Angelina Jolie is CIA agent Evelyn Salt in Philip Noyce's thriller Salt, suddenly on the run when a Russian defector (Daniel Olbrychski) arrives at her office and names her as a Russian spy. Her longtime friend, agent, and boss (Liev Schreiber) trusts her, a counter-intelligence agent (Chiwetel Ejiofor) wants to interrogate her, but they both chase her as she flees from capture and becomes entangled in a web of deep-cover Russian agents planning to topple the United States. Salt can never be sure if anyone is who they seem to be, and no one knows if they can trust her: is her chase and trail of destruction Evelyn's fight to save the government or to destroy it? On DVD and Blu Ray.
Set 23 years after his own Oscar-winning Wall Street, Oliver Stone rejoins the unscrupulous Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas) in Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps. When Jake (Shia LaBeouf), a young trader, finds out his fiance (Carey Mulligan) is the Gekko's estranged daughter, he seeks out his legendary father-in-law to be. Jake begins working for Bretton James (Josh Brolin), the man who destroyed his beloved father-figure and boss (Frank Langella), while Gekko's deviousness begins to infect him as Jake's own practices become more morally ambiguous. Secretly trading business strategy for reconciliation with his daughter, Gordon develops a relationship with Jake, but they both have their own secrets and plans, and both have to survive Wall Street during the turmoil of the 2008 bail out. On DVD and Blu Ray.
Quick witted and bright Olive (Emma Stone) ends her highschool anonymity in Easy A-- a lie about losing her virginity to an imaginary boyfriend is overheard by Marianne (Amanda Bynes), the crusading leader of a puritanical church group... someone who spreads the gossip throug the school. By pretending to have sex with a gay classmate (Dan Byrd), Olive rescues him from his violent, homophobic classmates and furthers her bad girl image. She flaunts her ficticous scandal by stitching a red "A" onto her clothes, a la The Scarlet Letter (assigned to her class by Thomas Haden Church, her favorite teacher) as Marianne crusades to have her thrown out of school... but as Olive's new image threatens to destroy her life, she finds that she can't un-tell her own lies. With Penn Badgley. On DVD and Blu Ray.
Quarantine director John Erick Dowdle helms the first entry in producer M. Night Shyamalan's "The Night Series"-- Devil traps five strangers in an elevator: a security guard, an elderly woman, a salesman, an ex-Marine, and a woman of uncertain means. As the elevator lights flicker out and they are killed off, one by one, each of them reveals an unsavory past that may have won them their harm, and a terrifying truth that something else is in locked in the elevator with them. With Chris Messina. On DVD and Blu Ray.
The strangely meta Double Take is a Hitchcockian "wrong man" thriller about Alfred Hitchcock himself. Investigating the concept of doubles along with newsreel and television footage from the Cold War era, the film combines a paranoid short story and the question of identity into a semi-documentary about reality, truth, and self.
Ned (Ben Mendelsohn) returns to his family's isolate, Austrailian home to visit his dying father (Bryan Brown) in Beautiful Kate. Accompanied by his young fiance (Maeve Dermody), Ned reunites with his family, but being home unearths old memories of his twin sister, Kate, and his older brother, Cliff; as he remembers more of his past, he begins to understand more of the family's secrets, and has to try and control the impact they'll have on his present.
Set in early 1900s Britain, Angel is the first English language film by director Francois Ozon. Angel Deverell (Romola Garai) begins as a willful and imaginative teenager who writes fanciful novels, dreaming up a world where she's adored and respected. When a publisher (Sam Neill) and his wife (Charlotte Rampling) embrace her work, Angel's realifty becomes the kind of larger-than-life melodrama she writes and daydreams about. With Lucy Russell and Michael Fassbender.
Moose, who promised not to street dance anymore, is studying electrical engineering at NYU, but he stumbles into a dance battle in Step Up 3. Winning the battle, he joins a tightly knit dance troupe with Rick Malambri and Alyson Stoner. Without enough time for both studying and practicing with his crew, Moose hase choose between his academic career and embracing his love of dancing.
Makoto is a normal girl who has one bad day that should end with her flying over her handlebars into an oncoming train, but after the crash, she wakes up a few minutes before the train arrives in The Girl Who Leapt Through Time. When she realizes she can jump back in time to and relive moments she'd like to fix, Makoto uses her new power for trivial things, but every inconvenience she saves herself ends up affecting someone else. She begins to understand the the consequences of her actions when she discovers the limits of her time leaps, and the tragedies she set in motion that she may not be able to fix.
Misha Collins is a controversial scientist in SyFy's Stonehenge Apocalypse, and he discovers disturbances in the earth's electromagnetic field. His readings suggest Stonehenge is part of an ancient machine that could destroy the earth, and he joins an elite team to prevent a doomsday cult (led by Hill Harper) from using Stonehenge to bring about the end of the world.
New this week in Reckless Video's TV New Releases are the second half of the Battlestar Galactica prequel Caprica, the return of science fiction comedy Futurama, and Family Guy's take on Return of the Jedi: It's a Trap!
We also have a Christmas Classics Sing-A-Long DVD, collecting songs from Frosty the Snowman, Rudolph, and Santa Clause Is Comin to Town (among others), and two Miffy and Friends discs: Miffy's Christmas Tree and Miffy's Adventure.
8 Women, Swimming Pool
I Am David, Tristan + Isolde
Muriel's Wedding, Blow
Ray, The Big Hit
What a Girl Wants, Hairspray
A Cinderella Story, The Hills Have Eyes
Blind Fury, Rabbit Proof Fence
Hackers, Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
The Tin Drum, Taras Bulba
Step Up, Cheaper by the Dozen
Girl Interrupted, Supernatural
He Got Game, The Skulls
World Trade Center, Platoon
Fatal Attraction, The Game