The Christmas tree has come down, the crackers have been thrown out and the dim recollections of that New Year’s Eve party are fading fast. If all this seems a bit too depressing why not take a look at some of the latest films available on DVD and Blu-ray to lighten your spirits, all available to rent right now.
- Baaria – Visually arresting tale from writer/director Giuseppe Tornatore about his native Sicily, as seen through the eyes of three generations.
- brilliantlove – When a shy taxidermist and a photographer meet a hot summer romance commences in this sexually provocative film from Ashley Horner.
- Gainsbourg – Known best this side of the Channel for the notorious song “Je T’Aime… Moi Non Plus”, Serge Gainsbourg’s life is brought to the screen in this musical biopic.
- Knight and Day – Tom Cruise and Cameron Dias are once again united in an action packed race across the globe.
- I’m Still Here – Remember Joaquin Phoenix? He’s still around and this is the film of what he’s been up to – breaking into the hip-hop scene and all.
- Please Give – Stresses of family life (as well as between neighbours – especially when you own their apartment) are brought to the fore in this comedy drama.
- Resident Evil – Afterlife – Milla Jovovich is joined by Ali Harter (“Heroes”) in this latest instalment to stop the zombie horde.
- The Girl Who Played with Fire – Second film in the Millennium Trilogy, following the escapades of Lisbeth Salander, on the run for murder.
- The Secret in their Eyes – A tense thriller and winner of the 2010 Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.
- Ticking Clock – Cuba Gooding Jr. tackles a serial killer after discovering the murderer’s journal.
- F – Blu-ray – Another tale of youths gone bad, when a gang of “hoodies” attack their school instead of doing their homework.
- Gainsbourg – Blu-ray – French music master Serge Gainsbourg’s life in high definition.
- I’m Still Here – Blu-ray – Follow Joaquin Phoenix as he questions the definitions of fame and celebrity.
- Resident Evil – Afterlife – Blu-ray – More zombie terror as Milla Jovovich fights them once again.
- The Girl Who Played with Fire – Blu-ray – Lisbeth Salander’s life is revealed in more detail when she is accused of three murders and must go on the run.
Alexa Muir, Merchandising Manager