I’m working a short week, so this will be quick (and a day late). But never fear, here are the new DVDs and Blu-Rays that were released this week:
Haunted House – Blu-Ray and DVD: a satire of horror films with Marlon Wayans and Cedric the Entertainer.|
Promised Land – Blu-Ray and DVD: Written by Matt Damon and John Krasinski and starring them as well, this movie is about a corporate salesman who encounters resistance when he is sent to a rural town to buy drilling rights. And be sure to join us on Friday, May 31st at noon in the Auditorium for Lunch and a Movie to screen this film directed by Gus van Sant.
Parker – Blu-Ray and DVD: This latest JLo vehicle co-stars Jason Statham and is something about the ethics of a mobster. Hmm.
Stand Up Guys – Blu-Ray and DVD: Aging stick-up men gather together for one last crime – sounds a little like “Red” – but starring Christopher Walken, Al Pacino and Alan Arkin – great actors, all.
The Last Stand – Blu-Ray and DVD: Arnold Schwarzenegger as sheriff stops the leader of a drug cartel who’s escaped from the courthouse.
Beautiful Creatures – Blu-Ray and DVD: Based on a popular YA series by Kami Garcia.
Stuck By Lightning – DVD: The movie based on Chris Colfer’s (of Glee fame) first YA book.
Neighboring Sounds – DVD: a Brazilian award winner about a middle class neighborhood that brings in a private security firm to keep watch.
Mel Brooks: Make A Noise – DVD: a PBS special about the great comedian and his amazing career. If you’re a Mel Brooks fan, you may want to check out The Incredible Mel Brooks: An Irresistible Collection of Unhinged Comedy which came out last year.
Age of Champions – DVD: this documentary Age follows five competitors who sprint, leap, and swim for gold at the National Senior Olympics.
True Blood, the Complete 5th Season – DVD