Saturday, March 1 2014, 03:28 PM MST
New DVD and Blu-ray Releases for February 25, 2014
(KUTV) This week's releases include Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity starring Sandra Bullock as a stranded medical engineer adrift in space, the latest Marvel blockbuster Thor: The Dark World starring Chris Hemsworth as the Asgardian superhero, Nebraska starring Bruce Dern as a man who believes he's won a million dollars and the third season of antics from Jake, the dog, and Finn, the human, in Cartoon Network's imaginative Adventure Time.
This week also sees the release of Swan Princes: A Royal Family Tale, the fifth film in the popular children's series, featuring a plot that pits Odette, the Swan Princess, against a dark force known as the Forbidden Arts.
Art house and re-releases this week include the excellent, albeit somewhat controversial, French film Blue is the Warmest Color, Roman Planski's Oscar-winning film Tess, Steven Soderbegh's first Hollywood studio production King of the Hill, Jean-Luc Godard's 1960 classic Breathless, and 1962's epic The 300 Spartans that inspired Frank Miller's graphic novel 300 (and Zack Snyder's cinematic adaptation), the Niels Arestrup (A Prophet, War Horse) starring drama You Will Be My Son, Twice Born starring Penelope Cruz as a woman who brings her son Sarajevo, where his father died years before, the massive Chinese hit Lost in Thailand (a sequel to the popular comedy Lost on Journey) and Dui Jarrod's feature debut Lessons Before Love, about four singles in search of love.
On the documentary front are two acclaimed titles in Greg Camalier's tribute to Rick Hall and his FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals and The Crash Reel, a film that chronicles the rivalry between Shaun White and Kevin Pearce.
By Ryan Michael Painter
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