Top DVD Releases for the Week of December 1 2008
Here is a list of the DVD Releases for the week of December 1 2008:
Synopsis:Wesley Gibson is living a pathetic, bleak, colorless cubicle existence until his father’s death sets into motion a series of stunning revelations. Revelation One: a super-hot chick is actually checking him out. Two: the aforementioned chick, “Fox,” worked with Dad, who by the way was a superstar assassin answering to a supernatural authority. Three: Wesley has inherited Dad’s special talents, which unsurprisingly involve killing people. Four: Dad was murdered, and it’s Wesley’s job to avenge him and set things right. Unless, of course, he’s really attached to that day job.
Cast:James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman, Angelina Jolie, Common, Kristen Hager, Terence Stamp
Recommendations: Kick ass movie with a great story and cool visuals. A definite must have.
The X Files: I Want to Believe
Synopsis: The always-complicated relationship between Fox Mulder and Dana Scully moves in unexpected directions. Mulder continues his unshakable quest for the truth, and Scully, the passionate, ferociously intelligent physician, remains inextricably tied toMulder’s pursuits.
Cast: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Xzibit , Amanda Peet, Billy Connolly
Recommendations: It’s the X-Files. I shall say no more.
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
Synopsis:One year later, the Kings and Queens of Narnia find themselves back in that faraway wondrous realm, only to discover that more than 1,300 years have passed in Narnian time. During their absence, the Golden Age of Narnia has become extinct and Narnia has been conquered by the Telmarines and is now under the control of the evil King Miraz, who rules the land without mercy. The four children will soon meet a curious new character: Narnia’s rightful heir to the throne, the young Prince Caspian, who has been forced into hiding, as his uncle Miraz plots to kill him in order to place his own newborn son on the throne. With the help of the kindly dwarf, a courageous talking mouse named Reepicheep, a badger named Trufflehunter and a Black Dwarf, Nikabrik, the Narnians–led by the mighty knights Peter and Caspian–embark on a remarkable journey to find Aslan, rescue Narnia from Miraz’s tyrannical hold, and restore magic and glory to the land.
Cast: Peter Dinklage, Anna Popplewell, Ben Barnes, Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes
Recommendations:Good movie to rent if you have kids or a very vivid imagination.
Synopsis:Brennan Huff, a sporadically employed thirty-nine-year-old, lives with his mother, Nancy. Dale Doback, a terminally unemployed forty-year-old lives with his father, Robert. When Robert and Nancy marry and move in together, Brennan and Dale are forced to live with each other as step brothers. As their narcissism and downright aggressive laziness threaten to tear the family apart, these two middle-aged, immature, overgrown boys will orchestrate an insane, elaborate plan to bring their parents back together. To pull it off, they must form an unlikely bond that maybe, just maybe, will finally get them out of the house.
Cast: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Adam Scott, Mary Steenburgen, Kathryn Hahn
Recommendations: Proof positive that Will Ferrell is not always funny.