This Week in DVD/Blu-Ray: 22nd August – 28th August

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This week’s releases are the equivalent of the gaming Summer drought.

August 23rd

Secret Sunshine

Year: 2007
Newly Released On: DVD/Blu-Ray (Criterion Collection)
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 93%
Synopsis: Korean drama about a widow who starts life in a new town with her son. The villagers appear friendly but begin to show their true faces. Or something.

The Beaver

Year: 2011
Newly Released On: DVD/Blu-Ray
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 62%
Synopsis: Mel Gibson’s supposed comeback vehicle, in The Beaver he plays an executive who begins to start using a beaver puppet as his only method of communication.

Henry’s Crime

Year: 2011
Newly Released On: DVD/Blu-Ray
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 40%
Synopsis: Keanu “Woah” Reeves is a man without ambition who accidentally becomes a part of a bank robbery. A year after being released, he has found his purpose and decides to go for the biggest robbery he can.

The Greatest Movie Ever Sold

Year: 2011
Newly Released On: DVD/Blu-Ray
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 70%
Synopsis: The director of Supersize Me returns in this documentary looking at marketing and product placement in film and his own film specifically.

Other releases
August 23rd
Troll Hunter (2010)
Bambi II (2006)
Rounders (1998)
Blitz (2011)
Swingers (1996)
Win Win (2011)
Hostage (2005)
Little Big Soldier (2010)
The Women In Cages Collection (1971)
Road To Nowhere (2010)
Super Hybrid (2010
Sympathy For Delicious (2010)
Burial Ground (1981)
X-Cross (2007)

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