
HAPPY (DVD) DOC NR DVD 19.. 75
HI-LO COUNTRY, THE (DVD) GEN R DVD 1998 114
HOUSE OF LIES: SEASON 01 TV NR DVD 19.. 347
ICE AGE: CONTINENTAL DRIFT (DVD) ANI PG DVD 19.. 88
IDIOT ABROAD, AN (DVD) BH NR DVD 19.. 347
JASON BECKER: NOT DEAD YET (DVD) DOC NR DVD 19.. 87
JUST HENRY (DVD) INT NR DVD 19.. 100
KILLER JOE (DVD) GEN R DVD 19.. 101
LANGHE DOC CS NR DVD 19..
LAST OUNCE OF COURAGE (DVD) GEN PG DVD 19.. 99
LEFT BANK (DVD) INT NR DVD 19.. 102
LIBERAL ARTS (DVD) COM PG-13 DVD 19.. 97
LINOTYPE: THE FILM (DVD) DOC NR DVD 19.. 76
MARRIED WITH CHILDREN: SEASON 01 (DVD) TV NR DVD 1987 302
MARRIED WITH CHILDREN: SEASON 02 (DVD) TV NR DVD 1987 509
MOST VALUABLE PLAYERS (DVD) DOC NR DVD 19.. 95
PERRY, KATY: THE MOVIE (PART OF ME) DVD MUS PG DVD 19.. 93
PIXAR SHORT FILM COLLECTION VOL 2 (DVD) ANI NR DVD 19.. 75
PREMIUM RUSH (DVD) GEN PG-13 DVD 19.. 91
REHEARSAL FOR A SICILIAN TRAGEDY (DVD) INT NR DVD 19.. 77
SLEEPWALK WITH ME (DVD) AIF PG-13 DVD 19.. 81
STOLEN (2012) (DVD) GEN R DVD 19.. 96
TED (DVD) COM NR DVD 19.. 114
THE DAY HE ARRIVES (DVD) INT NR DVD 19.. 79
THUMBELINA (DVD) ANI G DVD 1994 86
TOTAL RECALL (2012) (DVD) SF PG-13 DVD 19.. 118
TREATMENT FOR A FILM IN 15 SCENES (DVD) AIF NR DVD 19.. 97
TROUBLE WITH THE CURVE (DVD) GEN PG-13 DVD 19.. 111
WE CAN BE HEROES: SERIES 1 (DVD) INT TV-MA DVD 19.. 180
WRONG TURN 3: LEFT FOR DEAD (DVD) HOR NR DVD 19.. 92
WRONG TURN 4: BLOODY BEGINNINGS (DVD) HOR NR DVD 19.. 93
YERT: YOUR ENVIRONMENTAL ROAD TRIP (DVD) DOC NR DVD 19.. 113

NEW BLURAY

10 YEARS (BR) BR PG-13 BR 19.. 101
ANGRY BOYS: SERIES ONE (BR) BR TV-MA BR 19.. 360
ARBITRAGE (BR) BR R BR 19.. 107
BOURNE LEGACY (BR) BR PG-13 BR 19.. 135
DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: DOG DAYS (BR) BR PG BR 19.. 94
DOCTOR WHO: SERIES 7, PART 1 (BR) BR TV BR 19.. 222
GIRLS: SEASON 01 (BR) BR NR BR 19.. 300
HANSEL & GRETEL (BR) BR NR BR 19.. 116
ICE AGE: CONTINENTAL DRIFT (BR) BR PG BR 19.. 88
KILLER JOE (BR) BR NR BR 19.. 102
LAST OUNCE OF COURAGE (BR) BR PG BR 19.. 99
MEAN STREETS (BR) BR R BR 1973 112
OUTLAND (BR) BR R BR 1981 109
PERRY, KATY: THE MOVIE (PART OF ME) (BR) BR PG BR 19.. 93
PIXAR SHORT FILM COLLECTION VOL. 2 (BR) BR NR BR 19.. 75
PREMIUM RUSH (BR) BR PG-13 BR 19.. 91
RED HOOK SUMMER (BR) BR R BR 19.. 121
SLEEPWALK WITH ME (BR) BR PG-13 BR 19.. 81
STOLEN (2012) (BR) BR R BR 19.. 96
TED (BR) BR NR BR 19.. 114
TOTAL RECALL (2012) (BR) BR PG-13 BR 19.. 130
TROUBLE WITH THE CURVE (BR) BR PG-13 BR 19.. 111

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