New Releases for March 13, 2012

This is actually a pretty decent week for new releases so there is quite a long list.

[amazon_link id=”B00701897I” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]The Adventures of Tintin (Three-Disc Combo: Blu-ray 3D / Blu-ray / DVD / Digital Copy)[/amazon_link]

[amazon_link id=”B00701897I” target=”_blank” ]The Adventures of Tintin[/amazon_link] -Entertaining family Computer Animated film of the classic franchise. The young reporter Tintin must find the secret of the sunken ship Unicorn before his enemies do. He has his dog Snowy and Captain Haddock to help him along the way. Rated PG.

Check out my review of the film here

 

[amazon_link id=”B004UXUX7S” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]The Descendants (Blu-ray/DVD + Digital Copy)[/amazon_link]

[amazon_link id=”B004UXUX7S” target=”_blank” ]The Descendants[/amazon_link] – This Academy Award winning movie for “Best Adapted Screenplay” as well as nominated for “Best Picture” (among others) stars George Clooney as father and real-estate lawyer who’s wife is in a coma. As he tries let people say their goodbyes, he finds out that she was having an affair and struggles to keep his family together and find out what his wife saw in the other man. Rated R.

Based off the novel, which you can get [amazon_link id=”0812982959″ target=”_blank” ]here[/amazon_link]. [amazon_link id=”0812982959″ target=”_blank” ]The Descendants: A Novel (Random House Movie Tie-In Books)[/amazon_link]

 

[amazon_link id=”B0059XTUEK” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]My Week with Marilyn (DVD/Blu-ray Combo)[/amazon_link]

[amazon_link id=”B0059XTUEK” target=”_blank” ]My Week with Marilyn[/amazon_link] – Based off a true story by Colin Clark, the film follows Clark as he gets to know Marilyn Monroe for a short time as she was filming The Prince and the Showgirl with Laurence Olivier soon after she married the playwright, Arthur Miller. Stars Michelle Williams, Emma Watson, Kenneth Branagh, and Judi Dench. Rated R.

 

[amazon_link id=”B006KH6CI6″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Melancholia [Blu-ray][/amazon_link]

[amazon_link id=”B006KH6CI6″ target=”_blank” ]Melancholia[/amazon_link] – This is an difficult movie to classify. It is about two sisters and their life during and after a wedding as the family and the world panic, because the rogue planet Melancholia is headed straight for earth. A unique Apocalyptic film. Stars Kirsten Dunst, Kiefer Sutherland, and Alexander Skarsgard. Rated R.

 

[amazon_link id=”B006P0FICE” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]The Three Musketeers [Blu-ray][/amazon_link]

[amazon_link id=”B006P0FICE” target=”_blank” ]The Three Musketeers[/amazon_link] – This latest version of Alexandre Dumas’ book. This version is an action oriented version and was a gimmicky 3-D version, so many effects and story play to that and not to the plot. Stars Logan Lerman, Orlando Bloom and Milla Jovovich. Rated PG-13.

 

[amazon_link id=”B005FITILO” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Young Adult [Blu-ray][/amazon_link]

[amazon_link id=”B005FITILO” target=”_blank” ]Young Adult[/amazon_link] – A dark comedy by the makers of Juno, this movie stars Charlize Theron as writer of a series of young adult book. Suffering some writers block, she decides to go back to her home town, and decides to try to break up the marriage of her high school boyfriend. Also stars Patrick Wilson, Patton Oswalt, and J.K. Simmons. Rated R.

 

 

[amazon_link id=”B004EPZ0AM” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Happy Feet Two (Blu-ray/DVD Combo + UltraViolet Digital Copy)[/amazon_link]

[amazon_link id=”B004EPZ0AM” target=”_blank” ]Happy Feet Two[/amazon_link] – The sequel to Happy Feet from 2006, this film follows the son of Mumble (star of the first movie and voiced by Elijah Wood) Erik who is afraid to dance. He tries to follow a penguin who can fly, and glacier cuts off other penguins, and Erik gets his new friends to help save them. Also stars Pink, Hank Azaria, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, and Robin Williams. Rated PG.

 

[amazon_link id=”B006JN87W0″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Neverland [Blu-ray][/amazon_link]

[amazon_link id=”B006JN87W0″ target=”_blank” ]Neverland[/amazon_link] – A Syfy channel miniseries re imagining the story of Neverland story. Best part of this movie is that Bob Hoskins reprises his role from Hook as Smee. Stars Rhys Ifans, Bob Hoskins, Keira Knightley, and Charlie Rowe. Not Rated.

 

[amazon_link id=”B006W4KRRY” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Wallace & Gromit: World of Invention [Blu-ray][/amazon_link]

[amazon_link id=”B006W4KRRY” target=”_blank” ]Wallace & Gromit’s World of Invention[/amazon_link] – Wallace and Gromit return as Wallace presents new inventors from his basement studio that he made himself. Complete six part series. Not Rated.

 

[amazon_link id=”B004X1VZYW” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]The Killing: Season One [Blu-ray][/amazon_link]

[amazon_link id=”B004X1VZYW” target=”_blank” ]The Killing: Season One[/amazon_link] – The first season of the new AMC series about a community as it tries to unravel the mysteries surrounding a local murder. Not Rated.

 

[amazon_link id=”B005YFGIWK” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]The Guild: Season Five[/amazon_link]

[amazon_link id=”B005YFGIWK” target=”_blank” ]The Guild: Season 5[/amazon_link] – The fifth season of a very funny webseries is out on DVD. A spoof of gamers and World of Warcraft, it stars Felicia Day. Not Rated.

 

[amazon_link id=”B0069R250G” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Superjail: Season Two[/amazon_link]

[amazon_link id=”B0069R250G” target=”_blank” ]Superjail: Season Two [/amazon_link] – Adult Swim series, that I am only including out of obligation. I find this series poorly animated, not funny, and over the top. Part of the continual slide of Adult Swim into unwatchable-ness. Not Rated (but definitely adult).

 

[amazon_link id=”B006GQQL6E” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Scooby Doo! Music of the Vampire (Blu-ray/DVD Combo + UltraViolet Digital Copy)[/amazon_link]

[amazon_link id=”B006GQQL6E” target=”_blank” ]Scooby-Doo! Music of the Vampire[/amazon_link] – The newest Scooby-Doo movie in which Daphne become the star of a new vampire movie, and a real vampire starts to terrorize the set. Not Rated.

 

[amazon_link id=”B005SH6536″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Bleach Uncut Set 12[/amazon_link]

[amazon_link id=”B005SH6536″ target=”_blank” ]Bleach Uncut Set 12[/amazon_link] – The next season set of the long running anime series, as Ichigo deals with the a new captain in the Soul Society. Not Rated.

 

[amazon_link id=”B005SH63U6″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Kekkaishi Set 4[/amazon_link]

Kekkaishi Set 4 – The next set in the Kekkaishi series that aired on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim. Follows the adventures of Yoshimori Sumimura and Tokine Yukimura as they protect the land of Karasumori, which also just happens to be where their school is located. And excellent series, and great for fans of Vic Mignogna and Laura Bailey. Not Rated.

 

[amazon_link id=”B006MWA8QG” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]One Piece: Collection Five[/amazon_link]

[amazon_link id=”B006MWA8QG” target=”_blank” ]One Piece: Collection Five[/amazon_link] – The next installment of a great series that is finally being treated right now that it has been taken over by Funimation for dubbing and releasing. Uncut and much better than the 4kids version. Not Rated.

 

Video Games

 

[amazon_link id=”B005D5LXSK” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Storm Generations[/amazon_link]

[amazon_link id=”B005D5LXSK” target=”_blank” ]Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations[/amazon_link] – The latest installment of the Naruto franchise on both X-box 360 and PS3. Rated T for Teen.

 

[amazon_link id=”B003O6HDHA” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Silent Hill: Downpour[/amazon_link]

[amazon_link id=”B003O6HDHA” target=”_blank” ]Silent Hill: Downpour[/amazon_link] – The 8th installment of the the horror game series. Rated M for Mature.

 

[amazon_link id=”B0050SVGU0″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Mario Party 9[/amazon_link]

[amazon_link id=”B0050SVGU0″ target=”_blank” ]Mario Party 9[/amazon_link] – Yet another version of Mario Party out for the Wii. Rated E for Everyone.

 

 

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