Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Seckman's Selections - New Releases (08/23/11)

Since we didn't have an episode this week, here are Seckman's Selection for 08/23/11.


Trollhunter [Blu-ray] Starring Otto Jespersen, Robert Stoltenberg, Knut Nærum, et al.

If you haven't see the trailer for this movie, WATCH IT! It looks sweet!
The government says there's nothing to worry about it's just a problem with bears making trouble in the mountains and forests of Norway. But local hunters don't believe it and neither do a trio of college students who want to find out the truth. Armed with a video camera, they trail a mysterious poacher, who wants nothing to do with them. However, their persistence lands them straight in the path of the objects of his pursuits: trolls. They soon find themselves documenting every move of this grizzled, unlikely hero the trollhunter risking their lives to uncover the secrets of creatures only thought to exist in fairy tales.

Win Win Starring Paul Giamatti and Melanie Lynskey

Paul Giamatti stars as a lovable yet long-suffering lawyer and high-school wrestling coach who takes us on a brilliantly heartfelt journey through the game of life...where you can't lose 'em all. When Mike Flaherty (Giamatti) comes across a teenage runaway who also happens to be a be a champion wrestler, Mike’s luck turns around in spectacular fashion. But his win-win situation soon becomes more complicated than he ever imagined when the boy’s family affairs come into play.

The Beaver Starring Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, Jennifer Lawrence

That's right, a movie about Mel and a Beaver puppet. o_O Directed by Jody Foster and also staring Louisville's own Jeniffer Lawrence (Mystique in X-Men: First Class)

Walter, once a successful and happy family man, has hit rock bottom. But, in his darkest hour, he finds a rather unusual savior: a beaver hand-puppet that takes over Walter's life in an attempt to change things for the better.

Roger Corman's Cult Classics Sword And Sorcery Collection
(Deathstalker, Deathstalker II, The Warrior And The Sorceress & Barbarian Queen) 

And this just looks AWESOMELY BAD!! Yay for '80s B-Movie Fantasy Films!!!
Now in anamorphic widescreen!!

Lots of TV Shows Coming out this week:
NCIS - 8th Season
NCIS: Los Angeles - 2nd Season
Gossip Girl - 4th Season
Brother & Sisters - 5th Season
The Event - The Complete Series (aka...cancelled)
Off the Map - The Complete Series (aka...cancelled)


Muppets: The Green Album


Deus Ex: Human Revolution by Square Enix - PS3/360/PC

You play Adam Jensen, a security specialist, handpicked to oversee the defense of one of America’s most experimental biotechnology firms. But when a black ops team uses a plan you designed to break in and kill the scientists you were hired to protect, everything you thought you knew about your job changes. At a time when scientific advancements are routinely turning athletes, soldiers and spies into super-enhanced beings, someone is working very hard to ensure mankind’s evolution follows a particular path, and you need to discover why — the decisions you take and the choices you make, will be the only things that can change it.

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Overclocked by Atlus - Nintendo 3DS

An enhanced remake of 2009's Devil Survivor on the original DS, Devil Survivor Overclocked features high-resolution visuals, voice acted dialogue, and a completely new chapter in the storyline.


Gotham City Sirens Vol. 3: Strange Fruit [Hardcover]

Catwoman, Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn are tired of playing by other people’s rules. As Catwoman deals with the aftermath of battling her sister, Poison Ivy’s career at Gotham City’s S.T.A.R. Labs takes an unexpected turn. Secrets involving the “Return of Bruce Wayne” storyline affect all three Sirens, setting them against each other in a brutal display of their villainous roots. This volume includes guest appearances by Zatanna and Talia al Ghul.

We3 Deluxe Edition

Available for the first time in a deluxe hardcover format, a powerful tale from the ALL-STAR SUPERMAN team of Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely, packed with nearly 40 pages of bonus material!
Writer Grant Morrison and artist Frank Quitely deliver the emotional journey of WE3 – three house pets weaponized for lethal combat by the government – as they search for “home” and ward off the shadowy agency that created them.

This is the sequel to the book (and recent film) I Am Number Four.

They caught Number One in Malaysia.
Number Two in England.
And Number Three in Kenya.
They tried to catch Number Four in Ohio—and failed.
I am Number Seven. One of six still alive.
And I'm ready to fight.


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