Black Dog Video Newsletter June 13 – 20 “Junevember Edition!”

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Everyone enjoying the cold dank spring so far? I’m OK with it as the desolate hot and dry Mad Max style summer is lurking in the weeds. Might be a good time to get on down to the Dog and get your movie fix taken care of before it’s too late!

New Releases!

(most are on the shelves at Commercial, all will be available at both stores tomorrow!)

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Bent – Cops and robbers and espionage and shady government creeps are all up to no good!

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Death of Stalin – Steve Buscemi leads a fine cast in the new flick from the fella who made In the Loop and Veep. Chaos and power struggles ensue when Stalin dies leaving a vacancy for the big chair. Heard nothing buy raves about this one and expect to see it on many best of the year lists.

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Doctor Foster – Intense British thriller where a woman suspects her husband is having an affair but that only scratching the surface of this fine TV program.

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In the Dark – Pregnant private investigator must return to her hometown, which she loathes, to solve a mystery involving two missing girls. More fine British TV programs just for you!

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Love, Simon – Excellent comedy, romance, drama about a gay dude trying to hide the fact that he’s a gay dude from everyone he knows.

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Loveless – Heavy-duty, Oscar nominated, Russian drama about a couple going through a divorce when their son vanishes. Sorry folks, but this is only available on the Blu Ray at the moment.

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Manila in the Claws of Light – Famed tough film from the Philippines about a country bumpkin who travels to the big city in search of the woman he loves. Things don’t go as planned. Fresh Criterion release of this fine tense drama.

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November – Strange, surreal film from Estonia set in medieval times about a village that uses magic and folk remedies to survive the nasty winter. May contain werewolves, plagues, spirits and the devil himself!

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Outside In – Nice solid little drama about an ex-con forming a relationship with his ex high-school teacher. Stars the great Edie Falco and one of the Duplass brothers (who also co-wrote it).

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Pacific Rim 2: Uprising – More giant robots fighting huge monsters. I unabashedly loved the first one so I’ll have to get me some more of this in my eyes. Stars John Bodega from Star Wars. And others as well, I assume.

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The Party – New flick from Sally Potter finds Kirsten Scott Thomas hosting a swanky dinner party. Of course things don’t go as planned. Love these type of films!

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Walking Dead Season 8 – More zombies! More baseball bats covered in barbed-wire! More mayhem! Who’s gonna live? Who’s gonna die? Who cares?

Coming Soon!

Unsane
The Endless
Gemini
Terminal
Double Lover

There should be a new podcast available this Sunday. Dead End Drive In is the film in discussion and Dylan assures me that it’s our best one yet! Check it out here!

Have a swell week folks. Talk at you soon.

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Black Dog Newsletter June 6 – 12 “Interesting Things Edition!”

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So some of you may remember a former Black Dogger who goes by the name of Keir-la. She was a staple behind the Cambie desk for many years before she moved onto to bigger and better things. One of those things included writing books. She is hard at work on her second one which is about famed Warren Oates flick, Cockfighter. The reason I mention this is she has an Indigogo campaign to help finance it and I’m here to pass on the important information.

Speaking of important information, our 4th episode of Black Dog After Dark is up and ready to amuse and inform your precious ears. Monkey Shines is the film we riff on. Find out whether or not if it it holds up here!

New Releases

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An Ordinary Man – Sir Ben Kingsley is a war criminal in hiding who’s only contact is his maid. Drama and tension, I presume, ensue.

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Sherlock Gnomes – True story about the time garden gnomes, Gnomeo and Juliet, hired private investigator, Sherlock Gnomes, to investigate the disappearance of other gnomes around town. True story.

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The Strangers: Prey at Night – Sequel to the movie called The Strangers finds a family staying in a secluded trailer park being attacked by masked psychopaths. Good times.

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Tomb Raider – Alicia Vikander takes a stab at the Lara Croft adventure movies in this, from what I’ve heard, fairly good flick that finds her on the hunt for her missing dad. Bonus points for having Walton Goggins in it!

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Wonderstruck – Tale of two kids – one in 1927 and one in 1977 – who are both searching for some missing folks. Possibly Lara Croft’s dad? Stars someone or something called Oakes Fegley.

Coming Soon!

Pacific Rim: Uprising
Love, Simon
Loveless
Death of Stalin
Bent
As the Gods Will
In the Dark

If y’all need some suggestions on what to check out, we got ’em! Right here.

Cheers till next time.

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Black Dog Video Newsletter May 28 – June 4 “Dinosaur Days Edition!”

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We’re not ones to take to the political stump here at Black Dog laboratories but I just have to chime in on how disappointed we all are with our pathetic government’s dreadful decision regarding the Kinder Morgan pipeline fiasco. How in any way shape or form can this be a good idea? How about taking some of those squillions of dollars and get some proper drinking water to the first nations areas that desperately need it? Or investing it in alternative forms of energy? I could go on about where to spend this dough and not relegate Canada to the wrong side of history as being leaders in dinosaur energy. Ack.! Makes me so mad. Know what doesn’t make me mad? Movies! We have lots! And talking about movies! We have a podcast! Check it out here. There should be a new episode up by the weekend and the plan is to release a new one every two weeks or so. Stay tuned…

New Releases

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Annihilation – Pretty cool sci-fi mind-bender from the fella that brought Ex Machina into your living rooms. Natalie Portman leads a band of tough women into “The Shimmer” to find out what happens in there and what happened to the folks that went on in before. Mix together a little bit of 2001, Stalker, The Thing, Invasion of the Body Snatchers Alien, The Fountain and probably a few more to get a nice sci-fi stew that’s one of the more interesting and cool films of the year.

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Death Wish – Just what the world needs right now – Bruce Willis going on a vengeance rampage. Thanks, Eli Roth.

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Django – Nice-looking bio-pic about Django Reinhardt (no Tarantino involvement here) and his flight from German occupied Paris in 1943. (Should be here by the end of the week)

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Delirium – Haunted house movie about a guy who thinks his house is haunted. (Should be here by the end of the week)

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Every Day – Odd sounding teen-thing about a shy girl who falls for someone who transforms into someone different every day. Not too sure if it’s based on a true story or not. I’ll err on the side of caution and say that it is. (Should be here by the end of the week)

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Gringo – Charlize Theron, David Oyelolo and some others romp around in this action comedy about a fella caught up in some nasty stuff he’d rather not be caught up in. (Should be here by the end of the week)

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Harmonium – Excellent tense little dramatic affair about a guy who invites an old acquaintance into his family and gives him a job. Of course, things start to unravel after a while. Much acclaimed this film is.

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Miss Kiet’s Children – Excellent doc about a very nice teacher of refugees in Holland. Lovely. (Should be here by the end of the week)

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On the Beach at Night Alone – Terrific little drama about a woman wandering the beach at night alone (see title) pondering her affair with a married man.

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The Other Side of Hope – The latest from the great Aki Kaurismaki finds a poker-playing restaurateur befriending some refugees in Finland. I expect great things.

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The Road Movie – Nutty film from Russia complied of motorists dash cams as they record the insanity on the roads of crazy Russia. I could watch this stuff for days. (Should be here by the end of the week)

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Thoroughbreds – Most excellent dark comedy about former teenage friends, who have grown apart, who rekindle their unlikely friendship with darkly funny results. Think if Heathers hooked up with American Psycho and had a weird terrible baby. (Should be here by the end of the week)

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Wrinkle in Time – Colourful special-effects laden adaptation of the kids book about some kids going through space and time to find their dad or something like that.

Coming Soon!

Death of Stalin
Tomb Raider
Sherlock Gnomes
Love, Simon
The Strangers: Prey at Night
Wonderstruck

Speaking of podcasts, our buddies over at Filmed in Canada have a swell one going on. I was a guest on a recent episode and it was a lot of fun. Check it out here.

That’s it for this week, folks. Have a great week, stay out of the sun, stay hydrated, pet a nice dog and remember, keep watching (and listening).

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Black Dog Newsletter May 16 – 22 “Pod People Edition!”

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So after months of laborious labour, after many movies watched, after an unknowable number of beers consumed, the Black Dog After Dark podcast is finally ready to assault your senses!! Here’s the meat – myself and my two cohorts, Alex and Dylan (plus the odd special guest), return to the movies of our youth, watch them, talk about them and judge them as whether they still hold up or not. Do we still love them? Are they still great? Or are they actually terrible? Who knows? Join in the fun as the three of us sit around Black Dog after close (hence the title), enjoy some tasty beverages and prattle on about movies and other time-worthy subjects. Link can be found here.

New Releases!

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15:17 to Paris – Latest Clint Eastwood film (for better or for worse) finds 3 American dudes (all played be the actual dudes!) on a train from Amsterdam to Paris (no, not Milan to Minsk) who end up thwarting a terrorist attack on said (probably titular) train. Way to go America!

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Early Man – Latest wonder from Nick Park over at Aardman studios (Wallace and Gromit etc.) finds a caveman named Dug who leads his tribe against a mighty enemy called Lord Nooth who threatens their way of life and so forth. DVD just arrived, Blu Ray and more DVDs on the way.

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Game Night – Jason Bateman and Rachael McAdams star in this much ballyhooed comedy/action piece about some gamers who become embroiled in a real-life mystery! Just once I’d like to become embroiled in a real-life mystery! Just once! Maybe twice.

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Mary and the Witch’s Flower – Sweet, fun-looking Japanese animation flick about a girl who discovers magical flowers that gives her magical powers. Probably good for your magical kids.

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Red Sparrow – Jennifer Lawrence is a tough sexy Russian ballerina/spy/assassin/seductress in this action extravaganza.

Coming Soon

The Party
Annihilation
Wrinkle in Time
Death Wish
Gringo
Thoroughbreds

That’s it for this week folks! Stay safe, stay hydrated, stay out of the dreaded sun. Rent some movies!

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Black Dog Video Newsletter May 9 – 15 “Many Thanks Edition!”

 

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Just wanted to throw out a huge thanks to all who came by the big sale last Sunday (and to RJ, Vanessa and Alex who got up real early to help out). It went swimmingly well! Lots of folks stopped in. Many DVDs and Blu Rays have found good homes. An event like this helps us out so much, especially in the spring which is the toughest time of year for us. I can’t say enough how much I appreciate this and also the fact that we’re still able to provide, what I think, is a valuable service to our community! There’s still lots of movies, TV shows, Box Sets and special editions left over and you can look for them in the coming weeks on the sale shelves at both locations. Cheers!

New Releases

Baskin – Awesomely cool (from what I’ve been told) Turkish horror extravaganza about some unsuspecting cops who manage to find a trap door to hell. Rockets right to the top of my list to check out!

Black Panther – One of the better Marvel movies and the one that’s made the most moolah for those of you who are interested in such things.

Fifty Shades Freed – The climax to this middling “sexy” trilogy finds the people in the movie in search of a happy ending. Available in sexy and even more sexy editions!

God’s Own Country – Young farmer, Johnny Saxby, goes about his boring life getting his groove on with drinking and casual sex. That is, until a sexy Romanian lamber shows up and ignites something in Johnny’s loins.

The Insult – A seemingly innocuous argument between a Lebanese Christian fellow and a Palestinian refugee escalates into a national fracas and eventually ends up in court. Nominated for Best Foreign Film.

Rick and Morty Season 3 – Mawr Rick and Morty to tickle your fancy funny bones.

Submergence – James McAvoy and Alicia Vikander are lovers separated by vast distances – him being held prisoner in Africa, her in Greenland at the bottom of the ocean. Long distance relationships are tough. Directed by Wim Wenders (That movie about the angel who gives up his mortality to be with the human he loves).

Also of note – we now have the DVDs for My Friend Dahmer!

Coming Soon!

Early Man
Mary and the Witch’s Flower
Unforgotten Season 2
Game Night
Red Sparrow
15:17 to Paris
Fantastic Woman
The Party

Don’t let all this sunshine get you down! Pop into the stores to brighten up your day even more! Till next week, ciao!

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Just wanted to throw out a huge thanks to all who came by the big sale last Sunday (and to RJ, Vanessa and Alex who got up real early to help out). It went swimmingly well! Lots of folks stopped in. Many DVDs and Blu Rays have found good homes. An event like this helps us out so much, especially in the spring which is the toughest time of year for us. I can’t say enough how much I appreciate this and also the fact that we’re still able to provide, what I think, is a valuable service to our community! There’s still lots of movies, TV shows, Box Sets and special editions left over and you can look for them in the coming weeks on the sale shelves at both locations. Cheers!

New Releases

Baskin – Awesomely cool (from what I’ve been told) Turkish horror extravaganza about some unsuspecting cops who manage to find a trap door to hell. Rockets right to the top of my list to check out!

Black Panther – One of the better Marvel movies and the one that’s made the most moolah for those of you who are interested in such things.

Fifty Shades Freed – The climax to this middling “sexy” trilogy finds the people in the movie in search of a happy ending. Available in sexy and even more sexy editions! (at Commercial, at Cambie tomorrow)

God’s Own Country – Young farmer, Johnny Saxby, goes about his boring life getting his groove on with drinking and casual sex. That is, until a sexy Romanian lamber shows up and ignites something in Johnny’s loins. (at Commercial, at Cambie tomorrow)

The Insult – A seemingly innocuous argument between a Lebanese Christian fellow and a Palestinian refugee escalates into a national fracas and eventually ends up in court. Nominated for Best Foreign Film.

Rick and Morty Season 3 – Mawr Rick and Morty to tickle your fancy funny bones. (at Commercial, at Cambie tomorrow)

Submergence – James McAvoy and Alicia Vikander are lovers separated by vast distances – him being held prisoner in Africa, her in Greenland at the bottom of the ocean. Long distance relationships are tough. Directed by Wim Wenders (That movie about the angel who gives up his mortality to be with the human he loves). (at Commercial, at Cambie tomorrow)

Also of note – we now have the DVDs for My Friend Dahmer! At Commercial now and tomorrow at Cambie.

Coming Soon!

Early Man
Mary and the Witch’s Flower
Unforgotten Season 2
Game Night
Red Sparrow
15:17 to Paris
Fantastic Woman
The Party

Don’t let all this sunshine get you down! Pop into the stores to brighten up your day even more! Till next week, ciao!

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Black Dog Video Newsletter May 2 – 8 “Only 4 More Sleeps Edition!”

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Yes you read that right, only four more sleeps (depending on if you actually sleep or not) until our mega-monster-madness sale! This Sunday, May 6th at 10am over yonder at the Cambie Store (please don’t show up at Commercial) we’ll fling open our doors and let you have at the thousands of DVDs and Blu Rays (think Criterions people!) we’ve gathered. Prices start at $5! You pay in cash and we’ll cover the tax! And if you can, BYOB – bring your own bag. Should be epic! Take a peek at the bottom of this missive for a sweet sampling of what will be up for sale.

New Releases!

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A Child in Time – Swell looking BBC dealy with Benny Cumberpatch and Kelly McDonald as parents (he’s a famous author) whose 4 year-old sprog goes missing while shopping for food stuffs.

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Blue Planet II – More amazing underwater photography of fishes and assorted things that live in the sea. Enjoy it while you can before humans ruin everything down there as well.

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My Friend Dahmer – Ever wonder what Jeffery Dahmer was like as a teenager, you know, before all the cannibalism and what-not? Here’s your chance. (On Blu Ray at the moment – DVDs are on the way)

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Peter Rabbit – A talking rabbit and his pals try to sneak into the farmer’s garden to do what rabbits do. No, not that! They want to eat all the carrots!

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The Teacher – Comedy/drama from Czech Republic about a mean and nasty teacher with strong Communist ties who arrives at a school to be mean and nasty in 1983.

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Thelma – A repressed and religious (kind of go hand in hand, no?) girl from the Norwegian countryside goes to the big city to go to school and falls for a female classmate. But as her feelings grow, so do her telekinetic powers! I’m on board with this one.

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Violent Life – A French radical returns to Corsica for a friend’s funeral. Will it be his undoing? I don’t know! I haven’t seen the film.

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Winchester – Ho-hum ghost story finds Dame Helen Mirren as eccentric firearms heiress, Sarah Winchester, who believes her huge mansion is haunted by all the folks killed by her family’s guns. That would be a lot of ghosts. Like, a lot.

Coming Soon!

Fifty Shades Freed
Rick and Morty Season 3
Marshall
Harmonium
Thanks You for Your Service
Black Panther
Unforgotten Season 2

As promised here’s a splash of deliciousness that can be yours come this Sunday! Hope to see you there! (Well and in the stores renting some fine films before then as well)

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Black Dog Newsletter April 24 – 30 “Collector’s Be Collecting Edition!”

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We’re just over a week away until the Crazy Insane DVD Sale! Yes, you read that right, it’s both crazy and insane! We’re almost finished going through all the titles and I have to say there’s some gems in there for sure. Hundreds of Criterion titles will be up for grabs – DVD and Blu Ray – as well as a healthy dose of classics, British, opera – yes a couple hundred opera DVDs!, animation including Studio Ghibli titles, film noirs, foreign, cult, box sets and much much more. There’s even a Blade Runner briefcase special edition! How cool is that? Sunday May the 6th at 10am at the Cambie store (we’ll be open for regular business around 1:30 or so). Pay in cash and we pay the tax! Hope to see you there.

New Releases!

 

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12 Strong – Army movie starring Thor and Michael Shannon as they lead a team of “Special Forces” to take on the Taliban in Afghanistan shortly after September the 11, 2001. And on horses it seems.

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Animal Kingdom Season 2 – Season 2 of the tough family drama action drama about a tough family doing dramatic things in Southern California. Based on the excellent tough Australian drama of the same name.

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Broken – Sean Bean and another guy are priests presiding over folks in northern England somewhere in this well-received TV show. No telling if Sean Bean gets killed at some point although the title of the show leads me to believe that something or someone gets or is broken.

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The Crown Season 2 – Season 2 of the fine TV program about Queen Elizabeth riding out the 20th Century with her boorish husband and wacky family.

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Den of Thieves – Tough, gritty heist thriller finds some “Special Forces” cops trying to stop some creative bank heist folks from committing a seemingly impossible bank heist. Star Gerald Butler, for better or for worse.

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Ex Libris: The NY Public Library – Famed extensive (over 3 hours) documentary takes you behind the scenes on how the NY Public Library works. In case you were ever wondering.

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In the Fade – Revenge drama/thriller finds Diane Kruger seeking said revenge after her husband and son are killed in a bomb attack. From Fatih Akin (Soul Kitchen, Head On).

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Maze Runner: Death Cure – Third film in this trilogy ends with the main guy looking for something to cure a deadly disease. And maybe running through some corn. Or would that be Maize Runner?

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Rebecka Martinsson – Rebecka Martinsson returns to her northern Swedish home town to help solve the mystery of a friend’s death. But all, it seems, is not what it appears to be. Good TV show stuff!

Coming Soon!

Peter Rabbit
Mary and the Witch’s Flower
The Insult
Stephanie
Blue Planet II
Tremors: A Cold Day in Hell

Here’s just a little taste of what can be yours come May 6th!

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Black Dog Newsletter Apr 17 – 23rd “Great Things for You Edition!”

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Look at all the nice things we’ll have for you at our next big Big BIG Sale on Sunday May the 6th! Of course, this is just a mere taste of what’s in store. We’re going to have hundreds of Criterions – both DVD and Blu Rays – as well as tons of classics, Studio Ghibli, box sets, TV shows and much much more. Sorry no smut this time around. Prices as low as $5! And just like last time, pay in cash and we pay the tax! Should be epic!

New Releases!

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The Commuter – Liam Neeson’s career lately has been a sort of Trains, Planes and Automobiles but instead of finding his hand tucked between Steve Martin’s buttocks (“those aren’t pillows!”), he finds himself on various modes of transportation with some weapons as the only hope before it blows up (see Non-Stop, Run All Night, Battleship, Takens). Still, I’ll watch this. (At Commercial, tomorrow at Cambie)

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Dear Dictator – British-Caribbean dictator, Michael Caine, flees his island nation to hang out with a teenage girl in the suburbs of America where he teaches her to to stage a rebellion against the school’s mean girls. Yes, you read all of that right. Hilarity, I presume, ensues.

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Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool – Billy Elliot (Jamie Bell) and Annette Bening hit it off in this May – December romance where a young buck actor hooks up with an aging actor from the days of yore. Heard very good things about this one.

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The Greatest Showman – Wolverine plays Phineas Taylor Barnum, “The Greatest Showman”, of his era with his traveling circus populated by singing “freaks” and such. I wonder if they touch on his dark side – you know, the torturing of elephants (who he claimed felt no pain. They do) and other nefarious acts? Probably not, it’s a musical. What rhymes with tortured elephant?

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Hostiles – Intense western finds Batman (Christian Bale) escorting a Cheyenne chief – who’s also his greatest enemy – across some hostile territory to the chief’s ancestral home in Montana. They pick up Rosalind Pike along the way for some reason. Heard pretty good things.

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Mohawk – Nasty piece of business finds a young Mohawk women and her two lovers battling it out with some revenge-minded soldiers during the war of 1812.

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Paddington 2 – Second movie about the talking bear who lives in London and eats sandwiches shaped liked numbers. Good family fare. (At Commercial, tomorrow at Cambie)

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Unforgotten Season 1 – Good cold case British TV series about investigators investigating cases long thought cold.

Coming Soon!

Winchester
12 Strong
Peter Rabbit
The Insult
Mary and the Witch’s Flower
Tremors: Cold Day in Hell
Stephanie

That’s it for this week folks. If you need some inspiration on what to watch, we compiled several fantastic categories filled with recommendations and favourite films. Click HERE!.

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Black Dog Newsletter April 10 – 16 “Big Announcement Edition!”

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Did you miss us? Did you even notice we weren’t here? This is first one we’ve done in 3 weeks! I took a little time off for a visit back to Onscario. It was OK – too much booze, too much family, you know the score. But we’re back now with a fabulous big announcement! Mark May the 5th on your calendars, on your forearm, on your kid’s forehead, wherever you write things, as we are hosting another huge movie sale! We’ve recently acquired 2 collections and after sifting through them and keeping what we want for the stores we will have approximately 3500 titles (mainly DVD but there’s some Blu Ray as well – and VHS!) up for sale! It’s mostly older films – classics, noirs, and that ilk. And lots, as in hundreds, of Criterion’s! The sale will be at the Cambie store on Sunday May 5th from 10am till noon. More details to come!

New Releases!

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All the Money in the World – Ridley Scott’s latest finds a young John Paul Getty III getting himself kidnapped in Italy and it’s up to his obscenely wealthy family to get him back via ransoms and things. This flick is somewhat famous for having the great Christopher Plummer come on board and replace skeezy Kevin Spacey after filming. It also prompted a lot of fun intranet curiosity to what other roles Christopher Plummer could have stepped into…I suggest Hayden Christensen in the Star Wars Prequels Or the shark in Jaws. You?

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BPM – aka Beats Per Minute – Highly touted French film about the advocacy group ACT UP Paris and the pressure they put on the French Government to step up and do something about the AIDS crisis in the early 1990s.

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Curb Your Enthusiasm Season 9 – Oh, Larry David, how we’ve missed you. I love this show but my wife can’t watch it as she says he reminds her too much of me. Yikes!

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Deep Blue Sea 2 – More smart sharks eating stupid people.

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Earth: One Amazing Day – Another one of those beautifully filmed nature dealies. If you like nature and stuff, check it out.

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Father Figures – Tepid looking “comedy” in which a bunch of Hollywood actors go searching for Ed Helm’s neck. At least that’s what I gather from the box art.

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Last Men in Aleppo – Heavy-duty Oscar nominated documentary finds folks trying to help folks in the besieged city during the awful Syrian civil war.

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Legion Season 1 – Is Dan Stevens an X-man? Is he a mutant? Are they the same thing? Cool TV show is the latest (and from all accounts the most welcome) addition to the Marvel universe.

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Molly’s Game – Jessica Chastain is Molly, ex Olympic skier and operator of an exclusive high-stakes poker game. Idris Elba is her handsome lawyer. Fun!

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Outlander Season 3 – More romantic time travel shenanigans for all you fans out there!

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Phantom Thread – The latest from the great PT Anderson finds the last acting gig for Daniel Day Lewis (unless he’s of the Steven Soderbergh school of retirement) as a fastidious dress-maker who’s life is up-ended by a fiery waitress. I’m sure, at the very least, it will look simply amazing and have lots of swell acting in it. I’ll watch anything PT Anderson does.

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White Sun – Lovely dramatic drama from Nepal finds Chandra traversing the mountain terrain to return to his village for his father’s funeral. When was the last time you saw a movie from Nepal. Ya, I thought so. Check it out!

Coming Soon!

The Post
The Greatest Showman
The Commuter
Humour Me
Paddington 2

That’s it for this week folks. If you need any recommendations click this here link.

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Black Dog Newsletter March 21 – 26 “A Little Help from Our Friends Edition”!

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So it looks like we may be hiring! If you or someone you know and like (or don’t like) is looking to work in the last remaining video store in the known universe (or Vancouver), get a resume in asap. It’ll be part time and must be flexible to work at either location. Ideal for students or someone with some extra time on their hands.

Also, it looks like we’ll be acquiring another large collection of DVDs (tons of classics!). Once we have them in our sweaty little hands, we’ll determine if there’s enough to have another big sale or to just sell them out of the stores. Stay tuned…

New Releases

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The Americans Season 5 – This cold war spy show is something I constantly recommend to folks who are looking for something cool to watch. I’m a fan. It’s good. Trust me. Or don’t. (should be here soon)

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Dolores – Cool, intense doc about Dolores Huerta, working class mom of 11 (!) kids who was an outspoken advocate for farmer’s rights, feminism and gender equality. (should be here soon)

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Mr. Robot Season 3 – The 3rd season of this fine, weird, paranoid, subversive, anti-establishment thriller of a TV program. (should be here soon)

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Only The Brave – Handsome Josh Brolin and talking Mr. Potato Head, Miles Teller, beat the crap out of wildfires in Arizona circa 2007.

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Star Wars: Last Jedi – Oh, ya, the new Star Wars movie. See the return of Luke Skywalker! See Luke Skywalker milk a weird monster and drink it’s gross blue fluid! See a meandering plot that doesn’t really further the story! See all kinds of things! We have the Blu Rays on the shelves as we speak but the DVDs won’t be here till next week (more issues with my lame distributor). Sorry the for inconvenience.

Coming Soon!

Insidious: The Last Key
Thelma
Jane
Father Figures
Basmati Blues
Greatest Showman
Phantom Thread
Molly’s Game
All the Money n the World
My Friend Dahmer

We have lots of nice things to recommend for your ultimate viewing experience! Check out the various categories of things that we like here!

One more thing – remember, it’s the last week to take advantage of our big sale! 22% off all merchandise in the stores until the end of the month! Get there or be square.

One more thing – really this time – there won’t be a newsletter next week as I’ll be out of town for a bit of the old spring breaking. The options were Toronto or Hawaii. We are Ontario bound. I stand by my choice.

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