Category Archives: DVD

DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 5/22/2012

New options for your home viewing this week: A lovingly rendered adaptation of Mary Norton’s children’s book The Borrowers, The Secret World of Arrietty has a fantastic understanding of its miniscule heroes.  Director Hiromasa Yonebayashi and the artists of Studio … Continue reading

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DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 5/15/2012

New options for your home viewing this week: Just before the man vs. nature conflict begins in earnest, there’s a scene in The Grey that sets a tone of inevitability.  In it, Ottway (Liam Neeson), the survivalist with a mysterious … Continue reading

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DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 5/8/2012

New options for your home viewing this week: The Vow touches upon the possibility that Paige (Rachel McAdams) might be annoyed with life she’s forgotten.  After all, before she met Leo (Channing Tatum), she was a law student with a … Continue reading

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DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 5/1/2012

New options for your home viewing this week: Haywire announces the arrival of a bona fide action star in Gina Carano.  She plays Mallory, a former Marine who is on the run from a mysterious agency.  That’s all that is … Continue reading

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DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 4/24/2012

New options for your home viewing this week: Contraband spends a lot of time with its characters in the opening act.  They aren’t dumb, and they aren’t part of a brainless movie, either.  Mark Wahlberg heads the cast as Chris … Continue reading

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DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 4/17/2012

New options for your home viewing this week: The old adage goes that a good movie is “three great scenes and no bad ones.”  There are at least three great action setpieces in Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol–astonishing, humorous, and … Continue reading

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DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 4/10/2012

New options for your home viewing this week: Meryl Streep won an Oscar for playing Margaret Thatcher, the first and only female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, in The Iron Lady.  It’s a movie that must revolve around her … Continue reading

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