Based on the video game of the same name, Jerry Bruckheimer's Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time stars Jake Gyllenhaal as the adopted son of an ancient Persian royal family. Framed for the murder of the king (Ronald Pickup), the prince embarks on a quest to clear his name and save the kingdom with a mystical dagger that controls the Sands of Time. Partnered with the princess (Gemma Arterton) sworn to protect the magical dagger, he must save his family and prove his innocence to his uncle (Ben Kingsley). With Alfred Molina. On DVD and Blu Ray.
Just Wright is a story of a love triangle that involves Leslie Wright (Queen Latifah) and her Godsister, Morgan (Paula Patton) who are frustrated with their average love lives and fanaticize about a life less ordinary, preferably something that involves a dishy and famous athlete. Lucky for both of them, a man who fits the profile, NBA star Scott McKnight (Common) stumbles into both of their lives and quickly earns the affections of Morgan. After an injury threatens his career, Morgan suggests that Leslie step in to care for her new fiance. The move causes Mr. McKnight to reconsider his romantic priorities, and for Leslie and Morgan to decide just what sisterhood is all about. On DVD and Blu Ray.
Sophie (Amanda Seyfried) and her fiance take an Italian vacation, but she finds herself wandering Verona alone in Letters to Juliet. Sightseeing at the home of Shakespeare's Juliet, where people write and post their love letters, Sophie finds an undiscovered letter from 1957 and decides to answer as Juliet-- involving herself in the life of the letter writer (Vanessa Redgrave) and her grandson (Christopher Egan). The trio head out on a romantic journey to find Redgrave's long lost romance, and they all learn that love shouldn't be left behind... it needs to be embraced in the moment. With Marcia DeBonis. On DVD and Blu Ray.
Princess Ka'iulani is reportedly a mostly historically accurate portrayal of the story of one of the last heirs to the throne of the Kingdom of Hawaii. The young Princess Ka'iulani (Q'orianka Kilcher) is burdened with the weight of a declining monarchy that is stuck in the crosshairs of America. She struggles to balance her romantic life involving Clive Davies (Shaun Evans) with her responsibility to her people.
From the producer's of Ong Bak and Chocolate, Thailand's Raging Phoenix is a martial arts action film where violent gangs are abducting women. Deu escapes being captured and finds her pursuers beaten back by a group of stumbling street fighters who teach her their secret: a Thai version of Drunken Monkey boxing that they use to stop the gang once and for all.
It's not exactly the Jesus that your pastor told you about, and they aren't exactly the vampires you may be used to, stalkery or sparkly. Jesus Christ Vampire Hunter is a twisted B-movie that stars Jesus, as a kung-fu carpenter who is hell-bent on protecting lesbians from blood-thirsty monsters.
Wild Zero Drinking Game
Take a drink if:
- Someone drinks
- Someone combs their hair
- Fire shoots out of anything
- Anyone says Rock n Roll
- Something explodes
- A zombie's head pops
The game is available on the DVD's special features: a mug will appear on screen when a drink should be taken.
The best way to describe the Japanese rock 'n' roll zombie film Wild Zero is by the drinking game included on the DVD, where pompadoured Ace becomes rock 'n' roll blood brothers with the dangerous and violent Guitar Wolf... an alliance that will help him through the UFO and zombie invasion of the world.
Our new documentaries this week are Alex Gibney's Casino Jack: The United States of Money, about lobbyist Jack Abramoff and the series of events that led him to plead guilty to charges of fraud in 2006, the science of laughter documentary Laughology, and the evolution vs. intelligent design documentary Flock of Dodos.
We also have new the stand-up discs ...but I'm Not Wrong by Bill Maher and Janeane Garafolo's If You Will, filmed at the Moore Theater in Seattle.
Clark Rockefeller (Eric McCormack) is a charming man that effortlessly earns the affections of Sandra Boss (Sherry Stringfield). However, as Sandra gets closer to Clark, lies begin to surface that jeopardize their marriage. Afraid of being discovered for who he really is, Clark disappears with their daughter, leading Sandra, and some determined FBI agents (Stephen McHattie and Regina Taylor) to solve the mystery of Who is Clark Rockefeller?
The Exploding Girl is a coming of age drama about a twenty-year-old college student, Ivy, who is torn between two blossoming romances. Ivy struggles to control her new emotions, but the pressure may have a negative effect on her epilepsy.
In an effort to earn the edge over their fellow art-monger peers, a throng of players will do what they each do best to win the prize and become the envy of their corner of the London art scene in Boogie Woogie. Starring Gillian Anderson, Alan Cumming, Heather Graham, Danny Huston, Jack Huston, Christopher Lee, and Amanda Seyfried.
New this week to Reckless Video's TV New Releases are season 3 of the geek comedy The Big Bang Theory and season 5 of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, as well as the debut seasons of The Good Wife and The League, season 6 of the medical drama Grey's Anatomy, and the new Barbie DVD Barbie: A Fashion Fairytale. On DVD and Blu-Ray, we have season 2 of Fringe and the complete first season of Glee (only the first half of Season 1 was previously available).
The Lord of the Rings, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
Mystery Men, Wet Hot American Summer
13 Going on 30, Tadpole
Dry White Season, The Mission
Spider Man II, Raiders of the Lost Ark
The New World
The Unit, The Negotiator