Kate Hudson (My Best Friend's Girl, Alex & Emma) and Anne Hathaway (Rachel Getting Married, The Devil Wears Prada) are best friends that have been planning their perfect weddings since childhood in Bride Wars, but when they both want to be married on the same day, and they both want to fulfil their childhood dream of a wedding at the Plaza Hotel in New York, the two friends have to fight to be the one with the perfect wedding. To win, each woman takes wilder and more extreme comic measures to undermine the other, and win the perfect day.
Milly and Becky Rosso (The Suite Life of Zack and Cody) play cousins in Legally Blondes, but their fondness for pink outfits and little dogs don't win them any friends when they move into a power-obsessed California prep school... but girls are more clever than the cliques out to get them, and they might end up ruling the school.
Emma Roberts (Nancy Drew, Aquamarine) and Jake T Austin (Everybody's Hero, The Ant Bully) are a pair of orphans that aren't allowed to keep their dog at a foster home, so they find an abandoned building and open a Hotel for Dogs. With a little help from their friends, and the support of their case worker (Don Cheadle: Traitor, Traffic), they take on a wild adventure as they take care of the dogs with nowhere else to go.
Mark Ruffalo (Zodiac, 13 Going on 30) and Ethan Hawke (Gattaca, Before the Devil Knows You're Dead) star as a pair of street toughs in south Boston in What Doesn't Kill You. Starting out running errands for local bosses, the two start to work on their own, and as their money and power increases, so do the stakes in their dangerous lives.
Kate Beckinsale (Underworld, Click) stars as a reporter who reveals the identity of a CIA operative (Vera Farmiga: The Departed, Dummy) in Nothing but the Truth. Based on the Plame affair, the film follows the reporter and her editor (Angela Bassett: Notorious, Sunshine State) as they fight for the right to keep their sources confidential, but the special prosecutor (Matt Dillon: Employee of the Month, Rumble Fish) sees the unrevealed source as a threat to national security, and the fight between the press' rights and foreign policy takes them all further than they thought possible.
Starring as himself, JCVD portrays Jean-Claude Van Damme as a washed up actor, broke, and losing his family. When he returns home to Brussels, where he's still got some fame, but bad luck puts him in the middle of a hostage situation... where he could be a real-life action hero, or, depending on the breaks, maybe a villain.
After the death of her mother and a stay in an institution, Emily Browning (Lemony Snickets' A Series of Unfortunate Events, Ned Kelley) returns home to her father (David Strathairn: (Good Night and Good Luck, The Bourne Ultimatum) and sister (Arielle Kebbel: Be Cool, John Tucker Must Die) in The Uninvited. Haunted by visions of the fire that killed her mother, the sisters begin to think that the fire was no accident, and they become suspicious that their father's new girlfriend (Elizabeth Banks: The 40 Year Old Virgin, Zack and Miri Make a Porno), formerly their mothers nurse, is not what she says she is.
Marc Caro (City of Lost Children, Delicatessen) directs the french science fiction film Dante 01, set on a remote space station used to contain and study the criminally insane. When a strange new inmate (Lambert Wilson: Babylon A.D, Sahara) arrives, his mysterious abilities change the balance of life inside the station.
Studying at an orthodox seminary, a the daughter of a Rabbi and a free-spirited student befriend a mysterious woman in The Secrets. The older woman is ill, and shrouded in mystery, but as the girls strive to help her, the woman teaches them lessons that were not offered to them in their religious school.
Reckless Video has two new documentaries this week: Stranded, the documentary account of the Andes (which was famously dramatized in the film Alive), and The Universe of Keith Haring, detailing the artists' life and career and his place in the downtown New York art scene in the 80s.
New this week to Reckless Video's TV New Releases are the 4th volume of The Spectacular Spider-Man and volumes 1&2 of the animated series X-Men. We also have the Charles Dickens miniseries Little Dorrit, as well as the Disney classic short films collection, including Mickey and the Beanstalk, Three Little Pigs, and The Prince and the Pauper.