There’s always something off about Dumb Money, a look back at the revolutionary upending of the stock market by everyday retail traders sticking it to the billionaires and hedge fund managers who’ve seemingly rigged the game against everyday people.
Barbie could’ve been just another piece of disposable entertainment, but it has somehow become the most fascinating and sure to be talked about films of the year.
New releases this week on DVD and Blu-ray: Josh Brolin takes on a ruthless terrorist in the wild west comic book adaptation of Jonah Hex; Adrien Brody and Sarah Polley play with science in the horror film Splice; plus a look at How to Train Your Dragon and the Robocop Trilogy on Blu-ray.
Summer is such an uplifting time of year. Between the endless days, and all the joys of being outdoors in the fresh, warm air, it’s a wonderful season. This week I’m also recommending you get as much of that fresh air as possible since there is very little reason to sit down for either of the new home video releases.
Opening this week in theatres, John Cusack stars in the farce, Hot Tub Time Machine; Dreamworks goes mythic once more in the animated tale, How to Train Your Dragon; and Atom Egoyan debuts his latest erotic drama, Chloe.