Some more good DVD releases this week. Just click on the corresponding links to purchase the movie posters:
- Skinwalkers (Horror) – In the small town of Huguenot, Timothy (Matthew Knight) approaches his thirteenth birthday, unaware this milestone marks the time of his transformation. His mother Rachel (Rhona Mitra) fears her son’s health is deteriorating. But those around him—those who have guarded him since birth—know Timothy is a half-blood and that when the red moon is full, he will finally have the power to control his family’s destiny. They also know that Timothy’s gift puts his life in grave danger.
Cast: Jason Behr, Elias Koteas, Rhona Mitra, Kim Coates, Natassia Malthe; Directed by: James Isaac
- Hot Rod (Comedy) – Rod Kimble (Samberg), a self-proclaimed stuntman, is convinced he has bravery in his blood. He’s grown up believing he’s the son of Evel Knievel’s test-rider, a courageous stuntman who died in his prime. Rod is committed to fulfilling his father’s legacy. Only problem is… he sucks!
Cast: Andy Samberg, Isla Fisher, Jorma Taccone, Bill Hader, Sissy Spacek, Ian McShane; Directed by: Akiva Schaffer
- Waitress (Comedy) – When Jenna (Keri Russell), a waitress in a cheery southern diner, discovers that she’s pregnant, she doesn’t exactly jump for joy. Motherhood was never in her plans, and she’s already saddled with her needy, jealous and infantile husband Earl (Jeremy Sisto).
Cast: Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion, Cheryl Hines, Adrienne Shelly, Jeremy Sisto, Andy Griffith, Eddie Jemison, Lew Temple; Directed by: Adrienne Shelly
- Bratz: The Motion Picture (Family) – The highly popular dolls Bratz finally come alive in “Bratz: The Movie,” the first live action feature film based on the chic fashion dolls. As the Bratz navigate their way through this story, we will see how the four young women represent honestly, camaraderie and most importantly friendship.
Cast: Skyler Shaye, Janel Parrish, Paula Abdul, Nathalia Ramos, Malese Jow, Logan Browning; Directed by: Sean McNamara
- I know Who Killed Me (Thriller/Horror) – The quiet suburb of New Salem is being terrorized by a brutal serial killer who abducts and tortures young women, holding them captive for weeks before murdering them. Aubrey Fleming (Lindsay Lohan), a talented pianist and aspiring writer, appears to be his latest victim when she disappears without a trace during a night out with friends.
Cast: Lindsay Lohan, Julia Ormond, Neal McDonough, Brian Geraghty, Garcelle Beauvais (as Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon), Spencer Garrett, Gregory Itzin, Bonnie Aarons, Kenya Moore, Thomas Tofel, Rodney Rowland, David Figlioli; Directed by: Chris Sivertson
- Mr. Bean’s Holiday (Comedy) – In his latest misadventure, Mr. Bean (Rowan Atkinson) — the nearly wordless misfit who seems to be followed by a trail of pratfalls and hijinks — goes on holiday to the French Riviera and becomes ensnared in a European adventure of cinematic proportions.
Cast: Rowan Atkinson, Steve Pemberton, Lily Atkinson, Willem Dafoe; Directed by: Steve Bendelack
- The Namesake (Drama) – On the heels of their arranged marriage, Ashoke (Irrfan Khan) and Ashima (Tabu) jet off from steaming Calcutta to a wintry New York where they begin their new life together. Virtual strangers to one another and now living in what is to them a very strange land, their relationship quickly takes a turn when Ashima gives birth to a son. Under pressure to name him quickly, Ashoke settles on Gogol, after the famous Russian author — a name that serves as a link to a secret past and, Ashoke hopes, a better future.
Cast: Irfan Khan, Kal Penn, Jagannath Guha, Ruma Guha Thakurta, Tabu, Sandip Deb, Sukanya; Directed by: Mira Nair