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Out This Week; Claydream, Attack Of The Demons, Blind Willow Sleeping Woman and More

Welcome back to another edition of Out This Week where we have a particularly interesting selection of titles this week. New on disc this week is Claydream, the documentary on stop-motion legend Will Vinton, horror homage Attack Of The Demons from indie animation hero (and friend of AFA) Eric Power and Haruki Murakami adaptation Blind Willow Sleeping Woman. Plus there's a selection of titles for anime fans including Project AKO 4, Girlish Number and more antics with Lupin III.

Meanwhile, new to the UK this week is James Cameron's blockbuster Avatar: The Way Of Water and lo-fi indie charmer Marcel The Shell With Shoes On.


UK Releases For June 26, 2023

Avatar: The Way of Water (Disney, 12)"Jake Sully lives with his newfound family formed on the planet of Pandora. Once a familiar threat returns to finish what was previously started, Jake must work with Neytiri and the army of the Na'vi race to protect their planet."
FORMATS: 4K, Blu-Ray, 3D Blu-Ray, DVD

LEGO 4-Film Collection (Warner Bros., U) "The LEGO Movie The first-ever full-length theatrical LEGO* movie follows Emmet (Chris Pratt), an ordinary. rules-following, perfectly average LEGO* minifigure who is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. He is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant, a journey for which Emmet is hopelessly and hilariously underprepared. The LEGO Movie 2 The much-anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed. global box office phenomenon that started it all. The LEGO* Movie 2, reunites the heroes of Bricksburg in an all new action-packed adventure to save their beloved city. It's been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: LEGO DUPLO* invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild. The battle to defeat them and restore harmony to the LEGO. universe will take Emmet, Lucy, Batman and their friends to faraway, unexplored worlds, including a strange galaxy where everything is a musical. It will test their courage. creativity and Master Building skills, and reveal just how special they really are."

Marcel The Shell With Shoes On (Mediumrare Entertainment, PG) "Feature adaptation of the animated short film interviewing a mollusk named Marcel."

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US Releases For July 27, 2023

Attack Of The Demons (Dark Star Pictures, NR)"The year is 1994 - For centuries, a demonic cult has been plotting the destruction of mankind. When a small Colorado town is overrun by a legion of mutating demons, three non-demon hunter friends must use every skill their minds can fathom to stave off the demon apocalypse."

Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman (Zeitgeist Films, NR) "A giant talkative frog, a lost cat, and a tsunami help a bank employee, his wife and a schizophrenic accountant to save Tokyo from an earthquake and find a meaning to their lives."

Claydream (Oscilloscope Pictures, NR) "The meteoric rise and dramatic fall of "Father of Claymation" Will Vinton is the subject of this fascinating portrait of one of cinema's unheralded innovators."

Girlish Number: Complete Collection (Sentai Filmworks, TV-14) "No one wants to get stuck in a boring profession, so when college student Chitose Karasuma storms into a voice acting training facility, she thinks that her future is poised for awesomeness. However, this bad-mannered beauty is in for more than she bargained for as she gets accepted into the talent agency “Number One Produce.” Together with her coworkers, including a girl with a Kansai accent and a cunning airhead, Chitose charges into the competitive world of professional voice acting."

Lupin III: Angel Tactics (Discotek Media, NR) "Lupin steals an Alien Metal from Area 51 and it's the same thing the Bloody Angels want for their unknown needs."

Mazinkaiser VS Great General of Darkness (Discotek Media, NR) "The evil Mycene Empire unleashes its army against humans in a world wide strike. Koji Kabuto must risk his life in a desperate journey to find Mazinkaiser so he can defend the Earth against this ruthless new enemy."

Medabots (Discotek Media, NR)" In the near future, humans and robots coexist. “Robattles,” a competition in which Medabots are pitted against each other, is popular among kids. A Medabot’s consciousness, effectively its brains, is located in a Medal that can be inserted into and ejected from the robot body. By chance, nine-year-old Ikki finds a Rare Medal, and soon after has his own Medabot named Metabee. This is the story of their friendship and growth as they use wisdom and courage to fight countless opponents in robot battles."

My Isekai Life: Complete Collection (Sentai Filmworks, TV-14)"As a novice level Monster Tamer, Yuji would normally be one of the last ones chosen when putting together a dungeon delving party. However, thanks to a clever trick involving a bunch of slimes, Yuji has also absorbed the archived knowledge of a great Sage and secretly gained an incredibly powerful second class! And if that's not enough, he's actually from a place called Japan in another world, which adds even more tricks up his sleeve! But even with these abilities and the help of his slimes, a magical Proud Wolf, and a forest spirit named Dryad, will that be enough to face off against rock dragons, sinister cults and gangs of slavers? Yuji had better hope so, because fate and fortune seem determined to put him into the most ridiculously dangerous situations as often as possible!"

Project A-KO 4: Final (Discotek Media, NR) "In Iraq, a group of archaeologists discover ancient relics that prophecize the coming of a superior race and the end of all civilization. Meanwhile, back in Graviton City, as A-Ko and B-Ko's rivalry over Kei intensifies, Mr. Daitokuji sets up an arranged marriage between Miss Ayumi and Kei. Furious over the engagement, both A-Ko and B-Ko do whatever it takes to prevent the wedding from going through. Little do they know that another alien fleet is on its way towards Earth."

Skeleton Knight In Another World: The Complete Season (Crunchyroll LLC., TV-MA) "When Arc wakes up, he discovers that he has been transported to another world in the body of the character he was playing in an MMO. Looking like a suit of armor on the outside and a skeleton on the inside, he is the Skeleton Knight. If his identity is discovered, he could be mistaken for a monster and become a target! Arc decides to spend his time as a mercenary so as not to attract attention to himself. However, he's not the kind of man who can stand idly by when he witnesses evil acts take place right before his eyes!"

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