Hot New DVD and Blu-Ray releases this week (Feb 10, 2009)
February 8th, 2009 by Maxim · No Comments · 18,082 Views
These movies are coming out on DVD and Blu-Ray disks the week of February 10, 2009.
Academy Award winner Oliver Stone directs an all-star cast in this satiric retrospective of the life and political career of George W. Bush (Josh Brolin), from his troubles as a young adult through his governorship of Texas and all the way to the Oval Office. Among the key supporting players are Richard Dreyfuss as veep Dick Cheney, Elizabeth Banks as first lady Laura Bush and Thandie Newton as Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.
During World War II, four black American soldiers find themselves trapped in a Tuscan village behind enemy lines. As they attempt to evade German forces and reunite with their comrades, the four experience firsthand the tragedy and triumph of war. Based on the acclaimed novel by James McBride and directed by Spike Lee, this epic war film stars Laz Alonso, Derek Luke, John Turturro, Omar Benson Miller and Michael Ealy.
On a Mohawk reservation on the Canadian border, Ray (Melissa Leo, in an Oscar-nominated role) teams with widowed tribe member Lila (Misty Upham) to smuggle illegal immigrants into the United States. Although the work provides the women with much-needed money, each trip puts them in danger. How long will their luck hold before the authorities close in? Charlie McDermott co-stars in this drama nominated for multiple Independent Spirit Awards, including Best Feature.
Also on DVD:
- The Inauguration of Barack Obama on CNN
- 60 Minutes Presents: Obama: All Access – Barack Obama’s Road to the White House (2009)
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