The Black Dog Newsletter June 25 – July 2 “Free Car Day Edition!”
So after a 10 year hiatus Black Dog Video will be back on the street for Car-Free Day on Commercial July 7th! Drop by and say hey, peruse that great movies and box sets we’ll have for sale and check out (re: buy) a cool T-shirt or two. We’ll (hopefully) be unveiling a sweet new design that day as well. Hope to see you there (if not in the stores before then).
Furie – Trying to retire from the gang-style life, a woman moves to the Vietnamese countryside only to have her daughter kidnapped. Time to kick some butt!
Haazussa – Cool witches in pagan times horror number from Germany. Yes please!
Hummingbird Project – Jesse Eisenberg, Alexander Skarsgård,(in a terrible looking bald cap) Salma Hayek conspire against one another in this stock trading thriller.
The Kid – Ethan Hawke, Chris Pratt and other actors act in this tale of Billy the Kidd and Pat Garrett.
Mary Shelley – 16 year-old Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin meets 21 year-old (ewww!) Percy Shelly and have a Frankenstein baby!
Patrick Melrose – Benedict Cumberbatch is a guy named the title of this show who does some drugs and then redeems himself. Supposed to be excellent.
Standoff at Sparrow Creek – Heavy drama about a former cop-turned-militia man who investigates a shooting at a police funeral.
Una – A woman (Rooney Mara) confronts an older man (Ben Mendelsohn), her former neighbour, to find out why he abandoned her after they had a sexual relationship. Seems to be an icky theme this week.
Under the Silver Lake – A dude sets off across LA on a weird journey to find a woman he met the night before who’s mysteriously vanished. From the guy who made the brilliant It Follows! Totes looking forward to this!
Valentine: Dark Angel – A waitress in a tough town gets turned into a superhero. I hope that it’s better than I made it sound.
The Beach Bum
Blue Velvet (Criterion Edition)
Broad City Season 5
Escape Plan: The Extractors
Killing Eve Season 2
Let the Sunshine In
Maria by Callas
One more thing! Remember that starting next Tuesday, the hours at Cambie are changing! Sunday to Thursday we will be open 2:30 to 10:30. Noon till 11 on Friday and Saturday. Adjust your lives accordingly.
That’s it for this week, folks. Apply sunscreen as there’s no end in sight from the brutal rays of the sun. Stay calm and keep watching.
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