Published Sep 08, 2010This week, we have Deep Blue Sea; the action-packed shark adventure originally released in 1999 is now out on Blu-Ray. Though the Ladies Love Cool James, these genetically engineered super-smart sharks cause a lot of trouble for the rapper, who plays a preacher/cook. Also out now is William Shakespeare's Hamlet, directed by Kenneth Branagh. The director's 65mm film stock techniques make for an immersive home theatre experience.
If you are looking for some laughs, check out The Norm Show: Complete Series, newly out on DVD. The Norm Show features comedian Norm McDonald at his dry, tongue-in-cheek best.
Music lovers are in luck, as there are three new music DVDs out. Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band kick things off with London Calling: Live in Hyde Park. The DVD showcases the power and ability of Springsteen to excite an audience, taking place at the 2009 Hard Rock Calling Festival. The King is also back this week in Elvis on Tour, directed by Pierre Adidge and Robert Abel, with special montages directed by a young Martin Scorsese. The Golden Globe-winning film takes us behind the scenes on a 15-city U.S. tour in 1972 and gives us over 25 performances, and many sequined, one-piece suits, to appreciate.
Fans of heavy metal legends Megadeth will be pleased with their new concert DVD, Rust In Peace Live, which celebrates the 20th anniversary of their seminal 1990 release, Rust In Peace. The band don't disappoint, demonstrating they've still got what it takes to thrash.
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