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 (Mar 17, 2009)

March 14th, 2009 · No Comments

These movies are coming out on DVD and Blu-Ray the week of March 17, 2009:

Twilight
(2008) PG-13

Based on Stephenie Meyer’s best-selling novel, Twilight follows the saga of Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart), who moves to a small town to live with her father. At school, [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Movies

Hot New DVD and Blu-Ray Releases This Week (Mar 10, 2009)

March 9th, 2009 · No Comments

These movies are coming out on DVD and Blu-Ray the week of March 10, 2009:

Milk
(2008) R

Sean Penn (in an Oscar-winning role) stars in this fact-based drama about Harvey Milk, the openly gay activist and San Francisco politician who was murdered along with mayor [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Additional Articles · DVD · Movies

Hot New DVD and Blu-Ray Releases (Mar 3, 2009)

March 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

Beverly Hills Chihuahua
(2008) PG

Chloe (voiced by Drew Barrymore) is a privileged Chihuahua from Beverly Hills who rides in style in her owner’s purse — until she gets lost on a Mexican vacation, and must find her way home with the help of her [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Additional Articles · DVD · Movies

Hot New Blu-Ray and DVD Releases This Week (Feb 17, 2009)

February 16th, 2009 · No Comments

These movies come out on DVD and Blu-Ray the week of February 17, 2009:

High School Musical 3: Senior Year
(2008) G

Seniors Troy (Zac Efron) and Gabriella (Vanessa Hudgens) are having a hard time with the fact that they’ll soon be leaving high school behind. [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Additional Articles · DVD · Movies

Hot New DVD and Blu-Ray releases this week (Feb 10, 2009)

February 8th, 2009 · No Comments

These movies are coming out on DVD and Blu-Ray disks the week of February 10, 2009.
W. (a.k.a. Bush)
(2008) PG-13

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), [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Additional Articles · DVD · Movies

Hot new DVD and Blu-Ray Releases this week (Feb 3, 2009)

February 1st, 2009 · No Comments

These movies come out on DVD and Blu-Ray disks the week of February 3, 2009:
The Secret Life of Bees
(2008) PG-13

Haunted by the death of her mother, 14-year-old Lily (Dakota Fanning) escapes the dreary life she lives on her father’s farm and heads to [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Additional Articles · DVD · Movies

Hot New DVD and Blu-Ray Releases This Week (Jan 27, 2009)

January 26th, 2009 · No Comments

These movies come out on DVD and Blu-Ray disks the week of January 27, 2009:

Vicky Cristina Barcelona
(2008) PG-13

Javier Bardem stars in the latest effort from legendary filmmaker Woody Allen as a flamboyant painter who finds himself in the middle of a unique relationship [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Additional Articles · DVD · Movies

Hot New Blu-Ray and DVD releases this week (Jan 20, 2009)

January 19th, 2009 · No Comments

These movies come out on DVD and Blu-Ray the week of January 20, 2009:

Max Payne
(2008) Unrated
Mark Wahlberg stars as the title character of this gritty crime thriller, centered on an undercover New York City DEA agent who teams up with a female assassin [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Additional Articles · DVD · Movies

Hot new Blu-Ray and DVD releases this week (Jan 13, 2008)

January 10th, 2009 · No Comments

These movies are coming out on DVD and Blu-Ray the week of January 13, 2009.

Appaloosa
(2008) R
When a malicious, land-hungry rancher (Jeremy Irons) has the marshal and deputy of Appaloosa killed, two gunmen (Viggo Mortensen and Ed Harris, who also directs) arrive and try [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Additional Articles · DVD · Movies

Hot New DVD and Blu-Ray Releases This Week (Jan 6, 2009)

January 4th, 2009 · No Comments

These movies are coming out on DVD and Blu-Ray the week of January 6, 2009:

Pineapple Express
(2008) R
After witnessing an underworld murder involving a corrupt cop (Rosie Perez) and a drug kingpin (Gary Cole), straitlaced pothead Dale Denton (Seth Rogen) must go on the [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Additional Articles · DVD · Movies

Hot new DVD and Blu-Ray releases for Dec 23, 2008

December 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

These movies come out on DVD and Blu-Ray the week of December 23, 2008:

The Duchess
(2008) PG-13
Keira Knightley stars as Georgiana, duchess of Devonshire, in this adaptation of Amanda Foreman’s novel. Unhappily married to the duke of Devonshire (Ralph Fiennes, in a Golden Globe-nominated [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Additional Articles · DVD · Movies

Hot new movie releases on DVD and Blu-Ray this week (Dec 16, 2008)

December 15th, 2008 · No Comments

These movies come out on DVD and Blu-Ray the week of December 16, 2008:

Mamma Mia!
(2008) PG-13

Based on the international hit musical featuring the songs of pop superstars ABBA, this charming tale centers on a bride-to-be (Amanda Seyfried) and her plan to uncover her [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Additional Articles · DVD · Movies

Hot New DVD and Blu-Ray Releases This Week (Dec 8, 2008)

December 7th, 2008 · No Comments

These movies and TV series come out on DVD and Blu-Ray the week of December 8, 2008:

The Dark Knight
(2008) PG-13 (152min)
Batman (Christian Bale) teams with Lt. James Gordon (Gary Oldman) and District Attorney Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart) to continue dismantling Gotham City’s criminal [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Additional Articles · DVD · Movies · TV

Hot New DVD and Blu-Ray releases this week (Dec 2, 2008)

December 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
(2008) PG
One year after the incredible adventure of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, Peter, Edmund, Lucy and Susan Pevensie return to Narnia to aid a young prince whose life has been threatened by the evil King [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Additional Articles

Hot new DVD and Blu-Ray Releases this week (Nov 25, 2008)

November 24th, 2008 · No Comments

These movies and TV series come out on DVD and Blu-Ray disks the week of November 25, 2008:

Hancock
(2008) UR
Will Smith stars as Hancock, a down-and-out superhero forced to employ a PR expert, Ray Embrey (Jason Bateman), to help repair his image when the [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Additional Articles · DVD · Movies

Hot New DVD and Blu-Ray Releases This Week (Nov 18, 2008)

November 17th, 2008 · No Comments

These movies and TV series come out on DVD and Blu-Ray disk the week of November 17-November 23, 2008:

WALL-E
(2008) G
In a futuristic world, human beings have destroyed Earth and evacuated the planet, leaving the cleanup to an army of robots they’ve programmed to [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Additional Articles · DVD · Movies

Hot New DVD and Blu-Ray Releases this week (Nov 4, 2008)

November 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

These movies come out on DVD and Blu-Ray this week:

Kung Fu Panda
(2008) PG
When China’s Valley of Peace is threatened, lazy Po the panda (voiced by Jack Black) discovers his destiny as the “chosen one” and trains to become a kung fu hero. Master [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Additional Articles · DVD · Movies · USA

Hot New DVD and Blu-Ray Releases This Week (Sep 30, 2008)

September 28th, 2008 · No Comments

These movies come out on DVD and Blu-Ray this week.
Iron Man
(2008) PG-13
After ultrarich inventor and weapons maker Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) escapes from kidnappers using makeshift power armor, he turns his invention to good by using it to fight crime. But when [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Additional Articles · DVD · Movies

Hot New DVD and Blu-Ray Releases This Week (Sep 23, 2008)

September 21st, 2008 · 1 Comment

These movies come out on DVD this week:

Sex and the City – The Movie (2008)
“Sex and the City” fans rejoice! Carrie Bradshaw and her girls Charlotte, Samantha and Miranda are back, and this time, they’re coming to the big screen with this highly [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Additional Articles · DVD · Movies

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

September 14th, 2008 · 1 Comment

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

[Read more →]

Tags: Additional Articles · DVD · Movies