A teen assassin, "serious" Will Ferrell, sexual drama, a ton of re-issues, and Al Pacino's enduring gangster classic round out a post-Labor Weekend selection of home viewing pleasures. Note our refusal to make a "Hanna [Tony] Montana" joke here. You're welcome.
Saoirse Ronan and Eric Bana star in one of the best action flicks of the year. Ronan plays a 16 year-old trained by her father to be a lethal assassin. Imagine a less cuddly "The Professional." Read our theatrical review and watch the trailer.
Everything Must Go
Will Ferrell dusts off his "actor" pants for this adaptation of a Raymond Carver story about a relapsed alcoholic who tries to turn lemons (his wife boots him, littering the lawn with all of his possessions) into lemonade (a yard sale!). Read our theatrical review and watch the trailer
A painfully attractive cast (Keira Knightley, Sam Worthington, Eva Mendes, er, Griffin Dunne) star in this drama about fidelity, infidelity, and all that other messy boy-girl stuff. Read our theatrical review and watch the trailer
The movie that MTV's "Cribs" owes its life to arrives on Blu-ray for the first time in a handsome, limited edition steel case. It comes packed with collectible art cards and even a copy of the 1932 "Scarface" movie starring Paul Muni. Say good night to the bad guy in hi-def. Check out Al Pacino's thoughts on the "Scarface" legacy
40 Days and 40 Nights
New to Blu-ray, this quirky comedy is notable for two thing: Its young, hip, internet-savvy San Francisco setting was dated five minutes before the movie opened, and it stars Josh Hartnett and Shannyn Sossamon, making it the equivalent of the Pacino/De Niro scene in "Heat" only instead of acting legends coming together it features the two people Hollywood desperately tried to make famous but couldn't. Consider it a social artifact. Watch the trailer
Just in time for the remake to come along and make the rapists "sexy," the original 1971 "Straw Dogs" starring Dustin Hoffman and Susan George arrives on Blu-ray. We're betting the new one doesn't have a fraction of the uncomfortable punch of Sam Peckinpah's controversial original. Watch the trailer