Maxim's Movie Reviews and Opinions Blog

Honest independent fun-to-read movie reviews and opinions

 

Hot New DVD and Blu-Ray Releases this week (Sep 16, 2008)

September 14th, 2008 by Maxim · 1 Comment · 9,155 Views


Post to Twitter Post to Delicious Post to Digg Post to Facebook Post to Google Buzz Send Gmail Post to LinkedIn Mixx This Post Post to MySpace Post to Reddit Post to Slashdot Post to Technorati


These movies come ot on DVD and Blu-Ray the week of 16 September, 2008.

Made of Honor (2008)

Made of Honor

(2008) PG-13
Happy-go-lucky playboy Tom (Patrick Dempsey) finally decides to propose to his best friend, Hannah (Michelle Monaghan), when she returns from a trip. But when she gets home, she announces that she’s engaged … and asks Tom to be in the wedding. Can Tom work his way back into her heart before it’s too late? Directed by Paul Weiland, this whimsical comedy also features Sydney Pollack and Kadeem Hardison. DVD | Blu-Ray

Speed Racer (2008)

Speed Racer

(2008) PG
Emile Hirsch (Into the Wild) stars as Speed in this big-screen adaptation of the popular 1960s-era Japanese animated series from directors Larry and Andy Wachowski, the minds behind the blockbuster Matrix trilogy. With the support of his parents (Susan Sarandon and John Goodman), his girlfriend, Trixie (Christina Ricci), and his onetime rival Racer X (Matthew Fox), Speed sets out to conquer a cross-country race known as the Crucible. DVD | Blu-Ray

Pirates of The Caribbean Trilogy

Pirates of the Caribbean Trilogy

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of The Black Pearl (2003) PG-13
Flamboyant pirate Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp, in an Oscar-nominated performance), steals the show as a charming, carefree 17th century pirate who roams the Caribbean sea. When a rival pirate (Geoffrey Rush) pillages the village of Port Royal and kidnaps the governor’s (Jonathan Pryce) daughter, Elizabeth (Keira Knightley), Jack decides to help Elizabeth’s love, Will (Orlando Bloom), save her. Of course, the mission isn’t quite that simple. …
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006) PG-13
Director Gore Verbinksi takes to the high seas to helm the continuing adventures of swashbuckling Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp), young Will Turner (Orlando Bloom) and headstrong beauty Elizabeth Swann (Keira Knightley). Once again, the trio returns to the realm of the supernatural as Jack tries to weasel his way out of a blood debt with the ghostly Davey Jones (Bill Nighy), who threatens the wily skipper with eternal damnation if he welshes.
Pirates of the Caribbean: At the World’s End (2007) PG-13
In this final installment of the swashbuckler trilogy, Captain Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush), long believed to be dead, has come back to life and is headed to the edge of the Earth with brave Will Turner (Orlando Bloom) and feisty Elizabeth Swann (Keira Knightley). And what of Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp)? Nothing is as it seems. Just when he appears to be down, he proves he can’t be counted out. Bill Nighy and Yun-Fat Chow also star. Blu-Ray

The Mist (2007)The Mist

(2007) R
After a brutal thunderstorm pounds a small town, the residents discover a malevolent mist hangs over their homes, killing anyone who remains outside. Trapped in a grocery store, a band of survivors must make a stand against the deadly fog. Based on a story by horror maestro Stephen King and directed by multiple Oscar nominee Frank Darabont, this spine chiller stars Thomas Jane, Marcia Gay Harden and Andre Braugher. DVD | Blu-Ray

88 Minutes (2008)

88 Minutes

(2008) R
Director Jon Avnet’s real-time thriller finds Jack Gramm (Al Pacino), college professor and occasional forensic shrink for the FBI, in a race against time. When Gramm receives a mysterious phone call telling him he has exactly 88 minutes left to live, can he track down his would-be killer before the clock runs out? The ensemble supporting cast includes Amy Brenneman, Leelee Sobieski, Deborah Unger and William Forsythe. DVD | Blu-Ray

The Incredible Hulk (2008)

The Incredible Hulk

(2008) PG-13
Edward Norton stars as Bruce Banner in this version of the classic comic book tale about a doctor who searches for a cure for his exotic condition, which causes him to transform into a huge green monster when under duress. Drawing closer to finding a remedy, Dr. Banner becomes sidetracked as he’s pursued first by the military and then by a rival monster known as the Abomination. Liv Tyler, Tim Roth and William Hurt co-star. DVD | Blu-Ray

Also, these TV series are out on DVD as well:

If you liked this post, buy me a beer

 ·  · 
| | | | | | |

Tags: Additional Articles · DVD · Movies

Related posts

1 response so far ↓

  • 1 Bettie // Jul 14, 2015 at 3:21 am

    Reply  |  Quote


    I could watch Scerndlhi’s List and still be happy after reading this.

Leave a Comment