May 8, 2014 at 2:13 PM

Week of May 9th 2014

Video Library New Releases

By Casey St. Charnez

Media Rare

Casey St. Charnez has been video editor for Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide since 1986 and buyer for Lisa Harris' Video Library since 1981. He likes Lisa, cats, crosswords, and the Metropolitan Opera, probably in that order.


New DVD:

Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox C-81min. [PG-13]

Museum Hours (2012-US-Austrian) C-107min.
D,Sc: Jem Cohen. Mary Margaret O’Hara, Bobby Sommer. In a Viennese art museum, a security guard befriends a mysterious visitor. In English and German. [NR]

Night Train to Lisbon (2013) C-111min. D: Bille August. Jeremy Irons, Mélanie Laurent, Jack Huston, Tom Courtney, Lena Olin, Christopher Lee, Charlotte Rampling. Just what did happen to that Portguese dictator? A Swiss linguist is driven to find out. Quite a cast. [R]

Veronica Mars (2014) C-107m. D: Rob Thomas. Kristen Bell. Return of the teenage sleuth, here a few years older. Notable as the first major feature film funded by Kickstarter. [PG-13]


New Blu-Ray:
Veronica Mars (2014)

New TV:

Spiral (2005-French) Season 1, 8 episodes, 4 discs.

Spiral (2006-French) Season 2, 8 episodes, 4 discs.

Spiral (2008-French) Season 3, 12 episodes, 4 discs.

The Story of the Jews (2013/PBS) Simon Schama. 5 episodes, 1 disc.