When a former oil tycoon (Eddie Izzard) hosts a race to promote his new biofuel, he brings in Piston Cup champion Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) to compete in Pixar's Cars 2, but Mater (Larry the Cable Guy), McQueen's tow-truck sidekick, is off on another adventure. Accidentally teamed up with a pair of British spies (Michael Caine and Emily Mortimer) who think his personality is the cover of a brilliant American agent, Mater is thrown into a comic wrong-man story, evading enemy agents and getting to the heart of an oil/biofuel conspiracy almost in spite of himself. On DVD and Blu-Ray.
Cal (Steve Carell) is shocked when his wife (Julianne Moore) says she wants a divorce during the middle of dinner in Crazy Stupid Love, but is too shocked to do anything. Depressed and moping at a bar, Cal is rescued by Jacob (Ryan Gosling), a hyper-confident playboy determined to help Cal be an effective single man, wooing women and getting over his divorce. Though both men seem to be doing well, new women don't change the fact that Cal will never stop loving his wife, and Jacob is inspired to settle down when he meets Hannah (Emma Stone), who's unlike any woman he's ever met. On DVD and Blu-Ray.
As a young girl, Mona Gray (Jessica Alba) gave up everything she enjoyed in An Invisible Sign as part of a "deal with the universe" to heal her ailing father (John Shea). As a young woman, this deal has stunted her ability to relate to anything but math, a passion she and her father shared, and she's unprepared when her mother (Sonia Braga) asks her to move out and find a life of her own. Finding a job as an elementary school math teacher, she begins to reconnect with the world trough her 8-year-old students... and the science teacher (Chris Messina) determined to be a part of her world.
Baya Benmahmoud (Sara Forestier) is a free-spirited, left-leaning girl who sleeps with right-wing men to change their politics in the French The Names of Love. When she meets Arthur Martin (Jacques Gamblin), a middle-of-the-road scientist, the two form a stronger relationship based on each of their complicated histories.
When an elderly gentleman (Hal Holbrook) walks into a traveling circus in the middle of packing up, he's nearly sent away, but he begins to tell the story of his life in the Benzini Brothers circus in the 1930s in Water for Elephants. As a young man, Jacob (Robert Pattinson) dropped out of veterinary hopped a train and found himself put to work in the circus. The circus' owner, August (Christoph Waltz), puts Jacob's schooling to use, working with the animals and making sure the show's star attraction brings in the crowds... but the star attraction is August's wife, Marlena (Reese Witherspoon), and as Jacob and Marlena grow closer, August shows his dangerous side. On DVD and Blu-Ray.
Wayne Wang's Snow Flower and the Secret Fan is the story of two "sworn sisters" in 19th-century China, Snow Flower (Gianna Jun) and Lilly (Li Bing Bing). Separated by their families, they stay connected by writing in a secret language in the folds of a silk fan, maintaining their friendship through almost impossible hardship. The fan is discovered by two friends in New York (also Jun and Li), and the story of Snow Flow and Lilly's friendship redefines their own lives as well. On DVD and Blu-Ray.
In Bill Cunningham New York, Bill is celebrating his 80th birthday. During his decades pedaling a Schwin around New York City, taking pictures, Bill Cunningham's photographs were made famous in the pages of Vogue, Details, and eventually the New York Times. Happy to have found his calling, Cunningham continues to shoot people and fashions, more drawn to collecting culture and recording looks than to fame or even publication.
Errol Morris' Tabloid tells the widely publicized story of Joyce McKinney as her image evolved in newspapers, interviewing McKinney herself and the people who were around her during the events that made her notorious. Beginning with her initial fame as a kidnapper, the film follows her notoriety as she fights to be with the man she loves through to her more recent headlines, measuring the gulf between all the versions of the stories being told.
A look into the aftermath of Sierra Leone's civil war, Fambul Tok follows Sierra Leonean John Caulker as he travels from village to village with a system to heal broken communities. Caulker's Fambul Tok (translated as "Family Talk") brings victims and aggressors together, seeking apologies and forgiveness, which becomes more challenging as the level of the crimes being addressed rises.
When Ken Kesey, Neal Cassady, and The Merry Pranksters hit the road in a brightly painted bus in 1964, they filmed the adventure intending to record a documentary of their cross-country journey. Though their movie was never completed, Alex Gibney's Magic Trip uses the Pranksters' raw footage, along with current reflections of the times, to flesh out the story of their psychedelic experiment.
Masked bandits (including Ben Mendelsohn and Cam Gigandet) break into Nicolas Cage's opulent house in Joel Schumacher's Trespass. They're searching for his wealth, but Cage is concerned about his wife (Nicole Kidman) and daughter (Liana Liberato)-- if he gives the robbers what they want, what's their incentive to keep his family alive? As they maneuver for control of the situation, secrets start to emerge, complicating an already difficult caper. On DVD and Blu-Ray.
In a post apocalyptic world where there are no guns, an aimless stranger (Josh Hartnett) wanders into town in Bunraku. Set in a candy-colored, comic book town the stranger navigates hyper-stylized gangs armed with swords, knives and axes, aiming for The Woodsman (Ron Perlman), the vicious gangster who runs everything. With Demi Moore and Woody Harrelson. On DVD and Blu-Ray.
Mary's (Elle Fanning) Christmas becomes a fantasy adventure when her Uncle Albert (Nathan Lane) gives her a nutcracker as a gift in The Nutcracker: The Untold Story. The Nutcracker (Shirley Henderson) comes to life and whisks Mary off on a fairy tale journey with Rat Kings, Snow Fairies, adventure, and magic.On DVD and Blu-Ray.
New this week in our TV New Releases:
|Hank emerges from jail to find his role as the inspiration for Mia's book has become public, and he could be facing more serious charges and a real prison sentence.|
Series 1 & 2
|Middle aged former roadie Tommy Saxondale (Steve Coogan) now runs a pest control business, but still sees himself as a Mustang-driving, leather-jacketed rebel.|
Freejack, Honey I Blew Up the Kid
Kiss of the Spider Woman, Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School
The Joy Luck Club, Last Holiday