Hopefully you have a taste for Japanese exploitation/grindhouse-style flicks as that’s mostly what’s on the agenda for this week. Without further adieu, here are your Blu-ray and DVD releases for the week of 4/10/12:
Female Convict Scorpion (Blu-ray) – Tokyo Shock brings this 2008 Japanese exploitation flick to hi-def
True Story of a Women in Jail: Sex Hell (DVD) – well, that title kind of says it all, doesn’t it? Unrated Japanese eroticism for your viewing pleasure
Debauchery (DVD) – more Japanese pinku fun from Impulse Pictures. Talk about Tokyo decadence!
Don 2 (DVD) – the King is back! Shah Rukh Khan stars in the 2011 sequel to the Indian film “Don,” a globe-trotting action thriller. Shame that there’s no Blu-ray release for us Westerners, though
Conversation Piece / Gruppo Di Famiglia In Un Interno (Blu-ray) – RaroVideo USA brings this 1974 Italian film starring Burt Lancaster to Blu-ray
One Night Stand (Alibis) (DVD) – this 1977 British film about about an English man searching for meaning after his wife’s suicide was shot entirely in Hong Kong
King of Devil’s Island (DVD) – a 2011 film about a Norwegian boy’s correctional facility, starring Stellan Skarsgard
Justice League: Doom (Blu-ray/DVD) – find out what happens when Batman’s own contingency plans for his Justice League teammates are used against them in this 2012 animated feature
The Iron Lady (Blu-ray/DVD) – actress Meryl Streep stars as the famous British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in this 2011 biopic
The Darkest Hour (Blu-ray/DVD) – this 2011 American film about an alien invasion in Russia failed to make waves at the box office but perhaps it will find an audience on home video
Terrorists (Blu-ray/DVD) – Sean Connery stars as a hostage negotiator in this little known, tense 1975 thriller
Don Juan (Blu-ray) – Johnny Depp and Marlon Brando star in this 1995 quirky romantic comedy, with Depp as a man who thinks he’s the legendary lover Don Juan
The Veteran (DVD) – a young soldier returns to America from the conflict in Afghanistan and finds himself suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder in this bleak ‘n gritty 2011 film
Thou Shalt Not Kill…Except (Blu-Ray) – the 1985 cult classic is on Blu-ray from Synapse Films. Director Sam Raimi stars as an evil, Charles Manson-like cult leader!
Sleeping Beauty (DVD) – Emily Browning of “Sucker Punch” fame stars as an unconventional sex worker in this controversial 2011 feature
Into the Abyss (Blu-ray/DVD) – Werner Herzog’s 2011 documentary examines life on death row
A Trip to the Moon (Blu-ray) – it doesn’t get much more ‘classic’ than George Melies’ 1902 silent science-fiction film, now in hi-definition
A Streetcar Named Desire (Blu-ray) – Marlon Brando ignites the screen in this classic 1951 film, now on Blu-ray
Last of the Mohicans (DVD) – a 1936 retelling of James Fenimore Cooper’s classic novel
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