Tuesday, April 23, 2013

New DVD Releases This Week: The Impossible, A Haunted House, Gangster Squad

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

A nice variety of new releases this week but I'm really only interested in seeing The Impossible.


Tuesday April 23, 2013

The Impossible, PG-13      Amazon
Maria (Naomi Watts) and Henry (Ewan McGregor) take a winter vacation in tropical Thailand and encounter a tsunami.

Gangster Squad, R      Amazon
Gangster Squad is a 2013 American action crime film directed by Ruben Fleischer, from a screenplay written by Will Beall. It starred an ensemble cast that included Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling, Nick Nolte, Emma Stone, Sean Penn, Michael Peña, and Giovanni Ribisi. The film is loosely based on the story of Los Angeles Police Department officers and detectives forming a group called the "Gangster Squad unit" who attempt to keep the city safe from Mickey Cohen and his gang during the 1940s and '50s.

The Killing: The Complete Second Season, Not Rated      Amazon
Set in Seattle, Washington, this season follows the continued investigation into the murder of local teenager Rosie Larsen, with each episode covering approximately 24 hours.

A Haunted House, R      Amazon
This is a 2013 American satirical comedy film directed by Michael Tiddes and starring Marlon Wayans. The film is a parody of the "found footage" genre, such as the Paranormal Activity franchise and The Devil Inside.

Promised Land, R      Amazon
Promised Land is a 2012 American drama film directed by Gus Van Sant and starring Matt Damon, John Krasinski, Frances McDormand, and Hal Holbrook. The screenplay is written by Damon and Krasinski based on a story by Dave Eggers. Promised Land follows two corporate salespeople who visit a rural town in an attempt to buy drilling rights from the local residents.

Jurassic Park, PG-13      Amazon
Yes, that Jurassic Park. It's being released in 3D.



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