Columbia Tristar R1 catalogue in September

Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment have announced the following R1 catalogue titles for September 2004...

21st September 2004

Asylum of the Damned - $24.96 - James Bishop thought he was about to start his dream job as the newest doctor at the St. Andrews Asylum for the Criminally Insane. Instead, he was headed for his worst nightmare.

Twenty Bucks - $24.96 - This multi-character comedy follows the path of a single twenty dollar bill in a city neighborhood, focusing on various holders and their intertwining stories, including two convenience store robbers, an estranged father and daughter and a young newlywed couple. Featuring performances by Elizabeth Shue, Christopher Lloyd, Linda Hunt and Spalding Gray.

14th September 2004

Blazing Across the Pecos - $19.94 - A gambler decides he wants to build a private empire out of the pecos flat bribes and bribes a band of Indians to terrorize people and raid the wagon trains. The Durango Kid intervenes and rescues the ransom money.

Full Screen, English language with English & Japanese subtitles.

Hardcore - $19.94 - A deeply religious man's daughter leaves with a church group for a meeting in California. When she disappears, he hires a detective to find her. The detective suspects the worst, morally, and that shocks the father ever to hear of it. He fires the detective and sets about to find his daughter himself.

1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen, English language with English, Japanese and Spanish subtitles.

Watermelon Man - $24.96 - Godfrey Cambridge stars in this outrageous comedy directed by maverick filmmaker Melvin Van Peeples. A bigoted white insurance agent, married with two children, wakes up to find that he is now a black man! His doctor suggests he might be more comfortable with a black doctor, his neighbors want him to move so their property values won't drop, his wife takes the children and leaves and his boss' desires to capitalize on him as the man to tap the black insurance market.

1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen, English language with English & French subtitles.

7th September 2004

Jim Henson's The Storyteller: Greek Myths - $19.94 - Four episodes featuring both human actors and creations from Jim Henson's Creature Shop in this retelling of classic greek mythology. The episodes are: DAEDALUS AND ICARUS, ORPHEUS AND EURYDICE, PERSEUS AND THE GORGON and THESEUS AND THE MINATAUR.

Full Screen, English Stereo.

Music in My Heart - $24.96 - Rita Hayworth shines in MUSIC IN MY HEART, her very first Columbia Pictures musical comedy, co-starring famed recording artist Tony Martin (who sings the 1940 Academy Award®-nominated song, "It's A Blue World") and featuring the lush sounds of Andre Kostelanetz and his orchestra.

Full Screen, English language with English & Japanese subtitles.

Naked In New York - $24.96 - Naked in New York begins in the car of grown up Jake, he is talking to us about his girlfriend, Joanne, (watch for the facial expressions) and to whom you can turn to for help while facing life ('your parents, nyaa, I don't think so'). From there it flashes back to his memories of his parents, college, house across from a squirrel infested peanut factory, best friend, writing career and Joanne.

Full Screen, English Dolby Surround.

Peep Show - $9.95 - Peep Show offers an hysterical glimpse into an imaginary world where a woman is at the controls of a fictitious peep show booth and two men are employed to make all of her dreams come true.

1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen, English language (Dolby Surround) with Chinese, English, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish and Thai subtitles.

Below is selected artwork from these releases...

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