Happy Chinese New Year! In case you missed it, that happened yesterday. Super Bowl 50 happened on Sunday. In case you missed that, the Denver Broncos won. Kung Fu Panda 3 was also a winner at the weekend box office. So, basically, it’s been a busy couple of days for everyone. Now that it’s Tuesday, it might be just the time to unwind a little bit. What’s the perfect way to do that? Check out the newest flicks out on DVD and Blu-ray today.~Shelby Morton
Daniel Craig is back as James Bond in the newest installment of the series with Spectre, out on DVD and Blu-ray today. Bond is sent on a mission to Mexico by his mentor, M, in a cryptic message written before her death. The mission goes haywire and Bond is now rogue in Rome, where he discovers SPECTRE, a dangerous terrorist organization responsible for M’s death that threatens global security. While attempting to track down SPECTRE’S leader, as well as dealing with a rapidly changing MI6 that may soon cease to exist, Bond uncovers a much larger web of lies and deceit than he originally bargained for.
Edith Cushing (Mia Wasikowska) is a budding American author who falls for the charming and elusive Sir Thomas Sharpe (Tom Hiddleston), an English baronet looking for American investors. However, her father, an investor, heartily disapproves of Thomas and the match. When Mr. Cushing mysteriously ends up dead, Edith is free to marry her love. She is swept far away into the English countryside to live in Thomas’s eerie mansion, where he also lives with his equally eerie sister Lucille (Jessica Chastain). Edith begins to uncover dangerous secrets within the home that leave her questioning her new husband’s intentions in the Gothic horror Crimson Peak.
Trailer: Crimson Peak
Love the Coopers follows Charlotte (Diane Keaton) and Sam Cooper (John Goodman) as they prepare for their three kids to come home for Christmas to celebrate the holidays and to inform them that they’re getting separated. But the kids are bringing along drama of their own. Their youngest daughter Eleanor (Olivia Wilde) feels pressure to come home with a boyfriend this year so to make Charlotte happy, she enlists a stranger to pretend to be her boyfriend, with unexpected results. Their son Hank (Ed Helms) is a single father to four-year-old Madison, who’s picked up a colorful phrase much to the embarrassment of her father. To top it off, their oldest daughter Emma (Marisa Tomei) is caught shoplifting.
Trailer: Love the Coopers
The drama 99 Homes stars Andrew Garfield as Dennis Nash, a single father who’s struggling to support himself, his young son and his mother. His life is turned upside down when he meets real estate broker Rick Carver (Michael Shannon), who repossesses his home and then hires him as an employee. Dennis must now reconcile his disdain for the shady work he’s forced into with the massive amounts of money he’s making.
Trailer: 99 Homes
Awkward and single Nancy (Lake Bell) accidentally stumbles upon another woman’s blind date in the romantic comedy Man Up. Recently divorced Jack (Simon Pegg) thinks he’s met his friend’s set up, Jessica. Little does he know he’s met Nancy instead. The two hit it off and Nancy decides to play along with the charade, until the lie becomes much bigger and more complicated than she ever intended.
Trailer: Man Up
Featuring Lily Tomlin‘s first leading role in 27 years, Grandma is a dramedy about a lesbian poet named Elle (Tomlin) whose long-term partner has recently died. Elle is struggling to cope with her loss until her 18-year-old granddaughter Sage (Julia Garner) shows up at her doorstep asking for $630 for an abortion. Elle is broke but determined to help, so the two set off on a roadtrip around the country in order to round up the money. Along the way, they run into old friends and flames, and rediscover the powerful bond between grandmother and granddaughter.