New on Blu-ray & DVD: August 7
The Twilight Saga hunk Robert Pattinson stars in this turn-of-the-century period drama based on Guy de Maupassant's classic novel. Pattinson plays a penniless soldier named Georges Duroy who returns to Paris after the war to seek his fortune and greater social status. Seducing the city's most influential and wealthy women, Georges relies on his wits to work his way up the social ladder. But will he have to sacrifice love for power? Christina Ricci, Uma Thurman and Kristin Scott Thomas also star.