An instant animated classic, some art-house cinema, an epic dud, a year-old comedy and one of George Clooney's best are all out this week. Let's take a look...
Daniel & Ana (2010)
Daniel and Ana, brother and sister, best friends. Both are at pivotal, defining moments in their contented lives. Ana is about to be married, Daniel is a gregarious teenager discovering his personal and sexual identity. Yet their harmony is instantly shattered when they are kidnapped and are forced to engage in an unforgettable act for their freedom. Their old lives become a distant memory and nothing will ever be the same again. Now available on DVD, watch the trailer.
How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Set on the island of Berk, where daily combat with dragons is the way of life, a young boy meets and befriends the enemy, hoping to turn his community from dragon-slayers into dragon lovers. Available Friday on Blu-ray, DVD and Double DVD pack, read our full review and watch the trailer.
I Am Love (2010)
Starring Tilda Swinton at the top of her game, the film is a beautifully shot soap opera about an insular and wealthy Italian family and the tragedies that befall them. Now available on Blu-ray and DVD, read our full review and watch the trailer
Jonah Hex (2010)
The lone dud in an otherwise great year for Josh Brolin, this film based on the classic Western/supernatural comic book co-stars Megan Fox. One of the great duds of 2010. Now available on Blu-ray and DVD, watch the trailer
The Hangover (Extreme Edition) (2009)
In case you didn't get enough of the original film's brilliant lowbrow humor, here comes a new version loaded with extras. Now available on Blu-ray and DVD, watch the trailer
A documentary look at the tragedies and horrors of Kim Jong Il's Hermit Kingdom from producer Mike Figgis ("Leaving Las Vegas"). Now available on DVD, watch the trailer.
Leaves of Grass (2010)
Ed Norton stars as a pair of twins--one a Harvard philosophy professor, the other a pot-growing hillbily--who get cuaght in a messy situation involving a Southern meth gang, from writer-director-co-star Tim Blake Nelson. Now available on Blu-ray and DVD, watch the trailer
Peepli Live (2010)
A Hindi comedy about farmers who are in danger of lsoing their land because of past due loans, until they cook up a scheme to take advantage of a law that promises large sums of money to the families of famrers who committ suicide. Now available on DVD, watch the trailer.
Three Kings (1999)
David O. Russell directs George Clooney, Mark Whalberg, Ice Cube and Spike Jonze in this hilarlious and sad film about a small band of U.S. troops who come across a small fortune of gold while stationed in Iraq. Now available on Blu-ray, watch the trailer
Smokey & The Bandit: The 7-Movie Outlaw Collection (1977)
The original BUrt Reynolds trilogy abou ta fast-driving man appaernntly spawned four TV films no one has ever seen, so naturally they've pakcaged all svene moives together in one epic collection. Now available on DVD, watch the trailer for the original.