Eric Rohmer’s A Summer’s Tale (98 percent), about a young man who runs into relationship trouble while vacationing Bretagne, France.
Housebound (95 percent), a horror comedy from New Zealand about a woman sentenced to house arrest in her mother’s home, which she claims is haunted.
Georgian import (the country, not the state) In Bloom (93 percent), about two 14-year-old friends coming of age in the newly independent Georgia during the early 1990s.
Alive Inside (72 percent), a documentary about the powerful effect of music on the human psyche.
Automata (33 percent), starring Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith in a sci-fi thriller about a “Robotics Insurance” agent tasked with investigating a robot that broke its protocol to protect human life.
Rob Reiner’s And So It Goes (18 percent), starring Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton in a romantic comedy about an old curmudgeon who learns to love life again, thanks to his neighbor and an estranged granddaughter.
One selection from the Criterion Collection arrives in a new Blu-ray transfer this week: Frank Capra’s Oscar-sweeping 1934 romantic comedy It Happened One Night (98 percent), starring Claudette Colbert and Clark Gable as a spoiled socialite runaway and the reporter hot on her trail.
And last, but certainly not least, there’s The Twilight Zone: 5th Dimension, a limited edition complete series set that includes both the original Rod Serling series of the 1960s and the 1980s series in one amazing DVD box set, which also includes a number of brand new featurettes and interviews, as well as tons of goodies available on previous releases. This is the first time both series have been offered in one set, so it’s a great pickup for anyone who loves The Twilight Zone.