What is utopia worth if it would cost humanity part of its soul? Would an end to war and sickness be worth what could be a terrible price? Arthur C. Clarke’s famed science fiction novel Childhood’s End delves into that idea, and after a long wait, the story has finally arrived in its first television adaptation spanning 3-nights and 6 hours.
New releases on Blu-ray and DVD this week include: director Ivan Reitman’s romantic comedy, No Strings Attached, starring Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher; the intense drama, Blue Valentine, featuring Michelle Williams’ Oscar-nominated performance opposite Ryan Gosling; plus a look at Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, and the 25th anniversary release of Legend on Blu-ray.
Opening this weekend, Matt Damon stars in director Paul Greengrass‘ Green Zone; Jay Baruchel and Alice Eve star in the comedy She’s Out of My League; plus Robert Pattinson tries to get teenage hearts racing in the romantic drama Remember Me.