Tuesday, March 26, 2013

New DVDs This Week: Lincoln, The Borgias

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These are some of the new DVDs released this week, the ones I find interesting or of note.


Tuesday March 26, 2013

Lincoln, PG-13      Amazon
Steven Spielberg directs two-time Academy Award winner Daniel Day-Lewis in Lincoln, a revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President’s tumultuous final months in office. Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Tommy Lee Jones.

Parental Guidance, PG      Amazon
Old school grandfather Artie, who is accustomed to calling the shots, meets his match when he and his eager-to-please wife Diane agree to babysit their three grandkids when their type-A helicopter parents go away for work. Stars: Billy Crystal, Bette Midler, and Marisa Tomei.

The Borgias: The Second Season, Not Rated      Amazon
From Showtime The Borgias is a 2011 historical fiction television series created by Neil Jordan. The series is set around the turn of the 16th century, and follows the Borgia family, an Italian dynasty of Spanish origin. It stars Jeremy Irons as Pope Alexander VI with François Arnaud as Cesare, Holliday Grainger as Lucrezia, David Oakes as Juan and Aidan Alexander as Gioffre Borgia. Colm Feore also stars as cardinal della Rovere.



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