New releases this week on Blu-ray and DVD: The Lion King debuts on Blu-ray for the first time; Neve Campbell stars in the horror sequel Scream 4; Vin Diesel and Paul Walker push the pedal to the metal one more time in Fast Five; plus a look at Beauty and the Beast: Diamond Edition and African Cats.
Opening in theatres this week: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Jordana Brewster take driving to extremes in the action extravaganza Fast Five; a group of teenagers deal with the drama of their last high school dance in Prom; plus a look at the animated sequel, Hoodwinked Too: Hood vs. Evil.
This week's new arrivals on DVD and Blu-ray include David Fincher's The Social Network, an offline drama about the makings of an online giant; the horror-comedy Piranha, starring Elisabeth Shue, Jerry O'Connell, and Adam Scott; and the animated comedy Alpha And Omega.
Opening this week at theatres across the country: Ben Affleck stars and directs the heist-thriller, The Town; Emma Stone lends her charm to the high school comedy, Easy A; plus a look at the animated Alpha And Omega, and the horror film, Devil.
Coming out this week on DVD and Blu-ray; G.I. Joe: The Rise Of Cobra makes those action figures from the 80s look even more realistic; Denzel Washington stars in the thriller The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3; the documentary Food, Inc. will make you think twice about where you buy your groceries; and Hayden Panettiere stars in the comedy, I Love You, Beth Cooper.
It's a little depressing to me, but this year's batch of Heroes are turning out to be duds of lamely epic proportions. Even the so called "Villains," which are the focus of this chapter in the story, seem to be coming up a bit short on the incredo-meter. They're like caricatures of bad guys that my friends and I made up on the grade five recesses. If it wasn't for Zachary Quinto as Sylar, this third, depressing season wouldn't even be worth talking about.
Hayden Panettiere For the last few weeks I haven't had any time to watch Heroes - I'm practically barely even into this second season and it's going to end (thanks to the writers strike) before I ever get cau...