Seth Rogen and Jay Chou star as the pulp heroes The Green Hornet and Kato in Michel Gondry's big screen adaptation of The Green Hornet. Britt Reid (Rogen) is the directionless heir to a media empire, but when his father dies and he's suddenly in a position of power, he realizes he's done nothing with his life. Reid's response: team up with Kato (Chou), his driver, inventor, and martial-arts master, and fight crime as The Green Hornet. When they set their sites on a powerful Russian mobster (Christoph Waltz), they have to step up and be real heroes to face the dangerous criminals who want them dead. With Cameron Diaz. On DVD and Blu-Ray.
Ronny (Vince Vaughn) is poised for success in Ron Howard's The Dilemma: he and his business partner, Nick (Kevin James), are ready to close an important deal, and Nick and his wife (Winona Ryder) have convinced Ronny to propose to his beautiful and successful girlfriend (Jennifer Connelly). On the verge of everything going right, Ronny sees something he shouldn't... and as he tries to figure out how to get the truth out, he begins to wreck his own life with a series of cover-ups and lies. While Ronny tries to find the right moment and method of telling the truth, everything in his life starts to crumble under misunderstandings and poorly thought-out scams before he can do the right thing. With Channing Tatum. On DVD and Blu-Ray.
Based on the autobiography of ballet dancer Li Cunxin, director Bruce Beresford's Mao's Last Dancer follows Li's story from his time at the Beijing Dance Academy to the American theater director (Bruce Greenwood) that leads to his rise at the Houston Ballet. In love with a fellow dancer (Amanda Schuli) and wishing to stay in America, Li has hard choices to make when the Chinese government refuses to extend his stay in America: he doesn't want to return to China, but he's afraid of the consequences his defecting would have on his mother (Joan Chen) and the rest of his family.
Surviving an attack that put Mark Hogancamp in a coma and left him hospitalized until his insurance ran out, the documentary Marwencol details Mark's method of re-assembling his life. With few memories of his life before the beating, Mark begins rebuilding his life in a 1/6-scale town called Marwencol, a WW-II era village populated by doll character alter-egos of himself and the people in his life.
A Latina adaptation of Sense & Sensibility, From Prada to Nada follows two sisters, studious Nora (Camilla Belle) and socialite Mary (Alexa Vega), from Beverly Hills to East LA. Made destitute after the death of their father, they move in with a mostly-estranged relative (Adriana Barraza) and try to adjust to their new conditions... which includes romances and heartbreaks with a local tough (Wilmer Valderrama), a caucasian lawyer (Nicholas D'Agosto), and a Spanish literature teacher (Kuno Becker). On DVD and Blu-Ray.
Will (Tom Sturridge) always believed his destiny and true love was his childhood friend Emma (Rachel Bilson) in Waiting for Forever. When Emma, now a TV star, returns to her small-town home because of her father's (Richard Jenkins) failing health, Will's life as a homeless street performer lets him return home at the same time... but Will hasn't actually spoken to Emma in years, and his devotion might be a unhealthy. At the same time, Emma's got her own history and troubles. With Matthew Davis.
The story of four 11-year-old friends over one summer, Summer Eleven is a coming-of-age family film. The last summer before middle school brings together Vanessa, an aspiring actress, Lizzie, coping with her brother coming home from war in a wheelchair, Jess, dealing with her parents' separation, and Peri, the new girl with a secret. Their summer together will strengthen their friendship and see the girls through to the last day of summer.
Graduating from High School Musical, Sharpay Evans (Ashley Tisdale) heads to New York to find fame and fortune as a Broadway diva in Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure, but the big city is tougher than she thought. When she thinks she finds her big break, the opportunity is actually for her little dog Boi... but even that's not a sure thing, and Sharpay has to fight for Boi's success against another starlet's dog.
A Blair Witch-style tale of two fourteen-year-old friends, sheltered Amy and reckless party girl Megan, Megan Is Missing is a story told through clips from Amy's video diary, cell phone footage, and clips from news stories. When Megan vanishes after a chat-room hook-up, Amy documents the search for her friend, but an abductor wouldn't respond well to the continued publicity.
New this week to Reckless Video's TV New Releases are the first season of Adult Swim's "Monsters in New York" cartoon Ugly Americans, as well as the 3rd season of the BBC supernatural drama Being Human. We also have the complete BBC miniseries Upstairs, Downstairs and the science fiction anime rebellion series Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion. Finally, we have Curious George Plays Ball, a collection of sports-themed Curious George episodes.
Cinderella Man, The Da Vinci Code
Pollock, Little Children
The Darwin Awards, That 70s Show
Lucia, Lucia, Sex and Breakfast
Curse of the Golden Flower
Driving Miss Daisy, Evelyn
One Tree Hill, Center Stage