Happy New Year, everyone. The holidays are safely behind us now, and the epic pile of new releases that came out at the end of 2009 is slowly starting to dwindle. There are a few notable new films on DVD and Blu-ray though, including the wonderfully silly, The Final Destination, the animated sci-fi adventure, 9, not to mention the campy Jennifer’s Body, and the animated movie, Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs.
Fresh this week on Blu-ray and DVD, Neill Blomkamp‘s District 9 takes sci-fi to a whole new level; Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt play hopelessly mismatched lovers in (500) Days of Summer; plus a look at the animated action film, 9.
Coming out this week on DVD and Blu-ray: blood flies and the Nazis get their due in Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds; a bachelor party in Las Vegas goes hilariously wrong in The Hangover; plus a look at The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard, G-Force, and Taking Woodstock.
New this week on DVD and Blu-ray, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince debuts just in time to make onto your holiday shopping lists; Johnny Depp stars as bank robber John Dillinger in Public Enemies; plus a look at Julie & Julia, The Cove, and the fifth season of Lost.
New arrivals this week include McG’s apocalyptic killer robot extravaganza, Terminator Salvation; the family comedy Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian starring Ben Stiller; Shout! Factory’s latest collection, Mystery Science Theater 3000: XVI; and Paper Heart stars Charlyne Yi and Michael Cera in documentary-style comedy about love.
Coming out this week, Dan Brown‘s Angels & Demons has Tom Hanks solving riddles, all in the name of saving the Vatican from the Illuminati; Reese Witherspoon and Vince Vaughn co-star in the holiday comedy, Four Christmases; plus a look at Shorts, and Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
This wait is over. Just in time for your holiday shopping lists, Star Trek, the best action movie of the year, arrives on Blu-ray and DVD this week, with Chris Pine starring as Mr. James T. Kirk. Also out, Cameron Diaz stars in My Sister’s Keeper, Bruno has Sacha Baron Cohen pulling his usual shtick, and the great Michael Caine stars in Is Anybody There?
New this week on DVD and Blu-ray: Pixar’s Up flies to new heights as an old man journeys to South America with one young stowaway; Gerrard Butler and Katherine Heigl star in the comedy The Ugly Truth; and Watchmen: The Ultimate Cut delivers a whole new cut of the epic film for rabid fans. I also take a look at G.I. Joe A Real American Hero, the complete collection; plus Logan’s Run and Heat debut on Blu-ray.
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.
Available this week on DVD and Blu-ray: Ice Age 3: Dawn Of The Dinosaurs has our furry friends on a whole new animated adventure; Atom Egoyan‘s Adoration follows one young boy looking for answers about his dead parents; Larry David stars in the Woody Allen comedy, Whatever Works; plus a quick look at Stan Helsing and Stargate on Blu-ray.