This Week In DVD/Blu-Ray: 11th April

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You could say it’s an incredible week for DVD and Blu-Ray.
April 11th
Megamind 3D
Year: 2010
Newly Released On: DVD/Blu-Ray
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 72%
Synopsis: An animated film from Dreamworks. Megamind is a supervillian who finally kills his long time nemesis Metro Man (Brad Pitt), but he soon begins to miss him. He creates a new superhero to give him something to do, but it doesn’t go to plan.
April 12th

WPR Movie Of The Week
The Incredibles
Year: 2004
Newly Released On: Blu-Ray
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 97%
Synopsis: An animated film from Pixar. Mr.Incredible was one of many crime fighters, but a backlash from the public forced all super heroes to abandon the pursuit. He now lives a mundane life with his wife, formerly Elastigirl and his three kids. When he receives a mysterious message that requires a superhero, he is tempted back into action.
Editor’s opinion: The Incredibles is definitely one of Pixar’s the best films. It looked at superheroes in a fresh and interesting way and is a fun, action packed film for all ages. Add in some beautiful animation and you have a great movie. Plus, it has Samuel Jackson with ice powers. You shouldn’t need anymore convincing.

Cars
Year: 2006
Newly Released On: Blu-Ray
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 74%
Synopsis: Another animated film from Pixar. Lightning Mcqueen is one of the world’s top racing drivers, but when he finds himself abandoned in a near ghost town called Radiator Springs, he discovers the true meaning of racing.

Country Strong
Year: 2010
Newly Released On: DVD/Blu-Ray
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 21%
Synopsis: A rising songwriter meets a fallen country singer and they both go on a career resurrecting tour, but romance and the past stands in the way.

Le Cercle Rouge
Year: 1970
Newly Released On: DVD/Blu-Ray (Criterion Collection)
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 95%
Synopsis: A thief and murderer who are released from prison on the same day decide to rob a Persian Jewellery Store involved with the mob.

White Material
Year: 2009
Newly Released On: DVD/Blu-Ray (Criterion Collection)
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 87%
Synopsis: A coffee plantation owner is pushed to the edge when an African civil conflict threatens to damage her family.

Marwencol
Year: 2010
Newly Released On: DVD/Blu-Ray
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 100%
Synopsis: A man who wakes up from a coma builds a World War II replica town in his backyard. A story begins to surround it and soon the man has to choose to protect his fictional town or embrace reality.

April 15th
Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 1
Year: 2010
Newly Released On: DVD/Blu-Ray
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 79%
Synopsis: Dark times are rapidly approaching in the wizarding world after the death of Dumbeldore and the full return of Voldermort. Harry, Ron and Hermione search for the remaining horcruxes which may hold the key to defeating the Dark Lord. Another boxset containing all of the currently released films will also be released on the same day.

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