Monthly Archives: May 2011

DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 5/31/2011

New options for your home viewing this week:   In Biutiful, co-writer/director Alejandro González Iñárritu does not let up on his protagonist, a man named Uxbal (Javier Bardem) spending the last part of his life atoning for his past transgressions.  It … Continue reading

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DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 5/24/2011

New options for your home viewing this week:   The best part of Gnomeo & Juliet (and, yes, in case you were wondering, that is the actual title of an actual movie) are the range of background characters, like squeaky sycophants, … Continue reading

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DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 5/17/2011

New options for your home viewing this week:   The Mechanic, an amped-up remake of the 1972 movie of the same name (starring Charles Bronson), is full of contradictions.  At once, it’s a quiet, introspective look into the life of … Continue reading

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DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 5/10/2011

New options for your home viewing this week:   It may seem like blasphemy to some to say that there was a movie more deserving than Toy Story 3 to take home the Oscar for Best Animated Feature, but I’ll hold … Continue reading

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DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 5/3/2011

New options for your home viewing this week:   Yet another superhero movie that has a difficult time setting its hero apart from the crowd, The Green Hornet makes a spoiled buffoon out of Britt Reid (Seth Rogen), whose day job … Continue reading

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