This Week In DVD/Blu-Ray: 18th July – 24th July

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Bradley Cooper has been doped again and this time it isn’t roofies.
July 19th

Limitless

Year: 2011
Newly Released On: DVD/Blu-Ray
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 70%
Synopsis: Bradley Cooper stars in this sci-fi thriller as an unpublished writer who’s life is transformed when he takes a pill which unlocks the remaining 90% of his brain. However, there are forces who are willing to do anything to get his stash of this smart drug.

Amelie

Year: 2001
Newly Released On: Blu-Ray
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 90%
Synopsis: Audrey Tautou plays a woman with an unusual upbringing who decides to try and change the lives of the people she knows for the better in this French art house comedy.

Take Me Home Tonight

Year: 2011
Newly Released On: DVD/Blu-Ray
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 28%
Synopsis: College graduate Matt Franklin bumps into the girl he loved since high school while working at a video store. He’s then invited to an end of summer party she’s attending where he hopes he may finally get lucky.

Boyz n the Hood

Year: 1991
Newly Released On: Blu-Ray
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 96%
Synopsis: Yo yo yo mothafucker this film be about a tale of three brothers who grow up in da hood. One be trying to win a football scholarship, da second has a code of honour but has succumbed to crime and the other is stuck in between da two.

The Reef

Year: 2010
Newly Released On: DVD/Blu-Ray
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 71%
Synopsis: A fresh and original story about a great white shark who hunts a boat in the middle of the sea. Oh wait.

Tekken

Year: 2010
Newly Released On: DVD/Blu-Ray
Rotten Tomatoes rating: N/A
Synopsis: Paul Phoenix’s gravity defying hair is nowhere to be found in this live action adaptation of the Tekken Universe.

Beauty And The Beast

Year: 1946
Newly Released On: DVD/Blu-Ray (Criterion Collection)
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 95%
Synopsis: Far from the loveliness of the Disney version, this adaptation of Beauty And The Beast. Belle is one of three sisters who’s Father steals a rose for her after getting lost and staying in a mysterious castle. The castle is inhabited by a beast who will either kill the Father or take one of the daughters for itself. Oh, and it’s French.

Nowhere To Run

Year: 1993
Newly Released On: Blu-Ray
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 26%
Synopsis: It’s a Van Damme action film that isn’t Street Fighter.

Chocolat

Year: 2000
Newly Released On: Blu-Ray
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 63%
Synopsis: A mysterious woman and daughter open a chocolate shop in a deeply catholic town in France, tempting its residents during lent and Easter.

Bridget Jones’s Diary

Year: 2001
Newly Released On: Blu-Ray
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 80%
Synopsis: A woman who wants to improve herself and fall in love keeps a diary for a year in this most likely cringe worthy (unless you like romance films) British romantic comedy.

The Boy With The Striped Pyjamas

Year: 2008
Newly Released On: Blu-Ray
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 64%
Synopsis: The innocent child of a Nazi Concentration Camp Commandant begins a forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the fence, unaware of the consequences the two will face.

The Music Room

Year: 1958
Newly Released On: DVD/Blu-Ray (Criterion Collection)
Rotten Tomatoes rating: N/A
Synopsis: A story about an old Indian nobleman who cannot adjust to the changing face of then modern India.

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