Buy Me, Rent Me, Forget Me: 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes,' 'Kung Fu Panda 2,' 'Detective Dee,' and More

Buy Me, Rent Me, Forget Me: 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes,' 'Kung Fu Panda 2,' 'Detective Dee,' and More

Dec 13, 2011

High-Profile New Releases

 

Fright Night (DreamWorks)
Release Date: Aug 19, 2011 
Rated: R for Bloody horror violence and language including some sexual references
Runtime: 1 hr. 46 min.
Genres: Comedy, Horror
Director:Craig Gillespie
Cast:Anton YelchinColin FarrellToni ColletteDavid TennantImogen PootsFull cast + crew

Verdict: Rent Me (It's better than the haters say it is)
Available On: 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD
Special Features: Peter Vincent: Swim Inside My Mind, The Official "How to Make a Funny Vampire Movie" Guide, Squid Man Uncut, Deleted Scenes and More

Kung Fu Panda 2 (DreamWorks)
Release Date: May 26, 2011 
Rated: PG For sequences of martial arts action and mild violence
Genres: Action/Adventure, Animated, Comedy
Director: Jennifer Yuh
Cast:Jack BlackAngelina JolieDustin HoffmanGary OldmanJackie ChanFull cast + crew

Verdict: Rent Me (If you loved the original, you won't be disappointed)
Available On: 3D Blu-rayBlu-ray, DVD
Special Features: Kung-Fu Panda: Secrets of the Master, The Animator's Corner, Trivia Track, Animation Inspiration, Commentary and More

 

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (Fox)
Release Date: Aug 05, 2011
Rated: PG-13 Violence and intense/frightening sequences
Runtime: 1 hr. 45 min.
Genres: Action/Adventure, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Director:Rupert Wyatt
Cast:James FrancoFreida PintoJohn LithgowAndy SerkisBrian CoxFull cast + crew

Verdict: Buy Me (The surprise blockbuster of the year)
Available On: Blu-ray, DVD
Special Features: Two commentaries, Pre-vis for the Future, Ape Facts, Capturing Caesar, Studying the Genius of Andy Serkis and More

 

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And check out this exclusive clip from Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame:

High-Profile Catalog Releases

 

City of God (Lions Gate)
Release Date: Jan 17, 2003
Rated: R for Sexuality, Language, Drug Content and Strong Brutal Violence
Runtime: 2 hr. 11 min.
Genres: Coming-of-Age, Crime Drama, Period Film, Urban Drama, Crime, Drama
Director:Fernando Meirelles
Cast:Alexandre RodriguesMatheus NachtergaelePhelipe HaagensenSeu JorgeJonathan HaagensenFull cast + crew

Verdict: Buy Me (If you don't already own the film)
Available On: Blu-ray
Special Features: News From a Personal War, a 57-minute documentary about the Rio de Janeiro drug trade

 

Heavenly Creatures (Lions Gate)
Release Date: Sep 12, 1994
Rated: R
Runtime: 1 hr. 39 min.
Genres: Suspense/Thriller
Director:Peter Jackson
Cast:Melanie LynskeyKate WinsletSarah PeirseDiana KentClive MerrisonFull cast + crew

Verdict: Rent Me (To check out of Peter Jackson's earlier films)
Available On: Blu-ray
Special Features: Just a trailer

 

The Rocketeer (Disney)
Release Date: Jun 21, 1991
Rated: PG
Runtime: 1 hr. 48 min.
Genres: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Director:Joe Johnston
Cast:Bill CampbellJennifer ConnellyAlan ArkinTimothy DaltonPaul SorvinoFull cast + crew

Verdict: Rent Me (If it's been too long since you've seen it)
Available On: Blu-ray
Special Features: Just a trailer

 

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