911 operator Halle Berry must track a serial killer inThe Call; Steve Carell is the magicalBurt Wonderstone;CSI: NY's final season and more in this week's new releases.
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New on Blu-ray & DVD: June 25
911 operator Halle Berry must track a serial killer in The Call; Steve Carell is the magical Burt Wonderstone; CSI: NY's final season and more in this week's new releases.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
What would you do if you were captured by a serial killer? The Call casts Halle Berry as Jordan Turner, a veteran 911 operator who takes a life-altering emergency call from a teenage girl who is murdered while she's on the line. When the killer strikes again, Jordan realizes it's the same man and takes action in order to save another girl's life. Abigail Breslin, Morris Chestnut and Michael Imperioli also star in the film by Brad Anderson (The Machinist, Transsiberian).
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
Steve Carell, Jim Carrey, Steve Buscemi and Olivia Wilde team up for laughs in this send-up of big-time Vegas magic. Carell and Buscemi are superstar magicians Burt Wonderstone and Anton Marvelton, whose friendship is tested when their stale Sin City show is threatened by guerilla street magician Steve Gray (Carrey), who has developed a cult following. With Burt completely out of touch with reality, his foundation is ripped away, and only rediscovering his love of magic will save the day. Also starring Alan Arkin and the late James Gandolfini.
CSI: NY - The Complete Ninth Season
In the final season of the long-running CBS hit, Gary Sinise and his fascinating group of forensic investigators (including Sela Ward, Carmine Giovinazzo and Eddie Cahill) employ high-tech science to solve crimes in the Big Apple. In addition to all 17 action-packed episodes of the ninth and final season, the five-disc DVD collection boasts such special features in addition to the gag reel as behind-the-scenes featurettes on such memorable episodes as Clue: CSI and the CSI Vegas/NY crossover episode In Vino Veritas, plus lots of great cast and crew interviews.
Jack Taylor, Set 1
Game of Thrones and Downton Abbey star Iain Glen's U.K. crime show finally makes its U.S. debut in this 3-disc set that includes three feature-length mysteries: The Guards, The Pikemen and The Magdalen Martyrs. Filmed on location against the rugged backdrop of western Ireland, Jack Taylor follows Glen's self-destructive ex-cop living as a private detective in his native Galway, finding evil at every turn, from serial murders to vicious vigilantes.
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids: The Complete Series
Hey Hey Hey! Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids are back in this incredible, comprehensive 15-DVD set that includes all 110 episodes of the classic animated TV show created, produced and hosted by legendary comedian Bill Cosby. Join Fat Albert and the gang -- Bill, Rudy, Weird Harold, Mushmouth, Dumb Donald, Bucky and Russell -- as they laugh and sing their way through stories inspired by Cosby's childhood growing up in North Philadelphia. Includes a 16-page book, commentary and the documentary Hey, Hey, Hey . . . It’s The Story of Fat Albert, featuring an all-new interview with Bill Cosby.
Babar Adventure Pack
The beloved children's favorite gets animated in this adventure-packed 3-disc collection that includes Babar: The Movie! Based on the beloved children's books by Jean and Laurent de Brunhoff, join Babar the Elephant King and his jungle pals as they explore galore and have non-stop fun while learning important lessons of cooperation, teamwork, honesty and patience. Includes Babar: The Movie, Best Friends Forever (containing four classic Babar episodes from the popular HBO series) and School Days (episodes include School Days, Peer Pressure, Every Basket Has a Silver Lining and Kings of the Castle).
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Gael García Bernal stars in this Best Foreign Language Film nominee based on an incredible true story surrounding the 1988 referendum on Pinochet's presidency in Chile. Facing international pressure to legitimize his dictatorship, Pinochet gave the citizens of Chile the opportunity to vote for or against extending his rule. Bernal plays a young ad exec brought in to spearhead the opposition’s "NO" campaign and set Chile free from oppression in this smart and insightful and humorous film.
20th Century Fox
Ed Harris and David Duchovny star in this intense, claustrophobic, Cold War Soviet thriller. Harris is the captain of a Soviet submarine who has recently been suffering from seizures that alter his perception of reality. Forced to leave his wife and daughter, he is rushed into a classified mission, where he is haunted by his past and challenged by a rogue KGB group (led by Duchovny) bent on seizing control of the ship’s nuclear missile. With the fate of humanity in his hands, Harris must rise to the challenge despite his discovery that he has been chosen for the mission because he was expected to fail.