Movies on DVD
Here’s a challenge: in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Scott Pilgrim must defeat his new girlfriend’s seven, evil ex-boyfriends in order to win her heart. The movie stars Michael Cera (Superbad) and Alison Pill and is based on the graphic novel series of the same name by Bryan Lee O’Malley.
Grown Ups stars Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock, David Spade and Rob Schneider as five high school friends who reunite 30 years after graduation for a Fourth of July celebration and to mourn the death of their coach.
Special Features: A gag reel, plus the cast of Grown Ups.
Rob Schneider stars as Paul Zadzik, a pessimistic car salesman who finds long-awaited faith in himself after a tribe of holy men anoint him as The Chosen One…meaning that he is the sole person who can save mankind from its own destruction. All while his brother (Steve Buscemi) makes it his lifelong ambition to mock all of Paul’s failures.
Charlie St. Cloud (Zach Efron) is a young man overcome with grief after the death of his younger brother in Charlie St. Cloud. So, he takes a job in the cemetery where his brother Sam (Charlie Tahan) is buried. Charlie eventually begins seeing Sam and meeting up with him nightly to play catch and talk. It becomes decision time for Charlie after he meets Tess Carroll (Amanda Crew), which means he now has to choose between keeping his promise to Sam or moving on with the woman he loves.
Ramona and Beezus is based on the 1950s popular book series by Beverly Cleary about the misadventures of Ramona Quimby (Joey King), a grade schooler with a wild imagination. Beezus (Selena Gomez) is Ramona’s big sister who is frequently embarrassed or annoyed by Ramona’s antics.
Special Features: A gag reel, deleted scenes, My Ramona with Author Beverly Cleary, Show & Tell Film School – tips and tricks on how kids can make their own movie.
TV on DVD
Sherlock: Season One is a modernized version of the Arthur Conan Doyle characters using the plots for the updated stories. Only this Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch) lives in 21st century London and acts more self-assured with Inspector Lestrade (Rupert Graves) because he’s actually less confident. Dr. Watson (Martin Freeman) has been given a makeover too, as a young veteran of the Afghan peace-keeping fights. Watson is far less doting of Holmes and more active in the investigations.
Special Features: Audio commentaries, a making-of featurette, plus the pilot episode.
Dr. Who: The Complete Fifth Season continues the adventures of the time traveling alien adventurer Dr. Who (Matt Smith) and his companions. The TV series co-stars Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill and Alex Kingston.
Special Features: Meanwhile in the Tardis: newly filmed scenes written by Steven Moffat, exclusive to DVD and Blu-ray, chronicling what happens between the episodes, Doctor Who Confidential: An detailed look at each episode, Monster Files: go deep inside the minds of the new doctor’s most challenging opponents, in-vision commentaries, outtakes, plus video diaries.
Californication: The Third Season continues following the life of Hank Moody (David Duchovny), a writer trying to juggle his career, his relationship with his daughter and his ex-girlfriend along with his huge appetite for women.
Special Features: The Tudors: Season Four, Episode One, The Tudors: Season Four, Episode Two.
Lie to Me: Season Two stars Tim Roth as Dr. Cal Lightman of The Lightman Group, a business with experts that can tell if your lying by your facial and body gestures and movements. The series has taken a dramatic turn for the third season, but the early episodes are interesting as Dr. Lightman and his crew catch criminals by noticing something as simple as a twitch in the eye.
Think you’ve seen it all in Hell’s Kitchen? Well apparently there is plenty more to see. In Hell’s Kitchen: Season Four Raw & Uncensored we get to watch the best of the worst that those crazy contestants endure. You know they ones, right? They’re the suckers who are wacky enough to think they can hold their own against Chef Gordon Ramsay.