DVD Releases: January 23, 2011

The Change-Up (Review)

Director: David Dobkin

Starring: Jason Bateman, Ryan Reynolds & Olivia Wilde

Dave is a married man with two kids and a loving wife , and Mitch is a single man who is at the prime of his sexual life. One fateful night while Mitch and Dave are peeing in a fountain when lightning strikes and they switch bodies.

Shark Night 3D

Director: David R. Ellis

Starring: Sara Paxton, Dustin Milligan & Chris Carmack

A weekend at a lake house in the Louisiana Gulf turns into a nightmare for seven vacationers as they are subjected to shark attacks.

30 Minutes Or Less

Director: Ruben Fleischer

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Danny McBride & Nick Swardson

Two fledgling criminals kidnap a pizza delivery guy, strap a bomb to his chest, and inform him that he has mere hours to rob a bank or else…

Red State (Review)

Director: Kevin Smith

Starring: Michael Parks, Melissa Leo & John Goodman

Set in Middle America, a group of teens receive an online invitation for sex, though they soon encounter fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda.

Melancholia (Review)

Director: Lars Von Trier

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg & Kiefer Sutherland

Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with the Earth.

The Debt

Director: John Madden

Starring: Helen Mirren, Sam Worthington & Jessica Chastain

An espionage thriller that begins in 1997, as shocking news reaches three retired Mossad secret agents Rachel and Stefan about their former colleague David. All three have been venerated for decades by their country because of the mission that they undertook back in 1966, when the trio tracked down Nazi war criminal Vogel in East Berlin. Now, thirty years later, a man claiming to be the Nazi has surfaced in Ukraine and one of the former agents must go back undercover to seek out the truth…

The Art Of Getting By

Director: Gavin Wiesen

Starring: Freddie Highmore, Emma Roberts & Michael Angarano

George, a lonely and fatalistic teen who’s made it all the way to his senior year without ever having done a real day of work, is befriended by Sally, a popular but complicated girl who recognizes in him a kindred spirit.

Junkhearts

Director: Tinge Krishnan

Starring: Eddie Marsan, Tom Sturridge & Romola Garai

Frank is an ex-soldier, haunted by a violent past. He lives alone, drowning his nightmares with alcohol. Christine – smart and successful… on the surface, tackles life as a single working mother by immersing herself in drugs, parties and sex. Lynette, a young rough sleeper watches Christine stumble out of a club whilst she sits in the cold waiting for loose change to fall on her lap; her luck seems to change when she meets Frank who despite his misgivings, offers her a place to stay.

Life, Above All

Director: Oliver Schmitz

Starring: Khomotso Manyaka, Keaobaka Makanyane & Lerato Mvelase

A touching mother-daughter relationship that reflects the modern South Africa.

Hostel: Part III

Director: Scott Spiegel

Starring: Kip Pardue, Brian Hallisay & John Hensley

While attending a bachelor party in Las Vegas, four friends are enticed by two sexy escorts to join them at a private party way off the Strip. Once there, they are horrified to find themselves the subjects of a perverse game of torture, where members of the Elite Hunting Club are hosting the most sadistic show in town.

Hell And Back Again

Director: Danfung Dennis

A cinematically revolutionary film that asks and answers these questions with a power and intimacy no previous film about the conflict in Afghanistan has been able to achieve. It is a masterpiece in the cinema of war.

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