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June 2005
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Compiled by Wilson Morales

D.E.B.S

• Starring: Sara Foster, Jordana Brewster, Devon Aoki, and Meagan Good
• Format: Color, Widescreen, Dolby
• Rated:
• Studio: Columbia Tristar Home Video
• DVD Release Date: June 7, 2005
• Run Time: 91 min
• Synopsis:
Four high school girls are recruited to be secret agents when their SAT scores reveal an aptitude for lying, cheating, and killing.


Imaginary Heroes

• Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Jeff Daniels, Emile Hirsch, Michelle Williams, Ryan Donowho, Kip Pardue, Deirdre O'Connell, Jay Paulson
• Director: Dan Harris
• Format: Color, Widescreen
• Rated: Not for sale to persons under age 18.
• Studio: Columbia Tristar Home Video
• DVD Release Date: June 7, 2005
• Run Time: 112 min
• Synopsis:
Tim Travis (Emile Hirsch) is walking through his life like it's a bad dream. His mother Sandy (Sigourney Weaver) is the master of the Travis house — with a healthy drug habit, a decade long grudge, and a secret that is literally tearing her apart. His father Ben (Jeff Daniels) is a shell of the man he once was, crippled by circumstance and blind to the mistakes of his past. But in typical American style, the Travises aren't depressed — they're living their lives in a forlorn haze. As painful revelations are made that threaten to divide the family, moments of laughter and truth provide the salve that ultimately bring them closer together.


Be Cool (Widescreen Edition)

• Starring: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Cedric the Entertainer, Christina Milam, Andre Benjamin, & The Rock
• Director: F. Gary Gray
• Format: Color, Closed-captioned, Widescreen
• Rated:
• Studio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
• DVD Release Date: June 7, 2005
• Run Time: 120 min
• Synopsis:
John Travolta returns as Chili Palmer in Be Cool, a sequel to the original comedy smash Get Shorty. In Be Cool [based on the novel by Elmore Leonard], Chili abandons the fickle movie business to bring his signature brand of wiseguy skills and negotiation tactics to the music industry.
• DVD Features:
- Available subtitles: English, Spanish, French, Chinese (Unspecified)
- Available Audio Tracks: English (Dolby Digital 5.1), French (Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround)
- Deleted Scenes
- Gag Reel
- Be Cool, Very Cool 22-minute behind-the-scenes documentary
- Music Video
- "Close Up: Dance Partners"
- "Close Up: The Rock"
- "Close Up: Andre Benjamin"
- "Close Up: Cedric the Entertainer"
- "Close Up: Christina Milian"
- Original Theatrical Trailer


Pit Fighter


• Starring: Dominique Vanderberg
• Format: Color, Closed-captioned, Widescreen, Dolby
• Rated: NR
• Studio: Fox Home Entertainment
• DVD Release Date: June 7, 2005
• Run Time: 86 min
• Synopsis: Synopsis: In a Mexican hotbed of crime and violence, bets are placed on a brutal man-against-man sport called "pit fighting". The local champion, Jack, is a mystery man with no memory of his prior life, and the only clue he has is a tattoo on his chest. When he meets shadowy characters who claim to have known him before, Jack slowly begins to realize that he was once a cruel pawn of the underworld. The kick-ass action explodes as Jack undertakes a dangerous search for his former criminal bosses in a desperate quest for redemption.


The Machinist

• Starring: Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, John Sharian, Michael Ironside, Matthew Romero, Larry Gilliard, Anna Massey
• Director: Brad Anderson
• Format: Color
• Rated: Not for sale to persons under age 18.
• Studio: Paramount Home Video
• DVD Release Date: June 7, 2005
• Run Time: 101 min
• Synopsis: Trevor Reznik, a machinist, has lost the ability to sleep. But this is no ordinary insomnia. Trevor has not slept in a year. Fatigue has led to a shocking deterioration of his physical and mental health. Suspicious of his appearance, Trevor’s co-workers first shy away from him, then turn against him after he’s involved in a shop accident that costs a man his arm. They blame Trevor for the accident. He has become a liability to himself and others, and now they want him out. Plagued with guilt, Trevor’s shame becomes suspicion, then paranoia, when it appears his workmates are conspiring to have him fired –- or worse. First he finds cryptic notes left in his apartment. Next he’s told that a mysterious co-worker involved in the accident doesn’t exist. Are these mysteries part of a plot to drive Trevor mad- Or is it fatigue that’s robbing him of his reason- Determined to find an answer, Trevor investigates the strange occurrences that are turning his world into a sleepless nightmare. Yet the more he learns, the less he wants to know.
• DVD Features:
- Available Audio Tracks: English (Dolby Digital 5.1)
- 8 Deleted Scenes
- The Machinist: Breaking the Rules
- Commentary by director Brad Anderson
- Theatrical Trailer


Seed Of Chucky

Director: Don Mancini
Cast: Jennifer Tilly, Redman, Hannah Spearritt, Bill Boyd, Brad Dourif
Format: Color, Widescreen, Dolby
Rated: R Not for sale to persons under age 18.
Studio: Umvd
DVD Release Date: June 7, 2005
Summary: Following the events of 'Bride of Chucky,' killer dolls Chucky and Tiffany are now faced with the challenge of raising their child, Glen (Boyd), becoming a family of killer dolls.
Bonus Features include:
- CHUCKY'S INSIDER FACTS ON DEMAND ' Over 150 trivia facts you never wanted to know about chucky
- SLASHED SCENE ' Tiffany fights temptation to off actress Debbie Carrington
- HEEEEERE'S CHUCKY ' A revealing interview with Chucky including early screen tests
- FEATURE COMMENTARY ' With writer/director Don Mancini and puppet master Tony Gardner
- FAMILY HELL-IDAY SLIDE SHOW ' The Chucky family hosts the first viewing of their exploits through Paris, New York and Hollywood
- CONCEIVING THE SEED OF CHUCKY ' A behind-the scenes look at two decades of Chucky films
- TILLY ON THE TONIGHT SHOW - Jennifer Tilly's video diary from The Tonight Show
- FUZION UP CLOSE WITH THE SEED OF CHUCKY STARS - The cameras of mun2 go behind-the-scenes for revealing interviews with Chucky and Tiffany, who speak publicly about their lives as Hollywood stars.
- AUDIO COMMENTARY WITH WRITER/DIRECTOR DON MANCINI AND ACTRESS JENNIFER TILLY AND MUCH MORE!


 

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