Vampires, George Takei & Big Bird: 3 New Digital HD & On Demand Movies – 5.5.15

Taika Waititi Jonathan Brugh Jemaine Clement WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS Photo Credit Unison Films

What We Do In The Shadows – available online

Viago, Deacon, and Vladislav are vampires who are finding that modern life has them struggling with the mundane – like paying rent, keeping up with the chore wheel, trying to get into nightclubs, and overcoming flatmate conflicts.

eat with me

Eat With Me – Digital today, DVD June 5th

EAT WITH ME is a poignant and life affirming comedy-drama that celebrates the unconditional love between mother and son and the strong cultural bonds of family, food and friendship. Written, produced, directed and edited by David Au, EAT WITH ME is Au’s personal and vibrant tribute to his Chinese-American family, the cultural glory of food and its ability to heal and bond family, and most of all, his mother. The film offers a fresh take on life, love, and food in the heart of Los Angeles through a deliciously emotional and redemptive story, supported by adept cast and featuring a pivotal surprise moment with George Takei.

EAT WITH ME had its World Premiere at the 2014 Los Angeles Film Festival and has since played at dozens of top LGBT film festivals in the US, including the Frameline Film Festival in San Francisco, Boston LGBT Film Festival (Opening Night Film), Houston Film Festival (Closing Night Film), Chicago Reeling Film Festival and Out In Film Atlanta Festival. EAT WITH ME has also picked up several prestigious festival awards, includingBest Comedy Film and Best Actress at the 2014 Out In Film Atlanta, and Best Feature at the 2014 Florence Queer Film Festival.

Caroll Spinney in I AM BIG BIRD: THE CAROLL SPINNEY STORY a Tribeca Film release.

Caroll Spinney in I AM BIG BIRD: THE CAROLL SPINNEY STORY a Tribeca Film release.

I Am Big Bird – Available on iTunes, VOD and Amazon Instant May 5, 2015, In theaters May 6th

Directed by:       Dave LaMattina and Chad N. Walker
Producer by:      Dave LaMattina and Chad N. Walker
Written by:         Dave LaMattina
Starring:               Caroll Spinney

For 45 years, Caroll Spinney has been beloved by generations of children as the man behind Sesame Street’s Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch – and at 80 years old, he has no intention of stopping. A loving portrait of the man in the yellow suit, I Am Big Bird features extraordinary footage of Spinney’s earliest collaborations with Jim Henson as it traces his journey from bullied child to childhood icon. And as the yellow feathers give way to grey hair, it is the man, not the puppet, who will steal your heart.

About Melissa Hanson

Melissa Hanson aka Dial M For Melissa - Managing Editor / Podcast Producer - Growing up, Melissa’s favorite destination was always the video store and would agonize over whether to watch something new or to rewatch a favorite. Things have not changed. Follow on Twitter @DialMForMelissa

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