Published Jun 29, 2011Is cottaging not the cards for your Canada Day long weekend? Well, not to worry. While everyone's out getting all sun-burned and mosquito-bit, you could be relaxing, enjoying one of the many new DVDs that recently hit shelves. If that sounds more your style than aching away to start a fire, then head on over to our Recently Reviewed section to read up on the latest releases. Here's a little of preview of what you can find there.
First on the list is The Adjustment Bureau, a movie that seems to have something for everybody. Mystery, sci-fi, drama and a show-stopping romance between stars Matt Damon and Emily Blunt make for a film that's both smart and entertaining.
But if it's simply a ton of action that you're looking for, gangster flick Kill The Irishman just may do it for it you. After all, there are killings and explosions aplenty in this Danny Greene (played by Ray Stevenson) biopic. But if girls with guns interest you more than gangsters, Zack Snyder's Sucker Punch (pictured) is brimming with them -- that and zombies, warriors and fire-breathing dragons.
In other action-packed movies this week, we also have the South Korean flick I Saw The Devil. A warning, though: you're going to need a tough stomach to be able to sit through this gore-filled tale of passion and revenge.
On a lighter note, this week we also bring you a review of Meet Monica Velour, which puts Keith Bearden in the director's chair for the first time. Then we have Hall Pass, which casts Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis as two middle-aged, wandering-eyed married men who are given a free pass from their wives to do whatever they would like for one week.
As for music DVDs this week, we have Ride, Rise, Roar, which documents the creative process behind the Songs of David Byrne and Brian Eno tour of 2008/2009.Also, there is the second season of Elvis Costello's music talk show Spectacle: Elvis Costello With...
To read up on more DVD and Blu-ray releases, be sure to check out the Exclaim! Recently Reviewed section.