NEW DVDS FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 29, 2012
Director: Ralph Fiennes
Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Vanessa Redgrave
Caius Martius 'Coriolanus' is a feared and revered Roman general, suddenly pitted against his own city and fellow citizens. Rebelling against the power-hungry designs of his manipulative mother and rejected by his own people, Coriolanus incites a riot that expels him from Rome. The banished hero joins forces with his sworn enemy Tullus Aufidius to extract his revenge and determine his destiny.
Director: Heiter Dhalia
Starring: Amanda Seyfried, Daniel Sunjata
Jill Parrish comes home from a night shift to discover her sister Molly has been abducted. Jill, who had escaped from a kidnapper a year before, is convinced that the same serial killer has taken her sister.
Director: Michael Dowse
Starring: Seann William Scott, Jay Baruchel, Liev Schreiber
The story of Doug Glatt, a dumb but lovable bar bouncer plucked from obscurity to be the enforcer for a minor league hockey team. In the tradition of sports comedies like Slapshot, Goon delivers bone-crunching action and laughs in equal measure.
Director: Todd Graft
Starring: Queen Latifah, Dolly Parton, Keke Palmer
The small town of Pacashau, Georgia, has fallen on hard times, but the people are counting on the Divinity Church Choir to lift their spirits by winning the National Joyful Noise Competition. The discord between its two leading ladies, though, threatens to tear them apart. Their newly appointed director, Vi Rose Hill, stubbornly wants to stick with their tried-and-true traditional style, while G.G. Sparrow thinks "tried-and-true" translates into "tired-and-old."
Love Never Dies
Director: Brett Sullivan
Starring: Ben Lewis, Anna O'Byrne
The year is 1907. It is ten years after the Phantom's disappearance from the Paris Opera House. He has escaped to a new life in New York, where he lives among the screaming joy rides and freak-shows of Coney Island. In this new, electrically-charged world, he has finally found a place for his music to soar. All that is missing is his love - Christine Daae. Now one of the world's finest sopranos, Christine is struggling in an ailing marriage to Raoul.
Man on a Ledge
Director: Asger Leth
Starring: Sam Worthington, Elizabeth Banks
Ex-cop Nick Cassidy escapes from prison to plan the ultimate heist: steal a $40 million diamond from cutthroat businessman David Englander, and in the process prove his innocence. From the ledge of the famous Roosevelt Hotel, with the whole world watching, Cassidy plays a clever game of cat & mouse with the NYPD while his dutiful brother Joey works against the clock to extract the diamond and clear his brother's name.
New Years' Eve
Director: Garry Marshall
Starring: Halle Berry, Jessica Biel, Jon Bon Jovi
A stellar ensemble cast celebrates love, hope, forgiveness, second chances, and fresh starts in intertwining stories told amidst the pulse and promise of New York City on the most dazzling night of the year.
We Need To Talk About Kevin
Director: Lynne Ramsay
Starring: Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly
Kevin's mother struggles to love her strange child, despite the increasingly vicious things he says and does as he grows up. But Kevin is just getting started, and his final act will be beyond anything anyone imagined.