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New on Home Video: "Nim," "Anonymous," "Harold & Kumar" and The Dowager!



    (Published Wednesday, May 30, 2012)

    Project Nim
    From Oscar-winning documentarian James Marsh ("Man on Wire") comes this fascinatiing look at Columbia University experiment in the '70s that sought to raise a chimp as though it were a human and teach it sign language. Things do not end well. Read our theatrical review and watch the trailer

    A fanciful thriller that puts forth the case that it was not in fact William Shakespeare, but rather Edward de Vere, who wrote the timeless play we attribute to The Bard. Read our theatrical review and watch the trailer

    A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas
    Your favorite movie stoners are back, this time making a last-ditch effort to save the holiday, but things take a wrong turn when the guys run afoul of the mob and Harold accidentally shoots Santa. Read our theatrical review and watch the trailer

    The Rebound
    Catherine Zeta-Jones stars as a single mother of two who gets swept of her feet by a younger man, who also happens to be her kids' manny, played by Jason Bartha, the fourth wheel from the "Hangover" films. Watch the trailer

    "A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas" Trailer

    [NY] "A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas" Trailer
    Kal Penn and John Cho are back November 4th, and they are back in three dimensions.
    (Published Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011)

    Downton Abbey: Season 2
    The Dowager and friends are back for another season of petty class warfare and intrigue. Or you can just watch them online for a limited time

    Fireflies in the Garden
    Ryan Reynolds stars as a novelist trying to come to terms with the reign of terror by his father (Willem Dafoe) that he and his mother (Julia Roberts) had to endure, This movie was finished three years ago, suggesting that it might not be as good as you would hope. Watch the trailer

    A Warrior's Heart
    Kellan Lutz stars as a teen struggling with the death of his father in Iraq, and starts acting out, eventually winding up before a judge who orders him to attend a lacrosse camp. Watch the trailer

    "Anonymous" Trailer

    [NY] "Anonymous" Trailer
    Roland Emmerich (yes, THAT Roland Emmerich) directs this look at who really wrote Shakespeare's plays. Opens Sept. 30th.
    (Published Friday, Aug. 5, 2011)

    The Sunset Limited
    Tommy Lee Jones and Samuel L. Jackson star in this adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's play about an antisocial college professor and the religious ex-con who saved him from killing himself by jumping in front of a train. Watch the trailer