Sunday, February 2 2014, 12:49 PM MST
New Release DVD and Blu-ray for January 21, 2014
(KUTV) This week’s releases include Paul Greengrass’ Captain Phillips, a thriller starring Tom Hanks based on the 2009 Maersk Alabama hijacking by Somali pirates, Blue Jasmine, Woody Allen’s latest film casts Cate Blanchett as a fallen socialite forced to live with her blue collar sister, In a World… an award winning Sundance film written, directed, co-produced and starring Lake Bell about a woman trying to break into the movie trailer voice-over industry and the cameo rich Machete Kills starring Danny Trejo in Robert Rodriguez’s sequel to 2010’s Machete.
Two popular foreign films Instructions Not Included, the surprise Mexican box office hit comedy, and the French thriller The Prey (which is getting an American remake).
Older films getting Blu-ray releases include Nostalghia, Andrei Tarkovsky’s tale of a poet haunted by his family in Russia as he researches the life of a Russian composer in Italy, La Vie De Boheme, Aki Kaurismaki’s story about three penniless artists living in Paris, and Stanley Kramer’s classic adventure comedy It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World starring Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle and Ethel Merman.
-Ryan Michael Painter
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