New Releases this Week at Bette's Flicks

Check out tons of movies and television shows available to rent on DVD and Blu-ray. Plus new movie reviews.


Total Recall (2012)
Premium Rush
Trouble with the Curve
The Words
Pitch Perfect
Resident Evil: Retribution
Killer Joe
Sleepwalk with Me
Liberal Arts
The Good Doctor
10 Years


  1. Ted
  2. The Bourne Legacy
  3. The Dark Knight Rises
  4. Hope Springs
  5. Beasts of the Southern Wild
  6. Lawless
  7. Savages
  8. Men in Black 3
  9. Ice Age 4: Continental Drift
  10. Moonrise Kingdom


Premium Rush
Who would think a film about a bike messenger would be the least bit entertaining? Well Premium Rush is quite the entertaining and fast-paced thriller, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as a New York city bike messenger with an attitude but he’s a likable character. As someone who visited New York city, it was nice to recognize the various streets that Gordon Levitt’s character rides through all in a span of one day. This is a fun film, nothing mind-blowing, but has enough thrills and a good amount of humor to keep one’s interest, plus a creepily funny performance by Michael Shannon. So if you’re looking to be entertained, check it out.

Sleepwalk with Me
This film written, directed, and starring stand-up comedian Mike Birbiglia, was quite the surprise after catching an afternoon showing at the Rafael Theater. Now on DVD, I watch the film again, and it’s better the second time. Mike basically plays himself as a man struggling with both his stand-up career and his relationship with his girlfriend of 8 years, also he walks and talks in his sleep. Very reminiscent of Woody Allen’s Annie Hall; a comedian and his relationship problems and also the fact that he talks to the audience various times through out the film. These are the kind of films I love to stumble upon, realistic yet funny. I knew about Mike Birbiglia’s stand-up a few years ago, so I always found him funny, and bringing his humor to film is quite the treat. So if you’re a fan of good stand-up comedy, and funny, relatable characters, then I recommend you wake up and check out Sleepwalk with Me. 

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