Monday, March 28, 2011

On DVD This Week | March 29th

- Black Swan (Psychological Thriller)
A psychological thriller set in the world of New York City ballet, BLACK SWAN stars Natalie Portman as Nina, a featured dancer who finds herself locked in a web of competitive intrigue with a new rival at the company (Mila Kunis). A Fox Searchlight Pictures release by visionary director Darren Aronofsky (THE WRESTLER), BLACK SWAN takes a thrilling and at times terrifying journey through the psyche of a young ballerina whose starring role as the duplicitous swan queen turns out to be a part for which she becomes frighteningly perfect. BUY


- Capone (Crime, Drama)
Stars Ben Gazzara as Al Capone, Harry Guardino as Johnny Torrio and Sylvester Stallone (one year before Rocky) as Frank Nitti. RENT - LOW PRIORITY ON QUEUE


- Colony (Documentary)
The Colony is a controlled experiment to see exactly what it would take to survive and rebuild under these circumstances. For 10 weeks, a group of 10 volunteers, whose backgrounds and expertise represent a cross-section of modern society, are isolated in an urban environment outside Los Angeles and tasked with creating a livable society. RENT - ESPECIALLY FOR ZOMBIE FANS


- Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance (Action, Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi)
After the second impact, all that remains of Japan is Tokyo-3, a city that's being attacked by giant creatures that seek to eradicate the human kind, called Angels. After not seeing his father for more than eight years, Shinji Ikari receives a phone call, in which he is told to urgently come to the NERV Headquarters, an organization that deals with the destruction of the Angels through the use of giant mechs called Evas.Shinji's objective is to pilot the Eva Unit 01,while teaming up with the Eva Unit 00 pilot, Ayanami Rei. BUY


Check out more new movies on DVD this week after the jump...



- Fair Game (Drama)
From the director of The Bourne Identity comes this riveting thriller inspired by the experiences of real-life CIA officer Valerie Plame (Naomi Watts). When Plame's retired ambassador husband Joe Wilson (Sean Penn) writes a newspaper article challenging the basis for the U.S. war on Iraq, the White House leaks Plame s undercover status leaving her international contacts vulnerable, her career in shambles and her life in danger. Crackling with sharp dialogue, gripping intrigue and heart-pounding suspense, Fair Game is an adventure that's so unbelievable, it can only be real.  PASS


- Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown (Animation, Family)
Linus is pushed to his limits when he learns grandma is coming to visit and plans on ridding him of his childish security blanket. As grandma's arrival looms closer the Peanuts gang tries to help Linus learn to cope without his fuzzy crutch. Lucy is particularly eager to cure Linus' dependency using her own psychiatric techniques, and while Charlie Brown tries to help he just doesn't have the heart to see Linus suffer. All the while Snoopy is constantly agitating matters because he wants the blanket for himself. In the end, insightful Linus points out that everyone has their own type of "security blanket" and in life a little security is a valuable thing. BUY


- Hubble 3D (Adventure, Comedy)
An IMAX 3D camera chronicles the effort of 7 astronauts aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis to repair the Hubble Space Telescope. BUY IF YOU HAVE A 3D TV



- Inferno (Special Edition) (Horror, Mystery) T
he Master Of Horror Dario Argento Brings You Terror That's Hotter Than Hell! A young woman stumbles upon a mysterious diary that reveals the secrets of "The Three Mothers" and unleashes a nightmare world of demonic evil. As the unstoppable horror spreads from Rome to New York City, this unholy trinity must be stopped before the world is submerged in the blood of the innocent.
Written and directed by Dario Argento, INFERNO is considered to be the sequel to his classic SUSPIRIA. This surreal shocker stars Irene Miracle (NIGHT TRAIN MURDERS), Daria Nicolodi (DEEP RED) and Leigh McCloskey (DALLAS), and features a pulse-pounding original score by Keith Emerson of Emerson, Lake and Palmer. Now transferred from the original vault negative materials, INFERNO contains visually stunning sequences of horror that Argento fans consider among the best of his career. BUY


- Midnight Run Movie Marathon (Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller)
"Jonathan Mardukas embezzled 15 million dollars. The mob wants him dead. The F.B.I. wants him alive. Jack Walsh just wants him to shut up." PASS _ BUY THE ORIGINAL ONLY


- The Resident (Thriller)
When a young doctor suspects she may not be alone in her new Brooklyn loft, she learns that her landlord has formed a frightening obsession with her. BUY


- Tangled (Adventure, Animation, Family, Musical)
The magically long-haired Rapunzel has spent her entire life in a tower, but now that a runaway thief has stumbled upon her, she is about to discover the world for the first time, and who she really is. BUY


- The Ten Commandments (Two-Disc DVD) (Adventure, Drama)
The Egyptian Prince, Moses, learns of his true heritage as a Hebrew and his divine mission as the deliverer of his people. BUY


- Charlton Heston Presents The Bible (Documentary)
The stories were told through the generations, stories of what had happened and what was to come. “The best stories there ever were ,” Charlton Heston says about these Biblical accounts. Academy Award® winner Heston (Best Actor for 1959’s Ben-Hur) takes viewers to authentic Holy Land locales, drawing on the King James text and his remarkable storytelling skills to narrate these inspiring tales rooted in faith. RENT

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