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Hot new DVD and Blu-Ray releases this week (Oct 21, 2008)

October 19th, 2008 by Maxim · No Comments · 6,666 Views


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Incredible Hulk (2008) PG-13Incredible 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. [Maxim's Review] | Blu-Ray | DVD (Widescreen edition | 3-disc special edition)

Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed (2008) PG

Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed

(2008) PG
Hosted by Ben Stein, this controversial documentary examines how pro-intelligent design scholars and scientists are often chastised, fired or denied tenured positions by those who believe in Darwin’s theory of evolution. Nathan Frankowski’s film explores how scientists who believe in God are oppressed and how the acceptance of evolution may have played a role in the formation of organizations such as the Nazi regime and Planned Parenthood. Blu-Ray | DVD

In this heart-pounding thriller, young suburban couple James (Scott Speedman) and Kristen (Liv Tyler) welcome the peace and quiet of a secluded family vacation home -- that is, until three masked home invaders make them realize how dangerous isolation can be. Written and directed by Bryan Bertino, the film also stars Australian supermodel Gemma Ward, Kip Weeks, Glenn Howerton and Laura Margolis.

The Strangers

(2008) UR
In this heart-pounding thriller, young suburban couple James (Scott Speedman) and Kristen (Liv Tyler) welcome the peace and quiet of a secluded family vacation home — that is, until three masked home invaders make them realize how dangerous isolation can be. Written and directed by Bryan Bertino, the film also stars Australian supermodel Gemma Ward, Kip Weeks, Glenn Howerton and Laura Margolis. Blu-Ray | DVD
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barberer of Fleet Street

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

(2007) R
Johnny Depp (in an Oscar-nominated role) reteams with director Tim Burton for this adaptation of the hit Broadway musical about the Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Depp plays Sweeney Todd, a man who becomes a deranged murderer seeking revenge after being falsely imprisoned. To add to the macabre nature of his crimes, he enlists the help of his lover, Mrs. Lovett (Helena Bonham Carter), who disposes of the victims by baking them into meat pies — sought after by all of London. [Maxim's Review] | DVD | Blu-Ray

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