Burning Palms is a dark comedy, interlacing multiple stories where no taboo is left unexplored. Framed as a graphic novel come to life, the film unfolds in five popular neighborhoods of Los Angeles. Each story from the sandy beaches of Santa Monica, to the gated mansions of Holmby Hills, a motley crew of characters careens toward a hilarious and twisted fate in a movie unlike anything you have ever seen before.
||January 14th, 2011 (Limited) by New Films Cinema|
||R for strong sexuality, violence including a rape, language and drug use.|
(Rating bulletin 2150, 12/8/2010)
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||Segments, Ensemble, Sex Crimes, Sexual Fetishism, Dysfunctional Family, LGBT, Culture Clash|
|Production Method:||Live Action|
|Creative Type:||Contemporary Fiction|
||New Films Intl, Films In Motion|
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May 24th, 2011
While we have two first run releases coming out this week, the number one seller according to Amazon.com is a specialty release, and the bulk of the interesting titles are Blu-ray catalog releases. Granted, one of the first run releases nearly hit $100 million at the box office, but this is still a really bad sign in terms of overall sales. As far as the best of the best, that's a race between The Kids in the Hall: Complete Series Megaset and Platoon on Blu-ray. I'm going with the former for Pick of the Week, but make sure to check the price, as buying Death Comes to Town and the old Megaset might be cheaper.
January 14th, 2011
There's a wide selection of limited releases this week, including one that was previously thought to have a chance at opening wide. Unfortunately, as is usually the case at this time of year, there are not many quality releases and the best bet for mainstream success is Barney's Version, which previously had an Oscar-qualifying run.
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