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.
A weekly round-up of news stories on the comings and goings of the entertainment world. This week: Paula Abdul left American Idol but may have new plans already, notes on the passing of film legend John Hughs, reviews roll in for G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, and the Halo movie may not be dead after all.
This week in theatres, summer draws to a close with one of the last blockbusters of the season, G.I. Joe: The Rise Of Cobra. Plus, new arrivals include Julie & Julia, A Perfect Getaway, Paper Heart, and The Cove.