Hot Movie Releases on DVD and Blu-Ray this week (July 22, 2008)
July 22nd, 2008 by Maxim · No Comments · 6,789 Views
Struggling to come up with his MIT tuition, Ben Campbell (Jim Sturgess) turns to one of his professors (Kevin Spacey), who trains him and five fellow students to become card-counting experts, with the intent of swindling millions of dollars out of Vegas casinos. The film is based on the nonfiction best-seller Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six MIT Students Who Took Vegas for Millions. [Maxim's Review] DVD (Single-Disc Edition | Two-Disc Special Edition) | Blu-Ray.
Director Chuck Russell’s fantasy-adventure prequel to the Mummy series takes no prisoners. In ancient Egypt, peasant Mathayus (Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson) is hired to exact revenge on the powerful Memnon (Steven Brand) and the sorceress Cassandra (Kelly Hu), who are ready to overtake Balthazar’s (Michael Clarke Duncan) village. Amid betrayals, thieves, abductions and more, Mathayus strives to bring justice to his complicated world. DVD | Blu-Ray
Veteran fisherman Billy Tyne (George Clooney) has had a run of disappointing catches and is determined to change his luck by going beyond the normal reach of New England fishing boats to the remote Flemish Cap. Once out at sea, he hears about a huge storm building up, but is convinced he can beat it back to Gloucester, taking an enormous catch with him. If he doesn’t try, his crew will come away empty-handed on this last trip of the season. DVD | Blu-Ray
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