Tuesday, April 30, 2013

New DVD Releases This Week: Silver Linings Playbook, Guilt Trip

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The big releases this week are Silver Linings Playbook and Guilt Trip. I want to see the former but will probably skip the latter. Also this week, all the Star Trek movies are being released on Blu-Ray.

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


Tuesday April 30, 2013

Silver Linings Playbook, R      Amazon
An American romantic comedy-drama film directed by David O. Russell (from a screenplay by Russell) adapted from the novel The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick. The film stars Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, with Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver, Chris Tucker, Anupam Kher and Julia Stiles in supporting roles.

The Guilt Trip, PG-13      Amazon
A comedy-drama film directed by Anne Fletcher from a screenplay written by Dan Fogelman, starring Barbra Streisand and Seth Rogen, who both also served as executive producers on the film.

Broken City, R      Amazon
A crime thriller film starring Mark Wahlberg and Russell Crowe. The film was directed by Allen Hughes and written by Brian Tucker. Wahlberg stars as a police officer turned private investigator, and Crowe stars as the mayor of New York City who hires the private detective to investigate his wife.

Not Fade Away, R      Amazon
From David Chase, creator of The Sopranos, comes a story about discovering your passions, following your dreams and finding yourself. It’s the 1960s and Rock and Roll is changing the world. Inspired by a bold new era and his success in a local band, Douglas (John Magaro) drops out of college to pursue his musical dreams, only to discover the harsh realities of the music industry. Douglas is forced to choose between listening to his father or listening to his heart.



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